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Science Turkey puts 47 on trial for 'coup plot'
Author: 0 Turkey puts 47 on trial for 'coup plot'

The prosecutor has demanded to sentence each of the accused for at least six consecutive life sentences each under the Turkish penal code for attempting to kill the President, attempting to overthrow the constitutional order, crimes against the legislative body and the government, leading an armed terrorist organization, and intentional killing of an official.

Science WhatsApp now lets you post status updates that disappear within 24 hours
Author: 0 WhatsApp now lets you post status updates that disappear within 24 hours

In this tab, you can also view friends and family members' Statuses, and reply to them privately. The release of the update is special because it is rolling out in time for WhatsApp's 8th anniversary this Friday, Feb. In reality, it seems to more be a move to push non-permanent photo sharing across as many Facebook apps as possible. It wasn't that long ago that WhatsApp was also available on BlackBerry and Windows Phone, although with their market shares having dropped to below ...

Science Engineers Develop Origami-Inspired Bulletproof Shield To Protect Police Officers
Author: 0 Engineers Develop Origami-Inspired Bulletproof Shield To Protect Police Officers

It can also be deployed in just five seconds. Engineers of the Brigham Young University have designed a light and easy to carry, yet strong Kevlar for police forces that can stop bullets triggered from any handguns. "We suspected that something as large as a.44 Magnum would actually tip it over, but that didn't happen", Howell said . Unless modern criminals are easily distracted by paper cranes, "life-saving" probably isn't the first word you'd think to use to describe the ancient ...

Science Half-Life, Portal Co-Writer Leaves Valve
Author: 0 Half-Life, Portal Co-Writer Leaves Valve

Along with co-writing Portal , Left 4 Dead and Half-Life titles, he was also a co-writer on the original Psychonauts when he worked at Double Fine and is now writing for Psychonauts 2 . Wolpaw originally co-founded the site Old Man Murray with another Valve employee Chet Faliszek before eventually making his way to the development studio.

Science Trouble in store in Lords for Theresa May over Brexit Bill
Author: 0 Trouble in store in Lords for Theresa May over Brexit Bill

Theresa May is bracing herself for defeat over key elements of her Brexit negotiating strategy after the Bill authorising her to trigger Article 50 moves on Monday to the House of Lords. Lord Mandelson, the former Labour cabinet minister, predicted that the Lords would back changes to the Bill and urged peers to "not throw in the towel early" over the legislation.

Author: 0 BlackBerry Hits Nokia With Patent Violation Lawsuit

BlackBerry is taking legal action against Nokia , alleging 11 cases of patent infringement dating back to the year 2001. BlackBerry filed a lawsuit in a federal court in DE, according to Bloomberg , claiming Nokia is infringing on 11 patents with several mobile networking products, such as Flexi Multiradio base stations, Liquid Radio software, and radio network controllers.

Science Xbox to present Scorpio upgrade in June
Author: 0 Xbox to present Scorpio upgrade in June

Microsoft confirmed the date of its press conference in the upcoming "Electronic Entertainment Expo" (E3) this coming June. So far the system has remained as codename Project Scorpio and it is not yet definite if it would be a next-generation platform, or if it is a same-gen iteration similar to the Xbox One S.

Science Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire again, toxic smoke over IT city's suburb
Author: 0 Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire again, toxic smoke over IT city's suburb

According to The Hindu , the fire officials suspected that the fire started in the thick layer of hyacinth in the lake but are yet to determine what set the hyacinth on fire. Over the years, Bellandur lake has been in the news for froth that spills around it leading to toxic fumes. Though the Bengaluru Development Authority had taken up the initiative to restore the lake in January but no work has begun as yet.

Author: 0 Climate Change Drops Ocean Oxygen Levels By 2% In 50 Years

Warmer water holds less dissolved gas, and according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, sea surface temperature rose at an average rate of 0.13°F per decade from 1901 through 2015. Because oxygen in the global ocean is not evenly distributed, the 2 percent overall decline means there is a much larger decline in some areas of the ocean than others.

Science Dan Carter allegedly caught drink driving in Paris
Author: 0 Dan Carter allegedly caught drink driving in Paris

French press reported last night that Dan Carter had been tested on the side of a Parisian road in the 17th arrondissement and was found to have 0.8 grams of alcohol per litre of blood. The ex-All Black, whose move to France in 2016 ended his illustrious worldwide career, posted a picture on Twitter of himself at the Champions League last-16 first leg between Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona on Wednesday night, with former New Zealand teammate Ali Williams joining him at the Parc des Princes.

