Vizio points to outdated Chromecast software as potential cause of streaming problems with Disney+

Here’s a look at the new streaming challengers and what you get with each:  NEW PLAYERS  Disney+ Disney’s entertainment service, featuring shows and movies from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. Launch date: November 12 Price: $7 a month or $70 a year. Getting Disney Plus with ESPN Plus and Hulu, both owned … Read more

Mysterious 300-million-year-old ‘Tully monster’ may not be the creature scientists thought it was

Mysterious 300-million-year-old ‘Tully monster’ may not be the creature scientists thought it was – as new research reveals it wasn’t a vertebrate after all Tullimonstrum, also known as the Tully monster, lived 300 million years ago It has baffled scientists since fossils were first discovered 60 years ago   A 2016 discovery of stiffened cartilage classified Tully … Read more

Studies suggest NASA’s Mars 2020 mission landing site could hold signs of ancient life

The location where NASA plans to land its rover on Mars could hold signs of ancient microbial life. Scientists are set to investigate the Jezero crater in the Mars 2020 mission, which was home to a lake 3.5 billion years ago and is littered with carbonates and hydrated silica. Carbonates located in the crater’s inner rim … Read more

Skeletons buried near Bamburgh Castle belonged to people who had travelled across the British isles

Britain was a fractious nation in the 7th Century AD, still looking for stability several centuries after the collapse of the Roman empire.  At this point, various kings ruled over different regions of land and many languages and religions dominated certain locales.  The exact date of the church is not known, but it is though … Read more

Hidden code reveals Samsung working on camera modes like ‘Director’s View’ and ‘Night Hyperlapse’

Hidden code reveals Samsung is working on camera modes like ‘Director’s View’ and ‘Night Hyperlapse’ that could be rolled out in future phones Samsung is working on several new camera modes according to hidden code Modes include ‘Director’s View’ that lets users switch between lenses A ‘Night Hyperlapse’ brings time-lapse capabilities to low-light settings Its … Read more

Researcher stumbles upon mysterious 5,000-year-old paintings depicting arrows and human-like figures

A collection of 5,000-year-old cave paintings depicting various figures and symbols has been discovered in Spain. The drawings were discovered in the rocky area of ​​San Juan, near the town of Albuquerque in the province of Badajoz in western Spain. They are around 4 inches in length and include some anthropomorphic figures, as well as … Read more

Smoke from Amazon rainforest fires may increase melting of glaciers in the Andes 1000 miles away

 By Ryan Morrison The level of deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is at its worst in more than a decade, according to a new report by Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research.  Between August 2018 and July 2019 there was more than 3,700 square miles of deforestation of the Brazilian part of the rainforest, up … Read more

Extra-terrestrial impacts may have shaped Earth 3.2 billion years ago, study finds

Earth’s rocky surface is the result of ‘intense bombardment’ of extraterrestrial impacts hitting the surface billions of years ago Experts say impacts from space triggered the rise of tectonic plates on Earth   Layers of round particles condensed from the impact were discovered Particles date back about 3.2M years ago, similar to when plates appeared  By … Read more

Wonky skull of Styracosaurus leads palaeontologists to question past identifications of species

Wonky skull of five-metre-long Styracosaurus named ‘Hannah’ with a fan of long horns leads scientists to question previous theory that all dinosaurs had symmetrical faces The intact Styracosaurus skull has wonky horns and was discovered in Canada  Asymmetrical face suggests more morphological variability than thought  Scientists fear incomplete skulls have been mistakenly classed as new species … Read more