Spanish newspaper AS claims today that a three way battle is emerging for Malaga’s young playmaker Isco with Chelsea now joining the race along with Real Madrid and Manchester City. Isco is believed to be Real Madrid’s primary target this summer after a fine campaign for Malaga but Jose Mourinho has already told Chelsea to move for [...]
How much would you be willing to pay for the fastest pigeon? You might be surprised to know that a Chinese millionaire paid almost £300,000 for the fastest pigeon in Europe known as Bolt. The champion bird was auctioned by its Belgian owner Leo Heremans along with his entire stable of 530 racing pigeons. The [...]Show More Summary
We’ve had a lot of discussions of privilege lately, and I’ve noticed that whenever the topic comes up, whether the focus is on race, gender, sexuality, ability, or any other axis, someone comments along the lines of suggesting we should all focus on simply being human. Show More Summary
Throughout the week you can send us your best questions, jokes, rants and just plain miscellaneous thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org or @NickBromberg. We'll post them here, have a good time and everyone's happy. Right? Oh who are we kidding, this is NASCAR. Show More Summary
Not many game developers are able to practice what they preach, mostly because a lot of the stuff they preach involves stuff that doesn't actually exist. Read more...
Billed as the "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," the Indianapolis 500 is one of the biggest events on the sports calendar, and the starting lineup for this year's race features some heavy hitters. Ed Carpenter shocked everyone by winning...Show More Summary
Once again the Islamic regime's desire for absolute control of political life in Iran surprised many when it announced their selection of only eight shortlisted presidential candidates out of more than 600 hopefuls.
The Viper will return to compete in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race in its first factory-backed entry since 2000. Chrysler Group’s SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports Team is preparing two identical SRT Viper GTS-R racers to … Continue reading ? The post Viper returning to Le Mans appeared first on CarAdvice.
If Count von Count from Sesame Street taught me anything, it's that numbers can tell a story. Yes, even in IndyCar racing. While it's true that factors such as the driver, sponsor, team, car and pit crew—among several other things—will determine the winner, numbers can help tell the history of a race, which in turn can be used to predict the outcome. Show More Summary
Hey folks, Harry here... Ever since Ron Howard showed me an extended look of footage from RUSH, back during the F1 racing last November here in Austin... well I've been anticipating this one. This later trailer looks great - and I'm really digging the vibe of this film. I am secretly hoping that Ron Howard puts some RUSH on the soundtrack somewhere. :) Here ya go:
The Lotus F1 team has partnered up with Columbia Records in a deal that will promote the labels’ music through the team’s official website and various track activities. The video above is comprised of six previously released video clips that have been… Daft Punk and Lotus Debut Formula One Race Car for the 2013 Monaco Grand Prix is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
Schal says that the pest-control arms race has mostly been about pests gaining resistance to the insecticides themselves. This paper, however, shows an arms race that includes behavioral resistance to certain types of food – in this case, glucose. read more
The usual 5.4L DOHC supercharged aluminum block engine with 430 hp is joined with two new exterior colors and a 3-speed race transmission with parachute mount in Ford’s 50 piece edition of the 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet. (Thanks Kris!) ...
For supermodels, the race to the top is not necessarily to the sexiest or the sultriest. They must also be smart, communicative and in with the right people (read: Vogue editor Anna Wintour who can place them on the cover). That’s the...Show More Summary
What is a car race without music? A bunch of gears shifting and tires screeching, and while NASCAR may prove that can certainly be entertaining, when you are watching a race on the big screen, you need the additional adrenaline only driving music can provide. Show More Summary
The perks of being Daft Punk include: not getting recognized on the street; being friends with Kanye; and only sponsoring the coolest things, like this Formula One race car. They made a fancy commercial for it, too. (It is not as good as the 2001 Gap ad, but then what ... More »
Anthony Weiner threw his hat into the NYC mayoral race yesterday with a slick family-pimping campaign video and a flashy new website. So far his comeback has been very carefully stage-managed, but you had to know he'd pull a boner at some point. Show More Summary
Ed Carpenter is in a fantastic position to blaze a trail to his first Indy 500 win. Of course, he is on the pole for the historic race, so it's not like that statement is going out on a limb. He's not the only one. With a driver/owner of a single-car team earning the top qualifying position, this Indy 500 feels more wide open then ever. Show More Summary
Lightness is a highly sought-after attribute in a race car. Even when adding complex, often heavy systems like hybrid drive and large, powerful engines, there's a focus on saving weight. That's usually done through carbon fiber these days. Audi appears to have perfected the art. The carbon fiber monocoque has become quite familiar over the years...