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2021 Grand Trail des Templiers Preview

The post 2021 Grand Trail des Templiers Preview appeared first on iRunFar. With 12 races held over five days, the 2021 Festival des Templiers is sure to be exciting. Long known as one of the largest trail events in France, the festival draws runners looking to compete at distances from a short charity racewalk, all the way up to the 108-kilometer ultramarathon, and has a little something for everyone. The most competitive race of the festival weekend is the 81k (50 mile) Grand Trail des Templier...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, France, Scotland, Spain, Sport, Races, Paris, Italy, Netherlands, Running, Alps, Norway, Ccc, Finn, North Face


Molly Nilsson – “Absolute Power”

Swedish DIY synthpop auteur Molly Nilsson has announced the new album Extreme, her 10th studio album and her first since 1018’s Twenty Twenty. With its heavy guitars and double kick beats, lead single “Absolute Power” brings new shadings and textures to Nilsson’s familiar dreamscape sound. “It’s me vs. the black hole at the center of the galaxy,” she sings. “Who we are vs. who we’d like to be/ Get ready for the fight of the century.” Watch and listen below.
Tags: Music, Nilsson, New Music, Molly Nilsson


21 famous athletes who retired earlier than expected

Calvin Johnson still seemed to have plenty of good years left when he retired in 2016. Stephen Brashear/Getty Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was the most recent NFL star to retire before 30 years old.Throughout sports history, there have been professional athletes who have retired earlier than expected, often because of injuries.Check out some examples of athletes who have called it quits relatively early.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. 1. Luke Kuech...
Tags: Australia, Retirement, China, Sports, New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders, NFL, Trends, Features, Gm, Nba, Mlb, Detroit Lions, Roy, Jordan, NHL


Canucks Seeing the Potential Demko Showed at Boston College

The Vancouver Canucks are back in the playoff race thanks mostly to the brilliant play of Thatcher Demko. He is firmly entrenched as the starting goaltender and does not look like he’s giving it up any time soon. He may have struggled out of the gate, but is now on an 8-1-0 run with a 1.74 goals-against average (GAA) and .950 save percentage (SV%) to go along with one shutout. He is by far the hottest goaltender in the NHL right now and is looking more and more like the man they called Bubbl...
Tags: Sport, Ncaa, Vancouver, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, Ottawa, Nilsson, Vancouver Canucks, Utica, Canucks, Braden Holtby, Columbus Blue Jackets, Boston College, Cory Schneider


The Time Machine

Long Now co-founder Brian Eno in front of his 77 Million Paintings generative artwork (02007). Editor’s Note: This paper was sent our way by its lead author, Henry McGhie. It was originally published in Museum & Society, July 2020. 18(2) 183-197. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. No changes have been made.  The Time Machine: challenging perceptions of time and place to enhance climate change engagement throu...
Tags: Art, UK, New York, Texas, London, Climate Change, Australia, Future, US, Society, Unesco, Britain, Commerce, Paris, Manchester, United Nations


Harry Nilsson's "One (is the loneliest number)"

I didn't know that Three Dog Night's 1969 version of "One (is the loneliest number)" was a cover until today. It was written and recorded by singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson in 1968. While I like the Three Dog Night version (and Al Kooper's, too) I think Nilsson's is better. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, Nilsson, Harry Nilsson, Singer-songwriters, Al Kooper, The 1960s


Tampa/Ottawa Trade

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded defenseman Braydon Coburn, forward Cedric Paquette and their second-round pick in 2022 to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for the rights to forward Marian Gaborik and goaltender Anders Nilsson, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced.  Both Gaborik and Nilsson will be placed on long-term injury reserve and will not play this season. Continue reading "Tampa/Ottawa Trade"
Tags: Sport, Tampa Bay Lightning, Nilsson, Braydon Coburn, Ottawa Senators, Cedric Paquette, Marian Gaborik, Anders Nilsson, Gaborik, Julien BriseBois, Tampa Ottawa Trade


