2016 officially warmest on record for globe, NOAA says

First place for the warmest goes to 2015. Last year was also the 40th consecutive year that the average annual global temperature was above the 20th century average. Trewin says that as this isn't an El Niño year, the record is "unlikely to be brok... More..

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Russian Federation ready to rebuild security ties with U.S. under Trump - Putin ally
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Russian Federation ready to rebuild security ties with U.S. under Trump - Putin ally

Trump", Moore wrote. "They don't have any moral boundaries". Russian Federation has been alleged of seeking to influence the 2016 Presidential election by hacking the DNC emails. Russian Federation has denied...More..

DeVos will face tough questions about charter school support at confirmation hearing
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

DeVos will face tough questions about charter school support at confirmation hearing

Critics point to her lack of government experience and her unyielding support of charter schools. She has faced mounting criticism for her support for choice, including her push for charter schools as well as...More..

Trump's Childhood Home in Jamaica Estates Up For Auction Today
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Trump's Childhood Home in Jamaica Estates Up For Auction Today

Trump's birth certificate, and he lived there until he was 4 years old, when the family moved to a grander home in the same neighborhood. He's hoping that Trump's ascent to America's highest office will garne...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

SpaceX Returns To Flight After Explosion, Lands Yet Another Booseter

The booster was under a routine engine ignition test when its upper stage exploded and caught fire, destroying the vehicle as well as a telecommunications satellite it was carrying at the time. Air Force (USAF)...More..

Chinese weightlifters lose 2008 titles for doping
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Chinese weightlifters lose 2008 titles for doping

The three weightlifters are; Cao Lei in the 75-kilogram class; Chen Xiexia at 48kg; and Liu Chunhonog at 69kg. "In line with the relevant rules and regulations, the IWF imposed mandatory provisional suspensio...More..

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by | Friday, January 13, 2017

New "Liquid" design from HTC makes its debut

The HTC U Play is a mid-range device that has the same pearlescent glass design , but drops to a Mediatek Helio P10 chipset, 3GB of RAM (rather than 4 in the larger model), and uses a 16MP sensor without...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Razer's incredible CES prototypes got stolen... because people are dicks

This reward offer is good for one year from the date it is first offered, unless extended by Razer. I know that Razer makes some pretty cool products and we have been amazed by what the company can accomplish s...More..

Sensex regains 27000-mark, Nifty tops 8300
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Sensex regains 27000-mark, Nifty tops 8300

Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs) were net buyers as they bought shares worth Rs96.82 crore, while Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPIs) offloaded shares amounting to Rs325.10 crore, provisional data showed...More..

China Producer Prices Rise 5.5% in December
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

China Producer Prices Rise 5.5% in December

The producer price index fell by 1.4 per cent in 2016, stretching the falling streak to a fifth year, but the decline was much lower than the drop of 5.2 per cent posted in 2015. For 2016, CPI rose 2.0 percent ...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Now You Can Broadcast Games Live on Facebook

Its gaming platform, GeForce, will now be available on Facebook and a cloud-based PC platform. The service's newest feature - which is slated to launch in March - will allow Mac and PC users to stream game...More..

by | Friday, January 06, 2017

HTC reveals an upgraded strap and new tracking device for the Vive

During a media briefing at the CES gadget show Wednesday, the company showcased a number of tracker-enabled accessories, including what it says is the first VR camera, multiple rifles built for VR shooters and ...More..

Intel's Launches 'GO' Brand for Self-Driving Car Tech
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Intel's Launches 'GO' Brand for Self-Driving Car Tech

BMW will dispatch a fleet of autonomous vehicles to USA and European cities in the second half of this year, the next step in its partnership with Mobileye and Intel to introduce fully self-driving vehicle...More..

Eurozone inflation record high in over three years
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Eurozone inflation record high in over three years

And looking forward, Euro-Zone inflation may well tick higher in the coming months as these base effects continue to diminish and the effects of the weaker single currency feed through. Elsewhere, France's infl...More..

Wondering what that bright light under the moon was last night?
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Wondering what that bright light under the moon was last night?

As well as pictures from Bolton, readers sent in snaps they took from Fuerteventura in Spain and even as far away as Dubai. Keen snappers got their cameras out to record the moment and took to social media to...More..

Searchers looking for missing 6-year-old Aurora boy will drain pond
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Searchers looking for missing 6-year-old Aurora boy will drain pond

According to police, he has a slight to moderate learning disability. His mother, Stephanie Puckett , says he wasn't dressed to be out overnight in the cold. Aurora Police said earlier this week they had no...More..

Twins born in different years in three cities
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Twins born in different years in three cities

Holly was admitted to Banner Thunder Medical Center in Glendale at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday at 37 weeks pregnant. The boys were born in two different years, but only minutes apart. Everett weighed in at four ...More..

