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  • Navy admits its aircraft drew lewd images in sky

    11/17/2017 11:43:30 AM PST · by servo1969 · 75 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 11-17-2017 | FoxNews
    WARNING: ARTICLE CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES The Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington admitted one of its aircraft was involved in drawing lewd images in the sky Thursday.
  • Idaho wants to create a 1,400-square-mile reserve for the stars

    09/16/2017 5:48:44 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 82 replies
    The Week ^ | 9/15/17 | Jeva Lange
    Idaho is moving forward with plans to establish the first International Dark Sky Reserve in the United States, a designation for a location so remote from light pollution that you can even see the "interstellar dust clouds" of the Milky Way in the night sky, The Associated Press reports. Proponents of the reserve plan to file an application this fall to designate 1,400 square miles of central Idaho as part of the dark sky territory. Locals, who would voluntarily take measures to reduce light pollution, are almost unanimously behind the decision in part because they enjoy the celestial splendor as...
  • Social Media Asking ‘What Was That Light In The LA [Los Angeles] Sky?’

    05/04/2017 10:01:50 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    cns2la ^ | 05/04/2017
    A flash of light Thursday in the night sky over Los Angeles sent observers to social media to ask what it was and whether anyone else saw it. Vandenberg Air Force Base said it launched no missiles Thursday, and experts at Griffith Observatory were checking into what people might have seen. Huge #Light in the #Sky here above #Los #Angeles what was that ? #Missile test ? #Meteor? Anyone else saw it ? #California
  • WOW Something Falling Out The Sky In Louisiana

    04/29/2017 9:52:08 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 85 replies
    Youtube ^ | 04/29/17 | David Lunar
    What is this?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1i4Z2CgZh3U    
  • Top 7 Must-See Sky Events for 2017

    01/02/2017 9:13:19 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 17 replies
    National Geographic ^ | 29 Dec, 2016 | Andrew Fazekas
    Among the many eye-catching astronomical shows coming up, 2017 may be best remembered for the much anticipated total eclipse of the sun that will cross the continental United States in August. In addition to that spectacular sight, sky-watchers will have a plethora of treats to look forward to in the coming months. To kick things off, an icy comet will swing by Earth in February, hopefully offering picturesque views. Elusive Mercury and giant Jupiter will both put their best faces forward as they appear their biggest and brightest early in the year. And in December, the annual Geminid meteor shower...
  • Was The 'Circle Of Fire' In The Sky Over Jerusalem Just Before Rosh Hashanah Real Or Fake

    10/09/2016 7:20:19 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 33 replies
    TheMostImportantNews.com ^ | 7OCT2016 | Michael Snyder
    At first I thought that this was fake, but now I don’t know what to think. On October 1st, a video was posted to YouTube that claimed to show a very strange “circle of fire” in the clouds that seemed to respond to the blowing of the shofars in the city of Jerusalem below. When this video came out, many immediately dismissed it as a fake because it is only 20 seconds long and because computer-generated graphics can produce these kinds of effects. If you have not seen the video yet, you can see it right here… Since so many...
  • A vintage ISIS performance': Outrage over Sky reporter's shockingly casual reference to horrific

    07/15/2016 5:25:40 AM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/15/16 | James Dunn For Mailonline
    A Sky News reporter has infuriated viewers by referring to last night's brutal attack in Nice as 'vintage Isis'. Viewers took to Twitter to chastise reporter Lisa Holland for her 'disgusting' choice of words, which they referred to as 'gutter journalism'. She used the words just a couple of hours after the attack which killed at least 84 people celebrating Bastille Day in the southern French city at around 10.30pm local time last night.
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- GW151226: A Second Confirmed Source of Gravitational Radiation

    06/15/2016 1:43:27 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 12 replies
    NASA ^ | Wednesday, June 15, 2016 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: A new sky is becoming visible. When you look up, you see the sky as it appears in light -- electromagnetic radiation. But just over the past year, humanity has begun to see our once-familiar sky as it appears in a different type of radiation -- gravitational radiation. Today, the LIGO collaboration is reporting the detection of GW151226, the second confirmed flash of gravitational radiation after GW150914, the historic first detection registered three months earlier. As its name implies, GW151226 was recorded in late December of 2015. It was detected simultaneously by both LIGO facilities in Washington and Louisiana,...
  • Foodies, Restaurant Writers Make 'Unexpected' Landing in Napa Hot Air Balloon

    05/17/2016 4:06:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 5/17 | Lisa Fernandez and Edgar Romero
    The morning was supposed to be serene and idyllic with a group of restaurant writers, bloggers and foodies soaring high over Napa’s gorgeous wine country. Instead, Joanne Sasvari, a 40-something freelance writer for the Vancouver Sun, and her group were forced to make what she called an “unexpected” landing, before being rescued by the California Highway Patrol. That's because the winds picked up early Tuesday about 8 a.m., making it difficult for the pilot to land normally. Still, the entire ordeal took all of about 45 minutes, she said, and no one was injured after the balloon got stranded in...
  • Anyone noticed that the moon is brighter than normal tonight ?

