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The Great American Darkness 2017

The Great American Darkness – stargazers really called it that way – influenced the earth, to moon, and sun in solitude among themselves. Inside 100 minutes, a totally obscured sun more than 14 US states was seen on Monday. At 10.16 started in Lincoln Beach, Oregon, the aggregate sun powered overshadowing. She once traversed North America, from the northwest toward the southeastern United States to South Carolina. Virtually none of it could be seen from Europe. Nevertheless, a total solar eclipse is a world event. Why is it even happening? How common is this – and what does that have to do with Albert Einstein and his general theory of relativity ? Experts estimate that the darkness has been followed by more people live and on screens than any other event in history. Alone twelve million Americans live in the approximately 100-kilometer-wide strip, in which the sun had been completely obscured by the moon. This core shadow could have reached another 200 million US citizens within a day’s journey. And finally, about seven million Sofi tourists had been expected. Therefore, the authorities also feared a historic traffic collapse with traffic jams and long waiting times on the highways. There were…

India-Pakistan: Cricket Final Between Two Enemy Brothers In London

India and Pakistan are contending this Sunday June 18 in London in the last of the Cricket Champions Trophy, a competition that unites the eight best countries on the planet. The notice excites in Delhi and Islamabad a fever strange. This is the first meeting at this level for ten years when India became world champion beating her eternal rival. This Sunday, more than a billion viewers will follow this game for which India is the big favorite, but once again the stakes go beyond the sports. In Pakistan, cricket is regularly used as a tool of an anti-Indian nationalist struggle. And this sport, omnipresent in all strata of society, galvanizes patriotic feelings. He appears to encapsulate the extremely solid pressures between the two foe siblings of the subcontinent, as in the debated area of Kashmir where the outline line is taken each week under crossfire. And yet in the past, cricket has proved to be an effective diplomatic weapon. The fair play systematically displayed in the stadiums even seems to play a therapeutic role against the hate slogans that sweep on social networks. Military and political tensions do not allow to consider in the short term a meeting at…