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Lights off: WWF-Pakistan's Earth hour celebrations take centre stage

Indonesian artists perform to symbolize the balance between human being and nature during Earth Hour environmental campaign in Surabaya, eastern Java island on Saturday. local time on Saturday. But the most important question is are we doing enough? This initiative started 11 years ago to show commitment to the protection of the environment . Read More »

Canadians turn out the lights for 'Earth Hour'

Like the Paris Protocol, the aim of Earth Hour is also to eliminate the emission of greenhouse gases and reinforce efforts to counter to climate change. The WWF website says that the last year was the hottest year on record for the third year in a row signaling that the earth is constantly and consistently warming. Read More »

Life movie review: Even in space, Life screams Alien


Unlike Alien , the characters don't really matter. Still, Life generates enough tension and suspense to make us pay attention for its entire running time . That makes Life hard to recommend, even though its lack of originality is its main problem - in a vacuum, it's a mostly successful horror movie. Gravity may have ensured that we never again get a bad-looking studio space movie. Read More »

What is Earth Hour, and why are the lights out?

It happens in more than 7,000 cities and towns and 175 countries worldwide, from Big Ben to the Eiffel Tower, Sydney Opera House to Millmount. Colin Butfield, director of campaigns at WWF, said: "Today, hundreds of millions of people will be showing global unity on climate change during Earth Hour ". Read More »

HSBC Securities Issues Price Target With 6.66% Upside On Vodafone Group PLC


Receive Vodafone Group PLC News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Vodafone Group PLC with's FREE daily email newsletter. The stock has "Hold" rating by HSBC on Tuesday, January 17. It closed at $14.97 lastly. It has underperformed by 16.61% the S&P500. The stock's market capitalization is GBX 57.96 billion. Read More »

It's Earth Hour - Canadians turn out the lights

No special celebration but an hour of co-operation is required at 8:30 pm on this day. Most parts of Brunei went dark on Saturday evening as thousands of Bruneians with glow sticks and candles joined people from 178 countries and territories in the global Earth Hour campaign. Read More »

Tesla Model 3 will get a Performance version next year

The Roadster was Tesla's first production model that introduced the company to the public. Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas said in a research report to investors that the futuristic compact SUV would become Tesla's highest selling model when it comes out. Read More »

Low 'Life': 'Alien' knockoff reaches for the obvious instead of the stars


Life is about a space station and its inhabitants who find themselves sharing it with another life-form. For a while, it helps you overlook the fact what a shameless rip-off Life is of Alien , and almost 40 years later. "But if you were on the ISS. could you single-handedly decide to shock it with 2000 volts and see what it'd do?" The producers of Alien just called: they want their premise back. Read More »

Chicago teen apparently raped on Facebook Live relocated


Chicago police said Thursday night they have not yet determined if the gun in the photo is real. The girl's mother told the Associated Press that since the attack, people have threatened on Facebook that " they are going to get her " daughter and that neighborhood children have been laughing about the incident and ringing the family's doorbell looking for the girl. Read More »

Severe Weather Awareness Week also begins today


If you were out and about at 9:45 Tuesday, you probably heard some tornado sirens. The National Weather Service will send a test tornado warning over NOAA weather radios . "If your school does not have a severe weather preparedness plan, contact your county's director of emergency management or the National Weather Service in Brownsville", forecasters said. Read More »

AAA offering tows to tipsy drivers on St. Patrick's Day


Tow truck drivers will provide the driver with a tow and one-way ride home. The tow service will be available through 6 a.m. on Sunday. "AAA's Tipsy Tow is free to anyone in need". Saturday in Northern California. "Choose a designated driver, call a cab, use a ride-sharing service such as Lyft or Uber, or call AAA for a Tipsy Tow". Read More »

Hype Around iPhone 8 May Overshadow Samsung Galaxy S8 Sales

When it comes to the Galaxy Tab S3, we're looking at a 9.7-inch 2048×1536 resolution display, which is the same as the previous generation - Galaxy Tab S2. "The new Galaxy Tab S3 embodies Samsung's commitment to deliver the best of entertainment and productivity, allowing consumers to do what they want, when they want". Read More »

Filibuster threat over Gorsuch nomination doesn't sit well with Nebraska senator (AUDIO)


