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Bryson DeChambeau smashes 377-yard drive, wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Bryson DeChambeau smashes 377-yard drive, wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Sports
March 8 (UPI) -- Golfer Bryson DeChambeau wowed fans with his powerful drives en route to a victory at 2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational. One of the tee shots traveled 377 yards and led to a birdie at Bay Hill Golf Course. DeChambeau carded a 1-under par 71 in the final round of the tournament Sunday in Orlando, Fla. He was 11-under par for the tournament, one stroke better than second-place Lee Westwood. Advertisement "This week it helped numerous times," DeChambeau told reporters, when asked about his drives. "I was able to get a wedge out of the rough when some people were hitting seven irons or six irons back in the rough. "It was kinda like the U.S. Open where I was able to dominate with the driving off the tee."[embedded content] Corey Conners finished third while Andrew Putnam, Ric...
Parker Solar Probe: Nasa's Sun mission smashes records

Parker Solar Probe: Nasa's Sun mission smashes records

Science
America's audacious mission to "touch the Sun" has now got nearer to our star than any previous human-made object.The Parker Solar Probe passed the current record of 42.73 million km (26.55 million miles) from the Sun's surface on Monday.The previous record was set by the German-US Helios 2 satellite back in April 1976. That mission also set the all time speed record of close to 70km/s (43 miles/s). Parker will smash this, too.The expectation is that it will eventually reach peak speeds around 190km/s (690,000km/h; 428,700mph).Parker was launched from Earth in August. It's on a trajectory that will take it inside the Sun's outer atmosphere, or corona.Information from this region promises to crack longstanding mysteries about our ...
Montana earthquake smashes bottles, jolts residents awake

Montana earthquake smashes bottles, jolts residents awake

Technology
The strongest earthquake to hit Montana in more than half a century sent bartenders jumping over bars, food falling off grocery store shelves and woke up residents and dogs. There were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage from the magnitude-5.8 earthquake that hit early Thursday, but the eight patrons at the Wilderness Bar in Lincoln headed for the doors as stools and glass bottles started falling over. "I just jumped over the bar and pretty much landed in a guy's lap," bartender Sheri Deluca told the Great Falls Tribune. At the nearby Wheel Inn Tavern, bartender Lisa Large said the power went out and bottles flew off the shelves. "It slopped all the grease outta the fryer," she told the Missoulian. "The kitchen's a mess right now." Food was knocked off grocery store shelves...