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UPI Horse Racing Roundup: La Coronel wins Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland

UPI Horse Racing Roundup: La Coronel wins Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland

Sports
Another international weekend of racing found Redzel victorious in the inaugural Everest Stakes in Australia, Bullards Alley shocking the Canadian International at Woodbine, Deirdre victorious in Japan and La Coronel a gate-to-wire winner in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland.Aidan O'Brien went one-for-five on three continents in his quest to tie the late Bobby Frankel's record of training 25 Grade I wins in a calendar year. But the one victory was a grand slam four-bagger.Away we go.WoodbineBullards Alley, at odds of nearly 43-1, showed his heels to nine rivals in the stretch run of Sunday's $ 800,000 (Canadian) Grade I Pattison Canadian International, winning by 10 3/4 lengths. Oscar Nominated and Flamboyant got the minor awards and the best the European contingent could m...
Hearing loss can challenge relationships

Hearing loss can challenge relationships

Health
THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 -- People with hearing loss face daunting challenges, but so do those who love them, researchers report.Problems with hearing can be socially isolating for everyone involved, the British researchers explained."This is research which reviews the existing evidence we have on the impact of hearing loss on those diagnosed with the condition, as well as those around them," said study leader Venessa Vas, who's with the National Institute of Health Research Nottingham Biomedical Research Center.Vas and her colleagues analyzed more than 70 existing studies investigating the problems faced by people with hearing loss. The studies also examined the issues faced by people who are close to someone with hearing impairments."Hearing loss is a chronic condition that affects the wh...
Australia's solar challenge begins

Australia's solar challenge begins

Science
The rules of the race are quite precise. "Based on the original notion that a 1000W car would complete the journey in 50 hours, solar cars are allowed a nominal 5kW hours of stored energy, which is 10% of that theoretical figure. All other energy must come from the sun or be recovered from the kinetic energy of the vehicle," the organisers say.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Science & Environment
21-Day Healthy Lunch Challenge

21-Day Healthy Lunch Challenge

Health
Scroll down for week 1 ingredients and Sunday prep instructionsPacking your lunch can help you eat healthier and cut calories. But let’s be real: The planning can be a turnoff, and the food can be boring—who wants to eat the same sandwich or leftovers every day? We're here to help. Sign up for our 21-Day Healthy Lunch Challenge and get shopping lists, quick recipes, and easy-to-follow videos delivered directly to your inbox. It's time to have balanced, healthy lunches that actually taste good (and save you money!).Here’s how the challenge works: We'll guide you through each step by emailing ingredient lists, simple prep instructions, and tips. Over the weekend you'll pick up ingredients and prep some basics that will stay fresh in the fridge till Wednesday. Then during the week, all you h
The Buffett Challenge — hedge funds vs. index funds — 9 years on

The Buffett Challenge — hedge funds vs. index funds — 9 years on

Finance
Nearly 10 years ago Berkshire Hathaway CEO (and arguably one of the best investors on Earth), Warren Buffett, issued a challenge to the hedge fund industry — a $ 1 million bet that they could not put together a portfolio of hedge funds that would outperform an S&P 500 Index fund over a 10-year period.Buffett was convinced the combination of active stock-picking and high costs would result in lagging market performance, and he was willing to put his money where his mouth was.One company stepped up to the challenge. Protégé Partners LLC selected five hedge funds (the names of the funds have not been disclosed publicly), and Buffett selected the Vanguard Admiral Shares S&P 500 Index Fund.The 10-year period began January 1, 2008, which means we are in the final year of the challenge. W