• The Zika Virus Takes A Frightening Turn - And Raises Many Questions
The Zika Virus Takes A Frightening Turn - And Raises Many Questions

It is thought to be triggered by an infection - something as simple as food poisoning - and happens when the immune system attacks the body's own nervous system.

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  • The Second Largest Lake in Bolivia has Disappeared
The Second Largest Lake in Bolivia has Disappeared

The saline lake located high on Bolivia's semi-arid plains at 3,700 meters (more than 12,000 feet), has now dried up to an area, twice the area of Los Angeles. It was also said that such inhospitable climates would lower the availability of water and food for the inhabitants of the country's highlands. According to a report, Poopo received 161 bill...

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  • NASA Hubble captures diamonds like star cluster
NASA Hubble captures diamonds like star cluster

From afar, they're like giant diamonds that twinkle in the vastness of space. The Hubble Space Telescope photo release has named the stars, "dazzling diamonds". It forms a close binary with another massive star, HD 93129Ab, meaning that the two orbit around a shared center of mass. Ever since astronauts fixed its primary mirror during a spacewalk...

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  • Detroit 2016: The Force 1 by Henrik Fisker
Detroit 2016: The Force 1 by Henrik Fisker

In the Force 1 it produces 745hp and 865Nm of torque. The Force 1 will reach 218 miles per hour and launch from zero-60 mpg in just 3.0 seconds. The F1 is equipped with a roaring 745 horsepower, V10 engine while the Destino can charge a more modest 638 horses with a V8 borrowed from the Corvette ZR-1.

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  • Philippine court OKs pact allowing US troops in local camps
Philippine court OKs pact allowing US troops in local camps

It would be foolhardy, right now, to believe that China will even listen to any diplomatic overture that would calm the heightened tensions in the disputed islands in the West Philippine Sea, and perhaps the only way to reason with it is when our country is confident enough to meet might with might.

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  • SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attempts to land, tips over and explodes
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attempts to land, tips over and explodes

Choppy waters made it hard to keep that connection throughout the duration of the mission and live video feed of the unsuccessful landing was unavailable. The company wants to develop reusable rockets to save money on the cost of building new rockets for each launch. The US space agency NASA then confirmed the Jason-3 satellite "ready for scien...

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  • North Carolina Snowfall Totals for Winter Storm Jonas 2016
North Carolina Snowfall Totals for Winter Storm Jonas 2016

As food and supplies vanished from store shelves  Friday ,  states of emergency  were declared, lawmakers went home, and schools, government offices and transit systems closed early around the region. The winds initially picked up warm water from the Gulf of Mexico; now the storm is taking much  more  moisture from the warmer-than-usual Gulf Stream...

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  • Sean Penn 'nothing to hide' over drug lord interview
Sean Penn 'nothing to hide' over drug lord interview

The murder charges in Brooklyn and in El Paso are worse crimes than the alleged drug-trafficking and money-laundering in Miami, but the Mexican government has ruled out extraditing Guzman for any capital crime, a condition that would likely nullify that advantage in those venues.

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  • Blizzard Watch is Now Blizzard Warning for South Orange and Maplewood
Blizzard Watch is Now Blizzard Warning for South Orange and Maplewood

New Jersey's Transportation Department is starting to pretreat major roadways with brine. The National Weather Service advises people in the area to take precautions and prepare for the storm. Forecasters, however, expect the storm to be an unsafe one and say as much as a foot and a half of snow could fall in some parts of central and southern Ne...

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  • David Bowie's Blackstar vinyl sells out, appears on sale for £800
David Bowie's Blackstar vinyl sells out, appears on sale for £800

The news of David Bowie's tragic death has sent fans flocking to buy his incredible new album Blackstar - with the record now selling out on vinyl. "And I was thrilled, and I thought, and he thought, that he'd have a few months, at least". HIS shock death at the age of 69 this week may have prompted a worldwide outpouring of mourning, but s...

