Episode 44 – There’s a New Sharif in Town

sharifof dragons and starships – Episode 44 – There’s a New Sharif in Town!

Dedicated to another lost icon, RIP Omar Sharif.

Angus gets exposed to comet bacteria and winds up mutating into a Daywalker. CJ manages to escape the infection but winds up in a laboratory full of bras and squatty, smelly douchebags. The  good part, there’s a cute girl there.  For the Horde!!!

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In the News

 

RIP Omar Sharif.  The following are some of his many roles over a 60+ year career.

https://www.yahoo.com/movies/omar-sharif-lawrence-of-arabia-and-dr-123726644857.html

 

San Diego Comic Con {job} in full swing

Warcraft movie posters

http://www.newsarama.com/25147-warcraft-movie-character-art-revealed.html

 

 

Do micro-organisms help shape features of comets?

http://phys.org/news/2015-07-micro-organisms-features-comets.html

 

 

Farscape Movie

http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/AlexsNewsandReviews/news/?a=98494

 

Transparent Aluminum on its way to you!  aluminum oxynitride aka ALON

 

http://kryptonradio.com/2015/07/06/transparent-aluminum-is-on-its-way-thanks-star-trek/

 

 

Elecktra is coming to Daredevil and they have her cast.

http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/marvels-daredevil-casts-elektra-for-season-2

 

 

One System, 5 stars.  I need some friggin sunscreen.

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-33428506?post_id=887004938032119_913952042004075#_=_

 

 

Barrow.  Not just a Tolkien mechanism for introducing a Monster into the storyline.

http://heritagecalling.com/2015/07/10/a-brief-introduction-to-bronze-age-barrows/

 

 

Back to the Future Comic!

http://www.newsarama.com/25087-back-to-the-future-comes-to-idw.html

 

 

New Horizons Pluto Fly By 14JUL15

 

http://www.nytimes.com/video/science/100000003783764/fast-and-light-to-pluto.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur

 

 

Marcus Flint of Harry Potter Fame…Who?

THEN

NOW.

Source: Jamie Yeates/Facebook

http://moviepilot.com/posts/2015/07/08/he-chased-his-last-quaffle-13-years-ago-and-there-s-no-way-you-d-recognize-harry-potter-s-marcus-flint-these-days-3366488?lt_source=external,manual
Science Fiction becoming Science Fact or at least current technology. Nanopore sequencing.

Nanopore sequencing is a relatively simple but elegant technology, capable of reading long stretches of native (unamplified) DNA with little processing involved. Essentially, a small pore roughly 1 nanometer in diameter (about 100,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair) that is made either by a biological molecule, such as α-hemolysin, that traverses a membrane or by “punching” a pore through a solid support using an ion beam. The system is then bathed in a conductive fluid and a voltage potential is applied across the membrane-pore complex. As each DNA strand or single nucleotide is electrophoretically driven through the pore, the current fluctuates and is picked up by a detector allowing the sequence or nucleotides to be read.

 

Based on recent usage of the technology, nanopore sequencers certainly seem very capable of being able to perform at the front lines of an infection hot zone, providing valuable data to medical personnel.

http://www.genengnews.com/insight-and-intelligence/nanopore-sequencing/77900475/

 

More Wesley Snipes as Blade?

Blade after hearing another Kanye West opinion.

http://comicbook.com/2015/07/09/welsey-snipes-has-met-with-marvel-about-returning-as-blade-the-v/
SyFy TV version of James S. A. Corey’s The Expanse is stretching its legs at San Diego Comic Con.

http://io9.com/the-expanse-is-the-show-we-ve-been-wanting-since-battle-1717279167?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQuTAPWJxNo

 

 

Questions of the week

 

Is it possible to shrink things, especially humans, like in Ant man or other similar movies?

Or does it go against physics?

 

Books, Audio Books, Comic Books, TV, Vintage SciFi TV, Movies

 

Audio Books

Cibola Burn

(The Expanse Series)  by James S. A. Corey

https://angus48.wordpress.com/2015/07/11/audio-book-review-excellent-hard-sci-fi-space-opera-with-a-down-act-this-time-around/

Comic Books

Shadowman: Birth Rites

Indy comic published by Valiant Entertainment

https://angus48.wordpress.com/2015/07/12/comic-book-review-valiant-indies-rule/

 

Vintage SciFi TV

Episode 19 – UFO The cat with ten lives

This is how you pet the pussy.

Paul got too frisky with one.  He got Cat Fu’d!

This guy is focused on his joystick.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4oAHur9vUE&list=PLiaQGDce_8bVp12e4lqlZyFO1enQSaBWq&index=19

 

Movies

The Fury

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077588/

 

 

Movie of the Week

 

Weird Science

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090305/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25q3hxlgvw4

Shameless Plugins/PSA

CJ McKee

Mountain Dragon Media

Angus H Day

Next You Universe

 

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