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The week is half-over. Tomorrow is Friday Eve and then it'll be Friday. I hope a lot of you are recovering from Gen Con. With any luck, you managed to make it out without catching Con Crud. But if you did (or even if you didn't), you need to make sure you eat, and that includes snacking on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Brigade Models Release Fasolini's Company for Hammer's Slammers in 6mm, Paladin Roleplaying Running RPG Dice Kickstarter, Kraken Dice Sale Happening Now, RBJ Games Running Giant Miniature Kickstarter, and Legendary Pants Running The Upstart Line Dice Kickstarter.

Brigade Models Release Fasolini's Company for Hammer's Slammers in 6mm

 

Fasolini's Company are the heroes of the David Drake novel Forlorn Hope, which isn’t strictly part of the Hammer’s Slammers canon but shares a very similar background and technology level. We also have two versions of the unit’s diminutive tracked gun systems.

The infantry, expertly sculpted by Martin Baker, come in packs of 23 – 15 riflemen in three poses, 4 rocket launchers, two squad leaders and two personality figures, Colonel Fasolini and Lieutenant Waldstejn. These are all based on the original 15mm versions of these figures, also sculpted by Martin – the tiny 6mm Guido Fasolini even has a recognisable moustache.

The guns come in two parts, the tracked base and the gun mount with crewman. The original single barrelled gun from the book is designated the Oto Melara 410C, and quad 440C version is added as an upgrade option.

There are also two pre-defined company detachment packs, each with two guns (with different versions in the two packs), two heavy trucks and 34 infantry (four rifle teams and four rocket launcher teams each of four men, plus the two officer figures to allow the option of fielding either Colonel Fasolini and Lieutenant Waldstejn as leader).

HSD6-310 – Fasolini Company Detachment – £7.00
HSD6-310a – Fasolini Company Detachment (440C) – £7.00
HS6-360 – Fasolini Infantry (x23) – £2.75
HS6-316 – Oto Melara 410C Tracked Gun – £0.80
HS6-316a – Oto Melara 440C Tracked Gun – £0.80

 

Paladin Roleplaying Running RPG Dice Kickstarter

We initially have 3 dice designs that will immediately be available once we reach our funding goal. Then there are a lots more colours that will unlock once we hit our stretch goals.

All dice designs are available in the following sets:

  • Standard 7-Dice RPG Set: D4, D6, D8, D10 (marked 0-9), D10 (marked in tens), D12, D20
  • Just D6s: A set of 6 matching D6s

Every dice set will come in a mini black organza drawstring bag with the Paladin Shield Logo on the front.

 

Kraken Dice Sale Happening Now

Back by popular demand BUY 3 GET 1 FREE - 5 Days Only

RBJ Games Running Giant Miniature Kickstarter

This time we venture into the tales of old. The story of a little boy who sets off to sell a cow and has an adventure of a lifetime.

We knew taking on a huge project like this needed big names in sculpting and I think they did a fantastic job.

Once again we are enlisting Fortress Figures to cast all these wonderful creations.

Stretch goals apply to any pledge of $100 or more in any combination. Pick one pledge add another to qualify.

Legendary Pants Running The Upstart Line Dice Kickstarter

Presenting the Upstart line of polyhedral dice by Legendary Pants! Each set features an easy-to-read, high contrast, futuristic font inked into matte black or matte grey acrylic.

 


          Book Review: The Aggressive Conservative Investor      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
The Aggressive Conservative Investor (Martin Whitman and Martin Shubik)

When I first started reading Martin Whitman’s exhortations about the importance and neglect of assets as a tool of valuation I thought to myself, “But everyone knows that assets are an important tool. Is this really still relevant?”

Then I looked at the front page of Seeking Alpha and saw articles about earnings, about commodities (definitely commodities), and about currencies. Nothing about neglected assets and not a lot about security. It occurred to me that even though Whitman’s been pointing out the excessive primacy of the income statement for around three decades, some things never change. And really, that makes sense in light of Whitman’s own writing.

More than anything else, Whitman emphasizes perspective. As he points out, a lot of people are in the market for a lot of different reasons and investors have to appreciate this when they try to gauge the actions of the market and its participants. Activists have different guidelines for what constitutes a suitable investment than do purely passive investors and short-term traders have a lot more interest in volatility than long-term investors. That isn’t rocket science, but its a simple and powerful observation that a lot of people overlook when speaking of The Market and its irrationality. You see people characterize every transaction in the market as having a winner and a loser, but really the definition of winner and loser depends a great deal on perspective (Richard Bookstaber also sort of gets at this in A Demon of Our Own Design). For those with a long-term perspective, Whitman has a lot to add.

Perspective also applies to financial statements. More so than most books on investment, The Aggressive Conservative Investor spends a fair amount of space digging into the subject of accounting and accounting presentation. Again, it’s not exactly news that there are gaps in GAAP, but few books devote as much effort to getting it its core assumptions, uses, and limitations. I think this is one of its most unique and appealing aspects.

I was also struck by the simplicity of his investment approach. The financial integrity approach (re-dubbed “safe and cheap” in his new introduction) has four guidelines:

1. Strong financial position
2. Honest management and control groups
3. Reasonable amount of information available
4. A price below estimated net asset value

Simple, but effective: Third Avenue had the best mutual fund record in its class over the past 20 years with a 12.84% annual return. Granted, Whitman seems to do a lot of his fishing overseas these days, but methods could probably be applied with a fair amount of success within the US market by investors who don’t have the same size constraints as a mutual fund the size of the Third Avenue Value Fund. I’ve heard the style he advocates here referred to as the “good enough” mentality and that’s fitting.

As an amusing side note, Whitman seems to enjoy emphasizing his disagreements with and improvements on the methods of Graham and Dodd. Interviews and online reviews of his other work suggest that’s a constant theme. He also has a love of inventing new acronyms that do little or nothing to clarify his meaning. These quirks, along with his occasionally long-winded writing, detract a bit from the book overall but they don’t invalidate or obscure his points.

This book makes it onto Seth Klarman’s recommended reading list (ironically, the writer at this site hasn’t read it) and with good reason. I’d definitely recommend it to anyone with an interest in value investing (and hey, didn't you see the recommendation from one sentence ago?).

Full disclosure: I received a review copy of The Aggressive Conservative Investor from Wiley.


Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Additional disclosure: I received a review copy of The Aggressive Conservative Investor from Wiley.
          Rocket Pig Games Necromancer      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Rocket Pig Games NecromancerPublisher: Rocket Pig Games Inc.

Rocket Pig Games is a leader in the 3D industry. We specialize in creating 3D printable files that work on your home or public 3D printer. If you are looking for unique and flawless 3D printable files to create miniatures, modular terrain, and props then look no further! We have yearly Kickstarters! Follow our progress on our website or on Facebook.

This model does not come with supports. You will need to generate them with the software of your choice or use Autodesk Meshmixer which is free.

The Necromancer

These are the settings we have used to get perfect prints on our printers. Printers vary as do different types of filaments and how prints behave in different types of weather! You will need to get comfortable with your printer and how it prints in the hot, cold, and humidity. Regardless of the printer you choose, I recommend keeping your room cool and dry. I also, highly recommend using Hatchbox PLA. It may cost a bit more but it’s 100% worth it. Seriously.

Here's what is working really well with Hatchbox PLA: 
TEMP: 195 (40-55 for bed depending on season) 
SPEED: 60 mms 
RETRACTION DISTANCE: 0.80 
RETRACTION SOPEED: 30 
INFILL: 15% (for tiles) 
TOP SOLID LAYERS: 7 
BOTTOM SOLID LAYERS: 4



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          James, Warriors, Rockets, Celtics highlight NBA TV schedule      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, Kevin Durant and the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the up-and-coming Boston Celtics as part of the league's national television schedule.
          New York City Council caps Uber and Lyft vehicles      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
The New York City Council on Wednesday voted to impose a one-year freeze on new licenses granted to Uber, Lyft, and other ride-sharing vehicles. The city said that the measure will allow it to determine a long-term solution to mounting traffic congestion. The number of licensed ride-share vehicles in New York skyrocketed from fewer than 13,000 in...
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(EMAILWIRE.COM, August 08, 2018 ) Electric Propulsion System System uses electric energy in some configuration to produce ions that are accelerated and then neutralized. Electrical power enhances the propulsive performances of the EP thrusters compared with conventional chemical thrusters. The Electric...
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Aerojet Rocketdyne and its partner Teledyne have delivered an electric generator system that would help power NASA’s Mars 2020 rover to an Energy Department facility. The Idaho National Laboratory will fuel, test and evaluate the flight readiness of the the Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Tuesday. MMRTG is designed to convert plutonium-238 heat into electricity to power the […]
          SSL-Built Satellite for Indonesian Telecom Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
A communications satellite SSL built for telecommunications firm PT Telkom Indonesia has started conducting post-launch maneuvers a day after its liftoff aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. Merah Putih released the satellite’s solar arrays and would fire its primary thruster to reach final orbit, SSL parent company Maxar Technologies said Tuesday. The system is designed to provide internet and telephone […]
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MS-Stennis Space Center, Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Test Techn
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The CEB Tower has opened in Arlington, Virginia. It is the tallest building inside the Beltway, with a view of all of Washington, D.C.          

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          Great American Bites: Barbecue and craft beer in a cute Vermont town      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

New England is not exactly famous for its Southern-style slow-smoked barbecue, but Big Fatty’s doesn’t disappoint.          

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On the island of Barbados, British reserve blends with Barbadian spice to create a destination with lots of appeal, especially for honeymooners.          

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          Glamping: Where to find luxurious camping around the US      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

If you want to get closer to nature, just with running water and electricity, glamping may beat out sleeping in a tent on the ground.          

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          8/8/2018: FRONT PAGE: Syria accused      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency of assassinating a top Syrian rocket scientist.
          Comment on International Red Cross Report Confirms the Holocaust of Six Million Jews is a Hoax by Justice For Germans      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Nordhausen is still being touted as a liberated concentration camp even though anyone with half a brain can find information that proves otherwise. Nordhausen according to the Jewish virtual library: https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/soldiers-view-rows-of-nordhausen-corpses RAF Bomber Command Archive 3 April 1945 247 Lancasters and 8 Mosquitos of Nos 1 and 8 Groups to attack what were believed to be military barracks near Nordhausen. Unfortunately, the barracks housed a large number of concentration-camp prisoners and forced workers of many nationalities who worked in a complex of underground tunnels where various secret weapons were made. The camp and the tunnel workshops had been established immediately after Bomber Command attacked the rocket-research establishment at Peenemünde in August 1943. The bombing was accurate and many people in the camp were killed; the exact number is not known. The men working in the tunnels were unhurt. 2 Lancasters lost. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20070706055121/http://www.raf.mod.uk/bombercommand/apr45.html
          Elon Musk reportedly met with Japan's SoftBank last year about taking Tesla private (TSLA)      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

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  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son about taking the electric-car maker private last year, Bloomberg reports.
  • The news comes one day after Musk said he was considering taking Tesla private.
  • SoftBank has previously invested in Uber, Nvidia and GM's Cruise. 
  • Follow Tesla's stock price in real-time here. 

Tesla's chief executive Elon Musk met with SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son in April 2017 about the Japanese investment firm assisting in taking Tesla private, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

The report came the day after Musk said he was considering taking Tesla private and that funding had been secured, but did not offer any specifics about the unprecedented move.

Bloomberg's Selina Wang and Giles Turner reported that Musk and Son failed to reach an agreement over the structure of the company, citing sources. Tesla was trading around $300 per share in April 2017 when the talks reportedly fell through. The talks are no longer underway, Bloomberg said.

SoftBank and its $100 billion Vision Fund have made a slew of investments in tech firms around the world. So far, it has bought a 20% stake in GM's Cruise autonomous driving unit and made smaller investments in Uber, Nvidia, WeWork, and more. 

Musk tweeted on Tuesday that he would like to leave public markets at $420 per share — a 20% upside to their price that day. At that price, and given Musk's 20% stake in Tesla, roughly $60 billion would be needed to go private. 

Also on Tuesday, the Financial Times reported that Saudi Arabia's public investment fund — a major backer of SoftBank's fund — had invested roughly $2 billion in Tesla for a stake representing 3% to 5% of the company.

Shares of Tesla skyrocketed Tuesday when the plan was announced, but sank about 1.5% in trading Wednesday.

A Tesla spokesperson declined to comment. 

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          Mayor Durkan Is Hell-Bent on Killing the Center City Connector      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
by David Cole

Future corridor of the Center City Connector. For Mayor Durkan, no lie is too big in order to stop the project.
Future corridor of the Center City Connector. For Mayor Durkan, no lie is too big in order to stop the project. DAVID COLE

This past spring I compared Mayor Durkan’s decision to “pause” the Center City Connector with a similar idiotic decision by Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley in 2013.

Upon due reflection, I owe the mayor an apology—Mayor Cranley, that is. Jenny Durkan has proven herself to be far more dishonest and conniving than John Cranley could ever hope to be.

John Cranley, to his credit, at least made his intentions clear about what he planned to do to the city’s under-construction streetcar project if he were to be elected as mayor. He vowed to kill the project, and when he got elected, he did his best to do so. It was only a groundswell of grassroots activism that flipped two members of city council to a veto-proof supermajority in favor of completing the project. But for all of John Cranley’s faults, which are many, at least we knew what we were in store for.

Jenny Durkan, by contrast, is a master of Seattle-style passive-aggression. Her own campaign page—conveniently taken offline since I linked to it in my last column about the streetcar—touted the Center City Connector’s benefits. At campaign forums, she made sure to follow her consultants’ advice and at least pretend to be in favor of public transit and bike lanes.

Her actions as mayor to date, though, show where her true feelings about public transit lie, and it’s not a pretty picture.

When Durkan first paused the Center City Connector, she commissioned a study (with a six-figure price tag, no less) to determine why the project was supposedly running over-budget. That report, which was to have been made public no later than June 19th, still hasn’t yet been released to the public.

I can guess at its findings.

The cost increases are most likely due to scope creep—that’s when the city decides to build a streetcar and a dozen other city agencies use that as an excuse to add to the project their own new utility lines, street lights, and anything else that’s been sitting on their wish list for a while—and the fact that literally every construction project in the nation is facing rising costs due to labor shortages, Trump’s trade wars, and a construction boom. Contractors and their subcontractors are in a position to name their price because they have people breaking down their doors to build stuff. My colleagues and I are dealing with these issues on our own projects; it certainly isn’t limited to transit projects.

And the study most likely concludes that, despite these cost increases, canceling the project at this stage will cost nearly as much as finishing it—and cancelling it will also cause long-term damage to the city’s credibility when applying for federal grants for future transit projects. In other words, kiss light rail to Ballard and West Seattle goodbye.

It is any wonder Durkan doesn’t want the study released to the public? If my educated guesses are correct, the study makes Durkan look stupid for pausing the project. And I'm pretty confident that I'm on the right track here—because if the study said the streetcar was a boondoggle that should never be built, Durkan would be shouting its findings from the top of the Space Needle and hand-delivering the study itself to every household in Seattle.

Instead Durkan went with Underhanded Plan B: Put out a press release saying the ten new streetcars the city just ordered are too big to fit the tracks and the maintenance barn. “We just need to find a media outlet credulous enough to report our press release verbatim without doing any independent fact-checking,” an aide probably said.

Seattle Times: “Hold my beer.”

Local transit advocates and bloggers jumped upon the Seattle Times story like flies on a pile of shit, digging up the technical specifications online and pointing out that the differences between the new streetcars and current ones are negligible.

Let’s take the track gauge, for example. Standard Gauge is 4 feet, 8 ½ inches (1435mm) between the inside faces of the rails, and it’s been that way since the British invented railroads during the Industrial Revolution. That’s why it’s called Standard Gauge. With only a small handful of exceptions, every transit system, every streetcar, every commuter railroad, and every freight railroad in the United States—and throughout much of the world—uses Standard Gauge tracks.

This isn’t rocket surgery. Durkan claiming the new streetcars are of a different track gauge is like the salesman at Home Depot claiming the electric appliances sold at Lowe’s don't run on the kind of electricity in your home's electrical outlets.

The Seattle Times eventually updated its story to reflect the technical specifications, but the damage had already been done. Fox News, ever eager to paint liberal Seattle as a bunch of incompetents, as on the story within minutes. (Ironically, it was Durkan herself who was made to look like the idiot.) As they say, a lie gets around the world before the truth can get its pants on.

As it turns out, Durkan had simply been following the script of another Cincinnati sage, one who took place long before Mayor Cranley ever assumed office. Back in the 1920s, Cincinnati was building a subway system. But inflation and materials shortages were causing costs to skyrocket, and a new administration took charge in City Hall. Before long, stories were leaked to gullible newspapers that the curves in the tunnels were too tight for the subway trains. Those stories live on as urban legend in Cincinnati today, but in reality, the tunnels were built to the exact same specifications as what is now the MBTA Red Line in Boston. But the lies worked, and two miles of tunnels and uncompleted four station shells now sit abandoned under Central Parkway just north of downtown.

The new mayor of the time, Murray Seasongood, is still looked upon as a “reformer” even as the Cincinnati area chokes on car exhaust. With Seattle now copying so many of Cincinnati’s past mistakes, I wouldn’t be shocked to see Jerry Springer become our next mayor. But then, maybe he’d be an improvement over Durkan.

Seattle's Center City Connector has been through years of planning, design, public hearings, and Seattle Process. City Council has voted to approve it. Promises have been made, and federal grants have been approved. For Durkan to kill the project now, via a deceitful end run around all that public input, is so dictatorial a move that Trump himself would approve. (Memo to Mayor Durkan: Nobody gives a flying fuck how many photo ops you take with refugees on the Mexican border so long as you're acting like a Trump surrogate here at home.)

If Mayor Durkan doesn’t want her mayoralty to be looked upon as an unfortunate mistake in Seattle’s history, she needs to resume construction on the Center City Connector post-haste. And if she won’t do it, a veto-proof majority of City Council needs to step in and provide the leadership that Durkan is apparently incapable of.

You can and should sign the petition demanding that the city build the Center City Connector now.

David Cole is an architect in Seattle.

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The Rockets reportedly remain in the market for at least one more wing player, even after reaching a deal with Carmelo Anthony, but Sam Amick of USA Today (Twitter link) hears that the team isn’t actively pursuing Hawks swingman Kent Bazemore. According to Amick, Bazemore isn’t a major part of the Rockets’ discussions at this […]
          Comment on My day at Sig Sauer: Part 4 by Gunfun1      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Chris If you remember I put the Huma regulator in my Maximus before you put one in your Maximus. And it's been in there ever since. Haven't touched it after I got the regulator pressure set where I wanted. So it's been in for sometime. Now the WildFire has only had the Huma regulator in it for a couple months. And I haven't touched it any kind of way either. And you forgot I guess when I mentioned this the other day about taking the regulators out. I did that to see if the WildFire and Maximus still had the slow leak down issue. Guess what. The regulators have been out for almost 2 weeks and (no more leak down issue). So had to be o-rings or something to do with the regulator. I didn't change no o-rings on anything after I took the regulators out and reassembled them. All I know is I'm going the tethered regulated bottle. So basically I can shoot the guns tetherd for more shots and consistency. Or I can just unhook the bottle and shoot the guns that way with normal fill pressure that was used before regulating them. And yes as I said the other day. That is exactly how I'm going to run my Condor SS. I'm right now waiting for another Air Venturi bottle and the tethered adapter. Oh and also got some of those big blast caps. Going to try some of the two litre bottles filled with some water and see if I can make some of those water bottle rockets that was talked about the other day. But yep hook your buddy bottle up to your Maximus. Open the knob just enough to let it read what your Maximus has in it. But don't fill it. Then you can see if it's still where you was filling it too when you was shooting it.
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          LeBron James to return to Cleveland to play Cavs in November      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
CLEVELAND– LeBron James will make his return to Cleveland to play the Cavaliers in November. The Cavs host the Lakers at Quicken Loans Arena on Nov. 21, ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported on Wednesday. LeBron’s first home game as a Laker will be Oct. 20 against the Rockets. The opener for Cleveland has not been released. James opted out of the final year of his contract with the Cavs on July 1 and inked a four-year, $154 million deal with Los […]
          Report: Now the SEC is looking into Elon Musk’s tweets      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Elon, we need to talk.

In case you haven’t heard, Elon Musk tweeted yesterday and rocketed his company’s stock. Now, the Securities and Exchange Commission is asking questions. That’s according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, citing sources. The SEC is not commenting on a possible investigation and Tesla has not yet returned a request for comment.

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          Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truce      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military responded with air strikes on Wednesday despite talk from both sides of progress toward a possible truce to avert a fourth war in a decade.

          The Future with Reinforcement Learning Part 1      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The Future with Reinforcement Learning    Imagine a world where every computer system is customized specifically to your own personality. It learns the nuances of how you communicate and how you wish to be communicated with. Interacting with a computer system becomes more intuitive than ever and technological literacy sky rockets. These are the potential outcomes you could see in a future where reinforcement learning is the norm. In this article, we are going to break down reinforcement learning and dissect some of the components that come together to make up a reinforcement learning system. High Level Overview of Reinforcement Learning    If you’ve […]

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          ランディングページをWeb接客ツールで強力パワーアップ、Sprocketが目指す “誰も迷わないサイト” とは | インタビュー      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
ユーザーのプロフィールや行動にあわせ、さまざまなパターンで情報提示を行う「Web接客ツール」の1つ、「Sprocket」が進化している。データマーケティング&サイエンスチーム プロデューサーの馴松直紀氏に、ランディングページ向けWeb接客の新パッケージ「Sprocket for LP」や今後のバージョンアップなど、同社の目指すビジョンを聞いた。 ※文中ではツール名を「Sprocket」、社名をSprocket(括弧なし)として表記しています。 株式会社Sprocket プロデューサー ...
          James, Warriors, Rockets, Celtics highlight NBA TV schedule      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, the All-Star laden lineup of the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and … Click to Continue »
          Gaza Militants Fire Scores of Rockets at Israel, IDF Reports      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Barrages of rockets were fired late on Wednesday into Israel from the Gaza Strip controlled by Palestine’s Hamas militants, the Israel Defense Forces said.
          Amazon? Mysterious 'Project Rocket' advances outside Atlanta      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Is Amazon behind mysterious economic development project code-named 'Project Rocket' in Atlanta's suburbs?.
          Outer Space Crafts for Preschoolers      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Easy and educational Outer Space Crafts for Preschoolers! These simple projects are sure to keep children of all ages busy while having fun!   The collection includes paper rockets,  paper plate UFO flying saucers, space shuttle paper crafts, pom pom solar system mobiles and much more!    With a daughter named Enceladus, you can bet we […]

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          8月8日(水)のつぶやき その1      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

2018年08月07日のまいどくんのつぶやきとかメモとか htn.to/dp8R5s

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 00:17

"hide with Spread Beaver - ROCKET DIVE" を YouTube で見る youtu.be/-qoVeoG8XuU

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 00:18

“津川雅彦さんが78歳で死去「マルサの女」など出演 - おくやみ : 日刊スポーツ” htn.to/wtjqUQLLya

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 00:29

津川さん

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 00:31

『2018年08月07日のつぶやき』まいどぶろぐ|maido393.seesaa.net/article/460980…

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 03:35

台湾外交部、なかなかパンチの効いたツイート。台湾のOh Bearというクマのマスコットはいとこのウィニー(くまのプーさん)が中国で上映禁止になった(習近平に似ているから)ことに落胆している。全てのクマは台湾では平等で、くまのプーさ… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

— Kazuto Suzuki (@KS_1013) 2018年8月8日 - 01:39

maido3
今日の天気:晴時々曇 最高気温34度
RTされた数:3(前日比:+3)
受け取ったリプライ数:3(前日比:+3)
いいねされた数:53(前日比:+36)
utabami.com/TodaysTwitterL…

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 08:11

なんでこんな嘘を垂れ流すのかな。 twitter.com/info82634886/s…

— 河野太郎 (@konotarogomame) 2018年8月8日 - 08:17

子供の頃から身近にあるものは特別な存在になりやすいね。フォローで応援、食べず嫌いはやめます!リツイートで傘が風で折れるのを1回耐えます。いいねでキリギリスがアリを見習います。#漫画 #エッセイ #食べ物 #タコ #ヘビ #いか… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

— 星野ルネ (@RENEhosino) 2018年8月8日 - 08:51

ノイホイのブログだかなんかに論説乗せてもらって大喜びだった「はる/みらい選挙プロジェクト」なんかその報告削除して無関係装ってるしな。

— しわすみ (@s_w_s_m) 2018年8月6日 - 18:19

大きめのガラスボウルが欲しくて、Amazonのレビューを見たらwww爆笑www pic.twitter.com/CjNXH8NB4L

— ttakahasi (@ttakahasi) 2018年8月6日 - 17:06

8日(水)3時現在、強い勢力の台風13号は関東の南東の海上を北西に進んでいます。関東南部や伊豆半島の一部が、風速15m/s以上の強風域に入っています。
今夜~明日9日(木)、関東や東北にかなり接近し、上陸のおそれもあります。暴風や… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

— ウェザーニュース (@wni_jp) 2018年8月8日 - 05:20

でもまあ島耕作やサラリーマン金太郎のようなサラリーマンファンタジーから「なろう」小説まで、なんでか些細な理由で主人公を助けてくれる義侠心と特殊な力持った存在って、その世界での山根会長みたいなもんだったりするんやで。

— dada (@yuuraku) 2018年8月8日 - 09:57

まるで宇宙人?
播磨灘の夏の風物詩、干しダコ作りが、兵庫県播磨町の漁港などで最盛期を迎えています。郷土料理のタコ飯などに調理されるそうです
bit.ly/2nm1kj2
#夏 #お昼 #タコ pic.twitter.com/VzpY67RcQZ

— 神戸新聞映像写真部 (@kobenp_photo) 2018年8月8日 - 11:39

人が亡くなった時にまで「ネトウヨ!」とか言ってるの、これもう病気だよな pic.twitter.com/ItztJtcKxU

— 織部助@🍺 (@shutyan113) 2018年8月8日 - 07:57

【14:00時点 31.2℃ 48%】
33.3~20.6℃
★注意報:高潮
=兵庫県姫路市 #himeji #姫路 pic.twitter.com/kUSfWTDblU

— 気象うさぎ:姫路 (@mgn_himeji) 2018年8月8日 - 14:08

なんだ主犯は森元先生かよ。さすが体育会系のドンだけのことはある老害っぷり。
j-cast.com/2018/08/073357…

— dada (@yuuraku) 2018年8月8日 - 14:11

まいどくんの質問箱です
最近回答した質問 → 「好きなラジオDJを3人述べよ」

peing.net/ja/maido3?p=au…

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 17:02

@sakura826826 ゴンちゃん!大丈夫?

