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Land Dinosaurs Buried with Fish

first_imgSince dinosaurs are icons of evolutionary TV shows and even children’s cartoons about prehistoric evolving life, it may come as a surprise to some that evolutionists do not own the dinosaurs; even the name dinosaur was invented by a creationist, Richard Owen.  Last month, a creationist dinosaur dig in Montana1 was a monstrous success.  Joe Taylor and a group of Christian fossil hunters at a Fossil Camp sponsored by Otis Kline found more than the usual bones of triceratops, hadrosaurs, and velociraptors.  They were looking for what the matrix reloaded:As always, we are very interested in how the bones are laying and what else is buried with them, and there was a lot of good news for creationism in that regard.  On our T-rex site a few miles away, we found petrified figs, crocodile teeth, water turtles, fish bones, closed clams and a log jam of trees mixed in with 18 broken T-rex teeth.  There were also a half dozen velociraptor teeth and numerous fish teeth, but very few leaves.  At the triceratops site there were lots of plants mixed in with the clay layers above and in with the bones.Taylor and his team confirmed that the bones were buried in a current flowing southeast. [John MacKay, Australian creationist] uncovered layers of plants well above our layer as well as at least 12 feet below it.  In almost every case, the twigs and plants were orientated southeast.  He also pointed out that, due to the fact that we found plant material stuck to the surface of the bone, our triceratops’ illium (about 3-feet long) was probably from an animal that already become a skeleton rather than being buried alive.A strange assortment of plant material was found buried together, plants that could not have grown in the same climate: figs, sequoias, willows and horsetails.  The clay also contained bits of amber, “which signifies that the trees were buried quickly, preserving the sap still oozing from their freshly broken trunks.”  To the team, the evidence of diverse plants, land animals and marine animals buried together in the same deposit “all strongly suggest a terrific, wide-ranging catastrophe and rapid burial.”  Taylor, a fossil hunter with many years’ experience, says this is not a local anomaly: “I can testify that the same phenomenon is typical over several surrounding states,” he says.1From an August email newsletter distributed by Joe Taylor.  His website is www.mtblanco.com.Do you remember movies or TV shows on dinosaurs showing triceratops and velociraptors running around with clams and fish?  The context of these bones is just as important as the bones.  The depth of these layers, and the diverse contents, spread over multiple states, cannot be explained by some local flood or slow, gradual process.  The catastrophe that buried these animals ripped the flesh off the bones and ground plant material into them.  Why don’t you hear about these things from the major media?  Is it because the findings don’t fit their favorite just-so story?  If you don’t agree with Joe Taylor’s interpretation, get out there and dig.(Visited 20 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

Telcos Still Muscling Into the Cloud

first_imgRelated Posts klint finley Tags:#cloud#Cloud Providers A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… As expected, Savvis was acquired this week. And as expected, it was acquired by a telco – CenturyLink, the third largest telecommunications company in the U.S. There’s very little to say about this acquisition that wasn’t said earlier this year when Verizon acquired Terremark and Time Warner Cable acquired NaviSite.“Verizon and Century Link have made it clear that telco’s are attacking this market and both have gone the acquisition route,” writes Gartner analyst Kyle Hilgendorf. Hilgendorf writes that Gartner has found that the biggest technical problems enterprises migrating to IaaS face are “network performance and latency issues (not to mention non-technical legal, transparency, and availability concerns).”“Telco’s are in ideal positions with their global network to solve these network issues faster than more traditional hosters or software companies,” he writes.Chuck Hollis, vice president of global marketing and chief technology officer at EMC, told us when Verizon acquired Terremark:If you believe in the secular trend that — over time — more IT will be delivered as a service vs. consumed in a traditional fashion, you quickly realize that telcos can have a compelling position.They’ve got lots and lots of pipe. They know how to deliver a related form of service — communications. They know how to price their offerings and bill for them.Their strategic motivations are usually clear as well. More ordinary network services are quickly becoming commoditized. There’s only so much content you can sell people. And, before long, you go looking for the next big market to attack.Indeed, early on, many people thought that IT-as-a-service would go to the telco carriers, and that would be that.Earlier this month, CenturyLink completed its acquisition of Qwest, which was already in the cloud game. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market In its Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting, Gartner positioned Savvis as the market leader, kicking off a mini-controversy about which companies were and were not included.Rackspace must be getting some interesting offers right about now.Disclosure: Qwest Business, now owned by CenturyLink, is a ReadWriteWeb sponsorPhoto by Nicholas Smale Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostinglast_img read more

