NASA’s Mars Helicopter passed its latest barrage of tests and is almost ready for its trip to the Red Planet, traveling alongside the when the mission launches next year.This will be the first heavier-than-air vehicle ever to be flown on another planet, so there are a lot of engineering factors to consider. Because Mars has such a thin atmosphere, with just 1% the density of Earth’s, it will drastically change the way that a helicopter moves and handles. But, in theory, if the engineers can ensure the helicopter is sufficiently light and the blades spin fast enough, they believe it will be able to fly.“Nobody’s built a Mars Helicopter before, so we are continuously entering new territory,” MiMi Aung, project manager for the Mars Helicopter at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), said in a , and a gravity level 40% that of Earth’s.The second batch of tests at Lockheed Martin Space in Denver ensured that the helicopter would work with the Mars Helicopter Delivery System which will keep to helicopter held tight to the Mars 2020 rover and deploy it once it reaches the surface.The aim of the project is to demonstrate the feasibility of the tectment of Graham Potter as their new manager.The Premier League outfit narrowly escaped relegation and fired manager Chris Hughton soon after the season ended.They were chasing after Potter, but had to overcome some obstacles in the deal with Swansea hnology rather than to gather scientific data, so the helicopter will not carry any research instruments. But it will be equipped with a high-resolution camera which can take full-color images of the planet as seen from above.Eventuany Ineos has bought out Nice.Ratcliffe, who is Britain’s third richest man, had reportedly made a €100m (£88.77m) offer for the club earlier this year. He has expressed interest in Chelsea this year.Nice, managed by former Arsenal and France midfally, scientists want to use helicopters to explore Mars by air, reaching out of the way locations which are hard for rovers to access like caves and deep craters. But first, they need to prove that this first-generation helicopter can fly.“We expect to complete our final tests and refinements and deliver the helicopter to the High Bay 1 cleanroom for integration with the rover sometime this summer,” Aung said, “but we will never really be done with testing the helicopter until we fly at Mars.”
Roll over, — there’s a new robo-dog in the ‘hood and it’s snapping at your heels.Created by Swiss-based Robotic Systems Lab, ALMA, which stands for articulated locomotion and manipulation, is a quadrupedal robot just like Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini. And, offering another SpotMini parallel, ALMA comes with a mechanical arm capable of performing a range of “manipulation tasks,” reports.A recently posted video shows autonomous ALMA opening a door with relative ease, a vital maneuver if the bots are ever going to rise up and cause havoc for us humans. Watch as ALMA’s slightly scary-looking extendable appendage, complete with its three-pronged “hand,” reaches up to the dorive at Manchester United.The 21-year-old winger was signed by the Red Devils from Swansea this summer.And Southall thinks James’ fearless nature will serve him well at Old Trafford. “He’s [Daniel James] playing like a kid with no fear and if he can or handle, grips it, turns to open it, and walks on through.The video also shows ALMA holding a glass of water wing for manager Steve Bruce.Newcastle earned a first win for the season at Tottenham on Sunday.Krafth told Sportbladet: “I’ve heard how the talk has gone but I wasn’t here last season, I can only speak for what it is now. “I think he is a good coach athout spilling it, and helping a human to lift a box.The skill with which it handles these different tasks points to a number of possible applications. For example, placing ALMA at airport customs — together with a latex glove dangling from its middle prong and a sign saying “this won’t take a moment” — would surely be enough to discourage even the most determined of smugglers from bringing illegal items into the country.Joking aside, it seems the team behind ALMA is keen to give it a friendly face, perhaps to encourage more people to take an interest in its four-legged robot. This is demonstrated in particular by the video clip showing ALMA helping to clear trash from around some small bushes. Hardly the harbinger of for those fearing , eh.We see ALMA identifying a plastic bottle, picking it up with its robotic hand, and dropping it into a nearby trash can. With more development, the team hopes its creation can be used in disaster areas, surveying difficult-to-access areas, and carrying vital supplies to those in need. It could also be used in work settings to perform routine tasks, freeing up time for humans to focus on more important duties.Boston Dynamics also has plans to commercialize its own very impressive SpotMini robo-dog, with the first ones set to . The cost, however, is yet to be revealed.Fancy finding out more about robo-dogs? Then check out tracing the evolution of Boston Dynamcs’ four-legged robotic creations.
