Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology

“Professor of Archaeology, expert on the occult, and how does one say it… obtainer of rare antiquities.” Telus World of Science in Edmonton is currently hosting the exhibit Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology. Originating in Montreal with the co-operation of Lucasfilm Ltd., the National Geographic Society, and Montreal’s X3 Productions; the exhibit features props from all four movies plus real artifacts.

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Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo announces first guest; listen-up Agents of SHIELD fans!

First pop culture post! Time to start planning those cosplay costumes! The Calgary Comic Expo has announced their first guest. From Agents of SHIELD, Agent May herself, Ming-Na Wen! Ming-Na will be appearing Saturday only. For more info: http://www.calgaryexpo.com/ I’m a big fan of the Marvel movies and a big fan of Agents of SHIELD, haven’t missed an episode yet.

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Beakerhead 2014 Day 5 – Catharsis Catapult Competition

Upon leaving the Canadian Museum of Making, I realized there was still time to take in the grand finale of Beakerhead 2014, the Catharsis Catapult competition. The competition was held in the west field at WinSport. Here are some photographic highlights from the competition and a very short video.   This concludes the coverage of Beakerhead 2014. See you at

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Beakerhead Day 4 – Beakernight Highlights

The sun set on Little Big Street, and the flames and neon lit up the night on the Stampede parking lots by the Saddledome. Here’s a bunch of photos and videos from Beakernight. Click on the thumbnails to access the photo galleries. Gallery 1 Gallery 2 Momentum Drummers filling the night with cool beats… iLuminate performing to three songs… iLuminate

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Beakerhead Day 4, Sept 13, 2014 – El Pulpo Mecanico – Exclusive

A giant fire spewing octopus on the chassis of a 1973 Ford 250 pick-up truck – this is El Pulpo Mecanico! At 25 feet tall, it uses 200 gallons of propane during each show. Just one giant cam in the middle spins and controls the movement of the tentacles, eyeballs, and mouths, yup, four mouths to be exact. Each flame

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NASA announces contracts for crew transport vehicles for the ISS

NASA announced today the recipients of contracts for crew transports up to the International Space station. The recipients were SpaceX and Boeing. SpaceX has already unveiled their crew capsule a few months ago, dubbed the Dragon V2. I still would like to see Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser completed as it’s maybe the closest thing to a Star Trek shuttle

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