Chris LakeChris lives in Sydney, Australia and studied at the University of New South Wales. Chris also served in the navy and has a deep love of things that float and go bang. When not writing for Inquisitr, Chris enjoys reading, writing, classical guitar and boating.
Mariah Carey’s brother, 51-year-old Morgan Carey, has called his sister an “evil witch” in a bizarre outburst today. The tirade was apparently caused by Mariah Carey’s refusal to provide financial assistance to their HIV positive sister. Morgan claimed that the music superstar cared more about her beloved Jack Russell terriers than her family. “Your sister… Continue reading Mariah Carey’s Brother Calls Her ‘Evil Witch’ In Bizarre Outburst
Apple’s perception of enhanced security has taken another hit with the very first OS X ransomware attack having taken place through the BitTorrent program Transmission. Ransomware is malicious software that will lock the user out of their computer’s files. The “ransom” is the payment that the hackers demand for unlocking the computer. Typically, this payment… Continue reading First OS X Ransomware Hits Apple Macs
Last month, a sub-divisional magistrate’s court in India summonsed monkey god Lord Hanuman for encroaching on land belonging to the Irrigation Department. The summons was served on February 5 by pasting the document to the statue of the monkey god Hanuman in Dehri-on-Sone, a town in the district of Rohtas. According to the document, the… Continue reading Indian Court Sues Monkey God Hanuman
An Indian man killed 14 members of his family, including seven children, before hanging himself in one of the worst massacres in India’s history. Hasnin Anwar Warekar, 35, is alleged to have bolted the doors of one of the family homes and killed 14 members of his family by slitting their throats before hanging himself.… Continue reading Man Killed 14 Family Members Before Hanging Himself
A link between obesity and poor episodic memory has been found, according to a study conducted by The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. A test of 50 people identified as “overweight” has returned results indicating that those with a higher BMI have a diminished capacity to remember single instance experiences. The abstract for the study… Continue reading New Study Shows Link Between Obesity And Poor Memory
The courts of Saudi Arabia have sentenced a 28-year-old man to 2,000 lashes and 10 years jail for declaring on Twitter that he was an atheist. As if this weren’t enough, he has also been fined approximately $5,500. According to the Independent, Saudi Arabian religious authorities found over 600 posts declaring the man’s atheism, denying… Continue reading Saudi Arabia Gives Man 2,000 Lashes And 10 Years Jail For Atheist Tweets
Donald Trump is “hiding” his tax returns, according to Texas Senator and GOP presidential candidate, Ted Cruz. In an interview with CBS News’ Face the Nation, Cruz joined the chorus of those demanding that Donald Trump disclose his tax returns before the primary campaign is over. Donald Trump has recently been pressed on when he… Continue reading Donald Trump Is Hiding His Tax Returns From Voters: Cruz
The sheer number of high-profile players in the Syrian war has meant that, for many, Turkey has been somewhat sidelined in terms of global attention. The reality is, however, that Turkey is one of the few countries for whom the outcome of the Syrian war could present an existential threat. Turkey shares a border with… Continue reading War Between Turkey And Russia ‘A Risk,’ Says Hollande
Saudi Arabia has vowed that if the political process in Syria fails, beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Al Assad will be removed “by force.” In comments made to CNN, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir, said that Assad was “weak” and “finished,” and that if peace talks were unsuccessful, Saudi forces would commit to removing Assad… Continue reading Saudi Arabia Vows To Remove Assad By Force
Fans of Fallout 4 will know that the best way to experience the game is to alternate between mission-driven, fast travelling objective sprints and aimless wandering through the shattered urban landscapes of post-apocalyptic Boston. It’s very easy, however, to lose track of all the stuff that you find, and, somewhat more frustratingly, where you have… Continue reading How To Get A Complete Suit Of X01 Power Armor In ‘Fallout 4’
The word massive doesn’t seem to adequately describe the size of Fallout 4. This isn’t so much about surface area — Fallout 4’s map is comparable in this respect to games like GTA 5. No, what makes Fallout 4 feel so enormous is its sheer density. Unlike the flat city blocks of GTA 5, or… Continue reading Where Can You Get A Guide To Unmarked Locations In ‘Fallout 4’?
