Geminid meteor shower could be the year’s best, scientists say

Skywatchers are in for a dazzling show tonight. The annual Geminid meteor shower that will streak across the night sky will be one of the best of the year, scientists say.

Interested in Space? Add Space as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Space news, video, and analysis from ABC News. A …
See the original posting at Geminid meteor shower could be the year’s best, scientists say

New York Public Libraries: the proposal to kill net neutrality is ‘appalling’

This Thursday, the FCC is set to vote on a measure that would repeal net neutrality and transform the openness of the internet. The effort to repeal the Obama-era initiative has been mired with protests, a deeply flawed commenting period, and calls to halt the vote even from within the commission. A …
See the original posting at New York Public Libraries: the proposal to kill net neutrality is ‘appalling’

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Slams Trump After ‘Sexist’ Tweet: ‘I’m Not Going to Be Silenced’

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand hit back against President Trump on Wednesday, after he called her a “total flunky” on Twitter and accused her of “begging” him for campaign donations. Gillibrand had earlier called for Trump to resign over the sexual misconduct allegations against him.

The Democrat from New …
See the original posting at Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Slams Trump After ‘Sexist’ Tweet: ‘I’m Not Going to Be Silenced’

Ripple price – why has the cryptocurrency XRP spiked, where can you buy it and how does it work?

The cryptocurrency, which launched in 2012, recently enjoyed a 4300 per cent surge in value

RIPPLE is the fourth largest cryptocurrency in the world but despite its recent success – it still remains an unfamiliar name to many.

XRP, Ripple’s native currency, has taken the banking world by storm, so …
See the original posting at Ripple price – why has the cryptocurrency XRP spiked, where can you buy it and how does it work?

Ed Lee, San Francisco’s First Asian-American Mayor, Dies at 65

Electing its first Chinese-American mayor was a milestone for a city that had a long history of discrimination against Chinese people.

As mayor, Mr. Lee presided over a tremendous shift in wealth in the city, driven by the technology boom that put San Francisco at the center of global innovation.


See the original posting at Ed Lee, San Francisco’s First Asian-American Mayor, Dies at 65

Americans Of All Stripes Strongly Want the FCC To Maintain Net Neutrality

As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prepares to vote on the future of net neutrality in the U.S. on Thursday, it turns out a vast majority of the country doesn’t want them to repeal the rules that are in place.

It’s almost certain that the FCC will repeal the regulations, as Republican n …
See the original posting at Americans Of All Stripes Strongly Want the FCC To Maintain Net Neutrality

Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton Perform During Her Christmas Special

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton took the stage together again, this time for her NBC Christmas special.

The couple performed their holiday hit, “You Make It Feel Like Christmas,” during Stefani’s one-hour holiday program by the same name, which aired on Tuesday evening.

Though the pair only shared …
See the original posting at Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton Perform During Her Christmas Special

An Upset In Trump Country: Democrat Doug Jones Bests Roy Moore In Alabama

An Upset In Trump Country: Democrat Doug Jones Bests Roy Moore In Alabama

Enlarge this image toggle caption John Bazemore/AP John Bazemore/AP

Updated at 12:44 a.m. ET

Democrat Doug Jones has won the Alabama Senate special election, a victory that was a stunning upset in a deeply red state that vo …
See the original posting at An Upset In Trump Country: Democrat Doug Jones Bests Roy Moore In Alabama