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 18:26

これはギャグなのかマジなのか
#安倍じゃなければ誰でもいい pic.twitter.com/8B2jn8sipV

— kikyou@陸自配備NO! (@otokanaaria) 2018年8月7日 - 22:50

【30th Anniversary】マーティー・フリードマンの1stソロアルバム『DRAGON’S KISS』は、今から30年前の1988年8月8日にリリースされました(日本盤は11月5日)。… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

— HMV_Metal (@HMV_Metal) 2018年8月8日 - 16:51

【35th Anniversary】BLACK SABBATH がイアン・ギランをヴォーカリストに迎えて制作した唯一のアルバムでカルト的人気を誇る11作目『Born Again』(邦題:悪魔の落とし子)は、今から35年前の1983… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

— HMV_Metal (@HMV_Metal) 2018年8月7日 - 00:00

“翁長沖縄知事が死去 67歳 辺野古新基地反対を貫く(沖縄タイムス) - Yahoo!ニュース” htn.to/BK9dnAqqYh

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 19:46

津川雅彦氏のトレンド見てみたけど、案の定似非リベラル連中が『安倍に関わらなければもっと死を惜しまれた』とか『晩年のネトウヨ的発言が残念』とか喚いてる。訃報にすら手前等の政権批判や思想を絡めないと気が済まないとか、流石にドン引きですわ。『死者の政治利用』って奴かな?

— ケー・シー・ディー・ズィー (@K_C_D_Z) 2018年8月8日 - 03:55

保守系の発言の多かった津川さんと翁長知事がほぼ同時に亡くなってしまったので、これを機に亡くなった人を中傷するような人は左右問わずダメってことにしたらどうでしょうかね。そんなこと当たり前なんだけど当たり前のことができないくらい前のめりな人が多すぎる。

— tadataru (@tadataru) 2018年8月8日 - 19:46

あち、今から⛽

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 20:35

はぁー

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 21:18

氷結ストロングサワーレモン🍋

画像はなしよ

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 21:22

#世界猫の日
( ・`д・´) pic.twitter.com/aisX0Pf8Gq

— まいどくん (@maido3) 2018年8月8日 - 21:27

石破氏支持でまとまりそうな竹下派の吉田自民党参院幹事長→安倍総理「総裁選で対立しても総裁選後の人事などで圧力をかけないで欲しい」。安倍総理→吉田氏「総裁選と人事は関係ない。終われば挙党一致だ」・・・・総裁選はもう終わっている。こんなやり取りをした上の選挙なんて意味がない。

— 反町理 (@o_sori) 2018年8月8日 - 08:49
          Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truce      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truceBy Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military responded with air strikes on Wednesday despite talk from both sides of progress toward a possible truce to avert a fourth war in a decade. A senior member of Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist group that controls Gaza, said talks mediated by the United Nations and Egypt on a deal to tamp down tensions were in "advanced stages". The Israeli army said Wednesday's violence began with militants firing guns at an Israeli engineering vehicle, and Israeli troops responding with tank fire.



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Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military responded with air strikes on Wednesday despite talk from both sides of progress tow...
          Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers Power Generator for Mars 2020 Rover      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

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          Over 70 rockets launched; Hamas: 'We are delivering on our promise'      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Ongoing rocket sirens in southern Israel since 19:00 pm Wednesday. IDF spokesperson reports over 70 rockets launched during the evening, most of which landed in open territory and 11 of which were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system. 15 Israelis have been injured from the rocket launches and many families are spending the night in the home shelters. Hamas in a statement: “We are delivering on our promise. The resistance accepted the responsibility to even the playing field with the enemy and it is succeeding in doing so.”
          Chris Paul donates $2.5 million to Wake Forest University, promotes healthy habits      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
HOUSTON — Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul has gifted a generous $2.5 million to Wake Forest University his alma mater. The latest donation is the largest ever by a former basketball student-athlete under the age of 35. CP3’s donation will transform the men and women’s clubhouses, expand and enhance locker rooms and provide treatment and nutrition areas. Chris Paul has taken steps in promoting healthier habits. The NBA star tells the Los Angeles Times he never used to be […]
          IAF bombs Gaza in response to rockets on Sderot      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
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CONTEST: Want to win 2 tickets to see @champagnepapi in #Houston on October 2? Submit your own #InMyFeelings video using #DrakeInHouston for a chance to win! Think you can do better than @rocketsmascotclutch? Submit today!
          Conversation with Michael J. Neufeld: Wernher von Braun’s Pact with the Devil      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Michael J. Neufeld, chair of the Space History Division at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, spent twenty years researching the life of rocket pioneer Wernher von Braun. The result is Von Braun, the first complete biography of the controversial German engineer who spearheaded the Nazis’ V-2 rocket program at Peenemünde and then became …

          Rocket Pig Games Necromancer      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Rocket Pig Games NecromancerPublisher: Rocket Pig Games Inc.

Rocket Pig Games is a leader in the 3D industry. We specialize in creating 3D printable files that work on your home or public 3D printer. If you are looking for unique and flawless 3D printable files to create miniatures, modular terrain, and props then look no further! We have yearly Kickstarters! Follow our progress on our website or on Facebook.

This model does not come with supports. You will need to generate them with the software of your choice or use Autodesk Meshmixer which is free.

The Necromancer

These are the settings we have used to get perfect prints on our printers. Printers vary as do different types of filaments and how prints behave in different types of weather! You will need to get comfortable with your printer and how it prints in the hot, cold, and humidity. Regardless of the printer you choose, I recommend keeping your room cool and dry. I also, highly recommend using Hatchbox PLA. It may cost a bit more but it’s 100% worth it. Seriously.

Here's what is working really well with Hatchbox PLA: 
TEMP: 195 (40-55 for bed depending on season) 
SPEED: 60 mms 
RETRACTION DISTANCE: 0.80 
RETRACTION SOPEED: 30 
INFILL: 15% (for tiles) 
TOP SOLID LAYERS: 7 
BOTTOM SOLID LAYERS: 4



Price: $3.99
          Q Pootle 5 by Butterworth, Nick.      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
QPootle5 lands on Earth on his way to a moon party because his spaceship's rocket booster will not boost.
          Dozens of rockets fired at south; IDF strikes 12 Hamas targets in Gaza      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Dozens of rockets and mortar shells were fired at southern Israeli communities from the Gaza Strip on Wednesday night, including one barrage that slammed into the city of Sderot, injuring several Israelis, prompting the Israeli Air Force to bomb 12 Hamas positions across the Gaza Strip, the military said.
          Jack in the Box's new commercial is sparking controversy on Twitter - CNBC      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

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Jack in the Box's new commercial is sparking controversy on Twitter
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The burger chain Jack in the Box has drawn criticism for its new TV commercial, which features not-so-subtle references to male genitalia. The ad for the company's new Teriyaki Bowls riffs off the word "bowls" and how similar it sounds to a slang term ...
Is Jack in the Box's new ad really offensive, or are people just busting his bowls?MarketWatch
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          Amazon Hiring for Over 200 Work-From-Home Positions      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The job postings from Amazon are all for employees that would be able to work from home or work remotely, and not from the company’s own facilities. The following are the different job categories and how many positions are available at Amazon. Solutions Architect — There are 90 jobs available in this category.

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          Why Shares of CyberArk Popped Today      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The cybersecurity company put up solid second-quarter numbers.

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          Boeing Faces New Production Snarls for Cash-Cow 737 Jetliner      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Boeing Co. is working through cascading supplier problems that will hamper third-quarter deliveries of its 737 jetliner, the planemaker’s largest source of profit. Hiccups at the makers of fuselages and engines, combined with record 737 output, have contributed to a production logjam at the planemaker’s Seattle-area factory. Like Airbus SE, Boeing is starting to feel […]

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          Why You Should Buy the Most Hated Company on the Planet      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

I can’t think of a stock that’s more hated than Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM). We’ve written about this company several times before. And just about every time we mention it, we end up receiving nasty emails admonishing the fact that we would cover — let alone recommend — investors own shares of this company.Source: Taber Andrew Bain […]

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          Why Extreme Networks Shares Plunged as Much as 40% Today      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The budding enterprise networking all-rounder is going through some growing pains right now, making for an interesting buy-in opportunity.

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          Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.’s Expansion Plan Continues to Pay Dividends      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The oil pipeline company said that 2018 is turning out to be an even better year than it anticipated.

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          Tesla facing questions after Musk tweets about going private      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

New questions this morning for Tesla CEO Elon Musk, after a tweet about going private sent the stock soaring. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Dion Rabouin and Rick Newman discuss.

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          The woman who just cost Google $5 billion revealed her next target, and it could spell trouble for Apple      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Silicon Valley’s greatest foe, Margrethe Vestager, has revealed her next target. The European Union’s competition commissioner wants to investigate the lack of standardization among phone chargers. The review has potential to spell trouble for Apple, as its proprietary Lightning connector is an obvious outlier in the market.

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          HudsonAlpha conference to bring top researchers to the Rocket City      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Leading immunology and genomics researchers from around the globe will convene at HudsonAlpha October 1-3 for the 6th annual Immunogenomics conference. Immunogenomics lies at the intersection of immunology and genomics and explores the ways in which the human genome interacts with disease.
          Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truce      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military responded with air strikes on Wednesday despite talk from both sides of progress toward a possible truce to avert a fourth war in a decade.

          #homo - sugma_napkin      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Elon r u ok : : : Follow @sugma_napkin cause he isn’t gay : : : : : #meme #memesdaily #humor #funnymemes #dank #danke #dankest #dankestmemes #cancerousmemes #gaymemes #trashmemes #autism #autisticmemes #shitmemes #robloxmemes #pewdiepie #ninjamemes #pewnews #homo #dankmemesdaily #danks #danky #isthisloss #freshmemes #trendingmemes #stolenmemes #dankmemesmatter #cursedimage #rocketfuelcanmeltsteelbeams
          Maintenance Technician - GEORGIA-PACIFIC - Lovell, WY      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Experience troubleshooting issues and making repairs on motors (diesel & gasoline), gearboxes, bearings, chains, sprockets, conveyors, etc....
From Koch Industries, Inc. - Fri, 27 Jul 2018 20:57:12 GMT - View all Lovell, WY jobs
          Google in China and the voice shopping hype      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Sarah Putt looks at why we shouldn't believe the hype about voice shopping, Rocket Lab's next launch and will Google return to China?
          Helmet rule isn't cause for NFL players to panic just yet      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The NFL’s new rule prohibiting contact with the crown of the helmets has players confused, but they shouldn’t worry about penalties just yet.         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Nifty 50: Bowden, Uresti seek more time in the big-time      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Now 50, former Tour pros Bowden, Uresti seek more time in the big-time         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Mayfield debuts, Luck returns as NFL preseason gets in gear      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Baker Mayfield debuts, Andrew Luck returns as NFL preseason gets in gear         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Cornet upsets Wimbledon champ Kerber in Montreal      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Alize Cornet of France beat Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-1 in 2nd round of Rogers Cup         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Gruden returning to Coliseum as head coach of Raiders again      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Jon Gruden will be roaming the Coliseum sidelines for the first time in his second stint as Oakland’s coach when the Raiders host the Detroit Lions         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Saban: Jalen Hurts' comments don't affect Alabama team      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Alabama coach Nick Saban says quarterback Jalen Hurts’ recent comments on his treatment by the staff aren’t an issue for the team         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Timbers on 15-game unbeaten streak with rivalry looming      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The Portland Timbers are in the midst of a 15-match undefeated streak         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Justin Rose ready for PGA after back injury at Firestone      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Justin Rose feels good ahead of the PGA Championship after withdrawing from last week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational with back pain         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Dream rebound from dismal season, now WNBA title contender      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

First-year Atlanta coach Nicki Collen and the Dream have put their dismal 2017 WNBA campaign firmly in the rear-view mirror         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Corbin strikes out 9, Diamondbacks beat Phillies 6-0      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Patrick Corbin struck out nine in a combined four-hitter, David Peralta had four hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Report: Now the SEC is looking into Elon Musk’s tweets      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

In case you haven’t heard, Elon Musk tweeted yesterday and rocketed his company’s stock. Now, the Securities and Exchange Commission is asking questions. That’s according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, citing sources. The SEC is not commenting on a possible investigation and Tesla has not yet returned a request for comment.

At 12:48 ET Tuesday, Elon Musk shot off this: “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.” By the end of the day, Musk had released vague plans to go private via an internal email (though it remains unclear who exactly would take the company private), and Tesla’s stock price made an 11% gain. Tesla’s board has apparently met several times to discuss a proposal to go private, the Wall Street Journal reported yesterday

Announcing corporate plans via Twitter, though not normal, isn’t illegal. Manipulating the stock market, however, is. Where Tesla could be in trouble is if there aren’t real plans to go private. According to the report, the SEC is asking whether what Musk said was true and why he chose to announce via Twitter.

Tesla’s stock closed down nearly 2.5%, though it appears to be moving marginally upwards in after-hours trades.


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2018 Recruiting: Ronnie Bell Brian August 7th, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Previously: Last year's profiles. S Sammy Faustin, S German Green, CB Gemon Green, CB Vincent Gray, CB Myles "Spider" Sims, LB Cameron McGrone, DE Taylor Upshaw, DE Julius Welschof, DE Aidan Hutchinson, OL Jalen Mayfield, OL Ryan Hayes, TE Luke Schoonmaker, TE Mustapha Muhammad.

 
Kansas City, MO — 6'1", 170
 

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[Nick Ingram]

24/7 3*, #1178 overall
#13 MO, #169 WR
Rivals 2*, 5.2 rating
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ESPN 3*, 73 rating
#16 MO, #210 WR
Composite 3*, #1477 overall
#18 MO, #213 WR
Other Suitors K-State
YMRMFSPA Jeremy Gallon
Previously On MGoBlog Hello post from Ace.
Notes No twitter! Missouri State basketball decommit.

Film

Senior:

Ronnie Bell is the kind of recruit who assumes that Bill in Social Studies is at it again when someone tells him Michigan's on the phone:

“I went through the entire football season, and it wasn’t until a month after football season ended [that Michigan reached out]. Mentally, I was like, ‘Dang, football isn’t going to happen.’ I can’t even explain how surprised I was. I was like, ‘What?!’ I thought for sure I was being pranked.”

At the time Bell was headed to Missouri State for basketball, which he'd committed to before an 89-catch, 1600+ yard senior season on the gridiron. He was the Kansas City area's player of the year, and that's a fairly large area with several P5 recruits annually. But still the phone did not ring unless Bill in Social Studies had managed to slip his minders yet again.

Michigan only stumbled on him because Harbaugh's brother-in-law is a basketball coach in the area and tipped him off towards the end of that monster season. Michigan put on the tape, and:

"There's got to be a problem here," Harbaugh thought.

There was not. And Harbaugh isn't just blowing smoke about a flier Michigan took. Let's take the unusual step of embedding his highlights in the body of the post, because you may as well scout the guy too:

That is good tape.

[After the JUMP: hermit story]

Bad tape has a lot of wide open easy catches and replays. Bell's tape has a lot of high-pointed balls in traffic and a healthy number of circus catches, with routine balls limited to touchdowns because all touchdowns must go in highlight reels no matter how banal. He's obviously too dang skinny, but being a basketball recruit first and foremost through November of 2017 explains that away rather nicely. That also helps explain the bizarre shape of Bell's recruitment. Harbaugh again:

"He didn't go to any of the shoe camps. The Adidas camp, the Nike camp, or the Under Armour camp. He was busy playing AAU basketball."

Harbaugh said Bell played AAU basketball every summer since the sixth grade, keeping him from attending camps populated by football coaches.

Bell's avoidance of camps was so strident as to be obtuse. His head coach:

Ronnie never attended a single camp or do the other things kids do to get recruited. Ronnie never did that. He played in games and practiced with us while other kids were going to this and that, he was declining invitations. Colleges were saying 'come here and run a 40' and he would skip that to come to weights and football practice that afternoon.

I was telling kids to feel free to skip a gym practice for camp or anything you want to and he thought that was ludicrous and I think that hurt him. He didn't get out on the radar, he wasn't chasing them down, and some schools would come in and see the film and were ready to bite, but I think they were waiting for someone to bite first and then it took off when football season started and he was a freak since week one. We all saw it, we knew it, but I think the schools just missed.

Ronnie Bell lives high on a mountaintop and only permits the villagers to ask one question of him every harvest. If that question is "do you play football?" he arcs a single eyebrow and smiles tightly. It is entirely appropriate that Bell's commit announcement wasn't even a tweet but an update to his twitter bio. Then I think he deleted his twitter.

Anyway: that's a pretty good, convincing story why Bell was off everyone's radar. And once he got on someone's there was a reassuring scramble. When Michigan came in with an offer there was a flood of other interest that may have turned into a healthy offer list if Bell hadn't immediately committed to Michigan and returned to his hermit lifestyle. Kansas State was on the verge of an offer; Nebraska, Penn State, and Notre Dame also got on the phone more or less immediately. The sincerity of those inquiries is impossible to judge, obviously.

The hermit lifestyle means that scouting is basically nonexistent. There was a brief round of articles immediately post-commit seemingly based off just highlight film. Woody Wommack confirms that Bell is a human with the proper number of limbs:

"He looks pretty good. He's a little undersized but he's definitely productive and looks good playing receiver. He knows how to get off the line and seems to get open whenever he wants."

Allen Trieu did give it a crack for 24/7:

Smooth, glides around the field and shows good elusiveness, short-area quickness, and change of direction. Does not exhibit elite long speed ... does not have any on-record, reliable times. Tracks the ball and adjusts to passes very naturally. Competitive as a blocker. Conscientious and hard-working kid ... will have to get stronger ... Intangibles -- football smarts, competitive nature and attention to detail -- are likely to allow him to play and produce beyond his measurables.

Trieu's last sentence there is important. Bell's father was the WR coach at Missouri Western until he decided to focus on his son's potential career, and Bell is really, really a coach's son. He's whatever the coaching equivalent of a gym rat is:

I remember he spent a lot of time in college film rooms and he was out there on the field for college practices, so he's very smart. He would come to the sidelines in our games, grab an Ipad and start showing kids what was happening and talking to the quarterbacks. ...he came to our Sunday coaches meetings. He came to every single one of them. We would gather on Sundays, go over the offensive and defensive game plan together and he was at every one of them, ate food, watched through the gameplan and knew everything that was going on.

Steve Lorenz reported shortly after Bell's commitment that the staff "was really impressed with Bell's explosiveness, ball skills and especially his body control" and that his vertical was "massive"; the opposing coach in the article Rivals always does said he had "speed and explosiveness" plus "great hands and quick feet." Elsewhere Brandon Brown put a number on that vert: 40 inches.

Folks are always taking bouncy basketball wings and turning them into tight ends. Here Michigan is taking a guard and doing the same. It's not a bad bet, and when the guy is also amongst the most productive WRs in the country it's a better bet still. Despite Michigan's clear desperation at the point they struck upon Bell he seems like a legitimate sleeper worth the swing.

Etc.: nope.

Why Jeremy Gallon? Bell is much taller, granted, and much lower-rated, granted. He still projects as a surprise outside receiver who uses his relentless attention to detail and resemblance to Snoop from The Wire to outsmart and intimidate opposing defensive backs. Think it's a bad idea to throw up a fade to a six-foot guy? Well, let me tell you about Jeremy Gallon and his rocket boots.

Bell probably won't have the opportunity to be the #1 until deep into his career and that'll separate him from Gallon but if he goes for 300 yards against Indiana remember I told you so. (If he disappears into a hole, forget this post entirely.)

Other comparables include Grant Perry, another super-productive high school receiver who's a bigger slot or smaller outside WR, and Mario Manningham if Michigan rolls like three critical hits in a row.

Guru Reliability: Nil. Unscouted except for some local efforts.

Variance: Moderate. Not huge but will fill out. Super productive and the most coach kid of all coach kids. Floor relatively high.

Ceiling: Moderate-plus. Maybe he's a secret Manningham but probably he's a good #2.

General Excitement Level: Moderate-plus. If Bell was the second guy in a two-WR class with a touted dude that would be just fine with me. As the only dude in his year I'm a little fussed, but not about Bell. He's got a good story, good film, and a ton of production. He's likely to contribute.

Projection: Near-certain redshirt as he transitions away from basketball training and packs on sufficient pounds to not get broken in half. Large and good WR class in front of him should block him through 2020, and then it'll depend on just how those guys develop. If Black and DPJ are still around hard to see Bell passing them; if they're NFL-bound he's going to be in with Martin and Collins for reps.

Slot versatility will help; Bell's career might look like Grant Perry's if Michigan suddenly needed Perry to be the #1 guy as a senior.

bronxblue

August 7th, 2018 at 12:51 PM ^

His Hello post was reasonably effusive as well, which was also surprising given the feelings shown toward other lower-rated WRs.  

I do think he has a potential to be a solid #2; he's athletic enough to battle for balls, and he does feel like a legit 2-sport athlete who can grow into the position as he focuses on it.  

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mgobaran

August 7th, 2018 at 1:09 PM ^

I liked his tape back during the commitment post, and Harbaugh talked about Bell and his weird recruitment more than a few times on his podcast. Harbaugh seems sold on him, and what I've see tells me why. 6'1" is plenty tall enough, and his production against a decent level of competition backs it up too. 

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LeCheezus

August 7th, 2018 at 11:05 AM ^

I don't understand why some of these guys with insane HS production end up ranked so low.  I get that they might not be 4/5* guys due to measurables, but do the ranking services really think a guy with Bell/Perry level of HS production just won't find a way to get open at the next level?  You'd think guys like this would end up in the 400-600 composite range, yet every year there are DE's that have played one season of football in the top 100 because they can run fast and have long arms, ignoring the fact that they have terrible pad level and uh, don't really know how to play football.

Here is another example of a player on Michigan - List of HS accomplishments:

Honors and Rankings
• USA-Today All-Ohio Defensive Player of the Year
• Named Ohio’s Division I Defensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press
• Member of Maxpreps 2016 Football All American team
• OHSAA Defensive Player of the Year honors

That is preferred walk-on Matt Brown.  I can see how HS stars become average P5 players but it is amazing to me that they can basically become unranked nobodies to the ranking services.

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Kevin13

August 7th, 2018 at 11:13 AM ^

It’s tough to see all kids and these services like rivals wants them at their camp. They don’t come to their camp and their rating takes a hit. Bell may turn out to be a stud but as stated never attended camp and everyone assumed he would play basketball so never looked at him. This is where good coaches find those diamonds in the rough 

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Ali G Bomaye

August 7th, 2018 at 11:26 AM ^

The recruiting "services" are businesses that are focused on profit margin. It's far more efficient for them to send a scout to a camp where he might see 30 or 40 top prospects than to watch tape of high school games that might have 1 or 2 prospects. They save more money by maintaining minimal staffing levels, and missing prospects like Bell or Brown, than they would make by being more accurate and scouting those guys.

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uofmfan_13

August 7th, 2018 at 1:50 PM ^

Exactly right.  Brian, Ace and company have done a great job of discussing the state of the current recruiting/scouting industry.  Particularly as it pertains to football, it is consolidated and hyper-focused on just a few camps and a few all-star events and shoe company showcases.  "Underwear football" is how many guys are judged, not the actual body of work in pads, etc.  

https://www.3starsleepers.com/2018/05/27/return-of-the-sleeper-croot-recruiting-industry-consolidation-will-mean-more-athletes-going-under-scouted/

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Michigan4Life

August 7th, 2018 at 3:24 PM ^

By the same token, there are a lot of ultra productive HS players who never done anything in D1 level. It's a totally different game from HS where you're often the best athlete as opposed to D1 level where everyone is a good athlete.

Same reason why ultra productive college players who don't pan out in the NFL.

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JonnyHintz

August 8th, 2018 at 11:11 AM ^

What it really boils down to is how lazy these sites have gotten. They hardly do any in-game scouting anymore, so if you’re a guy who doesn’t go to camps you’re going to fly under the radar. Which is why so many people take recruiting rankings with a grain of salt anyway. A guy like Bell who is probably a low 4*/high 3* type gets ranked outside the top 1000 and is ignored completely by the sites until after he commits.

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Indiana Blue

August 7th, 2018 at 11:19 AM ^

Love the under the radar guys, who have great athletic skills.  Bonus ... if he did delete his Twitter account, Hail to him.  This country would be a better place w/o Facebook and Twitter, and all the 13 year olds that can pose as adults (plus those adults that act like they're 13 years old).

Go Blue!

