Science


Study suggests cats accompanied us around the world for millenia Study suggests cats accompanied us around the world for millenia
- June 20, 2017

DNA evidence shows cat domestication began about 9,000 years ago in the Near East, where farming started. "We're discovering incredible things about where they've come from, how far they've gone, and what kind of impact they've had on humans", Ottoni says. (more...)
Amazon Buying Whole Foods Could Mean Pain for Costco
- June 20, 2017

But like an old traditional marriage, where there are all kinds of rules and chaperones, we can't consummate the marriage, (LAUGHTER) until we're actually officially hooked up. "At Woolworths, we're committed to providing our customers with great quality products at a great price both online and in-store", they said. The Democratic congressman who oversees a big portion of Silicon Valley added that the merger could result in a drastic reduction in food prices to drive out competition only to ... (more...)
MTA Outlines LIRR Summer Service Disruption Discount MTA Outlines LIRR Summer Service Disruption Discount
- June 20, 2017

LIRR will offer, on average, a 25 percent fare reduction for all passengers traveling to Hunterspoint Avenue and Atlantic Terminal. Andrew Cuomo wants the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to give Long Island commuters a break. Kennedy Bridge (a.k.a. the Triborough Bridge) and the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel (a.k.a. the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel) is now slated to be completed by July 8. (more...)
BJP plays Dalit card for Presidential polls
- June 20, 2017

Congress president, Sonia Gandhi . Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu pointed out that the choice of Governor Kovind should meet all the expectations of the opposition. On his part, the soft-spoken Kovind said he would appeal to all political parties and members of the electoral college to back him. If Meira Kumar is nominated, it would be hard for the Sena not to back Kovind. (more...)
TS Bret to dump rain over Venezuelan coast, SE Caribbean TS Bret to dump rain over Venezuelan coast, SE Caribbean
- June 20, 2017

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecast has it tracking toward the Gulf Coast in the area of the Louisiana-Texas border. Tropical storm warnings were in effect yesterday evening for Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana, including Isla de Margarita. (more...)
Standalone PS4 Version of Modern Warfare Remastered Box Art Leaked Standalone PS4 Version of Modern Warfare Remastered Box Art Leaked
- June 20, 2017

It has also been revealed that the game will cost $39.99 which is slightly cheaper than newer titles, but it is still pretty expensive for a game that was released a while ago. Looks like that is about to change, however. If it's coming out on PS4 though you'd expect an Xbox One version to follow. There was a fan backlash to the restriction when Modern Warfare Remastered was announced a year ago. (more...)
Spotify confirms testing 'Sponsored Songs' in playlists Spotify confirms testing 'Sponsored Songs' in playlists
- June 20, 2017

These can be targeted to appear to users with matching listening tastes so they fit alongside their other music. Unfortunately for free users, the opt-out option for Spotify's potential rollout of Sponsored Songs will only be available for premium subscribers. (more...)
SpaceX delays Bulgaria Satellite Again, Plans 'Doubleheader' SpaceX delays Bulgaria Satellite Again, Plans 'Doubleheader'
- June 20, 2017

PDT (4:25 p.m. EDT/2025 GMT). The company tweeted that technical issues with a valve forced teams to delay the launch from pad 39A to no earlier than Friday with a second opportunity on Saturday. Once in space, "BulgariaSat-1" will find its orbit located 36,000 kilometers from Earth, and then provide Bulsatcom customers in Bulgaria and other parts of Europe with high quality television signals. (more...)
Heat-sensitive eclipse postage stamp will change when touched Heat-sensitive eclipse postage stamp will change when touched
- June 20, 2017

The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever stamp which commemorates the August 21, 2017, eclipse will be available June 20, 2017, for purchase. The back of the stamp pane shows a map tracking the coming eclipse's path. The next total solar eclipse over KC won't happen until 2205. A partial eclipse will be visible throughout the rest of the country. NASA TV and NASA.gov will broadcast a live panel discussion and news conference starting at 1 p.m. (more...)
Kia Stonic Crossover Arrives Hot On The Heels Of Hyundai Kona Kia Stonic Crossover Arrives Hot On The Heels Of Hyundai Kona
- June 20, 2017