Coolpad to enhance play in premium smartphone segment
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Coolpad to enhance play in premium smartphone segment

Coolpad India CEO, Syed Tajuddin pointed out that with their dual camera setup and low pricing, "Coolpad wants to set a benchmark in the industry for other brands to follow". While the smartphone was able to ...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Nintendo Details The Future Of Gaming To FCC

According to the documents, it seems like the Nintendo Switch will not feature any sort of removable battery. "The battery is had (sic) built-in in the EUT, and the user can't remove the battery", reads a blurb...More..

Ford Reveals Next-Generation Autonomous Driving Technology on Fusion Hybrid
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Ford Reveals Next-Generation Autonomous Driving Technology on Fusion Hybrid

Except for the Fusion Hybrid itself, every extra element seems to have been enhanced. The new LiDAR sensors are slimmer than before, too, and a more targeted field-of-view means only two are needed, rather th...More..

Taylor Swift Surprises 96-Year-Old Fan With At-Home Visit And Performance
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Taylor Swift Surprises 96-Year-Old Fan With At-Home Visit And Performance

Okay, we get that Taylor Swift "isn't country", at least anymore, but this story is just too good not to bring up. Taylor Swift traveled to Missouri on December 26 to visit a very special fan. As for the ...More..

by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Carrie Fisher in 'stable condition' after heart attack

William Shatner, famous for his role on Star Trek but a close friend to Fisher, responded to a fan on Sunday asking if he knew of her current condition. While the flight landed, Fisher was reportedly kept a...More..

Aaron Rodgers for MVP: Packers QB makes case in win over Vikings
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Aaron Rodgers for MVP: Packers QB makes case in win over Vikings

Rodgers totaled 347 yards passing and four touchdowns. The Vikings beat Green Bay 17-14 on September 18, their first regular-season game at U.S. Bank Stadium and second straight victory over their archrival....More..

by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Uber halts California self-driving vehicle test

They say that over 20 other companies now involved in testing self-driving vehicles in California have got a permit, which requires them to report any accidents to the authorities. So Uber moved its efforts to ...More..

New species of fish found in Papahanaumokuakea named after President Obama
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

New species of fish found in Papahanaumokuakea named after President Obama

President. Back on September 1st, Sylvia Earle, who is a deep ocean explorer, conservationist, and legendary scientist, during her journey to Midway Atoll within the Monument, she made a decision to present B...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Cleveland Cavaliers post convincing win over Bucks

In that game, both LeBron James and Kyrie Irving played over 45 minutes. Irving has been on fire since his brief 2-game absence last week, and is averaging 26.7 points, 10.0 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 ...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Notebook: Adrian Peterson on Rehab & Recovery Process

Peterson admitted he was "nicked up" after carrying the ball six times for 22 yards this past Sunday against Indianapolis. The Vikings placed veteran Tom Johnson on injured reserve this week and signed Toby J...More..

ME elector votes for Bernie instead of Hillary on 1st ballot
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

ME elector votes for Bernie instead of Hillary on 1st ballot

When Sanders did not become the Democratic nominee, Bright said many of these people became disinterested and lost hope. Bernie Sanders when he casts his ballot today's Electoral College vote. "I do not rep...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Netflix's Twitter hacked by OurMine - here's everything we know so far

However, the company's verified customer support twitter handle tweeted: 'We're aware of the situation and are working to get it resolved'. Netflix is the newest victim of widespread social network account br...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

"Pregnancy Brain" Is Real-and It's a Beautiful Thing

According to Yahoo , the study also tested the women up to two years after pregnancy, so it is not clear how long the changes last after two years. Elseline Hoekzema at Leiden University in the Netherlands...More..

The Next Nintendo Game After Super Mario Run
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Next Nintendo Game After Super Mario Run

Nintendo announced right away that it would be free to download and start, but that players would need to drop a premium fee in order to keep going. That game enjoyed huge success earlier in the year but inte...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Griffin to miss up to six weeks after knee surgery

The surgery will be "minor", the Vertical's Shams Charania reported Sunday. Griffin missed more than half of the season a year ago with a left quad injury. The Clippers currently have a 20-8 record, and Gri...More..

by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

It's Sasikala vs Sasikala: Suspended AIADMK MP takes on 'Chinamma'

On Thursday, the AIADMK said that Sasikala Natarajan will be party's next general secretary."It is clear that Chinnamma (Sasikala) will be the next general secretary of the party", said AIADMK spokesperson C Po...More..

Ratan Tata: I will not quit trusts soon
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Ratan Tata: I will not quit trusts soon

Ratan Tata, Interim Chairman, clarified that there are no plans for his stepping down from the chairmanship of the Tata Trusts at this point in time". The two biggest trusts are the Sir Ratan Tata Trust and...More..

Meet the new DuckTales cast, featuring David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck!
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Meet the new DuckTales cast, featuring David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck!

Beakley, his housekeeper; and Kate Micucci will voice the precocious Webby Vanderquack. Hopefully they'll be given distinct personalities to go with their distinct actors. The studio also confirmed that Donal...More..