The demographic they’re so thirsty for could be found in droves over the weekend at New York’s Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, where three days of sold-out crowds turned out for the biggest video game competition of all time – the Fortnite World Cup – where a 16-year-old from Pennsylvania named Kyle Giersdorf (aka Bugha) brought home the winner’s share of $3m with a dominant performance in Sunday’s solos competition. It was the climax of a three-day marathon that saw a staggering $30m in prize money doled out. … [Read more...] about Fortnite World Cup: the $30m tournament shows esports’ future is already here
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The same image also seems to suggest that Halo 3 is also adding weapons never seen before in Halo 3. In the image, we see a soldier wielding the Socom Magnum pistol, while another image shows the Silenced SMG. This is also a big deal, as these weapons are from Halo 3: ODST and have never been available in Halo 3 multiplayer. … [Read more...] about Halo 3 Is 13 Years Old, And For The First Time Its Getting New Guns And Weapon Skins
Sport England face an uphill struggle to escape from the first Test against Pakistan with anything but a defeat following a stirring new-ball display from the tourists on day two of play at Old Trafford. Tiger Woods started the US PGA Championship with a 68, his lowest first round in a major since 2012, as Jason Day led the field after shooting a five-under 65 at Harding Park. Wolves’ Europa League odyssey will continue into next week’s quarter-finals thanks to a gruelling victory over the champions of Greece, Olympiakos, but Rangers’ campaign came to an end with defeat at Bayer Leverkusen. This year’s London Marathon, which had been pushed back from April to October, will no longer be a mass-participation event. John Higgins made only the 11th maximum break in World Championship history but saw his hopes of a fifth title shattered by a shock 13-11 second round defeat to Kurt Maflin. And BT’s head of sport, Simon Green, believes one impact of the … [Read more...] about Friday briefing: Vulnerable children left in filthy cells, says custody monitor
Redford first learned about the increasing radiation from the Center of Public Defense group in his town. “We are asking the military, we are asking the administration where that radiation was from, why it increased for 30 minutes in our town but there is still zero information about the cause,” Redford told The Daily Beast on Friday. … [Read more...] about A Missile Explosion, a Radiation Spike, and Kremlin Secrecy Bring Back Memories of Chernobyl
Avangard is what the U.S. military calls a “hypersonic glide vehicle.” Propelled to high speed by the same kind of rocket that boosts a satellite or an intercontinental-range nuclear warhead, a hypersonic glide vehicle follows a different kind of flight path than other payloads do. Staying relatively close to Earth—reportedly around 300,000 feet up (about 91,000 meters), just below where the atmosphere ends and where space begins—the hypersonic vehicle glides toward its target at many times the speed of sound, potentially performing small maneuvers en route. … [Read more...] about Putin Claimed His Hypersonic Missiles Were Invincible. Then He Jailed the Developers.