Revamped Pacers rely on new faces to cut down Nets

first_imgPacers: Won their fourth straight game against Brooklyn. … Indiana has won six of its last seven season openers and seven of its last eight home openers. … Bojan Bogdanovic scored 14 points against his former team. … Lance Stephenson and Domantas Sabonis each scored 16 points off the bench. … Oladipo also had four steals. … It’s only the third time since 2000 that Indiana has scored 140 or more points.UP NEXTNets: Host Orlando in home opener on Saturday.Pacers: Host Portland on Friday. BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight MOST READ Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Rockets’ Chris Paul still dealing with bruised left knee LATEST STORIES Read Next View comments Victor Oladipo #4 of the Indiana Pacers dribbles the ball against the Brooklyn Nets at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on October 18, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFPINDIANAPOLIS — Victor Oladipo scored 22 points in his Indiana debut, Darren Collison added 21 points and 11 assists in his return to Indianapolis, and the Pacers held off the Brooklyn Nets 140-131 on Wednesday night in their season opener.Eight players scored in double figures as the Pacers, in their first game since trading All-Star Paul George, produced their highest point total since a 144-point game against Denver on Nov. 9, 2010. Myles Turner had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Thaddeus Young added 17 points and 11 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Kin of Misamis Oriental hero cop to get death benefits, award — PNP Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. D’Angelo Russell scored 30 points in his Nets debut but backcourt mate Jeremy Lin limped to the locker room with an injury midway through the fourth quarter. Trevor Booker finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough to prevent the Nets from losing a franchise-record fifth consecutive season opener.Despite having chances to take control, neither could.Brooklyn led 30-29 after one quarter, the Pacers took a 65-63 halftime lead and then used a 10-0 third-quarter run to build a 75-65 lead. Brooklyn never led again.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutBut the Nets charged back in the final minutes, trimming a 10-point deficit to 130-126 before the Pacers finally managed to close it out.TIP-INSNets: Have lost all six road openers since moving to Brooklyn. … The Nets are 3-3 all-time against Indiana in season openers, the opponent they have played most frequently on opening night. … Brooklyn put Timofey Mozgov and Lin in the starting lineup Wednesday, marking the first time in franchise history that more than one undrafted player started a season opener. … Brooklyn was 29 of 32 from the free-throw line. … Lin had 18 points, while Allen Crabbe and Caris LeVert each finished with 12.last_img read more

10 months ago​Tottenham wanted Chelsea signing Pulisic – Redknapp

first_img​Tottenham wanted Chelsea signing Pulisic – Redknappby Ansser Sadiq10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says that his old club wanted to sign Christian Pulisic.Spurs have not completed an incoming transfer in the summer or in this window.And Redknapp believes they were priced out of a move for the American winger, who moved to Chelsea for £58 million.Pulisic will be back at Dortmund until the end of the season, where he has scored a goal and provided 2 assists in the league this term.Former Tottenham boss Redknapp told talkSPORT: “I’ve got a feeling, I don’t think they will.”I heard they were interested in the boy who went to Chelsea [Pulisic]. He was on their radar but was too expensive.”I think they will stick with what they’ve got.” About the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Video: Pitt RB James Conner Went On ‘The Ellen Show’ To Discuss Cancer Battle

