Silay City local stabbed to death

first_imgAs of this writing, police have yet to identify the suspects and the motive in the killing./PN The 34-year-old Freddie Baldelovar of Barangay Eustaquio Lopez, Silay City, Negros Occidental sustained stab wounds on the body, a police report showed. According to police investigators, the incident happened around 9:30 p.m. on July 29. Five unidentified suspects chased Baldelovar before they mauled and stabbed the victim.center_img BACOLOD City – A man was stabbed to death in Barangay Villamonte.last_img read more

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Men’s Basketball Welcomes Illinois State Wednesday

first_imgStory Links Wednesday is also ‘Relays Night’ at the Knapp Center. The annual event highlights the upcoming Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee and honors its longtime committee members, officials and volunteers that drive America’s Athletic Classic. Once again, ‘Relays Night’ will feature an electrifying halftime dunk competition between Relays-caliber athletes including defending dunk champion Ricky Robertson. Wallace Spearmon, one of the world’s top sprinters, and Larry Donald will challenge Robertson in the competition graded by a panel of local celebrity judges. For more on Relays Night, click here. Live Audio Buy Tickets Drake’s 16 wins already mark one of the more sucessfull seasons in recent program history and those victories already rank head coach Darian DeVries fifth all-time in total wins by a first-year head coach at Drake. The Drake University men’s basketball team plays host to Illinois State Wednesday evening for a 7 p.m. contest in the Knapp Center. The Bulldogs return home, where they are 9-1 this season, after defeating Valparaiso to move into second place in the Missouri Valley Conference standings. Illinois State also picked up a win over the weekend to reside in second place as well with a matching 5-3 league record. On the court, Drake’s win streak extended to four games thanks to freshman D.J. Wilkins’ career-high 20 points at Valparaiso on a 4-of-8 night from the three-point arc. Meanwhile, the defense held Valparaiso to 37.9 percent shooting and just 26 first-half points. Only two of Drake’s eight MVC opponents have scored 30 or more points in the first half and Valley foes are shooting just 37.9 percent in the first half against the Bulldogs this season. Following Wednesday’s meeting with the Redbirds, the Bulldogs return to the road to face Indiana State Saturday afternoon. Drake Game Notes  Print Friendly Version Live Stats ESPN+ last_img read more

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Fashion Hair Braiding Tool Hair Twist Styling Maker : looks great once in but such a mission to get it

first_imgWould it be simpler to find out to braid ?. First of all if you can by now braid you will not need this small gadget. I am rubbish at braiding so for 75p assumed its really worth a try out. The moment you get the hold of it it’s kinda alright but i would say fairy fiddly. As soon as it truly is in the hair you braid the hair about it so that implies it can be in you hair right up until you undo the braid it that would make feeling?. For some purpose imagined it would appear out like some other styling hair applications you can obtain. As soon as i bought the cling of it i could do my daughters hair but there’s no opportunity i could even start off to try and do my hair with it i might be an psychological wreck later on. If you have the patience of a saint and plenty of time to spare then you may be great. No, will i be using this a lot more frequently product or service?. . No, would it be much easier to master to braid?. So there you have it a kinda okay solution, that would seem a little bit pointless but if your not likely to be working with on your self and you truly are the worst at braiding then for 75p it does the occupation.Bit fiddly to use but fantastic for the value,arrived quickly too.Fashion Hair Braiding Tool Hair Twist Styling MakerPackage Included: 1 * hair braided styling toolSize: 19cm * 2.5cmMaterial: PlasticColor: blackNot certain what i am meant to do with. Not positive what i’m meant to do with it.It worksyou just want to follow with it. It is superior, will take a bit of practice to get in your hair, and would consider a number of times to great. I used youtube to display me how. This is my initial attempt on applying it on myself.Not a lousy very little tool for the rate.Fashion Hair Braiding Tool Hair Twist Styling Maker : Fiddly to use and will take practice to get used to using them. As described happy with buy.A xmas reward but watched video and looks so simple to use. This is for a xmas reward but viewed movie and seems to be so quick to use.Superb, have experienced to observe youtube to see how to use it thoroughly but nevertheless have to have a couple procedures.Less pricey than some hair equipment. Its likely to acquire follow that is for confident.Good with fast delivery also.Guidelines arent really very good but googled it and is really uncomplicated to use after that.Fantastic merchandise, sturdy and not flimsy. Excellent item, sturdy and not flimsy. Not as uncomplicated as what it appears like to use nevertheless (enjoy some youtube movies prior to making use of haha).Appears to be wonderful when in but these a mission to get it. Hmm, i am in two minds about this, seems terrific as soon as in but these a mission to get it into your hair and start out the approach. I could not use it on myself because it was much too tricky so i employed it in my sisters hair seemed quite fairly. I would suggest an individual else to use this tool in your hair.Nice but need to have to kind out how to use it.This is wonderful for all those who are not able to braid. This is fantastic for those who are not able to braid. It can be a little bit fiddly to use at 1st but i just held seeking and received it ideal in the stop. Works ideal when you are braiding someone else’s hair i will not know how to do my individual and uncovered it as well challenging as you need to have to use two palms to braid and you can’t maintain it flat versus your head.last_img read more

