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Egg shape depends on flying skills of bird


However, thanks to a new study conducted by a group of global scientists, we now know that the different shapes of bird eggs is related to each bird's flight ability. The eggs were classified according to how asymmetrical and elliptical they were, and by biometric and environmental parameters. A team of scientists has managed to discover the secret of these various shapes, and a bird's ability to fly might be to blame. Read More »

'Very comfortable' Qatar says it can withstand pressure 'forever' amid crisis

Qatar must suspend all forms of funding to any terror or extremist individual entities and organizations, including those listed by the four countries and those designated by the USA and United Nations. That call appeared to have been roundly ignored, and it was the Kuwaitis, who also offered to mediate, who delivered the list to Qatar on Thursday. Read More »

Tesla Really Doesn't Want You To Buy A Model 3


On Reddit yesterday, Xue claims to have randomly spotted the Model 3 in San Matteo, California: "jumped straight out of the vehicle and started snapping photos!" So without further ado, featured below are a series of photos which provide us with our crispest look yet at what the shipping version of the Model 3 is actually going to look like. Read More »

Pakistani official: Twin bombings at crowded market kill 15 people, wound 70

He said that steps should be taken to provide the injured with best medical treatments in hospitals. The police suspect suicide bombers behind the blast, however, nothing is confirmed as for now. There was no immediate explanation for the dual claims. "Terrorists are attacking soft targets and no Muslim can ever imagine to commit such horrific act, the prime minister said", the statement said. Read More »

Gareth Bale targets more trophies with Real Madrid amid exit rumours


A Real Madrid superstar, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United , reveals he has no intentions to move to another club in the transfer window. The Frenchman is blessed with great pace too and would be a good fit for the Premier League. Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly made it clear to Monaco they are prepared to offer more than €135 million (£118.7 million) to sign striker Kylian Mbappe this summer. Read More »

Check Out These New Mario-Themed Bags


Mario has been just about everywhere. Holding a treasured place in the hearts of millions, Mario's adventures have brought him to many odd places, including the far corners of the Mushroom Kingdom and galaxies beyond. The second print, Mario Travel, features Mario-themed postcards, luggage tags, and passport stamps on a red background. Joining the bags are five accessories, three of which have been described: a pouch resembling Nintendo's original Game Boy; another pouch featuring Piranha ... Read More »

Bulls will trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

The three-time NBA All-Star (2015, 2016 and 2017) averaged career highs with 23.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 1.9 steals per game this past season en route to earning 2016-17 All-NBA Third Team honors. But it gave us some more guidance and that changes some things. The players the Bulls got leave them without someone to build around moving forward. Read More »

Rockstar urges Take-Two to ease off on Grand Theft Auto modders


OpenIV has been in use for over a decade and has been utilized in various games including Max Payne , GTA IV , and GTA V . On Steam Grand Theft Auto V has received so many negative reviews in the past week that the title's Steam store listing is now displaying the red "Overwhelmingly negative" label. Read More »

Asian shares flat as oil steadies; China drops on clampdown

Natural gas rose 3 cents to $2.94 per 1,000 cubic feet, heating oil was flat at $1.40 per gallon and wholesale gasoline was unchanged at $1.42 per gallon. FLASHING HIGHER: Adobe Systems jumped $2.38, or 1.7 percent, to $143.29 after reporting stronger revenue and earnings for its latest quarter than analysts expected. Read More »

Real Madrid willing to sell top striker to Man United


The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities €3.3 million, a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement on Tuesday, adding it had presented a claim to a local court. "The Spanish government. through the tax department, issued a certificate in which it attested that he had regularised his position and was in compliance with all his tax obligations", Gestifute said. Read More »

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) Position Raised by Lazard Asset Management LLC

This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.43%. About 711,799 shares traded. TSN's total short interest was 8.42 million shares in June as published by FINRA. The firm's quarterly revenue was down.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. (NYSE:TSN) on Monday, February 8 with "Sector Perform" rating. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $51 target. Read More »

IPhone 8 Dummy Model Combined With Screen Protector and Wallpaper

This is the iPhone now known as the iPhone 8/iPhone X, rather than the iPhone 7S, which is also expected to launch this year. Another thing that's shown in full view here is the rounded-corner display, whose curves are even more pronounced than the ones present on the Galaxy S8's screen. Read More »

