Driftwood at Muriwai Beach in Auckland. She posted photos of the unusual barnacle covered object on the Muriwai & Waimauku Area Community Group Facebook page asking: "Just curious to know if anyone knows what this is??!" "I actually thought it was a washed-up whale as I approached it, so weird", Doubleday explained to stuff.co.nz The photos sparked intense interest and debate online, with some residents rushing to Muriwai Beach to catch a glimpse of the unusual discovery.
Ryan McKellar , curator of invertebrate palaeontology at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum , has co-authored a paper in the Current Biology journal in which he discusses the first discovery of a feathered dinosaur tail preserved in amber. Most modern bird feathers have a central shaft called a rachis; think of the ink rod in a quill pen. Dr. Xing has collected more than a dozen of samples, "DIP-V-15103" is one of them which was collected from Myitkyina, a famous amber market of Hukawang valley, ...
It has a depth of about 6 miles. According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center of the National Weather Service, there was no tsunami warning in relation to the quake. Afterward, it felt like the ground was rolling, "like you were on a boat". The National Weather Service confirmed the natural disaster and said there is no danger of a tsunami to Hawaii.
Inmarsat said that it chose to switch its launch to an Ariane 5 rocket because of SpaceX's scheduling delays. The London-based satellite-services company said it took the action after delays in the launch schedule for. While the September 1 accident didn't hurt anyone, it did destroy a communications satellite that Facebook meant to lease to provide web access to Africa.
The stakes in the Apple/Samsung case were huge for the tech industry, because it involved re-interpreting the 19th century right that any person who applies a patented design "to any article of manufacture " is "liable ... The major decision reviewed the fact that Samsung broke the rules regarding the license of a single component , not a product from A to Z. The nation's highest court heard oral arguments in October for the first case on the infringed appearance of a product, rather ...
Downing is among a few dozen survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Ha. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, on an official trip to Japan, said he would tell Abe at a meeting later Tuesday how pleased Obama and the US are. In recent months, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and others have knelt through the anthem to protest police brutality and the treatment of minorities.
But if Al Gore can somehow build that bridge, he may create a far greater legacy than anyone could have imagined before today's potentially historic Trump Tower meeting . But get this: as the New York Times reported , the majority shareholder of Sanei's parent company is the Development Bank of Japan, which is fully owned by the Japanese government.
In a blog post, Facebook revealed that the bitterly contested United States presidential election occupied the first position in 2016 on Facebook. Payne's excitement over a voice-changing Wookiee mask was the most viewed live video on Facebook this year.
Davis has a history of being combative with police officers, court records show. DeAngelo Davis, 31, had been charged in the shooting of Wayne State University Officer Collin Rose on November 22. Prosecutors later said that Davis, arrested shortly after the shooting two blocks away, was that bicyclist, and accused him of shooting Rose as well as gun possession crimes.
A mistrial has been declared in the trial of a SC police officer charged with murder in the death of a black motorist . The jury told Circuit Judge Clifton Newman on two separate occasions on Friday they were deadlocked but then the jury foreman said he thought the jurors could reach a verdict.
While discussing the logistics of the souped-up architecture present in Project Scorpio , Spencer remarks that the console strives for "balance" - particularly the kind that allows the machine to handle true 4K and VR gaming without commanding prices more commonly attached to similarly capable PC rigs .
Although some Apple fans have only gotten hold of the iPhone 7, it is said that Apple is already working on the iPhone 8, which may come with a new look as, reportedly, it will come with a curved OLED screen display. Overall, it's good to see the iPhone continuing to resonate with customers in Apple's home market. However, Apple has stated that it should not be blamed for the phones causing the fire as it has nothing to do with it.
Soyinka, who said he got the Green Card during the National Democratic Coalition years without requesting it - when the exigencies of the time necessitated it - said it was absurd for people to ask him to produce a video showing he tore it.
According an Alameda County Sheriff's Office probable-cause document, a woman named Farrah Dalal flagged down a patrolling Sheriff's deputy, and said Almena had stolen her trailer and she had tracked it to the 31st Avenue site. "Today is the day that more than two dozen families are going to start an entirely new life". The death toll in the Oakland warehouse fire climbed to 36 people on Monday with more bodies still feared buried in the blackened ruins, and families anxiously awaited word ...
Other games announced at the Playstation Experience include Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite , a remaster/remake of the first Crash Bandicoot games, and Ni No Kuni 2 . A sequel has been rumored and hinted at for quite some time, but nothing became official. For now, we'll have that haunting trailer (above) to pour through, which will no doubt be followed by plenty of fan speculation.
