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NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Set To Begin Final Five Orbits Around Saturn

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Set To Begin Final Five Orbits Around Saturn These flybys will provide Cassini an opportunity to closely observe the planet and to study its atmosphere and composition in detail. According to experts NASA , during the 13 years that have come since the first radar studies of Titan by the Cassini spacecraft, the moon's surface has not changed significantly. [Artigo completo...]

Citizens anxious, but Seoul mum on Trump's N. Korea threat

In July, the North launched two ballistic missiles that had the potential to fly as far as the United States. In August 2015, one million North Koreans offered to enlist or re-enlist in the army when a mine exploded in the demilitarised zone between the two Koreas, raising tensions. [Artigo completo...]

Britain's "Big Ben" bell to fall silent for four years

Britain's Authorities say it would be "unacceptable" to expose workers on scaffolding surrounding the bell tower to the noise of its chimes - and also "unacceptable" for them to wear ear defenders. This work on the Great Clock is expected to take around 2 years. As part of the works the clock housing Big Ben will be dismantled and each cog examined and restored. [Artigo completo...]

Tips on taking photos of the solar eclipse

Tips on taking photos of the solar eclipse That's also the time when many kids are getting out of school. However you are looking to view the total solar eclipse , we looked into a few apps that could help you out. "However, an observer who travels can view a total solar eclipse more often". "With an eclipse, obviously we want to watch it, but we need to watch it safely", said Dr. [Artigo completo...]

Citing safety concerns, Amazon offers refunds on some solar eclipse glasses

Citing safety concerns, Amazon offers refunds on some solar eclipse glasses Millions are expected to watch the astronomical event, which will cross 14 states, from OR to SC. He said if you have certified eclipse glasses, make sure they don't have any breaks or tears in the lenses because they have to be in one hundred percent working condition. [Artigo completo...]

Ford reveal Le Mans tribute GT 67' Heritage Edition

Ford reveal Le Mans tribute GT 67' Heritage Edition Dave Pericak, global director of Ford Performance, said: "In creating a worthy successor to the '66 Heritage edition, we logically looked at our next historic Le Mans victory with the all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. To make the cabin look even more lovely, Ford made air vents, center console and door sills from matte carbon fiber. Speaking about it, exterior design manager for the aut... [Artigo completo...]

Bandai Namco teases mysterious new game Projekt1514

Bandai Namco teases mysterious new game Projekt1514 At the moment, not much is known, besides the mentions of key elements like "military battlefields, bullets, shots and dark atmosphere". With very little to go by here, the teaser trailer for Projekt1514 is just a short thirty-seconds long and reveals that it's a Bandai Namco game that's been developed by Dragon Ball Xenoverse developer, DIMPS. [Artigo completo...]

Jio Phone Finally Released as Beta Testing Commences

Jio Phone Finally Released as Beta Testing Commences Reliance Jio announced the Jio Phone during the Reliance Industries Annual General Meeting last month. Due its affordable price and features , JioPhone is expected to find more traction in tier 2 & 3 cities and rural areas where Internet connectivity is very inconsistent and Reliance intends to tap this unchartered market to increase its user-base. [Artigo completo...]

Perseid meter shower to peak this Saturday

Perseid meter shower to peak this Saturday The Perseid shower's actual peak is expected to take place around 1 p.m. EDT on 12th of August. At least 50 or more meteors per hour will be observed during its peak time. The moon light will make the meteor rate appear to be about half of the average because of the bright light. It is said that it will literally light up the night sky and that some of the meteors will actually be visi... [Artigo completo...]

Samsung ready to unveil Gear Fit2 Pro, a new waterproof fitness wearable

Samsung ready to unveil Gear Fit2 Pro, a new waterproof fitness wearable Besides the new flagship device, we'll also get a new wearable, detailed to be the Gear Fit2 Pro , as well as a backward-compatible Gear VR headset . With the launch of the Gear Fit 2 Pro, Samsung has also re-designed the clasp, moving from the familiar fitness band style to a more traditional watch band style clasp. [Artigo completo...]

