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Best Sandbox Games on PC

There’s something special about a game where your imagination is the only limitation on what you can do and where you can go. Open world games provide some level of freedom, but there’s still a critical path and a definite endpoint. A true sandbox, by contrast, offers endless choice without constraint. You can play, create,…

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Science & Nature
Not Just Bread and Beer: Microbes Can Ferment Carbon Dioxide To Make Fuel

Bicyclic Carbon Fixation—NREL scientists have designed a pathway for speeding up CO2 fermentation in some species of bacteria. The resulting molecule—acetyl-CoA, with its two unique carbon handles (C2)—can be used to make a range of important commodity fuels and chemicals. Credit: Figure by Besiki Kazaishvili, NRELScientists Mapped Out a “Bicyclic Carbon Fixation” Pathway for Speeding…

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Thompson-Herah seals Commonwealth double as Australia pull clear in medals race

BIRMINGHAM: Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah rocketed to a sprint double at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday (Aug 6) as Australia pulled clear of England at the top of the medals table. The Jamaican sprint star, 30, was the headline act on the penultimate night of track and field competition in Birmingham and did not disappoint…

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Technology
This Week: Layoffs, taxes, bandits and memes

Editor’s Note Week 31, 2022 Read time: 5 minutes Sadly, the tech lay-offs continue unabated. Meanwhile, the Nigerian government plans to increase VAT on mobile services. As you follow these unpalatable stories, I hope they don’t dampen your weekend. Protect your peace. ❤ Kelechi Njoku, Senior Editor, TechCabal. Editor’s Picks Increased cost of calls, SMS,…

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Crunch time for Barcelona as they race to register new signings ahead of the season

Barcelona are facing immense pressure to register all their players in time ahead of the start of the new domestic league season next weekend. The club’s economic crisis has blocked them from registering their newer signings. Players who are expected to take up a large portion of the club’s wage budget.Barcelona have utilised their third…

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Spot-on Jorginho gives Chelsea opening win at Everton

Chelsea put a troubled pre-season behind them to start their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Everton on Saturday thanks to Jorginho’s penalty. Blues boss Thomas Tuchel warned last week that Chelsea were “not ready” for the new season after a gruelling tour of the United States, which included a 4-0 thrashing at…

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Entertainment
Organizers confirm Mirror will not attend Japan’s Summer Sonic music festival this month

Hong Kong boy band Mirror will not attend the Summer Sonic music festival in Japan due to “unforeseen circumstances”, organizers said on Friday.  The announcement ends days of speculation over whether the Canto-pop boy band would appear at the rock festival — which would’ve been their first overseas performance since their formation in 2018 —…

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Fans evoke Kanye West in reaction to Kim Kardashian, Pete Davidson split

August 6, 2022 | 1:26pm Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson called it quits earlier this week and fans had plenty to say.Gilbert Carrasquillo Kim Kardashian called it off with Pete Davidson nine months after they began dating, and the news hit the internet like a ton of bricks Friday night. The development caught many off-guard…

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Technology
NetEase Media Launches Digital Collection Museum on News Platform

Your browser does not support the audio element. NetEase Media officially announced on August 5 its launch of the “NetEase News Digital Collection Museum,” supported by its self-developed alliance chain “Yiwen Chain.” NetEase Media has launched several sets of themed digital collections since last year. The launch of the NetEase News Digital Collection Museum means…

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Science & Nature
Massive power tool recall: 1.4 million tools recalled, 9 people already injured

It’s time to recheck your power tools following a big recall earlier this year. Two new recall actions are in place concerning devices that might cut you while you’re using them. One of them is DeWALT’s 12-inch Sliding Compound Miter Saws which sold more than 1.4 million units across the US and Canada. The other…