The Walking Dead: The Final Season rises again in January

The third episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season will finally arrive on January 15th, 2019, Skybound Games have announced. Episode three, ‘Broken Toys’, was initially due to launch on November 6th but it was somewhat held up by developers Telltale Games shutting down and all. Skybound, the owners of The Walking Dead, have rounded up some former Telltale folks under their own games division to finish the four-episode finale, and now they’re rolling again.

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‘Like opening a fan oven’: Australia’s rainforest threatened by bushfires

As the weather gets hotter and drier, and cyclones increase, those living in Australia’s north will need to adapt to the fire danger

When Michelle Ready first moved to the cane farm she owns with her husband in Queensland nine years ago, it sounded like a jungle at night. “It was lush and green and wet,” she says.

A week after a “frightening” fire ripped across their property in Finch Hatton, a small township in the subtropical region of Mackay, better known for its humid, rain-drenched summers, it’s obvious that things have changed.

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Blink and you’ll miss it: can you really digest a whole book in 15 minutes?

Blinkist promises to condense the ‘key takeaways’ of popular nonfiction into short summaries. But does it work? And what is the point?

There is a moment in The Matrix when Keanu Reeves is lying in a chair, before having a cable plugged into his head to upload some information directly into his brain. He then announces, rather joylessly: “I know kung fu.” Here in the present, website Blinkist is presenting a middle ground to Neo’s setup, offering “the key takeaways” of more than 2,500 nonfiction books in text and audio formats to help you “fit reading into your life”.

Each “blink”, as no one will ever call them, is designed to be digested in about 15 minutes and, rather jarringly, opens with: “What’s in it for me?” as if there needs to be an end profit from reading except one’s own happiness. I tried to find out with five of this year’s bestsellers.

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How billions of discarded Tetra Paks cover Vietnam’s beaches and towns | Corinne Redfern

More than 8bn Tetra Paks are sold every year in Vietnam – and only a few percent are recycled. It’s having a devastating effect on the environment

It takes 45 minutes to pick up all the milk cartons that have washed up on Long Hai beach overnight. “I feel like all I do is collect them,” says Nguyen Thi Ngoc Tham, gesturing towards the quiet length of sand that fronts her beach house in the south of Vietnam. “I fill about three or four bags every morning, but then there will be a big wave, and when I look back over my shoulder the sand is covered again.”

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5 reasons your Macbook keeps restarting and how to fix the issue

It can be frustrating when your Apple MacBook keeps restarting, but this serious problem can be fixed! We’ll go over the common causes for this issue, what you can do to fix them, and why it’s okay to take your Mac to a pro!

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