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Monday, January 20, 2020

Huntsville police looking for two suspects after man shot in chest


Huntsville police looking for two suspects after man shot in chest


Article Excerpt: "... The shooting happened on Burgess Road. Police say the victim then drove himself to a nearby gas station on..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Honoree grew from farm to aviation logistics work


Honoree grew from farm to aviation logistics work


Article Excerpt: "... Clayton Usery’s leadership on the UH-60V recapitalization project “will increase readiness and capability across the Army,” Jeremy Bolton, acquisition logistics chief, Division B, noted in his nomination of Usery for AMC’s Top Employee of the Quarter award...thought he’d leave his family’s commercial farm near Elkmont upon graduating..."


Reference: www.theredstonerocket.com

SpaceX completes emergency crew escape manoeuvre


SpaceX completes emergency crew escape manoeuvre


Article Excerpt: "... This was considered to be the last major milestone for California's SpaceX company before the US space agency (Nasa) certifies the firm to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) later this year..."


Reference: www.bbc.com

Bill aimed at eliminating the need to purchase a concealed carry permit is waiting on state senators


Bill aimed at changing concealed carry laws is waiting on state senators


Article Excerpt: "State Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa, prefiled Senate Bill 1... If passed, the bill would effectively eliminate the need to purchase a concealed carry permit if a Alabamian wanted to conceal carry in-state. It repeals five sections of existing Alabama law..."


Reference: www.msn.com

Spacewalking astronauts wrap up battery improvements


Spacewalking astronauts wrap up battery improvements


Article Excerpt: "... spacewalking astronauts successfully wrapped up battery improvements outside the International Space Station on Monday, completing a job begun last fall. NASA's Jessica Meir and Christina Koch..."


Reference: phys.org

Saturday, January 18, 2020

SpaceX delays Crew Dragon escape test until Sunday


SpaceX delays Crew Dragon escape test until Sunday


Article Excerpt: "Saturday, 6am ET Update: SpaceX announced early Saturday that it will stand down from its Crew Dragon launch escape test attempt due to sustained winds and rough seas in the recovery area. The company will now target a six-hour launch window that opens on Sunday at 8am ET (13:00 UTC) for the test..."


Reference: arstechnica.com

Thursday, January 16, 2020

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Wuhan, China


2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Wuhan, China

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance.


Article Excerpt: "... Rarely, animal coronaviruses can evolve and infect people and then spread between people such as has been seen with MERS and SARS. Most of the patients in the outbreak in Wuhan, China have reportedly had some link to a large seafood and animal market, suggesting animal-to-person spread. Some patients ..."


Reference: www.cdc.gov

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Great Gift for Your Loved Ones: Date Rape Coasters Detect GHB and Ketamine


Gift for Your Loved Ones: Date Rape Coasters Detect GHB and Ketamine


Article Excerpt: "... Date Rape Coasters Detect GHB and Ketamine. These coasters detect date rape drugs, including Ketamine and GHB. Each coaster has two test areas that provide instant and easy to read results from just a drop of liquid. If the test spot turns blue, you know your drink has been tainted. A pinkish tint means Ketamine, while a greenish tint indicates GHB. Keep these in your purse and take them with you wherever you go. With the ‘Dink Safe’ message right on top, you’ll keep yourself and your drink safe ..."


Reference: www.amazon.com

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Man sentenced in Huntsville axe murder


Man sentenced in Huntsville axe murder


Article Excerpt: "... The deadly situation happened on the evening of June 1 at Bezotte’s home on Peel Street, near the corner of Bob Wallace Avenue and Patton Road Southwest. Beard, his ex-wife and adult stepson were renting a room in the home. Beard killed Bezotte during an argument about $40 ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Microsoft is patching a major Windows 10 flaw discovered by the NSA


Microsoft is patching a major Windows 10 flaw discovered by the NSA


Article Excerpt: "... According to Krebs, the vulnerability was found in a Windows component called crypt32.dll, which handles "certificate and cryptographic messaging functions," according to Microsoft. An exploit in that area could affect authentication on Windows desktops and servers, sensitive data on Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Edge browsers and many third-party applications. Hackers could also use it to spoof digital signatures, making malware look like a legitimate app ..."


Reference: www.engadget.com

D.C. is Home to the United States Capitol, as well as being the Bed Bug Capital


Washington, D.C., Is the Bed Bug Capital of the U.S.


Article Excerpt: "... Baltimore was ranked No. 1 for three straight years before falling to No. 2 on Orkin's annual list this year, according to a Monday news release from the company. Washington was ranked No. 2 last year ..."


