ScienceCasts: The 2016 Transit of Mercury – YouTube

We will be providing a near-live feed of the SDO images of the transit on the special website http://mercurytransit.gsfc.nasa.gov. Our feed is delayed a few minutes by the data delivery method, but our website will display the data in a self-updating movie format. The stream from the spacecraft will include a visible channel and most of the EUV wavelengths.

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Tesla Puts Its Bioweapon Defense Mode To The Test

Tesla’s cabin filtration system has a Bioweapon Defense Mode — and now Tesla has put it to the test.

Source: Tesla Puts Its Bioweapon Defense Mode To The Test. Did It Work? – Forbes

Of course it works, it’s Tesla.

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Obama budgets $17,613 for every new illegal minor, more than Social Security retirees get

“President Obama has budgeted $17,613 for each of the estimated 75,000 Central American teens expected to illegally cross into the United States this year, $2,841 more than the average annual Social Security retirement benefit, according to a new report.The total bill to taxpayers: $1.3 billion in benefits to unaccompanied children, more than double what the federal government spent in 2010, according to an analysis of the administration’s programs for illegal minors from the Center for Immigration Studies. The average Social Security retirement benefit is $14,772.”

Source: Obama budgets $17,613 for every new illegal minor, more than Social Security retirees get | Washington Examiner

Good news. The Presidents budget is DOA, a political document for election season.

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Topless Protesters Demanding Gender Equality at a Trump Rally Are Forgetting One Thing…

“Make love, not a wall…” In my day the girls were covered in flowers, not duct tape. Go Bernie! Yes, ‘free the nipple’! ERA! Draft women!

Rebellion lite: It’s kind of cute that they cover up while demanding to be free.

Source: Topless Protesters Demanding Gender Equality at a Trump Rally Are Forgetting One Thing…

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Plotting to blow up a Miami-area synagogue 

“Officials said that they began investigating James Gonzalo Medina in March after learning that he had discussed wanting to attack a south Florida synagogue.

Medina is described by the FBI as having converted to Islam about four years earlier and wanting to attack a synagogue “because Jewish people are the ones causing the world’s wars and conflicts.” In a transcript of a recorded conversation with the FBI’s unnamed source, Medina says that he wanted to “strike back” against Jewish people, adding: “It’s a war, man, and it’s like it’s time to strike back here in America.”

Source: ‘I’m ready bro!’: Florida man charged with plotting to blow up a Miami-area synagogue – The Washington Post

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So much corruption, stuffed into one Chicago tour

“Just in the past year, the chief executive of the city’s schools pleaded guilty to wire fraud and the police chief lost his job in a scandal over police shootings of black men. Then, last month, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was convicted of a financial crime and admitted to sexually abusing high school wrestlers in Chicago’s suburbs decades ago.

There was no way Dailing could stuff all the new cases into the three-hour weekly downtown tour he launched in April. After all, he had to cover two centuries of graft, embezzlement, blackmail, patronage, vote-buying, gerrymandering and scams.

But he ties them into a culture of corruption that has hurt the city and the state of Illinois.”

Source: So much corruption, stuffed into one Chicago tour | Reuters

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Chronic Insomnia, Try Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Can’t get some sleep? New guidelines from a doctors’ group in the United States recommend turning to cognitive behavioral therapy first before taking pills.

Source: For People With Chronic Insomnia, Try Cognitive Behavioral Therapy First Before Pills: Doctors : HEALTH : Tech Times

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