By Mitch Bowmile on SwimSwam Tonight, Andrew made the transition from national age group and world junior records to a world champion by defeating 100m IM world record holder Vlad Morozov. Andrew pushed over the last 10-meters to emerge victorious in a time of 51.84. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Michael Andrew Wins His First World Championship Gold
By Mitch Bowmile on SwimSwam 2016 SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS December 6th – December 11th, 2016 Windsor, Ontario, Canada WFCU Centre SCM (25m) Prelims: 9:30... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Kylie Masse Betters Own Canadian Record To Qualify 2nd For 50 Finals
World Meteorological Organization: "Average Arctic sea ice extent for November was the lowest on the satellite record, reflecting unusually high air temperatures, winds from the south, and a warm ocean. Antarctic sea ice extent quickly declined in November, also setting a record low for the month – in marked contrast to recent years. Show More Summary
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam The 100 IM finals for both men and women will feature the current World Record holders, with Vlad Morozov and Katinka Hosszu headlining their respective fields. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2016 Short Course World Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap
As China’s outbound travelers continue to set new records the world over, its corporations and private investors are buying up overseas hotel companies in an effort to diversify their investments and to capture and serve this market. I’ve commented periodically over the past two years about the overseas investments being made [...]
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam Team USA’s Kelsi Worrell has been having an incredible meet, breaking 2 American Records so far. Tonight she'll be looking for her first individual gold. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2016 Short Course World Championships: Day 4 Finals Preview
Alabama continues to dominate the college football world. Currently sitting pretty at No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings with an unblemished 14-0 record, outscoring opponents by an average of 28 points a game, and recently adding another SEC championship to its collection, it's all...
When you think of the phrase "victim of its own success" and you might think about consumer technology giant Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL). The company's track record of groundbreaking
Tickets for the World Series, UFC 205 and the Masters all averaged more than $1,000 on the resale market this year. Super Bowl was the costliest ticket at a record $4,417.
The overnights are in and there are claims of a world record. It appears that 12.5 million Italians watched the liver relay of the original version of Madam Butterfly from La Scala. That’s more than one in five of the Italian population. There was also a big audience in Germany, on ARTE.
The municipal Christmas tree in Riga, Latvia, was switched on by a process that took 412 steps and ten minutes to complete. The video is much shorter because the part where they brewed coffee was condensed, and there may have been other shortcuts for the video. Show More Summary
By Mitch Bowmile on SwimSwam In an absolutely dominant performance, South Africa’s Chad Le Clos blew away his own 100 fly World Record in a time of 48.08, lowering the old mark of 48.44. That record was set at the last World Championships in Doha back in 2014, where he also won gold. Read the full story on SwimSwam: WATCH: Chad Le Clos Dedicates World Record To Mother
By Loretta Race on SwimSwam American Olympic gold medalist Lilly King will try to fend off reigning world champion and world record holder Alia Atkinson of Jamaica in the women's 100m breaststroke heats this morning in Windsor. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2016 Short Course World Championships – Day 4 Prelims Live Recap
While undoubtedly Dubai is home to many amazing and iconic sights, attractions, not to mention a growing list of Guinness World Records, there are also many fantastic restaurants across the city, with cuisines from all over the world represented. Show More Summary
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By Josh King for Veuer 2016 was one for the record books in many ways, one of which were the natural disasters that hit regions around the world. The year started off with winter storm Jonas, called 'The Storm of the Century' by some, when a record amount of snow pummeled much of the Northeast and left 48 people dead. Show More Summary
John Glenn flew 59 combat missions in World War II and 90 more as a Marine pilot during the Korean War. He set an air speed record from Los Angeles to New York and served as a United States senator from Ohio. But Glenn is best remembered as the first American to orbit the Earth.… Read More The post Remembering John Glenn 1921-2016 appeared first on The Big Picture.
By James Sutherland on SwimSwam Chad Le Clos lowered his own World Record in the men's 100 fly by over three tenths of a second en route to his second gold medal of the Championships. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Chad Le Clos Shatters 100 Fly World Record In 48.08
By James Sutherland on SwimSwam Marco Koch won his second gold medal of SC Worlds in a new Championship Record time in the 200 breast. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Marco Koch Breaks Championship Record In Men’s 200 Breast Final
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam Team USA's Kelsi Worrell will be looking to break her own American Record in the 50 fly semifinals, while teammate Leah Smith chases her own American Record to challenge for gold in the 800 free. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2016 Short Course World Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap