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Noise pollution created by humans Noise pollution created by humans "pervasive" in US protected areas
- May 07, 2017

The study analyzed 1.5 million hours of sound measurements from 492 sites around the continental United States and compiled them together to create a noise map. the wind going through the grass, ' Wittemyer said. "Those are really valuable and important sounds for humans to hear and help in their rejuvenation and their self-reflection". (more...)
Thousands rally in Grant Park at March for Science Thousands rally in Grant Park at March for Science
- May 07, 2017

But many messages were leveled at Trump and his party, which holds majorities in Congress. Scientists have raised alarms over Trump's budget blueprint, which would cut $12.6 billion from the Department of Health and Human Services, including $5.8 billion from the National Institutes of Health alone. (more...)
Record-breaking astronaut tells Trump she's ready to go to Mars
- May 07, 2017

In cringe-worthy video call to the International Space Station the President asked astronaut Peggy Whitson when she thinks a manned trip to Mars would be possible. "New US High-Time Space Ninja". Ms Whitson told the president that spaceflight takes a lot of time and money, so getting to Mars will require collaboration from other countries to succeed. (more...)
North Korea accuses U.S., South Korea of assassination attempt
- May 07, 2017

KCNA laid out the alleged plot in great detail, saying it was hatched in 2014 when the South Korean and U.S. intelligence agencies recruited a North Korean working in the timber industry in eastern Russian Federation. The most recent test, which failed, came on Friday following a U.N. Security Council meeting on North Korea, chaired by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. (more...)
CIA plot to kill North Korea's Kim Jong-un exposed
- May 07, 2017

North Korea claimed in 2014 that the us created Ebola and experimented with the disease in Africa to test its capabilities as a biological warfare agent. This image, from a news bulletin by North Korea's KRT, April 26, 2017, shows leader Kim Jong Un at a "Combined Fire Demonstration" held to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the North Korean army, in Wonsan, North Korea. (more...)
The Nintendo PlayStation Prototype Is Now Up And Running The Nintendo PlayStation Prototype Is Now Up And Running
- May 07, 2017

Marketed as "the most powerful console ever", Project Scorpio boasts of the ability to run a Forza Motorsport demo at 60 FPS in an impressive native 4K fashion. Window Central's Jez Corden posted last May 3 on Twitter a video clip featuring the console's developer unit. Microsoft has not announced the price tag for Project Scorpio yet. (more...)
Gardeners will dig the weather forecast for the weekend Gardeners will dig the weather forecast for the weekend
- May 07, 2017

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind 5 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Low around 52. South wind around 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 31 miles per hour. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind around 10 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. (more...)
SpaceX launches Falcon 9 on secret, classified mission
- May 07, 2017

Musk believes reusable rockets are the key to drastically cutting launch costs, eventually making it possible to fulfill his vision of colonizing Mars. The mission also wasn't listed on Elon Musk's space company's online customer manifest. The leftover booster — its job done — landed next door at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station several minutes after liftoff. (more...)
Happy 'Star Wars' Day: May the fourth be with you
- May 07, 2017

Countless others joined the celebration on social media, many of them tweeting " May the 4th be with you ", in a play on the " Star Wars " catchphrase, " May the force be with you ". "Thinking of our colleagues in the Galactic Senate on Star Wars Day", read the first message. On Star Wars Day- May the fourth- Dartmouth might have earned their nickname of "The Dark Side". (more...)
Tables - large scale renewable energy projects being built, or about to start Tables - large scale renewable energy projects being built, or about to start
- May 07, 2017

An all-time high of 73 per cent said they supported onshore wind projects, while just nine per cent said they were opposed. Broken down, 59 percent of electricity derived from hydro sources, 4.4 percent from wind, 1.9 percent from biomass and 0.5 percent from solar. (more...)
SpaceX Postpones Spy Satellite Launch by One Day
- May 07, 2017

