Science


Northeast eclipse glasses safe Northeast eclipse glasses safe
- August 13, 2017

In areas where it'll be a total solar eclipse , from the Pacific Northwest through Missouri and down to SC, it'll still get really dark - pitch black like night - even if overcast. For these glasses to protect your eyes, they must be compliant with the ISO 12312-2 safety standard. Looking at the sun directly with no eye protection will damage your eyes; an eclipse of any degree does not change this. (more...)
Solar Eclipse Eye Safety
- August 13, 2017

Looking further down the road, we will get a chance to see totality here with the eclipse of April 8, 2024 - the northern edge of the narrow band of the umbra of our moon's shadow will pass right over IU Kokomo. A live web stream of the solar eclipse , as seen from other locations in the USA, will also be shown during eclipse time. "The same is the case for the solar eclipse ". (more...)
Los Angeles City Council backs 2028 Olympic bid Los Angeles City Council backs 2028 Olympic bid
- August 13, 2017

With Los Angeles coming up with the 2028 bid for the Games, the athletes and volunteers from the previous LA Olympics reflect upon their experiences. Los Angeles 2028 are also receiving concessions from the International Olympic Committee for hosting the later event. Los Angeles started off competing with other cities around the world for the 2024 Games, but eventually all bidders except for Los Angeles and Paris dropped out. (more...)
Facebook secretly launched a mobile app in China Facebook secretly launched a mobile app in China
- August 13, 2017

The New York Times reports Facebook was behind the May launch of a Chinese app called Colorful Balloons, which lets users share pictures on social media. It's no secret how badly Facebook wants to take on the Chinese market. However, the room number listed in company registration documents could not be found amid a series of shabby, small offices on the building's fourth floor. (more...)
Destiny 2 PC Will Include FPS Counter, Frame Rate Target Option Destiny 2 PC Will Include FPS Counter, Frame Rate Target Option
- August 13, 2017

A few years ago, when Bungie rolled out the first public beta for Destiny , nobody really knew that the game was going to look like. This means Quickplay will focus on getting players into matches faster, and put less priority on matching skill levels. (more...)
Elon Musk's OpenAI Beats The Best Players At Dota 2 Elon Musk's OpenAI Beats The Best Players At Dota 2
- August 12, 2017

As part of a special demonstration for the crown, the OpenAI bot defeated Dendi easily in the first of three rounds, with the victor being the first to two kills or destroying an in-game tower. Elon Musk reached to Twitter to reveal the cause of his excitement while he also compared the Dota 2's complexity with Chess and Go. But after his defeat, Dendi said the bot " feels a little like [a] human, but a little like something else ", too. (more...)
Trump Speaks to Guam Governor About... Tourism? Trump Speaks to Guam Governor About... Tourism?
- August 12, 2017

The South Carolina senator said the United States is "absolutely" prepared to act on the North Korean nuclear threat, one day after Trump warned that North Korea would "be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen" if they continued to threaten America. (more...)
Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) Broker Views On Wall Street Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) Broker Views On Wall Street
- August 12, 2017

Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Liberty Global PLC from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Saturday, June 24th. As per Monday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Boston Partners increased its position in Liberty Global PLC by 1.7% in the first quarter. The institutional investor held 4.59 million shares of the television services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $136.37M, up from 3.77M at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Eclipse glasses sold out everywhere in York County Eclipse glasses sold out everywhere in York County
- August 12, 2017

The next total eclipse visible in the United States will occur on April 8, 2024. Science Central's event Sunday will show people how to experience the solar eclipse safely during hands-on activities and demonstrations, the science center said on its website, www.sciencecentral.org . (more...)
Earth's Doomsday Predicted On This Month's Solar Eclipse by Mysterious Planet Earth's Doomsday Predicted On This Month's Solar Eclipse by Mysterious Planet "Nibiru"
- August 12, 2017

On two occasions, when such doomsday date predictions made were in 2003 and 2012 and we all know nothing really happened. The upcoming solar eclipse on August 21 is a sign from above of the impending doom, claim fanatical Christian conspiracy theorists. (more...)
OnePlus 3/3T won't receive any major software update following Android O OnePlus 3/3T won't receive any major software update following Android O
- August 12, 2017

