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Research Alan Bean, 4th man on the moon, dies aged 86
Author: 0 Alan Bean, 4th man on the moon, dies aged 86

His first voyage, in 1969, was as the lunar module pilot on Apollo 12, which made NASA's second moon landing. In 1973, he commanded the second crewed flight to the first USA space station, orbiting the Earth for 59 days and travelling 24.4 million miles - one of 11 world records he set in the fields of space and aeronautics.

Research No direct impact expected for NC from Sub-Tropical Storm Alberto
Author: 0 No direct impact expected for NC from Sub-Tropical Storm Alberto

At 4 p.m. Saturday the center of Subtropical Storm Alberto northwest of Cuba moving toward the north near 13 miles per hour. Sunday will be a transition day with not as many storms. Locally HIGHER amounts are possible. "Expect anywhere from 2-4" of rain possible as the system moves through. As of 7 a.m. Saturday, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Alberto was moving northward toward the southeastern Gulf of Mexico and was centered about 120 miles east-northeast of Cozumel, ...

Research Subtropical Storm Alberto forms in the Atlantic
Author: 0 Subtropical Storm Alberto forms in the Atlantic

It might start as a subtropical depression - the atmosphere is not in a wholly tropical state over the Gulf - but if it sits over the warm Gulf waters long enough, it could well become Tropical Storm Alberto . The National Hurricane Center may have an Air Force reconnaissance aircraft investigate the system on Friday . The 1 p.m. update on Subtropical Storm Alberto from the National Hurricane Center says the story is still almost stationary .

Research Iridium satellites, climate research craft lift off from California
Author: 0 Iridium satellites, climate research craft lift off from California

This will be its last mission - it's not one of the "Block 5" rockets with all the durability improvements, so it would take a lot of money and time to fly again, and the risk of failure would grow considerably every time. The first-ever SpaceX launch from Vandenberg AFB Space Launch Complex-4 occurred on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. He billed it as one of the "largest tech upgrades in history", telling investors he expects the rest of the satellites to go up this year, "completing our Iridium ...

Research Weekend forecast: Alberto expected in the Gulf
Author: 0 Weekend forecast: Alberto expected in the Gulf

Subtropical Storm Alberto officially formed around 10 a.m. just off the Yucatán Peninsula in the northwestern Caribbean Sea, which means the system has picked up a noticeable rotation and kicked up winds topping 39 miles per hour. - Many parts of north Georgia are already pretty waterlogged from daily downpours over the last week. Jordan Sawmiller of OH tells WALA-TV that he was approaching the water with caution in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Research Confirmed: Arsenal have appointed Emery to take over from Wenger
Author: 0 Confirmed: Arsenal have appointed Emery to take over from Wenger

The 46-year-old Spaniard bolted from the status of outsider to sudden favourite on Monday and he has succeeded Arsène Wenger, who departed after 22 years in the job at the end of this past season. Arsenal have made a habit of appointing managers out of left-field - Bertie Mee was a former physiotherapist, former Arsenal star George Graham came from second-tier Millwall and Wenger was greeted with "Arsene Who?" headlines following his move from Japan's Nagoya Grampus 8 in 1996.

Research Orlando Police test Amazon facial-recognition software
Author: 0 Orlando Police test Amazon facial-recognition software

She said that the technology has many useful purposes, and that customers have used it to find abducted people and amusement parks have used the program to find lost children. "As we find them we send the responses through Kinesis' stream, that could then be used to create an SMS notification and sent to pager or law enforcement agent".

Research Baltimore County officer shot, killed; suspect remains on the run
Author: 0 Baltimore County officer shot, killed; suspect remains on the run

Heavily armed police swarmed into a leafy suburb where a Baltimore County officer was fatally shot on Monday, searching for at least one armed suspect. The Associated Press does not ordinarily identify underage suspects unless they face adult charges. A court hearing was scheduled for 1 p.m. "We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a Baltimore County Police Officer after she was shot in the line of duty today", Hogan said in a Twitter post.

Research Sterlite Protest: Tamil Nadu government appeals for calm, vows action
Author: 0 Sterlite Protest: Tamil Nadu government appeals for calm, vows action

This mass protest on May 22 was organised beforehand and several hundreds of protesters rallied to the collectorate campus. The police firing was unavoidable, he said. Opposition politicians blasted the government's violent response to the protests. Apart from this, activists contend, a plant like Sterlite will require lot of surface water and resources, which may gradually lead to depletion of drinking water in the area and also shortage for agricultural supply.

Research The Pope says God makes some people gay. Now get over it.
Author: 0 The Pope says God makes some people gay. Now get over it.

