Science


Gov. Brown announces plans to increase infrastructure spending
- February 25, 2017

Also Friday, Brown announced that the Trump administration has approved a request to issue a disaster declaration, making California eligible for federal funds to fix Oroville Dam and respond to other problems caused by heavy storms. He said building the proposed Temperance Flat Dam would help. The sighting was not near the Oroville Dam or its spillway, but the California Department of Water Resources reports a thunderstorm did pass through, but crews were safe. (more...)
Back pain could be warning sign you will die young
- February 25, 2017

Scientists looked at death rates in 4,390 Danish twins aged over 70 to see whether there was any link to spinal pain. When people complain their back is killing them, they might not be exaggerating. "Spinal pain may be part of a pattern of poor health and poor functional ability, which increases mortality risk in the older population", said Ass Prof Ferreira. (more...)
Baird Financial Group Inc. Sells 12828 Shares of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Baird Financial Group Inc. Sells 12828 Shares of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)
- February 25, 2017

Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 2,438 shares of the company's stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 82 shares during the period. Mycio Wealth Partners LLC raised its position in PayPal Holdings by 35.2% in the second quarter. (more...)
Yoga is a passport to health assurance: PM Narendra Modi
- February 25, 2017

Sources in Isha Foundation said the bust Modi will inaugurate would be the largest of its kind in the world. Reinforcing the importance of yoga the Prime Minister said: "India has given the gift of yoga to the world and by practicing it a spirit of oneness is created". (more...)
We're hurt too, says Uber after harassment claims
- February 24, 2017

For those unaware, the systemic problem she's so insistently referring to is the cases of sexual harassment against many employees at Uber. Kalanick apologized for the mishaps that allowed for such a culture to develop where a former engineer had to face repeated setbacks in her attempt to report sexual harassment. (more...)
Record-breaking warm weather in NY, NJ, CT
- February 24, 2017

Hartford reached 73 degrees and Providence 72 degrees in 1985. Afternoon highs around MA will not top 50 degrees. The day before, Thursday, reached 68 degrees in Boston - a record for Feb. Temperatures are expected to become more Boston-like and fall back into the 40s on Sunday with an incoming cold front. Predicting the erratic weather earlier this week, MeteoSuisse said in 24 hours the mercury would drop from around 17C to 8C on the lowlands, and from 4C to -8C at 2,000m. (more...)
Mkhitaryan to miss cup final but Rooney to return for Man Utd
- February 24, 2017

Their result against Liverpool in the semi-final of this competition was a good example. Tenacious midfielder James Ward-Prowse has become an established starter for the club, while academy graduate Jack Stephens has been thrown in at the back after a season-ending injury to key defender Virgil van Dijk and Jose Fonte's sale in January to West Ham. (more...)
'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare' (ALL) Free Multiplayer Weekend On Steam 'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare' (ALL) Free Multiplayer Weekend On Steam
- February 24, 2017

Scorestreaks are also set to be updated, and players may also be able to participate soon in a community poll that will help determine which specific game mode may end up getting featured weekly. New DLC packs are also expected to be released for the game in the months ahead, so players will have those to look forward to as well . Meanwhile, the Digital Legacy Edition is offering 33 percent discount, hence the game amounting now to $53.59. (more...)
Nintendo Switch: No Virtual Console at launch, eShop games detailed Nintendo Switch: No Virtual Console at launch, eShop games detailed
- February 24, 2017

Yacht Club's Shovel Knight will be dropping on Switch's launch day along with its two expansions: Specter of Torment and the all-new Treasure Trove . "We will share more information in the future", a Nintendo press release simply states. Nintendo has also confirmed that the Switch eShop will use a shared account system with the 3DS and Wii U , as the Switch moves towards ensuring purchases are tied to your Nintendo Account and not the console itself. (more...)
Did Apple just delay the iPad Pro 2?
- February 24, 2017

According to the report that it is heard that the Apple may launch four iPad Pro models next month. Other rumours have pointed to a new OLED display, the addition of wireless charging, an updated Apple Pencil, and there are even suggestions that the home button will disappear altogether. (more...)
Next-gen Ford Fiesta ST gets 3 cylinders, 3 drive modes Next-gen Ford Fiesta ST gets 3 cylinders, 3 drive modes
- February 24, 2017

