Axanar Premiers Teaser Trailer

Axanar production has released a teaser trailer for their first of two 15 minute fan films. Axanar is the independent production that proves a feature-quality Star Trek film can be made on a very modest budget — approximately $100,000 in the case of the short film Prelude to Axanar — and outside of the studio …

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Avengers Endgame is $6.4 Million From Passing Avatar

Avenger’s Endgame global box office is $7.2 $6.8 $6.4 million from passing Avatar. The actual weekend box office results were better than the estimates and Monday had a good hold. Many who track movie box office on Youtube and a Forbes box office journalist had forecasted that Avenger’s Endgame would not pass Avatar because of …

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First three ten minute episodes of Star Gate Origins

The first three ten minute episodes of Star Gate Origins are up at Stargate Command. The first three episodes are available for free. All Access costs $20. Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. …

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Jonathan Hickman may be writing Xmen or another major title

Jonathan Hickman who wrote a great run of Fantastic Four, Avengers and Secret Wars comics is likely returning to some Marvel or DC comics writing. It seems the possibilities are X-men, Eternals, Legion of Superheroes or New Gods. I think any Hickman revamp of the X-men is unlikely to stick. A relaunching of any one …

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Space Nazis and Classic Kirk fit Tarantino style Star Trek

December, 2017, director Quentin Tarantino pitched his idea for a Star Trek movie, and now a script based on that pitch is being worked on with the intention of Tarantino helming this project. Nerdist Presents parody that explores classic Star Trek in the style of the pulpy B-movies that influence Quentin Tarantino. Space Nazis and …

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Pacific Rim Uprising Trailer

Pacific Rim 2 – Uprising will be out March 23, 2018. Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat. But basically it is more giant robots fighting more giant alien monsters. https://youtubeembedcode.com/en online …

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Eurofighter vision of upgrading communication speeds for all planes and drones to create a SKYNETwork system of systems

Modern fighter jets can take decades to develop. New airplanes just now entering military service, like the F-35, are part of the fifth generation of jet fighters, which are expected to serve into the 2030s and 2040s. The airplanes beyond that, the sixth generation, are being conceived in boardrooms right now. Airbus has a twin-engine, …

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A Productivity Revolution in China would enable an economy with about twice the growth over the current investment growth model

China faces an important choice: whether to continue with its old model and raise the risk of a hard landing for the economy, or to shift gears. A new McKinsey Global Institute report, China’s choice: Capturing the $5 trillion productivity opportunity, finds that a new approach centered on productivity could generate 36 trillion renminbi ($5.6 …

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Billionaire Yuri Milner is spending $100 million to prove out laser pushed nanosails that would reach 5% of lightspeed

Billionaire Yuri Milner is spending $100 million on a probe that could travel to Alpha Centauri within a generation—and he’s recruited Mark Zuckerberg and Stephen Hawking to help. Yuri Borisovich is a Russian entrepreneur, venture capitalist and physicist. He founded investment firms Digital Sky Technologies (DST), now called Mail.ru Group and DST Global. Through DST …

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Longer thinner wings using struts for support could be 50% more fuel efficient

Every bit of weight on an aircraft increases the fuel, emissions and money required to put it in the air. NASA and Boeing have been working together to design a longer, thinner and lighter wing – so different from typical commercial transport aircraft wings that it requires a brace, or truss, to provide the wing …

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