This past weekend, 89-year-old Hermina Hirsch stood on a baseball field in front of a microphone. Less than two minutes later, she had finally fulfilled her lifelong wish. Hirsch, a Holocaust survivor, sang the national anthem before the Detroit Tigers took on the Tampa Bay Rays on May 21. Show More Summary
The “genius grant” recipient’s new book looks at “grit” in fields beyond education
Australians and New Zealanders only got emails granting them access to the field test for Pokemon GO yesterday. As part of those emails, they also received a non-disclosure agreement from Niantic and The Pokemon Company asking them to please please please not tell anyone about what’s happening in Pokemon GO. So, naturally, footage is being uploaded everywhere. More »
(Reuters) - A $250 million grant from Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker, announced on Wednesday, aims to speed development of more effective cancer treatments by fostering collaboration among leading researchers in the field. The...Show More Summary
Jason Heyward never takes opening-day ceremonies for granted, and the Cubs, it turns out, shouldn't take ace Jake Arrieta for granted either. A long-awaited trip Sunday night to Wrigley Field experienced some pre-flight turbulence after Arrieta's streak of consecutive scoreless innings vanished...
Senate preselection wreaks more discord among the NSW Liberals; Tim Wilson snatches victory in Goldstein; Stan Grant fields approaches from the Liberals; preselection challenges aplenty to sitting Liberals in WA; and Bronwyn Bishop reportedly in strife in Mackellar.
"The largest grant in the country for the national parks for maintenance backlog.” [ more › ]
With Apple's aggressive expansion into geospatial data has come a new focus on research into foundational sensors and systems related to the field, including a newly granted patent that covers an in-house LiDAR device for more accurately capturing three-dimensional scenes.
Professional athletes are not immune to financial insecurity. In fact, many times the case appears to be the total opposite. In a field that grants them access to multi-year, multi-million dollar contracts one could almost imagine them as completely free of financial worries. IRVING, TX - DECEMBER 20: Terrell Owens #81 [...]
Universal Tennis Academy offers co-ed summer tennis camps at six tennis sites (Bitsy Grant, Blackburn, Chastain, DeKalb, James Creek and […] The post Universal Tennis Academy Summer Camp appeared first on Field Trips with Sue.
Alexander Rossi has thanked Manor for granting him his Formula 1 debut in 2015, following confirmation that the team will field…
A patent was recently granted to Apple describing how a spherical image sensor can be used to design a very compact camera module. The sensor is spherically curved and eliminates the need to correct for curvature of field, meaning a simpler, brighter and ultimately smaller lens design can be used. Read more
Should Rob Garite have been eligible for a Pell Grant? Garite was 15 years old on the night in November 1991 he and four teenage toughs lured a 17-year-old Chicago gang member and coke dealer to a remote field in rural Wauconda Township, in northern Illinois. Their intent was robbery. Garite and...
Marine engineering apprenticeship program will create greater access to education and training in maritime and advanced manufacturing fields Foss
By Rakteem Katakey and Grant Smith (Bloomberg) — Iran’s return to international markets will spur investment in the Persian Gulf nation’s neglected oil fields as companies from Royal Dutch Shell Plc to Total SA hunt for profitable barrels with crude near a 12-year low. Show More Summary
BUD GRANT, HOSS: Grant, 88, wins the Internet after going on field in short sleeves on subzero day.
Talk about making a statement before kickoff. While making his way out to the middle of the field at TCF Bank Stadium for the coin toss prior to today’s NFC Wild Card match-up between the Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings, in -9°F temperatures, 88-year-old former Vikings head coach Bud Grant shed his jacket and withstood […]
As the Minnesota Vikings were about to kick off against the Seattle Seahawks in one of the coldest games in NFL history, former Vikings head coach Bud Grant furthered his legend by taking to the field in a short-sleeve shirt. The 88-year-old—I repeat, the 88-year-old—Grant showed off his toughness by wearing the polo in subzero temperatures. Show More Summary
Scientist Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green Wins $1 Million Cancer Research Grant Hadiyah-Nicole Green is setting the standard so high for not just Black women in the STEM field. According to The Root reports: She was the second African-American woman to
Discovery Channel's new true-crime series Killing Fields follows an actual ongoing criminal investigation. The network is calling this "real time," which is not quite accurate, but let's grant that the turnaround is brief and the case itself is still unfolding. That's a genuinely unusual format — outside of, you know,... More »