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Sports court annuls AC Milan Europa League banSports court annuls AC Milan Europa League ban

first_img\R Lausanne, July 20 (AFP) The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday overturned a European ban imposed on AC Milan for violating UEFA’s financial fair play rules, calling the punishment “not proportionate.” UEFA banned Milan from playing in next season’s Europa League citing the club’s failure to meet the “break-even requirement,” which bars clubs from taking on debt to fund daily operations. But CAS in statement ruled that “some important elements have not been properly assessed,” by UEFA judges, notably that the “current financial situation of the club was now better following the recent change in the club’s ownership.” CAS referred the case back to UEFA as requested by AC Milan, whose executives appeared at the Lausanne-based court on Thursday to argue their case. The court “considers that the (UEFA’s) Adjudicatory Chamber is in a better position than the CAS Panel to issue a new proportionate disciplinary measure on the basis of the current financial situation of the club,” the statement said. AC Milan have spent a troubled 15 months since they were bought by Chinese businessman Li Yonghong from Silvio Berlusconi in April 2017. The takeover was partly funded by a high-interest loan of 300 million euros (USD 348 million) from American hedge fund Elliott Management. When Milan failed to make a repayment at the start of July, Elliott moved to take over, a process which is due to be ratified by club shareholders on July 21. The Chinese owners spent more than 200 million euros on players last summer and that, combined with the terms of the Elliott loan, triggered the interest of UEFA.advertisement At the end of June, UEFA ruled that Milan were in breach of “the break-even requirement.” AC Milan’s managing director Marco Fassone has blamed the club’s woes on Berlusconi. (AFP) AHAHlast_img read more

Valverde hails Arnaiz debutValverde hails Arnaiz debut

first_imgBarcelona Valverde hails Arnaiz after impressive Barcelona debut Joe Wright Last updated 2 years ago 06:59 10/25/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) jose arnaiz - cropped Twitter @FCBarcelona Barcelona Real Murcia v Barcelona Real Murcia Copa del Rey Ernesto Valverde Jose Arnaiz’s goalscoring debut for Barcelona against Murcia left his manager very impressed Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde was delighted with the performance of debutant Jose Arnaiz in his side’s Copa del Rey win at Real Murcia.The 22-year-old marked his first start for the club with the third goal in the 3-0 win over the Segunda B side at the Nueva Condomina on Tuesday.Barca 1/2 to beat Bilbao with dabblebet Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Arnaiz has impressed for Gerard Lopez’s Barcelona B team since arriving from Real Valladolid and looked dangerous throughout on the left-hand-side of the attack, in the absence of rested senior stars Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.Valverde believes it is an encouraging start for the forward and was pleased to be able to give him game time, along with midfielder Carles Alena and Marc Cucurella, who also made his debut.”He’s a player with self-assuredness,” Valverde said of Arnaiz. “He has the goal in his head. I believed he could help us in this game and that it’s good for them [the B team players] to come and face a situation like this.”He scored a great goal, he has a powerful shot. It’s a first step. We’ll see if we can help us more.”8 – José Arnaiz has been involved in 8 goals (five goals & three assists) in nine games played for @FCBarcelona (Segunda & Copa). Promise pic.twitter.com/airfi1xT5B— OptaJose (@OptaJose) October 24, 2017The victory puts the Copa holders in pole position to progress to the last 16 and maintains Barca’s fine form this season, with the Catalans having won 12 of their 13 matches in all competitions since their Supercopa de Espana loss to Real Madrid.”It was a typical day in the cup. The opponents had a lot of enthusiasm,” said Valverde.”In the first half, we weren’t too clear. In the second, we managed to get two more goals. “It’s true they played well at times but I’m happy because the B players made their debut, we won and we have to keep going.”last_img read more

Our 5 Favorite Soaps for SpringOur 5 Favorite Soaps for Spring

first_imgHudson Made Workers SoapDesigned to soften even the hardest working, most calloused hands, this handcrafted bar is packed with pumice and comfrey root powder and smells like the best kind of man cave.$16, birchbox.com Baxter of California Exfoliating Body BarAnother option for the man who wants to be smooth and smell amazing, this cedarwood and oakmoss scented bar uses natural ingredients, like crushed olive seed, to get the job done.$17, baxterofcalifornia.com Kiehl’s Ultimate Man Body Scrub SoapEven your toughest bits, like the skin on your heels and elbows, are no match for a trio of oat bran, oat kernel and pumice.$15, kiehls.com Editors’ Recommendations Runners, Say Goodbye to Chafing with Path Projects Running Shorts How to Shave With a Straight Razor How to Choose the Best Organic Mattress for Greener Sleep How to Pick the Right Suit for Your Body Type The Best Bottles of Whiskey You Can Buy For $20 or Less Fresh Seaberry Exfoliating SoapBetween its super sloughing abilities and a potent blend of Omegas, this soap will leave your skin in much better shape than before you washed.$17, fresh.com By now you know that bar soap isn’t what it used to be. You can get it infused with your favorite fancy fragrance, enriched with luxe skincare ingredients, and even packed with scrubby bits to smooth out the rough bits while it cleanses. It’s this last category that we’re interested in now. After a few long months of winter (okay, it was pretty mild), the warming weather is going to mean shedding all the layers, both clothing and skin. It’s gross but you can’t start wearing less while exposing scaly skin. So we’ve rounded up five soaps that do double-duty: They clean and exfoliate.C.O. Bigelow Mentha Exfoliating SoapThe next best thing to coffee, the shot of bracing peppermint oil in this bar will be your wake up call in the morning.$7.50, nordstrom.comlast_img read more

