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Bethesda Makes 124 Mods Available Now; Find Out Which One Bethesda Makes 124 Mods Available Now; Find Out Which One
- November 19, 2016

Bethesda Softworks has just finished rolling out update 1.7 in PlayStation 4, completing the latest major update across all platforms for " Fallout 4 ". Over 50 mods are already available, so it's possible to get a good idea on what it will be possible to do with the PS4 version limited mod support. (more...)
Kerry: 'Overwhelming majority' in US back Paris climate deal
- November 18, 2016

China, the biggest greenhouse gas emitter, ahead of the United States, said it would push ahead with its promises to limit climate change and urged Trump to reconsider. "We have to expect they will take a smart and wise decision", Liu Zhenmin of the Chinese delegation told a news conference in Marrakesh. The White House Wednesday unleashed a detailed 111-page document outlining a "mid century strategy" to massively slash US carbon emissions by the year 2050, reducing them 80 percent "or ... (more...)
Leonid meteor shower is set to climax tonight: Here's how to watch Leonid meteor shower is set to climax tonight: Here's how to watch
- November 18, 2016

Those watching during the shower's peak period could see as many as 15 meteors per hour traveling 44 miles per second, NASA reported. Since the 19th century, skywatchers have been keeping an eye out for these storms every 33 years - the time the comet takes to complete a single orbit around the sun. (more...)
CO2 emissions level off, still too high to save climate CO2 emissions level off, still too high to save climate
- November 18, 2016

The US, the second biggest emitter of Carbon dioxide at 15 per cent, also reduced its coal use while increasing its oil and gas consumption and saw emissions decrease 2.6 per cent a year ago. The Global Carbon Project, grouping climate researchers, welcomed the flatlining of emissions amid global economic growth. The projected rise of only 0.2% for 2016 marks a clear break from the rapid emissions growth of 2.3% per year in the decade leading up to 2013, with just 0.7% growth seen in 2014. (more...)
OnePlus 3T Announced: Larger Battery, Enhanced Front-facing Camera, New Chipset OnePlus 3T Announced: Larger Battery, Enhanced Front-facing Camera, New Chipset
- November 17, 2016

The phone sports a 16-megapixel front-facing camera onboard with Samsung 3P8SP sensor , 1.0?m, f/2.0 aperture , and fixed focus. The big change comes in the internals as now the phone is powered by the Snapdragon 821, instead of the 820 on the OnePlus 3. (more...)
Noah Cyrus Sounds Exactly Like Old-School Miley In Her Debut Single Noah Cyrus Sounds Exactly Like Old-School Miley In Her Debut Single
- November 17, 2016

And of course, the father, Billy Ray Cyrus, is best known for creating country music. Listen to " Make Me (Cry )" below. "I never needed you like I do right now", Cyrus croons. It was added that "if the first album's a hit she can get up to a $1.5 million advance for the second"; and if the first single is anything to go by it could be money well spent. (more...)
Thousands Of Dead Fish Found In The Long Island Canal Thousands Of Dead Fish Found In The Long Island Canal
- November 17, 2016

Thank you for reading and relying on TulsaWorld.com for your news and information. Most of the fish had died. Dead fish spotted floating in a canal off the Long Island , New York, on November 14, 2016. State officials looking into a massive menhaden die-off in the Shinnecock Canal have concluded the fish suffocated in the waterway's confined locks, and they are moving to a cleanup phase. (more...)
Chicago aldermen approve $8.2 billion city budget Chicago aldermen approve $8.2 billion city budget
- November 17, 2016

In nearly every case, such cities overwhelmingly supported Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney restored sanctuary status when he took office in January and said last week the city would protect its residents. (more...)
Celebrate Halo's 15th birthday with a few iconic Xbox gamerpics! Celebrate Halo's 15th birthday with a few iconic Xbox gamerpics!
- November 17, 2016

While it would be easy to go on and on about everything we love about Xbox, it's easier to simply share some data that will help show just how much Xbox has grown in the last 15 years. The Forza team is gifting a 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor with a custom anniversary livery to all Forza players. Additionally, logging in to Halo 5 any time from now until next Tuesday will result in getting a free anniversary REQ pack. (more...)
Analysts Weigh in on: Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP)
- November 16, 2016

Viper Energy Partners LP had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Wunderlich. The company's stock has grown by -2.08 percent in the past 5 years. Investors may also evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 163.46% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -102.60%. (more...)
Giuliani the favorite as Trump weighs secretary of state Giuliani the favorite as Trump weighs secretary of state
- November 16, 2016

Vice President-elect Mike Pence is going to court to keep an attachment from one of his emails, as IN governor, hidden from the public. Maddow next asked about the 1973 Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in America. His anti-abortion stance and history of anti-LGBT policies have many anxious that the Trump will restrict the rights of both women and the LGBT community. (more...)
Tinder just announced that its next update will be Trans-inclusive Tinder just announced that its next update will be Trans-inclusive
- November 16, 2016

The update , which lands during Transgender Awareness Week , was designed with transgender and non-binary users in mind, according to Tinder CEO Sean Rad. Now, Rad says, trans users should see better matches. GLAAD's Nick Adams also points out transgender people couldn't have the same experience everyone else had on Tinder because of the stigma that still surrounds dating transgender people. (more...)
Super Mario Run to Launch on iOS Dec. 15 Super Mario Run to Launch on iOS Dec. 15
- November 16, 2016

