Science


Is Trump right to back off 'crooked Hillary' probe? Is Trump right to back off 'crooked Hillary' probe?
- November 27, 2016

Democratic electors are launching one last bid to block Donald Trump from taking the White House - reaching out to their Republican counterparts with the plea they break rank and support another Republican candidate. He was leaving late in the day for Florida for the Thanksgiving weekend. President Barack Obama still holds the constitutional authority to completely pardon Clinton until noon EST on January 20, and would likely do so if he actually believed she would face criminal prosecution. (more...)
US Election Clinton now leads Trump with over 2M popular votes
- November 27, 2016

It's unfathomable that Donald Trump has time to tweet about "Hamilton" on Broadway, but has zero to say about white supremacists' joy for his election. Stein has also said she would file for vote recounts in MI and Pennsylvania. Moreover, the Constitution does not require electors to vote in favor of the victor of the electoral vote. (more...)
Watford defender Younes Kaboul doubtful for Stoke City clash Watford defender Younes Kaboul doubtful for Stoke City clash
- November 27, 2016

With Marko Arnautovic impressing, Stoke looked comfortable in midfield despite the absence of the suspended Joe Allen and nearly increased their lead after the break when Jon Walters just failed to get on the end of the Austrian's weighted pass. (more...)
Jaguar launches electric performance auto to rival Tesla Jaguar launches electric performance auto to rival Tesla
- November 27, 2016

An in-vogue coupe-style roofline gives the I-Pace a relatively sleek look by SUV standards, but it's more than an illusion - Jaguar claims a low drag coefficient of 0.29. The two motors will offer a combined 400 horses. The all-wheel-drive I-Pace will use a pair of electric motors that will produce close to 400bhp and 516lb ft of torque, all powered by a 90 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. (more...)
In big fires across Israel, 12 arrested as suspects In big fires across Israel, 12 arrested as suspects
- November 27, 2016

On a visit to the area, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that anyone implicated in setting the fires would be punished severely. They were quick to label it a new form of terrorism, but police have not made public the identities of he suspects arrested. (more...)
Trump Shifts Tone on Climate Change, Environmentalists Scoff
- November 27, 2016

Despite a boom in renewables, especially solar and wind, "the necessary energy revolution is still happening too slowly", the Climate Change Performance Index 2017 reported on the margins of United Nations climate talks in Marrakesh. Ms Clinton poked fun at Mr Trump's position when she spoke on the campaign trail. The one area of broad agreement among Americans, regardless of their party or belief about the level of threat, according to the Council's report, lies in energy independence. (more...)
NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Prepares for Ring-Grazing Phase NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Prepares for Ring-Grazing Phase
- November 27, 2016

In the final year of its epic voyage, on November 30, NASA's Cassini orbiter will begin a daring set of 'ring-grazing orbits, ' skimming past the outside edge of Saturn's main rings. "So in a sense Cassini is also "grazing" on the rings". Astronomers argued that the F ring represents the external boundary of the primary system of rings. (more...)
Modern Warfare Remastered Standalone: Modern Warfare Remastered Standalone: "It Will Happen"
- November 27, 2016

Both Infinite Warfare and Blops 3 launched on a similar Friday in November. But, for a number of reasons, Infinite Warfare sold only half as well. Tesco are offering the game for an incredible price of £29, but if you go into Sainsbury's tomorrow you can pick up Infinite Warfare for just £24. (more...)
Trump lobbies Carrier to keep IN plant open
- November 27, 2016

Carrier confirms that it "has had discussions with the incoming administration", but says there is "nothing to announce at this time". But Shapiro speculates that trying to protect 1,400 jobs at a Carrier plant in Indianapolis is something Trump would not enter into expecting to lose. (more...)
New Normal, Legendary Pokemon Will Be Added; Multiplayer New Normal, Legendary Pokemon Will Be Added; Multiplayer
- November 27, 2016

It has been impossible to deny the success of Pokemon Go in the past few months. But what could Niantic bring into the table now to give more hype and excitement? In doing so Niantic seems to indicate that the game is more than just a flash in the pan, and they continue to attract new players. (more...)
That Missing Pokemon Is Now Available To Catch In Pokemon Go That Missing Pokemon Is Now Available To Catch In Pokemon Go
- November 27, 2016

