Science


Steelhammer: Seabirds' 'relief' not enough to halt global warming Steelhammer: Seabirds' 'relief' not enough to halt global warming
- November 28, 2016

Scientists previously attributed Antarctic ice gains to natural fluctuation in the atmosphere. The air temperatures are far higher than the average, even going off the charts. The temperatures in these and other places have dropped below -36 degrees Celsius, leading to overall school closure. The record heat in the Arctic and cold over the continents are linked. (more...)
State volleyball headed back to NCAA Tournament State volleyball headed back to NCAA Tournament
- November 28, 2016

Wichita State, the Missouri Valley Conference champion, is making its 10th NCAA appearance. The victor of Northern Illinois and Missouri will play either Iowa State (18-10) or Purdue (18-13). It wasn't a failure of a season, and just being able to keep a now 22-year streak alive of going to the tournament is huge. The Huskers earned the top overall seed & will host New Hampshire in the first round Friday at 7 PM. (more...)
The "supermoon" as seen from India is absolutely captivating
- November 28, 2016

It will be the closest the moon has been to Earth for more than 60 years, and the closest it will come until November 2034. Additionally, supermoons in the Northern Hemisphere that occur during the winter are particularly impressive. "Spotting full moon reminds us of our loved ones as it is a symbol of love". This is the closest the full moon has been to earth in 68 years, but it is not the closest on record. (more...)
Sanders to Trump: use defense contracts as leverage for Carrier jobs Sanders to Trump: use defense contracts as leverage for Carrier jobs
- November 28, 2016

Carrier is part of United Technologies Corp's (UTX.N) UTC Climate, Controls & Security unit. President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter yesterday to say he's " making progress " in his effort to prevent air conditioner maker Carrier, one of Indiana's largest employers, from moving a factory to Mexico. (more...)
Amazon Black Friday Deals on Linksys, Netgear Networking Products Launched Amazon Black Friday Deals on Linksys, Netgear Networking Products Launched
- November 28, 2016

If you're not a member already then why not sign up for the 30-day free trial, so you'll get all the benefits with none of the cost! Amazon also offers deals on select PC storage items including a $34.99 Toshiba OCZ TL100 Sata III 120GB SSD. (more...)
Trump aide steps up bid to block possible Romney nomination
- November 28, 2016

John F. Kelly and Gen. David Petraeus, according to a report from The New York Times . Conway is not alone among Trump acolytes in publicly condemning a possible Romney selection; both Newt Gingrich and Mike Huckabee have employed the similar tactic of using cable television as a conduit to influence the president-elect to tiptoe away from Romney. (more...)
Donald Trump vows to pull U.S. out of TPP Donald Trump vows to pull U.S. out of TPP
- November 28, 2016

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is considered more reliable than the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), especially if the United States eventually withdraws from the cooperation, the government has stated. She says the decision to pull out damages USA credibility in the region. "At a time when so many other countries are being torn apart by ugly and polarized politics, I'm really pleased to be able to be here with you and to strongly support the TFA, which was struck by ... (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo: Why CR7 is showing no signs of slowing down
- November 28, 2016

Rodriguez has been limited to 12 appearances and limited minutes in all competitions so far this season, scoring just one goal and providing seven assists. Above all I'm annoyed because we had the game in our hands and their goal changed the game, they came out more motivated in the second half. But this isn't the first record that Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo has broken. (more...)
Pelosi challenger: House Dems need new message and messenger Pelosi challenger: House Dems need new message and messenger
- November 28, 2016

Tim Ryan is challenging Pelosi, who has led the Democrats in the House since 2003, saying that the disastrous election results for his party show that there is a need for a new direction that is possible only with new leaders. "We've got to do something differently". You unite them around a common theme. "We need someone who can start a brush fire across the heartland", he said. (more...)
The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
- November 28, 2016

Macy's and the Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation award the scholarship to one outstanding band member participating in Thursday's parade in NY. Hundreds of Hawaii keiki braved 40-degree weather in NY for the 90th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade . (more...)
Mobile US announces Black Friday promotions
- November 28, 2016

