• Space Timekeeping: NASA's SDO Adds Leap Second to Master Clock
Space Timekeeping: NASA's SDO Adds Leap Second to Master Clock

Experts argued that the last day of the year will have an extra second, being just a little bit longer. However, for a precise reporting, atomic clocks are defined that offers much more precise "atomic" timescale, which is independent of earth rotation.

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  • Tyler State Park hosts 'first day' New Year's hikes
Tyler State Park hosts 'first day' New Year's hikes

There are two hikes beginning at 10 a.m.in Genesee Valley Park. The America's State Parks First Day Hikes offers individuals and families to being the New Year connecting with the outdoors on January 1. This New Year's Day, Florida State Parks are offering more than 100 guided hikes at 96 parks around the state. The annual pass costs residents ...

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  • Facebook & Google dominate the list of 2016's top apps
Facebook & Google dominate the list of 2016's top apps

Facebook Messenger came in second with over 129 million average unique users each month, followed by YouTube with more than 113 million average unique users each month. The app, which lets users upload and watch videos, attracted almost 114 million unique users per month, a 20 percent gain on 2015. The trend of online shopping is only increasing...

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  • Palace appoint former England manager Allardyce
Palace appoint former England manager Allardyce

Palace missed a spot kick of their own in the opening half as Heurelho Gomes picked up the ball from a pass-back, before saving Christian Benteke's resulting penalty. "I think we got a bit deflated after missing the penalty and we can't do that". When a club is struggling it can be tough to encourage the highest calibre of coach to join, which is...

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  • 'Star Wars' star Carrie Fisher suffers 'massive heart attack' on plane
'Star Wars' star Carrie Fisher suffers 'massive heart attack' on plane

Actor Peter Mayhew , the man behind the mask of Chewbacca, asked fans in a tweet to pray for "everyone's favorite princess right now". 'I'm shocked and saddened to hear the news about my dear friend, ' Ford said in a statement. The actress and writer's brother, Todd, later told Entertainment Tonight that she was in intensive care, where her ...

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  • Minecraft Ender Update now on Pocket Edition and Windows 10
Minecraft Ender Update now on Pocket Edition and Windows 10

Apple TV Edition costs $19.99 and comes bundled with seven pieces of DLC to bolster the core world-building game. The Ender Update is now available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone platforms, but it's also available to Windows 10 Edition players.

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  • What You Need to Know About California's Electoral College Electors
What You Need to Know About California's Electoral College Electors

Trump is projected to have 306 votes in the Electoral College based on the November 8 vote, but some speculation about "faithless electors" switching their vote to a candidate who did not win the popular vote in their state cropped up following the election.

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  • Astronomers spot 'planet-eating' star similar to our own sun
Astronomers spot 'planet-eating' star similar to our own sun

Scientists believe, it may have swallowed one or more of its planets, based on lithium and refractory elements recently discovered near its surface. Jacob Bean, the co-author of the research and an assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Chicago, said , "While analysing HIP6846, we got some robust and reliable evid...

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  • Rare, Odd-Looking Ghost Fish Captured on Video
Rare, Odd-Looking Ghost Fish Captured on Video

The discovery by an unmanned submersible operated by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute extends the odd fish's range by more than 6,000 kilometres. The Ghost Shark is renowned for their dead-eyed glaze as well as their winged fins - and the penis protruding from the male species' head. That is according to the program director for the...

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  • SNL parodies Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin in Christmas skit
SNL parodies Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin in Christmas skit

As old friends Tillerson and Putin reunite, they quickly get to work on their own oil drilling projects in Russian Federation - and how things may become easier once Trump is in the Oval Office. "This guy has so much energy , it's just unpresidented ". "I don't know what means, but it sounds tremendous", Trump replies. "You didn't tell me P...

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  • Woman raped in vehicle by driver at South Delhi's Moti Bagh
Woman raped in vehicle by driver at South Delhi's Moti Bagh

The 20-year-old girl, who later narrated the incident to the police, had come from Noida to Delhi in search of a job. They said that the victim was waiting for a bus at around 2200 hrs last night near the AIIMS when the accused offered her a lift.

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  • Self-driving Chevy Bolt EVs to hit MI roads
Self-driving Chevy Bolt EVs to hit MI roads

GM's Chairman and CEO Mary Barra presided a rare press conference last December 15 to declare that GM's autonomous vehicle called Chevrolet Bolt is now prowling the streets of southeast MI. That testing will now expand to roads around Detroit . The self-driving cars that will be made at the Orion Township assembly plant will be made from Chevro...

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  • EPA fracking report offers few answers on drinking water
EPA fracking report offers few answers on drinking water

The report details the circumstances where water has been impacted, and provides guidance on how to avoid water contamination. Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, is a process whereby water, chemicals, and sand are blasted into the rocks thousands of feet below the surface, to help unlock the natural gas and oil.

