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Mantia, Davis, Whitmore snag Olympic speedskating berths

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Joey Mantia won the 1,000 meters at the U.S. speedskating trials, while two-time Olympic champion Shani Davis is headed to his fourth games. Mantia finished in 1 minute, 9.15 seconds Wednesday night. The former inline skater from Florida fini

Dolphins receiver Grant to go on IR with lower leg injury

Miami Dolphins receiver Jakeem Grant to be placed on injured reserve with lower leg injury, ending season

France opens probe into alleged discrimination at PSG

France opens probe into alleged discrimination at PSG

Brian Bowen sues Adidas, associates over corruption scandal

Former Louisville and South Carolina player Brian Bowen II has sued Adidas and several of its associates alleging federal racketeering violations

Buffalo QB Josh Allen set to return vs. Jacksonville

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen to return to the starting lineup this week against the Jacksonville Jaguars

Enjoy Pre-Black Friday Prices on These Drones and Save Up to 62 Percent

If you’ve been patiently waiting for the right time to purchase a drone, your persistence is about to pay off. That’s because there’s a wide selection currently offered at special pre-Black Friday prices. […] The post Enjoy Pre-Black Friday Pr

Baby Mountain Lion Rescued From Home After Being Fed Bratwurst

Colorado officials are warning the public to leave wildlife alone after they rescued a sick baby mountain lion from a home where it was fed bratwurst and kept indoors. On Thursday, Colorado Parks […] The post Baby Mountain Lion Rescued From Home After B

Science Helps Explain Baseball Pitches

There is no one way to throw a baseball: Sinkers, curveballs, sliders, changeups, knuckleballs—each version has a different velocity, trajectory, movement, hand position, and arm angle. But some existing explanations for the different […] The post Sci

The Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Character Guide: Simon and Richter Belmont

Simon Lashes Out! Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is huge. Not just in terms of hype and importance and sales potential, but just in terms of sheer stuff. The Nintendo Switch mascot fighter features […] The post The Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Character Guide

GM’s self-driving unit Cruise is expanding to Seattle

Cruise, the self-driving company acquired by GM in 2016, is expanding to Seattle as it seeks out more engineering talent to develop its technology. The company doesn’t have any plans right now to test its autonomous vehicles in the city. Instead, GM Cru

Amazon Comprehend adds customized language lists to machine learning tool

Last year Amazon announced Comprehend, a natural language processing tool to help companies extract common words and phrases from a corpus of information. Today, a week ahead of its Re:invent customer conference, Amazon announced an enhancement to Comprehend

Scientists Finally Know How Wombat Butts Make Cube-Shaped Poops

These marsupials have especially talented poop-cubing butts. And a team of physicists figured out how they work.

This Spinning, Snakelike Star System Might Blast Gamma Rays into the Milky Way When It Dies

Astronomers found a star system in our galaxy that could produce a gamma-ray burst — one of the brightest and most energetic events in the universe.

Pacers conclude homestand vs. Jazz perhaps without Oladipo

Utah Jazz-Indiana Pacers preview

Fukuzumi, Makino won't return to F2 in 2019

Fukuzumi and Makino have been placed with the Arden and Russian Time teams respectively in the Formula 1 support category this year, with Fukuzumi combining his F2 role with a drive with the Mugen squad in Super Formula. European F3 graduate Makino has so fa

Carbo brings its light and peppy electric bike to the U.S.

The Carbo is a new electric bike that weighs a mere 27 pounds and can pep up your morning commute. Created by the Montreal-based team that successfully shipped the Veco, this crowdfunded electric bike can collapse for travel and can go 40 miles with pedal ass

Airbnb is using what3words to list stays with Mongolian nomads

Putting a new spin on the term ‘digital nomad’, UK addressing platform what3words has partnered with Airbnb to list stays with Mongolian nomads. The startup’s simplified addressing system is being applied to help adventurous travellers 

Now eight parliaments are demanding Zuckerberg answers for Facebook scandals

Facebook’s founder is facing pressure to accept an invite from eight international parliaments, with lawmakers wanting to question him about negative impacts his social network is having on democratic processes globally. Last week Facebook declined a in

RBI meeting LIVE: RBI committee to look into PCA relaxation, say TV reports

Rumours are rife that RBI governor Urjit Patel may step down. Track updates on the crucial RBI board meeting

YES Bank promoters to revamp board; R Chandrashekhar likely to resign

In a clean-up exercise, private sector lender YES Bank is expected to overhaul its board after receiving nod from its promoters, sources said. Besides, former telecom secretary R Chandrashekar is also likely to resign from the board Monday, they added. &laq

RBI board meeting agrees to set up committee on capital framework

A crucial meeting of the RBI's central board was held on Monday amid a rift between the central bank and the government over key issues

Black Friday 2018 console deals are here: PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch bundles start at $200 - CNET

Black Friday is the best time to buy a new gaming console, and this year's deals have begun.

