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Frankenmuth's $1 million welcome archway nears completion

FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - A Bavarian-themed city in Michigan will soon welcome its visitors with a nearly $1 million archway. A new steel and concrete archway crossing M-83 will welcome people to Frankenmuth, a city northwest of Detroit that serves as a popul

Bacteria engineered to create fertilizer out of thin air

Researchers have created a bacteria that uses photosynthesis to create oxygen during the day, and at night, uses nitrogen to create chlorophyll for photosynthesis. This development could lead to plants that do the same, eliminating the use of some -- or possi

NSE registers record volumes as Gift City gains popularity among investors

The daily volume of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) IFSC crossed the $500-million mark for the first time, on July 13

India's sugar output is expected to reach a record 35-35.5 million tonnes

The production in Maharashtra is pegged higher at 11-11.5 million tonnes against 10.71 million tonnes

World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans

MOSCOW (AP) Two of the four protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final in Moscow have been sentenced to 15 days in jail.

Towering Plumes of Volcanic Smoke Mix With Streaks of Lightning in Photographs by Francisco Negroni

Chilean freelance photographer Francisco Negroni captures nature at its most rambunctious, with a particular focus on volcanic eruptions and lightning storms. In his work, bright orange and red streaks of lava burst from mountains, enormous plumes of smoke ov

Jacob deGrom wants long-term deal or for Mets to trade him

There has been some talk about the New York Mets potentially shopping their two biggest arms in trade talks prior to the July 31 deadline, and one of those pitchers is hoping the team will part ways with him if they don’t intend to sign him to a long-term e

Amazon Prime Day: Best Health & Fitness Deals

Here's our roundup of the best deals on health and fitness products for Amazon's prime day.

The Latest: deGrom to follow Scherzer for NL All-Stars

WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local):

Rays, Boys & Girls Clubs of Charlotte County commemorate 10 years of partnership

The Tampa Bay Rays and Boys & Girls Clubs of Charlotte County commemorate 10 years of partnership that has raised over $500,000.

Austin Peay hires Gerald Harrison as athletic director

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Austin Peay has hired longtime Duke athletic official Gerald Harrison as its athletic director.

Big 12 Commmissioner Bowlsby would like to see every conference play 9 league games

Bowlsby would like to see every conference play 9 league games

10 prospects to know ahead of the MLB trade deadline

With the MLB trade deadline rapidly approaching, and with big names like Manny Machado, Jacob deGrom and Mike Moustakas being discussed, it's a good time to look at which prospects could be on the move on or before July 31. 1. Francisco Mejia, C/OF, Clevelan

Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 gaming deals: Switch, Xbox and PC accessories - CNET

Discounts on the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One S, PC hardware and more.

Amazon Prime Day 2018 deals: Phones, cases and accessories - CNET

Every Prime Day phone deal right here with constant updates!

Apple teases redheads, kangaroo for World Emoji Day - CNET

The gingers are coming to your iPhone.

Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 audio deals: Bose headphone discounts, all Echo speakers on sale - CNET

Prime Day kicks off with awesome deals on Sennheiser wireless headphones, Bose headphones and speakers. And every Echo speaker is on sale, too.

Nuraphones get active noise cancelling via software update

I like the Nuraphones a lot. In fact, I named the sound-adapting headphones one of my favorite things of 2017. Clearly I’m not alone in that enthusiasm, eithe — the Melbourne-based startup scored $4.7 million to expand its market early last year. Nur

Midday open thread: Postpartum depression and a touch of self-care

● Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is The path to the Supreme Court: ● In case you missed it on Sunday Kos … • West Side Story—revisited, by Denise Oliver Velez • Trump-Putin summit: Vladimir gives Donald a performance review, by 

Smoke blankets Yosemite park but trails and lodges are open

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park has doubled in size and shrouded the popular destination in smoke, but tourists could still use all trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants Monday, officials said. Visitors were arrivin

Uber’s head of policy for flying taxis and autonomous vehicles leaves for self-driving car startup Voyage

