Friday May 26-th, 2017

Execution halted for Texas accomplice who wasn't triggerman

Jeff Wood, a Texas man who was set to be put to death on Wednesday despite never actually having killed anyone, was granted a stay of execution on Friday. Leach, however, said that's not what troubles him. He instead points to concerns about Wood's...

Rio 2016: China's Chen Long Inflicts Heartache On Malaysian Lee Chong Wei Rio 2016: China's Chen Long Inflicts Heartache On Malaysian Lee Chong Wei

Axelsen lost the first game 15-21 but bounced back to take the second 21-10 and the deciding game 21-17 before bursting into tears as the reality of his achievement sunk in. China's Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei defeated their teammates Xu Chen and Maji...

New Dishonored 2 Screenshots and Art Stealth Their Way Out of Gamescom New Dishonored 2 Screenshots and Art Stealth Their Way Out of Gamescom

Mesmerize is an ability that stuns multiple guards temporarily, while the Shadow Walk ability which lets her slink into shadows and squeeze into tight places. Some of the screens look to be those released earlier in the month, but many are new. Corvo...

Championship leader Marquez takes pole for Czech MotoGP Championship leader Marquez takes pole for Czech MotoGP

Spanish Ducati rider Hector Barbera from the open-class Avintia Racing team pulled a surprise setting the fourth fastest time ahead of Italian legend Valentino Rossi on a Yamaha, the nine-time world champion. Zarco became the most successful French...

Giant goldfish found in Australian rivers after being released by pet owners Giant goldfish found in Australian rivers after being released by pet owners

According to a Murdoch University professor, Stephen Batty, the problem with the goldfish dumped in Australian waters is bigger than initially thought. Researchers are now thinking of the best method on how they could rid of these fishes since the...

First US asteroid sample collection mission ready for Space Coast launch First US asteroid sample collection mission ready for Space Coast launch

The robotic component of the ARM will demonstrate the world's most advanced and most efficient solar electric propulsion system as it travels to a near-Earth asteroid (NEA). The analysis of any organic material found on Bennu will give scientists an ...

Apple to boost China investments as demand slows Apple to boost China investments as demand slows

Cook says that Apple would continue to increase investments in China, including an active participation in the Chinese government's Internet Plus strategy. Yet, in the event that you go back few days, you will find that Apple has been confrontin...

Gap offers muted outlook for annual earnings, lower profit Gap offers muted outlook for annual earnings, lower profit

During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.64 earnings per share. Looking ahead, Global Positioning System forecast full-year 2017 earnings to range from $1.87 to $1.92, down significantly from its prior $2.20 to $2.25 forecast, ...

13 people died in suspected hooch tragedy in Gopalganj, Bihar 13 people died in suspected hooch tragedy in Gopalganj, Bihar

The Bihar government has made a U-turn with Gopalganj DM Rahul Kumar accepting it was illicit liquor that killed 16 people here on Tuesday night. With the kin of the victims alleging the deaths happened because of consumption of spurious alcohol,...

Oil surges above $50 for first time since July

A weaker dollar boosts demand for crude outside the US. Many Indian companies too are not very comfortable below 50 dollar per barrel. USA light crude oil was up 20 cents, at 46.99 dollars a barrel. OPEC's major Middle Eastern members are producing a...

NASA testing with asteroids to make a journey to the Mars NASA testing with asteroids to make a journey to the Mars

The space agency is hoping that the asteroid sample will provide insight into the formation of the solar system, how life on Earth began and will also help in determining the potential value of asteroid resources, reported Engadget . Led out of NAS...

Coral reefs need fish urine to thrive Coral reefs need fish urine to thrive

The amount of nutrients flowing through fish communities into reef ecosystems is a piece of the puzzle that is rarely studied and may be important to protect these increasingly fragile ecosystems, already being hurt by climate change. It means remova...

CBSE declares NEET results, girls outperform boys CBSE declares NEET results, girls outperform boys

NEET Results 2016 declared on 16 August 2016 day before the said date. The merit list of the eligible and successful candidates who have opted for 15 per cent all-India quota seats will be prepared by the CBSE on the basis of the score obtained in ...

Ford says it will have a fully autonomous car by 2021 Ford says it will have a fully autonomous car by 2021

The mass-produced cars will be SAE Level 4 vehicles, or fully autonomous cars. Earlier this year, Ford invested in another Silicon Valley firm, Civil Maps , which is developing advanced mapping for self-driving vehicles. "We'll talk with a lot o...

'Shadow Brokers' Claim to Breach NSA-Linked Hackers 'Shadow Brokers' Claim to Breach NSA-Linked Hackers

A hacking collective calling itself "Shadow Brokers" claims to have hacked an NSA affiliate and obtained a set of United States government spying and surveillance tools - which it is now willing to auction off for at least half a billion dollars ...

China's launch of quantum satellite major step in space race China's launch of quantum satellite major step in space race

China is leading the world in quantum technology with the its latest satellite launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Center in the Gobi Desert, northwest China's Gansu Province in the early hours of Tuesday. During its two-year experimental mission, ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 S Pen: Spot The Difference

So writing and drawing are even more precise now. My name is Amit Chhangani and at Gizmoids we are here to bring you the hands on experience of the new phone from the launch event in India. Apple. It can survive under a few feet of water for up to...

