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Why don't my document photos rotate correctly?

1 hour ago from Physorg

John, an insurance planner, took several photos of a competitors' new brochures. At a meeting, he opened a photo gallery to discuss the documents with his colleagues. He found, however,...

Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

1 hour ago from Physorg

Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.

Spain fire near World Heritage site 'under control'

1 hour ago from Physorg

A wildfire that threatened a nature reserve in southern Spain designated as a World Heritage site has been brought under control, officials said Tuesday after evacuating over 2,000 people including...

Why many high-achieving Indigenous students are shunning university

2 hours ago from Physorg

Indigenous students remain vastly underrepresented in higher education in Australia. According to Universities Australia, Indigenous people comprise 2.7% of Australia's working age population but only 1.6% of university domestic student...

New Zealand's Long-Lost Pink and White Terraces May Have Been Found

4 hours ago from Live Science

The location of a long-lost natural wonder in New Zealand has been identified, thanks to an accidentally found diary of a 19th century geographer.

Study links deforestation and malaria

4 hours ago from Physorg

Nearly 130 million hectares of forest—an area almost equivalent in size to South Africa—have been lost since 1990, according to a recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of...

Hong Kong shark art protests at fin trade

6 hours ago from Physorg

A towering shark fin sculpture is the latest addition to Hong Kong's harbourfront as part of an artistic push against the infamous trade.

Origins of Cu-Pb-Zn-bearing and W-bearing granites

6 hours ago from Physorg

The Nanling Range of South China is world famous for its widely developed, multiple-aged granitic magmatism and related polymetallic mineralization. Various kinds of granites have distinct diversities in terms of...

Who Would Win a Human-vs.-Chimp Wrestling Match?

17 hours ago from Live Science

In the most detailed study to date comparing the muscles of chimps and humans, researchers found that chimps are 1.35 times more powerful than people.

A skull with history: A fossil sheds light on the origin of the neocortex

18 hours ago from Science Daily

According to a recent study an early relative of mammals already possessed an extraordinarily expanded brain with a neocortex-like structure.

Rising seas could result in 2 billion refugees by 2100

18 hours ago from Science Daily

In the year 2100, 2 billion people -- about one-fifth of the world's population -- could become climate change refugees due to rising ocean levels. Those who once lived on...

Babies Retain Their Early Exposure to Foreign Languages

18 hours ago from Live Science

Korean adoptees to the Netherlands recalled the sounds of their native tongue.

New British carrier enters sea trials

21 hours ago from UPI

Britain's newest aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, set sail Monday from its Scottish shipyard for the first stage of sea trials, BAE Systems reported.

Previously unknown extinction of marine megafauna discovered

22 hours ago from Science Daily

Over two million years ago, a third of the largest marine animals like sharks, whales, sea birds and sea turtles disappeared. This previously unknown extinction event not only had a...

T.J. Miller on exiting 'Silicon Valley': 'I think this is for the best'

22 hours ago from UPI

T.J. Miller has detailed in a new interview why he decided to exit "Silicon Valley" following Season 4 stating, "It felt like a breakup with HBO."

Subway digging uncovers 'Pompeii-like scene' in Rome

22 hours ago from Physorg

Digging for Rome's new subway has unearthed the charred ruins of a 3rd century building and the 1,800-year-old skeleton of a dog that apparently perished in a fire.

Cleveland Cavaliers still in position to trade for Paul George, acquire Carmelo Anthony

23 hours ago from UPI

The Cleveland Cavaliers are continuing to pursue a trade for Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George.

Changing the mandate of U.N. forces in southern Syria

1 day ago from UPI

In exchange for legitimizing rebel presence in the south, the Russians hope to get the city of Deir ez-Zor in return.

Solange wins the Centric Award at 2017 BET Awards: 'Best birthday ever'

1 day ago from UPI

Solange took home the Centric Award Sunday during the 2017 BET Awards and thanked her family and other artists who came before her during her acceptance speech.

Dutch scientists fete rare meteorite find

1 day ago from Physorg

Dutch scientists on Monday celebrated the discovery of only the sixth meteorite found in recent history in The Netherlands, which at 4.5-billion years old may hold clues to the birth...

Should robot artists be given copyright protection?

1 day ago from Physorg

When a group of museums and researchers in the Netherlands unveiled a portrait entitled The Next Rembrandt, it was something of a tease to the art world. It wasn't a...

Steelhead trout population declines linked with poor survival of young fish in the ocean

1 day ago from Physorg

Steelhead trout are entrenched in the economy, ecology, and culture of the Pacific Northwest. Declining numbers of steelhead in the rivers flowing through British Columbia, Washington state, and Oregon are...

Sound-reflecting shelters inspired ancient rock artists

1 day ago from Sciencenews.org

Ancient Europeans sought rock art sites where sounds carried.

Remy Ma, Chance the Rapper win big at BET Awards

1 day ago from UPI

The 2017 BET Awards was a chance for redemption, aspiration and humility for the evening's winners.

Archaeologists discover earliest monumental Egyptian hieroglyphs

1 day ago from Physorg

A joint Yale and Royal Museums of Art and History (Brussels) expedition to explore the the ancient Egyptian city of Elkab has uncovered some previously unknown rock inscriptions, which include...

Gang of teens attack Susan Boyle with rocks, fire

1 day ago from UPI

Teenagers attacked singer Susan Boyle with rocks and insults on separate occassions as the 56-year-old singer was riding a bus in her Scottish hometown.

Dirk Nowitzki contract option not renewed, Dallas Mavericks plan to restructure deal

1 day ago from UPI

Dirk Nowitzki's $25 million contract option for next season will not be renewed, but ESPN reported Sunday that the Dallas Mavericks plan to re-sign him.

The Lives of Weird 500-Million-Year-Old Creatures Revealed

2 days ago from Live Science

With no identifiable body parts, it's hard to know how these fossilized creatures lived. A new approach models how the ocean's water would interact with their unique shapes – hinting...