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Science Should a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate Trump-Russia ties?
Author: 0 Should a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate Trump-Russia ties?

A majority of Americans in a new poll thinks a special prosecutor should investigate the ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Only 32 percent said Congress would be capable of handling the investigation itself. The survey also shows 34 percent of Americans call Russia a very serious threat, up from 21 percent in May - prior to widespread allegations of Russian interference in the USA election when 30 percent of Republicans then called Russia a deep threat compared to 15 ...

Author: 0 Samsung receives trademark on its foldable Galaxy X smartphone

The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes in 5 color variants-white, black, silver, gold, pink gold. In fact the only concern I have with both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus from what we know so far is their idiotically placed fingerprint sensors. For some markets, the device is also expected to be loaded with the recently unveiled Exynos 8895 chipset, which also embeds a gigabit LTE modem into its architecture delivering download speeds up to 1Gbps, with 5CA and 150Mbps uplink with 2CA.

Science Mind-Controlled Robots Make Machines 'Natural Extension of Us'
Author: 0 Mind-Controlled Robots Make Machines 'Natural Extension of Us'

Robots can even teach themselves new tricks with machine learning. The findings were released by MIT on Monday and are scheduled to be presented at an IEEE robotics conference in May. Salazar-Gomez notes that the system could even be useful for people who can't communicate verbally: a task like spelling could be accomplished via a series of several discrete binary choices, which he likens to an advanced form of the blinking that allowed stroke victim Jean-Dominique Bauby to write his ...

Science Turkey condemns North Korea ballistic missile launches
Author: 0 Turkey condemns North Korea ballistic missile launches

The missiles on Monday were launched from the Tongchang-ri region near the North's border with China, said the South Korean military. Japan's government says it counted four missiles landing in the Sea of Japan, the body of water between Korea and Japan.

Science League of Legends goes after cheat providers, wins $10 million settlement
Author: 0 League of Legends goes after cheat providers, wins $10 million settlement

Riot Games allegedly claimed that LeagueSharp's software was a breach of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act because it opposed LoL's anti-cheat features. That's an awfully big chunk of money, but Leaguesharp was hardly giving its wares away: its "limited" subscription service cost $15 per month, while the unlimited license, with no cap on the number of games that could be played daily, was $50 per month.

Author: 0 Up close with Samsung's new tablets: Challengers to both Apple and Microsoft?

On the other hand, amid Samsung's Unpack event happening on March 29 in NY, reports had it that the smartphone is already available for pre-order. Samsung teased plans for the Galaxy S8 at Mobile World Congress, but left the show floor to major rivals LG and Huawei, as well as the returning Nokia and BlackBerry.

Science Watch Lightning Strike the Earth from Outer Space
Author: 0 Watch Lightning Strike the Earth from Outer Space

This animation of images taken every minute shows mesolows, or small-scale areas of low pressure, near eastern Lake Ontario in Upstate New York on March 3. During heavy rain, GLM data will show when thunderstorms are stalled or if they are gathering strength. According to NASA, this type of lightning occurs five to 10 minutes before cloud-to-ground strikes.

Science Heat ease to victory as Cavaliers rest Kyrie Irving, LeBron James
Author: 0 Heat ease to victory as Cavaliers rest Kyrie Irving, LeBron James

J.R. Smith apparently has a little too much pent-up energy. McGruder dunked and appeared to shove Cavs big man Channing Frye in the back on his way down. It's over now. They won. They shot the heck out of the ball. "Just the people and relationships", Korver said when describing what he misses most about Atlanta.

Science LG to update G4, V10 with new OS
Author: 0 LG to update G4, V10 with new OS

In defense to the lack of Nougat update, LG initially said the hardware of the two devices would create compatibility problems with the latest Google firmware. The LG G4 may have been one of the first few smartphones to have been in line to get the Android 7.1 Nougat-based CyanogenMod 14.1, but it has not been that lucky when it comes to getting the actual update.

Science Napoli looking to Mertens against Real Madrid
Author: 0 Napoli looking to Mertens against Real Madrid

If Napoli are to go through on away goals, the Serie A side will have to do what no team has managed since Wolfsburg beat Madrid in a quarter-final first leg almost a year and 46 games ago - keep a clean sheet against the reigning Champions League winners.

Science A Rolls-Royce Ghost (2017) painted in diamonds
Author: 0 A Rolls-Royce Ghost (2017) painted in diamonds

But when Rolls-Royce describes the exterior finish on this custom Ghost as "diamond", assume these Brits mean exactly what they say. Paint? Made out of diamonds? It took Rolls-Royce's team of paint specialists two months of concentrated testing to achieve the "perfect" result.

