Science


Padmavati row: Here's what Jaipur Royals have to say about Bhansali Productions Padmavati row: Here's what Jaipur Royals have to say about Bhansali Productions
- November 12, 2017

Recently, a PIL was filed in Supreme Court against its release but the apex court rejected the plea and announced that CBFC will take an "independent view". "When a film is made with a hero (Alauddin Khilji) in that character, certain portions are sad and disappointing to watch". The organisations have warned that they will not let the film to be released in Thane . (more...)
'Minute Difference' In Deadly Asteroid's Trajectory Could Have Saved Dinosaurs 'Minute Difference' In Deadly Asteroid's Trajectory Could Have Saved Dinosaurs
- November 12, 2017

New calculations by scientists found that if the Chicxulub asteroid had struck somewhere else on Earth - in fact, most places on Earth - it may not have triggered the chain of events that killed off the dinosaurs . "The history of life on Earth could have varied, then, according to the impact site, and depended on minute differences in the orbital forcing of asteroids'". (more...)
PS4 Black Friday sales include PSVR with biggest price cuts yet PS4 Black Friday sales include PSVR with biggest price cuts yet
- November 12, 2017

With Black Friday 2017 marching ever closer, plenty of individual retailers like Target and Walmart have revealed their upcoming gaming deals, and now Sony itself has unveiled some deals that should be available across nearly all retailers. (more...)
Developers Pokemon Go created a game in the Harry Potter universe
- November 12, 2017

Interactive Entertainment, which revealed that the " Harry Potter: Wizards Unite " was just one of the games that would be released under the Portkey Games. Pottermore and WBIE did not release any concrete details as to the names the titles of the console and mobile games but fans can expect to hear more in the coming months. (more...)
There is a heat source under Antarctica's melting ice sheet There is a heat source under Antarctica's melting ice sheet
- November 11, 2017

The research could help scientists better estimate future ice loss in the area. "I thought it was insane", said Hélène Seroussi of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) when she first heard about the concept. Instead, this heating source will enable the scientists to explain the reason behind the rapid collapse of ice sheets during climatic changes. The results of the model show that the mantle plume generates energy that is no more than 150 milliwatts per square meter. (more...)
Where Technical Charts Stands for Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO)
- November 11, 2017

This is a boost from Two Harbors Investments Corp.'s previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. Shares of Two Harbors Investments Corp ( NYSE TWO ) traded down $0.18 during trading on Thursday, hitting $15.34. The brokerage now has a $22.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust's stock. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 408,122 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $8,118,000 after purchasing an additional 29,991 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Instagram tests letting you follow hashtags instead of people
- November 11, 2017

Currently, Instagram hashtags are used to promote engagement and visibility across the network, but allowing users to follow individual tags may inadvertently encourage order, as users will be more inclined to use specific hashtags that more relevantly fit their content. (more...)
Breath of the Wild - The Champions' Ballad DLC Coming in December Breath of the Wild - The Champions' Ballad DLC Coming in December
- November 11, 2017

The three-part quest appears automatically when you turn the game on after updating, and it's presented as a sort of riddle. The update also adds support for Zelda: Breath of the Wild's four upcoming Champions amiibo (thanks, Vooks , Mon Amiibo ). (more...)
Our duty is not to pay whistle-blowers - EFCC Our duty is not to pay whistle-blowers - EFCC
- November 11, 2017

But Galadima claimed that the whistle-blower, his client had been abandoned, saying the EFCC did not even know his whereabouts let alone counselling him. "It's also false that @officialEFCC has bn working with Ikoyi Whistleblower". Meanwhile, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ) says it is not directly involved in the payment of whistle-blowers. (more...)
Twitter expands your display name to 50 characters Twitter expands your display name to 50 characters
- November 11, 2017

Earlier this week, Twitter introduced a new 280-character limit that is now available virtually for all users - including for those who tweet in Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil. More often than not, display names are used as a form of protest to send a particular message. This is a practical change for longer names of people or businesses, and Twitter is also embracing how users use display names for more than just personal names. (more...)
NewEgg Just Previewed Some Black Friday Deals NewEgg Just Previewed Some Black Friday Deals
- November 11, 2017

