Horror classic Call of Cthulu: Dark Corners of the Earth hits GOG with ‘fixes for modern PCs’

Call of Cthulu: Dark Corners of the Earth is one of the all-time great horror games. It’s also notoriously busted. Buggy even at release, it only got worse in the intervening years as OS upgrades and so on rendered it basically unplayable. The situation deteriorated so much I finally removed Dark Corners of the Earth from PCWorld’s list of the best horror games list this year. Bad timing I guess. Out of nowhere, GOG.com’s put a restored version of Dark Corners of the Earth up for sale on Halloween, promising “fixes for modern computers.” If you buy it (for a mere…

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Call the fashion cops: ‘Jorts-wearing bandit’ hits St. Louis

Anyone who recognizes a man accused of robbing stores in the St. Louis area while wearing jean shorts is being urged to call “the fashion police.” St. Louis County Police dubbed the suspect the “jorts-wearing bandit” in a tweet on Monday, and included a photo. The tweet says the suspect’s “disregard for the law is as offensive as his disregard for fashion trends.” Officer Ben Granda said the unarmed suspect approached a cashier at a Walgreens store in Lemay with merchandise on Aug. 8, and then overpowered her when she…

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Passengers stuck on tarmac call 911, beg for food and water

Desperate passengers aboard two diverted Air Transat planes in Canada resorted to calling 911 to plead for air, food and water after being stuck on the ground for hours, according to reports. Air Transat Flight 157 from Brussels was scheduled to arrive in Montreal at 3:15 p.m. Monday, but was diverted to Ottawa because of thunderstorms, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. It finally landed in Ottawa about 5 p.m. after more than eight hours in flight – but then sat on the tarmac for six more hours and the passengers were…

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Trump’s Taiwan phone call will stun Beijing

The US president-elect’s decision to turn his back on four decades of US protocol on Taiwan and speak directly to a president of Taiwan will stun policymakers in Beijing. Since his election last month, they have struggled to understand who is advising Donald Trump on Asia and what his China policy will look like. This move will turn concern into alarm and anger. Beijing sees Taiwan as a province. Denying it any of the trappings of an independent state is one of the key priorities of Chinese foreign policy. For…

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Trump-Taiwan call: China lodges protest

China’s foreign ministry says it has lodged a complaint with the US after President-elect Donald Trump spoke to Taiwan’s leader in a phone call. China sees Taiwan as a breakaway province. US policy set in 1979 cut all formal relations with Taiwan. However, Mr Trump’s transition team said he and Tsai Ing-wen noted “close economic, political, and security ties” in a phone call. China said it had lodged a “solemn representation” with Washington. According to the state news agency Xinhua, China urged the US “to cautiously, properly handle Taiwan issue…

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Senior MPs call for compulsory sex education

The chairmen and women of five Commons select committees have written to Education Secretary Justine Greening, urging her to make sex education a statutory subject in England’s schools. They are also calling for Personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) to be a compulsory subject. Currently schools are not legally required to teach these subjects, but the majority do. Ministers says schools do not need “additional central prescription”. The Department for Education says it is “unnecessary to provide new standardised frameworks”, saying teachers are “best placed to understand the needs…

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You can call the number shown without, Unknown number will come up on the screen

Gadget desk.  With so many social media accounts that are a bit more these Posibiliti you accidentally put your number public. Many times people in connection with the work we have to call anyone your personal identity number and give the public might be frustrating to you. So block your caller ID number can make your number private. what will happen – We are going to tell him after the trick of your 10 digit number “Private number calling” will display the name. [Source:-DB Gadgets]

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TRAI asks Jio, telcos to settle call drop issue bilaterally Read more at: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/trai-asks-jio-telcos-to-settle-call-drop-issue-bilaterally_7435201.html?utm_source=ref_article

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today asked incumbent service providers and new entrant Reliance Jio to settle their interconnection dispute amongst themselves. At a meeting where representatives of both sides met the regulator, the latter told attendees that the matter of points of interconnection (PoI) should first be settled bilaterally, failing which an adjudicator be appointed. For now, both parties have agreed to try and resolve their issues bilaterally. Telecom companies sign agreements with each other under which each company is mandatorily obliged to provide points of interconnection,…

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