Science


Madison middle school student creates winning Google doodle
- February 24, 2017

Kindergarten through grade 12 students could use any materials to create their Doodle using the letters G-O-O-G-L-E, then write a 50-word essay describing the meaning behind the artwork and how it was created. Each piece of artwork was judged by the company's "Google Doodle" team and a panel of guest judges that included Simone Biles, U.S. Olympic gold medal gymnast; Jimmy Kimmel, host of "Jimmy Kimmel Live"; and animator Floyd Norman. (more...)
The Swiss National Bank Sells 33100 Shares of Time Warner Inc. (TWX)
- February 24, 2017

The stock was sold at an average price of $96.39, for a total transaction of $16,668,915.48. Time Warner Inc . (NYSE:TWX) topped its 52-week high price of $97.35 on Feb 1, 2017 and 52-Week Low Price of $65.9 on Mar 2, 2016. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 24th. Even though the merger is now under antitrust review by the Department of Justice, the senators want AT&T and Time Warner to prepare the same lengthy documents that would be required if the deal were also subject to review ... (more...)
Trump's disapproval rating is high in heavily Democratic Maryland, poll says Trump's disapproval rating is high in heavily Democratic Maryland, poll says
- February 24, 2017

Only 13 percent of Democrats think Trump has done nothing wrong, compared to 84 percent of Republicans. MTSU polled 600 registered voters from February 12-16, with a margin of error of 4 percentage points. Support for Trump's work in the Oval Office, however, remained high among Republicans with 83 percent approving of his handling of the presidency, according to survey results. (more...)
Dish Network profit tops estimates on surprise subscriber additions
- February 23, 2017

Public Sector Pension Investment Board lowered its stake in shares of Mitel Networks Corp (NASDAQ:MITL) (TSE:MNW) by 2.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 27,770 shares of the company's stock worth $175,000 after buying an additional 2,140 shares in the last quarter. If you are reading this piece of content on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United ... (more...)
LEGO CITY Undercover gets a new trailer and release date
- February 23, 2017

Co-op play is a standard of the Lego game series, so it's good to see it back here. The Warner Bros officially confirmed that LEGO City Undercover will be available on the new platforms starting on April 4 and accompanied the news with a new trailer. (more...)
Search For Real Exoplanets In EVE Online
- February 23, 2017

Gary Vaynerchuk was so impressed with TNW Conference 2016 he paused mid-talk to applaud us. Fitting an exoplanet data hunt into Eve Online - a bloomin' space game - should be even easier. Those human cell classifications were done via an Eve Online mini-game, where players dyed and matched cells to provided examples. EVE Online is, pretty much, the flawless platform for this kind of project. (more...)
Qualcomm Announces VR Dev Kit, Leap Motion Integration Qualcomm Announces VR Dev Kit, Leap Motion Integration
- February 23, 2017

Qualcomm rolls out a VR dev kit, teams up with Leap Motion to bring natural interaction to mobile VR. "We see great potential for the exciting new experiences made possible by truly mobile, untethered virtual reality that's always connected to the internet", Amon said. (more...)
Funeral listings, February 23, 2017
- February 23, 2017

Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law, Steven P. and Tonya McWhorter; sister, Joy Graham; granddaughter, Ashley Adams and husband Gary; great-grandchildren, Cooper and Scarlett Adams. Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. February 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. MARY YOUNG , 63, Tyler, died February 16. He was two months old. (more...)
SpaceX delays capsule's docking with space station
- February 23, 2017

The mission started at NASA's historic Launch Complex 39 at the Kennedy Space Center. Wednesday's rendezvous was spoiled when the Dragon's computers received an incorrect reading for its position relative to the space station at a distance of about 1,200 feet. (more...)
Valve Opens Access to SteamVR Tracking Valve Opens Access to SteamVR Tracking
- February 23, 2017

Developers who want to use SteamVR Tracking in their products can simply purchase the hardware components required and download the software kit for development. If folks prefer to nip to Valve and do the in-person course, it's also still available. It is likely that HTC will now contribute primarily towards the development of its Vive VR headset while Valve retains its underlying tracking technology, as per the report . (more...)
Wet weather eases California drought Wet weather eases California drought
- February 23, 2017

