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John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’: The Story of an SF Horror Game-Changer

Had the good fortune of seeing a rare 70mm edition of this classic film last week, this is an excellent follow-up.

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Omni, the Iconic Sci-Fi Magazine, Now Digitized in High-Resolution and Available Online

Open Culture has the rundown. You can buy back issues for $2.99 a pop, or read them all with Kindle Unlimited.

But that’s not all:

Jerrick Media, owners of the Omni brand, have also begun to make available on Vimeo on Demand episodes of Omni: The New Frontier, the 1980s syndicated television series hosted by Peter Ustinov.

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Scientists Revive 120,000 year-old Bacteria

Oh, good. Good job, Science. I’m sure it won’t escape and endanger mankind or anything like that.