NASA finds 10 new Earth-size planets

NASA reports Monday, June 19 that its Kepler telescope has identified 219 new planet candidates which includes 10 Earth-sized ones. Meanwhile, Mario Perez, Kepler program scientist in the Astrophysics Division of NASA's Science Mission D... More..

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Nowell scores brace as clinical Lions tame Chiefs
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Nowell scores brace as clinical Lions tame Chiefs

George North , Anthony Watson and Leigh Halfpenny are likely to start the Eden Park opener against the All Blacks but should any of them be dropped or suffer injury, then Williams, Daly and Nowell have proved...More..

Sega Forever is poised to be the ultimate retro trip
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sega Forever is poised to be the ultimate retro trip

After months of speculation over what SEGA had in the pipeline, we can now confirm that the once mighty games manufacturer will be bringing a collection of its most famous, and well-loved titles to the iOS ...More..

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Event Planned In August
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Event Planned In August

While the iPhone is brilliantly designed, the fact that OnePlus failed to utilize a unique design may come back to haunt them. How it feels is just as important, and the OnePlus 5 feels incredible. And then...More..

U.S. student in coma freed by N. Korea dies at 22
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

U.S. student in coma freed by N. Korea dies at 22

A ban on Americans visiting North Korea would only slightly add to Pyongyang's isolation and loss of revenue. Asked whether the previous administration could have done more to obtain the release of his son, F...More..

White House reporters left stunned by off-camera briefings
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

White House reporters left stunned by off-camera briefings

As of Monday evening, there was no briefing of any kind listed. The president has long seen himself as his most effective spokesman, and has faulted his communications team for much of the early turbulence at...More..

Tropical Storm Cindy moving toward Louisiana, getting stronger
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy moving toward Louisiana, getting stronger

Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain and the metropolitan New Orleans area are also under a warning . Tropical Storm Cindy strengthened Tuesday evening and is a strong tropical storm off the southwest Louisi...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

NASA's Kepler telescope spots over 200 new planet candidates

The habitable zone of a star creates conditions very much like these here on Earth, namely liquid water pooling on the surface, as well as a breathable atmosphere and overall conditions that encourage and nurtu...More..

Clamping down, Trump team puts the 'brief' in press briefing
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Clamping down, Trump team puts the 'brief' in press briefing

Once more freewheeling exchanges, White House press briefings have been shrinking both in length and content as Trump's senior aides clamp down on information and contend with the president's preference for...More..

Rumor: Tesla Shanghai Factory To Be Announced Soon
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rumor: Tesla Shanghai Factory To Be Announced Soon

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Billionaire Musk wants to organise one-way trip to Mars
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Billionaire Musk wants to organise one-way trip to Mars

Elon Musk's vision involves building 1,000 of the Interplanetary Transport Ships that would ultimately take 10,000 voyages to and from Mars over 50 to 100 years. As gravity is about 37% of that we are used...More..

Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestinian who tried to stab them -army
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestinian who tried to stab them -army

The prime minister added that there was not, and there would never be, as good a government for the settlements as theirs. It is the first new Jewish settlement in the West Bank in some 25 years. "It essentia...More..

Twitch and Activision Blizzard Add to Flurry of eSports Streaming Deals
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Twitch and Activision Blizzard Add to Flurry of eSports Streaming Deals

So if you don't care much about esports, then listen up: Starting Tuesday, June 20, all Twitch Prime members will get an Overwatch Golden Loot Box, which, unlike a standard Loot Box , contains a guarantee...More..

Handel wins: GOP retains House seat in Georgia special election
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Handel wins: GOP retains House seat in Georgia special election

Republicans have held onto a GOP-leaning Georgia House district, a disappointing setback for Democrats who had hoped for their first big electoral win of the Trump era. The loss in such a high-profile contest ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rumored OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Which Is the Top Dog?

