• Carl Edwards Stepping Away from NASCAR in 2017

    Carl Edwards Stepping Away from NASCAR in 2017

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    So while drivers where away from home just as much, the travel wasn't as bad and you had a few more weekends home with the family. "I'm stepping away from full-time driving in the Cup Series", Edwards said in a press conference at Joe Gibbs Racing's headquarters in Huntersville, N.C.
  • AMBER ALERT issued for possibly abducted teen

    AMBER ALERT issued for possibly abducted teen

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    He was last seen wearing a red hoodie and black sweatpants with dark gym shorts underneath. He was last seen at 176 Great Harbor Way in Ponta Vedra Beach and is believed to be in danger. The three armed men in the home invasion are described as being in their 20s. Suspect 1: Dark skinned black man, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, with light facial hair and dreadlocks approx.
  • Jimmy Fallon roasts Trump in 'Golden Globes' monologue

    Jimmy Fallon roasts Trump in 'Golden Globes' monologue

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    Fallon also took a shot at performers at the inaugural ball for Trump. That's barely paraphrasing; as he put it in his own words at the end of the monologue, "I and everyone watching at home appreciate what you do ... That's in part because host Jimmy Fallon's pretaped opening was a clear homage to the colorful nominated musical by that name. "Well, in 12 day we're gonna find out".
  • Iceberg breaking from Antarctica could be bad news

    Iceberg breaking from Antarctica could be bad news

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    But according to MIDAS , the rift suddenly grew an additional 18 kilometers (11.2 miles) during the second half of December 2016, and now, there is only a thread, 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) long holding the huge chunk of ice to the shelf.
  • All key announcements from Nvidia at CES 2017

    All key announcements from Nvidia at CES 2017

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    Nvidia says that this system is running a deep neural network called PilotNet, which was developed over the past 18 months, to give the vehicle more self-awareness and prowess to drive in complex and dynamic environment. Huang also revealed that Mac and PC users will have to pay a relatively steep price for the opportunity to use NVIDIA's GeForce Now game streaming service.
  • Irish surgeon identifies 'new' organ in digestive system

    Irish surgeon identifies 'new' organ in digestive system

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    But, the Irish researchers, J Calvin Coffey and D Peter O'Leary of the University of Limerick , suggest that the new organ may have other roles, including shuttling white blood cells around the intestines. "I actually don't know who the final arbiter of that is", Coffey told Discover magazine . And while this is a preliminary finding, researchers say that they have reason to believe that the mesentery plays a big role in your overall gut health, and further research into the organ could ...
  • You Can See an Incredibly Rare Comet in the Sky Right Now

    You Can See an Incredibly Rare Comet in the Sky Right Now

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    It is in an orbit that takes it on a scenic tour of our solar system. It passes near Mars's orbit and the main asteroid belt over a time span of 4.9 Earth-years after which it swings right inside Earth's orbit. WF9 is suspected to be either a dead comet or a dark asteroid from the main asteroid belt. According to Tech Times , some researchers, after studying the orbit of 2016 WF9, concluded that it has been an old comet and lost most of the volatiles that forms the long tail.
  • No 'cooking the books': New study confirms global warming hiatus didn't happen

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    Various studies have debunked the idea of a pause , or hiatus, in global warming-the contention that global surface temperatures stopped rising during the first decade of this century. The warming trend measured during the second half of 20th century has continued into the 21st. A new independent study shows no pause in global warming, confirming a set of temperature readings adjusted by USA government scientists that some who reject mainstream climate science have questioned.