Science


Trump will meet with Britain's May Trump will meet with Britain's May
- January 17, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech on the government's plans for Brexit on 17 January 2017 . She is due to set out more detail on her plans on Tuesday in a speech to an audience including foreign diplomats and Britain's own Brexit negotiating team. (more...)
Apple iPhone 8: No Longer Scard Of The Water Apple iPhone 8: No Longer Scard Of The Water
- January 17, 2017

According to The Korea Herald, the new Apple iPhone could be coming in with an IP67 which will allow it to be submerged in 15cm to 1meter of water. The new design could also be a lot more robust than the current one, particularly if the company goes with Corning's Gorilla glass for the front and back. (more...)
'Hawaii-like' warm rain in Washington? Some think it could happen
- January 17, 2017

Throughout the week expect daytime highs in the low to mid 40s - slightly above normal for this time of year. Chance of precipitation is 30%. High near 43. The first storm system passing through, on Wednesday and Thursday , could bring almost an inch of rain to the Merced area. Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45. (more...)
Prince Charles co-authors Ladybird climate change book
- January 17, 2017

Before Climate Change was signed off to be published, Penguin had it edited by a team of eight global warming experts. In recent years, publishers Penguin have rebooted the classic Ladybird children's books with a series of tongue-in-cheek editions for adults. (more...)
Philippines defence minister says China arms on islands worrying Philippines defence minister says China arms on islands worrying
- January 17, 2017

China's recent installation of weapons on artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea was "very troubling", the Philippines' defence minister said on Tuesday, after Manila quietly protested against Beijing's activities. China claims most of the South China Sea, even waters and outcrops approaching the coasts of the Philippines and other Southeast Asian neighbours. Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said a note verbale was issued after the report came out last month. (more...)
Man speaks out after discovering daughter he raised was not his Man speaks out after discovering daughter he raised was not his
- January 17, 2017

Charles Manigo was completely devastated after he found out that he was not the biological father of his daughter Kamiya Mobley and that his former partner Gloria Williams, 51, was arrested in SC over the girl's abduction back in 1998. "The attention is overwhelming to her". "I understand what's going on, but she's still my child". Mobley grew up thinking Williams was her biological mother. (more...)
Buy Lenovo Z2 Plus Rs 3000 Cheaper At Flipkart, Amazon
- January 17, 2017

The storage capacity of both the variants can be upped to 128 GB using microSD cards. Surprisingly, the cheaper, lesser memory version of Lenovo Z2 Plus with 32 GB has received a higher price cut and the more expensive version, Lenovo Z2 Plus 64 GB has received a lower price cut. (more...)
Foreign ministry spokeswoman slams CNN after publication of all Trump's 'Russia remarks' Foreign ministry spokeswoman slams CNN after publication of all Trump's 'Russia remarks'
- January 17, 2017

Trump particularly said then that Russia was Washington's biggest problem, he also upheld anti-Russian sanctions. Trump has also suggested that the Russia sanctions could be a subject of negotiation together with cutting U.S. Retired General Michael Flynn, who is set to become Trump's national security adviser, has been in frequent contact with Russia's ambassador to the USA in recent weeks, including on the day the Obama administration hit Moscow with sanctions in retaliation for the ... (more...)
Freezing rain warning extended to noon Sunday Freezing rain warning extended to noon Sunday
- January 17, 2017

It is also threatening some areas with severe weather, including tornadoes. Air temperatures briefly rose over the 32 degree mark, but because of cooling that comes from some evaporation, have now falling back below freezing in many areas. State transportation officials cautioned Saturday that roads in southwestern Oklahoma are unsafe, including a section of Interstate 40 in western Oklahoma . (more...)
Florida Keys road workers dead after collapsing underground Florida Keys road workers dead after collapsing underground
- January 17, 2017

Clark says the worker got trapped, and then three other workers, a firefighter and two sheriff's deputies tried to help him. A volunteer firefighter who was part of the rescue effort was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami while two deputies were taken to the hospital for observation. (more...)
Japan's Akatsuki spacecraft captures gravity wave on Venus Japan's Akatsuki spacecraft captures gravity wave on Venus
- January 17, 2017

