• Animal charity removes 15 animals it rescued from Gaza zoo
Animal charity removes 15 animals it rescued from Gaza zoo

For months vets from Four Paws had been visiting the zoo in southern Gaza to treat the animals and transfer them out after global outcry at photos of their conditions. "But the tiger just went straight into the box as if he knew that we will bring him to a nice home". She said the Four Paws team not only had to co-ordinate between Israel and the ...

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  • Texas Teacher Creates 'No Homework' Policy for Class
Texas Teacher Creates 'No Homework' Policy for Class

Instead, she encourages parents to spend time eating dinner as a family, reading together, playing outside and sending their child to bed on time. Bradley, who teaches at Godley Elementary School in Texas, which prides itself on classroom innovation, handed out the letters to parents at "Meet the Teacher Night", preceding the beginning of the a...

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  • Uber pushes envelope: driverless cars in Pittsburg this month
Uber pushes envelope: driverless cars in Pittsburg this month

With global acceptance of ride-hailing technologies underway, Uber is now looking at the new frontier as it starts developing self-driving vehicles with Swedish automaker Volvo. Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto has previously said self-driving vehicles will improve road safety and make his city more efficient. Self-driving and autonomous are not...

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  • Dundalk unlucky while Pep plays games with City
Dundalk unlucky while Pep plays games with City

Sterling's progress, which will be tested today at Stoke City where City lost 2-0 last season and have won just once in eight Premier League visits, contrasts sharply with that of England team- mate Joe Hart. One thing for certain is that Guardiola will want his squad to pick up points on the road. "And in the future of course he can do that". We...

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  • Faux Pax: Bengal Congress Tweets Controversial Rajiv Gandhi Quote, Details Inside
Faux Pax: Bengal Congress Tweets Controversial Rajiv Gandhi Quote, Details Inside

Gandhi began his speech at the Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavna award function here with a story of his own "short-lived musical career". However, veteran Congress leader Manas Bhuiyan appeared to disagree and claimed that party president Adhir Choudhury should be held responsible for this goof-up.

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  • Rio 2016: Malaysia bags another silver through Lee Chong Wei
Rio 2016: Malaysia bags another silver through Lee Chong Wei

Two-time world and All England champion Chen said he has followed and been inspired by the two greats since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, when Lin scored the first of two Games finals victories over Lee. However, Lee again forged ahead in game two to lead 8-5, before errors started to creep back in and Chen took six consecutive points to set up his vi...

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  • Coral reefs can't survive without fish urine
Coral reefs can't survive without fish urine

One reason is because when fish urinate, they release phosphorus into the water which, together with nitrogen released through the gills of fish, provide important nutrients necessary for coral. Earlier research has shown that coral reefs with healthy fish populations tend to grow faster compared with those having smaller fish population. Coral r...

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  • Alaskan village threatened by rising sea levels votes for costly relocation
Alaskan village threatened by rising sea levels votes for costly relocation

Theresidents of Isle de Jean Charles, La., Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw native Americans, were given a $48 million federal grant to pick up their homeland, which is being swallowed up into the Gulf of Mexico after decades of oil extraction practices and a failed levee project worsened storms, exacerbated by the effects of climate change and rising sea...

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  • Suu Kyi to discuss frozen dam project on landmark China trip
Suu Kyi to discuss frozen dam project on landmark China trip

The 18-member UPDJC, made up of representatives of the government, ethnic armed groups and political parties, is headed by State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi. On April 5, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Myanmar, and his visit was the first of a foreign minister to the country after the new government took office.

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  • Millions of Volkswagens can be broken into with a wireless hack
Millions of Volkswagens can be broken into with a wireless hack

If you own a Volkswagen Group vehicle that was manufactured within the last twenty years, chances are that a hacker would be able make their way into your "locked" vehicle easily. The only exception the researchers found were cars built on VW's latest MQB production platform, which is used in its top selling model, the Golf VII, which they found do...

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  • DEA: Marijuana will remain illegal under federal law
DEA: Marijuana will remain illegal under federal law

The decision is the Drug Enforcement Administration's response to a 2011 petition by two former state governors who had urged federal agencies to re-classify marijuana as a drug with accepted medical uses , the two sources said on Wednesday.

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  • Coolpad Mega smartphone launched with 8MP front camera at Rs 6999
Coolpad Mega smartphone launched with 8MP front camera at Rs 6999

It is packed with 1GHz MediaTek MT6735P 64-bit quad-core processor with Mali T720 GPU combined with 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card . The smartphone is powered by a 2500mAh battery that's rated to deliver up to 9 hours of talk time, and 200 hours of standby time. Coolpad is again one of th...

