Sci-Tech Scientists spot black hole so huge it 'shouldn't even exist' in our galaxy Scientists spot black hole so huge it 'shouldn't even exist' in our galaxy Astronomers have discovered a black hole in the Milky Way so huge that it challenges existing models of how stars evolve, researchers said Thursday.
Sci-Tech Funds worth $37 trillion failing to meet climate goals Funds worth $37 trillion failing to meet climate goals The world's largest investment funds -- controling a mammoth $37 trillion in assets -- are failing to bring their portfolios in line with the Paris climate goals, new analysis ...
Sci-Tech Beware of the 'password check' phishing scam - it's the one you're most likely to fall for Beware of the 'password check' phishing scam - it's the one you're most likely to fall for Close to half of all users in simulated phishing tests fell victim to an "urgent message" scam asking them to check a password immediately.
Sci-Tech Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high in 2018: UN Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high in 2018: UN Greenhouse gases levels in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, hit a record high last year, the UN said Monday, calling for action to safeguard "the future welfare ...
Sci-Tech Watch out for snakes, expert warns as heavy rain brings increased reptile activity Watch out for snakes, expert warns as heavy rain brings increased reptile activity Durban’s heavy rainfall is likely to bring to the surface certain potentially dangerous snakes, as well as less harmful ones
Sci-Tech Breeding like bunnies? Not this bunny! Breeding like bunnies? Not this bunny! When you’re a promiscuous bunny who has lots of babies, it’s not hard for humans to capture images of your bountiful offspring.
Sci-Tech The voyage home: Japan's Hayabusa-2 probe to head for Earth The voyage home: Japan's Hayabusa-2 probe to head for Earth Japan's Hayabusa-2 probe will leave its orbit around a distant asteroid and head for Earth on Wednesday after an unprecedented mission, carrying samples that could shed light on ...
Sci-Tech Google brings free Wi-Fi to 100 locations across the Cape Flats Google brings free Wi-Fi to 100 locations across the Cape Flats Free Wi-Fi was introduced in more than 100 locations on the Cape Flats on Thursday
Sci-Tech Prehistoric ape from Germany was a pioneer of two-legged walking Prehistoric ape from Germany was a pioneer of two-legged walking Fossils unearthed in southern Germany of a remarkable ape that lived about 11.6 million years ago may dramatically alter the understanding of the evolutionary origins of a ...
Sci-Tech Still using an iPhone 5? Update your software before Sunday - or else Still using an iPhone 5? Update your software before Sunday - or else iPhone users are frequently made to update their software, and staunch fans of the device who are still using their generation 5 models have been warned to update their software ...
Sci-Tech Humanity's homeland found in ancient Botswana Humanity's homeland found in ancient Botswana Modern humans emerged 200,000 years ago in a region of northern Botswana, scientists claimed on Monday, in what appeared to be the most precise location of mankind's "ancestral ...
Sci-Tech Chill your Netflix habit, climate experts say Chill your Netflix habit, climate experts say Now on-demand video content providers offer countless binge-worthy options at the touch of a finger.
Lifestyle Instagram bans filters that mimic plastic surgery procedures Instagram bans filters that mimic plastic surgery procedures In the age of social media, manipulating your selfie with the help of online filters has never been easier — be it adding a cute pair of cat ears, or virtually plumping up your ...
Sci-Tech WATCH | Rats trained to 'drive' tiny cars in pursuit of cereal WATCH | Rats trained to 'drive' tiny cars in pursuit of cereal The research could open up new avenues of treatment for people suffering from mental health conditions
Lifestyle WATCH | Cool or creepy? Phone cover looks like human skin & is ticklish too WATCH | Cool or creepy? Phone cover looks like human skin & is ticklish too A research team in Paris has developed a phone case made from a material that looks suspiciously like human skin and reacts to tickling, stroking and tapping accordingly.
Lifestyle Potato-power your life, say US scientists ... but watch the wind Potato-power your life, say US scientists ... but watch the wind The quest for beach bodies is in full swing as spring temperatures soar, and carbohydrate gels are being tucked into pockets of amateur athletes countryside.
Sci-Tech US astronauts embark on the first all-female spacewalk US astronauts embark on the first all-female spacewalk US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday when they stepped outside the International Space Station (ISS) on the first all-female spacewalk.
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