Science

Trump throws ailing US coal, nuke plants a lifeline, triggers backlash

Trump throws ailing US coal, nuke plants a lifeline, triggers backlash

In a uncommon transfer, the Trump administration confirmed Friday that it's going to take "instant steps" to stop coal and nuclear energy services within the USA from closing. The Energy Department ha...

by · Science
Trump orders ‘immediate steps’ to boost coal, nuclear plants

Trump orders ‘immediate steps’ to boost coal, nuclear plants

American power generators are expected to retire - or announce the retirements of - 16,200 megawatts of coal-fired and 550 megawatts of nuclear plant capacity this year, according to Bloomberg New E...

by · Science
Lions, tigers, jaguar and bear escape zoo in Germany

Lions, tigers, jaguar and bear escape zoo in Germany

Residents in surrounding areas were told to stay indoors until all animals were accounted for. The Eifel Zoo in Luenebach is located in the west of Rhineland-Palatinate, about 50 kilometres north ...

by · Science
Don't toast marshmallows over erupting Hawaii volcano

Don't toast marshmallows over erupting Hawaii volcano

A total of 341 people were gathered at three Puna emergency shelters this morning, but many of those residents were evacuated from Leilani Estates and other parts of Puna earlier in the month. The uns...

by · Science
Horgan, Weaver and Notley respond to federal government's Trans Mountain pipeline purchase

Horgan, Weaver and Notley respond to federal government's Trans Mountain pipeline purchase

The purchase, for 4.5 billion Canadian dollars, ensures that the Trans Mountain pipeline, which carries oil from Alberta to a port in a suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia, will begin a planned expa...

by · Science
Alberto maintains strength as it approaches US Gulf Coast

Alberto maintains strength as it approaches US Gulf Coast

Alberto could still bring isolated rain totals up to 12 inches in areas of the Florida Panhandle and Alabama, the NHC said. Mayor Tony Kennon said in a phone interview Monday afternoon that the g...

by · Science
Elizabeth May Pleads Guilty To Criminal Contempt After Kinder Morgan Protest

Elizabeth May Pleads Guilty To Criminal Contempt After Kinder Morgan Protest

In a statement, Kinder Morgan said it was alerted to an operational disruption through its internal safety system in the early hours of Sunday morning. The Alberta government has agreed to cover any...

by · Science
BC government sues Alberta over plan to restrict fuel shipments

BC government sues Alberta over plan to restrict fuel shipments

With that deadline looming, B.C. business leaders flew to Edmonton last Thursday to show their backing for the project, which would almost triple the flow of diluted bitumen from the Alberta oilsand...

by · Science
A stronger Alberto to make landfall along Florida panhandle Monday

A stronger Alberto to make landfall along Florida panhandle Monday

Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in all 67 counties on Saturday in preparation for Subtropical Storm Alberto . Alberto may strengthen slightly in the next several hours, but it looks like...

by · Science
A unusual creature, like a wolf shot in Montana

A unusual creature, like a wolf shot in Montana

Wildlife authorities in Montana aren't quite sure what they have on their hands. Researchers and U.S. authorities are struggling to answer this question. Until scientists can clear up the curious ca...

by · Science
Storm in the US

Storm in the US

Overall it will be a drier day for all of CNY as a whole compared to Sunday. He said Alberto's biggest threat will be its heavy rains, with forecasts of anywhere from 4 to 12 inches of rain in s...

by · Science
Alberto bringing scattered storms and gusty winds to the area

Alberto bringing scattered storms and gusty winds to the area

Projected to make landfall sometime Monday along the Florida panhandle, Alberto is already impacting the coastal and inland areas with rain as the first bands enter southeast Alabama . Moisture f...

by · Science
Hurricane Outlook: NOAA predicts 5 to 9 hurricanes this year

Hurricane Outlook: NOAA predicts 5 to 9 hurricanes this year

An average hurricane season in recent years is defined as 12 named storms, six of which are hurricanes and three of which are major hurricanes. Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The ...

