What’s the record at the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest? Here’s that and more of the craziest eating contest records

What’s the record at the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest? Here’s that and more of the craziest eating contest records

Christopher Bumbaca USA TODAY Published 3:42 PM EDT Jul 4, 2019 Independence Day represents the freedom from tyrannical rule in this country. It’s also a day the sporting world fixates on hot dogs.  The Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island has become appointment viewing over the last decade, largely thanks to the dominance…

Universal and Unity will launch two games by indie contest winners on Steam

Universal and Unity will launch two games by indie contest winners on Steam

Universal Games and Digital Platforms and Unity Technologies are announcing they will launch games from two winners of the recent Universal GameDev Challenge on Steam on July 25. The companies will launch winner Voltron: Cubes of Olkarion by Switzerland-based studio, Gbanga, and a runner-up, Turok: Escape from Lost Valley, by Pillow Pig Games. I was…

New Video Shows How Humanity Could Spread Throughout the Galaxy

New Video Shows How Humanity Could Spread Throughout the Galaxy

GIF: ESA Advanced Concepts Team/GizmodoA fascinating competition to devise an efficient way of colonizing the galaxy has resulted in this beautiful—and provocative—visualization. This is the 10th running of the Global Trajectory Optimization Competition (GTOC X), which is organized by the Mission Design and Navigation section of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. These contests present complex problems…

Why a Hot Dog Eating Contest Became a Fourth of July Tradition for So Many Americans

Why a Hot Dog Eating Contest Became a Fourth of July Tradition for So Many Americans

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Here’s Why the Chinese Crested Dog Is So Victorious at the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

Here’s Why the Chinese Crested Dog Is So Victorious at the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

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Boris Johnson on course to be prime minister after winning first round of Conservative leadership contest

Boris Johnson on course to be prime minister after winning first round of Conservative leadership contest

Boris Johnson wins the first round of the Conservative party leadership contest. Johnson wins the backing of 114 Conservative MPs ahead of his nearest rival Jeremy Hunt on 43. Three Conservative MPs drop out. The party’s MPs will now vote for a second time on Tuesday. Visit Business Insider’s home page for more stories. LONDON…