Science


Mystery of Bermuda Triangle may finally be solved Mystery of Bermuda Triangle may finally be solved
- October 22, 2016

But there's one problem - the Bermuda Triangle actually doesn't exist, and there is no "mystery" to solve . The 500,000 km square patch of ocean between Florida, Puerto Rico and Bermuda has always been associated with the vanishing of ships and aircrafts which have stumped experts looking for an explanation. (more...)
Wreckage of crashed lander spotted on Mars
- October 22, 2016

Just another lesson in how hard these missions actually are; a cautionary tale for new space entrepreneurs. New pictures taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show a large, dark elliptical spot on the Martian surface that was probably made by the European Space Agency's Schiaparelli lander, NASA said on Friday, US time. (more...)
Even without Roethisberger, Pats defense wary of Steelers Even without Roethisberger, Pats defense wary of Steelers
- October 22, 2016

During the Tuesday broadcast of ESPN2's "First Take", ESPN contributor Will Cain reacted to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady being asked at a press conference to defend the vulgar comments his longtime friend and GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump made in a private conversation with Billy Bush in 2005. (more...)
Trump's Political Director Withdraws From Campaign In Final Stretch Trump's Political Director Withdraws From Campaign In Final Stretch
- October 22, 2016

Three campaign sources told Politico that Jim Murphy , a seasoned political operative, had been "conspicuously absent in recent days". Internal clashes and worldwide scandals have rocked Trump's campaign since its inception. With less than three weeks to go, Donald Trump's national political director is calling it quits. Trump has lagged in constructing the kind of operational infrastructure typical of a presidential campaign, which is often critical for down-ballot candidates as well. (more...)
Carol Burnett to star in new sitcom from Amy Poehler Carol Burnett to star in new sitcom from Amy Poehler
- October 22, 2016

The show, which is written and executive produced by Michael Saltzman , will also be executive produced by Poehler through her Paper Kite banner. The potential series, which has a put pilot commitment at the network, follows a family who can only move into their dream house if they agree to cohabitate with the actress who now lives there (Burnett) until her death. (more...)
Trump as healthy as the horse Putin rides on: Clinton Trump as healthy as the horse Putin rides on: Clinton
- October 22, 2016

Donald Trump "crossed the line" with his harsh and humorless attacks on Hillary Clinton at the Al Smith dinner, the former NY governor's great-great grandson said Friday. "And I very politely replied, 'Let me talk to you about that after I get into office'". You want the proof? He drew the largest laughs of the evening when he referenced his wife Melania's speech at the Republican National Convention. (more...)
US internet disrupted as key firm gets hit by cyberattack
- October 22, 2016

Eastern time, according to ThousandEye , a network monitoring service. "The service that Dyn provides is called the Domain Name System, or DNS". That floods the area below - and in our analogy, it drowns the website you're trying to reach. But if a company uses another service in addition to Dyn to manage its web traffic, it was likely spared the worst of outages. (more...)
Coach unsure if Giants will keep kicker Brown given abuse
- October 22, 2016

According to him, the league didn't go through the proper channels to complete a legitimate investigation. "That's the potential next step", the person said. But left unanswered is whether the case of Josh Brown serves as an indictment of a league that appeared to learn its lesson two years ago, but in fact didn't. (more...)
Mars probe plunged to destruction
- October 22, 2016

NASA's MRO snapped the photos yesterday of the site where the Schiaparelli probe was supposed to land and released the images today. Based on this new MRO data, our hero started falling from between two and a half to one mile above the surface, hitting the dirt at more than 186 miles per hour. (more...)
Diana's stepmother Raine Spencer dies Diana's stepmother Raine Spencer dies
- October 22, 2016

Raine Spencer , who as stepmother of Diana, Princess of Wales, endured a famously strained relationship with her stepchildren, died yesterday aged 87, after a short illness (Valentine Low writes). "She used to come and sit on my sofa and tell me her troubles". Only a year ago, Raine gave an interview to Gentlewoman Magazine, where she praised the Princess of Wales. (more...)
3 states deny requests from Russia to monitor polls 3 states deny requests from Russia to monitor polls
- October 22, 2016

