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An explosive lens—as used, for example, in nuclear weapons—is a...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
An explosive lens—as used, for example, in nuclear weapons—is a highly specialized shaped charge. In general, it is a device composed of several explosive charges. These charges are arranged and formed with the intent to control the shape of the detonation wave passing through them. The explosive lens is conceptually similar to an optical lens, which focuses light waves. The charges that make up the explosive lens are chosen to have different rates of detonation. In order to convert a spherically exp
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In a New Documentary, a Lens Into Robin Williams's Beautiful Mind - 16 Jul 2018
Early on in Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind, Marina Zenovich's new HBO documentary, we hear a snippet of unsourced audio. “Do you have any fears?” asks an interviewer. “I guess I do have a fear,” admits Williams, “that if I felt I were becoming not ...
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The Quiet, Steady Dominance of Pokémon Go

WIRED - 06 Jul 2018
Just as a WoW guild encourages regular, cooperative play, exploring the world through a Pokémon Go lens with friends can be mutually reinforcing. “I think in Pokémon Go, because it's a real-world game, it's even more sticky than with League of Legends ...
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PLOS Ecology Community

PLoS Blogs (blog) - 16 Jul 2018
When I think about reading peer-reviewed natural history papers — including contemporary articles in a 'Natural History Miscellany Note' or 'The Scientific Naturalist' section — I imagine them mostly as a classic throwback: just a scientist, a hand ...
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When Drones Attack: The Threat Remains Limited

STRATFOR - 17 Jul 2018
They also seized an unspecified number and type of commercial drones, along with military clothing, but they did not find any explosives. Either he had cached them elsewhere or, more likely, he was still very early in the attack cycle and had not yet ...
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Explosive Event Occurring About Every 28 Hours

Big Island Now - 03 Jul 2018
This video, taken by a USGS observer at Volcano House, captures rockfall (brown dust visible in the center right) along the bluff and a small plume rising from the Halema'uma'u crater. Since May 16, these collapse/explosion events have occurred on ...
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Zamaera's got something to say, so listen up

MTV Asia - 17 Jul 2018
When you think about the Malaysia rap scene, an image of Helen Keller isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But it's exactly how the video for Zamaera's explosive debut single, "Helly Kelly" (a play on the blind-deaf inspiration's name) opens ...
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How Financially Strong Is Presbia PLC (NASDAQ:LENS)?

Simply Wall St - 22 Jun 2018
While small-cap stocks, such as Presbia PLC (NASDAQ:LENS) with its market cap of US$38.18m, are popular for their explosive growth, investors should also be aware of their balance sheet to judge whether the company can survive a downturn. Medical ...
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Taiwan's New Southbound Push Risks Duterte Drug War Complicity

The News Lens International - 29 Jun 2018
Taiwan is not a signatory to the CAT. The Philippines is a signatory, but the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has criticized Duterte for undermining the CAT. Lo told The News Lens that the CAT “only protects people who can prove that it's more ...
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Where Did the Radical Right Come From?

New York Times - 06 Jul 2018
It is that starting point that hints at the book's explosive thesis: that the white power movement that reached a culmination with the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing emerged as a radical reaction to the war. Sit with that for a moment, because ...
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No Nerve Agents Found

Dissident Voice - 17 Jul 2018
In terms of suffering caused, there is often not, in fact, much to choose between dismembering and burning people alive with high explosives, shredding them with shrapnel, and choking them with poison gas. Modern 'conventional' weapons can be far more ...
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Stanton Optical To Open New San Diego Location

Markets Insider - 09 Jul 2018
The newest Stanton Optical location will offer great deals and amazing services, with a wide range of affordable frames, prescription lenses, contact lenses and prescription sunglasses for men, women and children. Vision Precision Holdings, parent ...

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