Science


Rod Rosenstein confirmed as deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein confirmed as deputy attorney general
- April 26, 2017

Rosenstein's otherwise uncontroversial appointment was thrust into the spotlight this year after Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would recuse himself from investigations into Trump campaign interactions with Russian Federation. Rosenstein served as Maryland's attorney general for almost 12 years. If he doesn't appoint a special counsel, Durbin said, responsibility will fall squarely on Rosenstein. (more...)
Sudan accuses South Sudan president of meeting rebels Sudan accuses South Sudan president of meeting rebels
- April 26, 2017

Haley also urged all parties "to seriously engage" with the U.N., AU and IGAD to achieve a cease-fire and immediate humanitarian access. Human Rights Watch has documented clear patterns of arbitrary detentions, abuse, and torture by military and national security actors in South Sudan . (more...)
Astronaut Peggy Whitson sets American record for cumulative time spent in space
- April 26, 2017

Grimacing, he replied: "That's good, I'm glad to hear that". "Better you than me". In March, she set a new bar for the highest cumulative spacewalking time by a female astronaut, during a mission to install thermal protection shields on the International Space Station. (more...)
Government shutdown: Border wall money out, Obamacare fight on
- April 26, 2017

Congressional Republicans have privately proposed a funding bill that does not include money for the border wall , a Congressional source told CNN on Tuesday, a sign congressional Republicans are willing to buck the President to avoid a government shutdown. (more...)
Protesters Take To The Streets In Defense Of Science
- April 26, 2017

All day, the rain never let up. The March for Science is expected to draw tens of thousands at its main event on Washington DC's National Mall. For him, it's a chance for scientists like him to step out of the lab and into the limelight. This March for Science isn't the only one taking place. (more...)
Negotiators make progress on bill to keep government open
- April 26, 2017

But Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) in a statement Monday evening responded favorably to media reports suggesting the president might be willing to hold off on his request for border-wall funding. By dropping his call for immediate funding for the wall, Trump may clear a path to a spending bill. Democrats, on the other hand, say Republicans have only themselves to blame. (more...)
Thousands of scientists protest against Trump slashing research budgets
- April 26, 2017

For his part, President Trump, who has engaged in Twitter battles with protesters in the past, was more diplomatic on Saturday . After Donald Trump's inauguration, it was reported that references to climate change had been deleted from the White House website . (more...)
Byron York: Donald Trump's First Hundred Days an 'Executive Success' Byron York: Donald Trump's First Hundred Days an 'Executive Success'
- April 26, 2017

At the same time, Spicer sought to downplay the significance of the 100th day milestone, which has seen Trump struggle to deliver on bedrock campaign promises such as repealing former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and restricting travel to the US from a set of majority-Muslim countries. (more...)
'Star Wars: Episode IX' gets summer 2019 release date
- April 26, 2017

And brace yourselves: Frozen 2 arrives on November 27, 2019 . Even casual fans of the Star Wars franchise know that although the films are technically set in a galaxy far, far away, like the best sci-fi, they have also tended to mirror our own complicated, earthbound history over the years as well. (more...)
WRAPUP 8-N.Korea stages big artillery drill as U.S
- April 26, 2017

North Korea has ambitions to build missiles capable of reaching the United States mainland and tensions have soared in recent months as it carried out a string of missile tests that sparked tit-for-tat sabre-rattling with Washington. Japan's envoy on North Korea, Kenji Kanasugi, said after talks with his United States and South Korean counterparts that they agreed China should take a concrete role to resolve the crisis and it could use an oil embargo as a tool to press the North. (more...)
North Korea marks military anniversary with artillery, not missiles
- April 26, 2017

North Korean Defense Minister Pak Yong Sik said Monday that "the situation prevailing on the Korean Peninsula is so tense that a nuclear war may break out due to the frantic war drills of the USA imperialists and their vassal forces for aggression", according to The Associated Press. (more...)
Judge blocks Trump's new executive order
- April 26, 2017