Water can become two different liquids, prove researchers

Water can be in two liquid states under cold temperatures, shows new research.The scientists used x-ray lasers and computer simulations.The discovery has applications across a variety of fields due to water's ubiquity. Water is an essential life force for humanity and our planet. But despite it's omnipresence, there's much we have still to learn about the fateful combination of hydrogen and oxygen atoms that comprises this near-magical substance. Now a new study proves water can have two diffe...
Tags: Sweden, California, Water, Discovery, Chemistry, Physics, Canada, Innovation, Korea, Nilsson, Anders Nilsson, Stockholm University, CUNY, St Francis Xavier University, Kate the Chemist, Nicolas Giovambattista He


Futurist from 1901 Describes the World of 2001: Opera by Telephone, Free College & Pneumatic Tubes Aplenty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gzBhTL4oAs Just shy of 120 years ago, “the wisest and most careful men in our greatest institutions of science and learning” told America what would change by the far-flung dawn of 2001. C, X and Q gone from the alphabet; “Air-Ships” in the skies, strictly for military purposes (passenger traffic being handled by “fast electric ships”); strawberries as large as apples; university education “ free to every man and woman”: these are just a few of the detai...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Post, Technology, College, America, History, United States, Magazines, Nikola Tesla, Seoul, Nilsson, Thomas Edison, Facebook Twitter, Watkins, Ladies Home Journal


A Look At Matt Murray With The Ottawa Senators

from Travis Yost of TSN, As the Ottawa Senators continue to plod through a multi-year rebuild, one of the key focus areas for the organization will be in net. Only one team gave up more goals than Ottawa (243) last season, and that was with goaltenders  Craig Anderson ,  Anders Nilsson , and  Marcus Hogberg  playing reasonably well. Anderson, a veteran who spent 10-years in the nation’s capital, was not extended by the organization and remains an unsigned free agent. This part of ...
Tags: Sport, NHL, Anderson, Ottawa, Pittsburgh, Murray, Nilsson, Ottawa Senators, Matt Murray, Travis Yost, Jonathan Gruden, Marcus Hogberg, Högberg, Craig Anderson Anders Nilsson


Unstaffed, digital supermarkets transform rural Sweden

The Lifvs start-up has opened 19 stores across the country, choosing remote places that have lost their local shopsEmma Nilsson’s husband is harvesting hay in the hot summer sun and she has popped into the village shop to get him a bottle of water. But there’s no friendly face at the checkout, or opportunity to swap local gossip. Instead, she pulls out her phone, logs in with BankID, the national identification app operated by Sweden’s banks, and opens the locked glass door with a tap on her scr...
Tags: Europe, Technology, Sweden, Supermarkets, Retail industry, Shopping trips, Nilsson, Skåne, EKET


Ranking NHL Teams By Goaltenders

Now that the 2019-20 NHL season is over and the Stanley Cup playoffs are in full swing, it’s time to rank the teams by position once again. Starting with the goaltenders since that position seems the most solidified on paper across the league as of today. When it comes to ranking goaltenders, starters still carry the most weight despite the fact it’s becoming a two-goalie league, and positional depth is more important than ever before. With that in mind, in the first of a four-part seri...
Tags: Archives, NHL Goaltending, Power Rankings, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Carey Price, Sergei Bobrovsky, Tuukka Rask


Sexagenarian Firefighter Forced to Hang Up Hose

Written by Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc. In many cases, the choice of when to retire is based on a variety of factors, including lifestyle, priorities and other circumstances. Sometimes the decision to stop working is an easy one, while others prefer to continue working as long as possible. But what happens when an employee’s retirement is not a choice but is a requirement of his or her pension plan? Is it discriminatory? This issue came before the Human Rights Tribunal of...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Canada, New Brunswick, Employment law, Age Discrimination, British Columbia, Edward, Alberta, Calgary, Tribunal, Potash, Manitoba, Nilsson, Daniel, Aziz


