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Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American Eclipse

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Because the sun and moon appear the same size, the sun is momentarily blocked, turning the sky dark and leaving a corona of light around the moon. Brandon Lujan, an ophthalmologist and assistant professor at Oregon Health and Science University's Casey Eye Institute, said looking at the sun during the eclipse is no different than looking at the sun in general, unless you're in the path of totality . Read More »

Google debuts Allo for Chrome, pairs only with Android phones at launch

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The iOS app now doesn't support the same functionality though Google promised that won't be the case for long. Google Allo , that chat app from Google that nobody uses is getting a much needed and highly anticipated update . It will be a few more weeks probably before iOS is supported. Now here's the tricky part: because the web version merely mirrors the mobile version of Allo , if your phone's battery dies or if you quit the app, the web version will stop working. Read More »

Scientists find 91 new volcanoes under Antarctic ice sheet

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Mr Van Wyk de Vries said: "Antarctica remains among the least studied areas of the globe, and as a young scientist I was excited to learn about something new and not well understood". The hope was that the survey would help researchers better understand how volcanoes can affect long-term activity in the ice sheet, and provide more insight into how the continent of Antarctica has changed in different climates. Read More »

Christians more likely to oppose gene editing, Pew finds

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Thirty-seven genetically engineered piglets have so far been born, 15 of which are still alive. The research was an "important advance" in addressing safety concerns about possible viral transmission during organ transplantation, eGenesis chief scientific officer Luhan Yang said . Read More »

Teen left bleeding after vicious 'sea flea' attack

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When he emerged, he had blood streaming down his legs from tiny bites. At first, he assumed the bleeding must've been because he cut himself on a rock, but then the bleeding wouldn't stop. Because it's a larger area it looks pretty awful. Mr Kanizay said on Sunday night the bleeding had finally stopped, and he had high hopes for a quick and full recovery. Read More »

Ellie Mae Classic: Basketball star Stephen Curry misses cut in Nevada

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The South African, who turned pro in 2007, has only three career wins, and knows how tough it is to play professional golf . "I kind of settled in after that". 14 but he played the final three holes at plus-1 with two bogeys and a birdie on 17. But numerous world's top players competing at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational this weekend, believe Curry is helping to promote the sport. Read More »

EU Extends Sanctions On Russia Over Siemans Turbine Delivery To Crimea

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The European Union extended sanctions on Russian individuals and entities over the delivery of Siemans turbines to Crimea which violated prior EU restrictions due to the Russian annexation of the area. The move follows the transfer of gas turbines to the area. However, Siemens-whose officials have always said that there were no plans to provide such turbines-risks violating the European Union sanctions against Russian Federation, which state that "goods and technology for the ... Read More »

Venezuela showdown looms over contested new assembly

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The Chilean foreign minister said that a judge from Venezuela's alternative top court took shelter on Thursday at the Chilean Embassy in Caracas , which already hosts four his colleagues and an opposition leader. In a statement, the Vatican's Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, said that rather than favouring peace and reconciliation, the establishment of the National Constituent Assembly aggravated the crisis in Venezuela, Efe news reported. Read More »

British model kidnapped in Italy and put up for auction on internet

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A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said: "We have been providing consular support to a British woman in Italy and are in touch with local authorities". The unnamed suspect faced pre-trial before magistrate Anna Magelli yesterday. He was jailed for investigation of suspected kidnapping for extortion purposes. Read More »

Solar eclipse: When, where, and how to view it

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The partial eclipse will reach its maximum at 2:44 p.m. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun - thereby covering the sun. Several of my professional solar filters are manufactured by Lunt Solar Systems. The next total solar eclipse will happen July 2, 2019, but will only be visible in the southern hemisphere over the Pacific Ocean and South America. Read More »

Pokémon Go Fest attendees file class-action lawsuit against Niantic

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Lead plaintiff Jonathan Norton came to the July 22 Chicago event from California, but the lawsuit is seeking monetary damages to recover the travel expenses of attendees who came from around the globe. Many people had traveled from other states just to attend the event. Zimmerman said the class-action suit is asking for money spent on travel to be recouped, as "promises" made by Niantic "were not kept". Read More »

Teen accused of livestreaming deadly auto crash set to appear in court

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Evelyn Sanchez, 12, also spoke to local reporters about the fatal vehicle crash and both of her sisters. "What I think is she knows she's done something wrong", he told KFSN-TV Monday. A Stockton woman who on Friday live-streamed a auto crash and the subsequent death of her 14-year-old sister on social media has been charged with multiple felony counts including driving under the influence . Read More »

Samsung C&T's Q2 OP up 44 percent on year

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Indeed, nearly 60 percent of the company's quarterly income came from its semiconductor business, which recorded 8 trillion won in operating income from sales of 17.6 trillion won. Both Samsung and SK Hynix are expected to report all-time high profits this year. Samsung said its record-high earnings were mainly buoyed by the booming chip market amid rising demand for storage products. Read More »

Darkness Falls Across the Land in the 2nd Season of Stranger Things

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It seems that the Upside down is not gone when the series returns. You can watch the first full trailer for Stranger Things 2 below. Season 2 of Stranger Things will hit Netflix on Friday, Oct. When moderator Reggie Watts asked Evan Rachel Wood about playing such a varied character as Dolores, she described nothing short of a wholly transformative life event. Read More »

Ghost Recon Wildlands' Ghost War PvP Mode Getting an Open Beta

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Find out more in the new Ghost War trailers below. Similar to the pre-launch period of Ghost Recon Wildlands , the team in Ubisoft Paris brought a select group of community members to the studio. Players will choose from a variety of specialized classes, including Scout, Sniper, and Tank among many others. To expand the tactical toolset, the team has added a new suppression system that affects your vision while you're under heavy fire, and implemented new sound markers to help players ... Read More »

GE profits off in second quarter

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GE watched as operations fell 67 percent to $3.6 billion in the previous year, looking back at the loss of its appliances division, which the company had sold. Immelt said the company would be able to navigate through a market where crude oil prices are suppressing spending in some exploration and production sectors because of the global scale of GE's portfolio. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Online app download available now

I have no doubt that Nintendo will rigorously update the app over the coming months. Then - switching over to his phone - he used the app to invite me. You'll be able to engage in local battles with friends and family in up to four-player co-op horde mode battles called Salmon Run, where you can join up to four other Switches locally. Read More »