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The Seven Most Dominant Chess Players of All Time

In July 2022, the current world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen, announced he would not defend his title against challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi. Nepomniachtchi had just won the challenger’s tournament. It’s widely assumed that Carlsen just wasn’t motivated because his chess skill … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Science Fiction Movies with Teratoma Creatures

A teratoma is a type of tumor that can contain fully developed tissues and organs, including hair, teeth, muscle, and bone. A dermoid cyst is similar — they can contain hair, teeth and toes/fingers. Here are ten science fiction movies … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite British Science Fiction Movies of the 1960s

The United Kingdom has produced a lot of very good science fiction movies. Compared to most U.S. science fiction movies, U.K. movies tend to be “understated” which can mean chatty and slow-moving, or thoughtful and plot-driven, depending on your point … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Japanese Science Fiction Movies of the 1950s

The 1950s were a golden age for science fiction movies. Japanese sci fi of the 1950s is best known for giant monsters like Godzilla and Rodan, but there were several other interesting sci fi themes. Here are my top ten … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Organ Riffs from 1960s Songs

I love all kinds of music. Here are brief sound clips from ten of my favorite interesting organ/keyboard riffs from songs of the 1960s. Listed in no particular order. 1. “Hush” (1968) by Deep Purple 2. “Liar Liar” (1968) by … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Science Fiction Mystery Movies

Two of my favorite movie genres are science fiction and mystery. Here are 10 of my favorite movies that combine sci fi and mystery. They’re listed in no particular order. 1.) Paycheck (2003) – Michael Jennings (actor Ben Affleck) is … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Christmas Movies

There are a lot of movies that have some sort of Christmas theme, and there are a lot of top 10 lists of such movies. Here is my list. I don’t include animated films such as “A Charlie Brown Christmas”. … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Science Fiction Movies of the 2000s

There are many science fiction movies that I like from the decade of 2000 to 2009. Here are my 10 favorites. They’re not necessarily the best movies of the decade, but they’re ones I’d take with me if I was … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Science Fiction Movies That Feature Rock Creatures

I was chatting with a friend who likes science fiction movies. During the conversation we realized that there were several movies and TV shows that feature rock creatures. Here are my favorite 10 such movies, listed in no particular order. … Continue reading

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Top Ten Movies With Giant Crabs or Lobsters

There are quite a few movies that feature giant crabs (or lobsters or crayfish). Here are ten of my favorites. The first five movies on my list are pretty good — the rest not so good. 1. Attack of the … Continue reading

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