Science


Astronomer Predicts Two Stars Will Collide, Changing the Night Sky Astronomer Predicts Two Stars Will Collide, Changing the Night Sky
- January 08, 2017

However, Larry Molnar , an astronomer at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has gone a big step further with a few colleagues: Over the past 2 years, he's claimed not only to have found such a system, but also predicted when it will blow up as a red nova. (more...)
NES Classic Hacked to Add More Games NES Classic Hacked to Add More Games
- January 08, 2017

The reports have suggested that the trick will work only when the user embeds a save file in the first slot of Super Mario Bros . You then have to copy data off the mini NES, unpack it, modify it, add any game ROMs you've downloaded - most of which are illegal if you don't own the original cartridge, just FYI - before zipping it all back up again and overwriting the data on the console with this new package. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway eviscerates Joe Biden for telling Trump to 'grow up' Kellyanne Conway eviscerates Joe Biden for telling Trump to 'grow up'
- January 08, 2017

Senior Senate Republicans say Russian Federation used cyber hacks to undermine American democracy, yet incoming White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Sunday argued there is plenty of blame to go around for alleged meddling and its results - starting with Democrats, their lack of a winning message and weak cyber defenses. (more...)
Samsung launches iPhone app for Gear smartwatches Samsung launches iPhone app for Gear smartwatches
- January 08, 2017

These wearables, which are powered by Samsung's Tizen rather than Android Wear, can now be used with iOS in conjunction with their accompanying apps. Use the Samsung Gear Fit application to set up and manage the following features: - Connect to and disconnect from a mobile device - Application download and settings - Find my Gear You can download Samsung Gear Fit from the App Store for free. (more...)
Local Alert Weather - Sat. AM, Jan. 7 Local Alert Weather - Sat. AM, Jan. 7
- January 08, 2017

If you look at the upper level (500 millibar) and surface forecast maps for the last two runs of the GFS model (below) you can get a sense of how small differences aloft and at the surface can change the precipitation shield. For counties as far south as Mobile and Baldwin, as as counties to the north, the formation of "black ice" is possible late Friday night through early Saturday . (more...)
Golden Globes 2017 Red Carpet
- January 08, 2017

Bacle, A., "Golden Globes 2017 nominations list revealed", Entertainment Weekly website, January 4, 2017; http://ew.com/awards/2016/12/12/golden-globes-2017-nominations-list/ , last accessed January 6, 2017. Nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama for " Miss Sloane ". The TV categories are dominated by The People vs O.J. (more...)
Trump discovers he doesn't like leaks after all Trump discovers he doesn't like leaks after all
- January 08, 2017

In his opening remarks before the Senate hearing Thursday, committee chairman John McCain said "every American should be alarmed" by Russia's actions. United States spy bosses believe Russian Federation interfered with the White House race by trying to undermine and discredit Hillary Clinton to boost Mr Trump's chances of winning. (more...)
State government trying to build conducive atmosphere: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti State government trying to build conducive atmosphere: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti
- January 08, 2017

He pledged to carry forward his father's mission. "However, today I have joined the PDP", he said while officially announcing his joining active politics during a function at the Indoor Stadium, here attended by CM Mehbooba, PDP leaders and workers. (more...)
Gambia: Jammeh's fate to be decided in Ghana
- January 07, 2017

Last month, the ECOWAS bloc said it would take all necessary actions to uphold the result of the polls. Subsequently, ECOWAS in their meeting recently in Abuja, Nigeria, reached a decision and appointed a mediatory committee headed by the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari as the Chief Mediator and the outgoing President of Ghana, John Mahama who himself was defeated in an election held on December 10, 2016, a co-mediator. (more...)
Study Shows How Just 273 People Survive The Coming Zombie Apocalypse Study Shows How Just 273 People Survive The Coming Zombie Apocalypse
- January 07, 2017

Course tutor Mervyn Roy, from the university's physics and astronomy department, said he thought the topic might inspire students to engage in the complex physics required to make predictions. In this case, the team rearranged the SIR model to obtain more accurate results. Ever wondered how long you would survive in a zombie apocalypse? Students at the University of Leicester used a mathematical model to come up with the apocalyptic scenario. (more...)
Injustice 2 Release Date Officially Unveiled Injustice 2 Release Date Officially Unveiled
- January 07, 2017

