Science


Observable Universe Contains 10 Times More Galaxies Than Estimated Observable Universe Contains 10 Times More Galaxies Than Estimated
- October 16, 2016

They also found that numerous small galaxies are merging with each other, creating bigger , brighter ones. The observable universe is filled with ten times more galaxies than scientists previously thought there were, astronomers reported on Thursday. (more...)
Amazon Launches Music Unlimited, a Spotify Competitor Amazon Launches Music Unlimited, a Spotify Competitor
- October 16, 2016

You can tell Alexa to play your favorite artist's new song, "play music for dinner", a "song of the day", or something based off of some lyrics you can recite without knowing the artist. If you are not an Amazon Prime member and do not have an Echo or Echo Dot, Music Unlimited is going to cost you $9.99 per month, which is the same price as Spotify , Google Play , and Apple Music . (more...)
DC's Legends of Tomorrow season 2 premiere: Watch on The CW, Amazon DC's Legends of Tomorrow season 2 premiere: Watch on The CW, Amazon
- October 16, 2016

Until an atom bomb destroys NYC in 1942, that's when things really go wrong. The majority of this episode focuses on the Legends stopping the Nazis from getting their hands on the atomic bomb, beginning by abducting Albert Einstein (Joe Rubinstein) before the Nazis get their hands on him. (more...)
Samsung expects to lose $5.4 billion on Galaxy Note 7 Samsung expects to lose $5.4 billion on Galaxy Note 7
- October 16, 2016

Samsung has cut its preliminary figure for the third-quarter operating profit from 7.8 trillion won to 5.2 trillion won to factor in the direct costs of 2.6 trillion won from the Note 7 exit in the third-quarter earnings. And on Friday, it forecast a further hit of around $3.1 billion to operating profit for the six months through March 2017. But even more pain could be yet to come. (more...)
At Rwanda meet, nations reach agreement on reducing HFCs, environmental groups say
- October 16, 2016

The result was achieved thanks to several factors: an ambitious scheme to give countries different time scales in which to phase out HFCs; major chemical and food companies accepting change; the determination of U.S. David Doniger, Climate and Clean Air programme director of US-based non-profit Natural Resources Defense Council said the Kigali deal was the biggest step after the Paris agreement against the widening threats from climate change. (more...)
China to Blast 2 Astronauts Into Space on Monday
- October 16, 2016

Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong will carry out the Shenzhou 11 mission, a spokesperson said Sunday. It will take the spacecraft around two days to dock with the orbiting space lab Tiangong-2, and the astronauts will stay in the space lab for 30 days, Wu said. (more...)
"Greatest living poet" Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize
- October 16, 2016

Reporters and others gathered for the announcement at the academy's headquarters in Stockholm's Old Town reacted with a loud cheer as his name was read out. Dylan's songs, such as " Blowin' in the Wind ", "The Times They Are a-Changin'", "Subterranean Homesick Blues" and "Like a Rolling Stone" captured a spirit of rebellion, dissent and independence. (more...)
Yes, you will be able to root your Google Pixel phone
- October 16, 2016

The blog also reminded users that the Android Nougat update for the Nexus and Pixel C devices occurs in stages and some mobile carriers will receive the new OS later than others. Pixel still represents a very small percentage of buyer choices in the survey , of course, but the fact that it's tipping the scales at all already represents a kind of victory for Google and its marketing efforts around the device. (more...)
PlayStation VR selling at a profit, says Sony PlayStation VR selling at a profit, says Sony
- October 16, 2016

Early reviews of PlayStation VR have praised the headset's design and capability (despite being powered by three year old console hardware), but have pointed out the system's comparatively poor tracking precision. Sony also updated the PlayStation 4's built-in media manager so users can upload and view their own 360-degree photos and videos in virtual reality . (more...)
US federal agencies ban Note 7 from airplanes US federal agencies ban Note 7 from airplanes
- October 16, 2016

