NASA makes flying to Mars look easy, but cross your fingers for InSight anyway

Enlarge / NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green discusses NASA’s InSight mission during a prelaunch media briefing. (credit: NASA) Weather permitting, NASA will send its first spacecraft to Mars since 2013 early on Saturday morning. The InSight mission, designed to study the interior of the Red Planet, is the agency’s first Martian lander—a stationary vehicle as […]

Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Concept: More Sport, Less Utility

– Bigger isn’t always better, and those who find the three-row Volkswagen Atlas too large for their needs will soon be able to get their hands on a smaller, more stylish variant of the Tennessee-built crossover SUV. The new entry is being previewed by the Atlas Cross Sport concept, a five-passenger model that shares its […]

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo: How Porsche shifted with the market

Porsche unveiled the next iteration of its Mission E pure battery-powered electric-vehicle platform in Geneva this week. But instead of being a low-slung sport sedan like the original Mission E introduced in Frankfurt in fall 2015, this Cross Turismo is more of a high-riding, long-roofed vehicle — not exactly an electric Cayenne, but more like […]

How Arc System Works is aiming for a simpler fighter with BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle

EXCLUSIVE: When I think about Arc System Works, my brain can’t help but make the comparison to 1990s’ Capcom. And it isn’t because they are both the source of great 2D fighting games. In the 1990s’, Capcom was the pinnacle of 2D art direction in the game industry. When word spread that the developer was […]

Kevin Drury races to World Cup gold, capping big weekend for Canadian ski cross

Kevin Drury and Brittany Phelan each landed on the podium for the second-straight day at the World Cup ski cross event in Sunny Valley, Russia. Drury, who crashed out and settled for fourth in the big final in Pyeongchang, earned his first-career World Cup victory on Sunday, improving upon the silver he captured on Saturday. […]

Brittany Phelan, Kevin Drury land on podium in World Cup ski cross

Canada had a successful outing in the first World Cup ski cross event since Pyeongchang, capturing two medals in Sunny Valley, Russia on Saturday. Brittany Phelan won silver on the women’s side and Kevin Drury brought home silver on the men’s side. Phelan equalled her Olympic mark, where she also won silver. Switzerland’s Fanny Smith won gold, while […]

Olympic ski cross champ Kelsey Serwa says she's suffered a concussion

The Olympic champ in women’s ski cross won’t be climbing the podium in the first World Cup event after Pyeongchang. Canada’s Kelsey Serwa says she’s suffered a minor concussion after crashing into the safety netting on the course at Sunny Valley ski resort in Russia. The Kelowna, B.C., native posted those details on Instagram after her crash, saying […]

'Moment of humility’: 21 Red Cross workers sacked or resigned over paying for sex

Twenty-one workers at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have been fired or quit their roles over sexual misconduct in the past three years, the organization has announced. In a Friday statement, ICRC Director-General Yves Daccord wrote that the organization has identified 21 staff members “who were either dismissed for paying for sexual […]