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If (or when) such a day arrives, communities with microgrids will stand the best chance for survival. Why? A well-designed microgrid -- combining distributed, renewable resources such as solar PV and wind with smart auto-controls and energy storage -- would continue to provide reliable power with little human control, keeping the lights on, even under chaotic circumstances.

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\"We had one chance to get it right,\" said Alan Martin, vice chairman of Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission. \"So, we labored over the process of site selection and labored over the process of design selection. And we knew it had to be both a natural feeling, a gentle feeling, and it had to give people an opportunity to grieve.\"

Krauss, along with the commission's vice chairman Martin, said they tried to make decisions through consensus. Family input, Krauss said, was paramount but would not be the only aspect taken into consideration -- they also needed a town vote to approve the $3.7 million project. Later the State of Connecticut Bond Commission approved a $2.5 million grant which covered about 70% of costs.

In Sandy Hook, as visitors depart the memorial on the same path they entered, they are once again reminded of the former president's words from that Dec. 10 years ago: \"I can only hope it helps for you to know that you're not alone in your grief; that our world too has been torn apart; that all across this land of ours, we have wept with you.\"

As well as limiting warming the world must also deal with non-climate threats to reefs, such as pollution and overfishing, to give them a chance of survival, the Science editorial warns. To tackle these threats, economic systems must become sustainable and circular, minimising waste as well as emissions, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals.

The TrueDepth camera is intelligently activated; for example, by tapping to wake your screen, from an incoming notification that wakes the screen, or by raising to wake your iPhone. Each time you unlock your device, the TrueDepth camera recognizes you by capturing accurate depth data and an infrared image. This information is matched against the stored mathematical representation to authenticate.

The only sure way to prevent sexually transmitted diseases is to not have sexual intercourse or other sexual contact. That's not an option for most people, so the next best choice is to follow these safer sex guidelines:

Former President Donald Trump's legal team believed Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to be their "only chance" to stop President Joe Biden from winning the 2020 presidential election, according to newly disclosed emails obtained by Politico.

Chesebro added that Thomas would be "our only chance to get a favorable judicial opinion by Jan. 6, which might hold up the Georgia count in Congress." Fellow Trump attorney John Eastman, who once clerked for Thomas, agreed and proposed using Thomas to "kick the Georgia legislature into gear" in order to overturn the election results.

Only One Chance was such a good read with a beautiful group of characters that you can know better in the other books of the series.Miller is a hockey player who likes flirting. Layla is a sports radio host. They've known each other for years and even if he has been trying hard to go out on a date with her she has always declined his invitation until now. During a charity party, where there were quite a lot of champagne consumption, Layla bid the higher sum of money to win a date with Miller. After a moment of shock she finally accepts to go out with him and she finds out that Miller is not only the biggest flirt in the men history but he has also a romantic side. Will Miller conquer her heart? Will Layla overcome her fears and completely trust Miller?Natasha Madison wrote an entertaining story, the slow burn and the witty bantering only emphasize the chemistry and the attraction between the main characters.I highly recommend to one click this book.

What factors, then, determine how individuals become wealthy? Could it be that chance plays a bigger role than anybody expected? And how can these factors, whatever they are, be exploited to make the world a better and fairer place?

Today we get an answer thanks to the work of Alessandro Pluchino at the University of Catania in Italy and a couple of colleagues. These guys have created a computer model of human talent and the way people use it to exploit opportunities in life. The model allows the team to study the role of chance in this process.

In these cases, the researchers are best able to take advantage of the serendipitous discoveries they make from time to time. In hindsight, it is obvious that the fact a scientist has made an important chance discovery in the past does not mean he or she is more likely to make one in the future.

Mercedes team principal Wolff explained after the race that Bottas was struggling with graining on his tyres in the second stint as a result of his pursuit of Verstappen, meaning the only chance to pass the Red Bull came by changing strategy.

Imagine you had just broken the sacred laws, the kapu, and the only punishment was death. Your only chance of survival is to elude your pursuers and reach the Puʻuhonua, a place of refuge. The Puʻuhonua protected the kapu breaker, defeated warriors, as well as civilians during the time of battle. No physical harm could come to those who reached the boundaries of the Puʻuhonua.Read More

The concert just ended, you're on your way home in the back of a cab, scrolling through your phone to look at all the snaps you took of the show because you don't want it to be over yet. There's only one problem: all the photos look blurry or under-exposed.

You can't take pictures on a dead phone, so let it fully charge before you leave for the show. Try not to use it for anything else until the performance starts, you want to preserve every last bit of battery power because this might be your only chance to capture your favorite artist.

It doesn't matter how good the camera on your smartphone is, the photo quality will always drop when you zoom in. Ever noticed when you zoom in on an image on your phone or computer and it eventually starts looking pixelated? Well, something similar happens when you do this while taking pictures. It will result in unclear, pixelated images.

You might think it's a good idea to take a tripod stand or a selfie stick, it will only help you get a better angle, right? Sure, but it can also ruin someone else's experience. If you lose control of your tripod or selfie stick in the chaos, it can actually end up hurting other people. At the very least, it could obstruct their view.

A fast shutter speed is great for taking sharp pictures of moving subjects. And a wide aperture will let more light into the camera. Again, these settings are only customizable on some devices, but you can always fix exposure issues in an editing app later on.

On the other hand, we don't seem to have been visited by aliens. I am discounting the reports of UFOs. Why would they appear only to cranks and weirdos? If there is a government conspiracy to suppress the reports and keep for itself the scientific knowledge the aliens bring, it seems to have been a singularly ineffective policy so far. Furthermore, despite an extensive search by the SETI project, we haven't heard any alien television quiz shows. This probably indicates that there are no alien civilizations at our stage of development within a radius of a few hundred light years. Issuing an insurance policy against abduction by aliens seems a pretty safe bet.

This brings me to the last of the big questions: the future of the human race. If we are the only intelligent beings in the galaxy, we should make sure we survive and continue. But we are entering an increasingly dangerous period of our history. Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for good or ill. But our genetic code still carries the selfish and aggressive instincts that were of survival advantage in the past. It will be difficult enough to avoid disaster in the next hundred years, let alone the next thousand or million. 041b061a72


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