Author: David Miller

"Travel aficionado. Incurable bacon specialist. Tv evangelist. Wannabe internet enthusiast. Typical creator."

The Sea Otter Classic 2024 recently took place, bringing together mountain biking enthusiasts from around the world to showcase the latest and greatest in bike technology. Attendees were treated to a display of new, shiny, prototype, and cool mountain bike tech from top brands in the industry. One of the standout products debuted at the event was the new lightweight XC fork from Fox. Featuring a reverse arch design and Grip SL damper, this fork is sure to make waves in the competitive world of cross-country racing. Atherton Bikes also made a splash with the reveal of their more affordable…

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Mercedes-AMG Unveils New GT63 S E Performance Hybrid Coupe Mercedes-AMG has taken the automotive world by storm with the introduction of the new GT63 S E Performance two-door coupe. This high-performance vehicle features a hybrid powertrain that combines the best of both worlds – a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 engine and an electric motor, resulting in an impressive 805 combined horsepower. One of the most striking features of the AMG GT63 S E Performance is its incredible acceleration, with 1,047 pound-feet of torque allowing it to reach 60 mph in just 2.7 seconds. This speed demon is equipped with a 6.1…

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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s daughter, Isra Hirsi, was arrested during a protest at Columbia University, sparking criticism from her fellow ‘Squad’ members, Reps Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib. The protest, which focused on Palestinian human rights, turned disruptive, leading to the arrests of Hirsi and 107 other protestors. Ocasio-Cortez questioned the crackdown on the protesters, while Tlaib called the response ‘appalling.’ The arrests came after Columbia’s President authorized the NYPD to clear out the tent city encampment set up by the protestors. Hirsi, a student at Barnard College, was suspended following her arrest and has refused to comment on the incident.…

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McCreary County Record In a historic moment for women’s basketball, Caitlin Clark, a standout player from the University of Iowa, was selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2024 WNBA draft. The talented point guard is set to join the Indiana Fever after signing a four-year deal worth $338,056. However, Clark’s journey to the WNBA has sparked a conversation about player salaries in the league. Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy recently spoke out about what he perceives to be “low” salaries for WNBA players. Portnoy even went as far as to predict that Clark could potentially earn hundreds…

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Taylor Swift is making headlines once again with the release of her highly anticipated new album, “The Tortured Poets Department.” The album, which is set to be released on April 8, appears to be filled with references to her ex-boyfriend Joe Alwyn. One song in particular, titled “So Long, London,” seems to be a heartfelt goodbye to the city where Swift and Alwyn once lived together. Interestingly, the length of the track coincides with the rumored start of their relationship, adding even more depth to the emotional lyrics. Fans have also speculated that the album’s title is a clever nod…

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The UN Security Council failed to adopt a draft resolution recommending the General Assembly to allow Palestine to join as a full UN Member State in a recent session that took place amidst the ongoing war in Gaza. The draft resolution, considered one of the shortest in the Council’s history, needed at least nine members in favor to pass. Despite Palestine’s request for their 2011 application for UN membership to be reconsidered, the US vetoed the resolution, marking the fifth time they have done so since the hostilities in Gaza began. The US cited unresolved questions about Palestine meeting the…

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The NBA postseason is officially in full swing as the Play-In Tournament got underway on Tuesday night, with most playoff seeds already determined following the conclusion of the regular season on Sunday. The Play-In Tournament will decide the No. 7 and No. 8 seeds in both the Eastern and Western Conferences, with the Lakers and Kings coming out victorious in their respective games on Tuesday. As the Play-In Tournament continues, the first pair of Eastern Conference games are scheduled for Wednesday, setting the stage for an exciting post-season ahead. In addition to the Play-In games, the first five first-round series…

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Seven jurors have been selected for the panel that will decide the fate of former President Donald Trump in the New York hush money case. Trump’s lawyers meticulously combed through prospective jurors’ social media posts to rid the jury of any anti-Trump bias. However, their efforts were not without controversy, as Judge Merchan sternly admonished Trump for his conduct towards the jurors during the selection process. The jury, comprised of four men and three women with diverse backgrounds and education levels, was not immune to Trump’s tactics. Trump’s legal team utilized preemptory challenges to eliminate jurors they believed harbored prejudice…

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A recent study conducted at the University of Southern California has shed light on the long-term effects of a diet high in fat and sugar during adolescence. The research, which was conducted on rats, found that those fed a junk food diet during their formative years experienced memory impairment well into adulthood. This finding is particularly concerning given previous research that has linked poor diet to Alzheimer’s disease and lower levels of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is essential for memory and brain function. The study tracked acetylcholine levels and memory performance in rats on a junk food diet compared to…

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Momofuku Backtracks on Trademark for “Chile Crunch” Following Backlash After facing criticism for sending cease-and-desist letters to small businesses using the term “chile crunch,” the popular food and restaurant brand Momofuku has announced that it will no longer defend its trademark on the name. The decision comes after the brand received backlash on social media for targeting mostly Asian American-owned businesses. Momofuku first started selling its Chili Crunch product in 2020, drawing inspiration from Chinese condiment chili crisp and other spicy oils. The brand acquired the trademark for “chile crunch” from Chile Colonial in 2023 and also holds common law…

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