Courtesy of Carolyn Williams On August 23, Zephyr Cycling Studio in Bozeman, Montana is offering a unique pop-up class in the middle of Montana State University’s football stadium.Owner Carolyn Williams told Bicycling it’ll be a great way to connect with the community, as the stadium is an “iconic place” in town.If you’ve ever been inside Montana State University’s football stadium in Bozeman, Montana, it was probably for a football game. But on August 23, another kind of workout is making its way to the iconic home of the Bobcats: indoor (well, in this case, outdoor-indoor) cycling.On Friday, local Zephyr Cycling Studio is offering a “Cycling with the Cats” pop-up cycling class, which, unfortunately, will not come with actual felines.For $30, participants will line up on stationary bikes at the 50-yard line to sweat it out in the open sun. Along with experiencing the coolest 50-minute stationary bike workout in Bozeman, cyclists will … [Read more...] about Indoor Cycling Teams Up With College Football in Big Sky Country
SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fires stopping any time soon. But what caused the massive rainforest fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest. What started the massive fire in the Amazon rainforest? Wildfires are common in the dry season, but are also deliberately set by farmers illegally deforesting land for cattle ranching. Conservationists have blamed the country's president, Jair Bolsonaro, for the current Amazon rainforest fires, saying he has encouraged loggers and farmers to clear the land. Since becoming president, Bolsonaro has opposed protections for the rainforest, saying the land should be used for agriculture and mining. The National Geographic has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this. “There’s no … [Read more...] about What started the Amazon rainforest fires and how bad is it?
0 Have your say A computer game designed to prevent animal cruelty by young people is set to be rolled out at schools across Scotland. The Scottish SPCA animal welfare charity and the University of Edinburgh have created and trialled the game, which is designed to encourage children between the age of seven and 12 to engage positively and safely with animals. Research into the ‘Pet Welfare’ game found it had a positive impact on knowledge about animal welfare, appropriate and safe behaviour towards pets and recognising animals as sentient beings. The game, played by 184 children during a pilot project, is to be developed further with more games and apps being explored before it is rolled out across the rest of the country. Last September The Scotsman revealed a four-year-old child had been referred to the charity’s Scottish Animal Guardians programme after killing a pair of kittens. Professor Jo Williams, from the … [Read more...] about Children’s computer game fights cruelty to animals
By Douglas Zimmerman, SFGATE Updated 7:50 am PDT, Friday, August 23, 2019 A magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck near Clearlake, California on Friday morning. A magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck near Clearlake, California on Friday morning. Photo: USGS Photo: USGS Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 A magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck near Clearlake, California on Friday morning. A magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck near Clearlake, California on Friday morning. Photo: USGS 3.5 earthquake strikes near Clearlake, CA 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The United States Geological Survey reports a preliminary magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck near Hidden Valley Lake, CA on Friday. The quake hit at 7:16 AM … [Read more...] about 3.5 earthquake strikes near Clearlake, CA
Lindsey LiCari, who donated her 3-year-old son Ayden's corneas after he died of cancer in 2017, shows his coffin at her Las Vegas office, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. LiCari said she opted to have Ayden's body cremated, but keeps the coffin for a memorial or for someone who may need it for their child. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhotoLindsey LiCari, who donated her 3-year-old son Ayden's corneas after he died of cancer in 2017, talks to a reporter in front of a mural of her son at her Las Vegas office Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. LiCari founded Ayden's Army of Angels with her son before he died. The foundation helps families with children fighting cancer. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhotoAyden's Army of Angels office is shown in Las Vegas Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Ayden's mother Lindsey LiCari, who donated her 3-year-old son's corneas after he died of cancer in 2017, started the foundation with her son. The foundation helps families with children fighting … [Read more...] about Las Vegas woman’s donation of son’s corneas leaves her angry