Due for launch in Q3, the Stonic is likely to become one of Kia's best-selling cars. Design sketches released by Kia reveal the car's chunky, Rio-inspired look and intricate rear light clusters. These aspects, together with Kia's class-leading seven-year warranty, should mean you'll see a fair few Stonics around when it arrives in the United Kingdom later this year. (more...)
Elon Musk Going Underground Elon Musk Going Underground
- June 20, 2017

Editor's Remarks: Never one to shy away from an ambitious idea, Elon Musk claims that he has had promising conversations with the Mayor of LA, Eric Garcetti , regarding his plans for a network of tunnels underneath the city created to alleviate surface traffic. (more...)
Google's search engine aims to become employment engine Google's search engine aims to become employment engine
- June 20, 2017

As a result, many job seekers feel like they can't find the job they're looking for or apply to roles that aren't the right fit. Today, we're taking the next step in the Google for Jobs initiative by putting the convenience and power of Search into the hands of job seekers. (more...)
Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings
- June 20, 2017

Mueller is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election and any possible dealings Donald Trump's campaign, transition team, and administration may have had with officials of the Russian Federation. The Washington Post was first to break the news of the investigation on Thursday. He is already at the center of the investigation into whether Trump officials colluded with Russian Federation to sway the outcome of the presidential election. (more...)
Psyonix: Rocket League Cross Play on PS4 is 'Political Barrier'
- June 20, 2017

With a deep customisation system, exclusive items and Battle-Cars will come to the portable home console - Mario and Luigi hats already revealed, with more details to come. "They just need to tell us what that is". Microsoft and Nintendo are comfortable with it, but Sony is not. The quick demo I tried at E3 was fun, but not something that I could see myself playing on a regular basis. (more...)
Dining must be delightful experience, says Gauri Khan Dining must be delightful experience, says Gauri Khan
- June 20, 2017

With everyone from husband Shah Rukh Khan and daughter Suhana in attendance-along with Bollywood biggies like Alia Bhatt , Karan Johar, Farah Khan and Anil Kapoor-Gauri has created a lot of buzz about the soon-to-open restaurant in Mumbai's Bandra. (more...)
Study all about Renewable Energy at RETM Study all about Renewable Energy at RETM
- June 20, 2017

It also is usually a time with strong winds and increasing daylight, which cause renewable power to spike. The research group estimated solar already rivals the cost of new coal power plants in Germany and the US and by 2021 will do so in quick-growing markets such as China and India. (more...)
Pakistan's path to Champions Trophy glory
- June 20, 2017

With the win, Pakistan now have won each and every ICC Trophy. The war of words had always been there, but the curses, trolls, and uncalled for verbal volleys on social media have made an India-Pakistan tie into a very ugly affair in the recent past and it isn't much different in the build up to the ICC Champions Trophy final. (more...)
Who is Otto Warmbier?
- June 20, 2017

Otto Warmbier , the United States student released by North Korea in a coma last week after more than a year in detention, has died, his family said Monday. In a 2016 piece on the Vibe.com website, Johnson is quoted as saying he launched the company after finding an affordable way to get into Hong Kong and getting drunk with a North Korean "in charge of stuff". (more...)
US sailors who died in destroyer-container ship crash
- June 20, 2017

Given that this was where the damage to the destroyer was inflicted, questions will be raised over whether the USA ship could have been at fault. This combination of updated photos released Monday, June 19, 2017, by the U.S. Jennifer Adkison of Granbury, Texas, whose 20-year-old son, Bruce Adkison, a fifth-generation sailor, survived the collision , said in a Facebook message that families are grieving for those who died and trying to get clothing and other items to survivors who lost all ... (more...)
Landmark UH study on climate change Landmark UH study on climate change
- June 20, 2017

Currently, that number is about one in three people. Such action is under threat with President Trump's announcement this month that he will pull the US out of the landmark Paris accord, though some cities and states are looking to fill the gap left by the federal government. (more...)

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