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  • Samsung launches 'next level' Gear VR
Samsung launches 'next level' Gear VR

Gear S2 smartwatch is comes with silicon belt and it also has 3G variant, which comes with a SIM card slot within. First is Gear S2 which is sporty in style. Both Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic offers 1.2 inch, circular Super AMOLED screen with 360x360 pixels resolution. Whether this difference will be appreciable to most buyers is an open qu...

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  • Kate del Castillo Breaks Silence on Sean Penn, El Chapo Meeting
Kate del Castillo Breaks Silence on Sean Penn, El Chapo Meeting

Guzman coos like a smitten teenager, saying he can't wait to to meet del Castillo and appears to be willing to agree to anything, including Penn tagging along, in order to see her. Del Castillo took to Twitter late Wednesday to make her first public statement since the meeting with Guzman became public on Saturday. "I look forward to sharing my...

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  • CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) Stock Target Price Update
CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) Stock Target Price Update

In other Colfax Corp news, CEO Clay Kiefaber sold 198,873 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.21, for a total value of $73,714.99. The stock has a market cap of $10.41 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.09. Stifel Financial Corp has a 12 month low of $32....

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  • Meet 'Dracoraptor,' a New Species of Dinosaur
Meet 'Dracoraptor,' a New Species of Dinosaur

The fossils were around 201.3 million years old (plus or minus 200,000 years) and this dinosaur lived at the beginning of the Jurassic Period, just after the Triassic period. Little is known about dinosaurs during the earliest days of the Jurassic period, Vidovic added. "This is some of the very best fossil evidence that we have for this time", he ...

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  • Starbucks Mobile Ordering Expands Throughout The UK
Starbucks Mobile Ordering Expands Throughout The UK

Introducing #MobileOrderandPay , now available nationwide. Starbucks has now extended its Mobile Order and Pay service for coffee to Android devices. The Seattle company reported a record $5.4 billion in revenue last quarter, up 12 percent from previous year, and earnings per share of 46 cents - both of which were right around what analysts ex...

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  • Aussie researchers believe climate change killed aliens, life in other planets
Aussie researchers believe climate change killed aliens, life in other planets

So essentially the reason we haven't found any aliens yet is that quite simply while the percentage of life-sustaining environments could be high enough, they're not around long enough for them to evolve from the pools of primordial life. The researchers believe that if life is given a chance to stabilize its biosphere then it is fine otherwise it'...

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  • Washington, Virginia issue
Washington, Virginia issue "state of emergency" ahead of possible blizzard

A blizzard watch was issued for New York City and parts of Long Island and New Jersey starting on Saturday. Thousands of flights were canceled. The director of the National Weather Service said all the ingredients have come together to create blizzards with brutally high winds, unsafe inland flooding, white-out conditions and even the possibi...

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  • Skylake-based 13-in Retina Apple Laptop, Leaked Benchmark Suggests
Skylake-based 13-in Retina Apple Laptop, Leaked Benchmark Suggests

The benchmarks report the machine as running an announced but unreleased 3.3GHz Intel Core i7-6567U processor, which would be appropriate for the high-end 13-inch model, and includes integrated Intel Iris Graphics 550 graphics.

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  • See big 5 planets align in the sky with your little eye
See big 5 planets align in the sky with your little eye

On January 28, the moon will join the five visible planets in the dawn sky, first stopping by Jupiter, high in the south. The event is a rare occurrence and is happening for the first time since January 2005 . If you go outside during the five-planet display, and if weather conditions are favorable, here's what you should be able to see: Jupiter...

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  • Wilbur Scoville's 151st Birthday: Interactive Google Doodle dedicated to Anniversary
Wilbur Scoville's 151st Birthday: Interactive Google Doodle dedicated to Anniversary

In 1912, Wilbur developed the scale in order to measure the hotness of chili pepper and hot sauce. Using human testers to find out the various pepper heats, his book The Art of Compounding goes as far as suggesting milk as an antidote for head explosions after eating particularly powerful variants.

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