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Natural Disasters coming to Cities: Skylines Console
- May 03, 2018

As PC players await the Parklife DLC later this month , it's now been revealed that Natural Disasters , the third expansion, is coming to console on 15th May. The expansion brings a ton of new content to the city management and building game, including adding three all new in-game radio stations that feature brand new music to listen to. (more...)
First birds had tooth-lined beaks, study reveals First birds had tooth-lined beaks, study reveals
- May 03, 2018

This extraordinary new specimen reveals similar brain proportions to that of a modern bird, but other parts of the skull more closely resemble the skulls of predatory dinosaurs . dispar was a cross between the two and its beak had a large maxilla with teeth and small pre-maxilla". First, Ichthyornis could move its beak in a very modern way, lifting its upper beak without moving the rest of its skull, the way all birds today do. (more...)
Astronomers spot helium on exoplanet for first time Astronomers spot helium on exoplanet for first time
- May 03, 2018

It's the first time astronomers have spotted the element on a planet beyond the Solar System, after more than a decade of searching. It is also one of the main constituents of the planets Jupiter and Saturn in our Solar System. WASP-107b is one of the lowest density planets known: While the planet is about the same size as Jupiter, it has only 12% of Jupiter's mass. A tiny portion of the star's light passes through the exoplanet's atmosphere, leaving detectable fingerprints in the spectrum ... (more...)
Facebook Investigates Accusation That Employee Used Admin Tools to Stalk Women Facebook Investigates Accusation That Employee Used Admin Tools to Stalk Women
- May 03, 2018

In an excerpt of the Tinder logs, the Facebook employee jokingly called himself a "professional stalker" because of his profession. The alleged misuse of data came to light on Sunday in a tweet by Jackie Stokes, founder of Spyglass Security . (more...)
Facebook wants to bring people on VR tours of their memories Facebook wants to bring people on VR tours of their memories
- May 03, 2018

The news comes the same day as a series of augmented reality and virtual reality announcements by the social media giant. That was, until the company made its last announcement for something it's calling "VR memories", a weird feature that will take your old photos and leverage computer vision to take the flat 2D images and videos and turn them into spatial point clouds, giving users a freaky, ethereal sense of the locations where photos were taken. (more...)
Brabham BT62 Revealed As A Track-Only Supercar With 700 HP Brabham BT62 Revealed As A Track-Only Supercar With 700 HP
- May 03, 2018

Opinion: can Brabham Automotive emulate McLaren? The car's dry weight has been quoted as 972kg. No wonder David Brabham has spotted an opportunity. Wrapped in carbon-fiber panels, the BT62 weighs 2,142 pounds, according to Brabham, giving it a power-to-weight ratio of 653 hp per ton. (more...)
This Pakistani city sets a World heat record This Pakistani city sets a World heat record
- May 03, 2018

As the Washington Post noted, the "reading in Nawabshah adds to a long list of worldwide hot weather extremes since 2017, which includes Spain's and Iran's highest temperatures ever recorded last summer" and Pakistan breaking the monthly world record when the temperature reached 53.5°C (128.3°F) in Turbat last May. (more...)
On Jupiter's moon Ganymede are plasma rain On Jupiter's moon Ganymede are plasma rain
- May 02, 2018

On the basis of data obtained over 20 years ago, astrophysicists came to the conclusion that one of the main moons of Jupiter Ganymede rains of plasma. Originally, astronomers thought the magnetosphere could be created by Ganymede's molten iron core. "It can also tell us about how Ganymede's auroras form", said co-author Dr. (more...)
Will These Two Stocks Remain Hot? Southern Company (SO), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN)
- May 03, 2018

Director, 10% Owner, Lefkofsky Eric P, sold 1,500,000 common shares of Groupon, Inc . A midpoint can also be used. Thus, the ratio is quite a reliable and comparable measure of asset performance across an industry. Companies take on debt to finance their day to day operations. The formula is calculated by looking at companies that have a high earnings yield as well as a high return on invested capital. (more...)
Proponents of the theory of a flat Earth never fail to surprise Proponents of the theory of a flat Earth never fail to surprise
- May 03, 2018

Many people who don't support the flat Earth theory say our planet can not have this shape as we don't fall off its surface when we reach its edge. Marsh argues that it is based on the "experiments" he conducted in his own garden in the backyard. He explained at the conference that using a Nikon camera and a mobile app he tracked the movements of the Moon across the sky, and disproved the laws of planetary motion. (more...)
Match Group Inc Receives a Rating Update from a Top Analyst
- May 02, 2018

