Fans of Wallace and Gromit mourned the passing of Peter Sallis (February 1, 1921 - June 2, 2017) at the age of 96. This versatile actor was beloved as the voice of Wallace in the claymation series Wallace and Gromit. Whovians tip their hat to Sallis as having a featured role in the 1967 Doctor... Continue Reading →
Fans of BBC's Doctor Who might think they have encountered earth's answer to the Singing Towers of Darillium when they visit Lancashire in the United Kingdom. Unlike that fictional place, where the Doctor and his wife spent their last night together, and where reservations have to be made four years in advance, this place is open to... Continue Reading →
You can tell a lot about what concerns people by looking at their language. Eskimos have many words for snow. The ancient Greeks had six words for love. It doesn't take a lot to conclude that these were important things for these cultures. Based on this, one can reasonably conclude that Scots are quite concerned... Continue Reading →
Fans of BBC's Doctor Who know that the Doctor has had quite the variety of companions since the show's debut in 1963. He has had humans, Time Lords, aliens, a robot dog, and even a Cyberman head. He almost had a sentient vegetable, as well. When actress Louise Jameson, who played Leela, left the program in... Continue Reading →
The planet 55 Cancri e is essentially a diamond -- and a very big one at that. At twice the size of earth, it is estimated to be worth $26.9 nonillion (269, followed by 29 zeros). Strangely reminiscent of the Planet Midnight in the BBC television program Doctor Who, this real life diamond planet orbits... Continue Reading →
Peter Capaldi, who plays the twelfth Doctor Who, also played the role of a doctor with the World Health Organization in the zombie movie World War Z. He was credited as "W.H.O. Doctor".
Torchwood is a spin-off of the highly-successful science fiction television program Doctor Who. The word torchwood is actually an anagram of the words doctor who.
When Doctor Who's Matt Smith uttered the line, "Bow ties are cool," bow tie sales shot up 94% within one month. source