Voice Of America
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The same cannot be said for our adversaries.” At the time of the strike, the Iraqi military cited evidence it said showed that Islamic State fighters placed explosives at the site. "All of [the building's] walls were rigged with bombs, and there is no hole or signs that it was an airstrike target," the Iraqi military's Joint Command said. U.S. officials have stressed to VOA that the U.S. military is fully capable of striking one building while leaving its surroundings unscathed.
Nottingham Evening Post
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Nottinghamshire's new signing Cheteshwar Pujara has been made to feel welcome in his new surroundings by a couple of familiar faces.The Indian batsman is at Trent Bridge to play a stint in the County Championship, and he revealed Samit Patel and Stuart Broad have been helping him settle into life by the Trent a pair he's come up against before both on the domestic and international cricket scene.Pujara is expected to make his home debut against Gloucestershire on Friday, having played in...
Western Morning News
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Turning the Penn Inn roundabout subway into a free graffiti wall has been suggested as part of plans to improve the area. Work has already taken place by Teignbridge Council to plant a wild flower meadow at the site in Newton Abbot. Now the Newton Abbot CIC have signalled their intention to come on board and help with the project to improve the Penn Inn roundabout and its surroundings, with ideas suggested for the area including a community garden, a large statue, and artwork in the...
Nottingham Evening Post
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There's a reason cricketers the world over come to Trent Bridge and then go away having fallen in love with the place.Cheteshwar Pujara is the latest international star to arrive at Nottinghamshire and waste no time in taking in the rather special surroundings of the famous old ground with a huge degree of excitement.The Indian batsman gets his home career underway on Friday morning when the table-toppers welcome Gloucestershire to Trent Bridge looking to make it four wins from their first five...
The Sun Daily - Lifestyle
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A "command centre" near the door helps keep the important things like letters and keys in one easy-to-reach place. For those like I who did not know, a command centre usually incorporates a mirror, pinboard, wastepaper basket and coat hooks. Kitchen or kitchenette Where cooking is concerned, there should be ample room for easy movement while cooking, additionally so if there are two or more cooks in the area at one time. While not all homes have the luxury of an island top where preparation can be done and there is space all round; in tighter surroundings, it is advisable to have one's daily gadgets and cooking utensils within arm's reach. For the single yuppie or homes for two (working adults), a kitchenette will suffice as one will only require a cooker hood and hob unless entertaining over a meal. Bar counters also come in handy for small families; an alternative to a dining table, especially for the younger set.
Techradar - Reviews
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It's a handy inclusion and makes taking pictures easier, as the large size of the Xperia XZ Premium makes hitting the on-screen shutter key tricky if you're using it one-handed. You can also hold the shutter key down at any point to launch the camera app. If youre looking for more granular control over your images the Sony Xperia XZ Premium offers up a manual mode, allowing you to fine tune the focus, exposure, white balance and shutter speed. The focus control is especially useful, and easy to use, allowing you to pin-point your focus whether its in the foreground or the background with a simple slider on the side of the display. For those looking for something more fun, you can head to the camera apps section where youll find the more sedate 4K video recording and panorama options alongside Sonys zanier AR Effect which overlays scenarios such as a volcano and dinosaurs onto your surroundings.
Daily Express - Life
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Leicester Mercury
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The chief constable of Leicestershire Police has urged local people to be vigilant after last night's terrorist attack in Manchester.Simon Cole said: Although there is no specific threat to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, it is important that we are all alert and aware of their surroundings. Together we can fight terrorism and make our communities safer.We want to hear from anyone who sees anything suspicious, be it a vehicle, package or person. Rely on your instinct...
Leicester Mercury
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The chief constable of Leicestershire Police has urged local people to be vigilant after last night's terrorist attack in Manchester.Simon Cole said: Although there is no specific threat to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, it is important that we are all alert and aware of their surroundings. Together we can fight terrorism and make our communities safer.We want to hear from anyone who sees anything suspicious, be it a vehicle, package or person. Rely on your instinct...
Futurism
3 days
The antennas capture the intensity and the phase of the Wi-Fi field both from its source spot and the places it bounces off from. The result is a holographic image of the room that, while it's not yet vivid, proves that the concept works in practice rather than just theory. Life-Saving Tech The ability to see through walls might be a little unsettling at first, as it could open up potential privacy exploitation issues. “Of course, this raises privacy questions. After all, to a certain degree even encrypted signals transmit an image of their surroundings to the outside world,” Reinhard said in a press release from TUM, “However, it is rather unlikely that this process will be used for the view into foreign bedrooms in the near future. For that, you would need to go around the building with a large antenna, which would hardly go unnoticed. There are simpler ways available.
Geo Engineering Watch
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Geo Engineering Watch
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BBC Parliament
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in abundance on the Palace of Westminster. They seem to fuse with their surroundings, they pretend to threaten but do not harm. Gargoyles have been around for centuries. Stonemasons often seize the chance to incorporate.
Lancashire Telegraph
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TWO long-serving members of staff at the Royal Blackburn Hospital will soon find themselves in some truly regal surroundings.
Cotswold Journal
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THE owner of a garden in Malvern will be throwing open the gate all day on Bank Holiday Monday, May 29.
BBC Radio Wales
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community centre and representation of council here then I can talk about your council tax could you think that's a real heart of the community I see David if you're free um um if you're free on Wednesday evening there's a beginners ballroom dancing classes at 7 o'clock or 8 o'clock if you think I might need a beginner advanced one as well um yeah hip hop dance classes on a Saturday and Sunday nights at Rhos Male Voice Choir will be yet rehearsing here in the rehearsal room upstairs so that were up the stew that which is familiar surroundings to anybody has ever been into one of these instead of red brick buildings in the form industrial areas built by miners subscription out of red brick grill field history about it here this morning.
The Iran Project
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Voice Of America
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And she's unable to see another enemy lurking around the corner. With Soldier Visual Integrated Technology, the soldier can better see her surroundings and needs less time to react to dangers accurately. Ronald Geer, a staff sergeant assigned to the Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, says SVIT wirelessly links three pieces of technology on the soldier: a reticle eyepiece, a thermal device on the gun and a communications system attached to the chest. "What this is going to do is increase my speed and lethality on the battlefield, especially in a close combat situation," Geer said. "I don't have to worry so much about raising my weapon to an exact point where I'm able to view through this [his thermal device], because as I raise the weapon, what this is looking at, I'm able to immediately see pulled into the reticle device.
Nottingham Evening Post
6 days
A coffee shop in Chilwell has spread its wings into the world of waffles. Sweet, savoury, breakfast, lunch or dessert. You can find them all at Froth Waffle House - and there's scope for another of Belgium's famous exports on the horizon too. Froth has ditched the ubiquitous paninis to tempt customers with something different, in its chilled, retro surroundings. And because waffles are so versatile it means a menu with all-day appeal at the venue in High Road. Check out Froth Waffle...
Futurism
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Collective Evolution
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All mammals have this built-in system of seeking, says Panskepp, and the act of seeking releases the neurotransmitter dopamine, linked to reward and pleasure. This same hormone is released when we do anything that we find pleasurable, and causes the rush that keeps drug addicts hooked. What this means is that animals are being rewarded constantly for exploring their surroundings and seeking out new insight in order to ensure their survival. In his book Affective Neuroscience , Panskepp details a study where rats were given access to a lever that, when pressed, gives them an electric shock. Contrary to what one would expect, they continuously and willingly electrocuted themselves — not because they find the electrocution pleasurable, but because, as Panskepp explains, “Self-stimulating animals look excessively excited, even crazed when they worked for this kind of stimulation, instead of being driven by any reward the rats were motivated by the need to seek in itself.
Slate
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It’s hard to think of a show whose tone and subject matter are as deliberately at odds as The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt ’s. The show’s irrepressible heroine, played by Ellie Kemper, favors bold patterns and eye-searing primary colors (especially yellow), and that’s how she sees the world, too—as a bright and simple place whose inhabitants are basically good, except for the few who are irredeemably bad. Imprisoned in an underground bunker for 15 years by a self-styledreverend,” Kimmy has been through hell, and she now lives in the slightly more purgatorial surroundings of a downscale New York neighborhood called East Dogmouth, but she soldiers on regardless, not only unbreakable but unstoppable. Females are strong as hell.
TIME - Top Stories
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In 1883, Charles F. Thwing, a minister with deep interest in higher education, published a study of American colleges. In his chapter 3, entitled Morals, he asserted that a significant number of city-bred college students are immoral on their entering college because the city environment has for many of them been excellent preparatory schools for Sophomoric dissipation and even home influences . . . have failed to outweigh the evil attractions of the gambling table and its accessories. In contrast, students from rural settings have been deeply elevated by not only the purity of the students home but the associations of his country life. Moreover, he explained, the higher rates of immorality among students in colleges located in or near cities reflected the character and surroundings of the colleges.
KyivPost
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A British alternative rock band Nothing But Thieves released on May 19 their new music video on a singleAmsterdam,” which was filmed in Ukraine. The video features band members performing in an old abandoned factory with rusty metal bars and broken pieces of equipment lying around and people dancing inside or in front of Soviet-style buildings. In the interview to NME music news website Nothing But Thievesfront man Conor Mason said that the band came to Ukraine specifically for the venue, which is “an old, huge, broken-windowed factory from the Cold War” and that their director “was keen on it.” Mason describedAmsterdam” as “angry, frustrating song” and said that “the surroundings here (in Ukraine) are exactly that. It almost weirdly feels unwelcoming, but it looks incredible.” The band did not reveal the city in which the video was shot.