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You Can Now Play Hide And Seek In Rocket League

A new addition to <i>Rocket League’</i>s active Steam Workshop allows players to join a rocket-powered game of Hide and Seek. The map and game mode were just released today by developer Gidek, who created an excellent trailer showing off everything the game mode has to offer.<p>To download the map, head over …

Rocket League

Microsoft's new free racing game only requires a mouse to play

Microsoft just launched <i>Miami Street</i>, a free-to-play racing game for Windows 10 that’s designed to get you tearing up the track without any prior experience. Heck, you don’t even need a keyboard to play.<p>If you’ve played drag racing mobile titles like NaturalMotion’s <i>CSR Racing</i> series, <i>Miami Street’s</i> …

Google's Pixel Buds finally let you skip tracks with a double tap

Google’s Pixel Buds are… divisive. Despite significant flaws, I liked them quite a lot in my review, but plenty across tech media did not. Some annoyances in the user experience meant I eventually stopped using mine over some of my other headphones, but a new update rolling out addresses some of …

iPhone X luxury battery case with integrated solar panel hits market, but costs 4x phone price

High end Russian accessory maker, Caviar, has unveiled its latest custom iPhone X. Named iPhone X ‘Tesla’, it features an integrated solar panel and secondary battery along with some design embellishments.<p>Spotted by <i>AppleInsider</i>, the new custom iPhone X from Caviar doesn’t have any official …

The Honor 10 is practically just a cheaper Huawei P20

The new Honor 10 brings powerful hardware, an AI chip for automated camera functions, and a beautifully crafted body to the mid-range segment, and that’s great – but if you’ve been keeping an eye on recent phone launches, you’ll notice that it’s almost identical to the Huawei P20 – and that’s a …

People are mesmerised by the return of this disappearing lake

Nestled deep in the mountains of southern Tasmania in Australia, the Disappearing Tarn is sought after by photographers and intrepid hikers.<p>As the …

Famous Neutron Star Just Glitched in a Huge Way

On November 8, 2017, a spinning neutron star inside one of the most studied objects in the sky “glitched” more than it had ever glitched before.<p>Back …

10 Great Hikes in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta

<b>Ten</b> spectacular hikes in <b>Waterton Lakes National Park</b>, <b>Alberta</b>, <b>Canada</b>.<p>Located in the south-west corner of <b>Alberta</b>, <b>Canada</b>, <b>Waterton Lakes National Park</b>is …

New views of Jupiter

At a meeting of experts in London last week, citizen scientists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran wowed the audience with this new composite, plus a …

Parks Canada to take 'nature first' approach to managing national parks

Red Muskoka chairs placed by Parks Canada to encourage reflection wait for visitors at the Mount Norquay viewpoint above Banff townsite in Banff …

Black Panther's Vibranium Armor Actually Exists in Real Life

It's not as far-off as you might think.<p>Marvel’s <i>Black Panther</i> introduced us to some of the coolest elements of the Marvel Cinematic Universe so far: …

The Most Gorgeous Hiking Routes Across Canada

1. The West Coast Trail, Vancouver Island<p>Vancouver Island’s <b>West Coast Trail</b> is perhaps the most iconic Canadian hike. This rugged 75-kilometre path …

Falling in love with the outdoors: how national parks inspire awe

Olympus, the Grand Canyon, Uluru and the Serengeti: national parks are home to many of the wonders of our natural world. Aaron Millar explores their …

National Parks

Summer movies 2018: From ‘Avengers’ to ‘Jurassic World,’ it’s a sequel-heavy summer

We’re used to summer movie rosters being filled with superhero flicks, but the summer of 2018 is promising to be very sequel-heavy.<p>From the followup …

How plastic-eating bacteria actually work – a chemist explains

Scientists recently discovered a strain of bacteria that can literally eat the plastic used to make bottles<p>The plastic bottles we throw away today …

Biology

Microsoft gambles on a quantum leap in computing

<b>In a laboratory in Copenhagen, scientists believe they are on the verge of a breakthrough that could transform computing.</b><p>A team combining Microsoft researchers and Niels Bohr Institute academics is confident that it has found the key to creating a quantum computer.<p>If they are right, then Microsoft …

Quantum Computing

Huawei’s P20 Pro takes even better night pictures than the Pixel 2 XL

Huawei’s night mode is spectacular<p>Roughly half of Huawei’s P20 Pro launch event this week was dedicated to the new device’s camera capabilities, reflecting the great deal of time and attention the company has dedicated to mobile photography. And the results, now that I’ve had a few days to try out …

Schwarzenegger in stable condition after heart surgery in L.A.

Actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in stable condition after undergoing heart surgery in Los Angeles.<p>The <i>Terminator</i> star, …

Heart Surgery

The Galaxy S9 is seeing real-world LTE speeds that make the iPhone X look antique

While the iPhone X might have been a trend-setting among Android phones in all the worst possible ways, Apple is far behind the curve when it comes …

We probably won’t hear from aliens. But by the time we do, they’ll be dead.

If signals from an alien civilization ever reach Earth, odds are the aliens will already be dead.In an effort to update the 1961 Drake Equation, …

Bones found on an island in 1940 are '99 percent' likely to be Amelia Earhart's

The mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance may finally have been solved, thanks to a new forensics study that shows a very high likelihood that …

The moon might get its own 4G network next year because sure why not

If a group of ambitious companies gets their way, the moon may get its own 4G network in 2019.<p>(Insert pun about long distance charges here.)<p>Vodafone, …

Police in China are wearing high-tech sunglasses to match faces in the crowd to criminal suspects

Chinese police are using sunglasses equipped with facial recognition technology to spot criminal suspects.The glasses, which are being used at a busy …

Who needs winter sun? On another planet in the coldest corner of Europe

You have to take your hat off to the Lappish in winter. Not literally, of course, that would be suicidal. But lend them some respect. Every morning between early October and April – despite enduring temperatures that can turn their eyelashes crisp; despite being suffocated under every kind of snow …

The Hobbit’s Richard Armitage steps into Hugh Jackman’s shoes as Logan

Logan was one of the biggest hits for comic book crossovers EVER. Just look at the Oscar nominations this year.<p>And it looks as though Marvel are …

Doctors are warning people not to hold in sneezes after a man tore a hole in his throat and was hospitalized for 7 days

Doctors are using one man's sneeze-induced hospital stay as a cautionary tale to remind people to let impending sneezes loose.<p>The otherwise healthy 34-year-old man, who remains anonymous, was rushed to the hospital after trying to stifle a sneeze by pinching his nose and holding his mouth …

Medical Journals

Chernobyl is getting a new lease on life - thanks to solar power

More than 30 years after the accident that led to 31 directly related deaths and is considered the worst nuclear power plant accident in recorded history, Chernobyl is getting a new lease on life as a 1 megawatt (MW) solar power plant.<p>The solar plant, which is part of Ukraine's initative to take …

Wireless earbuds that sound this much better than AirPods should cost way more than $24

Apple’s AirPods offer surprisingly great sound quality for earbuds that are so compact, but you wouldn’t know it most of the time. Why? Because the …

Cracked screens could soon be a thing of the past after scientists accidentally invent self-healing glass

Lucky break<p>In my 15 years of phone ownership, I can remember many fallen comrades. Ian the iPhone 3GS, Norman the Note 2, Gary the Galaxy S7: I’m …