Day: August 2, 2019

Chile And Telescopes Are A Match Made In Heaven – NPR

Chile And Telescopes Are A Match Made In Heaven – NPR

One of the 54 steerable dishes that make up much of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array in Chile’s Atacama Desert. This one is 39 feet in diameter. Kathy Hudson/Hudson Works hide caption toggle caption Kathy Hudson/Hudson Works On July 2, the path of a total solar eclipse took it over the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory.…

In Photos – Situation.com

In Photos – Situation.com

(Image: © NASA) On July 25, 2019, a used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station to deliver 5,000 lbs. of NASA supplies to the orbiting laboratory’s Expedition 60 crew. The early evening launch made for spectacular viewing for those lucky enough to witness it live. But if you…

Democrats criticized Obama on immigration at the controversy – Vox.com

Democrats criticized Obama on immigration at the controversy – Vox.com

After watching six hours of Democratic debates across two separate nights this week, I was mildly surprised to wake up on Friday to the narrative that Democratic candidates were on the attack against Barack Obama. I saw a Bloomberg headline asking “Why Are Democrats Attacking Obama?”, a Politico article headline reading “‘Stay away from Barack’:…

Rapid & Mad Gifts: Hobbs & Shaw Review – ComingSoon.catch

Rapid & Mad Gifts: Hobbs & Shaw Review – ComingSoon.catch

Rating:7 / 10Cast:Dwayne Johnson as HobbsJason Statham as ShawIdris Elba as BrixtonVanessa Kirby as HattieHelen Mirren as QueenieEiza González as Madame MEddie Marsan as Professor AndreikoEliana Sua as SamCliff Curtis as JonahLori Pelenise Tuisano as SefinaJohn Tui as KalJoshua Mauga as TimoJoe Anoa’i as MateoRob Delaney as Agent LoebDirected by David LeitchFast & Furious Presents:…

This Week in Brexit: Boris Performs Chicken – Slate

This Week in Brexit: Boris Performs Chicken – Slate

Animation by Lisa Larson-Walker. Photo by Adrian Dennis/PA Images via Getty Images. Which Democrats Should Drop Out Now Being Right About Reagan’s Racism Was Bad for Jimmy Carter We Should No Longer Doubt What the Democratic Party Is Today Julián Castro Made the Best Case for Impeachment Yet After this week, a no-deal Brexit looks…

Amazon No doubt Doesn’t Give a Shit, Huh? – Gizmodo

Amazon No doubt Doesn’t Give a Shit, Huh? – Gizmodo

Illustration: GizmodoApple and Google recently revealed that they have temporarily stopped letting contractors listen to recordings from their voice assistants. The announcements come after reports that some of these hired hands heard Siri users doing things like having sex or discussing private medical information. Amazon has not announced a pause in its process of letting…

Trump jokes about 3 a.m. rupture-in at Cummings’ home – AOL

Trump jokes about 3 a.m. rupture-in at Cummings’ home – AOL

President Trump on Friday joked about a middle-of-the-night break-in at the Baltimore home of his nemesis Rep. Elijah Cummings over the weekend. Cummings was at home during the incident but was not harmed.“Really bad news! The Baltimore house of Elijah Cummings was robbed,” the president tweeted. “Too bad!”Police said the burglary at Cummings’ home in West…

Identification Politics Roil Most Various Residence Democratic Caucus Ever

Identification Politics Roil Most Various Residence Democratic Caucus Ever

ImageThe longer-term fallout of the shake-up at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee may be for Representative Cheri Bustos, the chairwoman of the campaign arm.CreditCreditErin Schaff for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — Weeks after Democrats assumed control of the House with the most diverse class ever, the leaders of their campaign arm invited more than a…

Landmark INF Treaty Between Washington And Moscow Collapses – NPR

Landmark INF Treaty Between Washington And Moscow Collapses – NPR

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Bangkok on Friday, said the U.S. withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is now in effect. “Russia is solely responsible for the treaty’s demise,” he said. Jonathan Ernst/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jonathan Ernst/AFP/Getty Images Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Bangkok on Friday, said the U.S.…

R. Kelly Denied Bail at New York Arraignment Hearing – Differ

R. Kelly Denied Bail at New York Arraignment Hearing – Differ

R. Kelly was denied bail on racketeering and sexual abuse charges at an arraignment hearing in Brooklyn Federal Court on Friday morning. The charges are part of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against the singer that have been filed this year. The singer, wearing blue prison togs over an orange shirt, pleaded not guilty to…

