Science


Oklahoma governor applauds Pruitt nomination to lead EPA

Farmers, ranchers and many others cheered President-elect Donald Trump's choice of Scott Pruitt to lead EPA. The Republican is also a climate change denier. "Scientists continue to disagree about the degree and extent of global warming and its connection to the actions of mankind", he wrote. Conservative columnist George F.



Looks like Super Mario Run will require a persistent connection

After playing a four-level demo of the mobile Super Mario Run at an Apple Store this morning, though, I think I've experienced the weirdest official take on Mario yet. "We often felt that with cell phones we couldn't get the same level of gameplay response that we could from our own devices". Super Mario Run is free to download, though you need to pay $10 to unlock all the content.


X Factor final: Matt Terry & Nicole Scherzinger wow with Purple Rain duet

X Factor final: Matt Terry & Nicole Scherzinger wow with Purple Rain duet

Aalto was gobsmacked to find herself in the grand final, while mentor Sharon Osbourne said the news had given her "butterflies" in her stomach. Tonight Saara Aalto performed with USA star Adam Lambert, 5 After Midnight (eliminated tonight ) performed with Clean Bandit (and 2015 X Factor victor Louisa Johnson so that can't be a duet?!), and Matt Terry performed with his mentor Nicole Scherzinger.



J&J, Genentech make Glassdoor's list of best places to work

The applicant and recruiting software company matches its employees' 401K contribution - something offered by only 49 percent of employers who offer the retirement savings plan, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2010 National Compensation Survey.



Million-Year-Old Feathered Dinosaur Tail Found Preserved in Amber

The scientists suspect the tail belonged to a type of two-legged, bird-like dinosaur called a maniraptoran, one of several groups of dinosaurs that possessed feathers. "It's one of those things where if there hadn't been the right person on the ground at the time , I think it would have disappeared into a private collection or gone entirely unnoticed", co-author Ryan McKellar of Canada's Royal Saskatchewan Museum told the ABC .


Stephen Curry Scores 26; Utah Jazz Defeated

Stephen Curry Scores 26; Utah Jazz Defeated

Starting with a jumper from Thompson, Golden State ripped off a 29-1 run after Utah took a quick 4-0 lead. The Warriors led by the superstar duo of Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant is also coming in with their own version of a three-game win streak en-route to an impressive 15 victories in their last 16 games, wrote The Mercury News .