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Red Dead Online Review in Progress - Week 2

It's been a little over a week since we published our initial impressions of the Red Dead Online beta and, while there haven't been any grand new additions in terms of fresh missions or activities yet, I have had a different experience over the last ... Read more

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It's snowing more in Antarctica 'because of global warming', say scientists

Antarctica has seen a "significant" change in ice mass following increased snowfall during the 20th century which has mitigated rising sea levels, researchers say. NASA and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) scientists said analysis of 53 ice cores from ... Read more

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Fortnite Forbidden Locations: Where To Dance? (Season 7, Week 1 Challenge Guide)

The start of a new Fortnite: Battle Royale season--Season 7--might mean there are all sorts of changes afoot, but it also means there are new challenges to complete. Among those available for Week 1 is one asking you to dance in seven different ... Read more

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What's Next for NASA's Voyager 2 in Interstellar Space?

WASHINGTON — Voyager 2 has passed an incredible milestone in its journey to explore the solar system by entering interstellar space, but neither its travels nor its science are ending any time soon. During a news conference held at the annual meeting ... Read more

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Uber wins appeal over Brighton licence

Uber has won an appeal against Brighton & Hove City Council's decision to strip the minicab app of its licence. The council confirmed it had lost the case and said it was disappointed in the Brighton Magistrates' Court ruling. Licensing panel ... Read more

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Watch Scientists Explode Lava to Study Volcanoes

Researchers at the University at Buffalo are mixing molten rock with water so you don't have to. (Seriously: Do not try this at home.) In nature, lava-water interactions can make volcanic activity more dangerous (think Hawaii's Kilauea and Iceland's ... Read more

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Coral Reefs that survived bleaching are 'more resilient to heat' after a first ...

Agence France-Presse Dec 11, 2018 17:52 PM IST. Corals on Australia's Great Barrier Reef that survived bleaching from rising sea temperatures were more resistant to another bout of hot conditions the following year, scientists said Tuesday, a "silver ... Read more

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Monster Hunter World's Iceborne Expansion: New Areas, Monsters, Gear, And More ...

Monster Hunter World is getting a icy-themed expansion, though its release is still far out. Following a tease at The Game Awards, Capcom held a special stream dedicated to the game where it revealed Iceborne, a massive expansion set to launch for PS4 ... Read more

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Google to shut down Google+ early due to bug that leaked data of 52.5 million ...

Google will accelerate the termination of its Google+ social network next year after detecting a security bug that leaked the data of millions of its users, the company announced Monday. Through the bug, outside app developers who requested permission ... Read more

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More glaciers in East Antarctica are waking up

East Antarctica has the potential to reshape coastlines around the world through sea level rise, but scientists have long considered it more stable than its neighbor, West Antarctica. Now, new detailed NASA maps of ice velocity and elevation show that ... Read more

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Mortal Kombat 11 Premium Edition and Season Pass Leaked

The Mortal Kombat 11 release date for PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch is April 23. With a community event slated for January 17, it appears that information regarding the Mortal Kombat 11 special edition, which may be called the Mortal Kombat 11 ... Read more

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Antarctica COVER-UP claims over 'blurred' Google Earth image of 'ancient castle'

The satellite image from Google Earth shows a serious of shadows resembling old buildings on the face of the Arctic crust. Looking closer at the mountains, it is unclear exactly what is casting the mysterious shadows. The shocking find was shared by ... Read more

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The 10 best Doom mods you should play on its 25th birthday

It's time to blow out the Lost Soul-shaped candles and dig into the velvet cake made of pulverised giblets, because today Doom celebrates its 25th birthday. Advertisement. That's 25 years of glorious mods, ultraviolence and anxious parents concerned ... Read more

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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is 4 billion miles from Earth and will reach ...

Ultima Thule is located more than one billion miles beyond Pluto; New Horizons will perform a flyby of the distant asteroid and study its surface; It was launched in 2006 and sent photos back of Pluto from its 2015 mission; Astronomers hope the 25-mile ... Read more

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Traces of organic material was discovered on dwarf planet Ceres

Experts find it difficult to say whether the organic matter originated on the planet or it was brought “guests” from interstellar space. The data of the spacecraft NASA Down show that on the surface of Ceres, the carbon concentration can be several ... Read more

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Instagram promotes Vishal Shah to Head of Product post

Following the departure of Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger in September, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform was going through a leadership crisis. Now, in a bid to bring some stability, Instagram has promoted its Director of ... Read more

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'Infinity Blade' will live on inside 'Fortnite'

For any studio, stopping development on a game is never fun. Just ask Epic Games, which just announced that it will no longer dedicate any more resources to its Infinity Blade trilogy because it couldn't support the series to "a level that meets [its ... Read more

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Gene study unravels redheads mystery

Eight genes linked to red hair have been discovered by scientists, helping to shed light on how redheads inherit their distinctive locks. The Edinburgh University-led research has been described as the largest genetic study of hair colour to date. It ... Read more

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Apple Pay on its way to Germany this week

Apple Pay will finally make its debut in Germany this week, according to a new report. Tim Cook previously promised that the mobile payments service would be available in Germany by the end of the year, while local webpages were recently updated to ... Read more

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Exploring Earth's final frontiers: Five Deeps Expedition attempts to visit the ...