The company has been offering customers financial incentives - including $100 credit in the USA - to trade in their Note 7s for other Samsung phones. U.S. Travelers who attempt to evade the ban by packing in the device within their luggage will be inviting criminal prosecution. Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7 on August, 2016. (more...)
Surgeons in NY separate twins conjoined at the head
- October 16, 2016

Their mother, Nicole McDonald , posted about the surgery on Facebook and said that even though she was very cautious about the future, she was very thankful. McDonald found Dr. James Goodrich at Montefiore Medical Center, who had successfully separated Carl and Clarence Aguirre , another set of craniopagus twins, in 2004. (more...)
What you should do if you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 What you should do if you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7
- October 16, 2016

Samsung has been struggling with the fallout from the troubled Note 7 phones, which were overheating and catching fire even after a recall that was supposed to fix the problem. Samsung has a website athttp://www.samsung.com/us/note7recall/ and a phone number, 1-844-365-6197, for customers with questions. If you choose to swap your Note 7 for a different Samsung smartphone, you will also be given mobile vouchers worth 30,000 Korean won ($27). (more...)
Trump seeks drug test before next presidential debate
- October 16, 2016

He also noted Hillary could "barely reach her vehicle". After a brutal week for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, Democrat Hillary Clinton maintained a substantial projected advantage in the race to win the Electoral College and claim the USA presidency. (more...)
2 in grave condition after LA shooting leaves 3 dead
- October 16, 2016

Police who arrived at the scene in the working class Crenshaw area found shell casings and blood throughout the restaurant, located west of Los Angeles city centre. Twelve people were brought to local hospitals. Police said that three individuals left the party, before returning with guns and opening fire. "We can not tolerate these tragedies multiplying in communities across America", the statement read in part. (more...)
Historic deal reached to limit HFC gases
- October 16, 2016

HFCs don't harm the ozone layer like chlorofluorocarbons and similar gases that were eliminated under the 1987 Montreal Protocol. The Kigali Amendment comes only days after two other climate action milestones: sealing the global deal to curb emissions from aviation and achieving the critical mass of ratifications for the Paris climate accord to enter into force. (more...)
This robot sweats to keep cool This robot sweats to keep cool
- October 16, 2016

Using the analogy of sweating that happens in the human body as a result of continuous activity that cools the heated muscles, researchers at the University of Tokyo's JSK Lab presented a novel method at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems held in South Korea. (more...)
We Should Do a Drug Test Before the Debate We Should Do a Drug Test Before the Debate
- October 16, 2016

But it was no match for Hillary Clinton. Mr Ryan gave a campaign speech in Madison, Wisconsin, yesterday without mentioning Mr Trump's name once. Trump's September fundraising includes a $2 million personal donation. Donald Trump has continued his unprecedented scorched-earth campaign by accusing Hillary Clinton of being on drugs during the last presidential debate. (more...)
Arsene Wenger praises Arsenal's solidarity in Swansea win
- October 16, 2016

At the Emirates, Theo Walcott scored twice as Arsenal defeated Swansea for a sixth straight win in all competitions. The final 20 minutes were a pell-mell, back-and-forth affair, as a result of Granit Xhaka's thoughtless tackle and resulting red card. (more...)
Only alternative to 'hard Brexit' is 'no Brexit'
- October 16, 2016

Tusk warned London not to expect much wiggle room on the four freedoms of the European Union, and that it should not count on untangling the principle of free movement from access to the single market. But critics of "hard Brexit" warned that loss of access would harm British businesses by denying them a marketplace of 500 million consumers free of tariffs and regulatory obstacles to trade. (more...)
Brace Yourselves, The Apple Nike+ Watch Is Coming Soon Brace Yourselves, The Apple Nike+ Watch Is Coming Soon
- October 16, 2016

Similar to Series 1, Series 2 of the Apple Watch comes in a few different collections to help separate the different variations of the watch, and one of the new inclusions with the Series 2 is the Nike + edition. The same October 28 date could extend to cover Apple's wireless, Bluetooth in-ear headphones, the Airpods, Macrumors suggests. According to MacRumors, there are chances that AirPods could also be launched around the same time as during the iPhone event, the company did ... (more...)

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