    07/30/2015 7:36:30 PM PDT · by American Constitutionalist · 87 replies
    none | 7/30/2015 | self American Constitutionalist
    Has anyone noticed that the moon is brighter than normal tonight ? Saw a bright object flying in the sky brighter than airplane in eastern USA.
  • Musk, Hawking warn of 'inevitable' killer robot arms race

    07/27/2015 10:53:05 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 13 replies
    wired ^ | 7-27-2015 | MICHAEL RUNDLE
    A global robotic arms race "is virtually inevitable" unless a ban is imposed on autonomous weapons, Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and 1,000 academics, researchers and public figures have warned. In an open letter presented at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Buenos Aries, the Future of Life Institute signatories caution that "starting a military AI arms race is a bad idea, and should be prevented by a ban on offensive autonomous weapons beyond meaningful human control". Although the letter, first reported by the Guardian, notes that "we believe that AI has great potential to benefit humanity in many...
  • Strange Sky Sounds form music when arranged

    01/13/2015 3:32:40 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 43 replies
    Youtube ^ | 01/12/15
    Fascinated by the Strange Sky sounds occurring over the world for the last 3 years I decide to take a closer look at them in Ableton Live (Digital Audio Workstation software) and the results were most interesting.
  • The flash in the sky

    12/14/2014 11:56:53 AM PST · by Patriot777 · 14 replies
    Liveleak.com ^ | November 14, 2014 | unknown
    It's not clear what's happened,probably another meteorite explodes, Sverdlovsk region,Russia Read more at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=bf3_1416311834#dyTzQBMp3dP5Gcue.99
  • Bennett to Sky News: Don't Sit in London and Call Us Apartheid

    10/30/2014 7:41:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    inn ^ | 10/30/14 | Ben Ariel
    Referring to Israel as an “apartheid state” is a “blatant lie”, Economy Minister and Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett said on Thursday. Bennett gave a series of interviews to international media outlets and, in one of these interviews, was asked by a Sky News interviewer whether he is “worried” that the term “apartheid” is being used by some British parliamentarians in reference to Israel.
  • Murdoch's Sky News Uses Self Confessed Anti-Semite as Talking Head on Anti-Semitism

    07/28/2014 8:03:21 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/28/14 | Raheem Kassam
    Britain's Sky News channel, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox company, has used the self confessed 'prejudiced' Mira Bar-Hillel as a talking head and authority on the subject of anti-Semitism. Bar-Hillel, who is known for her irrational loathing of the State of Israel, was featured on Sky News as a panellist discussing the rise of anti-Semitism in the UK. The author and commentator has form on the subject, and once wrote (emphasis added): "The Jews of today scare me and I find it almost impossible to talk to most of them, including relatives. Any criticism of the...
  • Time-Laps Video Shows Heavy Storm Moving Across San Francisco Bay

    03/01/2014 2:00:33 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Friday, Feb 28, 2014
    Time-lapse footage captured by an NBC Bay Area weather camera shows rain and wind as it moved across the San Francisco Bay on Friday afternoon. Friday's storm is part of a second round of rain this week to dump down on the region. The storm sparked a barrage of trouble, including the death of a motorist in Oakland, the rescue of a person from "frigid" waters in a San Jose creek, widespread flooding and power outages. Bay Area Wet Weather Sparks Crashes, Flooding, Rescues, Outages The rain, which is much needed as California is suffering through a drought, is now...
  • Sky News Cameraman Killed In Egypt

    08/14/2013 6:28:02 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 28 replies
    Sky News ^ | 8-14-13 | Sky News
    Sky News cameraman Mick Deane has been shot and killed in Egypt this morning. Mick had worked for Sky for 15 years, based in Washington and then Jerusalem. He was part of our team covering the violence in Cairo. The rest of the team are unhurt.
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- A Year of Sky on Earth

    07/25/2013 4:39:17 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 7 replies
    NASA ^ | July 24, 2013 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: Each panel shows one day. With 360 movie panels, the sky over (almost) an entire year is shown in time lapse format as recorded by a video camera on the roof of the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco, California. The camera recorded an image every 10 seconds from before sunrise to after sunset and from mid-2009 to mid-2010. A time stamp showing the local time of day is provided on the lower right. The videos are arranged chronologically, with July 28 shown on the upper left, and January 1 located about about half way down. Although every day lasts...
  • Geminids Rain Down Shooting Stars

    12/14/2012 5:24:29 AM PST · by Mozilla · 12 replies
    Slate ^ | 12/14/12 | Phil Plait
    As I wrote a couple of days ago, the annual Geminid meteor shower peaked last night, raining down a magnificent display of shooting stars. Did you go out and watch? A lot of photographers did. One was John Chumack, an accomplished astrophotographer, who captured this amazing shot of three meteors: Chumack was in Yellow Springs, Ohio on the evening of the 12th (the day before the peak!) using a simple DSLR camera and a fisheye lens. This was a 25-second exposure, enough to see Orion, Jupiter (the bright “star” above Orion), Gemini—the direction from which the eponymous meteors appear to...
  • Light in California sky

    03/10/2012 7:04:37 PM PST · by Randy Larsen · 142 replies
    3 March 2010 | Me
    Did anyone else see the blue-green light shot across the southern sky?