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Study finds that Kentucky is very stressed out Study finds that Kentucky is very stressed out
- April 04, 2017

Stress is inevitable and affects more than 100 million Americans, about a third of the country, according to the analysis released Monday. All five states found to be "stressed-out" were in the south; Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, West Virginia, and Kentucky. (more...)
Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies in Oklahoma Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies in Oklahoma
- April 04, 2017

But in the 1970s, to the distress of his admirers, his reputation was tarnished by growing party orthodoxy, punctuated by sporadic defence of beleaguered dissident author Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Russian poet Evgeny Yevtushenko has died in the United States at the age of 85, TASS news agency reported on Saturday, citing a close friend. Yevtushenko also was a proponent of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's glasnost, or "openness" campaign. (more...)
White House officials offer change to health care bill
- April 04, 2017

Earlier Monday, some House members who are part of the moderate Tuesday Group met at the White House to discuss changes to the health care bill supported by Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan. "There's no deal in principle". Meadows said he was "intrigued" by the new plan, which would allow states to opt out of some of Obamacare's mandates, possibly by obtaining waivers. (more...)
Manchester University creates graphene desalination membrane Manchester University creates graphene desalination membrane
- April 04, 2017

It was previously hard to manufacture graphene-based barriers on an industrial scale. Its unusual properties, such as extraordinary tensile strength and electrical conductivity, have earmarked it as one of the most promising materials of the future. (more...)
Samsung's new DeX docking station won't be cheap
- April 04, 2017

For starters, the new fingerprint scanner's placement is now rather unconventional. Instead, Samsung is embedding a virtual home button in the display , leaving Apple's iPhones as among the few to sport a distinct home button. During the charging/discharging test, those journalists discovered that the rows of Galaxy S8 devices were placed with a USB cable connected and surprisingly those devices were all monitored by Note 7 smartphones. (more...)
Trump admin cuts off UN agency's funds over abortion concern Trump admin cuts off UN agency's funds over abortion concern
- April 04, 2017

It wasn't immediately clear whether the United Nations fund would also lose out on tens of millions of additional dollars it has typically received from the U.S. The move comes after President Donald Trump in January reinstated an expanded version of the so-called "global gag" rule, which threatens to cut about a half a billion dollars in global health assistance for worldwide organizations that perform abortions or provide information on abortion. (more...)
How to use Facebook Stories How to use Facebook Stories
- April 04, 2017

Facebook-owned Instagram and WhatsApp already got "Stories" update before Facebook rolled it out to its users. With the overwhelming number of entries in "Our Story", it has inspired them to offer something that would make it more interesting to millions of users worldwide. (more...)
Apple unveils red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
- April 04, 2017

Apple announces its latest collection, a special edition red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus , going on sale from 24th march. The upcoming iPhones mark Apple's biggest ( PRODUCT) RED release yet. What do you think of Apple's new PRODUCT (RED) iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus? The new iPad comes in three colour options - Silver, Gold, and Space Gray - and starts at $329 in the U.S. (more...)
Hearthstone On Nintendo Switch Is A Hearthstone On Nintendo Switch Is A "Discussion Worth Having"
- April 04, 2017

While the statements of the game designers were not official, it remains to be seen if and when Bliizard will port its games to the Nintendo Switch. That is as indicated by Nintendo's Shinya Takahashi, who told a questioner on Nintendo Everything that the organization is setting one up new IP after another for Nintendo Switch . (more...)
Apple Just Ordered 70 Million OLED Panels from Samsung Apple Just Ordered 70 Million OLED Panels from Samsung
- April 04, 2017

According to a new report, a supply chain source familiar with iPhone designs has claimed that Apple has ordered 70 Million displays for the next iPhone, with the extent of the order reaching 95 Million if the demand exceeds expectations of the company. (more...)
Two ISS astronauts perform spacewalk for second time within a week
- April 04, 2017

The spacewalk formally began at 7:29 am (1129 GMT) when Whitson and Kimbrough switched their spacesuits to battery power before venturing outside the airlock and into the vacuum of space . This is Dr. Whitson's third trip to space, though she has spent 500 days in total out of earth's oppressive boundaries. NASA said the shield will be monitored to make sure it doesn't come back and hit the station. (more...)
10 dead, 50 injured in blast on Russian subway 10 dead, 50 injured in blast on Russian subway
- April 04, 2017

