Science


USA climate policy remains unchanged: Envoy
- November 15, 2016

And in its first public statements at the climate change conference here, the Obama administration seemed to warn its successor government that the U.S. ExxonMobil said it has invested almost $7 billion since 2000 on lower-emissions initiatives including energy efficiency, cogeneration, flare reduction, carbon capture and sequestration and research into next-generation biofuels. (more...)
MacBook Pro review: Is the Touch Bar a gimmick or the future?
- November 15, 2016

A plentiful 16 GB of RAM is still standard in the 15-inch MBP series. The new MacBook Pro is thinner , lighter and smaller than the one it replaces. The tech behemoth expects a strong demand for its MacBook Pro in the fourth quarter and 2017. (more...)
President-Elect Donald Trump Might Not Live in the White House Full Time President-Elect Donald Trump Might Not Live in the White House Full Time
- November 15, 2016

A few have been more effusive, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose perceived sympathies for Trump became an election issue and who now says he wants to fully restore USA relations under President Trump. Around the world, Trump's every move is being scrutinised for clues as to how the political novice will govern. They will have to control Trump to ensure that their party remains intact for the 2020 election to maintain control of the White House. (more...)
Obama: Let Trump Make His Decisions
- November 15, 2016

FILE - White House Deputy National Security advisor Ben Rhodes speaks to reporters during a press briefing, August 22, 2014, in Edgartown, Massachusetts. But he called on his fellow Democrats to accept the result and "recognise that that is how democracy works". Trump also disparaged the Muslim American parents of an Army captain killed in Iraq, and battled a former Miss America who is Latino about having gained weight. (more...)
Prepare for the Largest 'Supermoon' since 1948
- November 14, 2016

The moon has an egg-shaped orbit which is split into two parts, the perigee and the apogee , with the perigee being 30,000 miles closer to earth than the apogee . A supermoon rising over the Orwell on Sunday, November 13, 2016. NASA had announced that this super moon will be the closest to Earth making it the biggest moon. (more...)
Donald Trump Just Chose An Openly Racist Chief White House Strategist Donald Trump Just Chose An Openly Racist Chief White House Strategist
- November 14, 2016

By contrast, Bannon is an anti-establishment conservative, the former head of Breitbart News . Bannon, longtime CEO of the right-wing Breitbart news website, a clearinghouse of alt-right views, joined Trump's presidential bid late in the campaign and helped lead it to victory. (more...)
Trump's win threatens a key part of the Paris climate agreement Trump's win threatens a key part of the Paris climate agreement
- November 14, 2016

Trump has promised to drastically cut the budget for the Environmental Protection Agency and reduce it's importance as an agency to that of only an advisory role. But environmental leaders underscore that Trump's pronouncements can not change the fact that the planet is heating up - intensifying wild fires and floods, making habitats inhospitable for plants and animals, raising sea levels and threatening public health. (more...)
University of Miami Alumni Reince Priebus named Trump's Chief of Staff
- November 14, 2016

Breitbart news executive Steve Bannon will be chief strategist and senior counsellor, the real estate tycoon announced. "Here is a guy who is very, very smart , very temperate, and together we've been able to manage a lot of the decision making in regard to the campaign along with Kellyanne (Conway)", he added. (more...)
China's Xi Ping tells Donald Trump cooperation is only choice
- November 14, 2016

Trump accuses China of victimizing the USA, a pitch that got him a big following with voters in traditionally blue-collar states who blame globalization for trade-related job losses. "China also could restrict the number of Chinese students in the U.S.". Yet the unsettling reality for Beijing is that Mr Trump has a variety of ways to get back at China for trade practices he views as unfair. (more...)
Dave Chappelle and the history of the N-word on TV Dave Chappelle and the history of the N-word on TV
- November 14, 2016

Perhaps the most incisive political commentary of the night came via the very next sketch, "Election Night", which took place at viewing party of Clinton supporters whose signs might as well have read "white privilege" instead of "Hillary 2016". (more...)
Mover to Watch: Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) Mover to Watch: Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX)
- November 14, 2016

