Sci-tech

A dozen new moons found orbiting Jupiter, pushing total to 79

It also reminds me that the question of "what is out there" is always an open one to be explored."Tabetha Boyajian, an astronomer at Louisiana State Universit...


Democrats battle long odds in opposing Brett Kavanaugh

Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court on July 9. The panel will launch confirmation hearings later th...


Tiny Beryl is Season's First Hurricane

As of 5 p.m. ET Friday, Beryl had winds of 80 miles per hour and was moving to the west at 15 miles per hour. The system may not degenerate until it reaches t...


Starbucks Announces Plans to Ban Single-Use Plastic Straws by 2020

Starbucks announced plans to eliminate more than 1 billion plastic straws per year from its stores worldwide by 2020. The move echoes a trend of companies a...


Tropical Storm Chris to become hurricane on Monday,…

The MODIS image revealed a very. "The cold water could have profound impacts on this year's hurricane season, since warm water is the fuel source for tropical...


EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns, Trump Tweets

For months he had ranked as a personal confidant and influential policy adviser to the president, commiserating with Trump over negative stories and indiscreet ...


Six die in Montreal as heat wave grips eastern Canada

The adopted criteria includes a daytime temperature of 29 degrees Celsius or higher and nighttime temperature of 16 degrees or higher or a humidex of 36 degrees...


Heat warning extended before strong storms bring relief

The big story tonight will be the heat and humidity. "Temperatures have not reached 100 F in Albany since 1953", said AccuWeather Meteorologist Tony Zar...


Trump to announce Supreme Court pick on July 9

At the invitation of Trump, their executive vice president of the organization, Leonard Leo, helped handpick the 25 Supreme Court candidates that Trump will be ...


Alberto expected to make landfall Monday

Alberto , the first named Atlantic storm of 2018, is expected to reach land on the Gulf Coast on Monday afternoon or evening, the center said. Thousands of F...


MS joins Louisiana in being removed from all Alberto watches and warnings

Forecasters cautioned that heavy rain and tropical storm conditions could reach the northern Gulf Coast well ahead of the center of Alberto making landfall. "...


Alan Bean, moon-walking US astronaut dies in Houston

She said that Bean, a native Texan, died peacefully while surrounded by his loved ones. He served as backup astronaut for the Gemini 10 and Apollo 9 miss...


New Zombies, New Modes, But No New Campaign in Black Ops 4

During the presentation, Activision revealed that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will release October 12 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC (via Battle.net). T...


Cough up $1bn for using our iPhone designs — Apple to Samsung

Despite the high-profile court battle, Samsung keeps maintaining complex business relations with Apple . Now, Apple lawyer Bill Lee is much determined to...


Rainbow Six: Siege has a free weekend as of tomorrow

In an act that demonstrated their continued support for the surprisingly enjoyable game, Ubisoft announced that Siege will receive a new map based on a luxu...


Brown: Net Neutrality Vote Could Bring More Pressure on GOP

Passage of the resolution by the Senate and the House would offer a chance to void the Republican-controlled FCC's 3-2 vote. One of the reasons why the FCC ...


OnePlus 6 vs OnePlus 5T: how does last year's model stack up?

This time around, however, there have been a few changes. "Speed. This is the fastest flagship experience that OnePlus has ever created". As always, OnePlus h...


A critical PGP flaw could expose your past emails

European researchers have found that the popular PGP and S/MIME e-mail encryption standards are vulnerable to being hacked and they urge users to disa...


Zverev claims title with crushing win over Thiem — Madrid Open

When serving out for a title like this, especially against Dominic, who is one of the best returners especially on this surface, on clay courts.' Dominic Thiem...


NASA flying helicopter to Mars using remote control

Attached to the Mars Rover , the chopper will be dropped at a suitable place from where it will try to take off. This small helicopter weighing 1.8 kilog...