For the last three years, a society of explorers, oceanographers, engineers and scientists has been secretly working on a project without precedent; now the adventurer Victor Vescovo will push the results of their labour to the limit. A collaboration ... Read more

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Geminid meteor showers are coming Thursday. Here's how to watch, if the ...

The best meteor shower of the year — the Geminids — arrives this week. Here's how to see them. The shower peaks in the early morning hours Thursday and Friday, as Earth crosses the debris trail of the comet 3200 Phaethon. Read more

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McLaren and OnePlus kick off exclusive partnership with McLaren OnePlus 6T

The McLaren OnePlus 6T has just been made official at an event hosted in McLaren's headquarters, where the luxury automaker and the budget-friendly smartphone company inaugurated the start of their brand partnership. Speaking with The Verge ahead of ... Read more

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Increased snowfall in Antarctica buffers sea-level rise

A team of scientists from NASA and British Antarctic Survey (BAS), describes how analysis of 53 ice cores collected from across Antarctica reveals snowfall increased during the 20th century and mitigated sea-level rise by 10 mm. However, Antarctica's ... Read more

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Overwatch Winter Wonderland start time news: Release date arrives for new skins

A big new update is coming to Overwatch today on PS4, Xbox One and PC platforms. The Overwatch Winter Wonderland event has a start time set for later today, meaning big release date news is coming our way. As usual, Blizzard hasn't revealed a solid ... Read more

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Sony Playstation 4's 'God of War' Wins Game of the Year at 2018 'The Game Awards'

Sony's God of War took home the biggest prize of all at 2018's The Game Awards beating out Red Dead Redemption 2, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Spider-Man, Monster Hunter World, and Celeste for the overall “Game of the Year.” God of War also won “Best ... Read more

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Ancient apocalypse called The Great Dying' almost wiped out life on Earth

An episode of extreme global warming that left ocean animals unable to breathe caused the biggest mass extinction in the Earth's history, research has shown. The extinction event at the end of the Permian period 252 million years ago wiped out 96% of ... Read more

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"Fortnite" gamer "Mr. Dead Moth" arrested after assaulting wife while live ...

A popular "Fortnite" player in Australia was arrested and charged with assaulting his wife on Sunday after thousands of online viewers witnessed the apparent violent incident while he was live streaming, according to Network 10, a CBS News partner. Read more

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Will China's Chang'e-4 mission to dark side of moon encounter extraterrestrial ...

In a bid to become the world leader in the space race, China launched the Chang'e-4 probe to the dark side of the moon on December 7. It should be noted that this is the first-ever mission to the dark side of our natural satellite, and if everything ... Read more

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Overwatch Winter Wonderland start time news: Release date arrives for news skins

A big new update is coming to Overwatch today on PS4, Xbox One and PC platforms. The Overwatch Winter Wonderland event has a start time set for later today, meaning big release date news is coming our way. As usual, Blizzard hasn't revealed a solid ... Read more

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2018 Geminids, Comet 46P/Wirtanen

This is a fun week for astronomy! First of all, Voyager 2 officially left the solar system and ventured into interstellar space. It has functioning instruments, so we are getting our first "live" reports from outside of the solar system! Meanwhile ... Read more

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Panic Button Unleashes Hell On Switch With A New Performance Update For DOOM

Panic Button is absolutely killing it on the Nintendo Switch right now. Its expertise porting games across to the new Nintendo system extends to a variety of major third-party releases. Most recently, the developer's focus has been on bringing Digital ... Read more

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The 5 Best Nintendo Switch Games Of 2018

Switch's inaugural year was packed with arguably some of the best games Nintendo has ever made. Heavy-hitters like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey helped bring the console-handheld hybrid into the cultural ... Read more

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Google+ Vulnerability Affects 52.5 Million Users, Service Shutting Down ...

Google has announced that it will be shutting down Google+ four months earlier than originally planned. The announcement was made after the search giant discovered a new vulnerability that might have affected 52.5 million users. In October, Google ... Read more

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How redheads got their ginger locks: DNA study uncovers eight genes linked to ...

Scientists are yet another step closer to understanding how redheads inherit their distinctive locks. A new study analyzing the DNA of nearly 350,000 people has pinpointed an array of genes linked to particular hair colors, including eight genes ... Read more

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Jabra Elite 65t review – wireless headphones that mean your commute will never ...

JABRA'S Elite 65t wireless headphones marry great sound with convenience and more than a little innovation. The sound was rich, full and clear and combines with better-than-average isolation to make them great for listening to any sort of music, speech ... Read more

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What Happens in Our Brain When We Are Yelled At?