A total of 72.35M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company's average trading volume stands at 32.28M shares. FCX's net income attributable to common stock for third-quarter 2016 includes net gains of $39 million, $0.03 per share, primarily reflecting net tax credits, partly offset by the impairment of oil and gas properties. (more...)
Microsoft Is Bringing Visual Studio To The Mac Microsoft Is Bringing Visual Studio To The Mac
- November 14, 2016

Fans of cross-platform coding will be happy to know that Visual Studio , a "a true mobile-first, cloud-first development tool for.NET and C#", will arrive for Mac during the Connect () conference in November. Visual Studio for Mac will include IntelliSense and refactoring via the Roslyn Compiler platform. The Redmond crew no longer benefits greatly from making you buy a Windows PC to write code, and the new Visual Studio reflects that reality. (more...)
Rainbow Six Siege Will Recieve Another Year Of Content Rainbow Six Siege Will Recieve Another Year Of Content
- November 14, 2016

Fans were not above speculating about the drone's other capabilities. Operation Black Ice, Operation Skull Rain and Operation Dust Line all introduced new maps and Operators to the franchise while allowing players to purchase the new characters using in-game currency. (more...)
Kaspersky attacks Microsoft over alleged Defender monopoly Kaspersky attacks Microsoft over alleged Defender monopoly
- November 14, 2016

Russian anti-virus company Kaspersky is accusing Microsoft of abusing its control of Windows to squash other anti-virus companies and promote their own product Windows Defender. As a result Windows 10 users are being warned by the operating system to just use Microsoft apps, or applications from Redmond's store - where the software giant can take a cut of any sales. (more...)
Mild mid-November temperatures expected this week with lots of sun
- November 14, 2016

Mild fall temperatures are expected to continue throughout the week in the North Country, according to the National Weather Service. Friday night .Colder. Southeast wind around 5 miles per hour. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 12 miles per hour increasing to 15 to 20 miles per hour in the afternoon. (more...)
Governor Proclaims Friday World Champion Chicago Cubs Day
- November 14, 2016

That all changed early Thursday morning in Cleveland, Ohio. Replay of CSN's " Cubs Postseason Live " World Series Championship celebratory coverage from Wednesday night! The consensus on the streets of Cleveland was that those two young teams will be back in the World Series again next year. (more...)
Snap Inc. Spectacles Are On Sale, But … Snap Inc. Spectacles Are On Sale, But …
- November 14, 2016

Reminiscent of Snapchat, the machines will only remain in one location for a day before being removed. It can record videos of 10 seconds just like the video footages captured in the Snapchat application. The point of sales is quite different in the case of Snapchat Spectacles and it is sold through vending machines, " Snapbot ". The Snapchat Spectacles come in coral, teal and black and are fashioned with a camera that shoots circular videos from the perspective of the users. (more...)
England v Spain: Jordan Henderson replaces Wayne Rooney as captain England v Spain: Jordan Henderson replaces Wayne Rooney as captain
- November 14, 2016

While England are unbeaten on Southgate's watch, they are yet to produce a performance that has got fans off their seats. The recruitment process will start in earnest after tomorrow night's friendly against Spain, which England must contest without the services of Harry Kane, who was yesterday sent back home to Tottenham as part of an agreement to continue his rehabilitation from the ankle injury that ruled him out for seven weeks coming into the worldwide break. (more...)
Trump might keep parts of Obamacare Trump might keep parts of Obamacare
- November 14, 2016

Donald Trump told Lesley Stahl that there will be no lapse between healthcare changes. And while the president-elect insisted during the CNN-Telemundo Republican debate that he wants to "keep preexisting conditions", he nonetheless led calls to "repeal and replace Obamacare" throughout the remainder of the campaign. (more...)
Supernatural Team Previews the Winchesters' Quest to Stop Hitler Supernatural Team Previews the Winchesters' Quest to Stop Hitler
- November 14, 2016

Now, through the digital sorcery of Netflix, I'm catching up fast in huge six-episode chunks at a time and am so impressed at the show's creative longevity, killer soundtrack, dedicated heart and loyal Winchester fan base. A new case involving a demon will put Mary Winchester (Samantha Smith) in the path of her two sons, Dean ( Jensen Ackles ) and Sam ( Jared Padalecki ), again. (more...)

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