Science


EU nations approve ratification of climate change pact
- October 03, 2016

The action will be followed by a fast track procedure to obtain written approval from heads of state. The accord, sealed last December in Paris, needs ratification from 55 countries that account for at least 55% of the planet's greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change. (more...)
Bill Clinton's Past Could Play A Big Role In The Next Debate Bill Clinton's Past Could Play A Big Role In The Next Debate
- October 02, 2016

By a 51-to-32 margin, Pennsylvanians surveyed also said Ms.Clinton won Monday night's debate. Apparently a lot Trump supporters saw his performance and had second thoughts , and lots of Johnson/Stein supporters saw Clinton's performance and had second thoughts. (more...)
India to ratify Paris climate deal tomorrow, President gives assent
- October 02, 2016

He said that to date, 61 countries have ratified the agreement, adding that there have been commitments from the European Union and India to sign on before the end of the year. Pending task such as modalities for market mechanism, transparency arrangements, features of NDCs, facilitative dialogue, must be expedited, starting from Morocco COP. (more...)
FCC official: FCC official: "Something's not right" with Wi-Fi at Monday's debate
- October 02, 2016

Worse than the clear effort to price-gouge people trying to file stories, however, was the fact that the university decided that only its wireless access points were allowed to be used , and even sent someone around with a Wi-Fi signal detector apparently threatening to throw out anyone who was using an "unauthorized" access point. (more...)
First 'three person baby' born in NY
- October 02, 2016

The child is the first to be called a "three-parent baby", though scientists contend that term is misleading. In this particular case, the parents had already lost two children to Leigh's syndrome (their first at the age of six and the second at eight months), reports the Daily Mail . (more...)
Rosetta space mission ends in crash landing
- October 02, 2016

Rosetta is an ESA mission with contributions from its member states and NASA. The Rosetta probe has crash-landed on to the surface of Comet 67P, concluding its 12-year mission to the mountainous mass of ice and rock. Once it lands on the comet, it will send out a radio signal confirming its fate, which was expected to arrive on Earth about 40 minutes later, or at approximately 7:20am Eastern Time . (more...)
Want to know if you're attractive? Look at your friends Want to know if you're attractive? Look at your friends
- October 02, 2016

Similarly, you may not look that much attractive if you are standing alone or have no one around you to compare with. More research will be needed in coming years to better understand how we decide who we are attracted to - and who we associate with, to boost our self-confidence. (more...)
South Korean Officials Order Extra Galaxy Note 7 Checks
- October 02, 2016

The Korean regulators have asked the company and its battery suppliers to perform X-ray scans on the Note 7 batteries. Samsung has found that some of the complaints against its first-batch Galaxy Note 7 handsets were actually fake. Updates have gone out to inform users who own bad units, and to limit their charge capacity to help mitigate the danger of their continued operation as the official worldwide recall moves forward. (more...)
Doctor Strange Exclusive Footage, Premiums At This Event Doctor Strange Exclusive Footage, Premiums At This Event
- October 02, 2016

He says there was a "logistical challenge" in aligning his schedule with all the other stars of the movie including Robert Downey Jr., Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany and Chris Hemsworth. With Avengers: Infinity War due for release in April 2018, it certainly seems possible that the studio is planning to maintain his presence in the franchise by having him cameo in the Thor sequel until then. (more...)
Indiana Uses Late Rally to Upset No
- October 02, 2016

The Spartans dropped from No. 8 to No. 17 in the AP Poll following the loss. IN quarterback Richard Lagow had a solid game for the Hoosiers, finishing 17 for 28 for 266 passing yards and three touchdowns. Although he had turnover issues against Wisconsin, he led his team to a win against a very highly rated Notre Dame team the week before. With 4 minutes left in the third quarter, MSU had a shotgun snap almost bounce off R.J. (more...)
South Australia Reels From The Worst Storm In 50 Years
- October 02, 2016

