Demand for hemp will 'slingshot past production' as farmers look forward to high returns

Adam Robinson-Yu It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend. Claire is on a camping trip with her Aunt May, but she’s also waiting for an important call. Unfortunately, the only reception in the park is at the top of the island’s giant mountain. Claire’s trek up the mountain is the core of the game A Short Hike, and how you get her to the top is pretty open ended. You could go straight up the path to the top of the mountain — but then you’d be missing out on the point of the game. A Short Hike feels like what you would get if you turned Animal Crossing into an adventure game like The... Continue reading…

Demand for hemp will 'slingshot past production' as farmers look forward to high returns

As the Northern Territory becomes the final Australian jurisdiction to legalise hemp cultivation, one American farmer spruiks the plant's uses as a grain, fibre, ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from ABC Science

Retro-rageous Land Cruiser pickup rolls the Outback complete with fuzzy dice

As capable as it is, the all-new Patriot X1-N camping trailer is not capable of transporting itself to camp. It still needs a tow partner, and Patriot figures not just any old truck or ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Gizmag

Cosmos article wins journalist another award

Winning entry reflects her commitment to promoting food security.

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Cosmos Magazine

Tesla on Autopilot bursts into flames after slamming into tow truck in Moscow, reports say

A Tesla using an advanced-driver assistance system slammed into the back of a tow truck while traveling on a Moscow highway over the weekend.

Mon 12 Aug 19 from The Washington Post

Color-changing road signs could catch drivers' eyes

Even though road signs already tend to be highly reflective, some night-time drivers still don't notice the things. New technology could help, as it causes signs to reflect in an attention-getting ...

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Gizmag

Volkswagen's barnstorming I.D. R to tackle China's most spectacular mountain road

Volkswagen's barnstorming electric race car already holds records for Pikes Peak, Goodwood and the Nurburgring, and now it's headed to China, where it will tear up the famous 99 turns ...

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Gizmag

The all-electric Frauscher Mirage Air: A $240,000 Grand Tourer for the water

Frauscher Bootswerft was one of the first upmarket boat builders to offer a high performance electric cruiser in 2015 when it released the 740 Mirage Air. The Austrian company is now ...

Fri 9 Aug 19 from Gizmag

A Short Hike is one part Animal Crossing and one part Breath of the Wild

Adam Robinson-Yu It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest video ...

Sun 18 Aug 19 from The Verge

Hit the dirt, but not too hard, in the Ford Ranger FX2 off-road package - Roadshow

It's not as comprehensive as the FX4 upgrade, but it gives 2WD owners a solid amount of value.

Thu 15 Aug 19 from CNET

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