'Lost continent' discovered under Indian Ocean

That's billions of years older than the island itself, researchers report January 31 in Nature Communications . It is thought that Mauritia was a part of a larger continent called Gondwana which smashed into Pangea and later broke away to create... More..

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Former UN chief drops out of South Korea's presidential race

Former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon, who was expected to run for the upcoming South Korean presidential elections, on Wednesday (February 1) ruled out his bid. Liberal Moon Jae-in, who lost the 2012 electio...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Tesla Model S, BMW i3 Disappoint in Crash Tests

The company claimed having achieved the highest marks in safety tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2013. IIHS confirmed that it will test the updated vehicle as soon as pos...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

The Army Is Now Accepting Your Comments On The Dakota Access Pipeline

Workers have already drilled entry and exit holes for the Oahe crossing, and the company has put oil in the pipeline leading up to the lake in anticipation of finishing the project, its executive vice president...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Trump gives generals 30 days for new anti-IS strategy

The ISIS [Islamic State, formerly ISIL], is not the only threat from radical Islamic ideology that the USA faces, but it is among the most aggressive and vicious. "That all entails new uses of military power....More..

NASA commemorates the Apollo 1 astronauts
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

NASA commemorates the Apollo 1 astronauts

Roger Chaffee and Gus Grissom will be honored during this day. "Although the fire took place across the river on Launch Pad 34, their story didn't end there and their legacy lives on today", Roger Chaffee's d...More..

Mark Zuckerberg refutes presidency rumors; says he isn't running for President
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg refutes presidency rumors; says he isn't running for President

The news is a win for natives, who planned to protest the lawsuits this weekend, according to Business Insider . "To find a better path forward, we are dropping our quiet title actions and will work togeth...More..

Ancient otter of unusual size unearthed in China
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Ancient otter of unusual size unearthed in China

A six million year old fossil belonging to a previously unknown giant otter species has been discovered and digitally reconstructed by U.S. paleontologists working in China. Only a few ancient species are known...More..

Olivia Munn's Letter To Packers Fans Curiously Refers To 'Off-Field Adversity'
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Olivia Munn's Letter To Packers Fans Curiously Refers To 'Off-Field Adversity'

Since their November 27 matchup with Arizona, the Falcons have allowed 21 or fewer points in six of eight games. As a season-ticket holder for five years, Tarver and his wife, Belinda, got their two end-zone ...More..

Dutch PM tells people to 'act normally or leave' country
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Dutch PM tells people to 'act normally or leave' country

National elections are set to take place in the Netherlands on 15 March. While Rutte's message doesn't mention Wilders or his Party for Freedom, it is clearly aimed at voters who back Wilders' hard-line platfor...More..

Astronomer studies 'habitable' exoplanet
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Astronomer studies 'habitable' exoplanet

While carrying out the research an astronomer at San Francisco State University in the USA named Stephen Kane laid his focus of searching " habitable zones ", regions where water could exist in a liquid state o...More..

by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Another hottest year on record, with Hampton Roads in the crosshairs

This makes 2016 the third year in a row to set a new record for the global average surface temperatures. The average temperature across the world's land and ocean surfaces was 58.69 degrees or 1.69 degrees ...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Earth Had Its 3rd Hottest Year In A Row In 2016

It was largest margin by which an annual global temperature record has ever been broken, NOAA said . Globally-averaged temperatures in 2016 were 1.78 degrees Fahrenheit (0.99 degrees Celsius) warmer than the m...More..

Senators, do not vote to confirm Betsy DeVos
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Senators, do not vote to confirm Betsy DeVos

DeVos in 2005, at a campaign event for her husband, Dick DeVos, who unsuccessfully ran for Governor of MI against Jennifer Granholm.Wikimedia CommonsFlorida Governor Rick Scott is a well-known fan of giving tax...More..

Trump's Childhood Home in Queens Goes to Highest Bidder Today
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Trump's Childhood Home in Queens Goes to Highest Bidder Today

The Jamaica Estates home where President-elect Donald Trump first lived is finally set to be auctioned off. Misha Haghani, the principal of Paramount Realty USA, the firm handling the auction, has maintaine...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion, deploying satellites & landing successfully

The first stage of the Falcon 9 is the portion that SpaceX has created to be fully reusable, and took less than eight minutes to separate from the second stage and land on the rocket company's droneship. Satu...More..

by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

International Olympic Committee strips China of three 2008 weightlifting golds

Meanwhile, China faces a one-year ban from global weightlifting competitions after three of its athletes were stripped of their 2008 Olympic gold medals, following re-tests of samples from the Beijing Games. Os...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

HTC U Ultra Play Smartphones Announced

The software develops a picture over time of how users behave so that it can better help them day to day. It also uses data from the cloud to further enhance user experience with alerts and notifications. The...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Sensex rises by 240.85 points on positive global cues

The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday surged almost 241 points to close at a two-month high and the Nifty reclaimed the 8,300-level on widespread buying triggered by a positive start of the quarterly earnings seaso...More..