While Android O will be the last major OS update for the OP3/3T, Oliver does promise that the devices will continue to receive updates for the "foreseeable future". After the OnePlus 2's very lukewarm response, there was much rejoicing when the OnePlus 3 , and later the OnePlus 3T , turned out to be a return to form for OnePlus. (more...)
SC to hear Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case on December 5 SC to hear Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case on December 5
- August 12, 2017

The Bench said other documents in the form of 533 exhibits cited in the High Court's verdict will have to be translated by the parties which choose to rely on them. Their stand was strongly opposed by the counsel for Lord Ram Lalla and the UP government which said that nearly seven years have passed since the judgement of the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court and the contesting parties should have completed the translation work earlier. (more...)
Eclipse Viewing at Indian Cave State Park Eclipse Viewing at Indian Cave State Park
- August 12, 2017

That would be like not being able to see the center of any objects you're viewing. Prior to that, the last eclipse to traverse from coast to coast was June 8, 1918. Unfortunately, the AAS also confirmed that seeing the logo of the International Organization for Standardization on a pair of sunglasses will not suffice anymore to see if a solar viewer is safe to use. (more...)
Morocco announces bid to host 2026 World Cup Morocco announces bid to host 2026 World Cup
- August 11, 2017

The Moroccan football federation launched its bid to Fifa this morning (Friday August 11). The joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico was announced in April . A decision to increase the number of national teams participating in the World Cup from the current number of 32 up to a total of 48 was unanimously approved by the FIFA Council at its session in Zurich in January. (more...)
ETFis Tuttle Tactical Management US Core ETF (TUTT) Technicals In Review ETFis Tuttle Tactical Management US Core ETF (TUTT) Technicals In Review
- August 11, 2017

On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. A popular tool among technical stock analysts is the moving average. The Relative Momentum Index is calculated as the ratio of average upward price changes to the average absolute price change. The RSI value will always move between 0 and 100. (more...)
Acura unveils updated 2018 RLX with more aggressive styling Acura unveils updated 2018 RLX with more aggressive styling
- August 11, 2017

Acura's new design for the 2018 RLX features the signature diamond pentagon grille, a more sculpted hood, new wheel designs, bold LED taillights, dual exhaust finishers and a gloss black rear diffuser. It will have with a 10-speed automatic transmission that Acura promises will provide refined driving experience with smooth shifts and better acceleration. (more...)
This is the Moto X4
- August 11, 2017

It will have a glossy back curved at the edges. For the front, there will be a 16-megapixel selfie camera. The Moto Gamepad Moto Mod is compatible with the moto Z2 force edition, moto 2 Play, MotoZPlay Droid, MotoZForce Droid, and the Moto Z Droid. (more...)
13-Million Year Old Ape Skull Discovered….!!! 13-Million Year Old Ape Skull Discovered….!!!
- August 11, 2017

However, far less is known about the common ancestors of all living apes and humans from before 10 million years ago. Today's apes and humans are the descendants of one of these Miocene ape lineages. "We've been looking for ape fossils for years - this is the first time we're getting a skull that's complete", said Isaiah Nengo, the anthropologist from De Anza College in California who led the discovery, according to National Geographic . (more...)
Nintendo Is Getting Sued over the Switch's Design, Apparently Nintendo Is Getting Sued over the Switch's Design, Apparently
- August 11, 2017

The lawsuit claims that the Nintendo Switch and its detachable Joy-Con controllers closely resemble what Gamevice had in mind for their own take on a game controller. The Nintendo Switch has been notoriously hard to get hold of since releasing on March 3. With Gamevice's lawsuit against Nintendo, it could possibly become a threat to the Switch's success moving forward. (more...)
Disney is spying on your kids through gaming apps: suit Disney is spying on your kids through gaming apps: suit
- August 11, 2017

The class-action complaint , filed late last week by Amanda Rushing and her child, identified as "L.L.", alleges that Disney allowed outside companies to embed code that tracked app users across different websites and services. At the heart of the matter are several software tools Disney used to create the apps that Rushing believes help transmit data like persistent identifiers back to software tool makers that enable them to "facilitate subsequent behavioral advertising" to children. (more...)

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