People are using glitches in Super Mario Odyssey’s Balloon World

Nintendo updated Super Mario Odyssey with new, free content yesterday. This introduced the Balloon World online mode that enables players to have fun with an asynchronous hide-and-seek mode. Players can either hide a balloon and earn coins as other players take turns failing to retrieve it, or they can try to find other players’ balloons […]

Riot Blockchain’s CEO is pushing back against critics and trying to convince the world his company is serious about crypto (RIOT)

LinkedIn Riot Blockchain, one of the first companies to pivot to blockchain and see its stock skyrocket, has been accused of fraud. In an interview with Business Insider, CEO John O’Rourke denied the accusations and outlined Riot’s plan to fully realize its pivot to cryptocurrencies.  When Bioptix, a biotechnology equipment maker, announced in October it […]

Hypersonic plane: FASTEST plane in the world goes from Beijing to New York in TWO minutes

In a bid to be the first to revolutionise their military and civilian programs, Beijing hope to come out top having revealed their research into the hypersonic plane.  The Concorde plane, which could cross the Atlantic in three and half hours, hasn’t flown since 2003. The plane which could operate at a maximum speed over […]

The most corrupt countries in the world – does the UK make the list?

The most corrupt countries have been revealed in a new study. The annual Corruption Percept Index analyses 180 countries, on how they are perceived by the public sector. They are ranked from zero to 100, with 100 being the least corrupt. But where does the UK come? Thankfully the country has improved from last year. […]

FIFA’s next radical plan to shake up World Cup tradition

ENGLAND might be the first and last team to be holders of the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups. FIFA is looking to merge the youth tournaments won last year by English boys to create a 48-team competition, emulating the expansion of the main World Cup. Officials are exploring the merits of an age cut-off at […]

The best beaches in the world revealed – THIS spot will surprise you

In a review of the world’s best beaches, Bournemouth Beach has been named 14th, and fifth in a round up of European beaches. The UK favourite outranks world famous beaches including the Seychelles, Australia, Turkey and Sicily. Hayley Coleman, a spokesperson for TripAdvisor said: “Year after year UK beaches continue to beat many others located […]

This country has the most powerful passport in the world – and it’s NOT in Europe

Dominating the Passport Index, European countries have long since reigned as the most powerful passwords in the world.  Germany – having recently bagged the top spot – has now been outranked by two unexpected candidates. In fact the countries now topping the Index are not part of Europe, and it is Asia that now holds […]

Daily Podcast: James Bond, Pinocchio, D&D, Netflix, Muppets, Jurassic World 3, Donald Glover

On the February 21, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest news, including James Bond 25, Dungeons and Dragons and live-action Pinocchio directors, Netflix acquires more talent, Disney plans to reboot the Muppets and […]

How I Used Points to Help Pay for an 8 Month Trip Around the World

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