Science


New Zealand PM to survey earthquake damage New Zealand PM to survey earthquake damage
- November 15, 2016

The quake also cracked roads and damaged buildings in Wellington on the North Island. As strong aftershocks rattled residents, rescue workers were mobilizing helicopters and naval ships to take part in a rescue operation on Tuesday for the tourists and hundreds of local residents who were left stranded in the town of Kaikoura. (more...)
Lowe 'really disappointed' to be out of Strictly Lowe 'really disappointed' to be out of Strictly
- November 15, 2016

Daisy Lowe has said a tearful goodbye to Strictly Come Dancing 2016. It was Daisy's third time in the bottom two and her last as the judges voted to save Greg. That left the decision to head judge Len Goodman, who chose to save Greg and Natalie, meaning his decision was final. "People forget that with "Strictly", it's not just the training". (more...)
Trump's first week: 12 developments since his election shocker
- November 15, 2016

And on the key issue of the Supreme Court - where one of nine seats is now vacant - he vowed his nominees would support abortion restrictions, and defend the constitutional right to bear arms. These cases have gone to the Supreme Court". There was also the chance that the USA under Trump and Russian Federation would have a relationship with more compromises, plus more intense wars against Islamic State militants in the Middle East, he said. (more...)
NATO Head Warns Trump That 'Going It Alone Is Not An Option'
- November 15, 2016

The E.U.is deeply dependent on USA cooperation for a host of European priorities, many of which Trump called into question on the campaign trail. The latest statement issued by Brussels appears to be a swipe at the next President. "We are going to do everything to be in contact with the transition team". Q. Do comments by Donald Trump on European defence give your defence agenda a push forward and what are your worries over Iran deal? Congressional Republicans have also opposed the deal. (more...)
Home Depot's Black Friday Plans Exposed Home Depot's Black Friday Plans Exposed
- November 15, 2016

Also joining the Black Friday promotional parade is smart home, as represented by Amazon Echo for $140 (from $180) and Amazon Echo Dot for $40 (from $50), along with a selection of smart thermostats from Ecobee, Honeywell and Nest, plus a generic range extender and Wi-Fi security camera at prices ranging from $40 to $199 while supplies last. (more...)
Will we see the supermoon in North Devon tonight? Will we see the supermoon in North Devon tonight?
- November 15, 2016

NASA says its closest approach was at 6.21am EST Monday (12.21am NZ time, Tuesday) when the moon came within 2356,508 kilometres. The moon orbits the Earth in such a way that sometimes the moon is very close to the Earth, and sometimes it is farther away. (more...)
WhatsApp unveils video calling from its biggest market India WhatsApp unveils video calling from its biggest market India
- November 15, 2016

In a statement on their blog WhatsApp said: "We're introducing this feature because we know that sometimes voice and text just aren't enough". WhatsApp has finally opened up its much-anticipated video calling feature for all OS. By June 2016, WhatsApp reported that more than 100 million voice calls were being made each day through WhatsApp , which makes the move to video calling no surprise. (more...)
Smoking cannabis 'could double the risk of a rare heart condition' Smoking cannabis 'could double the risk of a rare heart condition'
- November 15, 2016

The head researcher of the study, Dr. Amitoj Singh said that marijuana use develops two cases of stress cardiomyopathy in medical studies. This comes as four more states, including MA, legalized recreational use of marijuana this past Election Day. (more...)
Video calling comes to WhatsApp Video calling comes to WhatsApp
- November 15, 2016

Therefore, it doesn't specify if video calls can be used on 2G networks or not. The feature also has a major emphasis on security. Furthermore, WhatsApp hypes its cross-platform sustenance as one of the motives to use video calling in its app. (more...)
'Fallout 4' PlayStation 4 mod support release date 'Fallout 4' PlayStation 4 mod support release date
- November 15, 2016

With Sony and Bethesda finally settling their previous squabble over the mod support for the previously released open world action adventure video game, " Fallout 4 ", fans are now waiting in anticipation for the companies to finally release the game's patch which will herald its arrival for the PlayStation 4 console. (more...)
Samsung to buy Harman for total equity value of about $8.0 bln Samsung to buy Harman for total equity value of about $8.0 bln
- November 15, 2016

