Author: Ziggy Marley

Danish supermom Rasmussen boxing to raise voice against Pompe disease

Photo by AIBA Article by Jonathan Selvaraj, via ESPN On Saturday morning, Yvonne Baek Rasmussen made a phone call from New Delhi to her two children back home in Denmark, just as they were getting ready to go to school. "I asked how things were with them and how...

Ramla Ali: ‘In boxing we are all equal’

Photo by Alan Clarke Article by Alex Moshakis, via The Guardian When Ramla Ali, a British champion boxer, is preparing for an important tournament, she visits the Peacock gym in Canning Town, east London, where Lennox Lewis once trained. There she rattles through a revolving cast of handy sparring partners....

Our Climate Is Headed For Disaster, But Voters Still Shrug

Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post/Getty Images Article by Megan Molteni, via WIRED TUESDAY’S MIDTERM ELECTIONS offered voters across the US the chance to move decisively to slow down the global ecological disaster of climate change. As the votes were tallied, however, one thing became clear: Americans remain as divided...

Tesla To Have Full Self-Driving Cars On The Roads In 2019, Confirms Elon Musk

Photo by Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg Article by Jean Baptiste Su, via Forbes Speaking with Recode's editor-at-large Kara Swisher, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he's confident that the carmaker will achieve full self-driving next year, in 2019, ahead of any other car manufacturer. "I don’t want to sound overconfident, but I would be...

Argentine women fight against inequality in soccer

Photo by AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko Article by Debora Rey, via Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In a country where the soccer conversation is overwhelmingly dominated by talk of Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona, female players in Argentina struggle to be heard. That’s changing rapidly, however, and...

The Failed MP3 Player That Changed the Music Industry Forever

Article by Ryan Bray, via Consequence of Sound Now that smart phones essentially double as portable music players, the iPod has more or less become a relic. But that shouldn’t take away from what a monumentally influential invention it’s proven to be. It’s not a stretch...

No, Athletes Will Not ‘Shut Up And Dribble’ — And They Never Have

Photo: Shut Up and Dribble (Showtime) Article by Linda Holmes, via NPR The new documentary series Shut Up and Dribble, which premiered the first of its three parts this weekend on Showtime, is a response to commentator Laura Ingraham's dismissive February 2018 sneer in the direction of LeBron James, one...