Boston schools replace old maps with a newer, more accurate version

The Mercator map has always been considered controversial due to its exaggerated depiction of Europe, which Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator placed in the center of the map, and North America. It has been adopted by the United Nations , and Bo... More..

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'Toothless' Crosby leads Penguins into National Hockey League playoffs
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'Toothless' Crosby leads Penguins into National Hockey League playoffs

All alone and in front of the Buffalo net with one hand on his stick, Crosby managed to flip the puck over Robin Lehner . Crosby did not speak to the media after the game, and will more than likely spend We...More..

Instagram will soon let users book haircuts, etc. through its app
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Instagram will soon let users book haircuts, etc. through its app

Facebook said Wednesday it has eight million businesses using business profiles. About 8 million businesses now use profiles on Instagram, which the app is working to link to Facebook business profiles, Quarl...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Comey and Rogers dismiss Trump's wiretapping claims

But again, the video accompanying the tweet makes clear that the question that prompted the response dealt specifically with the contents of a January 6 report issued by the intelligence agencies - not whet...More..

Stunning video takes you on an epic flight over Mars
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Stunning video takes you on an epic flight over Mars

Fröjdman not just combined tens of thousands of images but also touched them up to give an accurate sense of how Mars would look if we approached from above. HiRise camera is mounted on Mars Reconnaissance Orbi...More..

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) To Release Earnings
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) To Release Earnings

Canadian Solar expects total module shipments to be in the range of approximately 6.5GW to 7.0GW, with approximately 6.17GW recognized in revenue. 11/22/2016 - Canadian Solar Inc . The firm's quarterly reve...More..

Pokemon GO makes water Pokemon appear more often for Water Festival
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Pokemon GO makes water Pokemon appear more often for Water Festival

The latest in-game event for The Pokémon Company's hit mobile game connects to the Water Festival. Pokemon GO is now available for iOS and Android. During this event, players around the world will be more l...More..

After some bumbling, a bee buzzes onto the endangered species list
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

After some bumbling, a bee buzzes onto the endangered species list

The coalition argued, as opponents of federal rules often do, that the fast determination brushed aside hundreds of comments on their behalf and ignored "complex biological issues, ignored clear flaws in the sc...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Fossil named after Sir David Attenborough

The fossil, found in the United Kingdom, is of an ancient crustacean, previously unknown to science and a distant relative of present-day crabs, shrimps and lobsters. He would know. At least four other long-ext...More..

Apple launches red iPhone 7 to raise money for the Global Fund
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Apple launches red iPhone 7 to raise money for the Global Fund

As with other Product Red products, for each of these red iPhones that sells , Apple will make a small donation to the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS. It will be available to order starting March 24 in the ...More..

NASA spots breaks in Mars Curiosity rover's wheel treads
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

NASA spots breaks in Mars Curiosity rover's wheel treads

One of its tyres is missing some of its treads - or grousers as Nasa calls them - and has holes and dents in it. "All six wheels have more than enough working lifespan remaining to get the vehicle to all dest...More..

Amazon's Alexa just conquered another phone
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Amazon's Alexa just conquered another phone

The Mate 9 Alexa essentially adds another device that can listen and respond to voice commands just like an Amazon Echo would. Hot on the heels of its addition to the Amazon app on the iPhone , Alexa is lo...More..

6 years on, Fukushima radiation still a worry
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

6 years on, Fukushima radiation still a worry

Greenpeace today will be be presenting a letter detailing Fukushima survivor human rights violations to Japanese embassies in Helsinki, Paris, Brussels, St. Over 10 percent of workers at the plants were slander...More..

Jeff Flake: Wiretapping of Trump Tower by Obama 'just didn't happen'
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Jeff Flake: Wiretapping of Trump Tower by Obama 'just didn't happen'

Lord, a diehard Trump supporter, said the president was speaking "Americanese" when he tweeted this month that Obama had organized a "Nixon/Watergate" conspiracy plot against him. That was part of the problem I...More..

Donald Trump Speaks 'Americanese': All the Memes You Need to See
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Donald Trump Speaks 'Americanese': All the Memes You Need to See

The crux of the editorial concerns the president's wiretapping claim that has been refuted by a number of intelligence officials and the heads of the House and Senate Intel Committees. German Chancellor Angela ...More..

Bloodstained Cancelled for Wii U, Gets Switch Version Instead
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Bloodstained Cancelled for Wii U, Gets Switch Version Instead

Igarashi shared the news in a update posted on the game's Kickstarter page , explaining the rationale behind the move and apologizing to those hoping for a Wii U version. You filled out your backer survey and ...More..

