Science


Cause fixed for deadly, destructive wildfire Cause fixed for deadly, destructive wildfire
- August 11, 2016

The Valley Fire burned 76,067 acres, took the lives of four civilians, seriously injured four firefighters, and destroyed 1,955 structures. With almost 2,000 structures destroyed in the fire, Cal Fire says the Valley Fire was the third most destructive wildfire in California's recorded history. (more...)
Mazda 6 gets G-Vectoring Control, Nappa leather Mazda 6 gets G-Vectoring Control, Nappa leather
- August 11, 2016

The carmaker has also upgraded the display screen, which has higher brightness. Inside, both the 3 and the 6 benefits from better materials, more sound-deadening material, and a new heads-up display. The 2016 Mazda6 already was an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick Plus, with the top rating of good in the crash tests and a top score of superior for the optional crash prevention technology. (more...)
Clinton Campaign Rejects Support From Father of Orlando Shooter Clinton Campaign Rejects Support From Father of Orlando Shooter
- August 11, 2016

Clinton at the rally. Mateen said he was invited by the Democratic Party and declared himself a proud Clinton supporter. "What attracts this man to Hillary Clinton? ". "This individual wasn't invited as a guest, and the campaign was unaware of his attendance until after the event". Seddique has previously condemned the shooting, saying it "shocked" him, but also claimed that "only God can punish homosexuals". (more...)
Mt. Pinatubo Eruption Hid Rate of Sea Level Rise Mt. Pinatubo Eruption Hid Rate of Sea Level Rise
- August 11, 2016

It turns out, they say, that sea level rise was artificially masked in the satellite record by the fact that one year before the satellite launched, the Earth experienced a major cooling pulse. "In the next five to 10 years, we should see a clear acceleration emerge from the record", he said. The findings generally confirmed those from previous research, which has used longer-running tide gauges and other sources of data to show that seas are rising at an accelerating clip because ... (more...)
Dual Camera, Pressure-Sensitive Home Button Dual Camera, Pressure-Sensitive Home Button
- August 11, 2016

The new iPhone, which is expected to release in September will reportedly have a dual camera and no headphone jack. Bloomberg also revealed some additional details on the dual cameras that is rumored to feature exclusively on the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus. (more...)
Games industry unlikely to try to clone 'Pokemon Go'
- August 11, 2016

Parents also complain that the game could provide a highly risky and unwanted distraction to students in school. The higher figure would rank Pokemon Go in the top 20 grossing mobile games in history, said Michael Pachter, an analyst at Wedbush Securities. (more...)
AAP government prepares draft for app based cabs AAP government prepares draft for app based cabs
- August 11, 2016

However, operators may offer discounts and ply at cheaper rates. The Delhi government has drafted a policy to regulate cab aggregators, such as Uber and Ola, under which app-based taxi services will be bound to charge fares set by the city's transport department. (more...)
Whale watchers witness battle of behemoths in waters off Vancouver Island
- August 11, 2016

The killer whales were about to finish off the seal when a humpback whale lifted the animal and placed it on its belly, keeping it out of harm's way. When the orcas first attacked the gray whales, two humpback whales were already on the scene. (more...)
Thai regulator backs sim card plan to track tourists Thai regulator backs sim card plan to track tourists
- August 11, 2016

The plan, announced last week to track tourists, has been expanded to cover anyone in Thailand who does not hold a Thai passport. Thailand's telecommunications regulator has approved in principle a plan to issue special sim cards to foreign tourists so they can be tracked via their mobile phones. (more...)
Snapchat hit with backlash for 'yellowface' selfie lens Snapchat hit with backlash for 'yellowface' selfie lens
- August 11, 2016

Snapchat said then that the filter was developed in partnership with Marley's estate to let fans express "appreciation" for him. On Wednesday, the company responded to the swaths of criticism, referring to the filter as an "anime-inspired Lens". (more...)
Audi developing regenerative damper technology Audi developing regenerative damper technology
- August 11, 2016

