• Large expanse of volcanoes discovered beneath Antarctica
Large expanse of volcanoes discovered beneath Antarctica

While researchers cannot now determine if the volcanoes are active, the new findings can help scientists take a closer look at how the volcanism in the area is influencing ice sheet growth. Van Wyk de Vries, the undergraduate whose theory kicked off the deep look into the ice, said curiosity fueled his work. 'The most volcanism that is going in...

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  • Pig-to-human organ transplants closer, thanks to gene editing
Pig-to-human organ transplants closer, thanks to gene editing

Biotech start-up eGeneisis, one of the leaders of the study , said in a statement: "This research represents an important advance in addressing safety concerns about cross species viral transmission". " There's a big gap between organ supply and organ demand ", he said. Taking pig cells, the team edited them to target and hinder the virus-rela...

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  • Google Fires Employee Who Wrote 'Anti-Diversity Manifesto'
Google Fires Employee Who Wrote 'Anti-Diversity Manifesto'

Damore also claimed that "Men have a higher drive for status" and " Women , on average, have more neuroticism" which may contribute "to the lower number of women in high-stress jobs". Since the memo controversy hit, senior figures at Google have repeatedly expressed the company's commitment to gender equality and diversity. Google , the world'...

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  • Tesla is raising $1.5B to ramp up Model 3 production
Tesla is raising $1.5B to ramp up Model 3 production

The company said earlier this month that 518,000 people have put down $1,000 deposits for the auto since March 2016. The company now plans to increase its output to 5,000 Model 3 cars a week by the end of 2017. "And then in Germany, we've just heard announcement of a new plan for a $1 billion factory on batteries", Giles Keating, now the ...

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  • Vic teen's legs eaten by tiny sea animals
Vic teen's legs eaten by tiny sea animals

Besides sea lice, creatures that could be blame for the teen's injuries include amphipods, jellyfish larvae and a stringray. Experts have said that the creatures filmed by the father are different from the ones who ate the skin of his son.

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  • Stephen Curry shoots 74 again at Ellie Mae Classic, misses cut
Stephen Curry shoots 74 again at Ellie Mae Classic, misses cut

Coming into the tournament, Curry had +900 odds to make the cut and -2500 to miss it according to some sports books . Curry opened with a 4-over 74 on the TPC Stonebrae and needed a career round to stay for the weekend. "I'm happy with it". The good news for Curry is that he was close to saving par after hitting a very good chip shot that ne...

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  • EU Sanctions Russian Deputy Minister, Others In Siemens Case
EU Sanctions Russian Deputy Minister, Others In Siemens Case

European Union member states had until late on August 4 to object to the new sanctions. The EU first introduced sanctions on Russian Federation after the 2014 military takeover of the Black Sea peninsula from Kiev, and stepped them up repeatedly as Moscow then backed separatist unrest in the east of Ukraine .

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  • British model 'kidnapped and drugged' before being AUCTIONED online
British model 'kidnapped and drugged' before being AUCTIONED online

Her captors seemed to have a change of heart when they found out the model had a two-year-old child, and told police their "rules exclude kidnapping mothers" and made a decision to try and release her, the local paper reported. It was not immediately clear why the suspect took the model to the consulate. However, when the model turned up in...

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  • Public Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at Science Spectrum
Public Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at Science Spectrum

On that upcoming Monday afternoon, if you take a few minutes, you will be able to see the Sun gradually vanish and take the shape of a crescent Moon. And don't point your iPhone at the sun or you'll fry the camera mechanism. He says the damage isn't immediately apparent because the light-sensitive cells of the eye will keep working for hours af...

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  • Pokemon Go Fest's blunders result in class-action lawsuit
Pokemon Go Fest's blunders result in class-action lawsuit

Recently to celebrate Pokemon GO turning 1 year old and to celebrate the launch of legendary Pokemon , Niantic chose to hold a Pokemon GO Fest in Chicago that gathered players together to make the game more social. The suit seeks unspecified damages to be determined at a trial. " Niantic is not offering to refund people's travel expense...

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  • Obdulia Sanchez, 18, pleads 'not guilty' in deadly livestream crash
Obdulia Sanchez, 18, pleads 'not guilty' in deadly livestream crash

During Obdulia Sanchez's first court appearance she sat emotionless as the court read her charges. Sanchez recorded the fatal crash online last week after losing control of her auto about 75 miles northwest of Fresno, Calif. I killed my sister, but I don't care. A heartbreaking moment was streamed live on social media Monday. "Anybody can say...

