‘Internet apocalypse’: strong solar storm could take the world offline for weeks, even months

A new study has warned that a solar superstorm, which occurs once in about a century, could plunge the world into an “Internet apocalypse,” keeping much of society offline for weeks or even months. The Sun constantly bombards the Earth with electromagnetic particles. These particles – which make up the solar wind – are usually … Read more

The King’s Man Trailer: Ralph Fiennes Founds Kingsman in World War I Prequel

The new King’s Man trailer is here – and it’s bloody. Disney-owned 20th Century Studios has unveiled a new trailer for director Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman prequel to his other two Kingsman films, Kingsman: The Secret Service and Kingsman: The Golden Circle. The King’s Man takes the franchise back to World War I, where we discover … Read more

Shang-Chi premieres new trailers, Kevin Feige talks about ‘Experiment’ controversy at world premiere

With Shang-Chi having its world premiere at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, Marvel Studios unrolled more footage of its next big-screen adventure: a 30-second teaser trailer and a one-minute clip. The first reminds everyone that Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe alongside … Read more

World Photography Day: an art form that also holds our memories

On World Photography Day, we have to reflect on what practical photography really is – an art, or a science. Well, photography is both an art and a science. The science behind the lens to capture the perfect shot, as well as the aesthetic that makes these photos remain recorded for time immemorial. Visual thinking, … Read more

Three cat-sized mammals that thrived in the post-dinosaur world

Paleontologists have found fossilized teeth and jaws of three hitherto unrecognized mammals – Conacodon hettingeri, Miniconus jeanninae, beornus honeyi – in the Great Divide Basin of Wyoming. Fossils suggest that these mammals were no bigger than a giant rodent or a small cat and thrived during the early Puercana era, nearly 328,000 years after the … Read more

Cryptocurrency scheme involving $22 million discovered in UK, victims spread around the world

Cryptocurrencies worth $22.2 million (about Rs. 165 crores) were seized by UK police after a global fraud scheme was uncovered. They found pen drives containing large amounts of Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency in the world after Bitcoin. The Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said the scheme deceived people from the UK, the US, Europe, China, … Read more

Taliban websites that broadcast their official messages to Afghans and the world have disappeared

Taliban websites that delivered official messages from the victorious insurgents to Afghans and the world at large in five languages ​​went offline abruptly on Friday, indicating an effort to try to crack down on them. However, it is not immediately clear why the Pashto, Urdu, Arabic, English and Dari language sites went offline on Friday. … Read more