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Can Even Hollywood Ruin Asimov’s Greatest Work? Probably.

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Isaac Asimov hasn't had the best luck with Hollywood.

ASTRONAUTS

NASA’s Designed The Most Powerful Damn Rocket Ever

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There's been a lot of speculation about what NASA will be using to follow up on the recently departed Space Shuttle (apart from paying Russia to let our astronauts bum rides into space at the cost of $63 million apiece).

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The Asteroids Film Will Have To Be Horrible Without Roland Emmerich

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When Universal announced back in June that they were trying to get sci-fi explosions director Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, 2012, The Day After Tomorrow) to direct a movie based on classic arcade game Asteroids, it begged the question: could a bad director a ruin a movie that was a bad idea to begin with.

corn syrup

You Can Finally Make Your Own Ecto Cooler

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<a rel="attachment wp-att-44516" href="http://gammasquad.uproxx.com/2011/09/yes-you-can-finally-make-your-own-ecto-cooler/tumblr_kra21e6ear1qa6cd1o1_400"></a>If there's one thing we've learned at Gamma Squad, it's that there's no secret that nerds can't figure out.

Cops

Real Life Police Precog Program Doesn’t Need Creepy Wet Mutants

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Giving cops the ability to predict future crimes sure sounds like a great idea (as long as Tom Cruise isn't involved), but how do you do it.

David Foster

Yet Another Chump’s Trying To Pitch A New Star Trek TV Series

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Ever since Enterprise got yanked off the air, everyone in the universe has tried to pitch a new Star Trek TV series.

Books

Deathly Hallows Film Team To Take On Stephen King's The Stand

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Stephen King movies typically fall into two categories: "classic films that everyone should see" and "ridiculously horrible movies that make you wish it was possible to remove the last two hours of your life.

#ANIMATION

Crazy Taiwan Batman’s More Interesting Than The Dark Knight Rises

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Next Media, the Taiwanese news agency that's animated the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2010/01/taiwan-explains-nbcs-late-night-mess">Superhero version</a> of the Conan/Leno feud and Snooki <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2010/08/snooki-gets-the-taiwan-animation-treatment">drowning in a hot tub of champagne</a> is back with their interpretation of The Dark Knight Rises trailer.

MILITARY

Wanna Mess With A Shotgun Full O’ TASERs?

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Desperately want to tase someone until they lose control of their bowels, but too lazy to get within a couple feet of them.

#Batman

New Gotham City Imposters Trailer Shows Off Rapid-Fire Bullets & Bleeps

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If there's one thing that DC won't be authorizing anytime soon, it's a first-person-shooter where Batman shoots the Joker in the face.

Blake Masters

Colossus: The Forbin Project Remake Gets New Writer

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While it's one of the most well-regarded science fiction films of the 70s, chances are you've never heard of Colossus: The Forbin Project.

astronomy

Researchers Have Found The Least Earth-Like Earth-Like Planet Yet

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Ever since astronomers have been able to detect other planets across the galaxy, they've been looking for other planets that could support Earth-style life.

moon rocks

NASA Is Trying To Track Down Hundreds Of “Moon Trees”

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Don't you hate it when you lose something important.

adaptations

Is Guy Ritchie Back To Directing Sgt. Rock?

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With all the press that superheroes get, it's sometimes easy to forget that there are other types of comic books like "romance" or the ever-popular "American-G.

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The Live-Action Akira Has Finally Reached Its Apocalypse

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The live-action, US adaptation of the Anime classic Akira has been a long, winding road of bad decisions.

biotechnology

World’s First Synthetic Organ Transplant Is A Man-Made Windpipe

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The trickiest part of getting a transplant is usually finding a chump that'll give up their organs.

Movies

Brent Spiner Is Begging To Get Into Star Trek 2

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<a rel="attachment wp-att-37778" href="http://gammasquad.uproxx.com/2011/07/brent-spiner-is-begging-you-to-get-him-into-star-trek-2/brent-spiner-data-star-trek"></a>Brent Spiner, best known as the lemon-colored android Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation, is currently starring in a webseries called Fresh Hell, where he plays a fictionalized version himself trying to get his acting career together.


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