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Would-Be Terrorists Allegedly Planned To Smuggle Sydney Plane Bomb In Barbie Doll Would-Be Terrorists Allegedly Planned To Smuggle Sydney Plane Bomb In Barbie Doll
- August 22, 2017

He said the bombs did not make it onto the plane because the handbag they were placed in was 7 kilograms above the weight permitted by the airline. Police would not name the ISIS commander who allegedly sent the explosives to Sydney but said he was "not Australian" and was not related to any of the local terrorism targets. (more...)
Baby named 'Eclipse' born at Greenville Memorial; more solar newborns welcomed Baby named 'Eclipse' born at Greenville Memorial; more solar newborns welcomed
- August 22, 2017

Eubanks and her husband, Michael, had planned to name their second child Violet , but they will now call her "Clipsey" for short. "It kind of still feels like it's not real", Eclipse's mother, Freedom Eubanks, told CNN affiliate WHNS. Eclipse has one sibling, an older sister, who's 2 years old. Eclipse Alizabeth Eubanks, was born at 8.04am (US time) on August 21st. On Monday, as people across the U.S. (more...)
Eye Injuries Possible After Solar Eclipse Eye Injuries Possible After Solar Eclipse
- August 22, 2017

With the solar eclipse less than 24 hours away, it is important to take proper precautions with eyewear while viewing the eclipse. It is unsafe for anyone to look directly at the sun for any length of time or during an eclipse, as damage can occur within seconds of exposure. (more...)
Steven Matz to have surgery for nerve irritation in elbow Steven Matz to have surgery for nerve irritation in elbow
- August 22, 2017

While Collins did not list a specific injury, New York Daily News reported the club fears Matz is dealing with an arthritic left elbow. Matz's operation will be scheduled in the next few days. Ramirez is 11-10 with a 4.15 ERA and leads the Angels with 1471/3 innings pitched. Matz, who received a shot that necessitates him resting for at least 48 hours, has been scratched from his Tuesday start against the Diamondbacks and is likely to be placed on the disabled list, according to manager ... (more...)
Bryan students greeted by solar eclipse on first day back Bryan students greeted by solar eclipse on first day back
- August 22, 2017

Parents and students of St. Andrew's Episcopal School joined for lunch to view the solar eclipse . Do not look at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun through an unfiltered camera, telescope, binoculars, or another optical device. Today's total solar eclipse was the first seen in the U.S. since 1979, and the first to cross the entire continental United States since 1918 . Many people said the same thing to me this weekend. (more...)
International Space Station flies across sun during eclipse International Space Station flies across sun during eclipse
- August 22, 2017

A NASA photographer is the person to thank for some of the most stunning images yet coming out of Monday's solar eclipse . Italian Space Agency and European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli snapped a series of photos of the moon casting its shadow on the planet from his vantage point on board the International Space Station. (more...)
Australia 'suicidal' for playing war games Australia 'suicidal' for playing war games
- August 22, 2017

And, the tensions were ratcheted up further when President Donald Trump made threats of fire and fury to North Korea . The joint U.S. -South Korean drills will continue to August 31 and involve computer simulations created to prepare for war with a nuclear-capable North Korea. (more...)
Live Photos of iPhone 8 OLED Display Assembly Leaks Live Photos of iPhone 8 OLED Display Assembly Leaks
- August 22, 2017

Some other assembly parts were also leaked , and it is said that they are used in the iPhone 8 . It expected Foxconn Technology Group, Pegatron Corp and Wistron Corp, the three design and manufacturing service companies assembling the iPhone for Apple , to set new revenue records in the third quarter of this year. (more...)
Battlefield 1 Incursions Offering Battlefield 1 Incursions Offering "Intense" 5v5 Battles with Closed Alpha in September
- August 22, 2017

Battlefield 1 Revolution contains the Battlefield 1 base game and Battlefield 1 Premium Pass which includes four themed expansion packs*, each filled with all new maps, new modes and more, making it the complete Battlefield 1experience. (more...)
Age of Empires IV Announced, May Be Exclusive to Windows 10 Age of Empires IV Announced, May Be Exclusive to Windows 10
- August 22, 2017