Science Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 delayed for three extra weeks of development
Author: 0 Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 delayed for three extra weeks of development

Thank you for your patience - we know the wait will be worth it". Third time's the charm, chaps. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 will be out for the PS4, Xbox One and PC. CI Games has also released a gameplay trailer video August a year ago, which was criticized by PCGamer as having a lot of "up-close shooting, stabbing, bone-breaking, and other such over-excited running around".

Science Man in hockey mask who attacked reporter on live TV
Author: 0 Man in hockey mask who attacked reporter on live TV

Something similar happened with ABC reporter CeFaan Kim during his on-the-scene news report about an attempted rape in New York City. That's when Kim's camera man takes his camera lens away from Kim and Majesty, and Majesty demands for him to resume filming.

Science Pregnant woman slays with April the giraffe impersonation
Author: 0 Pregnant woman slays with April the giraffe impersonation

Erin Dietrich is she's 39 weeks along in her own pregnancy. As for the actual giraffe, the internet has been waiting for the 15-year-old giraffe to give birth for almost three weeks. Dietrich said she had no idea so many people would be interested in her video. Dietrich's video has been viewed over three million times since it was posted Sunday night.

Science GIRAFFE WATCH: Further belly development and drop
Author: 0 GIRAFFE WATCH: Further belly development and drop

April the giraffe's impending birth continues to enthrall viewers across the country who have been glued to the live cam inside her enclosure for weeks. The giraffe seems calm today despite being on "edge" during a veterinary examination yesterday and acting a bit "spooky" over the weekend. "There is a significant amount of belly movement and tail raising", the post noted.

Science Power plant restarted at California's troubled Oroville Dam
Author: 0 Power plant restarted at California's troubled Oroville Dam

The power plant, which is considered vital to the state Department of Water Resources' efforts to navigate the troubled dam through a wet spring, was turned back on Sunday evening after a hiatus of about 32 hours. Almost 200,000 people were ordered to evacuate from parts of three counties when experts discovered severe erosion and feared it could cause the collapse of a concrete weir holding water in the lake.

Author: 0 With Switch, Nintendo blurs the line between console and mobile gaming

Hopefully for not too long, as a constant "Sold Out" status would kill off interest faster than usual. Games purchased on a Wii U or Nintendo 3DS were locked to that system. There are many sellers on the site who have the stock of Nintendo Switch for a short period of time. "I love that it's portable", Arnold said. Everything that's included with a Nintendo Switch .

Science Amazon's Alexa now hooks up with Office 365 calendars
Author: 0 Amazon's Alexa now hooks up with Office 365 calendars

The smart assistant-embedded in the Echo line of smart speakers, as well as many other devices-now works with Office 365 business accounts, officially. While it is unclear whether the device would have its own phone number or connect to an existing system, the report did say that Amazon is beta testing it internally.

Science Fitbit Announces New Sleep Tracking Features
Author: 0 Fitbit Announces New Sleep Tracking Features

Some studies suggest wearable devices don't necessarily help people lose weight, and some people have complained that Fitbit's heart rate-tracking is inaccurate (a claim Fitbit refutes). In this March 1, 2017 photo, Fitbit's new Alta HR device is displayed in NY. Fitbit has just introduced the Alta HR, the company's slimmest activity tracker with a heart rate monitor.

Author: 0 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Began in 2D

Thankfully, it seems to have been well worth the wait. Heading into Breath of the Wild, we were cautiously optimistic about the story. Meanwhile, we'll be hard at work playing games on the new Nintendo Switch and will endeavor to have a separate list ready for the Nintendo Switch within a few months, showcasing the best games of the system so far.

Science Cloud Man Hurt In Plane Crash Near Paynesville
Author: 0 Cloud Man Hurt In Plane Crash Near Paynesville

Nobody was at the airport when the crash occurred, but a witness from a nearby home spotted the plane going down and called 911, Baker explained. When they arrived officers found 71-year-old pilot Michael Jude standing outside his crashed airplane.

Science Another MWC event will be held in India this September
Author: 0 Another MWC event will be held in India this September

The event will be held in association with the GSM Association, which manages the MWC event as well. The Mobile World Conference for 2017 was just concluded on 2nd March 2017 and now organisers have set their eyes on the upcoming MWC in Shanghai , scheduled for 28 June - 1 July 2017.

Author: 0 How Easy Is It To Fix The Nintendo Switch?

For further context, Wii sold around 105k in its opening weekend . We haven't personally experienced any scratching problems with our Nintendo Switch, although continued use may see problems emerge over time. With the help of the awesome new Deal Guy intern Phoebe Galvan, we had our sponsored Nintendo Switch set up at YouTube's Toronto studios in absolutely no time whatsoever.

