Science


Buzz Aldrin gets visit from NASA after polar evacuation
- December 03, 2016

His manager Christina Korp, who traveled with him to Antarctica, posted photos on Thursday of the former astronaut walking over snow at the South Pole. On July 20, 1969, he stepped on the moon about 20 minutes after Neil Armstrong had taken the historic first step. The trip was expected to last through December 12. (more...)
McCain Praises Trump For Nominating Mattis
- December 03, 2016

James Mattis as secretary of defense - especially his nickname. "My people over there are probably saying, 'You weren't supposed to do that, Mr. Trump, '" the president-elect said. "General Mattis is one of the finest choices for Secretary of Defense that our nation has to offer", said Issa. Representative Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, had high praise for Mattis but said the House should perform a full review, including committee hearings, if it were to ... (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Releases Xbox Live Deals with Gold for this Week
- December 03, 2016

Xbox UK marketing director calls 2016 a tipping point for Xbox One , saying the console's momentum builds confidence within the industry going into 2017. on 13 December, while the worldwide PS4 and general Xbox One release takes place on 14 December. It's been a busy year for video games, especially if you subscribe to Xbox's Games with Gold or PlayStation's Plus programs. (more...)
Election recount: Clinton would need Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania to take presidency Election recount: Clinton would need Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania to take presidency
- December 03, 2016

A computer science professor from the University of MI explains how a MI recount filed by Jill Stein's campaign could reveal tampering with voting machines. with a half day, and run from 8 a.m.to 7 p.m. for the next four to five days, Daitch said. The Wisconsin recount was estimated to cost about $3.9 million. (more...)
Best Xbox One Black Friday Deals in 2016 Best Xbox One Black Friday Deals in 2016
- December 03, 2016

Xbox Live Gold members receive early access to deals and up to another 10 percent off on titles for being Gold while the sale is ongoing. The sale would offer more than 250 games such as "Gears of War 4", " NBA 2K17 ", and "Grand Theft Auto V". (more...)
NASA astronauts dining on Thanksgiving meal thanks to Texas A&M
- December 03, 2016

How will they celebrate Thanksgiving in space? The Texas A&M lab and their space products made in College Station are the ones behind the Thanksgiving menu, and the rest of the meals astronauts enjoy in space . With these conditions in mind, NASA scientists are creating a variety of food bars that would help the crew keep a healthy weight without adding up to the spacecraft's mass. (more...)
Memo: Trump backs pipeline based on policy, not investments Memo: Trump backs pipeline based on policy, not investments
- December 03, 2016

Michael Wood Jr . is among the veterans leading their plan of support, organized through the group Veterans Stand for Standing Rock. Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Jackson Join Pipeline ProtestersActor Mark Ruffalo and civil rights leader Jesse Jackson join Native American protesters attempting to block construction of Dakota Access Pipeline. (more...)
Jamaican fugitive arrested day after making FBI wanted list Jamaican fugitive arrested day after making FBI wanted list
- December 03, 2016

Upon his arrival at a rival gang's house in Los Angeles , Calif., Jones opened fire and struck one person in the head, left 10 people injured, and four people dead once the gunfire ceased. Marlon Jones was added to the list Thursday, with a reward up to $100,000 offered for information leading to his arrest. According to the complaint, LAPD detectives investigating the case received information that Jones had been visiting from NY and staying with associates in Los Angeles . (more...)
ISIS Increasing Focus on Soft Targets Across Europe — EU Police Agency
- December 03, 2016

Terror networks such as the Islamic State group are evolving their tactics to attack soft targets in Europe, which could see the use of deadly auto bombs, Europol warned on Friday. The report also said there is now greater emphasis on so-called "lone actors", and warned that some refugees in Europe may be vulnerable to recruitment by extremists. (more...)
FCC Grills AT&T, Verizon On New Zero Rating Concerns FCC Grills AT&T, Verizon On New Zero Rating Concerns
- December 03, 2016

