A massive, spinning disk of ice that formed on a ME river has captivated both visitors and locals alike after video and images taken by a drone were shared by the city of Westbrook.
No exact measurement of the Westbrook Ice Disc has been taken, but in video shot from a drone and shared by the city, it appears larger than two nearby downtown buildings.
Paul Nakroshis, an associate professor of physics at the University of Southern Maine, tells Maine Public Radio that the formation of the ice disks is not totally understood.
"It's where the aliens landed", one commenter wrote as another netizen suggested it looked like the moon. The water inside the eddy is moving slower than the current so is more likely to freeze, and as the ice turns, it bumps into rocks or more ice and gets shaved down into its circular shape.
Locals had seen smaller ice discs before but nothing like this one, Ms Radel added.
British PM Theresa May could further delay Brexit vote The government, for its part, has forecast a potential economic slump of more than nine percent in the wake of a no-deal Brexit . Mr Corbyn hailed the development as an "important step" to prevent a no-deal Brexit .
The disk spans about 300 feet across and has been spinning in the same spot of the Presumpscot River.
'The ducks were rotating on this big Lazy Susan, ' Mr Mitchell quipped.
A river ice hydraulics expert, Steven Daly, told the NY Times there are only one or two reports of these kind of ice disks in the USA every year, and even then they are never this huge, usually forming in the 20 to 30 foot range. Good Morning America did a feature from its river banks. "It was a big duck-go-round". Or maybe it's just a huge floating crop circle made by the aliens themselves.
Researchers believe ice discs spin because of temperature changes in the water, creating a vortex underneath.
The paper said in an editorial that the dispute harms both countries and disrupts the worldwide trade order and supply chains. Originally meant to last only two days, continuing developments prompted negotiators to extend the talks for another day.
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Jake Patterson, 21, told investigators he watched Jayme Closs board a school bus that he had stopped behind while driving to work. The complaint says Jayme and her mother then hid in the bathroom and realized James Closs had been killed after hearing a shot.
She won the speakership by 220-192 vote over the Republican leader Congress Kevin McCarthy, who is now the House Minority Leader. During his free-wheeling session with reporters, Trump also wrongly claimed that he'd never called for the wall to be concrete.
Barr's Senate confirmation hearing begins January 15, which means a confirmation vote at the earliest would occur in mid-February. The newspaper also reported that he suggested secretly recording Mr Trump to expose White House turmoil and dysfunction.
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Trump told reporters, adding later, "If we don't make a deal, I would say 100 percent but I don't want to say 100 percent". That's according to a congressional aide familiar with the matter who was not authorized to speak publicly.
That could open the way for several different outcomes, ranging from a so-called "managed no-deal" exit to another referendum. United Kingdom data disappointed, indicating shrinking business activity amid Brexit uncertainty.
Trump is growing more frustrated as the shutdown drags on and is complaining that his aides are not offering him an exit strategy. House Democrats as well as a smattering of Republicans voted this week in favor of bills to reopen portions of the government.
Republicans jumped on the revelations, telling the newspaper that the episode reveals "hypocrisy at its finest" by Ocasio-Cortez. In a comparison that Ocasio-Cortez would surely hate, politicos have pointed out that the NY rep. has "Trumpian" tendencies.
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Most visitors were being respectful of the desert wilderness and park facilities, Joshua Tree's superintendent David Smith said. Laretig admits there are plenty of things he'd rather do than clean up the national park, but he says it's worth the effort.