‘Happy New Year, Colin Burstead’ Review: Ben Wheatley’s Dysfunctional Family Drama Feels More Like a TV Pilot Than a Film [Festival du Nouveau Cinéma]

It’s the tried and true experiment: stick a dysfunctional family in a big house for a day and see what happens. When done well, it can be a like a cathartic claustrophobic symphony. But Ben Wheatley‘s Happy New Year, Colin Burstead doesn’t pack a punch. This particular story of family dysfunction is set in the […]

Analogue’s Mega Sg sounds like the ultimate Sega Genesis

Analogue, the retro console manufacturer behind the Nt Mini and Super Nt, excellent modern NES and SNES reproductions, is now bringing back a seminal ’90s rival. The company has announced the Mega Sg, a Sega Genesis, Mega Drive and Master System recreation that can play over 2,180 classic cartridges. Unlike other retro console clones, Analogue, […]

Parkinson’s disease – does your voice sound like this? The signs hidden in your voice

Parkinson’s disease is a condition that causes the brain to become progressively more damaged over time, said the NHS. It’s caused by a loss of nerve cells in a specific part of the brain. These nerve cells are used to help send messages between the brain and the nervous system. Parkinson’s disease symptoms tend to […]

71 years ago, Chuck Yeager smashed the sound barrier — here’s what it was like on the famous flight

USAF Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in a Bell X-1 experimental aircraft on October 14, 1947. Yeager, a World War II fighter pilot, had been working on the project for several years. He kept flying as a test pilot and eventually retired as a general in 1975. Chuck Yeager began his career during World […]

It looks like the Chinese Navy has a new bomber, and its arsenal of anti-ship missiles could raise the stakes in contested seas

REUTERS/China Daily Satellite images from September 7 suggest that the Chinese Navy has acquired a new strategic bomber, increasing the amount of power China could bring to a potential conflict. The new planes, presumably Xian H-6J bombers, would presumably replace the older H-6G maritime striker bombers, as the new aircraft are thought to carry additional […]

‘Entire Middle East’ should look like Israel – Pompeo

Israel is everything the US wishes the Middle East would be, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared in a speech, while bashing the Obama administration’s approach to Iran as resembling a “Disney movie.” Speaking at the annual Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) dinner in Washington on Wednesday, Pompeo argued that Israel […]