Science


Australia weather bureau hacked by foreign spies Australia weather bureau hacked by foreign spies
- October 12, 2016

Dan Tehan, the minister assisting the prime minister for cyber security, said the threat of a cyber attack from terrorists is now ranked low but acknowledged Australia's digital integrity was being increasingly tested. "We don't narrow it down to specific countries, and we do that deliberately, but what we have indicated is that cyber espionage is alive and well and that's why we want to be transparent in this report about the incident", Tehan explains. (more...)
I heart ken bone
- October 12, 2016

This is the second of three presidential debates scheduled prior to the November 8th election. Cue internet stardom for the still undecided voter, Kenneth "Ken" Bone, who according to the New York Times is a coal plant operator in IL. Trump , he said , was closer to his economic interests, given the GOP candidate's pro-coal stance ( Ken , if you're reading, Trump's talk about coal doesn't actually make any sense .) But Hillary Clinton had an advantage on social issues. (more...)
Google Introduces Pixel Smartphone
- October 12, 2016

The back side of the new Google Pixel smartphone. This non-availability of Nexus devices takes Google completely away from the mid-range market. The highly anticipated launch of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL just happened during the Google event on October 4 at. (more...)
Graphene-eating silkworms spin super strong threads Graphene-eating silkworms spin super strong threads
- October 12, 2016

Their salivary glands contain fibroin and sericin that help them create silk. Silk is highly prized both for its silky smooth texture and strength - it is produced by silkworms which are actually silk moth larvae. Inspecting this super-silk, the team found it possessed a more orderly crystal structure than regular silk and exhibited remnants of the carbon and graphene additives in the fibers. (more...)
President Obama Sets His Sights On Mars
- October 12, 2016

In an editorial published by CNN , the president committed to sending people to Mars by the 2030s. Spelled out in the kind of patriotic go-get-'em hype fit for an Independence Day sequel, Obama wrote that, with the collaboration between NASA and private space agencies like Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, the USA will achieve the ultimate goal of putting American boots on Martian soil. (more...)
Mathew Hurricane Kills Hundreds, Leads to Power Outage Mathew Hurricane Kills Hundreds, Leads to Power Outage
- October 12, 2016

Matthew's center crossed near McClellanville, South Carolina, between Charleston and Myrtle Beach before 10 a.m. CDT, with maximum winds just above hurricane threshold at 75 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said. At 1:45 a.m. EDT (0545 GMT), Matthew's eye was about 95 miles (155 km) south-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina, and moving northward at 12 mph (19 kph), the NHC said. (more...)
Cuphead Release Window Gets Pushed Back to Mid Cuphead Release Window Gets Pushed Back to Mid
- October 12, 2016

The studio said that it had "discussed reducing the scope to make a 2016 release", but made the decision - expensive for a small studio - to delay the game instead. Sadly, it has been delayed until next year after an initial release date of 2016. However, Cuphead already seems like it would be a complete experience without any additional features, so it's hard to speculate on what Studio MDHR could possibly be adding to the game. (more...)
Planet Earth II is coming in November, here's the incredible first trailer Planet Earth II is coming in November, here's the incredible first trailer
- October 12, 2016

Tom McDonald, BBC Head of Commissioning for Natural History and Specialist Factual Formats, said: "Following the success of The Hunt, Great Barrier Reef, and Attenborough And The Giant Dinosaur, I'm delighted that Sir David will be presenting our landmark natural history series for 2016 on BBC One". (more...)
Hollande: dialogue with Russia on Syria must be 'frank and firm'
- October 12, 2016

After six days of relative calm in Aleppo, renewed airstrikes on rebel-held areas killed at least 16 people on Tuesday, according to activists and residents. "I consider it is necessary to have dialogue with Russian Federation, but it must be firm and frank otherwise it has no place and it is a charade". (more...)
'Shameful': Another Presidential Debate Basically Ignores Climate Change 'Shameful': Another Presidential Debate Basically Ignores Climate Change
- October 12, 2016

That charge is inflated: The decline in coal jobs in the US has mainly to do with better mining technology (reducing the number of workers), the worldwide collapse in coal prices, and competition from cheaper, cleaner sources of energy such as solar, wind and natural gas . (more...)
Ivory, rhino horn and pangolins on agenda of CITES meeting Ivory, rhino horn and pangolins on agenda of CITES meeting
- October 12, 2016

