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Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go'

Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digital objects on the physical lan...

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go'

Source: engadget.com

New 'Minecraft Earth' to offer AR experience like 'Pokemon Go' On Minecraft's 10th anniversary, Microsoft teased new 'Minecraft Earth' mobile game, which puts game objects in the real world with augmented reality.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality mobile game based on the hugely popular series, is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over, Mojang released a short video yesterday on that shows off some gameplay. It’s incredibly charming....
2019-07-12 16:00

Walking Around Minecraft Earth Feels Amazing I’ve been a casual player of both Minecraft and of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, so when Minecraft Earth was announced as an augmented reality version of Minecraft, I was curious. There’s a lot to Minecraft, so I was skeptical that the entir...
2019-06-12 22:16

'Minecraft Earth' beta is available on Android -- in five cities Right on time, the beta test for Microsoft's augmented reality Minecraft game is ready for Android users to give it a try. Just like the beta iOS users have had access to, Minecraft Earth is still invite-only for registered testers and available...
2019-08-30 13:32

Minecraft Earth gets first live demo, coming to iOS “this summer” "Look, ma, I'm in Minecraft!" Play Minecraft Earth at a real-world scale... [credit: Apple / Mojang ] Mojang, the Microsoft-owned studio be...
2019-06-04 03:16

Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple One thing missing from Microsoft's initial Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that honor for Apple, as it just debuted the first live footage of the game at the company's WWDC keyn...
2019-06-04 05:48

The 'Minecraft Earth' beta begins its global takeover this month It's been a couple of months since we first heard about Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Mojang's game that makes the real world a playscape full of your blocky creations. It promised a beta release of the game would arrive...
2019-07-12 10:48

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five yea...
2019-07-16 20:16

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops 100 million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. And now ...
2019-05-21 14:38

'Minecraft Earth' beta brings AR building to Android next week Don't worry, Android fans -- if you've been wondering when you can try the augmented reality experience of Minecraft Earth, you don't have too much longer to wait. Mojang and Microsoft have revealed that the Minecraft Earth beta will ...
2019-08-22 17:48

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different plat...
2019-05-21 16:16

Pokémon Company unveils a bunch of games, from Pokémon Quest China to Pokémon Sleep Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of the Pokémon Company International, said the company has partnered with China’s NetEase in making the first official Pokemon game for China. That is just one of a number of games the Japanese company announced today. I...
2019-05-29 17:32

Stop Telling Me To Drink The New Tea Pokémon, Nintendo Last night’s Nintendo Direct was full of announcements, but the most exciting for Pokémon fans was likely the segment that detailed new content in the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Shield. This included reveals for two new Pokémon, one of which Nintendo...
2019-09-06 13:32

Stop Asking Cory Booker If Everyone Should Be Vegan to Save Earth Houston, Texas, served as the backdrop of the third Democratic presidential debates held on Thursday night. It’s the perfect place to talk about sea level rise, the United States’ role as the second-largest oil exporter, frontline communities, a just...
2019-09-13 23:00

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
2019-06-21 08:16

Pokemon Sword and Shield: Version exclusive Pokemon, Gym Leaders revealed for Switch RPG Game Freak and Nintendo have announced the newest additions to Pokemon Sword and Shield for the Nintendo Switch - but there may be some news that players aren't too happy about...
2019-07-08 17:32

Pokemon Go July Community Day News: Mudkip, Swampert to headline next Pokemon Go event? Pokemon Go's next Community Day event is approaching, and ahead of the day it goes live we're examining what Pokemon is likely to headline the July date. Here's what you need to know,...
2019-06-22 17:16

Pokémon Sword And Shield's Giant Pokémon Changed Up My Battle Strategy If you were worried about Pokémon Sword and Shield’s new Dynamaxing mechanic, which makes your Pokémon super big and super powerful for a limited amount of time, being an empty gimmick, you can calm down. I played a 20-minute demo at E3 yesterday, an...
2019-06-12 22:16

Pokemon Go Fest Dortmund Field Research: Map, Global Challenges, Reward Pokemon revealed Niantic is hosting the European leg of the Pokemon Go Fest today over in Germany, and the worldwide player base of the game gets to benefit as a result. Here' what you need to know....
2019-07-04 19:00

Pokemon Sword and Shield leaks ahead of Pokemon Direct? 'Galar forms' to bolster new game? There are a good number of Pokemon Sword and Shield rumours floating around today - some more viable than others. Here's what we think of what we've seen so far....
2019-06-04 15:16

Pokemon Masters Release Date Reveal: Direct confirms details for new Pokemon mobile game Pokemon Masters is the latest free-to-start mobile game coming to your iOS and Android device in the coming months. Here's everything we know about the game including release date and gameplay features....
2019-06-27 20:00

Pokémon Go sees a host of Gen 5 Unova Pokemon released into the wild Blow the dust off that Pokédex, trainers – Unova region Pokémon are rolling out to Pokémon GO, expanding the roster of creatures available to fight, catch, and play with.As of 1pm PT / 4pm ET / 9pm BST on September 16, players w...
2019-09-16 17:00

How to beat Team GO Rocket and purify Shadow Pokemon in ‘Pokemon Go’ Pokemon Go received one of its most anticipated updates in months last week as developer Niantic added a new foe in the form of Team GO Rocket. This devious organization has captured wild Pokemon and turned them into Shadow Pokemon, and it’s yo...
2019-08-02 04:16

'Pokémon Go' gamified walking, so now 'Pokémon Sleep' scores your naps So how will the Pokémon Company and Niantic follow up Pokémon Go? At a press conference today they revealed Pokémon Sleep, a new mobile game that tracks your time sleeping to unlock new characters. It's being made by Pok&eac...
2019-05-29 05:16

Pokémon’s New York-inspired monsters join 'Pokémon Go' today Starting today, September 16th, Pokémon Go players can begin collecting Pokémon from the series' fifth generation of games. As with any of the other Pokémon you could collect previously, you'll be able to catch Gen 5 mo...
2019-09-17 06:00

Pokemon Sword and Shield Switch news coming TODAY alongside brand new Pokemon game reveal? The Pokemon Company has announced it plans to host a conference tonight that will outline the future of the Pokemon franchise and reveal more information on upcoming projects....
2019-05-28 12:48

Pokemon Sword Shield release date leaked: Giant Pokemon, Raids, Legendary info revealed Ahead of the Pokemon Direct that's scheduled to take place this afternoon, there appears to have been a huge leak about what we can expect in the games....
2019-06-05 14:32

Munster: 'Nothing essentially changes' with Jony Ive gone at Apple Investors shouldn't worry about Apple's design team despite the departure of the iPhone developer, Loup Ventures' Gene Munster tells CNBC....
2019-06-28 18:16

Pokémon Sword and Shield: everything we know about the 2019 Pokémon RPG Nintendo has finally (finally!) announced the next generation of Pokémon games coming to Nintendo Switch: Pokémon Sword and Shield.Using Nintendo's favored method of new game announcements – Direct presentations – The Pok...
2019-05-23 03:48

‘Pokemon Go’ will add Gen 5 Pokemon from the Unova region later today Nearly a year after bringing Generation 4 Pokemon from the Sinnoh region to Pokemon Go, Niantic is expanding the game’s PokeDex once again this week with the addition of creatures from Unova. These were the Pokemon featured in Pokémon Bl...
2019-09-17 07:32

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
2019-07-18 01:48

This Bamboo Sofa Tray Is Essentially My Dining Room Table Did you know the Romans used to lie down while they ate their meals? I probably learned that fun fact in middle school, but I think about it a lot nowadays, because being an adult means you can eat your meals wherever you damn well please, and for me...
2019-07-11 02:48

Pokémon's Creators Tell Us What Kind Of Pokemon Gym They'd Run I’ve always fantasized about what kind of gym leader I’d be in the world of Pokémon. The series’ producer Junichi Masuda’s and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori’s hypothetical gyms both sound like places I’d want to visit....
2019-06-20 00:32

Euro Papers: Arsenal deal for French starlet 'essentially complete' "With a little less than a month to go in the summer transfer window, Arsenal have \"essentially completed\" a deal for French teenager William Saliba."...
2019-07-09 13:16

Andes mint ice cream sandwiches exist, and they're essentially a giant version of your favorite chocolate imperfectlypatricia/Instagram Andes mint ice cream sandwiches exist, but according to Best Products, they can be difficult to find in stores. The dessert features mint ice cream and Andes chips sandwiched between two chocolate wafers. Visit INSIDER...
2019-08-02 23:16

Kyrie Irving 'essentially ghosted' Boston Celtics ahead of free agency: report It is beginning to appear more and more likely that Kyrie Irving is not going to re-sign with the Boston Celtics once the NBA’s free agency period begins at the end of the month....
2019-06-19 01:32

Pokemon GO Probopass: How to evolve Probopass in Pokemon Go with magnetic lure module? Niantic has introduced some new mechanics and evolutions to Pokemon Go this week, and with the update you can finally evolve the creepy nose-based Pokemon, Nosepass....
2019-05-23 20:48

Pokemon GO Shiny Nidoran: How to catch Shiny Nidoran during Pokemon GO Fest Dortmund Event Niantic has added a new Shiny Pokemon to Pokemon Go in order to celebrate the start of Pokemon Go Dortmund - here's what you need to know about the Poison Pokemon's newest form....
2019-07-04 14:32

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for alien life...
2019-05-21 14:38

Minecraft Is About To Look Much Better On PC It turns out that Minecraft is getting a visual update after all, just not the one that was originally promised. Overnight, graphics card makers Nvidia announced a new update for the game that will add Minecraft to the growing list of PC games that s...
2019-08-19 17:48

Minecraft with ray tracing looks so good I actually want to play it Despite its immense popularity, I’ve never really cared for Minecraft – mostly because I’m not keen on crafting games, but also because I’m not into the low-fidelity art style that’s all large pixels and flat colors. But now that Microsoft is teaming...
2019-08-19 15:16

The Morning After: The beauty of a ray-traced 'Minecraft' Welcome back! Over the weekend, you might have missed a pretty intense graphical overhaul of Minecraft, Twitter ads as political weapons in Hong Kong and if you've been looking for a Sonos speaker, but portable, we've got more news for you ...
2019-08-19 13:48

Please Enjoy This Beautiful Minecraft House As old as Minecraft is, I’ll never get tired of appreciating just how good it looks when people put the effort in. I know a lot of games can get modded to Hell and back and look great, but there’s something about the distance blocky ol’ Minecraft has...
2019-06-03 03:16

Someone Recreated A Bob Ross Painting In Minecraft Bob Ross was famous for his show which helped teach basically anyone how to paint wonderful landscapes and vistas. But, what if you wanted to create a piece of art, but you didn’t have any paint or brushes? Well, one YouTuber decided to recreate a Bo...
2019-07-07 00:16

