Kevin Petterson

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Alabama Coach Nick Saban’s Folly: Great Coaches Protect Their Players

Alabama’s Iron Bowl defeat was Nick Saban’s fault, but instead of taking the blame, he threw his players under the bus. They deserve a coach who’ll …

Some Tigers Fan Trolled the Oakland A's on Wikipedia with Justin Verlander Entry

Okay, who's the wise guy that changed the A's Wikipedia page?<p>We all know that Justin Verlander figuratively "owned" the Oakland A's, but one wiseacre changed the team's Wikipedia page to lead you to believe he literally "owns" them.<p>A tip of the hat to CBS Sports' Eye on Baseball (h/t It's Always …

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Hitching a Ride on the Last Passenger Douglas DC-8 Flight

N799AL parked on the ramp in Sacramento<p>On May 26, 2012, my dream came true.<p>As adamant as you can be when you’re a child, convincing your family to …

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There's a New Gold Standard for Bearded Basketball Players

Link to Media<p>Fathi Oukerimi, 33, is an Algerian basketball player who you've probably never heard of.<p>He scored six points in Algeria's 67-63 victory against Egypt during the FIBA Africa Championship, and while his numbers weren't that impressive, there's no denying he has the best beard in …

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Underwater River Is A Scuba Diver's Dream -- Cenote Angelita, Mexico

Next time you're in Mexico, skip the tequila and visit Cenote Angelita (Little Angel) on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Scuba dive along one of the most amazing natural formations, an underwater river!<p>The natural formation occurs when hydrogen sulfate mixes with saltwater causing it to be much heavier …

Voyager 1 has left the solar system

Voyager 1 appears to have at long last left our solar system and entered interstellar space, says a University of Maryland-led team of …

The Government Now Admits There's an 'Area 51'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Newly declassified documents, obtained by George Washington University's National Security Archive, …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

First Trans-Atlantic Commercial Flight Landed 75 Years Ago Sunday

Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of the first non-stop trans-Atlantic commercial flight by a land-based aircraft, a four-engine Focke-Wulf Fw 200 “Condor” developed by a German manufacturer and flown by Lufthansa.<p>The plane landed the afternoon of August 11, 1938 at Floyd Bennett Field, now a park …

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures breathtaking images of Earth from Saturn

NASA's unmanned Cassini spacecraft has already returned some gorgeous views of the planet Saturn, which it is currently flying around. But the latest images should be enough to make it and any other interplanetary travelers (such as Voyager 1) homesick. On July 19th, the spacecraft, located about …

Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when<p>"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an …

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8 Ways to Save Big on Summer Travel

<i>Photo Courtesy Daveallenphoto/Dreamstime.com. Article by the Editors of Budget Travel.</i><p><i>Budget Travel</i> is second to none when it comes to practical tips to take the hassle -- and the expense -- out of a summer vacation. Here, our favorite insider secrets and online tools to get you where you want to …

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BWI observation deck re-opens

The Observation Deck – one of the best amenities at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has re-opened to the public.<p>And it’s …

New Cassini Pictures and Other Stunning Views of Earth

See how our home planet looks from the moon, Saturn, and even Mars in this roundup of eight incredible space pictures.

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New Alabama athletic facility features giant hot tub, other amazing features

It's a good time to be Alabama, and with the opening up a new athletics facility, things are getting even better. The $9 million facility almost …

An Unexpected Act of Kindness From an Industry That Doesn't Care

If you think airlines stopped caring about everyone but their elite-level "high value" passengers long ago, you'll want to hear Dick and Zoe Hannah's heartwarming story that -- I've gotta be honest with you -- really restores my faith in humanity.<p>It's easy to be left with that impression, by the …

RICHARD BRANSON: Here's How You Write A Brilliant Airline Complaint Letter

You could gain lifetime elite status on your favorite airline. You could travel the world on miles you accumulated in all kinds of clever ways.<p>Or you could write a complaint note about a miserable experience that's so damn <i>elegant</i> that no less than <b>Richard Branson</b> declares it to be "brilliant."<p>So …

NCAA Football 14 Overview | Polygon

Latest Stories View all news<p>By Owen S. Good on Aug 31, 2016 08.31.16<p>One of Electronic Arts' top executives and the former president of EA Sports says the NCAA Football series not only could return, but is certain that one day it will. Peter Moore, who moved from...<p>By Owen S. Good on Jul 03, 2016 …

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Experts: Boeing 777 has 'fantastic' safety record

WASHINGTON (AP) The crash of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 in San Francisco on Saturday is only the second major accident for the twin-engine, …

San Francisco

Kayaking the Missouri River: A profile of Janet Moreland

The Missouri River was named after a Native American tribe — Missouri meant “people with wooden canoes,” and their river was the lifeblood of the …

Here's What Not To Do On A Trip To Los Angeles

From gorgeous beaches, to trendy bars, to first-rate museums, to theme parks and everything in-between, Los Angeles is a world-class city and will keep you properly entertained and occupied.<p>And out there in that great expanse you're likely to find any number of things to do in Los Angeles, any …

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The 11 Most Welcoming Airports in The World

<i>Picture of JFK Airport, 1964</i><p>Following this classification, this is a collection of the airports that did best on the list and that are …

Southwest Airlines Now Has Free In-Flight TV For iDevices Courtesy Of DISH

Southwest Airlines announced today that it has partnered with DISH to offer free in-flight TV on all of its Wifi equipped planes. The free tv service launches today and is available to fliers with an iPad, iPhone, or almost any other smartphone or tablet.<p>The new ‘TV Flies Free’ program will be …

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