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Pack an umbrella, it's probably raining diamonds on Uranus

Then, the solid carbon and hydrogen crystals fall deep into the interior of the planets. The scientists used the Linac Coherent Light Source at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to send shock waves at a polystyrene sample. Says study author Siegfried Glenzer, "Our study and others provide evidence that matter clumping in these types of high-pressure conditions is a force to be reckoned with".

Will clouds, storms block DC's view of the solar eclipse?

It will have 1,000 complimentary viewing glasses available for those who attend. The event has been fittingly nicknamed the Great American Eclipse and will start to be noticeable in the state of OR from 5.19pm (BST). "We have a couple of 360-degree cameras that we'll be sending up, so after the eclipse , we can pan and look up at the sky or down at the shadow using that footage", Wang said .

How to Spot Counterfeit Solar Eclipse Glasses

FYI - real sunglasses do not block out enough light to be used as eye protection during the eclipse. Right now - before the eclipse starts! - go get those glasses and look for something called an ISO safety code that should be printed on them.

CAO points reflect strengthening of Irish economy

You can access a list of the points for every course in the country here. Due to a new CAO points system, as well as a new grading system, not may course have the same points requirements as previous year. In GMIT, the points requirement for Business has remained the same at 290 as has Computing and Digital Media which has remained at 300 points. Students are being advised that they have until next Monday evening to accept their offers, with the CAO expecting around 99% of offers to be ...

Here Are Six Statues SJWs Should Demand Removed

Trump tweeted that publicity seeking Graham falsely accused him of saying there was moral equivalency between the white supremacists, the KKK , and the neo-Nazis . Counterprotesters gathered to oppose the white nationalists' rally, and some members on both sides fought. The men said they want to make clear that the statue - and their great-great-grandfather's actions - do not represent them.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Shares Bought by Seaward Management Limited Partnership

Microsoft Corp now has $554.92 billion valuation. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $4.95 per share. About 53 shares traded. Evercore ISI restated their buy rating on shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) in a report published on Friday morning.

IPhone 8 Facial Recognition Will Work In Millionths Of A Second

So, what new changes should be expected from the iPhone 8? If you're tempted to go out and buy an Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus right now, then I have some advice for you: Don't do it! Similarly, Face ID in the upcoming iPhone 8 protects against unconscious unlocks with face biometrics.

Jacqueline Fernandez, Aditya Roy Kapur turn muses for Manish Malhotra

What is different this time is that for the first time I am wearing a suit, otherwise he has always dressed me in Indian wear. Designer Manish Malhotra closed Lakme Fashion Week with a bang on Sunday and while actors Jacqueline Fernandez and Aditya Roy Kapur were his blockbuster showstoppers, it was Sridevi's teenaged daughter Khushi Kapoor who was the centre of attention .

Barclays adds Siri voice payments to mobile banking app

It is the first United Kingdom bank to introduce the feature, which gives customers the option to pay existing payees or mobile contacts without having to open the banking app or put in any passwords. You can find our more information about this new feature for the Barclays banking app on the iPhone over at their website at the link below. Barclays has become the first bank in the United Kingdom to enable payments via Siri.

Bank of Hawaii Corporation (BOH) Shares Sold by TD Asset Management Inc

APG Asset Management N.V. boosted its stake in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ) by 14.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The stock has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, February 23. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a hold rating to the company's stock.

Google researchers founded an Algorithm which automatically removes watermarks from Images

Search Giant's researchers founded an algorithm that can automatically remove watermarks easily. Watermarks are the most common way to prevent images from being used without licensing, but they're not almost as potent as you'd imagine.

Wonder Woman Tops $800 Million in Worldwide Box Office

The film has now grossed over $800 million worldwide, and its $404 million domestic total puts it seventh all-time for superhero movies, passing the original "Spider-Man" made back in 2002. While Wonder Woman reached perhaps its biggest milestone yet, the celebration is just beginning. The marketing surrounding the upcoming " Justice League " is a sign of this.

