Facebook seems to be having a mysterious new product under development. The social media giant, as reported by CNBC, is working on augmented reality smart glasses that aim to replace your smartphones eventually. The product is being made by the company’s Facebook Reality labs division based in Redmond, Washington since the past couple of years.
Wreckage fell to the Mojave Desert floor.The investigation found that co pilot Michael Alsbury prematurely unlocked the so called feathering system that is intended to slow and stabilize the craft as it re enters the atmosphere. Alsbury was killed, but pilot Peter Siebold, although seriously injured, parachuted to safety.The “feathers” a term derived from the design of a badminton shuttlecock are tail structures that extend rearward from each wingtip. They are designed to swivel upward at an angle to create drag, preventing a buildup of speed and heat, and then rotate back down to normal flying position as the craft descends into the thickening atmosphere.A National Transportation Safety Board investigation found that Scaled Composites, a company that was developing SpaceShipTwo with Virgin Galactic and was responsible for its test program, should have had systems to compensate for human error.
The toxicity potential of these four flocculants was quantitatively assessed using an integrated biotic toxicity index (BTI). The test system includes four aquatic species, namely Chlorella vulgaris, Daphnia magna,CyprinuscarpioandLimnodrilushoffmeisteri, which represent four trophic levels in the freshwater ecosystem. Results showed that median effect concentrations (EC50) of the MS C and MS S were 31 to 124 times higher than chitosan and cationic starch, respectively.
The safety week ends on the 25th (that’d be today) with National Seat Check Saturday, and it won’t take much time for you to stop by. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today unveiled new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research showing that while fewer children died in roadway crashes in 2009, many children are still not using an appropriate child restraint or booster seat. Secretary LaHood announced the findings today as part of Child Passenger Safety Week..
Under revised regulations that took effect Jan. 16, there are a dozen categories of travel that allow Americans to visit Cuba. The categories include family visits, professional research, religious activities, humanitarian efforts, performances, sports and journalism, but by far the most common category is educational or academic programs that include preplanned people to people contact.