Thursday September 21-st, 2017

Tahoe among lakes study finds are warming as climate changes Tahoe among lakes study finds are warming as climate changes

Only Lake Erie, the shallowest and warmest of the Great Lakes, was below average. More than 60 researchers from nearly as many universities combed through the data over four years and found lakes are warming an "average of 0.61 degrees Fahrenheit" ...

Driverless Car Rules: Google 'Gravely Disappointed' Over California's Proposed Driverless Car Rules: Google 'Gravely Disappointed' Over California's Proposed

However, the cautious recommendations from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will, initially at least, insist on a fully licensed driver being behind the wheel, ready to take over in an emergency or if the technology fails. Google has been invol...

Baseball notes: Cubs, Jason Heyward reportedly agree Baseball notes: Cubs, Jason Heyward reportedly agree

The Cubs were scheduled to introduce  Heyward  at Spiaggia Restaurant, one of President Barack Obama's favorites. BARNEY AGREES WITH JAYS: Infielder Darwin Barney has agreed to a $1.05 million, one-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Extraterrestrial Life May Only Be 14 Light Years Away Extraterrestrial Life May Only Be 14 Light Years Away

Tidal locking is the process by which the same side of an object faces the object it orbits due to the larger mass of the sun or planet it orbits. The habitable zone is shaded green. Dr. Wright and his team used observations of Wolf 1061 collected by...

Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple iPad Pro: Top Position Secured

During the launch event for the Surface Book, Microsoft was very clear that it had been tansparent about its plan. "We know a small set of Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 customers are experiencing issues and addressing that is a top priority ...

Rising lake temperatures may worsen algae blooms Rising lake temperatures may worsen algae blooms

The aquatic plants essentially rob the waters of oxygen, and are highly toxic to fish or other animals. Researchers noted that the lakes which were warming at about 0.34 degrees Celsius on an average every decade were greater than the rate at which...

Star Wars The Force Awakens: Turn Your Phone into a Lightsaber Star Wars The Force Awakens: Turn Your Phone into a Lightsaber

Just in case you haven't been overwhelmed by the sheer amount of Star Wars promotional tie-ins yet, Google has another one for you. You'll be able to wield the weapon you've only dreamed of holding, and by waving it around in front of your computer...

Analysts Set BlackBerry Ltd (TSE: BB) Target Price at $10.27 Analysts Set BlackBerry Ltd (TSE: BB) Target Price at $10.27

BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) traded down 3.42% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $7.90. The stock has a 50-day moving an average price of $10.25 and a 200-day moving average price of $10.06. BlackBerry has a consensus rating of Hold and a con...

He Died Three Years Ago. Now Scientists Want To Bring Him Back He Died Three Years Ago. Now Scientists Want To Bring Him Back

In fact, one other species of Galapagos tortoise has been extinct since the 19 century. Pinta island tortoises (scientifically known as Chelondoidis nigra abingdonii) were declared functionally extinct after it was determined that Lonesome Geo...

Native Blue-Banded Bee's Head-Banging Pollination Technique Captured Native Blue-Banded Bee's Head-Banging Pollination Technique Captured

Bees these days, with their long hair and wild music. They use their hand-like front appendages to grab and shake, rattle and roll the pollen out of flowers. RMIT researcher Dr Sridhar Ravi, from the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturin...

Microsoft apologises over Surface issues Microsoft apologises over Surface issues

For the past few weeks, reports have been coming in that the device doesn't sleep properly, and continues draining power at almost the full-use rate. To fix the issues, Microsoft released a firmware as well as software updates, but by the time the ...

Volkswagen blames 'small group' of employees for 'dieselgate' scandal Volkswagen blames 'small group' of employees for 'dieselgate' scandal

In a press conference Thursday, chairman of VW's supervisory board Hans-Dieter Pötsch said the scandal stems from a "chain of errors" that are dating back to 2005.

Orbital ATK Restarts NASA Cargo Missions With Successful Cygnus Launch Orbital ATK Restarts NASA Cargo Missions With Successful Cygnus Launch

That's because its own rocket, the Antares , remains grounded following a 2014 launch explosion. That's the reason for the rocket's debut today as a launch vehicle for space station resupply. "It was a type of countdowns that makes them look t...

The Earth's rotation is slowing down - and here's why The Earth's rotation is slowing down - and here's why

The gravity pull from the Moon also contributes to the slow down, acting a little like a lever break. However, in the short term, a variety of different factors can also speed up and slow down how fast Earth whirls. Based on their work reconciling th...

World's most sensitive detector set to spot dark matter World's most sensitive detector set to spot dark matter

The scientists re-examined data gathered during LUX's initial 3-month run in 2013, and helped dismiss the possibility of other detections of dark matter at low-mass ranges where previous experiments had reported potential detections. According to s...

Was a new planet found in our solar system? Was a new planet found in our solar system?

A dearth of follow-up observations and the sheer unlikelihood of stumbling across such beasts, however, are the cause for a healthy dose of skepticism. Astronomers have been hunting for another planet - dubbed Planet X - to explain wobbles in the o...

NASA Engineer: How To Build A Death Star NASA Engineer: How To Build A Death Star

The White House's official response to the petition was appropriately tongue in check. In 2013, a petition on "We the people" managed to gather over 25,000 signatures regarding the construction of a Death Star . The spacecraft is also due to place...

