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Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Has a Hidden Cute Message Within

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Has a Hidden Cute Message Within

This figure excludes bundled software, as in Wii Sports , which was sold with every Wii in the Americas at launch. Compared to previous launch weekends, Wii sold 371.936 units and Wii U sold 308,570 systems. However, it is worth noting that at the time of writing, Nintendo itself has not released official sales figures. United Kingdom sales estimates published earlier in the week indicated that the Switch had sold double that of its predecessor, the Wii U, over comparable launch ... Read More

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Trump says White House hard at work on health care issues

Trump says White House hard at work on health care issues

Trump waved to the group as he walked away. Can't miss it. President Donald Trump's surprise appearance at a White House tour on Tuesday, March 7, was more than a little awkward. And within a few short hours, one tour group got just about all the access it could hope for. The first lady and Barron will stay in Manhattan, living at Trump Tower, until the 10-year-old's school year concludes. Read More

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Metallic Body of Moto G5 Plus Spotted in Live Leaks

Metallic Body of Moto G5 Plus Spotted in Live Leaks

It will be a Flipkart exclusive smartphone as the company announced it on twitter. This was soon followed by a video from Flipkart and a tweet by Motorola that confirmed the launch date of the Moto G5 Plus. The Moto G5 Plus sports a 12-megapixel camera on the rear with dual autofocus and f/1.7 aperture. Both the Moto G5 and the Moto G5 Plus run an nearly unmodified version of Android Nougat with Google's AI assistant inside. Read More

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Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai showcases Hydrogen FE Fuel Cell Concept

Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai showcases Hydrogen FE Fuel Cell Concept

This is the Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept, a show auto created to preview the Korean manufacturer's next generation of hydrogen-based fuel cell vehicle. With a minimalist design, the auto features a slick rear spoiler and integrated vents that help provide improved efficiency via aerodynamics. Fuel cell technology used in the vehicle has been classed as fourth generation and the cells are 20% lighter, and achieve a 10% improvement on efficiency compared to Hyundai's Tuscon ix35 Fuel Cell. Read More

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Watch Lightning Strike the Earth from Outer Space

Watch Lightning Strike the Earth from Outer Space

An image of Western Hemisphere lightning storms, captured February 14. over the course of one hour. Since forecasters use this lightning information to issue warnings to the public about severe, potentially risky weather, the addition of GOES-16 to the suite of tools forecasters have at their disposal will very likely end up saving lives! A new US satellite is mapping lightning flashes worldwide from above, which should provide better warning about unsafe strikes. Read More

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The McLaren 720S will be in Project CARS 2

The McLaren 720S will be in Project CARS 2

The 720S is a supercar born to thrill, a technologically-advanced marvel that features both active suspension and active aero', capable of 341km/h from its new, twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8, and 0-100kmh in less than 3 seconds. Everything in the McLaren 720S's design has to do with making the aerodynamics more efficient. The 720S is McLaren's first Super Series model to be fitted with a full-width active rear wing that helps it stop from 125 miles per hour in just 4.6 seconds and 384 feet. Read More

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Switch is GameStop's "Strongest and Most Successful Console Launch in Years"

They were also accessible - no obscenely pricey home computer or trip to a teenage-infested arcade needed. But it's also a hand-held device designed for ultimate mobility. A bittering agent (Denatonium Benzoate) has also been applied to the game card. So with the Switch, Nintendo is relying on its expertise in game-changing handheld console technology, its rich catalogue of character franchises, and a ndness for curve-ball innovation. Read More

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A Quake Champions Beta Is Just Around The Corner

A Quake Champions Beta Is Just Around The Corner

In the weeks to come the company will be releasing more videos to show in-depth gameplay footage with the two videos expected to be released later this week. Are you interested in giving this game a go? Bethesda has announced the game's closed beta via an action-packed trailer. There's now no timeline for the game's debut. Read More

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Drone Aids FDNY Response to Bronx Apartment Fire

Drone Aids FDNY Response to Bronx Apartment Fire

The drone's camera gave the fire chief on the ground a bird's-eye view of what his crew was facing on the roof. Drone is fitted with a high-def and infrared camera. A lightweight wire that transmits data and carries power to the drone instantaneously relays video to Incident Command as well as FDNY senior staff located in the FDNY Operations Center. Read More

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Tied-Up Calves Rescued From Abandoned Car

Tied-Up Calves Rescued From Abandoned Car

The calves' hooves had been tied together, officials said. One of the two calves found tied up inside a auto that was abandoned off a freeway near Banning on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Caltrans reports I-80 from Truckee to Colfax was reopened to passenger vehicles almost 16 hours later, at 2 p.m. Sunday. The calves were taken to a local ranch, where they will remain until an inspector from the Bureau of Livestock Identification determines whether they were stolen. Read More

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Energy minister says Saudi Arabia interested in promoting USA economic/E&P health

Energy minister says Saudi Arabia interested in promoting USA economic/E&P health

