GBI needs help identifying security camera found in missing Georgia man’s SUV

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is turning to the public for help in a key piece of evidence in a missing man’s case.



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Jesus Mancilla-Velez disappeared on Sept. 5 after leaving his home in Warner Robbins.

His 2015 black Chevrolet Tahoe was found later that day on a dirt road in neighboring Crawford County.

Inside the SUV was a “Day & Night Color CMOS Camera.” The camera has beige paint on the side of it. One red and one yellow connector cable and appears to have been unplugged.

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Agents believe Mancilla-Velez did not disappear willingly and aren’t sure of his whereabouts.

If anyone is familiar with this camera or is missing this type of camera from their home or business since September 4, 2020, please contact the GBI Tip Line at 1-800-597-8477.

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The Science Behind Why Only One Nostril Clogs When You’re Sick

From Men’s Health

Being stuffed up sucks. Ever wonder why it seems like one nostril feels way more clogged than the other? It’s not just your imagination: There’s a scientific reason behind it.

Credit a physiological response called the nasal cycle, a process where your nostrils take turns sucking in more air, says Rachel Roditi, M.D., a surgeon in the division of otolaryngology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Here’s why your nostrils play tag team—and what you can do when one side’s all jammed up.

Why One Nostril Gets More Congested

Structures in both sides of your nose called inferior turbinates are responsible for warming and humidifying air before it reaches your lungs, says Dr. Roditi. This protects your lungs by reducing dryness and irritation.

That process is a lot of work. So your nose funnels its resources more to one side than the other to make the process more

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Delirium a key sign of COVID-19 in frail, older people — ScienceDaily

A new analysis of data from researchers at King’s College London using information from the COVID Symptom Study app and patients admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital in London, has shown that delirium — a state of acute confusion associated with a higher risk of serious illness and death — is a key symptom of COVID-19 in frail, older people.

The findings, published in the journal Age and Ageing, highlight that doctors and carers should be aware of delirium as a possible early warning sign of COVID-19 in the elderly, even in the absence of more typical symptoms such as cough or fever.

Led by clinical fellow and geriatrician Dr Rose Penfold at King’s College London, the researchers analysed data from two groups of older people aged 65 or over from March through May. The first group included 322 patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 who had tested positive for

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Facebook integrates Messenger and Instagram

Sept. 30 (UPI) — Facebook said Wednesday it has combined Instagram with Facebook Messenger in the latest step to integrate the two platforms.

Messenger replaced Instagram’s old messaging service, Instagram Direct, a move that will allow users to send chat messages, and share photos and videos between the two platforms. It’s part of Facebook’s bigger plans that would include the incorporation of WhatsApp into Facebook as well.

“More than a billion people already use Messenger as a place to share, hang out and express themselves with family and friends,” Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, and Stan Chudnovsky, head of Messenger, said in a statement. “That’s why we’re connecting the Messenger and Instagram experience to bring some of the best Messenger features to Instagram — so you have access to the best messaging experience, no matter which app you use.”

Facebook said users will be able to communicate across apps seamlessly,

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Google commits to office work with London expansion: Report

  • Google is signing up for more office space next to its upcoming $1.2 billion headquarters in London, The Times reported.
  • The tech giant is also extending a lease of a 160,000 square foot office building in the city that was due to expire in 2021.
  • The move shows a commitment to both London and to the future of office work.
  • CEO Sundar Pichai said in an interview with Time 100 on September 23 that the company would move to a “hybrid model” of working, with staff spending time both at home and in the office.
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Google is reportedly expanding its London base in a show of commitment to both the city and the future of office work.

The tech giant has agreed to lease an extra 70,000 square feet of office space next to its upcoming $1.2 billion headquarters in King’s Cross, the

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Soteria Battery Innovation Group Signs Exclusive License and Option for a Battery Safety Technology by Oak Ridge National Laboratory

GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Soteria Battery Innovation Group (BIG) has exclusively licensed and optioned a technology developed by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory designed to eliminate thermal runaway in lithium ion batteries due to mechanical damage. The technology complements Soteria’s existing battery safety technology.

