Monday, November 3, 2014

Let's Do The News! (November 3, 2014)

The big scoop today...

- Virgin Galactic is in hot water right now after reports of the SpaceShipTwo crash in California's Mojave Desert that killed one of the two pilots onboard. The company insists that safety has always been part to their operations.

- In Burkina Faso, just moments after soldiers fired shots at the state TV station and barricaded the capital as thousands demanded to give up military power, the nation's military said it will install a transitional government, days after it seized power as President Blaise Compaore resigned.

- Ahead of the upcoming APEC Summit, the Chinese capitol of Beijing is limiting traffic to clean air.

- Residents of some areas of eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian rebels voted on Sunday to elect their own legislators and execs. The polls suggest that Ukraine may remain divided.

- Governor Mujiv Hataman from the Philippines' ARMM or Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao wants the Philippine government to initiate an all-out attack on the Abu Sayyaf terrorists in Basilan following Sunday's ambush on government soldiers that killed six troops.

- The Chevrolet Camaro is going to regenerate very soon and to bid farewell to the fifth-generation model, the generation that brought back the Camaro name since its 2002 discontinuation, there's a special edition model ready for its SEMA Show debut. Called the Commemorative Edition, the special model features unique 20-inch wheels, special vinyls, ZL1-inspired rear wing, body-color front splitter, and special badges.

2015 Chevrolet Camaro Commemorative Edition

- Honda revealed their brand-new compact hybrid sedan called the Grace, which is set for its December 2014 debut. Because it's based on the latest Honda Fit, the new new Grace will feature the breakthrough 1.5L hybrid powerplant and i-DCD 7-speed double-clutch gearbox.

2015 Honda Grace

- A Slovakian company developed a flying car called the AeroMobil 3.0. It's their latest prototype of a flying car project that began in the 1990's. Powered by a Rotax 912 engine, the AeroMobil 3.0 has a limited top speed of over 160kph while flight speed is limited to just 200kph. It said that a full tank is capable for 875km on land or 700km on air. AeroMobil is conducting test flights before its ready for commercialization.

AeroMobil 3.0

- KEPT YOU WAITING, HUH? There's a Solid Snake figma announced by Good Smile Company and that particular Solid Snake is the MGS2 version, as in, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. Ready to infiltrate this April, he's armed with numerous poses, an assault rifle, a cigar, and a handgun. There's a pre-order bonus for those who booked one at the GOOD SMILE ONLINE SHOP; a SOCOM handgun and guessed it...cardboard box.

figma Solid Snake MGS2 Ver.


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