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General Catalyst leads $6 million investment in team productivity startup Range

In case you haven’t heard, VCs are loving on workplace software as of late and productivity tools that help teams collaborate seem to be a particular frothy area of investment. A smattering of top VC firms and angels including General Catalyst, First Ro

Ascending Heat C/F Bam Adebayo wins NBA All-Star Skills Challenge

Miami Heat All-Star forward Bam Adebayo won the skills competition at the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend at the United Center in Chicago.

Former star SS Tony Fernández remains on life support system

Former All-Star shortstop Tony Fernández remains on a life support system pending a decision by his family on how to proceed

Famed biologist Richard Dawkins sparks Twitter row with ‘eugenics would work for humans’ argument

Outspoken atheist Professor Richard Dawkins is no stranger to controversy. But a tweet arguing that eugenics – the kind of selective breeding advocated by the Nazis – would “work for humans” has landed the biologist in hot water. Read Full Article at

Thought biathlon was boring? Meet Dorothea Wierer – the Italian star sending fans wild at the 2020 World Championships (PHOTOS)

Dorothea Wierer is an Italian ‘shooting skier’ who managed to end the dominance of German and Norwegian athletes in women’s biathlon, on Sunday winning the 10k pursuit at the World Championships to bag her second world title. Read Full Article at

Esports star Igor Fraga wins TRS title

New FIA Formula 3 driver Fraga, who has joined the Charouz squad for the 2020 season, headed into the final TRS round eight points behind defending series champion Lawson. But victory in the first race of the Manfeild weekend and a fourth-place finish in the

Cattle Call 2020: It's shaping up to be a Bernie-Bloomberg clash, so who else competes?

The national polling aggregate: We now have a delegate count as well, after the first two white, non-representative states cast their unearned early votes: Pete Buttigieg: 22 Bernie Sanders: 21 Elizabeth Warren: 8 Amy Klobuchar: 7 Joe Biden: 6 Som

The Daytona 500 Watch Party!

Come watch the 62nd annual Great American Race with Greg Biffle, Noah Gragson, Daniel Suarez, Justin Allgaier, and more!

Dale Jr. alters approach to flying after scary plane crash

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has changed his approach to flying following a harrowing crash landing near Bristol Motor Speedway last August

Dr. Justin Frank: «On a fundamental level, Donald Trump does not believe in America»

Psychoanalyst and author on Trump's «God complex» and our dangerous collective addiction to his unhinged behavior

Fascism at CPAC, Bernie winning by being the least-weak, and more you might have missed

Doesn’t it feel like February is fully blurring together AND that it’s lasted about a decade? The New Hampshire primary was this week. THIS week. Feels like a month ago. Anyway, here’s what you might have missed. 

Discover the hidden technical secrets of Red Bull’s new RB16

The first thing that draws the eye is the radical new nose solution, which takes inspiration from all corners of the grid and composes them on a scale that only it seems able to achieve... Radical nose tipRed Bull Racing RB16 nose detailPhoto by: Red Bull Co

Is tech socialism really on the rise?

Ultimately, it's a question of human dignity. To what degree are people given the opportunity to realize their potential, to create themselves?

Back off Bernie, Jewish group tells Israel lobby

With a pro-Israel lobbying group spending vast amounts of cash on ads attacking Bernie Sanders, another Jewish group has demanded the ads be taken down, slamming the Israel lobby for “targeting progressives over Israel policy.” Read Full Article at

Queen Elizabeth won’t get involved in Julian Assange case because it’s a POLITICAL matter – Buckingham Palace

A Buckingham Palace spokeswoman has said the Queen will not intervene to release Julian Assange, vowing to remain “non-political.” The statement seemingly confirms that Assange’s detention is a political, not criminal, matter. Read Full Article at

Famed biologist Richard Dawkins sparks Twitter row with ‘eugenics’ argument

Outspoken atheist Professor Richard Dawkins is no stranger to controversy. But a tweet arguing that eugenics – the kind of selective breeding advocated by the Nazis – would “work for humans” has landed the biologist in hot water. Read Full Article at

Number of weddings in Nevada's Clark County are declining

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials say the number of weddings in Clark County has been declining. The county had 73,000 weddings last year - more than 40-percent drop from 2004, when 128,000 ceremonies occurred. County Clerk Lynn Goya cites an overall decline in adve

Bayern back on top in Germany after beating Cologne 4-1

Bayern Munich has beaten Cologne 4-1 with two goals from Serge Gnabry to reclaim top spot in the Bundesliga