Games Enhance Online Mobile ExperienceGames Enhance Online Mobile Experience

first_imgAdd a Games toque and scarf to your profile pic, check out Games results on your smartphone, or tag your tweets. The Halifax 2011 Canada Games Host Society today, Feb. 7, unveiled more tools for fans to get in the Games online. As of today, fans accessing the Games website on a mobile device will be redirected to a mobile application where the user will be more easily able to access medal standings, results and schedules. The application was built specifically for iPhone, Blackberry, and Android devices. The Official 2011 Games Facebook application is also available online. Fans of the Games can add one of several Games-branded images to profile photos in support of the Games. The mobile application was created and developed by Nova Scotia companies Norex and Sheepdog, while the facebook application was designed and produced by LXI Software Solutions of Halifax. The 2011 Canada Games will also be the first Games to engage roving social media reporters to showcase the event over a number of different online applications. This volunteer “blog squad” will be in the stands and on the ground, covering the action live and sharing their unique experiences before, during and after Games events. Spectators, fans, and participants are encouraged to tag tweets, photos and videos with the official Games hashtag #2011canadagames, or with sport/discipline specific tags all listed online at www.canadagames2011.ca/live . As tweets, posts, photos and video clips are uploaded and tagged, they will be simultaneously posted on social media feeds on Canada Games sport web pages and the “live” page. Halifax 2011 Canada Games will be the largest multi-sport event held in Nova Scotia and Halifax’s first Canada Winter Games.last_img read more

With Trump out Davos chief eyes fixing world architectureWith Trump out Davos chief eyes fixing world architecture

DAVOS, Switzerland — The founder of the World Economic Forum says U.S. President Donald Trump would have been an “interesting discussion partner” at its annual Davos event starting this week.Klaus Schwab says he saw Trump shortly before Christmas and heard he had been “very much looking forward to coming back.” Last year, Trump was a highlight attendee at the elite gathering in the Swiss Alps, where he dined with business executives and met foreign leaders.Trump has cancelled the U.S. delegation’s trip to Davos this year amid the partial government shutdown.The WEF chief is focusing on reshaping the “global architecture” that has split populists and globalists and left many people feeling left out.Jamey Keaten And Masha MacPherson, The Associated Press

UN chief highlights benefits of information technologies for rural peopleUN chief highlights benefits of information technologies for rural people

17 May 2011From connecting village schools to the Internet to using telemedicine in remote health clinics to providing accurate weather information to farmers, information and communication technology can bring enormous benefits to the lives of rural people worldwide, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. In a message marking World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, Mr. Ban urged policy-makers around the globe to do more to ensure that rural communities are able to take advantage of the latest technologies and not gall victim to the “digital divide” that can separate rich and poor.“As we bridge the digital divide, we narrow the chasm that separates those with and without access to information and knowledge, thereby broadening opportunities for a better life,” the Secretary-General said.“Greater access means earlier achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs),” he added, referring to the social and economic targets that world leaders have pledged to try to attain by 2015.“It means less poverty and hunger, and more environmental sustainability. And it translates into greater equality and empowerment for women and the underprivileged.”This year’s theme of the Day is “better life in rural communities with ICTs,” and Mr. Ban noted in his message that the lives of the estimated 1.4 billion rural poor worldwide can be transformed by information and communication technologies.He said broadband telecommunications can make it possible for critical content to reach even the remotest rural areas, facilitating trade and commerce, opening up access to health care and education, and bringing together people from different cultures and backgrounds.Meanwhile, the Finnish President Tarja Halonen, Indian telecommunication innovator Sam Pitroda and Kristin Peterson, the co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Inveneo, an ICT non-profit social enterprise, were today honoured with this year’s World Telecommunication and Information Society Award.Hamadoun Touré lauded the laureates for their dedication to promoting ICTs as a means of improving lives, particularly in rural communities. read more

Scotlands huge deficit blows £15bn hole in case for independenceScotlands huge deficit blows £15bn hole in case for independence

first_imgNicola Sturgeon claims foundations of Scottish economy remain strongCredit:Reuters She added: “Being part of the UK means higher spending on the public services like education and the health service that we all rely on. That’s a strong, positive case for Scotland remaining in the UK – our most important social and economic union.“During the independence referendum Nicola Sturgeon personally promised a second oil boom. Her own government’s figures show she misled people and that is unforgivable.“The SNP’s own figures confirm independence would mean severe cuts over and above those already being imposed by the Tories, at exactly the time when our public services need more investment.”Willie Rennie, the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader, said the oil shock and the Brexit shock should not be compounded by an independence shock. “The nationalists’ case for independence has been swallowed up by £14 billion black hole,” he said.  “It’s a dark day for Scottish nationalism but it is even darker for the Scottish economy.“Instead of pursuing a reckless gamble with independence the Scottish Government should have a laser like focus on boosting the economy by investing in our workforce with new money for education and a step change in mental health.”Despite the figures, Ms Sturgeon insisted the “foundations of the Scottish economy remain strong”, and said that growth in Scotland’s onshore revenues last year had more than offset the downturn in oil revenues.She said: “The lower oil price has, of course, reduced offshore revenues, with a corresponding impact on our fiscal position – this underlines the fact that Scotland’s challenge is to continue to grow our onshore economy.”However, Scotland’s long-term economic success is now being directly threatened by the likely impact of Brexit.”Today’s figures come a day after analysis from the Scottish Government showed that taking Scotland out of the European Union and our place in the world’s biggest single market would make the task of growing and diversifying the Scottish economy even harder.”DP could be up to £11.2 billion a year lower because of Brexit by 2030. Nicola Sturgeon David Mundell, the Scottish Secretary, added: “Scotland weathered a dramatic slump in oil revenues last year because we are part of a United Kingdom that has at its heart a system for pooling and sharing resources across the country as a whole.“It is important that continues and the financial deal between the UK and Scottish governments, struck last year as part of the transfer of new tax and welfare powers to Holyrood, means real security for Scotland.“The fact public spending was £1,200 per head higher in Scotland than the UK as a whole also demonstrates that the United Kingdom, not the European Union, is the vital union for Scotland’s prosperity.”Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labour leader, said the figures made it clearer than ever that Scotland benefited from sharing resources across the UK. Kezia Dugdalecenter_img Kezia Dugdale says figures prove benefits of the Union Scotland’s public spending deficit has reached almost £15 billion, making it proportionately more than twice the size of the UK figure.Official data released on Wednesday shows that Scotland is in the red to the tune of 9.5 per cent of its GDP, compared to four per cent for the UK as a whole. The figure is understood to be the highest in the EU, after Greece at 7.2 per cent of GDP and Spain at 5.1 per cent.Meanwhile, Scotland’s illustrative share of North Sea oil revenues – which were central to the SNP’s case for independence in 2014 – plunged from £1.8 billion in 2014-15 to just £60 million last year.The SNP’s blueprint for separation claimed before the independence referendum in 2014 that oil revenues would be up to £7.9 billion this year, which would have been the first year of separation if there had been a Yes vote. The statistics showed the country spent £14.8 billion more than it raised in taxes, and opposition leaders said the damaging figures were a reality check for those calling for another vote on breaking-up Britain.Overall, Scottish public sector revenue was estimated at £53.7 billion, the equivalent of £10,000 per person, or £400 per person lower than for the UK as a whole.Total expenditure was £68.6 billion, or around £12,800 per head – £1,200 per person more than the UK average.Nicola Sturgeon has repeatedly claimed since the Brexit vote that a new, snap referendum is “highly likely” to protect Scotland’s place in the EU, and insists that remains the case.But the UK Government said the latest Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (Gers) report showed that being part of the Union protected living standards in Scotland. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more

