Science


Trump supporters won't characterize comments as sexual assault
- October 12, 2016

When men fail to challenge other men on troubling things they say about and do to women, we contribute to cultures that excuse sexual harassment, assault and other forms of gender violence. Tulsa football coach Philip Montgomery took offense to Trump's comments. You think by disowning Trump now that we, the people, are going be grateful to you. (more...)
Interest high as voter registration deadline approaches
- October 12, 2016

Marion County election officials are afraid they won't have enough workers to count all of those early ballots. "When it's all said and done, I believe it will be 3,000" absentee ballots cast, House said. Those early ballots will not be scanned into the system until Election Day. "Testing is absolutely fundamental in the preparation of any election, andprovides an added level of confidence in the accuracy of the election results", County Clerk Sharon Stover said. (more...)
Measures to tackle Brexit fallout in Irish budget
- October 12, 2016

An incentive for first-time buyers, a new universal childcare package and small cuts to USC will all benefit that small cohort who ticked the box outlined above. There will be an increase in excise duty on a pack of 20 cigarettes by 50 cents, bringing the price up to €11. ■ Pensioners will save €5 a month as prescription charges for medical card holders over 70 are cut, this is on top of the much predicted €5 increase in the weekly pension payment which will kick in from next March. (more...)
Rescuers again retrieving people from floods after Matthew
- October 12, 2016

The two waited in the vehicle as the water rose inside the auto to their knees. "After observing the handgun, the sergeant shot the man, who succumbed to his injuries", the release said. That's a lot like what happened with Hurricane Floyd in 1999. At least three people were missing. "This is the worst I've ever seen here", Clark said. (more...)
Chicago to use TIF funds as part of schools deal Chicago to use TIF funds as part of schools deal
- October 12, 2016

The Mayor said that Chicago Public Schools would be on "stronger, firmer ground" as a result of the agreement, and asserted that the school board and the union worked "in good faith to reach a deal". But at a time when ACT scores and elementary math and reading proficiency are on the rise, throwing the public schools up for grabs with a strike would have been such an injustice to some 300,000 school children. (more...)
Marcus Mariota eliminates mistakes, leads Titans rout Marcus Mariota eliminates mistakes, leads Titans rout
- October 12, 2016

Running back DeMarco Murray went over 100 rushing yards for the second time in three games (and he had 95 in the other game), and Tennessee's defense swarmed the Dolphins' offense. "That's big", Mularkey said of the six sacks. "We want Moore. We want Moore", they chanted. "I think it's as simple as that". April seems a weird person to fire, given he's been one of the more well-respected coaches in the league for a long time , and has been named the Special Teams Coach of the Year twice in ... (more...)
Samsung Halts Global Sales, Exchanges of Galaxy Note 7 Samsung Halts Global Sales, Exchanges of Galaxy Note 7
- October 12, 2016

Following a week in which five separate cases of Galaxy Note 7 devices catching on fire were reported in the U.S., Samsung is once again asking consumers to shut off and return the beleaguered device - likely for good this time. Samsung Electronics Co scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Tuesday less than two months after its launch, dealing a huge blow to its reputation and outlook after failing to resolve safety concerns. (more...)
Brazil beat Venezuela to go top of South American group Brazil beat Venezuela to go top of South American group
- October 12, 2016

The only major disruption to the Brazilian march to victory came when the lights in the Metropolitano stadium went out after 73 minutes. Their biggest star, Neymar, won't play, but their rising star, Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus, will be there. (more...)
Obama announces goal to send humans to Mars -- and back -- by 2030s Obama announces goal to send humans to Mars -- and back -- by 2030s
- October 12, 2016

Accomplishing this goal, Obama writes, will "require continued cooperation between government and private innovators". Obama has been pushing the idea of getting humans to Mars for some time now, but he hasn't gone so far as to provide funding for a Mars expedition. (more...)
Unshackled, Trump unleashes aggressive attacks on own party Unshackled, Trump unleashes aggressive attacks on own party
- October 12, 2016

