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Physicist Claims Universe Has No Dark Matter And Is 27 Billion Years Old : ScienceAlert

Sound waves fossilized in the maps of galaxies across the Universe could be interpreted as signs of a Big Bang that took place 13 billion years earlier than current models suggest. Last year, theoretical physicist Rajendra Gupta from the University of Ottawa in Canada published a rather extraordinary proposal that the Universe's currently accepted age is a trick of the light, one that masks its truly ancient state while also ridding us of the need to explain hidden forces. Gupta's latest analysis suggests oscillations…

Elbow: Audio Vertigo review – rhythmic, rousing reinvention conceals dark humour | Elbow

Elbow have subtly reinvented themselves so many times that they’re now journeying far from their rocky guitar roots. Their 10th album features bubbling synths, playful orchestrations, African-inspired rhythms and what vocalist Guy Garvey has called “seedy, gnarly grooves”. The particularly innovative Lovers’ Leap races through samba-style percussion, darting strings and a rolling bass line, before an electronic glam stomp leads into a gorgeously Beatles-y coda. The lyrics, meanwhile, are a darkly humorous rumination on…

The Dark Side Is Strong With Star Wars’ New May 4 Merch

A small sample of new Star Wars merch. Image: LucasfilmThree things you can count on in this world are death, taxes, and new Star Wars merchandise. Just days after a huge dump of new figures for the upcoming show The Acolyte, it’s now time for a “March to May the 4th.” Basically, that means a reveal of new May the Fourth merchandise in March. (Also March is a word in “Imperial March”—because, you know, synergy.)Nevertheless, this merch runs the gamut, from a limited edition Darth Maul lightsaber timed to the 25th

Is it time to let the Alone in the Dark series go?

If you take a look at Metacritic, you can see that the best-scoring entry in the Alone in the Dark series is the original trilogy from way back in the ’90s. The first game was such an inspiration within the survival horror genre, but that term didn’t really exist until Resident Evil came along a few years later. Yet its impact is undeniable. Now, with Pieces Interactive’s new take on the iconic series doing the rounds, we once again find ourselves wondering whether we can welcome AitD back to the fore. At the time of…

‘Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV’ documentary: 6 takeaways

Beginning in the late 1990s, Nickelodeon flourished with back-to-back hits in the kids’ television space with shows like “All That,” “The Amanda Show” and more. Sitcoms like “Zoey 101,” “Drake & Josh” and “iCarly” followed, making the network a kids’ entertainment powerhouse.“Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV,” the upcoming ID documentary series airing over two nights beginning Sunday, pulls back the curtain on this golden era of children’s television to reveal that the realities behind the camera were nowhere…

Nickelodeon’s Dark History: Sexual Misconduct, Hush Money

Before Nickelodeon showrunner Dan Schneider parted ways with the slime-covered network in 2018, Schneider served as the face of the network. He spearheaded several successful tween shows like The Amanda Show, starring Amanda Bynes, Drake & Josh, Zoey 101 (starring Jamie Lynn Spears), iCarly, and Victorious. Despite the incredible success of the tween-angst comedies, a new docuseries has revealed the stark reality behind the scenes within Schneider-affiliated shows. In the four-part docuseries, Quiet on Set: The Dark…

Alone In The Dark – Chapter 2 Boiler Plate Puzzle Guide

Late into Chapter 2 of Alone in the Dark you will be tasked with solving the plate puzzle on the boiler in the basement. This comes after returning from a mysterious oil field. In order to solve this puzzle, you will first need to gather the missing pieces of the puzzle, one located beyond the broken boiler itself and the other is one of the patient's rooms. Here's how to solve the puzzle.Cassandra's Room Lock BoxThe first piece is located inside a box in Cassandra's Room, found on the second floor…

Alone In The Dark – How To Open The Docks Safe In Chapter 3

During Chapter 3 of Alone in the Dark, you will make your way to a foggy dock, where you need to find a manifest inside a warehouse. Getting into the warehouse itself isn't too difficult, but inside you need to solve a word puzzle and open a safe containing the manifest. While the answer to this puzzle seems simple once you understand it, wrapping your head around it in the first place is a bit of a challenge.Docks safe lock solutionThe note given to you in the warehouse office talks about a man's things,…

Alone In The Dark – Chapter 4 Blueprint Puzzle Guide

Late into Chapter 4 in Alone in the Dark you will find yourself trapped in the Medical Ward Morgue. In order to escape you will need to assemble blueprint pieces in the correct layout to match the floor plan of the ward, but you aren't provided with any obvious clues. In order to correctly map out the floor plan, you will need to find a hidden clue that isn't labeled as one by the game.How to solve the Blueprint puzzleIn order to solve the blueprint puzzle, you will need to find two sets of blueprint…

Alone In The Dark – Chapter 4 X-Ray Puzzle Guide

During chapter 4 of Alone in the Dark you will end up in the Medical Ward. During this time you will need to assemble an X-ray scan of someone's brain to continue. While this type of brain scan isn't typically an X-ray in modern medicine, the game's post-World War 1 setting means that this is what was available at the time. In order to assemble the X-ray correctly, you will need to pick the three pieces that fit together and rotate them to complete a brain with a tumor in the center of it.How to solve the…