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You may not know the name Gilbert Taylor but you’ve more than likely sat through one of the cinematographer’s films. In a career that spanned nearly 50 years the director of photography was responsible for shooting one or two lesser known films such as Star Wars and Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. His career also includes The BeatlesA Hard Day’s Night, Roman Polanski‘s Repulsion, and 1980′s Flash Gordon. Taylor passed away at his home on Isle of Wight on August 23 at the age of 99.

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Is your love for The Doctor matched only by the joy you take in reading charts and graphs. If so, do we have the site for you.

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Here’s a look at the introduction of Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor. Capaldi will take over the role of The Doctor for the departing Matt Smith at the end of this year’s Christmas special.

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The Pee Analyser

by Cap'n Carrot on July 23, 2013 · 0 comments

in Sci-Tech

In an attempt to make the roads safer in Singapore the dance club Zouk has developed a urinal-based system designed to tell drivers when they’ve had one too many.

The Pee Analyser via Walyou

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Well done Miss Ann Makosinski (and you can suck it Duracell)!

The Hollow (Thermoelectric) Flashlight – Google Science Fair

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Any questions?

This is Your Brain on Music

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It turns out NASA is using LEGO to help inspire the space fights of tomorrow. NASA is currently running two competitions for those interested in designing one of NASA’s future planned excursions into space using one of the coolest toys around.

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Not sure this exactly qualifies as “breaking news” (as it seems to happen in Washington D.C. every day of the week), but the short video still worth a look for fans of The Onion.

Authorities On Alert As Hundreds Of Crazed Sociopaths Enter Congressional Chambers

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With the permission of Warner Bros., show creator Rob Thomas and star Kristen Bell are looking for fan support to help pull off a Veronica Mars movie just in time for Ms. Mars 10th high school reunion. If the $2,000,000 goal is reached Thomas plans to go into production as soon as schedule conflicts allow and have the movie available for release by summer of next year. Head here for more information, read the heartfelt thanks from Bell to all the show’s fans, and to pledge your support.

UPDATE: The film raised their $2 million goal in less than 11 hours, shattering all Kickstarter records but is still accepting donations to maximize the ability to put out the best film possible.

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Remember Firefox? Of course you do (and if you don’t you should be ashamed and go find a copy right this second)! Well it seems the Chinese are working to make the thought controlled air ship a reality. Take a look.

Mind-controlled aircraft no longer unthinkable

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