Uber’s head of policy for autonomous vehicles and urban aviation, Justin Erlich, has left the company to join self-driving car startup Voyage, TechCrunch has learned. To lead its policy efforts for autonomous vehicles, Uber recently brought on Miriam Ch

Apple’s App Store revenue nearly double that of Google Play in first half of 2018

Apple’s App Store continues to outpace Google Play on revenue. In the first half of the year, the App Store generated nearly double the revenue of Google Play on half the downloads, according to a new report from Sensor Tower out today. In terms of doll

Hear BMW’s Dieter May explain the connected car at Disrupt SF 2018

Mobility is undergoing a radical transformation and the topic will be thoroughly examined at Disrupt SF this September. We’re excited to have BMW’s Dieter May speak on the main stage about how the German car company is addressing the connected ca

CRISPR DNA editing may cause serious genetic damage, researchers warn

CRISPR-Cas9, the gene editing tool that is currently the darling of biotech and many other fields, may not be quite as miraculous as early tests suggested. A new study finds that what scientists thought of as a scalpel may be more like a felling axe, causing

Variant Covers to Grab This Week (7/18/18)

They say don’t judge a book by its cover, and honestly that’s a really good policy usually. But when comics have gorgeous covers it’s hard not to imagine the wonderful story that lies within a […] The post Variant Covers to Grab Thi

Kingsbury not ready to name a starting quarterback

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury isn't ready to name a starting quarterback

Midseason Marathon: FOX Sports Southwest to replay five Texas Rangers games on July 18

Watch back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back Texas Rangers games on Wednesday, July 18

TCU's Patterson saw no instability in the Big 12

TCU's Patterson saw no instability in the Big 12

Column: Tiger and Phil in prime time? Great idea in 1999

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) As golf exhibitions go, this probably once seemed like a good idea.

Harper to bat 6th, Scherzer vs. Sale to start All-Star Game

WASHINGTON (AP) Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will bat sixth for the National League in the All-Star Game in his home ballpark.

Electric car batteries souped-up with fluorinated electrolytes for longer-range driving

Researchers have figured out how to increase a rechargeable battery's capacity by using aggressive electrodes and then stabilizing these potentially dangerous electrode materials with a highly-fluorinated electrolyte.

New development in 3D super-resolution imaging gives insight on Alzheimer's disease

One major problem with understanding Alzheimer's is not being able to clearly see why the disease starts. A super-resolution 'nanoscope' now provides a 3D view of brain molecules with 10 times greater detail. This imaging technique could help reveal how the d

Looking toward Earth's future climate

A new article reveals new insights into one of the most complex challenges of Earth's climate: understanding and predicting future atmospheric levels of greenhouse gases and the role of the ocean and land in determining those levels.

Buried internet infrastructure at risk as sea levels rise

Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the United States may soon be inundated by rising seas, according to a new study.

Early puberty in white adolescent boys increases substance use risk

White adolescent boys experiencing early puberty are at higher risk for substance use than later developing boys, a new study finds.

Detained migrant parents in heartbreaking letter: Our children 'don't recognize our voices'

Campaign Action “To the people of the United States, please help us,” the handwritten letter states. “We are desperate parents.« From the Port Isabel Service Detention Center in Texas, more than 50 migrant parents separated from their children a

Chris Sale, Max Scherzer named starting pitchers for 2018 All-Star Game

On Monday, Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer were named the two starting pitchers for the 2018 All-Star Game. It’s hard to argue against these two men starting, especially since Justin Verlander won’t be able

Reducing carbon emissions will limit sea level rise

A new study demonstrates that a correlation also exists between cumulative carbon emissions and future sea level rise over time -- and the news isn't good.

Model for cutting binge drinking in college students

The study also analyzed participants' overall willingness to initiate and sustain responsible drinking habits or abstinence. Compared to men, women were 38 percent more willing to initiate or try responsible drinking and 49 percent more willing to sustain tho

Email incivility has a ripple effect on households

The negative repercussions of email incivility extend beyond the workplace, and can even negatively affect a domestic partner's attitude toward their own work, says a new article.
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