The weird and quip-based roadshow that is Donald Trump has predictably shifted into overdrive now that Primary season is upon us. The controversial Presidential candidate, not content with spraying an audience with profanity, has now once again re-entered the spotlight by suggesting that the U.S. should introduce enhanced interrogation techniques like waterboarding and even go… Continue reading Donald Trump Advocates Torture, Says We’re ‘Like, Living In Medieval Times’
Much-delayed and rumor-ridden, The Division has been the target of a great deal of speculation and criticism even before the recent release of its closed beta. When The Division’s first gameplay preview came out, it looked absolutely amazing. Even after a couple of years passed and the release of a couple new Assassin’s Creed games… Continue reading ‘The Division’ Map Is As Big As ‘Fallout 4’
There are growing concerns about the dramatic upsurge in Russian submarine activity in the North Atlantic, with NATO submarine commanders saying that they have not seen this level of activity since the Cold War. Towards the end of the Cold War, Russian submarine activity dropped off sharply as funds for their massive submarine program evaporated.… Continue reading Russian Submarine Threat At Highest Level Since Cold War
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics has shown that the risk of Autism in a child doubles when the mother is obese, and quadruples in cases where the mother has diabetes. The study, using what was termed the “Boston cohort” of mothers, included 2,734 children including 102 children with Autism. It should be… Continue reading Autism Risk Linked To Motherhood Obesity, Diabetes: New Study
Recent tranches of declassified documents released by the CIA have re-kindled public interest in UFO spotting ahead of the new series of The X-Files. The documents, most of which were already declassified under a 1978 Freedom of Information request, have now been compiled in one handy location on the CIA website. From the traditional flying… Continue reading How To Investigate A UFO – CIA Releases Guide
Google’s artificial intelligence has roundly defeated the European champion of Chinese game Go. Go is widely considered to be the most complex game ever devised by humans, thus making it perfect for the testing of artificial intelligence and learning programs. Google’s artificial intelligence, known as AlphaGo, defeated the European champion Fan Hui in a tournament… Continue reading Google’s Artificial Intelligence Masters ‘Most Complex’ Human Game
Chile is the latest in a string of Latin American nations to take a more progressive attitude to medical marijuana. Chile’s conservative reputation has not stood in the way of the inauguration of the region’s largest medical marijuana plantation being officially inaugurated on Tuesday. The plantation is the next step in a program that started… Continue reading Massive Medical Marijuana Farm Inaugurated In Chile
A video from well-respected gaming commentators, Kotaku has unearthed some unused audio files that hint at content that may have been cut from Fallout 4 in order to ship it. While this is far from uncommon, the richness of the audio content and the disappointing emptiness of the area in question raise the possibility that… Continue reading Will A Future ‘Fallout 4’ DLC Flesh Out The Combat Zone?
Within a week of its re-release, Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf has nearly doubled the sales of its first print run. The first run of 4,000 copies sold by the German Institute of Contemporary History sold out within a week. Mein Kampf is now on its third print run, with over 15,000 copies sold, compared to… Continue reading ‘Mein Kampf’ Is A Bestseller — Is It Scholarship Or Anti-Semitism?
In December, an international conference of scientists called for a moratorium on the use of gene editing technology that could see the eventual editing of the human genome, with enormous ramifications for the future of our species. Before 2012, gene editing was a science in its infancy. According to The Week, gene editing a single… Continue reading Gene Editing Technology Has Scientists Worried About ‘Frankenbabies’
Activist group “Raqqa is Being Silently Slaughtered” (RBSS) is reporting that citizen journalist Ruqia Hassani, who wrote under the pen name Nissan Ibrahim, has been executed by the militant group ISIS. Ruqia Hassani was a resident of Raqqa, ISIS’ de facto capital in Syria. She was one of a handful of people who took heroic… Continue reading ISIS Executes Female Citizen Journalist
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir, has declared that all Iranian diplomats must leave Saudi Arabia within 48 hours and that the kingdom was cutting all diplomatic ties with Iran. Mr al-Jubeir made the announcement shortly after the storming of the Saudi embassy in Iran. Mr al-Jubeir also confirmed that Saudi Arabia was recalling its… Continue reading Saudi Arabia Expels Iranian Diplomats
Aussie surfers Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski have designed a device dubbed the Seabin that floats on the surface of the water and cleans up marine waste. According to ABC Online, Pete and Andrew became frustrated by the amount of rubbish and pollution they encountered while surfing, and decided to quit their jobs in order… Continue reading Two Aussie Surfers Design ‘Seabin’ That Automatically Cleans Ocean Waste
There is no question that Fallout 4 is one of the hottest game releases of the holiday season. According to IGN, Fallout 4 players on PC have already logged 4.5 million hours, and has pipped GTA 5 for the most concurrent users (400,000 verses 360,761, respectively). Even with all these players and all this play… Continue reading How To Use Cover In ‘Fallout 4,’ And Other Unexplained Mechanics
On May 17, 2015, the Iraqi army abandoned its positions and equipment and fled the city of Ramadi, effectively ceding control to IS. This was the culmination of a long fight, taking place over much of the previous year, with reports, some unconfirmed, of multiple phases of gain and loss in the city. World perception,… Continue reading Why Is Ramadi Important In The Fight Against Islamic State?
