Science


Lego, iPad drive sales on Black Friday in the US
- November 30, 2016

USA consumers' self-reported daily spending over Black Friday weekend was statistically similar to the average for each of the past two Black Friday weekends but remains well above the levels recorded in the immediate post-recession period. (more...)
Manoj Tiwari To Be Next Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari To Be Next Delhi BJP President
- November 30, 2016

The party top brass believes that Tiwari, a popular figure, especially among the numerically important constituency of migrants from Bihar and eastern UP, will infuse fresh energy and dynamism into the Delhi unit, which is at a low ebb having suffered successive defeats in the last two assembly polls. (more...)
Trump expresses willingness to solve Pakistan's outstanding problems
- November 30, 2016

Last month, in an interview to the Hindustan Times, Trump had called the situation between India and Pakistan "very, very hot tinderbox" and offered to "mediate or arbitrate", if asked to. 'As I am talking to you Prime Minister, I feel I am talking to a person I have known for long. Then Trump figuratively tossed the rulebook of diplomacy out the window and reportedly said, "I am ready and willing to play any role that you want me to play to address and find solutions to the outstanding ... (more...)
Gun Sales Among Blacks See Increase Gun Sales Among Blacks See Increase
- November 30, 2016

Philip Smith , founder of the National African American Gun Association says the racial climate that has emerged around Donald Trump's presidential victory has created a new type of cautiousness. It was all looking downhill for gun sales. November is projected to be even higher. Gun owners and gun advocacy groups have seen an uptick in participation from people of color who face serious concerns for their safety after Donald Trump's November 8 election, a new NBC News report suggests. (more...)
YouTube live streaming upgraded to 4K for standard and 360-degree videos YouTube live streaming upgraded to 4K for standard and 360-degree videos
- November 30, 2016

If you're interested in seeing just how much of an improvement 4K is for live-streams, tune into the Game Awards , which air on YouTube at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. "We're finally seeing 4K-res televisions and computer monitors that are at least moderately affordable, and five will get you ten that some mainstream phone manufacturer next year will brag that it's crammed a 4K screen into a 5.5" form factor. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton faces possible sanctions for ignoring Mercedes F1 team orders
- November 30, 2016

Although he finished the final race off the podium, Verstappen was delighted to come fourth, having emerged from the first corner stone last. "That was definitely not the most enjoyable race, with Max at the beginning and then those guys coming up at the end", Rosberg said, as reported by the Guardian . (more...)
Popular apps unlock new features for World AIDS Day
- November 30, 2016

Apple's expanded efforts are meant to mark World AIDS Day 2016, which will is Thursday. In addition to its usual lineup of (RED) products, Apple is introducing four new items, including an iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case, iPhone SE Case, Beats Solo 3 Wireless Headphones, and the Pill+ portable speaker, all of which will be available today. (more...)
Best Tips for Ultimate Cyber Monday Savings Best Tips for Ultimate Cyber Monday Savings
- November 30, 2016

Cyber Monday this year was the biggest online shopping day in history. "We'll be watching this closely next year as Black Friday could be the one to top the records". The week before Cyber Monday she bought a 43-inch LG 4K Smart TV at half of its original $600 price tag. On top of Cyber Monday flight and hotel discounts, Southwest Airlines is offering deals that run throughout the week if you use the code CYBERWK16. (more...)
Super Mario Maker for 3DS Review - A Tight Fit for Handhelds
- November 30, 2016

That's why I'm sort of baffled by the decisions in Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS, a port of last year's best Nintendo game. At its core, this is still a product well-worth having, but I can't help but feel like it takes steps backward on the accessibility front. (more...)
Michigan-Ohio State becomes highest-rated college football game of the season
- November 30, 2016

But unless Clemson or Washington loses - both play ranked opponents in conference championships - neither Ohio State nor MI deserves to be in the playoff if the selection committee wants to maintain credibility. A Wisconsin victory in the Big Ten title game would eliminate the controversy. Penn State trailed 12-10 at halftime, but outscored the Spartans 35-0 in the second half. (more...)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) declared EPS of 0.61
- November 30, 2016

