The race to be last: Polar explorer Eric Larsen battles climate change

“I’m in a periphery sport that not a lot of people understand—nor the place I’m traveling to,” Larsen explains. He said this is especially true in the US, a country that doesn’t have a collective consciousness of polar exploration on a national level, compared to, say, Norway. “So many people ask me, ‘Is there land […]

Space battles receive the card battler treatment in Cosmos Invictus

The collectible card game / card battle genre has been thriving in recent years, on both mobile and PC thanks to titles like Hearthstone and Duelyst. Cosmos Invictus looks to be another entry in the category, eschewing a fantasy theme for a futuristic clash of cruisers, mechs, and pilots. Choosing from alien and human factions, […]

One of the best battles in Congress involves a top Republican’s years-long crusade against The History Channel

Steve Pope/Getty Images Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley has roasted The History Channel for years. He would prefer if the network aired more historical programming. Many have expressed agreement with his tweets on the subject. Perhaps nothing has drawn the ire of top Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley like The History Channel’s programming. For more than six […]

A packed grid of prototypes battles it at a record-breaking Daytona 24-hour race

Brian Cleary/Getty Images This weekend, the cream of the racing world gathered in Daytona Beach, Florida, to kick off the 2018 racing season at the Rolex 24. It was a grid the likes of which we hadn’t seen in a long time. Veteran megastars from the worlds of Formula 1 and IndyCar, rising young hotshots […]

Populate A City, Fight In Involved Turn-Based Battles With JRPG Legrand Legacy

Legrand Legacy: Tale of the Fatebounds calls itself “a love letter to our all time favorite JRPGs”, and judging from the city populating drawn from Suikoden, the involved turn-based combat it pulls from Shadow Hearts, and the complex storyline not unlike Final Fantasy, it’s a well-deserved claim. Taking players on a journey from slave to […]

Australian Open 2018 LIVE: Rafael Nadal BATTLES to victory, Kyle Edmund WINS

Edmund came through five sets in the heat of the day against Nikoloz Basilashvili on Friday, having already gone the distance with Kevin Anderson in the first round. And he was hoping to reach the quarter-final of a Grand Slam for the very first time against Andreas Seppi. Nadal meanwhile had failed to drop a […]

WATCH: Heart-stopping landing in Amsterdam as plane battles dangerous strong winds

The viral video shows a Eurowings plane attempt a landing at Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport in high winds. It can be seen coming onto the tarmac after being buffeted by winds of up to 70mph. It then attempts to land sideways to make the landing safety. Thankfully both wheels touch the floor and it successfully lands. […]

‘Battlefield 1’ DLC adds aerial-only battles and more next month

DICE and EA have shared much more of what Battlefield 1‘s new “Apocalypse” DLC entails, and it’s good news if you prefer to be a fighter ace than fight in the trenches. The expansion arrives in February, and its highlight is a new Air Assault mode where dogfights and airships rule. Appropriately, there are two […]

The Morning Watch: ‘Star Trek’ Battles ‘Star Wars’, ‘Lost in Translation’ Video Essay & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, the crew of the USS Enterprise comes up […]