In a story that went viral around the world, most major media outlets reported that the tiny Sultanate of Brunei had banned the public celebration of Christmas. The story caused ripples of disquiet throughout the South East Asian region and sparked outrage and various social media “solidarity” campaigns, with various people posting and sharing pictures… Continue reading Did The Sultan Of Brunei Really Ban Christmas?
In a move likely to assist in rehabilitating the heavily-compromised reputation of the Iraqi military, Iraqi forces, along with U.S. air support, are successfully closing in on the government compound being used by Islamic State as their central stronghold in the heart of Ramadi. Ramadi is a major Iraqi city and regional capital of politically… Continue reading Iraqi Forces Advance Into The Heart Of Ramadi, Abadi Eyes Mosul As Next Target
In Italy, a 38-year-old bus driver from Genoa, known only as Roberto, recently tested positive for cocaine during a routine drugs test. Roberto vehemently protested his innocence, claiming that he did not use drugs despite anything the test might have to say. The case was made more confusing by the fact that, according to La… Continue reading Italian Store Caught Selling Cocaine… Tea
A 28-year-old Russian gamer is suing Bethesda Softworks, the makers of hit game Fallout 4, for the loss of his wife and his job. The man from Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, says that he found out about the game through an online advertisement and downloaded it intending to play it for a few evenings. In what seems… Continue reading ‘Fallout 4’ Player Sues Bethesda Over Loss Of Job And Family
Fallout 4 is an intimidating megalith of a game, throwing the player into an enormous open world with few rules and even fewer explanations. Many reporters and game reviewers have commented bitterly on the mysterious settlement building interface, and a host of other issues, mostly to do with not being spoon fed tutorials. But even… Continue reading How To Get The Best ‘Fallout 4’ Experience
Enrique Marquez, friend and brother in law of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, has been arrested today and is expected to face weapons-related charges. Enrique Marquez once lived next door to American-born Farook, and his Pakistani-born wife, Tashfeen Malik. Farook and his wife massacred 14 people at a work function on December 2 in an… Continue reading San Bernardino Shooter’s Friend, Enrique Marquez, Described As ‘Goofy’ And ‘Unreliable’
It was clear from the very first look at Fallout 4 all those months ago at E3 that Bethesda was aiming to make a gaming world that was multi-dimensional to an unprecedented degree. Strategies for total game immersion mostly involved beefing up or adding detail to aspects of the game that had already been a… Continue reading How To Build The Best ‘Fallout 4’ Settlement
In the wake of Donald Trump’s incendiary comments about barring Muslims entry into the U.S., there has been a growing tide of organizations and individuals seeking to cut ties with the real estate tycoon and presidential hopeful. The latest organization to attempt to cut ties with “The Donald” is none other than Rutgers Presbyterian, a… Continue reading Presbyterian Church To Donald Trump: ‘You’re Fired’
One-point-two billion dollars in U.S. arms are set to be approved for sale to Saudi Arabia this week. The arms are intended for use in the ongoing Saudi military intervention in Yemen, where Saudi Arabia has been pursuing a campaign of airstrikes against Houthi rebels. Saudi Arabia, which claims to have run out of guided… Continue reading Human Rights Groups Slam U.S. Arms Sale To Saudi Arabia
A petition calling for Donald Trump to be denied entry into Britain has passed 300,000 signatures. The petition, which was started on Tuesday, has reached this astronomical number of signatures in less than 24 hours, according to the Independent. At a rally aboard the USS Yorktown on Pearl Harbor Day, Trump made his now-infamous comments… Continue reading Donald Trump Might Actually Get Banned From Britain
In a statement given on Tuesday, White House spokesman Josh Earnest has said that Donald Trump disqualified himself from the presidency when he proposed a ban on Muslims entering the United States. It is highly unusual for the White House to comment so strongly on the campaign of a presidential candidate. On Monday, Trump announced… Continue reading White House: Donald Trump Has Disqualified Himself From The Presidency
It’s not long now until the big game release announcements for 2016, and most of the tipsters are predicting that Rockstar’s next big title will be Red Dead Redemption 2. As usual, the rumors are swirling on Reddit and other platforms, with one Redditor even claiming to be a disgruntled Rockstar employee leaking details as… Continue reading ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Release Date And Rumors
Now that Fallout 4 has been around for a couple of weeks, many players are probably at that stage, familiar to Bethesda gamers, where they start to seriously consider going back to the beginning and trying to do it all properly this time. And one of the things that most players feel they need to… Continue reading What’s The Best Character Build For ‘Fallout 4’?
