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November 1, 2017 7:29 PM 6 reasons why Nintendo Switch is the best console to buy right now

The new "Super Mario Odyssey" is receiving near-universal praise, and the Nintendo Switch is beating the competition month after month in sales. There's a good reason for that: The Nintendo Switch is the best console to buy this holiday. Here's why! Since launching in March, the Nintendo Switch has taken the mantle as the must-have console for playing 28

November 1, 2017 3:44 PM Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct

Natasha Henstridge was watching a movie on Brett Ratner’s couch when she fell asleep. She was a 19-year-old fashion model; he was an up-and-coming music video director in his early 20s. They had been hanging out in front of the TV with friends at his New York apartment. But when Henstridge woke up, the others had left. She was alone with Ratner. She got up to leave 2

October 29, 2017 7:11 PM Climate Change & Anthropocene Extinction 29: Last straw Madagascar bamboo lemur drying out

When you’re looking at the effects of climate change on the forests of Africa, you may be inclined to overlook Madagascar, the continent’s largest island. But especially when biodiversity is your concern, it deserves special attention. In fact Madagascar has more endemic-only tree species than any other African country. And although the Congo Basin – Africa’s 3

October 28, 2017 5:52 PM The Best Flagship Phones of 2017, Compared

It's a great time to buy a smartphone. All the major phone makers have rolled out their latest flagships, and a new model — the highly anticipated iPhone X from Apple — is about to join the mix. All of these phones tout cutting-edge features and introduce new designs that rely on expansive displays. It's also quite an expensive time for smartphones 31

October 28, 2017 9:46 AM The Lack Of Women Leaders Is A National Emergency

Men run everything, and it's enough already. Want to stop sexual harassment? Fix this now. There have been so many horrifying stories about male predatory behavior since the Harvey Weinstein story broke earlier this month, but one quote has truly stood out. In a damning memo about her boss, a Weinstein Co. employee named Lauren O’Connor neatly explained 20

October 27, 2017 6:08 PM Five arrested for pangolin possession

Five people were arrested on Friday after they were caught with two live pangolins in the back of their van. Acting on an anonymous tip-off, DISS agents and a team from the Department of Wildlife and Tourism apprehended the suspects near the University of Botswana campus in Gaborone. The only mammal in the world covered in scales, Pangolins are a protected 40

October 26, 2017 2:50 PM Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti High-End GPU Announced, Prices Start at Rs. 39,000 in India

Nvidia has announced a new GPU, the GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, which slots in between the GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1080, both of which were launched in the middle of 2016. Nvidia fleshed out its range with more affordable GTX 1060 and GTX 1050 models over the course of last year, but this is the first new model to be inserted into the middle of the lineup 3

October 26, 2017 11:15 AM Assassin's Creed Origins review in progress: making the old feel new again

Assassin’s Creed has always claimed that “history is our playground” but Assassin’s Creed Origins may be the first game in the series that truly captures that. Previous titles in the series have, unfortunately, tended towards feeling more like closed schoolyards than open playgrounds. Open to explore though they were, these settings had strict schoolyard 2

October 26, 2017 4:00 AM Shakawe man’s corpse recovered from Okavango River

According to Shakawe police commander, superintendent Goitsemodimo Molapisi, following an alert from the friends, Botswana Defence Force (BDF) rescue swimmers, together with their police colleagues, took the whole afternoon until late evening searching the river for the missing man. “Despite an extensive search no sign of the missing man was found until 5

October 22, 2017 2:26 AM Itsy bitsy spider: Fear of spiders and snakes is deeply embedded in us

When the babies saw a snake or a spider (second row) instead of a flower or a fish (first row) of the same size and colour, their pupils enlarged significantly (red versus green curve). This is a distinct signal that they felt stressed looking at these animals. Credit: Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI CBS) Snakes and spiders 14