Science


Al Gore meets with Donald Trump, Ivanka
- December 08, 2016

Miller did not have specifics on what Ivanka's role in the White House would be on Monday, but said the family is "completely supportive" of what the President-elect is doing in terms of his transition planning, and is "looking to help out in any capacity they can". (more...)
Honda to unveil AI-powered electric auto that has its 'own emotions' Honda to unveil AI-powered electric auto that has its 'own emotions'
- December 08, 2016

The goal of the concept is to demonstrate Honda's proficiency in the breakthrough areas of artificial intelligence, electric powertrains and self-driving systems. Vehicle makers right around globe are increasingly partnering with smaller companies to fast-track next-generation technologies and flesh out new ideas, especially in areas such as robotics, AI, big data, autonomous driving and connected cars and infrastructure. (more...)
Buick Regal: Looks Sizzle Like Mazda 6! Buick Regal: Looks Sizzle Like Mazda 6!
- December 08, 2016

Just days after an Insignia was spotted on some kind of a photo or video shoot, Opel has officially unveiled the new Grand Sport sedan. Prices of the new model are expected to be announced early next year. It also comes with next-generation IntelliLux LED matrix lighting, lane-keep assist, head-up display, front and rear heated seats and a heated windshield. (more...)
Trump to pick retired Gen. Kelly for Homeland Security
- December 08, 2016

Southern Command, which oversaw military operations in Central and South America. And he knows about sacrifice in a way few can imagine - not only has Kelly served in combat himself but his son, First Lt. Four days after his son's death, Kelly eulogized the death of two Marines: Lance Cpl. In his final Pentagon press conference in January, Kelly waded into a number of hotbed issues, including the Marine Corps' initial opposition to putting women in combat jobs. (more...)
5G is here from AT&T, for one business customer 5G is here from AT&T, for one business customer
- December 08, 2016

We have worked with Ericsson to conduct our first public 5G demo featuring streaming 4K HD video, real-time camera feeds and reaching speeds of almost 14 gigabits per second. Unfortunately, the company hasn't given a time-frame as to when we can expect this technology to hit the market. Verizon isn't the only one testing 5G wireless technology that promises to bring more bandwidth to our mobile devices in the next few years. (more...)
Sen. Whitehouse Slams Trump's EPA Pick Sen. Whitehouse Slams Trump's EPA Pick
- December 08, 2016

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), his transition team said Wednesday. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) weighed in as well, stating , "At a time when climate change is the great environmental threat to the entire planet", Pruitt's nomination "is sad and risky". (more...)
GE is putting Alexa into a funky-looking lamp GE is putting Alexa into a funky-looking lamp
- December 08, 2016

Since debuting past year, Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant-a voice-controlled helper that answers questions, plays music on command, and orders diapers-has only been available in Amazon devices. Meaning, you can ask it questions like the weather, news, directions, and anything else your little heart desires. General Electric has taken the wraps off a new futuristic ring-shaped lamp called the C by GE. (more...)
Facebook is surveying users about the news it shows them Facebook is surveying users about the news it shows them
- December 07, 2016

After facing withering criticism for failing to stem a flood of phony news articles in the run-up to the USA presidential election, Facebook is apparently now asking users to rate the title of news stories appearing on the social network. In mid-November Facebook and Google announced plans to block websites known for publishing fake news from using their online advertising networks. (more...)
Carolina Police Shooting Mystifies Observers
- December 07, 2016

Additionally, Slager can be seen clearly on tape (according to the prosecution) further planting evidence without knowing he was being filmed. Slager said Scott tried to wrest away a Taser moments before the shooting, which a bystander recorded on his cellphone. (more...)
Critics worry after Trump security chief fuels conspiracies
- December 07, 2016

Flynn himself also shared a similar conspiracy theory on Twitter days before the November election that claimed Clinton was involved in sex crimes with children. Edgar Maddison Welch was arrested, but not before he had fired at least one round, caused panic at a pizza restaurant that had the misfortune of being linked to the anti-Clinton conspiracy allegation, and caused a busy stretch of Connecticut Avenue to be cordoned off by police. (more...)
English refuses to say whether he will stand for prime minister
- December 07, 2016

