Science


Jacksonville Jaguars Could Draft Quarterback at No. 4?
- May 01, 2017

The Browns already have Houston's second-round pick in 2018 after receiving it in the trade for Brock Osweiler this off-season. The Texans drafted Bucknell offensive tackle JuliƩn Davenport with the 130th overall pick, the first of their two fourth round selections. (more...)
IFixit Galaxy S8 Teardown Gives It A 4/10 For Repairability IFixit Galaxy S8 Teardown Gives It A 4/10 For Repairability
- May 01, 2017

With the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus just a few days away from being widely available, the team at iFixit has posted up its extensive teardowns of both new flagship devices. That is, instead of opening Samsung's personal assistant, users will trigger Google Assistant, launch the front or back camera, or even open a favorite app . (more...)
Trump at NRA convention: 'Eight-year assault' on gun rights is over
- May 01, 2017

Even during his candidacy, President Trump was seen as a gun-friendly candidate. Still, his appearance in Atlanta sparked protests from people advocating for stricter gun control measures. During his speech to the crowd of almost 10,000, President Trump boldly proclaimed, "You came through for me and I'm going to come through for you". (more...)
No-bake technique turns Martian soil simulant into red building bricks
- May 01, 2017

Since storage will be limited on any craft carrying astronauts to Mars, they may be able to devote room to other equipment if they know they can construct habitats with the red planet's resources. Then in 2010, NASA shifted its focus from the Moon to Mars - so the team shifted its focus as well. Mars is the likely candidate for our first colony. (more...)
Lawmakers seal deal on $1T plan government-wide funding bill
- May 01, 2017

Last Friday, Congress bought a week's time to finalize the bipartisan agreement when lawmakers in the House and Senate approved a short-term spending bill that averted a shutdown that would have taken place Saturday - President Trump's 100th day in office. (more...)
Marine Le Pen to appoint ex-rival as PM if elected
- May 01, 2017

Recent moves by Ms Le Pen to appeal to a wider audience seem to be working as she has removed herself as the leader of the Front National party, and rebranded her campaign with the new motto "Choose France". A day earlier, the interim leader of Le Pen's National Front party stepped down over controversial comments about the Holocaust. European Union membership is written into France's constitution and a move to change it would require first the approval of both the National Assembly and ... (more...)
Nintendo 2DS XL: Clamshell console is coming to the United Kingdom in July
- May 01, 2017

It also said that more than 1,000 games are available for the new handheld, although it's not clear if that figure also includes Nintendo DS games, with which these handhelds are backwards compatible. The announcement of the 2DS XL probably answers that question. To put simply, it plays Nintendo DS and 3DS games and SNES games on the Nintendo eShop. (more...)
First lady dedicates 'healing' garden at children's hospital First lady dedicates 'healing' garden at children's hospital
- May 01, 2017

At that International Women of Courage Awards event, which honoured 13 courageous women, Trump's wife gave a speech lasting just 10 minutes. She said , "As leaders of our shared global community, we must continue to work towards gender empowerment and respect for people from all backgrounds and ethnicities". (more...)
Turkish military convoy moves closer to Syrian Kurds
- May 01, 2017

He said he would discuss the issue at a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump next month. They claim to have invaded Syria to fight terrorism, and yet the groups they support on the ground (Ahrar Al Sham and Nour Eddin Al Zanki) share the same jihadist ideology that the United States has been fighting since 9/11. (more...)
Scientists create artificial womb to ensure development of premature babies
- May 01, 2017

The plastic " biobag " womb is filled with filled with an electrolyte solution which acts like amniotic fluid in the uterus. An "umbilical cord" attached to a machine outside the bag removes carbon dioxide and delivers oxygen and nutrients to the fetus. (more...)
Google CEO Sundar Pichai's compensation doubles to $200 million in 2016
- May 01, 2017

