A new study published in the journal Nature and led by researchers from Royal Veterinary College in the UK, finds that the migrating birds carefully position their wingtips and sync their flapping, apparently to hook the former bird’s updraft and save energy during flight. Scientists concluded after tracking a group of large black birds, the northern ibises each equipped with ultra-light sensors with a tiny GPS device that had been trained to follow an ultralight aircraft. The surprising fact is that t
This Jan. 7, 2014 file photo shows Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw at the end of an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks in Dallas. A person familiar with the deal says Kershaw has agreed to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Dodgers, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball's first player with a $30 million average salary. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 because the agreement had not yet been a
Cult TV show Veronica Mars is returning as a new online spin-off series. Fans of the detective drama can expect another dose of the show when a spin-off debuts online via the CW network's new Seed website - the same company which Veronica Mars called home when it was on the air from 2004 to 2007.
The World Bank on Tuesday raised its forecast for global growth for the first time in three years as advanced economies started to pick up pace, led by the United States.
If you think cable TV sucks, just wait. Craig Aaron, president and CEO of Free Press, says the end of the Internet as we know it is coming unless we do something about that.
She was certainly being fearless with that smooch. We can only hope that the world didn’t mind her very flirty and forward move. If anything, it could be a sign of things to come from Miley as this year progresses. She seems to have no issue putting herself out there and I would be shocked if she did become more tame this year. She is certainly enjoying this crazy ride that she came up with on her own.
Who would have ever thought that a phone could double up as a mosquito repellent? Mobile apps have become an integral part of our lives like never before. From setting reminders for calls or meetings to keeping track of our health, these seemingly simple applications offer all of The year 2013 saw many such cool apps flooding the market. After going through several of them, we have listed 10 refreshing ones that will add zing to your life.
Japan's main bourse has posted its steepest annual rise in more than 40 years following 12 months of "Abenomics", the new Japanese premier's suite of measures to catapult the economy out of a decades-long slump.
Hackers have released a jailbreak for Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 7, allowing iPhone and iPad users to download apps, extensions and themes that are not available through the official Apple App Store.
Are you in need of a good rest over the festive period? Then this could be the perfect gift to discreetly slip into your other half’s Christmas stocking.