Tricolor Google Doodle To Celebrate 70 Years Of Independence

Google says Sabeena Karnik used a unique paper-cut art style to create the Doodle. This Doodle is an out of the box way of Google to wish every Indian a Happy Independence Day and is visible only in India. It was on 15 August 1947 that India got complete independence from the British rule. See the work that how this doodle happened on Google Doodle. [Artigo completo...]

Can I take photos of the solar eclipse with my phone?

Can I take photos of the solar eclipse with my phone? For those who want to see the total eclipse in person, it will be visible in parts of 14 states, including Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and SC, and will last for up to two minutes and 40 seconds. [Artigo completo...]

Abe meets with 4 governors over N Korean missile threat

Abe meets with 4 governors over N Korean missile threat Abe expressed his regret at not being able to visit the Tokyo shrine in the Kudan-Kita district of Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward where 14 Class-A war criminals are deified along with the nation's war dead. May will also meet Emperor Akihito, the spokesman said. Tensions have been rising between Washington and Pyongyang since North Korea test-fired two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month. [Artigo completo...]

Death toll from Charlottesville violence rises to 3

Death toll from Charlottesville violence rises to 3 Mr McAuliffe said the tragic death of Heather Heyer, 32, a peaceful counter-protester who died as a result of a auto being driven into the crowd, could not have been stopped. "It is incumbent on all of us to make sure that we promote inclusivity in the commonwealth of Virginia, that we promote equality, that we are all God's people, that we are all in this together, that we're to promote love", he... [Artigo completo...]

Tiki torch maker sad to see its product used at racist rally

Tiki torch maker sad to see its product used at racist rally The nation is still recovering from the blatant racist and terror-filled torch-lit vigil outside the statue of general Robert E. Lee on Friday night (Aug. The march in which the torches were used came a day ahead of a rally that turned violent in which one of the counter-protesters was killed by a man who drove a auto into the crowd. [Artigo completo...]

Sumter County Schools Cancels Class for the Eclipse

Sumter County Schools Cancels Class for the Eclipse Parents can complete an Education Enhancement Opportunity (EEO) Request Form outlining plans for the day and the significant educational value for students. Farmington Superintendent Matt Ruble sent the following statement after the announcement was made. Bradley received a set of 40 eclipse glasses for her students to witness the event. [Artigo completo...]

Century-old fruitcake found in 'almost edible' condition

Century-old fruitcake found in 'almost edible' condition A fruitcake found in Antarctica is "almost edible", despite being 106 years old. The well-preserved cake was discovered in a tin box and was baked by the Huntley & Palmers biscuit company. "Fruitcake was a popular item in English society at the time, and it remains popular today", Conservation Manager Lizzie Meek told National Geographic . [Artigo completo...]

Millions of Aetna customers could get deals on Apple Watches next year

Millions of Aetna customers could get deals on Apple Watches next year While Aetna now offers 50,000 employees a discount on the Apple Watch, the plan is to extend this to the company's customers who would use the fitness and health tracking features of the timepiece in order to get into better shape. "This is a logical step for Apple's broader distribution of their watch, and this type of partnership has been on their radar from the beginning", said Tim Bajari... [Artigo completo...]

Uber's Travis Kalanick 'disappointed' that his very bad past caught up with him

Uber's Travis Kalanick 'disappointed' that his very bad past caught up with him Kalanick was still involved in the day-to-day operations at Uber, which has created a sense of uncertainty and undermined the search for his replacement, Benchmark Capital said. According to Axios' Dan Primack , Shervin Pishevar of Sherpa Capital, Ron Burkle of Yucaipa Companies, and Adam Leber of Maverick sent a petition Friday morning to other Uber investors and Uber's board of directors callin... [Artigo completo...]

Sledgehammer Games updates gamers on features of Call of Duty WWII Beta

Sledgehammer Games updates gamers on features of Call of Duty WWII Beta It looks to be a pretty wild and raucous multiplayer beta, hearkening back to the old days of Call of Duty: World at War . Players will also get a peek at Call of Duty: WWII's new War gameplay mode . Team Deathmatch, Domination, and Hardpoint will be the available modes . You'll begin at Rank 1 and rank up to unlock weapons, Scorestreaks, equipment , Training, and Skills. [Artigo completo...]


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