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Kansas school district buys thousands of fake eclipse glasses

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This can be viewed in southwest Wisconsin starting at approximately 11:48 a.m. "You can not observe the eclipse through regular sunglasses - or just looking at the sun - you would damage your eyes", warned Jana Hunking, vice president of the Vandenberg Amateur Astronomical Society. Read More »

BMW continues new design language with the Concept Z4

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BMW took the wraps off its Concept Z4 on Thursday, hinting at the next generation of its two-seater sports vehicle. No official mention yet of the engines that will go on the series production offering, but the vehicle is expected to enter the market with BMW's range of four- and six-cylinder turbocharged engines, in this case the B48 four-cylinder turbo petrol in two states of output tune and a B58 turbocharged inline-six. Read More »

Under Armour Founder & CEO, leaves President Trump's Manufacturing Council

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Kenneth Frazier of Merck , Kevin Plank of Under Armour and Brian Krzanich of Intel left the manufacturing group on Monday. Public Citizen's Rick Claypool has launched a webpage tracking the number of CEOs who have chose to remain "complicit" by sticking by Trump's side and "embracing his pro-polluter, deregulatory, and anti-tax policies while ignoring other elements of his outrageous conduct". Read More »

BBB says don't get blinded by solar eclipse scams

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Part of the planning process, of course, is to locate viewing glasses, which is being done by teachers and admin throughout the district. However, no physical education classes will be held outdoors until the eclipse passes. Thomas said the group's campsite should get a clear view of Monday's eclipse . Teachers say they've been incorporating the coming eclipse into lesson plans, from science classes to english - and from kindergarten to high school. Read More »

Local libraries giving out free eclipse glasses

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For us in Wilson, even though we aren't in the " path of totality ", we can expect to see a partial solar eclipse - 91 percent coverage of the sun. The moon will pass between Earth and the sun, completely blocking the sun in the path of totality , which will stretch diagonally across the United States from OR to SC. Read More »

CEOs quit Trump council after Charlottesville riots

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Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank said late Monday he's stepping down from President Trump's manufacturing job council, joining Merck in distancing his company from the administration following Trump's widely criticized response to white nationalists' rally at Charlottesville . Read More »

How to view the eclipse with a cereal box

The eclipse can also be viewed online as NASA will be live-streaming the event. Partial solar eclipse - this happens when the sun, moon and Earth are not exactly lined up. "Students and parents should understand the inherent risks of looking directly into the sun during the eclipse and plan accordingly", the school system said in a release Wednesday. Read More »

Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Equating Lee, Washington

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Some people out here ask me, say, 'Well, you know, he taught his slaves to read.' That's nearly sad; the equivalent of someone who kidnaps you, that you gave them something to eat". In Charlottesville over the weekend, the " Unite the Right " protesters chanted "blood and soil"; others listened to Richard Spencer, who has called for an all-white homeland. Read More »

So you want to watch the eclipse?

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It might be crowded, but it's sure to be unforgettable. Fritz reports: "Depending on the sky conditions, it only takes about a minute and a half for your eyes to be permanently damaged, and the damage is cumulative, meaning you don't have to stare at the sun without looking away for it to be harmful - you may just be taking quick glances, but it's still damaging your eye". Read More »

Nokia 8 Will Put Up A Good Fight

While other smartphone makers are launching Bezal-Lite smartphones, Nokia 8's pictures show that there will be four bagels, capacitive buttons, and home buttons. Both sensors have an aperture of f/2.0. When it comes to performance, you're in good hands no matter your mobile choice. It has also been previously leaked that the smartphone will be equipped with a dual rear camera setup. Read More »

Illinois House Vote On Rauner School Veto Defeated

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The possibility remains that the House, with 67 Democrats and 51 Republicans, could reach a bipartisan compromise, but enmity between Rauner and Madigan is a significant hurdle. His rewrite ventured far into other areas as well. The governor also factored in the calculations of an individual school district's potential wealth. Read More »

Game of Thrones Episode 6 Leaked Early... by HBO Itself (Oops!)

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It was only online for an hour, but that was plenty of time for fans and/or leakers to get their hands on it and make it available elsewhere. Nor is it the first time a Game of Thrones episode has been screened earlier than planned. The account of the Reddit user, who had leaked it all, was deleted. This episode leak is not part of infamous HBO hack making it even worse on the studio's part for their turmoil. Read More »

Amazon issues refunds for potentially phony eclipse glasses

Scientists have made the solar eclipse an event all can watch and participate in through uploading pictures and videos on to an Eclipse Megamovie 2017 website . Back in New Orleans, though, there may still be some effects from the partial eclipse, but it will be far less spectacular than in the path of totality . Read More »

Amazon Recalls Potentially Unsafe Solar Eclipse Glasses

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The only thing you should be able to see is the bulb or the sun. We'll have some available with a hole in it. "These will include the standard "eclipse glasses" and pinhole projection viewers". "Photokeratitis is what that is called". Saylors says she's looking forward to the Great American Eclipse , which will happen on Monday, Aug. 21. Read More »

What are safe solar eclipse glasses?

