High school runner disqualified from race for good sportsmanship – Hougland’s coach says the other runner was on the ground unconscious. So Hougland helped him get closer to the finish line. – I think this story he’ll be able to tell for the rest of his life is better than some medal or trophy he would have won, and besides, they’ll be other races and he still qualified for state.
While reading this article about the renovations and new stores at Grapevine Mills Mall, this sentence stood out and I’d thought local shoppers might find it useful – In Dallas, the biggest collection of outlet stores is at The Shops at Park Lane across from NorthPark Center. – Also, that article is trying to say that getting a store that sells items five bucks and under is a big get for the mall. Really?
Yesterday’s dose of ‘MURICA – A little bit of U.S. history/milestone happened yesterday – The fact that Barack Obama woke up today marks a major historical milestone—yet it’s likely to go largely unnoticed. It’s now been 18,967 days since a US president died in office. That means the nation has now entered its longest period without losing a president to an assassin or illness.
Russia just announced that it’s sending humans to the moon – On Tuesday, at a space and technology conference in Moscow, the head of Roscosmos Energia — Russia’s version of NASA — announced: “A manned flight to the moon and lunar landing is planned for 2029.”And the European Space Agency, which made history last year by landing the first spacecraft on a comet, is teaming up.