A Look Back at Kent Nilsson’s Underrated Career

When you think of legendary Calgary Flames players, names like Jarome Iginla, Theoren Fleury, Joe Nieuwendyk often come to mind. Perhaps players like Mike Vernon, Lanny McDonald, and Al MacInnis, as well. However, one name that rarely seems to get thought of or mentioned is Swedish forward Kent Nilsson. Related: Jarome Iginla’s 5 Greatest Highlights Nilsson spent six seasons with the Flames organization, although only five of those came in Calgary, as the team had previously been located i...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Atlanta, Sport, Austria, Italy, Hockey, NHL, North America, Calgary Flames, Hall of Fame, Calgary, New York Islanders, Robert, Nilsson, Flames


Ottawa Senators’ Goalie Options for 2020-21

Earlier, I wrote about the Ottawa Senators’ young goalies. While there is plenty of hope for the long term future with that young group, the short term is much more of a question mark. While Craig Anderson has yet to make an announcement about his future, his last few seasons were mediocre and at the age of 39 and without a contract, I’d lean towards him retiring. One goalie that will most definitely be involved is Marcus Hogberg It’s likely that he starts next season as the backup. As for who c...
Tags: Sport, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Vegas, New York Islanders, Murray, Nilsson, Islanders, Blackhawks, Ottawa Senators, Craig Anderson, Canucks, Braden Holtby, Sergei Bobrovsky, Semyon Varlamov


Countdown to Puck Drop – Day 79 – Jets 1978-79 Avco Cup-Winning Season

Introducing The Hockey Writers’ Countdown to Puck Drop series. From now until the puck drops on the 2019-20 NHL’s regular season on Oct. 2 when the Toronto Maple Leafs host the Ottawa Senators, we’ll be producing content that’s connected to the number of days remaining on that particular day. Some posts may be associated with a player’s number, while others will be connected to a year or length of time. We’re really excited about this series as we take you through the remainder of summer in anti...
Tags: Atlanta, Sport, Magic, Jets, Party, Hockey, NHL, Archives, Hull, Edmonton, New York Rangers, Nilsson, Oilers, Washington Capitals, Toronto Maple Leafs, Blackhawks


Top 10 Worst Mike Milbury Moves

Mike Milbury has long been a flamboyant and interesting figure in the NHL. From his time as a player, when he jumped into the MSG stands and beat a fan with his own shoe, to his current role as an NBC Sports analyst, where his comments have often gotten him into hot water, Milbury always seems to find his way into the headlines. (from ‘Over the Glass and Into Hockey Lore, New York Times, 12/12/2009) His attention-grabbing acts weren’t limited to a player or as an analyst. Former Islanders...
Tags: Europe, Florida, New York, Toronto, Sport, Ap, Gm, Kings, Manhattan, Rangers, Vancouver, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Archives, Long Island


NHL Rumors: Blue Jackets, Oilers, Flames, Senators, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown there is speculation about the future of defenseman Ryan Murray both with the Columbus Blue Jackets and in the NHL. Matthew Tkachuk tells the story of his being drafted and what team he thought was going to take him. The Ottawa Senators could be getting a goaltender back and the Buffalo Sabres might need to clear cap space. Ryan Murray Thinking About Retirement? Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray has seen his NHL career plagued by injuries. Only playing 27 ...
Tags: Sweden, Atlanta, Sport, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, Edmonton, Nilsson, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, TSN, Buffalo Sabres, Matthew Tkachuk, Ottawa Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dahlin


Canucks Trade Partners for Thatcher Demko

The Vancouver Canucks will eventually have to make a decision on whether to re-sign starting goaltender Jacob Markstrom or let him walk into unrestricted free agency (UFA). That decision will have a huge impact on the future of rookie backup Thatcher Demko. If Markstrom is retained on a long-term deal, that means Demko is destined to be a backup for the foreseeable future. As a young goaltender hoping for a number one job one day, he may not like that scenario. Thatcher Demko, Vancouver Ca...
Tags: Minnesota, California, Sport, Ap, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Seattle, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Anderson, New York Islanders, Nilsson, Steve Yzerman, Brent Burns, Ottawa Senators


