Science


NASA Puts Earth up for Adoption NASA Puts Earth up for Adoption
- April 12, 2017

Each one is about 55 miles wide, according to NASA . Individualised scientific data will be given by NASA alongside each specific section, along with a certificate. To get more insight into the Earth and its atmosphere, NASA is studying our planet in many ways. The NASA Worldview website gives visitors access to satellite images ranging from a few hours to 30 years old, so you can see how the Earth has changed over time. (more...)
Bayonetta PC Port Now Available On Steam Bayonetta PC Port Now Available On Steam
- April 12, 2017

The game also supports keyboard and mouse controls, Sega said. Over the past few years, Sega has brought one-time console exclusives such as The Typing of the Dead and the hugely popular Valkyria Chronicles to desktops, and Platinum brought Bayonetta itself to the Wii U in 2014. (more...)
White House partially to blame for Syria chemical attack: McCain White House partially to blame for Syria chemical attack: McCain
- April 11, 2017

Critics accused him of being " Washington's poodle" after the trip was cancelled following discussions with U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson, who will go ahead with a planned trip to Russian Federation to "deliver that clear and co-ordinated" message to the Kremlin. (more...)
Shark washes onto street in Australia during cyclone
- April 11, 2017

An emergency evacuation order has been extended to the northern NSW town of Murwillumbah, as almost 100,000 people remain without power in southeast Queensland battling the unfolding flood crisis. According to reports , the shark was found in the Burdekin River, which is located in North and Far North Queensland and is known to have bull sharks as well as turtles and barracudas. (more...)
Apple Reportedly Moving to its Own iPhone Power Management Chips in 2019 Apple Reportedly Moving to its Own iPhone Power Management Chips in 2019
- April 11, 2017

Bankhaus Lampe said Apple has 80 engineers in California and Munich working on the PMIC which could be designed into iPhones by 2019. Dialog Semiconductor PLC (ETR:DLG) shares are trading down sharply on Tuesday after a brokerage downgraded it to a Sell rating. (more...)
Samsung's assistant Bixby in tough challenge to rivals
- April 11, 2017

The smartphone will come with Samsung's version of Android 7 or Nougat and have 646 new icons. Second, the faceial recongnition feature could still be in a demo state, and Samsung might fix all these flaws before the Galaxy S8 hits stores on April 21 . (more...)
South Africa: Zuma condemns racist dimension to DA protest
- April 11, 2017

Cape Town , April 11 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has warned against "a resurgence of racism" in the country where "racists have become more emboldened". The protests came just days after global ratings firm, S&P Global, downgraded South Africa's credit rating to junk status, citing Zuma's political moves as its basis. (more...)
Hubble captures auroras on Uranus Hubble captures auroras on Uranus
- April 11, 2017

The space exploration agency is due to reveal new details about ocean worlds in our solar system. Highlights for the space agency include discovering water on Mars, which massively increases the chance of finding life on the Red Planet. (more...)
Norwegian leader meets with China's Xi as ties restored Norwegian leader meets with China's Xi as ties restored
- April 11, 2017

Solberg met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during a welcoming ceremony, in which the premier told Solberg the visit "symbolizes the normalization of the China-Norwegian relationship". "China is playing a key role in the efforts to combat climate change, and I welcome the fact that this is high on Premier Li's agenda", a Norwegian government statement quoted Solberg as saying. (more...)
Concourt case could delay vote of no confidence Concourt case could delay vote of no confidence
- April 11, 2017

The Constitutional Court is prepared to listen to the United Democratic Movement's (UDM) urgent application for a secret ballot in Parliament and, as a result, next week's motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma may be postponed. Two of the three ratings agencies have downgraded South Africa's long-term foreign currency sovereign rating from investment grade to "junk" status since the reshuffle. (more...)
Dem Calls For Hearing After Seeing United Passenger Dragged Off Flight Dem Calls For Hearing After Seeing United Passenger Dragged Off Flight
- April 11, 2017

