2016 was the warmest year on record, United Nations agency says

On comparing with the 1961-1990 reference period, 2016 was 0.83 degrees C warmer than the average. "The year 2016 was the warmest on record - a remarkable 1.1 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial period, which is 0.06 degrees Celsius above the ... More..

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by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Donald Trump finally provided a clue about NASA's future

During the bill signing , Trump turned to Sen. President Donald Trump speaks during a bill signing ceremony as Vice President Mike Pence and legislators, including Sen. As the Verge pointed out, the bi...More..

Mass Effect Andromeda: Failure Even Before Launch
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Mass Effect Andromeda: Failure Even Before Launch

This can not be helped as those that got an early access on the game confirmed that Mass Effect Andromeda is a failure in graphics. Launching worldwide this week, Mass Effect: Andromeda is the latest entr...More..

Intel Optane - Making 3D XPoint Memory Real
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Intel Optane - Making 3D XPoint Memory Real

For more information on the new Intel Optane P4800X storage jump over to the offiical Intel website for details by following the link below. Micron , which will market 3D XPoint under the brand name QuantX...More..

Critics say Cheerios' bee-saving campaign could hurt some ecosystems
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Critics say Cheerios' bee-saving campaign could hurt some ecosystems

Despite their grave importance as key pollinators of crops, the global bee population experienced a sharp decline in the past few years. The move is the brand's way of kicking off a campaign to raise awarenes...More..

Samsung Accidentally Confirms Rumored Digital Assistant Bixby Will Be In Galaxy S8
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Samsung Accidentally Confirms Rumored Digital Assistant Bixby Will Be In Galaxy S8

Samsung's new Galaxy S8 smartphone will use facial recognition and iris scanning to authorise payments, according to a Bloomberg report . Facial recognition software and support for Samsung pay: a couple ...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Latest scores as West Ham play Leicester and Hull travel to Everton

Not that the change unsettled Leicester in any way as the champions motored into a two-goal lead within seven minutes. But there was no doubt about the second two minutes later. "A lot of negatives from the...More..

The best of Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

The best of Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament

The Tigers hoped to finally improve their 0-6 tournament record but got disappointed after the final selection was revealed. "I actually came up here and went fishing". 6 seed Creighton 84-72 on Friday in an op...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Microsoft begins blocking updates for older Windows versions on newer hardware

If you think that's overkill, consider the Windows 10 Anniversary Update's slew of nasty bugs, or this tale of woe over at How-To-Geek , where Chris Hoffman complains about Windows 10's automatic updates bre...More..

Featherweight Lotus Elise Sprint launches 2017 Elise range
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Featherweight Lotus Elise Sprint launches 2017 Elise range

The Sprint also uses a lighter battery and lighter alloy wheels than a regular Elise. In total, these parts cut 48.5 lbs. compared to the previous Sport and Sport 220 models, which means that finally, Lotus can...More..

Google Guetzli - a new open source JPEG encoder
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Google Guetzli - a new open source JPEG encoder

There is, as always, a catch to using this new encoder. Smaller files are achieved by blurring together pixels that are similar, but only just enough to not distort the overall image's structure. The algorithm ...More..

Android, iOS consolidate OS domination over holiday period
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Android, iOS consolidate OS domination over holiday period

IPhone's deteriorating performance in China - which saw it register a 16.6 percent market share for the quarter - differs from most other markets that Kantar monitored in the report. Germany used to be one ...More..

Scientists mobilise as bleaching returns to Great Barrier Reef
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Scientists mobilise as bleaching returns to Great Barrier Reef

Thus, differences in the severity of bleaching during the three events can be explained by differences in magnitude and spatial distribution of sea surface temperature anomalies. Terry Hughes said in a stat...More..

Bishop: Catholics allowed to eat meat on St. Patrick's Day
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Bishop: Catholics allowed to eat meat on St. Patrick's Day

It's called a dispensation and not all dioceses grant them. The diocese's cathedral in Harrisburg is named for St. Patrick. Given the many celebrations that occur on this day, The Lafayette Diocese has granted ...More..

Conor McGregor fight gains momentum with boxing champ's latest comments
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Conor McGregor fight gains momentum with boxing champ's latest comments

He then put pressure on the UFC superstar to get a deal done with the UFC so they can fight each other in June. But Hardy, who was the first Brit to fight for a UFC title back in 2010, is convinced that Maywe...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Foldable smartphone prototypes produced this summer — Samsung Galaxy X

The " iPhone Edition" is expected to be released in September with Samsung predicted to unveil their foldable device a few days earlier in Berlin at the IFA show. Apparently, the company is said to be alread...More..

Rocket and Groot star in their own series of animated shorts
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Rocket and Groot star in their own series of animated shorts

Check out the first episode of Marvel's Rocket & Groot, entitled "Dream Machine", here... Their adventure begins when their ship starts having some mechanical trouble, leaving them to look for spare parts on ...More..

Capcom Announces Bundle of Remastered NES-Era Disney Games
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Capcom Announces Bundle of Remastered NES-Era Disney Games

DuckTales 2 - The sequel to the original game comes jam-packed with more action and an even bigger caper set in new locations like the Bermuda Triangle and Niagara Falls! Darkwing Duck - Take control of...More..

Hawkeyes draw no. 1 seed in NIT
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Hawkeyes draw no. 1 seed in NIT

Some of the uglier losses of the season were magnified with the 95-73 loss to IN in the second round of last week's Big Ten Tournament . Iowa will not be pleased after having their bubble burst on Selection S...More..

Over 100000 civilians flee homes in western Mosul in clashes against IS
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Over 100000 civilians flee homes in western Mosul in clashes against IS

Iraqi forces said they are in control of at least 10 of western Mosul's districts and are closing in on the Noor mosque, where Baghdadi is believed to have delivered a sermon in which he declared the Islamic S...More..