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Upcoming solar eclipse: what will Canadians see?

Pacific time in OR until about 2:45 p.m. States from OR to SC will be able to see a full eclipse . Almost everywhere else in the US, including Syracuse, will experience a partial eclipse. until 4 various stages. There is also a hybrid solar eclipse , which is a blend of annular and total. Participants should check in at the visitor center, and are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and a picnic lunch while they watch the sun disappear behind the moon. Read More »

Game Of Thrones season 7 episode 5: new images arrive

Christ, how many times has that phrase been used this season? We're looking at real explosions. When she swoops into battle above the charging Dothraki, it's hard not to cheer for her. We'd guess not, as he's the sort of character they'd want to kill definitively. Of the eight images, not one of them focuses on the upcoming battle between the living and the dead at Eastwatch-By-The-Sea. Read More »

'Facebook Watch' video platform launches to compete with Youtube, TV networks


You will also be able to see comments and reactions of your friends who are watching these shows. "Watching a show doesn't have to be passive", Zuckerberg said. Does anyone actually want to watch "shows" on Facebook? Asked about this, Danker said Watch's Discover section highlights shows you haven't subscribed to, broadening your world view. Read More »

Valve announces new game 'Artifact' and fans lose their minds


Brad Muir, who left Double Fine in 2015, said on Twitter that he's been working on this project for a while. There are three boards, and mechanics include lanes, creep and barrack building. We can surmise some sort of elemental facet to the game based on the tri-colors of the game's logo, but that's mere speculation. This is one of the biggest esports events of the year , and it attracts thousands of dedicated fans to Seattle's Key Arena to watch live matches featuring game's best ... Read More »

Franklin becomes first hurricane of the season


Maximum sustained winds are now recorded at near 70mph (110 km/h), with higher gusts. That figure only has to get to 74 miles per hour for Franklin to be deemed a hurricane - and experts believe it will happen before the storm makes its second landfall . Read More »

Are your solar eclipse glasses safe? Here's how you check

August 1999 was the last time a total solar eclipse was viewable from the United Kingdom, you could see it in Cornwall and parts of south Devon. Really though, in an eclipse , the Earth completely blocks the sun's light which bounces off of the moon . Read More »

Scammers selling fake solar eclipse glasses

In this case, unscrupulous companies are selling unsafe eyewear. Binoculars and telescopes with specially-designed solar eclipse filters must be used. If you live outside the path of totality and can't get away, that's okay, too. Read the consumer comments before you buy. However, there's no way to say how long of a gaze it takes for damage to become permanent. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Rugged Smartphone Announced With 4000 mAh Battery


There is no indication of how long that exclusive period lasts. Above you can see the excellent specs on offer with the Galaxy S8 Active . Like the Galaxy S8 , the Galaxy S8 Active is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 , has 4 GB of RAM , 64 GB of onboard storage , a 12-megapixel camera on the back, and an 8-megapixel camera on the front. Read More »

Another Pixel 2 leak shows the device's huge front bezels


With stock Android on-board, the phone promises the best hardware-software integration which means a better all-around performance than other flagship devices this year. The HTC-built Pixel and Pixel XL are said to have moved over 2.1 million units since their launch in September 2016. One more thing that Pixel will not come with is a headphone, once an important component of any mobile box. Read More »

England close in on victory


Moeen - he was dropped, too, by the butter-fingered Dean Elgar at slip off Maharaj on 15 - chose to attack as England built their substantial lead. His 17 wickets in the series hardly do his work justice, and he set the tone for South Africa's initially excellent Sunday by removing both Alastair Cook and Westley in the morning session as he charged in to deliver pace and precision in equal measure. Read More »

GOP Senate fails to follow through on Obamacare promises


A U.S. Court of Appeals ruled this week that a coalition of attorneys general from 17 states and the District of Columbia could intervene in the case. Arizona is among 31 states that expanded Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health law. "We will do whatever we have to to protect the continuity of these payments". Read More »

Cersei's Carelessness Will Be Her Downfall

Meanwhile, down in King's Landing , it appears Cersei Lannister has wooed the Iron Bank once more thanks to her abrupt raid on Highgarden. As the battle quiets down, Jaime finds Olenna Tyrell , and the two have a brief conversation about the battle , and Cersei . Read More »

Hiring to fight aliens for Earth protection — NASA Job


But the ideal fit would be willing to take these risks. Moreover, they must have one year as a top-level civilian government employee under their belt, and an advanced degree in physical science, engineering or mathematics. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is now looking to fill the position of Planetary Protection Officer . The incoming planetary protection officer will be expected to assume some hefty responsibilities pertaining to space exploration , including ... Read More »

Over 60000 orders of Tesla Model 3 cancelled: Musk

The GAAP and non-GAAP also improved last quarter as compared to the first quarter of this year. Winfield Associates Inc. increased its position in shares of Tesla by 85.2% in the second quarter. Additionally, the company monetized a portfolio of already deployed solar leases by selling an equity interest in them for $313 million in gross revenues. Read More »

Apple to pursue 'Augmented Reality' while earnings continue to increase


However iPad sales jumped from 10 million to 11.42 million, a real boost for Apple's tablet business which has in the past been accused of stagnating . Here's another story line we weren't necessarily expecting: the iPad is growing again. Apple's Services revenue set a record with $7.3 billion in income, an increase of 22 percent from a year ago. Read More »

Facebook shuts down AI system after bots start chatting in uncomprehensible language


The AI agents were not confined to a limitation of only using the English language, and so they deviated from it and created one that made it easier and faster for them to communicate. Whether that says more about human behavior (and how comfortable we are with lying), or the state of AI, well, you can decide. To remedy the situation they then went to the drawing board and implemented a fixed supervised model - and did not shut down the programme - instead to ensure the "dialog agents" ... Read More »

Apple accidentally leaked iPhone 8 all-screen design and infrared 'Face ID'


The latest one is high on the trustworthy scale though, because it comes straight from Apple . Developer Steve Troughton-Smith discovered code, with elements of the iPhone design also included it seems. iPhone 8 Price: A new report claims that the iPhone 8 will start at $1,100 , reports AppleInsider . It's not just camera information revealed in the code, as it has also turned up an image of what has to be the iPhone 8 , found by Guilherme Rambo . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Pre-Order May Start August 25


Android fans in Thailand who want a decent smartphone without spending a heap of money might be pleased to know the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is now available SIM free for just Bt14,900. It will also feature a MIL-STD-810G rating, IP68 water and dust resistance and an iris scanner. The Australian Samsung website notes that their screen replacement program promotional period begins on August 25th. Read More »

Hershey Park closes ride until Ohio State Fair investigation is complete


In 2016, 11 people were hurt at carnivals statewide and so far this year Beamish says one person has been hurt and one ride malfunctioned; no injuries in West Michigan. According to his Facebook page , 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell took his oath just seven days ago. Waffner says inspections begin as soon as the rides are taken off the trucks. Read More »

Rolls-Royce reveals eighth-generation Phantom


The clientele demanded something more individualized. Rolls-Royce doesn't unrelease very models very often, so when it does they're usually pretty incredible. It is part electronic and part mechanical in nature. This is the eighth generation Phantom. A V12 engine lies at the core. "'The Gallery" houses the analogue clock - a nod to the fact that "the loudest sound you can hear in a the tick of the clock". Read More »