February 5, 2018

Laser Mapping Unearths 60,000 Ancient Maya Structures in Guatemalan Jungle

The ancient Maya civilization has remained a mystery for centuries, hampered by the thick Central American jungle that has made excavations difficult. But now, a group of scientists has come together and, using cutting-edge technology, they've been able to identify more than 60,000 previously unknown Maya structures. This breakthrough discovery changes everything archeologists previously thought about this ancient culture. Using laser technology called LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging)

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January 18, 2018

Nintendo Debuts New Way to Play Video Games with Cardboard Accessories

Nintendo is known for their offbeat approach to game consoles. While Playstation and Xbox are competing to be the best PC-style console, Nintendo subverted that trend by creating the Switch, a gaming device you can play either at home or while you’re on-the-go. When launched in 2017, it turned out to be a huge hit—one of its titles, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was even voted game of the year.

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