Friday forecast: The heat continues, relief by Sunday

The heat index is unlikely to drop below 90 degrees in Chicago Saturday evening, according to the National Weather Service's website. Add the oppressive humidity and the temperature together and you may potentially see heat indices as high... More..

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SpaceX Planning 15th Resupply Mission to ISS
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

SpaceX Planning 15th Resupply Mission to ISS

It was an especially gorgeous launch, delighting spectators as the rocket plume expanded in the clear night sky like a giant halo, beneath a almost full moon at Cape Canaveral , Florida. The rocket landed afte...More..

US Supreme Court Justice Kennedy to retire
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

US Supreme Court Justice Kennedy to retire

In the wise words of Maya Angelou, "When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time". Already the confirmation process is becoming a debate about the future of abortion rights in America an...More..

Trump is mulling 2 women Supreme Court nominees
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump is mulling 2 women Supreme Court nominees

Susan Collins said that she sees Roe v. Wade , the landmark case that legalized abortion across the US, as "settled law". When asked if she could support a Supreme Court nominee who opposed legal aborti...More..

Based Muslim group chides Supreme Court decision on upholding travel ban
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Based Muslim group chides Supreme Court decision on upholding travel ban

Kennedy, 81, was nominated in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan and served 30 years on the Supreme Court, where he was known as a centrist influence . A traditional conservative, he advanced gay rights, reinfo...More..

Sheriff Asks Public to Stay Clear of Iowa Train Derailment Site
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Sheriff Asks Public to Stay Clear of Iowa Train Derailment Site

The river rose rapidly Wednesday after 5 to 7 inches (13 to 18 centimetres) of rain fell Wednesday and a further downpour on Thursday. The cause has not been confirmed, although Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds attri...More..

Hurricane Bud: Path, models, latest forecast of Category 4 hurricane today
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Hurricane Bud: Path, models, latest forecast of Category 4 hurricane today

EDT as Tropical Depression Three-E. Bud's centre is now about 350 miles south-southeast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico , and is moving northwestward. The first storm of the 2018 season was Subtropical Storm Alb...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

NASA's Curiosity rover discovers organic matter on Mars

No matter its goal, these work as "chemical clues" for researchers about Mars. It's present in other places in our solar system that could host life, like Saturn and Jupiter's moons Enceladus, Europa and Titan....More..

The mother of all lizards found in Italian Alps
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

The mother of all lizards found in Italian Alps

Reptiles had existed before then ( many died in a mass extinction event 10 million years prior), but Megachirella is the first known instance of a "squamate", the largest order of reptiles that includes l...More..

European Union may ban plastic straws, stirs, cotton buds
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

European Union may ban plastic straws, stirs, cotton buds

There would also be a move to force European Union member states to collect 90% of the plastic bottles used for drinks, potentially through deposit refund schemes. Single-use plastic objects and fishin...More..

Alberto weakens to depression, but threat remains
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Alberto weakens to depression, but threat remains

State police in North Carolina said two people were killed in Polk County when winds brought a tree down on a vehicle belonging to NBC affiliate WYFF of Greenville, S.C. On average, the Columbia area receives a...More..

Gov. Scott declares State of Emergency across Florida over Alberto
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Gov. Scott declares State of Emergency across Florida over Alberto

Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Saturday as the state readied to face the wrath of Subtropical Storm Alberto . Its top winds were 40 miles per hour as it was moving north at 13 mile...More..

Emery is New Arsenal Boss
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Emery is New Arsenal Boss

Emery already has one thing in common with Wenger after making clear his disdain for the Frenchman's old rival Jose Mourinho. The Armenia worldwide also admitted that he would have been happy for Wenger to st...More..

Sam Bennett Came Agonisingly Close To Yet Another Stage Win Today
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Sam Bennett Came Agonisingly Close To Yet Another Stage Win Today

The four-time Tour de France champion is 3min 50sec behind Yates but only 39 seconds behind Pozzovivo and a spot on the podium. Four-time Tour de France victor Chris Froome was fifth on the stage, 35 seco...More..

$70 million Picasso damaged ahead of auction
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

$70 million Picasso damaged ahead of auction

Details, including how bad the damage is or how it happened, have not been disclosed. Outside conservators have already been consulted to restore the piece. ABC News reports the painting was dated October ...More..

by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

SpaceX makes second attempt to launch Block 5

The satellite will be deployed roughly 33 minutes after the launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. "Successful deployment of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 to geostationary transfer orbit", SpaceX said ...More..

Flipkart-Walmart Deal Done, But is SoftBank Doing a Flip-Flop?
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Flipkart-Walmart Deal Done, But is SoftBank Doing a Flip-Flop?

The deal will be finalised later this year as it is still subject to some regulatory approvals. "The dynamics of the online and offline retail will never be the same post the Walmart-Flipkart deal", CMR said...More..

by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Deutsche Bank Reaffirms Purchase Rating for Weir Group (WEIR)

The company rating was maintained by Shore Capital on Wednesday, January 24. Ashtead Group (LON: AHT)'s stock had its "hold" rating reissued by analysts at Deutsche Bank in a report released on Monday, April...More..

Fortnite's Twitch Prime Pack 2 Skins & How to Get Them
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Fortnite's Twitch Prime Pack 2 Skins & How to Get Them

Several streamers received early access to the Twitch Prime pack so here's a look at the skins in-game. When Amazon bought Twitch that actually made it so all active Amazon Prime memberships comes with a Twit...More..

Important features of Samsung Galaxy S10 (SX) leaked
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Important features of Samsung Galaxy S10 (SX) leaked

Samsung is already hard at work on its future flagships including a new Galaxy Note that'll likely debut this summer and next year's Galaxy S10 which is rumored to include an in-display fingerprint sensor. O...More..