China consumer inflation slows down in December
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

China consumer inflation slows down in December

This was after comparing the average Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the 12 months to December 2016 with the average for the 12 months in 2015 and comparing the CPI for December 2016 with that of December 2015. ...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Nissan Targets Self-Driving Car Technology, Will Release 10 Vehicles In 2020

He talked about electric vehicles that can supply power to homes, buildings or even the grid itself. It is evident that Nissan got the idea from NASA, where its Visual Environment for Remote Virtual Explorati...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Lenovo's Smart Assistant home hub is here - and it's got Alexa smarts

Amazon is letting other hardware manufacturers bundle Alexa into their devices as a way to expand Amazon's reach in the emerging smart home market. Specifically, owners of the Ford Focus Electric, Fusion Ene...More..

Sikhs throng Patna Sahib on 350th Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Sikhs throng Patna Sahib on 350th Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh

Akalis too had made arrangement for such event and the one being organized in Patna is matchless, Singh told media. Guru Gobind Singh is the tenth Guru whose birthplace is the Patna and he born on 22nd De...More..

by | Friday, January 06, 2017

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

Vive Tracker was also announced at the session, a new device that will assist the development of Vive accessories - it's essentially a conduit enabling other devices to easily connect to Vive. Of these new acce...More..

Intel, BMW, Mobileye to Road Test Driverless Cars this Year
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Intel, BMW, Mobileye to Road Test Driverless Cars this Year

Since revealing a partnership past year, the companies have since developed a scalable architecture that can be adopted by other carmakers to pursue state-of-the-art auto designs and differentiated brands. The ...More..

EUR/USD Little Changed Despite Euro-Zone Inflation Beating Market Expectations
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

EUR/USD Little Changed Despite Euro-Zone Inflation Beating Market Expectations

Services is the largest component of Eurozone inflation and accounts for 44.2% of overall individual spending, it was expected to record a 0.1% increase in December. Most euro zone bond yields fell 1-3 basis po...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?

Admirers took advantage of the sky's Instagrammable moment in pictures posted from Taiwan and Hong Kong. According to EarthSky , Mars was also visible, although much smaller and not as bright. During January...More..

Body found in search for missing 6-year-old boy
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Body found in search for missing 6-year-old boy

And the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office had its bloodhound on the trail within an hour of Aurora police receiving the call, McCoy said . Police are now asking volunteers to stop looking for Puckett because...More..

by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Cleveland Browns Clinch No. 1 Pick with Loss

But fans should not consider it a disaster if the team wins and falls to the number two overall pick. As Jackson and the Browns embark on the offseason, one in which owner Jimmy Haslam guaranteed there would ...More..

Turkish committee clears draft expanding Erdogan's powers
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Turkish committee clears draft expanding Erdogan's powers

The Turkish Parliament's constitutional commission just approved the proposal. It is expected to vote for the bill in alliance with the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). If more than two thirds of m...More..

Police Use Smart Water Meters As Evidence In Murder Investigation
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Police Use Smart Water Meters As Evidence In Murder Investigation

James Andrew Bates, the suspect in the case, was charged with first-degree murder in November of 2015 after authorities found victim Victor Collins strangled and drowned in Mr. " Amazon needs to follow the l...More..

Coolpad Cool 1 hands-on and first impressions
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Coolpad Cool 1 hands-on and first impressions

The Cool 1 Dual is fueled by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Processor with Adreno 510 Graphics Processing Unit. On the front, there is an 8MP shooter with a wide-angle lens and an aperture of f/2.2. The...More..

Volkswagen parks investment in Vancouver mobile-payments firm PayByPhone
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Volkswagen parks investment in Vancouver mobile-payments firm PayByPhone

PayByPhone works with municipalities or parking garages in its service to drivers. In 2016, PayByPhone has already processed more than $250 million in payments and is adding approximately 7,000 users per day to...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Next-gen Nintendo Switch specifications: Is the battery of the console removable?

More details about Nintendo's next big venture are expected to be revealed this January 13, 2017 during the Tokyo Webcast. Because the Nintendo Switch is meant to be a hybrid console for home and handhel...More..

Ford to debut next-gen Fusion hybrid autonomous development vehicle
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Ford to debut next-gen Fusion hybrid autonomous development vehicle

The new vehicle uses the same vehicle platform, as the Fusion Hybrid hasn't received any update recently, but comes with new computer hardware. New LiDAR sensors also have a more integrated design and no long...More..