UPDATED: Born Without Arms, Legs, Nick Vujicic Gets Married

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreOne of the most inspiring people in the world, Nick Vujicic, a well-known motivational speaker born without arms or legs, got married last year.He overcame incredible odds to live a relatively normal, but at times extraordinary, life.(GNN featured his 2011 Video and Book Here)He and his 25-year-old wife were married on Valentine’s Day 2012 and the couple gave birth to their first child six months ago.Their baby Kiyoshi has “all ten fingers and all ten toes” and his photo was posted on Nick’s Facebook Page.(WATCH the video below from CBS Sunday Morning)[This article was updated with current information on Nick’s family]AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Most, Least Honest Cities: Where Are People Most Likely to Return a Lost Wallet?

first_imgABC’s Good Morning America: Don’t drop your wallet in Lisbon: That’s one finding from an experiment designed by Reader’s Digest to test the honesty of people in 16 major cities worldwide. Of a dozen wallets dropped in Lisbon, only one was returned.Go ahead, though, and lose your wallet in Helsinki: There 11 of out 12 lost wallets were returned. In the experiment, Digest reporters deliberately dropped a total of 192 wallets in 16 cities in Europe, Asia and North and South America. Each one contained a cell phone number, a family photo, business cards and $50 U.S. (or the local equivalent).In “How Honest Are We?” a story in its October issue, the Digest reports that a total of 90 wallets (47 percent) were returned.…Fiery Cushman, an assistant professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological science at Brown University’s Moral Psychology Research Laboratory, calls the Digest’s experiment “a fun idea.”Read the whole story: ABC’s Good Morning America More of our Members in the Media >last_img read more

Pitching Matchups for the Indians and Reds Two-Game Set at Progressive Field

first_imgThe Indians have two off days this week and in between will take on the Cincinnati Reds in a short two-game set at Progressive Field.The team is coming off winning four of their last six to start the homestand against the first place Twins and Yankees, and will look to finish off the homestand strong before they head to Detroit this weekend.Here’s the pitching matchups for the two games against the Reds Tuesday and Wednesday. June 11 v Cincinnati, 7:10PM (SportsTime Ohio/WTAM/WMMS/IRN)RHP Trevor Bauer vs. RHP Luis CastilloJune 12 v Cincinnati, 1:10PM (SportsTime Ohio/WTAM/IRN)RHP Zach Plesac vs. RHP Anthony DeSclafani Related TopicsfeaturedIndiansMLBRedsTrevor Bauer Matt Loedecenter_img Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.last_img read more

Blue Crest Announces Large Local Project

first_imgFacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Today Blue Crest Energy made an announcement for a local project that will create 400 jobs. The company owns 100% of the Cosmopolitan project which is one of the Cook Inlet basin’s largest undeveloped fields. According to the company’s website, they will work to recover deeper liquid oil reservoirs through advanced-technology from an onshore surface location. In longer term plans Blue Crest will add an offshore platform to target natural gas reserves which will tie into the onshore facility. Johnson: “We’re building everything onshore to drill offshore and then in addition we’re bringing gas platforms in that will eventually tie into that onshore facility.”center_img The company also announced they are working with WesPac Midstream LLC, an oil and gas developer, to build an LNG Plant in Port McKenzie. Director, President and CEO Benjamin Johnson said they are already in the early stages of constructing onshore facilities in the Cosmopolitan Unit near Anchor Point. Johnson: “We will have gas available to Alaskans a lot sooner than the large LNG project, that’s probably ten years out, we should have gas available within 2 or 3 years to Alaskans”last_img read more

The Sterling Highway Is OPEN At MP 106

first_imgConstruction work includes pavement removal, unclassified excavation, embankment, grading, paving, stream diversions, stream channel construction, stream bank construction, culvert installation, signing, and striping. This project is scheduled to be completed by October 2019. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Construction crews are working between MP 101 and 118.Crews will be installing culverts at Slikok Tributary, Clam Gulch, Coal Creek and Crooked Creek.Crews will be working day and night shifts. Drivers should be aware of possible TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS and DELAYS. DOT advises drivers to still use caution while driving on the gravel surface in the area, and follow all traffic signs. DOT is working to widen the highway shoulders and install four large diameter culverts. Construction for the 2019 season will primarily occur at Slikok Tributary, Crooked Creek, and Clam Gulch. The Coal Creek culvert will be replaced as a part of improvements, and the adjacent areas revegetated and restored. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Good news for those heading to Homer this week, the Sterling Highway is open at MP 106, according to the Department of Transportation.last_img read more

Zamalek club keeper Mohamed Awad infected with Corona virus

first_imgAwad wrote through his official account on the website “Twitter” today, Friday, saying: “Corona’s tests are positive … your prayers.”Corona positive tests … your invitation 🙏– Mohamed Awaad (@mohamedawaad) June 26, 2020On the other hand, El-Gouna Club announced a new case infected with the new Corona virus among the Egyptian League clubs.Al-Gouna Club said, through an official statement, that it had discovered an infected case in its ranks after taking the second medical swab test for its players and the technical and administrative staff, refusing to disclose the identity of the injured person. © REUTERS / AMR ABDALLAH DALSH11 cases of Corona were recorded among the Egyptian Premier League clubsEl Gouna confirmed that he will conduct a third medical smear for all his players and his technical, administrative and medical staff before resuming the training next Monday, if the result of this smear is negative.The Football Association announced 11 cases of coronavirus infection among the Egyptian league clubs, including one in Alexandria, two in Enppi and two in Tanta, as well as workers and coaches in Enppi and Tanta and the contractors.The Egyptian Ministry of Sports decided Football tournaments resume In Egypt, starting on the 25th of next July, after the return of the training was approved, starting on the 20th of this June.last_img read more