Gender and age have been established as important factors involved in the development of the disease as well as certain environmental factors, such as tobacco use, caffeine consumption and pesticide exposure. Those exposed to fewer germs performed much better at a range of tasks, such as climbing poles and removing adhesive from their noses, in some cases nearly matching mice without the Parkinson's-like genetics.
The Somali-born student who hurt almost a dozen people in a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University before a police officer quickly shot and killed him has been buried as his relatives remain stunned about his death. Mr. Artan arrived in the United States in 2014 as the child of a refugee. Maria Cardillo, a Kent State senior graphic design major, said she didn't expect the situation to be that serious.
The second man to walk on the moon, 86 year old Aldrin was on a privately funded tour of Antarctica, where he developed water in his lungs. In a Tweet about the trip on Monday, Aldrin wrote, "We're ready to go to Antarctica!" "Mr. The ceremony coincided with the 50th anniversary of his launch with Jim Lovell on Gemini 12, the last of the two-man Gemini flights. Aldrin has crisscrossed the globe in recent months and years, pushing hard for human exploration of Mars and promoting space and ...
The U.S. director screened the film November 29 at the Jesuit-run Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome. Francis also has a tie to the subject matter, and he has spoken about how as a young man, he had hoped to become a Jesuit missionary in Japan.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi was discharged from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) on Wednesday, two days after she was admitted to the facility for fever. On 3 August, the Congress chief had to cut her visit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi short, as she was unwell and had to be hospitalised.
The Democratic senator tried three times to block the changes but each time he was foiled by the Senate's second-ranking Republican, Senator John Cornyn of Texas. "The first part of this change would grant authority to practically any judge to issue a search warrant to remotely access, seize, or copy data relevant to a crime when a computer was using privacy-protective tools to safeguard one's location", the organization said.
According to a press release from the Texas Department of State Health Services, a lab test performed on a Cameron County Texas resident last week came back positive for the virus, which is spread from mosquitoes to humans. United Kingdom health officials have advised pregnant women "to postpone non-essential travel" to Vietnam to avoid contracting the Zika virus. Deyalsingh said that public health inspectors hade served over 3,000 notices and the majority have cleaned up their surroundings.
When the Nintendo Wii U debuted in 2012, EA also had a piece in the scene when the third party development release " Mass Effect 3: Special Edition " in the Wii U . They've had some hard times recently, obviously, but [you should] never ever, ever discount Nintendo in this marketplace, and their ability to leverage their superb game development opportunities [and] their intellectual properties".
The team will receive extra points for taking video of the Apollo 17 landing site , Karsten Becker, the team's rover driver, told New Scientist . The first team to land a rover on the moon and meet the basic requirements will receive the $20 million grand prize, while the second team to do so will claim the $5 million second place prize.
New owners are quite impatient to try the new promised features of Tesla's "Enhanced Autopilot" and CEO Elon Musk has now clarified the expected rollout of those features. Additionally, in September, the carmaker unveiled Version 8 of its Autopilot software, announcing changes to the way in which drivers must keep their hands on the wheel.
Arch-rival Saudi Arabia is ready to reject a deal unless all OPEC members, excluding Libya and Nigeria , participate in an oil-output agreement, say people familiar with the kingdom's current position at the talks. A global supply glut has sunk oil prices below $50 - more than half their level just two years ago - threatening the economies of major producers such as Saudi Arabia.
The annual Mobile World Congress hosts some of the wold's largest communication companies, with many unveiling their latest phones and wearables gadgets. The device is believed to be released next year. Surface Dial, available separately for $99.99, works together with the Surface Pen to bring additional functionality to a range of Windows applications.
Box Office Mojo reports that Moana opened in 3,875 theaters this weekend , with an impressive $14,329 per-screen average. Even more encouraging for Disney, though, might be that " Moana ", an animated musical about a Polynesian princess on a mission to save her island, now holds the record for the second-biggest five-day Thanksgiving opening.
Designs have to be submitted to NASA by December 20. While crew members aboard the International Space Station can choose from approximately 200 items for their meals and have the space to stow an array of options, feeding the crew on deep space missions presents several unique challenges that NASA scientists are working to tackle.
Machines where riders could fill up their fare cards had signs attached that said " out of service " and "free Muni" on Saturday. Muni had to end up taping "out of service" notes to ticket machines. The hack affects employees, as well. The transit agency has no idea who is behind it, or what the hackers are demanding in return. "ALL data encrypted" appeared on ticket machines Saturday morning, along with a contact email address - suggesting a ransomware attack, in which a hacker can lock out ...