These Minecraft videos show off over 500 hours of demonstrations In a new research paper, a team of scientists at Carnegie Mellon describe an AI training data set of human task demonstrations captured in Minecraft.Read More...
2019-08-02 02:01

Telltale's Minecraft Currently Costs $700 On Xbox 360 (But You're Not Supposed To Buy It) If you really think about it, all video games—dazzling feats of technical mastery assembled over the course of countless man hours—are priceless. But if you think about it even harder, you probably still won’t want to pay $100 for a single episode of...
2019-06-19 11:16

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents.Read More...
2019-07-23 19:48

Someone Built A Working Plane In Minecraft And It Looks Terrifying Over on the Minecraft subreddit, MrCatFace8885 has created a rather impressive and scary looking plane. Using Redstone, slime blocks and pistons, MrCatFace8885 was able to build a working plane in Minecraft without special mods. Though I’m not sure I...
2019-09-14 21:16

Facebook is training an AI assistant inside ‘Minecraft’ The most advanced AIs today can perform select tasks with superhuman-like efficiency, beating the best humans have to offer at intricate games like Starcraft II and Go. But ask those same AIs to perform something outside of their area of expertise, a...
2019-08-29 20:16

Minecraft to Get Ray Tracing Support for More Realistic Visuals Microsoft said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia's real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company's Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers....
2019-08-19 10:32

After canceling one upgrade, Minecraft gets another—and it’s Nvidia RTX exclusive This caption mostly consists of comparison shots, with Nvidia's RTX ray tracing system enabled or disabled. Click back and forth to see the difference. This one has RTX enabled. On Monday, Mojang and Nvidia ki...
2019-08-19 11:00

NVIDIA ray-tracing on 'Minecraft' looks surprisingly cool Minecraft's blocky world might be the last place you'd think would need more realism. However, NVIDIA and Microsoft have announced that they've done exactly that, bringing RTX ray-tracing powers to the ever-popular game. "In normal Min...
2019-08-19 13:48

Why Minecraft and Mixer are the perfect streaming combo I feel I should start by explaining that I am brand new to any form of streaming. I have played Minecraft a fair amount, albeit five years ago and a lot has changed in that time. Every time I turn the corner, some new feature (new to me) surprises me...
2019-08-23 17:00

'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics overhaul after all Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it was "too technically demanding" to implement. The developers "aren't happy" with the upgrade&#...
2019-08-13 02:16

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile's latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity. Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games, having sold more than 100 milli...
2019-07-12 23:16

'Minecraft' adds a character creator option Minecraft players are getting more control over how their avatar looks. The latest beta build includes a character creator option that'll let you tweak the body shape, skin tone, hairstyle and color, facial hair and eyes. You'll be able to ...
2019-09-20 22:48

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Is Much More Than A Minecraft Clone Dragon Quest Builders 2 makes me feel like a creative genius. It accomplishes this bold feat through use of brilliant game design. In summary, no, it is not a “Minecraft Clone.” I use plenty of fancy words to elaborate on that in this video....
2019-07-11 22:16

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word as it is highlighted, so users can follow along, a...
2019-06-20 21:48

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Microsoft may believe it has made augmente...
2019-05-21 14:32

The YouTuber Playing Through Every Version Of Minecraft Is Finally Back At It Five years ago, one YouTuber began a Minecraft Let’s Play unlike any other, one that spanned all the different versions of the game and examined how it changed over time. After a nearly three-year hiatus, it’s coming back, with a nifty trailer....
2019-09-10 20:16

These Minecraft Wave Machines Are Extremely Satisfying To Watch Minecraft is a game that lets players create basically anything they want, assuming that player has the time to do it. It also has Redstone, a resource that allows players to move, power and manipulate blocks in various ways. Combine this with the pr...
2019-06-02 21:16

Minecraft at 10: a decade of building things and changing lives As the blocky exploration game and creativity tool reaches its first decade, our games writer – and the father of someone on the autism spectrum – reflects on the impact it has hadHidden away somewhere in my attic is an old Xbox 360 that I’ll never t...
2019-05-21 16:16

Long-Promised Minecraft Graphical Overhaul Is Canceled Today, Mojang announced that it has ceased development on Minecraft’s Super Duper Graphics Pack, citing technical difficulties. It’s been just over two years since the feature was announced on stage at E3 2017,...
2019-08-13 05:48

Minecraft is finally getting a character creator - with over 100 free items Minecraft is finally getting a character creator that allows players to customize their avatar.The new feature, which was shown off by developer Mojang in a recent livestream, allows players to customize various aspects of their character including b...
2019-09-20 14:16

After two years of delays, Minecraft’s visual upgrade has been canceled This gallery serves as a reminder of the Minecraft that could have been. It looked incredible. [credit: Mojang / Sam Machkovech ] After anno...
2019-08-13 02:16

Minecraft Dungeons hands-on: A shameless Diablo clone—and better for it Enlarge / Gather some friends, kill some mobs, get some loot. (credit: Mojang / Xbox Game Studios) LOS ANGELES—The years between Diablo II and Diablo III were ripe with isometric, dungeon-action clones, all trying to feed gamers' next-gen hunger fo...
2019-06-13 20:32

In A Few Weeks, Minecraft: Story Mode Will Be Impossible To Download In the aftermath of development studio Telltale’s closure, games like Tales From The Borderlands and Batman: The Telltale Series were delisted from major stores like Steam and GOG. Now, that hissing green creeper has finally come for Minecraft: Story...
2019-06-03 23:48

Minecraft to get big lighting, shadow and color upgrades through Nvidia ray tracing Minecraft is getting a free update that brings much-improved lighting and color to the game’s blocky graphics using real-time ray tracing running on Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics hardware. The new look is a dramatic change in the atmospherics of ...
2019-08-19 21:48

Deputy sheriff arrested for cyberstalking teen he met playing Minecraft A deputy sheriff in Texas was arrested for cyberstalking a girl he met while playing Minecraft, a report said Sunday. Pasquale Salas — a deputy with the sheriff’s office in Matagorda County — was charged with sexual exploitation of a minor for ...
2019-08-05 16:48

Microsoft, Nvidia team up for more realistic visuals on Minecraft game Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia Corp's real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company's Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers....
2019-08-19 11:00

Texas deputy sheriff charged with cyberstalking girl he met playing Minecraft when she was 12 A deputy sheriff from Texas has been charged with cyberstalking a girl he met playing the online computer game Minecraft. The girl was just 12.        ...
2019-08-01 23:16

E3 2019: These action games featuring Luigi, Keanu and Minecraft will be on your list Here are eight action games from E3 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Windows PC, and upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia.       ...
2019-06-13 20:48

These action games featuring Luigi, Keanu Reeves and Minecraft will be on your list Here are eight action games from E3 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Windows PC, and upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia.        ...
2019-06-18 00:48

The Latest Minecraft Trend Has Fans Building Creepy, Giant Skeletons Over on the Minecraft subreddit, a new trend has popped up in the last week or so where players use in-game blocks to build giant skeletons. Some are designed to look like humans or giants, others are built to look like large, dead versions of Minecr...
2019-09-09 00:16

Walmart to stop selling certain ammunition, asking customers to stop open carry in stores The move comes after "multiple cases'' where people entered various Walmarts with visible weapons, upsetting customers and employees.       ...
2019-09-04 04:16

Trump Can't Stop Won't Stop Speculating About Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump half-heartedly walked back his tacit endorsement of the baseless conspiracy theory that Bill and Hillary Clinton were involved in accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse death before fanning the flames on the conspirac...
2019-08-14 01:48

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
2019-05-22 22:00

Latest 'Minecraft' update means new blocks, better villages, and pillagers with crossbows Now a decade since its arrival, its 10th anniversary is this month, 'Minecraft' is still growing with the recent Villages & Pillage update.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Ash Just Won A Pokémon League In The Anime Perennial loser Ash Ketchum is now a winner. In the most recent episode of the Pokémon Sun Moon anime, Ash broke his losing streak with a championship trophy....
2019-09-15 19:16

Here Is What Happens When You Try To Create A 3D Pokémon In 5 Minutes Here is the number of important things I can do in five minutes: zero. There are zero things that will truly matter to me or anyone else that I can do in five minutes. This is probably true for a lot of people, but it hasn’t stopped Pokémon fans from...
2019-06-18 20:32

'Pokémon Masters' is out for Android and iOS You no longer have to wonder how different Pokémon Masters is from the franchise's other games. The mobile title is now available for both Android and iOS devices just over a month after pre-registrations opened to the public. Poké...
2019-08-29 09:16

The Internet Reacts To Pokémon Sleep At a press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, the Pokémon Company announced some unexpected Pokémon-related games and services, mostly on mobile devices. Pokémon Home is a cloud service that allows players to save and transfer their monsters. Great! There’...
2019-05-30 00:32

The Morning After: 'Pokémon Go' cheaters never prosper Over the weekend, cheaters never prosper as the creators of Pokémon Go sues a group of cheaters who used hacked apps to breeze through games. (Conveniently, we also run through the history of video-game cheating through the decades.) And, whil...
2019-06-17 18:32

People Are Still Obsessed With Pokemon And This Is Their World Cup At the annual Pokemon World Championships, held in a different city each year, approximately 1,500 players as young as 5 years old from nearly 50 countries competed in the card- and video-game......
2019-08-20 16:48

You Can Now Have Official Pokemon Weddings In Japan ESCRIT, a Japanese company specialising in wedding ceremonies, recently teamed up with The Pokemon Company to start offering officially licensed Pokemon weddings. There are now some pictures of the first ceremony to be hold, and there is a lot to tak...
2019-05-30 01:48

Pokemon's Ash finally becomes a master after 22 years When Ash Ketchum first hit our screens in 1997 in the global hit Pokemon, he says in the theme song: "I wanna be, the very best, like no one ever was."...
2019-09-16 16:00

Pokémon Manholes Installed Across Japan Japanese cities and towns across the country have their own manhole designs. Each one is unique and reflects the local culture, history or beauty. Fittingly, the country now has Pokémon manholes....
2019-08-14 12:32

‘Pokemon Sword and Shield’ won’t actually allow you catch ’em all When Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield launch for the Nintendo Switch this fall, the number of Pokemon species in all of the games combined will total more than 1,000. That’s eight generations of Pocket Monsters over the past 23 years, but that ...
2019-06-18 02:00

Man Caught Playing Pokemon Go On Eight Phones In His Car You know how there’s a warning on Pokemon Go not to play the game while driving? This guy never got the memo, and when he is eventually sent it, needs it sent another seven times, just to be sure.Read more......
2019-08-16 15:48

Pokémon Sleep: are games really the best way to get more rest? The augmented-reality giant is promising to turn shuteye into entertainment but experts aren’t convinced about the gamification of sleep Having swept the world of augmented reality with Pokémon Go, Pikachu et al are about to augment the reality of ou...
2019-05-29 18:01

