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Researchers unravel seven profound risks posed by asteroids to Earth

Scientists have now found out how asteroids could possibly trigger an apocalypse leading to the end of human life on Earth as we know it. Researchers at the University of Southampton have outlined seven different ways in which an asteroid collision could pose risk to our planet. The paper of the researchers with a discussion …

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Lone star ticks found commonly in Tennessee Valley raising concerns of red meat allergy

According to experts, the tick season in this year is turning out to be one of the worst ones in the recent times with the emergence of a new threat emerging from tick bites in the form of allergy to meat. A dentist in Chattanooga, Dr. Mark McOmie was diagnosed with such allergy known as …

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Russian guitarist dies one month after being removed from flight due to bad odor caused by flesh-eating necrosis

The death of a Russian guitarist on Monday grabbed further headlines after he was removed from a flight owing to the unbearable stench from his body that led to emergency landing of the plane. The guitarist Andrey Suchilin was travelling on a Boeing 737 of the Transavia service which was going from Spain to Netherlands. …

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New Instagram update welcomes Video Chat, new AR filters & more

New Instagram update welcomes Video Chat, new AR filters & more

Instagram, the social networking app that hosts more than a billion users worldwide has announced amazingly cool features that will be available for both Android and iOS. Instagram has been experimenting with various features for months now and recently, it updated the explore page and the IGTV on its app. For the latest string of …

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Study confirms vulnerability of denser breasts to cancer

A group of Norwegian researchers has utilized automated breast density measurements to find out that women with dense breasts are more susceptible to risks of breast cancer. The study involved over 100,000 women and researchers conducted over 300,000 screening tests in order to reach the inference. The senior author of the study and researcher as well as …

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SpaceX appeals in congressional hearing for reforms in spaceflight regulations

The Director of Government Affairs for SpaceX, Caryn Schenewerk, stated in a congressional hearing on June 26 that the company is still committed for conducting over 25 launches in 2018 which would require SpaceX to increase its launch frequency by almost 50% in the second half of the year. The focus of the congressional hearing …

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Google announced the Google Maps Material design update at the Google I/O Conference last month. The update was made available only for few selected devices but Google has started updating its Google Maps slowly and steadily thereby introducing new features and rich user interface. The latest update that will be available on Android devices from now looks completely different from earlier updates as it shows the new and revamped ‘Explore’ tab with plenty of categories to check for places nearby and more. The app shows new buttons, icons, and colorful tabs against a plain white background. The ‘Explore’ tab got new buttons, icons, colors, and features. Now, the user can check out nearby places such as museums, restaurants, malls, or select any category of interest in the same city or neighboring or any other city they wish to visit soon. The new update recommends restaurants, bars, and reviews from local experts which makes it easier for tourists or even locals to visit the place without further ado. One of the coolest features on the Google Maps update is called ‘Your Match’ which is a machine learning technique-based feature that evaluates person’s location history and determines the percentage rating if the user will like the place (searching for) or not. You can also rate the places that will be further added to the machine learning for other users to follow. If you are a foodie or someone who loves food, this new update is a powerful tool as it lets the user check out the restaurants and food joints trending in their cities or the place they are visiting under ‘For You’ tab which is now available for Canada, Japan, U.S., U.K, Australia and other countries will soon join the wagon. The app also tracks all the events and activities happening nearby so that you can things to do everytime you check out Google Maps. Google has unveiled the new update for Android devices and for iOS users too.

Google Maps releases new update for Android & iOS users

Google announced the Google Maps Material design update at the Google I/O Conference last month. The update was made available only for few selected devices but Google has started rolling out updates for its Google Maps app slowly and steadily thereby introducing new features and rich user interface. The latest update that will be available …

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LG might unviel 'V40' with five cameras this summer/fall

LG might unviel ‘V40’ with five cameras this summer/fall

According to some sources, LG is working on the upcoming LG V40 and the smartphone giant will squeeze five cameras on a single phone. V40 will follow Huawei P20 Pro’s footsteps by introducing a triple-camera system for its smartphone but what’s difference with V40 is that it will sport a dual camera setup on the …

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Resolution of the Fermi Paradox might have confirmed humans being alone in the universe

The search for extraterrestrial life has been intriguing the human civilization for many years and the massive spread of the universe and galactic bodies in it imply that intelligent life forms could possibly exist on a distant planet. The Fermi Paradox implies that humanity is the sole living intelligent life form in the Milky Way …

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Apple iOS 12 public beta version is out now; Download here!

Apple iOS 12 public beta version is out now; Download here!

Apple is developing the next generation iOS 12 that will release this fall but guess what? The Cupertino giant has released a public beta version of its iOS 12 which is available for download on Apple’s public beta site where the users and developers can download and install it to check out what’s new with …

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ISS Releases Satellite Designed for Removal of Space Debris for First Field Test

The continuously increasing volume of space junk and debris in Earth’s orbit has not been responsible for a catastrophic event just yet albeit with possibilities for the continuous increase as various missions are launched above the Earth’s atmosphere into the unknown. The majority of content in the space debris and waste is derived from the …

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Facebook to release a feature that tracks time spent on its Android app

Facebook to release a feature that tracks time spent on its Android app

Soon, Facebook will have a feature called “Your Time on Facebook” on its app that will facilitate users to track how much time they spend on the app each day. Facebook is currently developing the feature which is supposedly under wrap as no official statement has been released. As of now, engineer Jane Manchun Wong …

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State Health Officials suspect Hantavirus as the culprit in death of Belmont worker

State health authorities have directed their investigation efforts to find out the possibility of Hantavirus disease as the reason for death of a Belmont Park track worker earlier this month. The Hantavirus disease is a rare infection which is the resultant of exposure to excretions of rodents. The suspected case of Hantavirus disease is among …

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Researchers confirm that the tongue of the T. Rex was vestigial

Around 70 million years ago or somewhere near that period, the sight of the daunting Tyrannosaurus Rex would have sent shivers down our spine if we had inhabited the Earth back then. Coming face to face with the beast would have meant only a few inches of difference from imminent death. The T. Rex could …

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Rural America experiences higher rates of severe obesity as confirmed by study

With the dawn of the new century, the US has been witnessing drastic rise in severe obesity rates. Two studies in the US have suggested that the severe obesity rates exert disproportionate influence on adults and children in rural communities. The researchers reviewed data related to height and weight for adults of 20 years age …

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Study confirms benefits of 16:8 diet for health and weight loss

There have been substantial strides in inclinations towards preferences for fasting diets in the recent years. However, there is no concrete evidence suggesting the health benefits and contributions to weight loss related to fasting diets. Recent evidence unearthed by researchers has provided insights into the impact of a specific time-restricted diet on the body. In …

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Study confirms positive effects of social media for kids

According to the outcomes of a research presented on Tuesday, higher social media usage in 9 to 10 year old children leads to positive effects. The research involved a study of brain development on a sample of 9 and 10 year old children where the use of texting and scrolling through Instagram accounted for improved …

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Explanation for mysterious rock formation on Mars confirmed by researchers

According to the findings of researchers, volcanic activity on Mars billions of years ago could be considered as the sole answer to the mysteries around rock formation on Mars. It was speculated earlier by UFO hunters that the rock formation is more likely due to an extraterrestrial spacecraft while NASA speculated it as a mysterious …

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Zoutons launches chrome extension to help you save on online shopping

Zoutons is a couponic website which offers multiple deals to its customers and deals do not get stickled with a particular deal or something, it varies according to the product or the choice of the customer. With the increasing demand of the couponic websites, it is doing amazingly well on the business front. Now they …

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