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A camera in space captured flashes of light above Earth. Now we know what they are.

A camera in space captured flashes of light above Earth. Now we know what they are.

A flash of light (in the red circle) seen by DSCOVR.

You can see a lot from 1 million miles away. The blues, greens and browns of Earth’s oceans and land masses stand out against the blackness of space as …

by May 22, 2017 0 comments Tech
Haryana government frames draft start-up policy

Haryana government frames draft start-up policy

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar. (PTI)

The Haryana government today said it has prepared a draft policy to develop the state into a start-up hub, by supporting new-age innovators and entrepreneurial talents. The policy aims at facilitating a minimum venture …

by May 22, 2017 0 comments News
MARKET REPORT: Armchair investors favourite Hargreaves Lansdown plummets as US firm offers rival services at less than half the price

MARKET REPORT: Armchair investors favourite Hargreaves Lansdown plummets as US firm offers rival services at less than half the price

Investment house Hargreaves Lansdown saw £583million wiped off its value yesterday as shareholders worried it could lose large swathes of customers to lower-cost rivals.

Hargreaves is the go-to service for armchair investors who fancy a punt on the stock market. …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments Finance
Democracy Has a Design Problem

Democracy Has a Design Problem

A woman inserts her ballot into an intake machine in Los Angeles, in 2012.

Technology alone can’t save democracy. When technology is designed and used well, it can make it easier for people to participate in elections and other activities …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Stephen Colbert finds out what it’s like to kiss ‘Sean Spicer’

Stephen Colbert finds out what it’s like to kiss ‘Sean Spicer’

Forget sharing secrets with Russia. Forget the Comey memos. What America wants to know is what it’s like to kiss Melissa McCarthy when she’s made up as Sean Spicer.

Stephen Colbert wasted little time in asking his Tuesday night "Late …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Actually Did What Trump Is Accused of Doing

Rush Limbaugh: Obama Actually Did What Trump Is Accused of Doing

Wednesday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh argued former President Barack Obama “actually did” what New York Times report has accused President Donald Trump of doing regarding an FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Report: Team Trump talked to Russia ‘at least’ 18 times during race

Report: Team Trump talked to Russia ‘at least’ 18 times during race

(FILES/COMBO) This combination of pictures created on December 30, 2016 shows a file photo taken on December 28, 2016 of US President-elect Donald Trump (L)…

Leading members of Team Trump, including the president and vice president, insisted for months that …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Venezuelan ‘daughters of Chavismo’ exposed living lavishly overseas

Venezuelan ‘daughters of Chavismo’ exposed living lavishly overseas

Late President Chavez and his daughter Maria Gabriela in a July 30, 2000 file photo. (Reuters)

A Twitter account set up by members of Venezuela’s opposition has become a window into the opulent lives of the so-called “daughters of chavismo” …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Make the ultimate new-wave Cobb Salad

Make the ultimate new-wave Cobb Salad

Why make a Cobb salad the same way everytime? Food 52 co-founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs offer up a new wave approach in “Mighty Salads,” the newest Food 52 cookbook. (Photography by James Ransom for Ten Speed Press)

Salads …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Ex-CM Akhilesh Yadav government in dock over non-provision of free books to 6 lakh students, free uniforms to 97 lakh

Ex-CM Akhilesh Yadav government in dock over non-provision of free books to 6 lakh students, free uniforms to 97 lakh

There was a shortage of 1.75 lakh teachers and the government did not deploy the existing faculty ‘rationally’. (Image: PTI)

In its report, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, while auditing the implementation of Right of Children to …

by May 20, 2017 0 comments News