Son stoppage-time Spurs strike clinches win at Aston Villa

Son Heung-min scored in stoppage time to give Tottenham a 3-2 victory at Aston Villa to boost its hopes of Champions League qualification

Trump taking in Daytona 500 before heading West

President Donald Trump will give the command for drivers at the Daytona 500 to start their engines Sunday as he looks to win over NASCAR fans

CNN's fascinating series «The Windsors» confirms why the dysfunctional royal family still rules

Why can't we quit the royals? This soapy docuseries sheds light on the clan even odder than yours

Juventus beats Brescia 2-0 on key day for Serie A title race

Juventus has beaten 10-man Brescia in Serie A on what could prove to be a key day for the title race

Take a look at how the NASCAR hangar shoot is created - Roadshow

We went behind the scenes to see how the Daytona 500 race is produced for broadcast on Fox Sports.

Behind the scenes at the Daytona 500 hangar shoot for NASCAR on Fox Sports - Roadshow

The annual NASCAR hangar shoot is where video content of drivers and commentators is produced for the year's broadcasts, and we got to get a first-hand look.

Trump’s ‘America First’ polices have hurt EU’s soft power, bloc should take action & not simply talk – foreign policy chief

Brussels must learn to take action, especially since Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ policies are at odds with the bloc’s own interests, the EU’s top diplomat, Josep Borrell, said, noting that divisions will harm the union. Read Full Article at

Record-breaking floods across England as Storm Dennis lashes UK (VIDEOS)

Storm Dennis has sparked a record number of flood warnings across England after barreling through the UK and releasing more than a month’s worth of rainfall in just 48 hours. Read Full Article at

Iran will never talk to US under pressure or from ‘position of weakness’ – President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ruled out any likelihood of talks with the US unless Washington lifts its ‘maximum pressure’ policy, adding that peace in the Middle East and the Gulf is unimaginable without Tehran’s help. Read Full Article at

CARNAGE as bloodied man wields axe while another uses fire extinguisher as weapon at England youth boxing championships (VIDEO)

There were terrifying scenes as a man with blood gushing from his head was seen wielding an axe at a junior boxing event in England this weekend as mass violence broke out among the crowd. Read Full Article at

Double Dutch: Netherlands star Kiki Bertens wins St. Petersburg Open for second straight year

Dutch tennis ace Kiki Bertens has defended her title at the WTA St. Petersburg Open, defeating Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan in straight sets 6:1, 6:3. Read Full Article at

MIT report on voting app demonstrates criticality of election security legislation

One of the online voting technologies that's already made it out for testing in five states is highly insecure, according to a new report published Thursday by researchers from MIT. The app can be hacked to alter, or block, or make ballots public, according t

WWE Ruthless Aggression series premiere available now on WWE Network

WWE Ruthless Aggression series premiere available now on WWE Network

Iconic Ruthless Aggression moments: WWE Top 10, Feb. 16, 2020

Iconic Ruthless Aggression moments: WWE Top 10, Feb. 16, 2020

How the WWE brand split created new Superstars: WWE Ruthless Aggression (WWE Network Exclusive)

How the WWE brand split created new Superstars: WWE Ruthless Aggression (WWE Network Exclusive)

Bertens beats Rybakina to retain St. Petersburg title

Kiki Bertens has beaten Elena Rybakina 6-1, 6-3 to retain the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy

Commodity Picks: 17 February, 2020

Mustard seed prices are expected to trade with a downward bias in the coming days

Why a national paid leave policy would benefit small employers (like me)

Take it from me: small businesses would be helped by federal regulation that would ensure employees get paid leave

Check out Valencia's sci-fi ultramodern opera house - CNET

The Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia might look like a spaceship or a Stormtrooper helmet, but it's actually one of the most amazing music venues in the world. Here's a look inside.

India is beginning to look like a tired proposition: Ashmore's Jan Dehn

After the election-related fiscal blowout, India needs to scale back fiscal spending and roll out aggressive reforms

Daredevil routine at 1,300ft almost goes DISASTROUSLY WRONG for Russian paraglider & aerial gymnast (VIDEO)

Russian paraglider Alexander Orlov and world champion aerial gymnast Anzhela Kulagila performed a daredevil routine in Vietnam, making jaw-dropping acrobatics moves at 400m (1,300ft) – but which almost went badly wrong. Read Full Article at

Black History Month: Haitian Americans—from the American Revolution to Temporary Protected Status

When we talk about the early black history of the U.S and black ancestry, we often discuss it in reference to those African Americans who are descendants of enslaved people who were dragged to these shores directly from the African continent. In discussions
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