first_imgJames Conner escaping an Iowa player's tacklePITTSBURGH, PA – SEPTEMBER 20: Tailback James Conner #24 of the University of Pittsburgh Panthers runs with the ball against the University of Iowa Hawkeyes during a college football game at Heinz Field on September 20, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Hawkeyes defeated the Pitt Panthers 24-20. (Photo by Matt Kincaid/Getty Images)Pitt running back James Conner has inspired many during his battle with Hodgkin lymphoma. The Panthers star was diagnosed in December, and has participated in off-season workouts and practices while undergoing chemotherapy.Conner, who missed almost all of last season with an MCL injury, is aiming to be back in action when Pitt opens up its 2016 season against Villanova on Sept. 3. This afternoon, Conner’s story will be detailed on The Ellen Show. The full show airs at 4:00 p.m. ET, but you can check out Conner’s segment on YouTube below. Conner is truly an amazing story and someone worth pulling for.last_img read more

Why Lionel Messi wants Rafinha sold

first_imgThere have been media speculations that Messi is resistant of acknowledging that Rafinha isn’t on the same level as Philippe Coutinho and should be offloaded according to birminghammail.Liverpool has confirmed that they had reached an agreement with La Liga club Barcelona for the transfer of Coutinho back in January and his transfer fee is reported to be an initial £105 million, which could rise to £142 million with various clauses that will be met.The midfielder joined Inter Milan on loan from Barca in January following Coutinho’s big-money arrival from Liverpool. Inter say they’ve been impressed with the Brazilian performance. But sporting director Piero Ausilio has suggested he’ll look to negotiate with the Catalans.Romelu Lukaku, Serie A, Inter MilanCapello calls Lukaku “a modern striker” Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 The former Italian manager believes Romelu Lukaku is perfectly suited for Antonio Conte’s Internazionale Milan in the Serie A.When he went for medical, he was diagnosed with a thigh injury sustained a few days before joining Barcelona, ruling him out for three weeks.But since he made his debut for Barcelona four months ago, in a 2–0 win against his former club RCD Espanyol in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey, the Brazilian has proved his worth. He has 10 goals in 22 matches for the Nou Camp giants.last_img read more

Messi more motivated than ever Suarez

first_imgBarcelona striker Luis Suarez believes teammate Lionel Messi is more motivated than he has ever been.The Uruguayan believes Messi who was recently appointed as captain of the Spanish giants is motivated to put his World Cup disappointment behind him and lead the Catalan club to more success on the pitch.“He’s really motivated, even more so after the World Cup and the Champions League,” Suarez said, according to MailGuardian.“But it’s a really difficult competition to win and Messi can’t win it on his own. It has to be a team effort, as good as he is.“Obviously, it’s infuriating for us because Madrid have won the Champions League in each of the last three years. They have made history and it’s a thorn in our side.”Meanwhile, Suarez has come to the defense of Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde after the former Athletic Bilbao boss was criticized that he overworking his players in the Spanish League led to their disappointing exit in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League last season.“When you pass 30 you begin to realize there are times when you have to rest,” Suarez said.David Villa, SpainQuiz: How much do you know about David Villa? Boro Tanchev – September 14, 2019 Time to test your knowledge about Spanish legendary forward David Villa.“I regret a lot the game against Leganés at home when we had a big lead in La Liga and the quarterfinal with Roma three days later. I played the whole game and you get a bit tired,” he said.“You have to manage things to be at your best in the big games.I think the coach is seeing those little details.”Suarez turned 31 in January and scored 25 league goals last term. He would like to finish his career at the Camp Nou but admits it will be difficult.“It’s complicated,” Suarez said. “Look at players like Xavi [Xavier Hernández Creus] and Andrés [Iniesta], they are players who have been ingrained in the club but they have not been able to finish here.“I am aware the day I do not have the level to play for Barça I would have to leave, but the desire of every player is to end here.”last_img read more