Rare dodo skeleton could fetch £500000 at auctionRare dodo skeleton could fetch £500000 at auction

first_imgAlthough individual bones of the flightless bird are put on sale occasionally, Summers Place Auctions director Rupert van der Werff says this is the first time a nearly complete skeleton has come up for sale since the early 20th century.He said: “The dodo is such an iconic species, everybody knows the name of the dodo and can conjure up an image in their head of a slightly unfortunate or hapless looking bird.“The story of it’s demise in the hands of Europeans is very sad, and I think allied to that, the writings of Lewis Carroll, the fame it achieved in the Victorian era, really made it one of the superstars of natural history.” The skeleton could fetch up to half a million pounds at auctionCredit:APTN Dodo skeleton A rare composite skeleton of a dodo bird, a creature once found on the island of Mauritius, is being sold at auction in Sussex on Tuesday.It been put up for sale by a collector who compiled the bones from private collection in the 1970s and 80s which were found in a swamp. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more

Apple CEO Nothing nefarious about Irish tax affairsApple CEO Nothing nefarious about Irish tax affairs

first_imgI believe, based on the hearing that simplistically the thing that is being debated is for a company like Apple or any other company that sells things across the world and develops them in the US – (that) some people believe that all the profits all around the world should accrue to the US and be taxed in the US.He insisted that there was ‘nothing nefarious’ in the tax arrangement set up between the American arm of company and its Irish entity in the early 1980s, and said the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) had ‘no problem’ with a system that allowed profits generated overseas to be taxed in other jurisdictions.The Government here has been compelled to make repeated denials of any special arrangement with Apple in the wake of the Congress hearing. Taoiseach Enda Kenny said last week that Ireland ‘does not, let me repeat, does not do special tax deals with companies’.Read: Taoiseach says Ireland does not give special tax deals >Read: Ireland is Apple’s ‘Holy Grail of tax avoidance’ > APPLE CEO TIM Cook is insisting the company does not have a special deal with the Irish Government to pay just a 2 per cent flat rate of tax.It comes a week after a US Congress sub-committee hearing highlighted the tech giant’s tax affairs as part of a report on where US multinationals pay their taxes.Speaking at the All Things Digital conference in California last night, Cook said the firm did not use ‘tax gimmicks’. Asked by an interviewer to explain ‘the Irish thing’, he said there was no ‘special deal’ on the amount of tax the company paid here.last_img read more

Preschoolers given access to Modern Greek educationPreschoolers given access to Modern Greek education

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram With just 12 per cent of all year 12 students studying a foreign language today, the Australian government is seeking to reverse the trend by upping its funding commitment and giving all preschoolers the opportunity to learn a foreign language, one of which is Modern Greek. The news was revealed on Monday, announcing open applications for the Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program, which uses an effective application called Polyglots.So far, 10,000 children have been part of the $9.8 million initiative, and given its popularity with students, parents and educators, the program is receiving an additional $5.9 million to see it rolled out nationally with the inclusion of four new languages: Italian and Spanish in 2017, and Hindi and Modern Greek in 2018.“We know that life-long learning begins from the youngest years, and our $15.7 million investment in the languages app highlights the Turnbull government’s commitment to reviving the study of languages throughout Australia’s early education centres, schools and universities,” Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said.“It’s exciting to see it not only expanded to a national rollout but to also include an additional four languages,” he added.Living in a globalised world, the minister said such initiatives are vital to support children to take full advantage of the new opportunities Australia’s economic transition presents.As it stands, of the 8,540 students currently taking part, 32 per cent study Chinese, 29 per cent Japanese, 24 per cent French, 13 per cent Indonesian and two per cent Arabic.“Seeing and hearing young children counting, following recipes and singing in a language that isn’t their native tongue, you understand how engaging this app is and why it has had such positive feedback from kids, educators and families,” Minister Birmingham said.But the app is also seeing results outside of the classroom. According to an evaluation by Deloitte into the ELLA program and use of the app, 78 per cent of parents had seen their child using words from the language outside of preschool, and around 49 per cent said their children were showing interest in the culture of the language they were learning − both of which are key to maintaining language skills long-term.Applications are now open for all Australian child care centres and pre-schools at www.ella.edu.au For more information about the ELLA program and the Polyglots apps, visit www.education.gov.au/early-learning-languages-australialast_img read more

