Commissioners have voted in favor of an inquiry that will explore in-space servicing, assembly and manufacturing (ISAM). This could help companies build satellites and stations in orbit, for instance, while finding new ways to deal with growing volumes of space debris. The support ISAM will ideally help the FCC adapt to space tourism, huge private satellite constellations and a larger general shift toward commercial spaceflight. Blue Origin, Axiom and other companies are building commercial space stations, and even NASA is preparing for a time when it might lease space aboard corporate facilities. In-orbit satellite repairs might also prove crucial in minimizing space junk from a wave of privately-operated satellites.
September 18, 2022 18:00 UTC
Following successful votes in the Senate and House of Representatives, President Joe Biden has signed the CHIPS and Science Act into law. The $280 billion measure will provide significant financial assistance to American semiconductor firms. It sets aside $52 billion in tax credits and funding for US chipmakers to expand domestic production. For the sake of our economy, jobs and national security, we have to make these semiconductors in America again.”The CHIPS and Science Act is unlikely to affect domestic production immediately. The self-governing island is home to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, the most important chip foundry in the world.
September 18, 2022 00:06 UTC
8 The Lone Treadmill Runner#Tokyo2020 Opening Ceremony HighlightsThe opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was slightly cringy, to put it mildly. Both teams’ players were forced to wait out the performance inside the tunnel instead of getting in a much-needed warm-up. And then, of course, there was the opening ceremony of WrestleMania 36 that saw one of the most bizarre videos in WWE history aired. 5 Royal SkitRugby World Cup 2015 Opening Ceremony introRugby is a big-deal sport, and when it comes to World Cup tournaments, no stone is left unturned to create a ceremony of note. The opening ceremony was staged at Chicago’s Soldier Field, and Oprah, Bill Clinton, and other famous people made an appearance.
September 17, 2022 09:08 UTC
Several police departments across D.C., Maryland and Virginia are participating in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2. National Night Out is now in its 38th year. "National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. For more information about National Night Out, visit natw.org.
September 06, 2022 23:24 UTC
The vivo V25 series is scheduled to arrive today. The launch is scheduled for 12 PM Indian time (6:30 UTC), and the company will live-stream the event on YouTube. The new series is going to keep the color-changing feature that the predecessor vivo V23 introduced but we do expect to see some new colorways. Other specs reveal a big battery with 66W fast charging, Dimensity 1300 chip for at least one of the vivo V25 phones and 8 GB Extended RAM, likely for the mightiest memory variant. Once all the details are revealed, we'll be ready with the announcement news, so stay around.
September 06, 2022 18:40 UTC
Eating your greens, scrapping takeaways and hitting the gym are the obvious go-to options in the quest to lose weight. NHS GP Zak Waqar-Uddin, based in Lancashire, said there's no such thing as 'a quick fix' when it comes to weight loss — but agrees some of the more bizarre techniques could help. Experts say being undistracted while you eat, like when sat at the dinner table, can subtly help you recognise when you are full. Eating food on a red plate has been found to prevent over-eating. Meanwhile, Belgian philosopher Franz Delboeuf found that smaller plates could help you eat less, according to his studies dating back to the 1860s.
September 06, 2022 08:04 UTC
Bradley is believed to be a flight risk and remains in custody, facing murder charges. When the police saw Vicky’s body, Michael took off on foot. Michael was found guilty of murder and sentenced to 17 years in prison. While Candaele denied any involvement in his wife’s death, he was convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. Yoo was convicted of second-degree murder in October 2018 and sentenced to 16 years to life in prison.
September 05, 2022 20:03 UTC
UNICEF, Rotary delivers lifesaving supplies to affected families in Sri Lanka View(s):As the economic crisis in Sri Lanka deepens, UNICEF and Rotary International are partnering to deliver lifesaving medicines, clean drinking water, education materials, and other critical supplies to children and families in the country. The partnership was launched in Colombo by UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia, George Laryea-Adjei and UNICEF Sri Lanka Representative, Christian Skoog together with Zone Director of Rotary International, A S Venkatesh, and Sri Lanka Rotary District Governor Ms. Pubudu de Zoysa. “UNICEF is delighted to partner with Rotary International. Complimenting the UNICEF and Rotary teams in Sri Lanka, Rotary International’s Zone Director A.S. Venkatesh said: “I was very happy to support the idea of this unique partnership when the Rotary International Board met to discuss this proposal. Our Board fully endorses this project and is happy that Rotarians in the country are playing a critical role in supporting Sri Lanka in this time of distress.”The crisis in Sri Lanka has impacted 5.7 million people, including 2.3 million children.
