Out-of-This-World Diamond-Studded Rock Just Got Even Weirder
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Out-of-This-World Diamond-Studded Rock Just Got Even Weirder
The mysterious Hypatia stone fits no known profile. Read more
The mysterious Hypatia stone fits no known profile. Read more
What little hope there was of reaching a bipartisan agreement on immigration seems to have been destroyed
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Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are close to armed conflict over a Nile dam project; so far the U.S. is ignoring them
Large-cap information technology (IT) stocks rallied on Tuesday on the back of a rating upgrade by influential brokerage Morgan Stanley. Shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys and Wipro gained around four per cent each after the brokerage revised upwards their price targets between five per cent and 26 per cent."Indian IT services stocks could be set for a turnaround in 2018," said Morgan Stanley analysts Parag Gupta and Gaurav Rateria in a note dated January 15. "Valuations are at or below long-term averages and an improving global macro could spur tech spending, which could re-rate stocks," the duo said adding that they prefer large caps.Shares of midcap IT stocks underperformed with Mphasis, Cyient and Mindtree ending with losses. The benchmark Sensex ended 72.5 points, or 0.2 per cent lower, even though TCS, Infosys and Wipro made a 158-point contribution. The BSE IT index gained 3.3 per cent and was by-far the best-performing sectoral index.The technology pack has ...
Lately, the social media team of Airbnb and its CEO Brian Chesky have started tweeting about the destination which Trump said to have badmouthed
The hackers on Saturday hijacked the server that hosts BlackWallet, a web-based wallet application that stores lumens, and stole 669,920 from users#39; accounts, the BBC reported.
The share buyback announced by BSE represents 9.99% of the total paid-up equity capital of the company
BMW has acquired Parkmobile, an app that provides guidance and services for those looking for parking in North America, including on-street and garage parking payments and spot reservation. BMW Group had already held a minority investment in the company, and owned its Parkmobile Group Europe affiliate, but today it increased its holdings to reach majority ownership of Parkmobile, LLC, which… Read More
Companies like New Relic and AppDynamics have been offering applications performance management solutions to help operations teams track external performance issues for years. Nyansa (pronounced ‘knee-ans-sah’) is bringing that kind of performance management to internal networks. Today, the company announced a $15 million Series B investment. The round was led by Intel Capital… Read More
WhatsApp appears to be testing a new feature aimed at trying to limit the spread of chain letter style spam messages on its platform. Read More
Look away now if you own bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. This won’t be breaking news to you if you are invested, but today has seen the entire crypto market fall by double-digit percentages. The price of bitcoin slumped by 15 percent to drop below $12,000 for the first time since December 4. Ethereum, meanwhile, fell by over 20 percent to hover above $1,000 and Ripple is down 33… Read More
Apple is now facing questions about how it slows down older iPhones in China. The Xinhua state news agency reported yesterday that the Shanghai Consumer Council has written to Apple asking it to explain the performance hit and any remedies it is offering to consumers. Read More
This is the episode we were hoping for when we figured out that Star Trek: Discovery had gone to the Mirror Universe. Most of us figured out where the Discovery was early on in last week’s midseason […] The post The Mirror Universe Brings Darkness and Goatees on Star Trek: Discovery appeared first on Geek.com.
Move over, Elon Musk: Scientists at Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) have big plans for studying small stars. In 2021, a spacecraft the size of a cereal box […] The post Tiny Telescope to Scan Dwarf Stars For Signs of Life Support appeared first on Geek.com.
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) - An international airline will shut down its service at a Connecticut airport after just nine months in operation. Norwegian Air announced Monday it is ending service at Bradley International Airport, with its last flight to Edinburgh Airport in Scotland from the airport in Windsor Locks ...
