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A decade into the 21st Century and we have arrived at the future. The promise of Tomorrow. But instead we have looming energy crises, endless middle east conflict and more disappointing, we have no flying cars, Heck, for all the bright and clean future promised in 2001: A Space Odyssey, none of the real companies used as brands in the film even exist anymore. Even moving from the late 1960s to the mid 1980s, nobody makes DeLoreans (although they occasionally sell on Ebay), but cloning and tablet computing (as promised by Star Trek: The Next Generation) have more or less come to pass in this century. It is not the gizmos or the distopian aesthetics, that have brought Science Fiction into the new millennium, but the questions it asks of people or society in a future time or place and how they reflect on our own times. There have been a surprising number of excellent science fiction films to come about in the past decade that do this and do this well. The Fountain 28 Weeks Later The Host

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Science Fiction Timeline Site . . . Marc Carlson's KNOWN SPACE Chronology . . . Science Fiction Timeline Site • Larry Niven's Known SpaceFramed Site Timeline • Links TIME LINE of Larry Niven's Known Space Universe Revision 111407 Compiled by I. Marc Carlson ( marc-carlson@utulsa.edu ) The PutPlace Blog » Blog Archive » Cheat Sheet: How To Get 124 GB in Free Online Storage While PutPlace has a different take on backing up your digital life, there’s no denying that we’re in the online storage space. As such, we’re always keeping an eye on what other players are doing. In the process of our research, we compiled a big spreadsheet that records, among other things, how much free storage space each service offers.

Crave Online After nearly a decade removed from his last solo series, Static is finally coming back with a comic of his own. Earlier today, DC announced on its Source Blog that an all new Static Shock ongoing series will debut in the middle of this year with writer Felicia Henderson along with artists Scott McDaniel and Jonathan Glapion. "I always had my fingers crossed about Static getting his own book, again," said Henderson. "In fact, I stalked Dan DiDio about the idea. Top 10 Mindf**k Movies If you're not quite feeling yourself today, maybe you're, er, not... (PLEASE NOTE: This article, which was published here last year, seems to have become a casualty of this week's site upgrade. I hope to restore all comments - Ed) Mindfuck: An idea or concept that shakes one's previously held beliefs or assumptions about the nature of reality. (Urban Dictionary)

Your True Self Revealed - Fast Fun Free Personality Tests You are an Animated Inventor. personalDNA about you You are an Inventor If you want to be different: Halo Effect The idea that global evaluations about a person bleed over into judgements about their specific traits. The ‘halo effect’ is a classic finding in social psychology. It is the idea that global evaluations about a person (e.g. she is likeable) bleed over into judgements about their specific traits (e.g. she is intelligent). Hollywood stars demonstrate the halo effect perfectly. The Hollywood Reporter With the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past just over a month away, three more videos promoting the movie have appeared online to give some more information on what happens in the movie, and how high the stakes are for mutantkind. The three videos, part of a cross-promotional campaign called “Take Control of Your Future” with Norton by Symantec, feature Hugh Jackman, Ellen Page and other actors from the movie explaining what happens to set up Days of Future Past.

Top 10 Philosophical Movies Of All Time - Top 10 - - Top 10 List - Memento Quote - Blade Runner Quote - Waking Life Quote - Seconds Quote - La Dolce Vita Quote - Matrix Quote - Being There Quote - A Clockwork Orange Quote - My Dinner with Andre Top 10 Philosophical Movies Of All Time "I have to believe in a world outside my own mind. I have to believe that my actions still have meaning, even if I can't remember them. Withinsight Guide To Life Purpose What is Conscious Business and why is it relevant? Conscious Business is a way of building and conducting a business that recognizes that business serves a purpose beyond return on investment, operates in the context of interdependence, and functions to deliver value to all of the stakeholders in its interdependent system. Conscious Business is relevant in various ways. On a basic level, identifying and standing for purpose, a company catalyzes energy, enthusiasm, and engagement. Purpose inspires, motivates, and keeps teams on track. A company's specific purpose does not necessarily have to be "to make the world a better place," but ...

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