Senators News & Rumors: Chabot, Nilsson, Brown, Duclair & Prospects

Although the NHL’s regular season has been suspended, hockey news is still regularly emerging from the Ottawa Senators organization. Although little of that news involves players on the ice, it does involve players within the organization as they await the end to the COVID-19 disruption. Related: Senators’ Duclair: Trade Bait or Extension Candidate? In this post, I’ll try to keep Senators fans more up-to-date on news emerging from the team. Item One: Thomas Chabot Thinks the Senators ...
Tags: Sport, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Ottawa, Nilsson, Ottawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks, Brown, Belleville, Pittsburgh Penguins, American Hockey League, Chabot, Norris, Artem Anisimov, Senators


Revisiting Jim Benning’s Drafts – 2014

Since Jim Benning became general manager of the Vancouver Canucks in 2014, he has presided over six drafts and selected 43 players. Amongst those are current NHL stars Brock Boeser, Quinn Hughes, and Elias Pettersson. That’s quite the success rate for a team that has struggled in the past at the draft table. Related: Who’s Never Picked #1 in the Draft So in honour of yet another one of his draft picks making an impact at the NHL level, I thought it would be a good time to start a series of...
Tags: Sport, Alaska, Comets, Nashville, Ncaa, Philadelphia, Vancouver, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Calgary, Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks


Bobby Hull – The Golden Jet

He dominated two different professional leagues for more than two decades. He won three Art Ross Trophies, two Hart Memorial Trophies, two Avco Cups, a Lady Byng Trophy, and a Stanley Cup. He was an NHL first All-Star 10 times and a World Hockey Association All-Star thrice. He’s Bobby Hull. He’s “The Golden Jet.” He’s without a doubt, one of the greatest hockey players of all time. Hull’s Beastly Black Hawks Career for More Than a Decade Hull joined the Chicago Black Hawks (yes, there...
Tags: New York, Sport, Canada, Moscow, Rangers, Jets, Detroit Red Wings, Nazi, Hockey, NHL, Hull, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Dennis, Nilsson, Montreal Canadiens


Stream Ty Segall’s New EP Of Nilsson Covers

The psychedelic rock wizard Ty Segall isn't the type to sit idle. Segall released First Taste, his last solo album, back in August. Since then, Segall has also teamed up with Lightning Bolt drummer Brian Chippendale and formed the duo Wasted Shirt; they released their debut album Fungus II in February. More »
Tags: Music, Album Stream, Nilsson, Harry Nilsson, Ty Segall, Segall, Lightning Bolt, Brian Chippendale


Hockey’s Scariest Goalie Mask and the Man Behind It

There have been many a memorable goalie mask to draw attention in the NHL. Some of them far more iconic than the netminders who donned them, while others were an extension of the goaltender’s persona. 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee and Stanley Cup champion Eddie “The Eagle” Belfour comes to mind in particular, as the masks he wore in his 18 NHL seasons were typically emblazoned with a bald eagle along the sides. Plenty of other masks stand out too. Brian Hayward’s shark mask in San Jose. ...
Tags: California, Cowboys, Toronto, Sport, San Diego, Kings, Rangers, San Jose, Vancouver, Detroit Red Wings, Buffalo, AHL, Hockey, NHL, West Coast, Cleveland