by · Science
Apollo Moonwalker and artist Alan Bean dies at 86

Apollo Moonwalker and artist Alan Bean dies at 86

In 1973, Bean was spacecraft commander of the second manned mission to Skylab , the first USA space station. His decision in 1981 to give up his NASA career to become a full-time artist surprised...

by · Science
Storm Alberto: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi declare states of emergency

Storm Alberto: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi declare states of emergency

Alberto is the first major storm of the 2018 hurricane season , which runs through the fall and often brings heavy storm damage to the Gulf Coast and southeastern United States. Nick Ellis III and h...

by · Science
Tropical threat likely to dampen Memorial Day weekend

Tropical threat likely to dampen Memorial Day weekend

Alberto comes ahead of schedule: the six-month hurricane season doesnt begin until June 1. Alberto is expected to pass near the eastern coast of the Yucatan peninsula tonight, be near the western ti...

by · Science
Tropical depression development now expected with low heading toward Gulf of Mexico

Tropical depression development now expected with low heading toward Gulf of Mexico

TAMPA— The first tropical system of the 2018 hurricane season has formed in the Caribbean and threatens to drench the Tampa Bay area with heavy rains and potential flooding over the Memorial Day w...

by · Science
Nine killed in police firing on protesters in Tamil Nadu

Nine killed in police firing on protesters in Tamil Nadu

This provoked the protesters, who went berserk, damaging police vehicles and pelting stones at the police. 'The inaction of the government has led to the people's protests, and police resorting to f...

by · Science
Malaysia's ex-PM Najib rails at police, wife warns of

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib rails at police, wife warns of "public trial"

Najib has consistently denied any wrongdoing since the 1MDB scandal erupted in 2015, but he replaced an attorney-general and several MACC officers allegedly to shut down an initial investigation . ...

by · Science
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle release official royal wedding photos

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle release official royal wedding photos

Harry drove his new wife from Windsor Castle in a silver blue classic convertible Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero to a black-tie wedding dinner staged at Frogmore House for 200 of the couple's closest frie...

by · Science
LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

The Roman Catholic Church traditionally opposes same-sex marriage and considers homosexuality "objectively disordered", and contrary to God's law. But the difference here, as Christopher Lamb, t...

by · Science
Google, Alibaba and Apple erode Amazon's smart speaker dominance

Google, Alibaba and Apple erode Amazon's smart speaker dominance

That doubled the 2 million devices it shipped during last year's first quarter. Apple's 600,000 sales estimates contrast with the 2.4 million that Google purportedly sold of its Google Home spe...

by · Science
Russian luxury tech brand Caviar creates solar-powered iPhone

Russian luxury tech brand Caviar creates solar-powered iPhone

Russian luxury accessory-maker Caviar has introduced a $4500 solar-powered iPhone X , which it has dubbed the iPhone X Tesla . The solar panels on the back of the case help to power up a bat...

by · Science
Now Stream PC Games On Your Smartphone Using Steam Link App

Now Stream PC Games On Your Smartphone Using Steam Link App

I imagine Android-based smart TVs share a similar advantage, and this app will stand as one of the best possible ways to stream your PC to a big screen. I also wonder if game developers can bake in to...

by · Science
Elon Musk plans to build 150mph train system underneath Los Angeles

Elon Musk plans to build 150mph train system underneath Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council's public works committee last month approved Boring's request to exempt the tunnel from a lengthy environmental impact review that would otherwise be required under state ...

by · Science
Here's the HTC U12+ specs and some gorgeous looking renders

Here's the HTC U12+ specs and some gorgeous looking renders

We can also see the dual camera setup on the back along with a fingerprint reader just above the HTC logo. There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor under the hood, with 6GB of RAM and either...

