Total solar eclipse to cross America for first time in 99 years

Total solar eclipse to cross America for first time in 99 years

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the United States this summer, prompting tens of millions of people to cram into a 60-mile-wide path from Oregon to the Carolinas to witness the rare phenomenon.

NASA astronomers have predicted that a total solar eclipse crossing the nation will take place on August 21, 2017, when the sky will go dark in the middle of the day.

Oceans are heating up 13% faster than previously thought: study

Oceans are heating up 13% faster than previously thought: study

Earth’s oceans are warming 13 per cent faster than previously thought and the pace of warming has accelerated over the past few decades, a new study has warned.

Using a new strategy to improve upon their understanding of ocean warming to estimate overall global warming from 1960 to 2015, researchers estimated that the rate of warming from 1992 is almost twice as higher as the warming rate from 1960.

Amazon brings Alexa to the iPhone

Amazon brings Alexa to the iPhone

Amazon’s artificial intelligence voice assistant Alexa will soon be available for iPhone and other iOS-based devices through the Amazon Shopping app.

On Thursday, Amazon announced that Alexa would be integrated into the Amazon Shopping app for users of iOS, providing all users of Apple’s mobile devices with access to the digital assistance while away from their homes.

Animals may shrink as Earth continues to warm up

Animals may shrink as Earth continues to warm up

A new research has warned that animals may shrink in size as global warming continues on its course, affecting various life forms on the planet.

Nearly 54 million years ago, an ancient horse that was the about the size of a dog dwarfed to the size of a cat after Earth suddenly got hotter. A team of researchers led by University of New Hampshire’s Abigail D’Ambrosia has warned that man-made global warming could lead to further shrinkage of mammals in the future.

CCC to finalize Philippines’ obligations to Paris Agreement

CCC to finalize Philippines’ obligations to Paris Agreement

Following the ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change by the Philippine government on Tuesday, the Climate Change Commission (CCC) is preparing for the mainstreaming and finalization of the country’s obligations to the accord.

The country’s Senate voted unanimously to approve the Paris Agreement. Representatives of the country had signed the agreement last year in New York.

Some easy ways to protect Twitter accounts

Some easy ways to protect Twitter accounts

In wake of the latest spate of Twitter hacks, cyber security experts are suggesting some easy-to-adopt ways for social network users to protect their accounts.

The best as well as the easiest way to protect an account from a potential hacking attack in the future is to change password. The password should include numerical, alphabetical or other symbols that should be hard to detect by a hacker.

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