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Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

An annular eclipse, for those unfamiliar with the term, is a near-total eclipse in which the moon's elliptical orbit takes it slightly farther away from Earth. ECLIPSE CALENDAR: A list of the 80 additional solar eclipses that will occur in the USA this century and the states in which they will be visible.

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Frontier's next game is Jurassic World Evolution

Frontier, the developer behind the sublime Elite Dangerous and Planet Coaster has new sim in the works. Exact details are thin on the ground though, with the official blurb offering only the following vague description of putting you, 'in control of operations on the legendary island of Isla Nublar and the surrounding islands of the Muertes Archipelago'.

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Military Relationships, North Korea Dominate Dunford Pacific Trip

Images online further showed that a protest ensued. China stopped importing North Korean coal earlier this year, leaving seafood as one of the few remaining easy sources of revenue for the North. "The most important task at hand is for the United States and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on their mutual needling of each other with words and actions, to lower the temperature of the tense situation and prevent the emergence of an 'August crisis, '" Wang was quoted as saying.

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Great American Eclipse: Tips for Viewing Totality

In this Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 photo, Colton Hammer tries out his new eclipse glasses he just bought from the Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City in preparation for the Aug. Solar eclipses are rare because the Earth, sun and moon all have to line up exactly to produce one. "Even though Winston-Salem isn't in the so-called "path of totality"...it will still be an fantastic phenomenon".

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Facts about the USA solar eclipse on August 21

The last time a total solar eclipse was visible from the continental US was about 40 years ago, on February 26, 1979. Solar glasses are a must for safe viewing of Monday's total solar eclipse , the first to span coast to USA coast in 99 years.

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Where Is The Best Place To View Monday's Total Solar Eclipse?

A partial eclipse will be visible outside the path, extending up to Canada and down to the top of South America. One of the questions a lot of people have is whether you can view a solar eclipse with regular sunglasses if you can't find, or just didn't bother to get, actual solar eclipse viewing glasses.

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Solar eclipse viewer DIY using Pizza Hut box

Watch the attached video for more details. The DIY hack is both an easy way to make an eclipse viewer and a clever strategy by Pizza Hut to sell more pizzas. Never look directly at the sun! Be careful not to shine the mirror into someone's eyes. Even if you didn't get the glasses, you can still enjoy the solar.

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Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response

The answer is that, yes, Jefferson was a slaveholder, Washington was a slaveholder, but the reason we memorialize them is not due to their slaveholding. "Because of the manner in which you have handled the Charlottesville tragedy you are now receiving praise from some of the most racist and hate-filled individuals and groups in our country".

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Solar eclipse 2017: An infographic

Its magnitude will be 79.5 percent with maximum area obscured at 74.77 percent. A total solar eclipse will be viewable in a line from OR to SC. This is the first time that the United States will witness a total solar eclipse since 1918.

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Asteroid size of 40 football fields to scoot by Earth in September

Florence is among the largest near-Earth asteroids that are several miles is size. A European scientist said in June that the Earth is at "very high risk" of being hit by an asteroid , which can cause "devastating" impact on humanity.

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PODCAST: Here is How North Korea Can Be Stopped

He has previously said Pyongyang must halt ballistic missile and nuclear tests for an unspecified amount of time before negotiations can begin on how to halt the stand-off and any threat of US military action. He said he had spoken with his counterparts in China , the United States and South Korea in recent days. "I would consider that North Korea is crossing a red line if it launches an intercontinental ballistic missile again and weaponizes it by putting a nuclear warhead on ...

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South Korean PM opposes placement of nuclear weapons

Ambassador Kim repeated to the secretary-general the decision by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to hold off on launching missiles into waters near the USA territory of Guam . The Chinese Ministry of Defense said in a statement Wednesday that China and the U.S. have maintained close communication on major worldwide and regional issues.

