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SRU, nation prepare to witness total eclipse of the sun

SRU, nation prepare to witness total eclipse of the sun Cox will be viewing the eclipse with eclipse glasses that she luckily received this week. That's the big show, where the Moon completely blocks out the Sun. The American Astronomical Society says the only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as "eclipse glasses" or handheld solar viewers. [Full Article...]

Google Allo web client now available for Android users

Google Allo web client now available for Android users It also works only on Google Chrome. We've actually been expecting this since last February when Nick Fox , Google's VP for Communications teased us with a photo that they're working on it. This can be done by scanning a QR code , which is similar to what you do with WhatsApp web client as well. But the catch is that it will only work if you have an Android phone , for now. [Full Article...]

Almost 100 volcanoes discovered under Antarctica

Almost 100 volcanoes discovered under Antarctica According to geologists, this huge region is likely to dwarf east Africa's volcanic ridge - now rated as the densest concentration of volcanoes in the world. Researchers found 91 previously unknown, massive volcanoes, ranging in height from around 328 to 12,631 feet. The new volcanoes are on top of the 47 whose peaks are above the ice and were already known about. [Full Article...]

Of genetically modified pigs to be organ donors

Of genetically modified pigs to be organ donors Now they've announced their PERV-free embryos are healthy PERV-free piglets, the oldest being 4 months old. "Our animal is probably the most [genetically] modified animal on the Earth", says Luhan Yang , co-founder and chief science officer of eGenesis , the Cambridge, Mass. [Full Article...]

Essential Phone release details in a week promised amid $300m raise

Essential Phone release details in a week promised amid $300m raise Essential , Andy Rubin's new electronics startup, is getting ready to reveal more about its anticipated smartphone, even as it announced it has has an intriguing new backer - Amazon. "Essential Products has a compelling vision and roadmap for connected devices that integrates voice technology in novel ways", Bernard said in the statement. [Full Article...]

New Alleged Photos Of The Google Pixel 2 Have Surfaced

New Alleged Photos Of The Google Pixel 2 Have Surfaced Google is all set to release it most awaited Pixel phone with a different design from what the modern phones wear. When we spoke about the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL back in June of this year, our sources had more information about the larger version than the smaller. [Full Article...]

Teenager attacked by flesh-eating sea lice

Teenager attacked by flesh-eating sea lice To investigate further, the boy's father, Jarrod Kanizay , returned to the spot his son was bitten and dangled some raw meat into the water to attract the critters. The teenager had played football and his legs had turned sore, he thought of relieving his pain by swimming and soaking his legs in the water of Dendy Street Beach in Brighton . [Full Article...]

Tesla Model S Has Been Driven 670 Miles with Only One Charge

Tesla Model S Has Been Driven 670 Miles with Only One Charge Forced to choose between issuing a bit more of Tesla's turbocharged stock or tapping the overheated junk-bond market to finance the Model 3 ramp-up, Mr. With a starting price roughly half the cost of the base Model S, the smaller sedan has racked up nearly half a million net reservations since the company began taking refundable deposits previous year. [Full Article...]

Toyota, Mazda to build $1.6 billion USA plant

Toyota, Mazda to build $1.6 billion USA plant Toyota and Mazda have taken their relationship to the next level, with the two companies purchasing shareholdings in each other, and detailing a number of new joint projects, caradvice said. Until previous year, Subaru Corp built the Camry for Toyota at a factory in Indiana. "We have a lot of confidence in the USA economy", Lentz said. The last time Mazda made a auto in the States was 2012, ri... [Full Article...]

Stephen Curry draws praise for Web.com Tour effort

Stephen Curry draws praise for Web.com Tour effort When someone in the gallery exhorted Curry to make a putt, he shouted back, "Seriously!" His 8-over par for two days work was 11 shots off the cut line and he finished tied for 148th in a field of 156, but there was no way this wasn't a total triumph for Curry. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation: new European Union sanctions over Siemens turbines violate worldwide law

Russian Federation: new European Union sanctions over Siemens turbines violate worldwide law The Russian Ministry of Energy slammed the recent decision of the European Commission to broaden its sanctions, blacklisting more individuals and firms accused of delivering Siemens gas turbines to Russia's Crimea peninsula. The plants have been partially built, but have been created to operate with gas turbines made by a Siemens subsidiary. The proposal for providing weapons to Ukraine comes amid... [Full Article...]

