Science


Poll shows that most Israelis, Palestinians still seek peace
- August 24, 2016

The recent survey follows almost a year of low-level violence between Palestinians and Israelis: at least 34 Israelis have been killed in shootings, stabbings, and vehicular attacks since September, and at least 206 Palestinians by Israeli fire. (more...)
PS4 mods news, Nuka World reveal, Xbox One update PS4 mods news, Nuka World reveal, Xbox One update
- August 23, 2016

Set in a post-apocalyptic 2287 Boston, following an annihilating nuclear war, the player's character is set to rise from the nuclear fallout refuge called Vault 111 and explores the world and accomplish missions to reach a higher level. As it stands right now, PS4 console players of " Fallout 4 " may need to wait a bit longer. " Fallout 4 " is still going strong. Before this date, Bethesda will also be holding a live-stream of the Nuka-World on Bethesda's official Twitch Channel . (more...)
Apple boosts health while Microsoft revs machine smarts Apple boosts health while Microsoft revs machine smarts
- August 23, 2016

It originally debuted in August previous year. "As we continue to build new Office 365 productivity capabilities and services our customers value, I'm confident the Genee team will help us further our ambition to bring intelligence into every digital experience", Jha said on Monday. (more...)
Total solar eclipse on 2016? Watch the 'Great American Eclipse' Total solar eclipse on 2016? Watch the 'Great American Eclipse'
- August 22, 2016

The new website page is located here. Next year on this exact date, the path of a total solar eclipse will cut right across the center of the contiguous USA. In Idaho Falls, the local astronomical society has fielded calls from Scotland, Germany and Japan about ideal eclipse viewing locations and lodging in the area, according to the Post Register newspaper . (more...)
Police constable, two criminals injured in encounter in outer Delhi Police constable, two criminals injured in encounter in outer Delhi
- August 22, 2016

A Delhi Police constable was shot dead by unidentified armed assailants in outer Delhi on Friday evening, police said. Police managed to catch five members of a gang including Sudhir and Vijay who were injured in the encounter, said a senior police officer. (more...)
Android devices lead Q2 smartphone sales with 86.2% market share: Gartner report
- August 21, 2016

Apple's iOS took 12.9 per cent share while Windows and BlackBerry had 0.6 per cent and 0.1 per cent, respectively. Smartphone sales rose in emerging market regions worldwide in 2Q 2016, helping increase Android market share and lifting global sales 4.3 percent as compared to 2Q 2015, according to Gartner's latest market data. (more...)
Overnight subway service in London to serve 50000 a weekend Overnight subway service in London to serve 50000 a weekend
- August 21, 2016

The 26-year-old Londoner was traveling home after 1 a.m. Saturday following a night of celebrating his girlfriend's birthday. After years of delays London's underground service has finally caught up with cities such as Berlin, Barcelona and NY as the night tube takes its first ever run on Saturday. (more...)
Yemen: Saudi-led coalition 'regrets' MSF withdrawal
- August 21, 2016

On Tuesday, a coalition air strike hit a hospital operated by medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres in Yemen , killing 19 people and prompting the group to evacuate staff from six hospitals. More than 100 civilians and soldiers have been killed in southern Saudi Arabia by retaliatory rocket strikes or skirmishes since the coalition began operations in support of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi's government. (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS
- August 21, 2016

Revenue totaled $120.85 billion, up from $120.23 billion and beating the $120.17 billion FactSet consensus. On an adjusted basis, it would have earned $1.07, which exceeded the Street estimates by $0.05 a share. Wal-Mart Stores opened for trading at $71.99 and hit $72.95 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $72.93, with a gain of 0.05% or 0.04 points. (more...)
12-year-old girl faces online backlash for big game hunting photos 12-year-old girl faces online backlash for big game hunting photos
- August 20, 2016

Despite this, she said on August 17, "I would never back down from hunting". Perhaps the most controversial kill came a year ago when American dentist Walter Palmer took Africa's beloved black-maned beauty, Cecil the lion - renewing an intense debate over the sport. (more...)
400th GP begins with Marc Marquez leaping up the leaderboard to top 400th GP begins with Marc Marquez leaping up the leaderboard to top
- August 20, 2016

In Austria I wanted to get on the podium but I wasn't able to so unfortunately. "How I do it I don't know". Rossi declared Marquez's pace in the context of the weekend a "question mark" and the Spaniard admitted that top spot was "not my real position". (more...)
Woman sells wedding dress on Ebay to pay for divorce Woman sells wedding dress on Ebay to pay for divorce
- August 20, 2016

According to the Daily Mail, the blogger has put the size 6 designer gown up for a starting price of £500 on the auction website with a description taking a swipe at the alleged exploits of her soon-to-be ex husband, who she says left her footing the bill for a divorce. (more...)
Twitter to let all users filter tweets for higher 'quality' Twitter to let all users filter tweets for higher 'quality'
- August 19, 2016

The feature was previously only available to users with "verified" accounts, which are typically celebrities, public figures or journalists, and who can be identified by a blue checkmark next to the username. In a separate move Thursday, Twitter announced that since past year it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts for promoting terrorism. Users will also now be able to choose to see only incoming notifications from accounts that they follow. (more...)
Rio Olympics: PV Sindhu storms into Badminton final Rio Olympics: PV Sindhu storms into Badminton final
- August 19, 2016

