William Shatner Remembers Spending a Month in Asia with Celebrity Strangers – Vanity Fair

William Shatner Remembers Spending a Month in Asia with Celebrity Strangers – Vanity Fair

If someone offered you an all-expenses-paid trip to Asia, would you take it? Well, yeah. That, dear readers, is the split-second consideration process William Shatner says he underwent after being asked to appear on Better Late than Never—NBC’s four-episode series premiering Tuesday that sounds like it was created in a Mad Libs laboratory. (In actuality, […]

Dreams and despair in the desert: Africa’s new gold rush

The world’s newest gold rush is under way in the West African country of Mauritania. It follows a government decision to allow people to search for gold in the sand. Reporting by Hanan Razek, Filming/Editing by Andrew Brown Dreams and despair in the desert: Africa’s new gold rush

Which Players Will Ruin Your Fantasy Football Season? – Wall Street Journal

The 2016 NFL season is just 15 days away, which means we’re about to witness the return of America’s other favorite sport: fantasy football. Over the next two weeks, fantasy players will pore over spreadsheets and huddle around laptops as they attempt to identify the players who will win them a championship. And within a […]

College football countdown: Will LSU make the Playoff? – NCAA.com

College football countdown: Will LSU make the Playoff? – NCAA.com

Note: Over the two weeks leading into the first full slate of college football games, we are taking a look at 14 of the top teams heading into 2016 and analyze their chances at making the 2016 College Football Playoff. We continue this series with LSU, a team that finished 9-3 last year and is ranked […]

Tesla touts speed and driving range with new upgraded battery – Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) crowned itself the maker of the world’s fastest production car on Tuesday, saying a new version of its Model S all-electric sedan can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in just 2-1/2 seconds. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company will offer a larger upgraded battery pack for […]