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The Freedonia Group: New Opportunities for Graphene with Help from Silly Putty The Freedonia Group: New Opportunities for Graphene with Help from Silly Putty
- December 12, 2016

The Irish researchers combined the kids' plaything with a special form of carbon, and came up with a remarkable new material - one they think could someday be useful in making medical devices. But have you ever heard of sensors that could be used to measure the footsteps of a spider? Sure enough, Coleman and his team found that that the electrical resistance of putty infused with graphene - that it is calling "G-putty" - was extremely sensitive to the slightest deformation or impact. (more...)
Scientists say reindeer may be shrinking due to warming Scientists say reindeer may be shrinking due to warming
- December 12, 2016

Albon said researchers think there is a correlation between rising temperatures and reindeer weight. More ice means smaller reindeer and also the threat of large-scale starvation during particularly tough winters when there are frequent rain-on-snow weather events. (more...)
Mysterious barnacle-covered object washes up on NZ beach Mysterious barnacle-covered object washes up on NZ beach
- December 12, 2016

Driftwood at Muriwai Beach in Auckland. According to the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society , this is nearly certainly a piece of driftwood covered in gooseneck barnacles (though we're not ruling out alien time capsule just yet). Other residents who live near the beach say they haven't seen anything like this before. "Looks like a piece of art to me", wrote one poster. "It's got a putrid smell when you're down wind and when you look closely, it looks like wiggling worms", she said , ... (more...)
Best Buy employees buy WiiU for kid who kept visiting Best Buy employees buy WiiU for kid who kept visiting
- December 12, 2016

The store employees saw a chance for a Christmas good deed - so they chipped in their own money and bought the kid his own WiiU. The moment this boy receives his gift was filmed on a video , published December 7 on YouTube by the Valley Stream hypermarket manager Rahiem Storr. (more...)
Giants stop Cowboys' 11-game winning streak Giants stop Cowboys' 11-game winning streak
- December 12, 2016

The rookie fourth-round pick completed 17 of 37 passes for 137 yardss with 1 touchdown and two inteceptions. "Defensive Player of the Week: Romeo Okwara, defensive end, New York Giants". "Giving us a chance, we didn't play good enough". NY was plagued by sloppiness and poor blocking in the second straight game in didn't score in the opening half. (more...)
Methane Surge Undermines Efforts to Fight Climate Change
- December 12, 2016

Global concentrations of the greenhouse gas methane are now growing faster in the atmosphere than at any other time in the past two decades. Over the past few years, Carbon dioxide emissions have flattened out, in a piece of rare good news for those concerned about the global climate. (more...)
Universal Studios Japan unveils first look at Super Nintendo World amusement park Universal Studios Japan unveils first look at Super Nintendo World amusement park
- December 12, 2016

The first-of-its-kind venue will be a part of the Universal Studios park in Japan, according to Polygon . Now, we've got our first concrete information about the first, which will arrive ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020 - and it's called Super Nintendo World . (more...)
MacBook Pro disappointment is driving Surface sales boom, says Microsoft MacBook Pro disappointment is driving Surface sales boom, says Microsoft
- December 12, 2016

The Surface Pro 5 failed to launch this year and its delay was largely attributed to Microsoft deciding to wait for the release of Intel's seventh-generation Kaby Lake processors. Except that Microsoft muddied the waters with this. Microsoft also unveiled a virtual reality head set titled the HoloLens, a tablet titled the Surface Pro 4, a laptop titled the Surface Book and a biometrics wristband titled the Band 2. (more...)
'Spy Kids' Star Alexa PenaVega and Husband Carlos Welcome Their First Child
- December 12, 2016

From the Spy Kids actress' last vlog, little Ocean was born a tad later than expected, but she was still very excited. "For those asking about our name choice, God called the dry ground "land" and the water the 'seas.' And God saw that it was good", Carlos explained at the time. (more...)
Kojima shows off the power of Death Stranding's Decima engine
- December 12, 2016

If game development is like the Space Race, Kojima has his eye set on Jupiter. "The space development competition has been stagnated after the Cold War". Cerny also said the the collaboration between Kojima Productions and Guerrilla isn't just about sharing the Decima Engine, but a full collaboration between the two. (more...)
Alleged Russian hacks an Obama false flag operation? Alleged Russian hacks an Obama false flag operation?
- December 12, 2016

