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The 50 EA games that’ll go offline next month

by Mahathir Islam - on May 12th 2014 - No Comments
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Electronic Arts announced in a blog posted on May 11 that 50 classic games are at risk of losing their online support by the end of June. Those games include the EA published Crysis games, and the recently-on-Steam-sale Star Wars Battlefront 2. Here’s a list of 48 more EA games that’ll have their online functionality severed at the...

Tsunami warning issued in Indonesia after strong earthquake

by Al Masud Siddkie - on Jan 10th 2012 - No Comments
Sumatra Indonesia Quake

A tsunami warning has been issued after a powerful 7.3 magnitude quake hit 423km (262 miles) south-west of Banda Aceh, Sumatra. An official with Indonesia’s geological agency confirmed this. US Geological Survey (USGS) said today’s quake was centered 18 miles beneath the ocean floor. Indonesia’s geological agency’s technical...

America redefines rape including men as victims

by Al Masud Siddkie - on Jan 9th 2012 - No Comments

United States Department of Justice redefines the FBI’s 83 years old definition of rape Friday to count men as victims for the first time and drop the requirement that victims must have physically resisted their attackers. Justice Department officials said The new definition will provide a better understanding of the crime and to broaden protections. Since...

One in three women get the blues after sex

by Al Masud Siddkie - on Mar 30th 2011 - No Comments
Woman in Post Sex Blues

Post-sex blues is not a sexual behaviour commonly discussed, but one in three women have experienced post-sex blues at some point, a study shows, but researchers still don’t understand why. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study of more than 200 young women has found one in three (32.9 per cent) had experienced the phenomenon at some point....

Long blackouts at a nuclear power plant can cause a radioactive leak

by Moazzem Hossain - on Mar 30th 2011 - No Comments
Nuclear Power Plant

A days-long blackout at a nuclear power plant can lead to a radioactive leak. Though the odds of that happening are extremely remote, an Associated Press investigation has found that some U.S. nuclear power plants are more vulnerable than others. Long before the nuclear emergency in Japan, U.S. regulators knew that a power failure lasting...

Sex can increase the risk of heart attack, US study shows

by Al Masud Siddkie - on Mar 24th 2011 - 4 Comments
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Sudden bursts of moderate to intense physical activity – such as jogging or having sex – significantly increase the risk of having a heart attack, especially in people who do not get regular exercise, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday. Doctors have long known that physical activity can cause serious heart problems, but the new study helps to quantify...

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