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Recapping test weight and moisture results for 2015

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest The 2015 growing season was anything but textbook for farmers in Ohio, and a season like that keeps DuPont Pioneer Account Managers, like Mike Gahn, on their toes. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Gahn tells the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins that although conditions were far from ideal for growing corn this year, there were some surprising results from a moisture and test weight standpoint.last_img

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Brush up on your math skills. — Pythagoras (GC4DAY7) — Geocache of the Week

first_imgShare with your Friends:More Did you bring a calculator? Photo from the Geocaching Pinterest page.Geocache Name:Pythagoras (GC4DAY7)Difficulty/Terrain Rating:3/3.5Why this is the Geocache of the Week:Raise your hand if in middle-school math class you said, “I’ll never use this stuff!” Don’t worry, my hand is raised, too. And now here we are, remembering back to our algebra teacher’s lessons so we can earn another smiley.Excellent journeys and even better puzzles go hand-in-hand. This geocache combines the two and adds in a fantastic geocache container to create a story-worthy moment. All you have to do is figure out the numbers, remember how to use the Pythagorean theorem to solve the puzzle and unlock the lock. Simple!What the geocache creator,  Kerry_1, has to say:About the geocache:In our geocaching area we have found a beautiful place in triangle shape, so we got the idea to use the Pythagoras’ Theorem for guessing the coordinates. We transfered the triangle much bigger into the map and at the tops we took a photos. After we just had to find some places to hide coordinates.Producing of the box was pretty simple, even with design it took few hours only. There is a little stumper about getting inside. But if cachers gave attention at school, it will be easy to open it.Regarding Favorite Points and positive logs:We always get pleased, if people like our cache and somehow all of our caches are made by the same method. We enjoy making up new projects and we are happy if it pleases those, who will find them.To the geocaching community:Try to make caches, which will surprise people. So they will also have a nice memories to take, not the count only.Photos:Geo-pup needs a break! Photo by chris444Geocachers on the way to the find. Photo by geocacher chris444Pythagoras himself.What was the last geocache that really made you think? Tell your story and post photos in the comments.Continue to explore some of the most engaging geocaches around the globe. Check out all the Geocaches of the Week on the Geocaching blog. If you would like to nominate a Geocache of the Week, just fill out this form. Thanks! SharePrint RelatedCatch a cacher by the toe. – “EANEY-MEANY-MINEY-MOE” (GC3Q51P) – Geocache of the WeekNovember 20, 2014In “Geocache of the Week”Geocaching: The Video Game — LostSailRs: Uncharted Waters (GC55CDQ) — Geocache of the WeekJuly 9, 2014In “Geocaching with Kids”By the light of the silvery moon (GC1BT32) — Geocache of the WeekAugust 13, 2015In “Geocache of the Week”last_img read more

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Study: Codes Really Can Improve Energy Efficiency

first_imgWhat once might have been broad assumptions about the merits of energy efficiency provisions in building codes now have the backing of research. A San Francisco-based organization called Climate Policy Initiative recently completed an analysis that compares states with energy codes to those without.The results (click here for a PDF of the full, 23-page report) show that homes built when state energy codes were in effect are, on average, 10% more energy efficient, derive a greater share of their energy from natural gas (reflecting code provisions that encourage high-efficiency gas units and electric heat pumps), and, on a per-house basis, average 16% lower greenhouse gas emissions than homes built in locations where there was no energy code. In 2008, that per-house reduction in emissions reduced overall residential building emissions by about 1.8%, the study found.CPI researchers compiled a nationwide survey of state energy codes, analyzed energy consumption data of the homes in each state, and compared that data with energy use estimates based on building simulation models (which assumed perfect code compliance). The researchers acknowledge that reductions in energy use can be influenced by a number of factors other than code – including appliance standards and utility incentive programs – but also noted that engineering estimates of code-driven energy savings tended to be fairly conservative.Motivation for the researchThe CPI points out that residential buildings consume about 22% of the nation’s “primary energy” – reflecting their total energy footprint, including the embedded energy in fossil fuels before they are refined for sale to consumers – and produce about 21% of the country’s carbon emissions.Forty of the 50 states have adopted residential building energy code, in most cases a version of the International Energy Conservation Code, which is revised every three years. Some states, notably California, Florida, Oregon, and Washington, have adopted more-stringent standards. The Department of Energy analyzes each model code to evaluate its potential effectiveness, and each state is required to assess whether the model codes that are shown to be effective would be appropriate for adoption. But states are not required to adopt the code. Among those that haven’t, however, are some that promote voluntary adoption or adoption by local governments.Although the first widely adopted residential building code was the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers’ standard 90-75 of 1975, the code most builders are familiar with is some version of the IECC standards that began appearing in 1998 and recently saw publication of their fifth update, the 2012 IECC. Homes built in compliance with the 2012 version are expected to be 30% more energy efficient than those built to the IECC 2006 standard, the DOE notes.last_img read more