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Cities that will get to see the total eclipse include: Salem, Oregon; Nashville, Tennessee; Kansas City, Missouri; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina. When you look through the lenses, the AAS said , you should not be able to see anything except for the sun or anything else significantly bright, like a halogen light bulb or a bright-white LED flashlight. Read More »

Photographing the Solar Eclipse

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However, partial eclipses will be visible in the USA throughout most of the continental 48 states. BSU officials say the best viewing time on campus will be from about 2:25 p.m. The Ephrata Public Library have eclipse glasses for folks who come to the viewing party. Amazon then removed the listings from sellers who did not respond and notified people who bought the glasses from them last week. Read More »

GoDaddy boots the Daily Stormer after white nationalist violence

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Following the publication of the list about Heyer, GoDaddy, Daily Stormer's domain provider, told the site it had 24 hours to find someone else to do business with. GoDaddy has joined Twilio and Airbnb as tech entities that have taken action that is aimed at combating today's hate speech in reaction to the rally held by Unite the Right . Read More »

Fargo Public Library to host two solar eclipse events

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Maybe you should read on. It is the first in nearly a century when the eclipse will be viewable from coast to coast in the U.S., covering 14 states from OR to SC. The major challenge that a lot of people will be facing will be the identification of the right glasses. Consider getting to your viewing site early. Read More »

NASA television coverage for Solar eclipse on August 21

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HINT: while wearing a pair of undamaged glasses (ones that are not scratched, torn or with holes) you shouldn't be able to see anything except the mild glow of the sun when looking toward the sun. Then the rays will come back, and we will all go back to work so we can pay bills and taxes. Paul Hamill, a professor of Earth science at MCC, also is traveling to see the eclipse but did not yet know where he was going at the beginning of the week. Read More »

Local science organizations offer help to prepare for the solar eclipse

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We can't know what the future will hold - whether kids will truly find inspiration in totality, or whether our divisions will heal - but we seem destined to be affected, to some degree, by this cosmic alignment. "We're talking about a sliver of the moon's shadow that crosses the surface of the Earth", Lazarova said. It'll probably be more like a cloudy day. Read More »

How to watch August solar eclipse in Arizona

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Yes, " Total Eclipse of the Heart" was obviously on it. The last total solar eclipse to sweep across the entire continental United States was in 1918. The bright disc shrinks to a sliver and twilight falls, giving the illusion that the sun is disappearing. During that time, the otherwise hidden solar corona - the sun's outer atmosphere - will become visible. Read More »

Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs

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In 2014 Margaret Mann, a retired carer from West Sussex, became the first patient in the world to have a heart valve made of pig tissue. Now, in what one medical expert tells the New York Times could be a "real game changer," researchers from eGenesis , a spinoff of Harvard University, have scrubbed dozens of viruses from pig DNA to create genetically modified piglets that may one day serve as organ donors for humans. Read More »

Perseid meteor shower to light up W. MI sky this weekend

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Qatar Centre for Space Sciences and Astronomy has said that Qatar's skies will witness a "stunning astronomical event" as Perseid meteor shower becomes visible on Friday with more than 100 meteors possibly seen per hour. Most of the meteors are specs of dust and sand particles as they come off the comet and heat up in the Earth's atmosphere as they turn from frozen materials to gaseous, he added. Read More »

Marvel et Star Wars pourraient avoir leur propre plateforme de streaming Disney

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Visionner les Disney sur Netflix , c'est fini! Après une perte de vitesse sur ses chaînes câblées selon les résultats trimestriels, Disney a décidé de réagir pour reprendre le dessus. S'infligeant moins de publicité et s'assurant plein d'avantages. La société souhaite en effet lancer un service de streaming dédié aux sports dès le début de l'année prochaine, et si tout se passe bien, elle lancera un autre service de streaming dédié à son contenu en 2019. Read More »

USA report confirms 2016 as warmest year on record

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Last week, the Trump administration issued its first written notification to the United Nations that it intends to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. But the National Academy of Sciences has approved it, joining academies from around the world in recognizing the scientific and human implications of a rapidly warming climate. Read More »

Library to distribute eclipse glasses August 13

It is important to remember that even though most of the sun will be blocked here in Texoma the UV rays are still damaging to your eyes. You can replicate an eclipse by holding a flashlight and waving your hand slowly across it. DON'T look at the sun while using binoculars or a telescope. This is a big chance for astronomy club, which only formed a year ago, to get their name out. Read More »

The Internet Reacts To Valve's New Game Announcement

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During the tournament (and right before the final match of Day 2), host Sean "Day9" Plott also revealed that the Dota 2 card came will comprise three boards and involve building barracks, creeps, and lanes, according to RockPaperShotgun . Read More »

Can you see the August solar eclipse in the UK?

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From Kokomo, the moon will first start to cover the sun at 1 p.m. The eclipse will end at 3:50 p.m. On the other hand, a total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's visible diameter is larger than the width of the Sun, that may lead to blocking all direct sunlight. Read More »

What to look for in legitimate solar eclipse glasses

From there, the deep shadow of the moon will pass over parts of Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and SC before ending at 4:09 p.m. The Center for Astrophysics' new app, Eclipse 2017, comes with several features to prepare, learn, and watch the eclipse that will travel across the United States on August 21. Read More »

How To Chat, Share Videos In The App — YouTube Messenger

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A video will receive no money from advertisements or YouTube Red. In essence, this is a messaging feature integrated within the app. They have conversations and discussions over the shared videos in through other messaging apps. It's not just policy specialists carrying out this work either; machine learning has increasingly been used to identify and remove extremist videos on YouTube before human viewers flag up content. Read More »

Countdown to the next lunar eclipse in Vietnam

Lunar Eclipse 2017: The August moon in seen in a partial lunar eclipse over a ship in Zakynthos island. But thanks to a attractive piece of astronomical geometry, there's another display to catch: a partial lunar eclipse sweeping across parts of Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia on August 7. Read More »