Who's buying the OnePlus 5? OnePlus will be available in Midnight Black and Slate Grey colors and is priced US Dollars 479 for 6GB vairant which translates to approximately Rs. The front camera is an 8-...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump Says Diplomacy With North Korea Hasn't Worked

The coroner's office in Hamilton County, Ohio, said it had accepted Warmbier's case but had only performed an external examination on his body because the family had objected to an autopsy . "The results speak...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Ronaldo summoned for hearing as Mourinho also accused of tax fraud

Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid looked guaranteed after lifting his third Champions League title with the club earlier this month, the Portugal worldwide scoring twice in a 4-1 win over Juventus. "Ronaldo is ...More..

Grenfell Tower: Queen pays an emotional visit to scene of tragedy
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Queen pays an emotional visit to scene of tragedy

The mood around the charred remains of Grenfell Tower was subdued yesterday after an eventful day on Friday as locals grieved and remembered. Some 30 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the blaze...More..

Latest on two tropical storms moving through the tropics
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Latest on two tropical storms moving through the tropics

At 8 a.m. Tuesday, Bret was located about 20 miles east of Margarita Island, a popular tourist resort off the Venezuelan coast, with sustained winds of 45 mph, National Hurricane Center forecasters said. "We've...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

South Korea president criticizes North on death

Trump also told reporters: "It's a total disgrace what happened to Otto". Speaking in an interview with Bloomberg News on May 1, Trump said he "would absolutely" meet Kim "under the right circumstances"...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Coroner examining death of US student released by North Korea

Fred Warmbier, the student's father, has said he disbelieves this account. The furor in the USA over Warmbier's death recalls the raw emotions felt after a chemical weapons attack in Syria killed children, ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

NASA's Kepler finds 10 more Earth-like planets

Nonetheless, since the Kepler mission started way back in 2009, the mission had helped scientists to identify thousands of alleged exoplanets, and researchers had confirmed that more than 2,000 of those are e...More..

Mobb Deep's Prodigy Dead at 42
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mobb Deep's Prodigy Dead at 42

You might also be interested in. . The rapper had suffered from sickle cell anemia, a hereditary blood disorder, since birth, and the exact cause of his death has not yet been determined, she said. They are g...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

In total, Kepler has identified 4,034 potential exoplanets . NASA's Kepler space telescope can find a needle in a haystack, if a needle was a planet and a haystack was the seemingly endless expanse...More..

Summer solstice: The longest day of the year explained
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Summer solstice: The longest day of the year explained

It doesn't always mean every location will see the earliest sunrise or latest sunset on that day. Solstice means the beginning of summer, but comes from a Latin word. How people celebrate this day? That being ...More..

Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike

The question is how new, and does it transform Israel's threat estimate? The Guard said it fired six missiles in total from Kermanshah and also from Iran's Kurdistan province into Syria's Deir el-Zour provinc...More..

Snap rival Instagram Stories' growth weighs on shares
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Snap rival Instagram Stories' growth weighs on shares

The company reported Tuesday that Stories, the feature that lets users share videos and posts that disappear after 24 hours, is now used by 250 million people every day. "We think Stories is also another format...More..

Imam hailed as hero for calming crowd and defending attacker
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Imam hailed as hero for calming crowd and defending attacker

Cressida Dick, the Metropolitan Police commissioner, called the incident "quite clearly an attack on Muslims". They also expressed frustration that attacks on the Muslim community have received little coverage ...More..

Tropical storm likely to form and hit United States coast - hurricane center
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tropical storm likely to form and hit United States coast - hurricane center

The hurricane center on Monday issued a tropical storm warning for most of the coast of Louisiana and extended the warning to southeast Texas on Tuesday . While its organization hasn't changed much sin...More..

Volkswagen Unveils New Polo with Natural Gas Engine Option
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Volkswagen Unveils New Polo with Natural Gas Engine Option

The new model has an increased size with 25 percent more luggage space. Apart from the visual upgrades over the standard auto (special bumper with spoiler lip, GTI badge and red stripe on the grille, rear dif...More..