Some of your Pokémon won't transfer to 'Sword' and 'Shield' Ever since 2003, you've had the option of importing your Pokémon critters into newer games, including across platforms thanks to Pokémon Home. However, GameFreak is about to end that run. As part of an E3 chat, producer Junichi Mas...
2019-06-11 23:32

Not All Pokémon Can Be Imported Into Sword and Shield Pokémon fans eager to see the previous seven generations of pocket monsters popping up in Pokémon Sword and Shield received disappointing news yesterday when producer Junichi Masuda announced that only Pokémon present in the new Galar region Pokédex ...
2019-06-12 22:16

Pokemon GO support for Apple Watch gets the ax The folks at Niantic, developers of Pokemon GO, have always added support for new platforms and OSes when it was needed. The most recent announcement coming from the company does exactly the opposite though.It looks like Pokemon GO developer Niantic ...
2019-06-05 04:16

Immaculate Set Of Pokémon Cards Sells For $107,010 A complete set of first-edition Pokémon cards just sold for $107,010 on Goldin Auctions. But don’t worry—it’s extremely unlikely the card binder your mom threw out would have sold for anywhere near that....
2019-08-14 12:32

'Pokémon Go' has racked up 1 billion downloads So much for Pokémon Go's initial success being nothing more than a fad. The Pokémon Company has released a series of videos in Japanese noting that Niantic's location-based mobile game has been downloaded over 1 billion times...
2019-07-31 23:48

Pokémon T-Shirt Contest Winners Are The Very Best, Like No One Ever Was The Japanese clothing company Uniqlo has announced the winners of its Pokémon-themed T-shirt design contest. While the first-place design will be included in this year’s Pokémon Sword and Shield games, the rest are really cool-looking as well, and al...
2019-05-22 04:32

$60,000 Pokemon Card Goes Missing In The Mail In August 2018, someone on eBay paid $60,000 for a very rare Pokemon card. It’s now almost a year later, the card still hasn’t arrived, and nobody knows where it’s got to....
2019-07-10 09:48

My secret shame: I am (still) addicted to Pokémon Go Dominic Rushe has caught over 11,000 Pokémon, walked 1,841km in Poké-land, and doesn’t plan to stop anytime soonA thunderstorm is rolling towards Chicago’s Grant Park. The thousands of people gathered for the city’s third annual Pokémon Go Fest, alre...
2019-06-27 20:48

Why Pokémon Fans Are So Mad About Sword And Shield For a game series as long running as Pokémon, which debuted in 1996, it’s surprising how much goodwill many fans of the franchise still have as they enter their 30s and 40s. Nintendo and Game Freak continue to appeal to children new to the series as ...
2019-07-10 02:32

Beautiful Paintings Of Pokemon's Kanto Region Games artist Simone Mändl has been doing a big series of paintings all about Pokemon. Specifically, the landscapes (and cityscapes) of the Kanto region....
2019-07-02 06:16

Dynamaxing a corgi in ‘Pokémon Sword' and 'Shield’ Pokémon Sword and Shield, the series' first proper outing on the Switch, is shaking up a tried-and-tested formula. There's the dynamic weather system, which affects which Pokémon can spawn; the free camera, which will complete...
2019-06-12 04:00

New ‘Pokemon Sleep’ rewards players for snoozing “Gotta catch them Zs.” At a press conference in Tokyo this week, The Pokémon Company announced their latest installment to the Pokémon GO franchise, Pokémon Sleep. “What if you could continue training your Pokémon…even in your...
2019-05-29 15:48

It's The End Of A Generation At This Year's Pokémon World Championships At the 2019 Pokémon World Championships this weekend, trainers can choose any of the existing 807 known Pokémon to fight by their side. This is the last time they’ll be able to do so, at least in the near future....
2019-08-17 14:32

All the new ‘Pokemon’ games, apps, and services that were just revealed Pokemon has been one of the most recognizable brands on the planet for over two decades, but its profile somehow got even higher when Pokemon Go took the world by storm in 2016. Since that summer, The Pokemon Company has been pumping out Pokemon game...
2019-05-29 18:00

I Have Several Issues With This Year's Halloween Pokémon Toys Pikachu as Mimikyu. Charmander as Cubone. Lucario and Celebi as live-action role-players. This year’s batch of special Halloween-themed “Pumpkin Parade” plushies from The Pokémon Company are adorable at first glance. But if you look closely, the cute...
2019-09-13 22:00

The next big ‘Pokemon’ mobile game is out now for free on iOS and Android There were Pokemon games on mobile devices before Pokemon Go arrived, and several have been released in the years since, but none have had even a fraction of the impact as Niantic’s mega-hit. That might change this week, as DeNA and The Pokemon...
2019-08-30 02:32

Pokémon goes full-on fitness with new sleep tracker The Pokémon Company yesterday revealed it’d be releasing a new batch of software starring everyone’s favorite pocket monsters, including an app that turns your sleep into a game. No, that’s not a joke. The company revealed the new batch of hardware a...
2019-05-30 05:32

'Pokémon Masters' is pitting old trainers against each other this summer Pokémon Masters is landing on iOS and Android sometime this summer, The Pokémon Company's chief Tsunekazu Ishihara has announced. Ishihara and the game's developers have also showed a new anime-style trailer and revealed more ...
2019-06-28 09:16

Upcoming Pupperazzi Is Like Pokemon Snap With Dogs Pupperazzi was announced yesterday by indie studio Sundae Month and it looks to be a game where players will run around and just take photos of cute, cool and funny looking puppies. Sounds like we need to start game of the year discussions a bit earl...
2019-05-26 11:32

‘Pokémon Go’ creators sue ‘hackers’ over illegal knockoffs Gotta catch ’em all —without getting caught. Niantic, the software development company behind “Pokémon Go” and upcoming “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,” is suing a group it claims has created knockoff versions of the games...
2019-06-17 22:48

Upgraded 'Pokémon Go' battles will have you swiping on the screen Niantic finally launched trainer battles on Pokémon Go late last year, giving you a way to take on friends or any other random players you come across. Now, the game developer has started rolling out an upgrade for the feature that'll hav...
2019-07-16 11:16

Pokémon Sword and Shield Direct coming before E3 If you thought you were going to have to wait until E3 2019 for some new details on Pokémon Sword and Shield you were (probably quite happily) mistaken. Yes, despite the fact that one of the world’s biggest gaming conventions is only...
2019-05-27 23:16

Pokémon Sword and Shield are coming November 15 Attention Trainers! Pokémon Sword and Shield finally have a release date.During a special Nintendo Direct focusing on Pokémon Sword and Shield, Nintendo revealed that both games will release globally on November 15, 2019. Alongside a r...
2019-06-05 17:48

That Time Nintendo Took the Game Boy (and Pokémon) Online When it comes to online play and digital distribution, Nintendo always seem two steps behind its competitors. But things weren’t always like this, at least in Japan....
2019-08-26 01:00

Pokémon Go's Pokédex Expands Into The Unova Region While other Pokémon games trim down their collection of pocketable monsters, Niantic’s mobile Pokémon safari continues to expand. Critters from Pokémon Black & White’s Unova region have started showing up in Pokémon Go. Come to me, Tepig. Come to...
2019-09-17 17:32

Pokémon Go updates: all the news and rumors for what's coming next Pokémon Go: the world's first augmented reality app to become a household name. Niantic's mobile AR game is still going strong two years after it first released, with a constant drip of events and updates keeping budding trainers glued...
2019-06-06 00:00

Pokémon Masters is coming to iOS and Android this month If Pokémon Sword and Shield are too far away and Pokémon Go just isn’t doing it for your love of lying on the sofa on rainy summer days then you may be glad to hear that Pokémon Masters finally has its release date.Announced ear...
2019-08-24 11:00

Just Norm MacDonald, having a Pokémon battle on his old sitcom The turn of the millennium was a heady time. There was the Y2K bug and a change in American presidents to worry about, Creed was a legitimate force in pop culture, and, most importantly, those damn kids couldn’t stop talking about their damn Pokémon....
2019-08-22 20:48

Fans Can't Get Enough Of Pokémon Shield's Spooky New Gym Leader All of the new Gym Leader character designs for Pokémon Sword and Shield are great. One recently revealed Trainer, in particular, has been racking up the fan art. Say hello to Allister....
2019-07-09 13:16

Nintendo's E3 will center on Pokémon, Zelda and Luigi's Mansion We already knew that Nintendo would be focusing on 2019 games at E3 this year (sorry, Metroid Prime fans). Today, the company has gone a step further and revealed the exact games that will be playable on the show floor: Pokémon Sword and Shiel...
2019-06-06 15:32

The Harry Potter Pokémon Go game is so ugly it's almost magic Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
2019-07-12 14:16

'Pokémon Masters' hits 10 million downloads in four days The latest Pokémon mobile game, Pokémon Masters, has been downloaded more than 10 million times, according to developer and publisher, DeNA. Moreover, the game achieved the feat in just four days, making it the second-fastest mobile gam...
2019-09-04 03:00

'Pokémon Sword and Shield' introduces new monsters and a Curry Dex When Pokémon Sword and Shield arrives on November 15th, it will come with new monsters and new features in tow. Nintendo of America has revealed two new creatures you can catch in the game: a ghost type one named Polteageist and a flying and w...
2019-09-05 13:16

New Pokemon mobile games, apps and services announced Today was a big day for Pokemon fans, as the Japanese company that owns the rights of the franchise has just revealed new Pokemon games, services, and apps that will be coming to mobile and Nintendo Switch. The newly announced Pokemon Home is a cloud...
2019-05-29 05:32

Armored Mewtwo Is Coming To Pokemon GO On July 10th Mewtwo is coming back to Pokemon GO raids but will be sporting a new look. This armored version is based on Mewtwo’s appearance from the upcoming Pokemon anime film Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution....
2019-07-05 23:32

Pokémon Masters hits 10 million downloads in four days Pokémon Masters has only been available on mobile for four days, but the battle-focused Pokémon game has already reached 10 milion downloads.Read More...
2019-09-04 12:48

The next big Pokemon mobile game is coming to iOS and Android this summer Pokemon Go is clearly the biggest and most recognizable Pokemon game on mobile, but it’s far from the only one. In fact, there are about half a dozen other official Pokemon titles on the App Store and Google Play, including Pokemon Shuffle, Pok...
2019-06-27 18:32

Team Rocket is now prepared to fight Pokémon Go trainers We hope you're prepared for trouble, because you can now fight Team Rocket grunts in Pokémon Go. Niantic has started rolling out the update it promised a week ago, adding dark-colored PokéStops with the Team Rocket logo at various ...
2019-07-23 16:48

'Pokémon Go' will drop Apple Watch support after July 1st If you're used to advancing your Pokémon Go game with an Apple Watch, you'll want to change your habits. Niantic is ending support for the Apple Watch after July 1st -- beyond that, you can't connect your watch to the creature-...
2019-06-02 03:48