A new advertising campaign has kicked off in Brazil with activist group Criola identifying the location of racist trolls and then displaying their racist comments on gigantic billboards near their houses. The campaign is called “Virtual Racism, Real Consequences” and was reportedly initiated after the Facebook page of Jornal Nacional came under sustained attack by… Continue reading Troll Shaming Activists Post Racist Comments… Outside Racist Trolls’ Houses
The past two months have seen a fleet of at least 11 “ghost ships” appear off the coast of Japan. The wooden boats, some with decomposing bodies on board, have been found and towed ashore by Japanese authorities over October and November. In all, the ghost ships have been found to contain up to 20… Continue reading A Fleet Of Ghost Ships Has Appeared Off The Coast Of Japan
Pope Francis’ Kenya visit concluded Friday with a visit to Kangemi, a poor shanty town on the outskirts of Nairobi. The visit to such a poor neighborhood echoed his earlier program, in which he has pursued a strong message of service to the poor. Kangemi was no different, and the Pope used his visit to… Continue reading Social Elites Slammed on Pope Francis’ Kenya Visit
Fallout 4 has seriously ramped up the number and variety of companions that players can travel with through the wasteland. While many have welcomed this innovation, there are some who have complained about the primitive relationship mechanic. The various companions seemingly random preferences seriously affect play style in order to avoid missing out on the… Continue reading Who Are The Best ‘Fallout 4’ Companions?
As always with Doctor Who, each new episode generates a multitude of questions. Questions like, “How and when will Clara leave?” and “When is this season going to get its act together?” Well, unusually, Doctor Who: “Face the Raven” is an episode that provides answers. In a startlingly good effort from first time Doctor Who… Continue reading ‘Doctor Who’: Face The Raven Review [Spoiler Alert]
Fallout 4 is replete with an overabundance of many, many things: experiences, places to explore, distractions, and, increasingly, as players progress through the game, choices. This being a Bethesda game with a moral dimension and an open ending, there is the worry that major or fundamental choices in Fallout 4 might funnel the player into… Continue reading Which Faction Should You Join In ‘Fallout 4’?
In a presidential campaign that has sometimes been reminiscent of the movie Bulworth, Bernie Sanders’ socialism has frequently come under the spotlight. Although he has spoken about it frequently in the past, a full explanation of his position, and of his definition of “democratic socialism,” has been scheduled for a speech at Georgetown University this… Continue reading Bernie Sanders’ Socialism Explained — By Bernie Sanders
Fallout 4 has finally dropped today, and it looks to have certainly lived up to the hype. Although there were early indications that there would be frame rate issues on PS4, it seems that either this has been fixed or it was an isolated glitch to begin with. Fallout 4 has dropped to stellar reviews… Continue reading ‘Fallout 4’: Four Things To Know Before You Hit The Wasteland
Gamers lucky enough to get advance copies of the hotly anticipated Fallout 4 PS4 version are reporting serious frame rate issues, with the rate sometimes dropping to single digits in certain situations. The usual collection of YouTube stars and game reviewers have copies of Fallout 4 ahead of the official release this Tuesday November 10,… Continue reading ‘Fallout 4’ PS4 Players Report Severe Frame Rate Issues
It looks like fans will once again be able to watch the former Daily Show host Jon Stewart, HBO says. Stewart will be returning to our screens after signing a massive four-year deal with the network. The agreement is for the production of “timely short-form digital content” and will see the partnership of Jon Stewart,… Continue reading Jon Stewart HBO Deal Inked — ‘Daily Show’ Host Back On TV
The World of Warcraft movie, Warcraft, has been in production for a very long time. There are some doubts about whether it would ever actually be released, with outlets like The Hollywood Reporter claiming those involved saw it as a “problem movie.” Despite the categorical denial of this on Twitter by writer and director Duncan… Continue reading ‘World Of Warcraft’ Movie: Poster Release Allays Doubts About Production