Auckland Braces For Next Match

The city of Auckland is bracing itself for this evening’s All Blacks rugby world cup “sell out” match against the French. Those in charge will be hoping there’ll be no repeat of the chaos that plagued the opening night celebrations, during which public transport failed, there was mass overcrowding and city hospitals reached saturation point.…

UARS Real Time Tracking, Wise Men On Standby @ Eden Park

NASA’s UARS (Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite) is due to burn up or fade away sometime Saturday Australasian time. Although most of the debris is likely to hit either ocean or uninhabited areas, spectators at tomorrow’s England v. Romania and All Blacks v. France matches may strike lucky and see a fireworks spectacular to rival that…