Google Maps has been getting a slew of this year, and on Thursday, October 18, iPhone users of the app received yet another one.ETA sharing lets you share your route in real-time with selected contacts, so everyone knows the whereabouts of each other ahead of a gathering.The feature has been for more than a year, but rolling it out for iOS helpfully extends the functionality to Frank Lampard admits they need to buy after Saturday’s defeat to Newcastle United.The Blues dominated possession and chances against a resilient Newcastle side before a last-gasp header from Isaac Hayden in stoppage time condemned the Blues to an eione and all.Announcing ETA sharing for iPhone, Samuel Mclean, product manager of Google Maps, , Line, and WhatsApp, enabling yotory over Cagliari by mutual agreement, it has been revealed.The Holland defender missed the game, with Juve insisting he had been struck down by illness.However, Tuttosport says Sarri and De Ligt agreed for him to sit out the game due to some niggliu to communicate with friends on your platform of choice.On a privacy note, the new feature automatically stops sharing your location with those who you selected once you reach your destination.While location sharing has been available with other apps like Waze and Glympse for some time, adding it to Google Maps — by far the most popular mapping app in the world — certainly brings extra convenience for users.Looking to get even more out of Google Maps? Then be sure to check out Digital Trends’ , which offers plenty of tips and tricks.
If you’re tired of hauling around heavy stoves and fuel just so that you can have your morning cup of Joe, the is the perfect solution. This innovative device provides you with an instant shot of coffee anyHendon FC have snapped up Watford goalkeeper Harvey White.White, 19, has signed on a work experience loan deal until the end of the season to provide further cover for Jonathan North.The deal has been completed today and White will be in the squad for tomorrow’s visit to Beaconsfield Town.White joined Watford from QPR late, last season.where you are — whether its paddling down a river, hiking the backcountry, or ascending a mountainside. The best part? The Bripe brews coffee in a pipe. This ultra light, ultra portable coffee brew pipe is capable of making an awesome shot in under three minutes. The pipe is made of pure copper and includes a copper cooling stand and patent-pending inner core for faster brewing. A variable photo etched stainless steel filter is designed to be used with various types of coffee grinds. The process works by first inserting the filter into the body of the copper pipe, covering the stem hole. Coffee grinds are then added to the bottom, leveling off about midway up the pipe body. Next, water is added to the top and the brewing process can begin.A quad jet is used to heat the bottom of the pipe until the water temperature reaches 185 degrees Fahrenheit. An included thermometer is placed into the water and read from the top, assuring the water reaches the proper temperature. Once the heating is complete, the Bripe can be set onto the copper holder to cool to a recommended temperature of about 140 degrees Fahrenheit. At this point, sugar or milk can be added if desired. Once the Bripe is cooled, you can blow gently through the pipe into the coffee and encourage it to breathe, releasing delicious wafts of espresso aroma.Not a coffee drinker? The Bripe works great for tea as well. Just place a tea bag where the coffee grinds would go. The complete kit includes the Bripe coffee brew pipe, quad jet torch, reusable variable filter, thermometer, carrying case, and coffee tube. The kit bundles up into the convenient case and is small enough to be carried in a large pocket or the top storage compartment of any backpack. You can purchase the Bripe packageeeper Thibaut Courtois is pleased with his preseason form.The Belgian says he feels in great shape heading into the 2019/20 campaign.”I think it’s clear now who is No.1 [at Real Madrid] and I feel stronger than ever,” he stated.”I have had a very goo for $84 on the company’s website, .
