Slow flow for glaciers thinning in Asia – Phys.org

Slow flow for glaciers thinning in Asia – Phys.org

A paper published recently in Nature Geosciences describes how a multitude of satellite images have been used to reveal that there has actually been a slowdown in the rate at which glaciers slide down the high mountains of Asia. This animation simply shows how glaciers in Sikkim in northeast India have changed between 2000 and […]

UK police use Taser to subdue man inside Parliament gate – WAFF

UK police use Taser to subdue man inside Parliament gate – WAFF

Police officers restrain a man at a gate to Britain’s Parliament, London, Tuesday Dec. 11, 2018. The man was seen in handcuffs at Carriage Gates, the same entrance where an extremist stabbed policeman Keith Palmer to death on March 22, 2017. It was not immediately clear why the man was detained and the situation was […]

Accused of rape, former Baylor fraternity president gets no jail time after plea deal – The Washington Post

Accused of rape, former Baylor fraternity president gets no jail time after plea deal – The Washington Post

Former Baylor University fraternity president Jacob Anderson walks out of the courtroom in Waco, Tex., on Monday. (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald/AP) Eli Rosenberg General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news December 10 at 10:56 PM A former Baylor University fraternity president who had been accused of rape will not serve any jail time nor […]

Tier Lists – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Wiki Guide – IGN

Tier Lists – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Wiki Guide – IGN

S-Tier Falco, Simon, Richter, Diddy Kong, King. K Rool, Meta Knight, Pokemon Trainer A-Tier Yoshi, Mewtwo, Roy, Chrom, Pikachu, Pichu B-Tier Marth, Lucina, Ike, Shulk, Icineroar, Luigi, Inkling C-Tier Bayonetta, Sheik, Peach, Daisy, Corrin, Greninja, Toon Link, Dr. Mario, Cloud, Wolf, Fox, Snake, Young Link D-Tier Ness, Lucas, Mario, Donkey Kong, R.O.B., Jigglypuff, Lucario, Captain […]

Increase in number of people with seasonal influenza virus – The Peninsula Qatar

Increase in number of people with seasonal influenza virus – The Peninsula Qatar

Recent national data on this year’s seasonal influenza virus shows three times as many people have tested positive for the flu in October and November, compared to the same period in 2017. This indicates a much higher activity of the virus this winter compared to previous winters, resulting in many more people becoming sick due […]

Awesome holiday gifts for the football lover in your life – USA TODAY

Awesome holiday gifts for the football lover in your life – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Sports and Reviewed Published 10:48 p.m. ET Dec. 10, 2018 Awesome holiday gifts for the football lover in your life (Photo: Tudor Games, Fan Chest, Uncommon Goods) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we […]

African countries that voted against Israel at U.N. arrive for agriculture seminar – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

African countries that voted against Israel at U.N. arrive for agriculture seminar – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Representatives from eight African States — including two countries that voted against Israel at UN vote on Hamas on Thursday — and officials from the Volcani Center in Bet Dagan at the start of a four day seminar exploring new technology regarding food production, increasing crop yields and food. (photo credit: COURTESY VOLCANI CENTER) […]

Verizon says around 10,400 employees have accepted the company's buyout offer and will leave next year – Business Insider UK

Verizon says around 10,400 employees have accepted the company's buyout offer and will leave next year – Business Insider UK

Verizon Communications said on Monday that about 10,400 employees will be leaving the US wireless carrier by mid next year as part of the company’s voluntary separation program. The New York-based company has been looking at cutting costs as it ramps up investment in its next generation 5G network, which is expected to fuel growth. […]