Science

Chris Hadfield weighs in on the Perseid meteor shower

Year 1993, witnessed the best Perseid performance with a shower of 300 meteors per hour. The upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21 has seen hundreds of th...


HTC Vive Standalone VR headset lets you take virtual reality anywhere

The headset looks exactly the same as a standalone version announced by HTC during the Google I/O developer conference in May for USA audiences. HTC has...


Solar eclipse to occur on first day of fall classes

During the upcoming total solar eclipse, a team of NASA-funded scientists will observe the sun using telescopes aboard two of NASA's WB-57F research aircraft. W...


Last Orca Born in SeaWorld Captivity Dies

A post-mortem examination is scheduled, but park veterinarians suspect she died of pneumonia, a common illness in whales both in the wild and in captivity. Th...


Everything You Missed in the GAME OF THRONES Comic-Con Trailer

Her role is expected to be an important one in the storyline of season 7 and we can see that even the Northerners are considering calling for her help to fight ...


Doom update 6.66 retires its season pass, all multiplayer DLC now free

For players that have already unlocked equipment via the previous method and DLC packs, Bethesda has said that these players will be given the choice to compl...


IEA: OPEC Compliance With Oil Cuts At Lowest Levels In Six Months

The global cuts accord between OPEC and non-OPEC producers faced "headwinds" in the first quarter this year and didn't cause crude stockpiles to decline fast ...


Huawei's Special Edition KFC Smartphone For China Is Finger Lickin' Good

Huawei really is teaming up with US -based KFC on a special edition of its Enjoy 7 Plus created to mark the fast food chain's 30 anniversary in China . T...


This Year's MLB Home Run Derby Should Be a Can't Miss

Over his last 165 games, Moustakas has crushed 46 home runs. Frazier was still with the Reds when he won it in Cincinnati two years ago. Now the Derby has even ...


Google Pixel 2 and XL2 leaks in new specs and design rumors

Apparently the bezels will be shrunk, a 128GB model will be on offer, and LG will be the manufacturer behind the 1440p display for the phone, all of which sound...


Shawwal moon sighted in Saudi Arabia

However, the holy month is followed by the observation of a three-day celebration by Muslims: Eid-ul-Fitr. President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed dispatched congr...


Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

We- we just hit the lottery, gang. "And it was like, 'This is gonna be so incredible'". Whole Foods has been pressured as a key sales figure has declined. On ...


Nasa telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

With the addition of this latest release, Kepler has now identified 4,034 planet candidates, and 2,335 of them have been confirmed as exoplanets. The 10 new E...


Gulf storm to douse Lowcountry

The probability of development into a depression or storm was holding at 90 percent as of Monday morning. Satellite data and surface observations indicated ...


Twitter briefly suspends Al Jazeera's account

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , the UAE and Egypt broke diplomatic relations with Qatar and implemented a series of economic reprisals after claiming that D...


Nordstrom stock soars on news that department store could go private

As of the last earnings report the EPS was $2.14 and is projected to be $2.95 for the current year with 166,000,000 shares outstanding. Deere & Co Com now has $...


Monster 12m wave crashes into cars after breaching defences in Cape Town

About a five-hour drive to the east, around the wealthy towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, more than 26 fires broke out late on Wednesday, with "severe devast...


Apple unveils 'HomePod' speaker, first new product in years

Amazon has first-mover advantage. Shipments of intelligent home speakers surged almost 600 per cent year-over-year to 4.2 million units in the fourth quarter...


Apple Announces watchOS 4 for Apple Watch with Siri Smart Watchface, More

Kevin Lynch, chief of Apple's software efforts, highlighted a new watch face that was "powered by Siri intelligence". When users get paid, they receive the mone...


Islamic State group claims deadly Manchester concert bombing

Eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos went to the concert with her mum Lisa Roussos and sister Ashlee Bromwich, who were both injured and taken to separate hospi...


