Science


London tram derails, police say 'some loss of life'
- November 09, 2016

Andy Row, London Fire Brigade's deputy assistant commissioner, said the brigade had been involved in some complex operations. Sky News said five people had been trapped after the tram overturned in a tunnel. Rail union ASLEF said it was essential that a full investigation takes place and there should be no "rush to place blame". People are being warned to avoid the tram line and the area surrounding Sandilands station in east Croydon. (more...)
Samsung's Nightmare Continues With A Galaxy S7 Edge Explosion In The US Samsung's Nightmare Continues With A Galaxy S7 Edge Explosion In The US
- November 09, 2016

This would also indicate that the Galaxy Note series will still be going on, despite the issues with its battery after the Note 7 incidents. As per the press release, those who will choose to replace their Galaxy Note 7 with a Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge, in compliance with the tech firm's recall order, will be allowed to upgrade their devices to Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy Note 8 when the upcoming devices come out next year. (more...)
IOS 10.2 Release: 5 Things You Need to Know IOS 10.2 Release: 5 Things You Need to Know
- November 09, 2016

Currently, the SOS feature is available to developers who the iOS 10.2 Beta 2 update installed. There's also support for an SOS feature which will send out a call for help when a user presses the power button 5 times in a row. Slight changes have been also added to the music app. Shuffle and Repeat buttons now feature larger buttons instead of icons in the music interface during playback. (more...)
Snapchat's new update shows what it might be like to use Spectacles Snapchat's new update shows what it might be like to use Spectacles
- November 09, 2016

Then, press down on the screen to bring up the different lens options, just like you would if you were putting a filter on yourself. For additional recording time, users can tap the button to record for a total of 30 seconds. Re-sharing option appears in the Message tab, making the process quite easy. This is something that Instagram Stories already allows , and it's proven especially useful for backtracking to read beauty labels and restaurant names in photos. (more...)
Teardown reveals Google Home is basically a Chromecast Teardown reveals Google Home is basically a Chromecast
- November 09, 2016

Notably, the Home's processor, flash memory, and RAM are the exact same chips found in the second-generation Chromecast , but with an audio amplifier thrown in for obvious reasons. A high-excursion speaker and micro-USB programming port are hidden underneath. Again, all six bases are now available to purchase in the Google Store, with free shipping to boot. (more...)
Democratic Electoral College Voter Says He Won't Cast Ballot For Clinton
- November 09, 2016

So you've heard of the Electoral College - but what is it really? Ms Clinton starts with an advantage in the Electoral College and she could afford to lose OH and Florida , but if she were to fall short in North Carolina and Pennsylvania , Mr Trump would probably succeed. (more...)
'Planetary Disaster': Threat of Trump Presidency Looms Over UN Climate Talks
- November 09, 2016

Framework Convention on Climate Change, which started on Monday in Morocco. "The technically hard steps now remain". The United Nations climate change conference began Monday and runs through November 18. The opening ceremony was brought to a close by an invigorating performance by a local traditional Moroccan drumming group "Ostina Tono", who set the rhythm for the two-week climate action conference in the Ochre City. (more...)
Human footprint 'increasingly visible' in climate Human footprint 'increasingly visible' in climate
- November 09, 2016

Those five years were an average of 0.57ºC warmer than the average for the reference period used (1961 to 1990), and 2015 was the hottest, with an average temperature 0.76ºC above the reference period's average. The hot summer in western Europe in 2013 and record annual warmth in Europe in 2014 were among some of the events in which climate change played a part. (more...)
Voice shaking, S. Korean leader says scandal 'all my fault' Voice shaking, S. Korean leader says scandal 'all my fault'
- November 09, 2016

On Thursday, a spokesman for Seoul Central District Court said it had accepted a request from prosecutors to issue an arrest warrant for Ms Choi, on charges of fraud and abuse of power. Park says the scandal linking her to a long-time friend who is accused of manipulating power from the shadows is "all my fault and mistake". In her address Friday, Park said she was willing to answer questions. (more...)
Opposition parties call for new prime minister with full power Opposition parties call for new prime minister with full power
- November 09, 2016