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  • Japan successfully orbits giant space junk collector
Japan successfully orbits giant space junk collector

The capsule is equipped with a half mile-long tether, which can change an object's orbit, and is meant to remove some of the more than 100 million pieces of debris from Earth's orbit. Eventually the detritus will enter the Earth's atmosphere, burning up long before it has a chance to crash to the planet's surface. Unfortunately, however, JAX...

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  • Will reveal everything about demonetisation 'scam': Rahul Gandhi
Will reveal everything about demonetisation 'scam': Rahul Gandhi

But she sent out a political message by walking up to BJP veteran L.K. Advani to express her gratitude for reaching out to her on her birthday. For a month, we've been trying to debate on demonetisation. We are asking the Congress, the TMC and the Left from November 16 to participate in a discussion on demonetisation. "That doesn't happen. That is ...

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  • 21st Century Fox Possible Offer for Sky plc
21st Century Fox Possible Offer for Sky plc

The companies said Friday that it reached a preliminary agreement for £ 10.75 per share in cash ($13.52) but that certain material offer terms remained under discussion. Piers Hillier, chief investment officer of Royal London, which owns a 0.35% stake in Sky, said at the time: "Should Fox make a bid for Sky, investors need a strong independent chai...

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  • Trader's Buzzer : Micron Technology, Inc.'s ( MU )
Trader's Buzzer : Micron Technology, Inc.'s ( MU )

Micron has a significant upside potential both in terms of revenue and earnings for the next quarter. HGK Asset Management Inc. owned about 0.08% of Micron Technology worth $15,087,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. It has a market cap of $ 31.50B. The semiconductor manufacturer reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the q...

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  • Google hits renewable energy goal in quest to pare pollution
Google hits renewable energy goal in quest to pare pollution

It's an astonishing claim, considering the sheer volume of data it processes every second. On Google's YouTube video platform, people upload 400 hours of video every minute, the company said . Many of those projects will be operational next year. The blog could nearly be written for United States president-elect Trump, who has been scathing abou...

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  • Films
Films "Moonlight", "Manchester by the Sea" score at IFP Gotham Awards

The Gotham Awards are held every year on the Monday after Thanksgiving in New York City, marking the unofficial start of the award show season. "Our voices need to be heard now more than ever", Keegan-Michael said. Benjamin Millepied, left, and Natalie Portman attend the 26th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday...

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  • Marvel vs Capcom Infinite unveiled at PSX
Marvel vs Capcom Infinite unveiled at PSX

The Infinity Stones, made infamous by Thanos' quest in the Marvel cinematic universe, are being introduced into the Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite gameplay. Each Infinity Stone provides a unique advantage to the player and represents a different aspect of the universe: power, space, time, reality, soul, and mind.

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  • Apple shows ambition to get into self-driving car race
Apple shows ambition to get into self-driving car race

In recent months, Apple has also hired driverless auto experts and engineers from Tesla and other vehicle firms. Thus far there have only been rumors regarding Apple's plan for an autonomous vehicle. In an apparent hint about Apple's Project Titan initiative, Kenner has clearly mentioned in the letter that the company is "investing heavily ...

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  • Washington in, MI out in new College Football Playoff poll
Washington in, MI out in new College Football Playoff poll

Washington (11-1, 8-1 Pac 12): Like Clemson, Washington should be in with a win. Do good things, don't do bad things, and bow down to Washington . Does the Big Ten Champ get left out? Finally, the Big Ten is in a strong position to be a huge victor. Despite their one loss, the Huskies do not have a spot guaranteed even with a win Friday...

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  • Tesla's newly updated Autopilot out in less than a month
Tesla's newly updated Autopilot out in less than a month

Musk had previously disclosed that he personally tests out any new Tesla software on the road before he distributes it to actual owners. Elon Musk , Chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors , speaks at SolarCity's Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 3, 2015.

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  • Delta Apologizes For Not Removing Disruptive Trump Fan From Flight
Delta Apologizes For Not Removing Disruptive Trump Fan From Flight

Trump!". A boisterous supporter of Donald Trump tried to rally the president-elect's supporters upon boarding a flight to Allentown recently. Emma Baum , a passenger aboard Flight 248, posted a 44-second video to social media showing a man standing in the aisle of the plane shouting, " Donald Trump , baby!" "I hope it goes viral!" As they ...

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  • US ups 2017 biofuels requirements in victory for Big Corn
US ups 2017 biofuels requirements in victory for Big Corn

EPA has increased conventional renewable fuel volumes for 2017, meeting the 15 billion-gallon congressional target and the standard for biomass-based biodiesel has been increased by 100 million gallons to twice that of the minimum congressional target.

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