Science Massachusetts Weather: High in 30s Monday, 50s Tuesday
Author: 0 Massachusetts Weather: High in 30s Monday, 50s Tuesday

Temperatures are expected to drop again later in the week. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. Central Minnesotans had the opportunity to enjoy warm weather Sunday before thunderstorms, winds and winter weather are expected to make their way through the region later in the week.

Science Nintendo Switch Has Bigger Launch In UK Compared To Wii U
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Has Bigger Launch In UK Compared To Wii U

The support page reads, "Small numbers of stuck or dead pixels are a characteristic of LCD screens". Sony's original PlayStation Portable also suffered from dead pixels on launch, but improvements in the underlying technology and manufacturing techniques driven by their use in billions of smartphones has generally been regarded to have significantly reduced the issue.

Author: 0 Nintendo comes back in the field of gaming with gun portability

Responding to an enquiry made by Kotaku , Nintendo explained it is well aware of this and chose to try and help parents out by deterring kids from putting the cartridges in their mouths and potentially accidentally ingesting them. "Anytime Nintendo brings a new product to the gaming market it's good for all of us". But according to Nintendo UK's general manager Nicolas Wegnez, the Switch's launch won't be impacted by any hardware shortage issues.

Author: 0 IPhone 8 will have a 5.8-inch OLED display

One will be the iPhone 7S and the second will be the iPhone 7S Plus brands. With use of an OLED display and the introduction of yet another large-screened iPhone, Nikkei claims that the average iPhone price would thus be raised beyond the current, almost $700-mark (roughly Rs.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch: Game saves, MicroSD cards can't be shared across multiple consoles

Nintendo has also recommended that frustrated Switch owners first try moving their system into an open space away from other wireless devices and aquariums (wireless signals do not pass well through water). In the auto, on the couch, or on the subway you should have a bright, bold view, but on the beach you might be staring at a reflection of yourself. Nintendo Switch lets people play their favorite games anytime, anywhere and with anyone.

Author: 0 The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller works with the PC

There are bugs to fix, patches to download, and features that still aren't ready. Nintendo stated, "We have received some reports and are looking into them". Besides " Breath of the Wild ", there are only three new games that will be available which are " 1 2 Switch ", "Snipperclips" and " Bomberman R".

Author: 0 Gamestop to Restock on the Nintendo Switch

Switch is Nintendo's first gaming module since the 2012 launch of Wii U, which sold around 14 million units. He explained that he was excited about the console's versatility. Delete the Nintendo Switch data on the microSD card to use it on this console . The release of the Switch follows Nintendo's first serious foray into mobile gaming with the December launch of Super Mario Run which has been downloaded 78 million times.

Science Scientists decode why pandas are black and white
Author: 0 Scientists decode why pandas are black and white

It is on record that zebras and pandas are the only two animals with two distinctive colors of black and white. But despite the increased scientific scrutiny that comes with ecological vulnerability, the panda's unusual color pattern remained a mystery.

Science Mercedes-AMG GT Concept teaser
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG GT Concept teaser

It will be on display in Concept form at the Geneva Motor Show 2017 which begins tomorrow. However, details about the vehicle still remain coy at this point except for the sketch you see here, which leaves us guessing if it's an entirely new four-door coupe that will be sold alongside the third-generation CLS sedan that has been spied.

Author: 0 Australia v India: second Test, day three

Smith, who scored a gritty century in Australia's opening win in Pune, was made to battle hard and had made just eight runs off 52 balls before an inside edge popped up a diving catch to wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha scrambling to his left just before lunch.

Science Donald Trump's address to Congress was heavy on showmanship and doomed policy
Author: 0 Donald Trump's address to Congress was heavy on showmanship and doomed policy

Even CNN's Van Jones, who has repeatedly bashed President Trump, praised the commander-in-chief for his moving tribute to fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens and his wife Carryn, who was in attendance. Trump began his first address to Congress at the Capitol Hill on Tuesday by condemning the fatal attack on Srinivas Kuchibhotla, saying the country "stands united in condemning hate and evil".

Science India conveys 'deep concerns' to United States over recent killings of expatriates
Author: 0 India conveys 'deep concerns' to United States over recent killings of expatriates

I have spoken to Sardar Harpal Singh father of the victim. Deep Rai was allegedly shot outside his home by an unidentified man while he was working on his auto. The State Department, on behalf of the U.S. government, expressed condolences over the incidents and assured that they are working with all agencies concerned to ensure speedy justice.

