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October 31, 2017 6:10 PM Mystery of the 'monster' planet half the size of the sun astronomers say should not exist

A 'monster' planet, which should in theory not exist, has been discovered orbiting a faint dwarf star far, far away, surprised astronomers have revealed. The existence of the gassy giant challenges long-standing theories that such a big planet - about the size of Jupiter - cannot be formed around a star so small. Artist's impression of the planet NGTS- 189

October 22, 2017 8:02 PM Samsung smartphone catches fire mid-air on Jet Airways flight with non-functional fire extinguishers

As onboard fire extinguishers were not working, the flame had to be doused by putting the smartphone in a tray of water The smartphone of a passenger onboard a Delhi-Indore flight caught fire on Friday resulting in panic for nearly 120 passengers who eventually landed safely after the flame was extinguished by putting the device in water. The handset 397

October 10, 2017 6:23 PM A New “Star Wars” for the Big Kids—and Porgs for the Little Ones

In the new HBO documentary “Spielberg,” there is a moment when George Lucas recalls showing an early cut of “Star Wars” to the cadre of young filmmakers of which he and Spielberg were members, along with Brian De Palma, Martin Scorsese, and Francis Ford Coppola. “It was, basically, a children’s film,” Lucas says. “You know, it wasn’t what the other friends 184

October 9, 2017 3:18 AM Samsung haunted by its past; Galaxy Duos explodes in shirt pocket, incident caught on video

'Smartphone' and 'explosion' have been increasingly featuring in the same sentence. Another incident has been reported from Indonesia where a man's shirt caught fire after the phone in his pocket exploded. Luckily, the man was quick enough to get the shirt out on time. However, all this was captured on a CCTV. The incident happened inside a Hotel in Semarang 81

October 1, 2017 3:53 AM Apple investigates reports of iPhone 8 ‘splitting open’

IN THE wake of iPhone 8 users complaining about a “static crackling” sound coming from the earpiece, new reports have emerged of an issue that no software update will be able to fix. An iPhone 8 Plus owner in Taiwan has said that her phone broke open shortly after being put on charge. According to local media Ms Wu, who had purchased her 64GB rose gold phone 54

August 26, 2017 5:49 AM US urges Myanmar to avoid reprisals after attacks kill 89

US urges Myanmar to avoid reprisals after attacks kill 89 An attack by ethnic Rohingya militants in western Myanmar left 12 security personnel and 77 Rohingya Muslims dead in a dramatic escalation of communal violence that has plagued the region, as the United States urged authorities to avoid a response that would inflame the tensions. The office of the country's 60

August 18, 2017 9:27 AM Barcelona attack: Five suspects killed after ‘linked’ Cambrils attack

Judicial source says eight people involved in terror cell that targeted Las Ramblas crowds Spanish authorities believe there may have been eight people involved in a cell which carried out an attack in Barcelona on Thursday, a judicial source with knowledge of the investigation said on Friday. Catalan government official Joaquim Forn also told local 52

August 18, 2017 1:52 AM Spanish police stop second attack after 13 killed in Barcelona

Spanish police say they have killed four people in the town of Cambrils to stop a second attempted van attack after an earlier one in Barcelona. A fifth attacker was wounded and has been detained, The attackers were wearing explosive belts, police said. Thirteen people died and dozens were injured when a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona's Las Ramblas 62

August 16, 2017 9:34 AM Suicide-bomb attacks hit refugee camp and Mandarari market in northeastern Nigeria

Suicide bombers have attacked a refugee camp and a market near Maiduguri, killing at least 20 people and injuring dozens more. The city has been the epicenter of the conflict between government forces and Boko Haram. The chief of the village hit by the explosions said at least three women suicide bombers entered Mandarari's market together in the late afternoon 40

August 15, 2017 7:00 AM Agents of Mayhem Review

Agents of Mayhem is what happens when Saturday morning cartoons like G.I. Joe meet head-on with adult animated sitcoms like Archer, combined with the varying heroes of Overwatch, and the open-world gameplay of Saints Row. While that might seem extremely derivative and a bit too much to unpack, the outcome is a surprisingly competent open-world shooter 80