Climat lannée 2010 enregistre un record de chaleur planétaireClimat lannée 2010 enregistre un record de chaleur planétaire

first_imgClimat : l’année 2010 enregistre un record de chaleur planétaireSous l’effet du réchauffement climatique, selon nombre de scientifiques, le mois d’octobre 2010 apparaît comme le plus chaud jamais enregistré depuis 1880, année lors de laquelle ont été effectués les premiers relevés. Un record qui ne vient pas seul, puisque la période janvier-octobre aurait elle aussi connu des niveaux jamais atteints au cours des 130 dernières années.Publiées par la Nasa, les cartes climatiques de 2010 révèlent que l’année a battu un record de chaleur au regard de toute autre période d’un an. Les températures ont atteint leur niveau le plus élevé jamais enregistré lors de la période couvrant les dix premiers mois de l’année.À lire aussiQui est Greta Thunberg, proposée pour un prix Nobel à seulement 16 ans ?Un phénomène qui s’est notamment manifesté par un Atlantique tropical particulièrement chaud, à l’instar de l’Arctique, du Brésil, de l’est de l’océan Indien comme du Moyen-Orient. La situation est toutefois inversée dans le Pacifique tropical, qui subit un épisode La Niña très marqué, ce phénomène climatique engendrant un refroidissement des températures.Preuve de l’évolution du réchauffement de la planète pour nombre de scientifiques, ces records de chaleur enregistrés en 2010 constituent un point crucial à quelques jours de l’ouverture à Cancun de la conférence internationale sur la lutte contre le changement climatique. Si tout espoir d’un accord contraignant a été abandonné pour cette année, ce sommet qui sera accueilli par le Mexique vise à poser les bases d’un traité qui en 2012, devra succéder au protocole de Kyoto.Le 22 novembre 2010 à 17:59 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

Tropical Storm Grace DDME Remembers Hurricane IkeTropical Storm Grace DDME Remembers Hurricane Ike

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 06 Sept 2015 – NEW Tropical Storm is now formed in the Atlantic and current trajectory puts it on a similar path as TS Erika.TS Grace, as she’s called is moving toward the west near 15 mph and a continued general westward motion with some increase in forward speed is expected over the next 48 hours.The Department of Disaster Management and Emergencies in the TCI says it is gearing up the week to commemorate the 7th year since devastating Hurricane Ike. TCI: More active Hurricane Season predicted and DDME gives thorough update on its readiness Turks and Caicos is first to add Disaster Management to the Tourism portfolio Related Items:DDME, tropical storm grace Recommended for you TCI: Hard-working DDME lauded as Hurricane Preparedness Month officially openedlast_img read more

Soy Growers Welcome Bill to Lift Cuban EmbargoSoy Growers Welcome Bill to Lift Cuban Embargo

first_imgThe American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed legislation introduced today by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and backed by a bipartisan group of senators including Sens. Michael Enzi (R-Wyo.), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) that would end the United States’ trade embargo with Cuba. ASA President and Brownfield, Texas, farmer Wade Cowan issued the following statement:“Soybean farmers are, perhaps more than our counterparts in any other commodity, acutely aware of the benefits of growing our international trade relationships. We are the nation’s leader in agricultural trade not because of one large relationship with a major purchaser, but because of our work in emerging economies like Cuba’s, which is why we’re so excited to support—as we long have—an end to the embargo. We applaud Sen. Klobuchar and all the bill’s co-sponsors for their bold approach in introducing this bill, and we fully encourage its passage.“The Cuban marketplace is valuable for our farmers because of its increasing demand not only for soybeans and vegetable oil, but also for the livestock and meat products that make up the consumer of our soybean meal. That said, we have been previously able to sell our products to Cuba, but only under restrictions, so likely the most significant part of the bill is that it allows U.S. farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses to have normal business and trade relationships with importers in Cuba, just like we do with almost every other nation, including normal banking, credit, and market development relationships.  The bill would allow our industry to conduct market development activities in Cuba as well as make available credit guarantee programs.“Finally, the bill would make permanent the elimination of restrictions such as the “cash in advance” interpretation, recently addressed by Executive Order, which have frustrated and bottled up trade. If passed and signed into law, the bill means that not only Cuban buyers would be afforded the same opportunities other nations, but that we as American exporters would be free to access the market like any other trading partner. This gives the legislation the real potential to help build a strong export partner only 90 miles from American soil.”last_img read more

Lighting a fire of desire to readLighting a fire of desire to read

first_imgSummer vacation began weeks ago for children across the county. But for nearly two dozen Washougal students, sitting in a classroom is still the norm for eight hours a week.The students are participating in a grant-funded summer literacy program offered by the Washougal School District. And on Thursday, the students had the opportunity to show off their reading skills to Washougal firefighters. The students donned black plastic Washougal Fire Department helmets and gathered in groups with volunteer and career firefighters. Firefighter Carly Shears read “The Lorax” to first-graders Spencer Nicholson and Riley Gardner. After finishing the Dr. Seuss book, the trio opened up “Olivia Loves the Circus,” and Shears encouraged the students to take turns reading, offering reassuring words to a hesitant Spencer.“You know how you get better at reading?” she asked the boys. “You practice. It’s OK to make mistakes.”The firefighters’ visit was just one small event in the six-week program. The district received a $3,800 grant to offer the literacy program to elementary-aged children. The program, “Feed Your Brain,” is funded by School’s Out Washington and runs in conjunction with the summer food service program. Twenty Washougal students in grades kindergarten through fourth attend the two-hour program at Hathaway Elementary four days a week. Feed Your Brain will wrap up Aug. 5.last_img read more

AAA offering free tow service home for long holiday weekendAAA offering free tow service home for long holiday weekend

first_img(WSVN) – (WSVN) – AAA is reminding drivers not to drive home impaired over the long holiday weekend. Drivers in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee can take advantage of the Tow-to-Go program.AAA will take the driver and their vehicle to a safe location within a 10-mile radius if the driver believes he or she is too impaired to drive. The service, sometimes called “Tipsy Tow,” is available from Friday, Dec. 22 through 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.The company says the towing service is free for anyone, not just AAA members. However, they said it should be used as a last resort.There are also alternatives to the AAA Tow-To-Go program: Drivers can select a designated driver for the day, ask a sober friend or family member to pick you up or use an Uber, Lyft or a taxi.In 2014, there were 9,967 fatalities in crashes involving a driver with a BAC of .08 or higher, accounting for 31 percent of total traffic fatalities for the year, according to AAA.For more information on the Tow-to-Go program, visit AAA’s website.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Hawaii Volcano Raises Concerns Of Eruptions Along West CoastHawaii Volcano Raises Concerns Of Eruptions Along West Coast

