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Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks Friday night

As for the question of where to look, the Lyrid meteor showers will be radiating through the so-called "Summer Triangle", a group of stars comprised of Deneb in the constellation Cygnus, Altair in the constellation Aquila, and Vega in the const...

Student and Teacher Scientists to March for Science in DC

Tens of thousands of activists will unite on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and they will present one overriding request to the nation and its elected leaders: Facts must inform public policy. Attending will show support, but this is only a ...

Facebook video killing suspect shoots himself dead after cops chase him

Stephens led police on a short pursuit before stopping. "This is not something that should have been shared around the world", Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said of the viral Facebook video . Police said Steve Stephens , 37, murdered a...

Google developing built-in ad blocker for Chrome browser

For instance, auto-playing video ads with sound and large sticky ads would be out. One thing that Google is still considering is whether its ad-blocker will only block the offending ads or if it will block all advertising that appears on sites wi...

Nintendo SNES Mini Already In Development, Release Date Expected Around Christmas

A new rumbling is happening on the web and it's about another retro console making a comeback. Eurogamer reports that Nintendo didn't increase production of the NES Classic because it had plans for the mini SNES waiting in the wings. We got thi...

Nokia 6 now receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update

Can Nokia and BlackBerry stand on their own, or is it all hype and nostalgia? The update for the Nokia 6 brings support for 4G and 3G dual-SIM standby. The Nokia 6 is quite durable as evidenced by scratch and burns tests. Envisioned by Phone Des...

Coalition air strike kills 18 US-backed fighters in Syria

Asked if he had ordered the chemical weapons attack, Assad said the Syrian military had no chemical weapons and that it would not use them if it did. Russian Federation on Friday criticised the world's chemical weapons watchdog for not sending expe...

Hear Some Of Kendrick Lamar's New Album, Thanks To LeBron James

Zacari isn't as big of a name as the two aforementioned giants but his featured work on Love was one of the stand-out tracks. Stream DAMN . below via iTunes , or just cop it right here . city (2012), both pieces so ambitious and varied, richl...

Owner saves his dog from icy pond

After seeing Cosmo break through the ice in St. Albert, Alta., McIver didn't hesitate in jumping into the half-frozen pond. The whole ordeal was captured by a TV crew who was in the area to report on a story about ice safety. "It wouldn't be too much...

Rise in sea temperatures blamed for damage to Great Barrier Reef

Just last month, the Australian government's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority reported noticing a second straight year of mass coral bleaching, after it conducted its own aerial survey. It's only the third recorded instance of global coral ...

Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

Samsung shares reached a record high of 2.1 million won last month on expectations of record annual profit this year. The stable flow of components profits comes as Samsung's de facto leader, Lee Jae-yong, stands trial beginning Friday over h...

Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal

Jordan Thompson will face John Isner, who was in excellent form despite losing to Kyrgios on Saturday over three tense sets. USA captain Jim Courier originally nominated Sam Querrey as one of his doubles players but had telegraphed the possibility...

Amazon Just Made Alexa Easier to Use

It also has more stable, stronger 802.11ac Wi-Fi, the new Fire TV user interface and comes bundled with an Alexa Voice Remote. Now all Fire TV Sticks will have the ability to use Alexa to find recommendations and ask questions, even if their device...

Facebook will use its image recognition tech to fight revenge porn

Facebook announced new ways to prevent revenge porn from being shared on the platform, Messenger and Instagram . "We're focused on building a community that keeps people safe", Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post yesterday....

NASA's Cassini probe to begin 'Grand Finale'

Cassini's grand finale will be to perform 22 weekly dives between Saturn and its rings - an intricate and risky mission. "What we learn from Cassini's daring final orbits will further our understanding of how giant planets, and planetary systems...

YouTube TV service goes live in select cities, but the rollout continues

So far, YouTube TV will only be usable on mobile devices, with apps for iOS and Android rolling out today, as well as the Chromecast and TVs with Chromecast functionality built-in, including Android TV. Viacom-owned channels including MTV and Com...

