New species of deepest-living fish found five miles underwater

In the crushing depths of the ocean, scientists have discovered a species of fish that thrives deeper than any other. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4QN2NYdBKI The Mariana snailfish has been observed at depths of 8,178 metres – just over 5 miles down. The fish is named after its home, the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean, which is … Continue reading New species of deepest-living fish found five miles underwater

UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

The director of the U.K. National Cyber Security Centre said Russian-made anti-virus software should not be used in systems containing information that would harm national security if it was accessed by the Russian government He said his agency is in talks with Kaspersky Lab to develop a system for reviewing its products for use in … Continue reading UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

Senate approves tax bill after Republicans sprint to rework it

Senate Republicans narrowly passed a bill to overhaul the American tax system in the wee hours of Saturday morning, navigating party fractures to approve a plan that lawmakers were still scraping together in the hours before the vote. With the 51-49 vote, the GOP leaps closer to its promise of dramatically remaking U.S. tax law … Continue reading Senate approves tax bill after Republicans sprint to rework it

North Korea appears ready to accelerate submarine weapons tests, adding to nuclear threat

A second missile test stand for North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile development is "almost operational," says think-tank 38 North Recent satellite imagery appears to show the new test platform for the missiles, which it called "a strong indicator that Pyongyang is advancing." An expert said the nuclear-armed state is working at a feverish pace and … Continue reading North Korea appears ready to accelerate submarine weapons tests, adding to nuclear threat

Attack siren blares in Hawaii for first time since Cold War

A Hawaii Civil Defense Warning Device, which sounds an alert siren during natural disasters, is shown in Honolulu on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. The alert system is tested monthly, but on Friday Hawaii residents will hear a new tone designed to alert people of an impending nuclear attack by North Korea. A siren that frightened … Continue reading Attack siren blares in Hawaii for first time since Cold War