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Mysterious purple blob found at the bottom of the ocean baffles scientists

Odd but nonetheless pretty, the sea slug measuring only 2 inches across lives among clams and crabs some 5,300 feet below the surface. Some of the species are very colorful, appearing in bright nuances of blue, pink and orange. Alternatively, the ent...

Author-activist Mahasweta Devi dies in Kolkata at 90

Mahasweta Devi died of multiple organ failure at the age of 90 at a south Kolkata nursing home on July 28 after a prolonged illness for over two months. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has sent her condolence message from New Delhi. ...

Why the Pokemon-McDonald's deal in Japan could be big

The smartphone game, developed by San Francisco-based Niantic based on Nintendo's video game characters, was first launched on July 6 in the U.S., New Zealand, and Australia. Markets had cheered the app's global success as a great sign for Nintendo...

Canadian athletes critical of decision not to suspend Russian athletes from Rio

The committee says it is leaving it up to each global sports federation to decide which Russian athletes to accept in their sports. The IOC said Russian athletes will have to satisfy the 28 federations who run the summer Olympic sports that they ar...

Watch it, cowboy: Japan's 9 safety tips for "Pokemon Go"

Chances are very real that it ends up being the most successful mobile game of all time in the country. The augmented reality game uses smartphone cameras to superimpose the cute, digital creatures on real-world settings. Japan was made to wait u...

Developer of Nintendo's Pokemon GO aiming for rollout to 200 markets soon

In order to start this process, you will first need to check on the status of your current permissions setting. Pokemon GO is insanely popular in the regions it has been released so far. Play these games and get healthy. Yesterday, the game was...

Nintendo shares surge on Pokemon mobile game hopes

Despite being shaken by the ordeal, Wiggins plans to continue playing the game. The video game, named Pokemon Go , turns real streets and sidewalks into a virtual arena, WCBS 880's Mike Smeltz reported. " Pokemon GO will allow players to capture ...

Chicago again calls Dwyane Wade, and this time he listens

Miami's final offer of $41.5 million was the rest of Miami's remaining cap space but Wade reportedly either wanted a third year on the deal or the more money over those two years, which wasn't possible without breaking up part of the team.

David Cameron to Jeremy Corbyn: For heaven's sake, go

Both factions in the party have been active on social media trying to recruit members to vote in a contest to either support or oppose Mr Corbyn. "Nothing can be ruled out at this stage", one Labour peer said . Rather than rebuilding trust among th...

GTX 1060 Details Leaked Ahead of Impending Announcement

Nvidia quickly scored big victories in the top and mid-range of the market with its new GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 models. Based on the report by VideoCardz , the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 will likely use a 192-bit memory interface and come in 3GB a...

Google's VR Expeditions Now Open To Everyone

The new system for getting Expeditions up and running has reportedly been streamlined considerably. It's called Google Cast for Education , and it's a Chrome web app that lets students and teachers beam content to a central display to share th...

Brexit vote sparks surge in online interest in Irish passports

Being an European Union citizen carries with it certain benefits which with our exit we look like losing over the next few years. While the exit process of Britain from the European Union will take some time, the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs...

US Rep. and Penn alum Chaka Fattah resigns effective immediately

Fattah, who served on the powerful Appropriations Committee during 11 terms in office, said he hastened his exit out of respect for House leadership and to avoid being a distraction. He also said Fattah had betrayed the trust of his constituents an...

Tumblr Live-Streaming Feature

Right up there is the New York Times , which is slated to receive $3.03 million for its live video efforts. Buzzfeed , which saw early success with its watermelon-exploding video, landed the biggest contract among its publishing competitors with a ...

Infant exoplanet K2-33b discovered by NASA Kepler probe

Approximately 5 times the size of the Earth, the new planet is a "super-Neptune" and the youngest such planet known. Trevor David from the California Institute of Technology, co-author of the two studies , said that the research papers act a...

Russians May Compete At Rio Under Their Own Flag

Amid continued re-testing of samples from both the 2008 and 2012 Games, IOC president Thomas Bach went further on Tuesday, saying athletes from Russian Federation and Kenya can no longer be "presumed innocent" due to evidence of testing irregularitie...

