Posts in: August, 2015

Australian researchers combat bee decline with tiny trackers

It’s never been harder to be a bee.

Parasites, diseases and habitat loss have all taken a toll on bees and other pollinating insects, a crucial part of the global food production network, with billions of dollars riding on their tiny backs.

Now, a handful have something else riding on those backs:

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Star begins new era with Webb, rookies in tow

Star begins its new journey with coach Jason Webb now calling the shots.

And for the youthful second-generation mentor, the Hotshots are just excited to start this new era for the Purefoods franchise.

“We’re excited to play again because of the long offseason. The guys are excited for the training camp and

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After historic 1,000-point plunge, Dow dives 588 points at close

  • 26th Aug 2015
  • News

After an unprecedented 1,000-point decline at the open on Monday, the Dow closed with a loss of nearly 600 points.

It was an extremely turbulent day for U.S. stocks driven by deep fears about China’s economic slowdown. Stocks staged a comeback that nearly brought the Dow back into positive territory but

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Korean crisis: What’s behind the North-South divide?

  • 24th Aug 2015
  • News

After another war of words, and an exchange of fire across the world’s most fortified border, the two Koreas appear to be set on a collision course.

South Korea is angry at its unpredictable neighbor’s provocations, while Kim Jong Un has placed his front-line forces on a war footing. But haven’t

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Wiz Khalifa: I was restrained for riding a hoverboard

Rapper Wiz Khalifa is claiming his use of a “Back to the Future”-esque hoverboard got him in big trouble with customs in Los Angeles.

Not much is known about what happened but the recording artist posted video and a photo of an apparent detention, in which customs officials at Los Angeles

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1D or not 1D: Is One Direction taking a break?

One Direction announced their 2015 tour a mere two months after ending their 2014 one. There’s no question that Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Harry Styles are heartthrobs — not unlike the Rolling Stones were once upon a time.

One Direction fan? Make sure you’re sitting down.

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Disney previews its new princess, Moana

The next Disney princess to travel on a voyage of self-discovery will be arriving next year, and the head honchos at Disney hope their Polynesian princess is as popular as the Snow Queen-inspired duo.

Moana’s movie isn’t scheduled to debut until late 2016, but Disney recently shared details at its industry

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