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Tuesday 18 January 2011
Monday 22 November 2010
The Colorado Rapids were crowned champions of Major League Soccer for the first time after a 2-1 extra-time win over FC Dallas on Sunday.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
Saturday 09 October 2010
Friday 24 September 2010
Researchers from the US National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado, have demonstrated, using two phenomenally precise atomic clocks, that the passage of time really does change depending on where you are. One of the clocks was placed just one foot above the other and, thanks to the lesser gravitational pull of the earth exerted on the latter, showed that less time had elapsed when they examined it. Comforting to know that Einstein's theory of relativity is actually correct. It would have been terribly inconvenient, not least for the physics community, to have had to reopen that old question.
Tuesday 03 August 2010
Actor Charlie Sheen was sentenced today after pleading guilty to attacking his wife in a Christmas Day argument in exchange for the withdrawal of more serious charges.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
Sunday 25 July 2010
Anadarko Petroleum, the Texan partner in BP's Deepwater Horizon oil well which exploded in April, is eyeing a 75 per cent stake in the onshore Jolly Ranch scheme in Colorado.
Saturday 24 July 2010
"Present it to him. Set the hook. Pull your rod up to 12 o'clock. Now, snag him, snag him!" There follows about 10 seconds of giggles from my ponytailed fly-fishing instructor, Ryan Schmidt, who up until this point has been the epitome of laid-back fisherman cool, standing waist-deep several yards away from me downstream. But not now. Ryan has transformed into an excited child as the large rainbow trout he's had his eye on for the past half-hour has decided to gobble my fly and disappear to the depths of Eagle Creek.
Saturday 03 July 2010
President Barack Obama, under pressure to spur job growth, said today that two solar energy companies will get nearly $2 billion in US loan guarantees to create as many as 5,000 green jobs.
Thursday 01 July 2010
URS last night won the takeover battle for the engineering consultancy Scott Wilson, raising its bid to 290p a share, which adds up to the second biggest premium paid for a UK company in the last decade.
Saturday 17 April 2010
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Saturday 16 January 2010
Forget the flat, icy slopes of Killington in Vermont, or the speed traps and over-eager ski patrols of Vail in Colorado: the real beating heart of the US ski industry has always been the powder-laden, character-filled and downright scary resorts that cling to America's steeper mountains. Some of these towns have histories stretching back to the gold-rush days, others are authentic cowboy hang-outs where Stetson hats outnumber beanies. Yet more are mining settlements that happen to back on to incredible slopes. All share the small-town Americana culture that Springsteen sings about, and tend to be as wild and carefree as their bearded patrons.
Friday 15 January 2010
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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