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November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New great ape species identified in Indonesia

Scientists who have been puzzling for years over the genetic "peculiarity" of a tiny population of orangutans in Sumatra have finally concluded that they are a new species to science. The apes in question were only reported to exist after an expedition into the remote mountain forests there in 1997. The species has been named the Tapanuli orangutan - a third 5645

November 2, 2017 7:01 AM Kani to star alongside Beyonce in 'The Lion King'

LOS ANGELES - Beyonce is to voice Simba's childhood friend turned love interest Nala in the live-action remake of Disney's "The Lion King", the singer and studio announced on Wednesday. The 36-year-old pop megastar confirmed the long-rumoured role in a Facebook post that showed headshots of the voice cast, including veteran South African actor John Kani as Rafiki 333

November 2, 2017 4:02 AM The Lion King: Beyonce confirms role in remake

US singer Beyonce is to take a lead role in the remake of Disney's The Lion King. She will voice the role of lioness Nala, next to lead character Simba, played by Donald Glover. Beyonce used Facebook to confirm her long-rumoured involvement in the project. Her other co-stars include Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar and Seth Rogan as Pumba the warthog. James 329

October 31, 2017 7:17 PM Apple iOS 11.1 and watchOS 4.1 are here: What’s new?

Apple has rolled out new versions of its mobile operating systems for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple Watch. iOS 11.1 delivers the long-promised new emoji as well as some important security fixes for iDevice owners. The 70 new characters available, include “I love you” in American Sign Language, a mermaid, wizard, vampire and a fairy. There are new animals 42

October 25, 2017 6:05 PM Kayentapus ambrokholohali: 200 Million-Year-Old Mega-Carnivore Dinosaur Discovered in Southern Africa

Two hundred million years ago, in the early Jurassic, a giant carnivore roamed what is now Southern Africa. It left tracks in the mud, which hardened and became the first proof that giant, T. Rex-like predators lived in that era. The newly-discovered dinosaur, called Kayentapus ambrokholohali, was estimated to be 9 meters long, or 30 feet, or a little 38

October 25, 2017 12:49 PM Czech zoo cheers birth of endangered eastern black rhino

DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic (AP) - Experts say an eastern black rhinoceros born in a Czech zoo is a small but important step in efforts to save the animals from extinction. Only a few hundred remain in African reserves, where they must be protected from poachers. Some 140 are in European zoos. The rhino was born on Oct. 2 in the Dvur Kralove Zoo, which 41

October 25, 2017 7:33 AM Animal Crossing Pocket Camp: everything you need to know about the mobile game

Nintendo has finally revealed details about Animal Crossing's mobile debut in a 15 minute Nintendo Direct broadcast and there's a lot to take in. What's promising, though, is that this looks as close to a fully-fledged Animal Crossing title as we dared to hope for mobile. The first and most important thing to know is that the game is free-to-play and will be released 135

October 21, 2017 11:52 PM Super Mario Odyssey Video Shows Off Co-Op Gameplay

We're getting closer and closer to the release of the Nintendo Switch open-world game Super Mario Odyssey and to celebrate, Nintendo has released a brand new video to highlight the more shareable features of the upcoming game. In the video above, interested players also get to see more of the Wooded Kingdom within the game itself in search of those coveted 157

October 20, 2017 7:27 PM AlphaGo Zero, the Self-Taught AI, Thrashes Original AlphaGo 100 Games to Zero: DeepMind

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring "intuition" has become even smarter, its makers said Wednesday. Even more startling, the updated version of AlphaGo is entirely self-taught -- a major step towards the rise of machines that achieve superhuman abilities "with no human input", they reported 36

October 18, 2017 6:00 PM ‘This is very alarming!’: Flying insects vanish from nature preserves

Not long ago, a lengthy drive on a hot day wouldn't be complete without scraping bug guts off a windshield. But splattered insects have gone the way of the Chevy Nova — you just don't see them on the road like you used to. Biologists call this the windshield phenomenon. It's a symptom, they say, of a vanishing population. “For those of us who look, I think 34