Key cited family reasons for his leaving. Key said his National Party caucus would meet December 12 to decide on a new party leader and prime minister, and that he expected to formally submit his resignation that same day. "I would not put my hand out unless there was considerable appetite for a contest of ideas across the caucus", Coleman told the New Zealand Herald . (more...)
Lawmakers: South Korean leader to accept impeachment outcome Lawmakers: South Korean leader to accept impeachment outcome
- December 07, 2016

Beleaguered President Park Geun-hye has no intention of quitting voluntarily and will wait for the Constitutional Court to reach a verdict on her impeachment, lawmakers close to her said Tuesday. "She will fight really hard to overturn at the Constitutional Court", said Rhee Jong Hoon, a political commentator at iGM Consulting. One of the president's aides faces similar charges and another has been indicted for leaking government secrets to Choi, who held no official position or security ... (more...)
Damian Lewis to play villain in Oceans 8 Damian Lewis to play villain in Oceans 8
- December 07, 2016

Looks like the description of the cast of the upcoming comedy heist movie Ocean's Eight can be changed from "all female" to "mostly female" with the latest addition. Ocean's Eight is yet to mark out a United Kingdom release date but is slated to reach USA cinemas on 8 June 2018. Steven Soderbergh, the director of the original Ocean's Eleven , will also produce the film. (more...)
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube partner to fight terrorism
- December 07, 2016

The group stated that they hope to add more companies into the cause to help fight the treat of terrorism. But the four involved in this new idea say there's no place for content that promotes terrorism on their services. Matching content will not be automatically removed, and each company will continue to apply its own policies on what type of content to remove. The program is expected to begin early next year. (more...)
New Zealand passport robot tells applicant of Asian descent to open eyes
- December 07, 2016

The automated system told the engineering student that his photo was invalid because his eyes were closed even though they clearly are open. After reading the pop-up message from the Department of Internal Affairs, one Facebook user wrote: "Racist much?" "The first photos in this case contained uneven lighting on the individual's face but a later one was accepted the same day". (more...)
Dodge Challenger GT Unveiled - First 2-Door American Muscle Car With AWD
- December 07, 2016

It's powered by a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine tuned to deliver 305 horsepower at 6,350 rpm and 268 pound-feet of torque at 4,800 rpm. And while the AWD Challenger's system clearly adds capability in slippery weather, Dodge was quick to point out that the three-mode electronic stability control system makes snowy drifts a breeze.y'know, should that sort of thing be up your alley. (more...)
Amazon tests checkout free food store Amazon tests checkout free food store
- December 07, 2016

You take the products you want and walk out. This futuristic technology, Amazon stated, was developed similarly to that of self-driving cars, utilizing deep-learning algorithisms and deep vision software. Then you're on your way. The store monitors your activity and knows when you are picking up or putting back an item. Amazon's new technology has never been seen before, and although it can make consumer experience easier, the possible impact of its wider applications on the labour ... (more...)
Isro launches PSLV C36 remote sensing satellite Isro launches PSLV C36 remote sensing satellite
- December 07, 2016

EST on December 6) from the First Launch Pad (FLP) at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India. This is the thirty-seventh consecutively successful mission of PSLV , an Isro release stated. RESOURCESAT-2A carries three payloads which are similar to those of RESOURCESAT-1 and RESOURCESAT-2. On September 26, in its longest ever mission spread over two hours, PSLV successfully launched eight satellites, including the country's SCATSAT-1 and five satellites from other ... (more...)
President Obama: Oakland Warehouse Fire 'One of the Worst' in State's History President Obama: Oakland Warehouse Fire 'One of the Worst' in State's History
- December 07, 2016

Alex Ghassan, a Brooklyn filmmaker who died in the Oakland " Ghost Ship " blaze. Draven McGill, 17, who was a student at Ruth Agawa High School. Investigators are still working to identify the remains of the victims and are starting to consider whether anyone will be held criminally liable for the blaze. (more...)
Google Doodle marks determination of speed of light 340 years ago
- December 07, 2016

However, his determination of the speed of light was finally confirmed almost two decades after Romer's death by the English astronomer James Bradley. His work was not accepted by the Royal Observatory in Paris. João Magueijo, of Imperial College London, and Niayesh Afshordi, of the University of Waterloo in Canada, proposed in November in a paper that light travelled at infinite speed at the birth of the universe and is at a different speed now, which raises questions over one of the ... (more...)

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