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January 26, 2021


Tennis Players Mull Competition or Rest at Start of New Season

New York Times
Matthew Futterman Figuring out where and how to start the tennis season is usually pretty easy for the world’s top players. They catch a flight to Australia around Christmas, spend a few days getting over the jet lag, then compete for two weeks in warm-up tournaments ahead of the Australian......

Brain-Bending 3D Schröder Staircase Optical Illusion Won Best Illusion of The Year 2020 Contest

Optical illusions—whether performed by an illusionist where sleight of hand is a key role, or done by people who understand optics, camera positioning, colors, and how it all works together—are oddly satisfying to watch. Incidentally, there’s a whole competition dedicated to the latter type of illusions, very appropriately called the......

Chinese electric car company Nio doubles deliveries in 2020 as local competition ramps up for Tesla

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Nio ES6 electric vehicle is on display at an automotive experience area of Wanda Plaza on Nov. 28, 2020 in Beijing, China. VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s homegrown Tesla rivals are racking up......

Chrissy Teigen Hosts Surprise Math Competition for John Legend’s 42nd Birthday – E! Online

John Legend is an award-winning singer, producer…and mathlete? The star celebrated his 42nd birthday on Dec. 28th with a sixth-grade math competition. Chrissy Teigen hosted the event… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Fitzmagic, Tua and the art of mentoring the competition

RYAN FITZPATRICK‘S WILDEST moment over the past four months, the one that encapsulates the totality of whatever the hell he’s experienced, was easily the most symbolically accurate: 19 seconds left, down two to the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday night, playoff elimination for the Miami Dolphins in sight, defensive end......

Two dads’ cookie competition turns into nationwide movement to bake for essential workers

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Like many Americans, Scott McKenzie was furloughed at the start of the pandemic, but told himself he’d stay positive and try new things. “I spent my entire career in college athletics, so I did what I tell my athletes......

U.S. and States Say Facebook Illegally Crushed Competition

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission and more than 40 states accused Facebook on Wednesday of becoming a social media monopoly by buying up its rivals to illegally squash competition, and said the deals that turned the social network into a behemoth should be unwound. Federal and state regulators, who......

U.S. and States Say Facebook Illegally Crushed Competition

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission and 48 states accused Facebook on Wednesday of becoming a social media monopoly by illegally squashing competition by buying up its rivals, setting up fierce legal confrontations that could dismantle some of the world’s most popular communication services. Federal and state regulators, who have......

Britain’s competition regulator sets out new regime for tech giants

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s competition watchdog outlined a new regime for regulating tech giants such as Google and Facebook on Tuesday, saying it needed new powers to harness the full potential of digital markets and drive competition and innovation. It proposed a new, legally binding code of conduct, pro-competitive interventions......

Winners Announced for iGEM’s 2020 Premier Synthetic Biology Innovation Competition

International student teams bring home grand prize and nominations to China, France, Germany, Lithuania, Netherlands, and Taiwan. BOSTON – Nov. 22, 2020 – — iGEM, the pioneering organization of synthetic biology, announced the winners of its annual international student competition at the iGEM 2020 Virtual Giant Jamboree, the largest synthetic biology......

SA Prep Announces Recipients for the Tunette Powell Writing Award for Transformation Competition

   SA Prep Team  SAN ANTONIO – Oct. 19, 2020 – — San Antonio Preparatory Community School (SA Prep) is proud to host the inaugural Tunette Powell Writing Award for Transformation on October 22, 2020 at 6 PM at 6127 Summer Fest Dr. San Antonio, TX 78244. A $500 scholarship......

40 Of The Funniest Pet Pics Of This Year’s ‘Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photo Awards’ Competition

Prepare to have your mood lifted. We might be rushing further and further away from Summer and the world can be a dark place sometimes, but there’s always something to cheer us up. After a heated battle, the 2020 Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photo Awards have announced their 40 finalists.......

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