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How Households Drive Up Greenhouse Gas Emissions

first_imgAs the public conversation about climate change gets increasingly serious, many Americans may be wondering: How do my individual choices affect climate change? Household consumption—food, housing, transportation, apparel, and other personal services—is an important contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Everything you eat or wear, every time you drive, contributes to total global emissions. The typical American’s annual per capita carbon footprint is more than five times the world per capita average. A study by our research team, including Kaihui Song, Shen Qu and Sai Liang, published on September 10, sheds light on the global carbon footprint of U.S. households.RELATED ARTICLESCarbon Emissions By the Construction IndustryAnother Look at Embodied CarbonCarbon Fees Are Not the Best Solution to Climate PollutionReducing Our Carbon Footprint — Part OneReducing Our Carbon Footprint — Part Two Some activities have a bigger impact We looked at data from 1995 to 2014 from the U.S. Consumer Expenditure Survey, as well as the World Input-Output Database. We looked at the total global warming potential of all greenhouse gas emissions, not just carbon dioxide, as measured in their “carbon dioxide equivalent.” We found that over 20% of all U.S. emissions are directly attributed to household consumption. If you consider indirect emissions, this figure is closer to 80%. Let’s zoom in on the latest available annual numbers, mostly from 2009, which give a better sense of the impacts. U.S. households generate 5.43 gigatons of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions every year. About 82.3% of those emissions are produced domestically. The remaining emissions are generated outside the U.S. These emissions come from global supply chains. For instance, the family car might have been manufactured abroad. So emissions from manufacturing of the car are created outside the U.S., but emissions from the tailpipe are domestic. Source: Environment International Transportation and housing contribute over 60% to the total domestic carbon footprint of U.S. households. Supply chain emissions from services–such as health care, banking, and lodging–and food contribute the next largest amounts. Food, furnishings and supplies, and clothing are the three largest drivers of overseas emissions from U.S. households. China bears the brunt of overseas emissions The overseas carbon footprint driven by U.S. households is distributed disproportionately among countries. The most considerable portion of overseas carbon footprint of U.S. households is released in China, followed by Canada, India, Russia, and Mexico. The overseas carbon footprint from Mexico is largely driven by food consumption in the U.S., while fuel consumption in the U.S. was the main driver for overseas carbon footprint from Canada and Russia, where the U.S. got the majority of its imported oil products and natural gas in that period. While the most substantial amount of the U.S. overseas carbon footprint is from China, it is only 3.0% of China’s domestic emissions. The majority of China’s emissions comes from the activity of its inhabitants, as well as consumption in other countries beyond the U.S. On the other hand, Canada, Mexico, and Taiwan trace a sizeable proportion of their domestic emissions to U.S. household consumption. Source: Environment International Wealthier families have a larger footprint A household’s carbon footprint generally increases with its income, ranging from 19.3 to 91.5 tons of CO2-equivalent annually. The average carbon footprint of the wealthiest households is over five times that of the poorest. In 2009, households with less than $30,000 annual disposable income made up 25.7% of the total U.S. population, but were only responsible for 19.3% of U.S. households’ carbon footprint. On the other hand, wealthy consumers with more than $100,000 annual household income accounted for 22.3% of the total population but were responsible for nearly one-third of households’ total carbon footprint. Source: Environment International The Great Recession caused a dip U.S. households’ carbon footprint had been steadily growing from 1995 until 2005, when it began to plateau. In 2009, the combined domestic and overseas footprint dropped by 8.5% from the previous year, mainly due to the Great Recession. The share of overseas carbon footprint in total carbon footprint of the U.S. household consumption had been rising steadily and peaked at around 20% in 2006. After 2006, the share of overseas carbon footprint started to decrease, as imports slowed down before the recession. Source: Environment International Transportation makes the biggest difference The variations of household carbon footprint from 1995 to 2014 were largely driven in transportation use, including emissions from vehicle manufacturing, fuel, and public transportation. Transportation emissions, both per capita and per household, have continued to rise over time. This is despite significantly reduced tailpipe emissions from vehicles and nearly 30% improvement in fuel economy of cars in this period. Mandates and standards, such as Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) at the federal level and Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) at the state level, enabled this rapid progress. Source: Environment International So what’s causing the emissions to keep rising? People want to travel more and are more likely to own more household vehicles. Meanwhile, vehicles have a lower average number of occupants. Mass transit and active modes of transportation, like bike riding, are growing slowly. In 2016, for the first time in history, the emissions from the U.S. transportation sector surpassed the power sector emissions. This fact along with our observation from household carbon footprint from transportation underscore the importance of policy efforts related to emissions from the transportation sector. –Morteza Taiebat is a Ph.D. Candidate in Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan. Ming Xu is an associate professor at the School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Here’s the original article.last_img read more