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  • Samsung's Q2 net profit hits record high
Samsung's Q2 net profit hits record high

On an annual basis, Samsung's semiconductor division is widely expected to overtake Intel's sales this year, analysts at brokerages and market research firms say. "The S8 has indeed helped get Samsung back onto its feet, hopefully putting the Note7 debacle behind it", Bryan Ma, a technology industry analyst at IDC, said before the announcement.

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  • Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022: paper
Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022: paper

Solid-state batteries also hold the promise of offering roughly twice the energy density of lithium-ion and other "liquid" batteries per pound, which makes their use in EVs attractive once the technology is perfected and commercialized. The company is reportedly planning to begin mass producing electric vehicles in China as early as 2019. Solid-s...

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  • Ford Mustang GT will hit 100 in under 4 seconds
Ford Mustang GT will hit 100 in under 4 seconds

While we don't know the exact number, this means that when the 5.0L-powered Mustang is in Drag Mode, it will hit 60 miles per hour in no more than 3.9 seconds. Compared to the current 5.0-liter V8 which already puts out a healthy 435 PS with 542 Nm of torque, the retuned engine now cranks out 460 PS and 569 Nm of torque.

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  • Netflix's 'Stranger Things' Season 2 trailer is full of thrills
Netflix's 'Stranger Things' Season 2 trailer is full of thrills

The mysterious girl with mysterious powers shows up at the end of the teaser, and it looks as if she's found a way to get out of the Upside Down. It opens up with the gang at an arcade where they are playing the classic Dragon's Lair . Will Byers might have escaped the Upside Down, but he brought a piece of it back with him, as visions of his ti...

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  • Major record-breaker Grace: I honestly didn't know I'd made history
Major record-breaker Grace: I honestly didn't know I'd made history

The South African took full advantage as he pelted 16 greens today, the same amount as rounds one and two, combined. "I was so in the zone and playing the round so well", Grace said . "I honestly had no idea that 62 was the record". To make matters even more unbelievable, Grace did this after shooting 74 the round before during some brutally bad...

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  • PvP Comes 'Ghost Recon: Wildlands' This Fall
PvP Comes 'Ghost Recon: Wildlands' This Fall

It is unknown what other modes will come with Ghost War . Not a whole lot of information regarding Ghost War is known right now, including the date of when the open beta goes live although Ubisoft has said it will be during the summer.

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  • GE's New CEO: Don't Expect 'Paralysis' During Company's Reset
GE's New CEO: Don't Expect 'Paralysis' During Company's Reset

Also, GE added that their profit and cash flow for entire year will be at the low end of its forecasts. GE's earnings report will be the last for outgoing CEO Jeff Immelt , who had been criticised by numerous company's shareholders. He acquired power assets from France's Alstom, merged GE's oil and gas business with Baker Hughes, and moved the h...

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  • The Switch's Phone-Enabled Voice Chat Is As Ridiculous As Expected
The Switch's Phone-Enabled Voice Chat Is As Ridiculous As Expected

Grab it here for iOS (with support for both iPhone and iPad), and here for Android . If this keeps happening, we're gonna have to block you from playing online for a while. The goody comes wrapped in a cheery exterior resembling a bubble-gum that conceals peculiar but wonderful lore underneath. It's a fiddly notion, and needlessly so, but I'd be ...

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  • Google Introduces 'Google Feed' For Android And iOS
Google Introduces 'Google Feed' For Android And iOS

Unlike its social media rival, Google's feed is anxious less about what your friends post and more about giving you the info you want to know at any given moment. Google declined to provide information on how many people use the Google app. In the same way as Facebook , Google will surface articles from across the web and present them in...

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  • Some OnePlus 5 phones reportedly reboot during emergency calls
Some OnePlus 5 phones reportedly reboot during emergency calls

It's unclear if all OnePlus 5 models suffer from the same troubling glitch, but at least three users have claimed to have the bug on their device. Last month, users complained of a "jelly scrolling" issue plaguing the handset's display .

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  • Atari shows off two Ataribox versions; Offers some details on features
Atari shows off two Ataribox versions; Offers some details on features

The company confirmed the design hinted at in the teaser video. Taking obvious design cues from the classic Atari 2600 console , the Ataribox will come in two editions featuring either a wooden or red and black finish, with the front panel made of either wood or glass.

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  • Amazon to develop its own messaging app
Amazon to develop its own messaging app

AFTV News claims that Amazon's messaging app will only be successful if plenty of other services agree to enter into a partnership with it. Stay tuned for more news. Add the emojis, GIFs and stickers to make it more interesting. The fact that Amazon created these graphics and details and also put Anytime in a survey shows that the compan...

