Racing in the best-of-seven Prada Cup semifinals between Luna Rossa Pirelli Prada and the New York Yacht Club's American Magic starts on Friday at 3pm, with racing continuing on Saturday and Sunday (and Tuesday if necessary). A course locator map on the America's Cup website helps spectator craft see the course boundaries. … [Read more...] about America’s Cup: Women ruling the waves on course as Auld Mug race fever mounts
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You can play Cyberpunk 2077 as a stealth game, keeping conflict to a minimum by hacking cameras and security droids. But that would be a shame, as the array of weapons, from old-school revolvers to smart rifles, is delicious and the gunplay is excellent. One scene, taking place around an astonishing dashi parade complete with giant holographic fish, feels like a Christopher Nolan sci-fi assassination movie. There’s another, set far out in the dusty wastelands, where you raid a power station in order to set off an ECM pulse that will bring down a passing aircraft. As the vessel begins to lose altitude, you pursue it to its crash site, zooming cross-country on motorbikes – a rip-roaring chase sequence that contrasts wonderfully with the claustrophobic feel of the city. … [Read more...] about Cyberpunk 2077 review – could it ever live up to the hype?
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Where can the money divested from fossil fuel stocks be reinvested? Although the fossil fuel divestment movement doesn’t stipulate where investors should move their money to, some institutions and campaigners have called for a focus on investing in the green economy. When Syracuse University divested from fossil fuels it also committed to investment in a number of clean energy solutions, including solar, biofuels and advance recycling. A number of key foundations who are part of the Divest-Invest coalition have taken this approach, including the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Wallace Global Fund. … [Read more...] about A beginner’s guide to fossil fuel divestment