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NASCAR Xfinity Series Predictions: Sparks Energy 300 5/6/17

NASCAR Xfinity Series Predictions: Sparks Energy 300 5/6/17 It is Almirola's third career series win. Jones has won the last two Xfinity races he has competed in and also has two other top-5 finishes on top of that. I'd say our season started off really strong. The NASCAR Xfinity Series is back on action later today for the running of the Sparks Energy 300 . [Full Article...]

Meteor Shower peaks Friday night, Saturday morning

Meteor Shower peaks Friday night, Saturday morning Sunday will offer a better chance to see the Eta Aquarids with clear, dry skies in the early morning. Because of the stars' positioning in the sky (and thanks to longer nights as the Southern Hemisphere moves toward the June Solstice ), stargazers near the equator will see the most spectacular show. [Full Article...]

Magnitude-6.2 earthquake rattles corner of Canada, Alaska

Magnitude-6.2 earthquake rattles corner of Canada, Alaska Earthquakes of that size could cause "considerable damage in poorly built or badly designed structures", according to the USGS . So far, more than 100 aftershocks - some as strong as magnitude 5.7 - have been recorded across northern B.C., the Yukon, and the Alaskan Panhandle since the quakes. [Full Article...]

Target's Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Promotion Is Turning Stores Into Race Tracks

People will definitely be throwing things at each other. No word on how long the promotion is supposed to last, but Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is set to be released on April 28th. The prices for the the Nintendo Switch with Neon Joy-Con are slightly higher. While it does slow down if you play with more than two players, I'm thrilled at how well it works with two as I rarely have anyone local to p... [Full Article...]

Google automatically translating local reviews in Maps, Search

Google automatically translating local reviews in Maps, Search Google also announced that the neural machine translation is now available for nine Indian languages - Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. The search giant has extended the neural machine auto-translation to Google Maps as well and users will now be able to read the translated reviews for restaurants, cafes, or hotels among other places through the ap... [Full Article...]

Indian cows to have a unique ID number

Indian cows to have a unique ID number Centre made this proposal on the basis of recommendations made by a committee headed by the Joint Secretary, Home Ministry. In an affidavit filed in the PIL by NGO "Akhil Bharat Krishi Goseva Sangh", the Centre gave details of the causes behind large-scale cattle smuggling to Bangladesh. [Full Article...]

Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station Astronauts used the station's big 58-foot robotic arm to grab the capsule Saturday morning. "We're very proud to welcome on board the S.S. John Glenn ", said French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. Early Monday, she will surpass the 534-day, two-hour-and-change mark set by astronaut Jeffrey Williams past year. The decision to use the White House call to the ISS to excite young Americans about the sp... [Full Article...]

Activision confirms the next Call of Duty will be set in WWII

Activision confirms the next Call of Duty will be set in WWII This is a key piece of information that Activision confirmed with the announcement of the Call of Duty: WWII name and that we are seeing on game boxes on Amazon. The multiplayer campaign will feature a host of other historic sites from the second world war. This is the first in the series to be launched set in WW2 since the 2008's World at War game, IGN reported . [Full Article...]

Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched

Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched Cabrera tweaked his hamstring a few days ago and the Mets made a decision to let him have a day instead of exacerbating the issue. The New York Mets are playing without All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes because he was forced to leave Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies with a left leg injury. [Full Article...]

Trump announces plans to upstage White House Correspondents Dinner

Further details about the event have yet to be revealed. A White House official criticized references to the rally taking place on the same day as the White House Correspondents' Dinner , saying it had more to do with marking the president's 100 days in office. [Full Article...]

Remembering Prince, One Year After His Death

Questlove shared a short video clip of the late singer during a recording session with the caption, "may we all learn, that flawless consistent practice ... Friday has been declared "Prince Day" in Minnesota. Nigel Hart is one of a group of Prince fans from Europe. However, the newly unsealed documents provide the clearest picture yet of the Purple Rain hitmaker's struggle with opioid pa... [Full Article...]

US spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn's rings

US spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn's rings Titan's gravity will reach out and pull Cassini onto a new path, downward into the narrow gap between Saturn and its innermost ring, where no human artifact has ever gone. To Cassini will go the credit for discovering what many astronomers think is the most likely place to find evidence of life beyond Earth. Cassini's particle detectors will sample icy ring particles being funneled into ... [Full Article...]

Tesla recalling cars to address brake defect

Tesla recalling cars to address brake defect If you own one of the vehicles experiencing the parking brake issue, you can contact Tesla at ServiceHelpNA@tesla.com. According to a report by Electrek, Tesla found out a manufacturing issue in the parking brakes of its cars manufactured from February 2016 to October 2016. [Full Article...]

At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR

Afternoon sessions yesterday revealed several interlocking initiatives at the social-media giant, but most immediately front and center (to judge from CEO Mark Zuckerberg's keynote) may be augmented reality . "Think about how numerous things we have in our lives actually don't need to be physical - they can be digital - and think about how much better and more affordable and accessible they're ... [Full Article...]

Planet that resembles Earth found 40 lightyears away

Planet that resembles Earth found 40 lightyears away In a paper detailing the discovery, the researchers also say they believe the planet has an atmosphere, adding that both star LHS 1140 and planet LHS 1140b are so close to Earth that "telescopes now under construction might be able to search for specific atmospheric gases in the future". [Full Article...]

Facebook gives peek inside unit studying brain-to-text technology

Facebook gives peek inside unit studying brain-to-text technology Facebook is 'developing new hardware and software necessary to deliver language through the skin .' They go on to explain that since the neural network that runs through the skin to give the brain the sensation of touch is so vast, and language systems such as braille have demonstrated that the brain can decode language from a different sense, the technology is possible. [Full Article...]

St Petersburg metro bombing: Russian investigators question new suspect

St Petersburg metro bombing: Russian investigators question new suspect The suspected, according to the investigation, prepared suicide bomber Akbarzhon Dzhalilov.⁠. Dzhalilov, 22, was killed in the explosion. He was identified as Azimov Abror Akhralovich and was arrested just west of Moscow . There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack but investigators say they are probing possible links to Islamic State jihadists. As of the beginning of April, p... [Full Article...]

The US intercepted communications that preceded Syria's chemical-weapons attack

The US intercepted communications that preceded Syria's chemical-weapons attack The strong comments by Kenneth D. Ward, the American ambassador to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, came amid ongoing diplomatic skirmishes over last week's deadly attack in Syria. "Things will work out fine between the United States of America and Russia", Trump nevertheless tweeted Thursday, as his top diplomat departed Moscow empty-handed after discussions with Putin ... [Full Article...]

CBSE textbook describing 'best' body shape for women creates social media storm

CBSE textbook describing 'best' body shape for women creates social media storm The book is widely used as the textbook for Physical Examination subject in a number of schools. Infact claimed "best body" for females. The bones of hips of females are wider, knees are slightly apart. "Due to this shape, females are not able to run properly", reads a controversial paragraph. After reports of the textbook started coming to light, the CBSE issued a clarification saying schools... [Full Article...]

Ocean world near Saturn top contender for life beyond Earth

The study authors suggested that the hydrogen found in the plume comes from hydrothermal processing of rock, similar to systems on Earth when water reacts with rocks containing reduced iron-bearing minerals producing molecular hydrogen. Europa is potentially billions of years older than Enceladus, and life takes time to emerge. The Cassini craft was not created to detect signs of life, and... [Full Article...]


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