Science

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:53

Given Dead Rising 4's critical reception as the "anti-Dead Rising" game I'm wondering just how many copies the game will sell on Steam without sales or discounts. It includes some PC centric jokes about the features in the game such as "coagulated blood shaders" that make the blood look more realistic. The blog post has also announced the "PC weaponry" that players will need to have to run the game.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:47

The former top pick would've cost the Dolphins $10.5 million this season, and the team will take on a $2 million cap hold penalty for letting him go. On the other hand, the Dolphins finished the season with a 10-6 record and a trip to the playoffs, largely because when their starting offensive line was together, it was quite good.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:45

Snap , which brings in the bulk of its revenue from advertisements in filters and promoted stories on Snapchat, could use the funds from an IPO for acquisitions of additional virtual-reality companies. It plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol SNAP . The filing also shows how the company has evolved over the past few years. The company had said previously the range would be between $20 billion and $25 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal .

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:09

People have formed human chains to try and stop the refloated whales from beaching again. More than 500 people worked for days to help save as numerous stranded whales as they could. The animals can reach up to 60 years old. The shallow, sweeping spit is believed to interfere with the whales' navigation systems and is a regular scene of mass strandings.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:12

It is estimated that one in 68 school-aged children are diagnosed with autism. But if true, the predictive algorithm developed by the project could be of great benefit to particularly at-risk populations, like younger siblings of individuals diagnosed with autism.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:11

The PSLV-C37 included the Cartosat-2 series, 101 global nano satellites , as well as the INS-1A and INS-1B - two of its ISRO's nano satellites. The mission was successfully accomplished by 10:05 AM and ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar congratulated all the scientists for the historic feat in space.

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:17

It has to be noted that Moore won't exactly be building flying cars for Uber ...yet. Flying cars have stubbornly resisted becoming reality. The idea is that these vehicles will operate autonomously, responding to requests from commuters on the ground via the Uber app.

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:56

According to the Journal's Dana Mattioli, Suzanne Kapner , and David Benoit, the talks are preliminary and a deal is not assured. The celebration and media tour of the new Saks Fifth Avenue specialty store, The Collective, at 200 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday night, February 1, 2017.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:47

We also expect Mark Zuckerberg to share some insights about Messenger's monetization strategy going forward, considering the messaging app crossed the billion user mark in July previous year. Facebook has faced doubts about whether it can continue its runaway success in the face of such limits, as well as its absence from the Chinese market and criticism about its handling of so-called "fake news" posts during last year's US election.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:47

Mauritia was a small continent - about the quarter of the size of Madagascar - until about 85 million years ago, when the two countries it was positioned between began to move apart, stretching it and causing it to break up. Zircon is a special mineral which contains important information about geological processes and can be precisely studied. The continent was likely part of the big supercontinent Gondwana, which broke up to become Antarctica, Africa, Australia and South America.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:45

Former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday renounced his presidential ambitions in a surprise decision likely caused by political offensives from rivals and a corruption scandal involving his family members. Mr Ban, 72, returned to South Korea on Jan 12, after 10 years as United Nations secretary-general. The media also ran a series of minor mistakes the former United Nations chief made, including not knowing how to buy a ticket for the airport express train and feeding porridge to an old ...

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:47

It's one of the organizations most notorious challenges that the Model S struggled in, though the automaker says a fix is in the works. "One of the consequences of front to rear crashes is injury that people commonly refer to as whiplash and we're trying to make sure the seats and head restraints can prevent those kinds of injuries".

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:43

Rep. Kevin Cramer (R) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said in a statement. It is not a formal issuance of the easement. The lawmakers' announcement drew a puzzled reaction from the Standing Rock Sioux, which noted that the Army Corps is in the process of preparing an environmental impact statement [EIS] on the final 1,100 feet of the project in North Dakota.

by | February 01, 2017 | 01:23

Trump promised during his presidential campaign to eliminate ISIS , saying he had a secret plan to quickly defeat the group. "We are going to convey to my top generals and give them a simple instruction", Trump said at the time. He routinely criticized the Obama administration's tactics against the extremist group. It also demands a detailed strategy for funding the plan. "It represents a profound statement on the part of the United States that we are committed to ending this atrocity, ...

by | January 30, 2017 | 01:02

In addition, the exhibit includes the first public showing of the three-part hatch that sealed the space capsule during the test, and contributed to the fatalities due to the inability to open the complicated mechanism in time. The hatch from the burning spacecraft is the main draw. The tribute also displays for the first time the three-section hatch from the Apollo 1 capsule that caught fire at Launch Complex 34 on January 27, 1967.

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:42

After the Honolulu Star-Advertiser first reported on the lawsuits, Zuckerberg took to his own Facebook page to defend himself, calling the media coverage "misleading". Donald Trump is not the only person now causing controversy over a wall, with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg provoking protests over one he built in Hawaii.

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:49

It's not clear how long these gag orders will remain in place, or whether they are simply created to freeze activity until President Trump's hand-picked staff can issue new regulations for those agencies for posting on social media and interacting with the public.

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:45

Tesla will raise the speed limit on Autopilot, now 45 miles per hour, "as we get more data", said Musk , also revealing that the autonomous capabilities on Hardware 2 will improve every two to six weeks via over-the-air updates. "They've rolled out a new architecture which uses a very different sensor strategy", says Tim Dawkins, an autonomous vehicle specialist at automotive tech research company, SBD.

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:44

Previously, he has commented on the practicality of taking more transportation underground, envisaging greater use of auto tunnels to avoid inclement weather and more. Into orbit, on the highway, over the internet, and now into the ground: Is there anywhere Elon Musk won't go to start a business? Some have found it hard to believe that Musk, who already is pretty busy running Tesla (with its recent SolarCity acquisition), SpaceX, and the OpenAI project, is serious about boring through the ...

by | January 25, 2017 | 11:07

S. melilutra lived about 6.24 million years ago - more than 6 million years before the evolution of modern humans - and that's probably a good thing because S. "The discovery of the otter helps solve some questions about otter relationships, but has opened the door to new questions", said Dr Xiaoming Wang of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles.

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:51

Jones had 182 yards in a loss to the 49ers in the 2012 NFC Championship Game. This Super Bowl could be yet another offensive shootout, as the top two offenses in the National Football League square off. Boomer Esiason touched on that when he joined 98.5 The Sports Hub's Toucher & Rich on Monday to talk about the Pats' AFC Championship Game win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and what to expect in the Super Bowl .

by | January 23, 2017 | 00:54

It's now ranked as the third-closest planet orbiting another star that might host life, according to the Planetary Habitability Laboratory . Wolf 1061c sits in its host star's " habitable zone " - massively increasing the chance of finding alien life.

by | January 22, 2017 | 00:55

The year 2016, in fact, marked the third consecutive warmest year on record globally, with the months from January to August emerging as the warmest on record . The head of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Petteri Taalas, said in November: "The extra heat from the powerful El Niño event has disappeared".

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:46

The NHTSA began investigating Tesla's Autopilot system past year after a 2015 Model S collided with a tractor-trailer that crossed a divided highway in Florida. The influential magazine urged Tesla to disconnect the automatic steering system until it's updated to make sure a driver's hands stay on the wheel at all times.

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:55

Across Earth too, there was not a single land area that enjoyed lower-than-average temperatures a year ago, warned NOAA. According to NOAA , the annual global temperature record has been broken five times since the start of the 21st century.