Free Amazon Echo Dot: Apparent Promo Gives Away Alexa Devices

Now we do have to tell you that even though Amazon cancelled all of the orders for the Amazon Echo Dot that were mistakenly priced at zero, the company did not want those affected by the error to walk away empty handed. However, customers have always been requesting the ability to ask Alexa to play music through Sonos speakers , which would prompt audio to begin playing wirelessly over Wi-Fi, rather than through a physical line-in.

Gionee X1 smartphone launched at Rs 8999

The phone will be available in Gold and Balck colors. 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.

Giants lineman charged with domestic assault and battery

Tulsa County Assistant District Attorney Kenneth Elmore said that the incident stemmed from an argument that began about finances, but took a violent turn when Bowie's girlfriend made a comment about the athlete's mother. Michael Bowie , 25, has been in camp with the G-Men this preseason after having previously played a total of three National Football League seasons with the Seahawks and Browns.

New Hyundai Verna 2017 to be launched tomorrow in India

Variant-wise pricing will be announced tomorrow at the launch event. This is the third big launch from the South Korean carmaker in India in 2017, which early this year launched the Grand i10 facelift and the Xcent facelift. This, in turn, improves the performance of the vehicle and also enhances the safety as the new chassis has undergone structural changes making the auto safer.

Fear Effect Reinvented announced for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC

Hopefully this new vision of the 1999 release can re-energise the franchise, iron-out the creases and put the Fear Effect universe on the map. During development, however, the team made a decision to go back and remake the first game. Fear Effect originally launched on the PlayStation in 2000 dropping players in Hong Kong in search a Triad leader's missing daughter. It was these requests that encouraged the team to develop the remaster of the original game, which is due in 2018 for PC, ...

Bryan County Schools using solar eclipse as educational opportunity

Strong said he made the decision to close after Amazon emailed the school district Thursday, saying the authenticity of some of the glasses could not be verified. The school send NASA-provided resources to parents with warnings for children. All Bryan County Schools will be dismissed 30 minutes later than normal on Monday.

Yamaha Fazer 25 (FZ25 based) India launch price INR 1.28 lakh

Yes. Yamaha is all set to launch the Fazer 25 in India today. Yamaha termed the FZ25 as an evolution of the FZ-16 that arrived over a decade ago and the new Fazer 25 emerges an evolved version of the Fazer 150 motorcycle. It is a full-faired version of Yamaha's FZ25, the naked motorcycle launched here by the Japanese two-wheeler company a few months back. It is also speculated that the company might launch an ABS system but as an option.

Mercedes-Benz India to launch hot AMG GT R today

The AMG GT R is the road-going version of Mercedes' Nürburgring 24-hour-race-winning GT3 and is the current title holder of the fastest rear-wheel-drive auto around the Green Hell. We are confident that these two sensational sports cars will entice Mercedes-AMG enthusiasts in India and redefine the performance motoring segment altogether.

Microsoft opens up pre-orders for Xbox One X 'Project Scorpio' Edition

At gamescom 2017, Microsoft has announced new details about the PC version of the upcoming online adventure game, Sea of Thieves. Xbox One X pre-orders are now live. The Xbox One originally launched in limited regions, and South Africa was not part of that. PUBG has sold more than 8 million copies on Steam Early Access in the past four months.

Digital rights group terms Google's banning of Neo-nazi site 'dangerous'

Silicon Valley significantly escalated its war on white supremacy this week, choking off the ability of hate groups to raise money online, removing them from Internet search engines, and preventing some sites from registering at all. Richard Kirkendall, the chief executive officer at Namecheap, explained his decision in a blog post , saying that the site was home to specific references of incitements to violence and that it couldn't be tolerated by his company.

Solar eclipse viewing available at Oklahoma City National Memorial

In celebration of Monday's solar eclipse, the Grand Rapids Public Museum will be hosting a viewing party. The one-of-a-kind stamps will change and "eclipse" before your eyes with a little body heat. Sun- or space-themed attire is encouraged! After the partial eclipse , participants will receive $2 off admission to the Memorial Museum, good Monday only.

