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Jupiter Is 'Hardly Recognizable' In Juno's Latest Images Jupiter Is 'Hardly Recognizable' In Juno's Latest Images
- September 03, 2016

These different pieces of technology led to a monumental yield of scientific data for the spacecraft's first flyby. For the first time, human beings are getting a look at Jupiter's north pole. Juno's first flyby also captured the fiery beauty of Jupiter's southern lights, which are barely visible from Earth. The spacecraft's remote sensing instruments will look down into the giant's many layers and measure their composition, temperature, motion and other properties. (more...)
A SpaceX Falcon Rocket Just Exploded on the Launch Pad A SpaceX Falcon Rocket Just Exploded on the Launch Pad
- September 03, 2016

Sen. Thursday's explosion of a Space Exploration Technologies rocket while perched on its launch pad in Florida puts the date of the Falcon mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base up in the air. SpaceX was planning up to nine Falcon 9 launches by the end of 2016, all of which will now be delayed. The satellite built by Israel Aerospace Industries also was destroyed. (more...)
South by South Lawn South by South Lawn
- September 03, 2016

It's even working in partnership with the festival itself. Earlier this year, Obama was a guest speaker at SXSW in Austin, Texas for SXSW in which he challenged creative thinkers and entrepreneurs from across the country to help tackle our nation's toughest challenges. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick 'very happy' to have players join national anthem protest
- September 03, 2016

Veterans and military members tweeted their support for Kaepernick in recent days under the hashtag "VeteransForKaepernick". The underlying message was getting muddied by complaints about the method. "When there's significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it's supposed to represent, and this country is representing people the way that it's supposed to, I'll stand". (more...)
Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 after battery explosions
- September 03, 2016

Korean tech giant, Samsung faces the heat as there have been multiple cases globally of Samsung's new flagship phone Galaxy Note 7 catching fire, "35 cases that have been reported globally and we are now conducting a thorough inspection with our suppliers to identify possible affected batteries in the market". (more...)
Oops: Jill Stein flies to the wrong city for her rally Oops: Jill Stein flies to the wrong city for her rally
- September 03, 2016

Patzer said several dozen people had come to Schaaf Lawn on the university campus, but it was unclear how many would stick around to hear Stein speak. Stein is polling at 2% in OH according to the RealClearPolitics polling average . It's unclear how many of them planned on waiting around for her to make the two-hour drive, pizzas or no. (more...)
SpaceX Rocket Goes Up In Flames SpaceX Rocket Goes Up In Flames
- September 03, 2016

The SpaceX rocket is the same kind used to launch space station supplies for Nasa. ISA chairman Yitzchak Ben Yisrael said the blast's shock waves could reverberate far beyond Cape Canaveral. "We want to make sure we isolate any potential problem", said Shawn Walleck, a spokesman for the Air Force's 45th Space Wing, "because at this point, we've had no casualties, we've had no injuries, and we want to keep it that way". (more...)
Hurricane Watch Issued for Lester
- September 03, 2016

The Keaau resident and her partner made sure to put extra rocks on their beehives to protect them from the storm. One business was thinking ahead to Lester as they boarded up windows at Hulakai Store, a surf shop in Hilo, on Wednesday ahead of Madeline . (more...)
Mountain Lions In LA Are Facing Extinction Mountain Lions In LA Are Facing Extinction
- September 03, 2016

The warning of lions' extinction has been sounded by wildlife ecologists of UCLA and National Park Service . A study released Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 says it's feasible to build a wildlife corridor so mountain lions can cross a Southern California freeway safely and find new homes. (more...)
Scott Gomez retires after 16 National Hockey League seasons Scott Gomez retires after 16 National Hockey League seasons
- September 03, 2016

The Devils selected Gomez in the first round of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. Veteran NHLer and one-time Montreal Canadiens forward Scott Gomez has chose to retire, according to the Alaska Dispatch News . Gomez also gained acclaim and the ever-lasting affection of Alaskans by playing for the Alaska Aces during two different National Hockey League work stoppages, in the 2004-05 season and during the 2012-13 campaign. (more...)
The Nintendo NX Could Be Missing Something Big The Nintendo NX Could Be Missing Something Big
- September 03, 2016

