Out of this world
If you haven?t still had your fill of the high-octane computer games that jostle for shelf space, it?s time you headed for the final frontier. And if you are a die-hard Star Trek fan, it?s one experience you can?t afford to miss. Games firm Perpetual Entertainment has secured the rights to develop a multi-player online game based on the legendary space saga, which will give thousands the chance to embark on a celestial adventure. The game is expected to be tested in 2006 and will go on sale the following year. But while players would be able to explore the universe and encounter alien races, any chance of stepping into the shoes of Mr Spock or Captain has been ruled out. But then, who?d want to be either of those weirdos?
From mermaids to caged animals, PETA ads are certainly going places. Now, Amisha Patel begins where Yana Gupta had left off. She appears in PETA?s new ad, sitting in a bleak zoo cell. The ad brings out the plight of confined animals. Is anyone listening?