Well that was quite an RNC speech by Der Führer Donald Trump, huh? The great thing about a Trump speech is that it’s all inclusive. No matter your race, color, sex or creed, we’re all doomed equally. Dr. King would be so proud! But this speech was special, definitely the most important of his career. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Ammo Grrrll prefeaces A LEGACY OF LUDICROUS LIES with this note: “My second installment in the ‘Conversation on Race’ will appear next week. The Dallas memorial service was the same day I had to send in my column. I feel compelled to opine even though many others have already done so. Show More Summary
Mercedes take note - the Hungaroring suits Red Bull and the impressive Daniel Ricciardo is due a good race, writes Allan McNish.
A Note from Fatty: The new very-limited edition FatCyclist gear goes on sale tomorrow. I’m just nailing down the catalog language and making sure ordering works. It was the beginning of my second leg of the Rockwell Relay (our fifth of twelve legs, in case you’ve lost track). And there three things I needed to know [...]
Ferraris are usually noted for their incredible sexiness, but the new LaFerrari hypercar, a limited edition with a removable top, is going to be famous for something else. Its borderline terrifying looks! See above. We do need to be honest here. Show More Summary
Real Madrid have reportedly moved ahead of rivals Barcelona in the race to sign Palmeiras starlet Gabriel Jesus. That’s according to Gonzalo Castro of AS, who has noted Palmeiras sporting director Alexandre Mattos is in Spain discussing a potential transfer. Show More Summary
Summer is off-season for city fundraising, as many patrons are away. But with headlines consumed by hate crime, police conduct and race relations, the New York Civil Liberties Union says its July 18... To view the full story, click the title link.
I noted Wednesday that, in his speech at the Dallas memorial service, “the president ignored [an] elephant in the room: He said not a word about the catastrophic out-of-wedlock birthrate among African Americans, especially in our inner...Show More Summary
Recent polls of the presidential race are a useful reminder that it remains at its core not a national contest but a collection of 50 different state contests. Here are three takeaways.
A Podcasty Note From Fatty: I’m pretty sure I just posted the best episode of the FattyCast I’ve ever done: a conversation with Yuri Hauswald, the 2015 winner of the Dirty Kanza. Even though the 2016 Kanza is now about a month behind us, I still wanted to have him tell his story for this year, because [...]
This isn't getting a lot of attention. But it should. Everybody took note when Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that American Muslims across the river in New Jersey celebrated and cheered as the Twin Towers fell on 9/11 - an entirely fabricated claim. Show More Summary
When it comes to the topic of race relations, outspoken Christian rapper Lecrae is striking a note that resonates with some of his fans but might leave others covering their ears.
A Note from Fatty: In just a couple days, I’ll have the new Fat Cyclist gear available to order (and ship!). Meanwhile, here are a few shots of a few of us in the new gear at the finish line of the Crusher in the Tushar last weekend (no spoilers, I promise!). The Hammer runs alongside [...]
Leadsom, who strongly backed the Brexit, noted that her opponent Theresa May enjoys the support of more Conservative members of parliament. Party members had been set to vote between May and Leadsom.
New York Times: “The shooting had nothing to do with race and everything to do with the presence of that gun,” Mr. Kelly said in an interview, noting that Officer Yanez is Latino. Mr. Castile “was not following the directions of the police officer,” Mr. Kelly said, but he declined to provide further detail. Much […]
A Note from Fatty: World Bicycle Relief is doing its annual dollar-for-dollar July fundraiser, this year focusing on bikes for Malawi students. Take a moment to check out this incredible program, and be sure to donate. This is not only a charity where your money does immediate good in a lasting way, but it does double [...]
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Greyhound racing banned in NSW, Pokemon GO playing tips, the last thing Japan’s black hole satellite saw before it died. More »
Microsoft's ambitions to bring together the "console peasants" and the "PC master race" seem to be continuing briskly along. A new report recently emerged that noted that all the games Microsoft Studios publishes will be part of theShow More Summary
Ferraris are usually noted for their incredible sexiness, but the new LaFerrari hypercar, a limited edition with a removable top, is going to be famous for something else. It's borderline terrifying looks! See above. We do need to be honest here. Show More Summary
A Note from Fatty: We’re now at a crucial point in the telling of my 2016 Rockwell Relay Race Report. The story necessarily splits off in two directions here. Kind of like when Frodo and Sam break off from the rest of the Fellowship so they can head off to Mordor. Luckily for me, I happen [...]