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No apology over Horton comments - Chiller No apology over Horton comments - Chiller
- August 10, 2016

That was the plea from Mark Horton on Twitter after fans of Sun Yang bombarded him with abuse. Regardless, netizens want Horton to apologise - almost 300,000 comments, mostly negative or abusive, have been left on his most recent photo post alone. (more...)
Canadian Housing Starts Trend Increases in July Canadian Housing Starts Trend Increases in July
- August 10, 2016

The Canadian data overall has suggested that residential housing starts and permits have held firm, supported by strong housing demand, but there has been greater vulnerability within the commercial sector with a notably weak reading for building permits released yesterday, which will increase concerns that there will be no significant improvement in commercial building over the next few months. (more...)
Rob Ninkovich reportedly set to undergo MRI Rob Ninkovich reportedly set to undergo MRI
- August 10, 2016

Ninkovich has missed just one regular-season game since joining the Patriots in 2009, and he has played in all 16 contests in each of the six seasons. The Chris Long signing looks even more shrewd now with Ninkovich likely out for the start of the season. He became a starter in 2010 and has 42 career sacks, including 6 1/2 last season. (more...)
Drudge Report misleads readers with Hillary Clinton photo
- August 10, 2016

The photos , revealed by Reuters and Getty news agencies, showed the former USA secretary of state taking assistance from a number of people in overcoming the stairs of a house. While all eyes are now focussed on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his endless number of controversies, a section of the USA media has also expressed concern over the health of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, more so after photographs of the latter struggling to climb some stairs emerged on ... (more...)
That That "Alien Megastructure" Star Just Got Even More Mysterious
- August 10, 2016

And yet, the activity around Tabby's Star still made no sense - "We still don't have a natural explanation for what is going on", METI International astronomer Doug Vakoch told Inverse then. Kepler's data revealed an erratic pattern in the intensity of KIC 8462852's starlight, including periods when the light dimmed as much as 20 percent. (more...)
Brazilian judge orders Olympics to allow stadium protests
- August 10, 2016

To get around the ban, some Brazilians have co-ordinated with friends each wearing a letter on their T-shirt so the message reads " Fora Temer " when they sit in groups. "Obviously, protests outside the venues are free provided they are not violent". Apparently referring to the case of a man ejected for shouting " fora Temer " at a shooting contest, the ministry said he was "disturbing athletes and other fans". (more...)
Inbox adds Google Drive integration, bundled emails from Trello, GitHub Inbox adds Google Drive integration, bundled emails from Trello, GitHub
- August 10, 2016

To improve email notifications, Google is now integrating the functionality to compile and offer a quick, glanceable view of your tasks from project management application Trello. The update brings in a handful of other features, including the ability to add Google Drive links to emails and easier ways to delete emails, rather than marking them as done. (more...)
Donald Trump Lays Out His Economic Plans Donald Trump Lays Out His Economic Plans
- August 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton , the Democrat candidate for the US White House, now leads Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump 50 to 42 percent, according to results from a Washington Post-ABC News telephone poll released on Sunday. "I think the people of this country don't want somebody who is going to short circuit", Mr Trump said. "Hillary has a detailed plan to build an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top". (more...)
DoT to invite applications from telcos for spectrum auction DoT to invite applications from telcos for spectrum auction
- August 09, 2016

All the airwaves being put for auction can be used for high speed 4G services. This is the largest quantity of spectrum put up for sale, which may generate over five times the amount Centre raised from last year's auction, but only if all airwaves are sold at base price. (more...)
Amiga software library plays right in your browser Amiga software library plays right in your browser
- August 09, 2016

The full range of titles in the collection does include plenty of curiosities though, largely in the form of demos and non-gaming programs that were released for the various platforms. It's based on WinUAE and makes use of AROS ' Kickstart replacement. Now, as headlined, all those feeling a pang of Amiga nostalgia have to do is head over to the Internet Archive . (more...)
Chevrolet's 485kW Camaro ZL1 quicker than Hellcat Chevrolet's 485kW Camaro ZL1 quicker than Hellcat
- August 09, 2016

