Nestled among the industry giants at the Tokyo Game Show Thursday are a growing number of small and independent games developers from Asia and Europe, all hoping they are sitting on the next Minecraft.
While most modern farmers work their fields accompanied by the rumble of a trusty tractor, sheep farmer Donn Hewes labours to the faint jingling of harnesses in rhythm with the hoofbeats of horses and mules.
The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Manitoba can now brag that it has the largest mosasaur on display anywhere in the world. The facility in Morden says it has received the official designation from the Guinness World Records organization.
This weekend, NASA's Maven spacecraft will reach Mars following a 10-month journey spanning 711 million kilometres. If all goes well, the robotic explorer will hit the brakes and slip into Martian orbit Sunday night.
San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. But the world's biggest social network is not budging from its rules.