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February 27, 2018 11:26 AM Ban T joins Naija Afro Pop wagon

The single titled, Don Dada was officially released last week during the rapper’s 21st birthday celebrations at My Kind Of Place (MKOP). From the production to the lyricism the rapper did good to draw nearer to Naija music unlike many artists who try hard to sound like Nigerians. “I wouldn’t say it is a Naija sound, it’s an Afro pop sound inspired by the Nigerian 164

October 29, 2017 8:09 PM NASA releases ‘spooky’ sounds from space for Halloween (Listen)

NASA has released a chilling compilation of the ‘sounds’ of space, bringing to life the radio emissions captured by its spacecraft as they journey across the solar system. The collection, shared in a new playlist on Soundcloud, includes everything from the roaring warble of lightning on Jupiter to the eerie boom of starlight. Juno Captures the ‘Roar’ 142

October 25, 2017 5:05 PM A new tool for editing DNA, one base at a time

Scientists from Harvard University have just unveiled a new gene editor that uses the revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 technology to target and change a single letter in a string of DNA bases — no cutting necessary. If traditional gene editing is like taking a pair of molecular scissors to a DNA strand to alter a genome, then the new technique, known as base editing 153

October 25, 2017 12:48 PM Amazon will let delivery people inside your house

Alexa, is it a good idea to let strangers into my house? Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) thinks so. The company says it has a safe way for you to allow delivery drivers inside your home, even when you're not there. The service is called Amazon Key and launches November 8 for Prime members. You buy a kit that includes an Amazon security camera, the Cloud Cam, and a compatible 165

October 25, 2017 9:05 AM Man flies over Johannesburg on camp chair held up by 100 helium balloons

OK, it’s not a house – but Tom Morgan’s experiment was pretty impressive nonetheless. The adventurer ended up 2 000 kilometres in the air while sitting on a camping chair! Tom, who is originally from Bristol in England and runs a company called The Adventurists, recently went to Botswana with plans to set up the first-ever competitive helium balloon 115

October 24, 2017 7:28 AM Facebook explores, publishers panic

It used to be a tweak in the Google search algorithm that sent a shudder through newsrooms trying to adapt to the online era. Now it is any change in the design of Facebook. So, an experiment underway in a few countries, where the social media giant appears to be making it harder for users to see news stories, has caused something akin to panic 102

October 17, 2017 6:25 PM Tiangong-1: Timeline of China's Out-of-Control Space Station That Will Crash to Earth in Coming Months

As China’s massive spacecraft is expected to soon come back down to Earth, many questions surround the mysterious 8.5-ton laboratory module. Although there’s not an exact date the spacecraft is set to arrive, it should touch down between now and April 2018, according to The Guardian. Here’s what to know about Tiangong-1, the country's first space laboratory 92

October 16, 2017 2:42 PM Batswana & Firearms (2)

Amongst the technological pioneers in the region was George Nicholson who is known to have experimented at the beginning of the decade with conical shot from America, it being reported by a fellow traveller through eastern Botswana that he had brought down a Blue Wildebeest at over 300 yards with ‘an American rifle 22 bore, with iron points’. In 1842 the American 121

October 15, 2017 4:46 AM Broccoli, sprouts reduce risk of arthritis, heart diseases: Study

You may need to include broccoli, cauliflower and sprouts in your diet daily, as it can help in prevention from arthritis to heart disease by keeping the gut healthy, suggests a recent study. Maintaining a healthy intestinal lining could prevent leaky gut syndrome, which exposes the body to toxins and pathogens, the study added. According to researchers 90

October 12, 2017 10:34 AM Echo Dot, Echo, or Echo Plus: Which One, if Any, Should You Buy?

Amazon recently announced the launch of its Echo range of smart speakers in India. Echo Dot, Echo, and Echo Plus are now up for pre-order via Amazon India with attractive offers like 30 percent discount on their retail prices and 1-year free Prime membership for anyone who orders one of these devices. That sounds like a really good deal, but what are these 431