Author: 0 Scientists Find 60 New Planets - Could a 'Super Earth' Be Among Them?

Tuomi and his global team of astronomers also found evidence of another 54 planets, bringing the potential discovery of new worlds to 114. The possible GJ 411 planet is at least 3.8 times more massive than Earth, and it's probably too hot to be habitable, study team members said .

Science Trump rants about 'out of control' press dishonesty in first solo presser
Author: 0 Trump rants about 'out of control' press dishonesty in first solo presser

He went on to brag about his victory over Hillary Clinton and the rising stock market, and accused Obama holdovers of leaking information, saying "I don't have any deals with Russian Federation". Last July, he told a news conference in Florida: "Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing". Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican hawk who has blasted Trump over claims of voter fraud and called for in-depth investigations over Trump's alleged links ...

Science ZTE to announce a Gigabit phone for 5G era
Author: 0 ZTE to announce a Gigabit phone for 5G era

The company has announced that it will launch a new smartphone, named as Gigabit Phone, during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, which will take place in Barcelona. The modem can handle speeds up to 5Gbps and is said to become available next year. By way of comparison, Qualcomm's older X12 modem could only support maximum download speeds of 600Mbps, as opposed to the 1Gbps maximum offered by the X16.

Science Lamborghini Aventador recalled for engine fire risk
Author: 0 Lamborghini Aventador recalled for engine fire risk

The 12-cylinder, 750-horsepower models that Automobili Lamborghini SpA billed as a "street-legal racing car" are among about 5,900 Aventadors the carmaker will recall worldwide over risks that a fuel system fault could lead to fires, the company said Tuesday.

Science ISRO marked the record for launching 104 satellites in a single rocket
Author: 0 ISRO marked the record for launching 104 satellites in a single rocket

The 29-minute launch went off precisely as planned; it took just 11 minutes from the release of the primary Cartosat-2 series spacecraft to the last launch of a client satellite, ISRO said after the mega-payload launch. Measuring only 12 inches long by 4 inches wide by 4 inches high (30 by 10 by 10 centimeters), these tiny satellites, also called Doves , will allow the company to image the entire Earth every day, according to a statement from Planet .

Author: 0 Asamoah Gyan's aide Anim Addo clarifies "unethical hair" reports

Saudi Arabia goalkeeper Waleed Abdullah was recently told by a referee to cut his "un-Islamic" hair immediately before a match. The decision on whether a player's hair is acceptable is left to match officials, some of whom are concerned about setting a bad example for children.

Author: 0 Is "Netflix cheating" ruining your relationship?

How can you stop your partner from Netflix cheating? Netflix cheating has increased threefold since the behavior was first surveyed in 2013, and 60% of today's consumers said they would cheat even more if they felt they could get away with it.

Author: 0 Apple to suspend sales of LG 5K monitor over hardware issues

Presumably punters will be told that Apple is waiting for the fixed versions of the 5K monitor, which LG is working on now. The problem with the displays first emerged a couple of weeks back, when LG officially confirmed that there was an issue with the monitor if it's placed too near Wi-Fi routers, a flaw which causes interference from a flickering screen to a completely black one.

Science Linda McMahon confirmed by Senate as head of Small Business Adaministration
Author: 0 Linda McMahon confirmed by Senate as head of Small Business Adaministration

Vince McMahon bought the company formerly known as WWWF and then WWE from his father, Vince McMahon, Sr., in 1982. "Small businesses have had some tough blows in the last decade", McMahon said in her opening remarks. President Trump has maintained a close professional relationship with the McMahons for more than two decades. Other cabinet nominees have led to all-night talking sessions and strident opposition from Democrats, but that wasn't the case with McMahon.

Science Smart Transitions to Electric Only For North America
Author: 0 Smart Transitions to Electric Only For North America

Although neither Fortwo powertrain has proved particularly popular among US consumers ( Smart sold just 5440 Fortwos and 771 Fortwo EDs last year), the brand believes its upcoming second-generation Fortwo ED provides a blueprint for its new, all-electric North American sales strategy.

Author: 0 Air pollution yearly kills over 1.2 lakh in Bangladesh

As many as 15 Indian cities showed levels of air pollution that greatly exceeded the prescribed national standards. The report also showed that 67 per cent of the total "ozone attributable" deaths were reported from India. The health effects of the ultrafine particles are still being studied and the full effects are only beginning to be understood, said Majid Ezzati, a global environmental health professor at the Imperial College, London.

