Untitled Goose Game is a funny video game about an asshole goose. Its power is in its simplicity.

House House/Panic Untitled Goose Game started as a joke. Here’s how it became a real video game, went viral, and became one of 2019’s most charming success stories. Sometimes, all it takes to unite people is the shrill honking of a chaotic goose. Or rather, the catharsis of becoming a chaotic goose, if only virtually. That’s the most basic pleasure at the heart of Untitled Goose Game, a video game from Australian developer House House…

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This climate problem is bigger than cars and much harder to solve

Working with a blast furnace to make steel and iron. | Getty Images Low-carbon options for heavy industry like steel and cement are scarce and expensive. Climate activists are fond of saying that we have all the solutions we need to the climate crisis; all we lack is the political will. While it’s true enough as policy goes — we certainly have enough solutions to get started and make big changes — as a technical…

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Pound US Dollar exchange rate: expectations for October Fed rate cut buoys GBP/USD

The pound rose against the US dollar this afternoon with the pairing currently trading at around $1.226 as the ‘greenback’ slumped on September data revealing the weakest US inflation reading since January. With US data also revealing a retreat in underlying inflation, expectations for another near-term Federal Reserve rate cut increased. The pound rose against the US dollar this afternoon with the pairing currently trading at around $1.226 as the ‘greenback’ slumped on September data…

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Why this year’s doubleheader Nobel Prize for literature is so controversial

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk (L) on September 17, 2018, in Krakow, and Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke on November 22, 2012, in Salzburg. | BEATA ZAWREL,BARBARA GINDL/APA/AFP via Getty Images Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke have won the Nobel Prize for literature. Handke’s win is complicated. The Swedish Academy announced the winners for the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prizes for Literature on Thursday, a list that is already courting some controversy. The 2018 Prize was…

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