The inner part of our solar system has been visited by Comet Catalina for the first time, as reported by NASA. The comet, officially known as C/2013 US10, will be visible in the sky before the dawn of January 1, 2016. The comet, which was found on October 31, 2013, will return to the outer space permanently after its short visibility in sky. The comet was named after the Catalina Sky Survey, funded by NASA, at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
A glitch that appeared on Facebook on Thursday shows its users that they have been friends with Facebook for 46 years. The company experts are presently busy in fixing the bug as soon as possible.
At first, it was thought that the issue was experienced by really old accounts. Due to the glitch the largest social network has sent out messages congratulating users for 46 years of friendship with people in their list.
A team of researchers has recently developed a new application that can easily decode crying. The researchers said it can be used by parents of newborns to know what their baby’s crying means.
Brandon and Abby Newsom, couple that last week was blessed with a baby boy Brayden, said the bliss that comes with being new parents also comes with a lot of crying from the baby, but this $3 app will prove very beneficial for them.
Extra weight gain due to festive season is often followed by New Year resolutions to lose it. However, people need to understand that weight loss requires following certain specific methods, along with commitment and willpower. Weight maintenance can not only provide a healthier but also a longer life. Obesity can lead to diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, osteoporosis, and fertility issues.
As per recent statement by the Labor Department, unemployment claims have reached 287,000 from 20,000 on Thursday, reaching the highest level in almost six months. The latest report finds number of unemployment claims filed by Americans reaching more than projected during the Christmas season. As per the estimation by 30 economists surveyed by Bloomberg, the unemployment rate could reach 270, 000, but the latest analysis showed more than the projected value.
Scientists at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have created a new social robot, which they dubbed as ‘Nadine’. Nadine is a receptionist at the NTU University Singapore and is almost like a human being. She is having soft skin, flowing brunette hair and own personality, mood and emotions. She is completely different from other conventional robots and performs actions much similar to those of human beings. When you will meet with her, she will shake hands with you and greet you back.
A little longer wait for all those people who are hoping to reach out and touch computer-generated worlds. The news will slightly disappoint those customers who have been pining to finally use this new technology. As per recent statement by Oculus VR on Thursday, it has delayed the release of its Touch controllers until the second half of 2016. In 2014, Facebook started Oculus VR, the pioneering virtual-reality for $2 billion. The gadgets are designed to let people use hand gestures in all-digital environments.
The practice of giving birth at home is very common in poor countries, but the new study of Oregon births state that the practice comes with a slight increased risk of death to the baby in the United States but a lower likelihood of a C-section. Though, the rate is very low in the United States with less than 1% of women gave birth at home in 2012, the rate of home births have been on rise with hard to assess the safety of the practice.
Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement that the climate change deal recently signed in Paris is so far the most important accomplishments of Obama administration in 2015.
John Kerry gives away all the credits to Obama administration for reaching out to China, which is the world’s leading emitter of greenhouse gas, as keystone of the success of the United Nation’s climate change agreement.