Piotr

5 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Following | @PeeJey | Keep up with Piotr on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Piotr”

Is there life on Mars? We are tantalisingly close to being able to say: ‘Yes’

Unusual clusters of methane on the Mars could be being produced by biological organisms, Nasa say<p>Since William Herschel spotted polar ice caps on Mars in the mid-17th century, astronomers have speculated that life could exist on a planet which seemed so similar to Earth.<p>But when probes began to …

Netflix says offline playback is 'never going to happen'

Ever since Netflix mistakenly said that offline viewing would come to Honeycomb tablets, we've waited (and opined) for the moment when it'd happen. Unfortunately, the streaming company is turning a blind eye to our needs as its head of communications saying that cached playback is "never going to …

Thank you, Fed! Stocks have best day of 2014

The Federal Reserve is going to take its sweet time raising interest rates. And the market couldn't be happier.<p>The Dow and S&P 500 had their best days of 2014. The Dow surged 288 points.<p>The central bank said Wednesday afternoon that it would be "patient in beginning to normalize the stance of …

Cuba releases American Alan Gross, paves way for historic easing of American sanctions

U.S. contractor Alan Gross, held by the Cuban government since 2009, was freed Wednesday as part of a landmark deal with Cuba that paves the way for a major overhaul in U.S. policy toward the island, senior administration officials tell CNN.<p>President Barack Obama spoke with Cuban President Raul …