Think energy regeneration, and usually innovations in the powertrain aspects come to mind. In a diagram illustrating the new system, Audi shows how eRot can instead convert movement into electrical energy. It's called eROT, and while that's a fairly uninspiring name, the tech behind it is rad. The principle behind eROT is easily explained: "Every pothole, every bump, every curve induces kinetic energy in the auto. (more...)
New Zealand crashes out of Rio rugby sevens
- August 11, 2016

Gillies Kaka had replied for New Zealand off a chip and chase while his team mate Rieko Ioane was in the sin-bin but the Fijians were able to hold on at the end to book a semi-final against Japan. Japan was the unlikely quarterfinalist in the mix, but has shown they can beat any team after a stunning 14-12 win over 12-time world series champion New Zealand to open the tournament. (more...)
City Union Bank net profit rises 11 per cent City Union Bank net profit rises 11 per cent
- August 11, 2016

Banks write-off loans when they see limited chances of recovery. In 2014-15, SBI recovered an amount of Rs 2,359 crore as against write-offs of Rs 21,313 crore in the same year. In percentage terms, it was 20.48 per cent of total gross advances. The gross NPAs were 2.62% of the gross advances as on June 2016, up from 2.01% share in the same period a year earlier. (more...)
Big Sur fire grows to more than 100 square miles Big Sur fire grows to more than 100 square miles
- August 11, 2016

Firefighters have worked in the air and on the ground to build fire lines and snuff out the flames, said U.S. Forest Service spokesman Bob Poole. In Lake Arrowhead, the community of Grass Valley Lake and the area north of Peninsula and North Bay Roads to Highway 173, and south of Highway 173 from North Bay Road to Grass Valley Road are under voluntary evacuation orders. (more...)
Just Cause 3: Bavarium Sea Heist Releasing on August 11 Just Cause 3: Bavarium Sea Heist Releasing on August 11
- August 11, 2016

Drive the custom made ROCKET BOAT "LOOCHADOR" and test its multi-lock missile launchers and miniguns against the Black Hand fleet. Explore the Scolio coast and infiltrate the Eden Corporation's Stingray base in order to grab their experimental Eden Spark lightning gun. (more...)
Ignis reignited by Suzuki Ignis reignited by Suzuki
- August 11, 2016

The minimal exterior design looks fresh but undoubtedly Suzuki which makes the model purely iconic. The 2016 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile will be open to the press on September 29-30, 2016, and then to the general public from October 1-16, 2016. (more...)
Donald Trump denies '2nd Amendment' remark encouraged violence Donald Trump denies '2nd Amendment' remark encouraged violence
- August 11, 2016

I don't know. But - but I'll tell you what. Or was he merely musing about the indisputably powerful influence of the gun lobby? The National Rifle Association is actually throwing its weight behind Donald Trump following his incendiary comments towards Hillary Clinton. (more...)
Man calls cops to report 'hoodlums,' then fatally shoots black man Man calls cops to report 'hoodlums,' then fatally shoots black man
- August 11, 2016

As they were leaving, Walker said Thomas saw what he believed to be police lights. The News & Observer in Raleigh reported that broken glass was strewn in the front lawn and in the driveway from the blasted window he had shot through. "We have a lot of people outside our house yelling and shouting profanities". The man said he fired a warning shot to scare the people away, but the shot hit someone. (more...)
Where's the No Man's Sky Review?
- August 11, 2016

It's an online space exploration game that has promised an entire universe of planets for players to discover ( 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 if you want to be precise , or 18 quintillion if you want to be fairly close to precise). Now, today, you can enjoy the soundtrack for the video game in full before it officially goes on sale tomorrow. Because of this, we are holding our review until we are able to put the time into No Man's Sky that it deserves. (more...)
No Man's Sky Is Totally Different From The Leak Version
- August 11, 2016

No Man's Sky is available now for the Playstation 4 and PC. At a massive 824.2MB the patch is something of a monster, and took around 20 minutes to download on my - admittedly poor - internet connection. Early on, players will quickly fill up their inventory slot (divided between their exosuit and ship) with the game's many elements, minerals and crafting materials, becoming well-acquainted with the "Inventory Full" warning before too long. (more...)

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