Science


Smoking Samsung phone forces evacuation of Southwest plane Smoking Samsung phone forces evacuation of Southwest plane
- October 09, 2016

The Korean electronics giant replaced the faulty Note 7s with new ones that featured safe batteries supplied by Amperex. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 which was reckoned safe ignite on a Southwest Airline plane. Such issues in the replacement Note 7 would add an embarrassing chapter to Samsung's smartphone business. However, Samsung said it could not confirm whether it was the new Galaxy Note 7 until it retrieved the device from the customer. (more...)
Two California officers killed while trying to resolve family dispute
- October 09, 2016

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department also offered extended condolences for those who serve and protect: "On behalf of the entire Santa Barbara County Fire Department , our deepest condolences to the men and women of the Palm Springs Police Department and their families". (more...)
Planet in star system next door may have ocean Planet in star system next door may have ocean
- October 09, 2016

Their different measurements indicate it has the potential to be an " ocean planet ". This rocky planet of similar size to the Earth is in orbit around the star Proxima Centauri, which is 4.2 light years from our solar system. Tidally-locked planets like Gliese 581 g (artist's impression) are likely to be "eyeball" worlds, with a warm-water ocean on the sun-facing side surrounded by ice. (more...)
'Budgie Nine' members arrive back in Australia to media scrum
- October 09, 2016

They had celebrated an Australian driver's victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang , outside the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, by shedding their shirts and trousers to reveal the "budgie smugglers", as Australians call tight swimwear. (more...)
Clinton Unleashes Her Own Late-Night Tweet Storm
- October 09, 2016

The former Miss Universe's story has dominated media coverage of the election since Clinton brought her up at Monday's debate, when she criticized Trump for denigrating comments he made in 1996 about Machado's weight. Trump denounced Machado in a television interview the next morning and resumed his attacks with the tweets Friday. As if attacking her marriage wasn't enough, Trump suggested that Clinton "wasn't healthy enough to take office". (more...)
Ke$ha Blasts Donald Trump Over Alicia Machado Comments
- October 09, 2016

Donald Trump arrived two hours late for his speech in Pennsylvania late Saturday evening. In a survey of 497 likely OH voters conducted in the days after the first presidential debate, 47 percent of respondents backed Trump , versus 42 percent who picked Clinton . (more...)
Voter registration times extended due to holiday, closures Voter registration times extended due to holiday, closures
- October 09, 2016

Sample ballot booklets went into the mail on October 5 from the elections office; those booklets not only include details about each voter's polling place, but also include a form for requesting a vote-by-mail ballot for this election. Voters may call 239-LEE-VOTE (239-533-8683), email requests tovotebymail@lee.vote or visit www.lee.vote. If you have not requested your mail ballot yet, you still have time to do so. (more...)
Updated Galaxy Note 7 Apparently Catches Fire On A Plane
- October 09, 2016

Smoke from a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 caused the emergency evacuation of a Southwest flight at Louisville International Airport in Kentucky on Wednesday. In September, the commission launched a formal recall of the Note 7 , two weeks after Samsung announced a voluntary recall of the smartphone. Mr Green was allegedly asked by flight attendants to switch off the phone and put it in his pocket when it started smoking. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Catches Fire, Southwest Plane Evacuated
- October 09, 2016

There was also a black square icon on the device's box that indicates that the phone has been tagged as safe. In a blow to smartphone giant Samsung, and a scare for a plane full of passengers, Southwest flight 994 last night was evacuated when a Galaxy Note 7 overheated and began smoking. (more...)
Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Catches Fire on Flight
- October 09, 2016

According to a statement shared with Condé Nast Traveler , passengers on Flight 994 are being accomodated on other Southwest flights to their final destinations. An investigation was opened by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, according to another report by The Verge . Green says that the phone then caught fire , burned through the carpet, and even burned the subfloor of the plane as well. (more...)
US flight evacuated after another Samsung phone fire
- October 09, 2016

