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Omega Doom.... post-apoc, robots, and Rutger Hauer.

Back in the late 90′s, I discovered yet another Kurasawa’s Yojimbo remake entitled Omega Doom.  Rutger Hauer, robots, post-apocalypse….. what could be better?  Full of terrible special effects and mediocre acting, this movie holds a dear place in my heart.  321 more words

Not The Droid You're Looking For: This Budgie Sounds Like R2-D2

I had the R2-Droid2 from Motorola for the longest time, longer even than it could make outgoing calls or provide a working keyboard. Mostly because I am an Artoo collector and this was pretty much the most functional (until it stopped functioning) part of my massive R2-D2 collection, trumping my R2-D2 cassette player from the third grade. 207 more words

GammaSquad

DARPA’s Atlas robot learns karate (VIDEO)

Engineers at Google-owned Boston Dynamics have released a new video of its human-like robot, Atlas, and the machine’s demonstrated ability to maintain a karate stance may someday earn it a black belt in martial arts. 420 more words

Government

Cult Cartoon Essentials: Droids - The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO

Star Wars: Droids: The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO, was an animated television series that features the exploits of R2-D2 and C-3PO, the droids who have appeared in all six Star Wars films. 1,346 more words

Comics

Way Too Early

Woke up at 6 (that’s A.M.) to my three year old telling me that the droids and rookies were coming.

It tooks a minute to compute. 76 more words

Mommy Monday

Rebels: Fighter Flight

Disaster has struck.  Two days before the game, Dave receives a phone call from  Kanan and Hera.  A few of their old university friends have breezed into town and will be staying for the weekend.   1,046 more words

Adventure Design