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United Kingdom sandwich habit 'as bad for the environment as eight million cars'

The carbon footprint of the most popular homemade sandwich (ham & cheese) varies from 399-843g CO2 eq per sandwich, depending on the recipe. The team calculated the carbon dioxide equivalent of the 11.5 billion sandwiches eaten each year in the U...

Qualcomm Fined By EU Competition Commission

The fine is the latest blow struck by the European Union against United States tech giants and also a fresh hit for Qualcomm, the leading global supplier of smartphone chips, following another antitrust fine of $800 million imposed by authorities i...

Reba McEntire to Play First Female Colonel Sanders for KFC

KFC CMO Andrea Zahumensky told Business Insider that the Smoky Mountain BBQ colonel would be the chain's " most loved" yet. Meanwhile, KFC has leveraged McEntire brilliantly in its jingle that the (on-screen) Colonel can be seen singing and...

Google Chrome now offers better protection from sneaky online ads

Google noted in September that Chrome will register you as being interested in autoplay videos if you click somewhere on the site during the browsing session, add a webpage to your phone's home screen, or when you frequently play media from a site ...

Rare fixes "Too Early" issue affecting Sea of Thieves beta gamers

We'll update this story with any further developments. But Microsoft essentially sold access to the beta by giving it to anyone who preorders Sea of Thieves . Rare has promised that a fix for this issue will be added to the game in a few hours. ...

Snapchat launches feature that lets users share stories outside the app

We have already told you that Instagram is testing a new word-focused tool called " Text " that can be used in the app's stories feature. At least that appears to be Snapchat's hope, in the same way that Twitter has hoped that people would see ...

You can now add GIFs to your Instagram Stories

Instagram made adding GIFs to Stories easy by having them work as stickers. GIF stickers will be available as part of Instagram version 29 on iOS and Android , while modifications on story upload will be available in the coming weeks.

Museveni to address EALA as sittings kick-off in Uganda

In a later tweet, Museveni reiterated his message, arguing that "Africans need to solve their problems". "Donald Trump speaks to Africans frankly". African leaders labelled Mr Trump a racist earlier this month after he allegedly described some ...

Geneva debut for luxurious new Range Rover SV Coupé

It'll be called the Range Rover SV Coupe , and Land Rover is dubbing it the "world's first full-size luxury SUV coupe". The single teaser images of the Range Rover SV Coupe reveals the interior's four-seat layout which shows the front and re...

Super Blue Blood Moon: Here's how you can catch a glimpse!

And when this happens, earth blocks any direct sunlight from reaching the moon. Then there's that red color. This helps explain the phrase "once in a blue moon" to mean a rare occurrence. Starting Anew - According to Refinery 29 , those of Wiccan...

Xbox Games Pass gets new Microsoft Studios games on release

Xbox Games Pass is the counterpart to Sony's PlayStation now - a kind of Netflix-style service for games - only it lets players download games rather than stream them, a solid advantage in terms of performance. Going forward, any game published unde...

Lunar probe race to end without victor

The Lunar XPrize was launched in 2007 on the heels of the success of the Ansari XPrize-the first of its kind. Messrs. Diamandis and Shingles also said that teams participating in the competition have raised more than $300 million through sponsorshi...

God of War's release date is April 20

Barlog announces the launch date for April 20th and to go with the announcement of the date, a new story trailer has been released for the game. Check it out below. And he doesn't really have to say anything further, because the game's new stor...

Apple to release an entry-level 13 inch MacBook later this year

The sources aren't saying if this is a new addition to Apple's lineup, or if it's replacing a model that's now available. With new orders for MacBooks and other models, GIS is expected to ramp up its LCM shipments to 600,000 units a month by the ...

IPhone battery exploded when man bites it to test

Miraculously it seems that despite the explosion, it was reported that the man suffered no injuries. However, these are not the only causes that can result in battery explosion incidents. The shop doesn't appear to be an official Apple store, so so...

Telecom stocks tumble as Jio steps-up data war

Under the new plan, users get 2GB daily data, instead of 1.5GB per day. In addition to the revisions made to the above plans, Reliance Jio has also introduced a new Rs.98 plan for Jio Prime members. However, starting January 26, the plan will offer...

