science

Don’t Panic: Meteor Over Russia Injures Hundreds, Is NOT Part Of The Asteroid Passing Today

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A meteor has exploded over the Ural Mountains in Russia. Here's why it's unrelated to asteroid 2012 DA14 and what would happen if that asteroid hit us.

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Blowing Up Asteroids

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Neil deGrasse Tyson and NEEMO (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) explore what it takes to stop an asteroid from colliding with earth.

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The Microscopic Chance of An Asteroid Hitting the Earth Has Doubled

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One of the big problems of dealing with space rocks is finding said space rocks.

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Asteroids Movie Still Happening, Has a New Writer

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So, they're making a movie based on the Asteroids arcade game.

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Apparently ‘Asteroids’ Will Have A Writer

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In case you forgot, Universal is still moving forward with a big screen adaptation of the 1980s video game "Asteroids.

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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.

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Roland Emmerich is directing Asteroids, obviously

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When I heard <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/07/go-kill-yourself-di-bonaventura" target="_blank">Lorenzo Di Bonaventura was planning</a> an adaptation of the Atari game Asteroids, I was super excited because 4-bit images of rocks are my favorite.

WORLD RECORDS

Dude Sets New World Record For That Video Game With The Ostriches

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Hey, remember the time you and I did a bunch of whippits together and then tried riding that ostrich at the arcade.

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Asteroid To Slam Into Earth! Perhaps! In 172 Years!

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Let's face it, we've all worried about a giant asteroid crashing into the Earth from time to time.

Space

Astronomer Sees Jupiter Get Hit With a Rock Again

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Anthony Wesley, having the chick magnet hobby of astronomy, has apparently managed to hit the galactic lotto twice and has witnessed Jupiter getting pegged by intergalactic space projectiles not once, but twice.

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Delicious Ice Found on Asteroid, Aliens More Likely to Exist

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If you're in the Philadelphia area, you're probably familiar with the delicious soft-serve/Slurpee treat known as <a href="http://www.ritasice.com/">water ice</a>.

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JUST MAKE A DAMNED PONG MOVIE ALREADY

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The prospect of a Pong movie was already raised by FilmDrunk commenters back in <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2007/08/someones-on-mushrooms" target="_blank">August 2007</a>, as the logical conclusion of this retarded trend towards optioning video games, board games, etc.

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GO KILL YOURSELF, DI BONAVENTURA

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Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, the Hollywood a-super producer behind-a dis-a year's Transformers 2, Imagine That, and G.

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7.3 The Cooler

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Donna Belle Mortel With The Pretty Face For Friday 19 Naughty III: Original Samples [Kevin Nottingham] The Michael Jackson Saga: Bubbles the Pet Chimpanzee Speaks [F-Listed] Understanding Luxury Brands and Social Media [Mashable] Atari's 'Asteroids' Heads To Theaters [EW] Can Someone Pause Terrence From 106? [...].

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ASTEROIDS. ASTEROIDS IS AN EFFING MOVIE NOW.

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The other day in a radio interview, the host was asking me about Hollywood's hard-on for remakes and movies about toys.


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