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Galaxy S8 Details Start to Come Out as we approach the release date

There are always new phones coming out, but some companies are under more pressure to perform than others. For example, after Nintendo’s poor performance over the last several years, they had more pressure than ever to deliver a great product with the Nintendo Switch. With Samsung there was the battery fiasco of 2016 when Galaxy Note 7’s started spontaneously going up in flames. So now Samsung has the opportunity for a comeback with the Galaxy S8.

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With nations dragging their feet on climate change, cities are picking up the slack

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently touted coal as the future of Australia’s energy portfolio despite the renewable technology industry overtaking the country’s struggling coal mining sector. Meanwhile, India is planning to open one of the largest open-air coal mine in the world, whilst its’ solar capacity tripled in the past three years to an impressive 10,000 MW. At the same time, the United States are gutting their own federal environmental agency and planning to reopen its’ coal mines even though last year saw the renewable energy sector employ more people than the gas, petrol, and coal industries combined. The reason behind the conflicting news? Cities.

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New research reveals the power behind frog’s tongues and their ability to catch prey

A new study published on February 1st, 2017 by The Royal Society has shone some light on the science behind frogs’ very distinctive ability to catch prey. The paper, co-authored by scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Atlanta Botanical Garden, made some very interesting discoveries surrounding the adhesive nature of a frogs’ tongue.

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Human’s earliest known ancestor found in China

A microscopic bag-like sea creature found in China is believed to be our earliest known ancestor according to research published in the journal Nature. The 540 million year old microfossil, Saccorhytus coronarius, was analysed by a range of experts from several leading universities including Cambridge and Northwest, and is now thought to be the common ancestor of a very large range of species, including ours, as leading co-author Prof Simon Conway Morris explain, per Forbes:

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NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite set to become one of the most important meteorological tools in the world

Two months after being launched from Cape Canaveral, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) newest weather satellite has sent back stunning pictures of planet Earth, and has given scientists — and the public alike — a preview of its’ high-resolution camera work.

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Apple iPhone 6s Battery Shutdown Problems

According to Apple, “very small number of iPhone 6s device may unexpectedly shut down”.
This was reported on Apple’s website with instructions on how to get a free battery replacement which is the main cause of this issue. Apple also pointed out that this is not a safety concern and that a small number of devices have this problem.
If you happen to be an owner of iPhone 6s and experiencing this specific issue, you may be eligible for battery replacement.*

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