Scottish independence movement leader inspired by Ghosts of Mars

First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond, who is also chief of the separatist Scottish National Party (SNP), has confessed to being a huge Marvel comics fan and a slightly ironic admirer of so-bad-it's-awesome movie Ghosts of Mars. At a Scottish Film Fest event hosted by comic book writer Mark Millar (Kick-Ass), the… » 2/20/13 11:30am 2/20/13 11:30am

Scotland's two mummified bog bodies are the Frankenstein remains of six …

Britain's only prehistoric mummies resided in Cladh Hallan, only Scotland's South Uist island. They belong to a class of mummie known as "bog bodies," corpses naturally preserved in sphagnum bogs. A new discovery reveals that these mummies — one male and one female — aren't unusual just because they're British; they're… » 7/07/12 1:00pm 7/07/12 1:00pm

Doomsday Trailer, Still Zombie Free

At last, a trailer is out for Doomsday, the non-zombie film starring a world-ravaging virus that results in Scotland being walled off. It looks like 28 Days Later meets 28 Weeks Later plus a serving of Mad Max on the side with a couple of dashes from the I Am Legend shaker. In other words, it starts out with a ton of… » 1/16/08 8:40am 1/16/08 8:40am