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No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied, perhaps almost as narrowly as a man with a microscope might scrutinise the transient creatures that swarm and multiply in a drop of water. 2,145 more words


The Mass Media & Trump

By Daniel Margrain

In 1938, in response to the alleged arrival to America of aliens from another planet, thousands of US citizens left their suburban homes in a state of panic and departed for the hills. 1,895 more words


Throwback Thursday - The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

Throwback Thursday meme is hosted by Renee@It’s Book Talk and is a way to share some of your old favourites as well as sharing books that you’re FINALLY getting around to reading that were published over a year ago. 404 more words


Classic Radio - War of the Worlds

The Classic 1938 radio broadcast by Orson Welles which caused panic in the USA when broadcast

Byron Haskin's 'The War of the Worlds' (1953) - A Brief Study of Science-Fiction

‘… it explores the impact of encounters with the alien or other, or simply the exploration of the unknown through flights into outer space, an impact that inevitably expands the scope of our knowledge, explodes our very perception of the universe. 605 more words

War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

Genre: Classics, Sci-Fi
Page #: 192
Publisher: Modern Library
Published in: 2002

Official Synopsis

With H.G. Wells’ other novels, The War of the Worlds was one of the first and greatest works of science fiction ever to be written. 265 more words

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Miles Above the Baseline - I, Symptom

Miles Above the Baseline is an astronomical-inspired song with emotive lyrics, self-described as ‘an unsupervised journey in space’.

This almost drum and bass, electronic rock & roll genre with extraterrestrial-inspired effects and material, reminds me of the theatrical sound effects in the  100 more words

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