Science


We visit 50 No Man's Sky planets in seven minutes We visit 50 No Man's Sky planets in seven minutes
- August 16, 2016

We here at NZGamer.com have yet to receive review copies of the game. No Man's Sky has finally been released, and gamers everywhere are exploring its vast universe filled with countless planets and lifeforms. Inventory - ship inventories now store 5 times more resources per slot. Looking at the new updates of the game, players and tech analysts have started to notice that No Man's Sky is slowly pulling away from a single-player gameplay and is heading towards being multiplayer. (more...)
Peter Thiel says journalists have nothing to fear from him
- August 16, 2016

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel passionately justified his financial support for lawsuits against Gawker Media in a New York Times column on Monday, saying it was not his role to judge what journalists should cover. In 2007 the site outed Thiel as gay, which he said was "minor in comparison with the cruelties that could be inflicted by someone willing to exploit the internet without moral limits". (more...)
Bush's Commerce Secretary Endorses Clinton: Trump Would be Bush's Commerce Secretary Endorses Clinton: Trump Would be "Disaster" for Economy
- August 16, 2016

There are many more voters in urban than in rural areas and no President has been elected without winning over women. "It's a question of what kind of coattails Hillary Clinton will have". Trump has called President Barack Obama the "founder" of the Islamic State group. So who's more apt to tell a whopper? Since then, NY has been solidly in the Democratic column. (more...)
Oceanhorn To Launch For PS4 And Xbox One On September 7th Oceanhorn To Launch For PS4 And Xbox One On September 7th
- August 16, 2016

Will you buy Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas on either the Xbox One or PS4? Oceanhorn is often lovingly compared to The Legend of Zelda series. It offers 15-plus hours of gameplay, according to FDG. If you enjoy playing Oceanhorn on PC or on your iOS device (which will soon hit Android devices later this year), the devs will release it for both PS4 and Xbox One on September 7th. (more...)
Nissan Titan Half-Ton In Crew Cab Form Priced From $35975 Nissan Titan Half-Ton In Crew Cab Form Priced From $35975
- August 16, 2016

Looking at buying a new full-size truck? There's also pricing details for the 2017 Titan XD Crew Cab with the same 5.6-liter Endurance, which are approximately $1,000 higher than the 2016 model year - and the 2017 Crew Cab models all arrive at dealerships this month. (more...)
Authorities: Man accused of killing Georgia officer arrested Authorities: Man accused of killing Georgia officer arrested
- August 16, 2016

Nassau County, Florida, sheriff's deputies found Deeds on a highway just over the Georgia-Florida line after receiving a tip about the auto he was traveling in, the GBI said. They were transported in three separate cars to Glynn County, Georgia, about 1:30 p.m. Monday. "He pulls up, he sees who he thinks the call was about and starts to talk to him", Dutton said. (more...)
China launches pioneering quantum satellite China launches pioneering quantum satellite
- August 16, 2016

China launches the world's first quantum satellite on top of a Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. Since photons carrying information barely get scattered or absorbed when travelling through space and Earth's atmosphere, said Pan, transmitting photons between the satellite and ground stations will greatly broaden quantum communications'reach. (more...)
How Trump and Clinton are doing in 4 big battleground states
- August 16, 2016

The IRS has said no rule prevents anyone from releasing returns that are under audit, and Trump has declined to release records from previous years that are not now being audited. In 2015, the Clintons made $1 million in charitable contributions, mostly to the Clinton Foundation; former President Bill Clinton brought in almost $5.3 million in speaking fees; and the former secretary of state reported income of $3 million from publisher Simon & Schuster for her book on her tenure at the State ... (more...)
Street Fighter 5's rage quitting penalties get stricter tomorrow Street Fighter 5's rage quitting penalties get stricter tomorrow
- August 16, 2016

Capcom has again acknowledged the ongoing struggle with rage quitting and is implementing stricter measures for players disconnecting before the end of a ranked match. We will hold our first Double FM Event on the weekend of September 2-4th. The September update will add a number of features, including a VS CPU option, Daily Targets, colors for premium costumes, and more. (more...)
David Leyonhjelm explains why he is launching an 'angry white male' lawsuit David Leyonhjelm explains why he is launching an 'angry white male' lawsuit
- August 16, 2016

