The TurboGrafx-16 Mini’s Launch Is Delayed Due to Covid-19

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini’s Launch Is Delayed Due to Covid-19

The planned launch of the TurboGrafx-16 Mini later this month has been delayed “until further notice” due to the spread of the coronavirus, publisher Konami announced Friday.The plug-and-play retro console, originally set to launch with dozens of games on March 19, has been pushed back because “the manufacturing and shipping facilities in China have encountered…

An Unfixable Flaw Threatens 5 Years of Intel Chips

An Unfixable Flaw Threatens 5 Years of Intel Chips

As the novel coronavirus continues to propagate, phishing scams that pose as Covid-19 advice do as well. The trend started over a month ago, but it’s only going to get worse. Abide by these tips to avoid them, and also please keep washing those hands.In non-pandemic news, researchers figured out how to clone the mechanical…

The Coronavirus Could Put an End to Handshakes

The Coronavirus Could Put an End to Handshakes

In 1439, as the bubonic plague swept across Britain, King Henry VI banned the practice of kissing on the cheeks when greeting someone. To this day, Brits are less likely than our European neighbors to opt for a peck—instead favoring the firm handshake.Wired UKThis story originally appeared on WIRED UK.But even that seems under threat…

In ‘The Invisible Man’ Even the Background Is Scary

In ‘The Invisible Man’ Even the Background Is Scary

Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. The Invisible Man is in theaters now. Photograph: Universal PicturesThe new movie The Invisible Man presents a bold reimagining of the classic novel by H.G. Wells. Science fiction author Anthony Ha had high expectations for the film, given the involvement of director Leigh Whannell and producer Jason…

Dolphins Are Still Accidental Casualties of Tuna Fishing

Dolphins Are Still Accidental Casualties of Tuna Fishing

This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.Dolphin numbers in the Indian Ocean may have dropped by more than 80 percent in recent decades, with an estimated 4 million small cetaceans caught as “by-catch” in commercial tuna-fishing nets since 1950, according to a study.As many as 100,000 cetaceans–mainly…