RT Life – Go-Kart Racing

*instrumental rock music* Two! One! Go! Go! Go! Go! Green! Green! Green! Green! Green! Green! Green! Boogie! Boogie! Boogie! *cheering and yelling, car noises* BLAINE: Blaine Gibson, NASCAR news correspondent- *car tire screech* – ‘m gonna find out what the racers are feelin’- how they’re- how- how the race is goin’. *music* BLAINE: I tell…

Why Is This Olympics Pool Green?

THE DIVING POOL AT THE RIO OLYMPICS HAVE TURNED GREEN, AND FOR A WHILE NO ONE KNEW WHY. IT TURNS OUT WE MIGHT HAVE AN EXPLANATION. FIRST LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT A FEW PICTURES THAT SHOW YOU HOW GREEN THE DIVING POOLS HAD BECOME. PEOPLE WERE TWEETING ABOUT THIS, OF COURSE PEOPLE HAVE THEIR…

6 Accidental Discoveries You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

[♪ INTRO] Accidental discoveries are a common theme in science. The most famous is probably the discovery of penicillin, the world’s first antibiotic. It happened when Alexander Fleming noticed that the bacteria he was growing in Petri dishes didn’t seem to grow near mold. Usually, we like to think of these findings as fluke events….

Football, Dementia, and the Future of Sports

[♪ INTRO] From Little League to college football to the World Cup, sports is a huge industry. We play on neighborhood teams as kids, root for our favorite professional athletes, and buy millions of dollars’ worth of branded merchandise each year. But even if you don’t personally care what the next big sportsball thing is,…

“THE NBA” — A Bad Lip Reading

***You can turn these captions off and on with the CC button Hey, you remember that one time I burped? Oh yeah! You oughta All night I been waiting to tell you this I sold our steam boat What do your friends say to you? My one-eyed traveling companion said that — [giggling] Awesome, you…