The fact that Harman is already a supplier and that Samsung doesn't have a system that competes with the in-car connected services sold by carmakers could make them a more attractive partner, Hines said. Samsung hopes to conquer the autoparts market by creating synergies with Harman. Harman, which had revenue of $6.9 billion in its last fiscal year, has won big new contracts with General Motors Co. (more...)
Nike dashes our self-lacing dreams with HyperAdapt 1.0 price tag Nike dashes our self-lacing dreams with HyperAdapt 1.0 price tag
- November 15, 2016

In a bid to satisfy the fans of Back to the Future by developing the technologies we saw in the movie , Nike has developed self-lacing sneakers. Nike has been selling the AirMags at various points, in order to benefit the Michael J. "Then there are two buttons on the side to tighten and loosen". Now we're sure that some of you guys are wondering how much would these shoes cost you, and if you were anxious it might break the bank, we have some semi-good news for you. (more...)
S Korea prosecutors to question President Park Geun-hye S Korea prosecutors to question President Park Geun-hye
- November 15, 2016

The official, who is part of the special prosecution team probing the graft and influence-peddling scandal that has also implicated the president's confidante Choi Soon-sil, said the team has notified the president's office that they meant to question her by Wednesday. (more...)
Brightest moon in nearly 69 years lights up sky around globe
- November 15, 2016

Because the moon has an elliptical orbit, one side - called the perigee - is about 48,280 km (30,000 miles) closer to Earth than the other side (the apogee). 13). The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) says "supermoon" that will be witnessed in some parts of the earth on Monday night has not much significance on the planet. (more...)
Glenn Beck: Trump Strategist Steve Bannon is 'a Terrifying Man'
- November 15, 2016

Also in the interview, he stated, "Look, are there some people that are white nationalists that are attracted to some of the philosophies of the alt-right?" The American newspaper further says: "The announcement has produced intense hand-wringing in Washington , DC, and sharp denunciations from political observers and strategists critical of Breitbart News' close association with the alt-right, a fringe conservative movement saturated with racially insensitive rhetoric and elements of ... (more...)
Facebook mistakenly declares live users dead
- November 15, 2016

However, by acknowledging the error, Facebook later fixed the bug and declared it to be a " Terrible Error ". The memorial feature was introduced by Facebook in 2015 because of a number of high-profile cases where family wanted to access the social accounts of deceased loved ones. (more...)
1 shot at anti-Trump protest in Oregon as demonstrations continue nationwide 1 shot at anti-Trump protest in Oregon as demonstrations continue nationwide
- November 15, 2016

As protests broke out on the streets of Miami , where police said the demonstrators were mostly well behaved, rallies forced the closure for a time of major highways including I-95. Police suspect that some instigators arrived from other cities and tried to cause a riot. In Portland, the protester who was shot had been taking part in a march across the city's Morrison Bridge. (more...)
Obama: I Don't Think Trump Is 'Ideological' - 'Ultimately He's Pragmatic' Obama: I Don't Think Trump Is 'Ideological' - 'Ultimately He's Pragmatic'
- November 15, 2016

It's more unclear given Trump's stated admiration for Putin, as well as his apparent desire to work more closely with Russian Federation to fight terrorism once he takes office. "I remember what it was like when I came in eight years ago it was a big challenge", Obama said. President-elect Donald Trump has said it would be "fine" to try Americans suspected of terrorism at Guantanamo Bay, if possible, and has raised concern about decreasing the number of inmates. (more...)
Supermoon puts on a show around the world Supermoon puts on a show around the world
- November 15, 2016

The supermoon will also mean a stronger high tide, something that gets surfers giddy with excitement, not only at the prospect of riding bigger waves, but doing so at night. The brilliant white glow of the moon slowly transformed into a dim red, a coloring caused by Earth's atmosphere scattering sunlight into the shadow. (more...)
Syrian Opposition Leader Pleads Donald Trump For Help Syrian Opposition Leader Pleads Donald Trump For Help
- November 15, 2016

That is apt to bolster Mr. Assad and his key ally Russian Federation, as they claw back terrain from the armed opposition in the north of the country. benefits as much as others do. Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton had proposed a no-fly zone over Syria , a position Syrian rebels had been hopeful could stem the aerial attacks that have turned the tide of war in Assad's favour since Russian Federation began lending military support to the Syrian government in September 2015. (more...)