Sight and hearing are the two main sensory modalities allowing us to interact with our environment. But what happens within the brain when it perceives a threatening signal, such as an aggressive voice? How does it distinguish a threatening voice from ... Read more

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'Mortal Kombat 11': How To Get Access To The Beta

Mortal Kombat 11 is coming to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on April 23. It was announced last week during The Game Awards. MK11 TrailerCredit: NetherRealm. Also announced was an upcoming beta, but at the time, no date was given or ... Read more

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Scientists create matter that filled the universe in its earliest moments

Researchers have recreated the tiny drops of matter that once filled the universe. The strange drips of matter form into three shapes: circles, ellipses and triangles. By smashing protons and neutrons into each other, the scientists were able to ... Read more

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Gift This, Not That: RIVA Concert Vs. Sonos One

Smart speakers are popular gift choices, but if you have a real music lover to shop for, third party options frequently provide superior audio performance. The reasoning here is that an experienced audio company knows more about making music sound ... Read more

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The Walking Dead: The Final Season Returns For Episode 3 Soon

With the sudden closure of Telltale Games this past September, there were many doubts about the conclusion of the Final Season of the developer's seminal adventure game series The Walking Dead. During the Kinda Funny Games Showcase, however, ... Read more

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Epic removes all Infinity Blade games from the App Store

Infinity Blade, the medieval fighting / role-playing mobile game series from Epic Games, is no more, as the developer has removed all three entries in the franchise from Apple's App Store. The series has been dormant since 2013, when Infinity Blade III ... Read more

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'Borderline Impossible': Noted Scientist Tackles Sea Level Rise Alarmism

When it comes to alarming projections of global warming-induced sea level rise, veteran climate scientist Judith Curry says people need to cool it. “Projections of extreme, alarming impacts are very weakly justified to borderline impossible,” Curry ... Read more

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A Rapid Rise in Temperature Led to the Worst Extinction in our Planet's History

Everyone knows about the extinction of the dinosaurs. A cataclysmic asteroid strike about 66 million years ago (mya) caused the Death of the Dinosaurs. But there've been several mass extinctions in the Earth's history, and they didn't involve killer ... Read more

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Higher radiation tolerance for proteins imaged using LPEM

Liquid-phase electron microscopy could overcome limitations identified through traditional protein imaging techniques and through cro-electron microscopy… electron. Liquid-phase electron microscopy is a technique that can be used to overcome one of ... Read more

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Nintendo News: New Fire Emblem Heroes Update Introduces Book III of the Main ...

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beginning later today, fans of the Fire Emblem Heroes mobile game can download a free Version 3.0 update that introduces new in-game content, including Book III of the main story, the new Mythic Hero type, new ... Read more

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Apple's HomePod is back to its Black Friday price of $250 at Target

The Apple HomePod is available for $100 off at Target. Tyler Lizenby/CNET. If you missed the Black Friday discount on the Apple HomePod, rejoice -- it's back at Target as of Sunday. The Siri-equipped speaker is available for $100 off, making it $250 in ... Read more

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watchOS 5.1.2 Brings ECG to the Apple Watch Series 4

The Apple Watch was the surprise star of Apple's September press event (see “Apple Watch Series 4: Bigger Screens, New Faces, and Enhanced Health Monitoring,” 12 September 2018), partly because of a health-monitoring feature no one saw coming: ... Read more

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The Walking Dead: The Final Season Returns For Episode 3 Soon

With the sudden closure of Telltale Games this past September, there were many doubts about the conclusion of the Final Season of the developer's seminal adventure game series The Walking Dead. During the Kinda Funny Games Showcase, however, ... Read more

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Mortal Kombat 11 Listing Details Shao Kahn, Kombat Pass, and More

Mortal Kombat 11 was announced less than a week ago, and new details about NetherRealm's latest fighting game haven't stopped coming since. Now, a recent retail listing for the game's Premium Edition features several new details about the fighting game ... Read more

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The 2019 Porsche Macan Handles Better Than a Crossover Has Any Right To

On the tight and viciously twisty Mallorcan mountain roads, I watched the 2019 Porsche Macan S leading me handle a hairpin with more ferocity than a mid-size crossover has any right to. It leaned heavily into its suspension and from the outside, it ... Read more

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Alfa's Stelvio is SUV-perb

Yes, that's right, it's yet another SUV. However, whereas most four-wheel drives sport an Audi, BMW or Mercedes badge, this is built by a company known for doing things slightly differently: Alfa Romeo. The Stelvio is Alfa's very first SUV, and it ... Read more

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Danganronpa Trilogy launching in the west March 2019

NIS America has announced that three of the hyper-colorised, hyper-stylised "psycho-cool" titles in the Danganronpa series are being compiled for release on PS4 in the first quarter of 2019. The Danganronpa Trilogy will include the Reload editions of ... Read more

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Apple Pay Launches in Germany

Apple Pay made its long-awaited debut in Germany this evening, allowing iPhone and Apple Watch users in the country to finally take advantage of the contactless mobile payments service if their card issuer supports it. At launch, Apple Pay partners in ... Read more