Rachel Homan wins historic 10th Grand Slam curling title

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — Rachel Homan made curling history Sunday afternoon by winning the 10th Grand Slam title of her career, surpassing Jennifer Jones's previous record of nine. The victory at the Meridian Canadian Open in North Battleford, Sask., also marks the Ottawa team's third-straight Slam win, the only team ever to have done so. And it's the second time […]

Chinese probe in lunar orbit and set to make historic 1st landing on the 'dark side' of the moon

China is set to become the first nation to explore the far side of the moon, after Chang’e-4 lunar probe entered a planned orbit, ahead of its much-anticipated landing on the unexplored part of Earth’s satellite. “The probe has entered an elliptical lunar orbit, with the perilune [closest point] at about 15 km and the […]

Meet you on the dark side of the moon: China launches historic lunar exploration mission (VIDEO)

China has launched a lunar rover on a historic mission to explore the dark side of the moon, with the potential to make revolutionary discoveries about the possibility of extraplanetary life. Friday’s successful launch sent China’s Chang’e-4 into orbit, scheduled to make an unprecedented touch down on the dark side of the moon in January […]

This Italian Town Has Started Charging People to Enter Its Historic Center

This Italian Town Has Started Charging People to Enter Its Historic Center Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

The Dow jumps more than 350 points amid expectations for a historic Cyber Monday

Reuters / Lucas Jackson All three major US indices jumped on what was expected to be a historic Cyber Monday. Concerns about the prospect of slowing demand and rising rates have pummeled equities in recent months. Follow the US indices in real time here. Stocks jumped Monday, staging a comeback following a series of sell-offs […]

GM says it favors fuel-efficiency rules based on historic rates

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Chrysler,Fiat,Ford,GM,Electric,Future,Hybrid This follows GM’s call for U.S. to mandate some zero-emissions vehicles. Continue reading GM says it favors fuel-efficiency rules based on historic rates GM says it favors fuel-efficiency rules based on historic rates originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 29 Oct 2018 18:20:00 EDT. Please see our […]

Monsanto loses appeal on historic Roundup cancer verdict, owes $78mn

Months after merging with Bayer in a bid to bury a brand that has become as toxic as its products, Monsanto has lost its appeal in a historic lawsuit that found its Roundup herbicide responsible for a man’s cancer. In August, a San Francisco jury awarded former school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson $ 289 million in […]

Kangaroos tackle Tonga in historic clash

Tonga tackles Australia in a historic rugby league Test. The Daily Telegraph Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Rugby league’s rising powerhouse Mate Ma’a Tonga faces Australia in a historic clash at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday. Powered by Jason Taumalolo and Andrew Fifita, Tonga became the feel-good story of rugby league when […]

Laika: Forget historic tragedy, this first space dog saves alien planets

Trailer for Laika The story of Laika—the first pup launched into space—has been documented everywhere from Ars Technica to Arcade Fire songs. This decidedly tragic tale starts with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev wanting to press his country’s perceived space advantage over the United States after the USSR’s Sputnik had beaten US efforts into the heavens […]

Rielly's, Matthews's historic points pace leads Leafs over Wings

Auston Matthews heard the short list of NHL greats he joined by scoring nine times in the first five games of the season. Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy are the only other players in league history to pull off the feat. "Nice," Matthews said after scoring twice for a league-leading nine goals to help Toronto beat Detroit 5-3 […]