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How Can A #Rocket Turn In #Space When There Is No Atmosphere? : #science

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It stopped for a moment, So I tried to take advantage of it.
It was small but fast. But this blue color makes this photo good.


I'm interested in what people see in my pictures.
That's why I also describe my pictures a little, it help me understand what others think and see.
I take pictures of everything, because everything has something that is memorable.
Soon I'll post a new photos. I use here my Sony NEX-5T and Sony lens 55-210 mm .

#color #blue #colors #new #story #life #look #photography #photo #images #image #wow #art #artphotography #home #steem #steemit #me #sony #NEX #lens #memorable #news

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Emilia Clarke Just Dropped a Hint About Who Daenerys Ends Up with, and It Isn't Jon Snow

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Android O Official Release Date And Name Revealed - Android Oreo 8.0 official release date has been announced. Here's everything you need to know about when it will start rolling out. [ Continue reading this over at ]

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Taylor Swift Medium Straight Bob Hairstyle - Dark Blonde
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The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over. - Steve Bannon

Bannon said this because he got kicked out. But it could be truer than he knows.

First, Trump's Manufacturing Jobs Initiative and Strategic and Policy Forum collapsed as leaders of big companies got scared of being associated with him.

It began last Saturday when the head of the drug company Merck left, saying:

As CEO of Merck and as a matter of personal conscience, I feel a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism.

Trump blasted him with a tweet. By Tuesday, leaders from Intel, Under Armour, the Alliance for American Manufacturing, the AFL-CIO, 3M and Campbell Soup Company had resigned. Trump tweeted:

For every CEO that drops out of the Manufacturing Council, I have many to take their place. Grandstanders should not have gone on. JOBS!

But Tuesday morning he switched gears again on the Charlottesville neo-Nazi rally, declaring a moral equivalence between both sides and garnering instant praise from KKK leader David Duke:

Thank you President Trump for your honesty & courage to tell the truth about Charlottesville [...]

So, the whole Strategic and Policy Forum had a phone conference and decided to jump off Trump's sinking ship. The head of General Motors explained why:

General Motors is about unity and inclusion and so am I. Recent events, particularly those in Charlottesville, Virginia, and its aftermath, require that we come together as a country and reinforce values and ideals that unite us — tolerance, inclusion and diversity – and speak against those which divide us – racism, bigotry and any politics based on ethnicity.

The Manufacturing Jobs Initiative also collapsed, and Trump hastily disbanded both groups later that day.

Republicans in Congress continued standing like deer caught in the headlights of an oncoming car. Behind the scenes they must surely be making plans. Senator Bob Corker, a Republican from Tennessee, made the news by admitting the obvious:

I do think there need to be some radical changes. The president has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability nor some of the competence that he needs to demonstrate in order to be successful.

On Friday, the President's Committee on Arts and the Humanities all quit. In the first paragraph of their resignation letter, the first letter of each word spells RESIST. One of the member, Kal Penn, said this in an interview:

It became clear that the government became inoperative under this particular presidency. A lot of the work and the agencies have been frozen. There’s a big waste of taxpayer dollars. We had hope, but the president made comments that quite literally were in support of the domestic terrorists.

It’s one thing to say you want to serve the programs you were appointed to serve, regardless of politics, but after a certain point . . . we just don’t want our names attached to this in any way.

On Friday, the billionaire Carl Icahn quit serving as Trump's special advisor - apparently because Democrats were pointing out his conflicts of interest.

So the Trump team has been unraveling rapidly. Meanwhile, Trump's advisor Steve Bannon, who knew he was about to be fired, gave a fascinating interview in which he undercut a lot of Trump's recent moves. Notably:

There’s no military solution [to North Korea’s nuclear threats], forget it. Until somebody solves the part of the equation that shows me that ten million people in Seoul don’t die in the first 30 minutes from conventional weapons, I don’t know what you’re talking about, there’s no military solution here, they got us.


Ethno-nationalism—it's losers. It's a fringe element. I think the media plays it up too much, and we gotta help crush it, you know, uh, help crush it more. These guys are a collection of clowns.

He was fired on Friday.

