The first 40 students will get free eclipse glasses. Could the total solar eclipse set for Monday be rained out? You won't see the sun eclipsed, or the sun's corona. Are you traveling for the eclipse, or watching it locally? How ironic. Here we are, quick to brag about our 200 days a year with clear skies - but we're nowhere near the most anticipated heavenly spectacle in decades.
The controversy has intensified in recent days, in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville which left one woman - 32-year-old Heather Heyer - dead. Washington and Jefferson were slave owners in the late 1700s and were also Founding Fathers of the country and presidents. How about Thomas Jefferson? One takeaway from all this: even in liberal-leaning northern cities, confederate memorials are far more numerous than you might think.
On Thursday of this week (Aug. 17), the Gaines County Library will be hosting a pre-eclipse public program, where they will " excitement of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to children, teens and adults locally, according to a press release issued by library officials.
NASA says that the only safe way to look at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as eclipse glasses or handheld solar viewers. Center the focus spot on the edge of the moon and don't rely on the zoom feature on your camera. Zooming in on the eclipse will only make the image look grainy and pixelated.
An HBO Europe spokesman has confirmed that an upcoming episode was briefly posted on Tuesday, Aug. 15, to the company's Nordic and España platforms. "Yes, Episode 6 of #GameofThrones has leaked, thanks to HBOSpain". As long as there are shows as popular as Game of Thrones , hackers will attempt to steal content and post it early.
The new redesign isn't available yet on the regular Skype desktop app but can be accessed via Skype Preview. If you are joining the preview from a previous version of Skype you will probably notice the new chat media gallery right away.
DAMIAN MCKENZIE IS the surprise pick in New Zealand's team to face Australia on Saturday in the opening match of the Rugby Championship . "In what world that's okay for them to go into a commercial gym and discuss my sex life in a negative way, insinuating that I'm some sort of sexual predator, I just thought it was sick".
That means there will likely be more people on the roads, traveling to areas that are in the path of totality . This trick of perspective is why they appear to be the same size in the sky; and why during a total eclipse the moon covers the sun perfectly.
Well, thing is the only safe time to look directly at the eclipse is during totality-when the moon completely covers the sun-which will only take place along the "path of totality ", a 70-mile-wide swath stretching from OR to SC during a two-minute period in each area it passes over.
LGBT and civil rights groups celebrated the bill's defeat Tuesday and praised business leaders , politicians and organizers who fought the measure . "They're (city officials) kind of forced to be more trying to entice us as opposed to taking us over". The Governor also signed House Bill 214 into law.
Takiyah Thompson , 22, was taken into custody and faced charges of disorderly conduct and damage to property, according to ABC news. Still, he said he would pursue felony charges against the protesters responsible for bringing the statue down: "Let me be clear.
It is occurring for the first time since 1918 and is expected to last for almost two daylight hours, with two minutes of darkness. In Santa Barbara, eye protection is particularly important because, at its peak, the moon will only block 63 percent of the sun.
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While earlier there were speculations that Xiaomi could launch the phone on August 21, now the company itself has confirmed that the phone will be launched on August 21 i.e. It runs on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box but comes with MIUI 8.5.1 instead of MIUI 9. In terms of connectivity, the device supports Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, TheaterMax, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go and Global Positioning System.
While some of its more flamboyant design flourishes are to be toned down before the Z4 reaches showrooms, the overall styling and detailing of the concept is claimed to be very close to the production version. Display screens are integrated into the driver's cockpit, and all controls are grouped into what are called function islands. The Z4 is a squat, open-topped racer.
This will allow families on PS4 an easier route to setting up PSN accounts for children and to customize parental control settings. Multiple adults can be part of a single family, and any member can be promoted to a parent at any given time.
The last total solar eclipse was 38-years-ago, in February of 1979. However, if you can't make it up to Salem by Monday, that's okay because Sparks visitors and residents should still be able to see a partial eclipse reaching its maximum coverage at 10:20 a.m.
The crime came to light when the girl was taken to hospital complaining of stomachache in July, and was found to be over 20 months into the pregnancy. The infant will be looked after by the child welfare committee until she is put up for adoption, an official said. As is the case with the vast majority of reported rapes in India, the rapist was known to the victim.
As it was rumoured all along, the Asus Zenfone 4 Pro is the company's flagship phone for 2017, which comes with high-end hardware, and dual cameras , but retains the same large bezels. At the front, it has 13 megapixels Sony IMX214 F/2.0 front camera . The Asus ZenFone 4 will be available in Moonlight White, Mint Green, and Midnight Black colours , while the ZenFone 4 Pro will be available in Moonlight White, Pure Black colour variants.
The study sheds light on how different groups of dinosaurs were divided and began to evolve in different directions over one hundred million years ago. " Chilesaurus is nearly like a velociraptor in terms of its height, length and overall build", Matthew Baron, of the University of Cambridge , said.
To boost the sale of fuel-cell electric models, Hyundai Motor will closely cooperate with the government to increase the number of chargers and promote public awareness about eco-friendly cars, Executive Vice President Lee Kwang-guk said.
Google declined to comment on the app specifically. However, it is limited only to those who live in Indonesia and will be released in India among other developing countries. The app is still in its early stages and it might take some time before it is rolled out to users worldwide. In that respect it's similar to the YouTube Lite app that Google launched in India previous year, and other "lite" apps from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and others.
As we explained , the letter that Arya found in his chamber was the one that Cersei forced her sister to send to Robb, telling him to bend the knee to Joffrey. "And just imagine. into this mess rides the Queen in the North, trueborn supermodel daughter of the famously noble, recently vindicated Ned Stark, with the united armies (and food!) of the North, the Vale, and the Riverlands behind her , to be hailed as the liberator of the Seven Kingdoms".
Specifically, Loftis explained that while many fans (and the team) are excited to finally release the long-awaited Crackdown 3 , she said that "we want to make sure to deliver the right game, with the right quality, and at the right time".
Peru State College in Nebraska, which lies in the path of the eclipse , ordered 7,500 pairs for students but discovered the shipment from a Chinese distributor was defective and came with safety certificates for ordinary sunglasses. Ancient Greeks believed that a solar eclipse was a sign of angry gods and that it was the beginning of disasters and destruction. Where can I see the eclipse? "This variation causes some solar eclipses to be total and others to be annular, where the moon ...