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As literal fashion statements go, “I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?” — the words emblazoned on the back of a jacket that is now as scandalous as Monica Lewinsky’s blue dress — is problematic due to what psychologists call “situational context," Vinay Menon writes.

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Commentary: Time magazine's major mistake on the crying-girl cover

There are examples of children separated from parents who immigrated illegally playing out nationwide. And well-meaning people across the political spectrum have taken a stand and forced change.

Unfortunately, they made their most iconic image something that wasn't a family being separated — and ultimately undermines their cause.

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Here is everything you need to know about Samsung's next phone

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Wikipedia Excerpts: The radiant or apparent radiant of a https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteor_shower is the point in the sky from which (to a planetary observer) https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteor appear to originate.https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radiant_(meteor_shower)#cite_note-1 The https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perseids, for example, are meteors which appear to come from a point within the constellation of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perseus_(constellation).

An observer might see such a meteor anywhere in the sky but the direction of motion, when traced back, will point to the radiant. A meteor that does not point back to the known radiant for a given shower is known as a sporadic and is not considered part of that shower.

During the active period of most showers, the radiant moves nearly one degree eastwards, parallel to the ecliptic, against the stellar background each day. This is called the radiant’s diurnal drift, and is to a large degree due to the Earth’s own orbital motion around the Sun, which also proceeds at nearly one degree a day. As the radiant is determined by the superposition of the motions of Earth and meteoroid, the changing orbital direction of the Earth towards the east causes the radiant to move to the east as well.

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George F. Will (Yes... THAT George F. Will!):

Ryan and many other Republicans have become the president’s poodles, not because James Madison’s system has failed but because today’s abject careerists have failed to be worthy of it. As explained in Federalist 51: “Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place.” Congressional Republicans (congressional Democrats are equally supine toward Democratic presidents) have no higher ambition than to placate this president. By leaving dormant the powers inherent in their institution, they vitiate the Constitution’s vital principle: the separation of powers.

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According to investigations of the United States Congress, and as anticipated to emerge from numerous ongoing government investigations, Hillary Clinton and certain other Enterprise named and unknown named, and high-level surrogates, colluded with Russian intelligence (SVR and FSB) and a disgraced (and according to a referral from the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, a putative criminal) former British intelligence officer (Christopher Steele) to accomplish their illicit and unconstitutional objectives. These Enterprise defendants, surrogates and participants have their opportunity to properly respond before a court they knowingly misled many times using the most powerful counterintelligence tools available.

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Source: University of Surrey
The Milky Way galaxy hosts over 150 old globular clusters, each containing hundreds of thousands of stars densely packed together and held by gravity – these stars are almost as old as the Universe. Since the 1960s, it has been known that most stars in these clusters contain different chemical elements than all other stars in the Milky Way – these could not have been produced in the stars themselves because the required temperatures are about 10 times higher than the temperatures of the stars themselves.

The Surrey scientists argue that a supermassive star, with a mass that is tens of thousands times the mass of the Sun, formed at the same time as the globular clusters. At that time globular clusters were filled with dense gas out of which the stars were forming. As the stars collect more and more gas, they get so close to each other that they could physically collide and form a supermassive star in a runaway collision process. The supermassive star was hot enough to produce all the observed elements and “pollute” the other stars in the cluster with the peculiar elements we observe today.

Professor Mark Gieles, Principal Investigator of the project from the University of Surrey, said: “What is truly novel in our model is that the formation of the supermassive stars and the globular clusters are intimately linked, and this new mechanism is the first model that can form enough material to pollute the cluster, and with the correct abundances of different elements, which has been a long-standing challenge.”

The team proposes various ways to test this new model of globular clusters and supermassive star formation with existing and upcoming telescopes, which can peer deep into the regions where the globular clusters formed, when the Universe was very young.

Journal Reference:
Mark Gieles, Corinne Charbonnel, Martin G H Krause, Vincent Hénault-Brunet, Oscar Agertz, Henny J G L M Lamers, Nathan Bastian, Alessia Gualandris, Alice Zocchi, James A Petts. Concurrent formation of supermassive stars and globular clusters: implications for early self-enrichment. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2018; 478 (2): 2461
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty1059
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1804.04682.pdf

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SCOTUS rules that cell phone records can require a search warrant

Cell phone companies have records of calls and locations (via tower records) that can provide a bonanza of data for law enforcement trying to see where someone (or their phone, at least) is at any given time, potentially for years.

The Supreme Court, in a narrow 5-4 decision, has decided that if the police want that data, they need to get a search warrant from a judge. Which, honestly, is not all that high of a burden, but it prevents fishing expeditions and casual use of such info.

Cops dislike search warrants, because they require arguing that there's a reason for them to search. This decision is a significant win for American privacy rights, without actually doing that much to slow legitimate law enforcement efforts.

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https://youtu.be/BQ9dixJBeBQ
Here are 15 Great Shots From The Hubble Telescope. These are public files that can be found in numerous places. There is a ton of them but here are 15 I really personally thought were cool. These images are some of my favorites. Just goes to show how far we've come. This video is 01:42 long.

