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The Solar Eclipse: What to Expect

Monday  15:21,   21 august 2017
The New York Times

• For the first time since 1918, a total eclipse will travel across the entire United States. • We’ll show you the eclipse’s path, how to view it and why it matters so much to scientists. • A total solar eclipse will cross the United States from[...]

Grab those funky glasses, eclipse day has arrived

Monday  14:36,   21 august 2017
USA TODAY

It's time to dust off those funky dark glasses and scout out a view of the sun. After months of hype, eclipse day has arrived. The astronomical phenomenon on Monday will sweep across the U.S. from Salem, Ore., to Charleston, S.C., along [...]

Nokia 8: sound and video that stand out from the crowd

Monday  12:25,   21 august 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

Nokia is expanding its range of smartphones to include a new high-end model which stands out from the competition with its ability to simultaneously display images from the front and rear cameras, and 360-degree sound recording.  Finnish[...]

Here's How Much Faster Your Next Laptop Will Be

Monday  12:25,   21 august 2017
Time

Intel is providing more detail about its new line of processors. The company’s eighth generation chips, nicknamed “Coffee Lake,” will power upcoming laptops launching this year and next.  Most notably, the company is adding two additional[...]

Expert: Thousands of People Could Lose Vision Because of the Eclipse

Monday  10:12,   21 august 2017
U.S. News & World Report

Don't stare at the sun without proper eye protection.Monday's solar eclipse could cause thousands of people to lose vision if they don't take the proper precautions, one expert[...]

Bill Nye on an eclipse's beauty and the wonder of science

Monday  10:12,   21 august 2017
CBS News

"The Science Guy" says brief celestial spectacle is cause for us all to celebrate both the planet we share and humankind's ability to understand the cosmosTomorrow, we will have a chance to experience a total eclipse of the sun. The[...]

New England weather will mostly cooperate for eclipse viewing

Monday  09:36,   21 august 2017
The Boston Globe

The day of the eclipse is finally here, and the weather should be great. One fly in the ointment will be some high clouds from an upper-level disturbance to our west. High clouds don’t block out the sun completely, but they can change the[...]

The first place to see the solar eclipse

Monday  08:16,   21 august 2017
USA TODAY

There are many cool places to experience the Great American Solar Eclipse. The lighthouse here, just a few miles up the road from Newport, holds the distinction of being number one. That’s just by a few seconds — but who’s counting, right? “This [...]

The eclipse capital of the U.S. is over the moon for Monday’s total solar eclipse

Monday  07:38,   21 august 2017
MSN

Residents of Carbondale, Ill., are incredulous at their cosmic good fortune — they really needed these eclipses.A man identifying himself as an astronomer had emailed to let him know about two eclipses that would cross the United States — one in[...]

Solar eclipse 2017: No kooks or doomsayers here

Monday  07:37,   21 august 2017
USA TODAY

There were no witches, prophets, seers or spiritualists. Notwithstanding predictions that the eclipse would be a magnet for kooks and doomsayers, normalcy reigned Sunday in downtown Hopkinsville. The biggest oddball may have been a man who would[...]

Why Your Face Will Soon Be the Key to All Your Devices

Monday  04:31,   21 august 2017
The Wall Street Journal.

As facial-recognition technology moves into mobile devices, we will soon take it for granted not just in smartphones but also in smart-home speakers, doorbells and locks, writes Christopher Mims.Thirteen years later, many slim phones and tablets[...]

Why Your Face Will Soon Be the Key to All Your Devices

Monday  04:31,   21 august 2017
The Wall Street Journal.

As facial-recognition technology moves into mobile devices, we will soon take it for granted not just in smartphones but also in smart-home speakers, doorbells and locks, writes Christopher Mims.Thirteen years later, many slim phones and tablets[...]

This map shows if clouds will block the solar eclipse in your state

Monday  02:33,   21 august 2017
Business Insider

The United States will see a total solar eclipse on August 21 for the first time in decades. Some people are traveling hundreds of miles to cities in the line of totality, like Nashville, Tennessee and Salem, Oregon. But there is one thing that[...]

The best live video feeds streaming the 2017 total solar eclipse

Monday  01:10,   21 august 2017
Business Insider

<p>The great American total solar eclipse of 2017 is almost upon us.</p>The great American total solar eclipse of 2017 is almost upon[...]

Don't let this solar eclipse weird you out.

Sunday  23:00,   20 august 2017
USA TODAY

On Monday, in a 67-mile-wide arc that stretches from Oregon to South Carolina, Americans will be treated to a rare event: a total eclipse of the sun. To celebrate, some Americans will participate in rare events. Ozzy Osbourne will sing Bark at the[...]