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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD review – dramatically different adventure

published about 4 hours ago
PS4, Xbox One, Square Enix, cert: 16 Continue reading...

Germanwings Crash: Mental Illness Alone Does Not Explain Co-Pilot's Behavior, Experts Say

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Investigators may never know exactly why Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz carried out what is believed to have been a deliberate plane crash in the French Alps on Tuesday, but mental health experts say that any mental illness that Lubitz may have had is just one possible contributor to the tragedy.

Bloodborne review: dark fantasy does not disappoint

published about 5 hours ago
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Gogoro's battery-swapping electric scooter launches this summer in Taipei

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Gogoro's battery-swapping electric scooter launches this summer in Taipei
Gogoro, the Taiwan-based company founded by ex-HTC staffers and funded in part by HTC co-founder Cher Wang, drummed up a lot of buzz at CES this January with its futuristic all-electric Smartscooter — but the company hadn't announced when or where the bike would launch. Now, we know: it'll hit Taipei City and the greater New Taipei City region, right in Gogoro's backyard, this summer. Before that summer launch, Gogoro is opening a retail store this week in Taipei that's designed ... more

Australia looks at GST, company tax in planned tax overhaul

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Australia looks at GST, company tax in planned tax overhaul
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey hinted on Monday at changes that could force digital companies like Apple Inc, Google Inc, Alibaba Group Holding and Uber to pay more tax on transactions that take place in Australia. "I want to find a way for them to pay the GST," Hockey told reporters, referring to the goods and sales tax, after releasing a discussion paper on the country's "unsustainable" tax system. Up for discussion are a cut to Australia's corporate tax rate, a ... more


Dot Earth Blog: An ‘Ask Me Anything’ Chat on Climate Science and Coverage

published about 19 hours ago
Dot Earth Blog: An ‘Ask Me Anything’ Chat on Climate Science and Coverage
A veteran climate scientist and a longtime climate journalist interview each other about three decades of work making sense of global warming.

In store for visitors to Yosemite: a drier, browner park

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In store for visitors to Yosemite: a drier, browner park
Yosemite National Park is bracing for its driest year on record, with visitor bureaus downplaying the allure of the park's most famous waterfall and instead ... more

California: Governor Signs $1 Billion Water Package

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Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that speeds up $1 billion in water infrastructure spending amid the worst drought in a generation.

30 never-before-seen species of flies discovered in Los Angeles

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30 never-before-seen species of flies discovered in Los Angeles
Scientists have found 30 never-before-seen species of flies buzzing about in the city of Los Angeles.  

The Passive House in New York

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The Passive House in New York
In New York City, hundreds of new units designed to use a quarter of the energy consumed by traditional homes are in the works.
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Follow the International Space Station Launch

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Scott Kelly will become the first American astronaut to head into space for a year. The New York Times will stream video and provide live ... more

Off to Space for a Year, an American’s Longest Journey

published Thu, Mar 26 2015 20:53 GMT
Off to Space for a Year, an American’s Longest Journey
NASA hopes to learn more about physical and psychological effects of space travel from the mission of Scott J. Kelly, who will have spent more ... more

Europeans (Carefully) Gaze Upward for Glimpse of Solar Eclipse

published Fri, Mar 20 2015 05:37 GMT
Europeans (Carefully) Gaze Upward for Glimpse of Solar Eclipse
Friday’s eclipse was also expected to provide a supermoon, the moment the moon orbits at its closest proximity to the earth.

A Rare Total Solar Eclipse

published Thu, Mar 19 2015 23:56 GMT
A Rare Total Solar Eclipse
Friday’s eclipse will appear to be total only on the Faroe Islands and Svalbard, Norway, but it can be seen without going farther than your ... more

Solar Eclipse and Supermoon Have Europe Energy Providers Watchful

published Thu, Mar 19 2015 20:41 GMT
Solar Eclipse and Supermoon Have Europe Energy Providers Watchful
Energy operators reliant on the sun prepared for a day of headaches as a total eclipse coincided with a supermoon.