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Relax and check out these great shots! I like these personally and I encourage you to check out the NASA royalty free videos online. These are just some of the amazing photos you can find here on my channel. I hope you enjoyed this video. The view of the Universe through these images it quite amazing and these are some of the astounding NASA Hubble Telescope pictures with audio swap with calm ambient music.

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I wonder what the graph depicting crimes by president would look like...

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"(We) were talking about it, it’s like, ‘we’re down by five but I don’t know, it doesn’t feel like it.'"

https://nesn.com/2018/06/red-sox-notes-boston-never-doubted-its-ability-to-come-back-in-win-vs-mariners/

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Brain Tingles: The Physiological Benefits of ASMR

ASMR, the relaxing ‘brain tingles’ experienced by some people in response to specific triggers, such as whispering, tapping and slow hand movements – may have benefits for both mental and physical health

The research is in PLOS ONE. (full open access)

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Mechanisms Behind Choosing Alcohol Over Healthy Rewards Identified

Changes in a brain signalling system contribute to the development of alcohol addiction-like behaviors in rats.

The research is in Science. (full access paywall)

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Broken Shuttle May Interfere with Learning in Brain Disorders

Unable to carry signals based on sights and sounds to the genes that record memories, a broken shuttle protein may hinder learning in patients with intellectual disability, schizophrenia, and autism.

The research is in Nature Communications. (full open access)

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The largest of Pluto's five moons, Charon, was discovered on June 22, 1978, by James Christy and Robert Harrington at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona – only about six miles from where Pluto itself was discovered at Lowell Observatory. They weren't even looking for satellites of Pluto – Christy, examining a series of grainy telescope images, trying to refine Pluto's orbit around the Sun. Christy and others tell the story of this amazing scientific find, which fueled Pluto’s transformation from a telescopic dot into an actual planetary system – and a source of many discoveries to come.

Charon at 40: Four Decades of Discovery on Pluto’s Largest Moon: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/charon-at-40-four-decades-of-discovery-on-pluto-s-largest-moon

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U.S. President Donald #Trump on Friday (June 22) threatened to escalate a #tradewar with #Europe by imposing a 20% tariff on all U.S. imports of European Union-assembled #cars. Trump posted his threat on Twitter the day #EuropeanUnion reprisals took effect against U.S. tariffs on European steel and aluminum. The #EU targeted $3.2bn in American goods exported to the 28-member bloc.

The #UnitedStates currently imposes a 2.5% tariff on imported passenger cars from the European Union and a 25% tariff on imported pickup trucks. The EU imposes a 10% tariff on imported U.S. cars. German automakers Volkswagen AG, Daimler AG and BMW AG build vehicles at plants in the United States. Industry data shows German automakers build more vehicles in southern U.S. states that voted for Trump than they ship to the United States from Germany.


#GlobalEconomy #Protectionism #America #Globalisation #GlobalTrade #TradeWars #EconomicRisk #Economy #TradePolicy #InternationalTrade #TradeTariffs #Politics #Geopolitics #InternationalRelations
Trump reacts to EU trade reprisals with threat of steep auto tariff
https://japantoday.com/category/world/update-3-trump-greets-eu-trade-reprisals-with-threat-of-steep-auto-tariff

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And it took it like a champ.

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For most of human history, learning in middle childhood meant apprenticeship, not school Alison Gopnik https://bit.ly/2lsdpCc #edchat #parenting #mastery

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https://youtu.be/ygTb4pDUxRE
NASA Neptune images and Gifs and neighboring moons and more.

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https://youtu.be/wMmpiqbz9yY
Some of the latest Mercury NASA Images.

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The 2013 Russian Meteor when streaking as a fireball, "glowed 30 times brighter than the sun, leaving people on the ground below with skin and retinal burns. One resident in Korkino, 18 miles from the point of peak brightness, lost skin from their face after being burned by radiation. The intense heat evaporated three quarters of the meteor. Around four to six tonnes reached the ground as meteorites, representing just 0.05% of the original rock."

Other clipped excerpts out of sequence:

"At least 1,210 people were treated for injuries, most from falling building debris and flying glass."

"Travelling at a speed of 12 miles per second, the rock exploded with the energy of around 500 kilotonnes of TNT, researchers found."

"The Chelyabinsk airburst was the largest since Tunguska in 1908, but unlike that and other historic events, the strike was recorded by a full suite of modern technology: satellites photographed the meteor from space; security and personal video cameras filmed the rock's violent path across the sky; and sensors picked up infrasound waves as lumps hit the ground."

"Further details of the Chelyabinsk strike appear in two reports in the journal Nature. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature12671, led by Jirí Borovicka at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, traces the orbit of the meteor back to another object, known as asteroid 86039. This asteroid has also orbited close to Earth and was probably once part of the same rock as the Chelyabinsk meteor.

The http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature12741, led by Peter Brown at the University of Western Ontario, calculated the energy of the Chelyabinsk airbust at 400 to 600 kilotonnes of TNT, but found that scientists' models for estimating damage from airbursts were off the mark. The glitch in the models means that the number of space rocks with sizes of the order of tens of metres, which pose a threat, may be ten times greater than previously thought."

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