NROL-76 will launch on Falcon 9 , a two-stage rocket designed from the ground up by SpaceX for the reliable and cost-efficient transport of satellites and SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft. We should keep seeing more of these reusable rockets launch and land in the coming years if SpaceX has its way. The facility supported the first Saturn V launch (Apollo 4), and many subsequent Apollo Moon missions, including Apollo 11 in July 1969. (more...)
Crash Bandicoot Remake Not Good Enough To Please Crash Bandicoot Remake Not Good Enough To Please
- May 07, 2017

In fact, recently, a new trailer was released online that showcased a level comparison of Un-Bearable from Crash Bandicoot: Cortex Strikes Back. Sure, it's not all flawless - the developers have taken some artistic liberties in the details of the visual designs - but it's hard to not be impressed with how advanced the game is looking 20 years later. (more...)
Oppo F3 Selfie Expert up for pre-order at Rs. 19999 Oppo F3 Selfie Expert up for pre-order at Rs. 19999
- May 07, 2017

It will go on sale from 13 May. We had a quick brush with the F3 on the same day that OPPO unveiled the new Indian cricket jersey highlighting the brand's partnership with the Indian cricket team. On the storage front it offers 64GB of inbuilt storage with dedicated microSD card slot (up to 128GB). Oppo is popular for its camera, especially the selfie. (more...)
Trump wants to send men to Mars
- May 07, 2017

In simpler words, the NASA astronaut has now spent more time in space than any other American by logging 534 days, 2 hours and 49 minutes (and counting) away from Earth, thereby breaking Jeffrey ( Jeff) Williams' record of spending 534 days in spaceflight. (more...)
Cassini's Second Grand Finale Dive Might Be Outshining The First One Cassini's Second Grand Finale Dive Might Be Outshining The First One
- May 07, 2017

While NASA's Cassini spacecraft is preparing for its third dive over Saturn, the team has compiled a stunning video of the first plunge between Saturn and its rings. However, following Cassini's deepest dive yet on Enceladus , the unmanned spacecraft discovered the small icy moon also had hydrogen on it. "The images from the first pass were great, but we were conservative with the camera settings", Andrew Ingersoll, a member of the Cassini imaging team, said. (more...)
SpaceX launching satellite Internet in 2019 with 25ms latency SpaceX launching satellite Internet in 2019 with 25ms latency
- May 07, 2017

Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies launched a sensitive mission for the U.S. military and landed the rocket's booster on land, marking the company's fifth successful mission of 2017. The massive batch of Ka and Ku band hardware would dwarf the number of active satellites now in space, estimated to be around 1,400. Although SpaceX hasn't provided employment figures for the Redmond operation, the company's billionaire founder, Elon Musk , has said the figure could eventually rise ... (more...)
Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate
- May 07, 2017

The bipartisan deal did not approve funding for Mr Trump's Mexico border wall, among other White House demands. With the 309-118 vote in the Republican-controlled chamber, the legislation now goes to the Senate, which is expected to pass it before a midnight Friday deadline. (more...)
Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign hacked, officials say
- May 06, 2017

After ditching France's traditional left-right parties in a first-round election, voters are now choosing between Mr Macron's business-friendly, pro-European vision and Ms Le Pen's protectionist, closed-borders view which resonates with workers left behind by globalisation. (more...)
GOP health bill leaves questions about pre-existing conditions GOP health bill leaves questions about pre-existing conditions
- May 06, 2017

The bill passed in a narrow 217-213 vote . "But very importantly, it's a great plan", the president stated earlier today according to the White House . The House of Representatives has narrowly backed a bill to repeal and replace the signature domestic achievement of the previous president, which enabled 20 million more Americans to get health insurance. (more...)
Teams that improved the most after the 2017 NFL Draft
- May 06, 2017

Not that it's a defining predictive measure necessarily: He wasn't drafted No. 2 overall, he wasn't a quarterback and his team didn't deplete their draft larder trading to get him, but Kyle Long had switched from defense to offense and had all of six starts coming out of OR and has been to the Pro Bowl three times . (more...)

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