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Where’s mum? Three bear cubs rescued in Bulgaria

Villagers found the three cubs roaming alone on a road in Bulgaria’s Rhodope mountains © Hristo Vladev, Hristo Vladev – FOUR PAWS FOUNDATION/AFP Three bear cubs have been rescued in Bulgaria after villagers found them roaming alone on a road in

California to ‘whiplash’ between drought, floods — study

Scientists warn that California will experience more extreme weather events, including droughts and floods, if global fossil fuel consumption continues unaltered © Elijah Nouvelage – AFP/File California will zigzag between droughts and floods which will become more intense and more frequent

Europe poised to launch ocean-monitoring satellite

A composite of images of the Sentinel-3 satellite of the European Space Agency’s Copernicus programme, which will monitor Earth’s oceans. © EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY/AFP Europe is set to launch a satellite on Wednesday to keep a close eye on Earth’s oceans,

New NASA boss gets ‘hearty congratulations’ from space

Vice President Mike Pence, left, shakes hands with the new NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, right, on stage during a swearing-in ceremony, Monday, April 23, 2018, at NASA Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — NASA’s new boss

Weekly PC download charts: ‘Frostpunk’, ‘BattleTech’ prepare for launch

Image: 11 bit studios Imminent April 24 releases “Frostpunk” and “BattleTech” can be found in top five positions on the Humble Store and GOG charts, while 2016 hits “No Man’s Sky”, “Dying Light” and “Dark Souls III” benefit from sale discounts.

Music-streaming millennials eye smart speakers

Image: etmal/IStock.com via AFP Relaxnews According to a study from GlobalWebIndex, the majority of millennials, born in the 1980s and 1990s, currently use or are interested in buying a voice-controlled smart speaker like the Amazon Echo or Google Home. This rises

Wikipedia adds page previews for desktop users

Image: Fondation Wikimedia via AFP Relaxnews The Wikimedia Foundation has introduced a useful new function to the desktop version of its online encyclopedia Wikipedia. The site’s freshly deployed page previews display automatically when users move their cursor over a link to