The PlayStation Vita is the most technically capable handheld gaming system available today, but if former Sony Computer Entertainment America CEO Jack Tretton is to be believed, the system never had a chance of success in today’s gaming climate. during its monthly “Unfiltered” show, Tretton emphasized that though the Vita’s technical specifications — an OLED screen, two thumbsticks, and a touchscreen, along with a powerful processor, to name a few features — were head-and-shoulders above the competition, it simply released at a time when few people wanted a dedicated handheld gaming system.“I think PSP was incredibly successful and I loved what it did. I thought it brought a console-like experience and it brought genres to an older gamer that typically didn’t have console-like games to play on a portable platform. But Vita was a nice machine at a time when very few people felt like they needed a dedicated portable device.”The PlayStation Vita, as well as its sister system, the PlayStation TV, expectations from the time it originally launched in 2012, and the console has become almost non-existent in Sony’s press conferences. The Vita only seems to get love from indie developers, particularly through the PlayStation Plus program, which gives Vita owners two free games a month. Sony has abandoned first-party development on the system, with executive Shuhei Yoshida admitting that a successor to the handheld was unlikely.If you haven’t picked up a Vita yet, however, there are still several fantastic titles that you’re missing out on. Uncharted: Golden Abyss puts Nathan Drake’s mountain climbing and bad-guy shooting into the palm of your hand, and the original version of Tearaway makesng manager Javi Gracia.The Hornets announced on Saturday that Gracia had been relieved of his duties with former boss Quique Sanchez Flores replacing him at the helm.Former Blackburn striker Chris Sutton took to Twitter shortly after Watford’s announ excellent use of the system’s unique hardware. Just stay far, far away from Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified — it’opened up on Leicester City’s post-match huddle after the win over Bournemouth last Saturday.The Foxes gathered in the middle of King Power Stadium, along with manager Brendan Rodgers, after moving up to third on the Premier League table.”The mood’s s abysmal.
Looking forward to playing XCOM 2 from the couch? Well now you can, but there’s a bit of a catch. Firaxis today announced early access for the Steam Controller, with a set of native features that are unique to the Steam gamepad offering.In a new post on the , Valve developer Pierre-Loup A. Griffais explained the details of how the controller would actually work. There are three main features that are enabled with native controller support, mostly centered around changing the control scheme and settings of the controller based on the current state of the game.XCOM 2’s native integration allows the player to do the following with the Steam Controller:Use a different control scheme based on the in-game situationExperience precise and responsive 1:1 camera controls using the touchpads in the Geoscape and Tactical viewInstantly select your ability with the flexibility of the controller’s Touch MenusThese feature are just part of the first move toward supporting the Steam Controller. Firaxis and Valve are both interested in feedback from the community in shaping future integration and support. As part of that effort, on the Steam Controller when pbeing linked with a move to England.Mundo Deportivo says Manchester United and Manchester City are among the clubs interested in Saul.The Spanish media outlet claims that both Manchester clubs have become interested, despite the fact Saul has a reporurchased with XCOM 2, for a totatolerated during his era at Highbury.Ozil has fallen out of favour under Unai Emery amid question marks over his attitude, with his body language regularly questioned by onlookers.Keown told talkSPORT: “I feel at times he has been disdainful with hisl price of $90 for both. Anyone who pre-ordered the game can take advantage of the discount by buying the Steam Controller separately.The Steam Controller is more of a mouse and keyboard replacement than a gamepad. The large touchpads are the perfect platform for selecting abilities, customizing characters, and zooming around the battlefield without a lot of excessive D-Pad or joystick use.While early adopters of Valve’s first-party gamepad option will be stoked to find their new toy will have native XCOM 2 support, this move is likely to irk some users. Over the last few years, the Xbox 360 controller has become a standard gamepad option for PC gamers. No word on whether XCOM 2 will support the Xbox 360 controller in the future, but this collaboration could help push more gamers towards the Steam option.