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MaizeAndBlueWahoo

August 7th, 2018 at 2:05 PM ^

These days whenever a player doesn't do the usual Twitter maneuvers, I actually do consider it a major plus.  UVA has a DT commit for 2019 whose rankings and offers should have placed him a thousand miles beyond UVA's reach.  When he released his top ten I thought "we actually have a shot" because, instead of having a huge fancy graphic made with logos and a picture of him in a thunderstorm (or, like, being a thunderstorm), he just typed them into Twitter.  A revolutionary idea.  Sure enough, he committed to UVA over Ohio State, a whole mess of SEC offers, and goodness knows what else.

A lack of social media interest or savvy seems to be an indicator of high intelligence and character in football and basketball recruits.  (To be clear, it doesn't work the other way around.)  It's weird, but welcome to 2018, I guess.

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Barn Animal

August 7th, 2018 at 11:26 AM ^

Me at the start of Bell’s film: “this guy looks pretty good, probably a bit underrated”

Once the leaping contested catches began: “Holy shit Harbaugh unearthed a dude.”

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curtalv8

August 7th, 2018 at 11:35 AM ^

This puts me a little at ease. However, I'm still concerned that we are taking 2 super dark horse projects in back to back classes with not one elite WR. DPJ and Black won't be here forever

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m_go_T

August 7th, 2018 at 12:03 PM ^

Cole Bajema Commits To Michigan Brian August 4th, 2018 at 3:55 PM

In news that could have been slightly more spread out, basketball has grabbed a commitment from WA SG Cole Bajema. Like Quintel Kent, who just committed to football, Bajema can be fairly called a sleeper. Unlike Kent there's a lot of reasons to believe he won't be called one for much longer.

Michigan's interest was piqued after Bajema attended their elite camp because he's a guy who went from a 6'1" guard to a 6'7" guard in an improbably short period of time, and from there word spread and hounds started, uh, hounding:

Beilein told Brady he liked what he saw. Bajema, a 6-foot-7 guard, capitalized on the early interest and excelled at Michigan’s elite camp. The Wolverines kept track of him during the first two evaluation periods of July — and they were the only high-major on his trail.

Last week in Las Vegas, Washington, Washington State, Utah, Virginia, Minnesota, Xavier, Northwestern, Virginia and Oregon State joined U-M in the bleachers for Bajema’s games. And Washington, Xavier, Oregon State and Virginia offered.

That's two one seeds from the most recent tournament if you're counting. Rivals's Corey Evans:

Despite Bajema's size it seems like he's taking the combo guard slot in the class:

“If he’s a 6-7 wing with his weight, he’s maybe not quite a high-major player. But as a combo guard at 6-7 — with the way he shoots it, the way he handles it, the way he passes it — all of a sudden that became very interesting to (schools),” Brady said. “I think people are starting to see what he is as a basketball player — that he can be a combo guard, he can be a 6-7 creator. He’s not a wing; he’s a guy where you put the ball in his hands and he makes plays for people.”

That likely means that Joe Girard and Rocket Watts will be looking elsewhere. So too might everyone else. Bajema's commitment puts Michigan one over in 2019. Charles Matthews's probably-inevitable exit for the pros after four years of college should solve that problem, leaving Michigan with a decision about whether to push it one slot further. It seems likely someone will either end up with a long road to playing time or blow up and head to the draft but Beilein might want to wait until that's clearer before taking a third player in the class. They do have some feelers out to touted guys who plan on deciding late.

Full hello on Monday.

Farnn

August 4th, 2018 at 4:49 PM ^

Nice pickup after missing on Carton, especially because there really wasn't need for a PG in 2019.

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The Fugitive

August 4th, 2018 at 5:37 PM ^

Perhaps I'm mistaking this youngster for someone else, but I believe Sam Webb had a recruiting roundup about him earlier this week.  His family is from West Michigan and his pops is a huge Michigan fan.  Pretty exciting for the whole crew! Welcome and Go Blue!

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robpollard

August 4th, 2018 at 10:13 PM ^

Yes, this commit won't waiver. UM is his dream school.

"After writing this the information started to trickle out about how much Bajema coveted that Michigan offer. Before moving to Washington he grew up in Michigan and was raised rooting for the Wolverines. He also sent footage directly to John Beilein to get on their radar in the first place. Given all of that it quickly became evident that Michigan would be the the team to be beat if they offered. The term dream school gets overused but it seems evident that Michigan most certainly is that for Bajema."

 

https://www.uwdawgpound.com/2018/7/30/17626436/basketball-recruiting-update-end-of-july-evaluation-period-uw-washington-huskies

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bronxblue

August 4th, 2018 at 10:07 PM ^

Looks like a solid prospect that I assume will have to put on some weight but will be one of those guys who Beilein turns into a draft pick.

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          Took Off Like A Rocket Ft Ay Quez      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Joining me this week is rapper @AyQuez_, he talks about why he started rapping, upcoming project, & giving back to the community.
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Joining me this week is rapper @AyQuez_, he talks about why he started rapping, upcoming project, & giving back to the community.
          8/8/2018 John and Raheel with Del Hour 2      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
John, Raheel, and Del continue talking about LeBron James new school. They also talk about Ryan Anderson and what the Rockets might do with him. The guys take calls for What’s Wrong Wednesday. At the end of the show, John and Raheel talk bathroom etiquette.
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  • Surface Go first impressions. The reviews are in, too: Consensus is that performance is slow but OK, but the battery life is terrible.
  • Related: Tear-down reveals tiny battery
  • Related: Many Surface models are getting massive sets of firmware updates related to Spectre and Meltdown. Most recent example: Surface Book 2. Even Surface Go got a Day 1 update (albeit a minor one).
  • Let's revisit the Microsoft Managed Desktop.
  • Windows 10 Redstone 5: Build 17730 ships last week, adds "retail" OOBE. But not really. Build 17733 just shipped before the show. File Explorer's Dark Theme finally is really dark. Your Phone is finally available in working form. Sort of.
  • Skype Classic isn't going away on September 1, after all. Microsoft is testing new compact view options for Skype. Microsoft is bringing Spotify to Skype.

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          Israelis injured as army says 70 rockets fired from Gaza      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

This is a developing story. JERUSALEM (JTA) —  Rockets fired from Gaza on Wednesday evening landed in southern Israel, causing injuries and damaging property. Magen David Adom told The Jerusalem Post that it had treated 16 people for injuries, three of whom were evacuated to the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon. The Israeli army said in a post...

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          Live Blog: Code Red Sirens, Rocket Attacks, Mortar Shells – It’s All Here      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Up-to-the-minute information is posted on the Live Blog about Code Red alerts and incoming rocket attacks.
          100+ Rockets and Mortar Shells Fired at Israel from Gaza      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
The Iron Dome aerial defense system intercepted at least 11 rockets that were headed for densely populated areas in the south.
          IDF Orders Southern Israeli Summer Camps Into Shelters, Safe Spaces      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Israelis living in southern Israel were told to stay within the 'rocket racing' distance of a safe space as well.
          Comment on Starting Next Month, DOT Will Adjust Citywide Parking Meter Rates for the First Time Since 2011 by Rex Rocket      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Too expensive! This will discourage people from driving in from VT and shopping at my store!
          Amazon? Mysterious ‘Project Rocket’ advances outside Atlanta      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
A distribution facility is sprouting in a suburb in Atlanta, but mum's the word on the identity of the tenant
          [Перевод] Правительственные организации заманивают создателей сверхмалых РН контрактами, премиями и упрощением бюрократии      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Сверхмалая РН Electron от RocketLab не достигла орбиты в мае 2017 года, но уже второй запуск в январе 2018 года доставил в космос кубсаты для Planet и Spire. Источник фото: Rocket Lab

NASA, Военно-Воздушные Силы (U.S. Air Force, USAF) США, Национальное Разведывательное Управление (National Reconnaissance Office, NRO) и Управление перспективных исследовательских проектов Министерства Обороны (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, DARPA) с нетерпением ждут появления новых поколений сверхмалых ракет-носителей — и в преддверии этого уже откладывают деньги и ослабляют ведомственный надзор.
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          Re: Nintendo's Recent Legal Action Against ROM-Sharing Sites Scares Major Player Into Removing Downloads      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

@Crono1973 “Nintendo taking down ROM sites is good for resellers though, if the only way to play Chrono Trigger is to buy a real cartridge, the prices for used cartridges will skyrocket.”
That would be great. I do want to sell some of my old nes and snes games. Good money to be made. Plus I would love people like sbandy to buy games at triple the prices they were when they released in 1984

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          Israeli jets strike Gaza terror targets after Hamas launches dozens of rockets      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Israeli jets struck a dozen targets in the Gaza Strip Wednesday night as more than 70 rockets were launched toward the Jewish state from the Hamas-controlled region. Reported by FOXNews.com 7 minutes ago.
          Once upon a Hollywood, there was a hell of a stuntman. Hal Needham      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The son of sharecroppers, Needham was born in Memphis, Tenn., in 1931, and spent most of his childhood so deep in the Ozarks that, as he liked to joke, "You had to pump the sunshine to us." Dropping out of school after eighth grade, he worked as a tree trimmer in St. Louis before joining the Army's 82nd Airborne Division in 1951. When he left the service he headed west with three pairs of jeans, six T-shirts, a buddy and no particular plan.


The Bud Rocket... it did run on Muroc and Bonneville, it was fast, and Hal Needham owned it.

Needham didn't drive the Bud Rocket though, Stan Barret did, and Barret was Paul Newman's stunt double, and was sparring with Bruce Lee. He also was on the Dean Martin Roast of Ronald Reagan, and since Needham was friends with Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis, they starred in the movie Cannonball Run, which we'll get to at the bottom of this post.

His run was witnessed by some famous people who knew about speed... Chuck Yeager, Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, and William J. "Pete" Knight, who, to this day holds the all-time speed record for level flight, when he flew an X-15 at Mach 6.7.






Unfortunately, there is no accurate or verifiable way to know what speed it ran. But that's what you get with publicity stunts vs real hardcore attempts at landspeed records. There was no FIA, no SCTA, etc etc to get an accurate high speed, average speed, and they didn't turn around for a return run to get a both ways required run for the international record. But, they really didn't care about all the hoopla. They made money, got rich, caused a hell of a media splash.. and didn't have to hire Evel Knievel.

But there once was a time in America when crazy guys built these land speed rockets in their garages. Not warehouses, not military testing facilities, but in their garages. That's where Breedlove built his Spirit of America. https://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2010/03/lots-of-cool-photos-over-at-hamb-heres.html

Paul Newman climbing into the Budweiser Rocket at Bonneville, Newman was responsible for putting together the relationship for Budweiser to be the lead sponsor.

After 9 runs at Bonneville, the Budweiser Rocket kept digging into the unstable salt surface which presented a serious safety issue, and Chuck Yeager interceded and got them permission from the Air Force to run at Muroc, now part of Edwards AFB.


It wasn't Needham's 1st land speed vehicle though, the SMI Motivator was. You've probably never heard of that, because it never accomplished anything.

During 1976 Needham tested the Budweiser/SMI Motivator –sponsored vehicle in excess of 600 mph on a huge dry lake located in Oregon. So... credit him that, and give him 2 of those ballcaps that celebrate breaking the 300 mph barrier... or a 400 and a 200. I just don't thing they ever made a 600 mph hat, as only a couple people have ever, or will ever go faster on wheels.

The `SMI Motivator' was made available to two drivers:  Needham and the wife of his partner Duffy Hambleton. Kitty O'Neil was a 28-year-old Irish and Cherokee woman from Texas, who was to drive the 'Motivator' to a new women's record, while Hal went for the speed of sound.

Nothing but a publicity gambit.

Needham's sponsor had paid out more than $75,000 to get him the drive, but after a high-speed foray on Mud Lane at Tonopah in Nevada, he run out of lake and into the sage brush on the surrounding desert, vowing never to drive the car again. (I've never heard of a dry lake near Tonopah, and the internet turned up no info)

Lets face it, no one even tries, and if they wanted to, Bonneville probably can't support that if everything I've heard about the condition of the salt is correct.


In May 1977, his movie directorial debut was released... and Smokey and the Bandit which cost 12 million reaped tenfold that amount in less than 6 months. And that was the summer all movies had to compete with Star Wars for ticket sales, which had been released 2 days earlier than Smokey.

Burt Reynolds became the highest paid actor in cinema history up to that point, for this movie, making five million dollars for four weeks work.
Roger Moore never drove an Aston Martin in the Bond movies, but he drove a DB5 in Smokey.
The Ferrari 308 used in the movie belonged to Director Hal Needham.
Ron Rice, owner of Hawaiian Tropic, loaned his black Lamborghini to his buddies Burt Reynolds and Hal Needham.
The moustache worn by Burt Reynolds in this movie was subsequently auctioned for the charity, UNICEF. The auction was held in Geneva, Switzerland, and the winning bid was twenty-five thousand dollars from Freddie Mercury
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082136/trivia

And that's when Needham might be considered to have created redneck buddy movies. He directed, Burt Reynolds drove, and everyone was happy.  He created movies with fast cars, car stunts, bar fights, country music and devil-may-care men who’d do anything for a buddy, and for a good time.

Just in time for Dukes of Hazard to catch the wave and ride it to CBS in Jan 1979. It was based on a 1975 movie, Moonrunners, which was identical in every way to the tv show, just not as cute and funny.

The movie was narrated by Waylon Jennings who introduces and comments on the story of cousins, who run moonshine for their widower uncle Jesse who knows the Bible better than the local preacher. He makes liquor, according to his "granddaddy's granddaddy's" recipe, in stills named Molly and Beulah.  In the opening, one of the cousins is in the county jail for a bar fight at the Boar's Nest. So, you can see, it's a movie version of the tv show, with a couple character names changed. There's a Cooter, and a county boss bad guy who owns the Boar's Nest and the local brothel. He sells moonshine to yankees. To get at Jesse’s supply, Sheriff Rosco Coltrane harasses the cousins who use bow and arrows because they are on probabtion and can't own guns. There's the whole Dukes of Hazard County in a nutshell.

Anyway.... getting back to Hal Needham.

He was a paratrooper in the Army. No wonder he got a job in Hollywood as a stuntman

As the highest paid stuntman in the world, Hal Needham broke 56 bones, his back twice, punctured a lung and knocked out a few teeth. His career has included work on 4500 television episodes and 310 feature films as a stuntman, stunt coordinator, 2nd unit director and ultimately, director.

Needham wrecked hundreds of cars, fell from tall buildings, got blown up, was dragged by horses, rescued the cast and crew from a Russian invasion in Czechoslovakia, set a world record for a boat stunt on Gator (1976), jumped a rocket powered pick-up truck across a canal for a GM commercial and was the first human to test the car airbag.

He wrote Cannonball Run II, Stroker Ace, Smokey and the Bandit one and two
In addition, he directed Smokey and the Bandit one and two, Cannonball Run one and two, Hooper, Stroker Ace, and others that really aren't important or impressive.

Jackie Chan makes one of his first U.S. film appearance in Cannonball Run, and inspired by Hal Needham's notion of including bloopers during the closing credits, Chan began a tradition of doing the same in most of his movies.

The ambulance used in the movie, is the actual ambulance that Hal Needham and Brock Yates souped up and raced in the real Cannonball Run. It had been upgraded with a hemi, and topped out at 145 mph, and was equipped with 4 gas tanks, and 4 filler holes, so that the max ninety gallons could be pumped quickly from one gas station island. Needham and Yates didn't win the race (the transmission blew in Palm Springs, California) so Needham kept it in storage for several years, until the time came to make this film.






Stan Barret related the true story about how he was the stunt double for Burt Reynolds on the movie Hooper and  loaned Burt his Rolex to wear in the movie as Burt played the role of Hal, and they kept passing it back and forth as Stan wore it in the stunt scenes and Burt wore it in the regular scenes. The action movie Hooper was loosely based upon his and Hal Needham's careers as stuntmen.


He invented and introduced to the film industry, the air ram, air bag, the car cannon turnover, the nitrogen ratchet, the jerk-off ratchet, rocket power and The Shotmaker Camera Car to make stunts safer and yet more spectacular at the same time.  He also directed the 1980's hit BMX movie Rad.

Needham co-owned a NASCAR race team and was the first team owner to use telemetry technology.

In February 1981 Needham and Burt Reynolds debuted their Skoal Bandit Racing team at the Daytona 500. They intended to run 19 races with (previously featured at the beginning of this article) Stan Barrett at the wheel.  The Skoal-Bandit race team was one of the most popular NASCAR teams ever - second only to that of Richard Petty

After running the Bud Rocket and using real time telemetry, Needham decided to employ it on his stock car. With permission from Bill France, it was installed in the car for the Talladega race. Every other team in the pits had a fit because they were getting real time updates in the pits from the car on exactly what was going on. It was the only time France allowed it.

Journeyman driver Harry Gant was enlisted to assist crew chief Travis Carter in setting up the car for Barrett.  After Gant, driving for another team, finished second to Cale Yarborough at the Atlanta race, Needham approached Gant about driving a second car for the team.


Gant's first start for the team came a month later at Darlington and he finished second. Halfway through the year Barrett was gone and the team now competed fulltime on the NASCAR circuit. After five more runner-up finishes, Gant broke through and won his first race at Martinsville in April 1982.

After 17 years of racing, most of them in NASCAR's lesser divisions, Gant was a star and his fans that cheered him on the short tracks had a Winston Cup hero. Gant won eight more races and finished in the top-five in points four times before Needham bowed out of the sport after the 1988 season.

Gant credits Needham with being a major force in changing the face of stock car racing. "Hal was the first to dress the crew in matching embroidered uniforms. He had a big hauler with the car painted on it. He brought people from Hollywood to the races. He even had cheerleaders in the pits once."


In 2012, Needham received a Governor's Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The academy, which gives no Oscars for stunt work, cited Needham as "an innovator, mentor and master technician who elevated his craft to an art and made the impossible look easy."

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0624102/?ref_=nmbio_bio_nm
http://www.gregwapling.com/hotrod/land-speed-racing-history/land-speed-racing-smi-motivator.html
http://www.bluebird-electric.net/budweiser_rocket_car.htm
http://www.rolexmagazine.com/2016/07/stan-barrett-worlds-first-supersonic.html
http://articles.latimes.com/2013/oct/25/local/la-me-hal-needham-20131026
https://www.motorsport.com/us/nascar-cup/news/skoal-racing-at-atlanta-the-end-of-the-trail/1781530/
https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/archive/article/january-1998/51/been-there-done

          The Flex 90 Prefab Home Will Inspire a Sustainable Future      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Introduction to Flex 90 Flex 90 claims to be the future of prefabricated, environmentally conscious, and affordable homes. Located in New Zealand, Genius First Light (the company behind Flex 90) strives to skyrocket prefab homes into a sustainable future. Built safely and securely above building code, Flex 90 offers a healthier, warmer space that uses […]
          Chris Paul donates $2.5 million to Wake Forest basketball program      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Chris Paul just gifted his alma mater in a big way. The Houston Rockets guard donated $2.5 million to the Wake Forest basketball program, marking the largest gift the school has ever received from a former player. According to ESPN, Wake Forest plans to use the funds to expand make improvements on the men’s and […]

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          Magic Leap Teases Imminent Release of Mixed Reality Headset      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Magic Leap Teases Imminent Release of Mixed Reality Headset We might be seeing a Magic Leap One launch before the day is over, or if not, perhaps by the end of the week. Magic Leap founder Rony Abovitz has taken to Twitter with a series of tweets suggesting a launch is imminent, including more than one reference to a rocket ship. He also recent said that "Day 1" is coming soon. "I want to thank
          NASA Announces New Partnerships to Develop Space Exploration Technologies      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
NASA is partnering with six U.S. companies to develop 10 “tipping point” technologies that have the potential to significantly benefit the commercial space economy and future NASA missions, including lunar lander and deep space rocket engine technologies. Selections are based on the agency’s third competitive Tipping Point solicitation, and have a combined total award value of approximately $44 million – a significant investment in the U.S. space industry. A technology is considere [...]

          Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our star      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A red-hot voyage to the sun is going to bring us closer to our star than ever before.

NASA's Parker Solar Probe will be the first spacecraft to "touch" the sun, hurtling through the sizzling solar atmosphere and coming within just 3.8 million miles of the surface.

It's designed to take solar punishment like never before, thanks to its revolutionary heat shield that's capable of withstanding 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit.

Liftoff is set for the pre-dawn hours of Saturday for this first-of-its-kind mission to a star.

"The coolest, hottest mission, baby, that's what it is," said Nicola Fox, the project scientist at Johns Hopkins University.

Roughly the size of a small car, Parker will get nearly seven times closer to the sun than previous spacecraft. To snuggle up to the sun, it will fly past Venus seven times over seven years. Each flyby will provide an orbit-shaping gravity boost, drawing it ever closer to the sun and straight into the corona – the sun's outermost atmosphere.

The closer, the better for figuring out why the corona is hundreds of times hotter than the sun's surface. Another mystery scientists hope to solve: What drives the solar wind? That's the steady, supersonic stream of charged particles blasting off the corona and into space in all directions.

"There are missions that are studying the solar wind, but we're going to get to the birthplace," Fox said.

Scientists expect the $1.5 billion mission to shed light not only on our own dynamic sun, but the billions of other yellow dwarf stars – and other types of stars – out there in the Milky Way and beyond. While granting us life, the sun also has the power to disrupt spacecraft in orbit, and communications and electronics on Earth.

"This is where we live," said NASA solar astrophysicist Alex Young. "We have to understand and characterize this place that we're traveling through."

The project was proposed in 1958 to a brand-new NASA, and "60 years later, and it's becoming a reality," said project manager Andy Driesman, also of Johns Hopkins, which designed and built the spacecraft. The technology for surviving such a close solar encounter, while still being light enough for flight, wasn't available until now.

Parker's 8-foot heat shield is just 4½ inches thick. Sandwiched between two carbon sheets is airy carbon foam. The front has a custom white ceramic coating to reflect sunlight; it's expected to glow cherry red when bombarded by the extreme solar heat.

Almost everything on the spacecraft will be behind this and thus in room-temperature shade while ducking through the jagged edges of the corona, without so much as a blister on its science instruments.

The spacecraft will hit 430,000 mph in the corona at closest approach. That's equivalent to going from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia in a split second. Or Chicago to Beijing in under a minute.

This is the first NASA spacecraft to be named after someone still alive.

Eugene Parker, 91, professor emeritus at the University of Chicago, predicted the existence of solar wind 60 years ago. He plans be at Cape Canaveral for the launch. United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy rocket is providing the muscle.

Parker got to inspect the spacecraft last fall. He said he's "holding my breath that everything goes well."

"This is a journey into never-never land, you might say, where it's too hot for any sensible spacecraft to function," Parker told Johns Hopkins' Fox in a recent interview. "But some very clever engineering and construction have succeeded in making what looks like a very workable instrument."

The spacecraft holds photos of Parker as well as a copy of his 1958 research paper on what he termed solar wind. Despite skepticism, NASA's Mariner 2 spacecraft proved Parker right in 1962.

Also on board: more than 1 million names of space fans submitted to NASA this past spring.

It's a fast-paced mission, with the first Venus encounter occurring less than two months after liftoff, in early October, and the first brush with the sun in November.

In all, the spacecraft will make 24 elongated laps around the sun, closer than the orbit of Mercury, the innermost planet. The records will start falling with the first orbit, when the Parker probe comes within 15.5 million miles (25 million kilometers) of the sun and beats the current record holder, NASA's former Helios 2 spacecraft. Helios 2 got within 27 million miles (43 million kilometers) of the sun in 1976.

Fox puts it this way: If the sun and Earth were on opposite ends of a football field, Mercury would be at the sun's 35-yard line, Helios 2 at the 29-yard line and the Parker probe at the 4-yard line.

NASA's Messenger, which orbited Mercury from 2011 to 2015, provided insight into the solar wind but was too away.

"You know something exciting is just around the bend, but where you're sitting you can't see what that is," Fox said. "So really the only way we can now do it is to do this daring mission to plunge into the corona."

The Parker probe's final three orbits – in 2024 and 2025 – will be the closest. The spacecraft eventually will run out of fuel and, no longer able to keep its heat shield pointed toward the sun, will burn and break apart – except perhaps for the rugged heat shield.

"It's a pretty tough shield," said Fox.

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          Acuerdo verbal entre Houston Rockets y Carmelo Anthony      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Según Marc Stein, de The New York Times, se producirá en cuanto el jugador vuelva de su estancia en África con varios compañeros de la NBA


          8/9/2018: WORLD: Mossad takes out Syrian rocket chief      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
A senior Syrian rocket scientist blown up by a car-bomb on Saturday was killed by Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, according to a new account quoting informed Middle East intelligence sources. Aziz Asber, who was killed along with his chauffeur...
          Dozens of rockets fired at south; IDF pounds Hamas targets in Gaza      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Dozens of rockets and mortar shells were fired at southern Israeli communities from the Gaza Strip on Wednesday night and into Thursday.
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          La La Anthony ‘On-Board’ With Carmelo Signing With The Rockets – Here’s Why!      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Carmelo Anthony has signed with the Houston Rockets! That being said, new reports are claiming that La La is totally for that move in his career. One insider told HollywoodLife that ‘Now that Houston is where Carmelo will be playing […]
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          The Hurry Up: Ohio State Commits Set to Play on National Television While Several Pledges Receive Bump in Latest Composite Rankings      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
The Hurry Up is your nightly dose of updates from the Ohio State football recruiting trail, keeping tabs on the latest from commits and targets from around the country.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

Several Ohio State commits will be featured on national television this fall as part of the GEICO ESPN High School Football Showcase, an 11-week, 18-game schedule that pits some of the nation’s top programs against one another.

Among this year’s slate of games, Scottsdale, Arizona, Chaparral — led by Buckeyes four-star quarterback commit Jack Miller III and four-star running back pledge Darvon Hubbard — will take on Phoenix Pinnacle on Friday, Oct. 19. The Pioneers are quarterbacked by Oklahoma five-star commit Spencer Rattler.

