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Senate Screens EFCC Acting Boss

Although Magu had answered to the satisfaction of lawmakers earlier questions he was asked, senators challenged his suitability given the report against him by ...


Happy Pi Day 3.14!

Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Are you a math enthusiast or do you just want a piece of pie? It presents a series of math...


Ambrym, Vanuatu: Google takes Street View inside an active volcano

Horsly added that feeling the sensation of the heat against his skin was "phenomenal". Horsly said he hoped that "by putting this place on the map, people wil...


Sonic 2017's Official Title is Sonic Forces, Sonic Mania Delayed to Summer

Sonic Mania is now scheduled to release sometime this summer for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. As reported by Siliconera , publisher Sega ...


Gmail Updated released: Stream videos in attachments prior to downloading

Gmail users will now actually be able to stream video attachments. Here is hoping that the new feature will be found really useful by the more than one billio...


Luke Willson, DeShawn Shead reportedly come to terms with Seahawks

The Seahawks visited with tight end Jared Cook earlier in the week and signed Willson after Cook chose the Raiders. Willson, a fifth-round pick out of Rice ...


Crews perform CPR on baby after vehicle goes into lake

Just one day after jumping into an IL lake, not knowing they would find, the two paramedics shared the details of saving a baby's life Friday afternoon. Thursda...


Leeds academics involved in coral reef bleaching study

Professor Pandolfi said coral bleaching occurred when abnormal environmental conditions such as high sea temperatures caused corals to expel tiny photosynth...


Andromeda Items, FXX's Archer Coming to Rock Band 4

In addition to the character making an appearance in the game the song " Danger Zone " by Kenny Loggins will also be added. The official Rock Band Twitter a...


Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Might Launch Three New iPads Next Week

The event is not going to be all about iPad Pro 2 launch though as Apple usually needs 10-days to inform the press before an event announcement takes place. T...


Park Geun-Hye returns home Gangnam-style

Al Jazeera's Rob McBride, reporting from Seoul , said there were many people in the country who did not agree with the outcome of the court ruling. Will Park...


Emerging markets, online growth help Zara-owner Inditex outpace H&M

Sales in the first six weeks of the new financial year tapered off slightly after a period of exceptional growth during which the Spanish-based company moved br...


Cheerios giving away seeds to bring back the bees

Cheerios notes that bee populations, a crucial pollinator for world food supplies, have been declining in recent years. "Listing the bee as endangered will h...


Video shows McDonald's worker jumping through drive-thru window to save cop

Security footage shows Viloria vaulting out of the drive-thru window to help, and the woman's auto narrowly missing the vehicle in front of it. Viloria then r...


California's self-driving cars: How often they require human intervention

According to Uber's performance report on tests for the week of March 5, the company's self-driving cars were able to travel an average of 0.67 miles on Scottsd...


Hyundai i30 N hot hatch development hits the snow

Neuville is behind the wheel to give feedback to Hyundai's engineers as they work to properly fettle the ESC, limited slip diff, steering, shocks, suspension ...


Magu's rejection: Nigerian senators are 'incurably corrupt' - CACOL

While some Nigerians canvassed support for the EFCC boss by saying he's "fighting the biggest thieves" in the land, some are of the opinion that President Muham...


Pi Day: A number of things to know

The circumference of a circle is the distance around". Are you a math enthusiast or do you just want a piece of pie? A Pi Day pie from Reilly's Bakery i...


Google Street View can now take you inside a volcano

Explorer Chris Horsley , a travel photographer, said he hopes that people exploring Marum will realize how attractive the world is. Vanuatu is a remote archi...


Weather 90% 'GO' For SpaceX Rocket Launch Of EchoStar 23

After Thursday morning's successful launch-its third success yet this year- SpaceX seeks to launch its first "flight proven" rocket later in March. Launches...


Nintendo Set to Double Switch Production

That in turn will drive further demand, ensuring that Switch sales remain strong after the early fervor dies down. The estimate stated in the report , was th...


Surprise, Surprise: The New Lotus Elise Sprint is Even Lighter

To achieve the weight-saving made by the Elise Sprint, Lotus has applied carbon fibre to the bucket seats, access panel, roll hoop cover and engine cover. The i...


Microsoft to Sign Windows Vista Death Certificate on April 11, Nothing…

This move will of course be heralded as brilliant and no one could possibly find this upsetting in the least, especially not in this Reddit thread . Will yo...


IOS sales share slumped the most in China: Kantar

To succeed, phone manufacturers will have to play by those rulebooks. The latest data, for the three months ending in January 2017, shows further growth for i...


Google's new JPEG encoder shrinks file sizes by up to 35 percent

Other methods mostly get the job done by leaving out minor details, while Guetzli compresses the image without compromising on the quality. It is an open-sour...


Ranchi Test: Captain Virat Kohli to undergo scans on injured shoulder

Usually, the building of a partnership has been the signal for the bowlers to go defensive, try too many lines and lengths and leak runs. Incidentally, this was...


President Trump 'absolutely' plans Irish visit

Speaking before reporters President Trump said: "All of our friends, welcome". After the meeting, Mr Kenny said during their discussions Mr Trump said he woul...


Blind woman alleges she and guide dog were kicked off plane

Sue Martin of Franklin has had her seeing eye dog, Quan, for the past year. Martin went back to the plane to gather her belongings. " 'Because I can, ' " wa...


Snapchat Launches Today Widget for iOS

Once you hit the "+" next to Snapchat, you'll see the Bitmoji characters of your "Snapchat Best Friends". You can download Snapchat from the App Store for free....


Boaty McBoatface: New Sub Gets Popular Name

You may have noticed that Boaty McBoatface is in fact a submersible and not a boat, as the whimsical moniker suggests (nor does it have a face, for that matter,...


Scientists find the oldest plants on Earth

The researchers found two different types of fossils; two were thread-like, the other had fleshy lobed structures. If confirmed, the latest discovery could br...


When It Comes to Animal Prey, Spiders Out-Eat Humans

There are an estimated 45,000 different spider species, all of them eat meat. Love them or fear them, but spiders are hungry little things. And they're an...


This OPPO smartphone to come with 16MP+ 8MP dual selfie camera

Large advertisements were also displayed on landmark buildings in Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam and the Philippines with highlight being in Times Square, New York...


Someone accidently let a venomous cobra out in Ocala, because Florida

Currently, The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are hoping the seriously venomous little sucker turns up somewhere after it escaped from the ho...


IRS strips Richard Spencer's nonprofit of its tax-exempt status

The institute is also running into issues over whether it filed the proper fundraising paperwork, the Times reported , and whether it broke federal laws forb...