Month: December 2020

This article contains spoilers for Cobra Kai season 2. It’s been a year and a half already since the Cobra Kai season 2 finale cliffhanger took the show literally over the edge.  The climactic West Valley High School fight in “No Mercy” pushed Miguel (Xolo Maridueña) over that cliff – off a hallway balcony and
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“Hi, Chris, any chance you could pen us a spoiler-free review of the Doctor Who special?” Well… Not really, no. Not that we’d ever risk giving the game away ahead of the upcoming New Year’s Day adventure (a ‘Festive Special’, as the BBC have termed it) but the thing is, this is a very story-driven
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The Fast & Furious films love their over the top action. In the trailer for F9 alone we’ve got a “magnet plane” catching a car, a Jeep driving along a collapsing bridge, a car somehow catching a steel cable and using it launch itself across a gorge, and a car with a rocket engine strapped
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This article contains Wonder Woman 1984 spoilers. We have a spoiler free review here. There’s a lot going on throughout Wonder Woman 1984‘s (very long) runtime. At one point in the film we learn the origin of Diana’s Golden Eagle armor, and that it once belonged to a legendary Amazon warrior named Asteria, who stayed
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This Bridgerton article contains MAJOR spoilers for the first season. If you’re anything like us, then you binged Bridgerton, the new Netflix period romance series, very quickly and are now desperate for more. But will there be a Season 2? Almost certainly. While a second season of Bridgerton has yet to be officially announced, Production
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This article contains major Wonder Woman 1984 spoilers for the ending of the film. We have a spoiler free review here. Wonder Woman 1984 fits a lot of story into its 2.5 hour runtime, especially in its action-packed third act as Diana faces off against not one, but two villains: Cheetah and Maxwell Lord. While
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It was hardly a surprise back in October when Disney announced that its upcoming new animated film from Pixar, titled Soul, would premiere on the company’s Disney+ streaming service instead of opening in theaters. Soul was originally slated to open theatrically this past summer, with its release date set long before the coronavirus pandemic shut
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Nowadays nanotechnology allows to observe single proteins at work. Under atomic force microscopy (AFM), e.g., their surface can be rapidly scanned, and functional motions monitored, which is of great importance for applications in all fields of Life science. The analysis and interpretation of experimental results remains however challenging because the resolution of obtained images or
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IMAGE: Shear-Thinning Hydrogel view more  Credit: Khademhosseini Lab (LOS ANGELES) – There are many different events which may lead to excessive and uncontrolled bleeding within the body. This can occur as a result of inflammation and ulcerations, abnormalities in the blood vessels or trauma-related injuries. Individuals with predisposing conditions, such as cardiac patients, are at particular
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Everyone sees themselves in the oppressed Belters of The Expanse, from liberal champions of the poor to elite-hating blue collar conservatives. On social media, fans proudly declare, “We are beltalowda!” using the collective pronoun in the Belter creole language to show their solidarity with their fellow downtrodden. But with Marco’s more extreme faction taking charge
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A team of scientists from Siberian Federal University together with their colleagues from Novosibirsk studied the effect of nanoparticles on oil production efficiency. When added to the water that displaces oil from a reservoir, nanoparticles improve the separation of oil drops from mine rock and their washing to the surface. The work received a grant
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This STAR TREK: DISCOVERY review contains spoilers for Season 3, Episode 11 As the season finale looms on the horizon Star Trek: Discovery attempts to begin pulling together its disparate Season 3 plot threads into something like a cohesive story. “Su’Kal” brings the villainous Osyraa and her Emerald Chain back into the picture, investigates the mysterious Kelpien
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The Office meets Stephen King, dressed up in holiday tinsel, in Secret Santa – a fun, festive, and frightening horror-comedy set during the horror publishing boom of the Eighties, by New York Times best-selling satirist Andrew Shaffer. We spoke to Andrew about setting his novel in the Eighties and how Gremlins, Ghoulies and Critters inspired Secret Santa...
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It’s been a staying-in kind of year. That New Year’s Resolution you made to travel more? It’s gained 20 pounds, started cutting its own hair and is now in a jigsaw club with your neighbour Ken. The only marathon you’ve completed in 2020 is a Battlestar Galactica rewatch. The only mountain you’ve climbed is the
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IMAGE: (a) Illustration of a TMC nanowire (b) Chemical vapor deposition. The ingredients are vaporized in a hydrogen/nitrogen atmosphere and allowed to deposit and self-assemble on a substrate. Reprinted with permission… view more  Credit: Copyright 2020 American Chemical Society (ACS) Tokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered a way to make self-assembled nanowires
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