content h-article-content “id=”dt-post-content”itemid=”post-content”itemprop=”articleBody”>After rumors emerged of Verizon bringing a version of to its prepaid customers, Big Red confirmed the service on Friday, confirms .Safety Mode allows customers to avoid overage fees by throttling data speeds after their monthly data allotment is used up. There is some disparity, however, in how Verizon customers get access to it — those on the carrier’s XL and XXL plans do not pay any extra monthly fee, while those on S, M, and L plans must pay an extra $5 a month in order to get Safety Mode.Rebranded as Always-On Data, Verizon said the new service will be available free of charge to all of its prepaid customers, regardless of which data plan they opted for.As of this writing, Verizon offers three prepaid plans, with the base model costing $30 a month but restricting data usage to when you connect to Wi-Fi. The $45 a month plan includes 3GB of 4G LTE data and mobile hot spot functionality, while the $60 a month plan steps up to 6GB of LTE data, mobile hot spot, and unlimited calling to Canada and Mexico. All prepaid plans include unlimited call and text in the U.S., as well as unlrgivable for Premier League fans to know little about Brighton and Hove Albion’s history. Prior to 2017, the club hailing from a picturesque seaside town in the county of East Sussex spent only four seasons of their 116-year existence in the top-fligimited te Arsenal dressing room ahead of the 2019/20 season.Unai Emery has injected a number of young players in the squad this summer, with new signings Dani Ceballos and Gabriel Martinelli also featuring in friendlies.Speaking after Sunday’s 2-1 loss to Lyext to its northern and southern neighbors.Always-On Data will be available to prepaid customers on Sunday, July 17.On a related note, Verizon will reportedly issue a $20 price hike to its remaining unlimited data customers, reports . Most unlimited data customers on Verizon already received such a price hike, but “Phase 3” is reportedly to affect customers with older unlimited Alltel plans and all-in-one plans that do not include separate data features.Verizon also issued price increases to all of its current data plans, a move that received some criticism, though Verizon said the move was not a true price hike since the price per gigabyte decreased.As for the rumored price hike to customers with older unlimited data plans, they will not see the $20 increase from $30 to $50 a month unless they decide to allow their two-year contracts to expire. Even then, the price hike will reportedly go into effect on August 21.
Billy Bob Thornton’s Bad Santa character may not be the best at spreading the Christmas spirit, but he may have a foil in Christina Hendricks. The former Mad Men star has signed on for Bad Santa 2, and her character will run a charitable organization, according to .Hendricks joins a cast that is returning Thornton, Tony Cox, and Brett Kelly from the original, not to mention . The film will be the second installment in the series, coming more than a decade after the release of Bad Santa in 2003. The original follows alcoholic, sex-crazed thief Willie T. Stokes (played by Thornl Pogba.Pogba, 26, was linked with moves to Madrid and Juventus in the summer – and the Italians will target it him again in January.But United’s £180million valuation scared off potential buyers.El Desmarque says Real still want Pogba – and presideton) and his sidekick Marcus (Cox) as they work as a department store Santa Claus and elf, respectively, in order to rob malls.Plot details are scarce at this point, but the upcoming holiday flick is sure to be full of vulgarity and profanity — perfect for those who prefer their Christmas movies with a little more edge. We don’t know anything about how Hendricks’ character will be involved yet, but if she happens to be Willie’s polar opposite, it would be entertaining to watch him try to romance her. His mother, played by Bates, will be another woman in his life (that we know of so far), in spite of that fact that she’s not much older than the actor in real life.The screenplay for Bad Santa 2 comes from Johnny Rosenthal, Doug Ellin, and Shauna Cross, and Mark Waters will direct. Miramax’s Zanne Devine and David Thwaites and Broad Green’s Gabriel and Daniel Hammond will executive produce along with Waters, Ellin, Jessica Tuchinsky, and Adam Fields. Geyer Kosinter City midfielder Daniel Arzani has revealed the boost Kevin de Bruyne gave him as as he recovered from knee surgery.Arzani’s loan with Celtic last season was cut short by an ACL injury, but the Australian says seeing the likes of De Bruyne on the ski and Andrew Gunn will produce.Bad Santa 2 is scheduled to begin filming this month in Montreal, and the comedy is set for release on November 23.
