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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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Google Home Mini Walmart Listing Goes Up Prematurely

Overall, the design isn't a dramatic departure from the Pixels of previous year , but the Pixel 2 XL deserves more points here because its display looks a little more polished and ...

At least 200 dead in Mexico quake

He emphasised that many people will need help, but that the priority has to be finding people who are trapped in the collapsed buildings. The epicentre of the latest quake wa...

Should India allow Rohingyas to settle in the country?

It also said the government had intelligence indicating links between Rohingya refugees and Islamic State and other extremist groups. In a written submission to the country's Su...

NASA Explores Potential Saturn Missions to Succeed Cassini

Cassini arrived at Saturn on July 1, 2004, burning its main engine to slow down and be captured by Saturn's gravity. The Cassini spacecraft has snapped its penultimate pics of...

ITunes drops apps, books and ringtones in latest update

However, Apple hasn't taken away any movies, TV shows, audiobooks, or podcasts from the music app . You can still find iOS apps , ringtones , and books (PC only) that you'...

Most powerful solar flare in over a decade causes widespread radio blackouts

It's pretty notable that such a large flare came out of such a calm period. The X-class is the most intense category of solar flares. Solar astronomers classify flares accord...

North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin

Trump's statement came after North Korea on Sunday detonated what it described as a hydrogen bomb designed for a long-range missile, sparking global alarm with what was by far it...

LG V30 is now official, but it has one puzzling feature

The LG V30 comes out into the markets with a 6 inch, FullVision display . LG has done away with the secondary display feature this time, "replacing" it with a floating bar . ...

September 12, Mark The Date For Launch Event Of iPhone 8

Apple has never differentiated iPhone models within a family on cellular capabilities ( Broadcom provides RF chips in support of the iPhone's cellular subsystem) or connectivit...

Aaron Greenberg: Xbox One fans can expect more Japanese Games

The British store lists is as out of stock , whereas the USA page has simply ceased to exist. Although the current pre-order offering of the Scorpio Edition of the Xbox One...

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Of Course Trump Looked Directly At The Eclipse

Of Course Trump Looked Directly At The Eclipse

Barron, in a white polo, wore his protective sunglasses too. President Trump looks at the sun without protective gear during the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017. The White ...

Xbox One X Pre-order Details Arrive This Sunday

Xbox One X Pre-order Details Arrive This Sunday

The Xbox One X was originally unveiled at this year's E3 after over a year of speculation , not to mention being almost a year behind the Playstation 4 Pro, which came out last...

Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower Will Fill The Skies This Weekend

Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower Will Fill The Skies This Weekend

The Perseid meteor shower originates from the comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle. "This year, however, there is a bright waning gibbous moon in the sky all three mornings", said Earthsky.o...

Look Up, Sky Watchers: The Perseid Meteor Shower Is Coming

Look Up, Sky Watchers: The Perseid Meteor Shower Is Coming

A Perseid meteor crosses the sky over the medieval Saint Kazimir Catholic church at night in the village of Vselyub, Belarus, Aug. 13, 2016. These meteors are actually specks of ro...

Google Releases 'Trusted Contacts' App for iOS

Google Releases 'Trusted Contacts' App for iOS

The company launched this unbelievable app a year ago for Android users. If everything's fine, you can deny the request. The company has also embedded an automatic response s...