The showcase wraps up with a highly anticipated matchup between top-ranked IMG Academy and No. 10 Hoover, Alabama — which you may recall from MTV’s Two-A-Days fame. Ohio State four-star cornerback commit Lejond Cavazos and the Ascenders are looking to complete their fourth-consecutive undefeated season.

Another notable game on the schedule features a trio of the Buckeyes’ top targets, as Washington D.C. St. John’s College goes up against Good Counsel, Maryland. The No. 5 Cadets are led by five-star linebacker Mekhail Sherman, four-star wide receiver Rakim Jarrett and four-star defensive tackle Tre Williams, all of whom visited Columbus for the first time last month.

In addition to the teams mentioned above, this year’s showcase also includes No. 3 Grayson, Georgia; No. 12 Las Vegas Bishop Gorman; and No. 16 Archer, Georgia. Every game will be televised on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.

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With summer camps and 7-on-7 tournaments in the rearview mirror and actual football right around the corner, a new batch of 247Sports Composite Player Rankings — which combines prospect ratings from 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals — were unveiled earlier this week.

Ohio State holds commitments from 15 prospects, which is good for the eighth-best class in the country and No. 1 in the Big Ten. They hail from 10 different states, which includes three from within the state’s borders; two apiece from Georgia, Indiana and Tennessee; and one from Florida, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Texas and West Virginia.

You can see where the Buckeyes’ pledges stack up nationally (as well as their movement up or down the rankings) below:


          Eurocopter AS555 SN Fennec      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Autor: Aubi

Datum: 08.08.2018 23:24:09



 
Název:
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Eurocopter AS 555SN Fennec Eurocopter AS 555SN Fennec
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Original Name:
Eurocopter AS 555SN Fennec
Kategorie:
Category:
protiponorkový/protilodní vrtulník helicopter for anti-submarine/anti-ship warfare
Výrobce:
Producer:
DD.MM.1992-DD.MM.2003 Eurocopter France SA, Marignane
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DD.MM.199R-DD.MM.2003
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Number of Produced:
13
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DD.MM.RRRR
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1-2
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Uspořádání rotorů:
Rotor Configuration:
hlavní a vyrovnávací rotor main and antitorque rotor
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pevný fixed
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Landing Gear:
kluzné ližiny skids
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Hmotnost prázdného vrtulníku:
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2600 kg 5732 lb
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2600 kg 5732 lb
Délka s otáčejícími se rotory:
Length with Rotors Turning:
12,94 m 42ft 5,44in
Délka trupu:
Fuselage Length:
10,93 m 35ft 10,31in
Šířka trupu:
Fuselage Width:
1,80 m 5ft 10,87in
Celková výška:
Overall Height:
3,34 m 10ft 11,5in
Průměr hlavního rotoru:
Main Rotor Diameter:
10,69 m 35ft 0,87in
Průměr vyrovnávacího rotoru:
Tail Rotor Diameter:
1,86 m 6ft 1,23in
Plocha disku hlavního rotoru:
Main Rotor Disc Area:
89,75 m2 966.06 ft2
Plocha disku vyrovnávacího rotoru:
Tail Rotor Disc Area:
2,72 m2 29.28 ft2
Pohon:
Propulsion:
 
Kategorie:
Category:
turbohřídelový turboshaft
Počet motorů:
Number of engines:
2
Typ:
Type:
Turboméca Arrius 1A o vzletovém výkonu 357 kW/485 k Turboméca Arrius 1A, take-off power 479 shp
Objem palivových nádrží:
Fuel Tank Capacity:
730 l 160 Imp gal / 193 US gal
Výkony:
Performance:
 
Maximální rychlost:
Maximum Speed:
2191) km/h v 0 m 136.11) mph in 0 ft
Cestovní rychlost:
Cruise Speed:
217 km/h v ? m 134.8 mph in ? ft
Rychlost stoupání:
Climb Rate:
6.4 m/s 1260 ft/min
Statický dostup:
Static Ceiling:
750 m 2461 ft
Dynamický dostup:
Dynamic Ceiling:
3800 m 12467 ft
Dolet:
Range:
129 km 80.2 mi
Maximální dolet:
Maximum Range:
648 km 402.6 mi
Přepravní kapacita:
Transport Capacity:
4-5 cestujících


1134 kg podvěšeného nákladu
4-5 passengers


2500 lb of cargo externally
Výzbroj a vybavení:
Armament and Equipment:
 
Výzbroj:
Armament:
1x kanon Giat M621 ráže 20 mm nebo
2x pouzdro FN Herstal TMP s 2
kulomety ráže 7,62 mm nebo 12,7 mm nebo
2x raketnice Thomson Brandt 68.12 s 12 raketami ráže 68 mm nebo
2x raketnice FZ220 s 12 raketami ráže 70 mm nebo
1x torpédo
...
1x 20 mm Giat M621 cannon or
2x FN Herstal TMP pod with 2
7.62 mm or 12.7 mm machine guns or
2x Thomson Brandt 68.12 launcher with 12 68mm rockets or
2x FZ220 launcher with 12 2.75 in rockets or
1x torpedo
...
Vybavení:
Equipment:
radar RDR-1500B RDR-1500B radar
Uživatelské státy:
User States:






Poznámka:
Note:
1) VNE: 278 km/h 1) VNE: 172.7 mph
Zdroje:
Sources:
Lambert, Mark. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1991-1992. Jane's Information Group, Coulsdon 1991. ISBN 0-7106-0965-5.
Jackson, Paul. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 2004-2005. Jane's Information Group, Coulsdon 2004.
http://www.rotorspot.nl/product/as355.php
https://www.helis.com/database/model/AS555-SN/
www.aviationsmilitaires.net

          Eurocopter AS555 AN Fennec      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Autor: Aubi

Datum: 08.08.2018 20:55:08



 
Název:
Name:
Aérospatiale AS 555AN Fennec Aérospatiale AS 555AN Fennec
Originální název:
Original Name:
Aérospatiale AS 555AN Fennec
Kategorie:
Category:
víceúčelový vrtulník utility helicopter
Výrobce:
Producer:
DD.MM.1989-16.01.1992 Société Nationale Industrielle Aérospatiale, Marignane
16.01.1992-DD.MM.200R Eurocopter France SA, Marignane
Období výroby:
Production Period:
DD.MM.1989-DD.MM.199R
Vyrobeno kusů:
Number of Produced:
44
První vzlet:
Maiden Flight:
DD.MM.RRRR
Osádka:
Crew:
1-2
Základní charakteristika:
Basic Characteristics:
 
Uspořádání rotorů:
Rotor Configuration:
hlavní a vyrovnávací rotor main and antitorque rotor
Podvozek:
Undercarriage:
pevný fixed
Přistávací zařízení:
Landing Gear:
kluzné ližiny skids
Technické údaje:
Technical Data:
 
Hmotnost prázdného vrtulníku:
Empty Weight:
? kg ? lb
Vzletová hmotnost:
Take-off Weight:
2600 kg 5732 lb
Maximální vzletová hmotnost:
Maximum Take-off Weight:
2600 kg 5732 lb
Délka s otáčejícími se rotory:
Length with Rotors Turning:
12,94 m 42ft 5,44in
Délka trupu:
Fuselage Length:
10,93 m 35ft 10,31in
Šířka trupu:
Fuselage Width:
1,80 m 5ft 10,87in
Celková výška:
Overall Height:
3,34 m 10ft 11,5in
Průměr hlavního rotoru:
Main Rotor Diameter:
10,69 m 35ft 0,87in
Průměr vyrovnávacího rotoru:
Tail Rotor Diameter:
1,86 m 6ft 1,23in
Plocha disku hlavního rotoru:
Main Rotor Disc Area:
89,75 m2 966.06 ft2
Plocha disku vyrovnávacího rotoru:
Tail Rotor Disc Area:
2,72 m2 29.28 ft2
Pohon:
Propulsion:
 
Kategorie:
Category:
turbohřídelový turboshaft
Počet motorů:
Number of engines:
2
Typ:
Type:
Turboméca Arrius 1A o vzletovém výkonu 357 kW/485 k Turboméca Arrius 1A, take-off power 479 shp
Objem palivových nádrží:
Fuel Tank Capacity:
730 l 160 Imp gal / 193 US gal
Výkony:
Performance:
 
Maximální rychlost:
Maximum Speed:
2191) km/h v 0 m 136.11) mph in 0 ft
Cestovní rychlost:
Cruise Speed:
217 km/h v ? m 134.8 mph in ? ft
Rychlost stoupání:
Climb Rate:
6.4 m/s 1260 ft/min
Statický dostup:
Static Ceiling:
750 m 2461 ft
Dynamický dostup:
Dynamic Ceiling:
3800 m 12467 ft
Dolet:
Range:
? km ? mi
Maximální dolet:
Maximum Range:
714 km 443.7 mi
Přepravní kapacita:
Transport Capacity:
4-5 cestujících


1134 kg podvěšeného nákladu
4-5 passengers


2500 lb of cargo externally
Výzbroj a vybavení:
Armament and Equipment:
 
Výzbroj:
Armament:
1x kanon Giat M621 ráže 20 mm nebo
2x pouzdro FN Herstal TMP s 2
kulomety ráže 7,62 mm nebo 12,7 mm nebo
2x raketnice Thomson Brandt 68.12 s 12 raketami ráže 68 mm nebo
2x raketnice FZ220 s 12 raketami ráže 70 mm nebo
4x HeliTOW
...
1x 20 mm Giat M621 cannon or
2x FN Herstal TMP pod with 2
7.62 mm or 12.7 mm machine guns or
2x Thomson Brandt 68.12 launcher with 12 68mm rockets or
2x FZ220 launcher with 12 2.75 in rockets or
4x HeliTOW
...
Vybavení:
Equipment:
- -
Uživatelské státy:
User States:
Poznámka:
Note:
1) VNE: 278 km/h 1) VNE: 172.7 mph
Zdroje:
Sources:
Lambert, Mark. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1991-1992. Jane's Information Group, Coulsdon 1991. ISBN 0-7106-0965-5.
Jackson, Paul. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 2004-2005. Jane's Information Group, Coulsdon 2004.
http://www.rotorspot.nl/product/as355.php
https://www.helis.com/database/model/384/
www.aviationsmilitaires.net

          James, Warriors, Rockets, Celtics highlight NBA TV schedule      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, the All-Star laden lineup of the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the up-and-coming Boston Celtics as part of the league's national television schedule.

The NBA released its TV schedule for the first week of the season, Christmas Day and Martin Luther King Jr.


          La actualidad del Mercado en la NBA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

En Vavel te informamos todo sobre como viene el marcado de fichaje en la liga de baloncesto más competitiva como lo es la NBA. Carmelo Anthony llegó a un acuerdo con los Rockets, Sam Dekker a los Cavaliers y mucho más.
          Comment on Record Warm Waters off Southern California by rocketscientist      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
The conclusion is that you have to think for yourself and not wait to be told what to think.
          Comment on Claim: Half a degree less warming can avoid precipitation extremes by rocketscientist      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
A real melange of goop. reminds me of Shakespeare: Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble. Fillet of a fenny snake, In the caldron boil and bake; Eye of newt and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog, Adder's fork and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg and howlet's wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble. Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble. Cool it with a baboon's blood, Then the charm is firm and good.
          Comment on Aussie Agriculture Minister on Climate Change: “I don’t give a rat’s if it’s man-made or not … you shouldn’t feel afraid to turn on a heater or light at night.” by rocketscientist      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In my field we have a witticism about project design and development: "Faster, Better, Cheaper...pick any two."
          Test Technician 2 - Aerojet Rocketdyne - Stennis Space Center, MS      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Must have the ability to inspect in-process and completed products such as rocket engines and components, electronic units and subsystems, precision...
From Aerojet Rocketdyne - Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:17:27 GMT - View all Stennis Space Center, MS jobs
          SpaceX Falcon 9 Lifts Off In Florida, Places Indonesian Satellite In Orbit      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjfQNBYv2IY A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lit up the sky around Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida early Tuesday with a successful launch, placing an Indonesian telecommunications satellite into orbit and demonstrating the reusability of the company's upgraded booster. You can see the launch here starting at 21:45 in the video. The launch marked the first time that the Falcon 9's new "Block 5" booster had been recycled following the improved rocket's maiden launch on May 11. SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk has advertised the Falcon 9 Block 5 as "the most reliable rocket ever built." The rocket's upgrades are aimed at shortening the turnaround time for recovery and reuse. "For instance, its grid fins, which are used for steering the rocket back from space, are made out of titanium, so they won't catch fire on the way back to Earth. The engines also have a new heat shielding to protect them from the high temperatures during the plunge through the
          Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truce      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military responded with air strikes on Wednesday despite talk from both sides of progress towards a possible truce to avert a fourth war in a decade.

          Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truce      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military responded with air strikes on Wednesday despite talk from both sides of progress towards a possible truce to avert a fourth war in a decade.

          Can Musk pull off taking Tesla private? Some investment experts skeptical      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Billionaire investor Elon Musk has always done things his own way, from designing space rockets to manufacturing electric cars. Now the Tesla CEO is looking to re-engineer how a company can be taken private.
          NASA Spacecraft to Rocket Into the Sun’s Atmosphere (2:33) / RT America on YouTube      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
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          New Ford Territory SUV Charting a Course for China in 2019      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Ford Territory SUV

Here’s a fact that might come as a great surprise: folks everywhere really, really like SUVs. Sales of cars are plummeting as crossovers and SUVs skyrocket in popularity, leading Ford to announce earlier this year its plans to eliminate sedans in the United States in favor of — you guessed it — more crossovers and […]

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          Sen. Rand Paul Meets Russian Delegation In Moscow      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has delivered a letter from President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian leader’s spokesman said Wednesday.

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          Venezuela's Supreme Court Orders Arrest of Opposition Leader in Connection With Maduro Assassination Attempt      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Julio Borges, a prominent opposition leader and lawmaker, will be prosecuted

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          Man Trained Children Held at New Mexico Compound to Commit School Shootings, Prosecutors Say      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The 11 children, held in filthy conditions, were learning to use assault rifles

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          Scientists are racing against time to save Scarlet, an ailing, 3-year-old killer whale that has gone missing      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Scientists and researchers are in a race against time, struggling to save an ailing 3-year-old killer whale named Scarlet which has gone missing. The youngest of the group, the southern resident killer whale that’s known to marine scientists as J50 hasn’t been seen for days, and even before she vanished, experts were worried about her […]

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          Egyptian students design car that runs on air      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air. The undergraduate students, who built the vehicle as part of their graduation project from Helwan University just outside Cairo, are rolling out a prototype one-person vehicle that runs on […]

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          The U.S. Is Bracing for Possible Cyberattacks After Iran Sanctions      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Concern over that cyber threat has been rising since May

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          Airbus Spy Drone Stretches Flight-Endurance Record to 25 Days      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Floating almost motionless at an altitude of 70,000 feet, Airbus SE’s Zephyr spy drone has extended the record for the longest flight within the Earth’s atmosphere to 25 days, two-thirds more than the previous best. The first production version of the solar-powered pseudo-satellite spent more than three weeks in the stratosphere on its maiden trip […]

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          Why the summer sound of noisy crickets is growing fainter      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

They’re just one of many insects facing dramatic population decline.

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          WWF uses fake Singapore ivory store in awareness campaign      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

An apparent online ivory store which caused a furore in Singapore has been exposed as a hoax set up by environmental group WWF to highlight perceived shortcomings in local laws. It is still legal to sell pre-1990 items in Singapore. After a few days, a post from someone claiming to be the store’s owner appeared […]

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          Ferguson Councilman Wesley Bell Ousts Longtime Prosecutor Bob McCulloch      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, who investigated the Michael Brown shooting case, lost a Missouri primary challenge to Councilman Wesley Bell

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          Amazon HQ2? Mysterious "Project Rocket" Takes Another Step Forward Outside Atlanta      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

A mysterious economic development project proposed for a commercial site outside Atlanta, which has been rumored to be tied with Amazon, has taken another step forward towards reality Tuesday night.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Gwinnett County planning commissioners unanimously voted to recommend approval of the special-use permit necessary for the code-named “Project Rocket,” a massive (and mysterious) 2.5-million-square-foot distribution facility expected to create more than 1,000 jobs.

Gwinnett County Planning Commissioners listen to a presentation on the “Project Rocket” distribution center proposed to be built outside of Atlanta (Source/ Curt Yeomans)

Eberly and Associates, a land planning, civil engineering and landscape architecture firm, had requested a special use permit that would allow a proposed 80-foot structure in an area on West Park Place Boulevard where the highest permissible building height is 45-feet. The proposal was approved 7-1.

Gwinnett County Planning Commissioners listen to a presentation on the “Project Rocket” distribution center proposed to be built outside of Atlanta (Source/ Curt Yeomans)

Planning commission chairman Chuck Warbington said Tuesday none of the planning commissioners have an idea who the future tenant for the project is, but he called it “an absolute game-changer for new investment in that area.”

The documents filed by the engineering firm suggests the distribution facility would cost roughly $200 million, and generate around $1.5 million in annual tax revenue for the state government, if completed.

“The economic impact from this project will be felt regionally,” Warbington added.

While examining the blueprints of the proposed facility, the project would include 65 loading docks, 200 truck parking spaces, and more than 1,800 employee parking spaces.

The proposed “Project Rocket” site on West Park Place Boulevard in Gwinnett County. (Source/ Gwinnett County planning commission documents/ The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Atlanta is among 20 cities chosen this year to make the “short list” for Amazon’s second headquarters. Some have speculated this project could be the new home to the second headquarters; however, there is a stronger possibility it could be a new fulfillment center.

“Project Rocket,” if approved by county officials, would be constructed on 78.11 acres on the Gwinnett-DeKalb county line, across West Park Place Boulevard from the Mountain East Business Center (as shown below).

Because of the sheer size of the project, engineers had to seek approval from the state through the Development of Regional Impact process.

Warbington said the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Georgia Road and Tollway Authority approved the project, as long as the developers would spend $15 million on “transportation improvements” to better the city’s infrastructure.

Laurel David, the attorney representing the engineering firm, told city officials during Tuesday night’s meeting that the improvements would “significantly improve the traffic” in the region. She said “five or six” trucks would be leaving the facility every hour.

“This is a very efficiently run building,” David added.

About fifteen or so residents who live in a nearby community — attended the meeting and spoke against the newly proposed facility. Their main concern was traffic issues of a facility operating on a 24/7 basis.

“We shouldn’t have to deal with roaring all night,” resident Amelia Jackson said.

It seems as much of today’s speculation of who the tenant could be has been focused on Amazon. If so, the next question we ask: Is the facility Amazon HQ2 or a fulfillment center?


          Arrow in Your Knee      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

https://img-hws.y8.com/cloud/v2-y8-thumbs-thumbnail464x348s-001/5766/thumbnail464x348.gif Arrow in Your Knee is a mouse skill game that needs your fast reflexes and dodge all the arrows coming towards you! If the ARROW gets you, it will deduct 15 life points while the ROCKET will deduct 10. FREEZE in the other hand, will slow down your movement while the RECOVERY will award you with 20 life points. And lastly avoid the BAD GUY in any cost because you'll definitely die for sure! How long can you hold up? Can you top the leaderboard? Play this game now and see if you have the skills to pay the bills!


          Race for Washington's 5th Congressional District heating up      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
The race for Washington's 5th Congressional District is heating up. As of Wednesday evening, the Spokane County Elections Office announced that incumbent Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a republican, had 44.25 percent of the vote while Lisa Brown, a democrat had 50.93 percent of the vote.

"This race is far from over but i feel good. We've got a very competitive race," Brown said.

Incumbent Republican candidate Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers said at her primary party Tuesday "this is a significant step in the campaign."

Typically, primary elections typically see 30 percent of voters cast their ballots at most, but yesterday some 45 percent decided to make their voices heard.

"We've seen turnout just skyrocket," shared Spokane County auditor Vicky Dalton.

Dalton said it isn't just the congressional House race that's getting people to vote, it's thanks to the simplicity of prepaid envelopes.

It's created quite the long list of tasks for election workers.

"Once we get it, we sort it, verify that signature is in fact the voter's signature," added Dalton.

And that's all before the envelope is even opened.

A total of 45 percent of voters means 140,000 ballots. Already, close to 80,000 have been tabulated. There's still 40,000 or so to go.

"It was just a staggering number. 22,000 ballots were dropped in to our white bins Tuesday," she shared.

KXLY 4 News was at election headquarters Wednesday as some of those thousands were delivered and workers began pulling ballots to get the final number.

"We are processing every single step today that can possibly be done," Dalton said.

They hope to finish the majority of ballots Friday, but we will still have to wait two weeks for the official numbers.

Even though this is an extremely close race, both Cathy Mcmorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown said last night they are keeping their same strategies up until November.

For McMorris Rodgers, it's talking about her record. For Brown, it's traveling to continue meeting voters all throughout Eastern Washington.

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          VA - The Sound Of Indie Dance Vol.12 (2018) MP3      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Категория: Музыка / Music MP3
Размер: 333.63 MB
Траффик: Раздают (отдают): 36, Скачивают (качают): 9
Добавлен: 2018-08-08 19:03:34
Описание: Информация о музыке
Исполнитель: VA
Название альбома: The Sound Of Indie Dance Vol.12
Год выпуска: 2018
Жанр: IndieDance, NuDisco

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Время звучания: 02:21:40
Формат: MP3
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          The Possible Occasions Where You’ll To Help Use Rocket French      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In expectancy of brand new BMW M3 line unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show next year, German tuner G-Power has just released a couple of photos with the new tuned-up version for this BMW M3 coupe model, which features some pretty heavy adjustment. It can typically be related to if you decided to use Rocket ...
          Normani Hits The Studio With Sam Smith [Photo]      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The stage is being set stunningly for Normani‘s grand solo arrival.

Indeed, with Khalid collaboration ‘Love Lies’ rocketing to #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week (and still gaining momentum), attention is fast expanding to the 22-year-old’s debut album.

Over the last few months, it’s been confirmed that the New Orleans native has been in the studio with the likes of Stargate,

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          WeWork’s HQ product aims to better accommodate mid-sized companies      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

WeWork recently announced a new office space solution called “HQ by WeWork” to provide mid-sized companies the privacy, flexibility, customization and cost-efficiency they need without making a long-term brick-and-mortar commitment. According to U.S. Census data, the number of mid-sized companies with 11 to 250 employees account for 1.1 million companies in the country and employ approximately […]

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          Riot on sexism allegations: ‘We’re committed to fixing the underlying causes’      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

An in-depth Kotaku report detailed an alleged history of sexism at League of Legends developer Riot Games yesterday. The lengthy story included a number of uncomfortable anecdotes about the ways in which women are dismissed, ignored, or objectified at the studio. Kotaku’s numerous sources presented a “bro culture” vision of Riot w… Read More At […]

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          The RetroBeat: Donkey Kong ’94 for the Game Boy is Nintendo’s forgotten masterpiece      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Mario has starred in more classics than any other game character, but one of his best games doesn’t get the attention it deserves. In 1994, Nintendo released the Super Game Boy, a cartridge for the Super Nintendo that let you play Game Boy games on your TV. It would even add colors to some games. […]

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          GamesBeat Decides 91: Luigi’s bloated corpse      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

We’ve only had 5 days between recordings of the GamesBeat Decides podcast, so we weren’t expecting to have a lot to talk about on this week’s episode. That was our first mistake. The GamesBeat Decides crew has spent most of the last week playing Dead Cells, and that’s what they spend the top half of […]

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          New York City puts a limit on Uber and Lyft car licenses      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

(Reuters) – The New York City Council on Wednesday agreed to cap the number of licenses for ride-hailing services such as Uber for one year, dealing a blow to the companies that have relied on the largest U.S. metro area for a major source of their revenue. The first such cap by any major U.S. […]

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          The Elder Scrolls: Legends is ready for its championship moment      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

The Elder Scrolls: Legends is diving into esports with its first Master Series Championships, which will take place this weekend (August 9-August 10) at QuakeCon in Dallas. Players began the road to this event back in June, and the series whittled down contenders from over 800 to 16. Bethesda’s digital card game takes place in […]

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          Thunder to face Warriors on NBA's Opening Week, Rockets in Christmas Day rematch      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

By Erik Horne

The Thunder will be spending Christmas away from Chesapeake Energy Arena for the first time since 2014.

The Thunder is slated to play at Houston on Dec.

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Blue, Are you kidding me? Janus was an attack on unions by anti union individuals. It’s not even a question. The Janus dude quitting his job the minute he won the case and getting hired by a conservative think tank for prob a no show job says it all. Blue, if you don’t want to pay union dues, don’t work for a union job. It’s not rocket science. Not many union jobs left in America, so why pick a fight with them over this?
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Thirty years ago, as the nation mourned the loss of seven astronauts on the space shuttle Challenger, Bob Ebeling was steeped in his own deep grief. The night before the launch, Ebeling and four other engineers at NASA contractor Morton Thiokol had tried to stop the launch. Their managers and NASA overruled them. That night, he told his wife, Darlene, "It's going to blow up." When Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff, Ebeling and his colleagues sat stunned in a conference room at Thiokol's headquarters outside Brigham City, Utah. They watched the spacecraft explode on a giant television screen and they knew exactly what had happened. Three weeks later, Ebeling and another engineer separately and anonymously detailed to NPR the first account of that contentious pre-launch meeting. Both were despondent and in tears as they described hours of data review and arguments. The data showed that the rubber seals on the shuttle's booster rockets wouldn't seal properly in cold
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Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli army responded with air strikes on Wednesday despite talk from both sides of progress towards a possible truce to avert a fourth war in a decade.

