Spanish princess not guilty in fraud case

Cristina's husband, Inaki Urdangarin, was sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison on charges of fraud and tax evasion, the authorities said in a statement on their website. Urdangarin, a former Olympic handball player, was sentenced on charged re... More..

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Branden Albert, Mario Williams to be released by Dolphins
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Branden Albert, Mario Williams to be released by Dolphins

However, most teams will purge the roster like the Dolphins did in the coming weeks. The move clears the way for 2016 first round pick Laremy Tunsil to take over as Miami's left tackle of the present, and t...More..

Snapchat Parent Sets Valuation of Up to $22.2 Billion
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Snapchat Parent Sets Valuation of Up to $22.2 Billion

This would give Snap a share price of between $14 and $16 each, but a final IPO price will be decided once it has finished consulting with its investors from today (16 February). "As a result, Mr. Spiegel and...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Hundreds of Stranded New Zealand Whales Swim Free

This picture taken on February 11, 2017 shows a volunteer caring for a pilot whale during a mass stranding at Farewell Spit. Volunteers successfully refloated the 17 that were still stranded the next day. To av...More..

ISRO Sets World Record With 104 Satellite Rocket Launch
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

ISRO Sets World Record With 104 Satellite Rocket Launch

Of the 104 satellites launched, 101 were nano satellites of which 96 satellites were from the United States and one satellite each from Kazakhastan, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Israel and Netherlands...More..

Gaetz finds co-sponsors for bill to abolish EPA
by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Gaetz finds co-sponsors for bill to abolish EPA

Over 400 former employees of the Environmental Protection Agency are pushing the U.S. Senate not to confirm Scott Pruitt to head the agency. Matt Gaetz proposed HR 861 " to terminate the Environmental Protect...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Shedd's 'Grandad' - world's oldest aquarium fish - dies

Grandad wasn't just the oldest fish at the Shedd Aquarium, he was the oldest fish in any public zoo or aquarium. Granddad was already a teen when he was brought from Australia to the Shedd Aquarium in 1933 wi...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Mobius Final Fantasy download available now on Steam

Much like the company as a whole, Square Enix's MMO game biz (think: Final Fantasy XI and XIV ) saw a dip in profits year-over-year, which it chalks up to "the absence of expansion disk releases " during the ...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

This Could Be a Turnaround for Macy's Stock

Macy's , with corporate offices in Cincinnati and NY, saw its stock soar Friday morning upon hearing the news. The deal, which is in preliminary discussions, could involve a sale of all Macy's assets or jus...More..

Bat Bot: It's the 'holy grail' of flying robots
by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Bat Bot: It's the 'holy grail' of flying robots

This unusual movement has been captured by the researchers at the University of IL and Caltech in their creation. The animal uses over 40 active and passive joints on its wings to fly, as well as the flexible m...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Ban rules out running for South Korea's presidency

Moon Jae-in, the leading presidential candidate from South Korea's opposition, said he expected "good competition" from Ban, and that he is "sorry" to hear his rival is quitting the race, local news service New...More..

Researchers confirm existence of lost continent beneath Indian Ocean
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Researchers confirm existence of lost continent beneath Indian Ocean

Until now, the proposed continent remained hidden because of the lava erupted from volcanoes on the East African island of Mauritius. According to an global team of scientists, Mauritius is a continental frag...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Tesla Electric Car Falls Short in Crash Test

The impact could result in injuries to the head and lower right leg during a collision. There's more to an IIHS safety rating than just crash tests. Tesla Motors Inc.'s new Model S luxury sedans may not be qu...More..

Facebook's Q4 Earnings Beat Driven By Strong Mobile Performance
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Facebook's Q4 Earnings Beat Driven By Strong Mobile Performance

Perhaps even more impressive: Facebook now has 1.23 billion users who use its service every single day, up 18% from a year earlier. Of those monthly active users, 1.149 billion accessed Facebook only thro...More..

President Trump Orders 30-Day Review of Strategy to Fight ISIS
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

President Trump Orders 30-Day Review of Strategy to Fight ISIS

Other steps reportedly being contemplated include increasing use of USA special forces in Syria and Iraq, directly arming Kurdish forces (a move that is likely to anger the Turks), and potentially including T...More..

