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Danica Patrick Reveals History of Concussions, Would Retire If Medically Advised

NASCAR superstar Danica Patrick, who estimates she's dealt with at least a dozen concussions during her racing career, stated during Wednesday's Daytona 500 media day she would retire from the sport if doctors told her there would be long-term consequences from another head injury.<p>Bob Pockrass of …

Why the 2017 F1 rule changes will not level the playing field

During the period of inventive speculation that characterises Formula One’s pre-season before the first test in Barcelona, there has been a sense that the new rules for 2017 really might reinvigorate the competition after three years of dominance by Mercedes.<p>Step forward then on Tuesday Mark …

Motorsport

Here Is a List of High-Paying Programming Languages You Can Learn

Online news site Quartz made a ranking of salary value in programming languages, from highest to lowest based on job postings. Here are five …

iOS Apps

Why F1 must fight to restore the Nürburgring to the calendar

“No race track ever built is as challenging and there is no greater race to win,” offers Sir Jackie Stewart with the conviction of a man who has faced down that challenge and won. He is talking about the Nürburgring, specifically the Nordschleife – 14 miles and 160 corners when Stewart was driving …

Motor Racing

Prepare Your Entire Breakfast—Coffee Included—With One Efficient Appliance

The hardest part of cooking a well-rounded breakfast is getting the timing right (after all, no one wants cold eggs or floppy bacon). Fortunately, …

Breakfast

This Philosophy Legend Has Some Hard Truths To Tell You About Our “Democracy”

Charles Taylor, who just won the $1 million Berggruen prize for philosophy, says that dangerous things happen when regular people stop being able to affect the direction of their country.<p>Whatever your ultimate reaction to the long, fractious, exhausting election campaign last year–whether you’re …

Russia shows off new Mig-35 jet

Russia has been showing off the latest generation of its MiG-35 fighter jet.<p>The twin engine jet will replace the MiG-29, which has been used by the Russian airforce since the 1980’s.<p>The 37 new planes will cost Russia over €1 billion, but they will be able to fly at up to 2,400 kilometres per …

Trump’s development scam: Making America great again requires more and better infrastructure for the public

Not for developers — the only way we get that is if corporations and the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes<p>Our country is in dire need of massive investments in infrastructure, but what Donald Trump is proposing is nothing more than a huge tax giveaway for the rich.<p>1. <b>It’ a giant public subsidy</b> …

The Story Behind The McLaren F1’s 240.1 mph Run

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>British<br>• Cars<br>• Engineering<p>Racing driver Andy Wallace climbed into a McLaren F1 in 1998 wearing a helmet, a button-down …

How the 240-MPH McLaren F1 Nonchalantly Became the World's Fastest Car

Driver Andy Wallace explains how McLaren earned a world record for fastest production car, and made it look easy.<p>When McLaren started engineering the F1 in the early 1990s, the company never actually set out to build the world's fastest road car. That didn't stop it from annihilating the Jaguar …

With growth in mind, Formula One's new owners plan U.S. street race

LONDON (AP) — Formula One's new owners plan to add a street race in the United States in an attempt to improve a sport which they feel stagnated under Bernie Ecclestone's control.<p>Chase Carey, who ended Ecclestone's four-decade reign as F1's chief executive, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that …

Motorsport

NAFTA and other trade deals have not gutted American manufacturing — period

Politically speaking, there was no debate on United States international trade agreements in 2016: All politicians seeking to win a national election, or even to create a party-spanning political coalition, agree that our trade agreements are bad things.<p>From the left, we had Democratic presidential …

Vinales

Maverick Vi?ales was relieved to end the day without scuffmarks on his leathers after he risked everything to qualify his Suzuki GSX-RR in fifth …

21 photos that show just how imposing US aircraft carriers are

Aircraft carriers are the cornerstone of America's naval capabilities. They're able to project air power anywhere in the world without having to depend on local bases.<p>And they are truly massive.<p>Spanning 1,092 feet long — three times the length of a football field — Nimitz-class warships like the …

10 Next-Level Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Not all grilled cheese sandwiches are created equal. And there’s no better day to celebrate that fact than on April 12th, National Grilled Cheese …

Cooking

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …

Graphic Design