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About Sam Horton

Nerdy gent from Nottingham, England with delusions of grandeur and an overwhelming desire to be a kung-fu master. To win his heart, buy him biscuits.

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.

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.

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.

Holy crap on a cracker – How to Train Your Dragon stage show

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How to Train Your Dragon, the recent Nordic fantasy from CG-wizards Pixar, was a box office hit, and maintained the studio’s knack for delivering fantastical, polished films that appeal to young and old alike. Now, the whole thing is being … Read the full article here.

Unlimited detail graphics provide unfeasible quality

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Game developers and visual effects specialists work their darndest daily to bring us the best in visual entertainment, and they’ve come up with some pretty nifty stuff to date, but now a competitor has appeared, in the form of an … Read the full article here.

Team Fortress 2 IRL is AMAZING

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Being in a world filled with gamers who go crazy at the slightest mention of one of many popular online shooters (you know the ones we’re talking about), there have been plenty of ‘IRL’ versions (that’s ‘In Real Life’ for … Read the full article here.

Hold on Tight! – Man builds 25-seater motorcycle

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Whilst we all head out to panic buy our petrol just in case all the fuel in the world suddenly disappears, Plumber Colin Furze has been doing his bit for Mother Nature by taking the idea of car-pool to the … Read the full article here.

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