At the USA Track & Field Olympic Trials last week in Eugene, OR, Jeneba Tarmoh and Allyson Felix tied for third in the Women's 100m
. In an 11 second long race, how is a tie determined? Roger Jennings, photo finish evaluator, explains how it's done
. [more inside]
Harvard Beats Yale 29-29.
At Harvard Stadium on November 23, 1968, the Yale and Harvard football teams met in their annual The Game
, with both teams going into the game undefeated for the first time since 1909. Heavily-favored Yale was ranked #16 and was on a 16-game winning streak. Yale was leading 29-13 with 3:34 to play and had the ball. What could possibly go wrong? [more inside]
The Brian Williams Tie Report Archives.
"Logging the neckwear fashion decisions of America's most trusted voice in evening news." No, seriously.
Remember the weirdness with Bush's hypnotic rainbow tie
last week? Now you too can experiment with creating mesmerizing patterns on Project LITE's Moire page
[via j-walk blog]
George and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamtie.
I watched the Presidential news conference but did'nt notice the tie effect, however a friend mentioned they had to put a piece of cardboard accross the TV to filter it out. More on the tie malfunction here
the news conference video is available here .
What do HIV, breast cancer, dental plaque, and stem cells all have in common? Why, you can wear them! as a tie
, a lovely scarf
, or even underwear
! The Infectious Awearables
collection will definitely be catching...spreading like an epidemic...infectious and charming! (via Blue's News)
For all you pirates out there: The history of the necktie.Get it? as though it were "talk like a businessman day" for pirates.
I always thought that starting the day by tying a rope around your neck made no sense. No it turns out that wearing a tight tie may damage your eyesight
Even as the fans chanted "Let Them Play"
MLB's powers-that-be decided to call the All-Star game after 11 innings. It's only the second time the game has ended in a tie (the other time it was called for rain). Given the game's current environment, could there have been a more symbolic ending to this game? Between the steroid questions, contraction,and the threat of a work stoppage, can baseball fix itself, or is (North) America's national pastime rounding third and heading towards self-inflicted obscurity?
Statistical Dead Heat May Result in Ping Pong Match Tie-Breaker
So says Ken Layne in his tale of obscure lore and presidential politics.