Author: 0 Mass Rallies In Mexico Protesting Trump's Immigration Policies

As Sunday's protests unfold in Mexico, Lopez Obrador will be visiting the United States to address both Mexicans and Americans in Los Angeles about Trump's "poisonous" rhetoric. Trump recently said it is likely that Mexico will reimburse the United States for the wall in order to speed up construction. The US president has often referred to Mexican immigrants as "criminals" and "rapists" who should be kept on the other side of his proposed wall.

Science Hard fighting Burnley frustrate Premier League leaders Chelsea to draw
Author: 0 Hard fighting Burnley frustrate Premier League leaders Chelsea to draw

A quick-thinking fan turned out to be an unlikely hero for a young boy during Chelsea's 1-1 draw at Burnley on Sunday night. If not them, who do you think will usurp the Blues? Burnley have accumulated the third most points at home and come into this match bidding to win their sixth successive league match at the ground.

Author: 0 Take it Trump! North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

President Donald Trump took office last month. At about 8am local time (11pm GMT), a projectile, suspected to be either a short- or medium-range missile, was launched North Korea's Banghyon's air base. cooperation". "While the launch had the risk of backfiring and agitating President Trump, it's not like the U.S.' military can double or triple its size, or to hire Tony Stark", Cha Du-hyeogn, a former intelligence secretary to South Korean President Lee Myung-bak told NK News .

Science More whales strand as hundreds die
Author: 0 More whales strand as hundreds die

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of whale strandings in the world, with an average of 300 whales and dolphins arising in the country's beaches every year. Pilot whales grow up to six metres (20 feet) long and are the most common species of whale in New Zealand waters. But to the relief of rescuers, the high tide saved nearly all the rest of them.

Author: 0 Ex-foreign minister Steinmeier elected new German president

The German president has little executive power, but is considered an important moral authority and symbol of the country as its host for visiting dignitaries. In contrast to Gauck, Steinmeier is a career politician who served as chief of staff to former Chancellor Gerhard Schroder and later as foreign minister in Angela Merkel's first coalition government between 2005 and 2009.

Science Hundreds of Whales Stuck in New Zealand Now Swim Free
Author: 0 Hundreds of Whales Stuck in New Zealand Now Swim Free

In 1985, about 450 whales stranded in Auckland. Two separate incidents at Farewell Spit , South Island, led to around 650 whales becoming stranded over the last few days. New Zealand has one of the highest rates of whale beachings. Volunteers successfully refloated the 17 that were still stranded the next day. Sometimes described as a whale trap, the spit's long coastline and gently sloping beaches seem to make it hard for whales to navigate away from once they get close.

Science Is Hillary Clinton weighing in on the immigration ruling?
Author: 0 Is Hillary Clinton weighing in on the immigration ruling?

The former presidential candidate tweeted "3-0" after the ruling was handed down Thursday night. After Trump signed the executive order about the ban, Clinton weighed in and expressed her disapproval. Steven Goldstein thinks this was a victory for the American freedom. "The court has sided with refugees who thirst for hope over a president who yearns to hate".

Science Japanese scientists develop robotic pollinator
Author: 0 Japanese scientists develop robotic pollinator

The robots absorbed the pollen and then could be flown to a second flower, where the grains were deposited, artificially pollinating the plants and causing them to begin the process of producing seeds. Goulson said there are roughly 3.2 trillion bees - which feed themselves at no cost to us but also give us honey - and argued to replace them with machines would be incredibly expensive.

Science Friday night sky will feature partial eclipse of full Snow Moon, comet
Author: 0 Friday night sky will feature partial eclipse of full Snow Moon, comet

The moon will already be affected by the eclipse when it rises at 5:48 p.m. Friday evening. Eastern time. That's when the top of the moon will be the darkest gray from the Earth's shadow. The moon won't be blacked out like in a full eclipse. The peak of the eclipse should arrive at 6:43 PM Central time. A blue green head and fan shaped tail should be visible to you if the night sky is relatively pollution free.

Author: 0 Don't miss: Full snow moon and penumbral lunar eclipse this week

And considering the time of year, you better add some blankets. Basically, the external shadow of the Earth blocks part of the sun's rays from reaching the moon. The moon will spend more than four hours drifting through the Earth's external shadow which will appear darker than any typical night. February's full Moon is traditionally called the Full Snow Moon because usually the heaviest snows fall in February.

Author: 0 Hot Wheels DLC announced for Rocket League

Anyone who's familiar with Hot Wheels should recognize Twin Mill III and Bone Shaker , the two cars that are being added to she game. The video is a bit short, but it shows us how the Twin Mill III and Bone Shaker looks as a miniature toys, as well as its version of Rocket League .

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