New videos posted by Kaylyn Davis, who claims her husband was on the flight, show the unidentified man gripping the plane's curtains while repeating " just kill me " and "I have to go home". Bridges' wife told him she saw the man taken away on a stretcher, he said. The aviation department said in an emailed statement that the incident wasn't in accordance with its standard operating procedure and the officer's actions "are obviously not condoned by the Department". (more...)
Northwestern University crew member dies during practice Northwestern University crew member dies during practice
- April 11, 2017

It happened in a canal in north suburban Lincolnwood . The search continued into the evening, when Ramzan's body was discovered around 9:30 p.m. "Lack of information has been our biggest problem", he said at the time. The coach and several other team members jumped into the water to try to find the missing team member, Cubbage said. The statement from Cubbage said that the school's crew team is a club, not a varsity, sport. (more...)
Man helping at crash scene hit, killed by highway patrol car Man helping at crash scene hit, killed by highway patrol car
- April 11, 2017

Daniel Hill. Officers pursued the truck for almost 40 miles, continuing northbound on Highway 41 into Kings County. The roads have been re-opened on Westbound I-80 near the Patrick exit. Officers searched for Garcia with help from sheriff's deputies from Fresno and Kings counties. Garcia was booked on felony charges including vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence, evading arrest and hit and run. (more...)
Government to 'hit litter louts in the pocket' with £150 fines Government to 'hit litter louts in the pocket' with £150 fines
- April 11, 2017

Through our first ever National Litter Strategy we plan to do exactly that. But the department for environment and rural affairs (Defra) said councils across the country charge people for such waste, contributing to a rise in fly-tipping. (more...)
Officer who removed passenger from United Airlines flight is now on leave Officer who removed passenger from United Airlines flight is now on leave
- April 11, 2017

The man in the video apparently refused to leave when his seat was randomly selected and was dragged out. The incident sparked a social media storm. Passengers are entitled to either cash or a flight landing near the same time as compensation. A United Airlines spokesman says airline employees were "following the right procedures" when they called police who then dragged a man off a plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. (more...)
Watch the Samsung Galaxy S8's face recognition get fooled by a photo
- April 11, 2017

Are you looking forward to buy Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus Microsoft Edition? The Station is available for pre-order right now and will start shipping from "late April" according to the product page . Unless you don't own a computer, there aren't many compelling reasons to give the accessory a shot. Dex Mode: If you purchase a special Samsung Dex dock, you can transform your smartphone into a kind of desktop. (more...)
Dangor: Dlamini trying to shift blame by claiming racism Dangor: Dlamini trying to shift blame by claiming racism
- April 11, 2017

This comes after the recent Constitutional Court battle regarding the payment of social grants. Magwaza responded with his own affidavit denying the Minister's statements. Details of the full and unseemly picture behind the Sassa social grants scandal and its nerve centre are sure to be exposed in the continuing fallout of the crisis, Dlamini's attrition of staff who dared to question her as well as the ConCourt's expected ruling on whether she is personally liable for the legal fees incurred ... (more...)
United: Procedures followed to remove passenger
- April 11, 2017

Video posted to Facebook Sunday night by several passengers shows presumably a plainclothes officer or security guard dragging the man after he refused to get off the plane. Still, a passenger with a bloody lip, an aviation officer involved in the altercation, and a major airline trending for all the wrong reasons has United trying to get back on course. (more...)
Here's The Sexiest Samsung Galaxy S8 Case We've Seen Yet Here's The Sexiest Samsung Galaxy S8 Case We've Seen Yet
- April 11, 2017

It seems that some of Apple's competitors are also planning on offering OLED options for their customers, so we can expect a growing number of high-end devices with OLED screens. These are actually the first cases that Mujjo has released for anything other than the iPhone, so that has to be a bit of a hat-tip in the Galaxy S8's favour - not that it needs it. (more...)
Microsoft will be selling its own 'edition' of the Samsung Galaxy S8
- April 11, 2017

The second surprise though, was that Samsung had teamed up with Microsoft to sell a "Microsoft Edition" Galaxy S8. The incident cost Samsung $5.5 billion in profit and dealt a heavy blow to its reputation. Also of note, Best Buy has all of the major carriers covered, including Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. The Samsung DeX, which allows users to utilize the Galaxy S8 smartphone like a regular desktop computer by connecting it to a PC, is also expected to help users better enjoy games. (more...)

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