Zuckerberg rethinks Hawaiian land grab
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Zuckerberg rethinks Hawaiian land grab

After the Honolulu Star-Advertiser first reported on the lawsuits, Zuckerberg took to his own Facebook page to defend himself, calling the media coverage "misleading". Although he explained that he won´t be...More..

Crypt keeper wasp is a parasite of a parasite
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Crypt keeper wasp is a parasite of a parasite

The scientists named the wasp after Set , the Egyptian god of evil and chaos . Typically, when the adult wasps are ready to leave, they chew a hole through the tree's woody tissue and make their way out. When...More..

Scientists Discover Prehistoric Giant Otter Species In China
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Scientists Discover Prehistoric Giant Otter Species In China

The otter family dates back over 18 million years, but not much is known about these semi-aquatic creatures owing to the poor fossil record. The fossilized skull was nearly complete, but had been flattened to...More..

'If you don't like it here, then leave' - Dutch PM declares
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

'If you don't like it here, then leave' - Dutch PM declares

There can be parallels drawn with the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and the recent U.S. presidential election, where immigration, and a demand simply for change, led to both huge political shocks, that will...More..

Falcons should win classic with Packers
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Falcons should win classic with Packers

Championship triumph propelled the Patriots to a record ninth trip to the Super Bowl , while Atlanta walloped the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship game earlier on Sunday to earn a shot at thei...More..

Heat Record: How NASA Knows 2016 Was the Hottest Year
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Heat Record: How NASA Knows 2016 Was the Hottest Year

An independent review of the climate data by NOAA confirmed that 2016 was indeed the hottest year ever recorded, but determined than average temperature across land and ocean surfaces was 1.69 degrees Fahre...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

NASA and NOAA report 2016 warmest year on record

Land and ocean global temperatures in 2013 from both NASA and NOAA. Still, the fact that a temperature record has been set for a third consecutive year has scientists anxious. Arndt is suggesting that this is...More..

Betsy DeVos Is Not a Mainstream School Reformer
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Betsy DeVos Is Not a Mainstream School Reformer

If your insane aunt or annoying coworker starts ranting about how Betsy DeVos ruined education in MI by supporting "failing" charter schools, now you have the data to show otherwise. They're among almost 150 ...More..

Auction for Donald Trump's childhood Queens home ends today
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Auction for Donald Trump's childhood Queens home ends today

Trump's earliest childhood home at 85-15 Wareham Place is up for auction for the second time in three months, with written bids due Tuesday, Jan 17 at 4 p.m. "You're not actually getting anything of tangible ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

SpaceX successfully launches rocket, deploys ten satellites

Many people are looking to see where SpaceX and the space program is headed. With this successful launch, SpaceX plans to return to its regular launch schedule. Saturday's success was critical because SpaceX ...More..

HTC Debuts the New U Series Smartphones - U Ultra and U Play
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

HTC Debuts the New U Series Smartphones - U Ultra and U Play

The company did not unveil just one phone but rather there are two phones that have been officially announced . The HTC U Ultra has a 5.7-inch main display , coupled with a 2.1-inch secondary display ,...More..

China Factory Prices Rising Fastest in 5 Years Adds to Reflation
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

China Factory Prices Rising Fastest in 5 Years Adds to Reflation

Trouncing market forecasts, the producer prices index rose by 5.5 per cent year-on-year in December, China's National Bureau of Statistics said yesterday, up from 3.3 per cent in November. Consumer price inflat...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Nissan's self-driving cars to use NASA's AI technology

Dubbed Seamless Autonomous Mobility (SAM) the technology is created to allow millions of autonomous cars to operate safely and smoothly alongside each other. Nissan has announced a step forward with its autonom...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Nvidia Brings GeForce Now Streaming Service To PC and Mac

Huang also noted that nobody does Newtonian calculations while they are driving and a computer shouldn't operate that way either. At the moment, Nvidia hasn't disclosed any details about what kind of qua...More..

HTC's TPCast Peripheral Actually Works; Company Releases Two New Accessories
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

HTC's TPCast Peripheral Actually Works; Company Releases Two New Accessories

While not coming from HTC themselves, they expect the first fully wireless solutions for Vive to appear later this year. Meanwhile, the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap is meant to improve the quality of 360-degree au...More..