A 16-year-old from New Jersey is traveling with some fast company ― all the way to Rio.
Muscle- and pony-car fans will always opt for the V-8, no matter the other choices available to them. Internet commenters and hacks will scoff at the idea that a V-6—or, worse, a turbocharged four-cylinder—could even be considered fun. Whatever.
Parents, you can stop fretting about your child’s disgusting habits. An analysis of more than 1,000 kids between the ages of 5 and 11 reveals that nail-biters and thumb-suckers are less likely to develop allergic sensitivities later on in life.
Among a baseball pitcher’s arsenal of tricks is the infamous curveball, whereby the baseball takes a sudden dive downward just before it reaches the plate, faking out the batter. A new “History Minute” video from the National Institute of Standards and Technology takes a look at the physics behind this longstanding bane of batters.
We wouldn’t describe driving shoes as a fad, but we would recommend that you actually wear them to drive in – at least part of the time. Also that you invest in the kind of car that can live up to your footwear.
Sports and celebrity talent management agency WME-IMG said it would buy Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which organizes mixed martial arts events, in a deal backed by private equity firms Silver Lake Partners LP and KKR & Co LP.
Tim Duncan has decided to retire after 19 seasons in the National Basketball Association. The power forward will be remembered as one of the all-time greats.