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That Time a Basketball Player Saved a Dolphin

More than ten years ago, we posted a story about 7' 9" Bao Xishun saving the lives of dophins by sticking his long arm down their throats to retrieve …

Killer Mike Talks Racial Inequality, Bernie Sanders on 'Late Show'

"If white people are just now discovering that it's bad for black or working class people in America, they're a lot more blind than I thought," …

Killer Mike Introduces Bernie Sanders in Atlanta

Talking Shop w/ Bernie Sanders 6/6: Democrats Win When People Vote | Killer Mike

Talking Shop w/ Bernie Sanders 5/6: This Country Was Started As An Act Of Political Protest

Talking Shop w/ Bernie Sanders 4/6: Free Health Care: It Ain’t a Big Deal | Killer Mike

Talking Shop w/ Bernie Sanders 3/6: Rigged Economy | Killer Mike

Talking Shop w/ Bernie Sanders 2/6: Social Justice | Killer Mike

Talking Shop w/ Bernie Sanders 1/6: Economic Freedom | Killer Mike

Here's why Reno is one of the most underrated cities in the US

• Do you think <i>Reno 911</i> is an accurate portrayal of the city of Reno?<br>• Is Reno that place where you once drank too much and got married at the drive-through chapel?<br>• Did you once visit Reno for a volleyball or bowling tournament and stay in a hotel downtown?<br>• Is your only perception of Reno from this movie, …

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The reinvention of Reno: new reasons to visit Nevada's 'Biggest Little City'

Reno, a town known for gambling, divorce and long-dead silver mines, is turning its luck around. Cocktail bars and farm-to-table restaurants are breaking with the city's seedy past, art galleries are tapping into newfound creative energy and adventure tour operators are offering a different kind of …

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Self-driving Volkswagen completes 1,500-mile Mexican trek

A University of Nevada researcher and his colleagues travel hands-free from Nogales to Mexico City, setting a record in the process.<p>As self-driving vehicles seem to be steering themselves ever closer to the mainstream, a team of researchers has completed Mexico's longest-ever journey in an …

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Back At It: Guy With A Mullet Got Bars!

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The Lakers will hand out Pau Gasol shirts to fans on Thursday. Pau plays for the Bulls now.

PG12915.jpg<p>Nearly seven years ago to the day, Pau Gasol was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers from the Memphis Grizzlies. His presence immediately put …

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The World Championship Outhouse Races, An Annual Race of Outdoor Plumbing in Virginia City, Nevada

<i>photo via Reno Tahoe USA</i><p>For the past 25 years, Virginia City, Nevada has been home to the World Championship Outhouse Races, a competition that pits …

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5 Weak Words Writers Should Avoid (And What to Use Instead)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>When I first began writing, I was unsure of myself. My sentences were rife with meaningless words and fillers. What I didn’t realize is that by using them, I was sabotaging myself and my writing. Weak words can sneak into our writing anywhere, anytime …

13 injured at Nevada museum when experiment goes wrong

Thirteen people, including children, were injured Wednesday when an experiment went awry at the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum in Reno, police said.<p>"Of the 13 injured, four were treated and released and nine were transported to a local hospital," Reno Officer Tim Broadway said.<p>"There were …

The changing face of Reno: Why the ‘world’s biggest little city’ is attracting Apple & Tesla

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Credit: Katie Fehrenbacher/Gigaom<p>Walk down First Street in downtown Reno, Nevada and you see an evolving city that’s like an …

Harley-Davidson unveils its first electric hog

Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle Thursday, and promised it will still sound really cool.<p>"The sound is a distinct part of the thrill," chief marketing officer Mark-Hans Richer said in a news release. "Think fighter jet on an aircraft carrier."<p>The electric Harley, dubbed Project …

First Electric Harley Goes Zero to 60 in 4 Seconds

Autos<p>EPA chief Scott Pruitt announces revision process on fuel economy standards<p>01:34<p>Meet the 24-year-old innovator designing cars for Ford<p>01:36<p>New study says blood alcohol level should be lowered from .08 to .05 for all drivers<p>01:32<p>At CES we saw the self-driving pizza delivery cars of the …

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