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March Full Moon: When to See the Worm and Blue Full Moons

March Full Moon: When to See the Worm and Blue Full Moons

February had no full moon . Northern Native American tribes called Marchs moon the Crow Moon, because the cawing of crows signaled the end of winter; the Crust Moon because of the snow thaw, and t...

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Nasty storm causes public transit and flight delays, unsafe driving conditions, flooding

Nasty storm causes public transit and flight delays, unsafe driving conditions, flooding

Avery says wind gusts during the afternoon hours could reach up to 50 mph. Wind gusts of 63 miles per hour. had been recorded in Charlestown, 54 in Newport and 51 in Providence. In the nation'...

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Hotspot for 1.5 million penguins found

Hotspot for 1.5 million penguins found

A thriving "hotspot" of some 1.5 million Adelie penguins has been discovered on the remote Danger Islands in the east Antarctic . In a paper released Friday in the journal Scientific Reports , sci...

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Amazon looking to bring real-time translation to Alexa

Amazon looking to bring real-time translation to Alexa

There have been some connection issues on Amazon Web Services (AWS) this morning, according to the dashboard , but it's unclear if that's related to the Alexa downtime. Like with the Pixel Buds, Br...

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Moon emerges from cloud of vaporized Earth rock

Moon emerges from cloud of vaporized Earth rock

Steward cited evidences that the isotopic "fingerprint" for both the Earth and moon are almost identical, suggesting both came from the same source, but in the canonical story, the moon formed mostly ...

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United Kingdom gas supplies struggling to meet demand, the National Grid has warned

United Kingdom gas supplies struggling to meet demand, the National Grid has warned

The National Grid has today warned of a shortfall in the UK's gas supply. United Kingdom gas demand is forecast at 394 million cu m on Friday, while supply is now forecast at just 389.6 million cu...

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Microsoft data case set to split USA judges

Microsoft data case set to split USA judges

But the Obama administration appealed that decision . And Microsoft says U.S. authorities can't force them to hand over data as its storage is covered under Irish law, not American. Microsoft law...

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When Stars Were Born: Earliest Starlight's Effects Are Detected

When Stars Were Born: Earliest Starlight's Effects Are Detected

If the signal stands up to scrutiny, the detection simultaneously opens up a new line of cosmological inquiry and offers a few conundrums to tackle. "If Barkana's idea is confirmed", says Bowman, "t...

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Facebook scraps News Feed split 'experiment'

Facebook scraps News Feed split 'experiment'

Mosseri notes that the Facebook's other recent major News Feed change - the one that simply emphasizes content from friends and family - also means there's less need to have two separate feeds a...

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Is Your Car Affected By The Takata Airbags Recall?

Is Your Car Affected By The Takata Airbags Recall?

In a statement the ACCC said: "The ACCC has provided a final recommendation on the proposed compulsory recall for defective Takata airbags to the Minister with responsibility for consumer affair...

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LG Previewed The Cancelled LG G7 With A Notch At MWC

LG Previewed The Cancelled LG G7 With A Notch At MWC

For the uninitiated, the LG G series smartphones are mid-range devices from the company. The G7 shown off at MWC is said to sport a 6.0-inch pOLED display, while the display that is now rumored fo...

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NASA, NOAA to Launch Weather-Tracking Satellite

NASA, NOAA to Launch Weather-Tracking Satellite

That breadth will help researchers and weather forecasters get a better picture of weather that makes landfall in the western USA - weather that often has origins far out to sea, beyond GOES-16's view...

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N Korea to send athletes to PyeongChang Paralympics

N Korea to send athletes to PyeongChang Paralympics

But Tuesday saw the North agree to dispatch a significantly smaller delegation to the PyeongChang Paralympics , which will be held between March 8 and 18, without a cheering or performing squad. The ...

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Emergency services assess damage from major snow storm

Emergency services assess damage from major snow storm

During the afternoon and evening blizzard conditions will develop across Munster and Leinster as heavy snow together with driving easterly winds spread northwards to all areas through the rest of the ...

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Battlefield 5 Will Reportedly be Set in World War II

Battlefield 5 Will Reportedly be Set in World War II

It's been no secret in EA investors meetings that another installment in the flagship shooter brand would be coming this year, likely setting up an semi-annual alternating release schedule between Ba...

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Vero to Take On Social Media Giants

Vero to Take On Social Media Giants

Is it user-friendly? What does it give me that the other social platforms don't? As one friend repeatedly put it, "zzzzz". To distance itself from its competitors, Vero claims to offer a "social n...

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Amazon grabs Ring for more than $1B

Amazon grabs Ring for more than $1B

The companies did not disclose the financial terms, but a source told Bloomberg that the deal is worth about US$ 1 billion . GeekWire , which first reported on the acquisition, reported that Ama...

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Samsung, Nokia Dominate Mobile World Congress 2018 With New Smartphones

Samsung, Nokia Dominate Mobile World Congress 2018 With New Smartphones

HMD-backed Nokia has unveiled Nokia 6 (2018 ) alongside with Nokia 8 Sirocco , Nokia 7 Plus , Nokia 1 and Nokia 8110 4G at MWC 2018 . "Previous year we shipped over 70 million Nokia phone...

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Huawei P20 leaks in the flesh with display notch and two cameras

Huawei P20 leaks in the flesh with display notch and two cameras

The Chinese company itself has also pointed towards a phone having three rear cameras . GSMArena also posted a video on YouTube, said to be Huawei's promo that revealed the P20 name. In addit...

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Andrew Pallotta: Janus Case An Attack On All Workers

Andrew Pallotta: Janus Case An Attack On All Workers

They say that if non-members don't have any obligation to pay fair share fees for the collective bargaining obligations, they would become free riders, benefiting from the representation without sha...

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