Tell us about your favourite books of 2020

As CS Lewis is quoted as saying in William Nicholson’s play Shadowlands, “we read to know we are not alone”. As the world came to a standstill and entire countries locked down, you may have turned to books for solace and inspiration, or just for a dose of escapism. We would like to hear which […]

12 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

One of the greatest comic book series of the modern era, Y: The Last Man has been the subject of numerous failed adaptation attempts over the years. After it was initially announced in 2015 that FX was developing the series, the following years saw the project hire and subsequently lose various members of its creative team […]

Biden gets to look at “Death, Destruction, and Horrible Things Book”

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden wrote in his book that revelations and new insight found in the PDB are known as aw s— moments. As in: Aw s—,” he wrote, “wish we hadn’t said that during that campaign stop in Buffalo.

Porsche Design Acer Book RS: Porsche designed, Porsche tuned

Let’s start with the carbon fiber lid, which is made with a Nanoimprint Lithography (NIL) matte process and is capped up top by silver aircraft-grade aluminum featuring the Porsche Design logo. It’s striking, and the carbon fiber stands out more than it does on, say, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3, where it’s a […]

Anthony Joshua will defend world heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev in front of 1,000 fans at The SSE Arena, Wembley

On the undercard, Britain’s Lawrence Okolie also targets world title glory as he takes on Krzysztof Glowacki for the vacant WBO cruiserweight belt and there is even more heavyweight action, with Hughie Fury against Mariusz Wach and Martin Bakole versus Sergey Kuzmin.

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands’ coolest new mount is breaking my heart

As I sat with a party of other players waiting for her to spawn, I began reading Wowhead’s guide to obtaining her more closely, not realizing it was a rabbithole of sadness. Though I had forgotten it, I realized this wasn’t the first time I met Blanchy. Back in 2004, Alliance players who ventured into […]

World’s ‘loneliest elephant’ is finally free

And on Sunday, after 35 years suffering at the hands of what Dr Khalil describes as a combination of “wrong management, lack of experienced staff, humanity mixing with business and money, and less attention to the welfare of animals”, Kaavan got freed. .

Pic story: School principal devoted to bringing wider world to students with visual impairment

Xi Weijing, head of the Wuhu School for the Blind, sorts out new books in Braille at the school in Wuhu City, east China’s Anhui Province, Nov. 26, 2020. Xi Weijing’s parents are both visually-impaired. Her father Xi Manqiao set up a private school for the blind in 1979, devoting all his energy to the […]

The Pathless is a fast-moving game of exploration in a corrupted mythological world

One of the major obstacles you’ll encounter in The Pathless is the “Red Storm,” which is essentially a vortex of unpleasantness that can overtake you while you’re exploring. If you’re caught up in it, you’ll be separated from the eagle, which you must recover in order to escape. It’s a simplified stealth sequence that doesn’t […]

Coronavirus: UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, first in world

Vaccinations could start next week Other countries aren’t far behind: The US and the European Union also are vetting the Pfizer shot along with a similar vaccine made by competitor Moderna Inc. British regulators also are considering another shot made by AstraZeneca and Oxford University.