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Man With Eye Damage From 1962 Eclipse Warns Others To Be Careful

Man With Eye Damage From 1962 Eclipse Warns Others To Be Careful

You've heard it a gazillion times by now: You've got to protect your eyes during the eclipse . Tomososki stressed in an interview with KPTV, an NBC affiliate, that it didn't take long for damage to set in. The American Astronomical Society also recommends handheld solar viewers that contain solar filters, in case you don't own eclipse glasses . Special solar-viewing glasses, which are much darker than regular sunglasses, are needed to avoid serious eye damage in areas where there is less ... Read More

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un 'briefed' about missile attack on Guam

The U.N. Security Council, which includes China , has adopted seven major resolutions in response to North Korea's nuclear weapons ambitions since 2006, Davenport said. Japanese shares rebounded on Tuesday morning, as fears of military conflict between the U.S. and North Korea appeared to recede. North Korea's state news agency KCNA reported earlier in the day that leader Kim Jong Un had examined plans for a launch. Read More

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Kenya's Odinga accepts to settle poll dispute in top court

Kenya's Odinga accepts to settle poll dispute in top court

Mr Kofi Annan, the Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, has applauded the people of Kenya for their commitment to democracy, which they demonstrated during their recent elections by turning out to vote enthusiastically. Results streamed by the IEBC were not backed by forms 34B, the documents signed by party and candidates' agents in constituencies, the opposition leader said. Read More

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Conspiracy building to keep you from seeing Perseid Meteor Shower tonight

Conspiracy building to keep you from seeing Perseid Meteor Shower tonight

However, according to Tadros, the moon's gibbous phase - the last before a full moon - did not prevent the public from witnessing the phenomenon, as the Perseids are rich in fireballs. Typical rates of Perseids are about 80 meteors an hour, but in outburst years (such as in 2016) the rate can be between 150-200 meteors an hour. The Perseids are one of the most popular meteor showers each year, occuring when Earth moves through the path of comet Swift-Tuttle from Jul. Read More

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Dubai sky to glow with hundreds of meteors this weekend

Dubai sky to glow with hundreds of meteors this weekend

At that speed, even a smidgen of dust makes a vivid streak of light when it collides with Earth's atmosphere. "Comet Swift-Tuttle has a huge nucleus - about 26 km in diameter", said Cooke. on Friday night, and around midnight on Saturday night, the Moon will present a source of light pollution in the sky, that will washed out numerous fainter meteors. Read More

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Google fires employee who blamed lack of gender diversity on 'biological causes'

Google fires employee who blamed lack of gender diversity on 'biological causes'

Terming the situation a "very hard time", Pichai said suggestions that a group of people have traits that make them "less biologically suited " to work is "offensive and not OK ". Google has not confirmed the author's name, but the United States media has said his name is James Damore . Pichai, 45, said several Google employees have been hurt and impacted by the memo and they feel "judged based on their gender". Read More

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Destiny 2 Will Not Support Some 3rd Party Applications on PC

Destiny 2 Will Not Support Some 3rd Party Applications on PC

There are workarounds for the users of programs like XSplit and OBS for streaming. Considering the popularity of a lot of these applications - Discord is the preferred socializing application for PC gaming, MSI Afterburner is often used for framerate tests, and video capture is indeed integral to the large PC streaming community - this is unlikely to go down well with a lot of PC gamers. Read More

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India win by 304 runs

India win by 304 runs

While Sri Lanka is in serious trouble while chasing the giant target of 550-runs as they have already lost their four-wickets when they are 431-runs behind the target. He is now second in the list which is headed by legendary Sunil Gavaskar who hit 11 centuries as captain. I don't even want to go there. That's better than any other team. Read More

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Taiwanese Manufacturer Foxconn Will Build Wisconsin Plant, Trump Announces

Taiwanese Manufacturer Foxconn Will Build Wisconsin Plant, Trump Announces

President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that Foxconn, best known for manufacturing iPhones, will be opening a factory in Wisconsin, potentially bringing in 13,000 new jobs into the swing state that went Republican in 2016. "Foxconn, Apple's main manufacturing partner, in April said it was considering a number of United States investments". News of the Wisconsin deal comes the same day Michigan Gov. Read More

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USB 3.2 Promises

USB 3.2 Promises "Double Speed" With Same Cable

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, a consortium of companies including Apple, Microsoft, HP and others, announced yesterday a new USB specification that leverages the still nascent USB-C ports and cables. When we introduced USB Type-C to the market, we meant to assure that USB Type-C cables and connectors certified for SuperSpeed USB or SuperSpeed USB 10 Gbps would, as produced, support higher performance USB as newer generations of USB 3.0 were developed. Read More

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Melisandre meets Daenerys in the new 'Game of Thrones' Comic-Con trailer

Melisandre also returns to tell Daenerys about the role the Lord of Light will play, despite Dany's determination to rule the seven kingdoms. "But underneath any awkwardness is potential secret enjoyment". "I really loved working with Jack Gleeson so much that I'd have to say Joffrey", she answered. Emmanuel agreed: "To see them laugh together and feel something for one another is so handsome", she said , especially since the two have been through so much trauma in their lives. Read More

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Get ready for near-total eclipse

Get ready for near-total eclipse

Read our field guide to the solar eclipse for tips on how to make the most of this spectacular event. "When the moon comes between the sun and the earth, you have an eclipse ", Dcruz said. But for newcomers to sky-gazing, the eclipse is just one element of astronomy and related science, especially for those in Oregon. The eclipse will start at approximately 11:35am on August 21. Read More

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Indian shares end higher; Reliance Industries leads

Indian shares end higher; Reliance Industries leads

Index heavyweight Reliance Industries rose almost 4 per cent after the company reported its highest quarterly consolidated net profit of Rs 9,108 crore for the three months to June on the back of higher petrochemical margins. The key index had slipped 26.30 points in the previous session. Asian indices like Nikkei (up by 124 points), Hang Seng (up by 68 points), and Shanghai Composite Index (up by 14 points) too traded in the green. Read More

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Carolina Panthers release former Ole Miss standout Michael Oher

Carolina Panthers release former Ole Miss standout Michael Oher

The 31-year-old posted and quickly deleted an Instagram photo showing 10 pill bottles with the caption, " all for the brain " back in June that had everybody anxious about his longterm health. Oher is also due in court on July 21 in Nashville, Tenn., for a hearing about an alleged assault on an Uber driver there. He played for Baltimore from 2009-13 and for Tennessee in 2014 before joining Carolina. Read More

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NASA Successfully Completes Probe On Pluto

NASA Successfully Completes Probe On Pluto

To celebrate the milestone, and to take advantage of the data and photos NASA collected along the way, the agency released a new video on Friday showing Earth-bound viewers what it would be like to fly past Pluto's surface. It eventually concludes over Tartarus Dorsa . Lasting slightly over one minute, the Charon flyover video begins with a distant view, then comes closer, sweeping over Serenity Chasma, a deep, wide canyon. Read More

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Australia opens way for faster military response to 'terrorist incidents'

Australia opens way for faster military response to 'terrorist incidents'

Speaking on Monday at Holsworthy Barracks in Sydney , Mr Turnbull said: "Our enemies are agile and innovative". Defence will offer soldiers for embedding within police forces to bolster engagement between authorities. Labor is expected to support the new measures. The Opposition will seek more details and a briefing from the government, but wants to deal with the proposals in a bipartisan way. Read More

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