On the Money: Pixar, pylons, John Journee loves lasers, and more

On the Money: Pixar, pylons, John Journee loves lasers, and more
The Warehouse interim boss John Journee – in the pocket of big laser? (Image: edited/The Warehouse Group image)
Rebecca Stevenson
Laser focusedFictional film character Austin Powers’ nemesis, Dr Evil, was a big fan of lasers, even suggesting they should be mounted on sharks' heads. Since lasers were first invented in the 1960s, they’ve been popular devices in films and television shows, including the James Bond movie Goldfinger, Tron, and Star Wars, where the foreboding Death Star’s main weapon was a “super laser”. Lasers also captured the imagination of many New Zealanders during former PM John Key’s ill-fated flag refere...

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