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Boy hurt watching for UFO’s

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 51 years ago: Boy hurt watching for UFO’s A teen-age hunt for UFO’s ended in a speedy ride to the hospital early this morning. ‘); }else{ document.write(”); } The Norwalk Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol reports that several cars of teen-agers were on Jacobs Road near Lovers Lane and a mile northwest of Norwalk and that the youths were looking for UFO’s Details on the incident are not complete but, according to the investigating officer, the boys thought they sighted a UFO and made a quick exit in a …

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Here’s How To Access The Debug Mode

Sonic Mania unlockables and cheats: Debug mode, Super Peel Out, Extra unlocks, Level Select and other secrets explained If you want to practice bonus stages, catching UFOs, learning stages and other essential aspects of Sonic Mania, there’s a new debug cheat that has been discovered (featured in older Sonic titles) allowing you to access nearly anything in-game. They can be entered in a different way depending on your platform of choice and you can find all the steps listed for them separated by the platform. Keep the buttons held down until the “press any button” prompt appears, hit a button …

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Archaeology dig at Rogers Island wrapping up

FORT EDWARD — A six-week archaeological dig on a Colonial-era British military site on the upper Hudson River is wrapping up. A team of volunteers and students has been excavating areas on Rogers Island at Fort Edward. Thousands of British and Colonial American troops were encamped at Fort Edward during the French and Indian War from 1755-1759. They used the fort and the neighboring island as a base of operations for attacks on French forts in the eastern Adirondacks. The excavations, led by archaeologist David Starbuck, have uncovered 18th-century artifacts such as musket balls and pottery, as well as evidence …

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Fifth-Century Monks’ Complex Uncovered in Egypt

CAIRO, EGYPT—An excavation in Minya has turned up an ancient settlement that may have been a monks’ complex, according to a report from Ahram Online. The complex features a residential area measuring 320 by 425 feet that includes a mud-brick house once inhabited by a monk. Also discovered was a collection of burial chambers measuring 165 by 230 feet in all, as well as the lower part of a monk’s tombstone and a collection of metal coins and clay pots. Previous discoveries at the site have included the remains of a fifth-century mud-brick church, a shrine, a prayer hall, and …

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Dragon Boat Race event to include magic, bubbles and even some archaeology

PUBLISHED: 10:41 16 August 2017 | UPDATED: 14:12 18 August 2017 Debbie Davies Last year’s Dragon Boat Race in St Neots Archant Visitors to this year’s Dragon Boat Race in St Neots can expect a host of family entertainment as well as the traditional water-based activities. New for 2017, is a junior race for scouting clubs, to enable the young scouts to earn dragon boating badges. The 1st Eaton Socon Scouts, 2nd St Neots Scouts and Little Paxton Scouts have all accepted the challenge and will compete in the afternoon before the final races. For spectators, there will be plenty …

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Dutch Shipwreck Excavated off English Coast

KENT, ENGLAND—The Guardian reports that archaeologists from Historic England and the Netherland’s Cultural Heritage Agency have returned to the site of the 18th-century Dutch East India ship Rooswijk. The ship sank off the coast of Kent in January 1740, and all 250 aboard perished. So far this season, the team has recovered artifacts that include a sailor’s shoe, glass bottles, an onion jar, and Mexican silver dollars, as well as pieces of eight. The first scientifically excavated Dutch East India ship, Rooswijk was excavated in 2005, and a quantity of silver was discovered and returned to the Netherlands. But much …

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Hellenistic Temple Uncovered in Jordan

AMMAN, JORDAN—A Hellenistic temple has been discovered in Umm Qais, around 75 miles north of Amman, according to a report from The Jordan Times. A team from Yarmouk University led by archaeologist Atef Sheyyab discovered the temple along with a water network. The temple was built during the Hellenistic era (332-63 B.C.) and went on to be reused during the Roman, Byzantine, and Islamic eras. The temple consisted of an inner area (a pronaos), a podium, and a holy chamber (a naos). The team discovered a number of Ionic-order columns that once supported the structure’s roof. Broken pottery samples will …

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Stigmatized Subcultures: The Proximity Between Nazis, Black Metal and UFOs – Paranoia Magazine

By Jeff Wolfe(Secret Transmissions) PREFACE: As it happens, I began writing this article a week prior to the explosive events in Charlottesville, North Carolina on August 11-12th. Since that time, White Supremacy and violent racism has plastered the news which makes the timing of this piece seem to be in response to that when in fact it turns out to have been unplanned synchronicity.  The sensational underground classic, Lords of Chaos, details the bloody rise of the Satanic metal underground that exploded in the late 1980’s and reached it’s peak point in the early 90’s. Centered in the Scandinavian north, Black Metal …

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Total Solar Eclipse Could Cost US Nearly $700 Million in Lost Productivity

The total solar eclipse of 2017 could cost U.S. companies nearly $700 million in lost productivity on Monday (Aug. 21) when workers pause to watch the moon block the sun. Based an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the worker outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. estimates that employers could lose as much as $694 million because of the solar eclipse, which occurs during a workday, company representatives said in a statement. Challenger arrived at its cost estimate by using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2016 American Time Use Survey. The company used survey data for the country’s …

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Bonnie Tyler Will Sing ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ During the Actual Total Solar Eclipse

