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The physical web gains support with IoT grants, new SDKs

This week’s Smart DevOps roundup features new grants to promote the development of  the Internet of Things (IoT), an initiative to interact with the Physical Web, and Near Field Communications for IoT. Google’s Open Web of Things   Search giant … Continue reading ?

NASCAR changes Sprint Unlimited eligibility; Danica Patrick allowed in

The modification grants Danica Patrick a spot in the non-points race. Often perception is everything, even if the desired effect isn't always intended. That certainly applies to NASCAR expanding the field of the Sprint Unlimited held...Show More Summary

Tampa Bay Rays Reach Agreement to Search for New Stadium Site

St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman has granted the Tampa Bay Rays the freedom to search for a new stadium site in Hillsborough County, Florida, should the team leave prior to its contract with Tropicana Field ending in 2027. According...Show More Summary

PNAS: Grant Goodyear, Oil Industry Nuclear Physicist

I’ve decided to do a new round of profiles in the Project for Non-Academic Science (acronym deliberately chosen to coincide with a journal), as a way of getting a little more information out there to students studying in STEM fields who will likely end up with jobs off the “standard” academic science track. Eighth in…

Drew Brees is 0-for-Baltimore, Ravens don’t want to hear it

Drew Brees has done a lot of amazing thing on the football field. But he’s never beaten the Ravens. Granted, he’s only played them three times, but has lost all three, once with the Chargers and twice with the Saints. “I am aware. I played them in ’03, ’06 and ’10. Thanks for reminding me,”…

Nina Wambiji | Fisheries Researcher

From SciDev: Scientist Nina Wambiji talks about how the support she has received from AWARD (African Women in Agricultural Research and Development) has helped her become a leading researcher in her field. She was granted a fellowship at AWARD after obtaining a PhD in Japan for her research on rabbitfish. Show More Summary

Kenny Kaneko On Podium In Japan

By: Allie BrownKenny Kaneko took a very impressive 2nd place this weekend in Kumano Japan! There were 167 paddlers and a strong international field with Travis Grant taking the top spot. Looks like the race scene is really taking off in Japan…“Awesome day of racing today in Kumano,” said Kenny. “Thank you guys for having [...]

Michael Vick admits he took scout-team snaps for granted last week

If you're Rex Ryan, what do you do at quarterback? Do you play Geno Smith, who cursed out fans, got testy with media, missed a team meeting and has struggled mightily on the field? Or do you go to Michael Vick, who was no better in relief...Show More Summary

39-Year-Old MacArthur Winner Has Solved Some Of Graphene's Production Problems

The MacArthur Foundation, a private foundation that gives out grants to people excelling in their fields, named 21 MacArthur Fellows on Wednesday, awarding each individual a cash prize of $625,000 with no strings attached. Among theShow More Summary

Panthers, NFL Foundation Give $200K Grant to Refurbish West Charlotte H.S. Football Field

Now, for a little bit of good news involving the NFL. A press conference was held this morning at West Charlotte High School to announce that the school will receive a new synthetic turf football field, as the result of a $200,000 grant from the Carolina Panthers through the NFL Foundation Grassroots Program. Show More Summary

Artplace America invests an additional $14.7 million in the field of creative placemaking

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

ArtPlace America Executive Director Jamie L. Bennett announced $14.7 million in 55 grants to creative placemaking projects that will work in 79 communities of all sizes across 31 states. In these projects, the arts will play an explicit and intentional role in helping to shape communities? social, physical, and economic futures. Show More Summary

PEN/Heim Translation Fund grants

They've announced the 2014 PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant winners: From a field of 120 applicants, the Fund's Advisory Board -- Esther Allen, Barbara Epler, Sara Khalili, Michael F. Moore, Lauren Wein, and Lorin Stein -- has selected...Show More Summary

Lolla park repairs to cost $266,000

More than a week after music fans rocked out at Lollapalooza, two mud-slopped fields in Grant Park remained closed to the public for the repair work that is set to begin Wednesday. The price tag for the post-fest repairs is estimated...Show More Summary

Hewlett-Packard Grants Scholarships To 11 Female Cyber-Security Mavens

Hewlett-Packard grants scholarships to 11 women who are kicking butt in cyber-security, a field where women are underrepresented. "Do you even know how to code?" Read Full Story

Lollapalooza hangover

Grant Park had a serious hangover from Lollapalooza -- but it's been worse. Rain pounded music fans who danced in the muddy pits of Grant Park on Sunday, leaving the fields in worse shape than last year, organizers said. "Due to heavy...Show More Summary

Tenure at YU

CONGRATULATIONS TO RICHARD HIDARY (and his seven colleagues), who just received tenure at Yeshiva University: YU Grants Tenure to Eight Faculty Members Yeshiva University grants tenure to eight faculty members in fields ranging fromShow More Summary

Angels rookie C.J. Cron sparks five-run rally with two-run double in 8-4 win

KEY MOMENT: C.J. Cron laced a two-out, two-run double to left field in the fourth inning, turning a 2-1 Angels lead into a 4-1 cushion and sparking a five-run rally that included Hank Conger's RBI single, Grant Green's single and Kole Calhoun's two-run double.

Angels rookie C.J. Cron sparks five-run rally with two-run double in 8-4 win

KEY MOMENT: C.J. Cron laced a two-out, two-run double to left field in the fourth inning, turning a 2-1 Angels lead into a 4-1 cushion and sparking a five-run rally that included Hank Conger's RBI single, Grant Green's single and Kole Calhoun's two-run double.

50 Cent First Pitch: The Most Embarrassing Ever?

You've all heard about it by now - and hopefully seen it online. Prior to a New York Mets game at Citi Field this week, 50 Cent threw out a first pitch that was more than just a bit outside... it was barely in the stadium! Granted, the rapper has been shot nine times throughout his life. Show More Summary

The Hidden Beauty of Unfinished Buildings

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The field of architectural photography is often slick and staged, overproduced and unrealistic. But not the work of photographer Grant Mudford, who trains his lenses on the uncelebrated, forgotten details of architecture—like half-finished construction sites, still wearing scaffolding. Read more...

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