Intel: Don't Deploy Our Faulty Spectre Patches

The company is advising people to stay far away from its patch after users complained that it caused their machines to reboot. "We ask that our industry partners focus efforts on testing early versions of the updated solution so we can accelerate...

Microsoft partners with Lenovo for cheap school laptops

READ NEXT : Google launches service to automate machine learning "Our ongoing commitment to empower every student to create the world of tomorrow continues today with several new announcements for education", said Microsoft. Finally, Microsoft kno...

Much warmer this weekend after stretch of brutal cold

With highs ranging from the lower to mid 40s, snow and ice will be able to melt even in shaded areas. This will not get us into record territory like last week, but the temperatures will still be 10-15 degrees warmer than average. Highs top out in th...

The Last Jedi nearly had a different ending

But maybe director Rian Johnson said it best with this tweet. After all, we're supposed to go see the movie. While those of us who love the property often thrill at in-the-know references and winking nostalgia, for Star Wars newbies all that nu...

U.S. couple arrested after police discover 13 children held captive in home

The girl used a cell phone to call 911 to report that her 12 siblings were still locked in the home. Police initially thought the 17-year-old girl was about 10-years-old. Child Protective Services and Adult Protective Services are involved in th...

Pope Francis' hosts perform rituals for his protection

According to journalists traveling with the Pope, the couple - Paula Podest and Carlos Ciuffardi - went to the Pope during the January 18 flight to ask for his blessing. Referring to the rings, Francis jested that they shouldn't be too tight, bec...

New Shooter Based on Alien Franchise Is Being Made by Fox

Cold Iron Studios was established in 2015 by a group of industry veterans who worked on games such as Metroid Prime 3 , Bioshock Infinite , and Neverwinter . Well, there's a chance for redemption this time around as Fox is once again working on a...

Nintendo Planning To Reveal A 'New Interactive Experience' Later Today For Switch?

The Variety Kit will have two RC Cars, one fishing rod, one house, one motorbike and a piano. Internet scuttlebutt suggests the Switch may see a new accessory unveiled alongside the initiative - but it feels like, for once, Nintendo has kept th...

Facebook is Making a Big Change to Your News Feed

Another common take among those surveyed was that Facebook could increase the advertising load on Instagram, which they said is now under-monetized relative to the core platform. The company's plan is to refocus users' feeds around posts from frien...

Amazon's Echo Spot is coming to the United Kingdom later this month

Labels have been working hard to understand how smart assistants like Amazon's Alexa decide what music to play when, for example, an Echo owner asks for some "happy indie music from the 1990s". It uses a new four-mic array to hear users, which ...

Toyota Avalon revealed | Bigger, sleeker and loads more tech

The CarPlay interface will be displayed on a 9 inch touchscreen. But Toyota appears to be a holdout no more. Designed by Toyota's Ann Arbor, MI, studio, the new Avalon is far more aggressive looking, with a chrome maw of a grille, swept back ...

Surprise! 2019 Hyundai Veloster lives on with redesign

The latter gets paddle-shifters, while both versions have Active Sound Design enhancement and three drive modes. Power comes from a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, pushing out a strong 275 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. N Custom mode allows comp...

Virender Sehwag Says, "Virat Kohli Should Drop Himself In The 3rd Test"

South Africa could not claim the wicket they craved most, though, as Kohli survived his late scare at the hands of Ngidi and crucially batted out the day's remaining overs with Pandya. With the first ball of his second, he almost had the prize...

Chevrolet Silverado reveal kicks off 2018 Detroit auto show

The Ram frame is nearly entirely lightweight, high-strength steel, and its tailgate and other bits are aluminum. "We selected the right material for each application and optimized every component for mass, durability, safety and function, all to me...

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Dinosaurs weren't the only creatures wiped out by asteroid strike

Looking at fossilized pollen grains and spores of ferns, and knowing that after the crash fires over fires started to spread all over the Earth , causing perpetual nights from t...

Subtropical Storm Alberto Heads Toward Gulf Coast

Some areas may get more , others less. Highs Sunday are expected to range from the low to mid 70s across the north to the low to mid 80s here in the Lehigh Valley and across sou...