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launch Set For 5:33 pm Today

The cargo ship is packed with more supplies than a Cygnus has ever carried, amounting to some 7,300 pounds (3,300 kilograms), company officials said. Investigators blamed the botched launch on a defective turbopump in one of Antares' two main eng...

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ISIS leader, named runner-up for Time magazine's Person Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ISIS leader, named runner-up for Time magazine's Person

The US magazine, praised Merkel's journey as despite being a daughter of a Lutheran pastor in East Germany she managed to become Europe's de facto leader. Time magazine has named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its 2015 " Person of the Year "...

Three space station astronauts return safely to earth Three space station astronauts return safely to earth

The two performed maintenance work and preparation for the arrival of commercial crew vehicles in 2017. Second, the two successfully reconfigured the space station ammonia cooling system.

Christmas to feature full moon Christmas to feature full moon

December's full moon is nicknamed Full Long Night's Moon, because of the lunar position in the sky relative to the Earth and the sun. Moreover, the December sky show is described at times as the Moon before Yule, in honor of the pagan festival obse...

Elizabeth Warren endorses Hillary Clinton's proposed new Wall Street regulations Elizabeth Warren endorses Hillary Clinton's proposed new Wall Street regulations

Last week, Clinton proposed spending $275 billion to revitalize crumbling infrastructure, and made the point that doing so will create manufacturing, construction and other jobs. Treasury. Even a menu is hard to come by, though a lunch meeting in 2...

Microsoft updates the Band 2 with music controls and activity reminders Microsoft updates the Band 2 with music controls and activity reminders

Microsoft is also giving users one of the most-loved features of the Apple Watch: physical activity reminders . According to a recent announcement, Apple's nemesis company made a decision to update the software to the Microsoft Band with a wide se...

'The Flash' S02E09 'Running To Stand Still' Grant Gustin, Danielle Panabaker 'The Flash' S02E09 'Running To Stand Still' Grant Gustin, Danielle Panabaker

The result of Iris informing Joe about Wally is, naturally, another heartrending waterworks display by Jesse L. Martin. Her entire police career, as well as her decision to join the Metahuman taskforce, has all been about gaining justice for her fath...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Doesn't Care If You Agree With Him On Climate Change Arnold Schwarzenegger Doesn't Care If You Agree With Him On Climate Change

Mr. Schwarzenegger says knows many bodybuilders and weight lifters that are vegetarians. We are hoping you made the smart choice and chose door number two. Arnold isn't the only A-list actor lending his voice to the climate change charge. He sa...

Catholic church not against birth control - Cardinal Turkson Catholic church not against birth control - Cardinal Turkson

The Holy Year will close November 20, 2016, with the Solemnity of Christ the King. The Pope slowly walked through the doorway of the Holy door, followed by Pope Benedict XVl, 88, whose resignation led to Pope Francis' tenure as Pope in 2013.

Laser-powered camera can see around corners Laser-powered camera can see around corners

When the photons hit the hidden object, another spherical echo is produced, which expands outwards, with some of the photons appearing in the camera's field of vision. The latest research, which is published in the journal Nature Photonics , overcom...

Pluto's Space Environment Visualized In New NASA Simulation Pluto's Space Environment Visualized In New NASA Simulation

The space's vacuum is about a thousand times emptier as compared to a laboratory vacuum, but still it's not fully empty. The environment between the planets that make up our solar system is in fact permeated by the embedded magnetic fields carried al...

Google's quantum computer really works Google's quantum computer really works

Quantum computing could lead to massive leaps in areas artificial intelligence and materials science. On Nasa's part, the computer could help schedule rocket launches or generate complex simulations of space missions. 96 Normal ...

Superflare from Sun can be fraught with disastrous consequences Superflare from Sun can be fraught with disastrous consequences

Using NASA's Kepler, the planet-hunting space telescope, a research team has analyzed a superflame that was emitted by KIC9655129, the binary star lying about 1,500 light years away from Earth. While a normal solar flare releases energy equivalent of...

HTC One M10 Release in February Alongside HTC One Watch? HTC One M10 Release in February Alongside HTC One Watch?

Further, in terms of sales, the HTC One M8 did not generate enough sales for the company but the company remains confident that the handset will inspire competition in the mobile industry. Some of the speculation suggested it could replace the HTC Gr...

WHO calls for improved inspection of food from farms to consumers WHO calls for improved inspection of food from farms to consumers

Some 600 million people get sick from eating contaminated food each year, and around 420,000 die, the World Health Organization said Thursday, adding that young children account for nearly one third of those deaths. "Of those who lost years to ill-...

Rob Gronkowski Injury: Patriots TE Ruled Out For A Week At Most Rob Gronkowski Injury: Patriots TE Ruled Out For A Week At Most

The cast removal means Manning can now start rehabbing, but the quarterback said on Wednesday that he is week-to-week. He has since visited a foot specialist in Charlotte, N.C., who recommended he wear a walking cast for more than a week.

Jeremy Corbyn joins thousands in climate change march Jeremy Corbyn joins thousands in climate change march

Protestors were telling worldwide leaders gathering for a climate summit in Paris that they want tough measures in the fight against global warming. North Dorset Greens travelled to the march with a full coach from towns and villages right across t...

Supreme Court of Hawaii rescinds building permit for hotly contested Thirty Supreme Court of Hawaii rescinds building permit for hotly contested Thirty

On Wednesday, Hawaii's Supreme Court revoked the building permit of Mauna Kea extremely large telescope (ELT) also known as the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). However, after being challenged by Native Hawaiians and environmentalist, the projec...

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