first_imgWHEN WILL THE WEST COAST VOLCANOES ERUPT?No eruption seems imminent, experts say.The Cascades Volcano Observatory monitors volcanoes in the Pacific Northwest and posts weekly status reports. All currently register “normal.”But the situation can change fast.“All our mountains are considered active and, geologically speaking, things seem to happen in the Northwest about every 100 years,” said John Ufford, preparedness manager for the Washington Emergency Management Division. “It’s an inexact timeline.”Some geologists believe Mount St. Helens is the most likely to erupt.But six other Cascade volcanoes have been active in the past 300 years, including steam eruptions at Mount Rainier and Glacier Peak and a 1915 blast at Lassen Peak that destroyed nearby ranches. WHAT IS THE RING OF FIRE?Roughly 450 volcanoes make up this horseshoe-shaped belt with Kilauea situated in the middle. The belt follows the coasts of South America, North America, eastern Asia, Australia and New Zealand. It’s known for frequent volcanic and seismic activity caused by the colliding of crustal plates.America’s most dangerous volcanoes are all part of the Ring of Fire, and most are on the West Coast, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Besides Kilauea, they include: Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier in Washington; Mount Hood and South Sister in Oregon; and Mount Shasta and Lassen Volcanic Center in California.Images of lava flowing from the ground and homes going up in flames in Hawaii have stoked unease among residents elsewhere along the Ring of Fire. But experts say an eruption on one section of the arc doesn’t necessarily signal danger in other parts.“These are isolated systems,” Westby said. WHAT KIND OF DAMAGE COULD THEY DO?The Big Island scenes of rivers of lava snaking through neighborhoods and sprouting fountains are unlikely in the Pacific Northwest.“Lava is not the hazard, per se, like in Hawaii,” said Ian Lange, a retired University of Montana geology professor. Cascade volcanos produce a thicker, more viscous type of lava than Hawaiian volcanoes, so it doesn’t run as far, Lange said.The Cascade volcanoes can produce huge clouds of choking ash and send deadly mudslides into rivers and streams. Two of the most potentially destructive are Mount St. Helens, north of the Portland, Oregon, metro area, and 14,000-foot (4,270-meter) Mount Rainier, which is visible from the cities of Seattle and Tacoma.Mount Rainier eruptions in the distant past have caused destruction as far west as Puget Sound, some 50 miles (80 kilometers) away.The volcano hasn’t produced a significant eruption in the past 500 years. But it remains dangerous because of its great height, frequent earthquakes, active hydrothermal system, and 26 glaciers, experts said.An eruption on Mount Rainier could rapidly melt glaciers, triggering huge mudflows — called lahars — that could reach the densely populated surrounding lowlands, Westby said.Another major danger from a Cascade volcano eruption would be large amounts of ash thrown into the air, where it could foul aircraft engines. WHAT ARE COMMUNITIES DOING TO PREPARE?The closest settlement to a West Coast volcano may be Government Camp, on Oregon’s Mount Hood. Lava could conceivably reach the town, but the greater threat is an eruption triggering a so-called pyroclastic flow, which is a fast-moving cloud of hot ash and gas, experts said.But Lange believes California’s Mount Shasta is the most dangerous, in part because it is surrounded by towns.The town of Mt. Shasta has numerous response plans for emergencies, including a volcano eruption, Police Chief Parish Cross said. But the plan for a volcano is pretty fluid, he said.“We don’t know the size or scope of the event,” Cross said, including which direction the eruption would occur.This is not an issue in Orting, Washington, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of Mount Rainier. Orting would be directly in the path of a lahar, and local officials each year conduct drills in which children move from school to higher ground to escape the flow.Students usually take about 45 minutes to walk the 2 miles (3 kilometers) to higher ground, which should be fast enough to escape, officials said.“Our concern is ice and snow melting rapidly on Mount Rainier,” said Chuck Morrison, a resident of the town of 7,600 who has long been involved in evacuation planning. “We need a quick way off the valley floor.Orting is the town most vulnerable to lahar damage from Mount Rainier, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.Scientists say that in the worst case, a 30-foot-high (9-meter-high) lahar with the consistency of wet concrete could rumble through Orting at 50 mph (80 kph) if volcanic activity suddenly melted snow and ice on Rainier.center_img APSteam and gas rise along the edge of Kilauea’s summit crater in Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Thursday, May 10, 2018. The park is closing Friday due to the threat of an explosive volcanic eruption. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific “Ring of Fire” has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America’s West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region.The West Coast is home to an 800-mile (1,300-kilometer) chain of 13 volcanoes , from Washington state’s Mount Baker to California’s Lassen Peak. They include Mount St. Helens, whose spectacular 1980 eruption in the Pacific Northwest killed dozens of people and sent volcanic ash across the country, and massive Mount Rainier, which towers above the Seattle metro area.“There’s lots of anxiety out there,” said Liz Westby, geologist at the U.S. Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver, Washington, in the shadow of Mount St. Helens. “They see destruction, and people get nervous.”Kilauea, on Hawaii’s Big Island, is threatening to blow its top in coming days or weeks after sputtering lava for a week, forcing about 2,000 people to evacuate, destroying two dozen homes and threatening a geothermal plant. Experts fear the volcano could hurl ash and boulders the size of refrigerators miles into the air.Here are some key things to know: Sharelast_img read more

