Good evening, Shacknews, it's nighttime, which means it's time for Evening Reading. Let's officially close out our day of posting. Please take a look.
In case you missed it at Shacknews:
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- Everything changing with Destiny 2 in Season 16: The Witch Queen
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- Facebook and Instagram to enter NFT market with profile & minting features
- Destiny 2: The Witch Queen Raid release date
- Hitman 3 Version 3.100 patch notes launch Year 2 content, VR, and Elusive Target Arcade
- Twitter introduces hexagonal NFT profile pictures
- Rocket League's Neon Nights event gets dirty with Grimes next week
And now... Other Stuff From The Internet!!!
Your daily dose of sudoku
For Simon's daily sudoku challenge, he tackles one that features a rather incredible construction.
Dunkey checks out Spider-Man
I still have fond memories of playing Spider-Man 2 on my OG Xbox.
Bringing trees back from extinction
This is a rather neat look at the date trees in Israel and what it took to bring them back.
The ultimate skateboarding trick
this goes raw 🛹 pic.twitter.com/xxAamT7rhG— Roll7 is HIRING! 🛹 (@Roll_7) January 12, 2022
Twice as cool!
A look at how a bullet would move through the universe
Adding to @duetosymmetry discussion of expansion - here’s our universe (in conformal coordinates - copied from @tamarastro) - the max a bullet can travel is the inside the shaded red area. Whilst it will “travel” forever, it will experience only a limited chunk of the universe. pic.twitter.com/pdnqi0ovnj— Geraint F. Lewis (@Cosmic_Horizons) January 2, 2022
The constantly-expanding universe is a wild concept to wrap your head around.
The Halo 3 servers on Xbox 360 were switched off
Halo 3 Xbox 360 Servers shut down for good soon.— ADVANCEDgg | INSTILL (@InstillTV2) January 9, 2022
Respect to an unforgettable era. pic.twitter.com/H8aOEq4KIq
All of the emotions are coursing through my body.
This window is doing TERRIBLY pic.twitter.com/aKoxIJGygP— ~ (@daniel_barker) January 13, 2022
It had every chance to get the word correct.
Losing a game in style
I’d delete the game. pic.twitter.com/UGqtZsuw0m— Boom (@216doe) January 15, 2022
Meryl Streep improvising her phone call
Don't Look Up was such a good film.
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Sam Chandler posted a new article, Evening Reading - January 20, 2022
I can't deal with that expanding universe stuff D:
Neither could HP Lovecraft. It's the source of all his horror themes - the cognitive disconnect between our little world full of apes and the terrifying vasty deeps of space.