Players will still be able to create levels and play through the stages created by others, but unlike the Wii U version, searching for stages via course ID won't be possible. Nintendo also said that Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed has now been delayed into 2017. If so, feel free to drop by our comments section below and let us know what you think. (more...)
Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions
- September 03, 2016

According to Reuters report, the head of the South Korean company's smartphone business, Koh Dong-jin, spoke at a news conference, where he expressed regret at the recall, which will affect markets including South Korea and the U.S., but not China, where models feature a different battery. (more...)
New plastic clothing material could keep people cool New plastic clothing material could keep people cool
- September 03, 2016

While humans have been wearing furs and cloths to keep warm for thousands of years, the development of " cooler " clothing for hot summer days has remained challenging. He said "very few studies , if any, had been conducted previously to design a textile favoring the dissipation of infrared radiation". Then, the team modulated the industrial polyethylene by treating it with chemicals so water vapor molecules will evaporate through nanopores in the plastic. (more...)
Obama announcing Salton Sea initiatives at California summit Obama announcing Salton Sea initiatives at California summit
- September 03, 2016

Reid said he organized that first Tahoe Summit in 1997 "because the world discovered the beauty of Lake Tahoe and it was being loved to death". Quoting a Washoe tribal leader, Obama said the health of the land and the health of the people are tied together. (more...)
Verizon Communications Inc.'s (VZ) Verizon Communications Inc.'s (VZ)
- September 02, 2016

The company had a trading volume of 9,988,839 shares. United States of America based company, Verizon Communications Inc .'s (VZ)'s latest closing price distance was 4.51% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at -3.71% and -1.47% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. (more...)
Pope wants caring for environment added to 7 acts of mercy
- September 02, 2016

The pontiff went on to point out that global warming continues, due in part to human activity, with 2015 being the warmest year on record, and 2016 likely being warmer still. "Examining our consciences, repentance and confession to our Father who is rich in mercy lead to a firm objective of amendment", says the pontiff. The program calls for the religious leaders to have lunch together along with some victims of war, to pray separately and to sign a joint appeal for peace. (more...)
Obama warns against global warming's impact on Pacific atoll Obama warns against global warming's impact on Pacific atoll
- September 02, 2016

The island wildlife refuge is described by those who have been there as a kind of "Garden of Eden" where the world's oldest-known albatross returns each year to nest and the electric blue ocean teems with fish. Enlarging the monument reflects Obama's strategy of using his executive powers to put lands and waters off-limits to development, despite concerns from critics who oppose what they call his heavy-handed approach. (more...)
Boko Haram leader killed in Raid by Nigerian army Boko Haram leader killed in Raid by Nigerian army
- September 02, 2016

Recall, shortly after the United States authorities declared Abubakar Shekau wanted and placed a $7 million bounty on him in 2013, the same Nigerian Army announced that Shekau was believed to have been shot on 30 June, when soldiers raided a Boko Haram base at Sambisa Forest in north-eastern Nigeria. (more...)
Goolge to scrap Project Ara Goolge to scrap Project Ara
- September 02, 2016

This development comes just months after we reported that Google might be announcing public launch of Project Ara very soon. Google went back to start from scratch once more combining the core features of the phone under a single module leaving space to add extra modules like a camera, battery or a speaker. (more...)
Trump gains ground in latest Marquette Poll Trump gains ground in latest Marquette Poll
- September 02, 2016

Among just registered voters, Feingold was at 42, Johnson at 39, and Anderson at eight percent. Presumably that's her post-convention balloon deflating, although maybe some of the Clinton Foundation coverage this month has begun to bite. "Third party candidates historically in the political system have served the function of shaping the two major parties", said Kraft. The only bright side for the billionaire businessman is that the share who view him negatively dropped from 62 percent in the ... (more...)

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