Southampton board backs Mark Hughes

first_imgSouthampton chairman Ralph Krueger has revealed that under-fire manager Mark Hughes has the confidence of the club’s board despite their series of poor results this season.With the club 16th in the Premier League table and winless in seven games, Southampton sacked Vice-chairman Les Reed Thursday, and speculation has been rife on the future of manager Mark Hughes.But board chairman Krueger said Hughes and his staff will carry on to turn things around in the club.“We believe in Mark Hughes, he was given a three-year contract and we believe his team will turn results on the pitch around, ” Krueger told Sky Sports.Solskjaer slams Man United’s draw: “We should have won” Andrew Smyth – August 31, 2019 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was left to rue another missed opportunity as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw against 10-man Southampton.“We feel there is a good connection there with the players and a willingness to get this right and to move together in the right direction.“I am confident in the group we have and the potential of this team. We back that fully and everyone is doing their bit to get the W’s (wins) back in the column.“We feel confident we are going to have some good results very quick.”last_img read more

Local vape shops react to new warnings from health officials

first_img Categories: Health, Local San Diego News, National & International News FacebookTwitter Hunter Sowards, Posted: September 11, 2019 Hunter Sowards Local vape shops react to new warnings from health officials September 11, 2019 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Before President Donald Trump announced a proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes, the FDA and CDC issued differing warnings on what exactly consumers should avoid. On Friday, the CDC said to stop using e-cigarettes altogether, while the FDA urged users to avoid THC containing vaping products.While it’s still too early to pinpoint the exact cause behind the mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that’s killed at least six people, Molly Sylvester, CEO of Vapin’ in the 619 says confusion leaves industry owners feeling misunderstood.“It’s been very sad to watch that they are not putting that on the front lines so the general public knows what to avoid and how many people are continuing to get sick because the headlines are focusing on e-liquid,” Sylvester said.This store owner says the warnings and recent headlines aren’t focusing on what she feels is the root cause to recent cases.“If they were to look at when this started, where it’s happening and the people it’s happening too—the common denominator is that they are using THC products that includes the Vitamin E Acetate,” Sylvester said.These are products, she says, that cannot be found in legitimate vaping stores, but instead are being sold off the black market or online.“We have all been required to register our e-liquid with the FDA so they are clear what our ingredients are,” Sylvester said. “We don’t sell THC. It’s an ingredient used to dilute it so that it becomes vapable.”Many are afraid that banning e-cigarettes could take a healthier alternative away from people who trying to quit smoking cigarettes.“I want to smoke cigarettes again so I’m coming to get the non-nicotine vape so that I have something to replace that urge with,” says Makayala Basile, a customer at Vapin’ the 619. “You know I have rights. This is something I want to do, and it’s keeping me from smoking which is really what’s going to kill me at the end of the day.”Sylvester agrees. She says if they are going to put a ban on vaping or e-cigarettes, they should eliminate all tobacco products along with it.County health officials agree that consumers have a right to purchase and use certain products, but the concern falls into the mysterious deadly lung disease that federal agencies have not yet identified the root cause of.“Using a cigarette or tobacco, is a personal choice as is this, vaping is a personal choice,” says Dr. Wilma Wooten, a public health officer for San Diego County. “But what we’re seeing is something that we have not seen before, which is the acute development of severe pulmonary disease which is causing patients to be hospitalized.”She says an inconsistency in the products that were reportedly causing problems for patients is why it is too soon to say what is causing the deadly outbreak.“The devices aren’t consistent; the oils aren’t consistent. So, there is really a lot of information we just don’t know yet,” Wooten says. “Most of the cases have been documented to be THC or CBD, only 10% is nicotine only, but again there is a lot of variability case by case.”It’s due to a number of unknown factors still being investigated by the CDC and FDA that leaves health officials to warn the public to err on the side of caution.“The CDC is recommending that until its clearly defined what’s causing this they are asking individuals to not vape,” Wooten said. “If they are going to vape, they are asking people to obtain their devices and their product from a reputable source.”Wooten said in San Diego, 12 cases have been reported from people ranging in age from 17-years-old to 70-years-old. On the state-wide level, the first death was reported in Los Angeles on Friday. Anyone who experiences any negative side effects from vaping is urged to contact medical officials and report the problem immediately. last_img read more

