F1 champion Hamilton says he will not boycott Belgian GP

(Reuters) – Six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday he would not boycott Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix after a wave of player protests in the United States against the police shooting of a Black Man forced the postponement of sporting events. Formula One F1 – Belgian Grand Prix – Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium -…

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A World Champion Slam Poet Pivots To Medicine

Slam poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emi Mahmoud performs at the Sziget Festival in Hungary in 2019. László Mudra/Rockstar Photographers . . László Mudra/Rockstar Photographers Slam poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emi Mahmoud performs at the Sziget Festival in Hungary in 2019. László Mudra/Rockstar Photographers “Memories of my childhood live/between the rings of…

Nurse: Champion Raptors haven’t reached ceiling

1:11 AM ETTim BontempsESPN LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Toronto Raptors have spent their entire season as the NBA’s defending champions saying that they feel confident, despite Kawhi Leonard leaving the franchise last summer, that they can win a second consecutive title this season.So, after winning their opening game inside the NBA’s bubble at…

Jane Goodall became a champion for chimpanzees. It started with a 10-year-old’s dream.

Her mother was the only supporter of her desire to live among wild animals. By Kris Coronado, JGI/Fernando Turmo Jane Goodall with LaVielle at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in Congo Republic. Goodall, a world-famous champion of chimpanzees, began her career studying their behavior 60 years ago this month at Gombe Stream Game Reserve in…

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T. rex Has Been a champion walker, super-efficient at lower speeds

IMAGE: Daspletosaurus (a cousin of T. rex) chasing a Spinops (a centrosaurine ceratopsian, in the same family as Triceratops). view more  Credit: Julius Csotonyi, 2020 While smaller dinosaurs needed speed, huge predators like T. rex were optimized for energy-efficient walking, according to a study published May 13, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Alexander…

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T.rex was a winner WALKER and had long legs adapted to conserve energy while prowling for prey

The T.rex and other huge predatory dinosaurs were the masters of ‘energy-efficient walking’ at lower speeds, giving them an edge over faster prey species, study finds.  Researchers from Mount Marty College, South Dakota used data on limb proportions, body mass and the gait of 70 species of therapod dinosaurs. They found that for small to mid-sized creatures…