Not that anyone cares at Ullr Fest.” — Leigh Girvin of Breckenridge HistoryUllr Fest fans participate in the world’s largest shot-ski Thursday on Main Street in Breckenridge. (Hugh Carey, The Colorado Sun)Nearly every year since 1963, as soon as winter descends, the streets of Breckenridge fill with drinking, dancing and lots of Viking hats for Ullr Fest. And what’s with all the Viking hats? (Mike Sweeney, Special to The Colorado Sun)A 10-year “beneficial use agreement” between Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado State Land Board of Commissioners is nearing its expiration. ), was the subject of a scientific paper released by the University of Colorado, the University of Maryland and various universities in England.
December 08, 2023 16:02 UTC
Republican presidential candidate former New Jersey Gov. WASHINGTON – Two Republican presidential primary debates have been scheduled in Iowa and New Hampshire in January, not long before each state's GOP nominating contest. To qualify for the Iowa debate, candidates must register at least 10% support in three separate polls, either nationally or in Iowa, according to CNN. The qualifying window for the Iowa debate closes on Jan. 2. It's Jan. 16 for the New Hampshire debate.
December 08, 2023 01:05 UTC
Source: phys.orgA new study in Nature Climate Change takes one of the first deep dives into how climate change will affect the fastest jet streams—the powerful, narrow winds in the upper atmosphere that steer much of the Earth's weather systems and are connected to outbreaks of severe weather.
December 07, 2023 17:01 UTC
Source: phys.orgBy analyzing the data from the SPICY catalog and from NASA's WISE spacecraft, an international team of astronomers has discovered four new eruptive young stellar objects (YSOs). The finding was presented in a research paper published in the December issue of the Journal of the Korean Astronomical Society (JKAS).
December 07, 2023 14:02 UTC
The ongoing month of December has been a boon for the crypto market, with investors regaining confidence in the crypto market, as evidenced by the recent surge in crypto prices. As of writing, the global crypto market cap rose 0.18% to $1.6 trillion, while its total crypto market volume fell 15% from yesterday to $70.95 billion. Meanwhile, the crypto market fear and greed index stood at 81 on December 7, suggesting an “extreme greed” sentiment in the market. BitTorrent (New) (BTT) Soars 83%Pepe Coin ChartThe BitTorrent (NEW) crypto was among the top percentage gainers in the crypto market on December 7. BEAM ChartAlso Read: EU To Announce Landmark Act On Regulating ChatGPT and AI TechThe post Crypto Prices Today: BTC, HNT Advance As Pepe Coin Declines appeared first on CoinGape.
December 07, 2023 11:34 UTC
With a current price of $6.55 and a fully diluted valuation (FDV) of $3.17 billion, RUNE is poised for significant growth despite fears that its recent jump may limit its upside potential. With a market capitalization of $1.364 billion and an FDV of $10.687 billion, priced at $1.07, ARB shows potential for addressing scaling challenges. ARB/USD price chartInjective Protocol (INJ)With its INJ token, Injective Protocol makes a convincing argument in the decentralized trading market. A large and fast-increasing ecosystem supports the $1.44 billion market cap, $1.72 billion FDV, and $17.29 price tag. The post Top 5 Crypto Projects with 50-100x Potential in 2024 appeared first on CoinGape.
December 06, 2023 17:03 UTC
Source: phys.orgAn international team of astronomers has performed the first asteroseismic study of the young open cluster NGC 2516, better known as the Southern Beehive. Results of the study, published Nov. 28 on the pre-print server arXiv, unveil crucial information regarding the properties and stellar content of this cluster.
December 06, 2023 15:03 UTC
Source: phys.orgA bundengan wears many hats—and is one too. This portable shelter woven from bamboo has protected Indonesian duck herders from the sun and rain for centuries. Able to comfortably balance on the wearer's head, a bundengan is equipped with a visor that curves around the side to meet at a long back. A more surprising, but no less practical, feature is the collection of strings and bamboo bars added in to produce music. Duck herders fill the hours spent tending to ducks sitting underneath their outfitted shelter, playing their shield as an instrument.
December 06, 2023 00:02 UTC
Source: phys.orgDoes every wine carry its own chemical signature and, if so, can this be used to identify its origin? Many specialists have tried to solve this mystery, without fully succeeding. By applying artificial intelligence tools to existing data, a team from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), in collaboration with the Institute of Vine and Wine Science at the University of Bordeaux, has succeeded in identifying with 100% accuracy the chemical mark of red wines from seven major estates in the Bordeaux region.
December 05, 2023 18:23 UTC
Source: phys.orgThey were billed as an ingenious new way of helping developing countries ditch planet-polluting coal, promising an injection of billions from wealthy governments looking for new ways to tackle carbon emissions.
December 04, 2023 19:05 UTC
Nepal said Monday that six of its citizens had been killed while serving as mercenaries in the Russian army, while another had been captured in Ukraine, confirming that Nepalis are fighting in Moscow's invasion. Kathmandu urged Russia to stop the use of Nepali mercenaries and send any men still serving back home. Nepal's Foreign Ministry said it had received information about the death of the "six Nepali citizens while serving in the Russian army," and named another citizen "being held in Ukraine after being recruited into the Russian army." It did not specify where, how or when the six were killed.
December 04, 2023 17:36 UTC
Source: phys.orgNational University of Singapore (NUS) scientists have utilized generative machine learning models to explore the different methods in which atoms between adjacent crystals in a piezoelectric material, which are materials that generate a small electrical voltage upon application of mechanical stress, can experience mismatches. This revelation unveils the pathways through which disorder emerges in such materials.
December 04, 2023 15:04 UTC
XRP holders are speculating the surge could lead to a potential alteration in XRP price. XRP Whale Accumulation Spikes Amid SEC LawsuitRecent data shows that whales are continuously moving and accumulating XRP. Fundamentally, the XRP whale accumulation could be attributed to Zodia Custody joining the Metaco network. This signifies that if the Bitcoin price elevates, it can indirectly cause the XRP price to elevate as well. Also Read: Cardano (ADA) Price Rises With Soaring Transactions Signaling Institutional InterestThe post Whale Transfers 24 Mln XRP Amid Price Jump, What’s Next?
December 04, 2023 11:03 UTC
Bitcoin's recent rebound continued apace over the weekend, with the price of the leading cryptocurrency passing $40,000 on Sunday afternoon per data from CoinGecko. It's the first time that the price of Bitcoin has been that high since April 2022, right before the broader cryptocurrency market plunged. The rising price appears to reflect continued optimism and excitement over the anticipated approval of a Bitcoin spot exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the United States. Bitcoin isn't the only cryptocurrency to rise over the weekend. Both coins are only up about 2% over the past 24 hours, but they've been gradually gaining of late.
December 04, 2023 04:29 UTC
Two foremost events the country will witness will be a presidential election and a parliamentary general election—both pledged in Parliament by President Ranil Wickremesinghe. We need an economic plan. But to direct the economy, we will ensure that there is economic democracy and targets will be provided to the private sector. The hotels required, guides, vehicles should be provided by the private sector. We should set a target and get the private sector to achieve it.
December 03, 2023 15:24 UTC