Mayweather-McGregor bout is like a 'movie blockbuster'

Story highlights Mayweather Jr. fights McGregor August 26 Fans flock to fighters’ promotional tour Will we see more of these types of bouts? (CNN)The boxing purists are utterly dismissive of the fight as a total mismatch but the fans seem to love the idea, turning out in their tens of thousands just to glimpse the fighters on their promotional tour. ...

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Dark Souls mod brings COD and Counter-Strike's 'Gun Game' to Lordran

Dark Souls players familiar with Call of Duty and Counter-Strike’s Gun Game mode can now enjoy/tear their hair out with the arcadey, high stakes, random gear-generating mode in Lordran.  For those unfamiliar, bqm11’s DaS_GG mod allows players to play the mode which once featured in CS: Source in mod form, before being adopted and renamed in CS:GO. Call of Duty ...

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Venezuelans reject President's plan in non-binding vote

Story highlights Nearly 7.2 million Venezuelans took part in the non-binding referendum Turnout represents about 37% of Venezuela’s total electorate (CNN)Millions of Venezuelans have voted to reject President Nicolas Maduro’s controversial plans to rewrite the country’s constitution. Nearly 7.2 million Venezuelans took part in the non-binding referendum organized by the country’s main opposition parties, with the overwhelming majority of voters ...

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The world's best golf links

Story highlights The Open Championship starts on July 20 Links courses exclusively used for The Open UK’s links courses revered by golfers (CNN)Golf’s origins begin some 600 years ago on the links lands of Scotland and it is on these same tracts the British Open is played out every year. Links golf — on rugged sandhills linking the land to ...

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Atari's 'PC technology-based' Ataribox will echo NES Classic

Last month, Frederic Chesnais declared Atari “back in the hardware business” with the announcement of the Ataribox—an incoming retro-fashioned console said to be powered by PC technology. A 20-second trailer teased a wood-finished 2600 lookalike, however it appears the incoming machine will echo the likes of Nintendo’s NES and SNES Mini/Classic systems with its library of classic games. As reported ...

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Family finds clues to teen's suicide in blue whale paintings

Story highlights A Georgia 16-year-old may have been involved in a reported online suicide challenge Family wants to bring awareness to the warning signs they now say were everywhere (CNN)The walls and décor of 16-year-old Nadia’s room looked like that of any other high school teenager. Her real name is not Nadia; we are keeping her identity hidden at the ...

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Actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Story highlights Landau’s played a master of disguise in TV’s “Mission: Impossible” He turned in an Oscar-winning performance as Bela Lugosi in the movie “Ed Wood” (CNN)Martin Landau, 89, a character actor who starred in the 1960s television show “Mission: Impossible” and won an Oscar for playing Bela Lugosi in the movie “Ed Wood,” died Saturday, his publicist Dick Guttman ...

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10 days of horror: Grisly killings stun a small town

(CNN)On July 5, a young Pennsylvania man disappeared. Three other men went missing two days later. On July 14, two cousins were charged with homicide and several other crimes after the missing men’s bodies were discovered mutilated and buried on farmland in Bucks County. In the space of those 10 days, the county would gain notoriety as the scene of ...

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