Science


NASA spacecraft beams back close-up views of Jupiter's poles
- September 05, 2016

NASA planned the finale so that Juno won't accidentally smack into Jupiter's moons, particularly the icy moon Europa, a target of future exploration. "JIRAM is getting under Jupiter's skin, giving us our first infrared close-ups of the planet", said Alberto Adriani, JIRAM co-investigator from Istituto di Astrofisica e Planetologia Spaziali, Rome, in the release. (more...)
FDA stops sale of some antibacterial hand and body wash products
- September 05, 2016

Washing with plain soap and running water remains the most effective way to avoid getting sick and to prevent spreading germs to others. Manufacturers have a year to comply with the ban, and some are already working to remove the ingredients in question from their products, the FDA said . (more...)
NASA Observatory Captures Rare Ring of Fire Eclipse NASA Observatory Captures Rare Ring of Fire Eclipse
- September 05, 2016

The rare celestial event was not only visible from space - it could also be seen on the ground from some parts of southern and central Africa. The Earth's edges are fuzzy because our atmosphere absorbs some of the sun's light, making the shadow appear hazy, while the moon's shadow is well-defined and sharp. (more...)
Newly discovered fish named after Barack Obama; it's his second! Newly discovered fish named after Barack Obama; it's his second!
- September 04, 2016

During a research dive to Kure, Hawaii-based marine biologist Richard Pyle discovered the tiny 1.5-inch long fish. Scientists chose to name a fish species discovered in the Hawaii's Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument after the local-born president in honor of his decision to expand the site, turning it into the largest nature reserve in the world, according to National Geographic . (more...)
Authorities investigate hacking of Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones
- September 04, 2016

On Wednesday, a hacker infiltrated the comedienne's iCloud account and started posting her drivers license, her passport and her nudes all over Jones' website. "Do not give your eyeballs to this racist, hate-filled, misogynoir crime". Jones, who was a target of cyber bullying on Twitter in July, briefly quit the micro-blogging platform because she was bombarded by racist and abusive comments after starring in the female-led reboot of Ghostbusters this summer. (more...)
SpaceX and Facebook collaboration goes up in smoke
- September 04, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg was in east Africa at the time and his visit was to coincide with this satellite launch which meant to provide subsidised internet access. The $62-million Falcon 9 rocket was designed and owned by Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies. Its mission was to deliver an AMOS-6 communication satellite belonging to Facebook. (more...)
What to Expect at IFA 2016 What to Expect at IFA 2016
- September 04, 2016

It has also been announced to include HyperCharge technology for a longer battery life, lasting two days. "A QLED display is 30 to 40% better than an OLED display in luminance efficiency and halves power consumption compared to an OLED display", said Trusted Review of the United Kingdom which assesses various products. (more...)
Community shaken by SpaceX rocket explosion
- September 04, 2016

SpaceX said there were no injuries and that an "anomaly" resulted in the loss of the rocket, during an ill-fated fueling process. The satellite would have provided broadband internet coverage to sub-Saharan Africa, as part of an initiative spearheaded by Facebook . (more...)
NASA Approves 2018 Mission to Mars NASA Approves 2018 Mission to Mars
- September 04, 2016

The mission's main goal is to learn how rocky planets, like Mars and Earth, are formed and then evolve. The revised plan calls for InSight to be launched during a window that opens on May 5, 2018, with the Mars landing planned for November 26 of that year. (more...)
Buzzing Stock: Stifel Financial Corporation (NYSE:SF)
- September 04, 2016

In a research note issued on July 08, 2016, analysts at DA Davidson lifted the stock to Buy from Neutral. The company has an Average Rating of 2.28 based on analysts tracked by Thomson Reuters. It maintained return on assets (ROA) for the last twelve months at 48.31%. DD market capitalization is 60.85B with 52000 employees. The Company has 52-week high of $81.62 and 52-week low of $58.03. (more...)
'He used us as props': Conservative Hispanics deplore Trump's speech
- September 04, 2016

In other words, Trump has been going with his gut. He jetted over the border to make nice with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Trump has made the border wall- and forcing Mexico to pay for it - a centerpiece of his campaign. Earlier Thursday, after Trump tweeted that Mexico would pay for the wall, Pena Nieto fired back his own tweet saying that would "never" happen. After Enrique spoke with the GOP presidential nominee on August 30, he dissed Donald's plan to build a wall as a ... (more...)
Jackson makes unexpected appearance at Louisville game Jackson makes unexpected appearance at Louisville game
- September 04, 2016