During a public address on November 4, Park apologized for a second time for the scandal involving Choi Sun-sil's meddling in government and promised to cooperate with an investigation by the public prosecutors or by a special prosecutor if needed. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid forward signs new five-year deal Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid forward signs new five-year deal
- November 09, 2016

The club recently reached new deals with Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos and Lucas Vazquez. The news comes a matter of hours after Madrid's 3-0 win over Leganes, which means they will go into the worldwide break as leaders of the Liga Santander. (more...)
After Brexit ruling, UK PM Theresa May says values independent judiciary After Brexit ruling, UK PM Theresa May says values independent judiciary
- November 09, 2016

He complained that opposition figures are seeking to "wreck" May's discussions with the remaining European Union members by demanding that she share her negotiating strategy with Parliament and the public. "If the people in this country think that they're going to be cheated, they're going to be betrayed, then we will see political anger the likes of which none of us in our lifetimes have ever witnessed in this country". (more...)
Rs 500, Rs 1000 Notes Invalid From Tonight Rs 500, Rs 1000 Notes Invalid From Tonight
- November 09, 2016

However, citizens having these notes need not worry, as they can exchange the 1000 and 500 rupees notes from the nearest bank within 30th of December 2016. The surprise move was created to bring billions of dollars worth of cash in unaccounted wealth into the mainstream economy, as well as hit the finances of militants who target India and are suspected of using fake 500 rupee notes to fund operations. (more...)
Cassini video shows methane clouds develop and fade over Titan Cassini video shows methane clouds develop and fade over Titan
- November 09, 2016

The movie sequence features long clouds streaks that were between 46 and 55 degrees north latitude. There is one big difference: Methane is the main ingredient for Titan's clouds, while ours consist of water drops and ice crystals. This time-lapse video, on the other hand, will allow scientists to observe the dynamics of the clouds while also allowing them to distinguish between noise in images (for instance, cosmic rays hitting the orbiter's instruments) and faint clouds of methane . (more...)
What You Need to Know About the Paris Climate Agreement What You Need to Know About the Paris Climate Agreement
- November 09, 2016

But Japan's ratification will hold no legal force until 30 days after the United Nations receives the paperwork - too late for the country to have a say in the first meeting of parties to the pact, known as the CMA. In early October, the Paris Agreement cleared the final threshold of 55 countries representing 55 percent of global emissions required for the accord to enter into effect. (more...)
Oakland Raiders are so good, even the dancing punter is worth watching Oakland Raiders are so good, even the dancing punter is worth watching
- November 09, 2016

On Sunday night, the team moved to 7-2 on the season, and will head into their bye week in first place in the AFC West. Mack popped the ball free from Denver quarterback Trevor Siemian , and used brute strength to recover his own forced fumble at the bottom of the pile. (more...)
SEPTA strike ends, service to resume to full Tuesday
- November 09, 2016

Market-Frankford line trains remain idle at a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority station in Upper Darby, Pa., just outside Philadelphia, on November 1. The transit agency said it would hope to be at or close to full service within about 16 hours . No information regarding the settlement was offered, although union members sought increased pension benefits and additional time off between shifts, among other demands. (more...)
Americans choose between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Americans choose between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
- November 09, 2016

Half an hour later the polls in the swing state of Pennsylvania close, as do the polls in IN, which includes Vigo County - the county has voted for the victor of 30 of the last 32 Presidential elections, so that could be an interesting result to watch out for. (more...)
Debate hero-turned-villain Ken Bone casts his vote Debate hero-turned-villain Ken Bone casts his vote
- November 09, 2016

He said he plans to get behind whoever wins. Metro-East resident and social media darling Ken Bone says he has officially voted. America's most celebrated - and then vilified - undecided voter made up his mind on Tuesday, but won't say for whom. (more...)
Not 1st-time India going for demonetization Not 1st-time India going for demonetization
- November 09, 2016

Kishore Biyani of Future Group said its stores would remain open so people use up their Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. The machine stopped working after 10 minutes. In the early '70s, the Wanchoo committee, a direct tax inquiry committee set up by the government, suggested demonetization as a measure to unearth and counter the spread of black money . (more...)

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