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Netflix set to unveil deal with the estate of Roald Dahl

... the deal would involve the creation of a substantial volume of original animated content based on some of the late Mr Dahl's books under the Netflix banner.

The BFG was one of my favourite animated films growing up and I've loved many of Roald Dahls books. If this plays out, I wonder what Netflix will pick first. Hopefully not another remake...

Posted 28th Nov 2018 @ 11:01

Maharishi x Nike raffle

Just a couple of weeks ago, Maharishi teased their Nike collaboration and they've begun taking 'pre-orders' in the form of a raffle.

Place an order and they'll keep your money until the raffle takes place. If you're successful you get your item and if not you get a refund.

Prices are nowhere to be seen until you put an item in your basket, but the Dragon & Tiger tee is £50 and the Air Force 1 High Premium shoes are £120.

The details on the shoes are really nice and they're available in either or red or blue, both with gold trim.

Posted 27th Nov 2018 @ 20:10

Chinese scientists are creating CRISPR babies

They are hoping to use the CRISPR gene editing technique to “eliminate a gene called CCR5 in hopes of rendering the offspring resistant to HIV, smallpox, and cholera”.

I've heard of designer babies and the promise of changing their makeup to deal with disease and while I could understand if someone opposed to this morally, being able to create immunity to something like HIV sounds astounding.

Posted 27th Nov 2018 @ 10:00

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