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Sci-tech ISS crew on spacewalk to upgrade hardware, prepare for commercial missions
Author: 0 ISS crew on spacewalk to upgrade hardware, prepare for commercial missions

The spacewalk will go on for six hours, and will be followed by another one on March 30. NASA wants to cram in two and possibly three spacewalks before Kimbrough, the station's commander, returns to Earth on April 10. They'll also install shields and covers on the now-vacant Tranquility port. The third spacewalk is scheduled for April 6, with Whitson and Pesquet and robotic help from Kimbrough.

Author: 0 Elon Musk Offers Tesla Model 3 Sneak Peek

This morning, Elon Musk tweeted out a video showing the "first drive of a release candidate version of Model 3". Hopefully that means Tesla is close to wrapping up its testing. The Roadster is Tesla's flagship electric vehicle. Those interested in getting their hands on a Model 3 can reserve a auto for $1,000. Rather, the vehicle is a simplified and less luxurious version of the $68,000 Model S.

Sci-tech New species of cloud given official names in cloud atlas
Author: 0 New species of cloud given official names in cloud atlas

The standout inclusion in this year's revision is volutus , an entirely new "species" that sees the formation of low, horizontal, detached, tube-shaped cloud mass, often appearing to roll slowly about a horizontal axis. The most celebrated new entrant on the list is the wave-like cloud formation called Asperitas (pictured above), which cloud watchers, especially citizen group Cloud Appreciation Society, have been lobbying for a while now.

Sci-tech Super Mario Run Underperformed, Nintendo Admits
Author: 0 Super Mario Run Underperformed, Nintendo Admits

Players can enjoy a handful of levels for free , but then Nintendo throws up a $9.99 paywall for the rest of the game. Despite Super Mario Run being a very popular game that was downloaded by millions of people, the conversion rate for the game was around just 5%.

Sci-tech Donald Trump May Go To Jail
Author: 0 Donald Trump May Go To Jail

Carter Page, Roger Stone, Paul Manafort , and Michael Flynn - all at one time or another members of Trump's campaign or administration - are already being investigated due to their questionable ties to Russian Federation. Connecticut Democratic Rep. Jim Himes asked Comey to respond to a Trump tweet claiming, "The NSA and Federal Bureau of Investigation tell Congress that Russian Federation did not influence the electoral process".

Sci-tech National Football League proposes rules changes for 2017 season
Author: 0 National Football League proposes rules changes for 2017 season

When Bears coach John Fox throws his red challenge flag out onto the Soldier Field grass this fall, the game probably won't be interrupted by a referee running to the sideline to peek under the hood and analyze a video replay. "We looked at a lot of video of receivers who were really in a defenseless posture - [where] they were tracking the quarterback looking back for the ball and were contacted in the head or neck area forcibly by a defender", Blandino said.

Sci-tech 'I was right!' Trump praises instincts for 'correctly' accusing Obama of 'wiretapping'
Author: 0 'I was right!' Trump praises instincts for 'correctly' accusing Obama of 'wiretapping'

However, it's not even clear that the intelligence community picked up communications from Trump and his associates. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) unleashed a blistering attack on his colleague, Rep. California Republican Nunes - who was himself part of the Trump transition team - said Trump and his team's information may have been gathered inadvertently by USA spy agencies and erroneously shared in intelligence briefings.

Author: 0 All the details on Prince George's first school

But it's not just about busting up potential cliques - Thomas's Battersea also "strong academic results" with a "high-achieving, competitive side". Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, recently said they would move from their main home, Anmer Hall, Norfolk, to their Kensington Palace apartment, as Prince William takes on more royal duties .

Sci-tech Long Island Man Sexually Assaulted 2-Year-Old, Stabbed 2 Women
Author: 0 Long Island Man Sexually Assaulted 2-Year-Old, Stabbed 2 Women

A man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 2-year-old, stabbing a woman and later stabbing the child's mother, before being found asleep at a Hempstead home, police said Thursday. Around 4:15 a.m. his girlfriend arrived from work, noticed the injuries to her daughter and confronted Alvarado-Ventura. Prosecutors say he then stabbed a woman outside a bar early the following morning in a separate incident, and then stabbed the 2-year-old's mother when she discovered the ...