Tell your senators to kill secret health care bill

The concession on tax credits was aimed at winning over moderate Republican Senators from Medicaid expansion states like West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the legislation would make health insurance more affordable, strengthen Medicaid and stabilize the insurance market. Read More »

Minnesota Timberwolves land Butler in blockbuster trade


Nothing ever shocks me". I woke up and thought I was going to Boston for another workout with the Celtics. Chicago, What can I say?! "They chose the route that they chose". the Minnesota Timberwolves . "You can't get mad at anybody". Minnesota included backup point guard Kris Dunn in the Jimmy Butler trade , so now they are no longer shopping Ricky Rubio, according to Jon Krawczyski of the Associated Press . Read More »

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus listings pulled from Amazon


Bethesda's E3 2017 conference will take place on June 11th, 9 PM PDT or June 12th, 12 AM EDT/5 AM BST. The website portal at one point took folks, gamers or fans of the series to a page that looks like the screenshot below. Although Wolfenstein publisher Bethesda hasn't officially announced the game, it has teased it on numerous occasions. Amazon listings don't exactly make the most reliable leaks, but for a short period today had Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus up there. Read More »

Iranian cargo planes carrying food land in Doha


Duty free sales at Doha airport are also suffering - they fell 25% in the past week, said Al Baker. Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties with Qatar last week. Oman has stayed out of the conflict. Additionally, Qatar Airways is now using longer routes to its European and North American destinations, including direct flights to the world's busiest global airport in Atlanta, after Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt barred Qatari flights from ... Read More »

Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

Hail to the Redskins'. The issue: whether the "disparagement clause" of the Lanham Act violates the First Amendment . The Trademark Office can deny any trademark that alludes to "immoral deceptive, or scandalous matter; or matter which way disparage or falsely suggest a connection with persons, living or dead, institutions, beliefs or national symbols, or bring them unto contempt, or disrepute". Read More »

Sandberg has no plans to leave Facebook for Uber

Twenty Uber employees were recently fired after the harassment investigation, and the head of its autonomous vehicle program was sacked for refusing to cooperate in the lawsuit . The image Kalanick gained of an aggressive leader seeking to grow his company at any cost became an increasing burden as Uber's difficulties mounted. Read More »

May's offer on citizens' rights 'below expectations — EU's Tusk


But Mrs May set her face firmly against ECJ involvement, while suggesting that expats' rights could be protected by global treaty. But Mr Tajani told BBC Newsnight: "The problem is what Mrs May and what the United Kingdom government want to do - [do] they want to leave Europe and nothing more, or [do] they want to have closer cooperation. Read More »

Former US attorney Preet Bharara has a book deal


Financial terms were not disclosed. Bharara, who served as the USA attorney for the Southern District of NY for almost eight years, was sacked along with other Obama administration holdovers last March, after President Trump told him his job was safe. Read More »

Doctors: Officer stabbed at airport recovering


Scholten said the laceration extended from the anterior of the neck, by the Adam's apple , to the back of the neck and went as high as the angle of Neville's jaw. USA officials have conducted around 20 interviews and located Ftouhi's auto in the Flint airport parking lot, Gelios said. The alleged terrorist crossed into the USA on June 16 at Lake Champlain, NY, rented a vehicle and drove to Flint - 11 hours away. Read More »

The TFS Capital LLC Lowers Stake in CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM)

Dorsal Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co has 5.55% invested in Commscope Holding Company Inc (NASDAQ:COMM) for 2.38 million shares. The stock rose 0.20% or $0.08 reaching $38.03. The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Thursday, January 26 with "Buy". It also reduced Rexford Indl Rlty Inc (NYSE:REXR) stake by 132,737 shares and now owns 540,580 shares. Read More »

Should You Buy Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) On Current Analyst Views?

It closed at $94.49 lastly. Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) has risen 36.68% since June 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 114.30% the S&P500. Based on the latest brokerage notes which have been released to investors, 1 brokers have issued a rating of "strong buy", 4 brokers "buy", 7 brokers "neutral", 0 brokers "sell" and 0 brokers "strong sell". Read More »

Five books Elon Musk wants you to read


The billionaire said it could take 100 years to fill the city. "There will be movies, lecture halls, cabins and a restaurant". He plans to have the first manned flight to Mars ready by 2023. One of the entrepreneur's principal challenges with SpaceX has been developing reusable rockets, which would significantly cut the cost of space travel. Read More »