Reference: www.usnews.com

Monday, January 13, 2020

Rocket City Employmet: How about a job with NASA at the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center

Here is a sampling of jobs from USAJOBS.GOV for the Marshall Space Flight Center


Rocket City Employmet: How about a job with NASA at the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center


Article Excerpt: "...AST, Mission Operations Integration (Open 12/12/2019 to 01/17/2020); Aerospace Engineer, AST, Environmental Control Systems (Open 01/06/2020 to 01/17/2020); Lead Budget Analyst (Open 01/06/2020 to 01/15/2020 ); Lead Aerospace Engineer (Lead AST, Liquid Propulsion Systems - Open 01/06/2020 to 01/17/2020 ); AST, Technical Management (General Engineer - Open 01/13/2020 to 01/20/2020); and more..."


Reference: www.usajobs.gov

New Huntsville employee perk: free, on-site university classes


New Huntsville employee perk: free, on-site university classes


Article Excerpt: "... If you’re thinking that’s fairly common, there’s a twist. Radiance Technology company’s new classes will ..."


Reference: www.msn.com

Quants: The Rocket Scientists of Wall Street

Note: A few savvy local rocket scientist from the Rocket City have transitioned to Wall Street realizing it is a gold mine for employment and pay. The early adopters with a strong mathematics skill-set as well as financial trading skills have found a home among fellow quants. They were once known as rocket scientist on Wall Street. When you sprinkle programming and code writing skills on the mix you now have a quant.


Quants: The Rocket Scientists of Wall Street


Article Excerpt: "...Clearly, "the right stuff" is required to be a quantitative analyst. It requires both the intellectual ability to master complex and abstract mathematical domains and a willingness to tackle challenges that can seem insurmountable, all under considerable pressure. It is something that only a select few are capable of. But that also doesn't mean that everyone who has the ability to be a quant should become one. The financial..."


Reference: www.investopedia.com

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Buying More Affordable Than Renting a Home in Over 50 Percent of U.S. Markets


Buying More Affordable Than Renting a Home in Over 50 Percent of U.S. Markets


Article Excerpt: "... The most affordable markets for renting are Roane County, TN (west of Knoxville) (20.1 percent of average wages needed to rent); Steuben County, NY (south of Rochester) (22.2 percent); Madison County (Huntsville), AL (22.4 percent) ..."


Reference: www.worldpropertyjournal.com

First NASA Artemis Rocket Core Stage Loaded on Pegasus Barge in New Orleans: NASA


First NASA Artemis Rocket Core Stage Loaded on Pegasus Barge in New Orleans: NASA


Article Excerpt: "... The first Space Launch System (SLS) rocket core stage for NASA’s Artemis program completed manufacturing work at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans and was loaded onto the agency’s Pegasus barge on Jan. 8 for delivery to NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi ..."


Reference: spacecoastdaily.com

Unclaimed Baggage marks its 50th anniversary with a 50-state road tour--and a truckload of prizes and memories


Unclaimed Baggage marks its 50th anniversary with a 50-state road tour--and a truckload of prizes and memories


Article Excerpt: "... The year-long celebration kicks off March 20 with a party at Unclaimed Baggage—a 50,000-square-foot store that stretches more than a city block—where Unclaimed Baggage will unveil its road-tour vehicle: a restored 1965 Chevrolet pickup truck, complete with a mobile museum showcasing some of the fascinating finds ..."


Reference: yahoo.com

Charity paying off mortgages on family homes of 2 fallen Alabama police officers


Charity paying off mortgages on family homes of 2 fallen Alabama police officers


Article Excerpt: "...Tunnel to Towers Foundation is paying off the mortgages on ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Powder capable of making explosives stolen from Huntsville business


Powder capable of making explosives stolen from Huntsville business


Article Excerpt: "... Two dozen barrels of tungsten metal powder, which can be used in making explosives, were stolen from a Huntsville business, the authorities said. The 17-gallon barrels were taken during a burglary at ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Employers Should Hire ‘the Best’ Foreigners Instead of Americans


Mike Bloomberg: Employers Should Hire ‘the Best’ Foreigners Instead of Americans


Article Excerpt: "... Investor, CEO, and presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg says he would allow investors and employers to hire the “the best” workers from around the world instead of Americans. “This country needs more immigrants and we should be out looking for immigrants,” Bloomberg told the San Diego Union-Tribune on January 5 ..."


Reference: www.breitbart.com