Offshore Wind Sails into Amsterdam (Gallery)

first_imgThis week Sail Amsterdam is taking place in the capital city of the Netherlands. The event, held every 5 years, pays tribute to wind powered vessel of all shapes and sizes, from a time when offshore wind power had a very different  meaning.Some of the vessels are replicas of designs from previous centuries, some of them are genuine old timers that are lovingly restored and maintained in a seaworthy state, while others are examples of state of the art modern technology, just like our turbines powered by the same natural sustainable energy today.Of course, some the offshore wind industry related companies take advantage of this wind powered extravaganza, such as Falck Safety Services B.V. who provided these photographs:Written by Dick Hill, Offshore WIND; Images: Falck Safety Services B.V.last_img read more

Backfiring Motorcycle Caused Panic, Thought as Gunshots

first_imgWith a nation on edge after three mass shootings in the space of one week, a backfiring motorcycle causes mass panic in New York City, United States of America.The panic also interrupted and ended the Broadway play “To Kill a Mockingbird” in the Schubert Theatre. The crowd had attempted to flee the play, resulting in a stampede which injured 22 people. New York Police Department said a group of motorcycles were passing by when one of them backfired. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio also issued a statement via his Twitter account that, “Times Square is safe and secure. The noises heard earlier were motorcycles backfiring, not gunshots.”One person said, “We just hear ‘pop’, ‘pop’, ‘pop’, and thought that somebody just came in and started shooting people.”Another said, “It’s a shame the climate of America is like this.”The mass shootings have occurred at public events. The last three shootings at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, Arianna Grande’s Manchester concert and Route 91 Harvest Festival left 58 dead and another 489 wounded. Punk band Blink-182 was forced to cancel their concert in El Paso after a gunman opened fire in a Walmart Supercentre, killing 20 over the weekend.–Ads– The popping sounds were mistaken for gunshots. Photo for illustrative purpose onlycenter_img The crowd stampeded, causing 22 injuries. A backfiring motorcycle caused mass panic in New York City.last_img read more

AEW Dynamite defeats arch-rivals WWE NXT in Wednesday night TV ratings war

first_imgAlso Read l WWE RAW ratings take massive hit despite Rey Mysterio’s return, Asuka vs Bayley main eventImage Source: WWE, AEW – Twitter 1 month ago AEW Dynamite results: Chris Jericho and Jake Hager score wins; Cody defeats Eddie Kingston July 1, 2020, episode of WWE NXT drew 792,000 viewers with a 0.22 rating in the 18-49 demographic July 8, 2020, episode of WWE NXT drew 759,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic July 15, 2020, episode of WWE NXT drew 631,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic July 22, 2020, episode of WWE NXT drew 615,000 viewers with a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic July 29, 2020, episode of WWE NXT drew 707,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic July 1, 2020, episode of AEW Dynamite drew 748,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic July 8, 2020, episode of AEW Dynamite drew 715,000 viewers with a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic July 15, 2020, episode of AEW Dynamite drew 788,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic July 22, 2020, episode of AEW Dynamite drew 845,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic July 29, 2020, episode of AEW Dynamite drew 773,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic 1 month ago WWE NXT results: Kross defeats Dijakovic; Lee relinquishes his North American title Will @DarbyAllin become your new AEW World Champion next week on Dynamite?Watch #AEWDynamite every Wednesday night on @TNTDrama 8e/7c or https://t.co/GdI7QAsxEP for our International fans. #AEWonTNT pic.twitter.com/2SRqIGKJSu— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) July 31, 2020 AEW Dynamite beat WWE NXT to win the Wednesday night ratings war for the third consecutive week. According to Showbuzz Daily, AEW Dynamite drew around 773,000 viewers on TNT, while WWE NXT drew 707,000 viewers on USA Network. Tony Khan’s promotion ranked #57 in total viewership, while NXT ranked #60 in viewership. However, when compared to last week’s ratings, AEW Dynamite has seen a decrease in their viewership (845,000 viewers last week), while WWE NXT has seen an increase (615,000 viewers last week).  Also Read l WWE ratings: RAW ratings take massive hit despite McIntyre vs Ziggler, Asuka vs Banks segmentsThis week’s AEW Dynamite was headlined by a Tornado Tag Team Match where AEW World Champion Jon Moxley teamed up with Darby Allin to defeat Brian Cage and Ricky Starks. Apart from that the night also featured some entertaining matches like Cody vs Warhorse, Kenny Omega & Hangman Page vs The Dark Order, and others, which could have helped in its win. WWE NXT, on the other hand, was headlined by a Triple-Threat match between Dexter Lumis, Timothy Thatcher and Finn Balor which was loved by many fans. 1 month ago WWE NXT Results: Keith Lee calls out Karrion Kross; Lumis defeats Thatcher and Balor FOLLOW US Adil Khan 1 month ago Io Shirai teams up with Tegan Nox to defeat Candice LeRae and Dakota Kai on WWE NXT COMMENTcenter_img SUBSCRIBE TO US First Published: 31st July, 2020 18:17 IST 1 month ago AEW Dynamite Results: Omega and Page retain their title; Allin and Moxley win too Written By Last Updated: 31st July, 2020 18:17 IST AEW Dynamite Defeats Arch-rivals WWE NXT In Wednesday Night TV Ratings War AEW Dynamite beat WWE NXT to win the Wednesday night ratings war for the third consecutive week. AEW Dynamite drew 773,000 viewers, while NXT drew 707,000. Also Read l WWE ratings: Vince finally opens up about poor viewership ratings of WWE shows since COVID-19WWE NXT Ratings: WWE NXT’s Viewership tracker (for the past month) Also Read l AJ Styles opines Roman Reigns’ return would be ‘big help’ for boosting WWE ratingsAEW Dynamite Ratings: AEW Dynamite’s Viewership tracker (for the past month) LIVE TV WE RECOMMEND WATCH US LIVElast_img read more