Philosoraptor strikes again

Most everyone, in some form or another, is trying to be unique, trying to be original. Especially in the worlds of blogging, media, and writing, there is a constant struggle to stand out, to be seen as fresh and new. Is it a futile battle?
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Greetings, Internet!

Today’s episode of The Uncommon Newscast is dedicated to those funny little subatomic particles called photons!

Links to the stories:

Scientists slow down the speed of light: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-30944584

Riding light video: http://aswinehart.com/Riding-Light

Planet animation by: Footage Island
Music by: Evan King
All images are assumed to be public domain.

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Video games.

Chances are, most everyone in America has played at least one game in their life, be it console, arcade, or, in most recent times, on a mobile device.

But, some people have a tendency to play more than others. Some say, “oh, they just enjoy playing for an hour or so after work. No big deal.” While others say, “you know, they might be addicted to video games.”

Video game addiction?

Is that even be a real thing?

The answer is clearly a big maybe.

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It’s another episode of The Uncommon Newscast!
Today, we bring you news about biohacking in Sweden and what the new definition of what broadband is and how it MAY change your internet speed!

Sources for the news stories:

Sub dermal microchip: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-31…

FCC changes the definition of broadband minimum speeds: http://www.ubergizmo.com/2015/01/broa…

Planet animation by: Footage Island
Music by: Evan King
All images are assumed to be public domain.

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Holy frak! Charlie is back on the podcast!

The “Man of Many Hats” sat down with Troy at the Independent Creators Expo for a moment to talk about his new job at CompleteSet!

What is CompleteSet? It is a treasure map of sorts that helps put collectors in touch with vendors to help people, well, complete their set!

As a collector myself, I am excited to see CompleteSet expand and grow. Listening to some of the innovations the company is making… gives me excited chills!

But, you don’t have to take my word for it! Charlie explains it all!

Check out CompleteSet and sign up today!!! Go to https://www.completeset.com/

And, I guess it is safe to announce that we are making today’s song our official podcast theme song! “Space 1337″ by Or4! Released under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License, this song has been capturing the heart of our Imperious Boss Monkey for a while. It captures a lot of what we are hoping the site and podcast will continue to be; a fun harbor for geeks of all persuasions!



In this review series, I will be taking a look at all of the Star Wars movies, both the original trilogy and the new one. These reviews will be a personal project to help celebrate the release of Episode VII on December 18th. I will be going in episode order to help with continuity… Even though it’s been messed up.

Today, I am reviewing Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.

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