learningandfinance.com

Science

Switch off for Earth Hour

Individuals and residential welfare associations who want to participate in this event, being billed as the largest environment campaign on Earth, can switch-off their non-essential lights at homes. 'The past 24 hours have shown us yet again the impact we can achieve when we unite for a cause, ' said Siddarth Das, executive director, Earth Hour Global a year ago.

Science

A Senator Just Asked Gorsuch the Dumbest Reddit AMA Question

Let us know what you think in the comments. Or sexists, because they were. The law they drafted promises equal protection of the laws to all persons. "I'm not asking you to tell me whether you agree with my agenda", like the Democrats, he told Gorsuch . The person who gets confirmed really does get the job ...

Science

WSJ Editorial Likens Trump to Drunk With Empty Gin Bottle

Murdoch's Fox News Channel is praised by Trump on a regular basis, while he regularly mocks rivals CNN and MSNBC as "fake news". The attack from the Journal's editorial board is notable at a time when Trump is struggling to win over voters for legislation repealing and replacing ObamaCare.

Science

Nokia 3 Certified by Bluetooth SIG with Model Number TA

Economic Times reported earlier this year that these smartphones can be expected to hit Indian shores by June. This means that the update for "Nokia 6" would be sooner than the "Nokia 5" and "Nokia 3". The original 3310 was released when Nokia was the No. 1 mobile-phone brand in the world, before Apple's iPhone and devices running Google's Android made smartphones a must-have.

Science

Irish mums believe that drug caused birth defects

Primodos was a drug consisting of two hormone-based tablets which was widely prescribed to pregnant women in the 1960s and 1970s as a pregnancy test. "Unfortunately it may have been used for a goal it wasn't intended for but there were other women who used it as a genuine hormone test who were told it was safe", she said.

Science

Fallout 4 VR is coming to E3 2017

He is also pretty confident in it and said that it is going to 'blow our minds' . Hines doesn't play VR due to motion sickness but he has heard many positive things about the game from game director Todd Howard. You wait generations for a Bethesda press conference at the industry's famous E3 expo and suddenly, three come along in as many years. While Hines said he has no doubt that VR will "grow and expand" in popularity and prominence, he doesn't like the idea of putting on a VR ...

Science

UMass to hire Winthrop's Pat Kelsey as head coach

Kelsey departs Winthrop after leading the Eagles to the 2017 Big South Conference Championship and the school's first NCAA Tournament appearance in seven years. Kelsey takes over at UMass for Derek Kellogg, who was sacked earlier this month after nine seasons on the job. The Musketeers recorded consecutive 20-win seasons and NCAA appearances in 2009 and 2010.

Science

Senate confirmation hearing for Alex Acosta

Acosta, if confirmed, would be the first Hispanic to join Trump's Cabinet. But Alexander Acosta, testifying before the Senate Health, Labor, Education and Pensions Committee, said little about what he would do about overtime pay and other issues if confirmed for the job.

Science

Rex Tillerson says wife convinced him to take secretary of state job

In an interview, Rex Tillerson says Japan is the US's most important ally in East Asia US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is drawing attention for comments made during his current three-country Northeast Asia tour that seemed to assign differing levels of importance to Japan and South Korea.

Science

Boston public schools shrink America

For example, Greenland looks to be the same size as Africa in a Mercator projection, when in reality the Arctic country is 14 times smaller than the African continent. Schools in Boston have discarded the widely used but distorted map of the world in a bid to give children a more accurate depiction of the world. Though the Peters Projection map isn't ideal, it is still widely regarded as a more geographically accurate depiction.

Science

Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder

The jury reached a verdict Wednesday morning. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 21 at 2 p.m. Drugs from the New England Compounding Center were linked to 64 deaths and about 700 injuries in 20 states. The Wrentham businessman was accused of murdering 25 people with mold-contaminated medication his pharmacy manufactured in filthy conditions and then shipped across the country in 2012.