A lot of people thought Steve Bannon was behind Trump's move to appeal to "ethno-nationalists" (also known as racists) like the ones who rallied in Charlottesville. It would be very interesting if that's not true. I don't really understand Bannon; perhaps he's just an "economic nationalist" as he seems to claim in the recent interview. If so, it makes this question all the more pressing: why did Trump shoot himself in the foot by not coming out and forcefully condemning neo-Nazis and the KKK?

One possibility is that he's a racist... but that doesn't fully explain it, because a simple sense of political survival is enough to keep most racist politicians in the US in line these days. They happily pass laws designed to make harder for black people to vote, etcetera, but still they have the sense to condemn the KKK when it's called for, since nowadays that's required if you're going win elections or even get anything done.

One possibility is that Trump is just stupid, but that doesn't explain it either.

One possibility is that Trump can't stand being forced to do anything, so after he knuckled under and dutifully read a statement against racism from a teleprompter on Monday, he became angry and couldn't resist doubling down on his original position on Tuesday.

This seems more plausible, but it doesn't answer why he had that position in the first place. Since when does not condemning neo-Nazis and the KKK seem like a good idea?

Here's one theory: Trump feels he's going to be pushed out of the presidency, and he wants some angry crowds with weapons to stick up for him when that day comes.

If that seems implausible, remember how he spoke at a rally of motorcycle gangs last year:

It would be good to discuss this in a rational polite way, but that's not easy. I find that moderating any discussion of Trump is a full-time job, and unpleasant too. So, as usual for posts on this subject, I won't enable comments. Too bad - people need to think about what is going on as events heat up. If you want to reshare this and manage your own discussion, please do.

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"We are grateful for his service and wish him the best."

Steve Bannon out as Trump's top strategist

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Motorola Moto G5 Plus Gold
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Make mobile multitasking easier with Moto G5 Plus smartphone. Its octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor handles high-bandwidth activity smoothly, and it has 32GB of storage to accommodate app downloads and media files. The 5.2-inch Full HD display of this Moto G5 Plus smartphone lets you see quick updates and notifications without unlocking the screen.

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Swallowtail Butterfly?

Photo taken by Kenneth Clark of Tulsa, Oklahoma at The Tulsa Rose Garden on August 17th, 2017. #swallowtail. #butterfly. #gardens. #nature. #travel. #Route66. #Tulsa. #Oklahoma. #TulsaRoseGarden. Have a pleasant weekend!

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Taylor, Dodgers double down, hold off Detroit -

DETROIT -- The Dodgers didn't need to clear the spacious fences of Comerica Park to put on a show in Motown. Chris Taylor hit two of their six doubles, both for RBIs, in a four-hit game as Los Angeles outpaced the Tigers for an 8-5 win Friday night at Comerica Park. Dodger doubles accounted for more...

RECAP: Chris Taylor goes 4-for-5 with 2 RBI as #Dodgers take series opener from Tigers, 8-5. #LetsGoDodgers

#MLB #Dodgers +Los Angeles Dodgers

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Total Solar Eclipse of 1979
From cold, clear skies over Riverton, Manitoba, Canada, planet Earth, the solar corona surrounds the silhouette of the New Moon in this telescopic snapshot of the total solar eclipse of February 26, 1979. Thirty eight years ago, it was the last total solar eclipse visible from the contiguous United States. The narrow path of totality ran through the northwestern states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and North Dakota before crossing into Canadian provinces Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. Following the upcoming August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse crossing the U.S. from coast to coast, an annular solar eclipse will be seen in the continental United States on October 14, 2023, visible along a route from Northern California to Florida. Then, the next total solar eclipse to touch the continental U.S. will track across 13 states from from Texas to Maine on April 8, 2024.

Image Credit & Copyright: Jimmy Westlake (Colorado Mountain College)
Jimmy's website:
Release Date: August 18, 2017

+Canadian Space Agency
+The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
+Astronomy Picture of the Day (APoD)
+Colorado Mountain College

#NASA #Astronomy #Science #Space #Planet #SolarEclipse #Sun #Solar #Moon #Eclipse #Riverton #Manitoba #Canada #Astrophotography #History #STEM #Education #APoD

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10 Useful Books on Autism for Teachers
August 14, 2017 Here is a collection of some popular books on autism. Get to explore the autistic world from multiple perspectives and learn more about the inner emotional life of autistic individuals. Some of these books are first-hand stories and autobiog...

