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It's the first time astronomers have detected a planet near a star this hot, and it's different from anything they've seen before. In this week's issue of the journal Nature and at a presentation at the American Astronomical Society spring meeting , an global research team led by astronomers at The Ohio State University and Vanderbilt University describes a planet with some very unusual features.
  • Shots fired! Instagram launches new face filters to rival Snapchat

    Shots fired! Instagram launches new face filters to rival Snapchat

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    Promo images released today show people larking about with various filters including flower crowns and bunny ears. With face filters though, the app now offers everything that its biggest competitor does. The eraser brush , meanwhile, comes in handy for quickly adjusting photos and videos when experimenting with drawing tools. "You can erase other things you've drawn and play around with removing color", Instagram said.
  • McKayla Maroney Says Ass Video Wasn't Hacked, Enjoy It

    McKayla Maroney Says Ass Video Wasn't Hacked, Enjoy It

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    It viewed almost 800,000 times. The 21-year-old took it to her Instagram to share a fantastic video with her 1.2 million followers. She then added , "Not everyone's gona like u, but if u stay true to yourself they might just respect you".
  • Motorola introduces entry-level Moto C and Moto C Plus

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    The Moto Z was a great device by Lenovo and Motorola and they are looking to back it up this year with a solid second generation. Motorola's alleged plan broke out after an entire list of devices leaked online giving away key details. developers limited colorful presentation, and nothing more. "According to the leaked image, each device sports a 5" screen with the C being an FW resolution which may refer to the 854×480 pixels FWVGA screen size, while the C Plus will have an HD screen and a ...
  • All Kashmiris must condemn Lt Ummer's killing: Army chief

    All Kashmiris must condemn Lt Ummer's killing: Army chief

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    Security forces are carrying out searches in various areas to nab the six militants, the source said. He also assured action against militants in a way that no civilians are hurt or posed any inconvenience during the army operations. "I am sure that the summer will be peaceful", he added. He was referring to the Hague-based ICJ staying the execution of the 46-year-old Indian, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of spying.
  • NASA Nixes Plans to Send Astronauts to Lunar Orbit in 2019

    NASA Nixes Plans to Send Astronauts to Lunar Orbit in 2019

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    Sending the rocket into space already costs $24 billion, and astronauts would have added $600 million to $900 million to that cost, in addition to delaying the launch until 2020. It would have cost a lot more money and time to add life-support systems and other human-required equipment for the test flight, said Bill Gerstenmaier, head of NASA's human explorations and operations.
  • NASCAR Xfinity Series Predictions: Sparks Energy 300 5/6/17

    NASCAR Xfinity Series Predictions: Sparks Energy 300 5/6/17

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    Allgaier gave up the lead to Logano on a Logano crossover move, but Almirola got by him. "Our Ford Mustang was super-fast today". Clint Bowyer led the way in the brief practice with a speed of 196.822 miles per hour, followed by Kevin Harvick , Brad Keselowski, Kurt Busch and Joey Logano.
  • The Eta Aquariid Meteor Shower Can Be Best Seen This Week

    The Eta Aquariid Meteor Shower Can Be Best Seen This Week

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    It is one of the two meteor showers created by debris from Halley's Comet . Because of the stars' positioning in the sky (and thanks to longer nights as the Southern Hemisphere moves toward the June Solstice ), stargazers near the equator will see the most spectacular show.
  • Quake rattles Alaska, Canada border area: USGS

    Quake rattles Alaska, Canada border area: USGS

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    A magnitude 5.2 quake was recorded at 4:49 a.m., and there have been more than two dozen temblors with magnitudes between 2.5 and 4.5. When most people think of earthquakes in Alaska and British Columbia they think of large subduction zone quakes like the M=9.2 1964 Good Friday natural disaster that caused over $300 million in damage, triggered a deadly tsunami, and killed 139 people.
  • NASA's Cassini completes first dive between Saturn's rings

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    Cassini and its little buddy, the Huygens probe, has already gathered a laundry list of critical data from Saturn and its largest moon, Titan, which is "one of the most Earth-like worlds we've ever encountered", NASA reports. "We hope to get a measurement of the core mass, how many heavy elements are concentrated in the interior of Saturn", said Iess. Cassini will leap over the planet's icy rings and begin a series of 22 weekly dives between the panel and its rings.
  • UID for cows: Opposition chides Centre's

    UID for cows: Opposition chides Centre's "mis-focused" policy

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    Chandrachud that each cow and its progeny across India would get a UIN they will be kept at shelter homes run by state governments in every district after they cease to give milk. "Each animal will have a unique number that will have details like age, breed, sex, height, colour, horn type and special marks", a senior officer from India's home ministry that prepared the recommendations told AFP.