Science


An extra second to see out 2016
- January 01, 2017

It will be the 27th occasion the NPL has brought in a leap second to ensure that time based on the Earth's rotation does not lag behind time kept by atomic clocks. In 2012 - the last time a leap second was added - websites like Foursquare, Reddit and LinkedIn all experienced interruptions, the report said . (more...)
Storms guarantee rain, snow and a New Year's chill Storms guarantee rain, snow and a New Year's chill
- December 31, 2016

This will make the rain turn to some light snow showers by Wednesday . Strong wind gusts and persistent snow showers could make driving conditions unsafe for motorists across the region. and 4 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow after 4 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. A clipper system will slice into the area Friday night , kicking up some light snow around the region, especially north of highway 29. (more...)
One little BHIM set to change India One little BHIM set to change India
- December 31, 2016

Merchants need to download the Aadhar cashless merchant app on their smartphones connected to a biometric reader, which is now available for Rs 2,000. Modi added, "I am thankful to the media as this has helped Govt formulate schemes and take up initiatives to empower the poor". After launching BHIM, he also made payment to Khadi using the app. (more...)
Father-son fight jolts UP, splits SP on election eve Father-son fight jolts UP, splits SP on election eve
- December 31, 2016

But Akhilesh left his meeting midway to meet his father Mulayam Singh with party leader Azam Khan and Abu Azmi. On Friday evening party chief and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav expelled Akhilesh from the party for six years, for refusing to accept the candidates he had chosen for the UP elections. (more...)
Jayalalithaa close aide Sasikala Natarajan takes over as AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa close aide Sasikala Natarajan takes over as AIADMK general secretary
- December 31, 2016

Jayalalihtaa's burial place to seek her blessings before taking charge. Natarajan arrived in a auto that was officially used by Jayalalithaa, a move seen as an attempt to emphasise the link between her and the late Tamil Nadu chief minister. (more...)
Motorola releases Android Nougat update for Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus Motorola releases Android Nougat update for Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus
- December 31, 2016

The Android Nougat update also came with a fix for reported bugs that cause low volume for notification tones. Motorola first unveiled their Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus smartphones back in May, 2016. The Moto G4 Plus is also getting a new setting which lets you disable and enable locking the screen when the display is on by touching the fingerprint scanner. (more...)
Carrie Fisher's Mom Hospitalized Following Daughter's Death Carrie Fisher's Mom Hospitalized Following Daughter's Death
- December 31, 2016

Eugene Storozyski, M.D., a cardiologist at UR Medicine, says the short answer is "yes". We're going to have to wait until 2017 before we find out for sure what caused Carrie Fisher's tragic death on December 27. Fisher, who had been beside Reynold's bedside when she passed, detailed the very moment his mother closed her eyes, "went to sleep and left". And I just admire my mother very much. (more...)
Most Active Stock: ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ON)
- December 31, 2016

Shares of ON Semiconductor Corp. Janus Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of ON Semiconductor Corporation by 1.0% in the second quarter. If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright & trademark law. (more...)
NASA's Curiosity rover discovers purple rocks on Mars
- December 31, 2016

The Mars Ice Home consists of an inflatable inner tube lined with a shell of ice to protect against radiation and Mars' extreme weather conditions. It is lightweight and can be transported and deployed with simple robotics, then filled with water before the crew arrives. (more...)
Search underway for missing plane in Ohio
- December 31, 2016

The search was suspended about 7:30 p.m. Friday, Coast Guard public affairs specialist Christopher Yaw said. Weather, higher seas and darkness made nighttime searching hard, the AP report noted. The search overnight was made hard by snow squalls, high seas and darkness, Mullen said. There were waves of up to 15 feet and 30-knot winds at the time of the incident, the Coast Guard said. (more...)
Court reinstates Kennedy cousin Skakel's murder conviction
- December 31, 2016

