Google turns its maps into "Ms. Pac-Man"

Marking this year's jokester-friendly April 1, Google has set things so Google Maps can go all 1980s with "Ms. Pac-Man". The promotion is available on Maps for Android , iOS , and desktop . In 2012, Google made it look like Google Maps was don... More..

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West Indian manatees go from 'endangered' to 'threatened
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

West Indian manatees go from 'endangered' to 'threatened

Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director at the Center for Biological Diversity , said that despite the positive trends, natural habitat is still being developed and boats remains a primary threat. While the downlistin...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Senate, White House pass on House push to revive health bill

Highlights of the day for U. S. President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday: RUSSIA The leaders of the U. S. Senate Intelligence Committee jointly pledged that their investigation of Russian hackin...More..

Missing man killed, swallowed whole by python
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Missing man killed, swallowed whole by python

They found the stodged python sprawled out in Akbar's own back garden on Monday night at 10pm - and feared he had been suffocated and swallowed. Reticulated pythons grab onto their prey with dozens of s...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

World's Oldest Female Astronaut Sets New Record in Space

This was Whitson's eighth spacewalk. Kimbrough and Whitson will be reconnecting cables and electrical connections on Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 (PMA-3) at its new home on top of the Harmony module. NASA is ...More..

French presidential candidate Fillon's wife placed under formal investigation
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

French presidential candidate Fillon's wife placed under formal investigation

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. François Fillon was handed preliminary charges two weeks ago over allegations he paid hundreds of thousands of euros to his w...More..

Facebook adds camera effects, new ways of photo sharing
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Facebook adds camera effects, new ways of photo sharing

Like Snapchat, the new camera on Facebook's app allows users to add masks, frames and filters. The Facebook app's Stories clone enables users to hare multiple photos and videos as part of a collection tha...More..

Samajwadi Party slams major airlines for blanket ban on Gaikwad
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Samajwadi Party slams major airlines for blanket ban on Gaikwad

Last week, Gaikwad allegedly thrashed an Air India staffer with his slipper after he was upset over being forced to travel in economy class from Pune to Delhi. The Shiv Sena is also likely to bring a privilege ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Uber self-driving cars back on the streets following Friday crash

Local police authorities say the semi-autonomous vehicle didn't cause the accident, and that it was the other driver who failed to yield. An Uber spokeswoman added, "we are continuing to look into this incid...More..

Budgam Encounter: 3 Locals, 1 Militant Killed in Clash With Army
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Budgam Encounter: 3 Locals, 1 Militant Killed in Clash With Army

A youth was killed when he was hit by a bullet in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday where a gunfight is continuing between the security forces and militants. Meanwhile, separatists have called for...More..

Destiny 2 Confirmed By Bungie With Lone Image
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Destiny 2 Confirmed By Bungie With Lone Image

Some of the leaks we've seen so far for Destiny 2 include the game's promotional material, which hint at a September 8th release of the game. In the past, " Destiny 2 " had been rumored to have a potential ...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Earth hour observed in Karachi with turning off non-essential lights

D Y Patil College of Engineering and Technology, principal V R Ghorpade, said, "Our college as well as other institutions had appealed their students and staff members to participate in the Earth hour initiativ...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

The ART Advisors LLC Purchases Shares of 29200 Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD)

Its sales stood at -11.80% a year on average in the period of last five years. Sears Holdings, which has also included Kmart for the past 13 years, lost $2.2 billion last year and has lost more than $5 billio...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

How California Reps. Nunes, Schiff grabbed spotlight in Russian Federation probe

Nunes, who served on Trump's transition team, said he believes the intelligence collections were done legally but that identities of Trump officials and the content of their communications may have been inapp...More..

Coast Guard, Cuba Search For Missing Cruise Passenger
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Coast Guard, Cuba Search For Missing Cruise Passenger

The ship was about 30 miles (50 kilometers) northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. A guest aboard the Carnival cruise ship told a newspaper in Texas that the ship's PA system announced "man overboard" around 3 a...More..

'More Life' was Tweeted About 2.5 Million Times this Weekend
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'More Life' was Tweeted About 2.5 Million Times this Weekend

Instead of seeking to develop a cohesive body of work with a single concept like Views attempted to do, Drake was able to release a work that played as more of a stream of consciousness. There's nothing...More..

Yahoo Racks Up Another Lawsuit A Day After Russians Charged In Hack
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Yahoo Racks Up Another Lawsuit A Day After Russians Charged In Hack

The indictment named the FSB officers involved as Dmitry Dokuchaev and his superior, Igor Sushchin, who are both in Russian Federation. Using information obtained from the Yahoo hacking, the two FSB officer...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Google's search app adds shortcuts to its popular tools

As for why Google is rolling out these shortcuts, the company says that while the Google search box is good for finding specific info, these shortcuts provide more general info when you just want to catch up ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'Uncharted territory': Drastic climate change in 2016 will continue this year

As ocean heating and atmospheric carbon dioxide content continue to increase, scientists expect similar extreme weather-related events. "Even without a strong El Niño in 2017, we are seeing other remarkable c...More..

Intel launches 'world's most responsive' Optane SSD with 3D XPoint
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Intel launches 'world's most responsive' Optane SSD with 3D XPoint

Interestingly, the SSD can be configured to appear to an operating system as DRAM - in other words, a massive cache memory. DRAM is too expensive to scale while NAND can scale but falls short in terms of datace...More..

Here's why Honey Nut Cheerios pulled its bee mascot
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Here's why Honey Nut Cheerios pulled its bee mascot

While there is no doubt that bee colonies have declined rapidly - 100,000 colonies existed in 2016 compared to 4.5 million in 2006, according to the U.S. Bees play a critical role by pollinating 35 percent of t...More..

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 release date announced for USA market
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 release date announced for USA market

The Galaxy S8 is rumored to feature a wireless charging technology, a dual-camera setup and, a waterproof design. "Due to some limits of iris scanning such as speed and accuracy, we have made a decision to add ...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

The epicenter of Duke basketball hatred is an arena in Greenville, SC

The Wildcats know all about falling flat. Rather, it was the four teams that were last voted into the tournament by the committee. Troy (22-15) was making just the second NCAA Tournament appearance in schoo...More..

Falcon 9 carries communications satellite into orbit
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Falcon 9 carries communications satellite into orbit

The launch , which took place at 2 AM ET on Thursday, saw SpaceX succeed in placing the EchoStar XIII 22,000 miles up from the surface of the blue planet. The Falcon Heavy and Falcon 9 Block 5 should both ...More..

Pastor discovers 706-carat diamond in village
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Pastor discovers 706-carat diamond in village

According to a report on BBC , Pastor Momoh discovered the diamond, weighing 706 carats in Kono district, Sierra Leone . The president thanked the chief of the Tankoro area where the stone was found for n...More..