King’s Quest brings back the adventure game series created by Williams. Published under the old Sierra name, this revival by developer The Odd Gentlemen takes the form of an episodic adventure game. Today marks the release of King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember, but considering it’s been 17 years since the launch of the last […]
Turkey and the US have agreed on the outlines of a plan to drive Islamic State out of a strip of land along the Turkish-Syrian border, in a landmark deal that will draw Turkey further into Syria’s civil war and looks likely to increase the intensity of the U.S. air war against Isis. The YPG […]
N++, a fast-paced, physics-based platformer starring a ninja, is released by Metanet Software Inc, The game took 11 years to make. YES! We’re so excited. It’s been a really long road, longer than we expected and longer than we wanted, but you know what? We couldn’t be happier with how the game came out, and we think you’ll […]
Turmoil returns to the Chinese stock market as shares suffer their worst fall in eight years, knocking commodity prices and fuelling jitters among investors in London. The Shanghai Composite Index drops 8.5% at 3725.56 – its worst fall since 2007.
Delevigne has a bad interview with Good Day Sacramento. While discussing her role in Paper Towns, she sarcastically answers the news anchors’ questions. Asked if she read the book: Delevigne: Uh, no. I never read the book or the script. I kind of winged it. No, of course, [I did.] John Green is an incredible author, so really if you […]
Masterson is pregnant with her first child with Stowell. She made the announcement via Instagram, with a photo of herself cradling her bump. Guess what…👶🏼😍 @brickstowell A post shared by A.M. (@alannamasterson) on Jul 27, 2015 at 12:33pm PDT
Cruise participates in a Lip Sync Battle against Fallon, on the Tonight Show. Cruise lip syncs The Weeknd’s Can’t Feel My Face and Meatloaf’s Paradise by the Dashboard Light, ending his performance with a 360 degree turn. Fallon sings the Rolling Stones, Undercover of the Night and You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’. When Cruise appears to reprise his Risky Business moves, Fallon says: Please do not do that. That […]
Gaddafi is sentenced to death by a court in Tripoli, with eight other figures from former dictatorship in a mass trial of former regime figures widely criticised by human rights groups and observers. Saif’s ICC-appointed lawyer, Jones, condemns the trial process: It’s a complete show trial, a farce. This trial is effectively being run by […]
Kimmel demands his guests Kaitlyn and Shawn make a solemn pledge, guaranteeing that their relationship was for real, and won’t end in another broken engagement. We, Katilyn and Shawn B, do solemnly swear, that we are in love, that we will get married, or we will at least be together one year from today, because if we’re […]
Thailand continues to be blacklisted in the U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report for consecutive second time for not combatting modern-day slavery. This comes after the country presses charges against more than 100 people, including an army general, on counts of human trafficking after dozens of bodies were found in a jungle prison camp earlier this […]
Twitter has begun to honour takedown requests from users complaining their jokes have been lifted wholesale and shared by others, passing them off as their own. One freelance writer: I simply explained to Twitter that as a freelance writer I make my living writing jokes (and I use some of my tweets to test out […]
Zimbabwean authorities are trying to find the hunter who killed Cecil. The 13-year old lion was found headless after being shot with a bow and arrow. Hunters then tracked the dying animal for 40 hours before they killed it with a rifle. Bait, in the form of a freshly killed animal, was used to tempt Cecil […]
Pubjab Police shoot and kill three heavily armed terrorists in the dawn-to-dusk offensive at Dinanagar after they arrive from Pakistan late in the night. The terrorists plant five improvised explosive devices on a railway track before getting in the police station. Director General of Police Saini: The Union government had also offered to move in National Security Guards (NSG) […]
Gealey and Byers get engaged, after a few months of dating. The proposal was a surprise for Gealey’s 31st birthday. Source: He popped the question and she was totally surprised and elated. She can’t stop looking at the ring! They celebrated all night.”