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The Israel Air Force retaliated by striking targets in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday evening, after 15 people were treated for wounds or shock resulting from rocket attacks from Gaza against southern Israel. Color Red rocket-warning sirens continued to...
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With rockets falling on Sderot and snipers firing from Gaza on civilians, the security cabinet is scheduled to meet Thursday to discuss a possible five-year truce with Hamas. This will be the second security cabinet meeting on the matter in five...
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At least 9 Israelis were wounded when Gaza militants fired scores of rockets into Israel.
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Party chairman Brandon Lewis – who unveiled the pledge – was criticised by an MP on maternity leave. Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Everyone in Trump’s Orbit Keeps Getting Indicted      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Rep. Chris Collins, one of the president’s most loyal supporters in Congress, was arrested in New York on Wednesday Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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Republicans attempted to crush the state’s unions and failed miserably Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Manafort Trial: Lies, Affairs, Embezzlement as Star Witness Testimony Unfolds      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

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A former minister says he would quit the party if Mr Johnson became leader. Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          IAF attacks vehicle used by Gaza terror squad      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Gaza terrorists fire at least 70 rockets at southern Israel. IAF attacks vehicle of terrorist squad.


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UN envoy Nickolay Mladenov expresses concern over the latest escalation in Gaza, warns against deterioration in the situation.


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          As More Women, Minorities Win Hugos, 'Sad Puppies' Blast Sci-Fi Awards      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
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Israeli jets struck a dozen targets in the Gaza Strip Wednesday night as more than 70 rockets were launched toward the Jewish state from the Hamas-controlled region.
          Ten Bombshell Revelations From Seymour Hersh's New Autobiography       Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Among the more interesting revelations to surface as legendary investigative journalist Seymour Hersh continues a book tour and gives interviews discussing his newly published autobiography, Reporter: A Memoir, is that he never set out to write it at all, but was actually deeply engaged in writing a massive exposé of Dick Cheney a project he decided couldn't ultimately be published in the current climate of aggressive persecution of whistleblowers which became especially intense during the Obama years.

Hersh has pointed out he worries his sources risk exposure while taking on the Cheney book, which ultimately resulted in the famed reporter opting to write an in-depth account of his storied career instead — itself full of previously hidden details connected with major historical events and state secrets

In a recent wide-ranging interview with the UK Independent, Hersh is finally asked to discuss in-depth some of the controversial investigative stories he's written on Syria, Russia-US intelligence sharing, and the Osama bin Laden death narrativewhich have gotten the Pulitzer Prize winner and five-time Polk Award recipient essentially blacklisted from his regular publication, The New Yorker magazine, for which he broke stories of monumental importance for decades.

Though few would disagree that Hersh "has single-handedly broken more stories of genuine world-historical significance than any reporter alive (or dead, perhaps)" — as The Nation put it — the man who exposed shocking cover-ups like the My Lai Massacre, the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, and the truth behind the downing of Korean Air Flight 007, has lately been shunned and even attacked by the American mainstream media especially over his controversial coverage of Syria and the bin Laden raid in 2011.

But merely a few of the many hit pieces written on this front include The Washington Post's "Sy Hersh, journalism giant: Why some who worshiped him no longer do," and elsewhere "Whatever happened to Seymour Hersh?" or "Sy Hersh's Chemical Misfire" in Foreign Policy — the latter which was written, it should be noted, by a UK blogger who conducts chemical weapons "investigations" via YouTube and Google Maps (and this is not an exaggeration). 

The Post story begins by acknowledging, "But Sy Hersh now has a problem: He thinks 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue lied about the death of Osama bin Laden, and it seems nearly everyone is mad at him for saying so" — before proceeding to take a sledgehammer to Hersh's findings while painting him as some kind of conspiracy theorist (Hersh published the bin Laden story for the London Review of Books after his usual New Yorker rejected it). 

Seymour Hersh broke the story of CIA's illegal domestic operations with a front page story in the New York Times on December 22, 1974.

However, the mainstream pundits piling on against his reporting of late ignore the clearly establish historical pattern when it comes to Hersh: nearly all of the biggest stories of his career were initially met with incredulity and severe push back from both government officials and even his fellow journalists, and yet he's managed to emerge proven right and ultimately vindicated time and again. 

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Here are ten bombshell revelations and fascinating new details to lately come out of both Sy Hersh's new book, Reporter, as well as interviews he's given since publication...

1) On a leaked Bush-era intelligence memo outlining the neocon plan to remake the Middle East

(Note: though previously alluded to only anecdotally by General Wesley Clark in his memoir and in a 2007 speech, the below passage from Seymour Hersh is to our knowledge the first time this highly classified memo has been quoted. Hersh's account appears to corroborate now retired Gen. Clark's assertion that days after 9/11 a classified memo outlining plans to foster regime change in "7 countries in 5 years" was being circulated among intelligence officials.)

From Reporter: A Memoir pg. 306 — A few months after the invasion of Iraq, during an interview overseas with a general who was director of a foreign intelligence service, I was provided with a copy of a Republican neocon plan for American dominance in the Middle East. The general was an American ally, but one who was very rattled by the Bush/Cheney aggression. I was told that the document leaked to me initially had been obtained by someone in the local CIA station. There was reason to be rattled: The document declared that the war to reshape the Middle East had to begin "with the assault on Iraq. The fundamental reason for this... is that the war will start making the U.S. the hegemon of the Middle East. The correlative reason is to make the region feel in its bones, as it were, the seriousness of American intent and determination." Victory in Iraq would lead to an ultimatum to Damascus, the "defanging" of Iran, Hezbollah, Hamas, and Arafat's Palestine Liberation Organization, and other anti-Israeli groups. America's enemies must understand that "they are fighting for their life: Pax Americana is on its way, which implies their annihilation." I and the foreign general agreed that America's neocons were a menace to civilization.

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2) On early regime change plans in Syria

From Reporter: A Memoir pages 306-307 — Donald Rumsfeld was also infected with neocon fantasy. Turkey had refused to permit America's Fourth Division to join the attack of Iraq from its territory, and the division, with its twenty-five thousand men and women, did not arrive in force inside Iraq until mid-April, when the initial fighting was essentially over. I learned then that Rumsfeld had asked the American military command in Stuttgart, Germany, which had responsibility for monitoring Europe, including Syria and Lebanon, to begin drawing up an operational plan for an invasion of Syria. A young general assigned to the task refused to do so, thereby winning applause from my friends on the inside and risking his career. The plan was seen by those I knew as especially bizarre because Bashar Assad, the ruler of secular Syria, had responded to 9/11 by sharing with the CIA hundreds of his country's most sensitive intelligence files on the Muslim Brotherhood in Hamburg, where much of the planning for 9/11 was carried out... Rumsfeld eventually came to his senses and back down, I was told...

3) On the Neocon deep state which seized power after 9/11

From Reporter: A Memoir pages 305-306 — I began to comprehend that eight or nine neoconservatives who were political outsiders in the Clinton years had essentially overthrown the government of the United States — with ease. It was stunning to realize how fragile our Constitution was. The intellectual leaders of that group — Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, and Richard Perle — had not hidden their ideology and their belief in the power of the executive but depicted themselves in public with a great calmness and a self-assurance that masked their radicalism. I had spent many hours after 9/11 in conversations with Perle that, luckily for me, helped me understand what was coming. (Perle and I had been chatting about policy since the early 1980s, but he broke off relations in 1993 over an article I did for The New Yorker linking him, a fervent supporter of Israel, to a series of meetings with Saudi businessmen in an attempt to land a multibillion-dollar contract from Saudi Arabia. Perle responded by publicly threatening to sue me and characterizing me as a newspaper terrorist. He did not sue. 

Meanwhile, Cheney had emerged as a leader of the neocon pack. From 9/11 on he did all he could to undermine congressional oversight. I learned a great deal from the inside about his primacy in the White House, but once again I was limited in what I would write for fear of betraying my sources...

I came to understand that Cheney's goal was to run his most important military and intelligence operations with as little congressional knowledge, and interference, as possible. I was fascinating and important to learn what I did about Cheney's constant accumulation of power and authority as vice president, but it was impossible to even begin to verify the information without running the risk that Cheney would learn of my questioning and have a good idea from whom I was getting the information.

4) On Russian meddling in the US election

From the recent Independent interview based on his autobiography — Hersh has vociferously strong opinions on the subject and smells a rat. He states that there is “a great deal of animosity towards Russia. All of that stuff about Russia hacking the election appears to be preposterous.” He has been researching the subject but is not ready to go public… yet.

Hersh quips that the last time he heard the US defense establishment have high confidence, it was regarding weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. He points out that the NSA only has moderate confidence in Russian hacking. It is a point that has been made before; there has been no national intelligence estimate in which all 17 US intelligence agencies would have to sign off. “When the intel community wants to say something they say it… High confidence effectively means that they don’t know.”

5) On the Novichok poisoning 

From the recent Independent interview — Hersh is also on the record as stating that the official version of the Skripal poisoning does not stand up to scrutiny. He tells me: “The story of novichok poisoning has not held up very well. He [Skripal] was most likely talking to British intelligence services about Russian organised crime.” The unfortunate turn of events with the contamination of other victims is suggestive, according to Hersh, of organised crime elements rather than state-sponsored actions –though this files in the face of the UK government's position.

Hersh modestly points out that these are just his opinions. Opinions or not, he is scathing on Obama – “a trimmer … articulate [but] … far from a radical … a middleman”. During his Goldsmiths talk, he remarks that liberal critics underestimate Trump at their peril.

He ends the Goldsmiths talk with an anecdote about having lunch with his sources in the wake of 9/11. He vents his anger at the agencies for not sharing information. One of his CIA sources fires back: “Sy you still don’t get it after all these years – the FBI catches bank robbers, the CIA robs banks.” It is a delicious, if cryptic aphorism.

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6) On the Bush-era 'Redirection' policy of arming Sunni radicals to counter Shia Iran, which in a 2007 New Yorker article Hersh accurately predicted would set off war in Syria

From the Independent interview: [Hersh] tells me it is “amazing how many times that story has been reprinted”. I ask about his argument that US policy was designed to neutralize the Shia sphere extending from Iran to Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon and hence redraw the Sykes-Picot boundaries for the 21st century.

He goes on to say that Bush and Cheney “had it in for Iran”, although he denies the idea that Iran was heavily involved in Iraq: “They were providing intel, collecting intel … The US did many cross-border hunts to kill ops [with] much more aggression than Iran”...

He believes that the Trump administration has no memory of this approach. I’m sure though that the military-industrial complex has a longer memory...

I press him on the RAND and Stratfor reports including one authored by Cheney and Paul Wolfowitz in which they envisage deliberate ethno-sectarian partitioning of Iraq. Hersh ruefully states that: “The day after 9/11 we should have gone to Russia. We did the one thing that George Kennan warned us never to do – to expand NATO too far.”

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7) On the official 9/11 narrative

From the Independent interview: We end up ruminating about 9/11, perhaps because it is another narrative ripe for deconstruction by sceptics. Polling shows that a significant proportion of the American public believes there is more to the truth. These doubts have been reinforced by the declassification of the suppressed 28 pages of the 9/11 commission report last year undermining the version that a group of terrorists acting independently managed to pull off the attacks. The implication is that they may well have been state-sponsored with the Saudis potentially involved. 

Hersh tells me: “I don’t necessarily buy the story that Bin Laden was responsible for 9/11. We really don’t have an ending to the story. I’ve known people in the [intelligence] community. We don’t know anything empirical about who did what”. He continues: “The guy was living in a cave. He really didn’t know much English. He was pretty bright and he had a lot of hatred for the US. We respond by attacking the Taliban. Eighteen years later… How’s it going guys?”

8) On the media and the morality of the powerful

From a recent The Intercept interview and book review  If Hersh were a superhero, this would be his origin story. Two hundred and seventy-four pages after the Chicago anecdote, he describes his coverage of a massive slaughter of Iraqi troops and civilians by the U.S. in 1991 after a ceasefire had ended the Persian Gulf War. America’s indifference to this massacre was, Hersh writes, “a reminder of the Vietnam War’s MGR, for Mere Gook Rule: If it’s a murdered or raped gook, there is no crime.” It was also, he adds, a reminder of something else: “I had learned a domestic version of that rule decades earlier” in Chicago.

“Reporter” demonstrates that Hersh has derived three simple lessons from that rule:

  1. The powerful prey mercilessly upon the powerless, up to and including mass murder.
  2. The powerful lie constantly about their predations.
  3. The natural instinct of the media is to let the powerful get away with it.

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9) On the time President Lyndon B. Johnson expressed his displeasure to a reporter over a Vietnam piece by defecating on the ground in front of him

From Reporter: A Memoir pages 201-202 — Tom [Wicker] got into the car and the two of them sped off down a dusty dirt road. No words were spoken. After a moment or two, Johnson once again slammed on the brakes, wheeling to a halt near a stand of trees. Leaving the motor running, he climbed out, walked a few dozen feet toward the trees, stopped, pulled down his pants, and defecated, in full view. The President wiped himself with leaves and grass, pulled up his pants, climbed into the car, turned in around, and sped back to the press gathering. Once there, again the brakes were slammed on, and Tom was motioned out. All of this was done without a word being spoken.

..."I knew then," Tom told me, "that the son of a bitch was never going to end the war."

10) On Sy's "most troublesome article" for which his own family received death threats

From Reporter: A Memoir pages 263-264 — The most troublesome article I did, as someone not on the staff of the newspaper, came in June 1986 and dealt with American signals intelligence showing that General Manuel Antonio Noriega, the dictator who ran Panama, had authorized the assassination of a popular political opponent. At the time, Noriega was actively involved in supplying the Reagan administration with what was said to be intelligence on the spread of communism in Central America. Noriega also permitted American military and intelligence units to operate with impunity, in secret, from bases in Panama, and the Americans, in return, looked the other way while the general dealt openly in drugs and arms. The story was published just as Noriega was giving a speech at Harvard University and created embarrassment for him, and for Harvard, along with a very disturbing telephone threat at home, directed not at me but at my family. 

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In the meantime, the development of the BFR (Big Falcon Rocket) really resembles the spirit and enthusiasm of the early 60s, leading to the giant leap of Apollo. NASA could support that huge effort, at least indirectly, by pre-ordering some BFR flights for the mid-20s, while cancelling all work on SLS upgrades planned for after EM-1.
          Re: "Why are you leaving your current job?"      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
I tend to think a little bit of reality is OK. Yes you should be positive but just spitting out non substantial fluffy answers may not be great either. I would say something like "it's been a great experience and I've learned a lot, but we've hit a bit of a rough patch that has lead to some fairly high turnover and instability. I'm really excited about the prospect of moving forward and working for a company with a bright future such as spacley sprockets. "



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NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Lakers uniform, the All-Star laden lineup of the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the up-and-coming Boston Celtics as part of the league’s Christmas Day lineup.
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The issue is whether Musk has actually lined up the financing. He did make this claim and, if is egregiously untrue, he is in serious trouble. I'm guessing that he will be OK but it is a guess.

We are already seeing lots of Model 3s scooting around the SF Bay Area. Tesla gives delivery priority to Model S and Model X owners. Musk is also doing a lot more than recovering the upper stage of Space X rockets. The first stage has been redesigned for recovery without significant disassembly between shots. Launches are going to get a lot cheaper. His nonsense about colonizing Mars is, of course, bullshit. He produces a lot of bullshit but his accomplishments are breathtaking.


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THURSDAY 8/9-MONDAY 8/13

PERSEIDS METEOR SHOWER
Arkansas State Parks (and anywhere else it’s dark).

It’s August, and that means it’s time again to look up and see the Perseids. The meteor shower is one of the most satisfying star show of the year, with around 100 shooting stars (but at times double that this year, what’s called an “outburst”). Peak viewing time for folks who’ve found a dark spot away from light pollution is between midnight and dawn Sunday, Aug. 12, according to NASA, but the Perseids put on a show up to and after that peak. As a plus, the moon will be new this weekend, thus providing a darker sky. Arkansas State Parks has organized a Perseids Meteor Shower Palooza: In Central Arkansas, see the stars from the middle of Lake Maumelle with a guided boat cruise from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday departing from Jolly Roger’s Marina ($12 adults, $6 children), and there will be free viewing from the beach 10 p.m.-midnight Monday at Woolly Hollow State Park in Greenbrier. In Southwest Arkansas, DeGray Lake State Park has scheduled a number of family events: kayak viewing from the lake from 7:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m. Thursday-Sunday ($15 adults, $10 children); a Perseids Meteor Safari on the golf course from 8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday ($10 adults, $5 children); and the Night Owl Perseids Prowl Cruise from 10:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m. Saturday ($12 adults, $6 children). Check the State Parks calendar for other nighttime hikes this weekend, too. So what’s a meteor? We’re glad you asked. They’re icy space rocks from the Comet Swift-Tuttle that burn up when they hit our atmosphere, making for lovely streaks of light across the heavens. Reserve for Maumelle at 868-5806 and DeGray Lake at 865-5850. LNP

THURSDAY 8/9

TELEKINETIC YETI

9 p.m. White Water Tavern. $8.

The duo Telekinetic Yeti is a medley of unlikely juxtapositions: It's just not that often that the word "duo" accompanies anything described as "stoner doom metal," let alone with the geographical qualifier "from Dubuque, Iowa." Check out album closer "Himalayan Hymn" from 2017's "Abominable" for a good example of how much sonic territory two dudes from The Hawkeye State can cover in 5 1/2 minutes. They're on tour with Kansas City heavy-rock barn-burners Hyborian, and joined on the bill by locals Fred and Shoe. SS

FRIDAY 8/10

STEPHEN CHOPEK

8 p.m. The Undercroft.

The first thing that caught my ear about Stephen Chopek wasn't so much what he'd done as who he'd done it with — as drummer for a few faves: Pimps of Joytime, Shannon McNally, Amy LaVere. In "Radio Caroline," those percussion propers reveal themselves in the perfect chug of his strumming, but the text — a true tale of an off-shore pirate radio station that broadcast from the open seas in the early 1960s to thwart BBC's regulations and broadcast monopoly — sounds more like a Pete Seeger tune than a Pimps jam, and it's well tailored for a tiny, underground listening room like The Undercroft. Bring along some cash to throw in for the Undercroft-brewed beer on hand, or for the 45 RPM vinyl with Chopek's "Radio Caroline" opposite "The Ballad of Cash & Dean." SS


FRIDAY 8/10

2ND FRIDAY ART NIGHT

5-8 p.m., downtown galleries.

The Butler Center galleries have adopted a new name: They'll now be called the Galleries at Library Square, so you'll know they're part of the Central Arkansas Library System. Now we've got that squared away, let's move on to the art: The new show there is from the Butler Center's collection of artworks and artifacts from the WWII Japanese-American internment camps at Rohwer and Jerome. "A Matter of Mind and Heart: Portraits of Japanese American Identity" will feature Henry Sugimoto's "Arrival at Jerome," on loan from Hendrix College in Conway. (Sugimoto was still interned when, with the help of Hendrix art professor Louis Freund, he first exhibited his work at Hendrix.) Also at the Galleries at Library Square is an exhibition of work by the Brewer art dynasty: Nicholas, Adrian and Edward. River Market Books and Gifts (nee the Cox Creative Center), has also gotten a new name: It's now The Bookstore at Library Square. There, David Carpenter will perform live his gravity-defying video piece in the "Delta des Refuses" show. Over at the Historic Arkansas Museum, which is still the Historic Arkansas Museum, 2nd Friday will open "Space Between Teeth: Linda Lopez + Marc Mitchell" and MarQuis & Mood will provide the music. By making a donation to The Van, the nonprofit group that helps the unsheltered, Bella Vita will knock 20 percent off anything purchased at the artisan jewelry shop at 523 S. Louisiana St., and there will be beer from Lost Forty as encouragement. See art made live at Gallery 221, where artists and patrons will create a 60-by-60-inch triptych, "Healing Hands," and hold an auction to benefit the Children's Advocacy Centers of Arkansas. The Courtyard by Marriott will feature works by the members of the Art Group, Matt McLeod Fine Art is showing the Arkansas League of Artists "Members Show," and it's Movie Night at the Old State House Museum, with free popcorn, candy, soft drinks, beer and wine. LNP

FRIDAY 8/10

TIFFANY

7 p.m. Park Plaza Mall. Donations of two canned goods.

In July 1988, pop singer Tiffany Darwish had a piano power ballad, "Could've Been," in heavy rotation on the radio. What it could've been, at least chronologically speaking, was the denouement of the star-crossed love story that she sang about the year before, with a drum machine-heavy remake of Tommy James and the Shondells' 1967 chart-topper "I Think We're Alone Now." Also in July 1988: What was once an open-air shopping center reopened as Park Plaza Mall in midtown Little Rock, bolstered and bookended by a double dose of Dillard's, the department store headquartered here in Little Rock. To celebrate the anniversary, Darwish — better known by her first-name mononym Tiffany — will put on a free concert in the mall parking lot near the corner of Markham Street and University Avenue. Organizers are steadfastly committed to the theme; a Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtle (Michelangelo, specifically — the Miss Congeniality and self-identifying "party dude" of the TMNT personality quadrant) and a Hello Kitty character will be in attendance, and the mall's Sephora is booking appointments for full-face '80s makeovers. See Park Plaza Mall's Facebook page for the details, and bring along two canned goods for a drive called CANstruction, benefiting the Arkansas Foodbank. SS

FRIDAY 8/10

AMASA HINES, DOT, OR: BENEFIT FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION

9:30 p.m. White Water Tavern. $10.

What connects the three bands on this fundraising bill isn't essentially musical — they're as sonically disparate as the summer days are long — but kinetic. Amasa Hines' slow builds, alternately sparse and urgent; Or's mechanized, trance-like foreboding; and DOT's driving, beachy punk rock are all energies used for good here, benefiting the Arkansas chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This one will sell out. Get tickets at lastchancerecords.us. SS

SATURDAY 8/11

RICKY SKAGGS

7 p.m. Pulaski Technical College, Center for Humanities and Arts. $35-$120.

They played it like a gag in 1961, scripting a 7-year-old kid to come up and tug on the hem of Lester Flatt's suit jacket in the middle of the Martha White-sponsored Flatt & Scruggs variety show. Instead of a punchline, though, a dapper Ricky Skaggs approached the microphone and peeled out "Foggy Mountain Special" on the mandolin, following it up with "Ruby" in his west Kentucky drawl, singing lyrics he was too young to embody: "I was sittin' in the shade/with a shovel and my spade/diggin' in the ground gold mine/Ruby, Ruby/Honey, are you mad at your man?" His stagecraft has assuredly caught up to his virtuosity; back then, he ran out of camera frame before the audience had a chance to applaud him. Now, he's accustomed to multiple standing ovations like the ones he and his band Kentucky Thunder got at the Ryman Auditorium last week. He's been a bluegrass traditionalist when it was cool, he's been a bluegrass traditionalist when it wasn't, and he's been a bluegrass traditionalist in some unlikely collaborations, throwing his mandolin into the mix with Phish, Ry Cooder, on Arkansas native Erin Enderlin's 2017 record "Whiskeytown Crier." He also lent his talents to a campaign event for Jason Rapert in 2014 — why, Ricky, why? Earlier this year, Skaggs was honored with an induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame — years too late, Garth Brooks and others would claim. He'll play at UAPTC just a few weeks before accepting yet another title as an inductee to the 2018 International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame. Get tickets at uaptc.edu/charts. SS

SATURDAY 8/11

'MADE' reception

6-9 p.m. Boswell Mourot Fine Art.

Four great Arkansas artists in one place: That's what Boswell Mourot has going through Sept. 1. Matthew Lopas, associate professor of art at Hendrix College, sees the world through a fish-eye lens, his interiors and landscapes distorted into swirling panoramas. Alice Andrews paints the waterfalls and rocky outcrops of her Ozarks home with soft shapes of blue-greens and warm browns. In this show, Dennis McCann, a retired firefighter and winner of multiple awards for his pastels, uses complementary shades of orange and aquamarine to capture abstract underpinnings in representation. Eleanor Dickinson is an artist whose work we just don't see enough of: Gorgeous washes combined with drawing and abstracted architectural features, her take, perhaps Paul Klee-inspired, on places she's been. Matthew, Alice, Dennis and Eleanor — MADE of special stuff. LNP

SATURDAY 8/11

FOUL PLAY CABARET

10 p.m. White Water Tavern. $10.

Two weeks ago, when Foul Play Cabaret brought "The Modern Show" to a one-time brothel on Bathhouse Row in downtown Hot Springs called Maxine's, a young man apologized to me for having stopped so suddenly in my direct sight lines, frozen and presumably stultified by the magnetism between Violet D'Vine and Rosa Lee Bloom during a particularly intense duet. He'd come to hang out and maybe throw some darts and, I think, was surprised to find a burlesque show going on — and surprised at its thrust. "I thought cabaret was, like, the girls in the line kicking their legs up," he explained later on, mimicking a Rockettes routine with his fingers. That night, eschewing the tried-and-true Alberto Vargas pin-up incarnate aesthetic the burlesque troupe channels beautifully and often, Foul Play's dancers twirled and somersaulted instead to FKA Twigs and Katy Perry. Ruby Lead did an entire act using only a crimson swath of fabric and her jet black locks to create mesmerizing geometry, Jezebelle Jaxx revived an entire audience's commitment to yoga class and Doris Night opened the evening with a magnificently technicolor Sally Rand, her wrists twirling two enormous feather fans in time with the throbbing bass beats. It's artful and sex-positive and immaculately prepared and rehearsed, and the cost of admission is a fraction of what lounges in metropoli like Vegas and Paris are charging for shows of the same rank. If you can't catch them in this Capitol View/Stifft Station legend of a bar, consider attending the ensemble's return to Maxine's in Hot Springs on Saturday, Aug. 18, when they'll put up "Foul Play Loves the '80s," complete with hair scrunchies, leg warmers, a spandex routine called "Aerobics with Violet" and a guest appearance from Dallas dancer Vivienne Vermuth. SS

TUESDAY 8/14

GODSMACK, SHINEDOWN

7 p.m. Verizon Arena. $40-$100.