Rao expressed hope that she would continue the same performance in the finals and clinch gold medal for India, a release from Chief Minister's Office said . Sindhu had just edged over Okuhara in Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Championships 2012 in the third and deciding game. From then on, things started slipping from the Indian's hands as Maria displayed great defensive skills to hold on and beat the Indian 5-1. (more...)
US Routs Argentina 105-78, Moves Into Men's Basketball Semis US Routs Argentina 105-78, Moves Into Men's Basketball Semis
- August 19, 2016

And a familiar foe will be waiting. Those questions were answered in the form of a 105-78 rout against Argentina as the US extended their Olympic winning streak to 23 games. Ginobili was moved by Anthony's gesture and that of USA coach Mike Krzyzewski, who offered similar sentiments. As to whether she was disappointed that she did not repeat as Olympic champ: "I'm not disappointed at all". (more...)
Celebrity Big Brother 2016: Lillie Lexie Gregg confronts Stephen Bear Celebrity Big Brother 2016: Lillie Lexie Gregg confronts Stephen Bear
- August 19, 2016

I had to break away from her, it's the hardest thing I had to do. "It feels like we were there forever and Bear and I were so inseparable but out here we have different lives". "I think about her everyday". Lillie has claimed that Bear said he loved her just 12 days after meeting, and the pair were planning to get married and start a family - with the lothario promising to spend his CBB pay cheque on an engagement ring. (more...)
Tropical depression moving over the central Atlantic Tropical depression moving over the central Atlantic
- August 18, 2016

You're on the go! The depression has max sustained wind speeds of 35 mph and is projected to intensify over the next 24 to 48 hours. If it does reach tropical storm strength it will be called Fiona. Forecasters said the storm's cloud pattern is gradually becoming better organized, but it poses no threat to the Gulf Coast region. Based on climatology, a good 75 to 80 percent of the tropical-storm activity in the Atlantic Basin is still ahead. (more...)
AT&T hikes prices for some plans, but raises data caps
- August 18, 2016

While that sounds like a formula for angering fans of Netflix Inc.'s "House of Cards", the No. 2 US wireless carrier is actually following competitors in trying to woo customers by ending overage fees and offering savings on larger data plans so videos aren't interrupted. (more...)
MSI launches new high-end gaming laptops in India
- August 17, 2016

Yes, you read that correctly. Aside from this, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided; Paragon Open Beta, F1 2016 , and Obduction also have new profile, allowing NVIDIA users to benefit from a number of performance improvements when playing these games. (more...)
First Trailer Arrives For Biopic Hidden Figures First Trailer Arrives For Biopic Hidden Figures
- August 17, 2016

Octavia Spencer ( the Help ) plays fellow NASA mathematician Dorothy Vaughn , and Janelle Monáe rounds out the central trio as NASA engineer Mary Jackson . The ensemble cast is filled with incredibly talented, award-winning actors. Watch Taraji P. Henson tackle the final frontier in " Hidden Figures ". (more...)
Long-term study links neonicotinoids to wild bee declines Long-term study links neonicotinoids to wild bee declines
- August 17, 2016

The large-scale, long-term decline in wild bees across England has been linked to the use of neonicotinoid insecticides by a new study. Giving details at a briefing in London, Ben Woodcock , who co-led the study, said the average decline in population across all 62 species was 7.0 percent, but the average decline among 34 species that forage on oilseed rape was higher, at 10 percent. (more...)
Researchers discover 'googly-eyed' squid 2950 feet below ocean Researchers discover 'googly-eyed' squid 2950 feet below ocean
- August 17, 2016

The bright purple color and enormous eyes makes the sea creature look nearly fake. "It looks so fake", one woman said in the video . The cute creature is called a Stubby squid , even though it is more related to a cuttlefish than a squid. (more...)
New IPhone Said to Have Dual Camera, Pressure-Sensitive Button New IPhone Said to Have Dual Camera, Pressure-Sensitive Button
- August 16, 2016

Dual cameras aren't entirely new to mobile devices: Both Huawei and LG introduced dual-camera phones earlier this year, and there are rumors that Samsung's next flagship phone will spot two lenses as well. Off note, all the phones in the video has been spotted to bear A1429 as there model number, which actually identifies a version of iPhone 5 in Apple's numbering scheme, putting a question to the video's credibility. (more...)
Perseid meteor shower: how and when to watch it
- August 16, 2016

According to Cooke, "The meteors you'll see this year are from comet flybys that occurred hundreds if not thousands of years ago". "If you are in a dark location, looking up, you don't need a telescope or anything", Joseph said . An outburst happens when Earth passes through the tail of the Swift-Tuttle comet on its orbital path. An extra tug of gravity from Jupiter's orbit this year will help to push the Swift-Tuttle comet dust a bit closer to Earth which could give a burst of activity. (more...)
Republicans, in revolt, urge party to de-fund Trump Republicans, in revolt, urge party to de-fund Trump
- August 14, 2016

Yet Donald Trump's campaign spokesman insists they believe he has a chance to turn CT red for the first time since 1988, and that's why he is holding weekend rally there on Saturday. Trump himself regularly complains about the content of Clinton's paid television ads. "If I'm not, it'll be a guy called Chuck Schumer from NY (as Senate majority leader) who has a very different mindset from myself, and our ability to impact judicial appointments will be considerably diminished if those guys are ... (more...)