PT the Monday before Thanksgiving, Nov. 20. Every year in November, Canadians across the country get ready to part with a large portion of their hard-earned money in order to take advantage of Black Friday deals. There will also be an additional discounts for customers who are willing to pick up their purchased items that have been ordered online from Walmart's local stores. (more...)
Electric VW Beetle Would Draw From Model's Rear-Wheel-Drive Heritage
- November 11, 2017

The reference to rear-wheel drive stems from plans for the first fully specialized Volkswagen models with the electric drive, as shown on the ID hatchback at last year's motor show in Paris. "We have a good chance on the electric side". We have a very flexible platform. The original VW Beetle - like its "cousin", the Porsche 911 - was rear-engined and rear-wheel-drive, but when the moniker was revived in 2011, the auto assumed a front-engine front-wheel-drive layout. (more...)
IPhone photos, FaceID could get help from Apple acquisition IPhone photos, FaceID could get help from Apple acquisition
- November 11, 2017

The news was first reported by Image Sensors World , a blog. It uses a what it calls a "photosensitive" layer made of quantum dots , or nanoparticles, that absorb light and get dispersed to form a grid. But as Business Insider reports, it has recently "placed an emphasis on building its own core technologies, such as graphics processors and Bluetooth chips". (more...)
Researchers Catch Prehistoric Frilled Shark in Trawler Net Researchers Catch Prehistoric Frilled Shark in Trawler Net
- November 11, 2017

The frilled shark - Chlamydoselachus anguineus - is often referred to as a " living fossil ". They are long and eel-like, with six pairs of gill slits and 300 tricuspid teeth, which you can see in the image here. Despite its 25 rows of 300 triangular shaped needle sharp teeth, the frilled shark is not risky to humans: the formidable grinders were created to consume other sea animals and it is believed that their diet is more than 60% cephalopods (marine mollusks). (more...)
IPhone X green line screen issues isolated, but growing IPhone X green line screen issues isolated, but growing
- November 10, 2017

Reported incidents are very low at this point, but the number does appear to be growing, as posts on Reddit , Twitter , and even the Apple Support page have started to appear. None of the affected users claim to have dropped their phone or exposed it to any other potential problems, the line has just seemed to come completely out of nowhere. (more...)
Raikkonen: 'Ferrari has come a long way in a year' Raikkonen: 'Ferrari has come a long way in a year'
- November 10, 2017

After that it has been better but we had too many DNFs for many different reasons. The Finn, who has yet to claim a victory since his return to Ferrari back in 2014, has finished on the podium in the past two races in the United States and Mexico , and Raikkonen will be looking to consolidate his fifth place in the championship and close the fourteen-point gap to Daniel Ricciardo in fourth. (more...)
Duterte to human rights critics: Why only PH? Duterte to human rights critics: Why only PH?
- November 10, 2017

She's been a critic of Duterte's approach to tackling the drug crisis, and denounced the government for carrying out "possible extrajudicial killings" and "a massive, government-led, human rights crisis". Then, in what could only be described as an ironic twist, the firebrand leader offered to host the world summit on human rights, inviting all victims of human rights violations to air their grievances - because who could be a better candidate to host such an event than a man who won the ... (more...)
Puppy thieves return dog to 'devastated' four-year-old girl Puppy thieves return dog to 'devastated' four-year-old girl
- November 10, 2017

Sasha had only been a part of the family for a week when she was stolen, but had already formed a deep bond with the Hoods, especially with Maia, who considered the baby dog to be her best friend. "We're happy to have her back", Hood told Today on Thursday. The other items stolen from the family - a laptop, an iPad and pieces of jewellery - have still not been returned. (more...)
51st annual CMA Awards take over downtown Nashville 51st annual CMA Awards take over downtown Nashville
- November 10, 2017

A somber reflection on the tragedies of 2017: The 51st CMA Awards began on a serious note, with Underwood and Paisley reflecting on the storms and violent tragedies that have impacted so many across the United States this past year. "We're going to three years - it was supposed to be a year and a half - three years, three months, 400 shows. We call it being wired and exhausted. "We love you, and we will never forget you". (more...)
Tag: Alcatel A5 LED Specifications Tag: Alcatel A5 LED Specifications
- November 10, 2017

The smartphone comes packed with 4000mAh battery. Also if you buy these smartphones before 13th November you will get a 3,100mAH POWER+ Battery cover worth ₹3,999 for free included in the box with the A5 LED and TCL Moveband fitness tracker worth ₹2,499 for free with the A7. (more...)
'Zombie star' baffles scientists by surviving supernovae 'Zombie star' baffles scientists by surviving supernovae
- November 10, 2017

