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Ad For Battlestar Galactica Disco Warrior Jacket

You’ll be stylin’ and profilin’ in this Battlestar Galactica Warrior’s Battle Jacket, whether you’re getting your boogie on at the disco or piloting a Starhound Viper through a meteor storm. If this retro magazine ad has inspired you to change up your style with a sci-fi style twist, then head to Ebay, where you can get [...]

Weird German-Language 1958 Science Fiction Musical

(Video Link) Mir Ist so Langweilig, which Google Translate renders as I’m so Bored, has potential, unless you prefer your science fiction hard boiled. Battlestar Galactica it is not. What do you think is happening in the story? -via blastr

Temporal Distortion

(vimeo link) You’ve seen time-lapse videos of the night sky here before, but this one is particularly beautiful, awe-inspiring, and soothing. It’s even more impressive in full-screen mode. Randy Halverson shot the scenes in South Dakota, Utah, Colorado, and Wisconsin. You have to get way out beyond the light pollution to see the stars this way! [...]

Lectures for a New Year: Philip Glass Performs “Mad Rush”

In 1979, Philip Glass wrote a solo piano piece called “Mad Rush” (a piece of “indefinite length”) in honor of the 14th Dalai Lama’s visit to North America. I find the piece very moving — there’s something simultaneously contemplative and urgent about the music. I listen to it a lot while writing, in [...]

Battlestar Galactica, The Classic Video Game

(Video Link) College Humor’s parody hits the mark hard and often in this presentation of a 16-bit video game that never was. What combo do I have to hit to perform the Deus ex Machina move? -via blastr | Previously: 11 Facts You Might Not Know about Battlestar Galactica

11 Things We Can Expect In The Future According To Buck Rogers

Man, I used to love me some Buck Rogers In The 25th Century when I was a kid, and not just because I had a serious crush on co-star Erin Gray! The sci-fi was just far out enough to hold your attention without making you learn an encyclopaedic amount of factoids, and the fashion was [...]

Starbuck and Starbuck in Starbucks

So, here we have Dirk Benedict, who played Lt. Starbuck in the classic Battlestar Galactica, with Katee Sackhoff, who played Kara “Starbuck” Thrace in the modern Battlestar Galactica, in a Starbucks coffee shop. The mind reels. Link | Photo: unknown

Battlestar Choclactica

When Autumn of Geek6 challenged her friend Malaki to create Battlestar Galactica out of chocolate, he rose to the occasion. Color me impressed, here’s Battlestar Choclactica: Link – via Make

Daddy’s Little Cylon

Daddy’s Little Cylon – $17.95 Did you just download your consciousness into a new skinjob model, … er, just have a baby? Here’s a neat baby snapsuit for the Battlestar Galactica fan: Daddy’s Little Cylon from the NeatoShop. Check it out: Link | More Battlestar Galactica Infant Snapsuits

23 Amazing Sci Fi LEGO Creations

blastr has a roundup of detailed LEGO sculptures inspired by science fiction, including Battlestar Galactica, Stargate, and Firefly. Pictured above is a chestburster from Alien, made by the Avro brothers. Link | Artists’ Website