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  • Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game

    Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game

    In addition to selling standard bands in multiple colors, Fitbit is launching a premium accessory line for the Flex 2 that includes stainless steel and gold-plated bangles and pendants. The idea is that you can match your steps in real life to the virtual trails at each location and thus aim to reach your daily goal to unlock the view from the destination.

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  • Crew Members Return To Earth After Yearlong Mock Mars Mission

    Thankfully the researchers - four of which were American along with one French and one German scientist - no conflicts emerged on board and based on their initial feedback it would appear they are optimistic about future Mars missions. "And if you can't then just imagine never being able to get away from anybody", she said. "When it comes to space, I think we're at our best", she said.

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  • Invest 99L very disorganized as development chances lower

    Invest 99L very disorganized as development chances lower

    Historically, almost 96 percent of major - category 3, 4 and 5 - hurricane days take place during this time period, according to NOAA . Meanwhile in the Pacific, Hurricane Lester had top sustained winds of 85 miles per hour. It is expected to continue moving west-northwestward over the weekend, and could become a hurricane on Monday. As it reaches this area, development becomes more likely.

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  • PlayStation Now Making Its Way To PC

    PlayStation Now Making Its Way To PC

    Are you as excited as we are to play PS games on the PC? If gamers are not up for purchasing the wireless USB adaptor, gamers need to connect their Dualshock 4 controllers to their PC or Mac using a USB cable. By now, it's known that the Playstation Now service is coming to PC and will allow you to stream nearly all PS3 titles on any mid-range PC. The app will launch on PC first in Europe, but will eventually make its way to North America soon after.

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  • Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area

    The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument created by President Bush a decade ago has since been renamed the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument , in honour of the Hawaiian gods Papahānaumoku and Wakea. territorial waters. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii), who said the expansion "will help to combat climate change, preserve biodiversity, and honor cultural traditions".

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  • Canon reveals 5D Mark IV

    Canon reveals 5D Mark IV

    Local pricing and availability of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and EF24-105mm f/4L IS II USM will be confirmed at a later date. First on the list of upgrades is the new 30.4 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor . Widely regarded by professionals as their standard go-to lens, the next generation Canon EF 24-105mm lens features improved peripheral brightness and air sphere coating created to reduce flare and ghosting.

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  • Crews finish cleanup of massive fish kill at Jersey Shore

    Crews finish cleanup of massive fish kill at Jersey Shore

    Baykeeeper officials said that tests revelaed that oxygen levels in the waterways were below the minimum concentration for fish to survive. - The foul stench of dead fish has enveloped part of Keansburg, New Jersey, as hundreds of thousands of dead fish washed up on beaches and clogged the water of a local creek.

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  • Britney Spears and James Corden Sing 'Toxic'

    Britney Spears and James Corden Sing 'Toxic'

    I Did It Again" songstress called her celebrity driver "dirty" for sharing such a thing, though clearly Corden was actually quite traumatized over it. "And I got sucked under for, like, five minutes", she said. The singer, who is set to release on August 26 the Glory disc, recounted during an interview on BBC Radio 1 that she had nearly drowned finish this summer.

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  • Astronaut breaks US record: 521 days in space and counting

    Astronaut breaks US record: 521 days in space and counting

    At landing, Williams will have logged 534 days aloft, moving him up to 14th on the space endurance list. "I think we would all agree that it's an honor to spend any day in space". That surpasses the 520-day record set by Kelly, whose one-year space station mission ended in March. The all-time record for cumulative days spent in space is held by Russian cosmonaut Genny Padalka, who racked up 879 days over his career and wrapped up his final mission in September 2015.

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  • Kenya's Kipchoge triumphs in men's marathon

    Rupp's finish gave his country seven medals in races 800 meters and longer for a groundbreaking performance that has overshadowed the big-name sprinters who dueled with Jamaicans on the track. Later, the USA´s basketball ´Dream Team´ of NBA stars claimed the 306th and final gold of the Games with a crushing 96-66 win over Serbia. Kipchoge, 31, shone with his seventh win in eight marathons.

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  • Tesla car catches fire during promotional event in France

    Firefighters apparently arrived on the scene quickly after the vehicle went up in flames and quelled the flames. The company is working with authorities to establish the facts of the incident . However, Tesla could soon make it seem antiquated. Additionally, he believes that the range of Model S and Model X base models will be 300 miles. TSLA stock is up 0.3% Monday.