About 17 percent of the state remains in drought, according to this week's U.S. Drought Monitor report , the first since last Friday's powerful storm. Mountain snowpack is already above the April 1 seasonal averages throughout the Sierra Nevada as well. More than 8 inches of rain was reported at two stations near Santa Barbara, one of several Southern California communities that were hammered Friday by one of the state's strongest storms in years. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8+ spec list revealed in new leak Samsung Galaxy S8+ spec list revealed in new leak
- February 23, 2017

During MWC, the company will focus on its next-generation premium tablet Galaxy Tab S3 . Indeed, if the rumors are true that the Galaxy S8's borders will be narrower than previous models, there would be little, if any, space for those Android function buttons. (more...)
Bharat Electronics OFS is oversubscribed by 234% on day one Bharat Electronics OFS is oversubscribed by 234% on day one
- February 23, 2017

Retail investors bid for over 81.87 lakh shares of the 22.34 lakh shares on offer. The first day of the OFS will be reserved for institutional investors and the second day for retail investors. Total size of the OFS is 1.11 crore equity shares. BEL stock was trading 3.04 percent down at Rs 1512.45 on BSE in pre-close trade. Post the stake sale, the government's stake in Bharat Electronics will decline to 69.41% from 74.41% at the end of December 2017. (more...)
New video follows massive Antarctic ice shelf crack from the sky
- February 23, 2017

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS ) and Project MIDAS , a United Kingdom government-sponsored Antarctic research group, have been carefully monitoring Larsen C for years, in anticipation of the breakup. "There is every chance that Larsen C will remain stable and this ice will regrow", Larsen said. Named after Norwegian explorer Carl Anton Larsen, the ice shelf has lost about 75 percent of its mass since 1995, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center. (more...)
Apollo 11's crew capsule is going on tour
- February 23, 2017

The traveling exhibit, called " Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission ", will reach four United States cities in 2018 and 2019, the lunar mission's 50th anniversary year. Louis Science Center , where it will remain from April 14 until September 3, 2018. The following stop will be at the Senator John Heinz History Center , Pittsburgh, from September 29, 2018, through February 18, 2019. (more...)
Dodge Challenger SRT Demon to feature Drag Mode Dodge Challenger SRT Demon to feature Drag Mode
- February 23, 2017

Dodge is no stranger to the drag strip and they plan to make that fact more evident with the upcoming SRT Demon. They'll work in concert with what we assume is an upgraded launch-control system meant to kill every rear-wheel-drive competitor on a quarter-mile. (more...)
You Can Now Upload Multiple Photos and Videos at Once to Instagram You Can Now Upload Multiple Photos and Videos at Once to Instagram
- February 23, 2017

Instagram wrote in a blog post , "You no longer have to choose the single best photo or video from an experience you want to remember". All you need to do to share multiple photos on Instagram is press the new icon located at the bottom right and select up to 10 photos. (more...)
Stock Price of Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY) Increases 2.85%
- February 23, 2017

They now have a Dollars 12.75 price target on the stock. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) right now sits at consensus rating of 2.20 while 0 analysts have advocated the shares as "BUY", 0 calls it an "OUTPERFORM" and 0 suggest "HOLD". The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/02/22/annaly-capital-management-inc-nly-stake-raised-by-asset-management-one-co-ltd.html. (more...)
Snapdeal Lay Offs, CEO Cedes 'Mistake' In Business Plan
- February 23, 2017

And in other news, Flipkart will reduce their office space by 50% to cut costs. According to people with knowledge, the final number of layoffs could run up to 1,000 or more. They also expect Vulcan Express to turn profitable by the middle of this year. The move to downsize comes in the wake of the company having made substantial investments for building its e-commerce infrastructure marketplace, payments and logistics platforms. (more...)
Zelda: Breath of Wild Master Edition Unboxed by Nintendo
- February 23, 2017

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild launches on March 3rd 2017 for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Wii U. By simply checking the back of the box for each amiibo, the channel was able to find out the in-game benefits for all of them. "With this new Expansion Pass, we hope that fans will play, explore and enjoy the game even more". This is due to the project being consistently delayed by Nintendo, mainly to incorporate a Nintendo Switch games version. (more...)

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