Pokemon GO's best yearly event makes a return this month Last year, Pokemon GO kicked off a special event that soon became one of the most popular Niantic, the company behind the smash hit, has ever launched. The event called Adventure Week offered Trainers sweet rewards and the possibility to catch rare P...
2019-06-05 19:32

Detective Pikachu's Pokemon Designs Are Disgustingly Cute Stephen Molyneaux was one of the artists on Detective Pikachu, and his work—helping “translate the wonderful designs by Ken Sugimori into the real world”—is so cute I can barely look at it....
2019-05-23 02:48

New Pokemon mobile game coming to Android and iOS this summer Many have tried to clone Pokemon GO massive financial success, but no AR (augmented reality) mobile games managed to get nowhere near Niantic's smash hit in terms of revenue. The latest contender, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite made just 4% of the reven...
2019-06-28 02:16

Pokémon Sword And Shield Will Have Co-Op Raids (And Everything Else We Learned Today) Pokémon Sword and Shield, the long awaited new entry in the Pokémon franchise for Nintendo Switch, is coming out November 15th. Now we finally know more about the region of Galor, the Pokémon adventure that awaits you there, and the pocket monsters t...
2019-06-05 15:48

Watch the 'Pokémon Sword and Shield' Nintendo Direct right here Switch owners, assemble! Nintendo has a special Direct presentation dedicated to Pokémon Sword and Shield today. If you've been living under a Geodude for the last four months, these are the proper, all-new Switch RPGs that fans have been...
2019-06-05 15:16

Indie Band Shows Their Pokémon Love In New Release Indie band Origami Angel’s upcoming EP, Gen 3, is packed with references to Pokémon. The limited edition cassette tapes, which have already sold out, feature art inspired by the franchise. Although the band’s guitarist and singer, Ryland Heagy, said ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. (Previously: The 2000s)...
2019-06-28 21:00

'Pokémon Masters' brings old trainers together in one mobile game The Pokémon Company is working on another mobile game in addition to Sleep, which is designed to track your sleeping time to unlock new characters. It's called Pokémon Masters, and it will give you a way to fight alongside trainers...
2019-05-29 15:01

'Pokémon Sword' and 'Shield' will have version-exclusive gyms If you've ever complained that the differences between Pokémon game editions were too small, relief might be in sight. When Pokémon Sword and Shield arrive in November, they'll include not just differences in the creature lin...
2019-07-08 19:16

Pokémon Direct, Overwatch League and E3 Kick Off This Week This week we’re getting Pokémon details directly from Nintendo, as well as jumping back into the Overwatch League, rising from the ashes in X-Men, and kicking off E3 week on Saturday. Here’s your heads up about what’s making waves big and small this ...
2019-06-03 23:48

Niantic sues group of alleged 'Pokémon Go' cheaters It's not just multi-platform gaming giants suing cheaters. Niantic has sued members of Global++ for allegedly offering "unauthorized derivative" (read: hacked) versions of Pokémon Go, Ingress and even the still-in-beta Harry Potter: Wiza...
2019-06-17 03:00

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pok&eac...
2019-06-11 21:32

Exciting new Pokémon game just sounds like an app that tracks your sleep The success of Detective Pikachu has proven that there’s still a huge market for that electric mouse and all of his pocket monster friends, but there still won’t be another real Pokémon video game sequel until later this year. To make that wait a lit...
2019-05-29 08:16

Pokemon GO drops support for older Android smartphones Niantic, developer of Pokemon GO smash hit, has just announced it will discontinue support for older Android smartphones after July 1, 2019. There's no reasoning behind the decision, so we can only guess that the numerous updates the team plans to de...
2019-06-19 13:48

Pokémon Sword And Shield Director Says It's About 'Growing And Evolving'—For The Trainer, Too For Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori, the spirit of Pokémon is all about metamorphosis....
2019-06-17 23:16

Pokemon Sword & Shield Producer Says National Dex Will Not Be Expanded, Despite Controversy After weeks of fan outrage and anger, the producer of Pokemon Sword & Shield, Junichi Masuda, released a statement yesterday addressing the decision to not have all Pokemon move forward into Sword & Shield. The statement is fairly short and t...
2019-06-29 23:16

Pokémon Sleep: game unveiled that 'turns sleeping into entertainment' After turning walking into a game, franchise now aims to ‘reward good sleep habits as part of a healthy lifestyle’The Pokémon Company has announced a new game in line with its hit Pokémon Go, called Pokémon Sleep, which aims to “turn sleeping into en...
2019-05-29 17:32

Pokémon Home cloud service connects games across platforms In recent years, Pokémon games have made their way to mobile devices and Nintendo Switch. While that's great in terms of accessibility, The Pokémon Company had to conjure up a new way to make trading and moving monsters between pla...
2019-05-29 05:16

Gotta catch 'em snores: Pokemon sleep app to launch next year Japan's the Pokemon Company said on Wednesday it was developing "Pokemon Sleep", a mobile app that tracks players' sleep and uses the data for gameplay, with a release date set for next year....
2019-05-29 07:32

Pokémon Sword and Shield arrive worldwide on November 15, 2019 Nintendo Switch has Pokémon games, but it doesn’t really have its own Pokémon games, not in the true sense. Pokémon Sword and Shield, coming November 15, 2019, will be the first real Pokémon games (don’t even mention Pokémon Let’s ...
2019-06-05 18:32

The Internet Reacts To Today's Pokémon Sword And Shield News This morning we all learned more about Pokémon Sword and Shield, and also met my new child, Wooloo. The internet is as excited for new Pokémon as I am....
2019-06-06 02:00

Watch the ‘Pokemon Sword and Shield’ Direct live stream right here at 9AM A few months after unveiling the first ever main series Pokemon games developed exclusively for a home console, Nintendo is returning on Wednesday, June 5th at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET to share more details about the new games in a live-streamed Pokemon Dir...
2019-06-05 22:00

'Pokémon Sword' and 'Shield' come to Nintendo Switch on November 15th The next core titles in the Pokémon franchise, Sword and Shield, will be released on November 15th, 2019. Developer Game Freak confirmed the news in a 15-minute Direct that also included a host of gameplay and story tidbits. One of these, Dyna...
2019-06-05 15:48

A rare Pokemon card that sold for $60,000 was lost in the mail last August Two Pokemon Trading Card Game enthusiasts found each other on eBay last year. One was selling the very rare Trainer No. 3, which the other agreed to buy for $60,000. So far, so good. However, the package was then sent via mail, and the card disappear...
2019-07-10 17:00

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Masters makes $26 million in first week The new mobile Pokémon Masters made $26 million in its first week, according to mobile market analyst Sensor Tower. It is on iOS and Android.Read More...
2019-09-07 03:00

US Man Found Playing Pokemon Go On 8 Phones Inside Parked Car On Highway A man, who apparently wanted to "catch them all", was found by US authorities in a parked car on the side of the highway, playing online game Pokemon Go on eight smartphones....
2019-08-18 00:48

How to Fix Pokemon Go's Latest Frame Rate Glitch on Some Android Phones According to a slew of Reddit posts and Twitter threads, the most recent Pokemon Go update (version 0.151.0) has reportedly introduced a bug that affects phones with higher refresh rates. Depending on your preferences, this could cause a noticeable d...
2019-08-29 00:48

Pokemon Sword and Shield trailer reveals some new battle mechanics The Pokémon World Championships are taking place right now and that makes it the perfect time for Nintendo and Game Freak to drop some brand new Pokémon Sword and Shield information, including a new trailer. The new details revolve aro...
2019-08-17 10:16

New Mobile Game Pokémon Masters Is More About People Than Pocket Monsters In Pokémon Masters, out today for iOS and Android, players recruit famous Pokémon trainers from throughout the series’ 23-year history, creating teams of three and battling through an adventure that feels more like the cartoon than any game that’s co...
2019-08-30 00:32

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Masters is No. 1 for iPhone downloads in 27 countries Pokémon Masters launched today, and the mobile game has become a fast hit. The Pokémon app is already No. 1 for iPhone downloads in 27 countries.Read More...
2019-08-30 01:32

‘Dragon Quest Walk’ turns ‘Pokemon Go’ into a full-scale RPG There have been multiple Pokemon Go clones in the years since the mobile phenomenon launched, but none have made a fraction of the impact as the original. Niantic’s next game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, has a chance to once again reach a wide...
2019-06-04 01:16

Square Enix's answer to 'Pokémon Go' is 'Dragon Quest Walk' Square Enix today announced its own AR exploration game in the style of Pokémon Go. Dragon Quest Walk will include challenges to visit real-world locations to complete quests and though the gameplay details aren't clear, the trailer highl...
2019-06-03 13:16

Square Enix Announces Dragon Walk, Its Version Of Pokémon Go Today, Square Enix announced Dragon Walk, an augmented-reality game based on Dragon Quest that encourages players to get out and about. The Pokémon Go comparisons are inevitable....
2019-06-03 11:32

A Pokemon Go-Style Stranger Things Mobile Game Is in the Works Netflix and Next Games have announced a new free-to-play Stranger Things mobile game, which will be a "location-based RPG / puzzler" that sounds a bit like Pokemon Go....
2019-06-13 10:32

‘Pokemon Go’ adds Team Rocket, better battles, and more in massive update One of the knocks on Pokemon Go when it launched, and one of the reasons many players lost interest, was its lack of traditional gameplay elements. There simply wasn’t much to do in terms of actual interaction outside of swiping on the screen t...
2019-07-16 18:16

Pokemon Go: How to complete A Thousand-Year Slumber and catch Jirachi Pokemon Go players have been waiting anxiously for a new Mythical Pokemon to be added to the game, and just a few days ago, their patience finally paid off as the Generation 4 Mythical Pokemon Jirachi was introduced through a brand new Special Resear...
2019-08-23 19:00

Ash Ketchum finally claims Pokémon Master after two decades trying to catch 'em all In the 139th episode of "Pokémon the Series: Sun and Moon," Ash Ketchum finally "caught 'em all" and became a Pokémon Master.        ...
2019-09-17 13:32

Trainers across the world celebrate after Ash Ketchum finally becomes a Pokemon Master TUCSON – After 22 years of traveling across the land and searching far and wide, the Pokemon trainer Ash Ketchum finally understands the power that’s inside – the forever 10-year-old is now a Pokemon Master. Since he befriended his ...
2019-09-17 02:32

Game Freak Makes Pokémon, Points Out Junichi Masuda Quick! Who has made the mainline Pokémon games? That’s right, Game Freak. But some people think the answer is Nintendo. According to Junichi Masuda, lots of people do....
2019-07-23 15:16

‘Pokemon Masters’ gameplay trailer gives us our best look yet at real-time battles While Pokemon Go continues to add new features and refresh old ones to keep people playing, no one would ever mistake the mobile smash hit for a traditional Pokemon title. The same may not be true of Pokemon Masters, which looks like it’s shapi...
2019-07-19 05:48