by · Science
PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition

PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition

PayPal stock has been consolidating and has a buy point of 86.42. The price PayPal is thought to be bidding would value iZettle at double its targeted IPO valuation of $1.1bn. The small busines...

by · Science
A Tiny Satellite Headed to Mars Looks Back at Earth

A Tiny Satellite Headed to Mars Looks Back at Earth

Because of the difference in the atmosphere on Mars , the blades of the Mars Helicopter can ramp up to 3000rpm, which NASA says is 10 times the speed of a normal helicopter. The helicopter will b...

by · Science
11-year-old Girl Killed, Mom Injured by Downed Tree

11-year-old Girl Killed, Mom Injured by Downed Tree

As of Wednesday night, almost 300,000 customers were without power in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The girl and her mother had arrived home on Robinson Avenue in Newburgh at a...

by · Science
Fortnite Solo Showdown: Everything You Need to Know

Fortnite Solo Showdown: Everything You Need to Know

Placements in this limited time mode will be specially tracked and determine rewards you receive at the end of the event. Upon the conclusion of each match, you'll earn a number of points based upon...

by · Science
Red's $1300 Holographic Phone Coming to AT&T, Verizon This Summer

Red's $1300 Holographic Phone Coming to AT&T, Verizon This Summer

Kevin Petersen, a senior vice president at AT&T calls the RED Hydrogen One a revolutionary smartphone and says that it will change the way that people create and consume content. That's because the ...

by · Science
Android P Beta download now available for OnePlus 6

Android P Beta download now available for OnePlus 6

It should also be noted that the OnePlus 6 gains a new 256 GB storage option but still with no memory card slot, while also receiving water resistance features and keeping the 3.5-millimeter headpho...

by · Science
Ramadan 2018 to begin on Thursday, moon sighted in India

Ramadan 2018 to begin on Thursday, moon sighted in India

Mufti Muneeb made the announcement while addressing a press conference in Karachi after the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee concluded its meeting. In case the new moon is not sighted today, then Ramada...

by · Science
Google Chrome team rolls back the update that muted many web games

Google Chrome team rolls back the update that muted many web games

The update was rolled out in April with the goal of blocking loud media content that is being played automatically on some websites. The new feature, however, also stopped a large collection of web ap...

by · Science
OnePlus 6 Seen Passing Bend, Burn, and Scratch Tests Following Its Debut

OnePlus 6 Seen Passing Bend, Burn, and Scratch Tests Following Its Debut

The OnePlus 6 was finally unveiled about 12 hours ago after quite a bit of shameless self-leaking, and it seems like a pretty solid phone. All major smartphones are put through the scratch, bend, an...

by · Science
First stars made after Big Bang identified

First stars made after Big Bang identified

In a new study set for publication tomorrow in the journal Nature , an global team of astronomers used this impressive array to observe an extremely distant galaxy called MACS1149-JD1. The galaxy's...

by · Science
YouTube is crediting music creators in more than 500 million videos

YouTube is crediting music creators in more than 500 million videos

Elton John said , "Songwriters are the heart and the soul of songs, so it's wonderful seeing them get the credit they deserve". The technology is made possible by YouTube's partnerships with recor...

by · Science
Thomas Markle: Meghan's father pulls out of royal wedding

Thomas Markle: Meghan's father pulls out of royal wedding

She told Good Morning Britain that he had health issues, and had been experiencing chest pains and suffered a heart attack. BA also said any passengers named Harry, Meghan or Megan flying on Satur...

by · Science
YouTube Music coming soon

YouTube Music coming soon

What the hell is YouTube Music , you ask? There will be a trial period, according to the report, and after that the new subscription music service will cost $10 per month, putting it right in line wi...

by · Science
OnePlus 6 coming to India today

OnePlus 6 coming to India today

The smartphone has a fast charging 3300 mAh battery . According to a report , the OnePlus 6 price in India will be Rs. 36,999 for the variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage , while the 8GB...

by · Science