Investigating Baltimores Police Corruption and Investing in the CityInvestigating Baltimores Police Corruption and Investing in the City

first_imgBy J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFROA Baltimore rising star has been named to the Restore Trust in Policing Commission.The commission, a direct response to the flagrant and rampant corruption of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force, was established at the end of August.Alicia Wilson, is the senior vice president of Impact Investments and senior legal counsel of the Port Covington Development team. She is now also leading the Port Covington Impact Investment Team.Attorney Alicia Lynn Wilson is a member of the Restore Trust in Policing Commission. (Courtesy Photo)AFRO questions about her new roles and her part in the commission were answered via email through Plank Industries Public Relations Director Danielle Bennings.Wilson emphasized repeatedly that her obligation to the commission is separate from her obligation to Plank Industries and its subsidiaries.“I was involved in sitting on commissions and serving in this way well before I was ever associated with the Port Covington project,” Wilson wrote. “My work on this commission is separate from the work that I do on the Port Covington development. I am deeply committed to my city, its progress and working towards improving upon the things that are holding the city back from reaching its fullest potential.”Wilson, an East Baltimore native and Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School graduate, is an Associated Black Charities co-chair and a Center for Urban Families board member.“I am on the commission as a lawyer and a resident of the city of Baltimore. I offer multiple perspectives on issues that affect us all; as a person who grew up in this city, as someone who has been personally impacted by gun violence and as someone who has worked alongside law enforcement.”Wilson, a member on leave from Gordon Feinblatt, Labor and Employment Practice, “covers the spectrum of employment litigation. She handles all aspects of both state and federal claims involving race, age, disability and gender/sexual orientation discrimination, as well as sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, and wage and hour issues. In addition, Alicia represents unions and management in collective bargaining and National Labor Relation Act matters,” according to her Gordon Feinblatt bio.“This commission allows me to bring to bear all of the perspectives that I bring to these issues. I have a deep grounding in law as well as a unique understanding of how it is to live on a day to day basis with the implications of the Baltimore Police Department, whether good or bad. When asked to serve on this commission, my thought was not how this would be in the interest of my employer, but how this was in the interest of my community.”Other members of the commission include Mitchel M. Gordon, a former Baltimore City police officer now workers compensation litigator for public safety employees, Sean Malone, a former attorney for the Baltimore City Police Department, and former Judge Alexander Williams, Jr.“I am excited to work with Judge Alexander Williams who has given so much to our judiciary and to our community, but I’m also excited to work with all the members of the commission and learn from them. I think it’s helpful to learn from the perspectives of others, and bring diverse thoughts to the table,” said when asked whom she is most excited to work with.While the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Civilian Review Board struggles with city solicitor Andre Davis to have its subpoenas honored, Wilson described how the state commission can get results.“The power to subpoena must be exercised with care, but it is an extremely powerful and useful means by which clarity and transparency can occur in a process,” Wilson wrote. “I think the subpoena power given to this commission is essential because you may not have people that are necessarily willing to participate in the investigation. In other cases you may not need it, but with something of this level of sensitivity you need the subpoena power to be successful.”At the time of Wilson’s reply, September 13, the commission had not yet met. A preliminary report is expected by the end of this year, followed by a full report at the end of 2019. Wilson does not know what her or the commission’s role will be when it comes to how findings or recommendations might be implemented or enforced.“It is too premature to provide a response to that,” Wilson wrote.“I imagine we will have some involvement, but that remains to be seen.”last_img read more

The New Episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 RankedThe New Episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 Ranked