September 04, 2022 12:57 UTC
Profits drop at People’s Bank in 1H2022 View(s):People’s Bank results for the six months period ended June 30, 2022 shows total operating income rising by 54.9 per cent to reach Rs. 69.3 billion, whilst total operating expenses grew by 3.7 per cent to Rs. However profit after tax fell by 21.3 per cent in the reviewed 6-month period to Rs. Pre-tax profit amounted to Rs.11.6 billion, a decline of 12.5 per cent over the same period in 2021. Chairman of People’s Bank, Sujeewa Rajapakse, stated that: “Despite extraordinary challenges from a macro front, the bank’s results provide some insight into its capacity to navigate through these circumstances.
September 04, 2022 12:56 UTC
Here are ten bizarre protests you didn’t know about. Related: Top 10 Bizarre Recent Protests10 It’s Laundry DayAlberto Fujimori, a Peruvian of Japanese origin, became president of Peru in 1990. Mihaka took this informality a little further. 6 Love Your LobsterHow Years of PETA Protests Have Made Changes for AnimalsPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, commonly known as PETA, is a group with a talent for imaginative activism. Animals have rights, PETA says, and should never be used in medical experiments, as food, or as entertainment.
September 04, 2022 09:07 UTC
The edifice he was foisted upon, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), is now fractured into different groups. The 13-member group from the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) where former Foreign Minister, G.L. So, I think it is still an evolving situation and as you know India has been advocating for assistance to Sri Lanka. The note he sent to ministers at that time makes the case for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL). “The proposed TRCSL should have sufficient administrative and investigative powers, including those granted to Commissions of Inquiry.
September 04, 2022 06:57 UTC
Uncovering Lanka’s archaelogical secrets since the 1970s By Chanakya Dissanayake and Chanaka Wickramasuriya View(s): View(s):Takashi Okamura has been on epic explorations in Sri Lanka from the 1970s. Since my early 20s, I, and a few of us at the Hosei University Exploration Club had a passion for adventure and exploration. Q: So what made you first come to Sri Lanka in 1973? A Tourism Board official suggested that as Sri Lanka has many more undiscovered ruins compared to the Maldives we should explore Sri Lanka instead! Q: So, what brings you to Sri Lanka now, and what plans for the future?
September 04, 2022 00:57 UTC
They also have empathy, not only with the animals in their care but with the animal’s owners. In TV and movies, we’ve seen stories of vets patching up gunshot victims and leaving no records for the police. Maybe, here are ten veterinarians who were criminals. Some alleged that the sisters abused animals under their care, and there was a campaign to have the clinic closed. Such a case involved Kevin Brophy, Renee Nodine, Christopher Korte, and Fernando Motta, four veterinarians who worked at the Penn National Race Track in Pennsylvania.
September 03, 2022 09:05 UTC
Japanese Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki yesterday urged all creditor nations to discuss Sri Lanka’s debt restructuring, Reuters reported. Suzuki made the comments a day after the island nation struck a staff-level agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Addressing a news conference, Suzuki said, “It is important for all creditor nations, including China and India, to gather to discuss Sri Lanka’s debt restructuring.”Sri Lanka has reached a preliminary agreement with the IMF for a loan of about US $ 2.9 billion, the global lender said on Thursday, as the country seeks a way out of its worst economic crisis since independence from Britainin 1948.
September 03, 2022 00:42 UTC
Next week, Apple will announce its next lineup of the iPhone 14 and Samsung is ready with an ad to tease prospective iPhone 14 buyers with what they are missing by not having a Samsung device. The ad, titled “Buckle Up” only showcases the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 and the Galaxy S22 Ultra as they are close within the expected price point of the iPhone 14 Pro, hovering at or above the $1,000 mark. The Z Flip4’s unique appearance, the Galaxy S22 Ultra’s 108MP main camera and its Super Zoom features are all teased in the ad. Next week on September 7, Apple will unveil its iPhone 14 lineup. We are also expecting a new Apple Watch model and possibly a lineup of new iPad Pro models, though those could be announced later in the year.
September 02, 2022 09:23 UTC