Everything you need to know about tomorrow's solar eclipse

In this Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 photo, people gather at the Symbiosis Gathering in Ochoco State Forest in OR to prepare for Monday's total solar eclipse. There are a number of different goggles and glasses that people are providing that claim to give you the ability to watch an eclipse directly. These can be purchased at your local Best Buy, Target, or CVS.

Assassin's Creed Origins Debuts Stunning Cinematic Trailer

Assassin's Creed Origins is expected to be released on the PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One on October 27. The trailer is a CGI cinematic trailer, which beautifully depicts the Ancient Egyptian setting that players will be able to explore in Assassins's Creed Origins .

Eclipse eve: Millions converge across United States to see sun go dark

Prices for the glasses have also escalated as the day approaches. The totality of the eclipse will occur at 10:16 a.m.in OR, lasting less than two minutes. Everyone knows that its unsafe to look directly into the sun and although your iPhone won't be harmed during the time-lapse, you should treat it in the same way as you would your eyes.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launching on 21st August in China

Xiaomi will bring two variants of the same phone ( Redmi Note 5A ) of model numbers MDE6 and MDE6S. As of yet, no other company in the history of smartphones has achieved this remarkable feat. It is said to a budget phone and specifically made for the selfie lovers. The pro or Prime mode is also expected with Snapdragon 430 or 435, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.

Watching the weather for Monday's eclipse

Grid managers now have years of experience adjusting power sources when clouds and gusts affect solar and wind energy, which are much less predictable than a solar eclipse . A handful of Hennepin County libraries' viewing parties also have been slated around roughly the same time. In case of bad weather, check with individual locations for cancellations.

Barcelona incident has 'hallmarks of a terrorist attack': Tillerson

It was the latest in a string of attacks across Europe in the past 13 months in which militants have used vehicles as weapons - a crude but deadly tactic that is near-impossible to prevent and has now killed almost 130 people in France, Germany, Britain, Sweden, and Spain.

Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

There should be absolutely no peeking without eclipse glasses or other certified filters except during the two minutes or so when the moon completely blots out the sun, called totality. The AAS warns that fake solar eclipse-viewing glasses are being sold ahead of the August 21 event and to be cautious when purchasing them. Hours can pass before you realize the extent of the damage.

Mass Effect Andromeda Will Not Receive Anymore Single Player Updates

The news comes after a series of previous patches that attempted to fix animation issues and build out the game's multiplayer mode. If you want more story content about Andromeda , this will be fully explored in " upcoming comics and novels ".

Mini Boss Babble Episode 2: Part 6 - Raiders of the Broken Planet

In these Raiders of the Broken Planet campaigns, players can pick their favored protagonist and work together with three buddies to complete missions. Raiders of the Broken Planet , the upcoming game from Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and Metroid: Samus Returns developer MercurySteam, finally has a release date.

The best way to take a selfie with Monday's solar eclipse

She swears by digital SLR (DSLR) cameras, where your eye sees the exact image in the lens, not an electronically converted image of what the shot might look like. While experts have issued guidelines about how to safely view the eclipse, many are wondering about capturing the celestial event on camera. Only use a camera with a wide angle lens.

How to access Sonic Mania's level select mode

In fact, you can even unlock a Mean Bean mode to play later, and it supports two players. I've been playing a lot of Sonic Mania over the past few days. Level Select is available as a cheat code in Sonic Mania and it can be performed by heading into the Mania Mode and then keeping the cursor at the "No Save" icon.

How to make a pinhole projector for the eclipse

Next, take your needle or push pin and poke a small hole through the aluminum foil. Like the guy in the image up top, you'll be holding an eclipse in the palm of your hand. When you're done, stand with the sun to the back of you. In the light that shines through the hole, you'll be able to see the crescent of sunlight change as the moon moves across.