Two Japanese robots are now happily hopping on an asteroid [Updated]

Enlarge / The Hayabusa2 spacecraft spies its shadow Thursday night as it descends toward Ryugu to deploy two small rovers. (credit: JAXA) Saturday update: More than 24 hours after they were released by the Hayabusa2 spacecraft to fly down to the surface of the asteroid Ryugu, the Japanese Space Agency has finally provided an update […]

Video shows a wallaby hopping across the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Screenshot A wallaby was spotted on the Sydney Harbour Bridge on Tuesday. NSW police say they received a call for assistance around 5am. Wallabies are often spotted in national parks around Sydney Harbour, but rarely stray from dense bushland. Motorists on the Sydney Harbour Bridge early this morning were startled to see a pedestrian hopping […]

Amazon TV shows are hopping aboard Eurostar trains

Thanks to our need for constant amusement, whether you’re on a plane, train or automobile, these days you never have to look at a rubbish book again. The Eurostar high-speed train network has had a bring-your-own-device entertainment service of its own for a while now, but a new partnership with Amazon means Prime Video-exclusive TV […]

Never Stop Hacking, Slashing, And Hopping In Knight Terrors

Knight Terrors‘s heroic knight armor has no time for your faffing about, keeping up constant forward momentum as it tries to cut down every demon, skeleton, zombie, and horror in its path down a seemingly-endless haunted road. Knight Terrors is a procedurally-generated endless runner, keeping players rushing forward into an infinite stream of new traps […]

Don’t Blame Pigs for Swine Flu—Species Hopping Is How Viruses Evolve

The discovery that viruses move between species unexpectedly often is rewriting ideas about their evolutionary history—and may have troubling implications for the threat from emerging diseases. https://media.wired.com/photos/59b97697c9f0c6453874fd60/master/pass/VirusJumpsQuanta-FA.jpg Feed: All Latest

Island hopping in Greece: Discover Patmos and Kos

GETTY Discover history, culture and cuisine in the Aegean Disembarking the ferry at Patmos is like stepping back in time. This small Greek island appears to have changed very little since John the Apostle was exiled here by the Romans nearly 2,000 years ago, the monastery he was “imprisoned” in sitting atop the island’s highest […]

Island Hopping in the Azores

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