The heightened scrutiny from the FCC comes just days after AT&T unveiled its DirecTV Now streaming service. "I am writing to express concern about the potential impact of Verizon's "FreeBee Data 360" sponsored data program on competition for mobile video services", Wilkins wrote Verizon. (more...)
'Unpopular' French President Hollande won't contest re 'Unpopular' French President Hollande won't contest re
- December 03, 2016

The country's least popular leader since the Second World War said he was "conscious of the risks" entailed in him running, alluding to his historic lack of support since coming to power. Some analysts see Hollande's decision as a rapprochement with his own party, already in shambles before an election in which it will compete against strong right-wing candidates less than a year after Donald Trump was elected US president and Britain voted to leave the European Union. (more...)
Should burning the American flag be against the law? Should burning the American flag be against the law?
- December 03, 2016

In 1969, the Supreme Court in Street v. A group of veterans gathered on Sunday to protest the decision by Hampshire College in Amherst to remove the flag. In a 1989 ruling, the high court said it is protected under the First Amendment - a 5-4 decision in which the late Justice Antonin Scalia put aside his personal feelings and voted against criminalization. (more...)
A Look at Insider Trading: Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB)
- December 03, 2016

The 4 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Ocean RIG UDW Inc have a median target of 0.50, with a high estimate of 1.00 and a low estimate of 0.50. The firm has a market capitalization of $19.66 billion, a PE ratio of 11.537 and a beta of 1.27. LLC increased its stake in Fifth Third Bancorp by 117.7% in the second quarter. (more...)
Weekend of shopping leads to Cyber Monday
- December 02, 2016

In-store visits dropped a combined 1 percent during the two days from a year earlier, said ShopperTrak, a retail data provider, in a separate statement. Walmart offered $100 off a regularly priced $300 Power Wheels Disney Frozen Jeep Wrangler motorized toy auto. Target is also getting in on the deals by offering 15% off most online and in-store purchases - no promo code necessary. (more...)
Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025 Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025
- December 02, 2016

Exhaust coming out from diesel cars is also a large contributor of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides, both of which pose serious health hazards and even cause major pulmonary and cardiovascular disorders, which are globally affecting people from all age groups, including children, who find it extremely hard to cope up with the sub-standard air quality. (more...)
More Than 1 Million Google Accounts Hacked, Says Israeli Security Firm
- December 02, 2016

After discovering the attack, Check Point alerted Google with their findings. Dr Creech said it seemed Google had been doing its best to rectify the problem. They've nicknamed the hacking campaign " Gooligan ". The website was developed by Checkpoint and searches Google PlayStore for recent activity from your email address. (more...)
Joe Hart: I wasn't wanted at Manchester City and I won't return
- December 02, 2016

He also revealed that Guardiola made it clear from a very early stage that the goalkeeper was not part of the Spaniard's plans. "I liked the way Mihajlovic spoke and he said if I really wanted to come I was welcome". The 25-year-old could be a regular starter wherever he finally decides to go, but we feel that moving to Manchester City could be a lot better for him, since he won't have any serious competition for the starting job right now. (more...)
New Sherri Papini Interviews Reveal Details About Her Kidnappers New Sherri Papini Interviews Reveal Details About Her Kidnappers
- December 02, 2016

Sherri Papini was missing for three weeks before she was found on Thanksgiving . "It is not a symbol, but it was a message", Bosenko said. Papini's chain was about a quarter-inch thick and her wrists were restrained with hose clamps, an officer told police dispatchers. (more...)
CA Tech signs pact to acquire Automic Holding CA Tech signs pact to acquire Automic Holding
- December 02, 2016

A big technological company, CA Technologies announces their decision in acquiring the Automic, to enhance and improve their business process automation. The deal, for Vienna-based Automic Holding GmbH, is worth about $640 million and is expected to close next month, CA said. Todd DeLaughter is the chief executive officer of Automic. (more...)
CA Tech signs pact to acquire Automic Holding CA Tech signs pact to acquire Automic Holding
- December 02, 2016

A big technological company, CA Technologies announces their decision in acquiring the Automic, to enhance and improve their business process automation. The deal, for Vienna-based Automic Holding GmbH, is worth about $640 million and is expected to close next month, CA said. Todd DeLaughter is the chief executive officer of Automic. (more...)

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