Science


Year-long Mars isolation experiment in Hawaii ends
- August 31, 2016

ISOLATED. This file photo taken on March 10, 2015, courtesy of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, shows the exterior of the HI-SEAS habitat on the northern slope of Mauna Loa in Hawaii . But they're nowhere near the effort of Europe and China's Mars-500 team , who participated in a similar experiment between 2007 and 2011, and managed to last a staggering 520 days in a Mars simulation. (more...)
Nintendo NX Latest Leaks and Rumors: Motion Control, Force Feedback and More
- August 31, 2016

Of course, these are all rumors, and Rogers herself points out multiple times that these are to be taken with bigger pinches of salt than her usual Nintendo leaks- implying that she is not as sure of their veracity as she is of the other stuff that she leaks. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg visits Pope Francis at home
- August 31, 2016

Mark told Pope Francis that he truly admires his message of tenderness and mercy and the way the Pontiff can communicate and get through to people of varying faiths in the world. The social media entrepreneur's tour of Italy also included a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in the aftermath of the Amatrice quake which left 281 dead. (more...)
Facebook's Zuckerberg meets with Pontiff
- August 31, 2016

Facebook CEO said that meeting the Pope was an experience neither he or his wife will never forget. It's unclear if those procedures had an effect in Italy last week, but Zuckerberg told the audience he was working on it. "Greg Burke, Press Office Director for the Vatican said that the talks between the Pontiff and the CEO were based on how social media communication can be used to reduce the effects of poverty and to encourage a " 'culture of encounter ". (more...)
NASA crew: Boredom was hardest part of Mars simulation NASA crew: Boredom was hardest part of Mars simulation
- August 31, 2016

NASA funded the experiment through the University of Hawaii to learn about challenges that might face future astronauts on missions to Mars. "A mission to Mars in the near future is realistic", he said . Members of the crew also planned to eat a lot of food not available during the simulation and to swim in the ocean. "Our launch vehicles have a rich heritage with Mars, supporting 17 successful missions over more than 50 years ". (more...)
Facebook CEO says group will not become a media company
- August 31, 2016

The Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative invested heavily in Andela , a tech and coding company providing training to young tech engineers has generating a lot of buzz in Nigeria and Africa more generally. He held a Q&A session , visited the Pope and did a few "touristy" things. Zuckerberg kicked off his visit by attending the wedding of Spotify CEO Daniel Ek , who he described as a "good friend", at Lake Como in northern Italy. (more...)
Donald Trump to Give Speech on Immigration This Week
- August 31, 2016

He's going to be a more aggressive version of Obama. Hill expressed a desire to see the presidential race become more positive and said partisanship had damaged the political process. Trump said his first priority on taking office next January would be the immediate deportation of thousands of undocumented immigrants who remain in the United States despite having committed crimes. (more...)
EU hits Apple with $14.5B Irish tax demand
- August 31, 2016

Both Apple and the Irish government intend to appeal against the ruling, which marks the latest in a series of interventions by the European Union against United States corporations. Cook says "beyond the obvious targeting of Apple , the most profound and harmful effect of this ruling will be on investment and job creation in Europe". (more...)
North Carolina, Florida, Hawaii prepare for tropical weather North Carolina, Florida, Hawaii prepare for tropical weather
- August 31, 2016

Forecasters have issued a hurricane watch for parts of Florida stretching from northwest of Tampa to an area east of Panama City. If either of the tropical depressions achieve storm status, their names would be Hermine and Ian. A fourth tropical wave in the far eastern Atlantic is the next thing being watched as the National Hurricane Center gives it a 40 percent chance to develop in the next five days. (more...)
Willy Wonka's Charlie Says Gene Wilder's Death Is Like "Losing a Paren"
- August 31, 2016

Ostrum, who had not crossed paths with Wilder after shooting of the film wrapped up, compared Wilder's death to 'losing a parent'. Wilder began his film career in the 1967 film THE PRODUCERS , and became known for a sequence of unforgettable and iconic comedy roles in the 70s and 80s. (more...)
Ryder Cup: Profiles of Darren Clarke's Europe wildcards Ryder Cup: Profiles of Darren Clarke's Europe wildcards
- August 31, 2016

