Other phrases include, “I can easily outperform those primitive stock machines they refer to as stunt cars” and, “If it’s of any assurance, your vital signs are still quite good, but you do need immediate medical attention”. … [Read more...] about Knight Rider super fan spends £32,000 re-creating talking KITT car
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‘Honestly I feel like giving up on everything. Shut down completely. Why bother when the world is such a mess and people don’t seem to care. I’m going to take a moment away to gather my thoughts. Thank you to those of you who do give a damn about the world.’ … [Read more...] about Lewis Hamilton is mocked for saying he’ll cut his carbon footprint with new £80,000 top-of-the-range electric Mercedes (to add to the other 12 cars in his garage)
Coach Finger graduated from Whitney Young himself in 2012. Going through the recruiting process between his junior and senior years introduced him to programs and schools he didn’t even know about, opening his eyes to the world beyond Chicago. Now, he gets fulfilled by watching his players enjoy the same experience. “It was fun to lead some of our seniors through that last year and watch them end up at different spots,” said Finger, who played Division Three football at Hamilton College in upstate New York. “[With] Noel, we were going to go through the same thing.” … [Read more...] about At 17, Noel’s College Football Dreams Are Up In The Air. What Else Will He Lose This Senior Year?
In Idaho, the Idaho State Fire Marshal’s Office said in a social media post that 13 homes were destroyed along with 31 other structures and 26 vehicles near the north-central Idaho town of Orofino. A fast-moving complex of smaller wildfires, covering about 1,600 acres (647 hectares), was burning in the region on Tuesday. … [Read more...] about ‘Like a bomb’ – winds fuel destructive Northwest blazes
Working undercover in a chicken factory in the West Country, she witnessed an apparently legal process in which use-by labels were switched to extend the poultry's shelf-life. In Uganda, she met a coffee grower who could not afford medicine for his father or school fees for his sons: a cup of coffee in a London café costs 25 times as much as he earns for a kilo of beans. In southern Spain, where thousands of hectares of desert have been irrigated and covered with polythene tunnels to provide northern Europe with out-of-season salad vegetables, she met immigrant workers from Africa living without sanitation amid heaps of spoiled soil and empty pesticide containers, a system described by a professor of anthropology at the University of Seville as "only different from South African apartheid in that it is not sanctioned by law". Lawrence thought this claim extravagant, until she saw the conditions. … [Read more...] about Force feeding