Juno spacecraft will stay in its 53-day orbit of Jupiter

In a shorter orbit, the spacecraft would have completed 33 orbits. Despite this setback, the team handling Juno's mission remains optimistic for the many possibilities and advantages that the longer orbital period could pose, saying that the qualit... More..

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Turkey puts 47 on trial for 'coup plot to kill Erdogan'
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Turkey puts 47 on trial for 'coup plot to kill Erdogan'

Under tight security with snipers stationed on rooftops and helicopters circling, the defendants were bussed into a conference center serving as a courtroom. Many were detained hiding in the mountains above Ma...More..

Parts of South Sudan experiencing starvation - government official
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Parts of South Sudan experiencing starvation - government official

Since the outbreak of renewed fighting in Juba in July past year, the conflict has now spread to other parts of the country including Central and Eastern Equatoria - an area often described as South Sudan's foo...More..

Looking for a job? Facebook's got you covered
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Looking for a job? Facebook's got you covered

Some digging brought forth the fact that small businesses face an eternal talent and hiring crunch, as most job seekers are open to a better, higher-paying job even if they're satisfied with their current place...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

BlackBerry battles Nokia in patent claim

BlackBerry filed a lawsuit claiming Nokia infringed 11 patents . In its complaint, BlackBerry said Nokia's products including Flexi Multiradio base stations, Liquid Radio software, and radio network...More..

Xbox One gets its own $50 price cut
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Xbox One gets its own $50 price cut

Its key differentiator is near non-existent latency between the streamer and viewer, allowing for more interactive streams. Just like with Twitch, they can choose from options to include their microphone and ca...More..

Yet again, Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Yet again, Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire

Some people also said that foul smell from the lake is suffocating. The blaze is not just restricted to the lake but that reached the Iblur flyover and Sun City as well. There is a lot of weed growth and in add...More..

by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

The world's oceans are slowly losing their oxygen, expanding 'dead zones'

In fact, climate models have predicted this effect might happen for years. Warmer water holds less dissolved oxygen and is heavier, so it is less efficient at circulating to the bottom of the ocean. The rest ...More..

All Blacks legend Dan Carter apologises after drink-driving incident
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

All Blacks legend Dan Carter apologises after drink-driving incident

If the case goes to court, then a fine of 4,500 euros ($4,800, £3,845) or even a two-year jail sentence could be imposed. The 34-year-old shifted to France following the 2015 World Cup, at which he played a s...More..

by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Global heat melts Arctic and Antarctic sea ice to record lows

Incoming warm air substitutes the cold air and it is driven away from the Arctic zone. Though 2017 has already seen sea ice reach the lowest extent on record, we likely have not yet hit the bottom. For much o...More..

Penn steps up efforts to oppose Trump immigration ban
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Penn steps up efforts to oppose Trump immigration ban

The brief notes that the universities "seek to educate future leaders from almost every continent, attract the world's best scholars, faculty and students and work across worldwide borders" and "rely on the a...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

PewDiePie YouTube Show Canceled for Anti-Semitic Stunt

YouTube has severed ties with influential Swedish YouTube star PewDiePie a month after he uploaded his first among his many videos deemed as anti-Semitic. Not only that, the video sharing portal is also cance...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Great Backyard Bird Count to begin on February 17

Volunteers participating in GBBC help track changes in bird populations at a scale that scientists can't achieve alone. Learn about Audubon and the Great Backyard Bird Count in the video above and check out...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Pro wrestling exec Linda McMahon confirmed to lead Trump's Small Business Administration

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee advanced McMahon's nomination in an 18-1 vote on January 31. She stepped down from her position in WWE in 2009 to run for office. She initially backed ...More..

Over Half of World's Pollution Deaths in China, India
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Over Half of World's Pollution Deaths in China, India

But while China is mounting a concerted effort to address the issue, the same can't be said of India. Air pollution is the leading environmental cause of death on the planet and 92 percent of the global popu...More..

Verizon reintroduces unlimited data plan, more than five years after discontinuing service
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Verizon reintroduces unlimited data plan, more than five years after discontinuing service

The very next day, T-Mobile and Sprint began offering incredible new "unlimited" plans, offering unlimited text, talk, and data, albeit with video quality throttled down to 480p. In addition, Verizon will...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

U.S. wrestler in Mexico channels hatred of Trump in the ring

Click through for more pictures from the demonstration. But some also raged against Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Protestors expressed their fierce opposition to Trump, mainly his plans for a border...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

France condemns Pyongyang for missile firing

The test additionally comes days after USA and South Korean officials announced that this year's Key Resolve/Foal Eagle joint drills will be the largest-ever to date. It is also believed that it was an arme...More..

Hundreds of stranded whales dead on New Zealand coast
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Hundreds of stranded whales dead on New Zealand coast

It's a tragic scene: hundreds of pilot whales strewn on the shores and in the shallows of Farewell Spit in New Zealand. " Project Jonah has been doing a fantastic job organizing the volunteers, providing i...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Steinmeier elected Germany's new president

Like his predecessor, outgoing President Joachim Gauck, Steinmeier "is a man of dialog, who engages with his discussion partners with empathy and openness", Schuster said. He also served as vice chancellor from...More..