The engine should help the hatch blast to 62 miles per hour (100 km/h) in 6.7 seconds. As before it's mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, with no automatic option available. Ford's updates extend well beyond the chassis and engine , with a new look inside and out. The new cabin rectifies that with a tablet-style touchscreen on the dashboard, while the materials on the dashboard, seats and door trims all promise a greater feeling of quality than before. (more...)
Cloudflare bug leaks personal info from 120000 sites Cloudflare bug leaks personal info from 120000 sites
- February 24, 2017

Cloudflare has been leaking personal information, passwords and software keys from over 120,000 sites and services onto the internet, the company has revealed . Google's Project Zero reported the issue to Cloudflare , and the two organisations worked to clean search engine caches before disclosing the vulnerability. (more...)
Three of seven new exoplanets could have water, NASA says
- February 24, 2017

Around one-fifth of stars similar to Earth's sun are thought to have at least one earth-sized planet in their habitable zones , and this has led scientists to estimate that there may be as many as 40 billion habitable worlds in our galaxy. (more...)
Porsche Panamera Turbo S Hybrid revealed Porsche Panamera Turbo S Hybrid revealed
- February 24, 2017

After greeting the show-going public in Geneva, the Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid will go on sale in Europe in July. In addition, its driving range in fully electric mode is estimated at 50 kilometres. Flagship brings new levels of power and luxury. . Besides the existing E-Hybrid 495hp 4 E-Hybrid versions of the Panamera, Porsche is rumored to be developing a higher-performance hybrid with more than 550-horses for both the regular (liftback) and the shooting brake (Sport Turismo) ... (more...)
ARRIS to buy Brocade's Ruckus and ICX Switch business for $800 mn ARRIS to buy Brocade's Ruckus and ICX Switch business for $800 mn
- February 24, 2017

Acquiring Ruckus and ICX Switch will further expand ARRIS's presence in wired and wireless networking technology and markets beyond the home to encompass the education, public venue, enterprise, hospitality and MDU market segments, ARRIS highlights in a news release . (more...)
Virtual Console is a No-Go for Nintendo Switch Launch Virtual Console is a No-Go for Nintendo Switch Launch
- February 24, 2017

The game, which previously was only listed as having a release date sometime in the month of March, will cost £17.99. Other retailers including Best Buy - also hosting midnight launch events - Amazon , Walmart and Target will also carry the Switch, Nintendo's first console in more than four years. (more...)
Nintendo Switch downloads can only exist on one console at a time
- February 24, 2017

This is pure speculation at this point, though it seems unusual that there is no confirmation considering that the highly-anticipated console is launching in less than a fortnight. Nintendo Switch is a completely different proposition to other products out there in the market. Now you can officially have your cake and eat it. Play all those classic Nintendo games while also joining in with a franchise behemoth like Federation Internationale de Football Association. (more...)
Missed our Nintendo Switch unboxing? You can check it out right here! Missed our Nintendo Switch unboxing? You can check it out right here!
- February 24, 2017

Despite its struggles, the Nintendo Switch presale numbers are looking very healthy, and Nintendo is standing by a prediction that they'll move 2 million consoles within the Switch's first month of release . Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is exclusive to Nintendo Switch for a limited time. It seems to suggest Nintendo accounts will work on one Switch at a time. (more...)
Nintendo Switch adds three indie games to launch lineup Nintendo Switch adds three indie games to launch lineup
- February 24, 2017

It also announced that Virtual Console games will not yet be available and that players have to perform a system update on the launch day to access the store as reported by CNET . FAST RMX from Shin'en Multimedia: Challenge your friends to local split-screen competition or take part in online races against players from all over the world. (more...)
Barclay gets armband as Scotland change five for Wales Barclay gets armband as Scotland change five for Wales
- February 24, 2017

George North will return to Wales' starting line-up for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash against Scotland at Murrayfield. Barclay's rise to the captaincy is notable as for Cotter's first eight games he didn't feature in the squad, and then while called up for the training squad prior to the 2015 World Cup the Scarlets and former Glasgow Warriors player didn't make the final cut for the tournament. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 next »