By Andrew Hamilton, Honors College BBC News maintains a web feature called ‘The World at Seven Billion’, with a thought-provoking feature: tell it your birthday and it will tell you approximately where you sit in the sequence of persons. I was the 3,809,767,193rd person alive when I was born, and the [...]
Retro City Rampage is getting a sequel named Shakedown Hawaii. Like RCR, Shakedown is a top-down action game in the same vein as the original Grand Theft Auto. The new game is set 30 years after RCR and promises a large open world to explore. Show More Summary
French president François Hollande is in the middle of his grand world tour to try and extract political pinky swears from as many leaders as possible when it comes to promising to help fight ISIS. Today, he met with President Obama at the White House; he met with British prime... More »
A billion dollar circuit and the world's fastest rollercoaster. All the facts and stats you need to know about the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Watch highlights as Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' World Championship by winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Those “most dangerous” toys lists are an easy way for news editors to fill space before the holidays, but could a note of strain be creeping in? One of the ten on this year’s list from Massachusetts-based W.A.T.C.H. (World Against Toys...Show More Summary
Permanent Records is an ongoing closer look at the records that matter most. Surrounded by golden cornfields and rolling country roads, Richmond, Indiana, is a small Midwest enclave, located a few miles west of the Ohio border—less than an hour’s drive from Dayton. Show More Summary
Photo by Rob Stothard/Zuffa LLC Like everyone else in the MMA world, featherweight champion Jose Aldo can’t wait for his unification bout with interim titleholder Conor McGregor on December 12 at the MGM Grand. The UFC featherweightShow More Summary
Once thought of as an organizational necessity hidden behind closed doors, shelves have come out of the closet and made a grand entry into the design world. Open shelving is not only an efficient and typically inexpensive way to sort,...Show More Summary
People got cautiously excited when Paradox bought the popular tabletop World of Darkness IP and its creator White Wolf last month. The publisher is known mainly for grand strategy games (developed in-house) as well as their smaller titles...Show More Summary
The Border Patrol has traffic checkpoints up to 100 miles north of Mexico, confining undocumented immigrants to a small world and, in the extreme, blocking children from specialized medical care.
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Sunday, November 22. All times are Eastern. Top pick Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 8:30 p.m.): It’s time for one of those grand sitcom traditions on Brooklyn Nine-Nine this week, the Instant Birth Just Add Water scenario. Show More Summary
The meteoric rise of OG is a lesson in perseverance, humilty and playing as a team. Nobody expected this group to go very far in the Frankfurt Major, now they're champions of the world -- beating not only Team Secret in the grand final,...Show More Summary
Evil Geniuses vs. OG was one of the most fascinating series of the tournament. The former largely regarded as the best in the world, the latter were the plucky upstarts made up of players castoff or unhappy with their former teams to form one of the best teams in the world. Show More Summary
Ariana Grande was on top of the world. Then she was the most hated celebrity this side of Bill Cosby. But with a new record-breaking single on her hands, a chance at collecting an American Music Award or two this weekend and a top grossing tour under her belt whilst under public scrutiny, it looks... Show More Summary
Julian Togelius has an idea about where open-world games are going. Let's call it the infinite world theory. In his version of the future, titles like Skyrim and Grand Theft Auto will have no set missions or narrative arcs, and no pre-defined landscapes. Show More Summary
Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA Darkness fell on Yuri Foreman on June 5, 2010. Six months earlier the 29-year-old boxer was a world champion. At the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, he had beaten Daniel Santos to claim the WBA super welterweightShow More Summary
The Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) made their grand arrivals [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
(Photo: Nata-Lia/shutterstock.com) The video game industry might be worth $83 billion, but not all games are made by large companies with sky-high budgets. In certain cases, small developer try their hand at making (or remaking) games—without the full permission of other companies involved. Show More Summary
by Andy Dehnart, reality blurred As the director of the National Museum of Natural History rappels down vertical rock in the Grand Canyon, in 100-degree heat, he pauses, dangling by a rope. As he talks about the “ancient landscape frozen in time,” a crack rapidly moves up the face of the canyon, the canyon rumbles, and a large slice of it slides out. […] keep reading »