Month: December 2020

This Vikings review contains spoilers. Vikings Season 6 Episode 13 “If anyone kills him, it should be me. A brother’s privilege.” Like most shows, Vikings is at its best when the action and dialogue flow easily, and the seemingly disparate storylines offer some measure of cohesion. Even though there’s still significant physical and narrative distance
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IMAGE: Metal ion sieving using a bioinspired nanochannel membrane view more  Credit: XIN Weiwen Lithium is an energy-critical element that is considered to be a geopolitically significant resource. However, the supply of lithium may not be enough to meet continuously increasing demand. As a result, scientists are looking for new ways to extract lithium ions. Ion
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This Bridgerton article contains MAJOR spoilers for Season 1, including the ending. If you think our sex education could be better today (which you should), then Bridgerton‘s depiction of Daphne’s pre-marital lack of knowledge around sex may astound you. In the first season of the delightful romance drama, Daphne has to find out about masturbation
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Thank goodness that’s over, right? To say 2020 was a challenging year is like announcing the Hindenburg had a rough landing. In a period that’s transformed how billions live their lives, there isn’t one person, family, business, or industry that wasn’t impacted significantly by upheaval. And that includes going to the movies. Just 12 months
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It’s morning in Australia which means Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House of Fun, Netflix’s new sketch comedy series, has been out for more than a day when we meet the show’s stars over Zoom. The Aussie comedians who comprise the troupe Aunty Donna—Broden Kelly, Mark Samual Bonanno, and Zachary Ruane—are already fielding scathing reviews.  “My
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This Vikings review contains spoilers. Vikings Season 6 Episode 12 “We were defeated by a dead man.” Three different lands; three different political situations. The natural heir to Kattegat’s throne doesn’t want it. Prince Igor is still too young to take the crown that is rightfully his to wear, and the presumptive favorite in Iceland
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This article contains a spoiler for The Mandalorian Season 2 2020 has been a wild and unpredictable year for most of us, but it also brought with it a ton of key cultural incidents and shifts that kept online news and trade outlets pretty busy at their keyboards. As we finally grind toward the end
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IMAGE: Concept and chemical structure of periodically twisted molecular wires. view more  Credit: Osaka University Osaka, Japan – Researchers at Osaka University synthesized twisted molecular wires just one molecule thick that can conduct electricity with less resistance compared with previous devices. This work may lead to carbon-based electronic devices that require fewer toxic materials or harsh
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Ron Underwood’s Nineties cult classic Tremors truly has an… ahem… perfect mix of horror, comedy and amazing special effects. The film is now getting a Limited Edition 4K UHD release from Arrow Video and we’re giving away a copy! <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Tremors follows handymen Val (Kevin
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This Bridgerton feature contains spoilers for the series. Although Netflix’s Bridgerton has actively resisted the label of historical accuracy in favor of a fantasy approach to the era, it is still worth uncovering which scenes, events, and references represent a more creative interpretation to history and which are references to real events.  Dr. Hannah Greig,
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Wonder Woman 1984‘s crucial Christmas Day streaming premiere on HBO Max yielded interesting results—notably a surprisingly strong showing at theaters with $16.7 million in North America and $68.3 million internationally—but attention has already shifted to the future of the DC Extended Universe, for which untitled threequel Wonder Woman 3 is now a confirmed part. However,
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Under normal circumstances, it’s easy to get lost in the grind of daily living, missing the forest for the trees. Under normal circumstances, one can be too busy to notice that history is occurring all around them. 2020 was not a normal year. After nearly 12 months of pandemic and shutdown, social unrest and political
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It has been a year, hasn’t it? The year started with such tenuous promise, and is ending the same way: slivers of hope among rivers of misery. But even with all the chaos, all the changes forced by the pandemic and that were coming anyway, we still got some incredible comics in 2020.  Let us
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Publisher: TKO Studios Writer: Steve Orlando Artist: Ricardo López Ortiz Price: £19.99 Set in the far distant future, The Pull shows an Earth that has evolved. Thanks to superior scientific capability, we have discovered a unifying force that flows through everything, and at the centre of the Earth’s core, a new material, Marbelite, has also
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