Star explosions usually fade in 100 days - but this one is challenging everything we know about supernovae by lasting 1,000. Yar Arcavi, had a hand in the study, said that this phenomenon is most odd, what astronomers had to face in the vastness of space, as a heavenly body, which he called the star zombie, by its very existence refutes all the laws adopted by the scholars about the life of stars. (more...)
Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) Short Interest Down 12.9% in October
- November 10, 2017

The stock rose 1.78% or $1.14 reaching $65.01. Volume is the amount of shares that trade hands - in simple terms. Ross Stores, Inc. has a total market cap of $ 24.72B, a gross margin of 28.80% while the profit margin is 8.90% and the ROI is 36.10%. (more...)
Ubisoft Releases South Park: Phone Destroyer For Mobile Ubisoft Releases South Park: Phone Destroyer For Mobile
- November 10, 2017

It's free as well, so you have no excuse not to download it. Overall, Phone Destroyer is a fun take on the card-based battle genre, and the interface and gameplay work well to create a satisyfying experience - even if you're not a huge fan of South Park . (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A (2018) series to come with Infinity Display Samsung Galaxy A (2018) series to come with Infinity Display
- November 10, 2017

The test results reveal that the handset will pack an Exynos 7885 processor, Bluetooth 5.0, and one of Samsung's edge-to-edge 18:9 Super AMOLED Infinity Display panels - the kind we've seen on the firm's flagships in 2017. The front-facing shooter, on the other hand, is an 8MP camera complete with autofocus. With this new report, chances are that we may see the same scenario in the Galaxy S9 and its Plus variant. (more...)
Apple hiring more diverse workers but women Apple hiring more diverse workers but women
- November 10, 2017

As with all of Apple's data, diversity is measured over the period between June 2016 and June 2017. "Our future generation of leaders includes an even greater percentage of women", the company says. "I focus on everyone", Smith said at a summit in Bogota when asked about whether she would focus on black women at Apple. These efforts aside, white and Asian men still make up the majority of Apple's workforce. (more...)
Overwatch free-to-play this weekend on PC, console Overwatch free-to-play this weekend on PC, console
- November 10, 2017

The game costs $39.99 Dollars for the standard edition, with the game of the year edition priced at $59 for the PC, Xbox and PS4. Players will have the ability to progress in the games and earn loot boxes. Both the recently announced hero and map are now on the Public Test Region (PTR) and are yet to receive a release date. Overwatch's Competitive Play will be off limits for free users, as well as the new hero Moira , available on the PTR, and the newly announced map Blazzard World. (more...)
NASA's 1st Space Launch System Mission Could Be Delayed Until 2020 NASA's 1st Space Launch System Mission Could Be Delayed Until 2020
- November 10, 2017

Acting NASA administrator Robert Lightfoot thinks the agency can hit an earlier launch date. All three of NASA's exploration systems have experienced delays and cost overruns that were exacerbated this year by technical issues and weather, including facilities in Texas, Florida and Louisiana that were damaged by recent hurricanes and a tornado. (more...)
Northern Lights: How to see them in Scotland and England tonight Northern Lights: How to see them in Scotland and England tonight
- November 10, 2017

The curious phenomenon was caused by a strong solar wind which is set to continue into tonight, bringing the Aurora Borealis to Canada and parts of Alaska. Due to the dense light pollution, people in London might find it hard to see dazzling natural lights unless they watch them from Hampstead Heath or other high dark spots. (more...)
Psychologists: Christmas music bad for your health? Psychologists: Christmas music bad for your health?
- November 10, 2017

Listening to the cheerful, jolly music will not help you relax, a British psychologist said. It seems that retailers have gotten the hint from years past and have chose to hold off on the Christmas explosion, as well as get back to what the holidays really stand for - spending time with loved ones. (more...)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) to Issue Dividend Increase - $0.08 Per Share
- November 10, 2017

The stock traded on unusually reduced volume of 7.36 Million comparing to the average volume of 13432.26 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. 17 analysts on average projected earnings of $0.28 per share for the current quarter. The company's stock is now moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -1.78%, and has a solid year to date ( YTD ) performance of 0.69% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its ... (more...)