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Maduro's Constituent Assembly seizes power from Venezuelan legislature

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Open thread for night owls: A short pause in our regularly scheduled program

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The Fifth Age 19

A Gathering Storm

The weather had turned, and the winds of the desert blew up a torrent of sand. Yinjil would assume the caravans would not return for at least another four days. At Larcanth, the armies assembled to prepare for war. This was a raid like no other. The slavers were granting the armies engines of war, faster than any steed, and the heads of squadrons light-rifles and armor from offworld. They were preparing to force the Yinjil defenders and populace, through the might of their weaponry, out of the ramparts and into the hands of slaver ships.

The door again knocked at Nenuan's hideaway. He was given but a single sealed flask filled with a yellow liquid.

"You know I can offer only books for..."

"I know what you intend to do, your majesty. This will repay itself, and I would pay for it with my life if I must. Larcanth marches tonight!"

About The Fifth Age

The Fifth Age is Part IV of my Fire and Night saga, the first part of which can be found here: with links there to Parts II and III.

I began this series in 2013-2014, and have added a chapter each year. Each chapter of the story, both in images and words, was written on my phone during SciFi August. The Fifth Age takes place at the end of the great rebellion of the spheres, which spanned over 4000 years. It is not necessary to read the previous three parts to understand the story, but it is recommended in order to enjoy it more fully.
About #SciFiAugust

Every August I like to create as many sci fi images as I can, write as much sci fi flash fiction as I can, and draw as much sci fi art as I can. But I don't like doing this alone. If, during this month of August you create anything sci fi in nature (whether it be in imagery, poetry, short story, long story, flash fiction, clay or other modeling, sculpture, 3D printing, art, music, etc), then use the hashtag #SciFiAugust. Tag me +Jacob Dix​, and tag the page +Sci Fi August​. I'll share it so everyone participating can join in.

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Phone || Samsung Galaxy S5
Processing || Snapseed, Photo Editor
Tags || #Mobilography #MobileArt #AndroidArt #Android #Art #StoryTelling #ScienceFiction #SciFi #SciFiAugust

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Stock photo distributors must be squirming in fear. Researchers from Google have developed an algorithm that completely removes watermarks from images in a matter of seconds – and it works entirely automatically.

Photography professionals will often slap watermarks on their images to protect their copyrights and prevent people from using them without their permission. However, the researchers were able to identify a glaring error in this approach and exploit it to negate the visibility of watermarks altogether altogether.

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Wafijaya Enterprise Collaboration With RTB News Website
Copyright © 2017 RTB News Website & Wafijaya Ent. All Rights Reserved.

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#DolphZiggler did a live Q&A on WWE's YouTube to answer fan questions about his Summer. Dolph also answered questions about fashion, his favorite foods, and music. The stream starts at the 1:30 mark of the video.

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There's something about a beautifully inked girl in the boiler house
#urbex #urbandecay #tattoo

Model Natalie

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One solution of depression is to take a medication prescribed by a doctor, however, many of these are addictive and have side effects, such as insomnia, nausea or emotional numbness. So, you may want to try a natural treatment first to see if your symptoms subside.

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Rapid City.South Dakota citizens want statue of bill clinton removed because he is a known sexual predator and say the statue is offensive

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Aurora over Finland

Thomas: "The long wait paid off, the season has started! Not only has it been long to wait throughout the summer. but Lady Aurora was especially tricky last night. After hours of waiting I almost called it a night at 1am, but luckily I stayed just a bit longer. Strong auroras danced in the sky for about 25 minutes. This night showed it once again, you have got to be patient when you want to see auroras."