Today, during an Age of Empires livestream to celebrate the series' twentieth anniversary, a new trailer for Age of Empire: Definitive Edition was unveiled, highlighting all of this remaster's awesome upgrades to the classic historical RTS. (more...)
Microsoft to Publish PUBG on XBox One But What About PS4? Microsoft to Publish PUBG on XBox One But What About PS4?
- August 21, 2017

We have followed up with Bluehole in an attempt to get more details on the terms of PUBG's console exclusivity. The curious wording of Microsoft's statements and the community manager's replies have raised questions about whether or not Bluehole's hugely popular battle royale game could come to PS4. (more...)
BioShock 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition Revealed BioShock 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition Revealed
- August 21, 2017

The BioShock 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition is the GameStop and 2K Store limited release that costs $199.99. The statue will also have voice clips from the duo and components that light up, and The Big Daddy's drill will even spin up just like in the games (hopefully not as deadly, though). (more...)
Forecasters: Good Chance That Clouds Will Hide Eclipse Forecasters: Good Chance That Clouds Will Hide Eclipse
- August 21, 2017

The moon hasn't thrown this much shade at the US since 1918. Dubbed as the Great American Eclipse , the spectacular moment will see the Sun, the Moon and the Earth become perfectly aligned in a once-in-a-lifetime celestial spectacle seen from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. (more...)
Partial eclipse set for Caribbean skies - but AVOID looking directly at it Partial eclipse set for Caribbean skies - but AVOID looking directly at it
- August 21, 2017

More than 1,300 tickets were sold to the event, and those tickets sold out in about five minutes. The first coast-to-coast eclipse witnessed by the United States in almost a century will be seen in Bermuda, at its height, as an 85-per-cent eclipse . (more...)
Group eclipse viewings with free glasses Group eclipse viewings with free glasses
- August 21, 2017

They've been sold or given away by the tens of thousands, but the market has been " overrun with counterfeits and fakes ", according to Richard Fienberg, a spokesperson for the American Astronomical Society. Amazon recalled a batch of glasses because it could not confirm they were legitimate. Hidgon says you can test your glasses before the eclipse to make sure they're safe. (more...)
Gionee X1 smartphone launched at Rs 8999 Gionee X1 smartphone launched at Rs 8999
- August 21, 2017

Priced at Rs 8 ,999, Gionee X1 is available through offline retailers across the country. We are delighted to introduce the all new X1 which will surely be a delight for the users. The dual-sim Gionee X1 features a rare-facing fingerprint sensor which the company believes to be fast and accurate. On the camera front, the smartphone has an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a same 8-megapixel snapper in the front with LED flash as well for selfies and video chats. (more...)
PUBG's Publisher on Xbox One Not Unknown; it's Microsoft
- August 21, 2017

It might happen in the near future as it sounds like Microsoft has secured this as a console exclusive. Bluehole, Inc.is still developer and publisher for the Steam version. "I couldn't be more excited to be working with the team at Bluehole to bring PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds exclusively to our players on Xbox One this year", said Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox. (more...)
OnePlus 5 Slate Gray 8GB, 128GB variant goes on sale in India OnePlus 5 Slate Gray 8GB, 128GB variant goes on sale in India
- August 21, 2017

The Slate Gray device comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage is now available on Amazon .in and oneplusstore.in at Rs 37,999. After releasing the Soft Gold edition for the OnePlus 5 earlier this month, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has announced that the Slate Gray edition of the phone will now be available in the 8GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage variant. (more...)
No Eclipse Glasses? Hack A Pizza Box Instead No Eclipse Glasses? Hack A Pizza Box Instead
- August 21, 2017

Take a piece of aluminum foil and cover one of the rectangles, and tape it down. The longer the box, the larger the projected image. But there are more DIY projects for eclipse-viewing out there. When taped into place, the aluminium foil should then be pricked with a pinhole right at the very center. When you're done, stand with the sun to the back of you. (more...)
Tips on Solar Eclipse Viewing Tips on Solar Eclipse Viewing
- August 21, 2017

In the U.S. this year, 14 states will experience a total eclipse along a path stretching from the east to the west coast. Then, as soon as the bright sun begins to reappear very slightly, immediately use your solar viewer again to watch the remaining partial phase of the eclipse . (more...)

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