But state Premier Jay Weatherill said some households in the state's rural north could be without power for days. The front moved across the border into Victoria late on Wednesday night, bringing rain and powerful winds. This means that there is a risky shortage of reliable, baseload power capacity in times of crisis. The interconnector being switched off during the storm appears to be unrelated to the July incident. (more...)
Ben McAdoo: Odell Beckham needs to control his emotions more
- October 02, 2016

Having a variety of different people, coaches, staff members to communicate with", McAdoo said. And Beckham had a sideline meltdown that turned comical when he threw his helmet at the kicking net, only to have the net ricochet off his head. (more...)
Why Are Some iPhone 7s Making Hissing Noises?
- October 02, 2016

While the source of the matter is still under investigation, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users that experience the issue can request a replacement for Apple . It's A10 Fusion processor is the ludicrous equivalent of putting a souped-up Ferrari engine in a phone. As 9to5Mac points out , the sound-similar to a laptop fan-seems to appear when the device is under stress, and radiates from the general direction of where the processor is housed. (more...)
Debate commission says Trump's debate microphone was faulty
- October 02, 2016

Trump's team said he had been prepared to bring up the Lewinsky scandal during Monday night's debate but decided otherwise because the Clintons' daughter, Chelsea, was in the room. "Really folks, why should she be?" And Machado took to her Facebook page to say Trump's tweets were part of a pattern of "demoralizing women". "That aspect of character, applied to the test of presidential temperament and comportment and the expectations that voters have about how the most powerful person in ... (more...)
Trump won't change; he can't let go of a grudge Trump won't change; he can't let go of a grudge
- October 02, 2016

The Republican presidential candidate continued to attack them both a few minutes later, saying that Clinton was "set up by a con", pointing to Machado's past. Machado was also accused in 1998 of driving the getaway auto after her boyfriend was involved in a shooting. But Republicans might also worry that Clinton's ability to get under Trump's skin so easily has provided a blueprint that world leaders like Russia's Vladimir Putin could use to rile him as president. (more...)
McIlroy vows tough fight as USA maintain lead at Ryder Cup
- October 02, 2016

Most of the fireworks came in a feisty match four that provided thrills and spills aplenty for a raucous home crowd. "We always get criticised - we don't bond as a team, we don't have enough passion - and this time we've taken it personally", USA captain Davis Love said. (more...)
Warming danger level likely 'in 35 years'
- October 02, 2016

To manage the mounting effects of global warming on the environment, the Indian Government has taken a step forward by signing the pact of Paris climate COP21 convention which will be embraced on second October. Global temperatures have already risen by nearly 1.5 degrees Celsius compared to about a century ago, and world leaders are trying to enact commitments and policies to keep rising temperatures under two degrees Celsius. (more...)
Green Party Candidate Jill Stein Escorted From Presidential Debate By Police Green Party Candidate Jill Stein Escorted From Presidential Debate By Police
- October 02, 2016

America runs on a two party system. If they must hold their noses as they vote, so be it. In 2012, Stein and her running mate Cheri Honkala were arrested for disorderly conduct after attempting to gain access to the presidential debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. (more...)
New Elephant Estimate Documents Major Decline
- October 02, 2016

The survey confirms the decline revealed by the Great Elephant Census, released last month, which looked at savannah elephant populations in 18 countries and found they had dropped by 30 per cent to 352,000 in seven years. Another proposal here, which might garner more support, is aimed at ending all domestic markets in ivory . "We are particularly concerned about major infrastructure projects that are cutting up the elephant ranges, this is a particular problem for road development in ... (more...)
GTA 5 Online Event Offers Freebies, Discounts, and Bonuses GTA 5 Online Event Offers Freebies, Discounts, and Bonuses
- October 02, 2016

Gamers have always been anticipating the "Bikers" DLC for the past few months, with tipsters taking to the internet and spreading the word that Rockstar Games was preparing a new motorcycle DLC for " Grand Theft Auto 5 ". The game plots in this new content will add a new feel to the game, since it brings up some other assets than the regular ones. Rockstar has just given an official release date on the highly anticipated " Grand Theft Auto 5 " downloadable content update, " Bikers ". (more...)

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