Nintendo Switch nearly used a Cyanogen operating system
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Nintendo Switch nearly used a Cyanogen operating system

While he initially didn't mention Android or Switch by name, he did say the encounter happened in the "early days of Cyanogen", meaning the 3DS - Nintendo's pre-Switch portable console - was already either deve...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ex-CIA Rep. Hurd: Trump Owes Apology to Obama and UK

It's really time to STOP investigating whether Obama wiretapped Trump. After all that, Oliver mocked the president by pointing to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, who said Trump's M.O.is "bulls--ting". After the McIlroy n...More..

Soon, penalty of equal amount for receiving cash over Rs 2 lakh
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Soon, penalty of equal amount for receiving cash over Rs 2 lakh

The move to reduce the ceiling for cash transactions to Rs 2 lakh was announced as the government was of the view that the earlier cap was too high. "The thrust of this is that you can not have a Bill which s...More..

Alibaba Acquires Chinese Ticketing Service Damai
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Alibaba Acquires Chinese Ticketing Service Damai

In November, Alibaba created a culture and entertainment group to handle a number of acquisitions and creations in its group, including Alibaba Pictures, Alibaba Music, Alibaba Sports and Alibaba Digi...More..

Will JC Penney stores close Palm Beach County stores?
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Will JC Penney stores close Palm Beach County stores?

J.C. Penney store locations at the King of Prussia Mall, the Philadelphia Mills Mall, and at Willow Grove Park will all be shut down possibly as soon as June, the company said. That company has filed for bankru...More..

Outlook and XBox services experience further outages
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Outlook and XBox services experience further outages

Another one said, "Great". That's particularly true for services that use a single login to access multiple services. Rather, it's looking like Microsoft itself is what's holding you back, as The Verge reports...More..

New trailer lands for Dreamworks' The Boss Baby
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

New trailer lands for Dreamworks' The Boss Baby

Baldwin made the evening a family affair by walking the red carpet with his wife, Hiliaria and two of three of their young children, Carmen and Rafael. The story is loosely based on the 2007 book of the same ...More..

Latest leak reveals Galaxy S8 colours, pricing
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Latest leak reveals Galaxy S8 colours, pricing

Blass tweets images of the new phones in "black sky", "orchid grey" and "arctic silver". Another day, another Samsung Galaxy S8 leak, with today's tease focussing on the colours the phone will launch in. ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Everything you need to know about the new airline laptop ban

Reports described the notice as a "circular", not a regulation, that airlines will be expected to enforce. The airlines that are affected by the restrictions are Royal Jordainia, Egyptair, Turkish airlines, ...More..

Mission: Impossible Actress Cofirms Locations For 6th Installment
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Mission: Impossible Actress Cofirms Locations For 6th Installment

Quite how you top clinging to a plane as it takes off remains to be seen, but we do know that Cruise has been in extensive training for the past year. "It's gonna be mind-blowing", promises Ellison. Is it spa...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

What we know about the electronics restrictions on some foreign flights

The airlines must implement the new restrictions by Saturday morning. The eight countries whose airports (10 in total) will be impacted by this new rule include Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Ar...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Denmark ousted as world's happiest nation

A global happiness report has made the Norwegian foreign minister, well , happy . "As demonstrated by many countries, this report gives evidence that happiness is a result of creating strong social foundati...More..

Images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 AKG headphones may have leaked
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 AKG headphones may have leaked

As expected, it's firm's new flagship Android tablet, and the successor to last year's Galaxy Tab S2. The expensive price tag is said to be a result of the new phone's new features and design. It has been rep...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

United States bans tablets and laptops on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries

The rule is broad and wide ranging, affecting nearly anything that is not a phone. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has a lengthy list of things that are prohibited from being brought onto pl...More..

List of billionaires includes a few locals
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

List of billionaires includes a few locals

The 63-year-old ranked 1,468th with a net worth of $1.4 billion. According to Forbes , the drop in Trump's wealth can be largely attributed to the sluggish USA property market. Bloomberg is one of several...More..

April's Calf Is 'Poking Out' Say Zoo Keepers
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

April's Calf Is 'Poking Out' Say Zoo Keepers

The Animal Adventure Park says they can not keep the calf because it would lead to incestuous mating and would "undermine the genetics of the program and species". A new batch of enrichment items is expected ...More..

Dem, GOP lawmakers push back against Trump's cuts to public broadcasting
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Dem, GOP lawmakers push back against Trump's cuts to public broadcasting

Butler is optimistic that funding for public broadcasting will survive as it has in past budget battles. Meanwhile, public broadcasters are confident that Congress won't agree with Trump's agenda and that Ame...More..

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by Meridian Investment Counsel Inc
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by Meridian Investment Counsel Inc

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 31st. It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his in...More..

'Secret of Mana' stars in 'Seiken Densetsu Collection' for Nintendo Switch
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

'Secret of Mana' stars in 'Seiken Densetsu Collection' for Nintendo Switch

There are a few problems preventing this collection from escaping Japan, however. Series fans hailing from North America and Europe may want to keep their expectations in check, however, as Seiken Densetsu Col...More..