• Lexington Vigil in Response to Charlottesville, Virginia, Rally
Lexington Vigil in Response to Charlottesville, Virginia, Rally

The statues, which depict John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckenridge, are now in the lawn of the Fayette County Courthouse. "We have learned that because the statues were not original to the [courthouse], they can be moved", Sally Hamilton, Lexington chief administrative officer, who is overseeing the building's restoration, told the Lexington ...

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  • Shifting the narrative on North Korea
Shifting the narrative on North Korea

If "the Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean peninsula and in its vicinity", Kim continued, North Korea would "make an important decision as it already declared", he said. The words attributed to Kim seem to pertain to the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises that South Korean and USA troops are scheduled to ...

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  • Open to dialogue if North Korea ready to disarm
Open to dialogue if North Korea ready to disarm

Guam Homeland Security George Charfauros dismissed reports of satellite images showing North Korea moving a missile into place for a possible launch. But while North Korea may lack a massive stockpile of nuclear weapons and bombs when compared to the U.S., Russian Federation or China, the pariah state still has enough weapons potentially capable ...

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  • Scientists discover 91 unknown volcanoes beneath ice sheet in Antarctica
Scientists discover 91 unknown volcanoes beneath ice sheet in Antarctica

Their tips actually lie above the ice and have been spotted by polar explorers over the past century. Antarctica remains among the least studied areas of the globe, and as a young scientist I was excited to learn about something new and not well understood.

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  • China Focus: China-born clones bring pig organs closer for human transplants
China Focus: China-born clones bring pig organs closer for human transplants

Cloning often fails; most of the embryos and fetuses died before birth, and some piglets died soon after they were born. She promised that their team will continue to engineer the Perv-free pig strain to make xenotransplant safe and effective.

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  • Google CEO's Speech Was Canceled Due To Online Harassment Threats
Google CEO's Speech Was Canceled Due To Online Harassment Threats

The memo written by a Google employee that went viral earlier this month hit a raw nerve. Another echoed Damore's criticisms: "I am a moderately conservative Googler, and I am and have been scared to share my beliefs". Google declined to comment on the planned protest. The screenshots appeared on Breitbart News, which has celebrated Damor...

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  • Perseid Meteor shower peaks this weekend
Perseid Meteor shower peaks this weekend

On this night, the moon will be around three-quarters full, making it trickier to spot the shower in the sky. The retired astronaut said the earth gets hit by about 50 tons of meteors every day, but a Perseid meteor shower happens when comets leave a debris field behind them.

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  • OpenAI Bot Remains Undefeated against World's Greatest Dota 2 Players
OpenAI Bot Remains Undefeated against World's Greatest Dota 2 Players

Artificial intelligence took a step forward last night, at an annual tournament for players of the tactical wargame Defense of the Ancients 2 . And it doesn't take too long to learn, either; OpenAI's creation can beat regular Dota 2 bots after an hour of learning, and beat the best humans after just two weeks.

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  • Adding New Game Mode And New Maps
Adding New Game Mode And New Maps

In a recent video, Jeff Kaplan explained that the precursor for the new mode was actually Arcade. The Overwatch is a game about teamwork, objectives and get together. So you'll want to brush up on your accuracy. Maps that these two modes can be played in include Hanamura, Volskaya Industries, Dorado, Eichenwalde, Hollywood and King's Row.

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  • Key Uber Investor Sues Travis Kalanick To Get Him Off The Board
Key Uber Investor Sues Travis Kalanick To Get Him Off The Board

Benchmark Capital , a venture capital firm that was an early investor in Uber and holds a seat on the board, has sued Travis Kalanick , Uber's founder and recently-ousted CEO . Kalanick resigned in June, yielding to pressure from investors seeking to clean up a toxic corporate culture at Uber . Uber wrote in a statement that the lawsuit ...

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  • NIU STEM Café to host Perseid meteor shower viewing
NIU STEM Café to host Perseid meteor shower viewing

The window for this year's shower began on July 17, but the meteors are expected to be most frequent from Friday through Sunday. While the largest meteors of Perseid - fireballs - entered the Earth's atmosphere, can be seen not only at night but during the day.

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  • Hackers release script of Game of Thrones Episode 5, demand ransom
Hackers release script of Game of Thrones Episode 5, demand ransom

Martin's fantasy series "A Song of Ice and Fire". The materials, which mark the first evidence that some HBO private emails are in the hands of hackers, came in an email message to The Hollywood Reporter that also contained nine files with such labels as "Confidential" and "Script GOT7".

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  • Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Shadow the Moon on Monday
Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Shadow the Moon on Monday

Those lucky people who can see it will witness a once in a lifetime opportunity as the Sun , the Moon and the Earth become perfectly aligned. Only 20% of the moon will be under the shadow during the daytime. You never want to look directly at the sun without appropriate protection except during totality. You need the right protective g...

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  • New device could heal organs with a touch
New device could heal organs with a touch

A small electric current fires DNA into skin cells to convert them into natural cell building blocks which helps to fix the damaged areas such as arteries and even organs like the heart. Through this process, the DNA will be converted to the specific building block cells of the damaged body part. "The concept is very simple", says L.

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  • Destiny 2 For PC Prohibits Some Capture and Overlay Software
Destiny 2 For PC Prohibits Some Capture and Overlay Software

Bungie recently revealed what kind of system requirements the beta shall have and they are surprisingly in check with low-to-mid end systems. Capturing with Elgato or AVerMedia and using NVIDIA Shadowplay and AMD ReLive . On a new Destiny 2 help page that appeared today, Bungie breaks down why some streaming software and other third-par...

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  • Partial Lunar Eclipse 2017
Partial Lunar Eclipse 2017

Unlike the solar eclipse that will occur later this month, the partial lunar eclipse will last for a couple of hours, appearing its darkest and most clear at around 18.20 UTC, which is around 2:20 p.m. The partial eclipse will reach its peak at 1822 GMT. A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, the earth, and the moon align in an nearly strai...

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  • National Basketball Association star Steph Curry shoots 74 at professional golf debut
National Basketball Association star Steph Curry shoots 74 at professional golf debut

That prompted Curry to tap his club against one of his shoes, and to hold up the ball with a big grin on his face. He scrambled for a bogey and a couple of pars later was laughing and joking with playing partners Stephen Jaeger and Sam Ryder.

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  • Kremlin says new European Union sanctions in direct violation of worldwide law
Kremlin says new European Union sanctions in direct violation of worldwide law

On Friday, the European Union blacklisted Russia's Technopromexport and Interavtomatika companies, as well as Russian Deputy Energy Minister Andrei Cherezov, Head of the ministry's Department for Operational Control and Electricity Management Evgeniy Grabchak and Technopromexport CEO Sergei Topor-Gilka.

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  • Gionee 'A1 Lite' coming to India on August 10
Gionee 'A1 Lite' coming to India on August 10

The company has also announced that it will launch its next flagship smartphone on August 20. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel sensor with f/2.4 aperture as well. Yes, the newly launched device will be available for purchase, only on offline channels. The smartphone's big highlight, apart from being the first offline exclusive Coolpad pho...

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  • NASA to pay officers $187000 to prevent 'alien' entry
NASA to pay officers $187000 to prevent 'alien' entry

The position offers an annual salary between $124,406 and $187,000. Also, the flawless candidate would be willing to travel a lot - maybe even to a moon of Jupiter, where you could die along the way. Candidates have until August 18, 2017, to get their resumes in-and you should. It's unclear why Conley is vacating the post , but the possibilit...

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