Rumour: Scorpio to be shown with Red Dead Redemption 2

As for which games will be shown off, according to VGLeaks , Microsoft will be showing Forza 7 , State of Decay 2 and Crackdown 3 from its first-party studios. An unconfirmed rumor from a Spanish technology site indicates that the name pegg...

LG G6 Will Take On The Samsung Galaxy S8?

The tech giant's executives took to the stage at the Samsung Unpacked 2017, in London this afternoon to launch the new Galaxy S8. The report describes that Galaxy S8 as having "the brightest smartphone display" that DisplayMate has ever measure...

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

The company stated that the updates "we're making today are based on feedback from all of you as well as research and experimentation". The update is rolling out to all users, both on Twitter .com and on iOS and Android apps. This new feature from ...

Spacewalking astronauts lose piece of shielding, floats away

On Thursday she performed her eighth spacewalk from the International Space Station, where she helped prepare a docking port that will one day be used by SpaceX and Boeing. Yesterday's walkabout is the second in a series of three space walks to out...

Launch, Land, Launch - SpaceX Tries Reusing Its Rocket

This attempt at reusability will mark a key moment for SpaceX in that basically all of its plans for the future - including human trips to Mars and maybe beyond - rely on fast, efficient and affordable launch capabilities. Relying on the Falcon 9's...

Facebook adds Snapchat-like camera features to main mobile app

Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. This allows you to share photos and videos with each other in direct response to the stories you are trading with each other. Open up the Facebook app on your smartphone today (Tuesday...

Destiny 2 teaser sets the stage for March 30 reveal trailer

It's great just to see the new logo, but take a closer look, and it actually reveals some key facts about the next Destiny game. That "Last City" also happens to be in ruins, while the Guardians themselves are made of fire... As remembered, the first...

Donald Trump: House panel should investigate Hillary Clinton, not me

This is the issue that underlies the entire campaign over Trump's alleged ties with Russian Federation, which has been concocted from anonymous and unverified leaks from the military-intelligence apparatus to the New York Times and Washington Post...

Earth Hour 2017 Brings Global Blackout

It is about changing climate change and taking relevant action to mitigate climate change. There is no data available from BC Hydro for 2016 because the World Wildlife Federation, which now sponsors the event , moved Earth Hour to earlier in March...

College Basketball Tournament Recap: Saturday, March 25th

No. 1 seed Gonzaga beat No. 11 Xavier 83-59 in the West Region final, while No. 3 OR defeated No. 1 Kansas 74-60 in the Midwest Region final. Gonzaga head coach Mark Few and his players celebrate. "I wanted to be at a college where I was comfo...

Brexit Chills EU's 60th Anniversary Celebration in Rome

Meanwhile, the president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani , posted on his official Twitter account: "I am very proud to be a European today!" It also promises to protect European Union citizens better with reinforced external borders, pr...

Super Mario Run Android Version Gets An Early Release; Details Here

Ahead of the game's release, it was reported that Nintendo was eyeing a pay-once model so that parents could download Super Mario Run for their kids without the added anxiety of in-app purchases appearing later in their iTunes purchase history.

Kennedy: House Intelligence chairman must recuse himself

Hours later, CNN reported that the F.B.I. had evidence that suggests Trump associates "communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign". But what was clear wa...

Get Ready For The 100 Planet Solar System

They define a planet as "a sub-stellar mass body that has never undergone nuclear fusion", that has enough gravitational power to maintain a roughly round shape - even if it bulges at the equator (like Earth) because of a three-way squeeze of forces ...

Microsoft launches special edition Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series

To kick off the Tech Series, Microsoft will be offering a single controller named the Recon Tech Special Edition . This new Xbox Wireless Controller will cost $69.99 and it will be available worldwide starting April 25. He also highlighted the "Lase...

Islamic Regret UN report withdrawal on Israel Apartheid

Palestine Liberation Organization has criticized the United Nations for censoring a report on Israeli crimes against Palestinians. "Such a report constitutes a step in the right direction and highlights the true reality on the ground which is one...

