Science

A 466 Million Year Old Collision is Pelting Earth with Space Confetti

They collected their samples from a site near St. Petersburg in Russian Federation, where the layers of rock are known to have built up very slowly, thus making...


London air pollution: City remains on 'very high' alert as capital chokes

The conditions prompted a "black" alert for very high levels of particulates - 10 out of 10 on the air pollution scale - with problems expected to continue into...


GOES-16, new satellite views Earth for first time

To show off the impressive technological feats of GOES-16, NOAA has released a number of images taken by the satellite's Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) in...


Giant, wolf-sized otters used to roam around in China

According to researchers, the otter family goes back at least 18 million years. "So what we did is we took CT scans of the cranium , and then we digitally reco...


BJP's BS Yeddyurappa stands behind Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on Kambala

Groups in Dakshina Kannada district have been demanding that the ban on kambala , imposed by the Karnataka High Court on November 22 previous year, be revoked....


Asus takes on Raspberry Pi with the Tinker Board

However, ASUS has given the Pi a bit of competition in the form of its " Tinker Board ", which can play 4K video and 24-bit audio. Raspberry Pi 3 offers a 6...


Old Trafford: Man Utd announce plans for more spaces for disabled fans

Manchester United announced on Tuesday that Old Trafford's capacity will be reduced for the beginning of next season. According to the Daily Mail , there are...


Google took down 17m gambling-related "bad ads" in 2016

Close to 200 of these sites are no longer allowed to use Google ads. Trick-to-click ads, were another major delete category: 112 million of these were taken...


South Korean court to decide on impeachment by March

The outgoing chief judge of South Korea's Constitutional Court urged the court on Wednesday to conclude the impeachment trial of President Park Geun-hye by Marc...


That's No Moon ... Saturn's Satellite Looks Just Like The Death Star

Then, in April, Titan will give Cassini a gravitational pull into Proximal orbits, the last of which, on September 15, will impact Saturn and cause the spacecra...


Netflix adds SD card support on Android for downloading movies, TV shows

In December, Netflix announced an update to allow its users to download films and TV programmes to watch offline. This created frustration among customers who...


Japan names first homegrown Sumo champion in two decades

At a ceremony at his stable on Wednesday morning, Kisenosato said he accepted his promotion "with great humility". "I will concentrate on being true to the titl...


Four more journalists get felony charges after covering inauguration unrest

Reporters Evan Engel and Alex Rubinstein could, in addition to four others, were arrested during a Washington, D.C. protest against President Donald Trump's...


Unofficial National Park Service Twitter Fires Off At President Trump

The tweets about climate science gained the park service a swift social media following. Reports surfaced Tuesday that the administration had also ordered ...


Ted Cruz makes the ultimate 'Grayson Allen looks like Ted Cruz' joke

As for Deadspin, Ted Cruz is now more likeable than you. Cruz, who many think looks just like Duke basketball star Grayson Allen, submitted a photo of Allen and...


Idea shares tremble more than Airtel as Reliance Jio strikes

Bharti Airtel managed to make Rs 504 crore profits during the December quarter, lowest in last four years. "With predatory pricing unleashed by an operator, i...


Priyanka reacts to 'pretty' comments: Shows BJP's mindset towards women

Priyanka is one of the star campaigners of Congress for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections and has also played an important role in forging an allian...


We are living in the debris field of an ancient asteroid collision

In essence, the study shows that the variety of meteorites has changed a lot during our planet's history. In other words, the meteorites that are common tod...


Egypt claim last place in African Nations Cup quarterfinals

Egypt celebrate after Mohammed Salah scored what proved to be their victor. Victory, secured by Mohamed Salah's first-half goal, took the seven-time champions...


Horizon Zero Dawn to enter Gold phase next week, according to Insider

As standard, this bundle also includes one DUALSHOCK 4 controller plus all of the other necessities. It's on the verge of going gold, and we now have official c...


Cisco Systems' (CSCO) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at Piper Jaffray Cos

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.17 on the shares of Cisco Systems, Inc . 28 analysts projected Price Targets for ...


Mark your calendars as Google I/O 2017 set for 17-19 May

The GitHub page contained five puzzles that, when solved, confirmed the details. It's about the right time of year for Google to announce the dates for its ...


ACA Repeal Could Leave More Than 230000 Iowans Without Insurance

The ACA has served more than 20 million individuals in the US, however, premiums have risen dramatically, according to the New York Times . Donald Jonas - ...


Synthetic expansion of the genetic alphabet

Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California modified common E. coli microbes to carry expanded genetic material which they believe ...


Five Google Lunar XPrize teams confirm they're set for the moon

But no teams met the original Lunar X-Prize deadline of 2012. $5 million goes to the second team to do the same, while millions of dollars in other prizes are a...


Trump signs orders reviving Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines

The 1,100-mile (1,770-km) pipeline would be the first to transport crude oil from Bakken shale, a vast oil formation in North Dakota, to refineries in the US Gu...


Elon Musk says he's going to tunnel under his SpaceX factory soon

The idea was first flirted with in December, with Musk tweeting: "Traffic is driving me nuts ". Elon Musk says progress is being made on a characteristicall...


USDA disavows gag-order emailed to scientific research unit

The Associated Press, in a follow up wire post reported: "Emails sent to EPA staff since President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday and reviewed by The...


Dell Unveils New Latitude And Chromebook Computers For School

Dell also touts that its new education laptops can last for a full day on a single charge, so they won't let students down in the middle of a project. The Chrom...


Trump Threatens To 'Send In The Feds' To Address Chicago's Violence

Here's how some clueless people on Twitter reacted to Trump's tweet. It's not clear exactly what Trump means by "send in the feds". "The federal entities ar...


Coming Out Swinging, Stock Reaches Most Active List: Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

The company reported its EPS on 01/23/2017. Finally, Picton Mahoney Asset Management acquired a new position in Yahoo! during the second quarter worth $199,00...


Eurozone economic growth resilient at the start of 2017 - PMI

The Euro dropped slightly versus its major rivals after Euro-Zone PMI data released Tuesday morning showed encouraging growth in the Euro region, but not enough...


Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Battery design to blame for handset fires

The cause of the most expensive product call in tech industry history has been confirmed - Samsung said a catalogue of errors surrounding the Note7's battery wa...


FCC chairman nominee is bad news for musicians

Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), ranking member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, and Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.), ranking member of the Communications Subcommittee,...


Phil Spencer Has Played The First Games On Xbox Scorpio

As previously confirmed, Microsoft is allowing developers to use the extra horsepower as they see fit, on higher quality assets than just pushing more pixels on...