• Why does this vibrant fish bear President Obama's name?

    Why does this vibrant fish bear President Obama's name?

    Science

    The fish, whose scientific name is Tosanoides obama , was discovered during a June 2016 NOAA research expedition to Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. This was announced by scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Bishop Museum, and the Association for Marine Exploration who jointly published a description of the coral fish.
  • Now You Can Take Uber to People as Well as Places

    Now You Can Take Uber to People as Well as Places

    Science

    Moreover, in order to keep the riders entertained, Uber will prompt the users to send a Snapchat to the waiting party. The company is now expounding even further and has added a couple of fantastic new features. When you're en route, Uber will share your ETA with that person. Don't bother your driver with crappy Snapchat-esque filters, and don't invite your friends to use services for convenience when the companies behind them have earned their reputations for not taking privacy seriously.
  • Cavs' J.R. Smith To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Thumb Injury

    Cavs' J.R. Smith To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Thumb Injury

    Science

    After both James and Irving played long minutes in Tuesday's win, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was careful with his stars. It represents a two-game sweep over the Bucks that started with an overtime win on Tuesday night. "They're a great young team". Thompson also got physical before the game, playfully smacking ex-teammate Dellavedova around after he received his National Basketball Association championship ring from Cleveland general manager David Griffin.
  • OurMine hacks Netflix's U.S. Twitter account

    Science

    For the moment, it's better not to click on any links that the official Netflix account might post on Twitter, as the company is still trying to recover after the hack. The group, which also hacked Netflix today , posted the "we are just testing your security" notice that it always does, while offering to help the National Football League shore up its cyber defenses.
  • Women's Brain Structure May Change During Pregnancy To Prep For Motherhood

    Science

    Pregnancy appears to trigger long-term changes in brain structure, researchers have revealed, suggesting that the transformations could boost a mother's ability to care for her newborn baby. They found that during pregnancy , volume shrunk in parts of the brain that play a key role in processing social signals and understanding the perspectives of others.
  • Watch ULA launch its final Atlas V rocket of 2016

    Science

    EST. The weather forecast for Sunday, Dec. 18, calls for a 70 percent chance of acceptable weather conditions at launch time. Built by Space Systems Loral (SSL) and designed with Hughes Jupiter System technology, EchoStar 19 is a multi-spot beam, Ka-band satellite which in its final orbit will increase capacity for HughesNet high-speed satellite internet service to homes and businesses in North America, according to the company.
  • Clippers' Blake Griffin will miss rest of December after knee surgery

    Clippers' Blake Griffin will miss rest of December after knee surgery

    Science

    Griffin missed a game against the Pelicans last weekend due to the knee, and was listed as questionable for following games, though he did not miss any time. He was attempting to return to All-Star form with averages of 21.2 points and 8.8 rebounds, and the Clippers were looking like legitimate contenders early in the season.
  • Trump Expected to Name Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

    Trump Expected to Name Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

    Science

    The one he forgot was the Energy Department. The choice adds to a list of drilling proponents who have been tapped for top jobs in Trump's administration, pleasing an industry eager for expansion but worrying environmental groups concerned by the US role in global climate change.
  • Ratan Tata to continue heading Tata Trusts for now, says Tata Sons

    Ratan Tata to continue heading Tata Trusts for now, says Tata Sons

    Science

    Shareholders of Indian Hotels Co (IHTL.NS), parent of the Taj line of luxury hotels, are set to vote on Mistry's ouster on December 20, while those in Tata Steel (TISC.NS), Tata Motors (TAMO.NS), Tata Chemicals (TTCH.NS) and Tata Power Co (TTPW.NS), are set to meet and vote on the matter on December 21, 22, 23 and 26, respectively.
  • Disney's 'DuckTales' revival lands David Tennant, Bobby Moynihan, Ben Schwartz and more

    Disney's 'DuckTales' revival lands David Tennant, Bobby Moynihan, Ben Schwartz and more

    Science

    Scrooge's mischievous triplet grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie will be voiced by Pudi (" Community "), Schwartz (" Parks and Recreation ", "House of Cards") and Moynihan (" Saturday Night Live ", "We Bare Bears"), respectively. The studio also confirmed that Donald Duck, Flintheart Glomgold, Gyro Gearloose, Duckworth, Gizmoduck, Magica DeSpell, Gladstone Gander, and Ma Beagle and the Beagle Boys would all make an appearance in the new series.
  • Twitter now lets you do livestreaming video

    Science

    Not to be left behind by Facebook Live, Twitter Wednesday unveiled a new live streaming service. Just start a new tweet, then tap "Live" and begin streaming your video. Also this summer, Twitter launched a live-video stream of ESPN's Wimbledon coverage. Once you're set, tap "Go Live" and well, go live. With these newest improvements on the social network, everyone can enjoy more broadcasting a live event or even random moments to all their followers.
  • Snow, wintry mix could disrupt Monday morning commute

    Snow, wintry mix could disrupt Monday morning commute

    Science

    Expect plenty of clouds and lake effect snow showers and flurries. This will be the case for Monday . Boston , New York City and Philadelphia were spared. It appears the moisture will begin impacting the area around noon tomorrow with the valley receiving the majority of the moisture and the coast being on the edge.
  • Apple iOS 10.2 brings new emojis, TV app and bug fixes

    Apple iOS 10.2 brings new emojis, TV app and bug fixes

    Science

    Tap " Software Update " and wait for iOS 10 to show. At lease one of the beta features - emergency SOS - was excluded from the public release. TV is built right into iOS 10 .2 along with more than 100 new emoji, a slightly better design for Apple Music, and other subtle improvements to the operating system - at least in the United States.
  • Cyclone Vardah kills two in Chennai

    Cyclone Vardah kills two in Chennai

    Science

    The suburban train services were suspended at 11.15 am. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu directed the Nellore district administration to evacuate people in about 255 low-lying areas to safer places even as the district started receiving rainfall since morning.
  • Sundowns lose to Kashima Antlers on Fifa Club World Cup debut

    Sundowns lose to Kashima Antlers on Fifa Club World Cup debut

    Science

    The victor of Thursday's match will face African champion Mamelodi Sundowns in Osaka on Sunday. Fitzgerald, who played alongside Auckland City stalwart and assistant coach Ivan Vicelich during his time with the national side, said there was no doubting the challenge Kashima presented.
  • 5M Earthquake Hits 100 Miles off Ferndale, Humboldt County

    5M Earthquake Hits 100 Miles off Ferndale, Humboldt County

    Science

    An natural disaster with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 rattled off the Northern California coast on Thursday morning, a jolt that did not trigger a tsunami warning. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement there was no threat of a tsunami. Bay Area quake tracker here. Harper says she felt it but thought it was a large truck passing.
  • A feathered dinosaur tail has been found preserved in amber

    Science

    It sounds like science fiction: a 99-million-year-old, feathery dinosaur tail encased in amber. Scientists believe the tail belonged to a juvenile coelurosaur , part of the family of therapod dinosaurs related to Tyrannosaurus rex as well as others that developed into modern birds.
  • Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 for Qualcomm Chips, Hits Intel

    Science

    That's exactly what has now become reality, thanks to the efforts of the Redmond Washington software (and hardware) juggernaut. Microsoft is also adding in full-page answers, and making the app quicker to use. "That's where I look at any device form factor or any technology, even AI", said Nadella. By bringing Windows 10 to ARM, Continuum gets a lot more useful.