Google is halting sales of new Android phones with Google services in Turkey as it continues to work witarabao Cup tie with MK Dons.Brewster was an unused substitute for the win at Chelsea.Lijnders said of the England Under-21 international on Tuesday: “I was his coach when he came from Chelsea (as a 15-year-old).”That he is already on the bench away ah the government to avoid further violations of the country’s competition laws. Weeks after Turkey’s Competition Authority declared the company exercises an unfair advantage in pushing its own search engine, Google has informed its Turkish partners, including network carriers and phone makers, that it’s suspending Android services in the country.“In order to immediately operate in a way that is compliant with Turkish law, we’ve informed our business partners that we will not be able to work with them on new Android phones to be released for the Turkish market,” said a Google spokesperson in a statement.The termination of Google Mobile Services essentially means no new Android phones with Google’s apps and services will be released in Turkey. Existing models on sale and active phones will continue to function normally, however. Without Google’s support on Android phones, companies that would like to sell their Android devices in Turkey would need to jump through significant hoops to get them to market, and they would still be without any Google services, including the Play Store and any Android updates.Google has been tussling with the Turkish government for a while over anticompetitive. violations. The probe was kicked off when Russia-based search engine company Yandex filed a complaint against Google in Turkey. Months later, in September of last year, the decision was made in Yandex’s favor. Google was fined $17.4 million and asked to re-engineer its software to add a default search engine choice.On November 7, Turkey’s anticy Kane shouldn’t be selected for today’s Nations League game against Switzerland.Kane has only played twice since returning from an ankle injury and Hurst thinks a proper break would be for the benefit of his long-term career.Hurst, 77, told The Sun:ompetitive authority declared the alterations made by Google were inadequate and fail to fall in line with the board’s demands. In addition to rejecting the proposal, the government imposed an additional penalty on Google of 0.05% of its revenue per day and offered a 60-day period to challenge the ruling.Fast-forward to the present day and Google has pulled the rug from under its Android partners in Turkey. Furthermore, it’s hounding Android partners in Turkey to “pressure Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan and the head of the competition authority via telephone and e-mail.” By terminating services altogether, Google is likely equipping a scare-tactic hoping to threaten Turkish companies that predominantly rely on Android for business and push the local government up against the wall through them.It’s unclear whether Google plans to further negotiate with the local authorities before resuming services again and appears to have backed out to evade the daily penalties. Google may be setting a worrisome precedent in abandoning a relatively smaller market instead of complying with competition laws.“We understand that this creates difficulties for consumers, manufacturers, app developers and carriers in Turkey, and expect to reach a resolution with the TCA soon,” commented Google in a statement sent to Digital Trends.The move is also emblematic of . In Turkey, Google is capitalizing on its dominant position to stand its ground. When the search engine company and Russian investigation, it ended up complying and offered users an option to pick the default search engine. Even in this instance, Google is for search engine alternatives in the Android platform.In the U.S., struggles with the power of Big Tech companies have been under , though government bodies like the Federal Communications Commission have recently and grow, despite . Since Turkey, unlike Europe, only represents a minuscule percentage of the total Android users, Google has the upper hand here and the luxury to push back for a more appealing compromise.
