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Say hello to Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres – three new species of beetle

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 21 March 2021 12:47 GMT Three new species of beetles in Australia have been named after Pokemon‘s iconic trio of legendary birds from the first generation of monsters: Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres.Professor of entomology at Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) – Dr. Darren Pollock – and Yun Hsiao, a PhD student at the Australian National University, have made some Legendary Pokemon real after they’ve named some newly discovered beetles after Gen I’s Legendary birds – and it’s all thanks to the scientists’ familiarity with the series when they were growing up.The newly-named Binburrum Articuno, Binburrum Moltres and…

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Have you played… Conkers?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. I used to play in an under 10s football squad once upon a time. I was pretty good, but I was easily distracted. I distinctly remember, during one important match against a rival town’s squad, my football coach (whose name was Graham, funnily enough) shouting at me to focus on the game and stop picking up conkers on the side of the pitch. But I was fixated on a far more glorious sport. The most extreme sport of all, according to…