Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville arrives on PC, PS4, and Xbox

Following weeks of testing, Electronic Arts has officially taken the wraps off Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville. The game follows the second Garden Warfare title, giving fans the latest installment of 3D zombies and plant-based fighters. The game is available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One; it includes three regions where players can roam free, as well as … Continue reading

Three-hour Disney Plus trailer packs almost every show and movie

Disney is making a strong point about the vast size of its Disney Plus (“Disney+”) content library by publishing a new video trailer. Unlike other promotional trailers, which are typically anywhere from 20 seconds to a few minutes long, the new Disney Plus trailer will take more than three hours to watch. The video contains clips of nearly every video … Continue reading

Alphabet’s Wing starts delivering packages with drones in Virginia

Following news about its plans, Alphabet’s Wing has started delivering small packages to people in Virginia using drones. The deliveries are made possible thanks to the company’s Air Carrier Certificate received from the FAA, which officially makes Alphabet the first company to offer a commercial air delivery service to private residences in the US. The Wing drone deliveries are currently … Continue reading

Fortnite’s new 3D Headphones setting makes it easier to track enemies

Epic does a fairly good job of helping Fortnite players figure out where opponents and in-game objects are located, but it can still be tricky to tell whether a sound is coming from above or below, among other things. Here to help fix that is a new 3D Headphones setting that, when enabled, provides a proper binaural audio experience that … Continue reading

Japan joins NASA in mission to land humans on the Moon in 2024

Japan has announced plans to help NASA in its effort to return humans to the Moon in 2024. The work will take place under NASA’s Artemis program, one of multiple efforts that will pave the way for an eventual human trip to Mars. Under its participation, Japan’s Cabinet Office revealed that it will help build the orbital outpost intended to … Continue reading

California rolls out first earthquake early warning system in the US

California is the first state in the US to introduce an earthquake early warning system. The launch of the system coincides with the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, which claimed 63 lives and caused another 3,757 injuries. In addition to delivering traditional emergency alerts, the new system also utilizes a smartphone app. Earthquakes are common in California, … Continue reading

Working out before breakfast has ‘profound’ effects on overall health

A new study from researchers at the University of Bath and the University of Birmingham shed light on which is better: eating breakfast before or after a morning workout? Though there isn’t a solid rule about which is preferable, the study found that working out before eating breakfast may drastically reduce one’s odds of developing two common and serious health … Continue reading

NASA InSight rover digs its ‘mole’ into the dusty Mars landscape

NASA’s InSight rover has dug its ‘mole’ about two centimeters into the surface of Mars, the space agency announced today. This process involved the spacecraft’s robotic arm, which is home to a heat probe NASA calls its ‘mole.’ The nickname refers to the probe’s purpose: it digs down into the ground to determine how much heat is escaping from the … Continue reading