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'The Punisher' bans smoking in Philippines
- October 13, 2016

Despite his constant anti-US pronouncements, Mr. Duterte said he would not abrogate the mutual defense treaty with the U.S., but questioned the need for it. " We do have a very popular president and the president decided that he wanted to have a better relationship with China ", Francis Chua, chairman emeritus of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said. (more...)
President Obama envisions human travel to Mars by 2030
- October 13, 2016

Obama wrote in the op-ed that the US space program "represents an essential part of our character - curiosity and exploration, innovation and ingenuity, pushing the boundaries of what's possible and doing it before anybody else". NASA says it'll be testing technology in the "cis-lunar" space, or the area between the Earth and the moon. Several commercial spaceflight companies have also announced plans to aim for Mars in the coming decades. (more...)
Noteworthy Stock: Seagate Technology. (NASDAQ:STX) Noteworthy Stock: Seagate Technology. (NASDAQ:STX)
- October 13, 2016

The Relative Volume of the company is 2.82 and Average Volume (3 months) is 5.13 million. The stock of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) earned "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan on Monday, May 2. In other news, Director Frank Biondi sold 1,251 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.58, for a total value of $194,764.00. (more...)
US plane evacuated after new Samsung phone catches fire US plane evacuated after new Samsung phone catches fire
- October 13, 2016

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating the incident and has reached out to the FAA, Samsung and the owner of the phone, said the commission's chairman Elliot Kaye. However, Samsung said it could not confirm whether it was the new Galaxy Note 7 until it retrieved the device from the customer. In a statement , Samsung said it was working to recover the device and understand the cause. (more...)
Mesut Ozil praise for Alex Iwobi growth Mesut Ozil praise for Alex Iwobi growth
- October 13, 2016

The last home game we played, I was driving for 15 minutes and there was one fan following me and I was getting a bit scared because I was close to my destination. 'The manager knows exactly how good he is and I wish him all the best. "He is really strong on the ball, also defensively, but he is good in front of goal too. (more...)
Lego launches Beatles' Yellow Submarine set
- October 13, 2016

Along with the set announcement, Lego also posted to their YouTube channel a short movie showcasing the title ship and the Fab Four on an undersea adventure - complete with the band having to re-assemble the blocks of their vessel while they rescuing a Lego fisherman. (more...)
Disney closes its magical gates in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew Disney closes its magical gates in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew
- October 13, 2016

Disney's Blizzard Beach has been closed today, and Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party has been canceled tonight. Footage taken of the park shows empty roads where cars and families were just days ago enjoying sunshine and warm weather. (more...)
State Department issues travel alert to Cuba State Department issues travel alert to Cuba
- October 13, 2016

Over the course of Monday, the long-range computer models that try to project where the storm could go shifted twice to the west, meaning the forecast track now hugs much closer to the coast of Florida, Georgia, and SC. Emergency relief supplies including shelter materials, blankets, hygiene kits, household items and water purification equipment are available for the communities affected by the storm. (more...)
From start, Clinton, Trump set out to destroy one another
- October 13, 2016

It noted that while Clinton has developed an image of dishonesty, Trump "built a campaign on insults and bigoted statements, finally losing any right to be taken seriously with the recent release of a video in which he was heard to brag about his ability to get away with sexually assaulting women". (more...)
Turok 2 remaster still on the way to Steam, say developers Turok 2 remaster still on the way to Steam, say developers
- October 13, 2016

Turok 2 originally launched in 1998 for the Nintendo 64 to strong sales and reviews, with critics praising its artificial intelligence and intricate, hub-oriented map design - not to mention the grotesque Cerebral Bore weapon. " Turok 2 had Multiplayer". In this case, Night Dive has said it can finally tell us that Turok 2 is in the works. When developer Night Dive Studios announced the enhanced port in August 2015, it said that it also had plans to port Turok 2 to PC as well. (more...)
Amazon leaks some details on Samsung's upcoming ArtPC Pulse circular PC Amazon leaks some details on Samsung's upcoming ArtPC Pulse circular PC
- October 13, 2016