After a request for a new trial was denied by the state's Supreme Court in 2010, Skakel appealed against his trial lawyer, Michael Sherman, arguing that he did not adequately represent him. Sherman had defended his work. Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane, the state's top prosecutor, didn't return messages seeking comment. He was convicted in 2002, 27 years after the fact. (more...)
Stocks Buzz Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU), PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL)
- December 31, 2016

Analysts await Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) to report earnings on January, 25. Addison Capital Co now owns 95,691 shares of the company's stock worth $611,000 after buying an additional 1,647 shares in the last quarter. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 3.1 percent. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of December. (more...)
USA plane carrying six people goes missing USA plane carrying six people goes missing
- December 31, 2016

Airport officials reported that they had "lost communications and radio contact" with a Cessna Citation 525 aircraft, Coast Guard official Michael Mullen told reporters on Friday. Superior Beverage Group's website lists itself as a wine and beer distributor representing more than 500 brands across 37 OH counties. Although strong winds made the overnight search hard, Mullen said the winds have begun to shift. (more...)
Apple to open production unit in Bengaluru
- December 30, 2016

Local manufacturing will also help Apple price the iPhone pretty competitively in the Indian market, as direct imports now attract a duty of 12.5%. That's lower, but the possibility still has some anxious about a potential trade war with China, which would likely raise the costs of many United States products ( the iPhone included ). (more...)
Georgia State Parks hosts 2017 guided tours on New Year's Day Georgia State Parks hosts 2017 guided tours on New Year's Day
- December 30, 2016

Every Jan. 1st, America's State Parks offer free and guided hiking events in every state across the U.S. It's a flawless way to introduce individuals and families to the outdoors, and to a healthy lifestyle. The First Day Hike will be held on Sun day from 9 a.m.to 11 a.m. Meet at the beach area for a hike along the Echo Rock Trail. The hike starts at noon at the drop-off shelter. (more...)
Alleged Moto X (2017) Surfaces In Images And Video
- December 30, 2016

It's going to be a tough sell to try and put the Moto X right up against a similarly priced, similar spec device that also supports Moto Mods. Earlier in December, some images purporting to be the 2017 Motorola Moto X appeared online. There is no doubt that the former feature is still in fashion, but the idea of keeping the latter is somehow unusual, especially when 2017 is expected to see most devices come in with support for USB-C connectivity. (more...)
Wolverine Superhero Inspires Self-Healing Material for Robot Muscles Wolverine Superhero Inspires Self-Healing Material for Robot Muscles
- December 30, 2016

But self-healing is a new trick for an ionic conductor to perform, since electrochemical reactions seen in conduction would normally weaken the bonds between the molecules of a self-healing polymer. The material is a transparent and soft rubber-like ionic conductor which can stretch 50 times of its original length, said researchers at the University of California, Riverside . (more...)
A Single Text Can Disable iOS Messages Forever A Single Text Can Disable iOS Messages Forever
- December 30, 2016

The text, discovered by hacker vincedes3 , bears a similarity to the "Effective Power" text of a year ago that would crash phones with a line of Arabic text and a video bug discovered last month. Before you send it, tap the text bubble and Messages will open, allowing you to delete the malicious contact card. Surprisingly, the app goes non responsive, and even hard reset can not fix the issue. (more...)
Mormon Tabernacle Choir singer quits over inauguration, compares Trump to Hitler Mormon Tabernacle Choir singer quits over inauguration, compares Trump to Hitler
- December 30, 2016

Courtesy of Intellectual Reserve. A member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir resigned Thursday after five years with the famed group, saying she wouldn't be able to look at herself in the mirror again if she had to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration. (more...)
One dead in Ajax crash; Eastbound 401 still closed One dead in Ajax crash; Eastbound 401 still closed
- December 30, 2016

One person is dead after a crash between a truck and a vehicle on Hwy. All three were initially transported to local hospitals before two were airlifted to Toronto trauma centres, one in critical condition while the other has minor head injuries. (more...)

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