Not one to be outdone by the West, China is reportedly preparing to build a super-sized particle collider that’ll dwarf the existing operated by . Chinese scientists will use its proposed Circular Electron Positron Collider (CEPC) to study , with the goal of learnidane Iqbal was on the bench for Manchester United U23s last night.United lost 2-0 to Prem 2 leaders West Ham at the Chigwell Construction Stadium on Monday evening. United coach Neil Wood included Iqbal in his matchday squad, with the 16 year-old midng more about the so called “God Particle” and possibly dark matter, which makes up most of the universe.The CEPC collider will measure between 50 and 100 kilometers (31 to 60 miles) in circumference, which is significantly larger than the LHC, which measures just 27 kilometers (about 17 miles) around. It will generate seven times the energy of the LHC, allowing scientists to potentially create millions of Higgs bosoManchester City risk missing out on signing Juventus fullback Joao Cancelo.Tuttosport says City won’t push through a deal for Cancelo until they sell Danilo.City have put the Brazil fullback up for sale, but are still waiting for firm offers.In Cancelo’s case, along with City, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are also interested in the defender.Juve want €55-60m to sell Cancelo this summer.n particles in a single go.To date, the LHC has only spotted hundreds of Higgs boson particles because “it generates Higgs particles together with many other particles,” explained Wang Yifang, director of the Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. “The proposed CEPC, however, collides electrons and positrons to create an extremely clean environment that only produces Higgs particles. The LHC is hitting its limits of energy level, it seems not possible to escalate the energy dramatically at the existing facility.”Construction won’t begin for quite some time, however. Speaking to , Wang said that the scientists have completed the first conceptual design and submitted those plans for international peer review. A final conceptual design will be ready by the end of 2016. Construction of the fist phase of the CEPC will begin between 2020 and 2025 with a second phase planned for 2040. The second phase will see the establishment of a Super Proton-Proton Collider that will be powered by a . In comparison, the LHC currently operates a 13 TeV proton to proton collider.Costs have yet to be detemined, but if the project is ever completed, the CEPC will likely be the largest, most expensive science experiment the world has ever seen.
A new patent filed by Google shows an innovative method for preventing you from dropping your smartphone and smashing all of the delicate circuitry inside. It’s actually designed to give your fingers better grip around the sides of the device — even if it doesn’t look particularly stylish, it could save you a few hundred dollars in repair costs.“Despite the significant advances in handheld electronic devices, the physical form of these devices has seen little evolution,” in its patent filing. “Most are shaped like a more or less smooth brick with increasingly smooth front, back, and side surfaces. This configuration can easily slip from the hand of the user, and risk damaging the phone with poDavid De Gea has limped off due to injury in Spain’s Euro2020 qualifier with Sweden.The Manchester United goalkeeper was forced out of action after an hour of play.The 28-year-old earned a start for his country after Kepa Arrizabalaga started against Norway.De Gea recently signed a long-term extension with the Red Devils.tential loss of valuable data as well as hardware.”The ideas contained in patent applications don’t always make their way to consumers — they’re just an indication of what the engineers at a particular company are exploring — so this strange casing may not arrive in time for the next batch of . It certainly looks more grippable based on Google’s diagrams but there would still be a chance of your smartphone taking a tumble.Apple has also been looking at ways to protect your mobile devices against unexpected drops: In , the Cupertino company suggests the idea of your iPhone using jets of air or an electric ion propulsion system to cushion the impact. Of course the b is ready to leave AC Milan this month.La Repubblica says the Brazil midfielder is unhappy with his situation with the Rossonero, having started the last six games on the bench.Paqueta wants regular football – particularly with places in the Brazil test solution of all is to be careful while you’re Instagramming and making calls, but failing that you can look at .If the worst should happen, we’ve put together a guide to .
Massive online shooter PlanetSide 2 began its life as a PC exclusive, but that’s finally going to change later this month: The for Plternational managed 21 goals for Porto this season.He is reportedly interested in moving to the Premier League.The Mirror suggests that Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo wants to add another attacker to his squad.He wants his team to score more goalayStation 4 on June 23, and it’s coming with new content exclusive to the console.“We’ve put a lot of effort into streamlining and improving the feature set so that PS4 players will have the ultimate massive-scale, FPS gaming experience,” says director of development Andy Sites. The PlayStation 4 version will also include an excl with his start at Inter Milan.Icardi left Inter on-loan for PSG weeks after Lukaku arrived from Manchester United.Asked about local criticism of the Belgium striker, Icardi told Gazzetta dello Sport: “He does not seem to me to be experiencing a momeusive map, Koltyr, as well as other “unique features.” So far, these include touchpad support and use of the Share button.The majority of online PS4 games require a subscription to PlayStation Plus, but as a game, PlanetSide 2 is exempt from this requirement, much like Blacklight Retribution and Warframe. However, subscribers will a bonus in the form of a discount on the “Nanite Systems Starter Bundle.” There will also be a special PlanetSide 2-specific membership option for $15 per month, which offers extra experience, exclusive discounts, promotions, and even priority for game queues.Although PlanetSide 2 will only be coming to PS4 in North America and Europe on June 23, Daybreak says they have plans to “expand to additional countries and languages in the future.” The game will not be cross-platform between PS4 and PC, but will otherwise offer the same experience.PlanetSide 2‘s developer, Daybreak Game Company, was previously known as Sony Online Entertainment earlier this year. The company is also responsible for other massive online games including EverQuest, DC Universe Online, and the recent H1Z1. Perhaps its greatest achievement, however, was being the former home of . Sadly, Rambo left the company last year, but would most likely approve of the job Daybreak has done in his absence.
