Battlefront’s New Classic Collection Is a Chance to Return to the Deadliest Bridge in Star Wars History

What is the most brutal battlefront in Star Wars history—the sands of Geonosis? The harsh icewinds of Hoth? The teddy bear-infused terror of Endor’s forests? The dark nights of Umbara? The answer we’re looking for was delivered 20 years ago in one of the all-time classic Star Wars games: this bridge. This week Lucasfilm and … Read more

Super League 2024: Can champions Wigan Warriors bridge the town’s rugby league and football divide? | Rugby League News

Matt Peet has only ever known Wigan Warriors as a team which regularly appears in finals and wins trophies. That is why it is no surprise to him about the expectations the fanbase have expressed to him when he is out in the town. Rather than congratulations for last year’s Betfred Super League Grand Final … Read more

Ukraine ends Russian dreams to connect Donetsk to Russia by rail after effective rail bridge strike

Ukraine has thrown a wrench into Russian dreams of connecting Donetsk to Russia by rail after successfully targeting Russian units tasked with building the rail bridge, announced Mariupol mayoral advisor, Petro Andriushchenko, on Telegram on Jan. 24. Ukraine struck Russian engineering units tasked with building the bridge to connect Mariupol with Volnovakha and Donetsk in … Read more

These Bizarre New Musical Instruments Are Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Seen… or Heard

For the past 26 years, the Guthman Competition at Georgia Tech’s Department of Music has introduced the world to strange and innovative instruments. The contest welcomes inventors from all over the world to build and explore the future of music, and together, they’ve produced some truly weird and exciting sound machines. “We live in an … Read more

Panama Canal drought moves Maersk to start using land bridge for cargo

View of stranded boats at Alhajuela Lake during the summer drought, in Colon province, 50 km north of Panama City, Panama, on April 21, 2023. The Alhajuela lake is one of the main lakes that supplies water to the locks of the Panama Canal and is at its lowest level of recent years. Luis Acosta … Read more

It took decades, but San Francisco finally installs nets to stop suicides off Golden Gate Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Hines regretted jumping off San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge the moment his hands released the rail and he plunged the equivalent of 25 stories into the Pacific Ocean, breaking his back. Hines miraculously survived his suicide attempt at age 19 in September 2000 as he struggled with bipolar disorder, one … Read more

Ukrainian sabotage of Crimea bridge ‘overturns’ naval operations -intelligence head

(Reuters) – A Ukrainian sea drone attack on Russia’s Crimean bridge in July had “overturned” naval operations and forced Moscow to resort to ferries to move weaponry, the head of Ukraine’s main intelligence agency said in a video broadcast on Friday. Vasyl Maliuk, head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), said the second of … Read more

FBI investigating vehicle explosion on U.S.-Canada bridge

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave FBI agents rushed to respond Wednesday to a vehicle explosion on the Rainbow Bridge connecting Canada to Niagara Falls, N.Y. — an incident that comes on one of America’s busiest travel days and as U.S. security officials have expressed heightened concerns about possible attacks. In a statement, … Read more

FBI probes vehicle explosion at Rainbow Bridge on New York-Canada border

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave A speeding car that veered off the road, flew over a fence and crashed in a burning fireball at a security station on the U.S.-Canada border sent FBI agents scrambling Wednesday to determine the cause, but officials said there were no signs the fatal wreck was an … Read more