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Science Neptune's Giant Storm Is Fading Away
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Storms on Neptune are dark in color due to the specific way in which the planet's currents operate. New images obtained by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirm the gradual disappearance of a storm swirling in Neptune's atmosphere. NASA's took pictures of Neptune's dark storm slowly shrinking. Storms of this nature have been observed on Neptune regularly since the 1980s, when the Voyager 2 probe gave us a close look at the planet for the first time.

Science Apple Promises To Fix Latest iPhone Crash Bug Before iOS 11.3
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We know some hardcore iFans might be disappointed to hear this year's iOS 12 update is unlikely to bring many new bells and whistles to either iPhone X generation , but there's nearly no doubt Apple's decision to focus more on software stability and reliability is the right one.

Science Why Telugu 'text bomb' is crashing iPhones the world over
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Spotted by Italian publication Mobile World , this bug can crash iPhones and block your access to popular applications like WhatsApp, Gmail, Outlook, Messenger, etc. The ChaiOS hack, revealed in January 2018, causes devices to crash and can delete all your messages, affects any device running iOS and Mac OS.

Science Chandrayaan-II to be launched in April
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Chandraayan-2 will be different from the agency's maiden launch in 2008 as for the first time it will carry an orbiter, a lander and a rover to the moon. The launch date schedule is sometime in April. According to ISRO, "The mission will carry a six-wheeled Rover which will move around the landing site in a semi-autonomous mode as decided by the ground commands".

Science There's More To Come - Mohamed Salah Vows To Continue Improving
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Now Roma's Monchi has opened up about the sale. Summer signing Mohamed Salah has warned Liverpool's Premier League rivals that he is just getting warmed up after notching his 30th goal of the season in midweek. 'At the end of the day, we could reach €50m with bonuses, but at that moment we had to sell and that was an important option'. The Neymar and Kylian Mbappé transfers changed the market, but at that moment it was necessary that we sell.

Science NFL Mock Draft: KC Chiefs address quarterback depth issues
Author: 0 NFL Mock Draft: KC Chiefs address quarterback depth issues

If the Browns find a way to lure any of them, or maybe even trade for Super Bowl LII MVP Nick Foles, they may alter everything they do in the draft. "Yes, I've had a few reach out to get my thoughts on his makeup, his mentality, how he compares to some of the others guys we've had", Kingsbury said.

Science Watch live as NASA astronauts perform space walk
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The degraded LEE-A was temporarily stowed on a powered anchor fitting known as a POA on the station's mobile transporter. While that's a lot of weight for a person to lift on Earth, the equipment doesn't weigh anything in microgravity . One of the LEE units was taken inside the ISS in order to be shipped to Earth inside a SpaceX Dragon Cargo Craft. They breezed through those as well, allowing the spacewalk to end a little early, at the six-hour mark.

Author: 0 Terry set to return to Chelsea this summer

Can we mount a challenge to them and put them under pressure? "Those two have been the catalyst for me for what we've achieved, especially Grealish in the middle of the pitch". Fulham pulled themselves within four points of Villa with a deserved victory. Fulham doubled their lead after 71 minutes - albeit with an terrible mistake - as Johnstone's kick out fell straight to Ayite just inside his own half, and Ayite was able to direct his shot into an empty net.

Science Kepler detected by NASA's Space 95 additional alien planet
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This ability to salvage the telescope allowed for the launch of the K2 mission which recently discovered 100 new planets. Since K2's first data release in 2014, researchers have been combing through the light signals to separate the fluctuations caused by exoplanets from those caused by other sources.

Science System Shock Remake Development Halted
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That date was then pushed back to Q2 2018, and now it's been delayed again to an undetermined date. As it was first unveiled almost two years ago, developer Nightdive Studios has been working on remaking the cult classic System Shock to deliver the terrifying game to a new audience, though a new update from the studio has revealed that the project will be put on hold for the time being.

Science Twitter finally pulls the plug on its official app for the Mac
Author: 0 Twitter finally pulls the plug on its official app for the Mac

The San Francisco-headquartered company made the announcement of sunsetting the Twitter for Mac app in a tweet from its TwitterSupport handle, saying it was streamlining its resources. Twitter has long made it clear it would rather we use a browser on the desktop, but guess what, Twitter, that sucks! That's an accurate approximation of most people's attitude toward the software, which has never quite been as robust as third-party clients like Tweetbot or even in-house services like ...

Science 100000 orangutans killed in Borneo in last 16 years
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The bleak assessment of the state of the Bornean apes comes from an global team of conservationists who compiled one of the most comprehensive reports yet on the animals, which in 2016 were declared " critically endangered " by the worldwide Union for Conservation of Nature ( IUCN ).

Science US Special Counsel indicts 13 Russians for election meddling
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The Internet Research Agency, operating out of St. Petersburg, Russia , was described in the indictment as a hub for a sophisticated operation created to reach millions of Americans to disrupt the political process in the U.S. In announcing the indictment , Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein had said that all the Americans named in the document had been unwitting participants, and that it contained no evidence that any of the social media posts had thrown the 2016 vote.

Science Billboards Outside Grenfell Tower, London
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It has reached $46.2 million in the domestic box office. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is about a mother who pays for three billboards in a bid to find answers to her daughter's unsolved murder. And still hundreds of survivors are homeless. "These 3 billboards are here to keep this tragedy in the national conscience, to make our voices heard.