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  • US CPI and retail sales data miss knock the dollar down
US CPI and retail sales data miss knock the dollar down

Money markets pricing suggests less than a 50 percent chance of a hike over the next year, according to CME's FedWatch tool. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks inched up 0.1 percent to 1,425.66. After keeping its key policy rate at a record low near zero for seven years, the central bank began raising rates gradually with one quarter-...

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  • Coffee saves from death and extends life
Coffee saves from death and extends life

The researchers said they made a "statistically significant" observation between those who consumed the most coffee and lower risk of death , compared to non-drinkers. We're taking this as permission to pour a full-strength coffee nightcap. "If people enjoy their coffee they can relax and enjoy their coffee ", he said, adding that people ...

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  • Gas Prices Up 13 Cents Per Gallon On Average In Michigan
Gas Prices Up 13 Cents Per Gallon On Average In Michigan

GasBuddy says the national average is increasing by 3.4 cents per gallon over the last week to $2.25 per gallon. To find the lowest gas prices in your area, visit the Region 8 News Pump Patrol . In the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice market, the average was $2.075 on Monday, down from $2.077 the previous day and from $2.09 a week ago. "While gas price...

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  • Sky introduces cheaper sports packages
Sky introduces cheaper sports packages

A marquee channel for all the very best stuff has been birthed too, it's called Sky Sports Main Event and honestly, it's hard to come up with a worse name for a TV channel. Meanwhile a new channel, Sky Sports Arena , will host a range of other content including rugby and tennis. Earlier this month, meanwhile, the National Football League (NFL) a...

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  • NYPD officer dies after shooting, suspect killed
NYPD officer dies after shooting, suspect killed

The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m.at the same church. Familia, 48, was a nurse and medical assistant before joining the NYPD, according to her profile on the career site LinkedIn. Soon after, officers fatally shot the gunman, Alexander Bonds , after they say he drew a weapon on them. She leaves behind a 20-year-old daughter ...

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  • Lauren Conrad & William Tell Welcome Baby Boy
Lauren Conrad & William Tell Welcome Baby Boy

We're already in love!' Conrad announced her pregnancy on New Year's Day with a sonogram photo posted on Instagram . The lifestyle guru gave birth on Wednesday and announced the news on Instagram to her 6.1 million followers. Earlier this year, the fashion designer also shared an adorable pic of her growing baby bump while enjoying s...

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  • Grab Pikachu in a hat to celebrate a year of Pokemon GO
Grab Pikachu in a hat to celebrate a year of Pokemon GO

Of the 48 percent of respondents who heard "nothing at all", 9 percent downloaded the game. Pikachu's knocking about in none other than Ash Ketchum's iconic hat from the animated series. And just last month, Niantic said it will hold huge, in-person events for the biggest Pokemon Go fans. Pokemon Go is nearing a billion downloads worldwide,...

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  • Tech stocks go nuts after computer glitch
Tech stocks go nuts after computer glitch

As the US market closed early Monday before the 4 of July holiday, traders got alarmingly wrong stock prices for several companies, including some of the largest and most successful technology companies . For Amazon, for instance, it would've marked a catastrophic drop from its opening price of $972.79 per share. The glitch seems to have stemm...

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  • Suspect posted photos of wildfire from drone
Suspect posted photos of wildfire from drone

Prescott National Forest has reduced the size of the Goodwin Fire Temporary Closure Area. The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said deputies tracked down Gene Alan Carpenter , 54, of Prescott Valley, on Friday after spotting a man near a white van flying the drone within hours of the fire being reported last weekend and throughout the wee...

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  • Manny Pacquiao wants Jeff Horn rematch, on one condition
Manny Pacquiao wants Jeff Horn rematch, on one condition

Horn's trainer, Glenn Rushton, said that numerous comments made in the lead up to the fight were utterly disrespectful and Horn had proved he was fully capable of fighting against the world's best. If Filipino former champion invokes the rematch clause that was in the contract for Sunday's fight, Horn knows he will be in for an even tougher test.

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  • Tom Cruise's Top Gun 2 release date, helmer announced
Tom Cruise's Top Gun 2 release date, helmer announced

Plot details are being kept under wraps at this time. While rumors of a Top Gun sequel had been making the rounds for years, this is the first official confirmation since Cruise's comments a few weeks ago . " Top Gun 2 " will be titled Top Gun: Maverick . The "Maverick" is all set to fly again in 2019. The actor has revealed that he doesn...

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  • Introducing the Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro
Introducing the Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro

The Aston Martin Vulcan is certainly not something you would call "tame", especially when it comes to the way it looks. The new dual plane rear wing does a similar job for the back of the auto, with a 20mm "Gurney" flap to help maximise downforce.

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