Net income rose to US$5.43 billion, or US$7.73 per share , from US$4.21 billion, or US$6.02 per share, a year earlier. In a statement, Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat said , "Our excellent results represent a terrific start to 2017, with revenues up 22% versus the first quarter of 2016 and 24% on a constant currency basis". (more...)
Erdogan must mind his business on matters relating to India and Pakistan Erdogan must mind his business on matters relating to India and Pakistan
- May 01, 2017

Prior to his meeting with Modi, Erdogan will be addressing the Indian industry under the aegis of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Erdogan arrived in the national capital on Sunday evening ahead of talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, PTI reported . He insisted that Erdogan had crossed many "red lines" that would bar membership, including the imprisonment of journalists, undue pressure on the opposition, and the referendum to make the presidency more ... (more...)
Trump Warns North Korea's Missiles Will Get Better Trump Warns North Korea's Missiles Will Get Better
- May 01, 2017

Trump said , circling back to criticism of the media . North Korea has attempted at least nine missile launches since Trump's inauguration in January. Han Song Ryol believes that escalation in the Korean Peninsula has been caused by "the US-South Korea maneuvers directed at the DPRK (abbreviation for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) along with concentration of strategic weapons of the United States". (more...)
Everton vs Chelsea, Premier League Everton vs Chelsea, Premier League
- May 01, 2017

Garth Crooks is back to wind up Premier League supporters across the land with his BBC Premier League team of the week. 'We always work very hard, and we will do that until the end of the season. 'In every moment, we have to be ready for everything'. Tottenham were the better side in the FA Cup semi-final but Chelsea were so clinical. Teams are going to look forward to coming to what is essentially a neutral venue . (more...)
Workers across Korea to join Labor Day rallies Workers across Korea to join Labor Day rallies
- May 01, 2017

Forced to cope with the ever increasing inflation and afraid of dying in abject poverty, a myriad of these unsung heroes whose shoulders carry the burden of the metropolis' economy can not take a day off on Labour Day . This led to the death of several people and police officers. The International Labour Organisation also conducts various events on the occasion. Even in the social media many place Happy May Day SMS and May Day SMS on their pages to honour the workers day . (more...)
Alphabet Inc (GOOG) Shares Gap Up After Strong Earnings
- May 01, 2017

The company had reported the adjusted revenue growth of 22.2 percent to $24.75 billion in the first quarter of FY 17 from $20.26 billion in the corresponding quarter previous year, beating the analysts' estimates for revenue of $2.47 billion. (more...)
Trump says health care bill will cover pre-existing conditions Trump says health care bill will cover pre-existing conditions "beautifully"
- May 01, 2017

When pressed further on whether there's a guarantee that people with pre-existing medical conditions would be able to get coverage under the American Health Care Act, Trump said: "We actually have a clause that guarantees". That amendment would allow states to again permit insurance providers to deny coverage to people who have preexisting conditions, as long as the states set up "high-risk pools" that would provide coverage to those in poor health who can not get traditional insurance. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ users are now reporting random restart issue
- May 01, 2017

Well, the company didn't name the Galaxy Note specifically, but the fans are already pretty sure that it was the Samsung Galaxy Note8 they are talking about. Well, this will come as a relief to a lot of customers. MetroPCS on the other hand will sell you the Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime for an even lower $69. (more...)
Trump signs order seeking to expand oil drilling off California
- April 30, 2017

The executive order will also reverse Obama's ban on ocean drilling in the Arctic. The order "is a great day for America workers, unleashing American energy and clearing the way for thousands and thousands of high-paying American energy jobs", Trump said at the signing ceremony. (more...)
NSA to stop collecting Americans' emails, texts about foreign surveillance targets NSA to stop collecting Americans' emails, texts about foreign surveillance targets
- April 30, 2017

As the agency itself explains in a statement released Friday, it has to do with how information is hoovered up under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which is set to expire at end of this year. This may explain why the NSA has announced that it will no longer conduct these so-called "About" searches , in the hopes that it will make 702 seem reasonable and proportional. (more...)

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