Pokémon Masters sees you befriending some iconic trainers this summer It truly is the year of Pokémon. Hot on the trail of Pokémon Sleep and Pokémon Sword and Shield, the Pokémon Company has revealed further details on its upcoming mobile title: Pokémon Masters.Pokémon Masters will release...
2019-06-28 14:32

Official Sword and Shield website teases a brand new Pokémon A brand new Pokémon is being teased for the upcoming Generation 8 titles Pokémon Sword and Shield, but at the moment it’s not entirely clear what that Pokémon is. On the official Pokémon Twitter it was posted that a br...
2019-09-14 15:16

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Pokémon: The Power of Us - The Ani Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Pokémon: The Power of Us - The Ani-TAY Review • Spacemon: Frontier - A Pokémon TRPG - Chapter 49: Spirits of the Sands • TAY Retro: Atari 2600 - Activision “We Put You In The Game”[TV ...
2019-05-28 16:32

Forget Pokemon Sword and Shield, two more amazing RPGs have just been confirmed for Switch Bandai Namco has announced it will be bringing two much-loved RPGs to Nintendo Switch and PC later this year, ahead of Pokemon 's mainline Switch debut. Here's what you need to know....
2019-07-08 17:32

New trailer for ‘Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution’ is full of Pokémon nostalgia More than twenty years after the release of the first Pokémon movie, the film is being reimagined with an all-new computer-generated release in Japan. The first trailer dropped at the start of this year, and now a second trailer shows more of....
2019-07-06 05:16

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Improves On What Makes Pokémon Go Great Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is the amount of game that I wanted Pokémon Go to be at launch. It’s polished, there’s lots of stuff to do, and it sometimes really makes you feel like you’re a wizard....
2019-06-21 08:16

Wands out: the Harry Potter mobile game from the makers of Pokemon Go is live Ready your wands, Potterheads: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the free-to-play mobile game by Pokemon Go creator Niantic, is live on iOS and Android – at least in the US. The game was originally set for a worldwide release on Friday, June 2...
2019-06-20 20:48

Harry Potter Wizards Unite: Pokémon Go for the Potterverse is released on Friday Everything you need to know about the next big augmented-reality game before its 21 June release dateHarry Potter: Wizards Unite will bring a little magic into the world tomorrow, as fans will be able to step into the world of the Boy Who Lived thank...
2019-06-20 17:00

‘Harry Potter’ mobile game from the makers of ‘Pokemon Go’ launches this Friday When Pokemon Go launched in 2016, it was a genuine phenomenon. You could hardly take ten steps outside before running into someone staring at their phone, attempting to catch a Pikachu. The fervor inevitably began to dissipate in the months that foll...
2019-06-19 15:48

Pokemon Sword and Shield LEAK confirms more unannounced features for Switch RPG Nintendo and Game Freak has been teasing out new Pokemon information this week, and it looks like that means a previous leak is pretty much on the money - here's what you need to know....
2019-07-14 11:16

Netflix to launch a ‘Stranger Things’ game in the style of ‘Pokemon Go’ in 2020 Looking to capitalize on the mainstream success of Stranger Things, Netflix recently announced a new partnership with Next Games to develop a brand new Stranger Things video game. “Our core focus will be to deliver on Stranger Things’ ric...
2019-06-14 09:00

Pokémon Sword and Shield release date, trailers, and brand new features After releasing some of the best games in franchise history on the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo and Game Freak are finally ready to bring the main Pokémon games to the Nintendo Switch – the first of which are called Pokémon Sword and ...
2019-08-08 21:48

Square Enix to launch its Pokemon GO mobile game competitor in 2019 Square Enix, a major Japanese game developer and publisher, has just announced that one of its most beloved franchises, Dragon Quest will be making its debut on mobile in the AR form. Augmented Reality has exploded following Pokemon GO's amazing succ...
2019-06-05 04:16

Vanessa Bayer is Pikachu, and other lessons from this effort to fit 151 Pokémon to SNL's entire cast If you’re a particular sort of Nerd Of A Certain Age, the number 151 carries a special totemic significance: Counting the enigmatic, buggy Mew, it’s the number of mostly-ferocious cartoon cockfight beasties populating the original Pokémon Red and Pok...
2019-05-24 01:48

Watch: Trooper finds driver stopped on shoulder using eight phones for 'Pokemon Go' A Washington State Patrol trooper checking on what he thought was a disabled vehicle discovered the driver had pulled over to play "Pokemon Go" -- on eight phones....
2019-08-20 00:48

Pokémon Sword & Shield releases right between Star Wars and Death Stranding Nintendo today revealed more about its upcoming RPG, Pokémon Sword & Shield on today’s Direct presentation, including its release date. We now know the game’s release date, and it’s right in the November sweet spot, squished into a release window wit...
2019-06-06 08:16

Kotaku Pokémon Sword And Shield Will Have Co-Op Raids (And Everything Else We Learned Today) | Gizmo Kotaku Pokémon Sword And Shield Will Have Co-Op Raids (And Everything Else We Learned Today) | Gizmodo YouTube: No, We Won’t Remove These Videos of Racist, Anti-Gay Harassment Because It’s Just ‘Debating’ | Jalopnik IndyCar Driver’s Withdrawal from O...
2019-06-05 17:16

Pokemon Centre set to open in London on Oct 18 to celebrate launch of Sword & Shield The Pokemon Company has announced that the UK will be getting its first-ever Pokemon Center later this year - here's everything you need to know about the upcoming pop-up....
2019-08-05 15:48

Wizards Unite is a bloated, slow, Harry Potter-ified Pokémon Go Here we are, on a quest to collect a bunch of magical detritus. Three years ago, Nintendo and Niantic released Pokémon Go, and the resulting game became an instant cultural phenomenon on hundreds of millions o...
2019-06-21 23:00

Game Freak addresses fan response to Pokémon Sword and Shield Pokédex Pokémon Sword and Shield producer, Junichi Masuda, has issued a message to fans of the series, addressing the negative reaction to the recent news that the latest games won’t feature every single Pokémon.During E3 2019, it emerged th...
2019-06-29 16:32

‘Pokémon Go’ creator buys hybrid board game company Sensible Object Niantic, the company behind Pokémon Go, is up to something -- but exactly what is yet to be revealed. Following a number of AR and game company acquisitions over the last 18 months, Niantic has now purchased London-based Sensible Object, a gam...
2019-06-18 21:48

Listen to the Original Voice of Ash Ketchum Congratulate Him on a Long-Awaited Pokémon League Win He’s finally bloody done it. Ash Ketchum, star of the Pokémon anime and perennial clutcher of defeat from the jaws of victory, is finally the winner of a Regional Pokémon League. The world of Pokémon fandom is rejoicing with him, including...himself?...
2019-09-15 23:00

How the Team Behind Detective Pikachu Answered the Existential Questions Around the Movie's Strangest Pokémon Pokémon come in all shapes and sizes. Some are cute little sheep, some are giant bugs. Some are gods. Some are ghosts. Some are...your keys? They can get weird. Weird enough that one of the VFX teams behind the movie found themselves asking questions...
2019-05-31 04:48

How the Pokémon Games (and Even Avengers: Infinity War) Influenced Detective Pikachu's Wild Climax Detective Pikachu is already a pretty weird movie—it’s a noir film for kids starring outlandish creatures, one of which wears an incredibly adorable deerstalker hat. But it takes an even weirder turn for its climactic third act. A turn that required ...
2019-06-01 03:00

Pokémon Masters hands-on — Trainer battles get real-time co-op play on iOS and Android DeNA and The Pokemon Company showed off Pokemon Masters, a new mobile game where players can battle each other with both Pokemon and their trainers.Read More...
2019-07-24 20:48

Pokemon Sword and Shield NEW TRAILER reveals New Galarian forms for Weezing and Zigzagoon A Nintendo Direct is revealing more information about Pokemon Sword and Shield later today, August 7 - and there are leaks that suggest what the presentation may contain. Here's what you need to know....
2019-08-08 12:32

Pokemon Sword and Shield: Fan-favourite gameplay feature CONFIRMED for Nintendo Switch RPG A new Pokemon gameplay feature has been confirmed thanks to a fairly unlikely source - here's everything you need to know about the latest Pokemon Sword/Shield updates....
2019-05-21 15:32

'Pokemon,' 'Gears of War' and other nostalgic video games are a multi-billion-dollar business "Pokémon," "Final Fantasy," and "Gears of War" are about as different as video games can be, but what they share in common is surprising: They're more than a decade old and still producing new, exceedingly popular games....
2019-06-28 00:16

Pokemon Sword and Shield Shock: Pokedex trouble isn't only bad news for Nintendo Switch Nintendo Switch owners were looking forward to the Pokemon Sword and Switch release, but some more bad news has made fans even more frustrated with the next game in the series....
2019-07-06 07:00

Pokemon Go creators release Harry Potter mobile game Wizards Unite The creators of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go unleashed a new game on Thursday that features Harry Potter and other characters from the wizarding world made famous in best-selling books and blockbuster movies....
2019-06-21 04:16

Pokemon Go News: Team Rocket, Armored Mewtwo and more coming to Android, iOS this month? It looks like Niantic could be due to add more features to evergreen real-world Pokemon hit, Pokemon Go. And things could be about to get more villainous than ever......
2019-07-07 13:16

Pokemon Sword and Shield: 31 NEW images for Nintendo's new Switch game, coming November 15 NINTENDO has revealed a ton of new Pokemon information today, including the release date - and we've pulled together some of the best screenshots from the trailer to show off the new game, revealing the best info....
2019-06-05 17:16

Pokémon T-Shirt Contest Winner Disqualified, Design Pulled From Upcoming Game Earlier this week, Japanese clothing company Uniqlo announced Chinese artist Li Wen Pei had won its UT Grand Prix contest for designing Pokémon T-shirts. He was set to win $10,000 and have his design featured in Pokémon Sword and Shield, set to come ...
2019-05-23 22:16

Armoured Mewtwo Pokemon Go: Release time, Raid Counters, Moves, Stats, Max CP and more Niantic is adding Armored Mewtwo to Pokemon Go in a new update later today - here's everything you need to know about how to take on this newly armored Raid Boss...
2019-07-10 20:48

Sensor Tower — Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’s first day is slower than Pokémon Go’s debut Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launched yesterday for iOS and Android in the U.S. and UK, and Niantic's new game conjured about 400,000 installs.Read More...
2019-06-21 22:00

Pokemon Company developing sleep-based gaming app, plans 2020 launch The Pokemon Company said it was developing "Pokemon Sleep", an app that tracks users' sleep and turns it into gameplay, and plans to launch it next year....
2019-05-29 05:48

