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US Spacewalkers Overcome Glitch On 200th Station Outing US Spacewalkers Overcome Glitch On 200th Station Outing
- May 13, 2017

As a result, NASA chose to trim the spacewalk down to four hours, which left time for just one task, said mission commentator Rob Navias. The highest-priority tasks for the spacewalk, which had been slated to last 6 ½ hours, are to replace a 200-pound electronics box that routes commands and data to experiments, and to install equipment to troubleshoot a cooling system problem with the station's $2 billion U.S. (more...)
Cars of Aric Almirola, Elliott Sadler fail post-race inspection at Talladega Cars of Aric Almirola, Elliott Sadler fail post-race inspection at Talladega
- May 09, 2017

The vehicle was indeed fast, and Almirola used a fuel-only stop to earn his first series victory since Daytona previous year. "We only do this (type of racing) four times a year, so it's hard to be really good at it, or at least it's hard for me". (more...)
Watch The Eta Auqarid Meteor Shower This Weekend Watch The Eta Auqarid Meteor Shower This Weekend
- May 06, 2017

Although pretty noticeable in the night sky without a telescope, the peak of the Eta Aquarid will come at the end of this week. The Eta Aquarid shower is one of two showers created by dust debris from Halley's comet as it orbits the sun. (more...)
Mugabe's denial, is there hope for Zimbabwe? Mugabe's denial, is there hope for Zimbabwe?
- May 06, 2017

The world's most fragile state was Somalia followed by South Sudan (2nd) and the Central African Republic (third), based on 12 social, economic and political indicators. "We are not a poor country". Natural resources - boon or drawback? "We are not a poor country", he said. Fragile states can not provide most basic services to their citizens and Zimbabweans have seen this at their hospitals, which at times fail to provide health services with the president and the elite flying to foreign ... (more...)
Galaxy S8 Fingerprint vs Face Recognition vs Iris Scanner: What's Best? Galaxy S8 Fingerprint vs Face Recognition vs Iris Scanner: What's Best?
- May 03, 2017

The aspect ratio is a little different and hence the resolution as well, coming in at 1440 x 2960. Samsung is counting onto this smartphone in order to come out of the Note 7 fiasco from past year. Both the devices have a 12 MP camera at the back with a f/1.7 aperture. We have seen prototypes of a dual camera Galaxy S8 leak in recent days but Samsung did not see any value in including it at this stage thus it missed the final cut. (more...)
Titans Received Trade Offers For No. 5 Draft Pick, Considering Move
- May 03, 2017

Chad Williams, Grambling State Williams may not have gotten national notoriety playing for Grambling State, but he put up serious numbers (90 catches for 1,337 yards and 11 touchdowns) during his senior season. He said he was in between flights, keeping track of the draft on his phone. "I think everything went well". It's not going to be too much different than what I've been doing with Jacob and Alejandro because he's a mobile quarterback and makes people look good. (more...)
Cassini reconnects after first dive through Saturn's rings
- April 28, 2017

The unprocessed image above was acquired toward the start of the dive at 7:49 a.m. on April 26, 2017 . Now the spacecraft is transmitting science and engineering data from the dive back to NASA , which will give the Cassini team enough info to plan the second dive, slated for May 2. (more...)
'Call of Duty: WW2' Coop Mode, Story Details, Release Date Revealed 'Call of Duty: WW2' Coop Mode, Story Details, Release Date Revealed
- April 27, 2017

This is the " Headquarters " section of the multiplayer mode, where players can gather together and meet up before the fight. It also revealed that those who will preorder the game will get a nice gift . Yet outside of historical immersion, Sledgehammer wasn't going to pass up the chance to bring back those dastardly Nazi Zombies as part of a new co-operative mode complete with a standalone storyline. (more...)
Baahubali 2: Reintroducing Maharani Devasena, Tracing Anushka Shetty's Journey...! Baahubali 2: Reintroducing Maharani Devasena, Tracing Anushka Shetty's Journey...!
- April 26, 2017

In South India, 3,000-odd screens cater to major Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. The entire Baahubali team along with director SS Rajamouli, will fly down to attend the premiere. More and more people would want to know it on the first day itself, lest the news leaks in today's fast paced electronic world over social media. " #Baahubali2 ." Have a look at the new poster of " Baahubali 2 - The Conclusion ". (more...)
The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race
- April 23, 2017

