• Is it time to restore Pluto's status as a planet?
Is it time to restore Pluto's status as a planet?

Stern and his colleagues note that the IAU's definition of a planet is too narrow and recognizes planets only as objects that orbit our sun and "requires zone clearing, which no planet in our solar system can satisfy since new small bodies are constantly injected into planet-crossing orbits".

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  • Trump Signs Bill Authorizing NASA Funding, Mars Exploration
Trump Signs Bill Authorizing NASA Funding, Mars Exploration

Reaching out - NASA wants to work with others in order to achieve its goals. While getting to Mars likely won't happen during the Trump administration, NASA says they should be able to get there in the 2030s. "With this legislation, we support NASA's scientists, engineers, astronauts and their pursuit of discovery". The bill extends a number...

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  • New Xbox One Controller Series Announced
New Xbox One Controller Series Announced

The first release in the new range is the Recon Tech Special Edition which will be available to buy for $69.99 United States dollars from April 25. The Recon Tech Special Edition will be available for $70, which is also the standard price for special color controllers .

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  • Palestinians give award to United Nations official who condemned Israel
Palestinians give award to United Nations official who condemned Israel

Guterres had previously distanced himself from the report by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), which is comprised of 18 Arab countries. "This is not about content, this is about process", Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General, told reporters in NY on Friday.

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  • Latest Injustice™ 2 Trailer Showcases Firestorm
Latest Injustice™ 2 Trailer Showcases Firestorm

NetherRealm has confirmed that Injustice 2 will have microtransactions in a new post on its forums . The announcement stresses that the Source Crystals can not be used in order to gain advantage in the game. The latest member of the Injustice 2 cast has been revealed. Four of the characters joining the " Injustice 2 " roster. You can also ...

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  • Hyundai recalls almost a million Sonatas and Sonata Hybrids
Hyundai recalls almost a million Sonatas and Sonata Hybrids

If the seat belt linkage detaches from the anchor pretensioner in a collision, the risk of injury to the occupant is increased. It is unclear how much damage the flaw has caused, but there is at least one minor injury that Hyundai is aware of, which is not that much considering how many vehicles it affects.

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  • Boaty McBoatface is on its first big mission
Boaty McBoatface is on its first big mission

However, not wanting to completely disregard the people's carefully considered choice, the council said it'd give the absurd Boaty name to the ship's robot sub instead. Boaty will depart from Punta Arenas in Chile on March 17. At the Orkney Passage, this deepsea flow goes through a "chokepoint" as it heads from Antarctica's Weddell Sea to the At...

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  • Trump to seek Merkel's advice in dealing with Putin and Ukraine conflict
Trump to seek Merkel's advice in dealing with Putin and Ukraine conflict

Is the German leader the new leader of the West? Given the ongoing investigation into the Trump administration's contact with Russian officials, Merkel will have to carefully approach issues of foreign policy in her discussion with the president.

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  • With Its President Kicked Out, What's Next for South Korea?
With Its President Kicked Out, What's Next for South Korea?

Under South Korean law a sitting president is immune from prosecution for most alleged crimes, but now that she is no longer in power prosecutors can summon, question and even arrest Ms Park. "This is not just a victory for South Korea, this is a victory for real democracy", one commenter added. Despite the ruling , she remains inside the presid...

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  • Panthers trade Kony Ealy to Patriots for second-round pick
Panthers trade Kony Ealy to Patriots for second-round pick

Ealy is best known for his performance against the Broncos in Super Bowl 50, when he recorded three sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and an interception in a losing effort for Carolina. They weren't planning to re-sign Chris Long before the soon-to-be 32-year-old announced his decision to try to sign elsewhere, and Jabaal Sheard may ve...

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  • Rackspace announces first managed services deal for Google Cloud Platform
Rackspace announces first managed services deal for Google Cloud Platform

It was a natural fit for the company to build its new cloud environment around Google Cloud Platform, as it now uses a variety of Google services, Günther Oberhofer, head of networks and communications at Conrad Electronic SE, explains. Some of the Google announced on Wednesday also use AWS and Microsoft clouds, in what they described as having...

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  • Hearthstone's next expansion Journey to Un'Goro detailed
Hearthstone's next expansion Journey to Un'Goro detailed

So, while we will be getting an influx of new cards, the expansion will also signal the Year of the Mammoth. Specifically, Blackrock Mountain, The Grand Tournament, and League of Explorers will leave Standard. You'll be given some of the most powerful cards ever printed in the history of Hearthstone . Whenever Adapt activates, a player picks one...

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  • Europe's tallest volcano is erupting right now
Europe's tallest volcano is erupting right now

Sicily's Mount Etna was still erupting for a third day on Wednesday (March 1) with fountains of lava producing a spectacular show. The eruptions can last for days or even weeks. A team flew helicopters over Etna and dropped concrete blocks at the edge of the lava tunnel to plug the hole. The nearby Catania airport has not been affected and remain...

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  • NASA weighing risk of adding crew to megarocket's first flight
NASA weighing risk of adding crew to megarocket's first flight

NASA is shooting for an unmanned test flight for late next year. A study on the feasibility of adding a crew to the mission is now underway and is being led by William Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate in Washington, NASA reports.

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  • Apple Watch Series 3 To Have New Glass-Film Touch Display
Apple Watch Series 3 To Have New Glass-Film Touch Display

The report also indicated that the curved glass display of the Apple Watch caused major headaches for TPK in the manufacturing process, and that the company reported a loss due to the difficulties. And talking about the changes of the Apple Watch 3, it looks like we will be getting a couple of new improved features like an Always on display, slee...

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  • Overwatch's New Character Teased in Blog Post
Overwatch's New Character Teased in Blog Post

It doesn't look quite like the mech that's become the center of all the theories, but Kaplan outright warned Reddit users that "the hero in the center is not the hero that you think it is". "I think it's really interesting that people think that diversity was the goal of the Overwatch team, when it was not". Months later, an animated video intr...

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  • Xbox Games with Gold March lineup includes Evolve
Xbox Games with Gold March lineup includes Evolve

Without further ado, let's get into the game offerings. Meanwhile, Layers of Fear is a psychological horror game that puts you in the shoes of a painter trying to complete his magnum opus. It will feature plenty of monster types, accessories, maps, and weapon types that the game should have been made available from the start, possibly highlightin...

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  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Surged 6.63%
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Surged 6.63%

Backlog at the end of the fiscal 2017 third quarter was $170 million, compared with a backlog of $176 million a year earlier and $142 million at the end of the second quarter of fiscal 2017. 12/14/2016 - Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. (NASDAQ:AMD) may hit a high of $16. MKM believes that the prim...

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  • Jamie Chung to Star as Blink in Fox's Marvel Drama
Jamie Chung to Star as Blink in Fox's Marvel Drama

As she adjusts to the new people and places that are suddenly "home", Clarice is slowly becoming herself again. She'll be playing fan favorite Blink, real name Clarice Fong (Ferguson in the comics). As a character, Blink is often seen as a supporting member of the X-Men universe, using her abilities to create teleportation portals (think Valve'...

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  • James Mangold talks Logan and Wolverine's classic yellow costume
James Mangold talks Logan and Wolverine's classic yellow costume

The film ends with Logan helping X-23 and a bunch of other runaway experimental mutants fight off the scientists who created them, but in the process of helping them escape, Logan is killed. And sure enough, we now know that paying customers will get to see something that us media types were denied (and I stayed until the very end of my screening...

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