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Hope in the Hands Of an Unlikely Duo
On NBC’s Sci-Fi Drama Believe

Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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She’s a special child, the TV version of Carrie; her telekinetic powers allow her to control nature, toss around a New York city taxi, even

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Star Trek Into Darkness: A Lesson in Wartime Compassion

Friday, May 17th, 2013
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As the next movie in a rebooted franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness encounters many of the successes and pitfalls of a sequel. The audience is

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Science Fiction Books That Are Out Of This World

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
by on Reading Around

There was a time when Science Fiction was considered the realm of anti-social twelve-year-old boys. Thank heaven those days are long gone, and young and

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Intrepid Space Shuttle Pavilion Opening

Jersey Jen: Space Shuttle Pavilion
Is a Wonder for Young and Old

Thursday, September 6th, 2012
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“Wow, Mamma, that’s a biiiiig rocket ship!” My daughter Eva is standing on her tippy toes with her hands up and arms spread wipe. We

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What Would “Mohawk Guy” Use?
Top 5 Geeky Kitchen Gadgets

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
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“Mohawk Guy” Bobak Ferdowsi, the uber popular flight director on the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity mission, has achieved the status of overnight sensation based solely

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The Big Apple Circus Presents Dream Big

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
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It would’ve been hard to do something else, to as it were, run away from the circus and become an accountant. Samuel West The six

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Living on the Fringe of Science Fiction

Monday, May 30th, 2011
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For some reason, more than any other genre, science fiction seems to win followers whose devotion is somehow deeper and more passionate than that of

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