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Pandemic Legacy review: Emotional highs and agonising lows



Who would want to buy a game that can only be played through a maximum of 24 times? Everyone

The world was going to hell, and it was all my fault.

For six months I’d been working as part of a team fighting deadly disease outbreaks around the globe. Things hadn’t gone entirely to plan, and now the virulent strain of flu that had swept through much of Asia had hopped the Pacific to establish a foothold on the US west coast. To make matters worse, outbreaks of a highly contagious fever in Latin America had led to widespread civil unrest, making travel in the region hazardous. And as for sub-Saharan Africa, it was starting to look like there was nothing we could do to save it from complete and catastrophic collapse.

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Egypt Sends Eight Museum Staff to Trial Over Botched King Tut Repair



Last year, it came to light that the blue and gold braided beard on King Tut’s burial mask was knocked off during a botched cleaning attempt then hastily glued back on using epoxy. Now, Egypt’s decided that more than just poor Tut’s head must roll over the debacle.

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