Pokemon Masters: iOS, Android game gets first gameplay trailer, release date update The newest Pokemon game is almost here - and today we got a closer look at how it's going to play and what you'll be able to do on the mobile game. Here's what you need to know....
2019-07-18 20:32

Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct? More Nintendo Switch information coming later this week Nintendo has announced that more information will be coming this week about Nintendo Switch's newest set of Pokemon RPGs: Pokemon Sword and Shield. Here's what ou need to know....
2019-08-05 15:48

Pokemon Sword and Shield Leak: Huge Pokedex news reveals amazing new evolutions and more Game Freak and The Pokemon Company revealed more Pokemon news yesterday, but it appears the developer may have also let on more than it intended if a previous leak is to be believed....
2019-06-06 09:01

8 Tips and Tricks for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Where Pokémon Go Meets the Wizarding World Magic is on the loose, and it’s up to wizards to cover it up before muggles figure out what’s going on. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is the latest mobile game from Niantic, the team behind Pokémon Go, where players venture out into ...
2019-07-03 01:16

Pokemon Sword and Shield Nintendo Direct Live Stream: How to watch and what is start time? Nintendo and The Pokemon Company are set to release more information about the upcoming Pokemon Switch games later today - here's what you need to know....
2019-06-05 14:32

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when f...
2019-05-21 15:32

Latest Pokémon Sword And Shield Trailer Reveals Villain Team And New Galarian Forms Fresh information about Pokémon Sword and Shield, shown this morning on the official Pokémon YouTube channel, tells more about the game’s cast. Alongside new monsters—including new Pikachu-adjacent creatures—there’s a quick look at some of the game’s...
2019-08-07 21:32

Pokemon Sword and Shield Demo News: UK gamers can play Nintendo Switch game next week Nintendo is bringing a demo of the highly anticipated Pokemon Sword and Shield games to the UK next week - here's what you need to know about getting hands-on with the titles....
2019-07-07 13:16

'Pokemon Sword/Shield,' 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' top fall game releases The fall video game season is here, bringing highly anticipated sequels, updated franchises and original titles that could set new industry standards....
2019-09-06 11:00

Do you think there is life beyond Earth? Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contactScientists wrestling with the delicate issue of how to respond should humanity ever be contacted by an alien civilisation have hit on a radical ide...
2019-07-01 08:16

Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? The Galaxy Fold still hasn’t gone on sale, and yet, it seems Samsung has caught a full-on case of foldable fever because based on a number of reports and rumors, Samsung might already have as many as three more foldable phones in the works.Read more...
2019-06-28 00:32

This Is Hell on Earth While the White House and conservative media continue trying to spin the abhorrent conditions in migrant detention centers after a visit from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of Congress, new reports shed further light on the dire cond...
2019-07-03 13:00

When aliens spot Earth, what will they see? Researchers have made incredible advancements in the detection and study of exoplanets in recent years, spotting literally thousands of new planets and learning tantalizing details about them. Scientists can often tell how warm a planet’s surfa...
2019-08-26 01:00

What would the Earth be like without the Amazon rainforest? Fires that have been ravaging the Amazon rainforest have raised questions about whether the world could survive with a devastated Amazon.        ...
2019-08-28 17:16

Planet Fitness Must Come Down to Earth Our third annual Summer Stock Picking Contest begins. Fast-growing gym chain Planet Fitness depends on a constant supply of flabby customers and is priced for unit growth that could take a hit in a downturn....
2019-08-11 21:48

The most extreme adventures on Earth Do you take things to the edge when you travel? Here are the best places on Earth for extreme adventures -- and options for people who like safer but still exciting experiences....
2019-09-21 21:16

100 best places on Earth for 2020 Rough Guide has picked its 100 best places on Earth to visit in 2020, and the senior editor who oversees the list shares her personal bucket-list favorites with CNN Travel....
2019-09-06 17:32

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet Scientists have discovered a pair of temperate, Earth-sized exoplanet candidates around a nearby star, according to a new paper. What makes this planetary system stand out from all the others discovered in recent years is just how similar one of its ...
2019-06-19 20:32

Earth might not be the best place for life after all In the ongoing search for worlds outside of our solar system, scientists often compare newly-discovered planets with our own as they offer educated guesses about their potential to support life. It makes sense since Earth is the only planet we know o...
2019-08-23 19:32

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2019-06-28 00:48

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant le...
2019-07-06 18:32

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire c...
2019-09-01 11:48

How to Track the LightSail 2 as It 'Sails' Around Earth Last week, the LightSail 2 officially made its first contact with Earth. The solar-powered spacecraft will be sailing around Earth’s orbit for the next year, all part of a mission to prove that solar sailing is a viable mode of space exploration....
2019-07-07 01:16

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offen...
2019-07-01 20:16

What Would Happen to Earth if our Moon Were Obliterated? One of the most fascinating things about the evolution of life on Earth is its connection to the sky above. Only under the most precise conditions could tiny molecules have burst forth into life, and those conditions would not have been the same if o...
2019-08-02 00:01

LightSail 2 has used sunlight alone to steer around Earth The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has fulfilled its mission, demonstrating controlled solar sailing in orbit around Earth for the first time...
2019-08-01 14:48

GMC's new pickup focus: Luxury that's down to earth The customer feedback "really led to the way I describe AT4, and that's premium off-road," say GMC designer Carl Zipfel. "And it's something that really doesn't exist in the segment."...
2019-08-31 19:32

The beloved iced tea that only comes from one place on Earth South African brand BOS has achieved international success making iced tea from rooibos, a traditional remedy plant that only grows in one place on Earth....
2019-06-05 11:32

Mysterious underground continents may be as old as Earth Ancient, gigantic regions of rocks as large as continents exist hundreds of miles below the Earth's crust and could be as old as the planet itself, according to a new study....
2019-09-21 03:16

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drastically changing planet...
2019-05-21 14:38

DUP not looking for "earth shattering" changes to Brexit deal The Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government is not asking for changes to the Brexit divorce deal that will "fundamentally undermine" what has been proposed, one of its senior lawmakers said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 20:48

Mar-a-Lago Is the Least Secure Place on Earth Last November, a college freshman illegally gained entry to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sometimes called the “Winter White House,” WPTV reports. The man, a University of Wisconsin freshman named Mark Slattery Lindblom, pleaded guilty to ente...
2019-05-29 02:00

Why the tech gods are coming down to earth As Apple boss Tim Cook steps into the breach with a donation for the Amazon and Google puts climate change at the top of the agenda, Silicon CEOs are getting political, says Philip Delves Broughton...
2019-09-03 22:16

'The Man Who Fell to Earth' will get a TV remake on CBS All Access CBS is continuing its habit of reviving classic franchises as streaming shows. The broadcaster has ordered a series version of The Man Who Fell to Earth based on both Walter Tevis' novel and the legendary movie starring David Bowie. The premis...
2019-08-02 21:00

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or another) for a Lexus RX300. Ours was white, not champagne, and today I found myself thinking about wh...
2019-07-18 21:48

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-23 18:32

A huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth will fly by us next month Some astronomers have suggested that Earth is overdue for a large asteroid impact, and that we’re living on borrowed time until we can shore up our planetary defenses to protect us from a true “planet-killer” space rock. With a pote...
2019-08-22 01:32

A stargazer's guide to the equinox and how Earth moves around the sun As the September equinox falls, we begin a new astronomy series with all you need to know about how Earth's orbit affects what we see in the night sky...
2019-09-19 13:32

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying towards Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
2019-09-17 13:00

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another star in 2014...
2019-05-21 18:32

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our plane...
2019-05-28 17:16

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas gia...
2019-06-06 21:32

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
2019-06-06 20:32

Jupiter's moons will be visible from Earth this month: Here's what you need to know The largest planet in the solar system will be on full display in June – and stargazers won’t need a high-powered telescope to get a good view, NASA said last week....
2019-06-06 19:48

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California.        ...
2019-07-08 02:32

Yankees swept by A’s as Tanaka comes back down to earth OAKLAND, Calif. — After the Yankees were swept out of the Bay Area by the resourceful Athletics and headed for Southern California to play the powerhouse Dodgers, Aaron Boone didn’t miss a gear in talking about the task that awaits his slumping club....
2019-08-23 10:00

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it’s out of this world.        ...
2019-05-23 19:01

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
2019-06-08 00:32

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
2019-05-21 18:32

Easy 'Nudges' Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to believe that our small actions were basically good enough when they’re not....
2019-05-23 21:48

The greatest threat to life on Earth may come from space Asteroids and space debris could wreak untold devastation on the planetNext year, Nasa will launch what all involved hope will be the most impactful space mission to date. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (Dart) is designed to smash headlong into...
2019-08-31 20:00

The coldest places on Earth in the dead of summer Yes, it’s hot out there, but not everywhere. There are plenty of places in the world where you need a sweater and gloves, even in summer.       ...
2019-07-31 21:16

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called the dragonfish. New research helps explain one of the dragonfish’s more disturbing qualities: its re...
2019-06-05 23:00

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that he was launching a new foundation that would harness robotics and nanotechnology to clean up the pl...
2019-06-05 14:16

A sky-scraper-sized asteroid will fly by Earth in September NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies says colossal asteroid 2000 QW7 will zip by Earth in September going 14,361 mph.        ...
2019-09-05 23:32

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
2019-06-05 08:48

Could you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsCould you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? There is no sovereignty up the...
2019-08-06 14:48

July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth It’s official: July 2019 was the warmest month worldwide on record, narrowing beating July 2016, a European climate agency announced on Monday. Global temperatures last month eclipsed those in July 2016 by 0.07 degrees and were 1.01 degrees hotter th...
2019-08-05 19:16

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1...
2019-06-05 04:32

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetolog...
2019-05-23 20:16

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-18 05:32

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see ...
2019-06-13 07:16

Children’s Art Answers the Question: What Will Earth Look Like in 30 Years? “We humans need to do better.” That’s the sentiment Nahzeer Sandets, 12, shared in response to the question above. His drawing illustrates his bleak outlook on earth’s future, and he’s not alone—the environment, th...
2019-09-13 03:16

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when we read “The moon was once a frontier. But new worlds now beckon” (Journal, 20 July).On the TV and in ...
2019-07-21 19:48

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-19 16:32

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energetic outbursts which are often paired with mass eje...
2019-06-13 04:16

The ISS' spherical robot helper has returned to Earth Humans are one step closer to having robot assistants in space. The IBM- and Airbus-made CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) robot returned to Earth on August 27th after successful testing aboard the International Space Station. The spherical...
2019-09-02 12:48

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half centu...
2019-07-15 17:48

Learn More About Earth's Ecology and Weather With NOAA's New App The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific government agency that focuses on the conditions of things like our oceans and waterways as well as Earth’s atmosphere....
2019-08-11 13:00

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The space rock, which had a very, very tiny chance of posing a threat to Earth, has been under close obs...
2019-07-17 20:32