Two-dimensional (2-D) nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy with a microfluidic diamond quantum sensor – Phys.org

Two-dimensional (2-D) nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy with a microfluidic diamond quantum sensor – Phys.org

Microfluidic pre-polarization NMR setup. (A) Comparison of statistical and thermal polarization of protons in water as a function of detection volume. The room temperature water proton density is ρ = 6.7 × 1028 m−3. (B) Prepolarization concept. Analyte is prepolarized by flowing it through a permanent magnet (1.5-T Halbach array). It is subsequently shuttled to…

China Desires to Hit Help at Trump. Its Private Financial system Stands within the Manner. – The Fresh York Occasions

China Desires to Hit Help at Trump. Its Private Financial system Stands within the Manner. – The Fresh York Occasions

ImageImported soybeans at a port in Nantong, China. Agricultural products make up much of China’s imports from the United States.CreditCreditReutersBEIJING — As China considers ways to retaliate against President Trump’s mounting tariffs, it has increasingly acknowledged that it must first address its main obstacle to punching back: its own slumping economy.Chinese officials have vowed to…

Ariana Grande’s “Boyfriend” Song Video and Lyrics Decoded – E! NEWS

Ariana Grande’s “Boyfriend” Song Video and Lyrics Decoded – E! NEWS

YouTube Ariana Grande’s new song “Boyfriend” is finally here!After teasing the tune on social media, the 26-year-old singer dropped the instant hit and its corresponding music video on Friday.The Grammy winner teamed up with Hannah Lux Davis—who also directed the videos for “Thank U, Next” and “7 Rings”—as well as Social House for the project.The…

Economy adds 164000 jobs in July, unemployment price standard at 3.7% – AOL

Economy adds 164000 jobs in July, unemployment price standard at 3.7% – AOL

The U.S. economy added slightly fewer jobs than expected in July, while the unemployment rate held a hair above a 50-year low.Here were the main figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’s July employment report, versus consensus expectations based on Bloomberg-compiled data:Change in non-farm payrolls: +164,000 vs. +165,000 exp. and +193,000 in JuneUnemployment rate: 3.7% vs. 3.6%…

Katy Perry and collaborators ordered to pay $2.Seventy eight million for copying Christian rap tune – Fox Data

Katy Perry and collaborators ordered to pay $2.Seventy eight million for copying Christian rap tune – Fox Data

‘American Idol’ judge Katy Perry ‘collapses’ after contestant’s steamy performance’American Idol’ judge Katy Perry was blown away by contestant Uche Ndubizu’s steamy performance of Bruno Mars’ ‘Finesse’ Sunday night, so much so that she ‘collapsed’ on the table as fellow judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan pretended to perform CPR. ‘Excuse me, are we allowed…

How snappy is Wi-Fi 6? Here’s our very first tempo test – CNET

How snappy is Wi-Fi 6? Here’s our very first tempo test – CNET

The age of Wi-Fi 6 is just beginning. So how much faster will those transmissions be?We’re at the very beginning of the Wi-Fi 6 era, and new, next-gen routers capable of putting 802.11ax’s upgraded features to work are already up for sale. It’s early, though. Despite the fact that Wi-Fi 6 routers are backward-compatible with…

PMI® at fifty one.2%; July Manufacturing ISM® Represent On Change® – PRNewswire

PMI® at fifty one.2%; July Manufacturing ISM® Represent On Change® – PRNewswire

New Orders, Production, and Employment Growing Supplier Deliveries Slowing at a Faster Rate; Backlog Contracting Raw Materials Inventories Contracting; Customers’ Inventories Too Low Prices Decreasing; Exports and Imports Contracting TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2019  /PRNewswire/ — Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July, and the overall economy grew for the 123rd consecutive month, say…

Trump escalates attacks on Baltimore and diversified cities — says federal funds were ‘stolen,’ ‘wasted’ – The Washington Put up

Trump escalates attacks on Baltimore and diversified cities — says federal funds were ‘stolen,’ ‘wasted’ – The Washington Put up

Felicia Sonmez National reporter on The Washington Post’s breaking political news team August 1 at 10:07 PM CINCINNATI — President Trump on Thursday escalated his attacks on Baltimore and other diverse, liberal cities, telling a crowd in this key swing state that Democrats “deliver poverty for their constituents and privilege for themselves.” “For decades, these…

Republicans Gaze Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They Stare – The Contemporary York Occasions

Republicans Gaze Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They Stare – The Contemporary York Occasions

