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Proteas in command despite NZ bowling feat

Captain Faf du Plessis and De Kock tried to rebuild the innings, but first innings centurion Du Plessis made only six before he was caught at first slip off Boult. De Kock creamed Doug Bracewell (1-65) to the boundary to bring up the 50 partnersh...

Rihanna Dedicates Award To Barbados And More

In contrast, when Beyoncé's phalanx of gold-clad dancers started sneaking their way through the arena before her performance , they resembled soldiers in their intensity and stillness. 1 single, "Closer". "She was shooting a music video at a restaur...

New research shows dogs are more similar to humans than we thought

Meaningless words spoken in an encouraging voice, or meaningful words in a neutral tone, did not have the same effect. They saw that just like humans, the dogs seemed to process the meaning of the words on the left hemisphere of the brain, and the in...

Dogs Can Understand Words And Intonation Of Human Speech, Study Finds

The team also found that praise activated dogs' reward center - the brain region which responds to all sorts of pleasurable stimuli, like food, sex, being petted, or music in humans. "I think the big difference here is that they only heard us, they d...

PlayStation Now for PC now available in North America

Now, the app is slated to launch on Windows PCs in "parts of Europe" sometime soon, followed by a North American release "shortly thereafter", PSN Senior Vice President Eric Lempel wrote in a blog post . Although players will still need a reasonable...

Aliens? "Strong" Signal Detected From Sun-Like Star Being Verified By SETI

Experts say it is far too early to know what the signal means or where, precisely, it came from. Working out the strength of the signal , the researchers say that if it came from an isotropic beacon, it would be of a power possible only for a Kar...

SETI notices odd signal from star HD 164595

In this Cosmos News video, a computer-activated voice explains that a strong spike in radio signals seemed to have come from the direction of a Sun-like star in the constellation Hercules, known as HD 164595 . Over the weekend, they fired up the...

Bomb explodes near Brussels Institute of Criminology

But police could not confirm that a bomb had exploded. Prosecutors said five people were detained and taken in for questioning after the incident, which happened at about 2 a.m.in Neder-Over-Heembeek. Several attackers entered the site of the ins...

Ford recalls over 88K vehicles due to stalling problem

Again the fuel injection pump is at the origin of the defect . Ford said it is not aware of any accidents or injuries linked to the recall. The problem is with the MKS that suffers from engine stalls at random. Ford is issuing a safety complianc...

Denied a Mortuary Van, Man walks 10 km carrying Wife's Body

In the heartbreaking video, Dana Majhi was seen carrying his wife, Amangadei, 42, on August 24 over one of his shoulders while their 12-year-old daughter, Chaula, walked beside him. According to Majhi, he requested the hospital to provide him an ambu...

Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) Receives 'Sell' Rating From Brokers At Goldman Sachs

Garmin Ltd . opened for trading at $53.23 and hit $54.1 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $53.67, with a gain of 0.96% or 0.51 points. On Aug 16, 2016, Philip Straub (VP, Man. Director - Aviation) sold 1,084 shares at $55.36 ...

Gene variant predicts how much coffee people drink in a day

They say it may reduce the ability of cells to breakdown caffeine , causing it to stay in the body for longer. But he added that larger studies are needed to confirm the biological mechanism that links the PDSS2 gene to coffee drinking. A growing ...

Rangeland wildfire forces evacuations in eastern Idaho

More than 4,000 vehicles a day, on average, pass through the south Entrance this time of year. If fire activity or smoke increases, pilot cars will be used to guide cars through the area, said a National Park Service news release. The fire was less t...

Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door

Using instruments attached to telescopes belonging to the European Southern Observatory in Chile and other equipment, one group of astronomers has discovered an exoplanet close to home. Before the discovery of Proxima b , the nearest Earth-like pl...

Ford's Working On Autonomous Cars, And Nobody Cares

There is a lot of competition from other tech and auto companies. There will be a driver in the cars, and a technician with a laptop taking notes and monitoring how the system works out, but neither will be involved in actually driving the vehicle ...

Samsung Reportedly Planning A Refurbished Smartphone Program

Aside from an extremely powerful processor , the phone is rumored to have received the 6 GB of RAM treatment that many were expecting on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 . "We've experienced an unprecedented number of pre-orders and we're excited to beg...

Why is flooding in Louisiana being ignored?

Right now Donald Trump is doing a much better job of that than either Hillary Clinton or President Obama. So can President Obama fully appreciate what's happening across Louisiana now via news reports and updates via his advisers? But Obama has b...

MotoGP Czech Republic: Iannone 'close to the limit', plots podium fight

Marquez squeezed between Pol Espargaro and Valentino Rossi through the final apex in a dramatic finale to move Lorenzo down into second on the grid, 0.253secs off the pace. Cal Crutchlow had to use his second bike after crashing right at the end of f...

New 'Events' channel is copying Snapchat once again

However, these videos should give you a real sense that you are watching a concert or sports event on your smartphone taken by true non-professionals. Sporting events, concerts and more will be featured on this channel. In fact, the fear of missing o...

Twitter makes its anti-harassment tool 'quality filter' available to everyone

This effectively removes any tweets from random strangers and those who use Twitter to abuse or harass. Twitter's features debuted Thursday stand to be some of the strongest tools available that will strain the more egregiously offensive or threate...

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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...