Science

New Fossil Discovery in China Answers Unanswered Questions on Flying Reptiles

Scientists said Thursday that they had unearthed 215 eggs of the fish-eating Hamipterus tianshanensis - a species whose adults had a crest atop an elongated s...


South Korea says North's rocket can reach Washington

South Korea's Ministry of Defense said the Hwasong-15 missile is a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that can fly over 13,000 km (8,000 miles), pl...


NASA fires up Voyager 1 backup thrusters after 37 years

Being able to use the backup thrusters means the lifespan of Voyager 1 has been extended by two or three years, added Suzanne Dodd, project manager for Voyage...


Look for December's Supermoon this Weekend!

Perigee is the point in the moon's orbit at which the moon is closest to the Earth. Supermoons are squishy because there's no official astronomical definition...


Space oddity: Tesla vehicle heading for Mars onboard first Falcon Heavy Rocket

Will have double thrust of next largest rocket. Musk says that the first Falcon Heavy's payload will be his midnight cherry Tesla Roadster playing Space Odd...


Apple reportedly planning to release even cheaper 9.7-inch iPad in 2018

Apple's iPad business has faced some rough quarters in recent years. At a time when tablet shipments have been declining worldwide, a new report suggests t...


Twitter Lite is now available in SA

That being said, if you're in one of those 24 countries and would like an APK updatable through the Play Store, you know where to find it. The Android app will ...


Google won't allow non-lockscreen apps to have lockscreen ads

While the inspiration for Datally came from developing countries where smartphones are linking growing numbers of people to the internet but mobile data costs...


GOP lawmaker criticizes Trump tweets: Terror fight can't be 'Christian vs. Islam'

A British woman inundated with unwanted attention after US President Donald Trump sent her a scolding tweet intended for Prime Minister Theresa May said T...


Maruti Suzuki sells 144297 units in November, up 14.3%

The Indo-Japanese Maruti had total sales of 1.54 lakh units compared to the 1.35 lakh units sold in November 2016. This includes 1,45,300 units in the domestic ...


Former NSA employee admits to taking classified documents

A federal grand jury indicted former NSA contractor Harold Martin in February on charges alleging he spent up to 20 years stealing up to 50 terabytes of highly ...


Missouri parents accused of putting infant son in microwave, turning it on

Francois County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Derick Boyce-Slezak, 22, of Park Hills , and Mikala Boyce-Slezak, also 22, of Park Hills , are each charged wi...


Mark Your Calendar for the 1st Full 'Supermoon' of 2017

You might remember that the moon reached its full moon apogee (farthest away) on June 9th this year. 3, after sunset, you'll be able to catch a glimpse of the...


Destiny 2: Xur's location and gear for this weekend, December 1

Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that all perks on the Masterworks weapons will be random, just the one. If you don't have enough Legendary Shards, you can al...


Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro and Gear Sport Wearables Launched in India

The Gear Fit2 Pro is a Global Positioning System enabled smart band with smart features at Rs 13,590, while the Gear Sport is a smartwatch priced at Rs 22,990. ...


Taylor Swift adds a second Croke Park date

Swift announced via her Instagram that it would be available on all streaming services from midnight on 1 December. Although I don't think you should encourag...


HTC U11 Life reloaded with Android 8.0 Oreo in the US

Now, the unlocked version of the HTC U11 Life is getting the same update. The newly announced HTC X2 runs with Google's Android One Program and the devi...


PUBG Will Run at 60FPS on Xbox One X

While the Xbox One X is nearly guaranteed to hit this locked threshold at launch, the standard Xbox One is a little more up in the air right now. We remind yo...


Google Home Max could go on sale on December 11 for $399

Note that the current listing on Best Buy has since removed the 11th of December release date, so either the date was listed wrongly, or Best Buy posted it too ...


Think Rowers Have Nice Arms? Ancient Women Had Them Beat

Among the prehistoric women, there was also more variation in strength than in modern women. Studies done in the past on prehistoric bones revealed that onc...