Conrad Barrier

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Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

11 of the Greatest American Race Cars of All Time

Racing is in America's blood.<p>Racing is in America's blood. This country has created some of the boldest, most successful, and most innovative racecars in history. Here are 11 of our favorites—and they only scratch the surface of America's rich racing heritage.

Sports Cars
NBA

Should We Get Rid of the 2020 NBA All-Star Game and Just Watch the Kentucky Alumni Game?

The University of Kentucky is taking over the NBA. Let's watch the alumni play each other.<p>The beauty of the modern NBA is that the league is comprised of players from around the world. Hell, the first five picks of Thursday's NBA Draft featured players from the United States, Latvia and Croatia. …

Basketball

Baby Flathead V8: 1957 Simca Vedette Versailles

This 1957 Simca Vedette Versailles (chassis 202056) was delivered new to an American woman in Paris who then drove it throughout Europe as documented …

Classic Cars

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Is Taylor Swift’s Dad Behind Her Unfair Contract for Photographers? - Resource

Michael BonocoreJune 23, 2015<p>On Monday morning, we shared the story of Jason Sheldon of Junction 10 Photography, who brought into question Taylor …

Taylor Swift

Obama embraces race, religion in moving address at Charleston funeral

President<p>Obamachallenged the nation Friday to face up to its legacy of racial discrimination, insisting that it would betray the memory of the victims of the black church massacre here to “allow ourselves to slip into a comfortable silence once again.”<p>In a moving address in which he frequently …

Tom Meade's wild Ferrari Thomassima was the P4/5 of its day

Before the Pininfarina Sergio, there was the Thomassima.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the December 1970 issue of</i> Road & Track.<p>IF you are ever in Modena, Italy, you may see a big blond kid tearing down the street on a Lambretta scooter with a big, mean-looking German shepherd on board. That …

Marin County