Earth science instructor builds rock game inspired by Minecraft


Laurentian University’s geology instructor has created a new game inspired by the popular video game minecraft, Tobias Roth likes to take a hands-on approach to teaching, so he designed this Minecraft-inspired rock identification game to do exactly what its name suggests. Players can handle various minerals – all are available minecraft – and they have …

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The real-life zombie fungus that inspired The Last Of Us


Breadcrumb Trail Links World Television news Health Culture Canada Most attention is usually given to viruses and bacteria, but fungi can also be a pathogen. A dead ant infected with Ophiocordyceps unilateralis. The stroma of the fungus emerges from the back of the ant’s head and spreads its spores. Photo by Plos One article content …

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Shlomo Perel, a Holocaust survivor who inspired ‘Europa Europa,’ dies at 98 : NPR


This undated photo provided by the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial shows Shlomo Perel at his home in Givatayim, Israel. Perel, who survived the Holocaust through surreal ordeals and an extraordinary odyssey that inspired his own writings and an internationally renowned film, has died. He was 98 years old. Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial via AP hide …

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NASCAR driver’s video game inspired ‘wall ride’ stunt officially banned


Remember that awesome-as-hell, straight-out-of-the-basement Nintendo GameCube that killed a NASCAR racer at the end of a wild race in Virginia back in October? Yeah, well, as the funny school kids who control the stock-car rules said, “No, no more than that.” Recap: Trackhouse Racing’s Ross Chastain at the wheel for the No. 1 Chevy Camaro …

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U19 Women’s World Cup: Inspired India beat England in final


ICC Women’s Under-19 World Cup Final (Potchefstroom) England 68 (17.1 overs): McDonald-Gay 19; Sage 2-6 India 69-3 (14 overs): Tiwari 24*, Trisha 24 India won by seven wickets Achievement: An inspired India won the maiden Women’s Under-19 World Cup by defeating England in a one-sided final in South Africa. In the face of high quality …

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