World Maritime Day: NCC Naval Wing Exploration

TechExplainedNewsEntertainmentAutoThe New York TimesIdea ExchangeLifestyleSports NCC Cadets of the Navy wing take part in Boat pulling in DK Whaler Boats, during the “Most Enterprising Naval Unit” (MENU) sailing expedition on the Yamuna river in New Delhi Today’s Horoscope: Your week ahead (September 30 – October 05 2019)Today’s horoscope: Check astrology prediction — Aries, Taurus, Gemini,…

The Braves keep making a hard year look easy

That we’ve begun looking ahead to October tells us that the season’s first five months have gone rather well. In March, the Braves’ over/under was 84.5 wins. They exceeded it on Labor Day, beating Toronto 6-3. They’re 85-54.  Twenty-three games remain. The Braves could blow their division lead – now 6-1/2 games over Washington – and…

U.S. says Iranian oil tanker is heading towards Syria

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Jonathan Spicer Reuters WATCH: Mike Pompeo says U.S. ‘will take every action’ to prevent Iranian oil tanker from reaching Syria Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon’s waters, but the United States later said the…

For Indian professional athletes, a far from smooth sailing on the planets run-up

A cat is seen in the stands at the training facility near the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha. The IAAF World Championships begin in the Qatari capital on Friday. (AP Photo)Relay squads in shambles, a top prospect out of contention because of a back injury, and a sudden dip in form of some athletes when…

Did the FDA Just Signal Smooth Sailing Ahead For Aimmune Therapeutics?

Here’s what a benign briefing document means, and what it doesn’t. Aimmune Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AIMT) has for a long time been desensitizing people with severe peanut allergies to their nemesis with AR101. In a nutshell, U.S. regulators recently gave the candidate, to be named Palforzia, a big push toward marketing approval and blockbuster sales. This does…

Cargo Ship Capsizes with Thousands of New Cars on Board

Photo credit: U.S. Coast GuardFrom Popular MechanicsA cargo vessel carrying several thousand new cars capsized on Sunday off the coast of Georgia, and four crew members are missing.According to Reuters, Hyundai and Kia vehicles were the cargo on board; the Korea Herald said the vehicles were headed to the Middle East for export and that…

Like Cruising Through Land: Video Of A Boat Traveling Through An Enormous Pumice Raft

This is a video from Shannon Lenz, who on August 9th, “sailed through a pumice field for 6-8 hours, much of the time there was no visible water. It was like ploughing through a field. We figured the pumice was at least 6-inches thick.” That is nuts. Apparently the volcanic rock raft which “is as…

A Nobel for Sweden’s Greta Thunberg? A hard choice for reward committee

OSLO (Reuters) – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg’s shaming of world leaders and air travelers over climate change has won her millions of admirers and attracted many new followers to her cause. But it just might cost her the Nobel Peace Prize. Thunberg, one of few people whose nomination has become known before the awards ceremony,…

Felicity Huffman Sentenced to 2 week in Jail for Her Function in College Admissions Unfaithful Scandal

Actor Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in jail on Friday for her role in the college admissions scandal, after federal prosecutors argued that some period of incarceration was necessary to send a message that privileged parents would be “equally subject to the law regardless of wealth or position.” Huffman, 56, pleaded guilty in…