Take a lap around Richmond Raceway with NASCAR Heat 3 - video
704Games, NASCAR’s exclusive eSports partner for simulation-style video games on console platforms, recently released the newest entry in its best-selling racing series: NASCAR Heat 3. Featuring the biggest names in motorsports, the title is available toda
North Carolina's factory farms are harming state residents even when they're not underwater
It is at this point commonly understood that poor Americans suffer from industrial pollution at rates far higher than more wealthy Americans. The effect by which this happens is also well understood: heavy industry and «industrial»-scale farming i
Ocean acidification may reduce sea scallop fisheries
Each year, fishermen harvest more than $500 million worth of Atlantic sea scallops from the waters off the east coast of the United States. A new model, however, predicts that those fisheries may potentially be in danger.
Spray-on antennas could unlock potential of smart, connected technology
Engineering researchers report a method for spraying invisibly thin antennas, made from a type of two-dimensional, metallic material called MXene, that perform as well as those being used in mobile devices, wireless routers and portable transducers.
Genomic study brings us closer to precision medicine for type 2 diabetes
Most patients with type 2 diabetes are treated with a 'one-size-fits-all' protocol, but this approach can leave many cases inadequately managed. New work indicates that inherited genetic changes may underlie the variability seen among diabetes patients, with
Baseball fans in Atlanta have waited to hear the magical words for five years. On Saturday, it finally happened.The Atlanta Braves clinched the N.L. East division on Saturday with their 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. After the final out was recorded
This week at progressive state blogs: VA could become offshore wind hub; Kavanaugh the zealot
This week at progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Here is the September 15 edition. Inclusion of a blog post does not necessarily indicate my agreement with—o
The Latest: Hawaii national parks reopens after lava shut it
HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on the reopening of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park after an eruption that caused widespread damage to infrastructure (all times local): 9 a.m. A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months becau
Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is preparing to require the Federal Aviation Administration to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes. The aim is to give passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and cramped quarters. The regulation of seat legro
Fintech startups: Apply to exhibit for free as a TC Top Pick at Disrupt Berlin 2018
Fintech promises to be one of the hottest topics at Disrupt Berlin 2018, and you can take that to the bank — see what we did there? On 29-30 November thousands of attendees will descend on Berlin, and what better way to get your fintech business in front
Singapore Blockchain Week happened this past week. While there have been a few announcements from companies, some of the most interesting updates have come from regulators, and specifically, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The financial regulator
Corporate venture investment climbs higher throughout 2018
Many corporations are pinning their futures on their venture investment portfolios. If you can’t beat startups at the innovation game, go into business with them as financial partners.
Though many technology companies have robust venture investment initiat
Cinematic train wreck, “The Room”, is now on YouTube in its entirety
The Room has been ranked with Plan 9 From Outer Space as a strong contender for the “best” worst movie ever made — and it’s now available in its entirety on YouTube. Written, directed, and starring Tommy Wiseau, The Room belongs in
In an announcement Saturday afternoon at Richmond (Va.) Raceway, RFR officials confirmed Newman had agreed to a multi-year deal to drive its No. 6 Ford in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Bayne and Matt Kenseth have been sharing the No. 6 this season as
Christine Blasey Ford to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee on Kavanaugh assault
The Washington Post reports that Christine Blasey Ford has accepted the invitation from the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify. Dr. Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were both teenagers.
The details of thi
Watch: D.K. Metcalf casually hauls in amazing one-handed TD
Ole Miss wide receiver D.K. Metcalf is becoming quite the big-play machine. One weekend after torching Alabama on a 75-yard score, he showed off his hands with a brilliant, albeit very casual one-handed touchdown snag against Kent State. #SCtop10pic.twitter.c
Saturday midday open thread: Owners may vote not to finish GA nukes; octopuses react to 'ecstasy'
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