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Boosting wind farmers, global winds reverse decades of slowing and pick up speed

In a boon to wind farms, average daily wind speeds are picking up across much of the globe after about 30 years of gradual slowing. Research shows that wind speeds in northern mid-latitude regions have increased by roughly 7% since 2010.

Powerful and Emotive, Artist Patrick Onyekwere’s Hyperrealistic Portraits Are Rendered Meticulously in Ballpoint Pen

Patrick Onyekwere imbues his photorealistic portraits with layers of emotion. Before sketching with blue, ballpoint pen, the Nigerian artist invites his subjects into a conversation about their lives, contemporary culture, and nature to establish the mood or

Russian scientists develop ‘groundbreaking’ method to ‘trick’ immune system and make nano-drugs more effective

Russian researchers have found a way to ‘trick’ the immune system so that it prolongs the blood circulation of almost any nanomedicine, making the technology more therapeutically efficient. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘It was after Scherzinger’: Russian model Viktoria Odintcova says she was pursued by F1 ace Hamilton

Russian Instagram stunner Viktoria Odintcova has claimed Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton pursued her romantically several years ago but says their relationship has since transformed into friendship. Read Full Article at RT.com

Twitter employee COLLUDED with bitcoin scammers in takeover of high-profile accounts, hacker sources say

A Twitter insider “literally did all the work” for the bitcoin scammers who hijacked dozens of celebrities’ accounts, sources claiming responsibility for the hack have claimed, saying the employee was paid to enable the takeover. Read Full Article at RT

The 'Most recent 1,000-yard rushers for every NFL franchise' quiz

How many of the running backs to last tally 1,000 or more yards in a season for every NFL franchise can you name in five minutes?

Zion Williamson left bubble to attend to family matter, plans to return

New Orleans hopes to get the star rookie back in time for the resumption of play.

Solar Orbiter's first images reveal 'campfires' on the Sun

The first images from Solar Orbiter, a new Sun-observing mission by ESA and NASA, have revealed omnipresent miniature solar flares, dubbed 'campfires', near the surface of our closest star.

Formula E could have longer races under Gen3 car rules

Williams Advanced Engineering has won the contract to exclusively supply the battery system for the Gen3 car, which will come in for the 2022-23 season ahead of a minimum three-year cycle.The design brief is for the cars to be 120kg lighter, have smaller dime

Vettel says he has held «loose talks» with Racing Point

Speculation over the past week has suggested that Vettel has an offer on the table from Racing Point to join it when it becomes Aston Martin in 2021.The likelihood is that he would replace Sergio Perez, with sources suggesting that the Mexican can be replace

Zanardi to be brought out of medically-induced coma

Ex-Formula 1 driver and CART champion Zanardi was hit by a vehicle while taking part in a handbike road race near Siena on 19 June, leaving him with severe injuries to his head and face.Zanardi underwent surgery upon his admission to Siena University Hospital

Marquez explains why Jerez races are «important» for Honda

Honda only made a breakthrough with its RC213V on the final day of the Qatar test at the end of February, after it found its 2020 aerodynamic package was the cause of its turning woes.Having had just two 90-minute sessions on the bike in four months on Wednes

Renault believes it has solved radiator problem

Ricciardo retired from the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring with a cooling problem, with Ocon then failing to finish the follow-up Styrian GP event as a result of the same problem.After that second race, Renault executive director Marci

Apollo 11 Launches into History

At 9:32 a.m. EDT on July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission launched via a Saturn V rocket on a mission to the Moon.

8 edtech investors talk reskilling, digital universities, ISAs and other post-pandemic trends

We know that the coronavirus has brought unprecedented attention to the edtech market, but now what? What happens when schools are no longer clambering toward an overnight solution? When the surges slow? When our world reopens and there doesn’t need to be

Treatment in make-shift COVID-19 hospitals eligible for health insurance claims: IRDAI

These guidelines are crucial because there have been complaints about some insurers not recognising hospitalisation treatment availed by COVID-19 patients at make-shift hospitals

LT Finance Holdings Q1 net profit dips 73% to Rs 148 crore on higher provisioning

Total income fell to Rs 3,397.53 crore in June quarter as against Rs 3,689.50 crore in the same period of 2019-20.

Marico appoints Pawan Agrawal as new CFO after Vivek Karve steps down

The board of the company in a meeting held on Thursday has accepted the resignation of Karve, who was associated with Marico from last 20 years.

3 Point Analysis | What will be the impact of RIL’s ambitious tech plans

Let#39;s understand what these tech announcements mean for Reliance Industries

Delhi HC allows Franklin Templeton MF to sell pledged Essel shares

Essel group firms -- Cyquator Media, Direct Media and Khoobsurat Infra -- had appealed to the division bench after the single-bench of Delhi HC had declined any relief

Surviving Tuskegee Airmen split on Washington naming team after them

Washington will change its name soon, and the debate rages on as to what the new name should be.