You can download it for free, but you'll only be able to play parts of the game's three modes without paying more . Super Mario will be making his mobile debut on ios platforms December 15th with the launch of Super Mario Run . Outside of this gameplay mode, a battle mode will allow users to race against the "ghosts" of other players. The game will set you back $9.99 but will give access to the entire game including three different modes. (more...)
Why Apple's MacBook Pro 2016 Receives Mixed Reviews? Why Apple's MacBook Pro 2016 Receives Mixed Reviews?
- November 16, 2016

To start, it's lighter, thinner and Apple's most powerful portable computer to date. Schiller claims that Apple considered implementing touch in MacBooks and iMacs several times in the last few years, but every time, the company just chose to go with its instinct and stay away from this technology. (more...)
Carbon emissions flat in last 3 years
- November 15, 2016

Thousands marched outside of the talks on Sunday, demanding "climate justice" from the attendees. The report prescribes a list of recommendations, aimed chiefly at the ongoing talks in Marrakech. "This third year of nearly no growth in emissions is unprecedented at a time of strong economic growth", Corinne Le Quéré, director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia, and lead author of the study published in the journal Earth System Science Data ... (more...)
Donald Trump Didn't Win the Popular Vote, Despite What Google Says Donald Trump Didn't Win the Popular Vote, Despite What Google Says
- November 15, 2016

Google's AdSense network is a major source of revenue for many sites, so the policy could curb the financial incentive for fake news sites. Alphabet's Google was dragged into the muck Monday, when its search engine prominently displayed an obscure right-wing blog, 70news.wordpress.com, that falsely claimed President-elect Donald Trump won the popular vote in last week's election. (more...)
Trump is already working on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement
- November 14, 2016

Nevertheless, the United States is a key player in the global agreement that has been heralded by world leaders as a "historic" achievement for climate action, despite harsh criticism from activists that it fails to steer the planet away from a future dominated by fossil fuels. (more...)
Trump likely to try to reverse Obama environment initiatives
- November 13, 2016

This is despite rhetoric from Mr Trump during the campaign, where he vowed to "cancel" the Paris climate change accord reached past year. "Donald Trump has the courage, the passion and the commitment to get it done", said Robert E. Former Vice President Al Gore has jumped immediately into the climate fray following #Donald Trump's historic election on Tuesday with a statement released yesterday on his Climate Reality website . (more...)
Facebook bug that killed users a 'terrible error' Facebook bug that killed users a 'terrible error'
- November 13, 2016

When Zuckerberg was asked about Facebook's role in the election, he said "We have a lot of work to do". On Friday afternoon, Facebook users reacted in horror when a Facebook glitch made thousands of Facebook profiles listed as memorial pages. (more...)
Taurid meteor shower to bring 'fireballs' to UK skies this weekend Taurid meteor shower to bring 'fireballs' to UK skies this weekend
- November 12, 2016

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness. The meteors are best seen just before dawn, but may be tricky to spot as there will only be a few per hour. Friday is predicted to be the best day. Meteor showers are typically visible with the naked eye, and so no special equipment is needed to view the celestial spectacle. (more...)
Rs 500/1000 notes valid for key utilities till Nov 14 Rs 500/1000 notes valid for key utilities till Nov 14
- November 12, 2016

To deal with the chaos, government has allowed use of scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes for utility payments for another 72 hours (3 days). The time period of free-passage through toll plazas has also been extended by another 72 hours. "Government extends existing exemptions with regard to cancellation of the legal tender character of the existing series of high denomination bank notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations until the expiry of November 14, 2016, with certain modifications to the ... (more...)
Which way American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) earnings may go
- November 12, 2016

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on American Express Company. High Pointe Capital Management reduced its stake in American Express Company by 22.59% during the most recent quarter end. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 239,718 shares in the company, valued at $16,104,255.24. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. (more...)
Dozens of pipeline protesters arrested in latest skirmish
- November 12, 2016

According to Trump's financial disclosure forms, The Guardian reported that he has invested between $500,000 and $1 million in Energy Transfer Partners. "No. That was easy", Warren said when asked if he'd step down. In response to a question about how much of the pipeline capacity has been contracted for, COO Marshall McCrea indicated that of the maximum 570,000 b/d capacity more than 450,000 b/d has been contracted for in terms of what has been publicly disclosed. (more...)
Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic Debris So Often? Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic Debris So Often?
- November 12, 2016

Savoca said their findings do not refute that plastic might also look like food to other marine animals that eat it, but it does affirm that when plastic looks and smells like food, it becomes more appealing to seabirds . Scientists exposed the plastic beads in this mesh bag to the ocean for three weeks to better understand why certain birds are drawn to eat them. Back at UC Davis , they turned to food and wine chemist Susan Ebeler's lab for help. (more...)
The evolution of Amy Adams on view in 'Arrival,' 'Nocturnal' The evolution of Amy Adams on view in 'Arrival,' 'Nocturnal'
- November 11, 2016

We've been programmed by so much of science-fiction cinema to expect a big, dumb thriller out of " Arrival ". This is every bit as gripping as what Villeneuve has done before, with the tension the equal of any of Sicario's set-ups and showdowns. (more...)