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Nigeria's Aliko Dangote to invest up to $50bn in US, Europe

If his takeover bid was successful, he would fire Wenger immediately. The cement magnate said he'll consider making a formal bid once he is done with the construction of a massive $11 billion oil refinery in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, by the end of the decade.

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Nile, Faulkner back for India ODIs

Hons told media, "Nathan brings raw pace to the side with good variation". In the left-out list, Starc was joined by all-rounder Moises Henriques and the injured troika of Chris Lynn, John Hastings, and James Pattinson. Skipper Steven Smith will be leading the side whereas David Warner will be the vice-captain. T20 squad: S Smith (captain), D Warner, J Behrendorff, D Christian, N Coulter-Nile, P Cummins, A Finch, T Head, M Henriques, G Maxwell, T Paine, K Richardson, A Zampa.

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Capcom Unveils New Area, Monsters in New Monster Hunter

You may also spot the Kulu-Ya-Ku, a bird creature that steals other monster's eggs from both the Ancient Forest and Wildspire Waste . Monster Hunter: World is said to introduce a living, breathing ecosystem in which players strive to become the ultimate hunter.

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NASA launches last of its longtime tracking satellites

EDT. NASA's first TDRS satellite launched in 1983 to handle around-the-clock communications, telemetry data and other signals from orbiting spacecraft. The TDRSS is capable of providing near-continuous, high-bandwidth (S, Ku and Ka band) telecommunications services for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) spacecraft (including the ISS) and expendable launch vehicles like ULA's Atlas 5 and Delta 4 rockets that use the network to receive and distribute telemetry data during flight.

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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Gets A Release Date And Special Editions

As is usually the case with these announcements, Square Enix has also revealed that the game will be receiving a collector's edition. There is also a cool Ultimate Collector's Edition that you can get from the Square Enix Online Store for a price of $189.99.

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Man visually impaired by eclipse warns others of viewing solar event

Take Portlander Louis Tomososki's word for it. "It's just not worth taking the chance", he told the news station. His vision never improved. In the 54 years since that eclipse, he said the blind spot hasn't gotten any worse or any better.

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Pokemon TCG Adds Powerful New Game Changing Cards

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon will arrive November 17, one day shy of exactly a year since regular Sun and regular Moon . Nintendo has released a new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon , the upcoming alternate versions to last year's installments.

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HSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms Buy Rating for Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

The firm has "Buy" rating by Brean Capital given on Friday, August 12. The firm maintained its buy rating on the stock and lifted its target $190 from $180, suggesting a 15% upside to BABA's current price around $165. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. If you are reading this piece on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide trademark and copyright laws.

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Magazine covers link President Trump to KKK over Charlottesville

In an editorial, the Economist said Trump is "politically inept, morally barren and temperamentally unfit for office". Deputy foreign desk editor Mathieu von Rohr posted an image of the upcoming cover on Twitter, which is titled "the true face of Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAssange meets USA congressman, vows to prove Russian Federation did not leak him documents A history lesson on the Confederacy for President Trump GOP senator: Trump hasn't "changed much" since campaign MORE " ...

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Google Pixel 2 specifications and features revealed by FCC

The company had announced Android O in May this year at its I/O developer's conference. The way apps operate in the background will also be tweaked as part of Google's ongoing efforts to improve battery life on Android. The website Google has set up to promote the event includes a countdown timer as well as a way to check if your area will see the eclipse and of course some eclipse facts.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Batteries Recalled

Samsung normally also gives ample time for a pre-order phase, especially if a major flagship is involved. FedEx Supply Chain is conducting this recall of non-genuine Samsung batteries as some of them are counterfeit. The two units are distinguished by the fact that the former has a green dot placed on it. If this sounds familiar, it's because it was only last September that Samsung issued a recall of all Galaxy Note 7s due to a similar problem.