It is not at all clear to me just viewing this from the outside, that this hacking into the DNC and the RNC computers was not a false-flag operation. Various people have been identified who helped the Russian government leak hacked documents from Democratic sources, including the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, to WikiLeaks, according to the report. (more...)
Pogba-Pogba in Europa League when United meets Saint-Etienne Pogba-Pogba in Europa League when United meets Saint-Etienne
- December 12, 2016

Paul Pogba's older brother Florentin plays for les Verts, who now lie in eighth spot in the Ligue 1 table. The draw on Monday paired the Reds with the French club for the first time since the sides met in the 1977/78 European Cup Winners' Cup. (more...)
Nubia Z11, Nubia N1 to launch in India on December 14 Nubia Z11, Nubia N1 to launch in India on December 14
- December 12, 2016

Talking about the Nubia N1, the handset will flaunt a 5.5-inch FHD display with 401PPI density, which is same as flagship LeEco Le 2. The phone has 64GB of internal storage and 6GB RAM. However, one can extend the storage in the both variants using a microSD card. There is a 16MP rear camera with a dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, and OIS while on the front there is an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.4 aperture. (more...)
Three beaten for not standing during national anthem in cinema Three beaten for not standing during national anthem in cinema
- December 12, 2016

Seven people were booked for allegedly "disrespecting the national anthem" at a cinema hall in Chennai , police said on Monday, in what could be the first case under a controversial rule mandated by the Supreme Court. Shreela, who is a law student told ToI that they were harassed and manhandled while being assaulted and receiving life threats. "The police action came after a patrol team saw two groups of cinema goers fighting outside the theatre". (more...)
PM to sign off on Badgerys Creek airport
- December 12, 2016

We need to look at how the land surrounding the airport can be used to boost jobs to ensure we see a day when there are more people travelling within or to Western Sydney for work than travelling from Western Sydney. Critics of the project, however, say that government approval of the plans is premature. Options canvassed by the federal and NSW government include extending the South West Rail Link or building a dedicated airport express rail service. (more...)
Are giraffes facing a silent extinction? Are giraffes facing a silent extinction?
- December 12, 2016

Although giraffes were once classified by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as being among the species of least concern, now the organization announced a reclassification of their status. Should IUCN take more drastic measures to protect the animals? The update "shows that the scale of the global extinction crisis may be even greater than we thought", she said. (more...)
More snow, rain possible today More snow, rain possible today
- December 12, 2016

Temperatures during the day will rise into the 60s. Today will feature some sunshine before clouds move in late afternoon. When we forecast snow, we don't just look at surface temperatures, we look temperatures from the surface all the way up to many miles high in the atmosphere. (more...)
Xiaomi unveils Mi VR Play, Mi Live app in India Xiaomi unveils Mi VR Play, Mi Live app in India
- December 12, 2016

The Mi VR Play headset , for one, is made out of Lycra and features a one-of-its-kind two-way zipper design. Xiaomi, the Chinese electronics giant recently launched its Mi VR Play headset for the Indian market. Xiaomi Mi VR Play Headset comes with dual openings and Xiaomi claims that this gives the headset better positioning, better adjustment, better ventilation and also better comfort. (more...)
Ghost Recon: Wildlands shows us full extent of new map
- December 12, 2016

Ubisoft has released the map of the open-world action game Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands . Technical art director Benoit Martinez recently spoke with Polygon to discuss the awesome 21-region map of " Ghost Recon: Wildlands ". The characters can go to bed at night and go to work. " Ghost Recon: Wildlands " is produced by Nouredine Abboud and is directed by Eric Couzian. Formatted like a briefing, it tells players of the objective of the game, and how they can fulfill their mission, ... (more...)
England thrive on Jennings ton England thrive on Jennings ton
- December 12, 2016

He was accompanied by Moeen Ali 25 when tea was taken after 62 overs had been bowled. Trailing 2-0 in the series, England needed a win in Mumbai to keep alive the series but the tourists now require something extraordinary to even save the match following Kohli's batting masterclass. (more...)

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