Tigers Summer Camp Report 7.16.20 (VIDEO)

Trevor Thompson checks in with Spencer Turnbull

Cardinals announce 2020 broadcast schedule; FSMW to air 55 games

The St. Louis Cardinals announced their 2020 regular-season broadcast schedule Thursday, and 55 of the 60 games will air on FOX Sports Midwest.

Game developer poll suggests longer hours and less productivity as the industry adapts to remote work

Ahead of the upcoming online-only version of its big annual conference, GDC commissioned a survey of 2,500 game developers to determine how the industry is coping with the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. While gaming sales are up as many turn to the

Instagram confirms its TikTok rival, Reels, will launch in the US in early August

Instagram confirmed it’s preparing to soon launch its TikTok competitor, known as Reels, in the U.S. The company expects to bring the new video feature — which is designed specifically for short-form, creative content — to its platform in ea

Google’s latest R&D project is Shoploop, a mobile video shopping platform

Google’s latest experiment is a video shopping platform designed to introduce consumers to new products in under 90 seconds. The company today is launching Shoploop, a project from Google’s internal R&D division, Area 120, where it tests out n

EU antitrust lawmakers kick off IoT deep dive to follow the data flows

The potential for the Internet of Things to lead to distortion in market competition is troubling European Union lawmakers who have today kicked off a sectoral inquiry. They’re aiming to gather data from hundreds of companies operating in the smart hom

Startup launches innovative new product that pays Amazon marketplace sellers daily

Third-party sellers are the dominant driver of sales on Amazon’s marketplace, accounting for 58% of its total and growing. We know that the pandemic, ironically, has been good for Amazon, which has reported net sales in Q1, up by 26% year-over-year, given t

GAO report confirms border officials ignored CDC recommendation to give kids flu shots

The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a new report that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) failed to provide consistent medical care to detained people at its facilities after a number of children horrifically died under the agency

Dehydration increases amphibian vulnerability to climate change

Amphibians have few options to avoid the underappreciated one-two punch of climate change, according to a new study. Rising summer temperatures are also resulting in higher rates of dehydration among wet-skinned amphibians as they attempt to keep themselves c

New cobalt-free lithium-ion battery reduces costs without sacrificing performance

Researchers say they've cracked the code to a cobalt-free high-energy lithium-ion battery, eliminating the cobalt and opening the door to reducing the costs of producing batteries while boosting performance in some ways.

A 'feeling' for dementia? New findings on subjectively perceived memory problems

A research team concludes that personal perception can be an important indicator for the early detection of Alzheimer's disease. Scientists report that individuals with subjectively felt memory problems also exhibited on average measurable cognitive deficits

Sea turtles' impressive navigation feats rely on surprisingly crude 'map'

Since the time of Charles Darwin, scientists have marvelled at sea turtles' impressive ability to make their way -- often over thousands of kilometers -- through the open ocean and back to the very places where they themselves hatched years before. Now, resea

Ultra-black skin allows some fish to lurk unseen

Scientists report that at least 16 species of deep-sea fish have evolved ultra-black skin that absorbs more than 99.5% of the light that hits them, making them nearly impossible to pick out from the shadows. These fish owe their disappearing act to tiny packe

American, JetBlue will expand cooperation in NY, Boston

DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines and JetBlue Airways said Thursday they will sell seats on some of each other’s flights in the Northeast to strengthen both airlines in New York and Boston, where they compete against Delta and United. American said the deal w

Phillies' Didi Gregorius will wear mask during games

The MLB is not requiring players to wear masks and is allowing players to skip the season and receive a prorated salary if they do not feel comfortable risking their health.

Ezekiel Elliott rips media over recent skepticism about his ranking among top RBs

Ezekiel Elliott has called out the media over recent questioning about his current standing in the NFL, as well as how pundits and analysts routinely and unfairly pit running backs against another.

Over 20,000 fans attend NASCAR All-Star Race

The event is believed to have the highest attendance of any sporting event in America since the pandemic began.

NFLPA reveals 72 NFL players tested positive for COVID-19

Even before players report for training camp, which is scheduled to be July 28, the NFL experienced a wave of coronavirus cases.

Zion Williamson leaves Orlando to tend to urgent family medical matter

Williamson will have to follow quarantine protocol when he returns to Orlando, which could impact the timeline for when he is cleared to rejoin his teammates and/or play in games.

Following Hagia Sophia’s conversion to mosque, Russian MP wants Turkey’s disused Orthodox churches under Moscow’s control

Politicians from Russia’s State Duma intend to appeal to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to transfer control of Orthodox Christian locations inside the country to the jurisdiction of Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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