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Don't look up until you know potential dangers of solar eclipse


A Portland man who watched a solar eclipse in 1963 says the experience left him partially blind in one eye , according to KPTV, and now he wants everyone to know the warnings about eye damage during the upcoming eclipse are no joke. "But I'll stand and watch it get dark". Van Gelder said it's safe to look directly at the sun only if you're in the area of totality - that 70-mile swath that will be plunged into darkness on Monday - and only for the duration of totality ( a bit more than two ... Read More »

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Story Details Revealed


Among the changes highlighted in the trailer are the games' avatars, who sport a new look for these installments. On top of this, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon are said to include brand new monsters, on top of evolutions for Solgaleo and Lunala , the two Legendary Pokemon that were seen in Pokemon Sun and Moon , respectively. Read More »

Release Delayed to 2018

That's not all though, Microsoft is teaming up with Doritos to introduce a special Xbox One X themed pack. According to various images that appeared on Twitter and on various German retailers , Xbox One X: Project Scorpio Edition will be the Day One version of the console. Read More »

New Yorker Cover: Trump Using KKK Hood As Boat Sail


The covers of leading magazines such as the New Yorker , Economist and Time sharply criticised the president over his defence of a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia that ended in the murder of Heather Heyer . The Economist started it off with a story titled " Donald Trump has no grasp of what it means to be president". The subsequent auto rampage resulted in the death of a woman, Heather Heyer, and injured 19 others. Read More »

Google Now Teasing 'Reveal For Android O' On August 21


In the latest podcast, the Android team also confirmed that they are indeed working with "some companies" to update their flagships to Android O , which could result in faster updates for them. Under this new feature on Android O , users will be able to block or change how the channels function individually. All of this essentially means that the notifications tab will look much neater now. Read More »

Maruti Suzuki launches sports variant of Ciaz


Maruti Suzuki India today introduced a new sporty version of its popular C-segment sedan Ciaz at a starting price of ₹ 9.39 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Under the hood, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz S drives power from the same 91 bhp 1.4-litre petrol and 88 bhp 1.3-litre diesel engine with Suzuki smart SHVS system. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8


To date, Samsung says it is aware of only 1 report of a Note 4 overheating, which caused no damage to people or property. But the Galaxy Note 4 users should not worry too much since the batteries of this Samsung's device can be replaced. Read More »

Protecting your eyes critical during rare solar eclipse


Space India YouTube Channel to watch the rare Total Solar Eclipse Live. This searchable solar eclipse viewing map was last updated at 6 a.m., August 18. "Some solar viewing glasses will be available to share". It is absolutely necessary that the sun be observed with a safe solar filter or by safe protection methods. Read More »

Public invited to view solar eclipse Monday in Dorval


Here's how to enjoy it in Southwest Michigan. Barton County is expected to experience 94 percent of a full eclipse at about 1 p.m. 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. Read More »

South Korean President 'Confident' Of No War With North


South Korean President Moon Jae-in said North Korea is approaching his nation's "red line", and only Seoul can make a decision on military options to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear program. But it is also an issue between the North and the United States. "South Korea and the USA are in full communication and discussions", he added. He was a supporter of the "Sunshine Policy", an attempt to improve relations between the two Koreas from 1998 to 2008, and was chief of staff to former ... Read More »

Total Solar Eclipse: What to know, where to go


You can either use the camera's crop mode or a teleconverter, if applicable, to enhance your zooming abilities. Solar viewings held by the Astronomers of the Verde Valley allow those curious enough to see the sun in all its blazing glory, even on a hot summer day. Read More »

The Legislature's First Special Session Has Ended


Chances of any last-minute deals extinguished when the House adjourned for good late Tuesday in a special legislative session, and although Republican Gov. The state Senate and House have ping-ponged versions of the bill for most of 2017, with the Senate twice passing it and the House twice killing it. Read More »

