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An Irish science-fiction story predicted the plot of Back to the Future
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An Irish science-fiction story predicted the plot of Back to the Future

Nov 25th 2018, 10:00 PM 15,904 Views 8 Comments

Read an extract from a book of science fiction short stories written by Irish writers.

These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future
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These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

Dec 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 16,416 Views 11 Comments

When science fiction becomes fact.

What would Dublin look like if everyone vanished?
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What would Dublin look like if everyone vanished?

Feb 9th 2015, 3:45 PM 17,025 Views 35 Comments

That’s what this new Irish sci-fi drama asks,

Mulder and Scully have been sharing the love on Twitter
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# We Want To Believe

Mulder and Scully have been sharing the love on Twitter

Apr 16th 2014, 2:33 PM 3,988 Views 0 Comments

The truth is out there.

'Hard Sci-Fi movies' gives unrealistic blockbusters a harsh reality check
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'Hard Sci-Fi movies' gives unrealistic blockbusters a harsh reality check

Nov 5th 2013, 2:30 PM 2,797 Views 0 Comments

The Twitter account has been adjusting your favourite movies with a dose of realism.

This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology
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This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology

Aug 11th 2013, 11:30 AM 12,636 Views 49 Comments

Tablet computers, robotic surgery, voice recognition, video calls — all of these featured in Starship Troopers before the turn of the century.

Tara Reid makes a fool of herself on American television...
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# Sharknado

Tara Reid makes a fool of herself on American television...

Aug 7th 2013, 9:50 AM 3,390 Views 3 Comments

…ahead of doing it on our screens in Sharknado tonight.

13 major global risks that used to be the stuff of science fiction
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13 major global risks that used to be the stuff of science fiction

Jan 13th 2013, 6:00 PM 15,831 Views 27 Comments

Orbital debris, persistent extreme weather, digital meltdown, geomagnetic storms… the World Economic Forum considers some risky business.

JJ Abrams' new blockbuster filming in Dublin?
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# Collider

JJ Abrams' new blockbuster filming in Dublin?

Oct 19th 2012, 2:43 PM 14,820 Views 21 Comments

Edgar Wright is directing the ‘Collider’ science fiction project.

The Evening Fix...now with added iSorry
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The Evening Fix...now with added iSorry

Sep 28th 2012, 7:50 PM 10,488 Views 6 Comments

Some of the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Author Ray Bradbury passes away aged 91
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# Ray Bradbury

Author Ray Bradbury passes away aged 91

Jun 6th 2012, 5:56 PM 2,021 Views 7 Comments

The Fahrenheit 451 writer sometimes surprised even himself with the sheer volume of work he managed to produce throughout his 70-year career.

We are not alone - asteroid discovered in Earth's orbit
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We are not alone - asteroid discovered in Earth's orbit

Jul 29th 2011, 10:27 AM 986 Views 7 Comments

Thankfully, this Trojan asteroid poses no danger to the planet.

Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon
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Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon

Jul 15th 2011, 10:30 AM 197 Views 0 Comments

Our team of boffins have been working their calculators into dust figuring this one out.

After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?
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After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?

Jul 14th 2011, 2:37 PM 462 Views 2 Comments

The Holywood man is back in the clubhouse with a one over par 71. So where does that leave him?

Chart of the week: the topics up for discussion on The Sunday Game
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Chart of the week: the topics up for discussion on The Sunday Game

Jul 2nd 2011, 8:54 AM 140 Views 1 Comment

Our team of statisticians were sent to the lab for the week with a graph book and some crayons. And this is what they came up with it.

Chart of the week: Conor Niland v Roger Federer
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Chart of the week: Conor Niland v Roger Federer

Jun 25th 2011, 1:58 AM 319 Views 0 Comments

He booked his place at the All-England Club but ultimately narrowly missed the Fed Express. How does Conor Niland’s record stand now with the Swiss master?

Chart of the week: Do events on the pitch correlate to Davy Fitzgerald's swearing?
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Chart of the week: Do events on the pitch correlate to Davy Fitzgerald's swearing?

Jun 18th 2011, 8:56 AM 717 Views 0 Comments

He says he doesn’t care that he was ‘caught’ on camera last Sunday and he doesn’t listen to Gift Grub. But Davy Fitz is this week’s guinea pig.

Chart of the week: should Ireland stick with McShane as skipper?
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Chart of the week: should Ireland stick with McShane as skipper?

Jun 11th 2011, 9:31 AM 372 Views 6 Comments

Our team of boffins have studied the stats all week – and here’s our scientific recommendation for Trap.

Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia?
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Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia?

Jun 4th 2011, 10:18 AM 463 Views 3 Comments

Trap’s side are in Skopje for a crunch Euro 2012 showdown. Does the inflationary cost of a pint correlate with rising Irish fortunes in Macedonia?

Scientologists say Russia has lifted 'extremist literature' ban
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Scientologists say Russia has lifted 'extremist literature' ban

May 3rd 2011, 7:53 PM 1,845 Views 7 Comments

Some writings by the movement’s founder, science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, were banned in late April after a Siberian court found them to be “extremist literature.”