Jackson and the Cardinals wasted no time getting the scoring started. 1, 2016, in Louisville, Ky . The Cardinals are looking to make their seventh-consecutive bowl game this season. The Coast Guard defense was outstanding, holding Anna Maria to 195 total yards, just 66 in the second half. Only one first half drive-their second, which ended in a punt-ended without a touchdown. (more...)
Mark Sanchez released by Broncos, expected to sign with Cowboys
- September 04, 2016

Sanchez needs to find a team that has a lot of talent around him to maximize his strengths and hide his weaknesses. The decision to get rid of Sanchez saves the Broncos $3.5 million and a seventh-round draft pick. Louis and Cleveland the past two seasons. Faced with the prospect of having to start the season with rookie Dak Prescott under center, the Cowboys brought in some experience. (more...)
Jill & Jessa: Counting On Loses FOUR MORE Advertisers Jill & Jessa: Counting On Loses FOUR MORE Advertisers
- September 04, 2016

Although the image that the Duggars try to present to the public is of a perfectly "fine" family, within the walls of their home, it's war, says the source. Many companies had yanked their advertisements from TLC after the original scandal, but there has been less controversy now with the new show. Online indicates, four more advertisers have pulled their ads from airing during Jill & Jessa: Counting On . (more...)
Paper still prevails over e-books, according to new study Paper still prevails over e-books, according to new study
- September 04, 2016

The rate of Americans who read a book in a year's time has remained consistent in the past few years. Adult readers in the US still strongly favour paper over e-books, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. The study also found the amount of adults who read a book in any format - traditional or electronic - rose to 73 percent in 2016 from 72 percent in 2015. (more...)
Florida: SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch
- September 04, 2016

The Israeli communications satellite was SpaceX's heaviest payload to date at 12,125 pounds (5,500 kilograms), according to the Space Flight Insider website. Facebook was counting on this satellite to help it spread the internet across Africa. Zuckerberg, who coincidentally is travelling in Kenya today, posted on Facebook: "I'm deeply disappointed to hear that SpaceX's launch failure destroyed our satellite that would have provided connectivity to so many entrepreneurs and ... (more...)
India PM offers Vietnam $500 million credit line for defense cooperation India PM offers Vietnam $500 million credit line for defense cooperation
- September 04, 2016

China wants India to refrain from undertaking oil exploration in the Vietnamese blocks in order to ensure "peace and stability" in the South China Sea. Mr Modi also called on General Secretary of Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong. He was then accorded a ceremonial welcome at the forecourts of Presidential Palace and was given a guard of honour by the Vietnamese Government. (more...)
Speight throws 3 TDs, No. 7 Michigan routs Hawaii 63-3 Speight throws 3 TDs, No. 7 Michigan routs Hawaii 63-3
- September 04, 2016

Tight end Jake Butt and receivers Amara Darboh and Jehu Chesson make up (arguably) the nation's best receiving corps and will provide the new quarterback plenty of options. Following Packer's interception, Michigan's defense forced a punt and Speight started to take off from there. On the first snap, Peppers filled a gap to make a stop for no gain. (more...)
Black Ops 3 Salvation DLC Zombie Mode Trailer Released Black Ops 3 Salvation DLC Zombie Mode Trailer Released
- September 04, 2016

The fourth DLC of " Call of Duty: Black Ops III " will be available on September 6, 2016. It will show the finale of the Zombies mode that Treyarch became famous for, aside from four new maps. Most of the old zombie-types can still be seen in the " Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 " Salvation DLC Pack although Treyarch has also introduced new weapons, also shown in the trailer. (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops III Salvation DLC Trailer Call of Duty: Black Ops III Salvation DLC Trailer
- September 04, 2016

The DLC content or the season pass is not available on PS3 or Xbox 360. Activision has yet to come out with specific rollout dates for the Xbox One and PC. Micro: a mid-sized battled field that takes place on a well-stocked family picnic table. Certain never-seen-before maps may also be added to " Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 " Salvation DLC Pack. (more...)

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