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Daily Archives: July 28, 2017

Battlestar Galactica Was Originally Going To Be Quite Different

Syfy debuted a show in 2004 that would become a classic of science-fiction with Battlestar Galactica. Although technically a reimagining of the 1978 series of the same name, the new Battlestar Galactica would delve into matters of faith, theology, and awareness in a way that few sci-fi projects ever had. As it turns out, however, BSG was originally going to ...

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'Brigsby Bear' celebrates friendship, creativity, weird kids' TV. Meet the childhood friends who made it

It is an unusual path for a movie to play at the Sundance and Cannes film festivals and make a stop at Comic-Con International’s storied Hall H in San Diego. Which simply confirms “Brigsby Bear” as an unusual movie, a playful story about friendship and creativity while also serving as a painful look at isolation and the struggle toward maturity. ...

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High-fat diet leads to same intestinal inflammation as a virus

FINDINGS A new study by scientists at UCLA found that when mice eat a high-fat diet, the cells in their small intestines respond the same way they do to a viral infection, turning up production of certain immune molecules and causing inflammation throughout the body. The scientists also found that feeding the mice tomatoes containing a protein similar to that ...

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