Science Apple's new $350 speakers leaving white rings on some furniture
Author: 0 Apple's new $350 speakers leaving white rings on some furniture

On Wednesday, CNET published tips on how to prevent the HomePod from staining your furniture. Some users say the newly released internet-connected speaker is creating a white ring on the surface of wooden furniture. The company also claimed that the white rings fade with time and can be removed entirely by cleaning and oiling the wooden furniture. But are these coasters really necessary for the HomePod experience? "In doing so, I suspect they reduced the selling price from a normal Apple ...

Science 100 new planets discovered beyond our solar system
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Andrew Mayo , lead author of the study and PhD student, said: "We started out analysing 275 candidates of which 149 were validated as real exoplanets". Simply defined, an exoplanet is a planet that orbits another star, but they are not easy to validate. Today some 3,600 exoplanets have been found, ranging from rocky Earth-sized planets to large gas giants like Jupiter.

Science Distracted employees are walking into glass walls in Apple's new headquarters
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That's resulted in repeated cases of distracted employees walking into the panes, according to people familiar with the incidents. California laws require employees to be "protected against the hazard of walking through glass by barriers or by conspicuous durable markings", so the company could be fined if it does not find a better solution for marking doors and walls - or it keeps removing Post-it notes put up with the expressed goal for just that.

Author: 0 Elon Musk's space Tesla might hit Earth in 10 million years

Falcon Heavy test flight profile. "The Tesla can be kicked onto a wider or small orbit, so it's random". All this buzz has kept several talking and worrying about the fate of the Roadster . "Third burn successful", SpaceX and Tesla CEO Musk tweeted February 7 about an ignition of the rocket carrying the Roadster. A Tesla Model 3 owner posted photos of the aftermath of a crash on Reddit and praised how the vehicle responded to the crash on Thursday.

Science Massive sinkhole swallows cars in Rome
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Several social media users joked about the 1945 film "Roma città aperta" (Rome, open city) as they shared photos revealing the extent of the damage caused. Mayor Virginia Raggi told Roma Today that nobody had been injured and the displaced families were being accommodated in hotels. It rained heavily in Rome the day before the sinkhole appeared.

Science Turkey proposed Turkish, US troops station together in Syria's Manbijac
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Turkey's operation against the People's Protection Units (YPG) Kurdish militia in the Afrin region of Syria has added a potentially insurmountable new problem to an increasingly rough bilateral relationship. has not fulfilled its commitments fully to Turkey, noting priority would be Syria's Manbij. Islamic State fighters were driven a year ago from all the population centers they occupied in both Syria and Iraq, but Washington still considers them a threat, capable of carrying out an ...

Science Researchers Prove Sea Level Rise is Accelerating
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It turned out that since 1993, the rise of the ocean water accelerates in additional 0,084 mm per year. The cause of the floods that hit the coasts of South Florida, Bangladesh, Shanghai and parts of Washington experts call catastrophic melting of glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica due to global warming.

Science Uber to set up 24-hour hotline for United Kingdom customers
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In its latest effort to "enhance" passenger safety in the UK, Uber has announced plans to set up a 24-hour hotline for UK customers, reporting crimes directly to the police, as well as increased scrutiny of drivers' licencing details. Uber is still battling to retain its right to operate in the capital, after Transport for London refused it a new licence. Uber has promised it will start reporting serious crimes involving passengers directly to the police, rather than waiting for the ...

Science Austrian Hirscher strikes gold in men's combined
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The Austrian picked up speed throughout his course and was fastest through the second and third intermediates despite a potentially disruptive gust of wind midway through his run. Svindal, a two-time world champion in combined, has not skied a competitive slalom run in two years. In response to the much-asked Austrian question of, "Was it the right decision to start the combined? I'm here for the mission, and we will see how it works".

Science Frank Ocean Shares Beautiful Cover of 'Moon River'
Author: 0 Frank Ocean Shares Beautiful Cover of 'Moon River'

His reinterpretation of the song - which was performed by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast At Tiffany's - was posted to YouTube on Thursday but the video features a 2/14 stamp. This stripped-down version layers Ocean's vocals with a fairly relaxed, simple guitar backing; it's the emotions contained within the words themselves that come bubbling to the surface, creating a version deeply romantic without any sense of extravagance.

Science New iOS bug can crash Apple iPhones
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Even though at the time of this writing Apple had not publicly addressed the bug , both the iOS 11 .3 and macOS 10.13.4 betas are immune to it, according to Mac Rumors . When that happens, the entire Springboard of iOS will be blocked. Still, until that updated version is released - or, indeed, until Apple pushes out a patch before that point comes - it's a frustrating and potentially very disruptive issue.

Science Alabama House approves pay raise for teachers, education employees
Author: 0 Alabama House approves pay raise for teachers, education employees

Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Poole countered that any raise has to be sustainable in the future. Rep. Patricia Lundstrom said it was important to preserve spending on roads to boost employment and the state economy. The budget bill fulfills much of the governor's requests for greater spending on law enforcement salaries and prosecutors in the Albuquerque area. Senate budget amendments also boost pay by 8.5 percent for state police, prison guards and parole officers.

Science U.S. inks major defense agreement with Jordan
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Jordan and the U.S. on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which the USA will provide Jordan with $6.375 billion over the next five years. Tillerson, who has toured the region this week discussing the US-led coalition fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, said that Jordan has proven itself once again a pillar of stability in the world's most volatile region.

Science Shatterproof Moto Z2 Force launched in India for Rs 34999
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According to a tweet by Andri Yatim, Moto G6 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor , house a 3,000mAh battery and be priced at Rs 15,000 (around $234 / €190), while Moto G6 Plus will house a 3,250mAh battery that is seen in Nexus 6 and come with a price tag of Rs 17,000 (around $265 / €250).

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