Elegoo Mars 2 Pro review: a pint-sized planetary printer

3D printing has become both more accessible and more affordable in the last few years, thanks to notable brands releasing machines like the Elegoo Mars 2 Pro that are capable of printing quickly, without sacrificing quality. This is great for folks at home looking to create small figurines for tabletop or board games, or perhaps … Read more

Nikon D7500 review | Space

The D7500 is Nikon’s second-best DX body DSLR packed with the professional quality components seen in the flagship DX camera, the D500. The D7500 is one of the best DX bodies they’ve ever made with it likely to be one of the last DX DSLRs produced as everything slowly turns mirrorless. In size and stature, … Read more

Nikon Z5 review | Space

The Nikon Z5 is a compact, entry-level mirrorless camera that’s designed to be lightweight and easy on the wallet. The cheapest mirrorless that Nikon currently make, the Z5 aims to be a jack-of-all-trades armed with 24.3 megapixel stills capture and 4K UHD 30 frames per second video recording and is fitted with a Z-mount for … Read more

The Cartographers review: A perceptive sci-fi love letter to maps

In The Cartographers, Peng Shepherd’s latest work of magical realist speculative fiction, the characters have a habit of asking “what makes a map?”. The answer, it becomes clear, is its purpose, finds Sally Adee Humans 9 March 2022 By Sally Adee MAPS can seem such dry, factual objects: blueprints of reality that are useful to … Read more

Octopuses Are Increasingly Using Trash For Shelter, Harrowing Study Shows

Human waste has become so ubiquitous in the ocean, it’s becoming easier for octopuses to shelter in our trash than in seashells or coral. A systematic review of underwater photographs and videos from around the world has tallied 24 cephalopod species making their homes in marine litter.   For years, divers and scientists have observed … Read more

‘Star Trek: Picard’ season 2 episode 2 continues to enthrall with dark timeline (review)

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Star Trek: Picard” season 2, episode 2 What an incredible week it’s been, sci-fi fans. Paramount Plus dropped the first official teaser trailer for “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” and, by a coincidence of galactic proportions, Disney dropped a teaser trailer for “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” the latest “Star Wars” live-action spin-off.  Plus … Read more

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey review: An emotive exploration of memory

Samuel L. Jackson’s streaming debut is touching, yet somewhat lacking in mystery and suspense Humans 9 March 2022 By Jon O’Brien Ptolemy Grey (Samuel L. Jackson) has advanced dementia, but a new drug changes everything Hopper Stone/Apple TV+ The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey Walter Mosley Apple TV+ “I GOT to set things right,” says … Read more

Lego Star Wars Yoda review

Essential info Price: $99.99/£104.99 Model number: 75255 Number of pieces: 1,771 Dimensions: 16 inches (41cm) tall Recommended age: 10+ Originally released in October 2019, Lego Star Wars Yoda is one of the longest-running Star Wars sets still available. In fact, it’s only beaten by one set: the $800/£700 Millennium Falcon, which has been around since … Read more

The Parrot in the Mirror review: Why humans evolved to be like birds

From our long lives to our social skills and even language, zoologist Antone Martinho-Truswell argues that we are more like birds than we think Humans 9 March 2022 By Simon Ings EVOLUTION has created a living world of jaw-dropping diversity. It has also generated what seem like astonishing coincidences. The pangolins of Africa and armadillos … Read more