Carbon Emissions Found to Lower Nutritional Value of Rice

The basic mechanism here could involve other plants and other food staples, said Chuck Rice, a professor of Agronomy at Kansas State University who commented on the study for t...

Planetary scientists suggest that Pluto was put together from a billion comets

Methane is shown in purple, nitrogen in yellow, carbon monoxide in green, and water ice in blue. "This research builds upon the fantastic successes of the New Horizons and Roset...

Impressive Simon Yates on the cusp of securing Giro d'Italia glory

At least three times during this day Luis Leon was in different breakaways , the last one was neutralized with just 10 kilometers to go, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press...

Cohen received $400,00 to arrange Trump meeting with Ukrainian president

Poroshenko sought an audience with Trump and directed confidantes to orchestrate it, according to the report , using the Chabad house as a channel to reach Cohen and, through him,...

What Will Maduro's Re-election Mean for Venezuela?

If Trump doesn't stop buying oil from Venezuela , why should we take economic measures against Maduro? Even before the election took place, the US, Canada, the European Union ...

U.S. employee suffers brain injury in China after 'abnormal sounds'

The embassy, which issued a health alert to Americans living in China, said it could not link the case to health issues suffered by USA government staff in Cuba dating back to...

Why TN is protesting against Sterlite in Tuticorin

Reports say that the police opened fire at around 12:50 pm when they manhandled a freelance photographer's camera and snatched the memory card. However, everything turned futile, ...

Mobile Announces New BOGO Smartphone Deal

And when traveling, you'll get free texting all flight long and a free hour of smartphone Wi-Fi on Gogo-equipped domestic flights, plus free data roaming in 140+ countries and des...

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Israel Refuses to Cooperate with UN Commission of Inquiry on Gaza

Israel Refuses to Cooperate with UN Commission of Inquiry on Gaza

The latter has also routinely been threatened by the United States and Israel not to make any moves in the ICC. Israel said it took a "severe view" of the Palestinian request ...

Global investigators probing Malaysia's 1MDB corruption case have a new ally: Malaysia

Global investigators probing Malaysia's 1MDB corruption case have a new ally: Malaysia

This task force met for the first time on Tuesday and will focus on bringing back funds and assets, as well as taking criminal action on those involved in wrongdoing in 1MDB unde...

OnePlus Bullets Wireless Earphones launched in India for Rs 3999

OnePlus Bullets Wireless Earphones launched in India for Rs 3999

The company has also launched OnePlus Bullet Wireless earphones as well. The $529 model is the mirror black variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The customers and fan...

U.S. regulators begin Tesla crash investigations

U.S. regulators begin Tesla crash investigations

The company set up a unit in China this month, taking a step closer to producing electric vehicles in the country and setting up its first gigafactory outside the U.S. The driver h...

Battlefield V Is This Year's Battlefield Game

Battlefield V Is This Year's Battlefield Game

Last week, EA and DICE hid the reveal date for Battlefield 2018 inside a cleverly crafted Battlefield 1 Easter Egg . To find out more make sure to check out the live reveal ...

Scientists have found the growing black hole

Scientists have found the growing black hole

If placed at the centre of the Milky Way, the galaxy that contains our solar system, this black hole will be 10 times brighter than a full moon and the brightest of all stars. Wolf...

YouTube Music rumored to launch on Tuesday along with rebranded YouTube Premium

YouTube Music rumored to launch on Tuesday along with rebranded YouTube Premium

But like the recently revamped Google News, YouTube Music will offer personalized playlists based on data that Google/YouTube already has on you, with a pinch of AI, of course....

Mercedes' bosses want to see my contract extension: Hamilton

Mercedes' bosses want to see my contract extension: Hamilton

But despite his growing confidence and an increased "synergy" with the vehicle , Hamilton was careful not to overstate the significance of his second successive win. The incident t...

Steve Wynn's damaged $70 million Picasso pulled from Christie's sale

Steve Wynn's damaged $70 million Picasso pulled from Christie's sale

For " Le Marin ", Christie's had assured the seller of a minimum price and found a third-party guarantor to bid for the piece at auction. Christie's reports in a news release t...