News tagged with racing

Armchair skippers race virtual Vendee Globe

Navigating stormy seas by day and night, hundreds of thousands of virtual skippers are sailing the Vendee Globe while safe and dry at home thanks to an online version of the round-the-world yacht race.

dateNov 19, 2012 in Software
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Sail around the world on your sofa

Hundreds of thousands of internet gamers are currently up at all hours as they take part in a virtual version of the ultimate endurance sailing experience, the round-the-world single-handed yacht race the ...

dateNov 16, 2012 in Software
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Study identifies four family cultures in America

(Phys.org)—Four types of family cultures – the Faithful, the Engaged Progressives, the Detached and the American Dreamers – are molding the next generation of Americans, a three-year study by the University of Virginia's ...

dateNov 16, 2012 in Social Sciences
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The Obamas and the new politics of race

With the 2012 US presidential election campaign in full swing, the meaning and significance of Barack Obama and his presidency are once again in the spotlight. Has the election of Barack Obama served as the watershed moment ...

dateJun 05, 2012 in Social Sciences
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