Science


Advocates fan out in global show of support for science Advocates fan out in global show of support for science
- April 26, 2017

Festivities at one of the largest events on Washington's National Mall included scientific "teach-ins" and musical performances. While hundreds of people were lining up to join the march, dozens of volunteers were handing out signs with the official slogan of the protest: " Science , not Silence". (more...)
California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money
- April 26, 2017

District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said that Trump's order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments, and that plaintiffs challenging the order were likely to succeed in proving it unconstitutional. (more...)
Trump to sign orders on oil drilling, national monuments Trump to sign orders on oil drilling, national monuments
- April 26, 2017

The announcement could also show whether Trump is turning away from a Republican plan backed by House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan that would pay for tax cuts with an import tax and by killing a business interest deduction. Trump held meetings during the transition and in the White House with the CEO of Lockheed Martin, which produces the F-35, but the cost-savings were already in the works when he took office. (more...)
Welcome to biggest week of Trump's presidency
- April 25, 2017

According to the poll's results , if the elections were to be held again today, Trump will most likely retain his supporters while Hillary only has 85 percent of her voters willingly voting for her again. US President Donald Trump suffers from a historically low approval rating. "Would still beat Hillary in." the president wrote, in two separate tweets. (more...)
Treasury's Mnuchin: Faster Growth Will Offset Cost of Trump Tax Overhaul Treasury's Mnuchin: Faster Growth Will Offset Cost of Trump Tax Overhaul
- April 25, 2017

Trump said in a February 28 tweet that his tax plan "will reduce the tax rate on our companies & provide massive tax relief for the middle class". The event comes on the same day that President Trump is expected to describe his principles for tax reform. (more...)
Rare Second Copy Of Declaration Of Independence Found In England Rare Second Copy Of Declaration Of Independence Found In England
- April 25, 2017

But the document isn't simply a previously-unknown piece of American history - it also affords Allen and Sneff a unique window into the political upheavals of the early Republic. But it remains unclear how the document got to Britain. Wilson drew the researchers' attention, Sneff said, because of he repeatedly "invoked the declaration but with the understanding that the declaration was signed by one community, one group of individuals, that they were not enumerated by states". (more...)
McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect
- April 24, 2017

Beech Brook, a behavioral health facility in a Cleveland suburb where Stephens had worked since 2008, said in a statement on Tuesday that Stephens had cleared an extensive background check. Stephens' cellphone had been tracked Sunday afternoon near Erie, officials said on Monday. Facebook said it removed the video of the shooting 23 minutes after learning of it. (more...)
China steps closer to space station goals, launches first cargo spaceship China steps closer to space station goals, launches first cargo spaceship
- April 24, 2017

Speaking at the launch, Zhang Xueyu, launch site commander said, "I hereby declare that the Tianzhou 1 spacecraft launch has been succesfully completed". This launch will further promote China's manned space programme. Meanwhile, the first spacecraft Tiangong-1 is not longer operational. Sustaining a manned space station would be the crowning achievement of China's ambitious space program, whose budget, though dwarfed by that of the United States, is set to triple by 2026. (more...)
Check Out Target Stores For New Check Out Target Stores For New "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" Merchandise
- April 24, 2017

The infamous red spheres out front will get overlaid with images of Mario and Luigi too. Mario Kart's Battle Modes have also been significantly tweaked. "So go ahead, leave Bowser in the dust as you do your Target run-and keep your eyes peeled, because we have an assortment of Mario and Nintendo-related products set around the store", the company added. (more...)
Mets LF Cespedes to undergo MRI on hamstring Mets LF Cespedes to undergo MRI on hamstring
- April 24, 2017

Collins said that while it's an important series, it's not the World Series, so the Mets will continue to take a conservative approach when it comes to injuries. "But that could all change tomorrow". Bruce started at first base Thursday night for only the third time in his career and the first time since July 2014. (more...)
Clues about Apple's self-driving car program emerge Clues about Apple's self-driving car program emerge
- April 24, 2017

While we all know Apple as the maker of iPhones, iPad and super-thin MacBook's, the Cupertino company has plans for their own autonomous self-driving vehicle in the making. The California Department of Motor Vehicles granted a permission to Apple to test self-driving cars on 14 April. Each person has two practice runs and three trials to pass through each evaluation. (more...)
Call of Duty: WWII marketing leak dates the game, outs co-op mode Call of Duty: WWII marketing leak dates the game, outs co-op mode
- April 24, 2017

While this is something that many fans had speculated upon after seeing the leaked images for the game, it wasn't properly confirmed- until a Charlie Intel reader sent them a link to a tweet that Duhamel had apparently made last month, of him in a mo-cap suit. (more...)
North Korea's show of force North Korea's show of force
- April 23, 2017

Mr Gordeyev said the military hardware was on its way back from drills elsewhere and denied any connection to the tensions around North Korea's nuclear program. The UN Security Council condemned North Korea's latest missile test and threatened to impose new sanctions against Pyongyang for its "highly de-stabilising behaviour". (more...)
March for Science events to take place around the globe March for Science events to take place around the globe
- April 23, 2017

