Thursday, April 12, 2012

Time Traveling Robots in Space #28 - Less Uncrappy


Syfy's Rewind gets more cast, a robot with muscles and Vegas could have had a life sized Enterprise.




On this episode we talk about…

*  The first trailer for the time travel mob movie Looper.

http://youtu.be/5kGFyVKmqA0
* The recent cast additions to Syfy’s Rewind.

http://www.craveonline.com/tv/articles/186539-syfys-time-travel-drama-rewind-signs-four

* Jim Henson’s recently unearthed 1963 short film Robot.

http://www.slashfilm.com/jim-henson-robot/

* DARPA’s contest to come up with a bipedal robot.

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/04/darpa-humanoid-robots/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialmedia&utm_campaign=twitterclickthru

*  A robot with muscles, joints and tendons.

http://mashable.com/2012/04/06/eccerobot-robot-with-human-skeleton/?utm_source=iphoneapp

* The scrapped plan to build a life sized starship Enterprise in Las Vegas.

http://www.digitaltrends.com/lifestyle/fascinating-las-vegas-was-nearly-home-to-a-full-size-starship-enterprise-replica/

* And  intelligent space dinosaurs!

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012/0412/Intelligent-space-dinosaurs-How-worried-should-we-be

Plus, our recommendations…  Stargate SG-1 pilot episode Children of the Gods and the short-lived TV cult classic Firefly.

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