The size of the US rebound will depend on prices, he said, with the group offering one forecast if global oil goes to $80 a barrel and a flat outlook if it dips to $50. The production-reduction pact, which was joined by non-Opec countries including Russian Federation and Kazakhstan, was meant to reduce global output by about 1.8 million bpd, and bring supplies closer to demand. Read More

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Serena Williams Withdraws from Indian Wells, Kerber Gets Top Ranking

Serena Williams Withdraws from Indian Wells, Kerber Gets Top Ranking

Williams, a two-times victor in California, had returned to the number one spot in January after claiming a record 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open. Williams, 35, cited pain in her knees for pulling out of the tournament, which will start Wednesday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Two-time Indian Wells champion Williams was a runner-up a year ago after losing in the final to Victoria Azarenka. Read More

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See the first underwater video of ultra-rare beaked whales

See the first underwater video of ultra-rare beaked whales

A True's beaked whale with a calf south of Sao Miguel, Azores. Now, for the first time, researchers have captured underwater footage of these secretive mammals . Past research found True's beaked whales in the North Atlantic Ocean and the Southern Hemisphere, but nowhere in between, so the new study extends the southern limit of the animals in the North Atlantic. Read More

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Instagram Stories now feature Snapchat-like geostickers

Instagram Stories now feature Snapchat-like geostickers

Once you've taken the photo you'll see the image without any extras. To add a sticker to your photo or video, swipe left or right after taking it, and then tap the sticker button to add stickers. To delete a sticker, drag and drop it on at the bottom of the screen. Again, similarly to Snapchat, you can share the Instagram story with geostickers to either an individual/group of people, or on your story. Read More

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Trump proposing massive cuts to Great Lakes fund

Trump proposing massive cuts to Great Lakes fund

President Trump's 2018 budget proposal would slash annual funding for the Environmental Protection Agency's $300 million program to just $10 million. Earlier this week, Mr. Murray noted that the cuts hadn't been formally proposed by the White House yet (and still haven't been), and that the province can't start working the phones on this issue until that happens. Read More

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Google Pixel 2 may not feature headphone jack

Google Pixel 2 may not feature headphone jack

Ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack would obviously mean that Google's 2017 Pixel smartphones will be using the USB Type-C port to transmit audio signals. The only silver lining for consumers who want a Pixel 2 device with a headphone jack is 9To5Google itself acknowledged that this integral document came only from a single source. Read More

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Mercedes-Benz to recall one million cars due to potential fire risk

Out of the 51 cases, 30 fires were reported in the United States, and the cause for all the fires was a faulty fuse. Daimler maintains that these fires haven't caused any injuries or deaths. In a statement sent to DESTINY on Tuesday, Mercedes-Benz SA said: "We have still not, as yet, received any official notification of the start of the precautionary campaign in South Africa- but the preliminary number of vehicles affected are approximately 5 100". Read More

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April The Giraffe Has Most Watched Baby Bump, Watch Live Cam

April The Giraffe Has Most Watched Baby Bump, Watch Live Cam

They said some believe it is an omen of the impending birth. 'All our friends have been making fun of me and my obsession with April so we just thought, "Hey we should order a giraffe mask"'. Active movement in her belly was visible, and she frequently lifted her tail. As Dr. Tim made his rounds and examined April, she was clearly having a hormonal day and was not up for the examination. Read More

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Iraq forces attack four jihadist-held areas in west Mosul

Iraq forces attack four jihadist-held areas in west Mosul

It was from the grand al-Nuri Mosque in the old city that, in 2014. On Sunday, there were reports of heavy clashes in western Mosul between USA -backed Iraqi forces and the ISIS militants they are trying to drive out of the city. Iraqi forces launched the operation to recapture Mosul on 17 October, retaking its eastern side in January before setting their sights on the smaller but more densely-populated west. Read More

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Police give all clear after London Bridge area evacuated

Police give all clear after London Bridge area evacuated

National Rail warned that train services running to and from London Bridge may be cancelled, delayed or revised, with disruption expected until 4pm. The nearby bridge across the River Thames was also closed to traffic. "They evacuated the station and the evacuation siren was sounding around the bus station". The security alert has affected platforms 10 to 15 of the rail station, but the Tube was not affected by the incident. Read More

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Republicans reveal plan to repeal Obamacare

Republicans reveal plan to repeal Obamacare

Ohio's Rob Portman and three colleagues said they "will not support a plan that does not include stability for Medicaid expansion populations or flexibility for states". - Eliminates cost-sharing subsidies in Obama's Affordable Care Act that helped people with modest incomes meet the costs of insurance deductibles and copayments. Read More

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IPad Pro 2 Release Specs And Features: What We Want To See

IPad Pro 2 Release Specs And Features: What We Want To See

Adding more to these speculations, Rhoda Alexander, HIS Markit analyst recently stated that the new iPad would have a similar 9.7-inch dimension, along with a larger screen aspect ratio thanks to significantly shrunk bezels. The delay of the upcoming device's release reportedly was because of its iPad component suppliers namely TPK and Foxconn. Apple is losing some of its business with the MacBook laptops because people are opting to buy iPad Pro tablets instead. Read More

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