Protesters line Central Park West during the Earth Day "March For Science NYC" demonstration to coincide with similar marches globally in Manhattan, New York , U.S., April 22, 2017. "Trump and the cronies out there are undermining facts, they're undermining science". "We need to go to county fairs, and we need to personalize the scientific issues we care about", said geologist Rob Young, a professor at North Carolina's Western Carolina University. (more...)
American, Russian arrive at International Space Station
- April 22, 2017

He piloted an F-15E Strike Eagle in two combat tours in Southwest Asia before becoming an F-22 Raptor test pilot, and being selected to become an astronaut. A scaled-down, two-man US-Russian crew arrived at the International Space Station yesterday, six hours after blasting off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a Nasa TV broadcast showed. (more...)
Meteor shower to light up Vietnamese skies this weekend Meteor shower to light up Vietnamese skies this weekend
- April 22, 2017

Jonesing for a meteor shower? The clouds could hold off long enough for stargazers to get a glimpse of the Lyrid meteor shower . Since the moon will be almost to its new moon phase, expect excellent moon-less viewing conditions this year. (more...)
1st tropical depression of season forms far from land 1st tropical depression of season forms far from land
- April 22, 2017

Prior to Arlene, there had been only one tropical storm on record during April from 1851 to 2016, according to the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory . Recently, though, some have started to look at whether the warming of the ocean waters that fuel tropical systems might stretch the hurricane season out. (more...)
This Arizona woman announced her pregnancy using a Unicorn Frappuccino This Arizona woman announced her pregnancy using a Unicorn Frappuccino
- April 22, 2017

With a ridiculous amount of sugar per serving ( more than 50 grams in a small!), and stuffed with more potentially carcinogenic food dye than in the Dow chemical plant, this latest drink trend looks like it just exists for Instagram likes, and tastes like sweet, merciful death. (more...)
EBay reports $2.2bn in Q1 revenue, buoyed by UX, advertising efforts EBay reports $2.2bn in Q1 revenue, buoyed by UX, advertising efforts
- April 21, 2017

The consensus target price is $28.01 with 6 firms rating the stock a strong buy, 8 firms rating the stock a buy, 24 firms rating the stock a hold, 2 firms rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 firms rating the stock a sell. The value of goods purchased through eBay's marketplace reached $20.9 billion, a 2 percent increase from the same period a year ago. If you are reading this article on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and ... (more...)
Future Apple products to be made from recycled material
- April 21, 2017

The iPhone is Apple's most important product, representing about two-thirds of sales. "We analyze materials that someone might put in their mouth - like an Apple Pencil you might chew on while considering the next line in your drawing - to make sure they're safe", the company said in the report . (more...)
Facebook's moonshot projects: typing from your brain and 'hearing' with your skin Facebook's moonshot projects: typing from your brain and 'hearing' with your skin
- April 20, 2017

Ultimately, the mind-reading technology could help people type 100 words a minute from their minds - about five times faster than we type from our smartphones, Dugan told developers at the conference in San Jose, Calif. Details were relatively scant as to what this would really look like, though a Stanford University experiment Dugan referenced relied on "an array of electrodes the size of a pea" implanted inside the subject's brain. (more...)
How to Stream Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook F8 Developer Conference
- April 19, 2017

Facebook is already allowing Live users to access effects created in the new tool. "Now this is act two: giving developers the power to build all kinds of AR tools into the first augmented reality platform, the camera". (Sorry, F8 has nothing to do with "Fate of the Furious.") Zuckerberg will likely talk about artificial intelligence, chatbots and other gee-whiz topics. (more...)
NASA launches spacecraft named after John Glenn to resupply ISS
- April 19, 2017

Aerospace giant Orbital ATK will torch one of its spacecraft as part of an experiment to see how fire acts in microgravity. After the launch, Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana asked Diller what he thought of his last launch. A computer in a blast-proof box will stitch together the images for a full, in-the-round view. Preliminary results from a study of astronaut twins, however, show the telomeres of former astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent almost a year aboard the station in 2015 ... (more...)
Microsoft Surface CloudBook Could Be It's Answer to Google Chromebook Microsoft Surface CloudBook Could Be It's Answer to Google Chromebook
- April 18, 2017

During Q3 2016, Windows Phone's market share fell below 1% in the United States according to Kantar, and it wasn't clear how the situation could improve this year with no new hardware on the horizon. The most used PC Operating System is still the Windows OS. All in all, Windows RT was an ambitious project but ultimately a failure. What is Windows 10 Cloud? Windows 10's own browser has suffered in the past few years, not least from its unfortunate association with Microsoft's terrible ... (more...)
Tesla cuts the price on its entry-level Model S by $7500 Tesla cuts the price on its entry-level Model S by $7500
- April 18, 2017

Alongside, the all glass roff and automatic rear power liftgate have been made standard equipment. Tweaks in pricing is quite normal for auto makers like Tesla . Additionally, Tesla's own pricing scheme is constantly in-flux given that the company has an insatiable taste for tweaking the selection of features and performance capabilities across its Model S lineup. (more...)