Twitter expands video tweets to 140 seconds

Vine - which is distinguished by its uber-brief six-second time limit - will now allow "a small group" of creators to "add a video to their Vine , turning the six second Vine into a trailer for a bigger story", Twitter said. This standalone app...

Activists say 8 Syrians killed trying to cross into Turkey

Syrian government and Russian jets have stepped up the bombardment of a town in northern Syria held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group, increasing pressure on the fighters, a monitoring group reported.

NASA Testing Hybrid Plane With 14 Electric Motors

It will take 800 pounds of batteries - which will replace the two back passenger seats - to fly and the seat next to the pilot will be taken up with instrumentation. NASA has a four year timeline for the X-57, which could be followed by a series of ...

Monday is the first day of summer

At the summer solstice, we see the most sunlight in any day during the year. At the moment, the clouds now covering much of southern Britain will prevent many of us from fully appreciating this special moon but we should celebrate as best we can: ...

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Frances McDormand's Oscar statue stolen, returned

When he was leaving the ball, a photographer confronted him after not recognising him as a victor . " Best Picture " favourites " Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri ", "Th...

Chicago Bears apply transition tag to cornerback Kyle Fuller

The 26-year-old Fuller is considered a key player for Chicago's defense. That right of refusal gives the Bears the upper hand and will likely keep any teams from even entering into...

Ex-NFL Player In Custody After Instagram Post Prompts High School Closure

FILE - In this October 27, 2013 file photo, Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin sits on the bench in the first quarter of an NFL football game against the New England Patrio...

Yellow warning for snow in Crawley

Over the coming days, there will be good opportunities for both drying and spraying. "Where snow falls it will not thaw due to low temperatures and will settle quickly". Some place...

Fortnite: Battle Royale Servers Goes Down For Maintenance

The bad news is that you can't play it yet. The update should make things far more responsive, and the changes are due to come to Save the World mode at a later date. Epic Games ...

Spotify are also apparently making a Smart speaker because everyone is now

Spotify's latest job openings prove that the company is looking to expand further on its options for users. If Spotify were to make its own hardware - earbuds or a smart speaker...

Snapchat New Update Brings GIF stickers and Some Design Changes

The new GIF stickers update are now available via Giphy . According to Snapchat , the new Friends and Discover tabs will first be available to iOS users, but they will make...

Google is testing a bottom nav bar in the Phone app

For the time being, Big G insists on highlighting a familiar but certainly convenient new Home tab where you can get the Google Pay info "you need, right when you need it". The a...

Nokia 8 Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo

HAS-BEEN PHONE MAKER Nokia is making a resurgence in the smartphone market, having outsold HTC, Google, OnePlus and more during the fourth quarter of 2017. It sports a dual c...

An asteroid is due to whizz past the earth tonight

While asteroid 2018 CC safely skimmed past Earth on February 6 at 12:10 p.m. PST (3:10 p.m. EST), the other asteroid 2018 CB is all set for a close flyby of Earth on February 9...

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PS4 System Software Update 5.50 to include new features; Details here

PS4 System Software Update 5.50 to include new features; Details here

Those who signed up and were selected for the beta program should receive an email today with instruction on how to download it and get started. The signature feature is Play ...

Civilian martyred in Indian firing at LoC

Civilian martyred in Indian firing at LoC

Pakistan said it retaliated after Indian forces killed two civilians and wounded several others. Addressing to media, Lt Gen. Chand stated, "Pakistan army supports the terrorist ...

This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4

This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4

The news should please gamers who took a chance with the Switch as its sales success possibly prompted the publisher to include it on the list. Eurogamer is reporting the exist...

Federal Bureau of Investigation warns Facebook users to not share video of child pornography

Federal Bureau of Investigation warns Facebook users to not share video of child pornography

Remember, sharing child pornography is a crime and may result in criminal charges. You could be charged for sharing this video. It has gone viral after being posted on Facebook ...

Government Agencies Are Questioning Apple About Updates Which Slow down Older iPhones

Government Agencies Are Questioning Apple About Updates Which Slow down Older iPhones

In the statement Apple denied doing anything to "intentionally shorten the life of any Apple product or degrade the user experience to drive customer upgrades". In late Decembe...