Science


Is this the start of a stock market crash?
- September 12, 2016

The European markets ended Friday's session firmly in negative territory. The selloff was sparked by comments from Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren who suggested that the Federal Reserve should resume raising interest rates soon, rather than waiting and risk missing its timing. (more...)
All Articles: Super Mario Run
- September 12, 2016

Apple also showed off a new " Pokémon Go " app for its Apple Watch at Wednesday's event. Super Mario Run will launch first on the Apple App Store this December in over 100 different countries and nine different languages. It will tap the wrist when you approach a PokeStop and even alert your about the a Pokemon appears around you. Nintendo has announced the first official Super Mario game for mobile, Super Mario Run . (more...)
New system can read closed books New system can read closed books
- September 12, 2016

The technology works similar to X-ray, ultrasound waves or other radiations that can penetrate surface but is superior to them in many ways. A paper published Friday in the journal Nature Communications describes a prototype for this ingenious system that correctly identified the letters on the top nine sheets of a stack in which each sheet had one letter printed on it. (more...)
The Internet Is Reacting Hilariously To Apple's Bizarre New Headphones
- September 12, 2016

It's a question many folks are asking themselves this week, after Apple sneak peeked new editions of the phone at a media event here. AT&T users with good credit records can either pay the sales tax when placing the iPhone 7 pre-order or pay a fee each month, pay the sales tax and 30 percent of the phone's cost, or they can simply trade in their old iPhone and pay the difference. (more...)
Sale of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in Fiji temporarily stopped
- September 12, 2016

It said Samsung estimates that the number of Galaxy Note 7 phones with the faulty battery accounts for "less than 0.1 percent" of the products in the market. The company will replace all Samsung Galaxy Note7 sold units in next two weeks. Problems with rechargeable batteries overheating are a relatively common occurrence. (more...)
Jimmy Garoppolo helps Patriots beat Cardinals 23-21
- September 12, 2016

Gronk had previously stated that he was "not 100%". The news is a huge blow to quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo , starting his first career game in place of the suspended Brady. No room for error against one of the NFL's best teams in one of the least hospitable stadiums . "It is not flawless but he made a lot of good plays", Bilichick said. (more...)
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover just captured something incredible NASA's Mars Curiosity rover just captured something incredible
- September 12, 2016

The pictures were taken with the Mast Camera just a couple days ago on September 8. The Martian buttes and mesas rising above the surface are eroded remnants of ancient sandstone that originated when winds deposited sand after lower Mount Sharp had formed. (more...)
Google's DeepMind Achieves Speech-Generation Breakthrough Google's DeepMind Achieves Speech-Generation Breakthrough
- September 12, 2016

It can be easily distinguished from ordinary human speech. Google's DeepMind engine takes things to a whole new level. You can listen for yourselves to the samples above - the first one is parametric , second is concatenative (think Siri), the last is the new Wavenet . (more...)
No. 9 Georgia turns to freshman QB Eason against Nicholls
- September 12, 2016

Lambert went 5-of-8 passing for 54 yards and was sacked three times. Graduate QB Greyson Lambert (2-for-3, 2 yards) came in during the 4th quarter and finished the game as the Bulldogs ran out the clock after the Colonels had made it a two-point contest and had pinned the Bulldogs down at their own 7. (more...)
Pakistani airline stops passengers from carrying Samsung smartphone
- September 12, 2016

Buyers of Samsung Electronics Co.'s latest flagship smartphone model - the Galaxy Note 7 - in the local market will be able to file their applications for a replacement or a refund starting from September 13, as reports of the device catching fire due to a battery problem have caused much concern. (more...)
Seattle Seahawks lock arms during national anthem
- September 12, 2016

Seattle (1-0) held the Dolphins to 222 total yards, 104 of which came in the fourth quarter. Nineteen of Seattle's first 27 play calls were passes, majority quick ones to help his offensive line that had new starters in four positions - including J'Marcus Webb at right guard for injured Germain Ifedi, the rookie first-round draft choice. (more...)
Antibacterial soaps banned by the FDA
- September 12, 2016

Soap manufacturers would need an extra year to negotiate over other, less commonly used ingredients such as benzalkonium chloride . The FDA is most concerned about liquid soaps that contain triclosan and triclocarban , which research suggests could spur drug-resistant bacteria, and even interfere with estrogen and testosterone levels. (more...)
Apple's iPhone upgrade program: How to turn your 6s into a 7
- September 12, 2016

Accessory-maker Belkin to the rescue then, with it's new £35 Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar - awful name, likely an essential buy for many just to use the included headphones and charge. Apple has totally changed the way people plug headphones into the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. It's clear that Apple is trying to push us toward wireless headphones, like its new AirPods (pictured above). (more...)
Former top CIA official: Putin wants Trump to win
- September 12, 2016

At the fundraiser, Clinton bemoaned the people she described as "deplorables", saying "unfortunately there are people like that". "Hillary, they are not a basket of anything ", Pence said. "Hillary Clinton's low opinion of the people that support this campaign should be denounced in the strongest possible terms", Mike Pence, the governor of in and Trump's running mate, said at the Values Voter Summit in Washington. (more...)
Immigrant Advocates React To Trump Speech Immigrant Advocates React To Trump Speech
- September 12, 2016

More broadly, the leads on newspaper front pages all over the country - and especially in cities with large immigrant populations - made clear that there is no consensus among news outlets about what defined Trump's whirlwind afternoon and evening. (more...)
Wounded Atlantic City cop shows improvement, report says Wounded Atlantic City cop shows improvement, report says
- September 12, 2016

Two men allegedly involved in the shooting of an Atlantic City police officer arrested Saturday. The officers observed six males. The officer, who remains unnamed, was injured when he and another officer exited their vehicle while on duty to approach a group of suspects in a robbery near Caesars parking garage. (more...)
Klopp wants Liverpool fans to stop singing his name Klopp wants Liverpool fans to stop singing his name
- September 12, 2016

Daniel Amartey had his colours lowered in what was a hard performance for the youngster. Thrust into the centre of midfield after an injury to Nampalys Mendy, it was a tough outing for the Amartey. "But really with Daniel there was not one second a problem that he's not happy when he doesn't start". His presence and subsequent attention gained from the Leicester defence created space for his team mates to attack. (more...)
Note 7 banned on all PIA flights
- September 12, 2016

Passengers not allowed to turn on or charge their phone on board or stow it in checked baggage after reports of battery explosions. As Gizmodo notes , the current voluntary recall has been a nightmare for customers and providers with many companies claming they haven't received any replacement devices at this point. (more...)
Rocket carrying NASA asteroid probe blasts off from Florida
- September 12, 2016

The spacecraft will depart the asteroid in March 2021 and travel for two-and-a-half years on a trajectory for Earth return in September 2023. A USA space probe was cleared for launch on Thursday to collect and return samples from an asteroid in hopes of learning more about the origins of life on Earth and perhaps elsewhere in the solar system, NASA said on Tuesday. (more...)