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CBI files charge sheet against absconding self-styled ‘godman’ for rape of minor

first_imgPolice oversight needed at private hostels: HC Summons to no availThe last known location of the 77-year-old accused was in Nepal. “An Interpol Blue Notice was issued against him on March 26 last year. The agency also issued notices asking him to appear before the probe team. However, he did not turn up,” a CBI official had earlier said.In January 2018, following a Delhi HC directive, the CBI had taken over three FIRs registered by the Delhi Police involving Dixit and his Rohini ashram, Adhyatmik Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya.The CBI probe in another case of allegedly obstructing the work of an HC-appointed panel at the ashram was earlier completed and chargesheet filed against 59 women inmates.Also Read The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a charge sheet against self-proclaimed god-man Virender Dev Dixit for the alleged rape of a minor girl at his ashrams in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh in 1999. The agency had earlier declared a reward of ₹5 lakh for information leading to his arrest.In the charge sheet, the CBI has alleged that Dixit, who headed Adhyatmik Vishwa Vidyalaya (renamed Adhyatmik Vidyalaya), raped the girl repeatedly in May-June 1999 at his ashrams. He had threatened the girl to “cause injury to her reputation” and also issued “life threats” to her family.Also Readcenter_img Rohini ashram pulled up for not allowing parents to meet daughterslast_img read more

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Malacañang hails Filipino SEA Games medalists

first_imgPhilippines’ Gilas Cadets in the Southeast Asian Games. INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZMalacañang lauded on Sunday the Filipino athletes who have brought honor to the country in the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) which is ongoing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.“Congratulations to all the Filipino athletes who won and brought honor to the country in yesterday’s events in the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement.ADVERTISEMENT View comments SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Gamescenter_img McGregor must get rough and creative to upset Mayweather The multi-sport event will run until August 30.  CBB LATEST STORIES Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses “The whole country cheered when Team Pilipinas Gilas Men’s Basketball Team unleashed their top form and once again asserted our basketball supremacy in Southeast Asia by clinching the gold last night,” he added.Abella said Kiyomi Watanabe and the Philippine taekwondo poomsae team composed of Rodolfo Reyes, Jr., Dustin Jacob Mella and Raphael Mella also got gold in the 63kg division in women’s judo and taekwondo male poomsae, respectively.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAs of August 26, 11:00 p.m., the Philippines had 18 gold, 25 silver and 47 bronze medals, the spokesman added.“Mga kababayan, patuloy po natin ibigay ang ating suporta sa mga manlalarong Pinoy.  Puso para sa bayan!” said Abella. WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READlast_img read more

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WATCH: Get to know San Beda’s Robert Bolick in 7 questions

first_imgAs expected, San Beda is having another hell of a run this NCAA Season 93, and it’s no surprise to see Robert Bolick in the middle of it.Hardworking on both ends of the floor, Bolick has established himself as one of the top amateur players in the country.ADVERTISEMENT BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight However, there’s always the other side of the coin, and little is known of Bolick off the court.Ever wondered what his pre-game music is like? Or where his dream vacation is?FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutFind out more about Bolick in this fun edition of INQUIRER 7. LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Read Next Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games PLAY LIST 01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:18Inquirer Varsity Seven: San Beda’s Robert Bolick01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LATEST STORIES Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City MOST READ Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH WATCH: Get to know UE’s Paul Varilla in 7 questions RELATED VIDEOSWATCH: Get to know UST’s Dimdim Pacres in 7 questionsWATCH: Get to know Cherry Rondina in 7 questions WATCH: Get to know Ateneo’s Maddie Madayag in 7 questionsWATCH: Get to know Ateneo’s Kiefer Ravena in 7 questionsADVERTISEMENT Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. JRU edges San Sebastian, secures playoff for Final Four Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC View comments Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF presidentlast_img read more

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