Posts Tagged ‘team’

British provincial team ends work in Helmand

British provincial team ends work in Helmand

Thursday is the final working day for a British provincial reconstruction team in the Afghan province of Helmand, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Trump transition team slams CIA’s assessment of Russian election hacking

Trump transition team slams CIA’s assessment of Russian election hacking

Daniel UriaWASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) — U.S. President-elect Donald Trump criticized the CIA after reports it had concluded Russian hackers intervened in the election to bolster his campaign. Latest News – UPI.com

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Stanford team made a humanoid robot that can stand in for a real diver

Stanford team made a humanoid robot that can stand in for a real diver

A Stanford robotics team has built a humanoid robot that can stand in as “the physical representation” of a remote pilot — a swimming avatar for dangerous aquatic expeditions. The robot, OceanOne, is a two-handed, anthropomorphic ‘bot that provides haptic feedback, meaning the pilot can “feel” what the robot reaches out and touches. OceanOne’s first trip was...

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Cruz and Kasich team up to block Trump from nomination

Cruz and Kasich team up to block Trump from nomination

Shawn PriceLOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) — Ted Cruz and John Kasich are teaming in the upcoming primaries to try to block Donald Trump from getting enough delegates to win the nomination. Latest News – UPI.com

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2016 MLB team power rankings: Cubs, Royals, Mets at the top heading into Opening Day

2016 MLB team power rankings: Cubs, Royals, Mets at the top heading into Opening Day

By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange MLB teams ranked from best to worst heading into Opening Day of the 2016 season Latest News – UPI.com

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PHWA announces NHL team nominees for the 2016 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

PHWA announces NHL team nominees for the 2016 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

The award goes to the player who reflects perseverance and sportsmanship the most. Each year the NHL makes sure to appreciate the hardest working players in the league with the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. On Monday, the 2015-16 nominees from every team rolled out. The Masterton is awarded each year to the NHL player “who...

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Watch a team of 17-gram microrobots pull a full-sized car

Watch a team of 17-gram microrobots pull a full-sized car

It’s all about timing, say the researchers from Stanford University responsible for creating the incredibly strong microrobots above. If you want to move large weights with tiny bots, they say, it’s better to concentrate on precise movements executed in perfect harmony, than powerful single tugs. With this in mind, the scientists from the Biomimetics and...

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MLS Week 2 featured the league’s best team losing 5-0 and tactics scarcely seen since the 1960s

MLS Week 2 featured the league’s best team losing 5-0 and tactics scarcely seen since the 1960s

Again, this league is dumb and it’s amazing. MLS went Full MLS in Week 2, with some of the league’s weakest teams from last season pulling off big upsets. The Colorado Rapids and Philadelphia Union beat the LA Galaxy and Columbus Crew, respectably, while the Houston Dynamo put in their best performance to date...

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Manchester United chant new ‘What a Night’ lyrics to cope with their team being awful

Manchester United chant new ‘What a Night’ lyrics to cope with their team being awful

Freezing cold on a Thursday night #MUFC pic.twitter.com/zqvSycubJa — Shaun (@stoney_utd) February 18, 2016 Manchester United did not fare well on Thursday, as they lost 2-1 to Midtjylland. United fans let their disappointment be known when, in the tune of The Four Seasons’ “December 1963 (Oh, What a Night),” they chanted these lyrics: “Freezing cold...

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The University of Idaho gave the world’s saddest PowerPoint presentation about its football team

The University of Idaho gave the world’s saddest PowerPoint presentation about its football team

Awww … Idaho Idaho football finds itself in a precarious position. After being left out in the cold after the WAC disintegrated, the Vandals found a football-only home in the Sun Belt Conference. But that may not be a permanent home either. Nothing is guaranteed after 2017. Since the conference is adding Coastal Carolina, it...

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