Science Sorry folks, no budget Pixel 2 is coming this year
Author: 0 Sorry folks, no budget Pixel 2 is coming this year

Now, earlier Android One smartphones were built by third party OEMs such as Spice, Micromax etc.in India but with this rumours, Google is also expected to take the Pixel approach to Android One range. The tech giant has kept a tight lid and our best bet so far are rumors which included water resistance, a faster processor, and a better camera. Google even sold quite a respectable number of Pixel phones too.

Science Freeze warning, increased fire risk in Aiken County
Author: 0 Freeze warning, increased fire risk in Aiken County

There will be an increased fire risk in effect Friday, March 3 from noon to 7 p.m. One of the reasons why this Red Flag Warning and the fire conditions are as serious as they are is the strong winds that are in the NWS forecast Monday, according to Crone.

Science FGCU's Rayjon Tucker conjures memories of 'Dunk City' with ferocious slam
Author: 0 FGCU's Rayjon Tucker conjures memories of 'Dunk City' with ferocious slam

Zach Johnson and Christian Terrell added 10 apiece for FGCU, which tied the program's Division I-era record for victories in a season. He finished with 19 points, but missed all seven of his 3-point attempts. UNF fell to 4-13 on the road. The No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast team that reached the Sweet 16 back in 2013 by dunking all over its opponents. The rivalry between the schools has very distinct ebbs and flows.

Science Where Art Thou — Microsoft Surface Phone
Author: 0 Where Art Thou — Microsoft Surface Phone

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 fans were sorely disappointed when the long-awaited device failed to make an appearance at the recent Mobile World Congress. Earlier this year, Microsoft had phased out its third generation Surface Pro and made price cuts for Surface Pro 4's Intel Core i5 and m3 models.

Science Liverpool win 3-1 over Arsenal after a thrilling encounter at Anfield
Author: 0 Liverpool win 3-1 over Arsenal after a thrilling encounter at Anfield

They sit one point ahead of fifth placed Liverpool with a game in hand - but Saturday's match could go a long way to deciding the fate of the Champions League places. Arsenal paid a predictably heavy price for Wenger's stunning gamble, delivering a flat performance in the first half of the 3-1 loss. Maybe Wenger's grand plan was to only play Sanchez for one half or not at all so he'd be full strength for the Champions League contest with Bayern Munich.

Science Austrian chancellor suggests EU-ban on campaigning by Turkish politicians
Author: 0 Austrian chancellor suggests EU-ban on campaigning by Turkish politicians

Germany's decision has "nothing to do with democracy", Erdogan said at an event in Istanbul on Sunday, state news agency Anadolu reported. "We shouldn't just temporarily suspend the accession talks with Turkey but end them", Kern said. Wilders, whose Party for Freedom is lagging only slightly behind Rutte's VVD party in polls before the Dutch March 15 election for parliament's lower house, said he would go further if he were in power.

Author: 0 Patrick Stewart Hasn't Entirely Closed the Door on Professor X After All

Hugh Jackman has been Wolverine for 17 years over the nine movies of X-Men franchise. However, Stewart has now suggested he could be tempted back. As of right now, we have no idea, and it's hopefully a plot point which Deadpool 2, X-Force, or even an X-23 movie will address down the line. Some wondered, when it was announced that a third and final Wolverine movie was happening in 2017, if this meant that we'd see another appearance of his frenemy Sabretooth (brought to life onscreen by ...

Science The Home Depot in Bellingham is hiring workers
Author: 0 The Home Depot in Bellingham is hiring workers

Available positions will include both part-time and seasonal roles at local stores and distribution facilities. Gearing up for the spring shopping season, The Home Depot said Thursday that it plans to hire 1,500 in the Sacramento region.

Science Ancient human tree cultivation shaped Amazon landscape
Author: 0 Ancient human tree cultivation shaped Amazon landscape

Ancient civilisations of the Amazonian forests left lasting marks on the makeup of the forests they lived in, which have survived until today. But before Europeans arrived in the Americas, indigenous peoples had been domesticating (or partly domesticating) species that were useful for food or other resources for thousands of years.

Author: 0 New Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace

Compared with the conventional the Tiguan, its overall length is increased by 215 mm and is 4701 mm, and the wheelbase has been stretched by 109 mm to 2790 mm. Six high-torque TSI and TDI engines will be offered. Three petrol options range across 150, 180 and 220hp, while their diesel equivalents rate at 150, 190 and 240hp.

Author: 0 French presidential candidate Francois Fillon urges supporters to fight on

Fillon's party, The Republicans, is holding a meeting of its political committee on Monday evening to evaluate the situation after Sunday's rally. The Fillon family has denied the allegations and Penelope Fillon has urged her husband to continue his attempts to become French president, even though he vowed he would step down if an official investigation into his finances was launched - something he then went back on.