Grace Boyum: May the (mass times acceleration) be with you
A few months ago, I was playing mat ball and discovered that the friction constants of the floor and my pants were not large enough to counteract the force driving me past the base. Then there was the day that I discovered that while the force of the ...
April 8, 2015
From the Firehouse: Make fire safety a priority
The mother and oldest daughter jumped from a second-floor window and are in critical condition. The father of As a matter of regularity, change your batteries when you change your clocks twice a year. If your system is Avoid the use of ...
March 29, 2015
2015 Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II Review
Your feet sink deep into the lambswool floor mats and there are tray tables and (optional) screens in front of you. Flatten your foot from rest and the V12 evidently works somewhere up the front, despite it feeling completely removed from the ...
April 1, 2015
Navy SEAL training turned Utah's hell into Sweet 16 run
He's the coach who's so superstitious about the number seven — and its biblical significance — that Utah's schedule depends on players hitting seven free throws in a row to end practice, or the digits on a clock adding up to seven. He's the coach ...
March 25, 2015
Getting primal with Mark Sisson
The goal, he said, is to go to bed so early and sleep so soundly that he wakes up refreshed and without an alarm clock. ("Unless I'm trying to It's enough to make him feel like a kid again and clears his mind before he resumes his stance atop the ...
February 28, 2015
Exclusive: The New Owner of Norms Reveals His Plans For the Legendary Site
We're not a high end restaurant where you could valet park your car and take an elevator to the third floor.” Plans being prepared for the site by Culver City architects Hodgetts + Fung, however, sound better suited for a restaurant that is. The firm ...
March 5, 2015
Notre Dame tops Butler in NCAA Tournament
The senior captain — who has delayed a lucrative baseball career for one last go-round at Notre Dame — then shook his head as he raced back down the floor and said “They're not gonna stop us.” He was right. Kellen Dunham got the Bulldogs within a ...
March 22, 2015
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However, on Friday, March 20, 2015, this very incident happened in the Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Midwood in Brooklyn, N. Y. The victims ranged in age from 5 to 16. The mother and oldest daughter jumped from a second-floor window and are in... Investigators believe a hot plate left on a kitchen counter set off the blaze that sent flames up the stairs, trapping the children in their second-floor bedrooms as they slept. Many religious Jews who observe the Sabbath refrain from working, in all forms, from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday — including using electricity and they very often leave appliances on for 24 hours. (In multi-story buildings, the elevators work automatically and without button activation during this period and are switched to “Sabbath” mode for 24 hours. ) The only working smoke detectors found in this two-story home were in the basement, with none on the first or second floor. The members of the Wilton Fire Department implore all of our residents to make a fire safety inspection of their home a few times a year. Check all smoke alarms for operability and fresh batteries. As a matter of regularity, change your batteries when you change your clocks twice a year. Make sure you have a working smoke alarm on every level of your home.
— They called it “Hell Week,” and at the time, Utah basketball players hated the experience in September. Who wants to sleep on a weight room floor and get phones and watches taken away so there's no sense of time. ” But to this day, they swear those 72 hours are why the Utes are in the NCAA Tournament 's Sweet 16 for the first time in a decade — the byproduct of a remarkable turnaround by coach Larry Krystkowiak from a 6-25 record in 2011-12. The Navy SEAL... “A couple years ago, I don't think I would have been able to get through it all. I don't think a lot of guys who were in the program a couple years ago would have been mentally strong enough to get through it all. Outside the box is how Krystkowiak (a. k. a. The Other Coach K) operates as Utah prepares for Duke and Mike Krzyzewski this week. He's the coach who's so superstitious about the number seven — and its biblical significance — that Utah's schedule depends on players hitting seven free throws in a row to end practice, or the digits on a clock adding up to seven. “I almost got in trouble back there ‘cause the smoke alarms got a little carried away tonight,” Krystkowiak said.