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#DonaldTrump had 'serious reservations' about #MichaelFlynn's judgement, according to #JamesComey's memos

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RADV Vulkan Driver Adds Vega M Support

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Your blood type could raise or lower your risk for certain diseases. Learn how type A, B, AB, or O could impact your long term health.

https://health-zone.org/5-things-blood-type-says-health/

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Only the true halophytes can survive in areas with excessively saline water, containing greater than 5,000 parts per million soluble salts. The concentration of soluble salts is about 35,000 parts per million in seawater.

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Nature has provided us with countless nutrients that help cure, heal, nourish and nurture our body. Here, take a look at 16 foods that have incredibly amazing healing properties.

https://www.hownutrition.info/16-healing-foods/

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Nasa to make announcement about nuclear power in space
The 'Kilopower' project could be used to generate clean energy on the moon, Mars and further into the universe

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An Interplanetary Shock Wave Hit Earth's Magnetic Field - G2 Geomagnetic Storm Warning Issued

INTERPLANETARY SHOCK WAVE: An interplanetary shock wave hit Earth's magnetic field on April 19th around 23:50 UT. When the shock arrived, the density of the solar wind flowing around our planet abruptly quadrupled. Moreover, magnetic fields in the solar wind near Earth have since intensified 10-fold. A G1 (minor) geomagnetic storm is in effect right now. Sky watchers at higher latitudes should be alert for visible auroral dispalys.
http://www.spaceweather.com/
http://www.solarham.net/

G2 (Moderate) Geomagnetic Storm Warning Issued .
https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/

What is an interplanetary shock wave? It is a supersonic disturbance in the gaseous material of the solar wind. These waves are frequently delivered by coronal mass ejections (CMEs). Indeed, this one might have been a minor CME that left the sun unrecognized earlier this week. Or it might be an unusually sharp co-rotating interaction region (CIR). CIRs are transition zones between slow- and fast-moving streams of solar wind. They contain plasma density gradients that often do a good job of sparking auroras.

Clips, images credit: NOAA/SWPC, NASA/SDO, solarham.net, spaceweather.com

Music credit: YouTube Audio Library

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Taiyuan launch site could open to Chinese commercial satellite missions, establish launch company

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This week's #EarthFromSpace prepares us for #EarthDay taking us to Henderson Island, a remote island in the Pacific Ocean littered with tonnes of #plastic

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Discover – Easily Install Software on #KDE Neon Desktop

https://www.fossmint.com/discover-easily-install-software-on-kde-neon/

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Early morning

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Beautifully Orange

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The Tetons

A view of the Tetons in morning light on a clear day. Quite often on clear days I do not take photos between sunrise and sunset as the light is often boring. But when one is in Grand Teton National Park........You cannot help but want to make images. The peaks of the Teton Range are big, rocky and majestic.

#wildernessphotographer #wyoming #tetons #grandteton #landscape

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Silhouette

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Koorawatha Falls Dreaming Bang Bang Creek

This week, i traveled out west to an intermittent fall in Koorawatha Nature Park.

Image: The deep plunge pool under Koorawatha Falls, as the fall started to flow. A series of shots taken under heavy cloud, toned for structure.

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The Earth and the Sky

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Koorawatha Falls Dreaming Bang Bang Creek

I detoured out west to check the falls along this outback creek.
On the hike I was adopted by a couple of young kids from a local farm. My youngest guide (5) warned me that, as it had been raining, we should be careful of the possibility of flash floods in these inland hills.
When we arrived, the falls were still asleep, so the kids insisted on showing me the old bushranger cave, the sinkholes and the overflow falls nearby. As we came to each new place, the kids argued about the best place for me to stand to take photos, and they gave critical feedback.
As we were exploring, they told me all the places they were going to visit and all the things they would do, when they grew up. I told them, that they lived in a wonderful place, and they smiled.
Then suddenly, the falls started to run. I followed the advice of my young guides and we scrambled back out of the canyon.
Sometimes, it is not the destination :)

Image: The deep plunge pool under Koorawatha Falls, as the fall started to flow. A wide angle shot (15mm), toned for structure.

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"Alone"

There is nothing quite like being alone in the empty dark landscape under a night filled with stars and the faint glow of the milkyway. The gentle breeze seems to accentuate the loneliness of the dry salt lake as it lies in silent reflection of the dark sea of space above.

Here on Lake Brown / Campion, Western Australia I sent forth my brother with a camera flash out onto the lake whilst I scrambled up a rocky ridge to gain altiude and distance. This way I could capture the expanse of the dry lake and better contrast its emptiness with that of the small, solitary figure that wanders in the middle.

I used an iOptron sky tracking mount to take this 3 x 7 panel mosaic. A Canon EOS6d (modified) was used through a Canon 85mm f/1.2 lens stopped down to f/3.2. All camera and lens settings were kept the same for all panels, and all shots were taken one immediately after the other. The iOptron tracking mount was used for the sky and turned off for the foreground panels. Stitching in PTGui, colour balance and background neutralisation in Pixinsight, noise reduction, saturation and some brightness / contrast adjustment in Photoshop. Details below.

Enjoy,
Will Vrbasso.
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| 2018-04-14 | Lake Brown / Campion, Western Australia | EOS6D modified | Canon 85mm f1.2 | f/3.2 | UV/IR cut-filter | iOptron mount | ISO3200 | 30sec | 21 x panels |

#nightscape #astrophotography #Australia #Lake #Brown #Campion #milkyway #galaxy #Canon #stellaraustralis #Vrbasso

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The BC Ferries' Coastal Renaissance comes in to dock at Horseshoe Bay on a return trip from Nanaimo. Photographed from Horseshoe Bay Park in Horseshoe Bay, British Columbia, Canada.

More photos here: https://www.mrussellphotography.com/blog/horseshoe-bay-on-a-fall-day/

#mountains #photography #westvancouver #britishcolumbia

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Pakistan Refreshment
A tea stall. Waiting for the clients.
#pakistan #punjab #street #streetphotography
#hqspStreetDoc for +HQSP Street & Documentary
#StreetPhotographySaturday
+Street Photography Saturday curated by +Sunny Wu
+BTP Street PRO
+BTP Editors' Choice (Top Photo page)

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“Climate scientists are collecting and analyzing data from dozens of Earth observation satellites circuiting our planet to monitor glacial ice melt and sea-level rise, detect desertification and even issue early warnings of natural disasters like hurricanes and floods."

... data are even more valuable if they confirm a mathematical model, which allows to compute future data, which cannot be measured today. However, it seems that there are billions for satellite programs, data analysis and new computing center, but there is almost no money to develop better numerical methods to improve the mathematical models. I think most of these multi-million climate models would not pass an mathematical assessment; i.e. it can be shown that some results are unrealistic, that climate researcher cannot differentiate between modeling artifacts and relevant results.

"Most of the data from Earth observation satellites is now open and accessible to governments around the world, free of charge. The UN hopes policymakers will use it to up their contributions under the Paris Agreement to cut emissions."

"Only when you have the facts do you know what needs to change, Villagran de Leon says."

..... physical data are related to an aspect of the current reality, however to understand how the climate system evolves, data must reveal there underlying pattern, which requires generally an validated model. There is a difference between military reconnaissance and the scientific method.

Are most position at the UN related to a political promotion?


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http://p.dw.com/p/2wFUg

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Every food on this list boasts multiple healing effects, from fighting cancer to reducing cholesterol, guarding against heart disease, and more. Eat these 12 super-healing picks and start feeling pretty super yourself.

http://www.howfitness.info/12-foods-super-healing-powers/
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