Niantic Employee Hints at a "Legendary" Summer for Pokemon Go

In his acceptance speech, Bhargava said only five words which left little to the imagination, which was, " This summer will be legendary ". A Nintendo execu...


Qualcomm hits back at Apple suppliers for breach of contract

Our report covers Qualcomm's press release and a Scribd document of the actual court filing against Apple's iPhone suppliers . Qualcomm on Wednesday sa...


Standalone Daydream VR is now a reality, Qualcomm, HTC and Lenovo onboard

Google has launched two virtual reality devices previously: Google Cardboard, used with a smartphone, and the DayDream VR viewer, that also uses high-end smartp...


Teens' Harrowing, High-Wire Antics On Golden Gate Bridge Captured On Video

According to the DailyMail , the teenagers were able to climb the structure 746-foot structure in about ten minutes, after slipping under security fences unnot...


Netflix Disabled Its App On Rooted Android Devices

In an attempt to keep pirates at bay, Netflix is no longer letting users with rooted Android devices board its app from Google Play . If/when it transpires...


Phantom Dust launches free today on Xbox One, Windows 10

Microsoft unveiled a new Phantom Dust at E3 2014, but they cut ties with developer Darkside Games in 2015. As a Play Anywhere title, you'll be able to use t...


Instagram takes its Snapchat imitation to a new level

You can also add hashtags to your stories now, via text or with a hashtag sticker. It will enable you to see things fly back in time when you have completed t...


Gold-Medal Behind! Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Flaunts Bare Butt In Thong

It seems like the young lady has gone from America's sweetheart to a Kardashian in record time. The 21-year-old has defended the video she posted on her Insta...


Lenovo unveils ultra-affordable Moto C, Moto C Plus smartphones

As seen from the image, there are going to be two devices. Initially, it felt like Motorola is messing up with its product lineup, but the Lenovo-owned compan...


Miss USA pageant kicks off in Las Vegas

Miss District of Columbia Kara McCullough competes during the Miss USA contest Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Las Vegas . McCullough was asked whether she thinks tha...


NASA delays debut launch of $23 billion moon rocket and capsule

Going without crew in that first test flight has been NASA's plan all along. The first launch had been targeted for next year, but now won't happen until 2019 w...


Water leak delays historic 200th spacewalk

Today, NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will perform the 200th spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS). Whitson already holds th...


Potential NASCAR penalty mars Almirola's solid finish at Talladega

With this field lacking in many big names, look for Kahne to make a push for the win. He won last fall's race at Talladega . QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Aric got ...


Eta Aquarids meteor shower will light up skies tomorrow

The Eta Aquarids meteor shower can be seen each year as the Earth travels through the debris left behind by the Halley's comet . The Eta Aquariids are a Clas...


Slumped and mumbling, 93-year-old Mugabe denies Zimbabwe is 'fragile'

Donald Kaberuka, former President of the African Development Bank Group, said: "Today we are talking about fragility in Africa. I can call America fragile - the...


Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphones launched in India, prices starts at 57900 INR

The company has launched both the Galaxy S8 as well as the Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones here for the Indian market at an event here in New Delhi. When it comes ...


Titans select wide receiver Corey Davis No. 5 overall

They were flanked by general manager Jon Robinson and head coach Mike Mularkey. When the college football season ended, no one would have guessed that Mahomes w...


Cassini Spacecraft Re-Establishes Contact After 'Dive' Between Saturn And Its Rings

Then, in what will be Cassini's great finale, the spacecraft will descend even deeper into Saturn's atmosphere and eventually burn up. The Cassini spacecraft...


Call of Duty: WWII details leak ahead of livestream

The stream will be aired from the London IMAX and it's the first chance fans will be able to check out the latest COD . This next generation of Call of Du...


Baahubali 2 to arrive in 6000-7000 screens

Both the parts of Baahubali have extensive war sequences, which resulted in the actor actually getting battle marks on his body. The film will also get the bigg...