Star Wars Episode Zero & Prequel Very Special Editions released simultaneously, Lucasfilm shares rise

May 27, 2018
Star Wars Episode Zero & Prequel Very Special Editions released simultaneously, Lucasfilm shares rise

George Lucas, once again pushing new boundaries in franchise-exploitation, has surprised the movie world by releasing Star Wars: Episode Zero. Produced entirely with CGI, and featuring computer-generated voices instead of the usual human actors, the film was rendered in secret based on a script penned by Lucas. “We felt there were too many loose...
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New DRM system based on brain implants

May 27, 2018
New DRM system based on brain implants

In an effort to counter the rising tide of digital piracy, the recording and film industries have introduced a new Digital Rights Management system called Neurally Unified Tomographic Severely Agonising Cerebral Scan (NUTSACS). Thanks to a pan-industry agreement, the system is due to become mandatory on most legal download services from 2019 onwards. “Really...
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New space probe sends back best fuzzy pictures so far

March 29, 2018
New space probe sends back best fuzzy pictures so far

The latest joint space mission by NASA and ESA has produced spectacularly unclear photographs of an obscure object somewhere in space. Speaking at a press event in Tahiti, the director of the Rorschach Project said “These are the most amazing indistinct images ever seen by human eyes. Their significance for all of mankind cannot...
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Transformers 6 to use Smell-O-Vision

March 29, 2018

After the successful reintroduction of 3D to films in the early 2010s, the producers of the upcoming sixth Transformers film have announced it is to resurrect another B-movie era mainstay: scented films. The use of perfumes and smells in screenings goes back to the 1950s, and has regularly been reattempted since then. For example,...
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Sale of alcohol banned in bars and pubs

March 29, 2018

In a joint statement by the health ministers of the EU member states, sales of alcoholic beverages in bars, restaurants and pubs are to be outlawed from next year (2019) onwards. “We’ve seen how successful the smoking ban was in the 2000s, and now we want to continue that good work.” explained the EU...
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UFO sighting in Obersalzberg

March 29, 2018
UFO sighting in Obersalzberg

Close-up cropped version of the Obersalzberg saucer photo The image that can be viewed above, sent to us by a reader, was taken in the vicinity of the village of Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, Germany. The area is best known as the location of Adolf Hitler’s beloved mountain residence, the Berghof, and for the bus...
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