If you hated Godsmack for sounding too much like Metallica or Alice in Chains: Good news! They sound different now. That is to say, new tunes like "Bulletproof" have more of a "commercial aspect," lead singer Sully Erna told the video series FaceCulture last year. He's right, in a way; there's more melody and less of the tortured guitar crunch that became synonymous with the words "nu metal" during the band's mid-'90s rise. Then again, can anybody who penned a soundtrack for a slice of "The Mummy" franchise claim he didn't have a commercial aspect to begin with? Erna and his crew mix that new sound with the stuff that's been the bread and butter of KDJE-FM, 100.3 ("The Edge"), for at least a decade, and they're here with fellow hard rock radio staples Shinedown who, despite anthems like "45," never took to the "nu metal" vibe wholeheartedly enough to have trouble shaking it off. SS


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          Comment on “The Bold Type” Episode 210 Recap: Caught in a Bad Romance by rocketgirl      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Aside from my complete boredom with "No Lips" Richard, his reunion with Sutton makes no sense from a story standpoint. UNLESS the network/producers felt the show really needed this (it didn't). And to top it all off, they made it feel like a weird John Hughes - Nora Ephron mish-mash. I swear Sutton and Richard (and even Oliver?!) were quoting lines from Hughes/Ephron movies. Soured the mood even more for me. And I'm typically a rom-com fan. Very disappointing season finale.
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Carmelo Anthony has verbally committed to joining the Houston Rockets and will sign on the dotted line after he returns from Africa, where he and his wife, La La Anthony, were on hand last week with their son, Kiyan, to dedicate a refurbished basketball court. Via their foundation, the Anthonys gifted the kids of Soweto the colorful outdoor […]
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Hi Charlotte! I haven't found that the next month's bill skyrockets because not all of the food you're eating isn't typically the food you buy. In a pantry challenge you tend to eat the things that are hidden in the crevices that you either forgot about or weren't huge fans of anyway. In both cases, you don't replenish these each week. You might have a slightly bigger bill the first week, but I would suggest going through that first grocery list with a fine-toothed comb and moving any non-essentials to the following week or later in the month. If you can go a few weeks without milk and cheese, what's a couple more? If you have this mentality when you go shopping again, the grocery bill won't be significantly higher. :)
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Red City Radio have announced two shows in Denver, Colorado that they are calling the Hazy Holidaze Winter Ball & Brunch. The first show will be on December 1, 2018 at the Marquis Theatre and will include Smoking Popes, The Bombpops and Russian Girlfriends. The December 2, 2018 show will be an acoustic performance that will take place at Ratio Beer Works and will also include Jon Snodgrass and Ray Rocket. Red City Radio released SkyTigers in 2018. You can see more details about the event below.
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A pesar de que todavía faltan más de dos meses para el comienzo de la NBA, ya salieron a la luz las fechas de varios partidazos. La temporada 2018-2019 se inaugurará el martes 16 de octubre con Philadelphia Sixers visitando a Boston Celtics y Oklahoma City Thunder al flamante bicampeón Golden State Warriors. Aquí los demás juegos confirmados para esa primera semana:

Mirá también: Juegan todos

Además, se dieron a conocer los encuentros de Navidad, que siempre suelen ser entre los mejores y más atractivos equipos. Por ejemplo, los Lakers de LeBron James visitarán a los Warriors en lo que promete ser un partidazo de dos franquicias que pelearán por adueñarse de la Conferencia Oeste. Aquí los cuatro juegos restantes en lo que será un 25 de diciembre a puro básquet:

También salieron los juegos del día en el que se conmemora a Martin Luther King, el 21 de enero. Una vez más, los organizadores aprovecharon el duelo que hay entre LeBron y Golden State y será el tercer y último partido de la fecha, con los Lakers como locales. Antes New Orleans Pelicans visitará a Memphis Grizzlies y Houston Rockets a Philadelphia Sixers.

Los partidos del día de Martin Luther King

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In his conversation on reports NBA veteran Carmelo Anthony reached an agreement to sign with the Houston Rockets, Nick Wright explains to Cris Carter what Melo's addition means for the Rockets. Do you agree with Nick?
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PressTV Published on Aug 8, 2018 Israel carries out new attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip. Israeli drones bombed several targets across the region while warplanes fired missiles at a refugee camp in Gaza’s north. Earlier, Israeli tanks fired shells at the eastern parts of Gaza city. Israel says it bombed Gaza in response to rocket […]
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Auckland's Swallow The Rat have unveiled their latest single, a deep-diving slice of noise-rock titled 'New Cross'. A four-piece featuring members of Kerretta, Lost Rockets, My Education and....
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What has seemed inevitable for some time is an actuality. Well, almost. Carmelo Anthony has verbally agreed to sign with the Houston Rockets, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because the deal is not finalized. The decision comes
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NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, the All-Star laden lineup of the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the up-and-coming Boston Celtics as part of the league's national television schedule.
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          Around 70 rockets fired from Gaza into Israel so far, 12 injured; IDF strike few dozen empty Hamas targets in response and one rocket cell      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
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“It’s a big relief knowing the truth is out there. It’s important to be open and honest so there’s not a cloud of shame in dealing with this,” daughter says Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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Matt Carpenter hit a tiebreaking homer for the second consecutive night, and the St. Louis Cardinals won their fourth series in a row by beating Miami 7-1         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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Sophomore linebacker Tyler Taylor was charged with three felonies for his alleged involvement in a January pawn shop burglary in Georgia.         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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Trey Mancini hit a go-ahead two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 despite committing five errors         Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          METALS-Shanghai aluminium hits near 2-month high amid Alcoa strike      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Shanghai aluminium rose as much 2.8 percent to a near two-month high on Thursday, tracking a jump in London in the previous session, as a strike affecting Alcoa’s alumina refineries in Australia and warnings of shutdowns by Rusal supported prices.

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          UPDATE 1-Dun & Bradstreet to go private for $5.38 bln      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Data and analytics company Dun & Bradstreet Corp said on Wednesday it would be acquired by a group of investors led by CC Capital, Cannae Holdings and funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners LP, for $5.38 billion in cash.

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          UPDATE 1-Japan says Mazda, Suzuki, Yamaha Motor carried out improper testing      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

* Latest in series of data falsifications by Japan manufacturers

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Drug store chain Rite Aid Corp and U.S. grocer Albertsons Companies Inc agreed to terminate their merger agreement, the companies said on Wednesday, a little over 10 days after a shareholder advisory firm opposed the deal.

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Dada-JD Daojia, a Chinese online grocery and delivery firm, said on Thursday it has raised $500 million from Walmart Inc and JD.com Inc in its latest round of financing.

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"Alex Jones, Big Tech, and the Deep State"
by Paul Rosenberg

"They finally got to it. Alex Jones has been banned from Facebook, YouTube, iTunes, and I’m not sure what else… all within 24 hours or so, as I hear it. And he was not alone – others have been banned too. What I want you to understand is this: There’s only one reason this was done now: because they might get away with it.

I see very little of Mr. Jones’ material, but he’s clearly exposing a lot of things the deep-state types don’t like. And believing themselves to be rightful rulers – and believing that the Mr. Joneses of the world ought to be obedient and thankful – they feel entirely correct in eliminating their ridiculous opposition.

Why It Works Now: I’ll be brief: The tech companies have been brought into the machine. They’ve already altered their products to suit the spy agencies and have agents and counteragents all through their operations. When spymasters ask for favors, they do them. Furthermore, they’re super rich, and that makes you a friend of politicians by default. At that level, you need politicians to protect you, in addition to regulating away pesky competitors. And finally, they are all beholden to the money power and their low-interest loans. When mega-bankers pass a request to you through your board of directors, you comply.

Half the political world will cheer for it. In fact, they’ll say it’s necessary in order “to save our democracy.” That’s childish drivel of course, but it’s drivel that will sell to a huge contingent of over-angered, revenge-seeking types. The other half will petition Congress to regulate the tech companies. Again that’s ridiculous, since it was the state apparatus that created the problem in the first place. But idolizing the state, no matter how horribly they behave, is the superstition of the age, and changing such a thing requires real psychological strength. And so, calls for an Internet Bill of Rights or some such nonsense will ring through this contingent.

Even if they have to pull back, they’ll still gain ground. Two steps forward, one step back, in the finest Stalinist tradition. So, if you’re part of the deep state, why not go for it now? And so they have.

What Courage Would Look Like: Courage at this moment would involve the banned parties – and everyone else they could find – building their own social networks (or pouring money into one of the alternatives) and bringing everyone over. In other words, to ignore the thugs and sycophants and build their own. Hire a few dozen engineers and get started. Then hire the necessary support and management people. It isn’t rocket science anymore. After that, psychological changes would likely follow.

Interesting times."
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THURSDAY 8/9-MONDAY 8/13

PERSEIDS METEOR SHOWER
Arkansas State Parks (and anywhere else it’s dark).

It’s August, and that means it’s time again to look up and see the Perseids. The meteor shower is one of the most satisfying star show of the year, with around 100 shooting stars (but at times double that this year, what’s called an “outburst”). Peak viewing time for folks who’ve found a dark spot away from light pollution is between midnight and dawn Sunday, Aug. 12, according to NASA, but the Perseids put on a show up to and after that peak. As a plus, the moon will be new this weekend, thus providing a darker sky. Arkansas State Parks has organized a Perseids Meteor Shower Palooza: In Central Arkansas, see the stars from the middle of Lake Maumelle with a guided boat cruise from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday departing from Jolly Roger’s Marina ($12 adults, $6 children), and there will be free viewing from the beach 10 p.m.-midnight Monday at Woolly Hollow State Park in Greenbrier. In Southwest Arkansas, DeGray Lake State Park has scheduled a number of family events: kayak viewing from the lake from 7:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m. Thursday-Sunday ($15 adults, $10 children); a Perseids Meteor Safari on the golf course from 8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday ($10 adults, $5 children); and the Night Owl Perseids Prowl Cruise from 10:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m. Saturday ($12 adults, $6 children). Check the State Parks calendar for other nighttime hikes this weekend, too. So what’s a meteor? We’re glad you asked. They’re icy space rocks from the Comet Swift-Tuttle that burn up when they hit our atmosphere, making for lovely streaks of light across the heavens. Reserve for Maumelle at 868-5806 and DeGray Lake at 865-5850. LNP

THURSDAY 8/9

TELEKINETIC YETI

9 p.m. White Water Tavern. $8.

The duo Telekinetic Yeti is a medley of unlikely juxtapositions: It's just not that often that the word "duo" accompanies anything described as "stoner doom metal," let alone with the geographical qualifier "from Dubuque, Iowa." Check out album closer "Himalayan Hymn" from 2017's "Abominable" for a good example of how much sonic territory two dudes from The Hawkeye State can cover in 5 1/2 minutes. They're on tour with Kansas City heavy-rock barn-burners Hyborian, and joined on the bill by locals Fred and Shoe. SS

FRIDAY 8/10

STEPHEN CHOPEK

8 p.m. The Undercroft.

The first thing that caught my ear about Stephen Chopek wasn't so much what he'd done as who he'd done it with — as drummer for a few faves: Pimps of Joytime, Shannon McNally, Amy LaVere. In "Radio Caroline," those percussion propers reveal themselves in the perfect chug of his strumming, but the text — a true tale of an off-shore pirate radio station that broadcast from the open seas in the early 1960s to thwart BBC's regulations and broadcast monopoly — sounds more like a Pete Seeger tune than a Pimps jam, and it's well tailored for a tiny, underground listening room like The Undercroft. Bring along some cash to throw in for the Undercroft-brewed beer on hand, or for the 45 RPM vinyl with Chopek's "Radio Caroline" opposite "The Ballad of Cash & Dean." SS


FRIDAY 8/10

2ND FRIDAY ART NIGHT

5-8 p.m., downtown galleries.

The Butler Center galleries have adopted a new name: They'll now be called the Galleries at Library Square, so you'll know they're part of the Central Arkansas Library System. Now we've got that squared away, let's move on to the art: The new show there is from the Butler Center's collection of artworks and artifacts from the WWII Japanese-American internment camps at Rohwer and Jerome. "A Matter of Mind and Heart: Portraits of Japanese American Identity" will feature Henry Sugimoto's "Arrival at Jerome," on loan from Hendrix College in Conway. (Sugimoto was still interned when, with the help of Hendrix art professor Louis Freund, he first exhibited his work at Hendrix.) Also at the Galleries at Library Square is an exhibition of work by the Brewer art dynasty: Nicholas, Adrian and Edward. River Market Books and Gifts (nee the Cox Creative Center), has also gotten a new name: It's now The Bookstore at Library Square. There, David Carpenter will perform live his gravity-defying video piece in the "Delta des Refuses" show. Over at the Historic Arkansas Museum, which is still the Historic Arkansas Museum, 2nd Friday will open "Space Between Teeth: Linda Lopez + Marc Mitchell" and MarQuis & Mood will provide the music. By making a donation to The Van, the nonprofit group that helps the unsheltered, Bella Vita will knock 20 percent off anything purchased at the artisan jewelry shop at 523 S. Louisiana St., and there will be beer from Lost Forty as encouragement. See art made live at Gallery 221, where artists and patrons will create a 60-by-60-inch triptych, "Healing Hands," and hold an auction to benefit the Children's Advocacy Centers of Arkansas. The Courtyard by Marriott will feature works by the members of the Art Group, Matt McLeod Fine Art is showing the Arkansas League of Artists "Members Show," and it's Movie Night at the Old State House Museum, with free popcorn, candy, soft drinks, beer and wine. LNP

FRIDAY 8/10

TIFFANY

7 p.m. Park Plaza Mall. Donations of two canned goods.

In July 1988, pop singer Tiffany Darwish had a piano power ballad, "Could've Been," in heavy rotation on the radio. What it could've been, at least chronologically speaking, was the denouement of the star-crossed love story that she sang about the year before, with a drum machine-heavy remake of Tommy James and the Shondells' 1967 chart-topper "I Think We're Alone Now." Also in July 1988: What was once an open-air shopping center reopened as Park Plaza Mall in midtown Little Rock, bolstered and bookended by a double dose of Dillard's, the department store headquartered here in Little Rock. To celebrate the anniversary, Darwish — better known by her first-name mononym Tiffany — will put on a free concert in the mall parking lot near the corner of Markham Street and University Avenue. Organizers are steadfastly committed to the theme; a Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtle (Michelangelo, specifically — the Miss Congeniality and self-identifying "party dude" of the TMNT personality quadrant) and a Hello Kitty character will be in attendance, and the mall's Sephora is booking appointments for full-face '80s makeovers. See Park Plaza Mall's Facebook page for the details, and bring along two canned goods for a drive called CANstruction, benefiting the Arkansas Foodbank. SS

FRIDAY 8/10

AMASA HINES, DOT, OR: BENEFIT FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION

9:30 p.m. White Water Tavern. $10.

What connects the three bands on this fundraising bill isn't essentially musical — they're as sonically disparate as the summer days are long — but kinetic. Amasa Hines' slow builds, alternately sparse and urgent; Or's mechanized, trance-like foreboding; and DOT's driving, beachy punk rock are all energies used for good here, benefiting the Arkansas chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This one will sell out. Get tickets at lastchancerecords.us. SS

SATURDAY 8/11

RICKY SKAGGS

7 p.m. Pulaski Technical College, Center for Humanities and Arts. $35-$120.

They played it like a gag in 1961, scripting a 7-year-old kid to come up and tug on the hem of Lester Flatt's suit jacket in the middle of the Martha White-sponsored Flatt & Scruggs variety show. Instead of a punchline, though, a dapper Ricky Skaggs approached the microphone and peeled out "Foggy Mountain Special" on the mandolin, following it up with "Ruby" in his west Kentucky drawl, singing lyrics he was too young to embody: "I was sittin' in the shade/with a shovel and my spade/diggin' in the ground gold mine/Ruby, Ruby/Honey, are you mad at your man?" His stagecraft has assuredly caught up to his virtuosity; back then, he ran out of camera frame before the audience had a chance to applaud him. Now, he's accustomed to multiple standing ovations like the ones he and his band Kentucky Thunder got at the Ryman Auditorium last week. He's been a bluegrass traditionalist when it was cool, he's been a bluegrass traditionalist when it wasn't, and he's been a bluegrass traditionalist in some unlikely collaborations, throwing his mandolin into the mix with Phish, Ry Cooder, on Arkansas native Erin Enderlin's 2017 record "Whiskeytown Crier." He also lent his talents to a campaign event for Jason Rapert in 2014 — why, Ricky, why? Earlier this year, Skaggs was honored with an induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame — years too late, Garth Brooks and others would claim. He'll play at UAPTC just a few weeks before accepting yet another title as an inductee to the 2018 International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame. Get tickets at uaptc.edu/charts. SS

SATURDAY 8/11

'MADE' reception

6-9 p.m. Boswell Mourot Fine Art.

Four great Arkansas artists in one place: That's what Boswell Mourot has going through Sept. 1. Matthew Lopas, associate professor of art at Hendrix College, sees the world through a fish-eye lens, his interiors and landscapes distorted into swirling panoramas. Alice Andrews paints the waterfalls and rocky outcrops of her Ozarks home with soft shapes of blue-greens and warm browns. In this show, Dennis McCann, a retired firefighter and winner of multiple awards for his pastels, uses complementary shades of orange and aquamarine to capture abstract underpinnings in representation. Eleanor Dickinson is an artist whose work we just don't see enough of: Gorgeous washes combined with drawing and abstracted architectural features, her take, perhaps Paul Klee-inspired, on places she's been. Matthew, Alice, Dennis and Eleanor — MADE of special stuff. LNP

SATURDAY 8/11

FOUL PLAY CABARET

10 p.m. White Water Tavern. $10.

Two weeks ago, when Foul Play Cabaret brought "The Modern Show" to a one-time brothel on Bathhouse Row in downtown Hot Springs called Maxine's, a young man apologized to me for having stopped so suddenly in my direct sight lines, frozen and presumably stultified by the magnetism between Violet D'Vine and Rosa Lee Bloom during a particularly intense duet. He'd come to hang out and maybe throw some darts and, I think, was surprised to find a burlesque show going on — and surprised at its thrust. "I thought cabaret was, like, the girls in the line kicking their legs up," he explained later on, mimicking a Rockettes routine with his fingers. That night, eschewing the tried-and-true Alberto Vargas pin-up incarnate aesthetic the burlesque troupe channels beautifully and often, Foul Play's dancers twirled and somersaulted instead to FKA Twigs and Katy Perry. Ruby Lead did an entire act using only a crimson swath of fabric and her jet black locks to create mesmerizing geometry, Jezebelle Jaxx revived an entire audience's commitment to yoga class and Doris Night opened the evening with a magnificently technicolor Sally Rand, her wrists twirling two enormous feather fans in time with the throbbing bass beats. It's artful and sex-positive and immaculately prepared and rehearsed, and the cost of admission is a fraction of what lounges in metropoli like Vegas and Paris are charging for shows of the same rank. If you can't catch them in this Capitol View/Stifft Station legend of a bar, consider attending the ensemble's return to Maxine's in Hot Springs on Saturday, Aug. 18, when they'll put up "Foul Play Loves the '80s," complete with hair scrunchies, leg warmers, a spandex routine called "Aerobics with Violet" and a guest appearance from Dallas dancer Vivienne Vermuth. SS

TUESDAY 8/14

GODSMACK, SHINEDOWN

7 p.m. Verizon Arena. $40-$100.

If you hated Godsmack for sounding too much like Metallica or Alice in Chains: Good news! They sound different now. That is to say, new tunes like "Bulletproof" have more of a "commercial aspect," lead singer Sully Erna told the video series FaceCulture last year. He's right, in a way; there's more melody and less of the tortured guitar crunch that became synonymous with the words "nu metal" during the band's mid-'90s rise. Then again, can anybody who penned a soundtrack for a slice of "The Mummy" franchise claim he didn't have a commercial aspect to begin with? Erna and his crew mix that new sound with the stuff that's been the bread and butter of KDJE-FM, 100.3 ("The Edge"), for at least a decade, and they're here with fellow hard rock radio staples Shinedown who, despite anthems like "45," never took to the "nu metal" vibe wholeheartedly enough to have trouble shaking it off. SS


          Baby among three killed as Israel strikes Gaza after rockets fired from enclave      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
A baby and her pregnant mother were among three Palestinians killed by Israeli strikes in Gaza overnight Wednesday, officials said, as the Jewish state struck a series of targets in response to dozens of rockets fired at its territory.
          Gaza: Israel strikes back after Hamas launches over 70 missiles.      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
(Gaza) The last time Hamas went to Egypt for talks, they ended up launching waves of missiles into Israel, with the Jewish state retaliating with the heaviest response since their last war with Hamas in 2014 on their return.

Yesterday Hamas returned to Egypt for more talks and yesterday Hamas launched over 70 missiles into Israel injuring 15 people and earning a response form the IDF in kind injuring 2 people.


So the questions I have to ask are, if Gaza is under seige, how does it get its Iranian made weaponry from? and as seen twice in under a month, Hamas and not Israel is the one causing all the trouble, yet according to the liberals, the left and the Islamic world, Israel is at fault...Really?

          Free Open Source Online Dating Software      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
pH7 Social Dating CMS The Most Secure, Powerful & Professional Social Dating Web App Builder

pH7 Social Dating CMSis a Professional & Open Source Social Dating CMS, fully responsive design, low-resource-intensive, powerful and very secure.

pH7CMS (now known as pH7Builder) is included with 35 modules and based on its homemade framework (pH7Framework). It is also the first Professional, Free and Open Source Social Dating Site Builder Software and the first choice for creating enterprise level Dating Apps/Service or social networking sites.


Free Open Source Online Dating Software
Software Overview

pH7 Dating CMSis a Social/Dating CMS written in Object-Oriented php ( OOP ), fully compatible and highly optimised for PHP 7+ and based on MVC architecture (Model-View-Controller).

It is designed with the KISS principle in mind, and the all source code can be read and understood in minutes. For a better flexibility, the software uses PDO (PHP Data Objects) abstraction which allows the choice of the database. The principle of development is DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) aimed at reducing repetition of information of all kinds (no duplicate code).

This Free and Open Source Social Dating Site Builder wants to be low resource-intensive, powerful, stable and secure. The software also comes with 35 system modules and is based on pH7Framework (written specifically for this project) that has over 52 packages.

To summarize, pH7CMS gives you the perfect ingredients to create the best online dating service or social networking website on the World Wide Web!

How Powerful Your Social-Dating App Will Be? :rocket: Best Dating Features Advanced Search Blog Notes Pages Management Friends/Mutual Friends, Visit, Messages, Instant messaging, Views, Like, Rating, Smileys, Geo Map, Avatar, Wallpaper, ... Related Profiles (for better user experience and faster match) Custom Profile (Background profile) Comments Hot or Not Love Calculator Matchmaking System Geo-Location People Nearby Photo Albums Videos (and possibility to upload videos from API v3 YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe and Dailymotion) Forums Full Moderation of all contents posted by your users Nudity Filter Option for all images uploaded by users Dating Scammer Detector (see if profile photos aren't used by scammers) Anti-Scam Tools Watermark Branding Chat Rooms Chatroulette Games (with high quality and viral games installed) Webcam Shot Affiliate Newsletter Activity Streams User Mentions (using the “@” symbol with the username such as @pH-7 ) Member Approval System Advanced Admin Panel Complete Membership System Payment Gateways Integration for PayPal, Stripe, Braintree, Bitcoin and 2CheckOut Statistics & Analytics System Live Notification System Registration delay (to avoid spam) File Management Dynamic Field Forms Management Privacy Settings Banner/Advertisement Management User Dashboard Dating-Style Profile Page Fake Profile Generator CSV User Importer Support for Multiple Languages, Internationalization and Localization (I18N) European and American Time/Date formats Cache system for the database, pH7Tpl (our template engine), static files (HTML, CSS, JS), string content, ... Maintenance Mode Database Backup Report Abuse SEO-Friendly (Title, Content, Code, ...), Sitemap module, hreflang , possibility to translate each URL, ... Multilingual URLs Check that all UGC (User-Generated Content) are Unique (to avoid spam and malicious users) RSS Feed Block easily any IPs, emails, usernames, affiliated bank accounts, etc. Country Blocker (block easily any countries where you don't want your website to be accessible) Country Restrictions for Member and Affiliate registration forms Fully API for integration from an external app (iOS/Android, ...), website, program, ... Feedback Fully Responsive Templates Memberships/Groups Manager Publishable easily into Android/iPhone/iOS webview mobile app thanks its Mobile-Optimized Templates Multiple-Themes and many customization possible Message templates Multi Themes and many personalizable Includes top html5 features Allow to sign in to your site with Facebook, Google and Twitter thanks pH7CMS's Connect module Invite Friends Social Bookmark (Social Media Sharing Buttons) Powerful Anti-Spam System Full Security system against XSS, CSRF, SQL injection, authentication hacking, session fixation, brute-force, reverse tabnabbing phishing attacks, ... and can even prevent some DDoS attacks! Two-Factor Authentication Option available for Admins, Users and Affiliates Admin Panel - Block Access with IP Restriction Beautiful Code: Very thoroughly commented about what's happening throughout the PHP code, beautiful indentation and very readable, even for non-programmers Anyone can easily contribute to pH7CMS project thanks the GitHub repository

It's not a hazard that pH7CMS is considered to be the first choice for creating an enterprise level dating web app or social networking website

Great features like here and many other unique and exclusive features are waiting for YOU. Already released in pH7CMS!


