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  • Jones a ‘bottler’ over Wales talks
    By on January 25, 2015 | Comments Off  Comments


    Retired Wales prop Adam Jones regrets not communicating effectively with management as his international career waned.

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  • MMO Fan Site Removes Character Stats Over Trademark Claim
    By on July 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    steveb3210 writes “EQ2Wire.com is a fan site for the MMO Everquest 2. One feature of their site is a searchable portal for all game-related stats such as characters, equipment, items, and mobs which they generate from an XML feed provided by the game’s publisher. Recently, the owner of a trademark has been threatening them over the name of a character and in the face of possible legal bills, they were forced to remove the character’s profile from (more…)

  • Sony, Microsoft Squabble Over Console Features, But the Real Opponent Is Apple
    By on June 20, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nerval’s Lobster writes “Now that Microsoft and Sony have unveiled their respective next-generation gaming consoles, the two companies have cheerfully resorted to firing broadsides at each other. Whether the current brouhaha has any effect on sales of the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 (if hardcore gamers keep complaining, they may even convince Microsoft to knock $100 off the new Xbox and bring its pricing down to the PS4’s level), it’s also drowning (more…)

  • Senegal angry over Cisse absence
    By on November 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Newcastle manager Alan Pardew says Papiss Cisse may miss Saturday’s game with Swansea because of a row with Senegal.

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  • VIDEO: Spurs fans squabble over shirt
    By on October 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Tottenham fans battle for Brad Friedel’s shirt following the 2-1 win over Southampton.

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  • Classroom Clashes Over Science Education
    By on June 5, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    cheezitmike writes “In a two-part series, the American Academy for the Advancement of Science examines two hot-button topics that create clashes in the classroom between science teachers and conservative-leaning students, parents, school boards, and state legislatures. Part 1 looks at the struggle of teachers to cover evolution in the face of religious push-back from students and legislatures. Part 2 deals with teaching climate change, (more…)

  • VIDEO: Gatlin wins tight 100m over Powell
    By on May 11, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    American sprinter Justin Gatlin beats rival Asafa Powell by just 0.01s over 100m in the season’s first Diamond League meeting in Qatar. (UK users only)

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  • Chinese Physicists Achieve Quantum Teleportation Over 60 Miles
    By on May 11, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    MrSeb writes “Chinese physicists are reporting that they’ve successfully teleported photonic qubits (quantum bits) over a distance of 97 kilometers (60mi). This means that quantum data has been transmitted from one point to another, without passing through the intervening space. It’s important to note that the Chinese researchers haven’t actually made a photon disappear and reappear 97 kilometers away; rather, they’ve used quantum entanglement (more…)

  • Boxer Jonas puts mind over matter
    By on May 11, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Natasha Jonas tells BBC Sport how she has pushed herself to the limit in search of an Olympic place

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  • Drivers argue over racing debate
    By on May 11, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Formula 1 drivers are split over whether stewards should take a zero-tolerance approach to gaining an advantage by going off the track.

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