A 20-mile long ‘spacescraper’ dangling from an asteroid: Could it work? – Christian Science Monitor

March 29, 2017 —It’s a new approach to an old idea. While Jonathan Swift’s fantastical island city of Laputa stayed aloft via magnets, a New York City design firm envisions using an orbiting asteroid to hang a skyscraper above the Earth. Clouds Architecture Office espouses a dream-big-or-go-home philosophy with its plan to construct the world’s […]

Russell Westbrook has 57 points in highest-scoring triple-double in NBA history – ESPN

4:35 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A week after recording the first “perfect” triple-double, Russell Westbrook put another mark in the NBA history books Wednesday with the most points in a triple-double. Westbrook scored 57 points and added 13 rebounds and 11 assists in the Oklahoma City Thunder‘s 114-106 overtime […]

Kyle Shanahan on why he didn’t want Colin Kaepernick – SFGate

Kyle Shanahan on why he didn’t want Colin Kaepernick – SFGate

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A tougher Pete Carroll? The Seahawks could use that – Seattle Times

Sometimes, despite all the practice and preparation — despite all the players he’s acquired or talent he’s developed — sometimes, the only way a football coach survives is if he makes the right adjustment. Which brings us to Pete Carroll. For most of this century, the world has marveled at the championship coach whose unique […]

Pro-Player Comparisons for 2017 McDonald’s All-American Game – Bleacher Report

Pro-Player Comparisons for 2017 McDonald’s All-American Game – Bleacher Report

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Cut sugar in cakes, chocolate by 20%, industry told

Cut sugar in cakes, chocolate by 20%, industry told

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Manufacturers are being challenged to cut sugar by 20% in their products by 2020 Sugar limits for everyday foods such as biscuits, chocolate bars and cereals have been published by public health officials in a bid to make UK children more healthy. Public Health England is challenging businesses to […]

The 999 call-out that changed a paramedic’s life

The 999 call-out that changed a paramedic’s life

Image copyright Our Blue Light Image caption Dan, left, says a text message to his friend Rich changed his life Nearly half of people in the UK have spoken about mental health over the last three months, a new survey suggests. But for some, addressing their problems can be much harder. “We didn’t really know […]

Paralysed man feeds himself with help of implants

Media captionBill Kochevar can eat and drink again thanks to the technology which reconnects his brain with his muscles A paralysed man has been able to feed himself by using his thoughts to send messages from implants in his brain to ones in his arm. Bill Kochevar, who was paralysed in a cycling accident, said […]