Wednesday November 22-nd, 2017

Something Smells: Birds' Keen Sense of Smell Causes Plastic Ingestion Something Smells: Birds' Keen Sense of Smell Causes Plastic Ingestion

The discovery could explain why seabirds such as the albatross swallow plastic, causing injury or death. When the krill consume the algae, it emits a chemical known as dimethyl sulfide. First, they suggest that plastic debris may be a more insidi...

Russia rejects UN plea for longer Aleppo ceasefires Russia rejects UN plea for longer Aleppo ceasefires

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor also reported the advance, saying it would allow government forces to protect areas already under their control on the southern outskirts of Aleppo . "I do not think anybody wants a quarter of a millio...

Sci-finest. Arrival is one of year's best movies Sci-finest. Arrival is one of year's best movies

Being a linguist is all about the understanding of language - the structure of languages. At their sessions, they agreed that "we didn't want me to play him like a lab coat guy". This one, Louise, is played by Amy Adams . "I loved that family is the...

John Lewis Christmas ad 2016 is out - and this year it's cheerful John Lewis Christmas ad 2016 is out - and this year it's cheerful

The ad tells the story of a young girl called Bridget who loves to bounce. I the advert, we see that it is the night before Christmas and a dad is putting up a trampoline in the garden for his daughter to play on the next day, but we see a whole...

South Africa's Zuma secures vote of confidence for third time South Africa's Zuma secures vote of confidence for third time

The main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) called for a re-count, a request which the deputy speaker granted. Increasing numbers of anti-apartheid veterans, ANC activists, trade unions, civil groups and business leaders have called for Zuma to re...

Trump doesn't need Congress to start building wall, Giuliani says

Speaking on Fox, Mr Giuliani said "I don't think President Obama should pardon her" even though Mrs Clinton has not been convicted of or charged with any crime. Two days before the election, Comey, who has seven years left in his term, affirmed his r...

Flyers fall to Red Wings in shootout Flyers fall to Red Wings in shootout

The game marked the beginning of a season-long swing through six cities for the Sharks. "When he's competing at that high level this is what you get out of him". Burns had an unobstructed view of the net because Washington's defense crowded low aroun...

California Porn Condom Use Bill - Proposition 60 rejected California Porn Condom Use Bill - Proposition 60 rejected

THE Californian adult film industry has been celebrating after a ruling attempting to make actors wear condoms while filming sex scenes was defeated at the United States polls during the election. Proposition 60 was rejected by 53.9% of voters, ...

Student says 2 men assaulted her and stole hijab Student says 2 men assaulted her and stole hijab

On Wednesday, a female Muslim student at San Diego State University was reportedly robbed by two men as she walked to her auto. They took her wallet and her hijab, a head covering worn in public by some Muslim women, Billy Abrams, UL public informati...

Students Across The Country Walk Out To Protest Donald Trump Students Across The Country Walk Out To Protest Donald Trump

A day after Trump was elected, some students at Michigan's Royal Oak Middle School started chanting in the cafeteria: "Build the wall!" Students marched to the state Capitol and held signs saying "Trump is not our president" and "Stand against ra...

Monday's supermoon extra super; closest in nearly 69 years Monday's supermoon extra super; closest in nearly 69 years

The moon's orbit around the Earth isn't a flawless circle. On Sunday night, skywatchers will be able to see the largest full moon since 1948. It's said that the full moon can make people a little insane, and maybe because it's closer and has a slig...

Martin Shkreli debuts secret Wu-Tang album after Trump win Martin Shkreli debuts secret Wu-Tang album after Trump win

Earlier in 2015, Shkreli became public enemy no. 1 when his company acquired Daraprim, a drug used to treat AIDS and cancer patients, and then raised the price from $13.50 to $750 a pill. He recently promised to release the album on the off-chance ...

YouTube VR app now available YouTube VR app now available

Thanks to NFC, the phone and headset know what's happening so by the time you put the Daydream View headset on, the app has already launched. You can pick it up directly from Google or from EE or Carphone Warehouse . With Gear VR, I have to move...

Soda taxes headed for approval in four cities Soda taxes headed for approval in four cities

The taxes are projected to generate $15 million in San Francisco , $3.8 million in Boulder and $223,000 in Albany , according to estimates by each city. The tax set a precedent for the other cities to put the soda tax on their November 8 ballots....

Malaysia urged to vote for United Nations resolution on North Korea

A statement from Park's office says Trump told Park "we are going to be with you 100 percent" when Park proposed strengthening the alliance to make the North Korean leadership change its way of thinking. "But Trump's way of thinking is 'let's negot...

Trump win raises questions about UN climate deal Trump win raises questions about UN climate deal

In a joint statement, the four United Kingdom farming union presidents said: "The farming industry grows the raw ingredients for the UK's largest manufacturing sector food and drink, worth £108bn, and provides jobs for 3.9 million people, all while u...

Competing Claims of Voter Fraud, Intimidation Raise Tensions Competing Claims of Voter Fraud, Intimidation Raise Tensions

This is the first presidential election in which a key provision of the Voting Rights Act was not in place. A total of 14,863 absentee ballots were sent to voters. "We want to ensure that all voters are able to participate this election cycle". H...

