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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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SMC Alert: Rocket Lab successful launch

Operators of tiny satellites don't have many options to get to space, and typically have to hitch rides on launches of much bigger probes. Rocket Lab chief executive Peter Beck...

Google Will Now Prioritize Page Speed for Mobile Search

Mobile-first indexing is a major shift away from the current practice of using computer programs to crawl, index and rank websites by first looking at the desktop version. A tool t...

United States lawmakers urge AT&T to cut all ties with Huawei

Nearly all phones and electronics - including most "American" or "European" phones - are made in China. The US also isn't the only country to worry about the companies: the Aus...

Huawei is victim of U.S. 'trust deficit'

Regarding the Wall Street Journal report which claims the deal was scuttled due to security concerns, Huawei spokesman Chase Skinner said - " privacy and security are always ou...

Google could turn the next Pixel's touchscreen into a speaker

Google has declined to comment on the acquisition, including how much might have been paid for Redux. Redux's technology could also be used create haptic feedback - which gives the...

HTC announces Vive Pro with increased resolution and built-in headphones

These will be available via a revamped version of the Viveport VR store. CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cove...

Details, images, and pricing of the Nokia 6 (2018) revealed

The great changes of the Nokia 6 (2018) come from the inside. The fingerprint scanner in Nokia 6 is embedded into the home button on the front. Bummer. The biggest change tha...

Amazon: Echo Dot top-selling product over holidays

A Google spokesperson made a statement regarding its battle with Amazon stating that since Amazon doesn't carry Google products like Chromecast and Google Home , nor does ...

Sid Meier's Civilization VI is now available on iPad

And it's not the trial version or some joke-half of game. You can buy Civilization VI in the iOS App Store for $30 until January 4. While an earlier cut-down entry in the fra...

Jio vs Idea vs Vodafone vs Airtel: Prepaid and Postpaid Plans

For the purposes of simplicity, we're excluding all packs and plans that offer more than 1GB data per day per month. "For high data users, the MRP 299 plan offers free voice, unlim...

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Catherine: Full Body Coming to PS4 and Vita

Look for "deep discussions" and an official trailer on December 22, when the development team goes live on Niconico to reveal more about Catherine: Full Body . The new character...

Forecast Calls for White Christmas in Iceland

Forecast Calls for White Christmas in Iceland

As of Monday evening, the possibilities for the Christmas high temperature in Richmond range from the 30s to the 70s, with a better than even chance of clouds and showers. The la...

There's Going To Be A Fantastic Meteor Shower Tonight

There's Going To Be A Fantastic Meteor Shower Tonight

Make this year more memorable, get ready to encounter the picturesque meteor shower tonight. Last year, a super moon greatly interfered with the viewing of this event because the...

Google Assistant for Android 5.0 Lollipop Smartphones and Android Tablets Coming Soon

Google Assistant for Android 5.0 Lollipop Smartphones and Android Tablets Coming Soon

Other regions receiving the update include Italy, Japan, Germany, Brazil, and Korea. "Once you get the update and opt-in, you'll see an Assistant app icon in your "All apps" list...

Soul Calibur VI Trailer And Release Date 2018

Soul Calibur VI Trailer And Release Date 2018

Following rumors last week that the "sixth installment" of a popular gaming franchise would be announced tonight at The Game Awards , fans immediately turned to Soulcalibur VI a...