I also saw Dan Lanzilloti of South Philadelphia, who raced in a unicorn mask and kitten-printed leggings while carrying a giant sign that read: “FOX NEWS: RICH PEOPLE TELLING RICH PEOPLE TO TELL MIDDLE CLASS PEOPLE TO BLAME POOR PEOPLE.” The other side read: “I’m Straight & Against The Hate. I’M Not Queer, Lesbian, Bi or Trans. I JUST HAVE THIS CRAZY IDEA THAT EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE EQUAL RIGHTS.” … [Read more...] about An Interview With A Man In A Unicorn Mask Who Raced 10 Miles Carrying An Anti-Fox News Sign
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He says today’s lithium-ion battery technology is too heavy, too expensive, and not energy-dense enough to support McLaren’s performance values. He’s more hopeful for solid-state battery technology, which he expects to be commercialized in 2023 to 2025, but even then Flewitt suggests an electric McLaren could be as far off as 30 years. … [Read more...] about McLaren’s Next Supercar To Be AWD Hybrid And Do Zero To 60 In 2.3 Seconds: CEO
Don't let the crocs and the voodoo dissuade you, mon cher: There's just one week left to enter LeMons New Orleans (aka "Laissez les Crapheaps Roulez," 23-24 May at No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose LA). Get those apps in no later than midnight on Saturday, 28 March 09, or you cry in your gumbo without us. Click here to apply. … [Read more...] about LeMons Cars To Take On BABE Rally Cars In New Orleans Drag Race Action!
The Connecticut Sun left the first game of their best-of-five semifinals series against the Los Angeles Sparks Tuesday night not only with a 84-75 win, but also with a narratively sweet one. For a season, the No. 2 Sun have felt like the WNBA’s most underrated team, beloved by their women’s basketball-crazy state but by few else. “It’s an interesting dynamic when you talk about Connecticut, because there isn’t really that main attraction star,” John Brickley said on ESPN’s WNBA playoff broadcast Sunday, noting that the team did have some “crafty” role players. … [Read more...] about Alyssa Thomas Couldn’t Lift Her Arms Above Her Head, But She Carried A Team To Victory
Update 3/16/17 6:13 EDT: Business Insider writer Steve Kovach obtained a statement from a Google spokesperson who claims the 15-second audio clip encouraging Home users to see Beauty and the Beast “wasn’t intended to be an ad.” Huh. The spokesperson went on to say the following [emphasis ours]: … [Read more...] about Google Home Now Includes Unsolicited Ads From Your Friends at Walt Disney Pictures [Update]
The event also rebooted parts of the Earth's tectonic system. According to Lowe, who's studying geological features in a South African region known as the Barberton greenstone belt, the impact initiated the modern plate tectonic system that's now seen in the region. This is the first study to model an impact that occurred more than 3 billion years ago. … [Read more...] about This Ancient Asteroid Strike Was More Insane Than We Realized