Month: July 2018

30 Jul by admin

The Best Formula One Driver Might Be A Guy Who Hasn’t Won Since 2013

Spaniard Fernando Alonso sealed his place in the highest echelon of Formula One drivers with his back-to-back world championships in 2005 and 2006, ending Michael Schumacher’s five-year reign atop the sport. His subsequent accomplishments behind the wheel have only added to his legend. But a more recent glance at Alonso’s F1 results might suggest that […]
29 Jul by admin

Hungarian GP: Hamilton wins to extend F1 title lead

Vettel was set to lose further ground as he trailed in third behind Hamilton’s teammate Valtteri Bottas late in the 70-lap race before squeezing past on fresher tires. Contact was made in the overtaking move, but it was Bottas who fared worst, losing part of his front wing and seeing Raikkonen sail past him for […]
29 Jul by admin

Amazon, Netflix changing the way we watch football

“All or nothing: Manchester City” is being released on Amazon Prime on August 17 as an eight-part behind-the-scenes documentary, allowing viewers inside the usually highly-private dressing room, as well as providing a glimpse into the players’ personal stories. Football has long straddled the line between sport and entertainment, with fans’ appetites no longer satiated by […]
29 Jul by admin

ATP roundup: Isner reaches final in Atlanta

Top-seeded American John Isner reached the final of the BB&T Atlanta Open with a 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-1 victory over fourth-seeded Matthew Ebden of Australia on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Jul 13, 2018; London, United Kingdom; John Isner (USA) reacts during his match against Kevin Anderson (RSA) on day 11 at All England Lawn and Croquet […]
28 Jul by admin

Formula One shelves plans to launch Miami Grand Prix in 2019

After Miami city authorities delayed a crucial vote — initially set for July 26 — until September, F1 has decided to put the race on hold rather than sign off “on a sub-optimal race track.” “Whilst our preference would have been to race in Miami in 2019, there was always a point by which delivering […]
28 Jul by admin

Mia Chapman: The off-road racer in a man’s world

“She still gets nervous watching me race, but it’s a lot safer than quads and dirt bikes so she’s okay with it,” Chapman tells CNN. “She kind of said no to the dirt bikes because they were too dangerous. “My Dad, of course, has been there since day one. He knows me the best. He […]
24 Jul by admin

Why Is Water Slippery? | FiveThirtyEight

The questions that kids ask about science aren’t always easy to answer. Sometimes, their little brains can lead to big places that adults forget to explore. That is what inspired our series Science Question From A Toddler, which uses kids’ curiosity as a jumping-off point to investigate the scientific wonders that adults don’t even think […]
23 Jul by admin

Hop on board Slinky Dog Dash with GMA

“Reach for the sky!” Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios opens June 30 and “Good Morning America” has taken a ride on the two brand-new attractions. Walt Disney WorldSlinky Dog Dash dashes is seen by a giant Jesse doll. The first is Slinky Dog Dash, a family-friendly roller coaster inspired by Andy’s toy, Slink. […]
23 Jul by admin

The Teen-Agers Fighting for Climate Justice

On Saturday, hundreds of teen-agers—loud, pensive, stubbornly determined—marched through Manhattan. They represented a movement that other teen-agers had started, last year, called Zero Hour. They were gravely concerned about politicians doing almost nothing for climate justice, and they had created a list of demands—including, most importantly, achieving negative carbon emissions by 2030. All across the […]