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Former Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney shuts down critics after posting sexy video

Former Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney shuts down critics after posting sexy video Remember McKayla Maroney? Well, she's an adult now, so she can [snap] do [snap] whatever [snap] she [snap] wants. It seems like the young lady has gone from America's sweetheart to a Kardashian in record time. She captioned the salacious clip "another world premiere" and gained more than 800,000 views in less than a day. When she sported a fuller pout in July a year ago, she denied getting li... [Full Article...]

Motorola targets developing markets with dirt cheap Moto C

Motorola targets developing markets with dirt cheap Moto C For Lenovo and Motorola, the smartphone business is in trouble, and the company is facing tough competition from players like Oppo, vivo, which are doing much better in a market like China, as well as India. For more details on the specs, you can have a look at our previous article. These models will target budget shoppers, but Motorola will also have ultra-affordable smartphones to cover all pric... [Full Article...]

First SLS, Orion flight delayed to 2019, no crew aboard

First SLS, Orion flight delayed to 2019, no crew aboard Soon after the inauguration, Trump political appointees showed up at NASA headquarters and met with the veteran civil servants running the agency and reviewed NASA's human spaceflight program. Phil Larson, the space policy adviser in the Obama White House, said of this new delay in the rocket schedule, "This is something that I think a lot of people saw coming". [Full Article...]

200th spacewalk at the International Space Station

200th spacewalk at the International Space Station The astronauts also completed additional tasks to install a connector that will route data to a device called the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, fix insulation at the connecting point of the Japanese robotic arm, and install a protective shield on the Pressurised Mating Adapter-3, which will host a new worldwide docking port for the arrival of commercial crew spacecraft. [Full Article...]

Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega

Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega With this field lacking in many big names, look for Kahne to make a push for the win. The win was Almirola's first of the season in four starts and his first at Talladega . "I love racing here at Talladega in these XFINITY cars", Logano said. "We only do this (type of racing) four times a year, so it's hard to be really good at it, or at least it's hard for me". [Full Article...]

Look for Eta Aquarids meteor shower this weekend

Look for Eta Aquarids meteor shower this weekend The Eta Aquarids meteor shower favors the southern hemisphere, but Alan MacRobert, senior editor of Sky and Telescope magazine, said South Florida is close enough for a moderate show. Sky watchers living near the equator will catch one of the best views of it, so people from Miami will get a better look at the spectacle than those in San Francisco. [Full Article...]

Mugabe insists Zimbabwe not fragile despite plunging economy

Mugabe insists Zimbabwe not fragile despite plunging economy The NewZimbabwe.com reported that a village spokesman said, "It was not easy for us to hand over our petition to [the Southern African Development Community], because of the absence of Swaziland's embassy here in Zimbabwe". "We have resources, perhaps more resources than [any] other country in the world", he said. "We are not a poor country". After years of strained relations with the United Sta... [Full Article...]

Galaxy Note 8 rumoured to feature dual-camera and 6.4-inch display

Apart from the reddish tint issue, Samsung's new Galaxy S8 is facing complaints from global consumers about the use of its Bixby button being limited only to the operation of voice assistant Bixby. Now talking about the specifications of the phones, both of them are very similar. These are bezel-less displays sporting a resolution of 2961x1440 pixels, along with the 18:9 aspect ratio. [Full Article...]

Rajamouli's Special Gift to the lead Prabhas!

Rajamouli's Special Gift to the lead Prabhas! The worldwide box office for Indian films is dominated by the Hindi language Bollywood industry, and these regional films (Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and dozens of other language groups) rarely make an impression on local box offices. Sharing Prabhas' look, the official Twitter handle of Baahubali wrote, "Amarendra Baahubali Arriving in 3 Days ..." Crooned by Daler Mehndi along with MM ... [Full Article...]

Activision Officially Announces Call of Duty

Activision Officially Announces Call of Duty Remember when we were all so excited for the Call of Duty series to leave its well-trodden World War II roots behind? These games were all excellent in their day, but subsequent series likeModern Warfare and Black Ops pushed Call of Duty to new heights, at least from sales and multiplayer perspectives. [Full Article...]

The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race Neil Cybart, an independent analyst who writes about Apple at the Web site Above Avalon, said the company appeared to have moved away from plans to build and sell cars like Tesla Motors Inc does. As Business Insider reports , the company has secured a permit to test self-driving cars in Cupertino, suggesting that some sort of pivot to automotive technology is on the way. [Full Article...]

Prince Fans Mark His Death Anniversary

As for why he chose to release the song and video now, Day says, he feels like "things happen for a reason in their own time". Steve told the Press Association: "My son was first introduced to Prince when he was a baby, just before I left Paisley Park ". [Full Article...]

Cassini probe aims for gap between Saturn and its rings

Cassini probe aims for gap between Saturn and its rings The spacecraft will pass through the 1,900 km gap in the rings on Wednesday at a speed of 1,13,000 km/h. Cassini launched in 1997, flying by Venus and Jupiter on its way to Saturn , where its captured close-up images of the planet and its rings. [Full Article...]

Planet that resembles Earth found 40 lightyears away

Planet that resembles Earth found 40 lightyears away Super-Earth is a rocky, temperate planet orbiting a red dwarf star, Efe news agency reported. Astronomers estimate the planet to be at least five billion years old - about the same age as the Earth and long enough for life to have evolved. [Full Article...]

Facebook CEO sees augmented reality's future in the camera

Facebook today announced it will launch an augmented reality developer platform that will change the way we use our phones. Of course, it could also result in people staring into their smartphones even more intently as they marvel at an alternate reality instead of their actual surroundings. [Full Article...]

Bashar Assad Tells AFP That Chemical Attack Was Western 'Fabrication'

Bashar Assad Tells AFP That Chemical Attack Was Western 'Fabrication' The US has insisted Syria secretly kept chemical weapons from the 2013 disarmament and used those, attacking the Syrian airbase in retaliation. In 2014, the USA and Russian Federation brokered a deal to destroy all of Syria's chemical weapons as punishment for a chemical weapons attack that killed at least 1 ,300 people in Damascus on 21 August 2013. [Full Article...]

Why the Big US Bomb Was Dropped on Afghanistan

Other analysts suggest that the MOAB device was employed on the IS hideout because that target was a ideal opportunity to demonstrate overwhelming US military might. Achin is separated from Pakistan by a range of high mountains, one of the areas where Taliban and al Qaeda fighters fled when the United States first intervened in the country in late 2001. [Full Article...]

Ocean world near Saturn hotter-than-ever contender for life

Experts say the plumes could produce enough energy to help support life, despite being so far away from sunlight. The Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope , which launched in 1990, both played key roles in the discovery. As per reports, Cassini is not able to detect life, and has found no evidence that Enceladus is inhabited. It will dive toward the planet and burn up in Septem... [Full Article...]

There's a Nintendo Direct for Splatoon 2 and ARMS Happening This Week

Nintendo Switch continues to boost with popularity nowadays, becoming one of the most sought-after consoles of recent memory. The developer plans to show footage from both games and if we are very lucky, could reveal a final release date for the masses. [Full Article...]

Meadows: 'We're Very Close' on Obamacare Repeal, Replace

Meadows: 'We're Very Close' on Obamacare Repeal, Replace Republicans, insisting that the funds weren't explicitly allocated by Congress, thought they might be able to crash the insurance markets by using the courts to scrap the subsidies, making it vastly more hard for struggling families to pay for their medical care. [Full Article...]


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