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Time to gear up for solar eclipse

Time to gear up for solar eclipse

According to Fisher, the solar eclipse will be a full sensory experience as day becomes night for just over two minutes. You can look at pictures but they're nothing compared to the actual experience of being there and experiencing the shadow of the moon sweep through the sky at up to about 1,600 miles per hour. Read More

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Jane Austen fans rip painfully ironic 10-pound note

Jane Austen fans rip painfully ironic 10-pound note

She becomes the fourth woman to be featured on bank notes, compared to 14 men. The event took place in the Winchester Cathedral of southern England. But the publication of Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1815) she saw success in her own lifetime even as she died in 1817 at just 41. Read More

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Unesco recognises Hebron as Palestinian world heritage site

It comprises virtually all Israeli settlements and most of the West Bank's territory, but only 10 percent of its Palestinian population. Many viewed Friday's UNESCO decision as the latest example of an ingrained anti-Israel bias at the United Nations and its institutions, where Israel and its allies are outnumbered by Arab countries and their supporters. Read More

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NASA rocket launch to create colorful clouds in space

NASA rocket launch to create colorful clouds in space

A Terrier-Improved Orion sounding rocket carrying the RockOn/RockSat-C payload was successfully launched at 5:30 a.m. EDT (09:30 GMT) on Thursday, June 22. 'The canisters will deploy between 4 and 5.5 minutes after launch blue-green and red vapour forming artificial clouds, ' according to NASA . 'The development of the multi-canister or ampule ejection system will allow scientists to gather information over a much larger area than previously allowed when deploying the vapour just from the ... Read More

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GOP health care bill could cost state $2.9 billion a year

GOP health care bill could cost state $2.9 billion a year

Following the decision to postpone a vote on the legislation , President Donald Trump called a meeting of GOP senators to the White House for a meeting on Tuesday afternoon. The report does say it would cut costs more than the House Republican bill while also taking away insurance for slightly less people. A look at some of the major changes to the Affordable Care Act in the GOP's new healthcare plan. Read More

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Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

And if you're not a developer, Apple also has something called the public iOS Beta Program, and if you own an Apple device that supports the new iOS, you qualify for a preview. Other handy features include an automatic login to new devices simply by bringing it close to a Mac or other iOS 11 devices. But Apple has added some new features to its new top-of-the-line slates, including the ability to drag and drop between apps, and split the screen so that multi-taskers can run more ... Read More

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Final Fantasy XV announcements coming to Gamescom

Final Fantasy XV announcements coming to Gamescom

The Final Fantasy 15 1.12 update is now live, and if you felt that off-roading was sorely missing from the game, you will be happy to know it is now a feature. Shirrako on YouTube uploaded the teaser trailer and it sees Ignis, the refined chef of the team, being captured by Niflheim soldiers and Ardyn Izunia, the main baddie. Read More

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Andy Murray to face Jordan Thompson after Aljaz Bedene withdraws from Queen's

If British tennis fans were stunned by Andy Murray's first-round exit at Queen's Club, the Australian who sent him packing admits he never saw it coming either. Grigor Dimitrov, the 2014 Queen's champion, is the only player other than Murray to have won the tournament in the last four years and the Bulgarian takes on Ryan Harrison of the United States in the first round. Read More

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IOS 11 Will Stop App Developers Abusing Location Permissions

IOS 11 Will Stop App Developers Abusing Location Permissions

It was available from a seller named on the site as "Ngan Vo Thi Thuy" and despite the outrageous price, the app has managed to make it onto the app store's top earners list for the past two months. As Gruber notes, app's appearance on the App Store was offensive to legitimate developers who've been struggling with Apple's review process. "Given the bad title of this app", Lin writes , "I was sure this was a bug in the rankings algorithm". Read More

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Zoo investors in China feed live donkey to tigers

Zoo investors in China feed live donkey to tigers

However, while they were leaving, the security guard tried to stop them, irked by this, the men then tried to push the animals into the tiger enclosure. Conditions in many Chinese zoos are notoriously cruel, and guests often throw food or other objects at animals. In a statement posted on Sina Weibo on Tuesday after the video went viral Monday evening, the park said they had already launched an emergency response plan, and apologized for any discomfort caused by the video to the viewers. Read More

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Morocco Elected Vice-Pdt of UN Oceans Conference

Morocco Elected Vice-Pdt of UN Oceans Conference

Sustainable Development Goal 14 contains all targets and indicators to conserve and sustainably use our oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. Previous global meetings on problems facing the oceans have taken place, but the five-day conference is the first one being held under the auspices of the United Nations. Read More

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