No one was hurt and everyone got out of the plane safely. But, he accidentally dropped the device, which immediately resulted in the device emanating thick grey-green smoke and burned through the plane floor's carpet and scorching the subfloor, leading to evacuation of the passengers from the plane. (more...)
Colombian president wins 2016 Nobel Peace Prize
- October 09, 2016

The one-sided prize yesterday echoed previous awards, such as to South Korean President Kim Dae Jung in 2000 for his work for reconciliation with North Korea and West German Chancellor Willy Brandt who won in 1971 for his policies of reaching out to the communist East. (more...)
Patricia Murphy: Mike Pence just won the Iowa caucuses
- October 09, 2016

I don't love; I don't hate. "We'll see how it works", Trump said at a rally in Henderson , Nevada, outside Las Vegas. Mr Kaine also attacked Mr Trump's support of police "stop and search" powers. "A weird night. I think Pence may be setting himself up to win the debate itself but lose the post-debate debate", he wrote on Twitter . A CNN/ORC snap poll declared Pence the victor with 48 percent support, compared with 42 percent for Kaine , who frequently interrupted his opponent. (more...)
AT&T Offers To Exchange Replacement Galaxy Note 7s
- October 09, 2016

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is also investigating the Note 7 replacement device. Telecom carrier Sprint has announced that it will allow customers with Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to exchange their unit for any other smartphone in wake of the recent shocking incident of a replacement Note 7 exploding in a flight. (more...)
Rosetta Ends Mission By Crashing Into Comet Rosetta Ends Mission By Crashing Into Comet
- October 09, 2016

The much-accomplished satellite contributed a great deal to space exploration, particularly to the study of comets. "Thanks to a huge global, decades-long endeavour, we have achieved our mission to take a world-class science laboratory to a comet to study its evolution over time , something that no other comet-chasing mission has attempted", said the ESA's director of science, Alvaro Giménez, in the blog post summarizing the mission's conclusion. (more...)
Bernie Sanders' Supporters Give Trump the Edge in Florida Poll Bernie Sanders' Supporters Give Trump the Edge in Florida Poll
- October 09, 2016

Hillary Clinton scored a bounce after the first presidential debate, but the Democratic nominee still has her work cut out for her in Ohio. The Elon University Poll is an academic, non-partisan survey which seeks to measure issues, policies and candidate status. (more...)
Famed Daytona has 'moderate damage' from Hurricane Matthew Famed Daytona has 'moderate damage' from Hurricane Matthew
- October 09, 2016

Yesterday, Curry only issued the evacuation notice for zones A and B, mostly low lying and riverfront areas of Jacksonville. "I think the probability of tomorrow is nearly nil and it looks like it's going to be beyond tomorrow before we start opening the beach back up". (more...)
Oculus working on a new, tetherless VR headset
- October 09, 2016

After the streams end, videos will be added to the Oculus video channel . In the post , he says, "Getting ready to demo something new we've been building in virtual reality". According to some reports, Facebook will most likely announce the integration of Oculus with the social networking platform. Facebook has a dedicated team working on 'social' virtual reality experiences. (more...)
Disney World theme parks to reopen Saturday after Matthew
- October 09, 2016

The happiest place on earth had guests sheltering in their hotels during Hurricane Matthew , Friday. "Outside of some blizzards on the weekends, weather has very little effect on the box office", he told TheWrap. Leotta, who is visiting with his wife, said they are leaving on a cruise Sunday and will probably have just a single day at the theme park . As Hurricane Matthew , now a Category 1 but originally a Category 4 storm, whips along the Atlantic Coast, citizens of coastal Florida, ... (more...)
Samsung Washing Machines Are Reportedly Exploding, U.S. Issues Safety Advisory
- October 09, 2016

The company has not named a specific model. Meanwhile, Samsung has recalled Galaxy 7 Note Phones after news that its batteries can overheat and explode while charging. The company further iterated that there were no reported complaints with using the washing machine's gentler cycles. Samsung insists that the affected washing machine models have flawlessly performed "hundreds of millions" of loads of laundry without incident. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 next »