Free Open Source Online Dating Software
Requirements

Application ServerPHP 5.6 or higher (Recommended Version: PHP 7.0.4 or higher).

Databasemysql/MariaDB 5.0.15 or higher.

Operating Systemlinux/Unix (Red Hat, CentOS, Debian, FreeBSD, Mandrake, Mac OS, etc.), windows.

Web ServerApache with mod_php or with PHP in CGI, FastCGI mode (nginx, LiteSpeed and IIS should also work. You might have to change some pieces of code and change the URL rewriting to make it work).

URL rewriting extension module Apache , nginx, LiteSpeed, IIS (for Web.config, you have a good tutorial here ).

Specific RequirementServer has to be connected to Internet.

Minimum Web Space2.0 GB

pH7CMS's Video Module Requirement (only if enabled) FFmpeg

Installation Github: Clone pH7CMS from Github git clone git@github.com:pH7Software/pH7-Social-Dating-CMS.git Install Composer From a command line opened in the folder, run composer install to install pH7CMS's dependencies. Composer: Install Composer composer create-project ph7software/ph7cms --prefer-dist ph7cms Sourceforge: Directly download the latest stable version from Sourceforge . Softaculous: If your Web host offers Softaculous, you might be able to install pH7CMS in one-click with Softaculous . Nginx Configuration

In order to get pH7CMS working on nginx server, you need to add some custom nginx configuration.

Create /etc/nginx/ph7cms.conf and add the following:

location / { try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?$args; index index.php; }

Please note that the above code is the strict minimum and obviously you can add more rules by comparing with the main Apache .htaccess file .

Finally, in your nginx server configuration, you will have to include ph7cms.conf file to complete the configuration like below:

In file, e.g., /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/yoursite.conf for Ubuntu and other OS based on Debian or /etc/nginx/conf.d/yoursite.conf for CentOS and other OS based on Red Hat.

server { # Port number. In most cases, 80 for HTTP and 443 for HTTPS listen 80; server_name www.yoursite.com; root /var/www/ph7cms_public_root; index index.php; #you can use index.ph7; for hidding the *.php ... client_max_body_size 50M; error_log /var/log/nginx/yoursite.error.log; access_log /var/log/nginx/yoursite.access.log; # Include ph7cms.conf. You can also directly add the "location" rule instead of including the conf file include /etc/nginx/ph7cms.conf; }

For more information, please refer to the nginx documentation.


Free Open Source Online Dating Software
Translations

You can find and add other languages on the I18N repo .

Author

Coded & Designed with lots of :heart: by Pierre-Henry Soria . A passionate Belgian software engineer :chocolate_bar: :beer:

Hire Me At Your Company?

Do you need someone like me (and willing to relocate) at your company..? Let's chat together !

Official Website

pH7CMS.com

Documentation

pH7CMS Documentation

Contributing
Free Open Source Online Dating Software

Anyone can contribute on pH7CMS GitHub repository!

Finding bugs, improving the CMS/doc or adding translations. Any contribution is welcome and highly appreciated!

Just clone the repository, make your changes and then make a push ;-)

WARNING, your code/modification must be of excellent quality and follow the Code Convention and PSR . I manually validate all the improvements and changes.

You will also become a pH7CMS VIP member and get all exclusive premium contents and upcoming modules.


Free Open Source Online Dating Software
Tools/Software Used to Develop pH7CMS

LAMP on Fedora/Ubuntu (and Windows/Mac with WampServer/MAMP for testing purpose)

Geany & Sublime Textfor coding the whole project. That's it! However, since pH7CMS 5.0, PhpStorm (and sometimes Atom) are used as well.

GIMPfor editing the assets, etc.

Trimage(and ImageOptim when developing on Mac) for compressing & optimizing the images

Poeditfor translating the Gettext files

FileZillafor FTP client

Gitfor the version control system

Sometimes, when working on Mac, Sequel Pro is used to lookup easily at a database.

Contact

You can send me an email for any suggestions or feedback at: hello {AT} ph7cms {D0T} com OR hi {AT} ph7 {D0T} me

pH7CMS; The Eco-Friendly CMS :heart:
Free Open Source Online Dating Software

pH7CMS has been built to reduce the power and CPU usage of your server in order to preserve the nature and help to save our environment.

pH7CMS's templates also use lighter colors since LCD monitors use less electricity to display them.

Finally, please consider using green Web hosting (which use Green Power supply).

-> Other 10 Easy Ways to Green Your Social Community :wink: <-

License

pH7CMSis under Open Source Free License.

License: General Public License 3 or later; See the PH7.LICENSE.txt and PH7.COPYRIGHT.txt files for more details.


Free Open Source Online Dating Software
Free Open Source Online Dating Software

          One killed as Israel strikes Gaza ‘terror sites’ after rockets rain in from enclave      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Israel launched airstrikes on Gaza late Wednesday, killing one person, after dozens of rockets were fired from the enclave into its territory.Injuries were also reported ...
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The Greatest Piano Men is a tribute to the greatest piano icons in music history. With an eight-piece band and three pianos on stage, The Greatest Piano Men celebrates the songs from Beethoven to Billy Joel (“Only The Good Die Young”), Elton John (“Rocket Man”), Stevie Wonder (“Superstition”), and Ray Charles (“Georgia On My Mind”) […]

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Late Hits starts off on a Wednesday with Astros’ talk. Pat talks about the injuries and the offense so far. Joseph Duarte from the Houston Chronicle joins the show to talk about the UH Cougars. Pat gets into Rockets’ basketball talk.
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Android Pie hits Pixels and Essential Phone. New Pixel 3 images and video leak. Google's China dillema Should Leo buy the Magic Leap? Does Facebook want your bank info? Silicon Valley's war on Alex Jones. Is Ajit Pai still evil? Stacey's Things: June Oven and Anki Vector Jeff's Number: Your baby's first wordsa could be "OK Google." Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Sponsors: WordPress.com/twig RocketMortgage.com/Twig
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Surface Go first impressions. The reviews are in, too: Consensus is that performance is slow but OK, but the battery life is terrible.Related: Tear-down reveals tiny batteryRelated: Many Surface models are getting massive sets of firmware updates related to Spectre and Meltdown. Most recent example: Surface Book 2. Even Surface Go got a Day 1 update (albeit a minor one).Let's revisit the Microsoft Managed Desktop.Windows 10 Redstone 5: Build 17730 ships last week, adds "retail" OOBE. But not really. Build 17733 just shipped before the show. File Explorer's Dark Theme finally is really dark. Your Phone is finally available in working form. Sort of.Skype Classic isn't going away on September 1, after all. Microsoft is testing new compact view options for Skype. Microsoft is bringing Spotify to Skype.Tips and picks Tip of the week: Surface is on saleBonus tip: Link your MSA to Movies Anywhere, get a free movieApp pick of the week: Surface Diagnostic ToolkitEnterprise pick of the week: Microsoft Ignite 2018 sessions are liveCodename pick of the week: Carmel and CapitolaBeer pick of the week: Lemon Cucumber Gose from Westbrook Brewing Co. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: WordPress.com/windows RocketMortgage.com/Windows
          Comment on China’s 055 Destroyer Better than All Others Except US Zumwalt by Anonymous      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Why is Zumwalt better than Type 005 you ask? Answer: China's Type 055 has an aluminum alloy superstructure where most modern warships today use steel. Zumwalt is made of steel. The British built a few frigates with aluminum in the 1970s. However during the Falklands war, one of these ships, the HMS Sheffield, was hit by a single Exocet anti-ship missile. The damage was not fatal since the missile failed to explode, but its rocket fuel torched the Sheffield's aluminum hull, which ignited and burned until it sank. In contrast, the steel hull frigate USS Stark was hit by two Iraqi Exocet missiles in 1988 and survived. The Type 055 would be subject to catastrophic fires in the event of combat damage.
          Comment on Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyusoukyoku (WN) by Anatheras      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Ill just start by saying that this is my opinion and in no way should it reflect your own. My best advice is to always check for yourself and draw your own conclusion. That beings said lets start by saying this novel is at least 70% Slice of life, Harem(lots of girls) ,Comedy(really? i feel like this tag shouldnt be here) and Fantasy and the other 30% is adventure with some action. Ill try to break down the story while covering each tag. [spoiler] First of all, the MC feels like a self-insert with no real personality. The guy gets a few cheat items after he gets isekai'ed and becomes OP in an instant after he uses them, a few pages later he gets a skill  that gives him a perfect "Poker Face" and from there just imagine this guy with his poker face and not showing any real emotion (even though he still feels them on the inside) and basically killing your mental image of the situation. He also is a very contradicting character that goes out of his way to save his enemies despite the fact that they are threatening his companions and even his life. I dont expect the MC to always kill his enemies but it becomes ridiculous. The MC level of OPness goes through the roof and beyond, he can basically do something once and from there allocate skill points (of which he got a buttload at the beginning of his adventure) and become a master on that area. He wont ever be challenged on equal terms since he can become immune to damage after he gets hit by it for the first time. So it goes like "oh i got burned" he puts 10 skill points into the resistance of fire damage and he will no longer be damaged by fire EVER. As the story progresses it gets even worse because the guy is a walking cheat that can do anything. The absurdity of the things he can do just skyrockets and it even gets to the point where the guy just casually save people from what could seem as incurable diseases, he starts doing things that could only be called miracles and all in a matter of minutes. He builds stuff ,develop new spells and items on the go while saving the world from demons ,enjoying his gourmet tour with all her harem girls and uses his teleportation powers to do so. Did i also mention that he creates a bunch of new dimensions? and he teleports back to earth and back like it was nothing. Also, the Mc starts the series putting all sorts of excuses to not get involved with fights or conflicts because he doesnt want to put in risk his life or that of his companions, which sounds reasonable, but later on he gets dragged in and ends up saving the day like a hero with all his OP powers. It just comes out as a half-assed decision that seems to be made on whim. He hides his identity as a hero because he doesnt want to get dragged into trouble (seems reasonable as far as excuses go) and goes to extreme lengths to protect his secret until he finds the courage to tell one of his allies but then out of nowhere he decides to reveal himself to all the other allies in his harem (i imagine that the author had a raging boner at this point) As a final note on the MC ,he is one of those dullest and coveniently oblivious MC you will find. He suspects that something is wrong or that something will happen yet decides to ignore it until the last minute when everything becomes chaotic and then he saves the day. Slice of Life: Most if not all of this series is basically that, you get the MC and his harem doing pleasures trips, gourmet tours around the world and what the MC eats for breakfast,lunch,dinner and the snacks, all in detail while describing how delicious they were. He will hunt almost mythical monsters and eat them along with the harem. You get a lot of daily interactions with the harem members who seem to be the stereotypical personality types you always see in anime. Each girl has his own quirk to identify her by because the author doesnt seem to know how to create an interesting character without it. Also the world he got transported into just happens to have most of the vegetables that he knows and they taste exactly the same. How convenient! Harem: Lots of girls, the MC is a chick magnet despite the fact that in the very first volume they explain how japanese physical characteristics are considered ugly by everyone in this world he got transported into. He is aware of the feelings of their companions yet decided to ignore them all without giving them a real answer even though he has a high elf girl that he is in love with. Some of the girls are minors , some of them are slaves. He does feel bothered about minors holding feelings for him but he doesnt bat an eye with slavery. Also the girl he loves wants him to have 100 kids with other girls with a lame excuse like "its the duty of every living creature"(not exactly accurate but it goes like something like that) Comedy: i got nothing to say here since i feel like this tag was misplaced. Doesnt feel funny at all unless you consider the reactions of those who end up witnessing the MC is OPness. Fantasy/Adventure/Action: This series has a somewhat acceptable world building except for a few races that just seem to be made for the excuse to have more harem members who look humanoid enough. The adventure starts at a slow but good pace due to restrictions because of the distances but then it gets absurd when the MC gets teleportation and starts teleporting himself (and others) all around the world. And the action in this series would be barely 10% of the story for most volumes since the MC seems to be always conveniently oblivious to the dangers and future plots. He gets the hints, he ignores them, mayhem ensues, saves the day, rinse and repeat. Also as i said before there is no fair fights here, as the story progresses he becomes more and more OP and he saves everyone's lives. Doesnt matter if its old age, being already dead because of a hole in the chest or being turned into a demon lord, he can fix it all without fail. He puts jesus to shame with his miracles. Final Thoughts: Ill just say it out straight, i have a love/hate relationship with this series. I dont like to drop stories without finishing them. I feel like this series had great potential but it got ruined because the author bleeds out his desires into the story. If you wanted a wish fulfillment story this series is for you. [/spoiler]
          Comment on Obama Judge Rules School Girls Must Accept Boys In Their Locker Rooms by Joel      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Why is it so hard to use the restroom that corresponds with your gender aka sex, at birth? It's not rocket science, but some people are making it harder than that. Vagina = female Penis: male
           スポーツクライミングの「自由視点映像」をWEBで無料配信 KDDI       Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
KDDIは、スポーツクライミング競技大会「ADIDAS ROCKETSTARS TOKYO 2018」において、競技シーンの自由視点映像をWEBで無料配信する実証実験を行いました。スマホやタブレットから自由な視点操作で、切り立った壁を選手が登る様子を観戦できます。 この自由視点映像技術は、KDDI総合研究所が開発を進めているもの。今回は「タイムスライス」方式を採用し、16台あるカメラからの映像をユーザーが自由に切り替えることで、競技シーンを自由な視点で楽しめます。 映像はWEBで無料配信しているほか、会場内でも大画面モニターとコントローラーを使って確認可能。「登ってみてうまく行かなかった。そんな時にいろいろなアングルから振り返ってみて、あの腕で引き寄せるんだ。といった訓練素材としても使える」と担当者は話します。 なお、スポーツ x テクノロジーの取り組みを強化するKDDIは、VRでスポーツ観戦できる「XRStadium」をすでに商用化。自由視点映像とVRの親和性は非常に高く、将来的に同プラットフォームにおいてスポーツクライミングをVR配信する可能性もあるとしています。
          «The Rocket» wird 80: Rod Laver lebt Tennis - immer noch      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Rod Laver reist ach einem gesundheitlichen Rückschlag wieder um die Welt, um seinen Sport zu promoten. Der Australier hat etwas geschafft, was selbst Roger Federer noch nicht gelungen ist.
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          Are Aliens Part of God’s Domain?       Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
If you believe in God, you have to ask yourself, “Did God create aliens too?” If you do not believe in God, you have to wonder how life managed to pop up on far distant planets which have environments that seem hostile to life. 
 
If aliens are from other dimensions, is our God in their dimension too? If aliens are future human time travelers, did God make it to the future?
 
No one knows the answers to such enormous questions but I would like to share some ideas I’ve encountered recently:  A comment was made to me, “Aliens need religion, they are not created in God’s image, and apparently His covenant is only with the man (humans) He created.”
 
How do we know aliens need religion? Are we to be missionaries and bring them our religion, then? If God made His covenant only with humans, why would aliens bother? They are excluded before they begin. 
 
We don’t even know who the aliens are and yet we have already announced that they are not children of God? We don’t know if they are physical life forms, plasma entities or pure energy. They might have their own religion, perhaps worshipping the Great Goddess of their own planet; then they do not “need religion,” they already have it. 
 
If aliens are our own grandchildren (human time travelers), then are these aliens not in God’s image?  Yet, apparently some people look at UFOs and say, “These UFO occupants are not God’s creations and not in His image. I already know this.” 
 
Are we to be so egotistical that we think our Earth religion is what extraterrestrials must embrace? And if they do  not want any religion, does this make them negative beings? Intelligent, gentle people with integrity and decency can be (and often are), not religious.
 
Who has officially discovered that aliens are not created in God’s image? If some aliens are humanoid, then they are created in His image. Of course if God is an omnipotent force, then energy beings are more in His image than we are. Maybe plasma-like angels and UFOs are in his image.
 
Of course many people do not feel God is in human form at all, nor do we think “he” is male. Many people feel God is indeed an omniscient power, a force of the universe and does not have gender. If “it” does have gender, it is all-creation, thus female/male. 
 
And what if God’s image is not just that of “man” but also of a three foot tall extraterrestrial?  God’s image would still have a head, two arms, two legs, and a torso. Perhaps this is what the Bible meant when it mentioned “in His image.” 
 
 
How do we know that God’s covenant is “apparently only with the man He created?” Is the covenant posted in the Great Hall of the Cosmos for all to see? Perhaps interpretations of the Bible after thousands of years with numerous translations from language to language and having been subject to organized religions’ political pressure throughout this time – cannot be taken literally as we prepare to meet aliens – an enormous event! 
 
If there is a God or God Force, would it not create all life in the universe? Would it not create the universe itself and not just Planet Earth? 
 
If God is the property only of humans and Earth, then there must be other gods of the universe. This concept tends to diminish (one God) monotheism which is said to be superior to the many-deities approach; however, maybe this is brain-washing by organized religion.  Perhaps monotheists are wrong and Pagans are right? 
 
Perhaps even Mother Earth has many gods and there really is Mars God of War, Venus Goddess of Love, and gods and goddess out in the Andromeda Galaxy too.
 
As I said at the beginning, these are just thoughts which go through my head. I enjoyed an article on UFO Digest recently entitled http://www.ufodigest.com/article/did-god-create-universe-0629
 
This article makes a good case for intelligent design and for God as a universal force. However,  I feel this article leaves out a crucial concept which is the “bridge” between “no god” and “Yes, there is God.” That bridge concept is consciousness.
 
Consciousness is both a scientific truth and a spiritual truth, so this adds to the possibility that it is extremely important not only in human beliefs but alien beliefs as well. It is a bridge not only between “no god” and “Yes, there is a God,” but is also a bridge between human and alien.
 
Electromagnetic fields carry intelligence within human brains from which springs human consciousness. This consciousness is not only in one human brain but it spreads across the planet, creating collective human consciousness.
 
Rupert Sheldrake’s morphic field theory, as well as cutting edge quantum physics tell us that this electromagnetic field might also stretch out into the galaxy and the universe. Indeed, the universe may well be an electric universe, an electromagnetic mass of consciousness. 
 
Alien consciousness and human consciousness likely both connect to this universal “God Consciousness.” 
 
But did God Consciousness create the universe though intelligent design? Again, we have the old conundrum: Then who created God Consciousness?
 
This conundrum might never be answered but if we look at it scientifically: Electromagnetic networks stretch throughout the universe, and within them, Higgs-boson particles somehow manifest a tangible phenomenon called “consciousness,” so then we have “God creating the universe”  and “the universe being (God) consciousness itself” happening all at the same time. 
 
Consciousness is simultaneous and is the bridge element again. Einstein told us that all time is simultaneous also. This also seems a good pointer to verifying what is almost beyond our ability to grasp.
 
 If you think this is too far-out, look into your own mind and consider the electromagnetic energy up there which gives you intelligence and thus, consciousness.
 
 Each of us have neuron receptors in our minds which function through electromagnetic networks, allowing us to feel, think, behave, and be - human. Your individual mind flows like a tributary into the river of human collective consciousness. As the river of the collective human consciousness travels throughout history, it encounters alien electromagnetic rivers of consciousness. There are larger rivers out there and currents go both ways, out of your mind and into your mind.  
 
So, the article on God in the universe, in my estimation, has left all this out. It mentions the Big Bang and God creating it. I am sure this God is said to be a conscious force, not a man. However, the quantum and spiritual phenomenon of consciousness is missing in this article. It seems we are more objects which got created than we are a part of universal consciousness. It might be time for an expansion of beliefs and knowledge.   
 
The fact is, we sail in and out of the larger universal river of consciousness all the time; we can behave within the strict confines of social procedure at work every day but then on the way home, we hear Elton John’s “Rocket Man” and we are suddenly “out there” where humans and aliens fly. 
 
Or we stop to help an injured cat and we are suddenly “of Mother Earth/Father Sky,” no longer the guy or gal from the office wondering if one’s shoes are not in fashion. We connect to God Consciousness all the time. Or if you are scientific, we connect to quantum universal consciousness all the time, but do not realize it. 
 
Enjoying science fiction books and films is a way of purposely trying to take a look at other species' intelligence and so is chasing UFOs! We somehow know this "other consciousness" is accessible to us if we try hard enough. We are God’s children but so are aliens; scientifically, we are a part of the universal electromagnetic field.
 
Consciousness is everywhere, inside and outside Earth’s atmosphere. I believe that some consciousness is of pure energy, having evolved beyond the need to define itself by perceiving a corporeal body. We humans still have need of being corporeal, but I believe the thrust of evolution is toward becoming pure energy.
 
There is continuity of consciousness, we can go “out there!” There is no real barrier which we cannot overcome just as we always have when we embrace our collective courage and curiosity. It is a challenge but this challenge is what keeps our species viable and invigorated. If no evolution is taking place, stagnation leads to extinction for a species.
 
Consciousness is everywhere, inside our heads, inside the heads of other Earth life-forms, inside and all around the planet Earth herself, and in outer space. Are we wrong to think that for life itself to spring up, it needs an earth-like environment and a corporeal (physical) form? 
It might well be that all which is needed for extraterrestrial life to begin, is the electromagnetic, universal field. If a planet is hostile to life as we know it, consciousness simply creates itself  something "hospitable" to those circumstances and begins to evolve a life there.  This environment will be natural to it if not to us. Is this an argument for Intelligent Design? 
 
Perhaps. This concept also simply states that consciousness is everywhere in the electric universe, and consciousness finds a way. Life finds a way.
I wish to end this article with a direct quote from a dear friend of mine. He has an amazing mind and I don’t think I can word his thoughts any better than he has. He is referring to an article I wrote on the possibility of cryogenic sleeper ships to cover the vast distances of space:
 
“Accepting that life force/spirit is a conscious entity permeating the physical form but not encapsulated by it, and so free to leave the body and wander at will, and accepting that the physical form is simply a biochemical robot optimized for functioning in specific roles on one particular planet, and the logical thesis that all life forms are physically adapted to the environments in which they function, that some life forms even on Earth regenerate lost physical organs or appendages, and assuming that any culture smart enough to travel intergalactic space also knows how to regenerate biochemical robots suitable for functioning on whatever  planet they land, why bother freezing their original bodies?”
  
“All they need to do is think and thus manifest themselves a new physical form, suitable for a particular planet.”
 
If we are to solve the UFO puzzle and possibly interact with alien races, we need to expand our religious beliefs!  No, we do not need to get rid of our personal beliefs, not at all! They simply need to grow.
 
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          8/9/2018: FRONT PAGE: Newest SpaceX booster flies again with Indonesia satellite      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
SpaceX used its newest style booster for a second time to put a communications satellite into orbit for Indonesia. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off early Tuesday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The first-stage booster previously soared in May, the first...
          [Grenzgänger Deal-Mediamarkt Schweiz] MICROSOFT XBoxOne S 500GB+ROCKET LEAGUE+3MT LIVE Spielkonsole Weiss für 129,22€ *Kein Versand nach Deutschland*      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
129,22€ - Media Markt Schweiz (CH)
Ich habe mal wieder ein Angebot aus der Schweiz für euch. Der Mediamarkt verkauft derzeit folgendes....

►MICROSOFT XBoxOne S 500GB+ROCKET LEAGUE+3MT LIVE Spielkonsole Weiss für 129,22€ *Kein Versand nach Deutschland*◄

Idealopreis: 215€

Wie immer gilt: Kein Versand nach Deutschland.
Sichere dir das Xbox One S 500GB - Rocket League Bundle mit einem Downloadcode für das preisgekrönte Spiel Rocket League. Wähle aus einer Vielzahl von fantastischen Autos, die mit riesigen Boost-Raketen ausgerüstet sind, um unglaubliche Tore zu erzielen oder spielentscheidende Paraden zu landen.