Science

'Toothless' Crosby leads Penguins into National Hockey League playoffs

Goaltenders Matt Murray and Marc-Andre Fleury would each like to play more and maybe they will next season if Fleury is with another team. So you definiitely have to cheat to his forehand, otherwise you'll never stop it if he pulls it. Here's what Bylsma had to say about ROR and Crosby in first period. Malkin is second behind Crosby in points per game (1.16) among players who have played at least 20 games.

Science

Instagram hits 1 million active advertisers

The number of marketers on has risen together with the number of "business profiles" on the app. Eighty percent of Instagram's users follow a business, he said. More than 600 million people use Instagram worldwide and for various reasons. Further, Instagram says it will "continue evolving Instagram business profiles", building on the strong momentum its focus on business profiles has delivered so far.

Science

FBI Director Confirms Open Investigation into Trump-Russia Ties

LISA DESJARDINS: Beside Comey sat National Security Agency Chief Michael Rogers. The intelligence community has reached the conclusion that the Russian government actively tried to meddle in the election - initially, perhaps, to weaken confidence in our political process, but later to boost Trump's chances of winning.

Science

This Incredible Video Of Mars Is Like Nothing You've Ever Seen Before

NASA produced high-resolution stereo images of the Martian surface over the past 12 years, capturing a total of 50,000 images, which can be viewed by anyone with special glasses in 3D. "In my 3D-process I have manually hand-picked reference points on the anaglyph image pairs". Fröjdman added colors by hand to the gray-scale images taken by HiRISE, and there are even a few sound effects and the occasional blast of thrusters to add to the effect of maneuvering, I don't know, perhaps a ...

Science

Stock to Watch for Earnings: Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ)

Canadian Solar Inc has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $31. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company's stock.

Science

Pokemon Go Gets Wet With a Limited-Time Water Festival

During the week-long Water Festival event, you'll have a better shot at finding Squirtle, Totodile, and Magikarp in the wild, as well as their respective evolutions. Moreover, Niantic says that players will be able to bag a new customization item for their avatars. Pokemon GO is now available for iOS and Android.

Science

Global Pill Organiser Sales Market 2017 - TZIPCO, Ezy Dose, Anpro, SURVIVE! Vitamins

Analyses of the global Gaming Hardware market trends along with the projections of CAGRs (compound annual growth rates) are provided in the research report. In this part, the report presents the company profile, product specifications, capacity, production value, and 2012-2017 market shares for each company.

Science

Rusty patched bumblebee officially added to endangered species list

In early January, the service, under President Obama, had directed the rusty patched bumblebee to be added to the list and scheduled the official date for February 10. A petition from the American Petroleum Institute, National Association of Home Builders, National Cotton Council of America and two other groups was sent to the US Department of Fish and Wildlife that called the determination a " hasty listing decision ", with implications that "are hard to overstate".

Science

Ancient shrimp fossil named after Sir David Attenborough

The fossil is the latest in a long list of species and objects to be named after the famous naturalist and broadcaster. To mark Attenborough's 90th birthday, researchers from Yale University and universities in England named in his honor a distant relative of today's shrimp and lobster.

Science

IPhone 7 family gets the Product (RED) treatment

The special edition of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will come in 128-gigabyte and 256GB configurations, starting at $749 (£699). Dressed in a vibrant red aluminium finish , the lucky-red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus provide customers a way to contribute to the Global Fund .

Science

Mars Rover Has Two Broke Wheels

Wheel damage is nothing new for Curiosity; its wheels are pitted with holes and dents from driving over Martian rocks. Two of the "grousers", a kind of inverted grooves placed on the wheel, are indeed broken. It is now examining sand dunes partway up a structure called the Murray formation (located on the lower reaches of Mount Sharp ), and will, in the coming months, explore the hematite-containing "Vera Rubin Ridge", a clay-containing geological structure located above that ridge, and a ...

Science

Alexa is now available on Huawei Mate 9

There's no hot-word detection in the current version of the app, and Huawei didn't reveal any plans to add such functionality. Those include the ability to control your smart lights, smart thermostats, smart locks, and smart fans and access to fun games like Jeopardy, Magic Door , and 20 Questions, as well as skills, news flash briefings.

