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The devastating elbow from Yair Rodriguez that knocked out the Korean Zombie at UFC Fight Night 139

The devastating elbow from Yair Rodriguez that knocked out the Korean Zombie at UFC Fight Night 139

Sports
Brutal KO In the final second of the final round, Rodriguez floored his opponent in Denver to make it a candidate for both fight and knockout of the year On the same night as Tony Bellew bowed out of the boxing ring, over in Denver, Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez were going to war with each other. Even before the fifth and final round of the main event of UFC Fight Night 139 was over, it was already a fight of the year candidate. Rodriguez knocked The Korean Zombie out with an elbow in the last second of the fifth round at UFC Fight Night in Denver Then, with a second left, Rodriguez’s counter elbow to deck the ‘Korean Zombie’ out, probably made it a candidate for knockout of the year, too. Jung was on his way to victory ...
Elon Musk's Tesla reaches farthest point from sun

Elon Musk's Tesla reaches farthest point from sun

Technology
SpaceX billed Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster as on "an endless road trip past Mars" when it launched in February. However, the car and its pilot have now reached their farthest point from the sun before swinging back into orbit.The Roadster has reached its first apogee from the sun according to the Where is Roadster? website, run by Ben Pearson, and as reported by technology news site Ars Technica.While the Cape Canaveral launch of Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy - the most powerful in the world - was a big success, the red sports car overshot its touted mark for Mars.Its orbit will bring it close to Mars - and to Earth - in two years' time, with it being at its closest to Earth at 51.7m km (32m miles) on 6 November 2020. Rather than entering Mars' orbit, the Tesla looks to be on a ...
Taste-Test Results: Five Crunch-Worthy Snacks From Popchips

Taste-Test Results: Five Crunch-Worthy Snacks From Popchips

Health
This week our testers were so enthused about a new line of supposedly healthy snacks that we abandoned our usual grazing and took a vertical plunge into all five flavors of so-called Popchips. We were more than a little skeptical at the “never baked, never fried” credo on the side of the bag, and after several calls to the manufacturer, we are still mystified as to what technology they use to get so much crunch into a chip without leaving a greasy film on our hands. We're still investigating. But in the interest of snacking fanatics everywhere, we give you this review of a truly crunch-worthy product.  Parmesan and Garlic Potato Chip ...
Japanese airborne troops jump from U.S. aircraft onto Japanese soil for first time

Japanese airborne troops jump from U.S. aircraft onto Japanese soil for first time

Business
Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations cargo and transport plane from the U.S. Air Force 36th Airlift Squadron became the first U.S. aircraft to drop Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers on Hiju-dai drop zone in Japan as part of the Keen Sword exercises. The jump took place in Oita prefecture, Japan, on Nov. 4, during exercise Keen Sword with 120 paratroopers from the JGSDF's 1st Airborne Brigade and observers from the U.S. Army. "It is great that we are finally able to drop JGSDF paratroopers from U.S. aircraft in Japan," Keen Sword C-130J mission commander and 36th AS C-139J pilot Capt. Jeffrey Larkin said in a press release. "Also, this is the first time that the 36th AS will fly over Hiju-dai drop zone. This is another exciting moment for us because we can fly ...
Sainsbury's sees boost from Argos deal

Sainsbury's sees boost from Argos deal

Business
Sainsbury's says its latest half-year results have been boosted by its takeover of catalogue retailer Argos.Cost savings had lifted profits, while adding Argos stores to Sainsbury's outlets was "driving an increase in trading intensity", the retailer said.Sainsbury's, which is planning to merge with rival Asda, said half-year underlying profits rose 20% to £302m.However, when a host of exceptional costs are taken into account, profits nearly halved.The UK's second-largest supermarket said pre-tax profits for the 28 weeks to 22 September were £132m, compared with £220m a year earlier.The profit figure was pushed down by costs related to restructuring store management teams, the Argos integration and preparation for the Asda deal, which is...