BMW Unveils Concept Z4 Roadster at Pebble Beach


It's a bold statement by BMW and coupled with the recently revealed 8 Series Concept clearly previews how the next generation of BMWs will look. Boasting an all-new look, contemporary underpinnings and revised drive lines, the new roadster has been developed in a joint engineering program alongside the new Toyota Supra . Read More »

PS4 Firmware Update 5.00 Full List of Features Revealed


The upcoming PS4 5.0 system update includes new family controls, improved notifications, new live gameplay broadcasts features and more. With the update, users can set up as many adults as they want per family to have administration rights over child/sub accounts on their console. Read More »

Amazon getting ready to conquer "smart-speaker" space in India


Amazon, one of the largest online retailers is said to be launching its Echo speaker in India. Many of these merchants follow the smart phone playbook and offer protective cases for the Echo Dot. Apple Music and Google Play Music , both of which are available in India, are not available via Amazon's Echo devices internationally, and that will be the case in India as well. Read More »

Crackdown 3 Not Launching With Xbox One X


Crackdown 3 :campaign, coop, & Wrecking Zone is moving to spring 18 so we can make sure we deliver all the awesome that Crackdown fans want . They're working to balance the different gameplay modes to ensure they're all enjoyable and that the visuals are getting an overhaul as well to beef them up and deliver the 4K experience we were all expecting. Read More »

TN Dept. of Health Chimes in on Total Eclipse in TN


The last time most Americans experienced a total solar eclipse was 1991, according to NASA . Eclipse glasses have been purchased and watch parties are planned as space enthusiasts gear up for the august 21 solar eclipse . Your social media timelines will soon be filled with photos from your friends and family of the solar eclipse . You can also dramatize the effect by using a box instead. Read More »

Alibaba chalks up 1M cloud customers on 96 percent revenue growth


Alibaba's core commerce business brought in the majority of revenue - 43 billion ($6.4 billion) - but its 58 percent annual growth was topped by its smaller business units. Net profit for the three months ended Jun. 30 rose to 14.68 billion yuan ($2.20 billion) from 7.55 billion yuan a year earlier, it said in an exchange filing. Read More »

10-year-old girl gives birth after being raped and refused abortion


The woman had said she had expressed her desire to get her pregnancy terminated on March 4 to a research officer of Koshish, a Field Action Project of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, with whom she was in contact. The parents have reportedly put the baby up for adoption. India's Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act bars abortions beyond 20 weeks, though courts make exceptions in rare cases when the fetus isn't viable or the mother's life is at risk. Read More »

Asus unveils flagship Zenfone 4 plus new selfie smartphones


In addition to a massive 5000mAh battery , they also have dual rear cameras going for them, solid metal and glass combinations and up to 4GB RAM . It's powered by a Snapdragon 430 or 425 processor , 3GB of RAM , up to 32GB of internal storage plus microSD, and comes with dual SIM support. The smartphone supports company's BoostMaster fast-charge technology as well. Read More »

Game of Thrones S07E06 Beyond the Wall: New images released

This follows the news of a massive HBO hack where said hackers obtained 1.5 terabytes of stolen data - which included script outlines for the fantasy series - from the cable network's U.S. In previous seasons, several episodes have also been leaked . But the stars of the show aren't anxious about people seeing the newly-leaked episode, saying the previous leak didn't affect ratings. Read More »

Late night comedians bash Donald Trump's response to Charlottesville

He held a press conference today in what I believe was the seventh circle of Hell". Then he suggested a plan he said he hoped everyone could get behind: Promote the president to king. Then-President George W. Bush took a shellacking for his tepid response in that instance, most powerfully from Jon Stewart on " The Daily Show ". Stephen Colbert is pictured on " The Late Show with Stephen Colbert ", Aug. Read More »

Mattis: If North Korea hits Guam 'then it's game on'


Kim said the USA should make the right choice "in order to defuse the tensions and prevent the unsafe military conflict on the Korean peninsula". While the North Korean military presented a plan "for an enveloping fire at Guam at the command post ", Kim Jong-un said that he would take time and before implementing the decision. Read More »