Mr Cruz reportedly also told the pope that he could "have a spectacular papacy if you grab the bull by the horns and deliver a strong blow on the issue of abuse, and send out the message that the pope will no longer tolerate this". In his homily, the pope reflected on the need for the Church to maintain its feminine nature as wife and mother, like Mary. These persons are called to fulfill God's will in their lives and, if they are Christians, to unite to the sacrifice of the Lord's Cross the ...

Research Triple Crown & Belmont Odds 2018: Justify an Early Favorite
Author: 0 Triple Crown & Belmont Odds 2018: Justify an Early Favorite

His biggest threat is considered to be the Chad Brown-trained Good Magic, who finished 2-1/2 lengths behind Justify over the soggy track at Churchill Downs two weeks ago and won last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile. "We don't want to leave the small customer that likes to pay a fifty dollar venue fee to get in and see it, but it seems like that is the direction the industry is going, especially when you see events like the Breeders' Cup and stuff like that".

Research Best memes of AB de Villiers' wonder catch against Sunrisers Hyderabad
Author: 0 Best memes of AB de Villiers' wonder catch against Sunrisers Hyderabad

Kane Williamson has totally modified his game and if Hyderabad wants to win T20 2018 then Kane Williamson has to continue leading from the front. They have been brilliant and the support is something that we are grateful for. The ball had a bit of a curve on it. Local boy Sarfaraz Khan came out with a camero 22 not out scored off just eight balls to take RCB to a commanding total.

Research Fortnite's first competitive mode is Solo Showdown
Author: 0 Fortnite's first competitive mode is Solo Showdown

As you can probably guess from the name, Solo Showdown will be an every-man-for-himself mode that's inaccessible to players queuing as duos or squads. There are some pretty substantial prizes to those that can place themselves in the top 100. Yeah, Fortnite always tracked your performance across matches, but now it's putting its V-Bucks where its stats are.

Research YouTube Music, YouTube Premium launched
Author: 0 YouTube Music, YouTube Premium launched

How do I get YouTube Music? "The days of jumping back and forth between multiple music apps and YouTube are over", the company said in its announcement . That's a redo of a previous offering called YouTube Red . Lyor Cohen, head of YouTube Music , said the company spent the past year rebuilding ties with record labels and artists.

Research New Solar-Powered iPhone X Hits the Shelves, Priced Over $4500
Author: 0 New Solar-Powered iPhone X Hits the Shelves, Priced Over $4500

Above the shock-resistant solar panel is 999 standard gilding and the rest of the modification features a carbon fiber material. The phone will still have IP67 resistance to water and dust. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been cutting costs following production problems of the Model 3 since he doesn't want to raise capital this year. The cost does not include the local taxes and customs duties.

Research Elon Musk plans to build 150mph train system underneath Los Angeles
Author: 0 Elon Musk plans to build 150mph train system underneath Los Angeles

A report from the Culver City manager's office stated: 'The Boring Company has proposed a privately funded human transportation tunnel that would run underneath the Westside of Los Angeles. Musk said that the full-fledged project would involve a tunnel along the Los Angeles' scandalously busy 405 Freeway where the traffic differed between the seventh and the eighth circles of hell.

Research Treyarch Removes Campaign For COD Black Ops 4, Adds Battle Royale Mode
Author: 0 Treyarch Removes Campaign For COD Black Ops 4, Adds Battle Royale Mode

The Zombies mode is getting a complete overhaul, featuring a brand-new world, characters and storyline. One glaring thing that is pretty obvious about this announcement is a lack of anything relating to a single-player campaign. Next it may be another game, then Black Ops 4 , and then ultimately people will move on to another battle royale game. It will be fully integrated with Battle.net's social mechanics, and players will even be able to talk to each other across various games.

Research Tesla data confirms Utah crash details, NHTSA investigating
Author: 0 Tesla data confirms Utah crash details, NHTSA investigating

She had previously told police that she had engaged the system and was looking at her phone to compare route maps when the accident occurred. Vehicle company owner, Elon Musk said in a tweet Tuesday, "It's super messed up that a Tesla crash resulting in a broken ankle is front page news and the ~40,000 people who died in United States auto accidents alone in past year get nearly no coverage".

Research Russian Federation 2018: Joachim Low extends contract with Germany
Author: 0 Russian Federation 2018: Joachim Low extends contract with Germany

Nine other players from Germany's winning 2014 squad will be on board as the Nationalmannschaft eye back-to-back trophies this summer. "We want to see him play the way he did at the European Championship (in 2012)", he said. The winger missed the 2014 tournament in Brazil, despite being named in the initial squad, after sustaining an ankle injury in the team's warm-up win over Armenia.

