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Surrey confirm Morkel capture

Surrey confirm Morkel capture

Former South African fast bowler Morne Morkel has signed a two-year contract with Surrey. Morkel will slot into Surrey's setup as a Kolpak registered player and will be available to play in all three formats of the game. Having retired only a few weeks ago from international cricket, several English counties had expressed their interest…
The Amiga Consciousness

The Amiga Consciousness

There exists a global community, a loosely knit consciousness of individuals that crosses boundaries of language and artistic disciplines.  It resides in both the online and physical space, its followers are dedicated, if not fervent.  The object and to some extent, philosophy that unites these adherents, is a computer system called the Commodore Amiga (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amiga). …
Penguins trailer introduces Disneynature’s newest star, Steve

Penguins trailer introduces Disneynature’s newest star, Steve

Do you guys know Steve? You gotta meet Steve — and now you can, in the trailer for Disneynature’s upcoming documentary Penguins. Hailing from the filmmaking team behind Bears and Chimpanzee, Penguins follows an adorable Adélie penguin (that would be Steve) as he “joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build…
‘Showed we can beat any team’ – Ehsan Khan

‘Showed we can beat any team’ – Ehsan Khan

"This was my dream," Ehsan Khan, the offspinner, said as he led a victorious Hong Kong team from the field at the Bulawayo Athletic Club. Ehsan's 4 for 33 is his career best, and to make it even sweeter it came against a Full Member. "Thanks to almighty Allah, I got the Man-of the-Match award.…
Selena Gomez Gushes Over ‘Super Cool’ Justin Bieber In Cute Birthday Post

Selena Gomez Gushes Over ‘Super Cool’ Justin Bieber In Cute Birthday Post

It is the year 2018, and against all odds, Selena Gomez has shared her first Instagram post acknowledging her rekindled romance with Justin Bieber, who turned 24 on Thursday (March 1). Gomez didn’t even need to drop Bieber’s name, simply writing, “March 1, 1994 someone I know that happens to be super cool was born.”…
Box office: Deadpool 2 dethrones Infinity War with $125 million opening

Box office: Deadpool 2 dethrones Infinity War with $125 million opening

This weekend, Ryan Reynolds is the Merc With the Money. The actor’s wisecracking superhero sequel Deadpool 2 is on track to open with an estimated $125 million in ticket sales from 4,349 theaters in the U.S. and Canada, unseating three-time box office champ Avengers: Infinity War and scoring the second-highest debut ever for an R-rated…
Giant robot is ridden by human pilot

Giant robot is ridden by human pilot

A South Korean start-up shows off a huge robot designed to make humans stronger and more mobile.
‘If as a bowler you are 3-0-45-0, you are still not out of the game’

‘If as a bowler you are 3-0-45-0, you are still not out of the...

In his first stint as a bowling consultant, with Royal Challengers Bangalore, Ashish Nehra has been constantly in the ear of Virat Kohli, the franchise's captain. But despite possessing a strong bowling unit, which Nehra says is as good as that of table leaders Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers are currently languishing in seventh place. In…
How the porgs in Star Wars: The Last Jedi got their squawk

How the porgs in Star Wars: The Last Jedi got their squawk

Here’s how the porgs got their squawk — which might as well be the name of a children’s book for pint-sized Star Wars fans. Star Wars: The Last Jedi sound designer Ren Klyce explained to CinemaBlend in a new interview how those puffin-inspired creations were given a voice through a mixture of turkey calls, chicken chirps,…
Rabada set to learn fate after disciplinary hearing

Rabada set to learn fate after disciplinary hearing

Kagiso Rabada will find out if he will play any part in the remaining two Tests in the series on Monday, when match referee Jeff Crowe will announce his verdict after a hearing on Sunday evening. Rabada was charged with a Level 2 offence after a shoulder bump against Australia's captain Steven Smith on the…
Loss shouldn’t deter Afghanistan’s desire for Tests

Loss shouldn’t deter Afghanistan’s desire for Tests

Test cricket is many wonderful things, but it is also a harsh reality check. If you are not ready for it, it exposes you in the most brutal manner. There could have been arranged a softer landing than playing the best Test team in their own backyard, one of the toughest challenges in all sport…
Economics of Minecraft

Economics of Minecraft

Those of us with the means to do as we pleased drove our vast resources into monumental construction. My grandest project was a Chinese city, tragically cut short by server reset. View from the north, inside the outer wall. The first game I ever outsmarted was Final Fantasy 6. I was eight or nine. The…