What: Furniture & Works of Art (Classic)Where: 9 Rue Drouot, 75009 Paris, FranceWhen: 26 January, 02.00pmTop lots of the sale:- A Louis XVI period Dresser with central projection in exotic wood veneer and nets of light wood. With decor of geometric reserves curved and cut, the frame in oak. Comes with red marble tray with cavet. Ornamentation of gilded bronzes, Stamped "FG TEUNE" and JME on the edge of a drawer and under the marble (François-Gaspard Teuné, born in 1726, received master cabinetmaker in Paris in 1766). H: 88 cm - Length: 128.5 cm - Prof: 62.5 cm. Some restorations, especially at a marble angle. Estimate: € 1,400 – € 1,600 (US$ 1,717 – US$ 1,963)- Pierre Auguste Brunet Houard (1829-1922) – Horses and dog frightened by a bear. Oil on canvas. Signed lower right. On the exhibition label frame. 116 x 89.5 cm. Small accidents with gaps. Estimate: € 1,100 – € 1,200 (US$ 1,349 – US$ 1,472)- Charles Baudelaire – Twenty-seven poems of the flowers of evil. Paris, Society of the Friends of the Modern Book, 1918. With 27 drawings of Rodin engraved for his copy of the Flowers of Evil of 1857, reproduced in facsimile. Draw at 200 ex. numbered all on wove paper (# 24). Well complete errata sheet. Slight rubbing at the title room. Estimate: € 1,000 – € 1,500 (US$ 1.227 – US$ 1,840)- L. Richer, 19th century – Sailboat at sea near cliffs. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated " 74" lower left. 49 x 65 cm. Cracking, small accident. Estimate: € 1,000 – € 1,500 (US$ 1.227 – US$ 1,840)- Establishments Daum – Baluster vase on heel. Brown and brown multilayer glass proof on orange background. Lacustrine scenery turning in cameo cleared with acid. Signed. H. 23.5 cm. Bubbles, some flush and burst. Estimate: € 1,000 – € 1,500 (US$ 1.227 – US$ 1,840)- According to Giambologna (c.1529-1608) – Winged Mercury. Event in black patinated bronze. Column-shaped fluted pedestal in white marbles or colors. H. 80 cm. Estimate: € 800 – € 1,200 (US$ 981 – US$ 1,472)- Buffet two bodies in fruitwood, four-leaved and arched cornice. Rich decor of flowers and, at the level of the headband, of a couple of doves pecking on a trophy of quiver. Normandy, late eighteenth-early nineteenth century. H. 260 cm. - L.: 157 cm (approximately). Estimate: € 800 – € 1,200 (US$ 981 – US$ 1,472)- Italian school of the late seventeenth century – Rest of the Holy Family served by an angel. Oil on paper (background drawn or engraved) mounted on a panel. 28 x 21 cm. Estimate: € 800 – € 1,000 (US$ 981 – US$ 1,227)- Establishments Galle – Small vase of quadrangular section with hemmed collar, on heel. Blue and purple multilayer glass proof on a yellow background. Periwinkle decor in cameo released with acid. Signed. H. 15 cm. Estimate: € 800 – € 1,000 (US$ 981 – US$ 1,227)- A Tapestry – Lacustrine landscape scenery with wading bird and two perched birds. French work in the style of the 18th century. 180 x 230 cm (approximately). Restorations. Estimate: € 800 – € 1,000 (US$ 981 – US$ 1,227)- Louis Paul Sauvaige (1827-1885) – Peasant and herd of cows near a pond. Oil on canvas. Signed lower left. 72 x 114 cm. little lack of material in the lower part. Estimate: € 800 – € 900 (US$ 981 – US$ 1,104)- After Auguste Seysses (1862-1946) – Young woman naked in the drape. Bronze test with golden patina. Portor marble base. Signed on the terrace. Art Nouveau period. Around 1900. H. subject: 29 cm - H. total: 44 cm. Wear with gilding. Estimate: € 750 – € 800 (US$ 920 – US$ 981)- Cartel to put of violin form in gilded bronze and decorated with scrolls and acanthus leaves. Openwork brass decor on a red background. Enamelled white dial with Roman numerals for hours, railway and Arabic numerals for minutes. Signed "Louis Duprinex Paris". Suspension movement in Brocot. Louis XV style, late nineteenth century. H. 45.5 cm. Restoration on the dial. Estimate: € 700 – € 1,000 (US$ 858 – US$ 1,227)- Aubusson – Greenery. House in a clearing. Border decorated with flowers and birds. Wool tapestry. 18th century. 163 x 307 cm. Restorations, doubled. Estimate: € 700 – € 900 (US$ 858 - US$ 1,104)- Indo kachan, circa 1960. Velvet in wool, chains, weft and fringes in cotton. A blue field with foliage and garlands of flowers and foliage in polychromy surrounding a large ivory central medallion, old gold and blue sky crown of flowers in the shape of diamonds decorated with two palmettes in the shape of wreaths of flowers on beige counterfeit forming the spandrels. Navy main border reminiscent of the central field. 214 x 150 cm. Density: approx. 7/8000 knots at dm2. Good condition. Beautiful polychromy. Estimate: € 700 – € 900 (US$ 858 - US$ 1,104)For details, visit: https://www.drouotlive.com/Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.
