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uzzle game Dr MarioWorld is the latest Nintendo
game to bereleased for mobile phonesrather
than thecompany’sown gamesconsoles. Likepast
games in the series, it turns Mario and some of his
famous friends into white-coated doctors, matching
colourful viruses to cleareach level.
The game is free to download and play for owners
of iPhone and Android smartphones, but makes its
money from in-game purchases of virtual
diamonds. Thesecanbespent whenaplayer
runs out of energy hearts, allowing them to
play onrather thanwaiting torefresh.
Mobile games arequite anew thing for
Nintendo,which used tokeep its
games for its own devices.
smartphone game in 2016,
and has been followed
by games likeSuper
Mario Run and Animal
MarioKart Tour is still
to come in 2019.
THE HOME OFSWIMMING
This is the online home for all things swimming
in England. It has everything from news about
elite swimmers to information about the health
benefits of going paddling. It even hasahelpful
tool to findapool or swim club near you.
Wait, isn’t the video to Queen’ssongBohemian
Rhapsody44 years old? It is, but tocelebrate it
reaching one billion views onYouTube,abrand
new remastered version has beenreleased for
fans of all ages to headbang along to.
survey asking young people which jobs they’d
likewhen they’reolder has sparkedadebate,
because the surveyrevealed that beingaYouTuber
wasfar morepopular than being an a
Athousand eight to 12-year-olds i
and US weregiven achoiceoffive job
would most liketohave as theircare e
by 30% of young people in the UK
and 29% in the US, which made it
the most popular answer.Int he
UK, itwasfollowed by teacher
(25%), professional athlete (21%), musician (18%)
and astronaut (11%).
The orderwasthe same in the US, but when
China wereasked the same question,
ut came top;56% of those young
e chose it. Just 11% of young people
China chose vlogging.
Across the threecountries, 86%
of those surveyed said they are
interested in spaceexploration, and
90% of them said theywanted to
earn moreabout it.
Dr Mario gets
YouT ubers beat astronauts in survey
Mario and the
n th eUK
1,000 people in
is very popular.
Sevenpeople born in
the UK ha
TAKE ASPACE QUIZ IN GOOGLE EARTH
and animals in
that will test
–and tell you
the answers if