Boaty McBoatface Is Preparing For Its First Antarctic Mission

The announcement sparked tongue-in-cheek calls for Sir David to change his name to Boaty McBoatface . "Within days " Boaty McBoatface " had become a runaway favorite, a social media sensation that cropped up on panel shows and hit headlines across... More..

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Scott Pruitt's climate denial is risky and 'out of step'
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Scott Pruitt's climate denial is risky and 'out of step'

In a letter to Pruitt dated March 13, AMS Executive Director Keith Seitter said the organization is "not familiar with any scientific institution with relevant subject matter expertise that has reached a diff...More..

China tries to tamp down USA trade tensions
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

China tries to tamp down USA trade tensions

Analysts say the threat of deteriorating US-China ties is likely to depress confidence of exporters and investors around the world. "Many American and western friends think that China can't live without the U...More..

Harry Kane could be out for the rest of the season
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Harry Kane could be out for the rest of the season

Spurs , who have lost their last six FA Cup semi-finals and not lifted the trophy since 1991, made short work of the outclassed Sky Bet League One visitors. King spilled Son's stoppage time effort to round of...More..

Young Galaxy's Old Stardust Sheds Light on the First Stars
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Young Galaxy's Old Stardust Sheds Light on the First Stars

Now, researchers have observed this process taking place during the universe's extreme infancy, in a galaxy called A2744_YD4, using the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) and the Very Large Telescope (VLT)...More..

Mass Bleaching Is Hitting the Great Barrier Reef Again
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Mass Bleaching Is Hitting the Great Barrier Reef Again

When temperatures exceed certain limits, the corals get "stressed" and release the algae, losing their color and becoming effectively "bleached". The recurrence of widespread coral bleaching in back-to-back s...More..

Google again tops Fortune's list of best places to work
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Google again tops Fortune's list of best places to work

David Weekley Homes also slid in the ranking this year from its No. 17 spot last year, and has been ranked for 11 years. NuStar was one of only two energy companies to be named to this year's list. The top...More..

Judge denies 'stand your ground' defense in movie theater shooting
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Judge denies 'stand your ground' defense in movie theater shooting

The shooting occurred inside Cobb Theatre in Wesley Chapel after an argument about Oulson using his cell phone during the movie previews. Barthle ruled that surveillance video does not show that Oulson threw ...More..

Former Trump aide Flynn says lobbying may have helped Turkey
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Former Trump aide Flynn says lobbying may have helped Turkey

Just yesterday, word broke that Michael Flynn was registering as a "foreign agent" due to lobbying work he did during the 2016 election that may have benefited the Turkish government. According to the paperwor...More..

Lost & found after 7 years: Chandrayaan-1 spotted orbiting moon
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Lost & found after 7 years: Chandrayaan-1 spotted orbiting moon

Following their previously made calculations, the scientists at JPL placed a 70-meter transmitter at NASA's Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex, located in California and a 100-meter Green Bank Telescop...More..

Dental Plaque DNA Shows Neandertals Used 'Aspirin'
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Dental Plaque DNA Shows Neandertals Used 'Aspirin'

Their regular diet wasn't the only hint as to how Neanderthals benefited from their environments. This development reveals that Neanderthals had an extinctive knowledge of medicinal plants and antibiotics than ...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Poland says Tusk's reappointment shows cracks in the EU

After being confirmed as president, he tweeted: "Grateful for trust & positive assessment by #EUCO (European Council)". Szydlo noted the broad support that Tusk enjoys from European Union leaders, writing t...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Hillary Clinton Gives A Rousing Message Of Resistance On International Women's Day!

Speaking at a women's empowerment event in NY on Tuesday, Clinton even joked about her own resilience after her November election loss to President Trump, reports CNN. empowering women ". Speaking at a N...More..

FBI Director Comey backs out of SXSW interview
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

FBI Director Comey backs out of SXSW interview

Speaking at a cybersecurity conference in Boston, FBI director James Comey seemed to put to rest any speculation that he will be leaving his position. The FBI was not able to open 1,200 of those devices, abou...More..

AT&T outage blocks 911 calls
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

AT&T outage blocks 911 calls

AT&T said at 8:15 p.m. that the issue was resolved. The cell network outage only affected AT&T cell phone subscribers. Chester County's Director of Emergency Services Bobby Kagel says their counterparts i...More..

IBM can read and write data to a single atom
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

IBM can read and write data to a single atom

As IBM states in its release , the average hard drive uses about 100,000 atoms to store a single bit of information using traditional methods. While, as PC World reported, some other tech gurus have deve...More..

Facebook's Gear VR app helps you find 360 photos and video
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Facebook's Gear VR app helps you find 360 photos and video

Vimeo 360 video launches with a curated collection of 360 videos direct from its community of creators. Vimeo admits that it took time for it to bring support for 360-degree videos to its platform. On the w...More..

Comprehensive Stock Analysis of: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Comprehensive Stock Analysis of: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

This the calculated average of the actual recommendations (strong buy, hold, sell etc.) made for a given stock. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 75.99% to analysts' high consensus price target. ...More..

Forget Tents, NASA Proposes Magnetic Shield for Mars
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Forget Tents, NASA Proposes Magnetic Shield for Mars

In a talk entitled , " A Future Mars Environment for Science and Exploration " given at the recent Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop in Washington DC, Green discussed a magnetic shield which would be lau...More..

New NOAA technology shows real-time lightning from space
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

New NOAA technology shows real-time lightning from space

The satellite can essentially sit over storms and show whether they are getting stronger. The brightest storm was located over the Gulf Coast of Texas. In dry areas, especially in the western United States, inf...More..