Credit: Thomas Kast
Location: Oulu, Finland
Image Date: August 17, 2017

#Earth #Astronomy #Science #Space #Aurora #Borealis #NorthernLights #Stars #Skywatching #Oulu #Finland #Suomi #Europe #Astrophotography #Photography #Art #SolarSystem #STEM

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Unbeaten Boxer Heather Hardy TKOs Alice Yauger in MMA Debut

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More trouble for Infosys! Murthy's charges trigger probe, class-action suit in US

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"Brazilian free-tailed bats are expert flyers, capable of migrating hundreds of miles and regularly traveling more than 30 miles a night. But they pull up short at a narrow ocean channel that cuts across the Bahamas, dividing bat populations that last shared an ancestor hundreds of thousands of years ago.
A new study published in Ecology and Evolutionuncovers a dramatic and unexpected genetic rift between populations of Tadarida brasiliensison either side of the Northwest and Northeast Providence Channels, about 35 miles across at their most narrow point.
Genetic analysis of the populations suggests that bats from Florida colonized the northern Bahamian islands while bats from other parts of the Caribbean likely colonized the southern Bahamas. Why the bats balk at crossing a channel so narrow they can likely see land on the other side while in flight remains a mystery, said Kelly Speer, the study's lead author who completed the research while a master's student at the Florida Museum of Natural History.
"Based on their mainland population behavior, we know they're able to disperse much farther than the distances between islands in the Caribbean," said Speer, now a doctoral student at the American Museum of Natural History. "It doesn't seem like distance is the factor, and there's no association with wind direction. We don't have any idea why they don't cross this channel."
Because they can fly, bats are good models for studying mammal movement in fragmented habitats, Speer said. The ability to disperse, or spread genes by moving to other areas, plays a key role in the evolution of animal populations, and a barrier to bats' dispersal is likely a barrier to less mobile animals".

(Posted by +rasha kamel​)

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ScienceCasts 、The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse 、。。
By science@nasa 、。。

On August 21, 2017, the shadow of the Moon will sweep across the U.S. landscape, transforming day to twilight .. In the surreal gloaming of an eclipse, the temperature drops, birds go silent, crickets begin to chirp, and blossoms start to close .. As this scene plays out across a 70-mile wide path of totality from coast to coast, a continent-spanning wave of instruments -- ranging from home made pinhole cameras and certified eclipse safety glasses to the most sophisticated telescopes in operation today – will be trained on the Eclipse Across America 、。。

Just before totality, a point of glistening sunlight is visible making the moon look like a diamond ring .. Then as that drop of sunlight shines through rugged valleys on the Moon’s limb, tiny points of light called "Baily's Beads" appear like a string of beads around the vanishing edge of the sun .. But best of all are the pearly white streamers that emanate all around the dark disk at totality 、。。

Scientists eagerly anticipate this eclipse for the unique science opportunities it provides 、。。

Alex Young, NASA’s Associate Director for Heliophysics at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, says, “This will be the first total eclipse to span the U.S. since 1918, and scientific instruments have come a long way.” 、。。

The event presents a perfect opportunity to shed light on phenomena such as solar flares and coronal mass ejections, or CMEs -- billion-ton clouds of magnetized plasma ejected from the sun. To learn about their dynamics, researchers must study a region of the sun that reveals itself during an eclipse—the corona 、。。

“Solar telescopes can create artificial eclipses using disks called coronagraphs,” explains Young. “Unfortunately, man-made coronagraphs also block the sun’s inner corona where CME eruptions originate.” 、。。

Fortunately, during a total eclipse of the sun, the Moon makes a better coronagraph. At totality, the sun’s inner corona appears in clear detail 、。。

Totality lasts mere minutes at any one location, but the Citizen Citizen CATE Experiment will be positioning 68 identical telescopes across the country in the path of totality. The combined network will capture 93 minutes of images and will show changes in the solar atmosphere 、。。

Matt Penn, Astronomer at the National Solar Observatory in Tucson, Arizona says, “The telescopes will be operated by a variety of volunteers, ranging from middle school students to retired scientists, and everyone in between.” 、。。

Meanwhile, NASA planes will photograph the Sun, and a cadre of balloons will be floating near the edge of space to observe the eclipse .. You can watch too – live from the balloons on August 21 at

“The terrain and weather are quite varied across the U.S., and the Moon’s shadow will briefly change the climate in each locale, sometimes with drastic drops in temperature within seconds to minutes.” 、。。

