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Swiss athletic footwear brand On has unveiled the second addition to the Roger Federer franchise in the form of a bold statement sneaker that aims to target a younger audience. The debut sneaker from Federer, the ‘Centre Court’ marked the performance running brand’s first tennis-inspired style. It was minimalistic in design and featured On’s award-winning […]

Lance Stroll has confirmed that he tested positive for coronavirus after he was forced to pull out of the Eifel Grand Prix at the Nurburgring. Stroll felt unwell with “flu-like symptoms” on the Saturday morning before final practice and decided not to take part, handing over his Racing Point seat to last-minute replacement Nico Hulkenberg. […]

The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to recognize Columbus Day as “Indigenous Peoples Day” after years of organizing by indigenous activists. Hundreds of Native Americans filled the Minneapolis City Hall for Friday’s vote, Native News Online reports. “City of Minneapolis recognizes the annexation of Dakota homelands for the building of our city, and knows Indigenous […]

Scientists Call for Moratorium on Tar Sands

October 15, 2020 | News | No Comments

The culmulative effects of tar sands development—from environmental degradation to transportation to emissions from burning—must be determined before Canada or the United States approve any more projects, a group of scientists argue in an op-ed published Wednesday in the journal Nature. Calling for a binational moratorium, the scientists—representing a number of North American universities including Simon […]

Economic Recession Linked to 10,000 Suicides

October 15, 2020 | News | No Comments

A new study has linked the economic recession to 10,000 suicides across North American and Europe, and revealed a “looming mental health crisis.” Researchers from the University of Oxford and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine used data from the World Health Organization on suicides in Canada, the U.S. and 24 EU nations […]

Button to race McLaren GT3 at British GT finale

October 15, 2020 | News | No Comments

Jenson Button will be back behind the wheel of a McLaren next month, albeit a GT3 car entered in the final round of the British GT championship at Silverstone. Button will team up with good friend Chris Buncombe for the three-hour event in which they will share a McLaren 720S GT3 entered by Jenson Team […]

The near complete collection of transcribed notes of Vasili Mitrokhin, a senior KGB official who defected to the UK with a trove of gathered Soviet intelligence information in the early nineties, have finally been made public. After being held under lock and key by the Churchill Archives Centre at Cambridge University, the Mitrokhin files detail […]

Thousands of people are expected to rally in Detroit Friday afternoon to demand a moratorium on the city’s mass shut-offs of water to households, which they say has unleashed a public health emergency. Dozens of local, national, and international organizations and unions are backing the march, which will call for an immediate renewal of water […]