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by | January 19, 2017 | 00:43

NASA states that this development continues a decades-long warming trend that has been observed with global surface temperatures. Those are absurd statements, as it has been shown (repeatedly) that (1) Carbon dioxide traps heat and exerts major influence on Earth's temperature when its concentration increases or decreases; (2) Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and since the 1950s, numerous observed changes are unprecedented over decades to millennia; and (3) Human influence has ...

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:33

He added it's "complete nonsense" to imply Russian intelligence services "chase after every American billionaire" who comes through Moscow. In an interview with The Times of London published on Monday, Trump said he will offer to end sanctions imposed on Russian Federation if the Kremlin agrees to "substantially" reduce its nuclear weapons arsenal.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:15

DeVos, a conservative billionaire, will receive a confirmation hearing on Tuesday afternoon before the Senate health, education, labor and pensions committee. They're among almost 150 "state-level elected leaders in all 50 states" who say they support DeVos, a wealthy Republican donor who carries financial and political clout.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:15

The Jamaica Estates house that acted as President-Elect Donald Trump's childhood home is up for auction today, a spokeswoman for Manhattan's Paramount Realty USA said . Instead, he's expecting to see the property sold around $2-4 million. Before this, the home last changed hands in 2008, when it was purchased for $782,500.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:15

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is withdrawing all staff from its space-age Halley VI base from March to November. The organisation said while there was no immediate risk to its 88 staff working at the station the new crack "presents a complex glaciological picture" and that it would be extremely hard to evacuate during the winter if the ice shelf fractured.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:43

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company's first launch since a fireball engulfed a similar rocket on a Florida launch pad more than four months ago.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:46

She has already been stripped of the gold medal she claimed in London and the world title she won in 2005, so this is her third fail. Liu also tested positive for sibutramine, a banned stimulant. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped the three of their gold medals, won in Beijing in 2008. Four athletes have been disqualified from the London 2012 Olympics: Turkish weightlifter Sibel Simsek, Azerbaijani lifter Intigam Zairov and Armenian Norayr Vardanyan.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:44

Screen: The HTC U Ultra comes with a 2.05 inch second display , mainly to deliver the Sense Companion alerts. The HTC U Ultra and the U Play both feature similar designs with a 3D contoured reflective liquid surface and a curved glass construction coloured with layered minerals.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:34

Last year, a rocky, Earth-sized planet was discovered orbiting around Proxima Centuari - the smallest star within the system and the closest one to Earth. Breathrough Initiatives' marquee project, Breakthrough Starshot, aims to transport a small vehicle to Alpha Centauri using a giant laser from Earth.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:07

The 2003 US Open victor, vice-captain to Davis Love for the massive 17-11 win over Europe at Hazeltine last October, will square off against Europe skipper Thomas Bjorn. I just get chills thinking about all the events I've been able to participate in and now to sit here as the captain for 2018 is such an honour'. He played on only two winning teams, in 1999 and then in 2008.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:41

Unfortunately, it may have a limited release . The 500GB variant will then see wider release on January 25 when it becomes available in Europe for €299. Simultaneously, Sony announced the higher-end PS4 Pro, which caters for the top few per cent of gamers seeking more processing power and greater visual fidelity.

by | January 05, 2017 | 00:43

Tesla's ability to quickly expand production from energy storage packs to battery cells for energy storage products and its Model 3 continues to highlight the company's aggressive and unique construction approach of building the Gigafactory in phases so that Tesla, Panasonic , and other Tesla partners can begin manufacturing immediately in finished sections.

by | December 30, 2016 | 01:05

That makes battery life the first big question, and while the FCC filings don't detail an average charge according to engadget , they do reveal the battery will be non-removable or interchangeable on page four of a test report. Of course, while the Switch submitted to the FCC is just a prototype, the filing for it notes that it is still the version to be mass produced. In any case, at the moment the house of Kyoto has not announced anything about the availability of accessories for ...

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:53

The white paper also addressed China's desire to send a probe to Mars by 2020, in order to "conduct research into major scientific questions such as the origin and evolution of the solar system, and search for extraterrestrial life ". Though Beijing has said on several occasions that its space program is for peaceful purposes, the US Department of Defense has pointed out that the Chinese space agency was pursuing activities aimed at destroying the space-based assets of adversaries in the ...

