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Inaugural Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship title goes to Japan’s Giga Body Metal

The inaugural Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship were an unqualified success, with competitors from the US, Russia, Japan and beyond converging on Joensuu, Finland to thrash and knit: competitors such as Woolfumes, Bunny Bandit and 9" Needles thrashed to heavy metal music while knitting, for an audience of about 200. The winners were the ...

‘Robot umpires’ make independent league baseball debut

Four months after being announced, so-called “robotic umpires” have made their debut in baseball’s Atlantic League. The addition is one of several tweaks currently being piloted in the independent league in an attempt to update some fundamentals of America’s pastime. MLB exploring using tech to help call ***** and strikes The system utilizes TrackMan radar ...

I finally found an anti-fog product for my swim goggles that actually works

I am an extremely dedicated swimmer, thanks to a chronic pain condition that is just barely held in check by an hour in the pool every day. I go through a couple pairs of goggles every year: generally the thing that goes first is the elastic or the ratchet for the headband, but sometimes a ...

MLB Ballpark app adds Apple Business Chat-powered concierge experience for All-Star game

Just in time for tonight’s Home Run Derby, Major League Baseball is rolling out a new feature on its Ballpark app that utilizes Apple’s Business Chat feature for a customized in-person experience. MLB says it’s the first league to roll out the feature, letting users ask location-specific questions — though Apple Business Chat has been ...

Nike pulls ‘Betsy Ross flag’ shoes after Colin Kaepernick said they were offensive

07.02.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Nike has pulled its planned "Betsy Ross flag" shoes after Colin Kaepernick apparently expressed his concerns that the design was offensive. The shoe, the Nike Air Max 1 Quick Strike Fourth of July, was slated to hit stores for the Fourth of July holi... ...

World cup soccer player Jessica McDonald being reunited with her son is super heartwarming

06.27.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

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If you haven't cried yet today, that could very well be about to change. 

U.S. women's national team player Jessica McDonald posted a sob-inducing video of her being reunited with her seven-year-old son.

Currently in France for the FIFA Women's World Cup, McDonald tweeted a video of ...

An ‘It’s Always Sunny’ dream came true for Mac and it’s so pure

06.22.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Mac finally got his game of catch. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia fans should remember that Mac (creator Rob McElhenney) dreams of playing catch with retired Phillies second baseman Chase Utley. It almost happened in the sixth season of the FX ser... ...