'Injustice 2' Dev NetherRealm Explains Microtransaction System

NetherRealm has finally opened up on the microtransactions in Injustice 2 in the form of Source Crystals. They stress there is no "pay-to-win" feature in the game. You can, however, change the look of Gear pieces in order to better suit your styl...

Hyundai recalls almost a million cars

There have been no deaths reported in relation to the seat belt glitch. Hyundai's number for the recall is 160. And no small operation it will be as the Korean automaker has announced the recall of almost one million of those sedans for a problem...

Boaty McBoatFace Strikes Back as a Yellow Submarine

The supremely silly name " Boaty McBoatface " ran away with the vote, but cooler minds made a decision to name the vessel "RRS Sir David Attenborough" after the popular naturalist and television presenter. The unmanned sub is part of a fleet that wil...

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YouTube TV service goes live in select cities, but the rollout continues

So far, YouTube TV will only be usable on mobile devices, with apps for iOS and Android rolling out today, as well as the Chromecast and TVs with Chromecast functionality built...

Rumour: Scorpio to be shown with Red Dead Redemption 2

As for which games will be shown off, according to VGLeaks , Microsoft will be showing Forza 7 , State of Decay 2 and Crackdown 3 from its first-party studios. An unconfirm...

LG G6 Will Take On The Samsung Galaxy S8?

The tech giant's executives took to the stage at the Samsung Unpacked 2017, in London this afternoon to launch the new Galaxy S8. The report describes that Galaxy S8 as having ...

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

The company stated that the updates "we're making today are based on feedback from all of you as well as research and experimentation". The update is rolling out to all users, both...

Spacewalking astronauts lose piece of shielding, floats away

On Thursday she performed her eighth spacewalk from the International Space Station, where she helped prepare a docking port that will one day be used by SpaceX and Boeing. Yeste...

Launch, Land, Launch - SpaceX Tries Reusing Its Rocket

This attempt at reusability will mark a key moment for SpaceX in that basically all of its plans for the future - including human trips to Mars and maybe beyond - rely on fast, eff...

Facebook adds Snapchat-like camera features to main mobile app

Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. This allows you to share photos and videos with each other in direct response to the stories you are trading with ea...

Destiny 2 teaser sets the stage for March 30 reveal trailer

It's great just to see the new logo, but take a closer look, and it actually reveals some key facts about the next Destiny game. That "Last City" also happens to be in ruins, while...

Donald Trump: House panel should investigate Hillary Clinton, not me

This is the issue that underlies the entire campaign over Trump's alleged ties with Russian Federation , which has been concocted from anonymous and unverified leaks from the milit...

Earth Hour 2017 Brings Global Blackout

It is about changing climate change and taking relevant action to mitigate climate change. There is no data available from BC Hydro for 2016 because the World Wildlife Federation...

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College Basketball Tournament Recap: Saturday, March 25th

No. 1 seed Gonzaga beat No. 11 Xavier 83-59 in the West Region final, while No. 3 OR defeated No. 1 Kansas 74-60 in the Midwest Region final. Gonzaga head coach Mark Few an...

Brexit Chills EU's 60th Anniversary Celebration in Rome

Brexit Chills EU's 60th Anniversary Celebration in Rome

Meanwhile, the president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani , posted on his official Twitter account: "I am very proud to be a European today!" It also promises to prote...

Super Mario Run Android Version Gets An Early Release; Details Here

Super Mario Run Android Version Gets An Early Release; Details Here

Ahead of the game's release, it was reported that Nintendo was eyeing a pay-once model so that parents could download Super Mario Run for their kids without the added anxiety of ...

Kennedy: House Intelligence chairman must recuse himself

Kennedy: House Intelligence chairman must recuse himself

Hours later, CNN reported that the F.B.I. had evidence that suggests Trump associates "communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of inform...

Get Ready For The 100 Planet Solar System

Get Ready For The 100 Planet Solar System

They define a planet as "a sub-stellar mass body that has never undergone nuclear fusion", that has enough gravitational power to maintain a roughly round shape - even if it bulges...