The licensed technology is for electrodes and foils for lithium ion batteries that are designed to break in a pre-defined geometry when the battery is physically damaged, effectively isolating the damaged part. This can minimize the associated generated heat and avoid thermal runaway, or uncontrolled increasing temperature, thus rendering the battery safe.

“This technology can dramatically improve battery safety upon mechanical, thermal and electrical damage,” said ORNL’s Jianlin Li, a principle investigator of the technology. “This can simplify battery design and lead to higher energy density and lower cost.”

Combining the technology with Soteria’s own current collector technology was selected

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With Pixel 5, Google continues its fight for smartphone relevance

In 2016, Google’s newly appointed hardware chief, Rick Osterloh, stood on a stage in San Francisco and unveiled a product that many people in the industry never thought would come: a Google-branded phone. 



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For years, a “GPhone” to compete with the iPhone had been a mythic prospect — a device that Android fanboys believed could properly take on Apple’s smartphone. The Pixel, with its premium build and high-end price tag, seemed primed to contend. It was glossy and chic, even drawing comparisons to the iPhone’s appearance. It had a remarkable camera with advanced photography software. But it entered a market already dominated by the likes of Apple and Samsung, two of the most popular phone makers in the world. 



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On Wednesday, Google introduced its fifth generation phone, the $699 (£599, AU$999) Pixel 5

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US military eyes nuclear thermal rocket for missions in Earth-moon space

The U.S. military aims to get a nuclear thermal rocket up and running, to boost its ability to monitor the goings-on in Earth-moon space.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) just awarded a $14 million task order to Gryphon Technologies, a company in Washington, D.C., that provides engineering and technical solutions to national security organizations.

The money will support DARPA’s Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO) program, whose main goal is to demonstrate a nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) system in Earth orbit. 

Related: Superfast spacecraft propulsion concepts (images)

NTP systems use fission reactors to heat propellants such as hydrogen to extreme temperatures, then eject the gas through nozzles to create thrust. This tech boasts a thrust-to-weight ratio about 10,000 times higher than that of electric propulsion systems and a specific impulse, or propellant efficiency, two to five times that of traditional chemical rockets, DARPA officials wrote in a

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Meltdown-Resistant Tech Stocks – MarketWatch

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Sep 30, 2020 (IAM Newswire via COMTEX) —
Big Tech reached record highs since March lows, but the wheel of fortune keeps turning and now, the tech meltdown is pushing the market down. However, even if this wreck continues, there are stocks which are more insulated than others as the world can no longer imagine living without their products and services.

Amazon

Bank of America reported that the online retailer’s seller ecosystem contributes as much as 44% to total online sales in the US. Yet, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is much more than an e-commerce emperor whose model many have unsuccessfully tried to copy.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is Amazon’s much greater cash cow as companies were increasingly shifting to cloud framerworks before COVID-19 started its relentless march across the globe. Revenue of this segment grew by 29% over

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Google officially joins the 5G game with new flagship phone

Google on Wednesday launched the $699 (£599, AU$999) Pixel 5, its first phone with 5G wireless capabilities. 



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The release marks the first time the search giant will take advantage of the technology, which boasts anywhere from 10 to 100 times the speed of 4G cellular networks. Virtually all other Android phone makers, including Samsung , LG and Motorola , have introduced 5G phones over the past year and a half. Apple ‘s upcoming iPhone 12 is expected to be 5G as well.

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Google is also releasing a new version of the Pixel 4A , the midtier phone it announced last month, that can connect to 5G networks, too. The Pixel 4A 5G costs $499 (£499, AU$799), or $150 more than the non-5G version. Google showed off the new phones during a virtual event on Wednesday, when

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