The highly anticipated superhero film “Justice League” topped China's box office last week with a solid $52.1 million in ticket sales. The box office haul was 30% more than Warner Bros.’ previous release “Wonder Woman,” but 10% short of its 2016 massive hit “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,”...
The nation’s top-performing football helmet, according to joint NFL and NFL Players Association lab tests, is now available for purchase by high school football players. VICIS, a company spun off research from the University of Washington...Show More Summary
The New York Times reports: The European Union’s highest court began examining a case on Tuesday over a Romanian man’s attempts to get legal residency for his American husband, a closely watched hearing that will have major implications for the legal recognition of same-sex relationships across Europe. Show More Summary
STAT WATCH: San Diego State's Rashaad Penny sets national season high with 429 all-purpose yards against Nevada
Supreme Court upholds President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in first-ever election do-over in an African nation
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) A national cooperative group trial is making a handful of the country's experts in a rare leukemia available around the clock, with the goal of cutting by more than half the high mortality...Show More Summary
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Kate Sanderson from Cheyenne Mountain High School and Colorado Springs Swim Team will swim for Wisconsin next fall. Read the full story on SwimSwam: National Junior Teamer Kate Sanderson Commits to Wisco...
With Bitcoin trading at $13,499 on Golix, the chaotic environment in Zimbabwe has spread to the global price of the cryptocurrency driving it beyond $8000 for the first time in history as President Mugabe fails to resign in a national...Show More Summary
NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration launched the Joint Polar Satellite System-1, the first in a "series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites," NASA announced on Saturday, with the agencies touting they expect significant improvements to their weather-forecasting abilities when JPSS-1 comes online in three months. More »
Darius Philon sat on stage in front of his friends and peers at Vigor High School in Mobile, Ala., with a crimson red Alabama baseball cap sitting in front of him. This moment, on national signing day in 2012, is supposed to be one of the happiest for a high school football star such as Philon....
A research team from National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a soft, flexible and stretchable microfibre sensor for real-time healthcare monitoring and diagnosis. The novel sensor is highly sensitive and ultra-thin with a diameter of a strand of human hair. It is also simple and cost-effective to mass produce.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Wells Fargo reported that the Housing Market Index (HMI) increased from 68 in October to 70 in November. That is the highest... The post Home Builder Optimism Remained Highly Elevated in November appeared first on Shopfloor.
By James Sutherland on SwimSwam Three national high school records fell at Baylor's annual SCM meet on Wednesday. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Three National High School Records Fall At Baylor SCM Meet
Many student athletes at high schools in Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita signed their National Letters of Intent to play their respective sports at the collegiate level on Nov. 1. Here is a list of athletes who signed: CAPISTRANO VALLEY Alysa Bautista, cross country/track, UCLA Ryan Daugherty, baseball, St. Mary’s Madi DeVries, lacrosse, University […]
Venus and Mars, Sandro Botticelli Link is to a high resolution downloadble file on Wikipedia, the original is in the National Gallery, London, which has a zoomable version of the image. Two of Botticelli’s paintings, La Primavera and The Birth of Venus, are among the Read More...
The highly regarded head of the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center, which coordinates intelligence sharing on militant plots, is retiring at the end of the year, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said in a statement on Wednesday. Nick Rasmussen has led the NCTC, set up in the wake of...
INTERNATIONAL - Bitcoin climbed as much as 10 percent on Zimbabwe’s Golix exchange on Wednesday after the country’s armed forces seized power. The price of the cryptocurrency in the Southern African nation jumped as high as $13 499, almost double the rate at which it trades in international markets, according to prices cited on Golix’s website. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) I wrote here, here, here (a video of a speech by me), here and here about the sad decline of the Edina, Minnesota public schools into hard-core leftism. Edina’s school district was once among the nation’s most respected,...Show More Summary
The nation's heart experts tightened the guidelines for high blood pressure Monday, a change that will sharply increase the number of U.S. adults considered hypertensive in the hope that they, and their doctors, will address the deadly condition sooner. Acting for the first time in 14 years, the...
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) said that the Small Business Optimism Index bounced back from 103.0 in September, its lowest level since the election, to 103.8 in October.... The post NFIB: Small Business Optimism Improved in October, Remaining Highly Elevated appeared first on Shopfloor.