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New Navigation Design Navigating Garmin Connect just got smoother. The new quick navigation panel groups together items that matter to you most and shows where you are at all times — even when the menu is collapsed. And now you can add items to your dash with 1 click. Everything you need is in 1 simple, mobile-friendly package. Go have a click around, and see what you think. We bet you are going to be sold. Activity List Page While you’re exploring the redesigned navigation, check out your activity list. You’ll notice a few changes. Yo... Read More »

Summer Sprite™ Cold Lyrics Series™ celebrates cool, crisp, refreshing, lemon-lime Sprite in partnership with Vince Staples, Lil Yachty, DRAM, Vic Mensa, Kamaiyah and Kap G


To remind fans how cool, crisp, refreshing and delicious Sprite is during the most scorching days of summer, limited-edition Sprite packaging will display six existing lyrics from a talented roster of artists: Vince Staples, Lil Yachty, DRAM, Vic Mensa, Kamaiyah and Kap G. Each artist was chosen by Sprite because of their unique perspective and reputation for staying true to themselves. “Sprite was one of the first brands ever to recognize the power of hip-hop more than 30 years ago. It has always celebrated authenticity and collaborated wit... Read More »

Georgia Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on the International Space Station


  NASA astronaut Jack Fischer speaks to Georgia student at 11:45 a.m. EDT on Monday, June 19.  Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Jack Fischer will answer questions from K5 through 12th grade students from Fayette County and surrounding areas. Fischer launched to the International Space Station in April. He is scheduled to return to Earth in September. As part of its Summer Reading Program, Fayette County Public Library applied to host the downlink, which allows educational organizations to host conversations with astronauts livin... Read More »

NASA Awards Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract


The Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract (NOC) has a two-year base period that begins Oct. 1, followed by a one-year option and two two-year options. The total potential value of the contract is $154.5 million. The contract includes a cost-plus-award-fee (CPAF) portion, which covers the core work of the contract, and a CPAF firm-fixed-price portion for indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity orders.   Under the NOC, Raytheon will procure highly-skilled services that include enriched-oxygen breathing gas production (Nitrox)... Read More »

Trump announces U.S. “withdrawal” from Paris Climate Agreement – Greenpeace response


“Trump’s isolationist stance at this critical moment in history is morally reprehensible, but his attempt to derail global progress on climate change will fail. The Paris Agreement will remain in force, with or without the US government, and the transition to clean energy will continue. “The extremist Trump administration clearly has no idea the vast majority of people support the Paris Climate Agreement, nor do they seem to care that Americans will suffer the consequences of this fossil fuel giveaway. This is a decision only someone in a bill... Read More »

Amway Earns Safer Choice Award for the Manufacturing of Environmentally Safe Products


“Amway is committed to creating high-performing home cleaning products that are safe and environmentally friendly,” said George Calvert, vice president of supply chain and R&D. “This award is testament to the commitment and dedication of our Amway scientists and staff.  We are indeed honored by this award from the U.S. EPA and look forward to a long-term partnership with them.” Products that meet the EPA’s Safer Choice Standard may print and promote the Safer Choice label on packaging and promotions. More than 40 Amway laundry, surfac... Read More »

The Coca-Cola Company Nears Completion of U.S. Refranchising Plan with Letter of Intent for Territory in Northeast


The Coca-Cola Company is moving closer to completing the refranchising of its Company-owned territories in the United States, thanks to a new letter of intent involving a significant area of the Northeast. Coca-Cola Refreshments executives Paul Mulligan and Fran McGorry are joining together to form a new bottling company called Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages LLC. They have signed a letter of intent for territories that include metropolitan New York, Philadelphia, most of the state of New Jersey and part of Delaware, plus four production facilit... Read More »

NASA to Announce New Astronaut Class on June 7


The astronaut candidates will join acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot, Johnson Center Director Ellen Ochoa, and Flight Operations Director Brian Kelly on stage at the event, which will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.   Following the announcement, media in attendance will have the opportunity to speak with experts about the astronaut selection and training processes, and spacecraft in which the new astronauts could fly. In addition, tours of Johnson’s astronaut training facility will be offered. Media mus... Read More »

NASA to Air Launch of Next International Space Station Resupply Mission


The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft will liftoff on the company's Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying almost 6,000 pounds of science research, crew supplies and hardware to the orbiting laboratory in support of Expedition 52 and 53 crew members. The unpressurized trunk of the spacecraft also will transport solar panels, tools for Earth-observation and equipment to study neutron stars.   About 10 minutes after launch, Dragon will reach its preliminary orbit. It then will deploy its sola... Read More »

AT&T to Launch Innovation Center in Atlanta and Add Second Dallas-Fort Worth Location


  Innovation has a new home. Two, actually. AT&T is launching new AT&T Foundry® facilities in Atlanta and the Dallas-Fort Worth areas to speed up the development of the latest technologies and applications that will help enrich your life whether at home, work or on the road. “Since its founding three years ago, the mission of the AT&T Foundry® has been to identify great ideas, put the right people and technology ecosystem around them and move them quickly to market,” said John Donovan, Senior Executive Vice President o... Read More »

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