Set against the fast-moving clouds of Venus's upper atmosphere, the stationary feature stretched over 6,200 miles, practically from the planet's north to south poles. Their wave propagated up in the atmosphere and at 65 km showed up as a feature which looked like what they had observed. "Since gravity waves transfer momentum, mountain-induced waves may be important for the climatology of Venus". (more...)
Jack Daniels launches brand of whiskey flavored coffee Jack Daniels launches brand of whiskey flavored coffee
- January 17, 2017

The whiskey brand recently teamed up with World of Coffee to launch a new line of non-alcoholic whiskey-flavored coffee called Tennessee Whiskey Coffee. While it does possess the iconic taste of JD, the coffee blend will be completely "non-alcoholic". There is also a decaffeinated version of the coffee beans. (more...)
Google Says The Pixel Audio Issue Is Hardware-Related Google Says The Pixel Audio Issue Is Hardware-Related
- January 17, 2017

On a Google Pixel buy, get Rs 10000 e-Cash in your Yatra Wallet, and free mobile protection plan worth Rs 5,999 from Allianz. Google Pixel sells starting ₹56,500 for the 32GB storage model. But what if anything would you to change on the next versions of the Google Pixel? - The device comes in two sizes - 5 and 5.5-inch with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protected super AMOLED display. (more...)
New Evidence Found In 45-Year-Old DB Cooper Mystery
- January 17, 2017

On November 24, 1971, a man calling himself Dan Cooper hijacked a Northwest Orient Boeing 727 plane claiming to have a bomb in his briefcase. "A tie is one of the only articles of clothing that isn't washed on a regular basis", the group's website states. (more...)
Zuckerberg to testify in $2-B lawsuit involving Oculus
- January 17, 2017

Facebook acquired Oculus back in March 2014. The row revolves around John Carmack , the legendary games designer famed for titles such as Doom and Quake . However, if the ruling happens in Zenimax's favor, well, the company could lose billions of dollars - Rift after all, was a groundbreaking device. The social media giant meant to "leverage and commercially exploit" the virtual reality technology that was stolen from ZeniMax, according to the lawsuit. (more...)
Microsoft Details Creators Update, Game Mode is Coming to Windows 10 Microsoft Details Creators Update, Game Mode is Coming to Windows 10
- January 17, 2017

Beyond the goal of "empowering the creators in all of us", Microsoft also aims to boost capabilities for business users with the coming Creators Update, Lefferts said yesterday. Ybarra also divulged that some of the "visual elements" of the new Game Mode will be made available to Windows Insiders this week. While it is possible to try out some of the latest gaming features in the most recent Insider build of Windows 10, the broadcast feature is disabled at the moment. (more...)
Israel Won't Attend 'Rigged' 70-Nation Conference to Decide Israel's Future Israel Won't Attend 'Rigged' 70-Nation Conference to Decide Israel's Future
- January 17, 2017

Most major European Union countries sent their foreign minister to the conference, but Britain´s Boris Johnson did not attend. Hotovely said such conferences "are giving the illusion to the Palestinian side that the global community can solve the problems, can give them all what they want without speaking to the Israeli side". (more...)
Stunning new view of Jupiter shows iconic Great Red Spot
- January 17, 2017

And, given its significance when looking at general images of Jupiter, the Great Red Spot has been a constant focus of attention. After analysis some data from NASA's Juno Spacecraft, A local scientists have finally published a gorgeous photo of Jupiter which shows how it is covered in storm. (more...)
Monday, January 16th Forecast: Rain returns mid-week Monday, January 16th Forecast: Rain returns mid-week
- January 17, 2017

Today in the Knoxville area, partly sunny skies are forecast with patchy morning fog and a slight chance of rain. Monday has mostly cloudy skies through the afternoon as winds remain light and high temperatures top out in the mid-40s. Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. We will still have mostly cloudy skies. Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers. (more...)
One Nation dumps Queensland candidate Shan Ju Lin
- January 17, 2017

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson says her party will move to ban the burqa nationally after indicating a ban will be put in place in Queensland if it wins the state election there. A spokesman for Senator Hanson said more information would be released later. So far Hanson is the only Australian politician to indicate that they might be heading to the presidential inauguration. (more...)

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