The Russian consulate general in Houston has asked if its delegation can monitor polling places during the November 8th election in Texas. Channel 2 Action News asked the Georgia Secretary of State if he received a similar request from the office but we have not gotten an answer yet. (more...)
Marco Rubio urges Republicans to quit focusing on WikiLeaks Marco Rubio urges Republicans to quit focusing on WikiLeaks
- October 22, 2016

Many US officials blame the Russian government for this hack and even other famous ones, attempting to manipulate the upcoming elections. The leaked documents are expected to be a hot topic during Wednesday night's final 2016 presidential debate in Las Vegas. (more...)
Scientists create detailed map of the Milky Way Scientists create detailed map of the Milky Way
- October 21, 2016

The plane of the Milky Way runs horizontally across the centre, and the blots on the right are the Magellanic Clouds. Using the map , the researchers were able to discern features in the Milky Way that had previously eluded detection, particularly structures between stars. (more...)
China Sends Astronauts To Nation's Longest Space Mission In History
- October 21, 2016

China successfully launched the two-man spacecraft Shenzhou 11 into orbit on Monday, where it will dock with the space lab Tiangong 2 , marking a milestone in the country's ambition of setting up a permanent manned space station by 2022. (more...)
White House rivals Clinton, Trump attend white-tie charity dinner in Manhattan
- October 21, 2016

Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in Manhattan's swank Waldorf-Astoria hotel traditionally affords Democrats and Republicans much needed levity, after a contentious presidential campaign. "I'll keep you in suspense. OK?" At one point, Trump made a wisecrack about throwing Clinton in jail as he described running into her backstage. "For example, here she is tonight, in public, pretending not to hate Catholics". (more...)
Samsung Note 7 recall to cost at least 5.3bn dollars Samsung Note 7 recall to cost at least 5.3bn dollars
- October 21, 2016

On top of the third-quarter loss, Samsung said the drop in sales arising from the decision to discontinue the Note 7 would continue to impact profit margins during the October-March period - including the crucial holiday buying season. 13 at 15:00ET, Samsung will be launching a new program to retrieve the remaining Note 7 units in the wild called Note 7 Refund & Exchange. The Galaxy user said she wished she could continue using the smartphone, but admitted she would eventually end up ... (more...)
ZTE Nubia Z11 mini launched in India at Rs 12999 ZTE Nubia Z11 mini launched in India at Rs 12999
- October 21, 2016

Operation System and configuration - The nubia Z11 Mini is armed with an Octa-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon 617 (MSM8952) processor accompanied with 3GB of RAM making this device handle both heavy and multiple apps easily and efficiency. The phone is exclusively available on Amazon in Black and White color variants. "And all of this comes with (5") 12.7 cms 1080P Full HD screen, 5.8 DSLR-level photography system with Camera family. (more...)
Subaru Impreza Priced at $19215 Subaru Impreza Priced at $19215
- October 21, 2016

Subaru will initially offer the Impreza sedan and hatchback in four different flavors-base, Premium, Sport, and Limited. It also assumes the four-door sedan body style. Next up is the new Sport trim, starting with a five-speed manual at $22,815 for the sedan and $23,315 for the hatch; add $800 for the CVT on either one. (more...)
IS fighters attack police compound in northern Iraq's Kirkuk
- October 21, 2016

There was no immediate word on casualties among civilians or Kurdish forces in Kirkuk and the TV report could not immediately be independently confirmed. He also said that judicial officials had received "official documents" and "photographs taken inside the camp" proving the existence of the Turkish army presence there. (more...)
Trump says 'bad hombre' during the debate, and memes are born Trump says 'bad hombre' during the debate, and memes are born
- October 21, 2016

And as the Twitterverse would have it, the #BadHombres hashtag was born. Naturally, Twitter users had some fun with what exactly " bad hombres " could mean. But that was far from the only absurd, destined-to-be-viral moment of the night. Hillary Clinton said Donald Trump responded to accusations of sexual assault by saying he "could not possibly have done those things to those women because they were not attractive enough". (more...)

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