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  • Major League Baseball investigating Padres for medical disclosures at trade deadline
Major League Baseball investigating Padres for medical disclosures at trade deadline

Per Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune, MLB is looking into the exchange of medical information regarding deals that sent Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox and a package trade that sent Colin Rea to the Miami Marlins. RHP Colin Rea will soon undergo Tommy John surgery and miss all of the 2017 season. Olney's most interesting revel...

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  • Choo Activated from DL; Alvarez Optioned to Round Rock
Choo Activated from DL; Alvarez Optioned to Round Rock

C Jonathan Lucroy hit his first homer since being acquired by the Rangers earlier this week. INDIANS 9, TWINS 2 (at Cleveland) - Carlos Santana hit a three-run homer, Francisco Lindor added a two-run shot and Cleveland salvaged the finale of a four-game series.

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  • Apple announces watchOS 3 with handwriting recognition and a big performance upgrade
Apple announces watchOS 3 with handwriting recognition and a big performance upgrade

Since launch, the Apple Watch has got a lot better thanks to the operating system, watchOS, dramatically improving. The side button opens this dock, and the previews are all live, so you can see what's happening in each one without actually jumping in to the apps themselves.

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  • Reddit releases official apps for iOS, Android
Reddit releases official apps for iOS, Android

While the design differs somewhat between the two platforms-with iOS using bottom menu buttons for navigation and Android embracing Material Design-they both offer quick way to swipe or scroll through Reddit posts. Reddit , dubbed the front page of the internet, has launched its first official smartphone apps for Android and iOS offering those ...

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  • Tesla Motors to launch electric vehicle in India
Tesla Motors to launch electric vehicle in India

That $35,000 price tag doesn't include any federal or state tax credits that could lower the Model 3's price for buyers who qualify. As for performance, the base Tesla Model 3 will manage 0-60 miles per hour in less than six seconds . As a comparison, Toyota sold around 200,000 Prius models a year ago. A new generation of Nissan's Leaf is also...

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  • Taking on rivals, Nintendo rolls out 1st smartphone game
Taking on rivals, Nintendo rolls out 1st smartphone game

Users are asked some questions, such as their 10-year plans or what their favorite TV show is. As for the game's global release, Nintendo is planning for it to take place later this month, so keep an eye out for it if it sounds like something you might be interested in trying.

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  • Amazon UK Recalls Power Adapters For Fire Tablet
Amazon UK Recalls Power Adapters For Fire Tablet

Google made encryption a requirement for all Google-approved Android phones that ship with Marshmallow ( after a false start in Lollipop ), and it has been available as an optional Android security feature for years. The discussion in USA raging between Apple and technological companies versus the Federal Bureau of Investigation and governmenta...

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  • Facebook Set To Pay Millions More In UK Tax
Facebook Set To Pay Millions More In UK Tax

At this stage, it is not clear exactly how much tax Facebook will pay but changes are expected to be put in place in April, with the first, new tax bill to be paid in 2017. Google is facing its own issues over tax across the 28-member bloc, as French and Italian authorities investigate, while Apple, whose worldwide operations are run from low-tax...

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  • Soon your boss can lock the layout of your iPhone's homescreen
Soon your boss can lock the layout of your iPhone's homescreen

At a time when privacy and security concerns are heightened, Apple is preparing, with its upcoming iOS 9.3, to take the guesswork out of whether your employer is monitoring you via your iPhone. A message on the lock screen will read "this iPhone is managed by your organisation" with the About screen containing a little more detail, including a mess...

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  • Facebook to introduce live videos on top of News Feed
Facebook to introduce live videos on top of News Feed

So as you constantly refresh your News Feed to find interesting stories, if someone is broadcasting live , it'll pop to the top of the page. But this policy doesn't work that well where Live video is concerned. Most of the support for partners will be in the form of on-boarding, studio setups and best practices for using Facebook Live . J...

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  • Facebook to push Live video feature to top of the News feed
Facebook to push Live video feature to top of the News feed

Image: Facebook "We know that people on Android love interacting with live videos as more than 50% of people watching live videos are using Android devices", said the official news release by Facebook . This will allow users to discover live videos from families and friends, as well as videos from the public trending at the moment. Well...

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  • Apple's new 4-inch smartphone to be called iPhone SE
Apple's new 4-inch smartphone to be called iPhone SE

Albeit most of the people are trending towards using big screen sized phones, Apple is going to reduce the size of the iPhone ever lesser to 4-inches in diagonal screen size. The company is also said to be unveiling a 9.7-inch iPad Pro at the event with Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil support; as well as, some minor updates to the Apple Wat...

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  • Camera Boost, Virtual Reality in New Samsung, LG Gadgets
Camera Boost, Virtual Reality in New Samsung, LG Gadgets

Although there's no way to confirm Samsung will drop its prices on the S7 they have slashed the cost of last year's S6. One of these edges can also be customized to show apps and contacts that the customer prefers. It does not mention that this is a pre-order only offer, so it looks like even if you missed the pre-orders, you should be able to get ...

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