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Who are we, exactly?

The lads and lasses of Improv. Magazine are a bunch of twenty-somethings based in Nottingham, England. They are all massively self-proclaimed nerds in their respective fields, and think that writing about them and posting things on the internet makes them better people. That and they have nothing else better to do.

NERDgasm; Higgs Boson Discovered

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We’ve all heard about CERN; the super-computer madmen who’ve been building their very own doomsday machine beneath the beautiful mountains of Switzerland. This device is named the Large Hadron Collider, and has had science buffs and non-nerds alike chattering for … Read the full article here.

What Tablet? iPad 2 or Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1?

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Earlier today I was sent an email asking for some advice from a colleague looking to buy a tablet. Their concerns were mainly built around a lack of Flash support, so in my most neutral mindset possible, I tried to … Read the full article here.

Warhammer 40k: Space Marine reviewed

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Since its conception in the mid-1980s, the Warhammer 40,000 universe has continued to expand, becoming one of the most popular miniature-based tabletop games in history. Its video-gaming franchise, beginning in the mid-1990s with titles such as Dark Omen has become … Read the full article here.

RIP Steve Jobs; A Visionary, A Fighter, and a Remarkable Individual

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If you’ve been anywhere near a computer, laptop, iPhone, iPad, iPod, TV, magazine stand, coffee shop, newsagents, in fact anywhere in civilisation today, you’ll have heard the tragic news that the co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, has died at the … Read the full article here.

Let’s Talk iPhone: The iPhone 4S Release

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We’re super-excited about the release of the next iPhone, that’s mainly because we’re all SUPERGEEKS at heart. And we have no shame about it. I’m currently glued to the Engadget Apple’s ‘Let’s Talk iPhone’ keynote liveblog!¬†waiting for Tim Cook (Apple’s … Read the full article here.

MAKEITSTOP; robot child chosen to carry Olympic flag

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I told you, didn’t I? The worst has happened – it was only a matter of time before robots started to take part in sporting events. What next? – Cookery? The care sector? Complete autonomy? Now you see why I’m … Read the full article here.

FINALLY; Tatooine-esque planet found orbiting two suns

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While we’re likely decades away from discovering small, orange-eyed fellas in brown robes, scientists recently revealed that they’d stumbled upon a lifeless desert-planet (not to be confused with a dessert-planet, which is made of delicious Instant Whip) orbiting two suns, … Read the full article here.

“Hey, sexy” – Harley Quinn’s motion-capture footage

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Ever wondered who the super-sex-goddess behind Arkham Asylum‘s Harley Quinn could be? Well, wonder no more. With Batman: Arkham City just around the corner (it’s released this month, in fact) the nice people at IGN Entertainment have released footage of … Read the full article here.

Troll Hunter Reviewed

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Since the release of a certain witch-related piece, in which three travelling students meet their demise at the hands of an unpleasant and deadly entity, the camcorder style of filming has become increasingly popular. Attempting to capture an element of … Read the full article here.

Live Review – ‘Lowering the Tone’ tour at Nottingham Rescue Rooms

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There has been a great deal of drama surrounding Lowering the Tone headliners and UK progressive trendsetters TesseracT recently. Having parted ways with previous singer Daniel Tompkins, with whom they recorded their debut album ‘One’, they announced that American singer … Read the full article here.

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