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This Weather Channel solar eclipse simulation will get you psyched

It's important to enjoy the eclipse safely. "We're going to party like it's New Year's Eve", Neil Katz, the Weather Channel's editor-in-chief, said in a statement. Visit the site to calculate eclipse times from any location. "However, we have been selling hundreds of pairs of solar viewing glasses per day (and are sold out)".

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"So foolish" - Trump slams removal of Confederate monuments

President Donald Trump said yesterday the history and culture of the United States were being "ripped apart" by the removal of statues memorialising the Confederate era. Baker came under fire in 2015 when he said that states should be entitled to make a decision on whether to fly a Confederate flag, a comment he quickly apologized for later that day and amended, saying he believes the flag should not be flown.

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Shedding the light on the solar eclipse

If you are still on the lookout for eclipse glasses , attendees of the program will receive a special eclipse viewer, while supplies last. Weather permitting, the entire continent will have the opportunity to view an eclipse as the moon passes in front of the sun, casting a shadow on Earth's surface.

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US General Says Trump Has Final Say on Unilateral Korea Strike

The party's call comes amid a tense standoff between United States and North Korea over the North's recent ICBM tests and threats to fire missiles toward Guam that has also raised fears in South Korea about a potential military clash in the peninsula.

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Trump to sign executive order Tuesday on infrastructure projects

The rule gave federal agencies three options to flood-proof new infrastructure projects . In his announcement at Trump Tower in NY, which was overshadowed by his remarks about the weekend's events in Charlottesville, Va., the president said the current process involves numerous federal agencies and "one agency alone can stall a project many years".

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Cloudflare terminates service to Daily Stormer

While some have been questioning why companies have only made a decision to draw the line at physical harm when it comes to people and sites that have been spewing hate online for years - especially as numerous same companies have publicized their actions in combatting ISIS and global extremism - the steps that are being taken now are still vital.

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'Marvel V. Capcom: Infinite' Goes Galactic In A New Trailer

Additional information and gameplay details on Jedah , Dormammu , Firebrand , and Ghost Rider , which were recently announced, will be provided during gamescom next week. You can play against one other friend in local multiplayer, or solo against an AI, both of which can be played offline. Online modes include Ranked and Casual matches, a Beginners League for players ranked 14 and lower, an eight player lobby for simultaneous player-vs-player matches, rankings, and replay settings.

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These states will have the best views of the solar eclipse

Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for almost 40 years. Essentially, some students might get to view the eclipse outside, but not all. If the weather cooperates, we will have a limited number of solar glasses for those who wish to view the event outside. "Everyone needs to have realistic expectations, especially since this is a high-profile event".

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Gov. Abbott slams House, doesn't rule out second special session

LGBT and civil rights groups celebrated the bill's defeat Tuesday and praised business leaders , politicians and organizers who fought the measure . "Nothing is more important than preparing our children for their future, which is why Texas will continue to prioritize investments in education" said Governor Abbott.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launch date confirmed by the company

The smartphone comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage in it. Dubbed the Redmi Note 5A , Xiaomi has announced that it will be launched on August 21 at an event in China. Xiaomi's upcoming smartphone will run on Google's Android 7.1.1 Nougat straight out of the box. With the infrared sensor on the top edge, the device can be used to control the home electronics.

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BMW Z4 Concept showcases new roadster's looks

According to BMW Group Design senior vice-president Adrian van Hooydonk, the Concept Z4 is an example of open-top motoring in its purest form. Simply put, the Concept Z4 is long, low and wide and contains just about every modern BMW styling characteristic and flourish.

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PS4 5.0 Update Fully Detailed, Beta Launches Today

Before this update, the same parental controls were applied to all users on the same console, including adults. But with 5.00, all controls (including game age ratings) can be individually attuned for each child. The Quick Menu, which can be accessed by pressing and holding down the PS button on the DualShock 4 controller, has also been updated. Additionally, information that can normally be viewed under the Notifications tab can now also be quickly accessed via the quick menu, by holding ...


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