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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare gameplay on PS4 Pro looks sharp and visceral

Activision has released some new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer gameplay, with 4K footage from being played on the PlayStation 4 Pro. The footage includes five different gameplay modes across five different maps, one of which is a nighttime version of another map.

This ‘Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare’ Multiplayer Reveal Trailer Is Seriously Fantastic

Infinity Ward and Activision revealed the multiplayer portion of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare this morning at a big livestream event in Los Angeles. Things kicked off with the first multiplayer trailer for the game, and it’s pretty slick. The trailer shows off some of the

For the first time, these five factors of modern work are changing all at once

How often do the fundamentals of work really change? A million years ago our distant cousins were hard at work near Lake Turkana in northern Kenya. They used simple tools, such as sharpened stones and hand-axes, for cutting. They controlled the use of fire

UK govt fund set up to combat modern day slavery globally, including India

A UK government backed fund set up to combat modern day slavery across the world has announced a grant of up to 800,000 pounds each for a new set of projects, including one in India. The Modern Slavery Innovation Fund (MSIF) supports international projects

Modern Luxe Traveler: Consumer Segments That Are Changing The Game

The luxury travel industry is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 7% between 2017 and 2021. Just look at Virtuoso , a bespoke luxury travel agency network: This company reported revenue growth of almost 90% in just five years, with a growth of

Ensemble Modern/Benjamin review – exhilarating, terrifying new music

 Edgy and painfully urgent … George Benjamin conducts Ensemble Modern. Photograph: Tristram Kenton/The Guardian George Benjamin’s pair of concerts with Ensemble Modern, presented under the auspices of the Wigmore Hall, were split between the hall itself and the Roundhouse. Both featured Benjamin’s own music.

‘It destroyed me, in a good way’: the best books about modern romance

The first time I read Carol Ann Duffy’s collection Rapture, I finished it, took a breath, and read it again. I had rarely encountered anything so raw and it contains some of my favourite poetry. It tells the story of an affair – a modern

The New Hermès Arceau 78: Aesthetic, Modern, Understated . . . And Galloping

Hermès Arceau 78Joel von Allmen/Hermès The name of this new model by French powerhouse Hermès references the year 1978, when designer Henri d’Origny set the aesthetic codes for the understated new Arceau line, the first timepiece he designed for the brand. With this watch

Bingo for hipsters? The modern revival of a great British pastime

Dabbers Bingo in a nightclub-like black walled basement lit in neon. A DJ in a multicoloured lycra catsuit and sequin bomber jacket is bouncing around an east London basement to dancefloor classic D.I.S.C.O as beer-drinking young people wave their arms and chant along. Yet

Kabir Festival’s 3rd edition introduces Varanasi’s old poets to modern world

Kabir’s views on gender justice, as well as inequality, were major talking points at the festival, which drew participants from across the world. Five centuries after his death, the poems of Kabir are relevant to contemporary society more than ever. The mystic poet, known