ImagePresident Trump’s allies said that they got largely what they wanted from the debates: Five hours of Democrats arguing over the practicality of liberal wish-list items.CreditCreditMaddie McGarvey for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — After two nights of debates between 20 presidential hopefuls that exposed a wide rift between the Democratic Party’s progressive and centrist wings,…

Trump decries ‘wasted money’ on inside cities, tweaks Democratic rivals at Ohio campaign rally – Fox News

Trump decries ‘wasted money’ on inside cities, tweaks Democratic rivals at Ohio campaign rally – Fox News

President Trump tore into his Democratic rivals for the presidency at a campaign rally in Cincinnati Thursday night, but dialed back his criticisms of the so-called “Squad” of freshman Democratic lawmakers in the first rally since his supporters drew bipartisan condemnation last month by engaging in an impromptu “Send her back!” chant directed at Somali-born Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.Almost…

Razer Viper ambidextrous gaming mouse overview – PC Gamer

Razer Viper ambidextrous gaming mouse overview – PC Gamer

Our Verdict The look of Razer’s new esports mouse may not be to everyone’s tastes, but you can’t argue with its performance. For Speedy optical switches Super lightweight 69g frame Exceptionally smooth glide Comfortable Against Design won’t be to everyone’s taste DPI button is hard to reach during use There’s always a push for ‘bigger’…

North Korea Launches Extra Missiles, U.S. Says, Amid Stalled Diplomacy – The New York Times

North Korea Launches Extra Missiles, U.S. Says, Amid Stalled Diplomacy – The New York Times

World|North Korea Launches More Missiles, U.S. Says, Amid Stalled DiplomacySecretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a conference in Bangkok that American negotiators were ready to meet with North Korean counterparts.ImageSouth Koreans watching a television news broadcast reporting on a North Korean missile launch in Seoul on Wednesday.CreditCreditChung Sung-Jun/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — North Korea launched its…

Griffin — I changed into dreadful building round LeBron – ESPN

Griffin — I changed into dreadful building round LeBron – ESPN

New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin detailed the challenges of his three seasons working with LeBron James as Cleveland Cavaliers general manager, saying the experience was “miserable” and questioning James’ winning instinct in Los Angeles.Griffin told Sports Illustrated for a story published Thursday that the annual challenge of building a title contender around…

World Champion US Ladies folk’s National Team To Play In Charlotte, NC And Chicago In Final Two Video games Of Victory Tour Offered By Allstate – U.S. Soccer

World Champion US Ladies folk’s National Team To Play In Charlotte, NC And Chicago In Final Two Video games Of Victory Tour Offered By Allstate – U.S. Soccer

CHICAGO (Aug. 1, 2019) – The final two matches of the five-game U.S. Women’s National Team Victory Tour presented by Allstate have been confirmed, with the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup champions playing matches against Korea Republic on Thursday, Oct. 3, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. (8 p.m. ET on FS1 and…

U.S. preparing to withdraw 1000’s of troops from Afghanistan in preliminary care for Taliban – The Washington Put up

U.S. preparing to withdraw 1000’s of troops from Afghanistan in preliminary care for Taliban – The Washington Put up

Dan Lamothe Reporter covering the Pentagon and the U.S. military John Hudson National security reporter focusing on the State Department and diplomacy. Pamela Constable Foreign correspondent covering Afghanistan, Pakistan, South Asia, Latin America and immigration August 1 at 6:36 PM The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for…

Targeting transmissible cancers in animals – Science Journal

Targeting transmissible cancers in animals – Science Journal

Devil facial tumor disease is a fatal transmissible cancer that has endangered the Tasmanian devil.PHOTO: LONELY PLANET IMAGES / GETTY IMAGES PLUSFor thousands of years, a non–life-threatening tumor has been transmitted between dogs during coitus. As the only known transmissible cancer, this canine transmissible venereal tumor (CTVT) was considered an anomaly rather than an important…

The 5 minutes when Biden and Booker’s simmering wrestle erupted – POLITICO

The 5 minutes when Biden and Booker’s simmering wrestle erupted – POLITICO

poster=”http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201908/2739/1155968404_6066411954001_6066411818001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404″ true 2020 democratic debates The long-awaited confrontation showed off Booker’s experience on criminal justice reform, as well as Biden’s improved debating preparation. Cory Booker wasn’t going to let Joe Biden expunge his 40-year tough-on-crime record. Seemingly every candidate on the Democratic debate stage Wednesday night wanted to provoke a disagreement with Biden and prove…