British model kidnapped and sold on dark web for £230000

British model kidnapped and sold on dark web for £230000 She was allegedly assaulted and drugged when she arrived at the studio the next day, then placed in a auto boot and taken to a small village near Turin where she was kept prisoner by Lukasz Pawel Herba, a British resident born in Poland, police said. [Full Article...]

Will I be able to see the solar eclipse in Washington?

Will I be able to see the solar eclipse in Washington? The American Astronomical Society (AAS) issued the following statement on August 1, 2017, prior to the August 21 total solar eclipse . Additionally, the OMNI Theater will be offering special discounted screenings of the film Solar Max in the OMNI Theater at 11:00am and 2:00pm on this day for only $5.00 per person. [Full Article...]

Microsoft's Word Flow keyboard removed from the App Store

Microsoft's Word Flow keyboard removed from the App Store And now all that is gone. But if you don't already own a copy of Microsoft's Word Flow, your window to buy one has closed. To enable a new keyboard, after you download it, go to Settings General Keyboard Keyboards Add New Keyboard, add the keyboard, then select it again and turn on "Allow Full Access". [Full Article...]

Pokemon Go Fest Attendees Set To Sue Developer Niantic

Pokemon Go Fest Attendees Set To Sue Developer Niantic Chicago's Zimmerman Law Offices announced yesterday that attendees had filed a class action lawsuit against Niantic . The event was plagued by internet connection problems that prevented many attendees from playing the game at all . [Full Article...]

Stockton teen 'broken apart' after streaming sister's death, Lawyer says

Stockton teen 'broken apart' after streaming sister's death, Lawyer says Sanchez appeared Wednesday via remote camera in Merced County Superior Court. A teenage driver lost control of her auto while she was livestreaming on Instagram and recorded part of the crash that authorities say killed her younger sister in California. [Full Article...]

Samsung reports record $9.7 billion profit, buoyed by a 'memory super cycle'

Samsung reports record $9.7 billion profit, buoyed by a 'memory super cycle' By division, the home appliance and air solution unit generated 465.7 billion won operating profit, up 7.4 percent on-year, with the revenue coming in at 5.25 trillion won, up 11.7 percent. Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong is on trial for bribery and embezzlement linked to the corruption scandal that toppled ex-President Park Geun-hye while his father, Chairman Lee Kun-hee, has been hospitalized since 2... [Full Article...]

Toyota Long-Range EV Set to Arrive in 2022

Toyota Long-Range EV Set to Arrive in 2022 Toyota has chose to sell the new model in Japan as early as 2022, the paper said. The Chunichi Shimbun reported that Toyota's battery will be able to charge in a few minutes and have a long range, but the article did not list specifics. Reuters noted all-solid-state batteries are safer than lithium-ion batteries because they use solid electrolytes instead of liquid ones. How quickly the new EVs... [Full Article...]

Ford Mustang GT hits 60 miles per hour in under 4 seconds

Ford Mustang GT hits 60 miles per hour in under 4 seconds As a result, when fitted with the Performance Package that also includes Michelin Pilot 4S rubber, its 0-60 time falls under five seconds. The new software feature accompanies more power and torque from the GT Mustang's 5.0-litre V8 engine than before. [Full Article...]

New trailer revealed at San Diego Comic-Con

New trailer revealed at San Diego Comic-Con And the group added, "We love you Shannon!" "They'll explain in season 2 how [Will coughing up a slug in the season 1 finale] affected him personally and mentally, and they'll get more into everyone's story lines". Speaking of spoilers, the young cast struggled throughout the first season to keep everything under wraps. Those slugs he started coughing up were really unusual. [Full Article...]


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