Later, Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee said an explosive device was discovered and disarmed in a different metro station in St. Petersburg, Ploshad Vostaniya, according to Russian state media and the AP. "Both President Trump and President Putin agreed that terrorism must be decisively and quickly defeated". The metro network said it was shutting down completely and Moscow's metro announced it was stepping up security in light of the Saint Petersburg blast. (more...)
LGBTQ Community: NC's Repeal of "Bathroom Bill" Does More Harm than Help
- April 04, 2017

The Winston-Salem Journal reported that the bill was passed with bipartisan support, passing the North Carolina House by a 70-48 margin and the North Carolina Senate by a count of 32-16. The new law eliminates the rule on transgender bathroom use and states that local governments can pass nondiscrimination protections for workplaces, hotels and restaurants, but not until December 2020. (more...)
Israel OKs 1st New Settlement in 20 Years
- April 04, 2017

After the High Court of Israel in 2006 ruled the Amona settlement illegal and later in 2014 ordered the complete evacuation of the settlement, Israel has now approved a new settlement close to the already existing Shiloh settlement. The settlement noted also that settlement activities are illegal under global law and present an obstacle to peace. Israel's planned new major settlement is stirring emotions both among Israelis and Palestinians. (more...)
United States astronaut breaks female record for most spacewalks
- April 04, 2017

Such a scene played out in real life 250 miles above the Earth on Thursday when an important piece of cloth shielding for the International Space Station (ISS ) drifted away from two spacewalking astronauts . The record was 50 hours and 40 minutes. It's not clear how the 8-kg (18-pound) shield broke free and made a run for it, but the astronauts were able to rectify the situation by fitting a temporary cover over the gap in the docking port - a plan devised by quick-thinking members of ... (more...)
Putin says Western criticism of Russia's handling of protests political
- April 04, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin's right-hand man said in an interview today on ABC's "Good Morning America" that current relations between Russia and the United States are "maybe even worse" than the Cold War . "I believe Finland suits this goal well, and Helsinki is a very convenient platform to organise an event like this", Putin was quoted by the RT online, when asked if he thought a meeting between him and Trump was possible in Finland. (more...)
Offaly TD carries Martin McGuinness' coffin during Derry funeral
- April 04, 2017

The politician's home city of Derry was brought to a standstill as thousands lined the streets to pay their respects as Mr McGuinnness's funeral cortege travelled from his home in the Bogside to his local church. Ms Foster's life was particularly marked by IRA violence during the Troubles. The overwhelmingly Catholic crowd applauded as he thanked Foster for coming. (more...)
Bella Hadid: Bella Hadid: "I'm Proud To Be A Muslim"
- April 04, 2017

In Porter-where Bella appears on the cover makeup-free-she also opens up about feeling like she has to compete with her sister's wild success, not fretting over boys, and how the spotlight has affected her. Yolanda was honoured with the Mother of the Year accolade at Daily Front Row's 3rd Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards, and said she wouldn't have been able to go to the bash if it was last year because of the severe symptoms of the disease, a bacterial infection spread to humans by ... (more...)
Apple releases iOS 10.3.1, fixing a Wi-Fi vulnerability Apple releases iOS 10.3.1, fixing a Wi-Fi vulnerability
- April 04, 2017

Unlike iOS 10.3 though, this one is a minor update, which essentially comes with bug fixes and security patches. Tap "Software Update" and wait for iOS 10.3.1 to show. You can learn how to join Apple's Beta Software Program here . Find My Airpods allow users to find their missing AirPods using the Find My iPhone app at any give time. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Ruined The Galaxy S8
- April 04, 2017

More and more phone makers like Apple , LG and Huawei sell phones with two lenses on the back. The SM-G955F model number matches with the Galaxy S8 Plus. If you lock consumers to one mobile VR solution, they'll probably use it. First, you are in effect overwriting stock applications on your device with software that was never intended for it, and that carries some risk - so definitely think twice before giving this a shot. (more...)

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