The amount of information that can be carried on a laser diode-driven fiber optic cable is staggering. The current state-of-the-art is of order a petabit per second over 50 km, with a direct power consumption of order 100 milliwatts, as described in this press release from NTT, and in primers on optical communication. When data […]
In the predawn hours of Thanksgiving Day, a group of men was carrying three tons of marijuana off a boat along the Central California coast.
Russia launched a missile that could carry 10 nuclear warheads on Friday, the second test launch of a Russian nuclear-capable missile in a month. On Wednesday, a source told Russia’s new agency TASS that the nuclear missile test firing...Show More Summary
To the editor: Frankly, I am tired of seeing black women crying over the loss of their sons. It is gut-wrenching to see signs carried by small black children that read, "Black lives matter." ("As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more peaceful," Nov. 25)
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An unidentified man, described as in his 50s with likely anti-government motivations which were possibly fueled by immigration, took to the streets of Austin, Texas while openly carrying his weapon. Police say the man had targeted “multiple downtown buildings” in the gunfire before dawn, with about 100 shots ringing out into the dark streets. Jesse [...]
On Friday, Lucasfilm dropped the teaser trailer for the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens. The release date is more than a year away, the excitement is palpable. J.J. Abrams is directing, and Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark...Show More Summary
LeBron James cannot yet disperse the burden of winning among his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates. That cross is, for now, still his to bear alone. When he left the Miami Heat and returned to Cleveland, it was—and still remains—a decision impelled by melded emotions and desires and instinctive responsibility. Loyalty. Show More Summary
A very considerate yellow Labrador Retriever named Jeff does his breed proud by retrieving the groceries that had fallen from his human SylviaZ‘s shopping bag and bringing them into the house, one bag at a time. It appears that this breed is quite aptly named as the dogs seem to be at their happiest while […]
A bizarre video from China shows a man demolishing an industrial chimney brick-by-brick — a job that is more commonly carried out in one go using explosives. According to a local news report, the man is an employee of a construction company and is used to working at high altitudes. Produced by Devan Joseph. Show More Summary
Three members of a Texas open carry group carried rifles over their shoulders as they trailed a small group of Ferguson protesters Wednesday night in Dallas. About two-dozen demonstrators chanted, “no justice, no peace,” as they marched several blocks into downtown from police headquarters. They...
For all of its greatness, Apple Pay hasn’t nearly killed the need to take your wallet with you wherever you go. But if you are like me, it has lightened your load a little bit. Instead of carrying around 5 credit cards, I now carry around one each of debit and credit. Combine that with some […]
Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has completed development of the "Sayaringo STaGE," a next-generation LNG carrier and predecessor to the highly acclaimed "Sayaendo" series. The post MHI Completes Next Generation LNG Carrier Design with Apple-Shaped Tanks appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Airplanes of the future will have to carry lighter loads more often thanks to global warming, according to two scientists at Columbia University, New York. They reached their conclusion by creating models which predicted that by 2060 there will be more warm days but no commensurate technological advances in the aviation industry. Show More Summary
Not every early-season game carries the same level of significance, and a post-Thanksgiving battle between the 12-3 Houston Rockets and 9-5 Los Angeles Clippers at 8 p.m. ET is one of those crucial exceptions. Both Western Conference...Show More Summary
It is no secret that one of the primary drivers of relentless S&P 500 levitation over the past two years, ever since the start of Japan's mammoth QE, has been the use of the Yen as the carry currency of choice (once again as during the credit bubble of the early-2000s), whose shorting has directly resulted in E-mini levitation. Show More Summary
Pope Francis called for an end to all forms of fundamentalism on Friday and said fighting hunger and poverty, rather than military intervention alone, were key to stopping Islamist militants carrying out "grave persecutions" in Syria and Iraq.
It has been said in the last few years that Lionel Messi has carried Barcelona somewhat with his superhuman skills and technical ability. So it was only fair that the Argentinian maestro got to put his feet up while teammate Gerard Pique handled the driving when they recently did a promotional deed with Audi. However, […]
A division-rivalry game like this should be exciting and carry some significance, but sadly, neither of these teams will be playing still when the calendar rolls over to January. At 2-9 the Titans will be officially eliminated from playoff...Show More Summary
Carrie Arnold points out that conservationists bank on more attractive endangered species: According to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), there are over 1,200 threatened mammalian species in the world, and over 300 are near threatened. But only 80 species are used by conservation organizations to raise funds and nearly all of […]