Clinton unveils her some of her climate change agenda, along with a video titled, Stand for Reality. In the video she talks over quotes about climate change by Jeb Bush, Rand Paul and Donald Trump. It’s hard to believe there are people running for president who still refuse to accept the settled science of climate change, who would rather […]
Kardashian poses for the August/September issue of Complex magazine. I don’t know if I’m ever gonna feel like ‘Daaamn, you look good. But I’ve never felt as comfortable in my own skin than I do now. Inside the issue, she talks about the men in her life, her relationship with Caitlyn Jenner, and her sisters: I am a lion […]
Clarkson sings Swift’s Blank Space at her concert at Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Swift retweets her performance Kelly Clarkson covered Blank Space and YES. http://t.co/qwhXSxPOEx — Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) July 26, 2015
West and Kardashian meet with Jenner for the first time following her transition on E!’s I Am Cait. West: One of the strongest things that have happened in our existence as human beings that are controlled by perception. You couldn’t have been up against more: Like, your daughter is a supermodel, you’re a celebrity, you have every type of thing, […]
Kalam dies at a hospital in Meghalaya, where he had gone to deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong. Doctors say he suffered from a cardiac arrest. He is addressing students at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong when he collapses on stage. He is rushed to the Bethany Hospital without a […]
Eight years after her father made headlines for calling her a rude, thoughtless little pig in a leaked voicemail, Ireland posts a photo of herself sitting close to her father, looking over his shoulder as he reads from a children’s book called If I Were a Pig… If I Were A Pig… I would be Rude and Thoughtless […]
Jenner, Carter and others who worked on the Vanity Fair cover and article talk about their work in a behind-the-scenes short film. Carter: He was at a stage in his life where he was going to make this seismic change. I thought this cover, if we got it right, with a great image from Annie Leibovitz, you’ve got […]
Ice T is to become dad once again with Austin. Ice already has two children and a 20 year old grandson. This is Austin’s first child: I'm pregnant!!! Yah!! Ice & I are so excited! I announced it Friday on our new talkshow which airs Aug 3rd. pic.twitter.com/CYVHKD5yud — Coco (@cocosworld) July 27, 2015
A great white shark kills a man as his daughter watches, while they are diving for scallops off the coast of Tasmania. After returning to the boat with some of the catch, the daughter looks back for her father, and sees a large shark attacking him. The woman sets off a flare and makes an emergency phone call, prompting other […]
Many top bureaucrats in the state of Madhya Pradesh are now under CBI investigation with regard to the transport constable recruitment examination conducted by Vyapam. This test was deemed unique as transport department officials allegedly adopted administrative measures to arbitrarily change rules and procedures to help those candidates who were not eligible. Sources claimed that the first […]
The Hindustan Times profiles Naik who says that despite his success, he only earns Rs 15,000 a month, and that not a single official from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has come forward so far to help him. Despite representing India for 13 years, I don’t get any money for playing cricket. It’s […]
Jenner goes on stage a L.A.’s Greek Theatre to introduce Culture Club. Thank you very much! Thank you! Caitlyn Jenner in the house for her first Boy George concert! This is going to be a good group. Thank you so much. Enough about me. Thank you for being here tonight This is so much fun for me […]
Islamic State militants execute two men accused of being gay by throwing them from the roof of a tall building in Palmyra and then stoning them. ISIS has been using its fighters in honey traps to expose gay men and then kill them.
China shows says it is upset about Japan’s decision to host Lee, an opponent of the integration of Taiwan with the mainland. Spokesperson: We urge the Japanese side to abide by the principles enshrined in the four political documents signed by China and Japan, including the China-Japan Joint Statement, and fulfill its solemn commitments to China. We strongly oppose any […]
A British YouTuber nearly drowns after jumping into the river Thames to celebrate gaining 25,000 followers on his channel. It originally was a dare from one of my subscribers, and I attempted it as I like doing crazy shit. This was later very regretted by me and I realized it was the stupidest idea ever. Thanks for […]
The Pakistani government plans to shut down BlackBerry secure messaging services from December 1, for security reasons. BlackBerry encrypts data such as emails and its BlackBerry Messenger messages sent between a user’s phone and public networks, ensuring greater privacy for users but making life harder for police and intelligence agencies. According to a report. Pakistan’s intelligence […]
A earthquake of 4.3 magnitude strikes in Fontana,California. The quake was felt over a wide area of the Inland Empire and eastern Los Angeles County. In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.