Politico reported that, according to multiple sources familiar with the discussions within his inner circle, Ryan has discussed with close advisers whether he should formally withdraw his endorsement of Trump. Ryan told Republican MPs on a Monday conference call that he would focus instead on helping the party keep control of the House. Both Mr Trump and Mrs Clinton head to the key battleground state of Florida with campaign events later on Tuesday (local time). (more...)
Local American Red Cross Aids In Hurricane Matthew Threat Local American Red Cross Aids In Hurricane Matthew Threat
- October 12, 2016

The Red Cross sends volunteers out in waves. Kevin and Lori will drive into Orlando. "The impact this storm is having when it's affecting several states Florida , Georgia , the Carolina's so we're going to need a massive amount of people", said Boston. (more...)
Catastrophic Hurricane Matthew Damage Revealed in Aerial Images Above Haiti
- October 12, 2016

The heaviest rain in the state will fall across extreme southeastern Virginia, where totals in excess of six inches will be possible. Some of the South's most historic cities faced the weakening but still powerful Hurricane Matthew as it plowed north along the Atlantic coast, flooding towns and gouging out roads in its path. (more...)
Google buys digital marketing company FameBit
- October 12, 2016

In an interview with TheWrap earlier this year, Kozera said FameBit came about due to an inefficiency she notices while trying to enlist social media influencers at a previous company. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. In the past year alone, the top 100 advertisers increased the amount spent on YouTube video ads by 50%. To date, FameBit said it's trusted by 11,330 brands and 45,595 creators. (more...)
Hurricane lashes Florida, heading to South Carolina, Georgia
- October 12, 2016

And the National Hurricane Center shows flooding in some areas over nine feet above ground, so that's a big obstacle, too. Its path is predicted to take it near or over the coast of northeast Florida and Georgia on Friday night, and near or over the coast of SC on Saturday. (more...)
Samsung Electronics mass produces 14nm FinFET chip for wearables Samsung Electronics mass produces 14nm FinFET chip for wearables
- October 12, 2016

The launch of the Exynos 7270 SoC for wearables comes weeks after the launch of the Exynos 7 Quad 7570 SoC which was aimed specifically at budget smartphones and was also built on 14nm FinFET process technology. The new processor from Samsung also features various connectivity options including LTE modem integration. The technology combines the AP, DRAM and NAND flash memory chips as well as the PMIC (power management IC) together into a single package. (more...)
Jerry Jones: Romo still Cowboys' No. 1 QB when healthy
- October 12, 2016

He is eight attempts shy of breaking Tom Brady's record to start a career. Now we are five weeks in and national columnists are writing articles about him being the NFL MVP so far this year . Ezekiel Elliott feasted again with 134 yards on 15 carries. Dallas is constructed to wear teams down and gain yards on the ground in the fourth quarter to run out the clock. (more...)
Billy Bush Negotiating Exit From NBC After Trump Tape Leak Billy Bush Negotiating Exit From NBC After Trump Tape Leak
- October 12, 2016

In a roundtable discussion with Today host Savannah Guthrie , Lester Holt (who was filling in for Matt Lauer) and NBC political correspondents Chuck Todd, Nicole Wallace and Steve Kornacki, the tape was obliquely referred to in reference to how Trump spoke about it during the debate. (more...)
Is Wonder Woman Bisexual in the New Film? Is Wonder Woman Bisexual in the New Film?
- October 12, 2016

But with this character, what I love about her so much is that her agenda is love. For her it was very important to not just portray her as a goddess, but to tell a very simple story of someone who believes in good and believes that people should be happy and lead safe, happy lives. (more...)
Global PC shipments continue to fall Global PC shipments continue to fall
- October 12, 2016

The PC market is consolidating among the top vendors, IDC said. IDC estimated a 3.9 per cent year on year global decrease in shipments to 67.99 million units, while Gartner calculated a 5.7 per cent drop to 68.94 million. Mature regions continued to perform best, with the United States taking the lead with a second consecutive quarter of positive growth. "These improvements are accumulating, and set the stage for a stronger market going forward", he said. (more...)
Aguayo, Bucs boot Panthers for 17-14 win
- October 12, 2016

Critical penalties at the end of both halves hurt the Panthers badly. While it's way too early to proclaim him the second coming of fellow FSU alumnus Sebastian Janikowski, Aguayo has now bought himself more time to work through the mechanical issues that have caused his inconsistency. (more...)

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