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Forum: Sports 10-13-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 34
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Is this the Kipchoge effect? Brigid Kosgei...

Is this the Kipchoge effect?

Brigid Kosgei of Kenya just broke the official women's world record this morning, running 2:14:04 in the Chicago marathon to smash the prior record of 2:15:25 by Paula...
Forum: Sports 10-12-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,968
He won't be running Berlin next year; he plans to...

He won't be running Berlin next year; he plans to defend his Olympic title, and the Berlin marathon is too soon after the Olympics.

He's also turning 35 next month, so I wouldn't be surprised if...
Forum: Sports 10-12-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,968
Video of the last few minutes:...

Video of the last few minutes: https://mobile.twitter.com/citizentvkenya/status/1182933504453042176

You can see that he had enough left in him that he probably could have broken 1:59:30 if he...
Forum: Sports 10-12-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,968
Sprinter? Sounds like journalistic embellishment...

Sprinter? Sounds like journalistic embellishment or ignorance. The shortest distance any of them ran in the Olympics was the 1500m.

The pace team was indeed a star-studded cast of track Olympians...
Forum: Sports 10-12-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Second time's the charm! 1:59:40.2! I watched...

Second time's the charm! 1:59:40.2! I watched it live on YouTube.

It was on a flat road course in Austria that was 90% straight. They had the pace car targeting 1:59:50, but it went away with...
Forum: Sports 10-01-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,858
I don't know, I haven't been able to find the...

I don't know, I haven't been able to find the splits for each team. I'd have to watch the race again to see the gap.

3 seconds, not 6 seconds. The entire top 5, including Poland with their female...
Forum: Sports 10-01-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,858
He admitted that he went out too fast in his...

He admitted that he went out too fast in his effort to pass her quickly, which later allowed the other teams to get closer as he was dying in the last stretch. If any of the anchors for next two...
Forum: Sports 09-30-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,858
This world championships they introduced the...

This world championships they introduced the mixed 4x400 relay ... 2 men & 2 women on every team, each team can choose any order they like.

In the final, all teams except one chose...
Forum: Sports 09-28-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,858
Video of the men's 100m final:...

Video of the men's 100m final: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0yBRQlPNdY

FF to 3:40 if you want to skip the theatrical introductions and go straight to the race.
Forum: Sports 09-28-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,858
The men's 400m hurdles final is a must-see on...

The men's 400m hurdles final is a must-see on Monday afternoon (3:40 eastern). The world record is under threat.

The record of 46.78 was set in 1992 by Kevin Young (USA), and is the oldest world...
Forum: Sports 09-28-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,858
The World Championships started yesterday,...

The World Championships started yesterday, without Usain Bolt for the first time in a long time. The last Olympics or World Championships without Bolt was 2003.

Schedule of events, with results:...
Forum: Software & Technology 09-22-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 26,159
TiVo is going to start injecting ads into the...

TiVo is going to start injecting ads into the beginning of recordings. I don't think people paying them $15/month will appreciate that. And others who paid up front for lifetime service didn't agree...
Forum: Software & Technology 09-17-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Put it in a bag of raw rice and let it sit for at...

Put it in a bag of raw rice and let it sit for at least 48 hours.
Forum: Software & Technology 09-16-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Before diving into a complicated technological...

Before diving into a complicated technological solution that would involve piercing the router's firewall from the outside (which could open up security risks if implemented by somebody who doesn't...
Forum: Sports 09-15-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,858
58:01 new world record in the half marathon by...

58:01 new world record in the half marathon by Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor, beating the old record by 17 seconds.

That's 4:25.5 per mile, or 13:45 per 5K. According to the article he did one 5K...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-14-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,622
The thread was started less than a month ago and...

The thread was started less than a month ago and the OP didn't say it was expedited. It's too early to say if there's any delay.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-14-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,609
They lasted 8 years, without ever seeing a...

They lasted 8 years, without ever seeing a profit. Where can I find some rich and stupid investors like that who'll keep throwing money at my unworkable idea?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-10-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,068
It is very valuable if they're going to raise...

It is very valuable if they're going to raise children.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-10-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,068
Unless they have children, and those children...

Unless they have children, and those children grow up with unrealistic ideas or ignorance of what it takes to make it in the real world, as a result of being raised by clueless pampered parents who...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-10-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,068
Being very good at it is a sign that they're...

Being very good at it is a sign that they're putting in the effort and truly pursuing it as a life-driving passion, not just dabbling in it for an hour a day then twiddling thumbs and watching...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-10-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,068
They can be, but don't have to be. That's up to...

They can be, but don't have to be. That's up to the parent and how they set the conditions and time parameters.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-10-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,068
Most parents' financial support for their...

Most parents' financial support for their children after age 18 isn't unconditional or perpetual. Those conditions and time limitations aren't weaponizing.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-10-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,068
A key consideration is whether your continued...

A key consideration is whether your continued financial support after high school or college will be contingent on their honest pursuit of their passion, or will they have the option to twiddle their...
Forum: Sports 09-07-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,004
First Canadian to win a tennis major? Wow.

First Canadian to win a tennis major? Wow.
Forum: Sports 09-07-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,004
6-3, 7-5. Andreescu gets $3.85M for this...

6-3, 7-5.

Andreescu gets $3.85M for this win; her entire 2-year career earnings total before this was $2.4M.
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