‘Humans’ – It’s what happens when A.I. runs amok

There have been countless movies over the years that center around our increasing reliance on mechanical help and/or artificial intelligence. In most cases, it never ends well as greed enters into the picture causing such a reliance to short circuit. At the time, most of these were considered fantasy, not reality. With the new Channel […]

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Official ‘Doctor Who’ Festival headed to London in November

Fresh on the heels of a monstrously successful Sherlocked get together comes news of the official BBC Doctor Who Festival at London’s Excel. Slated to attend are current Doctor Peter Capaldi and series showrunner Steven Moffat. If Sherlocked is any indication, one would guess that there will be a host of other guest announcements coming […]

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How can you NOT love Peter Capaldi as…The Doctor!

When it was originally announced that Peter Capaldi would become the Twelfth Doctor taking over for Matt Smith in 2014, there were those that raised more than a few eyebrows. Many of those who wondered whether or not this was the right choice only knew Capaldi from his more recent roles in either The Hour […]

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R.I.P. Terry Pratchett — creator of ‘Discworld’ dies at 66.

R.I.P. Terry Pratchett — Discworld has stopped spinning…. As sentiments on Twitter have poured in from around the world, the above tweet, which easily came in under the 140-character limit, seemed to say it all. The literary world is a much lonelier place today as Terry Pratchett, the mind palace that created the brilliant Discworld series […]

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CBBC’s Blue Peter to send kids to MI-5 spy school

In November 2013, the longest-running children’s TV show in the world (a.k.a. Blue Peter) paid tribute to the longest-running science fiction series in the world (a.k.a. Doctor Who). In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, the CBBC children’s magazine series launched a competition for kids ages six to 15 to design a sonic gadget that could […]

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‘Doctor Who’ theme as performed by an all-Robot Orchestra

Leave it to CNET to find the perfect way for British telly fans to end 2014 and dive head first into 2015 with the Doctor Who theme performed by an all-robot orchestra! Well, almost all-robots….there are a few humans allowed in the band this year. As part of this year’s Royal Institution Christmas Lectures on […]

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'Doctor Who: An Unearthly Child' unaired pilot…51 years later

It was 51 years ago Sunday that a time-travelling humanoid alien called The Doctor began exploring the universe in his TARDIS with a pretty simple mission to save civilisations, help ordinary people, and right wrongs. Doctor Who first appeared on BBC1 television at 17:16:20 GMT, eighty seconds after the scheduled program time of 5:15p due […]

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