Republicans have only 52 seats in the Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Neil Gorsuch is Over. "I hope that we can get 60 votes and not change 200 plus years of history", said Graham. Democrats won't be happy with many of Gorsuch's votes or rulings on the court. "Sen. Heinrich increasingly shares numerous concerns New Mexicans have voiced about Judge Gorsuch", said Whitney Potter, his spokeswoman. Read More »

DeChambeau among leaders in Puerto Rico


Points, Alex Cejka and Bill Lunde. Chris Stroud sets his eyes on a maiden TOUR win following a bogey-free, 5-under-par 33-34=67 in round three of the Puerto Rico Open, claiming sole possession of the lead on 15-under 201 heading into the finale. Read More »

Buhari shelves Sambisa trip, delegates defence minister


Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, disclosed this on Saturday. The visit would have also been Buhari's first trip outside the presidential villa in Abuja since he returned to the country after a 49-day medical vacation in the UK. He added that the army wanted the place to be dominated by troops. "It is also to make the place an area for the Nigerian Army training activities, " he said. Read More »

Power down for Earth Hour Saturday evening

This year's switch off event takes place at 8.30pm on Saturday 25 March. "One Planet Cities Pedalathon " will be held in Chamundeshwari Stadium, Bengaluru to promote sustainable mobility. As well as the big switch off, people are kicking off Earth Hour in various ways including a pedal-powered cinema night arranged by Exeter University students on Gylly beach and a musical display at the Senedd. Read More »

Cities Around the World Turn Their Lights Off for Earth Hour

As their FAQ says, "Earth hour does not claim that the event is an energy or carbon reduction exercise" - instead it's about informing and unifying people all over the globe to participate in actions that will save the planet. After Earth Hour has finished and you have blown out all your candles, Newman said to be sure to recycle the glass jars used for the candles, as well as all any other glass bottles. Read More »

Incredible video shows the stunning Southern Lights


Passengers were guaranteed a view of the Aurora and they were thrilled to get up-close with natural phenomena during the flight. The flight flew in a zig-zag pattern, crossing the worldwide dateline four times, so both sides of the plane could capture a glimpse of the light show, according to the Otago Daily Times . Read More »

British Teenager Rectifies NASA Data Error


Forget space camp, one United Kingdom teenager found and corrected a data error on the International Space Station in his free time. Miles's teacher and head of physics, James O'Neill, told BBC Radio 4's World at One programme, "We were all discussing the data but he just suddenly perked up in one of the sessions and went 'why does it say there's -1 energy here?' ". Read More »

Rumour: This year's Call of Duty may be called "Call of Duty"


The leak was first reported in a video on TheFamilyVideoGamers , a YouTube channel which said the details were emailed by an anonymous source. The images depict soldiers on Normandy Beach during the D-Day landings of June 1944. Some users in the thread claim the images resemble those from Saving Private Ryan , Steven Spielberg's iconic World War 2 film, but no direct comparisons have been provided yet. Read More »

Cats too Fox-y for UCLA

This is most likely a tossup in every sense. With Ball running the show this season, UCLA is a highly popular No. 3 seed preparing to face Kentucky, a team it already defeated in Lexington. And perhaps their biggest weakness defensively, defending the arc, is not something the Wildcats are great at exploiting. Tournament play is not the ideal indicator of conference success, but maybe we should think twice before knocking the SEC next season. Read More »

One of Uber's self-driving cars just crashed in Arizona


Uber launched its self-driving-car pilot in Arizona in late December following a dispute with California regulators over the program. The self-driving SUV rolled onto its side as a result crash. The person was behind the wheel but it's unclear whether they were controlling the SUV or not. And during one week, the vehicles could only drive for 50 miles before needing a "critical" human intervention to prevent them from hitting a person or causing at least $5,000 worth of property damage. Read More »

Turtle found with 1000 coins in stomach dies


The turtle had appeared to be doing well after the operation, but a check-up over the weekend showed cause for concern with hints that her intestines were in trouble. The team made a decision to operate on Omsin again after finding excessive gas in her resulting from an inflamed and twisted intestine. "Piggy Bank" the sea turtle recovers from her first operation to remove 915 coins from her stomach on March 6. Read More »

Trump's former campaign chief offers to testify on Russian Federation


Paul Manafort , President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, has voluntarily submitted to be interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee on his Russian Federation connections . Mr Nunes said the information was gathered legally - in what is termed "incidental collection" during United States intelligence agencies' monitoring of non-US citizens. Read More »