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:54

California's DMV recently requested that Uber apply for permits that would classify its self-driving cars as test vehicles, but the company refused, and Uber Vice President of Engineering Anthony Levandowski explained why in a statement released last week.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:51

There is an occurrence of the accruals application to influence earnings at entities where the CEO's potential reimbursement is closely linked to the shares value. The stock lost about -4.6 percent in price since last results when it was at $37.08 a share. The stock is now holding above its 50-day SMA of $40.98 and above its 200-day SMA of $38.94.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:12

A lot of people don't like the $10 price Nintendo charges for Super Mario Run. and that's a bit unusual, since the game is actually pretty good and offers tons of replay value for the hardcore fans. App Store , with only about half of reviewers giving it a positive rating. There are the pink coins which can be seen even in the early stages of the game , the purple ones and the hardest one to find, the black coins.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:11

Neither were several other key starters. After the game, Peterson said he had felt good enough to be on the field and that he planned to play Saturday at Lambeau Field. Xavier Rhodes has been one of the most impactful players at cornerback this season, and that was recognized when fans, players and coaches selected him to his first Pro Bowl.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:01

If you're a frequent fast-food eater, or even if you like the occasional Big Mac, you've more than likely ordered a value meal that gets you a sandwich, fries, and drink in one package deal. At this point, we recommend doing some quick calculations before you buy a value meal from the chain. The complaint, obtained by LawNewz .com, says that while the Extra Value Meal costs $5.90, if he purchased each item separately it would cost 41 cents less.

by | December 22, 2016 | 00:42

What do you think of this latest OurMine hack of a Twitter account? Apparently the best method of protecting your account from hacks like this is to set up Twitter's two step password authentication on your account. OurMine is a group of hackers supposedly from Saudi Arabia, and now calls itself a "security group". The hackers offer social media and email account protection for $30 and $10, respectively, and $5,000 for corporate networks.

by | December 21, 2016 | 00:56

It's rare to catch this particular type of killer whale, called the offshore killer whale , on camera - and it's even rarer to catch one eating. A rare footage captured using a drone shows a pod of killer whales eating a living shark. "And all of a sudden one of them brought it up, brought up the whole shark - and it was still alive, it was squirming around", Katlyn Taylor said, according to the website The Verge.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:44

President-elect Donald Trump has hit back at China on Twitter following the seizure of a USA drone in global waters. The U.S. has called the incident an "unlawful seizure" in worldwide waters. According to United States defence officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, the USA oceanographic vessel had its underwater drone stolen right in front of the eyes of the American crew.

by | December 19, 2016 | 01:45

The ministry spokesman, John Babcock, expressed his government's deepest condolences over the terrorist attack's victims and to the friends and family of the Canadian citizen, who was killed in the accident. Security forces in Jordan say four "terrorist outlaws" are dead and explosives have been seized after 10 people were killed in a shootout at a castle.

by | December 18, 2016 | 01:13

In an interview with NPR , President Obama said he had already spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the incidents of hacking, adding that the USA must take action if and when foreign governments interfere with the democratic process in America.

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:56

In a post responding to the image , she wrote that it's important to understand that the people behind these kinds of memes are human too. " At the time you might find it hilarious but the human in the photo is probably feeling the exact opposite ", she expressed, pointing out something most of us are probably guilty of without even realizing it.

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:55

Under Wheeler, the FCC notably moved forward net neutrality rules, which would likely be rolled back in some way under a Trump administration. But even then, it was only a matter of time before Wheeler found himself stuck in a 3-2 minority, spending a chunk of his retirement years watching as a slow series of 3-2 partisan votes dismantled numerous efforts Wheeler has worked on during his tenure ( most notably net neutrality rules, Title II reclassification, and new broadband privacy ...

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:49

The warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises doctors to tell pregnant women and their sex partners to take precautions and to consider putting off travel to the city while the advisory is in place. Out of the 442 pregnancies, 26 had birth defects linked to Zika, or 6 percent. Their findings were reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association .

by | December 15, 2016 | 01:13

Just like Periscope , viewers can "like" what they are watching can tap the screen to send hearts. While that's a smart move, the change eliminates the need for the Periscope app. "When you're ready, press "Go Live" to start broadcasting", Sara Haider Sr. Encouraging more people to use the app is one way to keep Periscope going.

by | December 14, 2016 | 06:48

At 9:15 AM, the S&P BSE Sensex is trading at 26,619, down by 126 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 8,219 down by 42 points. The BSE Sensex touched a high and a low of 26,725.31 and 26,468.59, respectively and there were 7 stocks on gaining side against 23 stocks on the losing side on the index.

by | December 13, 2016 | 01:18

Also included in the new release is Apple's TV app. You can install it by tapping Settings , General , and Software Update on your device, or by connecting your device to iTunes. This build comes with the new Unicode 9 emoji, new wallpapers , the new TV app that lists where you can find your favorite shows streaming (except for Netflix ), and more .