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The 2021 Taurid Meteor Shower Starting tonight…

  The Southern Taurids can be seen tonight. The Taurids are an annual meteor shower, associated with the comet Encke. The Taurids are actually two separate showers, with a Southern and a Northern component. The Southern Taurids originated from Comet Encke, while the Northern Taurids originated from the asteroid 2004 TG10 They are named after their radiant point in the constellation Taurus, where they are seen to come from…

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It’s Time For The October Draconids! (video)

  The October Draconids, in the past also unofficially known as the Giacobinids, are a meteor shower whose parent body is the periodic comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner. They are named after the constellation Draco, where they seemingly come from. Almost all meteors which fall towards Earth ablate long before reaching its surface. The Draconids are best viewed after sunset in an area with a clear dark sky on October…

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Sleefs Aids Community and Youth Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

When the COVID pandemic began in 2020, the world as we know it completely changed. Among this change came the devastating blow to the world of sports. Something as prominent as sports seemed to only be cancelled during a natural disaster but this unprecedented pandemic forced a total hault. As players, teams, leagues, and organizations sought to get back on…

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Yes, it is time for the 2021 Perseid Meteor Shower! (video)

  It’s August and it is time for another round of the summer favorites, the Perseid Meteor Shower. The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Swift–Tuttle. The meteors are called the Perseids because the point from which they appear to hail (called the radiant) lies in the constellation Perseus. The shower is visible from mid-July each year, with the peak in activity between 9…

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Michelin and Speedland Codesign SL:PDX, a Revolution in Trail Running Soles

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Michelin and Speedland codesigned an innovative trail running shoe, the SL:PDX, to provide a unique, customizable experience for runners. This new shoe combines advanced technical solutions to provide traction and stability. Trail Running Shoe Using Michelin’s cuttable blocks technology, the SL:PDX allows runners to customize the sole for maximum performance, safety and comfort. The sole was designed with special multi-directional sculptures…

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4 safety tips for summer weather hazards

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It’s what we’ve waited for: Summer! Though the season brings longer, sunnier days, it also comes with life-threatening weather hazards such as extreme heat, rip currents, and thunderstorms and lightning. 1. Excessive heat. It’s a killer.  Heat is one of the most deadly weather hazards, so don’t underestimate it. Warm temperatures can quickly rise to dangerous levels — especially in parked…

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Nature’s Magical Place – Gibbs Gardens is where roses reign all summer

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Hundreds of crape myrtles in majestic allées Gibbs Gardens is nature’s magical place all year long but summer—with vibrant color everywhere—is the most amazing season. Thousands of colorful roses create ribbons of blooms across the Valley Gardens while allées of majestic crape myrtles march along the gentle slopes. All set against a backdrop of annual and perennial flowers—too many to…

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MasterClass Announces Class on Wilderness Survival

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Former U.S. Air Force SERE specialist Jessie Krebs teaches skills to safely and confidently enjoy outdoor adventures MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that Jessie Krebs, former U.S. Air Force SERE (survival, evasion, resistance and escape) specialist and founder of SERE Training School in Colorado, will teach a class…

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It’s time for the 2021 Delta Aquariids(video)

2021 Delta Aquariids… Yes, it’s that time once again… Time for A Summer meteor shower, the Delta Aquariids. Right now the shower is in progress, and the Delta Aquariids run almost the full month of July and most of August, when they overlap with the famous Perseid meteor shower. Radiating from the constellation Aquarius, the shower will hang around for…

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