• Nasa finds 10 more Earth-like planets
Nasa finds 10 more Earth-like planets

The talk among scientists at a Kepler conference in California this weekend is that it is closer to 60%, Alan Boss, an astronomer at the Carnegie Institution, said. Between Kepler and other methods, scientists have now confirmed more than 3,600 exoplanets and found about 62 potentially habitable planets. This is the eighth release of the Kepler...

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  • YouTube's mobile app to adjust to display videos of any size
YouTube's mobile app to adjust to display videos of any size

YouTube is the video app the flashes immediately when you think about an online video. youTube plays a major role in the VidCon each year. It will become available to users in the next few weeks. It wouldn't be surprising to see YouTube expand this feature over time, to include other functionality, too - perhaps like the co-watching experi...

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  • Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues
Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

In addition to heavy rainfall, tropical storm force winds, storm surge and a few tornadoes are possible. Tropical Depression Cindy continues to accelerate northeast over the southeastern U.S. Ouachita Parish - As your local news leader it is our goal is to keep you informed and safe as we await Tropical Storm Cindy in the ArkLaMiss. The Nationa...

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  • Snapchat Releases Location-Sharing Feature
Snapchat Releases Location-Sharing Feature

Francis said there are a number of positives with the new feature. The update has led to concerns from safety experts who fear it could be used to stalk or bully others. Once Snap Map is open, it will show the location of the user and all of their friends as their Bitmoji image. While the feature allows users to find their friends, the Rosenberg ...

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  • Soyuz-2-1v launches a secret satellite
Soyuz-2-1v launches a secret satellite

The third Soyuz-2-1v rocket lifted off as scheduled on June 23, 2017, at 21:04:33 Moscow Time (2:04 p.m. EDT), from Pad 4 at Site 43 in Plesetsk. The success of the launch was posted on the Russian Defense Ministry's website. Hazard areas declared for Friday's launch indicated that the rocket would fly to the Northwest of Plesetsk, consistent...

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  • A Rainy Weekend as TVA Prepares for
A Rainy Weekend as TVA Prepares for "Cindy's" Arrival

It was centered about 75 miles (115 kilometers) north-northeast of Memphis at midday Friday . Alabama was also the scene of the storm's only reported casualty, which happened when a log washed ashore killing a 10-year-old boy. Roads stayed wet in counties north of I-20 during much of the day Thursday , as Cindy was downgraded from a tro...

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  • Respect Meira Kumar, but she will lose presidential elections, says Nitish Kumar
Respect Meira Kumar, but she will lose presidential elections, says Nitish Kumar

Stating that President's chair is not for political battle, Kumar said, "Had there been consensus, it would have been a good thing but I do not think it should be a matter of debate". Kovind was the governor of Bihar before being chosen as the NDA nominee for the 17 July presidential polls billed as a "dalit versus dalit" contest.

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  • Kepler Space Telescope Detects 10 New Earth-Like Planets
Kepler Space Telescope Detects 10 New Earth-Like Planets

That doesn't mean the planets have life, but some of the most basic requirements that life needs are there, upping the chances for life. One of Kepler's most high-profile discoveries was of the Trappist system, a remarkable collection of seven Earth-like planets all orbiting a single star .

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  • China landslide buries more than 40 houses, state media says
China landslide buries more than 40 houses, state media says

Provincial officials initially said that 141 people were missing but later revised the figure down to 120. Wang was referring to China's deadliest quake this century, a magnitude 7.9 temblor that struck Sichuan province in May 2008, killing almost 90,000 people.

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  • Trump slams Democrats for opposing health care bill
Trump slams Democrats for opposing health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Republican Sen. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare . Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. Ted Cruz of Texas , Ron Johnson of Wisconsin,...

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  • Uber board adopts all recommendations from Eric Holder investigation
Uber board adopts all recommendations from Eric Holder investigation

She's also coming on just as the board begins to implement the recommendations that former U.S. Attorney General and Covington & Burling partner Eric Holder have made after the investigation . The recommendations will be released to the employees on Tuesday. People with knowledge of the board's agenda reportedly told the New York Times tha...

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  • Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick To Take Indefinite Leave
Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick To Take Indefinite Leave

The CEO is to act as a full partner to Kalanick . She reported him to human resources and was told he would get a lecture but no further punishment because he was a "high performer", she wrote . Underscoring the wayward course that the first Uber iteration had plotted for itself, the Holder report recommended the company eliminate elements ...

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  • Melbourne Cup a weighty task for Big Orange
Melbourne Cup a weighty task for Big Orange

Ryan Moore put Order Of St George to sleep at the back of the field, giving Big Orange a healthy head start. O'Brien started the week as favourite to saddle more winners for his Coolmore Stud connections than arch-rivals Godolphin, whose preparations were hit by the sudden exit of chief executive John Ferguson in the days before Royal Ascot ...

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  • WTF? World Taekwondo Federation rebrands over acronym
WTF? World Taekwondo Federation rebrands over acronym

Have you read Trendiee Today? The World Taekwondo Federation has changed its name after becoming concerned about the " negative connotations " of its acronym in the digital age. An animated GIF showcasing competitors practice the martial art will appear in several parts of the world, including Russia, Argentina and Iceland, among others, for th...

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  • This Feature May Delay iPhone 8 by Two Months
This Feature May Delay iPhone 8 by Two Months

These iPhone 8 cases have been listed on the website with prices starting from $12.99 and going all the way up to $31.99. He speculated that when the upgraded handsets launches in September, the devices could boost sales, but no specific numbers were given.

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  • Are Analysts Bearish IFG Group PLC (LON:IFP) After Last Week?
Are Analysts Bearish IFG Group PLC (LON:IFP) After Last Week?

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.02, from 0.89 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 54 investors sold Citigroup Inc shares while 430 reduced holdings. The rating was maintained by Shore Capital with "Buy" on Monday, December 19. On Thursday, November 10 the stock rating was downgraded by BWS Financial to "Hold".

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  • Egg shapes linked to bird flying skills
Egg shapes linked to bird flying skills

However, thanks to a new study conducted by a group of worldwide scientists, we now know that the different shapes of bird eggs is related to each bird's flight ability. Meanwhile, Stoddard and her colleagues plan to take a closer look at the egg membranes and body structures of different birds to see whether they support the model in this study.

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  • UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar
UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

The statement said U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had recently called upon Saudi Arabia and the other countries to produce a list of grievances that was "reasonable and actionable". Doha has reached out to the boycotters for de-escalating negotiations but has said it will not allow its neighbors to dictate its sovereign affairs.

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  • Leaked photos of the Tesla Model 3 ignite an internet power struggle
Leaked photos of the Tesla Model 3 ignite an internet power struggle

Brownlee followed up with a tweet wondering if the request was an attempt by Xue to promote his photography on Flickr. If you want to do the same, you will have to arm yourself with patience. With Tesla's Gigafactory in Las Vegas already producing lithium-ion batteries for the upcoming Model 3, there are reports that Tesla is already taking con...

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  • Square Enix has big plans this summer for Final Fantasy XV
Square Enix has big plans this summer for Final Fantasy XV

Some of the time during the video report was aimed at going over and elaborating on information that was released for the Final Fantasy game during E3, but some of the conversation drifted towards what was not said during the conference. Throw your opinions down in the comments section and tell us what you believe the announcement will be or what...

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