Fitbit Sales Surge during Christmas

Fitness-tracking device manufacturer Fitbit received overwhelming response from people during the Christmas shopping season. On Christmas day, Fitbit’s application became the most-downloaded application on Apple’s app store. It is indicative of the fact that people soon established their Fitbit... read more

Chipotle’s Boston Restaurant linked to Norovirus Outbreak Opens for Customers

With a hope to get back on track, restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill announced reopening of its Boston restaurant in Cleveland Circle neighborhood which was linked to illness of over 130 people earlier this month.

Chipotle spokesman Chris Arnold said the Boston restaurant reopened on... read more

Ferrari’s California T Convertibles Recalled

Ferrari North America Inc, a subsidiary of Ferrari NV, has issued a recall for its 2016 California T convertible vehicles due to the risk of leakage of fuel in the engine compartment. The recalled vehicles were manufactured during the period of September 8, 2015 to November 11, 2015. The... read more

Samsung’s VR Headsets Could Offer Tough Competition in VR Segment

A long list of companies nowadays is busy developing virtual reality (VR) headsets, and the recent one to join the queue is Samsung. The company’s new headsets are attracting huge public after it released of a sample video showing basketball star LeBron James.

Samsung, for the launch of... read more

More Than 500,000 Pieces of Debris, or ‘Space Junk’, Tracked as They Orbit Earth

Over 500,000 pieces of debris, or ‘space junk’, were tracked when they were orbiting the Earth. All of them travel at speeds up to 17,500 mph, sufficiently fast for a relatively tiny piece of orbital debris to harm a spacecraft or a satellite.

With the increase in the population of space... read more

Here is How World Saw Full Moon bursting into Life This Christmas

While looking for Santa’s sleigh on Christmas, you must have noticed a dazzling full moon brightening the night sky. The rare event that occurred Friday night was first full moon on Christmas in last 38 years.

Although it was a rare lunar spectacle that is not going to occur until 2034... read more

A first in history: Falcon 9 rocket lands back on earth after launching payloads

After several failed attempts, SpaceX on Monday finally managed to successfully launch its Falcon 9 rocket to the edge of space, deploy a second stage containing a payload of commercial satellites and bring the first stage to a perfect landing back at Cape Canaveral. The historical move could... read more

Regular blood pressure medicine recommended for patients with high heart disease risk

People at high risk of heart attack or stroke should be recommended regular dosage of blood pressure lowering medication, according to a new report published in journal The Lancet. Medical experts related to the current research said that keeping blood pressure within the prescribed limits can... read more

Strong and Light-Weight Metal Developed By Researchers

Researchers infused magnesium with ceramic silicon carbide nanoparticles, and what came out was a super metal. The new formed metal not only has high strength, but is also extremely light in weight. An innovative way to disperse and stabilize nanoparticles in molten metal enabled the researchers... read more

South Korean Lab Helps UK couple by cloning puppies

What a gift this British couple is going to get on Christmas who has travelled to South Korea to witness the birth of two puppies cloned from their dead dog. Laura Jaques and Richard Remde have become the first couple in the UK to use the dog cloning services offered by the Sooam Biotech... read more

UW geologists create map of major landslides at Oso

A team of geologists from University of Washington (UW) has mapped the history of major landslides at Oso using radiocarbon dating, and determined that a massive nearby landslide occurred nearly 500 years ago and not 1,000 years ago as previously thought.

The geologists made an analysis... read more

TB, Cholera and Measles resurgence noticed in Britain

Britain is facing an upsurge in the number of cases of tuberculosis, cholera, scurvy, whooping cough and measles. Most of these diseases are related to poor health services and living conditions in developing countries. For many decades, Britain was having rare incidents of these diseases. A... read more


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