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John Harrison Google Logo Depicts His Marine Chronometer

John Harrison Google Logo Depicts His Marine Chronometer

Born on this day 325 years ago, Yorkshireman John Harrison came to the rescue of countless sailors by creating the first marine chronometer to calculate longitude at sea. Harrison took on the challenge. He followed up this feat with three watches that were even smaller and more accurate than his first. Thanks to him, seamen could determine not only gauge latitude but longitude, making their excursions far safer. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump touts higher approval rating than 'Cheatin' Obama'

Trump touts higher approval rating than 'Cheatin' Obama'

Donald Trump is even more popular with voters than Barack Obama was at the same stage of his presidency, a new poll shows. Barack Obama speaks during his final press conference as U.S. An aggregate of all polls compiled by FiveThirtyEight shows that Trump's approval is at 40.7 percent, roughly where it has been since settling in after the post-inauguration honeymoon period. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dem-backed candidate wins Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Dem-backed candidate wins Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Mark Graul, a Republican strategist, pointed to Supreme Court elections in 2007 and 2008 where conservative candidates won, victories that came in between huge Democratic wins in the fall 2006 and 2008 elections. Supporters of the liberal candidate for the Wisconsin Supreme Court say they are motivated to send a message to President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association . Consulte Mais Informação

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Facebook bans more Kremlin-connected accounts aimed at twisting public opinion

The company's chief security officer Alex Stamos said in a post that the company removed 70 Facebook and 65 Instagram accounts , as well as 138 Facebook pages linked to the Internet Research Agency ( IRA ) a Kremlin-linked troll farm whose top employees have been indicted by special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE . Consulte Mais Informação

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IFixit Tears Down the New iPad 6

IFixit Tears Down the New iPad 6

Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad , which was unveiled at an education-focused event in Chicago last week , looks much like its 2017 predecessor in outward appearance, features and price. The LCD also has foam sticky tape attaching it to the front panel, which increases the risk of damage when disassembling the iPad. Battery replacement is particularly challenging. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sydney Harbour Bridge lanes closed due to police operation

Sydney Harbour Bridge lanes closed due to police operation

Traffic is heavy in both directions; southbound traffic is queued back onto the M2 in North Epping while northbound traffic is queued back onto Victoria Road in Ryde and the Pacific Highway in Lindfield. "He has got significant mental health issues, which hopefully the expertise of St Vincent's Hospital will address those this morning", Det Insp Maricic told reporters in Sydney. Consulte Mais Informação

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Juíza aponta viagem irregular de Maluf

Juíza aponta viagem irregular de Maluf

Segundo a assessoria de imprensa da Casa, não foram detectados problemas no imóvel. Com a entrega das chaves, a Câmara vai calcular o valor da multa pelos dias de ocupação irregular. - Grupos entregam manifestos ao STF a favor e contra a prisão em 2ª instância. A magistrada enviou um ofício ao Supremo Tribunal Federal ( STF ) nesta segunda-feira (2), apontando as falhas e pedindo mais informações sobre o caso. Consulte Mais Informação

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Congresso analisa vetos do Refis Rural e de pequenos empresários

Congresso analisa vetos do Refis Rural e de pequenos empresários

O projeto foi sancionado pelo presidente da República em janeiro, na forma da Lei 13.595/18, com uma série de pontos vetados, como a jornada semanal de 40 horas, indenização por transporte e regras de cursos de formação continuada. Sobre este assunto, porém, Eunício Oliveira disse que não está participando das negociações com o Palácio do Planalto. - A medida econômica mais importante hoje, no Brasil , é derrubar esse veto da micro e pequena empresa, sem dúvida alguma. Consulte Mais Informação

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