How pure is the gold these days? Find him on Facebook and Twitter. "Darren's got some great vice captains that he can fall back on". No other player has won more during that span. Obviously Luke Donald and Graeme McDowell ... haven't been on top of their games. Clarke's team needs the likes of Kaymer and Westwood in it to get the right blend, so, really, no eyebrows should be raised about them being picked and, remember, Europe have developed a nice knack of getting these decisions ... (more...)
'Terminator 2′ Gets A 3D Re-Release In 2017 'Terminator 2′ Gets A 3D Re-Release In 2017
- August 31, 2016

Plus, some of that T-1000 action could be mighty fun in 3D. The original plans were for the 3D version of the film to screen mainly for China and it's likely that's still the plan. I'm a big fan of Terminator 2 , but the same can not be said for watching movies in 3D. That feels a little imbalanced to me. He felt the gritty aesthetic of the first movie wouldn't play well in 3D, and that its "polished" sequel's "timeless appeal" would benefit more from a conversation. (more...)
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to speak in Phoenix GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to speak in Phoenix
- August 31, 2016

Whether or not Trump is planning a partial pivot or an about-face during his "major speech on ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION" on Wednesday is known perhaps only to him-or perhaps not even to him. Mexican immigrants make up 28 percent of 42 million foreign-born population in the United States, according to the Migration Policy Institute. Anti-Trump folks are nearly as vicious as those who oppose Hillary Clinton , and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gives them plenty of fodder. (more...)
Some Pokemon Go Bans Will Be Reversed Some Pokemon Go Bans Will Be Reversed
- August 31, 2016

With the many "Pokemon GO" cheats that are still working and players are still using - it simply shows that shortcuts are indeed necessary for the ambitious to catch them all - or at least, to play all day on the couch without walking around. (more...)
Pokemon GO Unbans The Banned Pokemon GO Unbans The Banned
- August 31, 2016

These apps can have an effect similar to DDoS attacks on our servers. However, add-ons that trick the Pokémon GO server by showing the device as moving on an actual map and, in Niantic's words, "scrape data from company's servers" will still result in an account ban. (more...)
Scientists announce discovery of potentially habitable planet outside solar system
- August 31, 2016

However, the worldwide team behind the discovery found that the existence of liquid water on the planet today can not be ruled out. It is only slightly larger than our planet and likely has a rocky surface. The scientists, who collected data over 16 years, discovered the planet with data from the European Southern Observatory telescope in Chile by monitoring shifts in the light from the star to determine presence of the planet. (more...)
Strange Space Objects Could Lead Us To Planet Nine Strange Space Objects Could Lead Us To Planet Nine
- August 31, 2016

It is the first object observed at such a large distance. S. Sheppard & C. Trujillo. And then there's 2013 FT28, which is similar but also different from the other extreme objects. The solar system used to have nine planets, of course. It was probably right in the middle of the planets we know so well, Sheppard said. Dr Veras added: 'The fate of the solar system would depend on the mass and orbital properties of Planet Nine, if it exists'. (more...)
Hudson River ferry collides with kayak, several injured Hudson River ferry collides with kayak, several injured
- August 31, 2016

The unidentified NYPD official from the 10th precinct told reporters nine paddlers and one employee of Manhattan Kayak Company, located on Pier 84, were out for a short paddle. The Coast Guard says it assisted NYPD, FDNY and Jersey City Fire Department officials in rescuing the kayakers. The captain has passed a drug and alcohol test. (more...)
Texas two-step? Perry to appear on 'Dancing with the Stars'
- August 31, 2016

Although numerous names were leaked online before the reveal, the list became official when the celebs appeared on stage with their pro dance partners shortly after 8 a.m. U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte was in a media firestorm this month following his incident in Rio where he was caught in a public lie. "I'm dedicated to doing everything I can to help build awareness for improving the lives of our nation's veterans, and I'm going to use Dancing With the Stars as a stage - literally and ... (more...)
National Hurricane Center: Tropical Cyclones Take Aim At Florida, North Carolina National Hurricane Center: Tropical Cyclones Take Aim At Florida, North Carolina
- August 31, 2016

According to Hurricane Hunters air crafts, the center of the system is not well-formed. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm today . The depression is moving west-northwest near 7 miles per hour. The squalls could carry heavy thunderstorms with wind gusts of up to 40 to 50 miles per hour possible. (more...)

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