• Space Station Transits During Total Solar Eclipse
Space Station Transits During Total Solar Eclipse

Joel Kowsky , one of the space agency's photo editors, was in Banner, Wyoming, to watch the solar eclipse when he photographed the International Space Station zooming in front of a crescent sun. To wit, there are already plenty of great images of shadow that the Moon cast across the country. "Humans will do it again with the view of #Mars Ec...

Read more

  • China urges halt to US-S.Korea military drills
China urges halt to US-S.Korea military drills

The Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills, which will run through August 31, will be the first large-scale military exercise between the allies since North Korea successfully flight-tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July and threatened to bracket Guam with intermediate range ballistic missile fire earlier this month.

Read more

  • Microsoft celebrates 20 years of Age of Empires with
Microsoft celebrates 20 years of Age of Empires with "exciting news"

Even better: Age of Empires 2 and 3 will be getting the same treatment. The company also confirmed that it'll be remastering both Age of Empires II and Age of Empires III in the near future, which is a strong commitment for a series that has lain dormant for over a decade.

Read more

  • Playerunknown's Battlegrounds surpasses 8M sales
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds surpasses 8M sales

I contacted Brendan right away and was glad to bring him into our project. In March this year, we launched PUBG into Steam's Early Access and have continued to evolve our game ever since. "This partnership with Microsoft will accelerate the development and delivery of PUBG to console players around the world as we utilize their vast resources...

Read more

  • EA Games confirms Battlefield 1 Revolution Edition, now available worldwide
EA Games confirms Battlefield 1 Revolution Edition, now available worldwide

Speaking of DLC content, Premium owners can start playing the Lupkow Pass map this month. Now only They Shall Not Pass , which adds the French Army, has been released, but In the Name of the Tsar , which adds the Russians, will be out in early September and was demoed extensively at EA's event.

Read more

  • Share your photos and videos of the total solar eclipse
Share your photos and videos of the total solar eclipse

And while there are four songs titles that have variations of the phrase "stare at the sun", you don't actually want to look at look at it without proper vision protection. If you aren't in any of those states, the rest of the country will experience what is called a "partial eclipse ". But why is that?! However, if for whatever reason you are n...

Read more

  • Here's Where To Livestream Today's Eclipse
Here's Where To Livestream Today's Eclipse

More than 1,300 tickets were sold to the event, and those tickets sold out in about five minutes. (Though good luck getting those eclipse glasses last-minute today .) For lots more on the eclipse , visit's NASA's dedicated site . In St Kitts and Nevis , which like the rest of the Caribbean will only see a partial eclipse , you can see 50-75%...

Read more

  • Final Fantasy XV heading to PC early next year
Final Fantasy XV heading to PC early next year

Even better news for PC customers will be the inclusion of all DLC, both free updates and all current paid content available through the season pass . If HDR 10 is also a possibility for you then the game will support that too. In addition, the PC version will utilize the in-house propriety features of Gameworks from Nvidia such as advance...

Read more

  • Solar Eclipse Viewing At Phoenix Heritage Square
Solar Eclipse Viewing At Phoenix Heritage Square

As in, nothing. No lights. The Regina Astronomical Society is looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse of the sun, saying we won't see something like this again in western Canada until the 2040's. "So unless you are going to be a hundred years older than you are now and make it to a total solar eclipse, I suggest you get out there". If you a...

Read more

  • Gionee Launches Budget Smartphone X1 In India At Rs 8999
Gionee Launches Budget Smartphone X1 In India At Rs 8999

The phone, Gionee X1 , comes with 8 megapixel front and rear camera and priced at Rs 8 ,999. Continuing this philosophy, we are delighted to introduce the all new X1 which will surely be a delight for the users. The front camera of same 8MP is ideal for video calling and for taking selfies. Connectivity options offered by the Gionee X1...

