Sep 12, 5:33 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Karyn NISHIMURA 09/12/19 AT 4:29 AM Gamers got a sneak peek on Thursday at everything from the hyper-realistic, much anticipated Death Stranding to an Olympic-themed Mario edition at this year's Tokyo Game Show.The annual event for game enthusiasts is showcasing the diversity of the field, though Kojima Production's long-awaited Death Stranding for the PlayStation is expected to be among the biggest draws.It is a "totally new" type of game, according to creator Hideo Kojima, a towering figure in the industry who struck out on his own after years honing his talent at Konami with landmark titles like Metal Gear."Kojima is always on the cutting edge," said Yasuyuki Yamaji, secretary general of the Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association that organises the show.Kojima himself presented the game to hundreds of journalists and industry insiders on Thursday … [Read more...] about From Death Stranding to Olympic Mario at Tokyo Game Show
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Sep 20, 9:57 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Talek HARRIS 09/20/19 AT 9:41 PM Two-time defending champions New Zealand face the toughest of starts to their Rugby World Cup campaign when they play South Africa on a heavyweight day two at the tournament on Saturday.After hosts Japan kicked off Asia's first Rugby World Cup by beating Russia 30-10, the competition bursts into life with three games involving top sides.Australia play Fiji at the indoor Sapporo Dome before France take on Argentina in a crunch clash in Pool C.But the undoubted highlight comes in the day's last match when the All Blacks rumble into action against their fiercest rivals, a Springboks side which held them 16-16 when they last met in July.While questions have been raised about All Blacks, now without their long-time world number one ranking, the Springboks are hotly tipped after a revival under coach Rassie Erasmus.Ahead of their meeting … [Read more...] about All Blacks, Springboks Clash In Rugby World Cup Blockbuster
World Russia Russian military Vladimir Putin ICBM Nuclear Weapons Russia has released new footage of an advanced arsenal of weapons in the wake of the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump. The Russian Defense Ministry showed off a number of the weapons that were officially revealed during Putin's State of the Nation address in March. They include nuclear-powered and nuclear-capable weapons as well as a laser complex all said capable of thwarting even the world's top defenses, even those of the U.S. In once clip, Russia could be seen testing its highly-anticipated RS-28 Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, known in the West as "Satan 2." "The program of the system’s pop-up tests has been completed with the positive results, which makes it possible to switch to preparations for the flight trials of the Sarmat missile complex," the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement, according to the state-run … [Read more...] about Russia’s Latest ‘Super Weapons’: What Are They and What Can They Do?
Before the Philadelphia Eagles begin their quest for a repeat, they'll have one more celebration. The first Super Bowl banner in franchise history will be unveiled in front of a sellout crowd that waited seemingly forever to witness the moment. Then it's on to defending their crown. Coach Doug Pederson and his veteran players have preached throughout the offseason the importance of moving forward and focusing on the present if the Eagles are going to have any chance of becoming the ninth team to repeat as Super Bowl champs. Plane Quarantined at NYC Airport With Hundreds on Board Larry Coben They have a tough opponent Thursday night in the NFL opener. The Atlanta Falcons were 2 yards away from knocking the Eagles out of the playoffs in the divisional round, but Matt Ryan's pass to Julio Jones fell incomplete in the right corner of the end zone. "It's going to be a great night," Pederson said. "The fans are going to be crazy and they're going to be excited. It's going to be … [Read more...] about After First Ever Super Bowl Banner Goes Up, Eagles Start Title Defense Vs Falcons
Aug 24, 8:18 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Science By Shubham Sharma 07/26/18 AT 8:40 AM For years, the long-dormant super-volcano at Yellowstone National park has drawn at a lot of attention from geologists and scientists in different parts of the world. The volcano isn’t anywhere close to erupting but various teams have been analyzing its features to provide more insight into how formations like this evolve.One such study has now suggested we were wrong about the source of heat for this volcano. This is the location of Yellowstone's hotspot track. The triangles indicate general locations of the Yellowstone and Snake River Plain age-progressive volcanoes with ages shown in millions of years, plotted on a topography map of the Western United States. Photo: Virginia Tech In the past, scientists believed that the Yellowstone super-volcano was powered by the magma plumes coming from the core of our planet, … [Read more...] about Yellowstone Super-Volcano Is Not Powered By Earth’s Core, Scientists Reveal