  • Xbox One S 500GB Konsole & 3 Monate Xbox Live Gold - Mitgliedschaft, Xbox Wireless Controller (Textured Grip, Bluetooth®, 3,5mm-Klinkenstecker)
  • 4K-HDMI-Kabel & Stromkabel
  • Rocket League Spiele-Download
  • In diesem preisgekrönten Spiel - einer Mischung aus Fußball und Autofahren - hebst du mit raketengetriebenen, fliegenden Kampfautos ab.
  • Probiere die aufregenden Spielmodi Single Player (Season Mode), online oder lokale 4-Spieler Split-Screen oder 8-Spieler Online Wettkämpfe
  • 1 Monat Xbox Game Pass (Probemitgliedschaft) mit sofortigen Zugriff auf über 100 großartige Spiele
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) – Erlebe kräftigere, leuchtendere Farben in Spielen und Videos
  • Streamen und Anschauen von Videos in atemberaubender 4K-Ultra HD Qualität dank 4K-Blu-ray Laufwerk / 4K Video-Streaming

          Console Microsoft Xbox One S - 500 Go + Rocket League (Frontaliers Suisse)      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
129,22€ - Media Markt
Ca fait un petit moment qu'un avait pas eu une petite offre sympa sur cette console en Suisse (y)
Il y a 3 mois d'abonnement Xbox Live Gold avec mais je ne sais toujours pas si c'est utilisable avec un compte Français (cheeky)
Feedback apprécié, merci ;)
          More than 150 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikes - Business Insider      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

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More than 150 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikes
Business Insider
Palestinian militants on the Gaza Strip launched at least 150 rockets at Israel overnight, and Israel retaliated by pounding the region with deadly airstrikes. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) claimed that mounting violence began on Wednesday after ...
Baby among three killed as Israel strikes Gaza after rockets fired from enclaveYahoo News
Renewed Fire Between Israel and Gaza Interrupts Talk of Cease-FireNew York Times
IDF Targets 140 Hamas Positions Overnight in Gaza While Israelis Sleep in Bomb SheltersThe Jewish Press - JewishPress.com
The Jerusalem Post -The Times of Israel -StreetInsider.com -Antiwar.com
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Business Insider

More than 150 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikes
Business Insider
Palestinian militants on the Gaza Strip launched at least 150 rockets at Israel overnight, and Israel retaliated by pounding the region with deadly airstrikes. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) claimed that mounting violence began on Wednesday after ...
Renewed Fire Between Israel and Gaza Interrupts Talk of Cease-FireNew York Times
Israel pounds Hamas after 19 injured in rocket barrage, one criticalThe Jerusalem Post
Over 150 rockets launched into Israel, woman seriously injuredThe Times of Israel
Arutz Sheva -Haaretz -Ahram Online
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          UN Urges Israel, Hamas to 'Step Back From Brink'      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
U.N. Mideast envoy Nickolay Mladenov urged Israel and Hamas to step back "from the brink" after both sides exchanged rocket fire Wednesday. "The situation can rapidly deteriorate, with devastating consequences for all people," Mladenov said. Militants fired around 70 rockets into Israel from Hamas-controlled Gaza. Israel responded with airstrikes, killing at least one Palestinian and wounding five others, according to the Gaza health ministry.  The violence came even while both sides expressed some optimism that a truce could be worked out to help avoid another war between Israel and Hamas. "We can say that actions led by the United Nations and Egypt are in advanced stages and we hope it could yield some good from them," the deputy Hamas chief for Gaza, Khalil al-Hayya, told Al Jazeera television. A senior member of the Israeli parliament said he "very much hopes we are on the brink of a new day on the matter of Gaza." Palestinians have held weekly protests along the Israeli-Gaza border since March, when Israel began preparations for marking its 70th anniversary as a state. Israeli soldiers have killed at least 158 demonstrators, many of whom were militants that Israel said were trying to sneak across the border. Israel accused Hamas of organizing the protests as a cover for terrorism, a charge Hamas denies.
          Who's Entertaining Who?: How The Internet Picks Up Drake's Slack      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Earlier this week, Drake secured the fourth solo Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 of his career with the song "In My Feelings," off his fifth studio album Scorpion . But while most of the raps are his, the song's skyrocket up the charts is due, in large part, to something Drake had nothing to do with. The beauty of a meme is that it becomes something larger than anything its creator ever intended. The beauty of "In My Feelings" and what's being called #DoTheShiggy Challenge — the pop culture dance craze of the summer — is that it's still very unclear if one of its creators, Drake, actually intended anything at all. The success of the song and the dance it inspired capture perfectly what the rapper's career has become: a string of successes with increasingly minimal effort. The Internet is picking up his slack. Just days after the release of Scorpion , track 21 (yeah, it's a long album), "In My Feelings," took off. It's not the most immediately catchy song on Scorpion . It's not the most star
          More than 150 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikes - Business Insider      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

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More than 150 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikes
Business Insider
Palestinian militants on the Gaza Strip launched at least 150 rockets at Israel overnight, and Israel retaliated by pounding the region with deadly airstrikes. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) claimed that mounting violence began on Wednesday after ...
Renewed Fire Between Israel and Gaza Interrupts Talk of Cease-FireNew York Times
Israel pounds Hamas after 19 injured in rocket barrage, one criticalThe Jerusalem Post
Over 150 rockets launched into Israel, woman seriously injuredThe Times of Israel
Haaretz -Ahram Online
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          EDDM Postcards Print: Benefits And The Usability Covered      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
This might be your first time hearing about EDDM printing services, which makes you somewhat clueless regarding this service. You need to know more about the service before you plan to spend some bucks on that. In layman’s term, EDDM is known to offer the best marketing tool at the localized level now. 

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It is a great way to improve your business and also manage to grow it exponentially. Most of the activities are currently relying on the EDDM postcards Print for a door to door delivery within a vicinity of a 2-mile radius. Your local business might get into this section as well, but only after gaining some information about this local marketing tool first.



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In case you have any local business, the primary marketing objective is to ensure that everyone within the vicinity is well-aware of your store. EDDM is a great way to let everyone know more about the contact information and your current business address. So, the next time they are planning to get services like yours, they can always head towards your side for that help. It might take some time initially to present the postcard to every household, but the delivery man will be a reliable one to offer guidance on time.



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For every door direct mail service, companies will not need any address list. This step will help you to send mail to every single residence in the set town. You will enjoy easy special and coupon distribution over here. With a low-cost distribution of the EDDM service, this practice is stated to be an excellent tool, used for giving out some coupons and a perfect way to improve marketing only using a card and covering the entire neighborhood with ease. This is just the beginning of the EDDM service for you.



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The entire setup of EDDM service is rather simple and easy to follow. There is no rocket science in covering this kind of service right now. Other than being cost-effective, EDDM is likely to take some few easy steps to be targeted together. You can always get hands on the EDDM postcards printed and then band them right into proper bundles. After bundling the option, the postcards will then be delivered to the post office with payment for the current postage. For that, you need to get in touch with the best printing companies for help, that’s it!



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          Google Doodle celebrates the life and legacy of first Native American female engineer      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
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This post is part of Mashable's ongoing series The Women Fixing STEM, which highlights trailblazing women in science, tech, engineering, and math, as well as initiatives and organizations working to close the industries' gender gaps.

Google just debuted a new Doodle to honor the life and legacy of Mary G. Ross, the first Native American engineer. 

Ross, a Cherokee citizen, was born in 1908, excelled in math as a student, and ultimately became the first female engineer at Lockheed Missiles & Space Company. Though much of her work remains classified, she helped develop the conceptual design of the Agena rocket and was a member of teams that sent missions to Mars and Venus.  Read more...

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Not all heroes wear capes.

Ever wanted to know what it feels like to be a proper superhero? No, not the web-swinging acrobatics of Spider-Man or the crime-solving machismo of Batman. A proper, superpowered being. It’s an experience video game developers have long struggled to replicate - Superman: The New Adventures, anyone? - but Pentadimensional Games may have finally cracked the metahuman code with the empowering destruction of Megaton Rainfall.

You embody the incorporeal form of the Offspring, an indestructible guardian that’s been sent to Earth to defend it from an impending alien invasion. And we mean the entire Earth. Thankfully, you’re imbued with the power to fly at speeds that don’t just break the sound barrier, they shatter it into dust. You thunder past cities - or through them, if you’re feeling more malevolent than benign - or rocket up into the stars before zooming off to a new location around the globe. It’s a breathtaking experience, especially during the first hour or two, and one we never expected to see pulled off on Switch.

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A baby and her pregnant mother were among three Palestinians killed by Israeli strikes in Gaza overnight Wednesday, officials said, as the Jewish state struck a series of targets in response to dozens of rockets fired at its territory.
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ROCKETING energy prices will trigger a rise in winter deaths, campaigners warned last night. Yesterday British Gas said it is raising bills by almost four per cent for 3.5 million customers. Neil Duncan-Jordan, of the National Pensioners Convention,...
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Palestinian militants in Gaza launched at least 150 rockets at Israel overnight, with Israel retaliating by pounding the Gaza Strip with deadly airstrikes. Three Israelis and eight palestinians were wounded, and three Palestinians including a pregnant woman and child were killed in the escalation.
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Kevin Randle, a full-time writer of more than 100 books of fiction and nonfiction, over 15 books about UFOs (was also an Army helicopter pilot and Air Force intelligence officer, including a Ph.D. in psychology), speaks about his investigation into the infamous crash of an alleged alien aircraft on a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico about July 2, 1947.

The book has chronologies of events that Randle discovered over the years, including interviews with witnesses that were still alive during his research. Consequently, Randle begins to discover a number of discrepancies to the popular “spaceship crash” theory. Likewise, Randle cannot completely ignore the testimony of various witnesses and documents that, if authentic, would mean a cover-up of sorts existed concerning the July, 1947 “crash.” 

Dr. Kevin D. Randle (born 1949), is a prominent ufologist. Within the UFO community he is often regarded as one of the preeminent experts on the reported crash of a UFO near Roswell, New Mexico in July 1947.

A professional writer with more than 80 books to his credit, Randle is perhaps best known for his books about UFOs and the Roswell story. While the vast majority of his books are science fiction and historical fiction, it’s his books on the alleged UFO crash at Roswell, New Mexico in 1947 that have exerted an enormous influence on those interested in the saga

http://www.garuda.co/lt-col-kevin-randle-phd-usa/.

 

(Roswell Revisited, Kevin Randle, Ph.D., Glade Press, Inc., P.O. Box 460, Lakeville, Minnesota 55044-0460, www.galdepress.com, 2007, 176 pages, $12.95.)

“On the pro side there is little documentation, but solid eyewitness testimony. These were the men who should have known about the crash based on who they were,” says Randle. “Many of them, when interviewed, did confirm they knew and even suggested an extraterrestrial explanation.There is limited documentation, but there is some…and there is the reacting to something extraordinary…this lack of information about what was happening at the top of the military pyramid is not surprising.” (pp. 174-175.)

EARLY WITNESSES       

Some of the early comments of witnesses somehow attached to the Roswell UFO incident can also be divided into “against, for, or undecided” categories.

Major Jesse Marcel, the Air Intelligence Officer at the Roswell Army Field, was ordered by Colonel William Blanchard to investigate a “debris field” discovered by ranch foreman Mack Brazel on a ranch near Corona, New Mexico. Marcel took along counter-intelligence corps officer Captain Sheridan Cavitt. Brazel’s discovery seemed to be around July 2 to 5, 1947; however, Brazel told the Roswell Dailey Record the discovery had been in June, 1947.

Randle constructs a list of witnesses and their opinions as to what they saw. Erdmann summarized a few; the reader can search further in Randle’s book.

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#  Mack Brazel: “Rubber strips, tin foil, a rather tough paper and sticks.” “…a bundle about three feet long and seven or eight inches thick, while the rubber made a bundle about 18 or 20 inches long and about eight inches thick…” “…I am sure what I found was not any weather observation balloon.”

(Erdmann theorized that this description may have been due to military intimidation during Brazel’s so-called ‘arrest.’ There was, also, possible confusion of his ‘find’ of a genuine balloon crash earlier in June, 1947.)  

# Technical Sargent Ernest Robert Robbins, according to his wife Anne, was a participant in the recovery of a “saucer-shaped (craft) and that was a top layer that was oblong and had windows in it…three people…one was dead and two were alive.”

#  Master Sargent Lewis Rickett, on a visit to the crash site, handled “a light weight piece of metal that was slightly curved and about eighteen inches long…feather light and may be flimsy…he could not bend it.”

#  Sargent Thomas Gonzales, a member of the Transportation Section, was asked to assist in the “sweep” of the 1947 crash site. He said he witnessed an “air foil” and “little men.”   

#  A “Sargent Johnson” was a member of the 1395th MP Company, and took about a dozen soldiers to the crash site. The craft appeared to be about fourteen feet in diameter, very light, and shared four creatures, three were dead. Johnson was told that the bodies were taken to the Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio.   

(Discrepancies existed as to how many crash victims were found, and how many were alive or dead, and when the deaths happened.)

#  Major Jesse Marcel described the material as being as thin as “newsprint,” yet so strong that a sledge hammer couldn’t dent it. There were small I-beams. “…it could not have been part of an aircraft, not part of any kind of weather balloon or experimental balloon…was not part of an aircraft, not a missile or rocket.”   

#  Colonel William Blanchard was the commander of the 509th Bomb Group at the Roswell Army Airfield in July, 1947. It was Blanchard that directed Lieutenant Walter Haut, the Publicity Information Officer, to release a press release on July 8 that “flying saucer” wreckage had been recovered and sent to higher headquarters.

Randle tells of some of the officers who defended the claim but also some who debunked the story of a 1947 alien craft.  

PRO  

#  Colonel Thomas Dubois, Chief of Staff of the Eighth Air Force, said that orders had come down from the Strategic Air Command headquarters and Major General McMullen “that the officers were not to talk about this among themselves.” In August 1990, DuBois said: "Nobody, wife, me, with Ramey, with anyone.” 

#  Joe Briley, operations officer for the 509th, told Randle that in July 1947 he was a squadron commander at that time, and he did know that Blanchard had gone out to the crash site. Briley said that most stories were “changed and hushed up immediately as soon as the people from Washington arrived.” Briley said that Blanchard, who had been a close friend, “was not stupid enough to call a weather balloon something else.”

#  Patrick Saunders was the base adjutant and member of the primary staff on the Roswell Air Field in July 1947. Saunders wrote on the first page of the book The Truth about the UFO Crash at Roswell: “Here’s the truth and I still haven’t told anybody anything!” Saunders told close friends that officers of the 509th Group were “confronted with a technology greater than that of Earth.”

#  Edwin Easley was the Provost Marshal at the Roswell Army Airfield in July 1947, responsible for security and police functions. Easley usually avoided conversation on the topic by saying it was classified and that “he had confirmed” in February 1991 that Mack Brazel had “been held at the guest house on the base.” (Brazel referred to this as ‘jail.’) “If you are not allowed to leave and there is a guard on the door, it is, basically, the same thing,” says Randle. 

When questioned if the craft was of extraterrestrial origin, Easley said: “Let me put it this way. That’s not the wrong path.”

#  Former 1st Lieutenant Chester Barton was told by Easley to go out to the crash site. “…the remains of a crashed aircraft…military police were using Geiger counters and that they did detect some radiation in certain spots,” says Randle, “…weren’t any large pieces.”  Barton said: “I know it was a hush-hush deal and Easley told us to keep our mouths shut.”

#  Oliver “Pappy” Henderson flew some of the wreckage on to Wright Field. Henderson told his wife, Sappho, that he had seen the bodies of the crash victims: “These were drawings of small creatures with big heads and large eyes,” says Randle. “Slender creatures that seemed to be frail.”  

#  Lloyd Thompson and Robert Slusher were part of the crew that flew the bodies out of Roswell on a B-29 to Fort Worth where they were met by six people. One person was an undertaker, Lieutenant Felix Martucci, who has fervidly refused to comment to date.

CON

Some testimony raised questions about the authenticity and connections to the 1947 crash. 

#  Lieutenant Colonel Robert Barrowclough was an executive officer that said (during various interviews) that he was one of the pilots who flew the strange metallic debris out of Roswell. Robert Porter and other members of the 509th Bomb Group suggested that Barrowclough had flown with Major Marcel on the July 8 trip to Fort Worth as Aircraft Commander.

Records showed, however, that Barrowclough was on leave. Morning Reports show that Barrowclough returned from leave on July 9: he was not there to take the July 8 flight.

#  Martin Jorgans claimed to be a civilian working for the military in 1947 in search of drone jet aircraft that crashed near Roswell on July 3. They discovered a craft with “stubby…curved-back wings…about twenty feet long and only 12 to 14 feet wide.” There were three reported creatures.

However, “there are no records to corroborate this,” (unfortunately) says Randle, “…using radar to track it is also a worry, given the nature of the terrain and the locations of the various radars in 1947…the search probably would have been conducted by aircraft and not guys in a jeep.”  

#  Counter-intelligence corps officer, then Captain Sheridan Cavitt (who accompanied Jesse Marcel to the “debris field”) told Colonel Richard Weaver that “he (Cavitt) knew immediately that it was a balloon.” Captain Weaver was the author of the July, 1994 23-page “Report of the Air Force Research Regarding the Roswell Incident.”  

#  Bessie Brazel Schrieber, the daughter of Mack Brazel, said that she, and her brother Vernon, helped pick up debris into four burlap sacks. Bessie recalled the material as nothing but pieces of a balloon (there possibly was confusion over a balloon found earlier in June, 1947, as well as, Mack Brazel’s intimidation by the military about his descriptions of the material).  

#  Former Captain and Ph.D. (doctor) Lorenzo Kent Kimball was the medical supply officer at Roswell in July 1947. Randle says that Kimball knew doctors, nurses, enlisted men, pilots and officers at Roswell Air Field. “He is emphatic in his opinion that nothing happened,” says Randle, “that the story of the preliminary autopsy at Roswell is false, and the whole idea of a flying saucer crash is without merit.”

BIG BRASS     

In 1947 Colonel (later Brigadier General) Thomas J. DuBose was the Chief of Staff of the Eighth Air Force stationed at the, then, Fort Worth Army Air Field. He was ordered by Major General Clements McMullen (Deputy Commander of the Strategic Air Command) to inquire about the material at Roswell. DuBose was ordered to send the material to McMullen, who, in turn, forwarded it to Nathan F. Twining at the Air Material Command.

This article continues tomorrow June 5, 2015!  http://ufodigest.com/article/randle-0605

If you would like more information on Roswell Revisted simply click on this link: Roswell Revisited

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          THE CORRELATION BETWEEN SUNSPOT ACTIVITY AND ET VISITS      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
We currently have at least three indications that 2016, and the years immediately following, have the potential to bring another chance for open Contact between extraterrestrials and humanity. If world governments don’t repeat the insane mistakes they made during the 1940’s and 1950’s – a big if – and we can get a grip on our rapidly declining geopolitical situation, the door may open again for humanity to meet at least some of the Visitors we know are out there.

Space Weather and ET Visitation


Recently, TOR posted links to information regarding 1991 VG, including Clifford Stone’s comments. According to Stone, the “asteroid” NASA has classified as 1991 VG behaves unlike any other known asteroid ever discovered:

“1991 VG will make its next closest approach to earth toward the end of 2016. At present there are three theories as to what 1991 VG could be:
 
1. A very unusual asteroid (the first of its kind to ever be observed),
 
2. An overlooked or forgotten rocket booster from an early space launch,
 
3. An extraterrestrial probe from another solar system that entered our solar system around 1947. 
 
The first two theories are considered very unlikely, leaving only the third theory (extraterrestrial probe) being a strong possibility.
 
In 2016 the scientific community will be watching closely as 1991 VG once again makes a close approach to earth for an answer as to what 1991 VG really is.”
 
Secondly, TOR Agents are keeping a close watch on the information coming from biotransmissions via meditation from specific channelers and their information points toward 2016 as being the year for first Open Contact.
 
For example, according to Tom T. Moore, author of First Contact, the process of Contact will begin in 2015 and will likely be complete in 2025. The process will be “slow and gentle” so as not to frighten Earth’s population as well as to give our governments the time they need to finally acknowledge that most governing bodies have been aware of the extraterrestrial presence on our planet for decades and have hid this knowledge from their populations.
 
Our third and most recent indication comes from researcher Steve Pearse who, after studying over 100 cases of Contact and UFO waves, has discovered a correlation between sunspot activity and extraterrestrial visitation. According to Pearse’s findings,
 
“...it’s the lack of sunspot activity that ultimately opens the door to extraterrestrial visitation….the results clearly proved that over 90 percent of the well known documented case histories occurred during the Solar Minimum years, and the UFO waves recorded were directly linked to this window of calmer Sunspot activity. I did a second batch of new cases to see if they would match the same results as the first test group, and they ended up having an even higher percentile correlation. This updated report [Space Weather and ET Visitation] combines them together.”
 
Guess what year the next Solar Minimum phase begins? According to Steve Pearse,
 
“The next UFO wave has left already and is scheduled to arrive in 2016-2020 as our Sunspot activity drops down to acceptable levels to permit visitation to Earth.”
 
We encourage you to read Space Weather and ET Visitation because it not only proves that a correlation between solar activity and ET visitation exists, but also because of the excellent Contact cases outlined in Pearse’s report about which everyone should be aware. Continue by reading Space Weather and ET Visitation to Earth.
 
 
 

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Rep. Chris Collins never stopped telling friends and family about his involvement with Innate Immunotherapeutics, a small Australian biotech company. The New York Republican sat on Innate’s board and had invested millions in the company. His son owned Innate shares. So did numerous friends as well as Tom Price, a fellow congressman who became secretary […]

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Doctors say deaths are still rare but we need to open our eyes to the risk. Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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Newly discovered trick used by viruses makes them more dangerous. Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution

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          Breathing ‘A Chore’: California Wildfires Threaten The Health Of Young And Old      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Debbie Dobrosky noticed a peculiar hue in the sky on Monday — “a very ugly yellow casting” — as she peeked outside. A large cloud of smoke had begun to cover the sun. By Tuesday, the smoke was so heavy that “even inside my apartment I’ve had to use my inhaler twice this morning, which is […]

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          Nearly 15% of US security budgets go to remediating active compromises      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Malwarebytes and Osterman Research have polled 900 senior IT decision-makers and IT security professionals in Australia, Germany, the US, UK, and Singapore about the impact of enterprise security incidents on their bottom line, and also looked at all sides of IT security costs from budget and remediation, to hiring, recruiting and retention. Top report findings include: Cybercrime incidents are escalating, security budgets are exploding and security remediation costs are skyrocketing US-based businesses experienced a higher … More

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          Lawsuit: Rivers Casino employees snooped on texts, email, bank info      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Andrew Russell | Trib Total Medi<br/>Customers at Rivers Casino on Pittsburgh's North Shore, shown here Tuesday, June 30, 2015, play on the gaming floor. Year-over-year growth that saw Pennsylvania rocket up the list of the nation’s most profitable casino industries has come to an end. For the fourth consecutive year, casino gambling revenues will come in around $3.1 billion — still good enough to rank the state No. 2 in the country,al though that could change as New York builds new casinos over the next few years.
Employees at Rivers Casino zoomed in on the cell phones of two women on the casino floor, capturing text messages, emails and bank account information ...

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Amazing isn't it?

Singapore island, aka the Little Red Dot, seen from the perspective of the Singapore Army's crack Red Lions Commando parachute display team. This photo mozaic was stitched together from a video that shows the commandos rehearsing for this evening's 53rd National Day celebrations in Singapore.

On the far right (east) of the landmass is Changi. To the left (west) is Jurong and Tuas, with Pandan Reservoir visible as the glistening patch near the top left. The green patch of the central catchment area with the freshwater reservoirs can also be seen.

From east to west, about 50km. North to south, a mere 22km.

You are looking at the most densely defended country in Southeast Asia. Within the field of view of the Red Lions, the city-state has the:
Most number of armoured fighting vehicles in Southeast Asia.

Heaviest concentration of tube and rocket artillery.

Biggest number of combat engineer bridging rafts.

Deepest underground ammunition depot.

Largest fleet of fast landing craft.

Extensive naval sealift.

More combat warplanes, hunter-killer submarines and MBT types than the neighbours.

Region's highest density of SAMs.

Neighbourhood's only counter rocket artillery and mortar (C-RAM) system.

Unrivalled military training arrangements globally.

And yet, critically vulnerable. See for yourself:
No strategic depth.

A currency backed by no natural resources.

Open border with the home shore minutes away from the world's busiest sea lane.

Exposed to artillery, special forces and rapid deployment parachute forces.

Lack of economic hinterland.

High density of ageing population.

Virtually no room to manoeuvre on home ground.

Heavy reliance on open access to sea and air trade routes.

Your back towards the sea any way you face.

Sleep well at night?

Many of us do, blissfully unaware of Singapore Armed Forces and Home Team units serving as the city-state's sentinels whose sensors watch above and beyond the border, and can see beyond the obvious.

We thank them all. :-)
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The Cavs, who appeared on national TV a whopping 39 times during the 2017-18 regular season, are notably absent.

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- LeBron James is gone. So is the NBA's interest in the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

The league released part of its regular season schedule on Wednesday afternoon, unveiling the national television lineup for Opening Week, Christmas Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- the NBA's three marquee slates. 

The Cavs, who appeared on national TV a whopping 39 times during the 2017-18 regular season, are notably absent. 

Normally a day reserved for the league's best teams or brightest stars, the Cavs will not be playing on Christmas for the first time in four years, a timeline that coincided with James' return to Cleveland in the summer of 2014.

There will be no game for the Cavs on MLK Day either, as the Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks, Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will represent the Eastern Conference on that day. 

The first week of the season features 15 teams in the national TV spotlight. The Cavaliers are not one of them. 

It remains to be seen how much national coverage they will receive this season, as the remainder of the schedule has not yet come out. Still, it's clear that James being in Los Angeles has taken the focus away from Cleveland and sent the reigning Eastern Conference champions into national TV obscurity. 

Opening Night is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 16. The season starts with the Celtics hosting the 76ers. To cap the night, the Golden State Warriors will receive their championship rings before playing the Oklahoma City Thunder. 

James' new team will get plenty of time in the spotlight. The Lakers are scheduled to play twice on national TV during the first week. They travel to Portland on Thursday, Oct. 18 -- the second game of TNT's doubleheader and the first game for James in the purple and gold. Two days later, James' Lakers will host the Houston Rockets -- one of the four teams he considered in free agency -- at 10:30 p.m. on ESPN. 

As has been the case for the last three years, James' December get-together with rival Golden State is scheduled for Christmas. The Lakers-Warriors will be the fourth game on Dec. 25.

The other Christmas games are Milwaukee vs. New York, Oklahoma City-Houston, Boston playing host to Philadelphia and Blazers-Jazz. 

James will also get top billing on MLK Day, as Los Angeles hosts Golden State to cap the star-studded night. 


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          Customer Success Rep - Method CRM - Toronto, ON      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
We are looking for the right individuals to help skyrocket our growth. Customer Success Rep....
From Method CRM - Fri, 01 Jun 2018 10:36:12 GMT - View all Toronto, ON jobs
          UX Designer - Flex A.I. - Vancouver, BC      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Keep in mind our wages will only temporarily be at this level until the company skyrockets in growth in the next year, at which point we will likely provide... $50,000 - $80,000 a year
From Indeed - Sun, 15 Jul 2018 02:06:01 GMT - View all Vancouver, BC jobs
          Software Engineer - Flex A.I. - Vancouver, BC      Cache