Double Rainbow on Drive Home

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Saw this double rainbow today while on my way back home from running errands.  The picture doesn’t do it justice.  Every time I looked at it, it was even brighter than the time before — this, from the color-blind guy.  I’m sure it looks even better to you.

Don’t freak out, but scientists think octopuses ‘might be aliens’ after DNA study

“Not to send you into a meltdown or anything but octopuses are basically ‘aliens’ – according to scientists. Researchers have found a new map of the octopus genetic code that is so strange that it could be actually be an “alien”…. ” (go to link)
 
Link:  home.bt.com/news/science-news/dont-freak-out-but-scientists-think-octopuses-might-be-aliens-after-dna-study-11363997587287#.VdCTAn6pM5A.twitter
 

Twitter Posts as of 08/07/2015

Happy Birthday Copyright Bombshell: New Evidence Warner Music Previously Hid Shows Song Is Public Domain

“Last minute evidence that completely turns a legal case on its head doesn’t come about all that often — despite what you see in Hollywood movies and TV shows. The discovery process in a lawsuit generally reveals most of the evidence revealed to everyone pretty early on. And yet…… ” (go to link)
 
Link:  www.techdirt.com/articles/20150727/16042931768/happy-birthday-copyright-bombshell-new-evidence-warner-music-previously-hid-shows-song-is-public-domain.shtml
 

Twitter Posts as of 07/31/2015

  • Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles to Defend Against Hacks t.co/BKtsOK16B2 ->
  • Four-legged snake fossil stuns scientists—and ignites controversy t.co/Q36mkMIylQ ->
  • Voyager’s Golden Record For Aliens Now Available On SoundCloud t.co/oYVERuNlEu ->
  • Scientists Confirm 'Impossible' EM Drive Propulsion t.co/tyEWGleqr7 ->
  • San Francisco techies are hiring this Wiccan witch to protect their computers from viruses and offices from evil s… t.co/XmmN7E2Kr3 ->
  • Residents want Eden Prairie to allow backyard chickens t.co/prd2aGO3rx ->
  • Something to cluck about: Backyard birds safer, cheaper for egg eaters t.co/WJzccCL6NR ->
  • Commissioners preliminarily approve chicken ordinance t.co/gD5NWnCLF8 ->

Twitter Posts as of 07/24/2015

  • Asteroid Mining Company's 1st Satellite Launches from Space Station t.co/0US0o1JtHS ->
  • For fourth time in history, space station crew forced to hide from space junk t.co/JDTrFsIpLD ->
  • Crazy for cluckers: Look who's living in N.J. backyards t.co/w0ZBSjbExc ->
  • Ban on backyard chickens might soon be lifted in Grand Haven, officials say t.co/fjS7EXZKKy ->
  • Elder Tree Farm Lets You Try Backyard Chickens Before You Buy t.co/OlC6eudpZZ ->
  • NASA spies Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting Sun-like star t.co/0qPG6gGt0Z ->
  • Smithsonian Takes a Giant Step with Its First Kickstarter Campaign to Fund the Conservation of Neil Armstrong's Sp… t.co/PJQ7KRtX50 ->
  • Stephen Hawking and Russian tycoon Yuri Milner kick off new search for E.T. t.co/ZMjxorN7P8 ->
  • Bee population rising around the world t.co/iV8TVyXM9V ->

For fourth time in history, space station crew forced to hide from space junk

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“A small piece of an old Russian weather satellite forced the crew of the International Space Station to take cover in an escape vehicle for a short time Thursday.Officials at NASA Mission Control in Houston calculated that the fragment of space junk would pass close to the space station at 7:01 a.m…. ” (go to link)
 
Link:  www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-iss-space-station-space-junk-20150716-story.html