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Monarch butterflies are back in Pismo Beach

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 11:52

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The western monarch Butterflies are back in Pismo Beach, and currently there are an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 butterflies at the Monarch Butterfly Grove.

Migrating to the coast of California in high numbers, monarch butterflies have raised hope that this year will be more promising for the beautiful creatures. Many visitors say they can't help but watch.

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Too much heat in kitchen increases risk of heart disease: researchers find

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 15:11

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It may be the temperature at which food is cooked, rather than the amount of oil, which may be causing heart disease, a new study published in the journal "Nutrition" suggested.

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Google Capital re-branded as ‘CapitalG;’ Snapchat added to its list of investments

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 13:40

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On Friday, Alphabet's venture capital arm Google Capital announced a brand refresh as well as website design, with part of the move marking the quiet addition of social media firm Snapchat to Google Capital's investments list.

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Supermassive black hole screaming through space at speed of 2,000mph: research

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 13:06

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A supermassive black hole is screaming through space at a speed of 2,000 miles per second (mph) and it will likely never stop, a team of American astronomers estimated.

According to astronomers, including one from CU Boulder, millions of years ago, the black hole B3 1715+425 had been comfortably gulping down stars and deadly x-rays at the center of a distant galaxy.

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Additional hour of sleep can disrupt normal sleep patterns

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 16:05

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Americans will need to set back their clocks by one hour this Sunday as daylight saving time comes to an end, allowing people to have an additional hour of sleep.

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NASA devises collision-bound asteroid early detection system

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 13:06

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With an aim to prevent an asteroid from hitting and destroying Earth, a team of NASA scientists has devised a collision-bound asteroid early detection system.

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Microsoft announces a Unified Update Platform

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 12:48

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In a Thursday announcement, software giant Microsoft said that it is rolling out a new update publishing system --- the Unified Update Platform (UUP), which will facilitate device users to easily upgrade from one Windows 10 version to another.

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Even energy drinks can cause liver problems: report

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 16:23

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Consumption of too many energy drinks can cause liver problems like acute hepatitis or inflammation of the liver, according to report published in the journal BMJ Case Reports.

The report states that a 50-year-old man developed acute hepatitis after he consumed energy drinks regularly for around three weeks.

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Facebook reports its financial results for 2016 Q3

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 13:35

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At its conference call on Wednesday, social network Facebook reported its earnings for the 2016 third quarter, posting a substantial growth in advertising revenue, powered by the company's mobile business.

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World’s largest space telescope JWST is complete: NASA

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 13:17

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The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is complete and it will likely be launched within next couple of years, the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) announced on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

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San Jose City Council bans recreational marijuana sales

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 16:06

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Just around a week before state voters decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana or not, members of the San Jose City Council approved a temporary ban on sales and use of the drug.

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Analyst: Apple is planning a price cut and internal hardware refresh for 2017 MacBook lineup

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 13:29

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In a recently released note, KGI Securities, analyst King-Chi Kuo has projected the specifications for Apple's 2017 MacBook models. The note by Kuo comes close on the heels of Apple's official announcement of its latest refresh for MacBook Pro.

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Researchers create high resolution map of brine pool off coast of New Orleans

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 12:50

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A team of researchers has created a high resolution map of the area that is believed to be one of the oddest as well as deadliest places on Earth -- the bottomless 'jacuzzi of death or despair' in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Washington boy hospitalized with mystery paralysis dies

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 16:47

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The Washington Department of Health has confirmed that the 6-year-old Bellingham boy with mystery paralysis who was recently admitted to Seattle Children's Hospital has died.

The kid, identified as Daniel Ramirez, was hospitalized on 15th of October after he developed symptoms like drooling, slurred speech, pain in one of his legs and incontinence.

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SpaceX hopes Falcon 9 launches to resume soon

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 13:38

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket is expected to return to service soon as investigators probing the Sept. 1 explosion of the commercial booster have apparently identified the root cause of the upsetting explosion.

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White House’s plans for "digital transition" between Obama administration and new president

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 13:06

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On Monday, the White House published an overview to explain how it plans to put in place a "digital transition" between the outgoing Obama administration and the incoming 45th US president.

The plans outlined by the White House basically mark the imminent transfer of social media accounts from President Obama to the new president.

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