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WATCH: You Probably Couldn't Handle This Mobility Scooter's Top Speed

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.09.2016 | Weird News

Buckle up, because this mobility scooter gives the ride of your life. Adrenaline-pumping video posted online shows it hitting 107.6 mph -- more than 1...

Highlands and Islands: Recent Recordings of Celtic Music

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 01.19.2017 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

I've written about current bands performing their own arrangements of songs originally recorded by folklorists on field recordings in 1930s Louisiana. It reminded me that I hadn't mentioned a similar project involving field recordings of a Scottish Gaelic singer from Duluth, Minnesota.

Manx's Surprising Revival

K. David Harrison | Posted 04.23.2015 | Science
K. David Harrison

Manx--the ancient Celtic tongue spoken on the Isle of Man--had all but vanished by the 1970s. Defying the odds, it has returned to daily use through the heroic efforts of Manx language warriors. I visited the Isle of Man recently to hear the story of Manx's surprising survival.

Student Innovators "Get Their Genius On"

Nancy Conrad | Posted 05.13.2012 | Impact
Nancy Conrad

Innovators like Steve Jobs don't just happen -- they are grown. The question is how? The simple answer is: young minds must be challenged and engaged.

Struggling American Motorcycle Maker Motoczysz Will Have Electric Motorcyle Ready for TTXGP Race Today

AllAboutElectric | AllCarsElectric | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Isle of Man, Home News

Motoczysz, a struggling American motorcycle maker, will indeed have their electric bike ready in time for the TTXGP race at the Isle of Man kicking of...