A NASA scientist said Wednesday that the likelihood of the

A NASA scientist said Wednesday that the likelihood of the Bennu asteroid hitting Earth within the next century or two has increased.  However, Davide Farnocchia stressed that Earthlings shouldn’t be too worried. Scientists previously said that the odds that Bennu would strike the Earth into 2200 was one-in-2,700, but those figures were adjusted to one-in-1,750 […]

China unleashes on ‘evil’ Lithuania over Taiwan issue

China has unleashed on the tiny European country of Lithuania over Taiwan.Beijing-backed newspaper the Global Times on Tuesday labelled the country of just 2.8 million people “crazy” and “evil” for allowing Taiwanese authorities to open a “representative office” under the name of “Taiwan” instead of “Taipei”. China has interpreted the move as a diplomatic insult. […]

A potentially hazardous asteroid has a much greater chance of

There’s one particular date when Bennu is most likely to hit – September 24, 2182.  “The OSIRIS-REx data give us so much more precise information, we can test the limits of our models and calculate the future trajectory of Bennu to a very high degree of certainty through 2135,” said study lead Davide Farnocchia from […]

Following the debut of Black Myth: Wukong and Lost Soul

Just about a year ago, the utterly impressive-looking Black Myth: Wukong came out of nowhere and stunned the gaming world with its visuals and action. The take on Chinese mythology provided fresh impetus for gaming as a whole when it comes to exploring the culture, and now, the newly revealed Faith of Danschant: Hereafter is […]

SINGAPORE – A new study by a National University of

SINGAPORE – A new study by a National University of Singapore (NUS) team has found that an infected person can spread Covid-19 by exhaling fine aerosol particles when breathing, talking and singing, not just though droplets when coughing or sneezing. The authors of the study on Wednesday (Aug 11) said the research findings reinforce the […]

Saving the life of a wanted man by rolling him

Warning: This story discusses graphic details that may be upsetting to some readers. Saving the life of a wanted man by rolling him on the ground after he caught on fire is not something police officers expect to do on the job. But, thats what Constable Scott Higby did a year ago in Hamilton. Higby […]

Will Apple’s plans for a triumphant MacBook Pro launch find

It may not have been announced, but the expectation is that Apples radical update to the MacBook Pro will be arriving in the next few months, with the smart money on a mid-October launch and availability starting in November. Now were getting our first look at one of Apples big decisions how much demand will […]

The ad had been subject to intense scrutiny online.

Standing on the very tip of the 828m building, Smith-Ludvik had an area of just 38cm to place her feet on for the five hours of filming that took place. A custom platform with an attached pole was built at the top for Smith-Ludvik to stand on. She was attached to the pole as well […]

Climate report says country will suffer rain and floods in

The first major assessment of its kind in seven years from the UNs Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has found the globes ocean, land and air temperatures are rising, and the human influence is unequivocal. But what does the IPCCs Sixth Assessment Report say about changes in New Zealand, and what can we expect for […]