1000 Apple Mac Pro display stand sparks anger The ultimate middle finger

Mac Pro: Everything you need to know Jun 30 • iOS 13 and iPadOS public betas: How to download and install them now Apple touts the $999 stand’s ability to tilt, change height and rotate, but that’s not convincing general audiences the cost is justified. Unhappy techies took to Twitter to call the move greedy, sad and “the ultimate middle finger to any consumer that is seriously considering their machine.” Share your voice WWDC 2019 Jul 5 • RIP, iTunes. This is what happens to your Apple music now Preview • iPhone X: We’ve already got one. Here’s what it’s like. Now playing: Watch this: Tags Aug 19 • iOS 13 and iPadOS: How to join the beta, use the best new features on your iPhone and iPad CNET may get a commission from retail offers. See It Some weighed the cost of the stand against the price of Apple’s flagship iPhone. See It Those are some harsh words, but others took the time to crack wise about the cost instead. Video maker jacksfilms, who snarked on the $1,000 iPhone X in 2017, composed a lovely piano ballad comparing Apple with pricey fashion label Supreme. WWDC 2018: Everything from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 63 Photos Twitter isn’t the only internet hot spot for Apple-stand amusement. Reddit is on the case, too. Internetuser101 shared a photo of “the original $1,000 monitor stand,” which consists of a stack of very expensive textbooks with a laptop on top. Mentioned Above Apple iPhone X (64GB, Space Gray) $611 See it WWDC 2019 reading • $1,000 Apple Mac Pro display stand sparks anger: ‘The ultimate middle finger’ See It Originally published June 4.  Best Buy Apple iPhone X James Martin/CNET Apple fans are used to paying a premium price for design, cachet and performance. A Mac Pro for $5,999? You got it. The specs are amazing. Pro Display XDR for $4,999? Cool. That’s way cheaper than many high-end displays used for video. And $1,000 for the monitor stand? Hell no! Slow your roll, Apple!Even the Apple-loving crowd at Monday’s 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote seemed stunned by the premium price.  While the public seems to be rebelling against the monitor stand, it’s a good time to remember Apple’s expensive Mac Pro gear isn’t aimed at a general audience. It’s geared for people with high-end computing needs and the money to burn. But for $1,000, you could just hire someone to hold your monitor up for you.Apple’s big WWDC day inspired another set of wisecracks thanks to the updated design of the Mac Pro. It now looks more like a cheese grater than ever before.  The stand also earned a very popular post of a laughing Michael Jordan reaction GIF. $899 5:40 Review • iPhone X review: This iPhone XS predecessor is still a contender Apple: stand will go for $1000Me: pic.twitter.com/DlEVV4r7kF— edem Kumordjie (@TheRealEdem) June 3, 2019 Jun 14 • Apple Music vs. Apple Podcast vs. Apple TV: What’s the difference? $899 Twitter user edem Kumordjie decided there had to be a better way to mount the monitor and suggested a DIY effort involving lots and lots of tape. $949 • The pro stand costing more than most laptops and phones outside of Apple’s realm is the ultimate middle finger to any consumer that is seriously considering their machine. Every new device Apple has released in the last year is a cash grab in exchange for no new functionality. pic.twitter.com/GEft85pp8J— Aidan Lynch (@Aidan_T_Lynch) June 4, 2019 Boost Mobile See All 10 Can’t wait to waltz through an Apple store:Me: Okay, I have $1000 to spend what do you have?Employee: We have our highest selling product. An incredibly powerful computer that does almost anything and fits in your pocket.Me: HmmApple: Or this metal stand.Me: Ah.— Preston Bowman (@Prestopia) June 4, 2019 Comments Amazon $999 for a stand pic.twitter.com/NA9caiE1Uv— jacksfilms (@jacksfilms) June 4, 2019 Online Apple read more