Austrian Grand Prix Spoiler Alert Fail

I sat down to watch the pre-recorded Austrian Grand Prix after work. My son came up to me … Son: Do you know who won the race?Me: No, I haven’t looked. I just want to watch the race. My son left the room, and returned a few minutes later. Son: Can I show you something?Me […]

Today’s alternative to my usual run

I finally took some time to get outside, and exercise for the first time in about a week. I was going to do my usual run (it’s effective but I don’t particularly like it) when my daughter asked me to take her to the park. I was about to say “No”, and that I wouldn’t […]

Imagine almost cycling around the world, every year

Wired’s video about ultra-endurance bicycle rider, Lael Wilcox, is well worth watching if you’re interested in cycling (here’s a story on Wired.com): I used to cycle everywhere in my teens because, well, that’s how I got around. My father was really into cycling, and I remember riding a pretty long race with him. We didn’t […]

Israeli national anthem played in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever

The Israeli national anthem was played in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever, at the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam. Israel’s Sagi Muki won the gold medal. A glimmer of joy amidst today's gloom, as Israel's national anthem, Hatikvah, plays in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever after Israel's Sagi Muki wins gold […]

The stunning Israeli rhythmic gymnastics squad

I had to share this video of the Israeli rhythmic gymnastics squad which recently won the gold medal at the European Championships. It is incredible.

Proctor & Gamble says #ThankYouMom

P&G’s #ThankYouMom message to the mothers who helped their children become Olympic athletes

Little girls can wear fairy wings and do skateboard tricks

Who says little girls can’t wear fairy wings and do skateboard tricks like this?

The horrifying result of throwing a baseball at 90% of the speed of light

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you tried to hit a baseball thrown at you at close to the speed of light? I can’t say that I lie awake at night wondering about this but the answer may just keep me up a few nights: What would happen if you tried to hit […]

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