She told the Press Association: "What we're trying to do is to send a huge signal to the world that the illegal trade and poaching of elephants is not acceptable and that's what's going on today, every day". It has argued that it has a large elephant population that often comes into conflict with communities, and that funds from ivory sales can go back into conservation programs. (more...)
Mak double helps Slovakia thrash Scotland 3-0 Mak double helps Slovakia thrash Scotland 3-0
- October 12, 2016

Scotland searched for a consolation but it wasn't forthcoming and the Slovakian's ran out the winners. What we've got to do is find the right system to play the next game. Slovakia enter the fray this week looking to put behind them a disappointing start to their Group F campaign, with the side having lost 1-0 against England and Slovenia so far. (more...)
Scotland suffer their first loss of the campaign Scotland suffer their first loss of the campaign
- October 12, 2016

And then the decision goes against it and at that point I thought it's not fair on these guys as they are working so hard and doing so well. You do feel for them, that is what we are thinking about just now, I am not here thinking about myself. (more...)
Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Fell -11.54% Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Fell -11.54%
- October 12, 2016

Along with these its year to date performance is standing at -24.11%. Several other brokerages also recently commented on TWTR. Over the last twelve months Twitter Inc's stock price has increased from 0.00 to 17.56, a change of 0%. Also, CAO Robert Kaiden sold 12,990 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 1st. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -10.25% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -10.25 percent. (more...)
Quarterly EPS analysis of Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT)
- October 12, 2016

Emerald Acquisition Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Independence Realty Trust during the second quarter valued at about $2,161,000. The Company also provides investment advisory and asset management services to investors in the single-tenant area. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy C9 release date, specs: FCC certification confirms 4000 mAh battery Samsung Galaxy C9 release date, specs: FCC certification confirms 4000 mAh battery
- October 12, 2016

Samsung has posted a teaser for the launch of its next smartphone on Chinese website Weibo . It's obviously too early to say how things will move on in the future - that's for the success or failure of the future Qualcomm chips to decide. The Samsung Galaxy C9 is expected to feature a 6-inch 1080p touchscreen display along with Snapdragon 652 chipset. It is expected to be coming with 6GB of RAM . (more...)
CNN Debate Poll: 63 Percent Say Donald Trump 'Did Better Than Expected'
- October 12, 2016

Trump said he was embarrassed by the video but dismissed it as "locker room talk". "Like everyone else", Clinton said, "I've spent a lot of time thinking over the last 48 hours about what we heard and saw". On the flip side of that, among women, 50 percent (to 38 percent). Mr Trump did not quite let her have the last word on the matter, however, after stating that if he won the election he would appoint a special prosecutor to look into allegations of wrongdoing against his opponent over ... (more...)
Jerry Jones says Tony Romo remains Cowboys' No. 1 quarterback
- October 12, 2016

It was the most points the Bengals have allowed in a first half since Guenther took over as defensive coordinator in 2014. In the meantime, a rookie backfield of Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott is driving Dallas. That's what it comes down to. We've got a great situation here. The future hall of famer casually dropped 400 plus yards and three touchdowns onto his stat sheet to signal his return. (more...)
Cubs, trying to sweep NLDS, tied 5-5 with Giants in 12th
- October 12, 2016

Madison Bumgarner can not start three games in a row. Bumgarner dazzled with a four-hitter last Wednesday in NY as the Giants eliminated the reigning NL champion Mets in the wild-card game . Five days after stunning one All-Star closer, he had downed another. Some of that was clearly about preserving Lackey's arm for now, but it will be interesting to see how he responds once pushing past 85 pitches. (more...)
Comic perfectly captures what "locker room talk" actually looks like
- October 12, 2016

Among the subjects are their families, the places they want to travel, about money and debt, and about women (romantically, sexually and non-sexually). He asked Bates: "If you put that on one side though, the specific part of what he was taped saying that was obviously, to you, about assault, if you take the rest of it, is the rest of it acceptable?" "The language that Trump used was typical "bro talk" in which men talk to other men about women as if they (women) are sex objects rather ... (more...)

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