The Switch: Stina Nilsson Switches to Biathlon

2019 Planica, Slovenia World Cup, Stina Nilsson (SWE) on her way to second place in the skate sprint. (Photo: NordicFocus) Swirling around social media yesterday was the announcement that Swedish ski star, Stina Nilsson (26) has swapped cross-country for biathlon. She has yet to make the national biathlon team, yet she is committed to pursuing biathlon at the highest level. On the World Cup, she was feared as a sprinter, winning the sprint cup in 2019. She earned a total of 23 World Cup wins in...
Tags: General, News, Sport, Skiing, Quebec, Fis, Seefeld, Nilsson, Lenzerheide, Biathlon, Stina Nilsson, Planica Slovenia, Therese Johaug, Johaug, Jonna Sundling, Switch To Biathlon


Once & Future Band Delight with the Dense Psychedelic Pop Spectacle of "Freaks" (premiere)

He continues: "I just thought of this guy ineffectually trying to enact revenge, but everyone knows he's full of shit. I was listening to a lot of Nilsson and ELO then—and still am—so that's likely the musical inspiration. I feel like Danny Levin really nailed the vibe, too; he does all of our horn arrangements by proxy in LA, where we mail him the tracks and he works his magic on them. if you listen carefully, you can hear me saying a mixture of 'have someone' and 'got someone' in the tripl...
Tags: Music, La, Rock, Pop, Premiere, Nilsson, Don, Levin, Castle Face Records, Psychedelic Rock, Once & Future Band, Psychedelic Pop, Danny Levin


Islanders: Garth Snow’s Most Memorable Trades

In light of the 2019-20 NHL Trade Deadline only being a few days away, I decided to look back on some of Garth Snow’s most memorable trades from when he was general manager of the New York Islanders. While Snow certainly wasn’t liked by many – if any – Islanders fans, he did make some trades that helped shape the beloved team that remains today. Since there were so many trades made by Snow, I will only be showing the five most memorable. #5: Reinhart for a 2015 First and Second-Round Pick ...
Tags: Usa, Minnesota, Snow, Sport, Hockey, Edmonton, Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, Michael, Reinhart, Nilsson, Martin, Brad Penner, Edmonton Oilers, Islanders


Jets With 100-Point Seasons

Recording 100 points in a single season is an outstanding offensive achievement that speaks not just to pure talent and dominance, but also consistency and determination. A number of Winnipeg Jets players have reached the 100-point plateau — many in multiple different seasons — since the team began as a World Hockey Association franchise in 1972-73. Here’s a look at the legendary list. The Jets’ WHA Era (1972-1979) Norm Beaudin — Recorded 103 points in 1972-73 Chris Bordele...
Tags: Europe, Atlanta, Sport, Wheeler, Gm, Jets, Connor, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, Hull, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Nilsson, Big Apple, Buffalo Sabres


Sacred Blood – review

Director: Christopher Coppola Release date: 2015 Contains spoilers Christopher Coppola is no stranger to the vampire genre, directing the 1988 film Dracula’s Widow. This film suffers for lack of budget and some spotty performances but makes up for it in vision and a sense of hankering back to Italian horror of yore. I felt the narrative could be tightened up also, but I’ll cover that as we go along and so, after the opening credits, we see images of the ocean, hear a storm until the scene calms...
Tags: Movies, San Francisco, Georgia, States, Chinatown, Nilsson, Luke, Sasha, Lilly, Bailey, Madsen, Michael Madsen, Ruthven, Vampire, Christopher Coppola, Bai Ling


Senators’ Duclair: Trade Bait or Extension Candidate?

When Anthony Duclair became an Ottawa Senator during the middle of the season, he needed to play well to save whatever he had left of his NHL career. He had been well-traveled, starting with the New York Rangers, moving to the Arizona Coyotes, to the Chicago Blackhawks, and then to the Columbus Blue Jackets (four teams in six seasons) before becoming a Senator at the 2019 trade deadline. Related: Senators’ Jean-Gabriel Pageau: Will He Stay in Ottawa? But, that’s exactly what happened. As a...
Tags: Sport, Canada, Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Ottawa, Nilsson, Montreal Canadiens, TSN, Buffalo Sabres, Ottawa Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets, Red Wings