Also, the number of funds holding Special Opportunities Fund in top ten holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number. Sold All: 3 Reduced: 8 Increased: 3 New Position: 8. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Guggenheim. Citigroup boosted their target price on Match Group from $35.00 to $40.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. (more...)
Lawmakers to address vetoes, leaving over 100 bills in limbo Lawmakers to address vetoes, leaving over 100 bills in limbo
- May 02, 2018

The House overrode the veto with a 109-39 vote, according to the Portland Press-Herald . The legislation, which must now receive a 2/3rds vote in the Senate before it can become law, would establish a system of licensed marijuana retail outlets, authorized to sell the plant to anyone 21 and older. (more...)
Last Week NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Ratings
- May 02, 2018

About 3.04 million shares traded. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% of its portfolio in Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) for 21,989 shares. It has outperformed by 71.01% the S&P500. Benchmark has "Hold" rating and $34 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, October 19 by Stifel Nicolaus. Among 25 analysts covering Amgen Inc. (more...)
Paytm Mall unveils software for retailers Paytm Mall unveils software for retailers
- May 02, 2018

Unlike most other affordable 15.6-inch notebooks, the ASUS VivoBook X507 isn't bulky at all. The company has forayed into a strategic partnership with Asus India to implement this connected PoS solution at ASUS retail stores; subsequently expanding its offering to other brands and retail stores. (more...)
Lawmakers OK ban on sale of sunscreens linked to coral damage Lawmakers OK ban on sale of sunscreens linked to coral damage
- May 02, 2018

Hawaii could become the first USA state to ban sunscreen products containing toxic chemicals unsafe to coral reefs and ocean life. Estimates suggest that roughly 14,000 tons of sunscreen finds its way to coral reefs every single year. Although choosing not to swim in the ocean while wearing sunscreen with oxybenzone and octinoxate might seem like a good alternative, BGR warned that rinsing the sunscreen off in the shower would likely result in the chemicals flowing down the sewers and ... (more...)
Stephen Hawking's last theory could lead to us finding a parallel universe Stephen Hawking's last theory could lead to us finding a parallel universe
- May 02, 2018

In the new paper, Hawking and Hertog try to change the theory of eternal inflation , which states that there are many bubble universes nucleating and increasing within a background multiverse that is also expanding. physicist James Hartle developed a new idea about the beginning of the Universe. "So it is not a fractal structure", said Hawking. The researchers developed a variation of the holographic principle that projects the time dimension in eternal inflation, which allowed them to ... (more...)
Xiaomi launches its Mi Music and Mi Video streaming services in India Xiaomi launches its Mi Music and Mi Video streaming services in India
- May 02, 2018

Xiaomi has revealed that seven million daily active users have been using its Mi Music app as a part of its MIUI ROM. The music service provides unlimited lifetime free music streaming service, and the app allows users to integrate local music on the device, as mentioned above. (more...)
Climate Group Wants to Carve 'Trumpmore' on Glacier, Watch it Melt Climate Group Wants to Carve 'Trumpmore' on Glacier, Watch it Melt
- May 02, 2018

During his presidency, Mr. Trump has rejected the existence of human-made climate change, once saying without evidence that it was fabricated by China to make USA manufacturing "noncompetitve". A Finnish group wants to show people just how important climate change is. "People don't follow politicians, politicians follow people", the group says. (more...)
Amazon Echo Losing Share as Speaker Rivalry Heats Up Amazon Echo Losing Share as Speaker Rivalry Heats Up
- May 02, 2018

Citing "two people who have had discussions with the company about the devices", CNBC further adds that Facebook will sell its upcoming smart speakers internationally before launching them in the USA as "American users and politicians have increased their focus on Facebook and user privacy". (more...)
Arabian Sea has the 'largest and thickest dead zone in the world' Arabian Sea has the 'largest and thickest dead zone in the world'
- May 02, 2018

Researchers started spotting growing regions of the dead zone in the 1970s. Many factors lead to the creation of dead zones in an ocean, but one of the most potent factors is nutrient pollution. The existence of this "oxygenless" zone on the Gulf has been known for around 50 years, but only recently have scientists managed to measure how its borders have changed over the last few decades. (more...)