California requires all companies with autonomous vehicles to register before hitting the road. Does this mean that Project Titan, which is Apple's possible move into the world of autonomous vehicles , will be able to persuade Tesla owners with Autopilot equipped vehicles to make the jump? Apple's super-secretive autonomous driving project, code named Project Titan , has just taken a half-step into the public eye now that the company has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles ... (more...)
Activision confirms the next Call of Duty will be set in WWII Activision confirms the next Call of Duty will be set in WWII
- April 23, 2017

It will be the first game in the series since Call of Duty: World at War , released in 2008, that will focus on World War II . These games were all excellent in their day, but subsequent series likeModern Warfare and Black Ops pushed Call of Duty to new heights, at least from sales and multiplayer perspectives. (more...)
Prince collaborator describes 'only regret' on anniversary of performer's death
- April 23, 2017

The gift of Prince's music will, no doubt, continue to be felt for years to come, although it remains to be seen how many previously.unreleased recordings of his will come out. Prince is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Rolling Stone magazine puts Prince at number 27 on its list of 100 Greatest Artists, "the most influential artists of the rock & roll era". (more...)
US spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn's rings US spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn's rings
- April 23, 2017

So to prevent even the remote possibility of Cassini some day colliding with one of these moons and contaminating it with any hardy Earth microbes that might have survived on the spacecraft, NASA has made a decision to end the mission by steering Cassini into Saturn's atmosphere. (more...)
Super Nintendo Mini Possibly Coming This Year Super Nintendo Mini Possibly Coming This Year
- April 20, 2017

In this way, Nintendo would continue to offer a retro miniature product and advance a generation to enjoy even more games comfortably. According to Eurogamer sources , it's the latter (although knowing Nintendo , it's probably some of the former as well): Nintendo has a mini version of the SNES in the works. (more...)
Super Earth 'is best place to look for signs of life' Super Earth 'is best place to look for signs of life'
- April 20, 2017

This exoplanet sits 40 light-years away from Earth as it orbits a faint red dwarf star named LHS 1140 once every 25 days. This work led them to discover the planet they call LHS 1140b, transiting the small cool star with a circular orbit. (more...)
Yikes! A river just changed direction. Here's what's blamed Yikes! A river just changed direction. Here's what's blamed
- April 19, 2017

In 2016, pooling meltwater cut through the thinning glacier, opening a new outlet which, instead of draining northward towards the Bering Sea, started flowing southwards into the Kaskawulsh River and ultimately into the Pacific Ocean, some 1,330km (826 miles) from where it should have gone. (more...)
United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers
- April 18, 2017

The new policy comes almost a week after a passenger, Dr. David Dao, was forcibly removed from an overbooked United flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. After no passenger has volunteered, it reportedly prompted United to manually choose four passenger names. United attracted a barrage of criticism after footage of 69-year old doctor David Dao being aggressively removed from a United plane in Chicago surfaced on social media last week. (more...)
Kremilin: Putin told Tillerson why US-Russian ties in bad state Kremilin: Putin told Tillerson why US-Russian ties in bad state
- April 17, 2017

Donald Trump spoke last night to Xi Jinping, the Chinese president. "The level of trust at the working level, especially at the military level, has not improved, but most likely has been degraded", Putin said in remarks on the Mir television channel. (more...)
Former Afghan president calls decision to drop massive United States bomb 'treason'
- April 16, 2017

The other objective of dropping what has been nicknamed the "mother of all bombs" was the warfare of sending a message. The GPS-guided bomb is capable of destroying an area equivalent to nine city blocks. "It was an earsplitting blast", said Shah Wali who lives in the village of Goor Gari, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from the border with Nangarhar. "We were unable to see each other at home because of the excessive dust inside the room", he said. (more...)
Former Afghan president calls decision to drop massive United States bomb 'treason'
- April 16, 2017

The other objective of dropping what has been nicknamed the "mother of all bombs" was the warfare of sending a message. The GPS-guided bomb is capable of destroying an area equivalent to nine city blocks. "It was an earsplitting blast", said Shah Wali who lives in the village of Goor Gari, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from the border with Nangarhar. "We were unable to see each other at home because of the excessive dust inside the room", he said. (more...)