Science 

Ancient, Icy Tomb of Scythian Prince, Oldest of its Kind, Expected to Hold Hidden Treasures

Archaeologists working in Siberia have discovered an undisturbed ancient kurgan—a tomb of a Scythian prince. The tomb appears to be both the oldest and largest of its kind ever recorded in southern Siberia, according to a press release from the Swiss National Science Foundation. Gino Caspari, an Swiss archaeologist with Bern University, first identified an intriguing circular structure while studying high-resolution satellite imagery of Siberia’s Uyuk River Valley and suspected it could be a kurgan, according to the press release. A collaboration between Caspari and researchers from the Russian Academy of Sciences as well as the…

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Technology 

The absolute best Xbox One Black Friday deals and discounts – CNET

There are lots of deals on the Xbox One S, but sadly none for the Xbox One X. Sarah Tew/CNET Black Friday is closer than you think, and retailers have already begun sharing the deals they will be offering on Xbox. Let’s be clear right up front: We haven’t seen any Black Friday deals for the Xbox One X, and most likely won’t. But we did find plenty of great discounts on the Xbox One S, controllers and games. Editors’ Note: Black Friday links won’t show discounted prices until they…

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Science 

Large U.S. farm study finds no cancer link to Monsanto weedkiller

FILE PHOTO: Monsanto’s research farm is pictured near Carman, Manitoba, Canada August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zachary Prong/File Photo More (This Nov 9 story corrects paragraph 11 to remove phrase at end to show Spiegelhalter did NOT say the possible association with AML was “not a concern”.) By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – A large long-term study on the use of the big-selling weedkiller glyphosate by agricultural workers in the United States has found no firm link between exposure to the pesticide and cancer, scientists said on Thursday. Published in the Journal…

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Entertainment 

Xbox One Games SALE: Incredible Xbox Live Black Friday 2017 discounts OUT NOW

Xbox Live Black Friday 2017 discounts are live on a ton of Xbox One games. The incredible Xbox Live games sale offers gamers big discounts on titles like Fallout 4, Need for Speed Payback, Battlefield 1, The Witcher 3 and FIFA 18. Xbox Live subscribers can save even more money in the Xbox One games sale. Xbox One owners can pick up The Witcher 3: Game of the Year Edition for just £14, Fallout 4 for £13.39 and For Honor for just £16.50. There are even discounts available on Xbox…

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Gaming 

Black Friday 2017: Best Xbox, PS4 and Nintendo gaming deals – CNET

Black Friday. It’s nearly here, and that means big deals on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo at all the usual suspects: GameStop, Best Buy, Target, Walmart and more. But you don’t want to dig through giant lists of deals at every single retailer, right? That’s what this guide is for. Here, we’re highlighting just the very biggest, best console and video game deals we’ve seen so far. Less browsing, more playing. Yes? Let’s go! Update, Nov. 16: Now with individual game deals! Note: Retailer links won’t show discounted prices…

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Top Stories World 

18 Things to Know About the 2018 Winter Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — South Korea is preparing to welcome the world, with Wednesday marking 100 days until the start of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Here are 18 things to know about the Games: 1. The Olympic flame will begin making its way around South Korea this week. The relay’s theme is “Let Everyone Shine,” and about 7,500 torchbearers will participate. Along its path to PyeongChang, the torch will travel on a sailboat, a zip-wire and a steam train before being carried by a robot to the Olympic Stadium…

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Top Stories World 

‘ShibSibs,’ Big Air, Torch Relay Robot: 18 Things to Know About ’18 Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — South Korea is preparing to welcome the world, with Wednesday marking 100 days until the start of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Here are 18 things to know about the Games: 1. The Olympic flame will begin making its way around South Korea this week. The relay’s theme is “Let Everyone Shine,” and about 7,500 torchbearers will participate. Along its path to PyeongChang, the torch will travel on a sailboat, a zip-wire and a steam train before being carried by a robot to the Olympic Stadium…

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Top Stories World 

‘Respect our flag and our country!’ Trump demands NFL players stand for US national anthem

The gesture of kneeling in protest during the traditional playing of “The Star Spangled Banner” was adopted by some black American football players over the last year to protest against racial disparities in the criminal justice system. On Saturday, the US President tweeted: “Very important that NFL players stand tomorrow, and always, for the playing of our National Anthem. “Respect our flag and our country!” Later President Trump tweeted embedded video of fans and players standing at an NHL game, writing “19,000 respecting our National Anthem!” However, other Twitter users…

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