Galaxy Shootout Soccer Tournament Draws 350 Young Soccer Players

The Galaxy Shootout XVIII went off without a hitch on April 25th and 26th in Hickory, North Carolina, hosting more than 30 teams and 350 young soccer players from around the country. The Hickory Daily Record reports that last weekend, soccer players ages 10 through 14 competed in the Henry Ford River Soccer Complex for […]

Google’s Self-Driving Cars Have Been in 11 Accidents, None of Which Were Its Fault, Apparently

Six years ago, Google began working on self-driving cars. Last May, the monolithic tech company unveiled its autonomous prototype, and many were leery. It had no steering wheel, accelerator, or brake pedal — only a start button, a display telling riders how fast the car is going, and a big red emergency stop button. Capable […]
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    Bruce Jenner Sued for Wrongful Death Stemming From Malibu Car Crash

    Olympic gold medalist and reality star Bruce Jenner is now facing a lawsuit for wrongful death and negligence stemming from a February car crash that killed one woman and injured five others. Reuters reported that the two stepchildren of Kimberly Howe, 69, who died in the Feb. 7 car crash on the Malibu stretch of […]
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    Utah Experiences Baby Boom While CDC Report Reveals Decreasing National Birth Rate

    Each year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) releases reports containing a variety of statistics. Among these statistics is the country’s birth rate, which is at an all-time low, according to the CDC’s most recent report. Published early this month in the academic journal Pediatrics, this year’s birth rate metrics have sparked […]
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    Wisconsin Legislature Votes To Revoke All State Funding for Public Parks; Fees Increase for Campers

    The Wisconsin Legislature’s budget committee recently voted in favor of raising fees for state parks even higher than what Gov. Scott Walker had originally proposed, with Republican lawmakers overpowering Democrats in the 12-4 vote. Gov. Walker originally proposed a budget plan for the state which would have put an end to funding public parks with […]
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    Great White Shark Among Tourists Heading to New Jersey This Summer

    With summer weather arriving in New Jersey, officials in Atlantic City and along the Jersey Shore are making a pitch for re-centering the area as a major tourist spot. Mayor Don Guardian said last week that the city will host Jerry Seinfeld, Madonna, Bob Dylan, Boyz II Men, Ricky Martin, Wanda Sykes and other high-profile […]