Have you ever read a book and thought it was written just for you? Well, that’s exactly how I felt with Ernest Cline’s dystopia, Ready Player One.
It’s the type of novel that seems like the personification of nerd-culture. Cline’s science fiction novel takes you through a rollercoaster ride of references with video games, 80s pop-culture, movies, and so much more, all complimenting the unravelling narrative throughout.
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Football is changing. From an increase in support across the globe, to technological advancements being made; the beautiful game as we know it is on a steady path to a bright new future. While we are not quite at the stage of robotic referees, lasers for linesman or mobile drones, the overall state of football has experienced drastic, yet crucial, changes in the last few years.
The next stop on this path is to try to make women’s football a fairer game. Thanks to the success of goal line and video assistant referee (VAR) technology in men’s football, FIFA has confirmed that VAR technology will be implemented at the women’s World Cup, in France, this summer.
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