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Sci-tech North Korea live-fire drill on army anniversary, South Korea confirms
Author: 0 North Korea live-fire drill on army anniversary, South Korea confirms

The South's Yonhap news agency cited a government source as saying the exercise was the North's "largest ever" and presumed to have been overseen by leader Kim Jong-un. Meanwhile, the DPRK Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday that the Korean Peninsula is on the verge of war due to "reckless action" by the United States using both economic sanctions and increasing military threats.

Sci-tech NASA captures incredible image of Earth from 870 million miles away
Author: 0 NASA captures incredible image of Earth from 870 million miles away

Moreover, Cassini-Huygens mission also shows how dynamic Saturn's rings is and with a unique environment, which gives the scientists a better understanding on how the planets build up around the sun. NASA's Cassini spacecraft soared past Saturn's biggest moon for the last time on Saturday, tapping its gravity to slingshot into a series of exploratory dives inside the planet's rings, followed by a final fatal plunge into the gas giant.

Sci-tech Verizon launches FiOS gigabit services in East
Author: 0 Verizon launches FiOS gigabit services in East

The speed boost won't be noticeable to every Fios customer, however, since some were already experiencing results close to those numbers, despite Verizon's former promise of 750Mpbs uploads and downloads. "Everyone deserves the fastest Internet available", said Ken Dixon, president of Verizon's consumer wireline business in a press release . Verizon is launching a new Fios Gigabit Connection for $69.99 per month in eight USA regions.

Author: 0 Study finds Samsung's S8 phones more prone to screen cracks

Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, Galaxy S8, is hardly done delighting and incredible its users, and already it looks like both Samsung and Qualcomm, the company that supplies the SoC for Samsung's flagships, are looking forward to next year.

Author: 0 Trump makes special call to USA astronaut Peggy Whitson

Flanked by his daughter-turned-adviser Ivanka Trump and astronaut Kate Rubins , Trump engaged Whitson in some light banter about how astronauts drink recycled urine ("Better you than me", Trump said ) before pushing her on when NASA could actually bring people to Mars.

Sci-tech Trump talks about Mars mission on call with record-breaking astronaut
Author: 0 Trump talks about Mars mission on call with record-breaking astronaut

The biochemist worked as NASA's first science officer during her first trip to the International Space Station in 2002. His daughter Ivanka also offered congratulations to Ms Whitson from the Oval Office. "I'm glad to hear that", Trump responded. "We want to try to do it during my first term or at worst, during my second term, OK?" At one point, the astronauts explained that they recycle their urine into water, to which the president, a noted germaphobe, quipped, "Better you than me".

Sci-tech Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record For Most Days In Space
Author: 0 Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record For Most Days In Space

Early this morning, Whitson officially broke the NASA record of 534 days in orbit that was set past year by Jeff Williams. With the current augmentation of her stay at the ISS, the Expedition 51 authority has five months to pile on another record, NASA said.In 2008, Whitson turned into the principal lady to summon the space station, and on April 9 this year turned into the primary lady to charge it twice.

Sci-tech President Trump to talk with US Astronauts on Space Station Monday
Author: 0 President Trump to talk with US Astronauts on Space Station Monday

Whitson will break the record for the longest cumulative time spent in space by a US astronaut. John Glenn, one of NASA's original seven astronauts, stands inside the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida behind a sign commemorating Glenn on March 9, 2017.

Sci-tech Chief: Fire near university among largest in county history
Author: 0 Chief: Fire near university among largest in county history

The Prince George's County Fire Department responded to what is now a five-alarm fire at Fuse 47, just off the University of Maryland campus, said a department spokesman, Mark Brady . According to tweets from Brady, the building under construction was to house both residential and commercial space. University of Maryland Police say Baltimore Avenue northbound is shut down from Campus Drive while fire crews work.

Sci-tech State Department Website Features Trump's For-Profit Club, Mar-A-Lago
Author: 0 State Department Website Features Trump's For-Profit Club, Mar-A-Lago

Trump broke precedent by not divesting from his business interests when he became president. The State Department removed the article's content around 7 p.m. He said the posting was a "clearly inappropriate" use of government resources. It now has official attention from the State Department. The entry details how it was built by Marjorie Merriweather Post in 1927, when the cereal heiress hoped the property would be used by presidents and dignitaries.

Author: 0 Life on Saturn's moon?

Scientists have found a promising sign. The moon has captured the imagination of astronomers ever since NASA's Cassini spacecraft delivered images showing massive plumes of vapour erupting from cracks on its icy surface. This chemical reaction, known as "metanogenesis", is a form of anaerobic respiration and is one of the steps in the development of life on Earth billions of years ago.

Author: 0 Sanchez sends Arsenal into FA Cup final with win over City

And Arsene Wenger's side simply had more determination on the night, with Alexis Sanchez's scrappy 101st-minute goal deciding the outcome of the match , setting up an London Derby in dramatic fashion. "We have gone through a very hard period and we faced some adversity that made the situation more hard from inside as well". We are getting a great price on this bet and I think this by far the best play.

Sci-tech Flood watch issued for Mercer and Tazewell counties
Author: 0 Flood watch issued for Mercer and Tazewell counties

Additionally, heavier short term rainfall rates associated with bands of heavy rain showers and thunderstorms could result in localized flash flooding along small streams and in urban areas. Heavy rain will continue across the area Sunday and part of Monday. Main rivers may flood during the event including the Yadkin, Haw, Neuse, Tar, Roanoke, and Cape Fear.

Sci-tech Microsoft Edition Samsung Galaxy S8 to launch on April 21
Author: 0 Microsoft Edition Samsung Galaxy S8 to launch on April 21

Samsung has declared that it would offer refurbished Galaxy Note 7, after the complete recovery of the units. Another new trick: the new Samsung phones can essentially become a full-blown desktop computer via a separately sold docking station called the DeX (an idea introduced by Motorola in 2011).

Author: 0 Earth Day: PM Modi encourages working towards a clean, green planet

Tensions are high when it comes to the issue of our planet's welfare, especially when it comes to global warming and its causes. President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping will sign the Paris Agreement, a global commitment confronting climate change, on the forthcoming Earth Day .

Sci-tech NASA Finds Potentially Habitable Ocean Environment on Saturn's Moon
Author: 0 NASA Finds Potentially Habitable Ocean Environment on Saturn's Moon

Cassini mission researchers looked into the results from images taken, which found plumes. In fact, Enceladus may have methane breathing alien life already there. The presence of hydrogen in the ocean on this moon of Saturn means that microbes - if they exist there - could use it to obtain energy by combining it with carbon dioxide dissolved in the water there, scientists said.

Sci-tech Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station
Author: 0 Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

Peggy Whitson on the ISS to talk to AWS Elemental CEO and Co-founder Sam Blackman, who will be at the Las Vegas Convention Center. According to NASA , Whitson already holds the distinction of being the first woman to command the ISS, as well as holding the record for most spacewalks by a female astronaut.

Author: 0 Apple added to self -driving test permit list

The Californian Department of Motor Vehicles (CDMV) permission allows Apple to test drive vehicles on public roads. This is the most likely case for Apple right now, as it is definitely not in the car-making business. The news doesn't confirm whether Apple is developing its own driverless vehicle or if it's strictly working on self-driving technology, but it does substantiate rumors of the company looking to join the autonomous-vehicle revolution.