The ZL1 will go on sale this fall. Conversely, 60 to 0 is achieved in 107 feet. It's the most powerful production Camaro yet. It is the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and it can be yours for a starting price of $62,135 for coupe models, and $69,135 for convertibles, General Motors announced Monday. (more...)
No such thing (yet) as sterile neutrino, UW researchers say No such thing (yet) as sterile neutrino, UW researchers say
- August 09, 2016

These experiments have spotted three types: the electron neutrino, muon neutrino and tau neutrino; the three can change type as they travel. Eerie particles with practically zero mass that rarely interact with anything, neutrinos are often referred to as ghost particles. (more...)
Hear Frances Bean Cobain Cover Jimmy Eat World's Hear Frances Bean Cobain Cover Jimmy Eat World's "The Middle"
- August 09, 2016

The 52-year-old reposted her daughter's video, heaping praise on her. Jimmy Eat World's " The Middle " is a known millennial classic and reliable karaoke mainstay. Cobain, who is a model and visual artist, previously made her music debut as a guest vocalist on Evelyn Evelyn's "My Space", although her small part was mixed with over 20 other artists saying the same line. (more...)
Twice as many meteors expected in Perseid shower Twice as many meteors expected in Perseid shower
- August 09, 2016

The best celestial show of the year - the Perseid Meteor Shower - will peak on Thursday night. The grandest and most spectacular show will light the sky whole night of Thursday until early morning of Friday. It's expected to be one of those years. "The meteors you'll see this year are from comet flybys that occurred hundreds if not thousands of years ago", said Cooke. (more...)
Cayman Islands reports 1st case of locally transmitted Zika
- August 09, 2016

Johns County leaders and other state officials promised education, cooperation and action in a roundtable meeting Monday to stop the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Florida. Other tourists said as long as Zika mosquitos aren't found in Southwest Florida, they'll keep visiting. Jothi is telling her patients that if they do not travel to Zika-impacted areas, they should go ahead with their pregnancy plans and just take precautions by wearing clothing that covers the entire body and ... (more...)
Trump begins economic speech with Clinton attack
- August 09, 2016

Seeking to reset his campaign after a dismal week that left him badly trailing Hillary Clinton in the polls, Donald Trump delivered an economic policy speech Monday morning in Detroit, where he laid out an agenda that's a dizzying mix of economic populism and conservative orthodoxy. (more...)
RJio to launch Lyf Wind 3 & Flame 8 exclusively on Flipkart
- August 09, 2016

Reliance Jio is planning to launch its Lyf Wind 3 and Lyf Flame 8 smartphones exclusively on Flipkart , reports TechPP . It seems the company is now extending the exclusive partnerships with other e-commerce platforms as well. The LYF Wind 3 runs Android Lollipop 5.1 out-of-the-box. Coming to the connectivity options, the new Reliance LYF wind 3 smartphone offers, 2G/3G, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, MicroUSB 2.0 port, 3.5mm Audio Jack, FM Radio, Wi-Fi hotspot, Global Positioning ... (more...)
Vodafone UK scraps broadband line rental fee Vodafone UK scraps broadband line rental fee
- August 09, 2016

The operator launched its first fixed broadband products for retail customers in June previous year, opening it up to the full United Kingdom market in October. From October, the Advertising Standards Authority and regulator Ofcom will require providers to advertise their service prices by including the cost of line rental into their total monthly fee. (more...)
Driver in fatal Tesla Autopilot crash was speeding
- August 09, 2016

You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. The report said the NTSB confirmed the Model S driver was using the advanced driver assistance features Traffic-Aware Cruise Control and Autosteer lane-keeping assistance at the time. (more...)
Phelps feels pain of aging and late-night races Phelps feels pain of aging and late-night races
- August 09, 2016

Phelps took the second leg after Caeleb Dressel led off for the Americans, and it was another memorable performance at a distance that isn't Phelps' specialty. She's just getting warmed up. Britain's Adam Peaty set his second mark in as many nights in the 100 breaststroke, while Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden eclipsed her own mark in the 100 butterfly. (more...)

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