Donald Trump Wins Election: Officially Named 45th President of the United States

But the Democratic nominee urged Americans to "accept this result" and the peaceful transfer of power. She also thanked Barack and Michelle Obama for their fantastic stint as the POTUS and FLOTUS, and also for their unequivocal endorsement of her can...

Judge denies Trump request to keep poll worker names in Nevada

They did, however, process voters who were in line at closing time to allow as many people to vote as possible. In his lawsuit , Trump asked that the late-hour votes from the precincts be segregated and not co-mingled with the other ballots.

Arrestor beds help prevent disaster on Pence's campaign jet

Political news site Politico says that journalists traveling aboard Pence's 737 during the campaign have experienced several rough landings. "There was about 10 seconds of uncertainty ". This year's presidential election has been roiled by hacki...

GoPro recalls all of their Karma drones, will issue refunds GoPro recalls all of their Karma drones, will issue refunds

The company, which has seen its stock slide and sales tumble, said Tuesday it was recalling the 2,500 units sold of the new Karma drone, which was introduced just a few weeks ago to positive reviews. Karma was meant to be one of the products that kic...

Philippine court allows hero's burial for Ferdinand Marcos Philippine court allows hero's burial for Ferdinand Marcos

Previous governments refused to allow the Marcos family to bury him at the cemetery amid opposition. Under Republic Act 10368, the ₱10 billion awarded by the Swiss court in 1997 will be used to compensate Martial Law victims through the Human Rights ...

Andromeda Gets Its First Official Trailer Andromeda Gets Its First Official Trailer

And technically, this new cast might never have known that Shepard came back to life after the events of the Mass Effect 2 opening. And how you're going to take up the mantle of Pathfinder, leading an expedition of humans to a new galaxy far beyond...

Andromeda Cinematic Reveal Trailer; New Details Andromeda Cinematic Reveal Trailer; New Details

The " Mass Effect: Andromeda " Deluxe Edition will still include the pre-order bonuses, but it will have more content inside the package. Now the publisher believes that it'll be able to deliver the game early next year. As recently as November 1...

Mauricio Pochettino: No problem with Harry Kane being called up for England

Arsene Wenger may be impressed with the way his Arsenal side have started the season but he set a slightly unwanted record during their draw against Tottenham Hotspur. Wenger believes Liverpool and Chelsea have an advantage over Arsenal . Arsena...

Donald Trump visits Sarasota in last-minute campaign Donald Trump visits Sarasota in last-minute campaign

After days of full-throated attacks on Trump's qualifications and temperament, Clinton cast herself as the candidate of "healing and reconciliation" - perhaps a surprising position for a woman who's always been one of the most divisive figures in Ame...

Arsene Wenger: Why Chelsea and Liverpool Have an Advantage Over Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has admitted that he can not be certain whether Tottenham's equaliser in the 1-1 draw with Arsenal was a "mental blow" to his players. It has been a hard spell for us but we came out against Arsenal and played very well. On the half h...

Arsene Wenger's view on disappointing North London Derby performance

Three minutes later controversy would reign as a free kick from Mesut Ozil was misplayed by Tottenham's Kevin Wimmer and resulted in an own goal, but there was question as to if it should have stood with Sanchez in a clearly offside position.

Pochettino: This Spurs star is a footballing "genius"

After a strong start by Spurs, Arsenal took the upper hand and went ahead in the 42nd minute when Kevin Wimmer headed Mesut Ozil's free-kick into his own net. They may be without a league win since early October, but they are also the only unbe...

Giant Ice Balls Form on Beach in Siberia

Videos and photos from western Siberia, on the Gulf of Ob, showed an entire beach covered in snowballs that had apparently washed ashore. This is now officially the best place in the world to have a snowball fight. Snow rollers are another form of n...

Google Home review: promising, but still a work in progress Google Home review: promising, but still a work in progress

Created to learn and accumulate information over time, products like Google Home and Amazon Echo have caught consumer interest with their main selling point: a voice-activated and voice-controlled everything. Google Home , a smart speaker that can ...

Trump, Clinton take different strategies to shore up votes

On Sunday, however, Trump was set for rallies in five other states and Clinton in three. Meanwhile, Democrat Clinton faced dark skies in Florida , fighting intense rain and wind in a key battleground state before a Pennsylvania appearance with...

Paris climate change deal becomes international law Paris climate change deal becomes international law

The Paris Agreement aimed at combatting climate change became worldwide law on Friday. In 2009, she and Obama, at a Copenhagen climate conference, pressured China to cooperate with the USA on climate change. In Paris , Governments formally accepted ...

President Pranab Mukherjee's trip successful in building mutual trust says, Nepal cabinet President Pranab Mukherjee's trip successful in building mutual trust says, Nepal cabinet

Janakpur: President Pranab Mukherjee Friday offered prayers at the historic Janaki temple here and promised to construct two Dharmashalas to facilitate pilgrims to visit this ancient city in Nepal, bordering India. "It is a matter of pride that the...

How much Arctic sea ice are you melting? Scientists have an answer How much Arctic sea ice are you melting? Scientists have an answer

Notz: Yes. This is exactly the same number ... that we emit to reach the 2C (3.6F) global warming target [outlined in the Paris Agreement on climate change ]. "If emissions don't change at all from today's level, which is extremely unlikely, then ...

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