Mississippi Republican who 'joked' about public hangings takes white supremacist's campaign cash

Will Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith return a $2,700 campaign contribution from a white supremacist? Her campaign is not saying, and since Hyde-Smith recently “joked” about public hangings, in a state with a long history of lynchings, may

Gagner, Canucks out to jolt Jets

Gagner, Canucks out to jolt Jets

Gophers hold off Texas A&M in closing minutes for 69-64 win

Jordan Murphy scored 14 points in the Minnesota Gophers' third win of the season.

Panthers looking to get back on track as road trip makes a stop in Ottawa

The Florida Panthers will try to snap out of their recent slump Monday night when they take on the Senators in what will be Mike Hoffman's return to Ottawa.

Injured Blues limp home to host last-place Kings

Los Angeles Kings-St. Louis Blues preview

Panthers recall Micheal Haley, Dryden Hunt, loan Denis Malgin, Maxim Mamin to Springfield

Florida Panthers GM Dale Tallon announced Monday that the Panthers have recalled forwards Micheal Haley and Dryden Hunt from the Springfield Thunderbirds.

Folger to make Yamaha test debut in Valencia

Former Tech 3 Yamaha racer Folger, 25, was revealed as the spearhead of Yamaha's new European-based test team back in September. He attended a private test in Aragon alongside race riders Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales in September but did not ride, alt

Floersch has successful seven-hour surgery

The German was injured in a violent accident in the F3 race on Sunday, after being launched into the air and over another car before striking a photographer's bunker. Read Also: Analysis: The factors that saved Floersch's life A seven-hour operation on her ba

Auction Preview: Art, Fine Art and Design Auction at Kunst & Design Auktionshaus, Krefeld, Nov 24

What: Art, Fine Art and Design AuctionWhere: Kunst & Design Auktionshaus; Wiedstr. 21, Krefeld, 47799, GermanyWhen: November 24; 09.00 am GMTTop lots of the sale:- Adolf Luther (1912-1990) Spherical mirror glass wall. Freestanding mirror wall, spherical,

Auction Preview: Modern Art & Design at Palm Beach Modern Auctions, West Palm Beach, FL, Nov 24

What: Modern Art & DesignWhere: Palm Beach Modern Auctions; 417 Bunker Rd. West Palm Beach, FL 33405, United StatesWhen: November 24; 05.00 pm GMTTop lots of the sale:- Designer/Artist; Manufacturer:  Joan Miro (1893-1983). Markings:  signed, ma

Black Friday 2018 Sprint deals: Free iPhone XR, $100 iPad, free $500 LG TV with LG V40 - CNET

Sprint will also cut you a break on the Galaxy S9 and Note 9, and shaves $100 off the Apple Watch 4.

Black Friday 2018 Amazon deals now available: Fire TV, Roku, Recast DVR, Fire tablets, Blink cameras and more - CNET

Fully updated Monday, Nov. 19, here's the full list of Echo, Fire, Kindle and other Amazon gear and their sale prices!

LG XBOOM AI ThinQ Google-powered smart display shipping and $100 off - CNET

Announced in August, LG's XBOOM AI ThinQ is the last of the Google Assistant smart displays from its cohort to ship.

California wildfires update: At least 80 dead, 993 missing

The horror continues: The number of those unaccounted for decreased to 993 — about 300 fewer than Saturday's count, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said on Sunday. At least 80 people have died throughout California since wildfires broke out earlier thi

Preview: Lightning looking for a bit of revenge in rematch with Predators

The Tampa Bay Lightning close out their road trip Monday night with another showdown against the dominant Nashville Predators.

Preview: Panthers forward Mike Hoffman red hot heading into return to Ottawa

The Florida Panthers take on the Ottawa Senators on Monday night.

Miniature Watercolor Landscapes and Fashion Sketches Delicately Painted on Used Tea Bags

After a good steep, Ruby Silvious (previously) reuses her tea bags as miniature canvases to paint sliced watermelon, serene landscapes, and models adorned in dress-shaped candy wrappers. The works typically keep the tags attached, reminding the viewer of the

Gold rush: Iran turns to precious metals as US sanctions bite

Tehran wants to revitalize gold and copper mines, media reported citing Iran Minerals Production and Supply Company. The country is experiencing a surge in gold mining activity in the wake of the second rollout of US sanctions. Read Full Article at RT.com
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