Science


Lonely Planet And Its Distant Star Are 1 Trillion Kilometres Apart Lonely Planet And Its Distant Star Are 1 Trillion Kilometres Apart
- January 27, 2016

An artist's impression of the massive exoplanet J2126. 2MASS J2126 was discovered by some American researchers a few years back in an infrared sky survey. 2MASS J2126 straddles the boundary between planet and brown dwarf classification. (The Sun is not to scale). Josh Schlieder, co-author of the study, was of the view that to find out the formation of this system is hard making the matter quite tricky. (more...)
Hollywood star is out there for 'X Files' actor Duchovny Hollywood star is out there for 'X Files' actor Duchovny
- January 27, 2016

In fact Mulder realizes that the whole existence of the X-Files has been a sham saying, "All those years I was led by my nose down a dark alley to a dead end exactly as they'd planned". In Sunday's preview, we get enough of a carrot to stick around for Monday's second episode. At the Palm Springs Film Festival, Kate cleared the air and said , "When you're talking about specifics of pay, that is a line of questioning I really had a hard time with". (more...)
HTC One M10 To Feature Similar Design To One A9 HTC One M10 To Feature Similar Design To One A9
- January 27, 2016

Unsurprisingly, it looks like Evleaks has his hands on some information. This was followed by another tweet that was rather more intriguing if still brief. Alternatively it could have something to do with the internals, but at this stage it seems most likely that the any similarities will be more to do with the design. (more...)
Apple's New 4-Inch iPhone 5se Gets A Clearer Picture
- January 26, 2016

As it stands now, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are a little more than one-quarter of an inch thick. The leaked photo shows the 4-inch iPhone next to an older, similarly-sized variant of iPhone 5. Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 5se in mid-March with what could be a simple online announcement. Additionally, it appears that Apple is now considering just two storage options for the iPhone 5se , namely 16GB and 64GB. (more...)
Microsoft is Bringing Word Flow Keyboard To IPhone Microsoft is Bringing Word Flow Keyboard To IPhone
- January 26, 2016

It was being speculated for a couple of months that Microsoft will be readying a version of its keyboard for iOS and Android, and as a matter of fact, invitations were also sent out to Windows Insiders. Check out the photo of the keyboard below, as taken by The Verge . The keyboard is apparently being tested internally, but will soon be available to the public for further testing. (more...)
'iPhone 5SE' to hit markets as soon as March
- January 26, 2016

Also, as opposed to the rumours, then new device will not have its design based off the iPhone 7, but it will borrow a handful of aspects from the iPhone 5S and will still sport a headphone jack. The outer designs of the coming device such as volume buttons, silent switch, and side mounted power button are also identical to iPhone 6 making the new phone looks like a mini iPhone 6. (more...)
Tina Fey returns as Sarah Palin on 'SNL,' Oscars parodied Tina Fey returns as Sarah Palin on 'SNL,' Oscars parodied
- January 26, 2016

And just when you thought that things couldn't get any better, Sarah Palin last week made a decision to pop-in and endorse Trump for President, a turn of events that Stephen Colbert lampooned brilliantly last week. Like we said: Nailed it. "We've seen our children targeted by the police for no reason, other than they've committed some crime". Tina's Palin: "They stomp on our necks, and say, 'What's the big deal, take a chill pill, Jill.' But we're mad, we've been had, and we're not so ... (more...)
Takata Falls as 10th Death Results in Air-Bag Recall Expansion Takata Falls as 10th Death Results in Air-Bag Recall Expansion
- January 26, 2016

U-S regulators have also now added 5 million more cars to the 19 million already under recall for this reason. Nissan Motor Co Ltd. and Honda Motor Co. Even if the portion of recall costs Takata ends up being responsible for is small, it will result in a "huge" loss for the company because of the number of vehicles recalled, he said. (more...)
Blue Origin Takes New Shepard Out for Second Successful Spin Blue Origin Takes New Shepard Out for Second Successful Spin
- January 26, 2016

During Friday's trial, New Shepard blasted off to 333,582 ft before the capsule and booster returned back to Earth. In the November flight, the booster soared about 62 miles high and released the capsule, which parachuted to the ground. A major design difference between the two is that while Blue Origin has successfully reused their rocket before SpaceX, SpaceX's rockets are already capable of reaching orbit and Blue Origin's is just a test vehicle. (more...)
Bungie Isn't Adding Paid Ammo Packs to Destiny Bungie Isn't Adding Paid Ammo Packs to Destiny
- January 26, 2016