New iPhone 7 release date feature promises a giant launch New iPhone 7 release date feature promises a giant launch

Additionally, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is making changes to home button for the new models. The screen, for instance, will remain the same size (5.5 inch on the bigger model) and the phone will look more or less the same as the 6/6S range. The images...

Even The WSJ Has Had Enough of Donald Trump

The paper's editorial board, which generally favours Republicans, has been critical of Trump but its warning on Monday was its strongest attack yet and echoed growing anxiety among many Republicans over the state of Trump's campaign. Judging from r...

Perseid Meteor Shower Getting Active Perseid Meteor Shower Getting Active

The last Perseids outburst was in 2009. Based on records, the normal rate of the Perseid meteor shower is 50 to 75 meteors per hour but according to Nasa, the rate will double this year to about 150 to 200 meteors per hour. The comet the Perseid me...

A Sixth Success! SpaceX Again Lands Rocket on a Ship at Sea A Sixth Success! SpaceX Again Lands Rocket on a Ship at Sea

The experimental landings are advancing SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's vision to develop reusable rockets that could upend the launch industry. "Given this mission's GTO destination, the first stage will be subject to extreme velocities and re-entry heati...

Florida woman's hand almost bitten off by alligator Florida woman's hand almost bitten off by alligator

According to authorities, rescue crews were contacted regarding a woman who suffered an alligator bite to her hand. She got on her knees with her left hand on the dock, leaned over and grabbed the can and when she did that, she caused, you know, a r...

India Declare At 217/7, Set Windies 346-Run Target India Declare At 217/7, Set Windies 346-Run Target

That was when the ball wasn't shaping away or in appreciably. The former was pitching the ball up a lot more than he has done in this series and found instant result, as one swung in sharply in the 26th over, and knocked back Chase's stumps, bowling...

One per cent cess not even a token, CSE on SC order One per cent cess not even a token, CSE on SC order

Mercedes had earlier on Monday moved the apex court saying it is ready to pay one percent environment cess on sale of diesel cars. SC had temporarily banned the sale of large diesel vehicles a year ago in New Delhi which sent auto manufacturers i...

Pogba banned for United's 1st game of Premier League season Pogba banned for United's 1st game of Premier League season

The second card was issued in the final of the Italian competition, which was his last game for Juventus . It was already unlikely that Pogba would start the Bournemouth match, as he was part of the France team that lost the Euro 2016 final to P...

Delhi diesel auto ban lifted; 1% green cess imposed Delhi diesel auto ban lifted; 1% green cess imposed

The Supreme Court has directed all deposits to be made in a nationalised bank in an account to be opened by the Central Pollution Control Board. The Court thereupon modified its order of December, 2015 and lifted the ban imposed on registration of ...

Don't miss this cosmic display of 'shooting stars' Friday Don't miss this cosmic display of 'shooting stars' Friday

The annual Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 11 and 12, astronomers and stargazers are counting down the hours and now preparing for a show of a lifetime. Swift-Tuttle orbits the sun every 133 years. The reason they are called the Persei...

Security experts: Remotes are hackable on many vehicles Security experts: Remotes are hackable on many vehicles

Thankfully, not all modern VW and Audi cars are vulnerable. The security flaws enable a hacker to identify a particular vehicle, then intercept the radio signal from the key fob. Moreover, the Hitag2 rolling code is another scheme which can be used...

Snapchat Offends Users With Yellowface, Takes Down Filter Snapchat Offends Users With Yellowface, Takes Down Filter

Hopefully Snapchat will actually think before releasing a filter next time . To address the pressing issues over racial discrimination, in a report from Mashable , Snapchat said, "This anime-inspired lens has already expired and won't be put ...

Premier League 2016-17 Premier League 2016-17

Liverpool trashed Bracelona 4-0 in a pre-season friendly, but followed it up with a 4-0 defeat to Mainz . With no Europa League football to contend with this season, the Reds schedule is considerably less busy than past year and Klopp has insiste...

'Pokemon Go' earns $200 million in first month, beating 'Candy Crush' 'Pokemon Go' earns $200 million in first month, beating 'Candy Crush'

According to Sensor Tower , the game is still being played about 26 minutes on daily average. Okay, I'll see myself out. What makes this data even more impressive is the fact that the game has not even launched in all territories yet, and has only r...

Hello Games Developing New Title After No Man's Sky?

In fact, Hello Games co-founder, Sean Murray , did a Reddit AMA last evening. Within 24 hours of going live, players had discovered some 10 million species in the game, more than exist on earth, Murray said . Things like the planet's distance...

Tests As Olympic Diving Pool Turns Green Tests As Olympic Diving Pool Turns Green

It may not have been toxic like several of the other bodies of water in Rio, but the green color was nevertheless worrisome during the women's 10-meter diving final. However, it is not unusual for Olympic pool systems to be switched off for a brief...

Yemen official, medics say 14 killed in Saudi-led airstrike Yemen official, medics say 14 killed in Saudi-led airstrike

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has censured a new series of Saudi bombings of residential areas and civilians in Yemen, urging global reaction to "such crimes against humanity". Local sources in the area, where fighting had been non-stop since months, ...

Security Camera Captures Alleged Arsonist Accidentally Setting Himself on Fire Security Camera Captures Alleged Arsonist Accidentally Setting Himself on Fire

MADISONVILLE, Ky . (8/8/16) - Madisonville Police Department is seeking information to locate alleged arson suspects caught on surveillance video Sunday at a Madisonville business. He then returns to the burning building, pours something onto the f...

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