Julie Elliott

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Daylight Saving Time: why the clocks go forward and back - in 60 seconds

As Britain wakes up to the reality of an hour less in bed, what are the reasons behind Daylight Saving Time and when do the clocks go forward?<p>The UK is now going by British Summer Time.<p>On Sunday, March 27 at 1am our clocks had to be put forward an hour.<p>Also known as Daylight Saving Time, it was …

Facebook Makes All Your Public Posts Searchable

The move also makes it easy to find the top news on Facebook<p>As Google proved in 1998, if you want to rule the internet, the key is search. Last year, Facebook expanded its search feature to include not just users, but individual posts. This, coupled with added news features and tools aimed at …

Social Media

'Black Death' germ has afflicted humankind longer than suspected

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The plague germ that caused the "Black Death" in the 14th century and other ferocious pandemics has stalked humankind far longer than previously known.<p>A study unveiled on Thursday of DNA from Bronze Age people in Europe and Asia showed the bacterium, Yersinia pestis, …

Huge 'Spooky' Asteroid Set to Fly Uncomfortably Close to Earth

A stadium-sized asteroid will fly in as close as 1.3 times the distance to the moon on Oct. 31. Happy Halloween!<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

This Is What it Looks Like When a Black Hole Shreds a Star

When a star wanders too close to a black hole, immense gravitational forces begin to rip it apart in an epic cosmic slaying called a “tidal …

Black Holes