Bungie is putting together plans to start selling ammo packs for real world money in its hit online shooter Destiny , according to a new report. It has had events like the Halloween-themed Festival of the Lost and December's Sparrow Racing League, but players want something bigger. (more...)
People are sharing a link that will crash your iPhone People are sharing a link that will crash your iPhone
- January 25, 2016

The exploit affects those using Safari on iPhone/iPad and causes an immediate reboot of the iPhone. On iOS devices, the browser will crash and/or your phone may reboot, according to users' reports. When you visit the website, it'll load for a moment and then crash Safari or force a reboot of your iPhone, sending you back to the home screen with everything else intact. (more...)
Now, Lenovo K5 Note in China Market Now, Lenovo K5 Note in China Market
- January 25, 2016

The Phone is priced at CNY 1,099 or approximately Rs. 11,350. Just a few weeks after unveiling the K4 Note, Lenovo has made official its successor - the K5 Note . The K5 Note sports a 64 bit MediaTek Helio P10 processor 1.8GHz octa-core paired with 2 GB of RAM and Mali-T860 GPU. The device has an internal storage fo 16GB and is expandable upto 128GB via microSD. (more...)
2015 was the hottest year ever recorded
- January 24, 2016

NOAA says 2015's average temperature was 58.62 degrees, passing 2014 by a record margin of 0.29 degrees. It's official: 2015 was the hottest year on record, according to a joint announcement from NASA and NOAA. The US space agency NASA, which monitors global climate using a fleet of satellites and weather stations, confirmed that a year ago broke records for heat in contemporary times. (more...)
El Chapo Sports Buzz Cut Behind Bars in New Mug Shot
- January 23, 2016

The New York Post reports that the men were involved in transporting the pair to El Chapo's secret location. Mexican authorities have released two mug shots of Guzman following his re-capture, reportedly shot at the time of his processing at the Altiplano maximum security prison. (more...)
SpaceX Launch-What Elon Musk Is Doing Here That'll Change Spaceflight
- January 23, 2016

However, the fact that the Jason3 satellite was successfully launched into orbit is still reason for SpaceX to celebrate, and shows that the private rocket company is well on the way to making private space travel an achievable goal. The first attempted boat landing was nearly exactly a year ago, and ended with the rocket stage striking the barge at an angle and exploding. The ability to land at sea would give the company flexibility to recover rockets used on more demanding missions, such ... (more...)
Sean Penn's Journey to Interview El Chapo Closely Tracked by Mexican
- January 23, 2016

In regards to the El Chapo meeting and Penn's experience with the drug lord, Rose teased, "He and I will have the chance to explore a whole range of things". According to Mexican officials, El Chapo's extradition process could take at least a year. Whatever actor Sean Penn's cloak-and-dagger interview with Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is - vanity project, movie treatment, friendly chat between celebrity and sociopath - treating it as real journalism would be a mistake. (more...)
'Atari Vault' bundle featuring 100 classic games is coming to Steam 'Atari Vault' bundle featuring 100 classic games is coming to Steam
- January 23, 2016

All of this is to say, Steam's an important part of what we know about the title. Call it a megamix, a compilation, a collection, or whatever but it will allow players to use the Steam Controller. For now if you're looking for ultra retro gaming goodness, the Archive has a ton-including Atari titles...and yes, even some of the taboo Mystique games are there. (more...)
The Aliens Are Silent Because They're Dead The Aliens Are Silent Because They're Dead
- January 22, 2016

Or could it just mean that all the aliens are dead? The most primitive forms of life are rather sensitive and insecure in their biological makeup. But now, humanity has inadvertently created a new bottleneck by causing irreversible negative changes to our delicate biosphere. A plausible solution to Fermi's paradox, say the researchers, is near universal early extinction, which they have named the Gaian Bottleneck. (more...)
Marco Rubio: Donald Trump Is Not 'Ready' to Be President
- January 22, 2016

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump. Suddenly Donald Trump's campaign thinks being hated by Washington disqualifies Ted Cruz for office after campaigning for months on how much he'd rock Washington's world. "All of a sudden these establishment types come out for Trump ". That seemed out of character for Trump , Limbaugh said. Welcome to the Twilight Zone: Donald Trump is running for President, is doing well in the polls, and has now earned the uniquely vocal support of ... (more...)
Huawei's plans for 2016 include four P9 smartphone variants, one with Huawei's plans for 2016 include four P9 smartphone variants, one with
- January 22, 2016

The report states that four P9 variants will be dubbed as P9, P9 Lite, P9 Max and an upgraded P9 that comes with improved features as compared to the other three. There's also a mention of QHD screens coming to the P9 handsets but we're not sure if that's a good idea since battery usually drains faster with higher resolution displays. (more...)

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