What: Furniture and Art ObjectsWhere: De Baecque, Auction House, 70, rue Vendôme, 69006 Lyon, ItalyWhen: 25 January, 02.30pmTop lots of the sale:- An early eighteenth century walnut chest of drawers. The facade and the sides carved with rubble cartridges, opening with three drawers. H. 88 cm, W. 153 cm, P. 65 cm. With restorations. Estimate: € 2,000 - € 3,000 (US$ 2,453 – US$ 3,680)- Suite of fourteen cabriolet cane chairs with tile backrest. In cream lacquered wood, resting on rudented fluted legs Louis XVI style, early 20th century. H. 93.5 cm, W. 49 cm, D. 41 cm. Estimate: € 1,000 - € 1,500 (US$ 1,227 – US$ 1,840)- A Louis XV pentagonal game table in natural wood. The dark tray of a felt with its cassetin, fretwork belt, rests on five curved legs. H. 70 cm, L. 100 cm, P. 106 cm. Estimate: € 800 - € 1,000 (US$ 982 – US$ 1,227)- Jean Lambert-Rucki (1888-1967) – Virgin and Child. Bronze with brown patina, signed on the back. Wooden base marked with the stamp "Cheret Paris". H. 28.5 cm. Estimate: € 800 - € 1,000 (US$ 982 – US$ 1,227)- Baccarat Miss Dior cut crystal perfume flower by Christian Dior. In its case and with its map. Estimate: € 800 - € 1,000 (US$ 982 – US$ 1,227)- In the style of Jacques Adnet (1900-1984) – Coffee table. Metal frame sheathed in tobacco saddle stitched leather, top made of iridescent black ceramic plates / enamelled lava Top. 42 cm - Width 110 cm approx. Estimate: € 700 - € 1,000 (US$ 858 – US$ 1,227)- Kechan, Persia Large carpet with flowery beige field, wide red border between six gallons. H. 310 cm, L. 220 cm. Estimate: € 700 - € 900 (US$ 858 – US$ 1,104)- Small carved and gilded carved glass, the pierced pediment adorned with a flower basket. From Regency Period. H. 94 cm, L. 53 cm. Slits and ice reported. Estimate: € 600 - € 800 (US$ 736 – US$ 982)- In the style of Jacques Adnet (1900-1984) – Pair of "cubic" armchairs in original black leather. Slightly inclined backrest, wide flat curved armrests, rectangular legs in solid oak. Made in 1940. H. 75 cm, W. 87 cm, P. 87 cm. Some scratches and cracks in the leather. Estimate: € 600 - € 800 (US$ 736 – US$ 982)- Saint character Carved wooden sculpture. H. 89 cm. Slot, a rough hand. Estimate: € 500 - € 800 (US$ 613 – US$ 982)- Secretary in mahogany and flamed mahogany veneer opening to a drawer, a flap and two leaves. Raised columns with rings, Saint Anne gray marble top. Ornamentation of bronze (partly reported) Empire Period. H.150 cm, L. 91 cm, P. 49 cm. Estimate: € 500 - € 800 (US$ 613 – US$ 982)- Baktyar Large red field rug. Central medallion with pendants. Blue spandrels and very wide flowery border with beige background between two gallons. H. 489 cm, L. 342 cm. Estimate: € 500 - € 800 (US$ 613 – US$ 982)- Lantern and smoke shield glass, metal frame twentieth century H. 80 cm, D. 44 cm. Five lights, Made with bronze. Estimate: € 500 - € 800 (US$ 613 – US$ 982)- 19th century French school Figure allegorical Bronze subject with brown patina. H. 49 cm, L. 20 cm, P. 30 cm. Estimate: € 500 - € 800 (US$ 613 – US$ 982)- Work from the 1960s – Sideboard in teak veneer opening with two sliding doors, metal base. Creation Ronieck Edition. H. 88 cm, W. 240 cm, D. 48 cm. Auction house will join a round teak veneer table and metal base, a central extension (H. 75 cm, D. 120 cm). Estimate: € 500 - € 800 (US$ 613 – US$ 982)For details, visit: http://www.debaecque.fr/index.jspClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.
