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Jetpack Soldiers - Royal Marines Put Gravity Jet Suit Through Potential Real World Scenarios

Why didn't we bring that suit as well?! Personal Jetpacks are cool, and Gravity Industries appears to be the leader in this race with their Jet Suit. Having seen a few video's of company founder, Richard Browning, demonstrating his suit in action, along with a few celebrities like Adam Savage giving it a go, it's nice to finally see the suit in a more real world setting and application. In the video below Gravity set up some exercises in conjunction with the Royal Marines to test how the jet suit could be used for underway boarding of seaborne craft in various scenarios. Kind of wish Gravity had brought this suit along for extra 'cool' points over the sea. While it does look insanely cool to see a soldier flying onto a ship in a jet suit it still feels a little impractical for anything but peaceful operations such as a rescue, or low risk reconnaissance missions. Apart from being a very exposed target in flight, the hand held jets still seem a little too bulky and
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Why You Can't Trust Your Favorite Movie Critic to Tell You a Film is Bad

Thunder Force is a fun movie with a few problems. It isn't embarrassingly bad. If you're like me you probably have two or three 'go to' movie critics that you trust to tell you if a movie is worth seeing. You'll particularly listen to their opinion if you're thinking about seeing a film in a theatre. The problem is, movie critics review movies for a living. This means, they see a lot of movies, probably way more than you will ever see in your lifetime. As such, their scale of what make a movie good or bad becomes somewhat skewed by a much wider grading scale. That said, if your trusted movie critic says a movie is good, you can pretty much rely on their opinion. They see a lot of films that are just okay, so if something stands out to them, there's a strong chance you'll think it's great too. Ultimately whether a film is good or bad is entirely subjective to individual viewers however subjectivity comes into play in a much bigger way if a film fails

Port Vincent Caravan Park & Seaside Cabins, Stansbury, Sultana Point, Troubridge Island & Edithburgh, South Australia

Sunrise. Port Vincent Caravan Park & Sea Side Cabins. Port Vincent is a seaside town located on the East side of the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. It's about a two hour drive from Adelaide, only because you have to drive around the Gulf of St. Vincent to get there. On a map it sits almost directly on the opposite side of the Gulf to Adelaide and is probably less than an hour by boat. For my partner Enigma and I, this was actually the second time we've spent a short getaway holiday at the award winning  Port Vincent Caravan Park and Seaside Cabins . I didn't write about our previous stay but I did mention a previous visit here that time we stayed at Butler's Beach. Aside from being right next to the beach, we particularly like that the park is pet friendly with four of their cabins set aside for guests with pets (though bringing your pet is at the manager's discretion so do inquire at booking to make sure your pet is welcome). It's also worth noting that

Podcasts for Comic Book Movie Nerds and Enterprising Side Hustlers

If you haven’t discovered Podcasts yet you’re missing out on an entire world of ready to listen to content covering a whole library of interests that you can download into your favorite mobile podcast app and listen to at your convenience. If you have I thought I’d spend take the opportunity to recommend some of the podcasts I’m listening to. My podcast app of choice is Beyond Pod for Android but any podcast app will probably do. Once you have your app installed search for these shows from within the app. Comic Book Movie Podcasts If you haven’t noticed I’m a total comic book movie nerd but I don’t really know anyone who likes these movies as much as I do. Consequently I seek out podcasts where I can hear all kinds of discussions surrounding these movies, from the moment they are first announced, to a scene by scene, spoiler breakdown of the final movie release (after I’ve seen the film of course). Fatman Beyond - Director, Kevin Smith, and screen writer Marc Bernardin, deliver a usu

Movie Review: Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021) *Spoiler Free*

I must admit I definitely didn’t dislike the original, theatrical cut of Joss Wheden’s 2017 Justice League. In fact I gave it a mostly positive review and I bought the DVD. However after seeing Zack Snyder’s Justice League , a four hour epic, I definitely prefer the latter. Comparing the two versions, the overall story is mostly the same. Based on Lex Luthor’s warning at the end of Batman Versus Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman must assemble a team of superheroes to combat an imminent attack on the planet by an alien army. Where the versions differ is in the character development and backstory of each hero as they are brought into the team. As well you get a much more fleshed out backstory and motivation for the movie’s villains. Most of this character development is either scaled back or completely changed in the original 2017 release, with the major, major villain erased from that film entirely. I also got the sense that once the team comes together the mood between the characters

TV Series Review: WandaVision (2021) *Spoiler Free*

Marvel Studios continues the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the small screen with the nine part series, WandaVision , now streaming on Disney+. Initially released weekly during January and February 2021, the entire series is now available to stream with a Disney+ subscription. Set a few weeks after Avengers: Endgame , superheroes, Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olson) and Vision (Paul Bettany) appear to be living an idealistic life in a black and white 1950’s sitcom. However everything isn’t as it seems in this new reality. WandaVision is an unusual story about love, loss, grief, and healing told through the lens of witches and superheroes. It’s a fairly original concept with plenty of humor, interesting character development, and quite a few surprises. I don’t usually review television series, despite watching quite a lot of them through various streaming services, however WandaVision is definitely worth an exception. For me, the series was the closest yet to watching a live action version o

Five Websites to Print Your Own Custom Designs/Photos Onto T-Shirts and Other Gifts

Have you ever wanted to print your child’s art onto their very own skateboard, or create a calendar of all your holiday snaps (or maybe even a photo book)? That’s where Print On Demand websites come in. They specialise in printing custom images onto their products, with orders being as small as just one item. While many of these sites are designed for artists and photographers to open online shops to sell their designs that doesn’t mean you can’t use these sites too. There’s no reason you can’t open your own free shop for the sole purpose of buying your own printed designs - some sites will let you design custom products without needing to open a shop at all. Below I’ve created a list of five Print On Demand sites I’ve used and recommend, along with a sixth bonus option that you may not have even thought of but is probably the most convenient of all. Red Bubble - Has grown into quite possibly one of the biggest Print On Demand sites online. Registering a free account will give you acc

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