Ogier clinches sixth straight WRC title

SEBASTIEN Ogier enhanced his legend yesterday by claiming his sixth straight World Rally Championship title. Winning a three-man fight for the crown against Thierry Neuville and Ott Tanak, the French rally great survived another day of drama at the season-ending Rally Australia in Coffs Harbour to seal the season championship. Ogier had just a four-point […]

Zverev shocks Federer in straight sets to reach ATP final

Germany’s Alexander Zverev produced a superb performance to defeat Swiss superstar Roger Federer in straight sets to book his place in the final of the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena in London. Zverev and Federer went back and forth, holding serve in each of the first 11 games before the 21-year-old German finally broke […]

U.S. takes down Canada for 4th straight Four Nations Cup title

The U.S. women's hockey team claimed its fourth straight Four Nations Cup title Saturday with a 5-2 win over host Canada. Holders of the world and Olympic titles, the American women reinforced their status as the No. 1 women's team in the world by beating their archrivals on home ice at the SaskTel Centre. The […]

‘Straight bull’: Tomi Lahren defends Megyn Kelly in blackface debate

Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren has defended Megan Kelly, following reports that the NBC host will lose her daytime show over remarks she made questioning whether the use of blackface as a Halloween costume was racist. The bombastic blonde pundit tweeted her support for Kelly on Thursday night, referring to the news that Kelly was […]

The Critical Points: No More Fluff, Give Me the Bad News Straight

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Straight Outta Lesotho: The Best Shepherd Rhyme Spitter in the Biz

Morena Leraba, in the isolated, snow-dappled hilltops of the small, landlocked kingdom of southern Africa’s Lesotho, used to tend livestock. Festooned with a woolen cape, gumboots and a balaclava, Leraba herded goats and sheep through days of dreaming about something that had been forming in his head. Specifically: music. Now, at the age of 32, […]

Straight Outta the Bronx: A Cambodian Rickshaw Driver

Amid the throngs of tuk-tuk drivers competing for fares in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 49-year-old Luka Meas stands out. Largely because of his Bronx-accented English. After surviving the Khmer Rouge regime, Meas and his family immigrated to New York in 1981. He never became a U.S. citizen, so after serving time for a drug conviction, he […]

7 Memory Boosters Straight from Nature That Actually Work

Forgot a name? Misplaced your keys? Taking longer to find the right words? Don’t panic. There’s plenty you can do to improve your memory.You’re probably expecting us to reveal 7 little known and newly discovered herbs from the forests of the Amazon, the peaks of the Himalayas and the Arctic tundra. No such luck.Despite Americans […]

The road to bipedalism wasn’t straight and narrow

Enlarge / The 3.32 million-year-old foot from an Australopithecus afarensis toddler from different angles on the left, next to the fossil remains of an adult Australopithecus foot on the right. Credit: Jeremy DeSilva & Cody Prang (credit: Jeremy DeSilva and Cody Prang) Early hominins’ four smaller toes had adapted to bipedal walking by around 4.4 […]