The upcoming Pokemon Go December Update is all set to introduce 100 new Pokemon! Apart from this, however, Niantic has also all but proven that it has a tendency to roll out important features of the game little by little. Over the months it has been observed that the honeymoon phase for the game has slowed down. Despite the fact that Niantic didn't confirm yet, players are hoping to get the update soon because they are having such a hard time to catch rare Pokemons in the current ... (more...)
Trump 'Working Hard' To Stop Carrier From Moving Jobs To Mexico
- November 27, 2016

Plenty of corporate executives, though, gave individually and often at the maximum amount. But for his second inauguration four years ago, he set no limits on corporate or individual donors. The future president of the United States that will take office on January 20 ended his message by stating that it was time to "write history together" and that "when the American people are united, nothing can the Stop". (more...)
Liverpool playmaker Coutinho taken off on stretcher Liverpool playmaker Coutinho taken off on stretcher
- November 27, 2016

Sunderland always play a defensive style and that is absolutely OK. "We have more players for different situations, that's all good, but two more defensive, two very young [on the bench today]. I've seen people lining up to stick the boot into Duncan Watmore , which I find baffling - admittedly he fluffed the one half-decent chance that he had in front of goal but other than that he was left to feed off scraps and, if nothing else, worked incredibly hard. (more...)
Google's AI can translate language pairs it has never seen Google's AI can translate language pairs it has never seen
- November 27, 2016

In September, Google switched from Phrase-Based Machine Translation (PBMT) to Google Neural Machine Translation (GNMT) for handling translations between Chinese and English. The system was expected to perform Korean⇄Japanese (shown in yellow dotted lines) translations , although, it was never taught to do so. "We are at the very beginning of a new era that opens up horizons in multilingual communication", said Jean Senellart, CTO of Systran Group. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in Glossy Black Shade Leaked, Looks Stunning
- November 27, 2016

Those who are apparently in the know say that Samsung is planning to launch the glossy black color option next month. Wal-Mart's Black Friday deals include a $250 gift card when you buy any Apple phone, including the iPhone 7. Offer may not be valid for the entire Black Friday weekend. Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are just two months old, and KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that the phones have already reached peak demand, and are now facing a downward trajectory in ... (more...)
Trump Softens Stance on US Involvement In Climate Accord Trump Softens Stance on US Involvement In Climate Accord
- November 27, 2016

Trump said he had an "open mind about global warming " and that humans are likely a contributing factor. However, campaigners conceded that if Trump does manage to obstruct cuts to U.S. François Hollande was speaking a day after a United Nations climate summit in Marrakesh, Morocco, when he claimed Mr. Trump had no choice but to abide by the decision of his predecessor President Barack Obama . (more...)
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 2m Popular Votes Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 2m Popular Votes
- November 27, 2016

In total, Trump received 2,279,543 votes statewide, while Clinton earned 2,268,839, the updated unofficial results show. For the fifth time in US history, and for the second time in the past five general elections, a USA president has been elected without winning the popular vote. (more...)
Black Friday promises shopping deals, and long lines Black Friday promises shopping deals, and long lines
- November 27, 2016

Gorny said it sometimes feels like a rush through Thanksgiving dinner to head out to shop, and in some ways she wishes stores would stay closed Thursday. On Monday, November 28, the online retailer will offer some awesome deals, perhaps even better than their Black Friday sale. In the NY and Chicago areas, shoppers said stores were less busy than previous years on the day after the Thanksgiving holiday. (more...)
Scientists coax bacteria towards silicon-based life Scientists coax bacteria towards silicon-based life
- November 27, 2016

Arnold likened the process into breeding a race horse, which forces the breeder to recognize the inherent ability of a horse in becoming a racer. The study is also the first to show that nature can adapt to incorporate silicon into carbon-based molecules, the building blocks of life. (more...)
WhatsApp Introduces Video Streaming Feature for Android Users
- November 27, 2016

Earlier, users could view a video only after it was completely downloaded. WhatsApp users can now make both voice and video calls. Do note that the new WhatsApp 2.16.367 update is a beta release and not a stable version, so it may contain bugs, though they may not be noticeable during regular usage. (more...)

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