Young reminds everyone to be safe. Solar filters such as eclipse glasses are necessary to look at the sun directly .. If you’re in the narrow path of totality, you can safely remove your solar filter when the moon completely covers the sun .. However when the Moon moves off the center of the solar disk .. Even a little .. The sun’s blinding surface reappears and you should once again use your solar filter .. NASA has a whole web page devoted to safety tips:

Many people don’t know that the Moon’s orbit is slowly spiraling outward due to tidal forces. In about 600 million years the Moon will appear too small in the sky to fully cover the sun .. Every solar eclipse is counting down to the last one 、。。

Young says, “We live in a fortunate time.” 、。。

For NASA’s live coverage of the eclipse go to

For total coverage of NASA science, visit

Solar System Documentary 、Collection 、。。

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This won't change the fact that Allo is Allo, but at least you can make it look more like Google's other messaging client. #News #GoogleAllo #GoogleHangouts

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Our two home preseason games are in the books! We can't wait until September 10th!

Pic of the Day presented by Ed Morse Automotive Group.
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#Sports #NFL #Cheerleaders

(Credit: Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders)

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"I’m 54 years old; I’ve never thought about those statues a day in my life" - #usa

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PT. 1 Jon Bones Jones Talks Knocking Out Daniel Cormier and Men Crying in Fights

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How Ginger Destroys Prostate, Ovarian And Colon Cancer Better Than Chemo

Traditional healers have been using ginger for centuries now as a treatment for their patients. Modern science has also corroborated the potent medicinal properties of this herb which can be used against cancer as well.

#prostate #health #cancer #explore #medicine #colon #healthcare #chemo #healthy #cure #remedy #ginger #herbal #naturalremedies #ovarian #healthbenefits

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This would be pretty sweet!

[Update: Name likely Oreo] Google has an Android O event on August 21st to coincide with the eclipse

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Robert Mueller puts the squeeze on Donald Trump Jr to get to Donald Trump

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US President Donald Trump assembled his national security team at the Camp David presidential retreat Friday to forge a way ahead in Afghanistan, almost 16 years after the war began.

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Steve Bannon: ‘The Trump Presidency…is OVER’ - On the same day as the news broke that Steve Bannon had been ousted from his top-level White House gig, the returned head of Breitbart announced that it was “over” for the Trump presidency “that we fought for.” “The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over,” Bannon told The Weekly Standard, He added that moving forward it was going to be tough for Trump to get things done. “The path forward on things like economic nationalism and i...

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Android O, Google’s new OS is expected to release on August 21: Find out new features

After going through four developer previews, Android O is just a few days away for the launch. Google’s new Operating System (OS) is rumored to be released on August 21stwith many new features.

Google released Android O developer preview four last month. The preview let the makers to complete total development of the app, testing, fixing bugs and optimizations and the final Application Planning Interface.

Dave Burke, Android’s Vice President of engineering posted in a blog, the developer preview 4 for Android O, will be the last preview before the release of last final version of the customers. He also mentioned that the full form of Android O would also be released on 21st.

With the official roll out of Android O, Pixel and Nexus devices will be the first to get the update. Other Android phones will take some time to get the new update.There will sevennew features coming to your smartphone with the Android O update.

Android O Eveything you need to Know

Picture-in-Picture mode: The new Picture-in-Picture mode allows the user to perform two tasks simultaneously. For ex: users can do video calls and work on a different app at the same time.

Notification Badges: This feature in common in Apple iPhone. Now users will able to see the count of notification at the corner of the app icon without opening. They can turn off the notification badges from Settings app.

Smart Text Selection: Android O powered smartphone will now able to select texts by just tapping and recognize it as address, email, or contact number and show related option.

System Optimizations: Android O is designed to make the apps run faster and smoother. It has made Changes in runtime including concurrent compacting garbage collection, code locality and more for the development.

Battery Boost: Android O will bring new limits on background location and Wi-Fi scans which help to increase battery life and clear up more RAM on the device.

Auto fill with Google Chrome: This will make it easy to set up a new device and synchronize authentication details. Initially, only a few apps will be supported with this feature.

New Home screen for Android TV: Android TV will be arriving with Android O. This app makes it easy to find, preview and watch.

#googleChrome #BatteryBoost #android #androidTV #androidO #androidNougat #Features #DeveloperPreview #System #androiddev
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