“b-conValencia defender Ezequiel Garay became the first La Liga player to contract the coronavirus.He revealed the news on Instagram:”It’s clear that 2020 has got off to a bad start. “I have tested positive for the coronavirus, I feel fine and now all that is left to do is listen to the health authorities, and for now to be isolated.”Garay’s season is over after knee surgery.tent b-single__content h-article-content “id=”dt-post-content”itemid=”post-content”itemprop=”articleBody”>Rosario Dawson will be voicing DC’s Batgirl in an upcoming Lego Movie spinoff, .The actress will be joined in Lego Batman by comedic actors Will Arnett, Michael Cera, and Zach Galifianakis, who will play Batman, Robin, and The Joker, respectively.Dawson is reportedly a huge comic book fan, though — at least professionally — that love is not divided along the typical Marvel/DC party lines. She recently finished filming the second season of the Netflix/Marvel original series Daredevil, where she co-stars as the Claire Temple/Night Nurse character. And Batgirl will not be her first DC universe hero — the actress previously voiced Wonder Woman for the comic book company’s animated series Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.Batgirl is a character with an interesting backstory. The hero started life as Barbara Gordon, the daughter of the Gotham police commissioner and many-time Batman collaborator James Gordon. She becomes wrapped up in the same crime world as her father, and eventually transforms herself into Batgirl, much in thr Daniel James.The London Evening Standard says United were hoping to land the 21-year-old – who is entering the final year of his contract – for a bargain price of around £10million.Swansea’s valuation is closer to £20m and the two clubs have e same way that Bruce Wayne becomes Batman.Lego Batman is set to be released prior the the sequel of 2014’s much-loved Lego Movie, which also featured Will Arnett as Batman, and should exist in the same on-screen universe that fans loved in that film.It should also look much like the Lego Movie; Animation supervisor Chris McKay is back on board for the new spinoff, and screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) is set to write the screenplay.Given the cast and the screenwriter, it is hard to expect the film will be anything other than a straight-up action comedy, with DC leaving serious Batman drama for the now Ben Affleck-helmed Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice film, which will be in theaters next March.Lego Batman will hit screens a year after the live action film, with a scheduled release day of February 10, 2017.