80s icon Bonnie Tyler will sing “Total Eclipse of the Heart” at the moment of totality on Royal Caribbean’s Total Eclipse Cruise. Credit: Royal Caribbean Total eclipse of the heart, meet a total eclipse of the sun: Bonnie Tyler’s iconic hit from the 1983 is about to be in the right place at the right cosmic time. Tyler is set to be a stellar guest on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas for the company’s week-long Total Eclipse Cruise, Raisa Bruner reported at Time, and the pop star will sing her classic, “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” just as the …

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AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

Predictions for an AI-dominated future are increasingly common, but Antoine Blondeau has experience in reading, and arguably manipulating, the runes—he helped develop technology that evolved into predictive texting and Apple’s Siri It’s 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature—digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly. Your screens know your taste and show channels you want to see as you enter the room. Your car is driverless and your favourite barman may just be an android. Predictions for an AI-dominated future are increasingly common, but Antoine Blondeau has experience in reading, and …

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Hollywood’s hacking pains are bigger than movie leaks

This Dec. 19, 2014, file photo shows an exterior view of the Sony Pictures Plaza building in Culver City, Calif. Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood. Now cybercriminals have also put company plans and people’s personal information at risk. The cataclysmal event in the back of everyone’s mind is the Sony hack in 2014. While unreleased movies were leaked, what’s remembered is the chaos unleashed amid a network shutdown and the disclosure of derisive comments about such well-known actors as Angelina Jolie and Leonardo DiCaprio and racially insensitive remarks about then-President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, …

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Making driverless cars safe for pedestrians

Is it safe to cross? Credit: Duke Humans and Anatomy Lab, CC BY-ND Right now, there are two ways to be safe crossing a road: Wait until no cars are close by, so there’s enough time to make it to the other side of the street – or communicate with oncoming drivers. As the number of pedestrian deaths on U.S. roads climbs, up 25 percent since 2010 to more than 5,000 people in 2015, the dawn of driverless cars offers the promise of improving that sad safety record. Whether we’re at a crosswalk, a traffic light or just walking out …

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Tech companies can distinguish between free speech and hate speech if they want to

Freedom or Hate Speech? Credit: wk1003mike/shutterstock In the wake of violence in the US town of Charlottesville, the tech industry has started removing access to some of their services from groups associated with the far-right and those espousing racial intolerance. Apple has disabled Apple Pay from sites selling clothing, stickers and other merchandise with Nazi logos and other white supremacist slogans. GoDaddy and Google removed support for the “Daily Stormer”, a far-right website. Other companies like Uber, Facebook, Twitter, MailChimp and WordPress have all taken varying degrees of action The battle between protection and censorship The moves by the tech …

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Will we all be passengers or are we putting the cart before the horse?

Iggy Pop’s song, “The Passenger” has already been used for car adverts and yet seems out of tune when cars are sold as enablers of freedom, won through agency and control. But with the coming era of autonomous vehicles, it aptly represents a new kind of freedom on the roads. In the future, our commutes could entail first hailing an autonomous vehicle (AV) through our smartphones. While being transported noiselessly through streets free of pollution and congestion, we could start our working day from the car seat’s comfort; alongside our fellow ride-sharing commuters of course. With numerous high-tech and engineering …

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Top 7 Indian conspiracy theories that will blow your mind

Mahatma GandhiWikimedia Commons Conspiracy theories have been around since the beginning of the time. It is not something new and the most disturbing part is some of them even seem to be true. We bring to you a list of 7 Indian conspiracy theories that will blow your mind: Bhagat Singh’s execution Many conspiracy theorists believe that Mahatma Gandhi could have stopped the execution of Bhagat Singh but he didn’t. According to the theories, he could have used his influence to save Bhagat Singh but he chose not to intervene as his methods of violence was against Gandhi’s. Netaji Shubash …

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Top UFO expert reveals the X Files that convinced him aliens are real

British UFO investigator Philip Mantle has probed thousands of ‘alien’ visits  He has recounted previously unreleased cases that still remain a mystery One included a flying saucer landing near a West Yorkshire family’s home Another saw an ‘egg-shaped’ object fly across a Hungarian woman’s kitchen  Mr Mantle is to give his final public talk at a UFO convention in Hull next month  By Stewart Paterson For Mailonline Published: 09:32 EDT, 19 August 2017 | Updated: 09:33 EDT, 19 August 2017 World renowned expert and author Philip Mantle has probed hundreds of close encounters over the years A top British UFO …

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Does the corona look different when solar activity is high versus when it’s low?

Some cities have all the luck. Carbondale, Ill., is just a few kilometers north of the point where this year’s total solar eclipse will linger longest — the city will get two minutes and 38 seconds of total darkness when the moon blocks out the sun. And it’s the only city in the United States that will also be in the path of totality when the next total solar eclipse crosses North America, in 2024 (SN: 8/5/17, p. 32). The town is calling itself the Eclipse Crossroads of America. “Having a solar eclipse that goes through the entire continent is …

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‘Keep Austin Weird Not Racist’ group formed to push name change of Robert. E Lee street

Conversations about Confederate monuments and streets honoring the Confederacy have been part of an ongoing debate for days after the attack in Charlottesville, Virginia. One Austin group, Keep Austin Weird Not Racist, is turning to social media to try and get Robert E. Lee Road in South Austin renamed. The newly-formed Facebook group released a video to continue the push for a name change of Robert E. Lee Road in South Austin. The trio behind the video all live on that very street. “We thought it was the right time to bring this conversation forward,” Creator of Keep Austin Weird, …

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