The Injustice 2 Twitter account confirms. Ever since Injustice 2 was announced at last year's E3, the game has been the subject of a large amount of curiosity as various mechanics, characters, and arenas were revealed. "When you finish a fight, we're going to have these drops where basically the victory screen awards you with this gear, and you're going to have the choice of equipping your character with that gear or not", Boon said past year. (more...)
WikiLeaks considers building a database of Twitter users' personal information WikiLeaks considers building a database of Twitter users' personal information
- January 07, 2017

Twitter didn't respond directly, but it's hard to take the tweet below as anything but a response to WikiLeaks' earlier idea. While the organization may claim that they are working in the interest of the public good, the truth is that they will be targeting thousands of innocent people - many completely unconnected to politics or government - in their quest to dig up dirt. (more...)
Muslim Woman Molested by Unknown Person in Bengaluru
- January 07, 2017

Road and Brigade Road. A 23 year old woman was on Friday allegedly molested by a man in east Bengaluru's Nagarwara Main Road. The accused fled the scene after the stray dog started howling as she screamed for help. In an another shocking incident from Bengaluru , a young woman has been molested in the city. The victim has filed a complaint with police based on which the investigation has been initiated. (more...)
CES 2017: Sony introduces Bravia OLED 4K HDR TVs CES 2017: Sony introduces Bravia OLED 4K HDR TVs
- January 07, 2017

Sony isn't actually producing OLED screens; they're likely being provided by LG Display (which is separate from LG Electronics and the competing TV business). The highlight of this series of TVs is the LG W7. This is possible because OLED screens don't require a backlight, according to the Tokyo-based company. (more...)
Dell's latest notebook cuts the last cable Dell's latest notebook cuts the last cable
- January 07, 2017

The future world is looking for wireless including wireless power, as an initial step towards improvements in flexibility and ease, Neil hand, Dell Vice President of Product Strategy and Innovation. The Latitude 7285 will be available later in 2017. It is powered by Intel's new Kaby Lake processors and has a sharp IGZO display with up to 3K resolution. (more...)
BlackBerry Mercury to be the last smartphone made by the company BlackBerry Mercury to be the last smartphone made by the company
- January 07, 2017

In a press release during CES 2017, TCL said the new BlackBerry smartphone will be focused on three core features: security, productivity and reliability. Steve Cistulli, President and General Manager for TCL Communication (TCT), North America said, "We look forward to unveiling details around this distinctly different and impressively designed BlackBerry smartphone around the Mobile World Congress timeframe next month". (more...)
Apple Will Open its First Retail Store in South Korea This Year
- January 07, 2017

Apple plans to provide its customers in Seoul the same experience and education that other customers in the world get from Apple stores. Apple's website now shows * a href="https://jobs.apple.com/us/search#location&t=0&sb=req_open_dt&so=1&lo=2*Seoul*KOR*1112*R692&pN=0" *14 new retail job listings in South Korea, including store leader and Genius bar staff. (more...)
Elon Musk says SpaceX ready for launch, but FAA isn't Elon Musk says SpaceX ready for launch, but FAA isn't
- January 06, 2017

Combined, the rocket and propellant add about 30 percent to the overall lift performance of the Falcon 9. Based o the information shared by SpaceX employees on several forums, this was supposed to happen on December 3rd.Unfortunately, they gave up the plan. (more...)
Shocking Crack in Ice Shelf Grows Another 11 Miles Shocking Crack in Ice Shelf Grows Another 11 Miles
- January 06, 2017

Data collected before and after the expected rift will help scientists develop models to better predict when and why icebergs calve from ice shelves. When it eventually breaks away, a process known as calving, the iceberg is predicted to be one of the top ten largest ever on record. (more...)
Zacks Provided 2.25 Rating to IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX)
- January 06, 2017

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc . (NASDAQ:IDXX) have shown a high EPS growth of 11.60% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 30.10% yoy. (NASDAQ:IDXX) according to Finviz Data is $2.35. Analysts estimated $0.6/share for the previous Quarter, where IDEXX Laboratories, Inc . The firm earned $448.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $448.60 million. (more...)

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