first_img GEEK PICK OF THE DAY: Mystery Science Theater 3000 Round Logo MatJoel Hodgson Talks MST3K Live, Eegah! and Returning to Riffs Stay on target Mystery Science Theater 3000 holds a special place in my heart. It was a huge part of my childhood. Before we had Comedy Central, I would rent individual episodes on VHS every chance I could. Later, when the Sci-Fi Channel became available to us, every Saturday morning was spent watching Mike, and the bots make fun of the worst movies ever made. The show means a lot to me, so I was initially wary of the Netflix revival that debuted last week. How could anything live up to the show I grew up with?Well, the good news is the new series totally pulled it off. It feels like classic MST3K. The new cast works well together, and the feel of the show remains intact. It’s like the original series never ended and these new people are picking up right where the old cast left off. There isn’t a bad episode in the lot, though some are clearly better than others. A couple of them are up there with the best classic episodes of the first ten seasons. And hey, since we rank things on the internet, let’s rank the new MST3K episodes from wor… least good to best.via Netflix14. Carnival MagicThis movie probably should have been saved for a later season. It’s too bad to be watched by a crew that’s still green. Even the original cast didn’t start with Manos: The Hands of Fate. They worked up to it. While Carnival Magic may not be quite the unbearable train wreck that Manos was, it certainly comes close. A whole movie of nothing happening aside from a poorly-dubbed talking chimp. It’s easily the worst movie Jonah, and the bots sit through all season, and even they couldn’t fully salvage it. It’s still a slog to get through, and Jonah never gets angry at a movie like Mike or even Joel would when it was particularly bad. This late in the season, the hosts have mostly found their chemistry together, but a movie this bad maybe should have been saved for a few seasons, after the show had firmly established its voice. Also, it’s at this point that it becomes clear they should probably lay off “Watch out for snakes.” It’s a funny callback to the original series, but not multiple times in a single season. MST3K has other running jokes, Jonah!via Netflix13. ReptilicusThe new season kicks off with a truly terrible Danish-American co-production monster movie. For anyone who grew up with the original series, the first episode is naturally the hardest to get into. Not only are we acclimating to a new host, but the bots also have entirely different voices. It takes some getting used to. Plus, the hosts are still finding their chemistry together. The jokes don’t land as well as they eventually will later in the season, and the new movements Tom Servo and Crow are capable of are a little distracting. As the season goes on, you get used to them, and they start integrating with the movie better, but it’s all a bit much to handle in episode one. The movie is the perfect kind of cheesy for MSt3K, and could probably be enjoyed by itself. Provided you had your own friends with you to riff on it. For a first episode with a new cast, Reptilicus is just OK. But be sure to keep watching. Season 11 gets much better very quickly. At least Mark Hamill has a fun guest appearance.via Netflix12. The Land that Time ForgotThis would be the most boring movie Jonah, and the bots watch this season if it weren’t for Carnival Magic. You’d think a movie about a German U-Boat ending up on a prehistoric island would at least be interesting to watch, but no. Nothing happens at any point in the movie. Even when they get to the incredibly fake-looking prehistoric monsters, there’s nothing especially remarkable about them. The riffs don’t add anything new to it either. That’s not to say the episode isn’t funny; the jokes are just average compared to some of the other episodes this season. There is some fun had with the end of the movie, which comes out of nowhere, solves nothing and gives us no reason to care about what we just had to sit through.via Netflix11. YongarySeason 11 leans heavily on monster movies, and why wouldn’t it? The rubbery costumes, poorly-constructed model sets, and horrific English dubbing make for perfect riffing material. Yongary isn’t one of the best monster movies MST3K has ever done, but it’s a fine addition to the family. The monster looks hilarious. Never before has it been so obvious that the giant lizard-creature is just a guy in a suit. You almost don’t need Jonah, Tom, and Crow there to enjoy this one. For much of the movie, it feels like they’re staring at it in disbelief just like the rest of us are. The best part of this movie is Yongary’s death scene. It’s dragged out for so long; it’s like the actor wanted to maximize his screen time, even though he’s covered by a rubber lizard suit. It also leads to one of the funniest riffs of the entire season. I’ll just say it involves a model bridge and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.Via Netflix10. Wizards of the Lost KingdomA medieval fantasy epic so ’80s it hurts. Everything about it, from the teenage star, to his ineffectual love interest, to the hammy villain screams 1980s direct-to-video, even though it probably had a theatrical release of some kind. It’s the kind of movie a young, impressionable Star Wars or Neverending Story fan would pick out at the video store and ruin their entire Friday night. It makes for a decent episode, but is immediately outshined by the vastly superior (and even more laughable) Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II. This is the episode where the nerd references get a little old. While it’s generally good that the references have been updated with the times, there’s an over-reliance on popular geek culture jokes that’s especially noticeable in this episode. Clearly they know their audience, but strangely enough, I miss hearing the occasional reference to some esoteric Midwest staple I have no context for.via Netflix9. AvalancheI was so happy to see they’d gotten a 1970s disaster movie into this season. Most of them relied on ensemble casts of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Avalanche managed two: Rock Hudson and Mia Farrow. The two leads couldn’t have less chemistry together if they tried. Also, the fun of most old disaster movies comes from watching the cast deal with the disaster. In this movie, the titular disaster doesn’t happen until the very end, and then it’s over in about five minutes. A lot of great jokes are made out of the movie’s attempts to build suspense while being entirely predictable. There’s also Rock Hudson’s casual 1970s sexism that makes for a funny host sequence, where the bots hope to emulate his kissing technique. “Putting the entire woman into his mouth” is a phrase that will not leave my brain for a while.via Netflix8. The Time TravelersWhat even is this movie? A classic time travel gone wrong tale where the protagonists end up in an apocalyptic future and… get into arguments with the last remaining humans? It contains probably the funniest instance of Tom Servo using his new flying ability to interact with the movie. Other than that, the flick’s a complete bore, and the riffs are just funny enough to keep you entertained throughout. That is until you get to the ending, which… I got some questions. I’m pretty sure Jonah and the bots do too. The time travelers try to get back to their own time. They do, but they end up traveling so fast, their past selves end up standing still. They use their accelerated speed to travel further into the future where everything’s O.K. for some reason. As the hosts point out, “because ponies!” The bots leave to reenact that confusing ending and mess with their past selves.via Netflix7. The Beast of Hollow MountainWhat do you get when you cross a low budget western with the worst traits of giant monster movies? The Beast of Hollow Mountain. This movie is a mess of unfunny comic relief characters, laughable Mexican stereotypes, and a stilted monster that doesn’t even show up until the movie is practically over. There is so much to make fun of here and the hosts don’t miss a beat. Particularly funny is their frustration that the movie makes it painfully obvious who will die, but drag it out until the end of the film. Forget the Mexican caricatures on display in this movie, everyone in it is a cardboard stereotype. There’s a lot of joy to be had in pointing out that this is Western Cliche: The Movie. If it had an ounce of self-awareness, it would be a fine parody. As it is, it makes for one of the better episodes of the new MST3K. Also, “but the cowboy didn’t like him so he shot him in the face” is the best classic MST3K reference of the season.via Netflix6. StarCrashThis is the new season’s Space Mutiny. StarCrash manages to be an even more blatant ripoff of Star Wars, and it stars David Hasselhoff. And Christopher Plummer. Even the dulcet tones of Captain Von Trapp can’t save this over-complicated space opera that couldn’t even come up with its own futuristic weapon. David Hasselhoff straight up uses a lightsaber in this movie. As soon as Jonah and the bots start watching, you know you’re in for something special. They start singing along with the music, reminding you that, no matter what this movie wants to be, it isn’t Star Wars. In fact, this episode contains the best musical riffs of the whole season. There are also plenty of great jokes made at the expense of the cheesy effects and, of course, the ’80s hair. This movie is full of it. The climactic sequence is so insane that when the bots act it out, Kinga Forrester thinks her experiment has been a success. It’s something you just have to see.5. The Christmas That Almost Wasn’tThe episodes towards the end of the season are where the show really finds its voice. Jonah and the bots have figured out how to work with each other, and for the most part, the episodes only get better from here. Now, MST3K has a new Christmas episode to add to your yearly rewatch. It’s not as baffling as Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, or as nightmare-inducing as Santa Claus, but The Christmas that Almost Wasn’t is something even stranger. It’s a property law drama where a miser buys the North Pole to force Santa to stop giving toys to kids. Santa bursts into song at one point, and it’s somehow the most unsettling part of the whole movie. Once the big sleigh ride happens towards the end and devolves into a series of still frames, the hosts really get into it with a rapid-fire series of riffs that had me laughing so hard I couldn’t breathe.via Netflix4. At The Earth’s CorePeter Cushing deserved so much better than this movie. On the bright side, you couldn’t ask for a better ending to the eleventh season. The hosts are firmly in their element with this one. Peter Cushing leads a team of explorers on an expedition to the Earth’s core. There, they find a maze filled with giant reptile puppets and a race of beings who use telepathy to enslave humans. The movie also stars Doug McClure, who we previously saw in The Land that Time Forgot. I think this group of hosts have found their new punching bag. Don’t be surprised if season 12 contains at least one more Doug McClure vehicle. The man was in some stinkers. In addition to the well-timed riffs, this episode also contains some strong host segments. The Mads from the Sci-fi Channel years make an appearance at the end, and at one point the bots express disappointment that Jonah isn’t more of a mix between Joel and Mike. It also ends with a surprisingly effective cliffhanger that sets up Season 12. (Oh please, oh please, oh please.)via Netflix3. The Loves of HerculesI couldn’t tear my eyes away from the screen. Everything about The Loves of Hercules is B-movie in its purest form. Starring Jayne Mansfield and her then-husband Mickey Hargitay, this swords, and sandals… epic(?) follows Hercules as he tries to choose between two women he admires after his wife is killed. If that sounds like a terrible, sexist premise for a movie, that’s because it is. It does lead to some of the funniest riffs all season though. It really helps that the acting is terrible. Hargitay is trying so hard here, but he was never really a great actor. Mansfield is at her scenery-chewing best. The most memorable sequence is probably the Hydra fight, starring the least convincing puppet on film. As the bots point out, Herc actually has to crawl under the beast’s claw to make it look like it scratches him. This will be an episode I rewatch for years to come.via Netflix2. Wizards of the Lost Kingdom 2This sequel goes out of its way, right at the beginning, to let you know that it has nothing to do with its predecessor. That ends up being for the best, as Wizards of the Lost Kingdom 2 is simultaneously better and worse than the first one in all the right ways. The main kid is so terrible you can’t help but make fun of him. David Carradine is in this movie for no reason at all. Even he clearly doesn’t want to be here. There are plenty of hilarious jokes about the main kid’s insufferable teenage-ness, and the plethora of corny special effects. There’s a particularly horrifying one near the end where the kid magically inflates his muscle so he can throw a sword through the bad guy. Jonah is just as freaked out as you are. Add some “Rowsdower” style teen dialogue and awkward adolescent sexual tension, and you’ve got one of the best MST3K episodes of any era.via Netflix1. Cry WildernessNot only is the second episode of season 11 the best episode of the new series, it’s one of the best MST3K episodes ever made. The movie is the perfect kind of bad. It follows a kid who is warned by Bigfoot that his father is in danger. A whole bunch of confusing non-events happen, all to tell you that killing animals is wrong. There’s an American Indian mystic who… can shapeshift or something? And it’s implied that only the boy can see him. The film is padded out with tons of nature stock footage that’s been awkwardly edited into the scenes. The film is just a glorious mess from start to finish, making the riffs all the more hilarious. This is also the episode where the new hosts really start to gel together. Their chemistry with one another grows easier, and it starts to feel like classic MST3K again. After the first episode of season 11 was only so-so, it’s a good thing it’s followed up with this masterpiece. From this episode on, Mystery Science Theater 3000 isn’t just back; it feels like it never left.last_img read more