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  • Perseids could be especially spectacular tonight

    Meteor showers are associated with streams of debris left behind by comets. One of the most popular and dependable displays of shooting stars, the Perseids could put on a better than average show this year thanks to the planet Jupiter. It leaves behind a trail of debris, and the Earth usually crosses the edge of that trail most years. Before you look up at tonight's sky, here's what you should know about this impressive celestial event.

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  • Rumor: Unconfirmed iPhone 7 Benchmark Shows Off 3GB RAM

    Rumor: Unconfirmed iPhone 7 Benchmark Shows Off 3GB RAM

    According to the Bloomberg report , the iPhone 7 will look similar to the 6 and 6S, but there will be noticeable tweaks . He believes that this is due to the iPhone 7 ramp. The dual-camera system contains two sensors with different color detection that snap two photos simultaneously. As per reports, a new glass design body, and a bigger OLED display will be embedded in the iPhone 8.

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  • SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Blasts Off from Cape Canaveral With Japanese Satellite

    SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Blasts Off from Cape Canaveral With Japanese Satellite

    Once it sends its payload into space, the Falcon 9's first-stage booster will try to land on SpaceX's Of Course I Still Love You drone ship off the Florida coast. "Tonight, we're channeling our inner Simone Biles, and we're hoping to stick the landing", said SpaceX engineer Kate Tice before launch , referencing the matchless USA gymnast now competing at the Rio Olympics.

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  • YouTube iOS App Removes Apple's Obtrusive Volume Indicator in New Update

    YouTube iOS App Removes Apple's Obtrusive Volume Indicator in New Update

    To wrap that in a little bit of history, there were a mere 5,000 active apps on the store worldwide at end-2008, a total which spiked to 1.75 million at the close of 2015. Users will now only see new apps that they have not yet downloaded. For starters, Apple is implementing ads in its App Store search, which will allow developers to bid on the top slot against a particular app name or keyword.

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  • Army Of Firefighters Battle Power Plant Blaze

    Army Of Firefighters Battle Power Plant Blaze

    When the St. Clair Power Plant will be back in operations is not clear, according to DTE. All employees were evacuated from the building with no injuries reported. Officials announced earlier this year the St. Clair power plant will be shuttered between 2020 and 2023. Thick black smoke rose to the sky and snaked across the horizon above a DTE Energy power plant in St.

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  • Outburst of shooting stars overnight, up to 200 mph (meteors per hour)

    Outburst of shooting stars overnight, up to 200 mph (meteors per hour)

    The annual Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 11 and 12, astronomers and stargazers are counting down the hours and now preparing for a show of a lifetime. The reason? According to NASA , Earth will be running into more material left behind by Comet Swift-Tuttle, the source of the meteors . The meteors appear to come from a point in the constellation of Perseus, hence the name Perseid.

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  • Liverpool boss Klopp: Players win league titles, not big-name managers

    Liverpool boss Klopp: Players win league titles, not big-name managers

    It makes sense to extend the preseason for these players". Arsenal boss Wenger is trying to land at least one before the window closes after being hit by a defensive crisis ahead of the start of the season. His talent is undeniable but his injury history causes us to pause before predicting he can play the whole season. The match will mark the first meeting between two of the seven sides that start the season with realistic hopes of landing the title in the most competitive Premier ...

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  • Snapchat Takes Down Another Offensive Selfie Filter

    Snapchat Takes Down Another Offensive Selfie Filter

    However, spokespeople for the app insists it didn't mean any offense by the filter, telling The Verge that it was meant to be playful because it was inspired by anime. Several more said it was a "clear example" of yellowface. Snapchat is adored by many users especially with the younger generations. After all, Snapchat does rely on its filters to bolster its user base.

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  • Jupiter Is Making The Perseid Meteor Shower Way Better This Year

    Jupiter Is Making The Perseid Meteor Shower Way Better This Year

    Another year, he and several friends had their Perseid meteor shower party in a parking lot in Gladwin. "And they've travelled billions of miles before their kamikaze run into Earth's atmosphere". When this happens it is classified as an outburst instead of just a meteor shower. This cosmic trash is courtesy of Comet Swift-Tuttle that last visited our part of the solar system in 1992.

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  • Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'

    Rio's been struggling with high pollution levels around Guanabara Bay and Copacabana Beach with reports of dead bodies, furniture and raw sewage floating in the water. Untreated sewage remains a sanitation crisis in Rio. The analysis also revealed disturbing spikes in the levels of fecal coliform bacteria; a marker for diseases like cholera, dysentery, hepatitis A and typhoid, to name but a few.

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