Sci-tech Trump Takes Credit For Charter's Expansion Promises
Author: 0 Trump Takes Credit For Charter's Expansion Promises

The new center is part of Charter's plan to shut down all of its off-shore call centers. "I am thrilled to announce that Charter Communications has committed to investing $25 billion here in the United States and is committed further to hiring 20,000 American workers over the next four years", the President announced in a video streamed live from the Oval Office.

Author: 0 Kansas unemployment rate ticks down to 4.0%

The five-county Wichita metropolitan area continued to have the highest unemployment rate, at 4.7 percent. The current rate of 5.3 percent is the same as it was in February of previous year. The individual county rates are not, meaning annual temporary jobs such as holiday retail work are not factored out of the data. "I don't expect it to move down much more", he said of the unemployment rate.

Author: 0 Shrimp Fossil gets named after Sir David Attenborough

The find is detailed in a new study in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B . Cascolus is a Latin version of the Old English equivalent of Attenborough. Additional co-authors are Derek Siveter and David Legg of Oxford University and Mark Sutton of Imperial College London. It adds to the list of 40,000 crustacean species known today.

Author: 0 LeBron James: Cavaliers Aren't Tough Enough

The Nuggets fight off a late surge in the fourth quarter from Cleveland for an essential victory in maintaining their playoff position. "It ain't about a group, it's about individuals", James said. "We've gotta be more physical". We're relying on help too much instead of taking the one-on-one challenge first, and then, knowing that your teammates are going to cover for you.

Sci-tech New Study Shakes Up The Roots Of The Dinosaur Family Tree
Author: 0 New Study Shakes Up The Roots Of The Dinosaur Family Tree

More surprisingly, this revamp of the family tree suggests dinosaurs could possibly have originated in the Northern Hemisphere and not in South America (Gondwana), though this is less certain. They found that the T-rex is more closely related to the Ornithischia line than Saurischia . It was not bird-hipped Ornithischia that gave rise to birds, but lizard-hipped theropods.

Sci-tech Solar-powered 'skin' could make fake limbs more real
Author: 0 Solar-powered 'skin' could make fake limbs more real

Scientists have found a way to power an experimental kind of electronic skin using solar energy in a further step towards the development of prosthetic limbs or robots with a sense of touch. It may be possible to use the sun's energy to power artificial limbs, United Kingdom researchers report. "They can feel, without worrying about battery".

Sci-tech Fossil's New Fashion-Forward Smartwatches Are All Under $200
Author: 0 Fossil's New Fashion-Forward Smartwatches Are All Under $200

The company revealed plans for more than 300 styles across 14 brands, including wearables for companies such as Armani, Diesel , Michael Kors, and it's own brand. Adding to their Q series, which debuted in 2015, the Texas-based company will introduce new designs that are the most high-tech to date - and that ring up at less than $200 a pop.

Author: 0 April Free Xbox Games With Gold Announced

Xbox Dynasty is reporting that the Facebook page for Xbox's Austrian division posted an image showing the free games Gold subscribers will be getting in April on Xbox 360 and Xbox One . If you own disc-based versions of the games above, simply pop them into your Xbox One to begin the download process. The third Assassin's Creed game in the Ezio trilogy, Revelations sees an older Ezio return to the lands of Altair, the assassin from the first Assassin's Creed game.

Sci-tech China, Asean to meet on sea code
Author: 0 China, Asean to meet on sea code

PRESIDENT Duterte is ignorant in dealing with China's increased aggression in the West Philippine Sea because he does not listen to his national security team, Rep. Last week, the mayor, who is in charge of administration of the disputed South China Sea islands and reefs controlled by China, said preparatory work was being planned this year to build monitoring stations on a number of islands, including in the Scarborough.

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