The new PC from the South Korean giant resembles Apple's Mac Pro . For $1,200, you can get the ArtPC Pulse with an Intel Core i5 (Skylake), a 256GB SSD, 8GB of RAM, a Radeon RX 460 GPU, along with USB-C and HDMI ports. The product descriptions for the ArtPC computers mention support for removable modules... and the higher-priced computer comes with a 1TB HDD module. (more...)
Apple event's secret MacBook accessories detailed in brief
- October 13, 2016

An anonymous user on Reddit who reportedly works at Tsinghua University (aka "China's MIT") claims that Apple's keyboard for the new MacBook Pro with an OLED touchpad was on display at a recent demo hosted by Apple's manufacturing partner Foxconn. (more...)
How Safe Are the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Replacements?
- October 13, 2016

The burned down Note 7 is now in possession of the Louisville fire department, and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission is opening an investigation into this incident. "Once we have examined the device we will have more information to share". According to reports, the heat damage from the apparent explosion was so severe that a fire official could not independently verify the model of the phone. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew: Death toll rises as flooding continues in North Carolina
- October 13, 2016

Monday's declaration means individuals in 10 counties can access federal funding for things like home repairs, temporary housing and loans to cover uninsured property losses. Do not go through standing water. "You are not only putting your life in jeopardy, you are" also endangering rescuers, he said. North Carolina was primarily affected by severe river flooding, and as trees uprooted in the saturated soil, they took out power lines with them. (more...)
Yorkshire to host 2019 Road World Championships Yorkshire to host 2019 Road World Championships
- October 13, 2016

Ooredoo Qatar says it has been named the National Telecommunication Partner of the upcoming Road World Championships, which is set to take place in Qatar from 9-16 October. But Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Sir Gary Verity is confident Yorkshire's rich cycling history can help boost the medal haul. He said: " We have got the scenery, the crowds, and the warm welcome, and we are sure the world's best riders will love the challenging roads we have to offer ". (more...)
Pence stumps for Trump in Newton Pence stumps for Trump in Newton
- October 13, 2016

Talk of Pence's escape came amidst the weekend of fallout over the leak of Trump speaking on a hot-mic about his treatment of women he finds attractive, in the process revealing an attitude towards the opposite sex so gross and demeaning that even a Neanderthal might say, "Whoa dude, that's over the top". (more...)
Telescope to Hunt for Earth-like Planet, Alien Life in Alpha Centauri Telescope to Hunt for Earth-like Planet, Alien Life in Alpha Centauri
- October 13, 2016

The telescope will be primed to capture the first optical image of a planet outside our solar system which could accommodate life. The short animation below shows a render of Project Blue's telescope. Additionally, Alpha Centauri's binary structure makes it a particularly challenging target. Unfortunately, the telescope will not have the power to resolve the Earth-sized planet found around the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, which is much cooler than the other two stars in the system. (more...)
Pokemon Go boosts physical activity, study confirms Pokemon Go boosts physical activity, study confirms
- October 13, 2016

The average steps taken for a Pokemon Go player was 7229, 13 percent larger than the control group. The Microsoft researchers see tremendous promise for games to improve public health, given the importance of reaching inactive Americans. (more...)
Samsung still doesn't know what went wrong with the Note 7
- October 13, 2016

With Note 7 out of the picture, there is a big void in the market and competitors like iPhone 7 and Google Pixel will be some of the top rivals benefitting from this blunder from Samsung. Samsung will nearly certainly take a meaningful financial hit in the fourth quarter from the Note 7, according to Bernstein's Newman. The phone unit is run by D.J. (more...)
TripAdvisor To Stop Selling Tickets To Cruel Wildlife Tourism Attractions TripAdvisor To Stop Selling Tickets To Cruel Wildlife Tourism Attractions
- October 13, 2016

However, TripAdvisor told MailOnline Travel that listing an attraction does not represent their "endorsement of that establishment" and that tours booked through its subsidiary, Viator , go through a pre-screening process. TripAdvisor will continue to book tickets for trips involving horse back riding, children petting zoos with rabbits and other domestic animals, as well as aquariums, zoos and sanctuaries were there could be some touching or physical interaction with animals, it said. (more...)

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