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15 of the best video games you may have missed in 2016

ANA becomes the airline for 'Star Wars' buffs

"Star Wars" fans who can't get enough of the galaxy far, far away might consider a flight on All Nippon Airways, the largest carrier in Japan.<p>ANA has painted three of its jets with "Star Wars" designs, two adorned with images and the insignia of BB-8, the droid introduced in the latest movie, "Star …

The Witch: ‘Good horror is taking a look at what’s dark in humanity’

Set in 1630s New England, Robert Eggers’s film is redefining the horror genre with its period detail and scares. It’s the stuff of real nightmares, he tells us<p>Of all the reasons to make a movie – money, acclaim, the script you’ve been working on since primary school – the director Robert Eggers had …

A “final girl” who gets to get off: “The Witch” proves nothing’s scarier than an unapologetically liberated young woman

<b>Anya Taylor-Joy in "The Witch" (A24)</b><p>America loves its witches, so long as we’ve adequate kindle nearby—and what is a witch if not a woman who rebels?<p>Eileen G'Sell<p>March 6, 2016 10:30pm (UTC)<p><i>Note: The following contains many spoilers for "The Witch," including a description of the film's …

White People, Please Think Long and Hard Before Covering Beyoncé's "Formation" or Rihanna's "Work"

Don't do what these people did.<p>We've spoken in this space before about the shock Beyoncé single "Formation" and its incontrovertible blackness, how it takes features and behaviors that used to be points of ridicule for people of African descent around the world and turns them into points of pride. …

Niantic raises $5 million to forge ahead with Pokémon Go

Niantic, the former Google division that is working on a Pokémon Go location-based mobile game, has raised $5 million in an expanded seed funding round.<p>The new investors include Alsop Louie, former Havas boss David Jones (and his new venture You and Mr Jones), Fuji Television, Lucas Nealan, and …

Nintendo will probably announce Pokemon Sun and Moon tomorrow

One day before Nintendo is set to air a special Pokemon Direct, trademarks and logos for two news games have surfaced: Pokemon Sun and Pokemon …

'Fallout 4' Survival Mode looks savage

A nightmare in the making.<p><i>Fallout 4</i>'s Survival Mode isn't going to be pretty. As <i>VG247</i> reports, enterprising Redditor ShaneD53 dug through in-game files to pull out text pertaining to the upcoming game mode and got <i>a lot</i> of info.<p>The biggest changes concern saving and health. The only way to save in …

Firefight Mode Returning To Halo 5, Hammer Storm DLC Launches (video)

Microsoft via Xbox Wire website has this week revealed more about the content and extra updates you can expect to enjoy during the spring and summer …

Earth could be unique among 700 quintillion planets in the Universe

But what if - statistically speaking - the odds are stacked against us finding another planet even remotely like Earth?<p>That's the thinking behind a new study by an international team of researchers, which has taken what we know about the exoplanets that lie outside our Solar System and fed the data …

There's an unsettling reason why we know about the gigantic fireball that no one ever saw

This fireball likely exploded with the energy equivalent to 13,000 tons of TNT, but it did so over the Atlantic Ocean more than 600 miles away from the nearest inhabited region.<p>So, if no one saw or heard this enormous explosion — which, to date, is the largest since the Chelyabinsk meteor rampaged …

Scientists trace mysterious radio flash to distant galaxy

For the first time, unusual radio signals that long befuddled scientists have been traced to a distant galaxy as much as 6 billion light years away.<p>These fast radio bursts (FRBs) - spectacular flashes of radio waves originating in the distant universe - emit as much energy in one millisecond as the …

2016 February 26 - The Tarantula Nebula

<b>The Tarantula Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Processing - Robert Gendler, Roberto Colombari<br>Data - Hubble Tarantula Treasury, European Southern …

Do You Know Where Your Space Station Is?

Image above: Backdropped by the blackness of space and Earth's horizon, the International Space Station is seen from Space Shuttle Discovery as the …

NASA’s weirdest & most powerful space telescope yet steps closer to completion

NASA’s huge - and very bizarre looking - James Webb Space Telescope is on track to be launched in 2018 after the completion of one of its main …

Black holes banish matter to the 'loneliest places in the universe,' scientists claim

Huge cosmic voids, giant empty regions of the universe which take up space around galaxies, might not be as empty as previously thought, scientists …

Universe

The problem with leap year science that couldn't have been predicted by ancient astronomers

Every four years inhabitants of Earth are blessed with an extra day. For many, this day is most remarkable for briefly extending the month of …

‘Black Hole’ traces 100 years of a transformative idea

<b>Black Hole</b> <i><br>Marcia Bartusiak</i><i><br>Yale Univ., $27.50</i><p>Almost a century before Einstein was born, the English polymath John Michell speculated that a star of …

7 Times Mathematics Became Art And Blew Our Minds

So pretty.<p>While maths might seem like a purely formulaic pursuit, the patterns and ratios it produces can help create some of history's most striking …

Formula E

Reaching Mars in a few days? It's possible, NASA video says

Ever since NASA announced plans to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s and Hollywood got in on the action with "The Martian," the Red Planet has loomed large in our collective imagination. Now, thanks to a video released by NASA, we can add a new bit of heat to Mars fever -- the idea that we …

Montreal astrophysicist, Victoria Kaspi, becomes first woman to win top science prize

Kaspi, one of the world’s leading experts on neutron stars, will receive $1 million over five years for her work<p>TORONTO – A McGill University …

2016 February 17 - Milky Way over the Pinnacles in Australia

<b>Milky Way over the Pinnacles in Australia</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Michael Goh<p><b>Explanation:</b> What strange world is this? Earth. In the foreground of the featured …