If you're thinking of switching to T-Mobile or you're an existing T-Mobile One or Simple Choice Unlimited customer looking to upgrade your phone, you're in luck. Samsung said that more than 10 million Galaxy S7 devices are used in United States and no such report came in front of S7 explosion. Also, the handsets that you can trade for a brand new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus are only limited to iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6s and 6s Plus. (more...)
5000 fish in ice at Japan skating rink cause uproar
- November 28, 2016

An amusement park in Japan has been forced to close its ice-skating rink after a gimmick featuring thousands of fish frozen beneath a layer of ice prompted widespread anger on social media. "Misunderstanding spread on the Internet that the fish were frozen alive, but that was not the case". "This really makes me upset". After the uproar, park officials have come forward to explain that the real fish used were already dead and sourced from markets where they were found unfit for human ... (more...)
Like father, like son: Another Rosberg wins F1 title
- November 28, 2016

Vettel, Verstappen, Ricciardo and Raikkonen completed the top six. It's also the second time in history that a father and son duo have won the F1 title, with Keke Rosberg winning the championship while representing Finland in 1982. It was not to be though as Rosberg held off Vettell and Verstappen in the closing laps. Ultimately, it didn't pay off as Hamilton crossed the line to win his 10th grand prix of the season, compared to nine wins for Rosberg, with his team-mate second. (more...)
Hurts, No. 1 Alabama race past No. 16 Auburn, 30-12 Hurts, No. 1 Alabama race past No. 16 Auburn, 30-12
- November 28, 2016

Field goals may be good enough to beat teams like LSU, but it takes more than that against Alabama. "We have bigger goals in mind", tight end O.J. Howard said of the undefeated regualar-season record . The interceptions resulted in six Auburn points, and that only because Hurts threw them so deep in Auburn territory that the Tigers barely had to move to be in field goal range. (more...)
"You hacked" messages appear, crashing Muni fare systems
- November 28, 2016

The machines where riders typically purchase and replenish their fare cards featured hand-written tags that read " out of service " and "free Muni" on Saturday. The system reflected "Out of Service" signs for the ticketing services as well as "Metro Free" signs that were put up by the staff at the time due to the effects of the hack. (more...)
Electronic devices drive sales on Black Friday Electronic devices drive sales on Black Friday
- November 28, 2016

Donnell Allen, a sales associate at JC Penny, attempts to hand out coupon packets while being rushed by a crowd of Black Friday shoppers shortly after the doors opened at 3 p.m. Hot buys online and in stores were sleepwear, Apple items and board games. Target reported more than 60% of its online sales came from mobile customers, while Amazon reported mobile orders on Turkey Day exceeded Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday previous year. (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover wants to build electric cars in England Jaguar Land Rover wants to build electric cars in England
- November 28, 2016

The automaker, which built just under a third of Britain's 1.6 million cars previous year, has said the I-Pace will be built by Magna Steyr in Austria. By 2020 the company will offer customers the option of electrification on half of all its new cars, CEO Dr Ralf Speth confirmed. While the production version will be unveiled sometime next year, the auto is slated to hit retail showrooms in 2018. (more...)
R weather satellite launch goes off without a hitch
- November 28, 2016

Already, a group of GOES or Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite is in orbit and delivering objective observations of the Western Hemisphere. GOES-R is a joint project of NASA and NOAA, according to Yahoo Tech. It will be operational after spending significant time undergoing checkout and verification of the six new instruments that are onboard. (more...)
The biggest, brightest moon in 68 years
- November 28, 2016

Star gazers are in for a treat as the spectacular 'supermoon' emerges across the world, appearing 14 per cent larger and 30 per cent brighter than usual. "The difference in distance from one night to the next will be very subtle, so if it's cloudy on Sunday, go out on Monday". And about that weather: Enjoy it while it lasts, meaning it's a good idea to get what outdoor work you want before Saturday. (more...)
Could 'Moana' Topple 'Frozen' Five-Day Thanksgiving Box Office Record?
- November 28, 2016

According to Box Office Mojo, Moana will release in around 3,800 theatres this weekend, Allied is expected to release in approximately 3,000 theatres, Bad Santa 2 in around 2,500 theatres and Rules Don't Apply in around 2,300 theatres. "Allied" was made for $85 million and opens in roughly 3,000 theaters domestically and 25 markets overseas. Disney's 56 animated feature was co-directed by Ron Clements and John Musker , and features music written by " Hamilton " star Lin-Manuel Miranda. (more...)

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