A University of California study dismisses the popular idea that Native Americans draw their genetic heritage from Polynesians or European peoples. It says the first humans to reach the Americas came from Siberia in a single group some 23,000 years ago, at the height of the last Ice Age. On their way to Alaska, they hung […]
Mangrove forests could play a crucial role in protecting coastal areas from sea level rise caused by climate change, according to new research involving the University of Southampton and University of Auckland. Mangroves appear to be resilient to sea level rise and are likely to be able to sustain such climatic change. The implications for […]
A NASA challenge is looking for evidence to support a theory that electromagnetic pulses (EMP) may precede an earthquake, potentially offering a warning to those in a temblor`s path. A two-week algorithm challenge seeks to develop new software codes to search through data and identify electromagnetic pulses that may precede an earthquake. Contestants will be […]
Scientists at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and at the University of Western Australia develop a faster, scalable method to develop few-layer graphene. Current methods for production currently require toxic chemicals and lengthy and cumbersome processes that result in low yield that is not scalable for commercial applications. The ultra-bright lamp-ablation method surmounts the shortcomings and has […]
Scientists at the University of Portsmouth say the discovery of a four-legged snake shows that snakes evolved from burrowing lizards and not from marine lizards. The fossil, discovered in Brazil, and kept in Germany, has been named Tetrapodophis amplectus, (grasping four-legged snake), because its four limbs each ends in five seemingly functional digits that scientist say may have […]
China completes its first return mission to the moon with the successful re-entry and landing of an unmanned probe in northern China’s Inner Mongolia region. The probe was on an eight-day mission to fly around the moon and head back to Earth. The mission tests technology to be used in the Chang’e-5, China’s fourth lunar probe, which […]
The European Space Agency says that the International Space Station should be opened up to astronauts from India and China. We need to get away from the principle of being a closed club.
Researchers at the Biodiversity Research Centre of Christ College, Irinjalakuda, claim to have spotted six previously unknown six species of spiders at Harithavanam. The investigating team had carried out the study coinciding with the World Environment Day. The spiders spotted include Argyrodes, which comes from the family of black widow; two other species belonging to the genus Tetragntha; Trachelas, a member […]
Moore and Goodsmith are dating, spending time together as Goldsmith is touring to promote his fourth album All Your Favorite Bands. Flashback to last week when my 52 point word befuddled both of us. 💗 #fbf A post shared by Mandy Moore (@mandymooremm) on Jul 24, 2015 at 1:25pm PDT
China is hoping to finish construction of the world’s largest radio telescope by 2016. The telescope is built upon a naturally-formed bowl-like valley in the southern part of Guizhou. The huge dish is actually hung over the ground supported by thousands of steel pillars and cables and has perimeter of about 1.6 km. The telescope’s reflector is 500 metres […]
Three players of Rajasthan Royals gets relief on spot fixing charges. Sreesanth breaks down and cries in relief. My daughter will be so happy and I am very relieved my innocence is proven.
Hogan’s is fired from WWE. WWE has terminated its contract with Terry Bollea (aka Hulk Hogan). WWE is committed to embracing and celebrating individuals from all backgrounds as demonstarted by the diversity of our employees, performers and fans worldwide.
Tharoor gives a speech at the Oxford Union demanding reparation payments by Britain to India for its 200-year colonial rule, which he claims led to the crumbling of India’s economy. Prime Minister Modi praises him for his speech. What Shashi ji said has now gone viral on Youtube.
Universal Pictures announces the sequel to Jurassic World, to be released June 22, 2018. Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, the co-writers of Jurassic World, will write the sequel, although Trevorrow will not direct. No director has been announced. Spielberg returns as executive director and Marshall will resume his role as producer. Pratt and Howard are confirmed to star.
NASA’s Kepler mission discovers Kepler-452b, the first near-Earth-size planet in the habitable zone around a sun-like star. 425b is located about 1,400 light years away in the Constellation Cygnus, orbiting a star slightly brighter than the sun. The planet is about 60% larger than Earth and about 1.5 billion years. There is no evidence that it has an atmosphere. We […]
The pair is seen together in Beverly Hills Hotel with their daughter Penelope. This is the first time that Kardashian and Disick have been spotted together in public since their split earlier this month. Eyewitness: They were talking and seemed cordial. Scott waited outside for Kourtney and Penelope and they all went inside together.
Harris is ready to introduce Swift to his family after just four months of dating. Sources: They’re planning a trip to the UK with a few days in Scotland so she can meet his parents…This is the real thing. Taylor spent a long time being single, waiting for the right guy like him…Her parents love him. They […]
Sangram defeats Canada’s Joe Legend at the Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship at the Nelson Bay stadium in South Africa. Thanks all my friends for your #Wishes & #Support. Now We r #CommonWealth #HeavyweightChampion . #Godbless all pic.twitter.com/YtXsKmZ9kP — SANGRAM U SINGH (@Sangram_Sanjeet) July 20, 2015
Lambert joins Monroe at The Basement in Nashville to celebrate Monroe’s album release. @mirandalambert with @ashleymonroemusic showing #girlpower #heartlikemine A post shared by Nashville Country Club (@nashvillecountryclub) on Jul 22, 2015 at 8:53pm PDT