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 14.24, a price to book ratio of 2.37, and a price to sales ratio of 3.07. Riggs Asset Managment Co. with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. During the same period past year, the business earned $0.59 EPS. AMP Capital Investors Ltd boosted its position in Cisco Systems by 7.6% in the first quarter. (more...)
Dozens of protesters arrested in Fight for $15 demonstrations Dozens of protesters arrested in Fight for $15 demonstrations
- November 30, 2016

Hundreds more protesters, including fast food workers, airport workers , Uber drivers and messengers, took to the streets as part of the Fight for $15 movement. In California, the state's minimum wage is already scheduled to climb to $15-an-hour by 2022 after the state legislature passed a law in March 2016. (more...)
Keith Lamont Scott attorneys still have questions
- November 30, 2016

In September, Putney acknowledged there was "no definitive, visual evidence" that Scott had a gun in his hand. The public videos include cellphone video shot by Scott's widow the showed the moments leading up the shooting, police body-camera video and dash-camera video. (more...)
Hacker takes over Rahul's Twitter account, posts expletives Hacker takes over Rahul's Twitter account, posts expletives
- November 30, 2016

Though the tweets are deleted, other abusive tweets were posted immediately. The hackers posted a series of abusive tweets about him and his family. Congress Communication Department incharge Randeep Singh Surjewla tweeted: "Such unscrupulous, unethical and roguish conduct of venal trolls to hack @OfficeOfRG reflects disturbing insecurities of prevalent fascist culture". (more...)
11 hurt in student car-knife rampage at Ohio State University
- November 30, 2016

Authorities are investigating his Facebook page to see if the incident was a terrorism attack, according to CNN. All four panels of a two-sided board in the student union were filled with messages first thing in the morning, two days after 11 people were hurt in a car-and-knife attack carried out by OSU student Abdul Razak Ali Artan. (more...)
Woman vandalizes vehicle for 6 hours while passersby take pictures Woman vandalizes vehicle for 6 hours while passersby take pictures
- November 30, 2016

One Los Angeles woman is at a loss of what to do after a stranger caused several thousand dollars of damage to her vehicle during an hours-long vandalism spree. "They were on this vehicle working for hours". "I'm angry, I'm hurt, frustrated, and at the same time I understand that she has a mental problem, Omelianoff said". (more...)
People will soon be able to smoke Hunter S. Thompson's weed People will soon be able to smoke Hunter S. Thompson's weed
- November 30, 2016

Anita Thompson bought Owl Farm - the " Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas " author's longtime home - in June this year. And the first official Gonzo merchandise under her stewardship? Thompson lived in Colorado - where weed is now legal. 'I was always steering toward his work and away from his lifestyle, but now I feel like I can talk more openly about his lifestyle, ' she said. "And I still think of it as a basic staple of life, along with beer and ice and grapefruits - and millions of ... (more...)
Thanksgiving and Black Friday See Double-Digit Online Sales Growth
- November 30, 2016

On Black Friday, consumers spent $3.34 billion, a 21.6 per cent jump from previous year, according to Adobe . After big spending days Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is about donating whatever people might have left. Clothing and accessories tend to be big sellers on Cyber Monday, and many apparel companies are offering significant savings. Yet is Cyber Monday still a thing, or do we all have shopping holiday fatigue by the time it comes around? The term is still used to ... (more...)
Google malware attack hacks a million accounts, and growing Google malware attack hacks a million accounts, and growing
- November 30, 2016

Check Point has posted a "Gooligan Checker" web page that lets users see whether their Google accounts may have been compromised. Gooligan, part of the Ghost Push malware family, targets devices running Android 4 (Jelly Bean, KitKat) and 5 (Lollipop), which together represent nearly 74 percent of Android devices now in use. (more...)
Coral death at record level Coral death at record level
- November 30, 2016

When the water is too warm "bleaching" occurs, forcing coral to expel living algae and causing it to calcify and turn white. Researchers who work there have investigated the stage of the corals after several dive surveys which happened in October and November. (more...)

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