Wpisy oznaczone tagiem "race" (94)  

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German driver Mirco Schultis and Swiss teammate Ulrich Leardi have withdrawn from the Dakar Rally after their car accidently barreled into a a crowd of spectators, killing a 28-year-old woman.

Link: www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,5079126,00.html

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51 drivers have died since the inception of the Paris - Dakar Rally. It is now staged in South America because of security concerns in North Africa.

Link: www.usatoday.com/(…)2009-12-31-dakar-rally_N.htm…

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The president always knew that his greatest appeal was not as a leader but as a cultural symbol.

Link: online.wsj.com/(…)SB1000142405274870425460457461454…

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George Monbiot: A speech by the US energy secretary, Steven Chu, shows how America's unquestioning belief in the free market has held back technological innovation

Link: www.guardian.co.uk/(…)us-technological-race-climate…

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Director Jason Reitman's "Up in the Air" was named best film of 2009 by the National Board of Review on Thursday in the first major award of Hollywood's Oscar season. Clint Eastwood was named best director for "Invictus."

Link: www.reuters.com/(…)idUSTRE5B254I20091203…

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The Russian space agency may build a nuclear-powered spacecraft with the blessing of the country's leader, Russian and international media reported Thursday.

Link: www.wired.com/(…)nuclear-propulsion-in-space…

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Every time NASCAR comes to Talladega, drivers and fans alike know that "The Big One" -- a wreck that decimates a huge chunk of the field -- lurks around every turn. And every time, The Big One rears up and collects cars by the dozen.

Link: ca.sports.yahoo.com/(…)Another-Talladega-another-sc…

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A top China air force commander - Xu Qiliang- has called the militarisation of space an 'historical inevitability' in a wide-ranging interview in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily, marking an apparent shift in Beijing's opposition to weaponising outer space.

Link: www.dailytelegraph.com.au/(…)story-e6freuz9-1225793…

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A pair of gamma-ray photons -- one possessed of a million times the energy of the other -- arrived at virtually the same instant at NASA's orbiting Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, after a 7.3-billion-year race across the universe. Some proponents of alternatives to Einstein's theory of gravity would have predicted that the more energetic.....

Link: www.sciencedaily.com/(…)091028153447.htm…

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A troubled young woman whom the Rev. Al Sharpton championed as a victim of a horrific, racially motivated sexual assault now says she fabricated the incident -- despite the fact that all of her

Link: www.nypost.com/(…)race_attack_victim_lied_o4Fa3Yxxf…

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Did Texas execute an innocent man? That question, and the controversy surrounding it, continues to dog Gov. Rick Perry. Critics say the governor has tried to squelch an investigation into the case. Now the issue has moved to the forefront of Perry's effort to win re-election.

Link: www.npr.org/(…)story.php…

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The race to change the way Americans fuel their vehicles is propelling Michigan to the forefront in pioneering alternatives. Electric batteries are expensive to manufacture, and the nation lacks a cohesive infrastructure to support the rapid growth of alternative fuels. However, the concentration of engineering expertise gives the state an edge.

Link: www.detnews.com/(…)Michigan-stakes-claim-in-clean-f…

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HAGA-GUN, Japan (Reuters Life!) - Who says gasoline engines have reached their limit? A race to seek out the best mileage is out to prove that when it comes to frugal driving, a 50cc motorcycle engine..

Link: www.reuters.com/(…)idUSTRE59B07920091012…

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