Read more

  • ReCore Definitive Edition releases on August 29th
ReCore Definitive Edition releases on August 29th

In addition, ReCore: Definitive Edition , Metro: Last Light Redux, Fable II, Garou: Mark of the Wolves, 10 Second Ninja X, Hue and The Bridge will be joining the Game Pass Catalogue on September 1st. Video game stories from other sites on the web. It's due out next week, and if you own the original version, you'll get it as a free update . Puzz...

Read more

  • Leo Varadkar meets with Justin Trudeau during visit to Canada
Leo Varadkar meets with Justin Trudeau during visit to Canada

Varadkar stated that more work was needed in areas like sexual assault and prevention of homophobic bullying. "Ireland is emerging from what has been a lost decade for many of our citizens, and it is clear to me that we are emerging with a greater sense of self-confidence and ambition for what we can do as a country", he said.

Read more

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Rumor Roundup: What to Expect?
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Rumor Roundup: What to Expect?

The new smartphone will be a less expensive version of the Redmi Note 5 which is likewise expected to launch soon. The website also mentions that Xiaomi will bring two variants of the smartphone. Xiaomi, a company that has been under scanner for a couple of odd incidences with regards to its top-selling phone aka the Redmi Note 4 , has com...

Read more

  • HTC Vive gets substantial price cut from $799 to $599 (£599)
HTC Vive gets substantial price cut from $799 to $599 (£599)

We know price is just one component of a purchase decision, but when you line up all that Vive offers, we're building a complete VR ecosystem that customers can rely on today and for years to come. We do expect this version of Vive to stay in the market well into 2018. The Oculus, which is now enjoying a temporary sale of its own, has made up some ...

Read more

  • Unique McLaren Fuchsia-coloured 720S is for Michael Fux
Unique McLaren Fuchsia-coloured 720S is for Michael Fux

Fux, a renowned collector of cars, took possession of the McLaren at the weekend ahead of its public debut on Monday (NZT) at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Since this auto was built to order, nobody at McLaren will discuss what it cost; suffice it to say that a 720S with full leather interior and alcantara interior starts at R5.5-million.

Read more

  • OurMine hacks PlayStation's social media accounts, claims PSN database breached
OurMine hacks PlayStation's social media accounts, claims PSN database breached

OurMine is quite well-known for its social media account hacking antics. The Tweets that the group sent out when it hijacked the official PlayStation account have since been deleted, but not before snapshots could be taken. There is normally no cause for alarm, as they claim to be " white hats " and generally give the accounts back without incide...

Read more

  • YouTube feed now has
YouTube feed now has "Breaking News" section across all platforms for many

Good news! It seems YouTube will no longer merely serve your urges to rewatch gory Game of Thrones clips or the intro from The Real Ghostbusters , thanks to a new Breaking News carousel that looks set to serve up all manner of depressing current affairs news.

Read more

  • Most expensive British vehicle ever sold goes for $22.5 million
Most expensive British vehicle ever sold goes for $22.5 million

The Aston had a guide price of "in excess of $20 million" (£15.5m) and two rival collectors battled it out for nearly seven minutes to get their hands on the green racing vehicle. When we revealed the first DBR1 was heading for auction this summer, we said it was expected to hit £16 million, but at £17.5 million it becomes the most expensive Brit...

Read more

  • Tesla's Musk, Other Robotics Experts Urge UN to Ban Killer Robots
Tesla's Musk, Other Robotics Experts Urge UN to Ban Killer Robots

The letter continues, "We entreat the High Contracting Parties participating in the GGE to work hard at finding means to prevent an arms race in these weapons, to protect civilians from their misuse, and to avoid the destabilizing effects of these technologies".

Read more

  • No Eclipse Glasses? Hack A Pizza Box Instead
No Eclipse Glasses? Hack A Pizza Box Instead

But looking at anything as bright as the sun is NOT safe without proper protection. Amazon's eclipse glasses are highway robbery ($350 plus $4.99 shipping!). Using the duct tape, tape the foil over the hole in the box, then use a pin to make a tiny hole in the foil. Move the piece of paper with the pinhole at an angle over the paper on the grou...

Read more