Earth may be partly made of rocks from elsewhere in the galaxy We’ve only seen one interstellar object, a rock called ‘Oumuamua that passed by in 2017, but they may be crucial to speeding up the planet-building process...
2019-05-21 18:32

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more th...
2019-06-14 12:16

Why Low-Earth Orbit Satellites Are the New Space Race Elon Musk made headlines in 2018 when he launched his old car toward Mars aboard one of his Space Exploration Technologies Corp. rockets. He got less attention in May for his first step toward a potentially far more lucrative venture, when SpaceX lau...
2019-08-09 09:48

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be remembered. Shortly after they had swept from night to day, a bright, colorful complexity came past the li...
2019-07-20 12:32

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying toward Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
2019-09-12 04:00

Earth's magnetic poles probably won't flip within our lifetime Contrary to recent reports, new research suggests the next reversal of Earth’s magnetic pole won’t happen in a human lifetime and could take tens of thousands of years...
2019-08-08 09:32

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboard Space X's Falcon Heavy. The mission team of the Planetary Society confirmed on Wednesday that ...
2019-07-05 11:48

CBS All Access announces The Man Who Fell To Earth series Director Nicolas Roeg’s the Man Who Fell To Earth from 1976 isn’t a perfect film, but it is a David Bowie film. That alone has made it worthy of being reexamined in the decades since, both critically and artistically, with the film now regarded as a ...
2019-08-02 01:48

Planet Earth has 9 safety limits and we’ve already exceeded 4 of them A decade ago, Johan Rockström identified the limits to Earth's life support systems. From chemical polluiton to climate change, we're veering into the danger zone - so why is he (cautiously) optimistic about the future?...
2019-09-13 13:32

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed at the RGS, London, from 6 July-22 August Continue reading......
2019-06-28 03:48

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was ...
2019-08-15 08:16

Continents on early Earth rose from the sea, then disappeared According to a new model, Earth's first continents emerged much earlier than previously thought. After emerging from the planet's primordial oceans, the continents disappeared without a trace....
2019-07-01 20:16

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
2019-05-21 18:32

Pokemon GO Glaceon: How to evolve Eevee into Glaceon with evolution name trick Niantic has added a wave of new Pokemon to Android and iOS game Pokemon Go - here's what you need to know about evolving Eevee to the Ice-type Pokemon Glaceon....
2019-05-21 15:32

Pokemon GO Leafeon: How to evolve Eevee into Leafeon with evolution name trick Niantic has introduced new Pokemon to its augmented reality Android and iOS game - here's what you need to know about evolving Eevee to the Grass-type Pokemon....
2019-05-21 15:32

Harry Potter meets Pokemon Go in new augmented reality game called 'Wizards Unite' Niantic, the company that built the hit game “Pokemon GO,” launched its new game this week based on another popular franchise.       ...
2019-06-21 20:16

It took an incredibly long time for the Earth’s poles to flip If you’re looking for some kind of apocalyptic scenario to get anxious about, the Earth’s poles flipping is as good a nightmare as any. Scientists know that our planet’s poles have indeed flipped in the past, but how long it took fo...
2019-08-09 08:00

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter...
2019-06-07 00:48

Britain's Cuadrilla pauses gas fracking after earth tremor British shale gas company Cuadrilla has paused fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire, northwest England, due to an earth tremor late on Wednesday....
2019-08-23 07:16

California quakes left a crack in the Earth so big it can be seen from space Satellite images show a massive rupture in the Earth's surface left behind by the two earthquakes that rocked southern California last week.        ...
2019-07-09 18:16

Earth’s Food Supply Is Under Threat. These Fixes Would Go a Long Way. The food production system accounts for up to a third of greenhouse gas emissions. But if agriculture is done right, experts say, it can actually be a climate change solution....
2019-08-10 02:16

The secrets of how sharks survived so many of Earth's mass extinctions Vegetarianism and liking underwater volcanoes have helped sharks survive for half a billion years. But can they use their skills to cope with climate change?...
2019-06-28 19:48

Look up! China’s Tiangong-2 space lab is about to fall back to Earth Today is an important day for China’s space agency. No, the country isn’t launching anything new into space, and in fact, it’s sort of the opposite. The Tiangong-2 space station is coming back down to Earth, and it’s going to ...
2019-07-20 05:16

Earth's last magnetic-pole flip took much longer than we thought The last reversal of Earth's magnetic poles happened long before humans could record it, but research on the flow of ancient lava has helped scientists estimate the duration of this strange phenomenon....
2019-08-08 16:48

Trio of space travelers safely returns to Earth Being chosen to spend time aboard the International Space Station is a privilege that only the tiniest fraction of people will ever experience. But all good things must come to an end, and this week marked the end of Expedition 59 aboard the ISS, and...
2019-06-27 19:16

Interstellar dust from ancient supernova found on Earth Cosmic dust found in Antarctic snow was likely birthed in a distant supernova millions of years ago. The dust's interstellar journey eventually brought the material to Earth, where scientists discovered the ancient grains....
2019-08-16 19:16

LightSail 2 spacecraft glides on sunlight in orbit around Earth Extra thrust from reflective sail on tiny craft changed shape of its orbit by about 2km, scientists reportA crowdfunded spacecraft has successfully sailed on sunlight while in orbit around the Earth.LightSail 2 was launched in June by the space advoc...
2019-08-09 04:48

Forget sharks — mosquitoes are the deadliest maneaters on earth If we were rational creatures, we would fear our back yards more than our beaches. Though oceans contain real-life monsters like the great white, our lawns and parks are home to humankind’s deadliest foe: the ubiquitous mosquito. “Harvester of human ...
2019-08-03 21:32

Life in the fastest warming place on earth - podcast In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C since 1971, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. India Rakusen and Jon Watts travel to Svalbard to find out how the island is coping with the effects of global heating. And...
2019-07-02 10:48

European shares back to earth after Draghi bombshell European stock markets were flat on Wednesday after posting their best results in five months a day earlier thanks to a strong policy speech from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi that flagged a potential return to bond-buying and lower inter...
2019-06-19 11:48

Starwatch: Earth's shadow takes a bite out of the moon Most of us will get a chance this week to see a partial lunar eclipse. Though not if you live in North America, Greenland or northern RussiaA partial lunar eclipse is visible from much of the world this week. Only North America, Greenland and norther...
2019-07-15 10:32

Mysterious, ancient radio signals keep pelting Earth Sudden shrieks of radio waves from deep space keep slamming into radio telescopes on Earth, spattering those instruments' detectors with confusing data. And now, astronomers are using artificial intelligence to pinpoint the source of the shrieks, in ...
2019-08-08 19:48

Nearby 'Super-Earth' may be habitable, NASA suggests NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has made several discoveries in recent days, including a planet with three suns and a sun with three planets. But the latest discovery may be the most surprising of all — an alien planet that is potentiall...
2019-08-01 23:00

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no role in my achievements” and a teacher who was “regularly intoxicated during class.”...
2019-06-14 02:16

Thousands Of Earth's Toughest Creatures May Now Be Living On Moon There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, the coldest temperatures of the universe, and decades......
2019-08-07 08:16

We could use Earth's atmosphere as a giant lens for a space telescope A space telescope could use the whole Earth as a lens by capturing light deflected off the atmosphere to help us search for signs of life on exoplanets...
2019-08-07 04:48

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of cl...
2019-06-13 00:16

Hordes of Earth's Toughest Creatures May Now Be Living on Moon There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, and the coldest temperatures of the universe....
2019-08-07 20:48

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface can plummet to minus-126 degrees Celsius. But the environment below the Martian surface may be similar...
2019-06-20 01:32

Humanity's Next Test: Feed 10 Billion Without Ruining Earth Experts Friday began negotiating the most comprehensive scientific assessment ever of the role the land we live off plays in climate change, expected to highlight the stark choices humanity faces to......
2019-08-02 19:48

Rocky, Earth-sized exoplanet is missing an atmosphere Astronomers at MIT, Harvard University, and elsewhere have searched a rocky, Earth-sized exoplanet for signs of an atmosphere — and found none. Atmospheres have previously been detected on planets much larger than our own, including several hot-Ju...
2019-08-19 20:32

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions....
2019-06-19 09:16

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible, study says There's been a notable increase in recent weeks about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet....
2019-08-15 04:48

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state of our planet. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report focuses on how huma...
2019-08-09 03:32

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
2019-07-15 19:16

Earth is a living system and humans will decide whether it thrives A conference celebrating James Lovelock, the scientist who formulated the Gaia hypothesis, saw researchers questioning the future of our living planet...
2019-08-03 17:00

Mother Earth Opens Up and Greedily Gulps Down a Delicious Car Just in case you’ve been doubting the powerful and prodigious hunger of Mother Earth, our planet, devourer of cars, please take a moment to inspect this video, shot on an ordinary street in Dale City, Virginia. That was a 2009 or so Dodge Grand Carav...
2019-07-11 00:16

Scientists think light and noise from Earth could attract aliens Since the first use of electric lamps in the 19th century, society hasn’t looked back. Homes and streets are lit at all hours so that people can go about their business when they’d once have been asleep. Besides the obvious benefits to societies and ...
2019-08-10 21:32

Earth’s future is being written in fast-melting Greenland Scientists studying the melting of the ice in Greenland this summer are finding themselves working in shirtsleeve weather without the need for gloves...
2019-08-21 03:32

Look up! Saturn reaches closest point to Earth Tuesday GettyImages KBJR – Move over Jupiter, it’s time to let Saturn shine! Earth will be right in between Saturn and the Sun, and Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the year. In the planetary scale, close is still pretty far away, with ...
2019-07-09 20:48

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest animal life? In modern animals, it's easy to infer a lot about an organism's lifestyle based on its anat...
2019-06-21 20:16

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerously low, warns Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
2019-07-10 18:00

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fungus on Earth, scientists say.The minuscule organis...
2019-05-22 19:48

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you shouldn’t...
2019-05-21 14:38

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved big brains...
2019-05-21 14:38

The Authority is Earth’s last hope in this The Wild Storm #23 exclusive The Wild Storm is rapidly approaching its conclusion, and the book’s final chapters have introduced a new third party to disrupt the intensifying war between covert organizations IO and Skywatch. Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt have been building to ...
2019-05-29 03:16

'Iron Man' Unveils Tech Initiative to Save Earth Robert Downey Jr. has announced a new initiative called The Footprint Coalition that would help clean up the planet using advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and......
2019-06-05 22:48

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
2019-05-21 20:32

How a Collision in Space Triggered an Ice Age on Earth Million of Years Ago Scientists on Wednesday said dust spawned by a gigantic collision in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter 400 million years earlier triggered an ice age on Earth that ushered in a significant......
2019-09-19 08:00

Do You Remember? The Message in Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' The 21st day has special significance in the 1978 hit inspired by the group’s founder Maurice White. And that famous refrain is really just “ba-dee-ya.”...
2019-09-03 19:48

After Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. aims to clean up the earth NEW YORK (AP) — After playing Iron Man for more than a decade, Robert Downey Jr. has found a real-life villain he wants to defeat: pollution. The movie star says he plans to start an organization next year called the Footprint Coalition. He didn̵...
2019-06-05 19:48

Humans Dominated Earth Earlier Than Previously Thought Archaeologists worldwide pooled their knowledge of past land use — and pushed back the date when human farming and other practices began altering the planet....
2019-08-30 00:00

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements l...
2019-05-29 15:00

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
2019-05-29 17:48

Alien planets could be better suited for life than Earth: study Earth's oceans have made it the perfect environment for biodiversity, but a new study suggests that it may not have the best conditions in the galaxy....
2019-08-26 20:00

NASA and ESA will team up to deflect Earth-bound asteroids If humanity is going to stop dangerous asteroids, countries will likely have to work together -- thankfully, that might just happen. NASA and ESA teams are meeting in Rome next week to discuss progress on on the Asteroid Impact Deflection Assessment...
2019-09-04 03:00

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-23 00:01

Godzilla grew 30 times faster than any organism on Earth. Here's why. If Godzilla were a real creature, his incredibly rapid growth spurt on the big screen would be off the charts, even setting evolutionary records, a new report finds....
2019-06-05 03:00

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about it...
2019-05-24 00:01

Behind the scenes at Earth’s most beautiful rocket launch site Enlarge / Whatever angle you'd prefer, New Zealand offers some pretty good views... (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) MAHIA PENINSULA, New Zealand—Not a blade of grass longer than the rest, a red “Remove Before Flight” tag unchecked, or a single Kiwi (be i...
2019-08-25 15:32

How to find life beyond Earth - Science Weekly podcast As scientists at University College London announce the discovery of water in the atmosphere of a potentially habitable ‘super Earth’, Ian Sample explores our prospects for finding life beyond our own planet Continue reading......
2019-09-14 01:00

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
2019-05-26 16:16

Why alien civilizations might be taking their time to visit Earth Our Milky Way galaxy could be filled with alien civilizations, a new study claims, but we don’t know because they haven’t stopped by Earth for a visit in millions of years. According to a study published last month in The Astronomical Jou...
2019-09-10 09:48

The augmented city: how technologists are transforming the Earth into theater Personal computing is wandering outside, becoming spatial computing, the web becoming the spatial web. Can there be experts here in this new territory?Read More...
2019-09-21 20:48

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of years...
2019-05-24 14:48

Why This Earth-Like Planet is a Big Step Forward in the Search for Life If planets were products their price would be tumbling. Little more than a generation ago, we knew of only eight planets in all the universe—the ones within our own solar system. Only two of them, Earth and Mars, were plausibly capable of suppo...
2019-09-11 21:32

Decades-old Florida mystery solved with help from Google Earth William Moldt was last seen in Lake Worth, Florida back in 1997. A man who used to live in his gated community was looking at his old house on Google Earth when he zoomed in and saw what appeared to be a car submerged in a pond....
2019-09-14 22:48

A pair of asteroids are about to whiz past Earth, but we’ll be fine One of the great things about having powerful observational tools to scan the heavens is that we have a good chance of spotting potential planet-killing asteroids before they actually get here. The other side of that coin is that scientists keeping a...
2019-09-13 10:16

Game Freak's game that isn't Pokémon is due October 16th Game Freak is best known for creating the main series of Pokémon games, starting with Red and Green all the way back in 1996. That's because aside from the occasional one-off games like Drill Dozer back in 2005, the company doesn't r...
2019-09-05 13:16

New Zealand to be Middle-earth again in Amazon's The Lord of the Rings series New Zealand will be home again to hairy feet and pointed-ear Hobbits after Amazon Studios confirmed the Pacific country will be the location for its new "The Lord of the Rings" series, a TV show widely tipped to be the most expensive ever made....
2019-09-18 04:00

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
2019-05-21 18:32

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
2019-05-21 20:00

Earth's last magnetic field reversal took 22,000 years, longer than expected New research suggests Earth's last magnetic field reversal was slow-going. Scientists found the reversal of Earth's magnetic poles took 22,000 years to complete, much longer than previously predicted....
2019-08-10 08:48

LightSail 2 prepares to deploy sails, share new images of Earth LightSail 2, a CubeSat developed by the Planetary Society, is preparing to deploy its solar sails. The miniature satellite, roughly the size of a toaster, will unfurl its sails at approximately 8:22 a.m. ET on Tuesday....
2019-07-22 17:32

Flat Earth: why is YouTube helping spread conspiracy theories? Many people who believe the Earth is not round first heard the idea on YouTube. But how important was the video-sharing website in helping the flat Earth movement grow?...
2019-07-18 13:00

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
2019-05-31 11:16

Scientists Watch Atoms Fall to See Earth's Changing Structure A new instrument is so sensitive it can discern a 1.5-centimeter change in sea level. “It was detecting the food in our stomachs,” one physicist says....
2019-09-04 00:16

The Moon Landing Astronauts Had a Tough Time Back on Earth When Commanders Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins (yes there was a third guy, look it up!) left Earth, they were engineers, test pilots, and property of the U.S. government. When they returned to Earth, they were heroes, and they were t...
2019-07-21 18:16

The moon may be made of magma that once covered Earth’s entire surface The moon’s makeup is extremely similar to Earth’s - perhaps because a huge rock smashed into a magma-covered Earth, splashing out the material to make the moon...
2019-05-21 18:32

The north pole is moving and if it flips, life on Earth is in trouble The magnetic north pole is racing towards Siberia - but why? It's a mystery with huge implications, and to solve it, we're building an explosive model of the planet's core...
2019-06-28 17:00

The Northernmost Settlement on Earth Cracked 70 Degrees For the First Time This Week It’s not just the eastern part of the U.S. roasting this week. Much of the planet is on a heat bender, including the northernmost inhabited place on Earth.Read more......
2019-07-19 16:48

P Chidambaram "Only A Burden On Earth": Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on P Chidambaram, saying the veteran Congress leader was "only a burden" on the earth....
2019-08-13 13:48

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets and moons you can visit without having to rev up your hyperdrive....
2019-06-01 19:32

The Wandering Earth review: Epic Chinese sci-fi film heralds a new era The Wandering Earth, an adaptation of Cixin Liu's story of humans struggling to move Earth to a new home, is coming to Netflix. Our review: Despite a few science bloopers, it's cinematic gold...
2019-05-21 18:32

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” as...
2019-06-13 04:16

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Has an Earth-Shattering 760 HP After months of not knowing, the power figures for the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 are finally here. The supercharged V8 will put out 760 horsepower and 625 lb-ft of torque. Basically, it’s enough to drag down the moon....
2019-06-19 15:00

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones are produced from ancient seabeds that were buried deep within Earth’s crust, according to new ...
2019-06-01 08:16

Beavers bigger than Justin Bieber used to roam the Earth: study Before the end of the last Ice Age, giant beavers roamed the wetlands of North America. Scientists are now speculating why a species considered highly successful for its time — much like superstar Justin Bieber is today — would have died ...
2019-06-01 08:16

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t want to go that route'. The president made the claim sitting alongside the Pakistani prime minister, Im...
2019-07-22 22:32

Discovery of one billion year old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new discovery reveals a few things that have stayed ...
2019-05-24 00:01

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,035-foot peak, he joined an elite group known as the......
2019-05-29 04:32

Earth’s ocean was stagnant and stinking for a billion years — here’s why that’s exciting Geologists have dubbed Earth’s middle age the “boring billion”. Occurring some 1,800 to 800 million years ago, it has long been considered a period when little happened on Earth in terms of biological evolution, climate, or the chemistry of the ocean...
2019-07-31 20:16

Surprise ‘city-killer’ asteroid almost hit Earth — whizzing by at 15 miles a second A “city-killer” asteroid whizzed by Earth on Thursday, startling astronomers who didn’t pick up the rock’s trajectory until days before it passed the planet, according to a report. The rock, dubbed Asteroid 2019 OK, passed within 43,500 miles of Eart...
2019-07-31 21:48

Chinese firms plan rare earth manufacturing hub in Hebei A group of Chinese firms have jointly established a rare earths innovation centre in the country's Hebei province as part of a plan to develop a manufacturing base in the region, according to the local government hosting the project....
2019-06-19 15:32

NASA discovers nearby ‘super-Earth’ that ‘could harbor life’ “This is exciting, as this is humanity’s first nearby super-Earth that could harbor life — uncovered with help from TESS, our small, mighty mission with a huge reach,” said astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger....
2019-08-01 23:00

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-06-19 17:48

Water discovery means 'super-Earth' could support life Water vapour has been discovered in the atmosphere of an enormous Earth-like planet already known to have habitable temperatures, which scientists say means it could support life....
2019-09-11 19:48

July Was Earth's Hottest Month, Global Temperature Up By 2.16 Degrees July was Earth's hottest month ever recorded, "on a par with, and possibly marginally higher" than the previous warmest month, which was July 2016, according to provisional data from the Copernicus......
2019-08-03 09:00

Asteroid size of Empire State Building set to fly by Earth next week A "potentially hazardous" asteroid that is as large as the Empire State Building will zoom past Earth next week on Aug. 10. But it's not anything to worry about, according to experts....
2019-08-03 06:32

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is already getting a workout without leaving Earth When NASA’s Mars 2020 mission finally gets underway about a year from now it’ll have been a long time coming. The mission has been in the works for years, and the ultra-high-tech rover will have plenty of work to do once it lands on Mars ...
2019-07-31 18:32

The Guardian view on James Lovelock: Earth, but not as we knew it | Editorial As he celebrates his centennial birthday, the scientist continues to rewrite our futureJames Lovelock, the scientist and writer, is 100 years old on Friday and remains a combination of environmental Cassandra and Old Testament prophet. Unlike them, t...
2019-07-31 17:48

Asteroid the size of a skyscraper to hurtle past Earth: NASA A skyscraper length asteroid will whiz by Earth on Saturday. The space rock, Asteroid 2000 QW7, is roughly between 951 and 2,132 feet long, according to NASA. The larger estimation would make it the second-tallest building on the planet, behind only ...
2019-09-17 17:32

NASA’s Spitzer just spotted a galaxy perfectly aligned with Earth NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is capable of capturing some truly stunning snapshots of distant features in space, and usually, when we see images of vast spiral galaxies we get to see them face-first. A new photo shot by Spitzer of a distant g...
2019-08-08 18:48

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and suppress China, its commerce ministry said....
2019-05-30 10:48

Mass extinction killed nearly all life on Earth 2 billion years ago There have been several mass extinction events during the planet’s history, including the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, arguably the best known because of the death of the dinosaurs. Now, researchers may have discovered a new mass exti...
2019-09-04 07:16