The Mastering Cloud Development Using Microsoft Azure Is Up For A GreatThe Mastering Cloud Development Using Microsoft Azure Is Up For A Great

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Solis Mammography Offers 93 Percent More Comfort During MammogramsSolis Mammography Offers 93 Percent More Comfort During Mammograms

first_imgNews | Mammography | September 14, 2018 Solis Mammography Offers 93 Percent More Comfort During Mammograms New technology increases accuracy and comfort, reduces excuses to neglect breast wellness Solis Mammography declared September Breast Wellness Month and encouraging every woman to #DitchTheSquish with the launch of SmartCurve technology in its 50+ centers across the country. Building on more than 30 years of expertise, Solis Mammography is a provider of SmartCurve technology, a revolutionary breast imaging technology designed specifically for the curvature of the female breast to provide every woman with a more comfortable and accurate mammogram.Stephen Rose, M.D., Solis Mammography’s director of clinical research, was one of the pioneers, in partnership with Hologic, to develop the SmartCurv technology. “For decades, Solis Mammography has been shaping the future of mammograms in both the imaging technology innovation, as well as the entire experience for women,” said Rose. “We’re celebrating women this month by launching SmartCurve technology in all of our centers nationwide. We’re continually thinking ahead of the curve to deliver the best breast wellness experience for women. And we’re activating the conversation around the topic through our Every Woman campaign to offer women a safe platform to talk about breast health and body image as part of their self-care regimen.”SmartCurve technology provides a more comfortable experience that integrates 3D technology for even greater accuracy. SmartCurve technology has a curved compression surface that mirrors the shape of a woman’s breast for ultimate comfort and accuracy. This revolutionary technology improves the patient experience by 93 percent, reduces calls back for negative-positives up to 40 percent and detects an average of 48 percent more invasive breast cancers.Since the invention of the mammogram in 1960, women have been subjected to rudimentary technology that bent toward practicality and neglected the female form. They have been advised by their physicians to get their annual mammogram as a sterile, standard test, instead of a vital, self-care regimen. Solis Mammography is empowering women to embrace the new technology that now echoes their shape and to step up as breast wellness advocates to take control of their breast health by:Celebrating September as Breast Wellness Month, ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.Taking the time to perform a self-breast exam.Scheduling a mammogram.Encouraging their loved ones to practice breast health.Engaging with Solis Mammography’s #EveryWoman campaign.Sharing images of themselves celebrating their breast wellness at home and at mammogram centers using #DitchTheSquish and tagging or nominating their friends to follow their example. 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The multi-year… read more Technology | Radiographic Fluoroscopy (RF) | August 09, 2019 Shimadzu Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) for FluoroSpeed X1 RF System Shimadzu Medical Systems USA, a subsidiary of Shimadzu Corp., announced they have received U.S. Food and Drug… read more Technology | Contrast Media | August 05, 2019 Bracco Receives FDA Approval for Varibar Thin Liquid for Oral Suspension Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for Varibar Thin Liquid (barium… read more Image courtesy of Imago Systems Related Content For more information: SolisMammo.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享last_img read more