Research Battlefield V Reveal Event Panel Announced
Author: 0 Battlefield V Reveal Event Panel Announced

What do you expect from Battlefield V? Noah's announcement video teased the "V" in the new Battlefield's title, while some of the earliest reports about the sequel first suggested it would be titled Battlefield V , and that it will feature a WWII setting.

Research Microsoft to Launch Cheaper Tablet Line to Rival Apple's iPad
Author: 0 Microsoft to Launch Cheaper Tablet Line to Rival Apple's iPad

The new tablets will also supposedly be the first Surface devices to sport USB Type-C port, and those universal connectors will be used for charging instead of the proprietary Surface Pro power connector. According to Bloomberg it'll on have only four hours of battery life. The idea is to hit a market dominated so far by Apple and its iPads , the sources added.

Research OnePlus 6 India Launch Event
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 India Launch Event

Additionally, official renders of the device have also surfaced online, giving fans the first look at the actual device. Of course, this article is about what's new and different on the OnePlus 6 , compared with the OnePlus 5T , so let us not just dwell on the similarities.

Research Banned ozone-destroying chemical makes a mysterious resurgence
Author: 0 Banned ozone-destroying chemical makes a mysterious resurgence

The discovery is likely to encourage the worldwide investigation of a mysterious source. Under the Montreal Protocol , the world agreed to begin phasing out CFC-11, ending its production altogether by 2010. The finding that the destruction of ozone was creating a large "hole" over the Antarctic led to the signing of the Montreal Protocol in 1987. Nearly no CFC-11 has been been produced since 2006 - or so we thought.

Research Musk says SpaceX will conduct 300 missions in the next five years
Author: 0 Musk says SpaceX will conduct 300 missions in the next five years

And I believe our most conservative consumers would agree with that". SpaceX blamed "a standard ground system auto abort" for halting the countdown 58 seconds before liftoff. We kind of adopted it from the Russians", he said. The only vacuum-optimized Merlin engine Falcon 9's second point includes a 5% push growth to 220,000 pounds-force, " he explained.

Research YouTube Music streaming service confirmed, set to launch on May 22
Author: 0 YouTube Music streaming service confirmed, set to launch on May 22

The new YouTube Music app on Android. It's particularly popular in emerging markets where you can see YouTube listeners on public transport or other moments that Spotify and co would want to own. YouTube Music will borrow the Spotify model and offer a free, ad-supported tier as well as a premium version. Subscribers will get YouTube Music added for free, but it's not clear what will eventually happen to the older service - it does offer some features that YouTube Music doesn't, ...

Research Fortnite Adding New Weapon Tomorrow
Author: 0 Fortnite Adding New Weapon Tomorrow

Sometimes, weapons are added with none taken out, which may be the case with the Burst Assault Rifle , owing to the fact that the Season 4 update vaulted the crossbows without adding in any new weapons. Originally kicked off on May 8th , the "Infinity Gauntlet Limited Time Mashup" has given Fortnite players the chance to play as Thanos , the villain of Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War .

Research New Rainbow Six Siege trailer showcases upcoming Villa map
Author: 0 New Rainbow Six Siege trailer showcases upcoming Villa map

Any hesitation comes at a heavy price, ' said Ubisoft . Between that, a hidden weapon vault, and the villa's location overlooking a small tower, the map bears a striking resemblance to Ezio's residence in Assassin's Creed 2 . She is a cunning woman with a gift for infiltrating dense networks of organized crime. In Rainbow Six Siege , almost every playable character (or "operator") is split into two categories: Attackers & Defenders.

Research The HTC Exodus is a blockchain phone for cryptocurrency traders
Author: 0 The HTC Exodus is a blockchain phone for cryptocurrency traders

Well, the phone's hardware is optimized to support decentralized apps (dApps), and there's a built in "universal wallet" to support storing your cryptocurrencies. HTC is developing a new Android phone that will be powered by blockchain technology . Following Google's acquisition of the company's engineering team late a year ago, HTC has been nearly silent on the future of its smartphone products - so it's somewhat reassuring to hear they aren't quite out of ideas just yet.

Research 'I'm staying away from Meghan's big day', says dad
Author: 0 'I'm staying away from Meghan's big day', says dad

He's a quiet man. There are still no news on who will walk Meghan down the aisle and we hope that this is not causing the bride additional stress. One person who definitely won't be there is Bajan beauty Rihanna , who gave a hilarious response when asked if she would be attending the 19 May event.