In an interview with the Daily Telegraph , Leyonhjelm said "the comments are reasonably likely in all the circumstances to offend or insult some white males". But an attempt by former prime minister Tony Abbott to abolish the section in 2014 prompted a backlash and was ultimately abandoned. Mr Abbott reignited debate this week when he said he should have pursued a less ambitious reform that removed the words "offend" and "insult" from the law. (more...)
Featured Stock: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY)
- August 16, 2016

Gulf International Bank UK Ltd's holdings in Bristol-Myers Squibb were worth $37,042,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) were sliding in late afternoon trading on Monday as Bernstein analysts said today the recent failure of the company's cancer drug trial is likely to last. (more...)
BA to cut food service to passengers BA to cut food service to passengers
- August 16, 2016

According to the Mirror , a spokesman for the airline said: "After a recent review, we no longer provide the second service meal box in World Traveller on flights under seven hours". Passengers used to receive a sandwich and a snack before landing, but will now get a small bar of chocolate instead. "We regularly review our catering to ensure we are investing where it matters most to our customers", the spokesperson added. (more...)
Nick Young On D'Angelo Russell, 'I Can't Be Mad Forever' Nick Young On D'Angelo Russell, 'I Can't Be Mad Forever'
- August 16, 2016

Doubly so when Young's engagement to fiancee Iggy Azalea ended in the months following. "We're teammates... It's been so long, it's kind of old", said Young, in reference to the relationship between the two, who not only have to share the same locker room, but at times the same backcourt. (more...)
Twitter Debuts Promoted Stickers, Starting With Pepsi Twitter Debuts Promoted Stickers, Starting With Pepsi
- August 16, 2016

Announced Monday, Promoted #Stickers have already started rolling out to Twitter users globally, with PepsiCo being the exclusive launch partner as an extension of its existing Say It With Pepsi campaign. Pepsi's stickers will receive a prominent place in Twitter's "sticker library". Promoted #Stickers are live! This campaign marks the largest partnership between the two brands to date and is a result of months of collaboration. (more...)
Marlins May Consider Adding Alex Rodriguez For Playoff Push Marlins May Consider Adding Alex Rodriguez For Playoff Push
- August 16, 2016

Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz wasn't going to sit out a late-season game against the rival Yankees . Rodriguez lined out, popped out and struck out before his tapper in front of the plate in the eighth allowed Brett Gardner to score from third and put NY up 4-2. (more...)
Ukraine and Russian Federation on high alert following 'terrorist attack' in Crimea
- August 16, 2016

Meanwhile, Russia launched war games in the Black Sea, and Putin summoned his security council amid fears that the hostility further threatens an already-shaky peace process between the two countries. "Russia is clearly using what happened in Crimea as an attempt to raise more sharply with the West the idea of the Ukrainian leadership's intractability", Baunov wrote in an analysis Friday. (more...)
Is This the End? Another App Maker Abandons Windows Phone Is This the End? Another App Maker Abandons Windows Phone
- August 16, 2016

While Amazon has clearly not seen much traction for their native Windows apps, they still desire to maintain a presence in the Windows Store, and perhaps project WestMinster may provide a good enough experience for the online retailer's customers for them to keep it updated. (more...)
Pokemon Snap Coming to Wii U Virtual Console in Europe This Week Pokemon Snap Coming to Wii U Virtual Console in Europe This Week
- August 16, 2016

We haven't played the game since it was previously released on the Wii Virtual Console back in 2007 but it was a charming then and if you can look past its rudimentary graphics it should still be a lot of fun. Pokémon Snap was originally released in North America in June 1999, but Australians has to wait until March 2000 (and Europeans until September) in the era of horrendous Pal region delays. (more...)
Russian swimmer Efimova hits out at Phelps
- August 16, 2016

But because she said those things, she'll be remembered long after other moments from these Rio Olympics have faded. King's time of 1:04.93 set an Olympic record, as she gave the US its first gold medal in 16 years in women's breaststroke. (more...)
Tesla is no longer 'autopilot' in China Tesla is no longer 'autopilot' in China
- August 16, 2016

Cars with the next generation hardware would also receive regular software updates, which could lead to level 4 autonomous driving - one step away from fully autonomous vehicles. Tesla wrote in a blog post at the time that the Autopilot system did not notice "the white side of the tractor trailer against a brightly lit sky, so the brake was not applied". (more...)

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