Science

Radioactive boars now live in parts of Japan deserted after the tsunami

A damaged convenience store in Okuma, a town in the exclusion zone of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, February 24, 2017. Officials have tried to get rid of the newcomers as they ready the towns for re-population, and at first there seemed to be a ready-made way to make that happen.

Science

Why can't President Trump let anything go? A theory, and a warning

Asked at a regular press briefing if he told United Kingdom officials the White House would not repeat the claims, Mr Spicer replied: "There was merely an explanation of what we did and why we did it. "The question I have going forward that nobody is asking, Chris, and periodically the President of the United States sits down every couple of weeks with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and asks what threats do you see?" he said.

Science

Collins says Trump owes America an explanation on wiretap claim

The irony of Powell's article is that some of his claims apply better to the Republicans in Congress and it is Trump whose behavior is undermining trust in our democratic institutions. Trump said he and Merkel had "something in common", apparently referring to reports during the Obama administration that Merkel's phone was bugged.

Science

Bloodstained Coming to Nintendo Switch; Wii U Version Cancelled

Unfortunately, the this means that the Nintendo Wii U version has been cancelled. While there are still Wii U games in development from third parties, Nintendo announced in January that the Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the last game the company ever releases on the console.

Science

Nintendo tried to partner with Cyanogen to run Android on the Switch

Early speculation that the Nintendo Switch (née Nintendo NX) would run Android might have been spot on, judging by a series of recent tweets from Cyanogen's executive chairman. According to Kirt McMaster , the Cyanogen chairman you might know better from his comments regarding how wildly successful Cyanogen was going to be (it wasn't), Nintendo approached the company at some point asking for it to build a custom OS for "a certain portable".

Science

Is Trump outpacing Obama in presidential golf?

Asked about whether Obama was personally upset by Trump's wiretap claim - which has been rebutted by congressional officials from both parties with knowledge of ongoing law enforcement and intelligence investigations - Mastromonaco described the frustration past staffers had with the new president.

Science

NASA's Valkyrie Robot Getting Tested For Mars Human Colonization Mission

NASA's Space Robotics Challenge awarded Northeastern University with a $2-million Valkyrie Robonaut 5 (R5) robot, which is now undergoing tests in a MA warehouse to prepare for the finalist round this June in a virtual simulation of a red-planet landing.

Science

Government proposes to lower cash transaction limit to Rs 2 lakh

Any application for a PAN will also have to state Aadhaar or 12-digit unique ID, which is backed by biometrics like finger prints and iris scans stored in a central repository. "The thrust of this is that you can not have a Bill which says the government shall spend Rs 1,00,000". The Finance Minister said the government will amend several laws including the RBI Act and Income Tax Act to allow political parties to raise funds through electoral bonds.

Science

Alibaba's Damai Acquisition Seen as Complementary to Key Entertainment Platforms

Marking a further push into entertainment, Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) has fully acquired online ticketing platform Damai .cn for an undisclosed amount. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed by either company but Alibaba already had a 32% stake in Damai from an initial investment back in July 2014.

Science

NASA Confirms Biofuels Cut Jet Pollution

Contrails or "condensation trails" are the white, line-shaped clouds that aircraft produce when the hot engine exhaust meets the cold air several miles above the Earth's surface. Image: Nasa's HU-25C Guardian aircraft flying 250m behind its DC-8 aircraft. NASA plans on continuing these sort of studies to assess whether or not it's feasible to replace current fuels with biofuels.

Science

Users facing difficulties signing into Outlook.com, OneDrive, other Microsoft accounts

It's the second time in a month that Microsoft services have gone down - after Hotmail users were left unable to log in on March 7. Numerous Xbox gamers are experiencing a variety of issues with Xbox Live that is making it hard for gamers to sign in or purchase games off of the Xbox Store, along with a number of other problems.

Science

AKG Earphones For Galaxy S8 Leaked Again

The leaks aren't done, however, and a new rumor indicates that the Galaxy S8 will blast through the iPhone 7 Plus' record AnTuTu score. OnePlus 5 concept renders also envision a sleek flagship killer that might give the Galaxy S8 a run for its money, but for now at least it seems that the upcoming Samsung flagship will run the smartphone game.