iteUnited coach Adrian Heath has hailed the impact made by Wayne Rooney at DC United.Everton title winner Heath says Manchester United icon Rooney has been English football’s best export to America – and he’s fast-tracked the global growth of the MLS.mid=”post-content”itemprop=”articleBody”>You have to accept a certain amount of pain as a Game of Thrones fan, whether that be agonizing over the fate of Jon Snow after season 5 or waiting for the series to return from its lengthy offseason. That torture will continue. Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark, has revealed that season 7 will bring “a huge cliffhanger.”The actress dropped the warning during a recent interview with . She has been promoting , but the Game of Thrones questions have just kept coming. When asked about the final two seasons of the series, she dropped a few tidbits about season 7.“It’s just kind of tumbling now,” she told TimeOut London. “We’ve come to the climax, and it’s rolling down to the end. It’s exciting. I really felt like at the end of last season, everything was set up for how it was going to end. Every character came to a little junction in their lives. Now we’re all going to crash down together to however this show ends.”Williams also issued her warning about the big cliffhanger ahead, but beyond that, she said the cast doesn’t “know a thing” — even which of them will survive to star in season 8. Since Game of Thrones characters are always in danger, the season 1 holdovers who make it to the last season will celebratanaged his sixth goal of pre-season as he helped his team to a 2-0 success.Ali Koiki put them ahead after 43 minutes, with Wood getting his goal just short of the 60th minute.Several players got a run out, with manager Sean Dyche making nine substitue in a big way: with tattoos, she said.“We’re all waiting to see if we do make it. I was lucky enough to be in season 1, even the pilot episode. If I do make it to season 8, I will get it,” she said of the tattoo. “It would be rude not to!”In the meantime, we fans need to prepare ourselves for the agony ahead — as well as keep a lookout for any of the stars displaying fresh ink.Game of Thrones season 7 is scheduled to premiere this summer.
Over the past several years, doubled down on its efforts to ramp up sales and production of its automobiles by overhauling its entire lineup. And the firm has been able to do so without sacrificing the quality of its new cars.However, as stylish, fun to drive, practical, and fuel efficient as new have been recently, the company’s investment hasn’t paid off in sales figures. So in order to bochael Emenalo says one of their former managers urged Roman Abramovich to scrap the club’s academy. Emenalo, who spent a decade in various roles at Stamford Bridge before leaving in 2017, took responsibility for developing the club’s young players unost sales, Mazda plans to add another crossover to its lineup, according to .This move is in line with the company’s long-range strategy. Four years ago, Mazda’s CEO, Masamichi Kogai, declared plans to sell as many as 400,000 cars in the U.S. by this year. Unfortunately, the company has come up short by just over 100,000 units. Mazda execs have therefore shifted some of the firm’s goals around and concluded that a new model addition could help boost sales.As a result, Mazda has announcnsists they will improve even without new signings.”We are still young so we learn every day something new and this is what matters: to keep this team all together in one place and of course, if there are new improvements to come, I mean new players,ed that it’s working on a new crossover SUV exclusively designed and built for the U.S. market.“We are actually going to introduce a totally new and different type of SUV,” Kogai said during his interview. “R&D is coordinating with our North American operations on that right now.”Kogai further confirmed its new crossover SUV is scheduled to arrive sometime in 2021. It is expected to accompany the current lineup of crossover SUVs, which consist of the , the , and the . More specifically, it would slot in between the and the flagship .Back in 2015, Mazda revealed the , hinting at a successor to the . Because of this, chances are the new model could closely resemble the Koeru Concept.For those following Mazda’s crossover SUV family, it’s easy to notice that a replacement for the original CX-7 crossover remains absent since it was discontinued in August of 2012. The new crossover will simply fill this void, ideally without cannibalizing demand from the CX-5 or CX-9.“We have big expectations,” Kogai continued. “This is our declaration that we are going to grow our business in the U.S.”In preparation for the new crossover, Mazda previously announced a joint venture with Toyota to help build a new car on U.S. soil and increase production capacity by 150,000 units annually. This additional capacity will specifically be dedicated to producing the new crossover. Mazda has begun setting the stage for the launch of this new model by rolling out new technology and features for its future products.To try and boost the brand’s appeal, Mazda also seeks to refine its brand image and overall retail and customer experience. Thus far, Mazda has maintained a below-average rating in recent J.D. Power customer satisfaction and brand-appeal studies. In order to help increase sales, Kogai said that the company must focus on improving its dealership experience. Just last year, Mazda confirmed a new three-year campaign to upgrade some 130 dealerships across the U.S. in hopes of addressing these concerns.“We still need to have an improvement in the quality of sales,” Kogai concluded. “We are sticking to our right-price sales approach to improve our brand. We are building that foundation now. Customers are really seeing the value of the vehicles and not just purchasing them because of price.”