Science


Europe's comet chaser gets final commands to end its mission
- October 01, 2016

When Rosetta released Philae onto the comet surface, the eager explorer was depicted strapping on a pair of studded boots and a hard hat, stuffing a cheese sandwich and compass into a backpack, and bidding his sister a fond farewell before leaping boldly into space. (more...)
Maya Moore scores 26 points, Lynx take 2-0 lead over Mercury Maya Moore scores 26 points, Lynx take 2-0 lead over Mercury
- October 01, 2016

Cheryl Reeve expressed some unhappiness with the team defense after game one, and the Lynx will look to clean that up tonight. Both of them will need to be ready to help lead the team tonight as the Lynx look to take a commanding lead in the series before heading to Phoenix for game three. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 officially back on sale
- October 01, 2016

Samsung said it had supplied 100,000 new Note 7s to the three mobile carriers as of Monday morning. Samsung on Tuesday said half a million new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones have arrived in the United States to replace the almost 1 million original devices impacted by a recent recall. (more...)
BJP for no more 'bravado' about surgical strikes BJP for no more 'bravado' about surgical strikes
- October 01, 2016

On September 18, militants staged a predawn raid on an Indian army base near the de-facto border dividing Kashmir, killing 19 soldiers - the worst such attack in 14 years. But India became frustrated with what it sees as Pakistan's lacklustre response. Officials in both countries are leaking select details to reporters, while announcing nearly nothing openly. (more...)
Elon Musk Aims To Turn Humans into a 'Multiplanetary Species'
- October 01, 2016

They'll also have the resources they need to make more rocket fuel - allowing them to send spaceships back to Earth. It takes an audacious visionary to set out to colonize Mars - a planet no person has ever set foot on - in a venture to make humans a multi-planetary species. (more...)
Obama lauds Flint boxing Olympian at White House event
- October 01, 2016

Olympic team he'll have at the White House not only dominated the medal count but did so with so many different kinds of athletes. The American women took home 61 medals from Rio, which is the most by any women's team in Olympic history. (more...)
Elon Musk lays out SpaceX's plan to send humans to Mars
- October 01, 2016

The spaceship would then hang out in orbit while the booster returns to Earth where it originally took off. SpaceX founder Elon Musk speaks during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. His Mars colonization plans include a fully reusable transportation system capable of carrying some 100 people to the red planet during an 80-day trip. (more...)
French man walks into Apple store, smashes iPhones
- October 01, 2016

According to 9to5Mac, the man was heard shouting about consumer rights and it has been claimed he was upset with Apple over his warranty. A video of the incident was posted on Twitter, which has received more than 4,000 retweets. They said , "No.' So you know what is happening?" Had this happened in the United States, it's quite possible that the man would have been clotheslined by another customer relatively quickly. (more...)
GST council clears registration rules GST council clears registration rules
- October 01, 2016

The target roll-out of GST will depend on the passage of the Central GST and the Integrated and GST (IGST) bills in parliament and the respective state GST bills by each state. Sources said Revenue Secretary Hashmukh Adhia will also be present at the meeting. Some of the members suggested there is a need for launching a large scale awareness campaign especially for the small traders, as majority are still unaware about the complex procedures and processes under GST regime , including for ... (more...)
Polish explorer says he found deepest underwater cave Polish explorer says he found deepest underwater cave
- October 01, 2016

On Sept. 27, 2016 Starnawski and his Polish-Czech team discovered that the cave goes 404 meters (1,325 feet) down, making it the world's deepest known flooded abyss. "But that is the only price to be paid for this discovery, and it was worth paying", he said. He plans to again dive this Saturday and use the robot to see if he can go deeper. (more...)
Americans tune into Trump-Clinton debate
- October 01, 2016

And there are Republicans who can't think of a worse candidate and a worse president. In signs that investors awarded the debate to Clinton also, Asian shares recovered from an early bout of nerves while the Mexican peso surged on Tuesday. (more...)
Land Rover breaks Guinness World Record for largest-ever Lego structure
- October 01, 2016

The all-new SUV is the latest JLR model to take advantage of extensive aluminium construction, weighing more than a half ton lighter than the outgoing LR4. Both engines come paired with an eight-speed automatic and a full-time four-wheel drive system. Starting in the middle of next year, the 2017 Discovery will replace the Land Rover LR4. (more...)
Pivotal Research Indicates Potential 36.76% Increase In Shares Of Comcast Corporation Pivotal Research Indicates Potential 36.76% Increase In Shares Of Comcast Corporation
- October 01, 2016

Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Target Corp.by 0.4% in the second quarter. Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q2 2016. This means 73% are positive. Earnings Estimates & Analyst Opinion on Viacom, Inc. 06/27/2016 - Comcast Corporation had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Nomura. (more...)
Rosetta Probe Ends 12-year Mission with Crash Into Comet
- October 01, 2016

After analyzing images and other data collected over the past months they identified several possible sites including one bright spot described as "a good candidate for the lander". Rosetta now rests on Comet 67P along with the Philae lander, which it dropped on to the icy mass's surface in an unprecedented procedure in November 2014, after a decade long journey from Earth. (more...)
Now Samsung warns of exploding washing machines
- October 01, 2016

Samsung says the issue affects top-loaders manufactured between March 2011 and April 2016 "may experience abnormal vibrations" when washing certain items. Thaxton has stated that Samsung offered to refund her money but she is keen on taking the firm to court in order to warn all other consumers of the potential risk that they are at. (more...)
Edge of Hurricane Matthew whips at Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
- October 01, 2016

On the forecast track Matthew will likely pass near Jamaica Monday and a Hurricane Watch is now in effect for that island. Latest predictions show the storm turning to the northwest early Saturday and reaching Jamaica late Sunday as a major hurricane . (more...)
Canada economy grows more than expected in July Canada economy grows more than expected in July
- October 01, 2016

The bank next meets in October. Other sectors advancing were finance and insurance, transportation and warehousing, and accommodation and food services. The Canadian dollar strengthened against the greenback following the report. Even as the energy sector regains momentum after disruptions by the wildfires - and gains in oils prices and the Canadian dollar following an agreement by OPEC to cut production - "the bank remains focused on the rotation of economic growth, which largely stalled in ... (more...)
New York City's iconic Carnegie Deli to close December 31 New York City's iconic Carnegie Deli to close December 31
- October 01, 2016

Carnegie's owner, Marian Harper Levine , "tearfully broke the news to 60 heartbroken employees on Friday morning", according to the New York Post . Owner Marian Harper , whose family has owned Carnegie Deli since 1976, cited personal reasons for the closure. (more...)
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds welcome 2nd child
- October 01, 2016

Lively gave birth in NY. However, they seem to be following the same "withhold-all-details" playbook they used when daughter James arrived in December 2014. With their first child, as per Today , they waited three months to announce her name. 'Even when it's tough and I'm exhausted I think 'I am so fortunate. (more...)
SpaceX founder Elon Musk wants to build a "self-sustaining city" on Mars
- September 30, 2016

CEO Elon Musk tweeted about the successful first firing of the Raptor engine, and included two photos of it. Musk himself admits that "the risk of fatality will be very high" in the beginning. "We need the efforts of all USA capabilities- NASA and the private sector", he said. Why Mars? Musk says the red planet offers advantages over the "hot acid bath" of Venus and Mercury. (more...)

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