In his ruling, Judge William H. Orrick sided with Santa Clara County, the city of San Francisco and other jurisdictions, who argued that a threat to take away federal funds from cities that do not cooperate with some federal immigration enforcement could be unconstitutional. (more...)
Final 2017 NFL Mock Draft: A look at all seven rounds Final 2017 NFL Mock Draft: A look at all seven rounds
- April 26, 2017

Most draft experts believe Mitchell Trubisky will be the first quarterback selected. Because the draft is an inexact science, the player you take in the seventh round could be a better player than the player you take in the first. Teams that trade down have a higher chance of reward, so there is a better chance the team trades down than up, if the Texans trade at all. You could see (with) every throw he was gaining more confidence as the week went on. (more...)
Apple wants kids to hang out at Apple stores Apple wants kids to hang out at Apple stores
- April 26, 2017

All of these added elements and redesigned factors will play a role in Apple's initiative to basically turn their stores into town square meetup centers. Teachers are encouraged to stop by on "Teacher Tuesdays", while families can come in on weekends for "Kids Hours". Photo Walks include sessions such as framing architecture or capturing action on video, while Sketch Walks explore observational drawings, watercolor and brush techniques, and more. (more...)
Some Galaxy S8 users experience Wi-Fi and wireless charging issues
- April 26, 2017

The refurbished Galaxy Note 7 will have a model number of SM-N935, based on this Wi-Fi Alliance entry. We don't yet have hard numbers so direct comparisons with the iPhone 7 are hard to pin down. Both these updates weigh in nearly 400MB. It's not yet clear whether it's a simple glitch or whether Samsung has implemented a way to detect non-OEM fast wireless chargers and disable them. (more...)
DJI Goggles fully revealed, now available for preorder DJI Goggles fully revealed, now available for preorder
- April 26, 2017

There are certainly some similarities between DJI Goggles and virtual reality headsets. "DJI pilots deserve a first-person viewing experience with the same quality, power, and performance they have come to expect from our aerial platforms". (more...)
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): Mustang was Best-Selling Sports Car in 2016 Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): Mustang was Best-Selling Sports Car in 2016
- April 26, 2017

Of the total, 98,000 were exported, which is reassuring news. For decades many global Mustang enthusiasts went to great lengths to get their hands on Fords fast, fun and affordable sports vehicle. "The legacy of Mustang continues to grow, and in places it never reached before", said Mark Schaller , Ford Mustang marketing manager, in a news release. (more...)
Nordstrom selling jeans with fake mud on them for a cool $425 Nordstrom selling jeans with fake mud on them for a cool $425
- April 26, 2017

The Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans hail from denim manufacturers PRPS , whose line of uniquely distressed, identity-conferring jeans varies from "Jackson Pollock " to "Member of Warrant ". "These are perhaps the best jeans I've ever owned. Perfectly match my stick on calluses". People on the internet have been razzing the jeans , giving us flashbacks to Nordstrom's holiday offering of an $85, leather-bound rock, which got similarly mocked online (but hey, it sold out, so what do we know). (more...)
Man runs into burning building twice to save beer, police say Man runs into burning building twice to save beer, police say
- April 25, 2017

Police say along with Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, they were working the scene of a house fire in the 300 block of North Spring Avenue yesterday afternoon. He was charged with obstruction and violating a 24/7 sobriety program. The fire was extinguished within 10 minutes, firefighters said. One person was taken to a hospital for treatment after suffering smoke inhalation and burns, according to fire officials. (more...)
Jaguar expands XF lineup with Sportbrake wagon Jaguar expands XF lineup with Sportbrake wagon
- April 25, 2017

After confirming its existence at last year's Paris motor show, Jaguar has now given us a sneak preview via this teasing overhead shot, as well as a line drawing on Wimbledon's centre court. The United States will be one of the first markets to get the new XF Sportbrake, which is understandable considering the demand for Estates and Wagons over there. (more...)

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