What: 30 Modern And Vintage JewelsWhere: Meeting Art, Corso Adda, 7-11 - 13100 Vercelli - ItaliaWhen: January 21, 10:00 AMPublic Viewing: from January 14, 2018: Tuesday to Friday: 10.00/12.00 – 15.30/19.00 / - Saturday and Sunday: 10.00/12.00 – 14.00/19.00 (Monday: Closed)Top Lots of the Sale:- "Ring" - In 18 kt white gold, with flower, with central aquamarine of 3.00 ct approx. and contour in brilliant cut diamonds for tot. 1.00 ct approx. 5.90 g; measure 14. Estimated Price: €1,000 (USD 1380)- "Tennis Bracelet" - 14 kt yellow gold, entirely covered by carrè cut sapphires for tot. 11.00 ct approx. 11.90 g; length. 18.5 cm. Estimated Price: €1,000 (USD 1380) - "Ring" - In 18 kt yellow gold, contrariè, with oval cabochon cut rubies for tot. 2.70 ct approx. and brilliant cut diamonds for tot. 1.00 ct approx. 10.50 g. measure 11. Estimated Price: €1,000 (USD 1380)- "Pasquale Bruni Ring" - 18 kt yellow gold, yellow gold band with "AMORE" inscription on the surface, logo of the maison engraved internally. 15.50 g; measure 23. Estimated Price: €1,000 (USD 1380) - "Tennis Bracelet" - In 18 kt white gold entirely covered by brilliant-cut diamonds blacks totaling 2.40 ct approx. with colorless diamond switches for tot. 0.20 ct approx. 7.60 g; length. 18 cm. Estimated Price: €1,000 (USD 1380) - Pasquale Bruni - "Eternel Ring Of Pasquale Bruni." 18 kt white gold, "matassa" collection made of a massive band with original "amore est vita" internal engraving. 18.40 g; measure 21. Estimated Price: €1,000 (USD 1380)- "Couple Of Earrings" - 18 kt white gold, pin and clip, depicting butterflies with brilliant cut diamonds and huit-huit for tot. 1.50 ct approx, two rubies cut navette for tot. 1.00 ct approx. 12.60 g; dim. 2.2x2.6 cm. Estimated Price: €1,000 (USD 1380) - "Pair Of Pendant Earrings" - in 18 kt white gold, pin and butterfly, with brilliant cut diamonds for tot. 0.70 ct approx. two drop cut sapphires for tot. 1.90 ct approx. 5.10 g; dim. 2.5x1.5 cm. Estimated Price: €1,000 (USD 1380) - "Couple of Earrings" - In 18 kt white gold, pin and butterfly, two central diamonds for tot. 0.60 ct approx. and contour in brilliant cut diamonds for tot. 0.40 ct approx. 2.70 g; diam. 0.8 cm. Estimated Price: €1,000 (USD 1380)- "Pair of Pendant Earrings" - 18 kt rose and yellow gold, monachella and clip, "mines" motifs embellished with multicolor gems, round cut (topaz, quartz, tourmaline and garnet). 15,20 g; dim. 5x2.5 cm. Estimated Price: €500 (USD 690)- "Necklace" - 14 kt rose gold, ring link with faceted onyx and coral switches, satin-finished and ribbed rock crystal inserts. 95.60 g; length. 76 cm. Estimated Price: €500 (USD 690)- "Pair of Pendant Earrings" - 14 kt white gold, pin and butterfly, leaflet motifs with brilliant cut diamonds for tot. 0.50 ct approx. large inserts in satin-finished crystal with oval cabochon cut. 15.00 g; dim. 4.2x2.2 cm. Estimated Price: €500 (USD 690)- "Necklace" - Rose gold 14 kt and silver, antique-style frame with three strands of cultured pearls of 2/3 mm, central decoration embellished with pink cut diamonds, round and oval cut rubies for tot. 4.50 ct approx. (improved purity). 37.50 g; length. 45 cm. Estimated Price: €500 (USD 690) - "Demi Parure" - In 18 kt yellow gold, composed of a ring and a pair of dangling earrings, earring and clip, centered by turquoise oval cut cabochon and sapphires oval cut cabochon for tot. 9.00 ct approximately 15.90 g; measure 16; dim. earrings 3.7x1.2 cm. Estimated Price: €500 (USD 690) - "Couple of Earrings" - In 18 kt white gold, pin and clip, rimmed frame with brilliant cut brilliants for total 0.80 ct approx. on the front. 8.00 g; diam 2.9 cm. Estimated Price: €500 (USD 690) For details, visit: http://www.meetingart.itClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.
Di Resta had been courted by Jaguar for some time and finally joined the team for the post-race Marrakesh rookie test on Sunday.He admitted had not been able to "pay a whole lot of attention to Formula E” because of his Mercedes DTM and Williams/Sky Sports commitments in Formula 1.Di Resta told Motorsport.com testing the electric single-seater needed “a whole differ ... Keep reading
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) A quick look at the Australian Open:
Like the majority of the field, both Lorenzo and Andrea Dovizioso are out of contract at the end of the 2018 season, with Dovizioso’s strong 2017 form in particular expected to make him a key player in the silly season.The Italian is likely to command a higher salary in light of the six race victories he scored, especially as big-money signing Lorenzo failed to win in a tough first ... Keep reading
Wolverines trailed by as much as 14 in the first half
LONDON (AP) Sergey Sirotkin will drive for Williams and form the most inexperienced line-up on the Formula One grid with Lance Stroll.