Balloons over 66: Lincoln’s Annual Hot Air Balloon Display Continues to Soar

2022-08-28 10:47:30 For Marlene Perry of Lincoln, the city’s annual hot air balloon display has been a part of her family’s life since the event’s inception in 1988. She loves watching the beauty of the balloons floating in the sky and has shared the experience with friends and family over the years, having brought her … Read more

Black hole-like quantum encryptors discovered

The scientists used a mathematical tool called out-of-time-order correlators, or OTOCs, which are considered a measure of quantum chaos. OTOCs were invented 55 years ago to calculate how electrons in superconductors are affected by disturbances caused by impurities. This influence is similar to the “butterfly flapping effect” that mathematician Edward Lorenz used to illustrate chaos … Read more

Tragedy in Illinois: Three children killed in a collision between a school bus and a truck – 2024-03-13 23:23:38

Three children and two adults are dead after a school bus collided with a pickup truck in Illinois. The bus, according to the Associated Press, was traveling eastbound in Illinois when it crossed the median and entered the westbound lanes of traffic and was in the path of the semi truck. Both vehicles caught fire … Read more

NFL Playoff Picture: State of Play and Standings in Each Conference

2023-12-05 07:53:07 It seems like only yesterday the Lions were upsetting the Chiefs to open the season – but we’ve suddenly reached the closing stretch of the NFL campaign. With five weeks to play, the playoff picture has firmly emerged, with roughly eight true Super Bowl contenders sitting at 8-4 or better, and plenty of … Read more

Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Florida Atlantic Owls: Exciting Matchup in New York City

2023-12-05 08:46:56 Florida Atlantic Owls (7-1) vs. Illinois Fighting Illini (6-1, 1-0 Big Ten) New York; Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Owls -2; over/under is 147.5 BOTTOM LINE: The No. 20 Illinois Fighting Illini take on the No. 11 Florida Atlantic Owls in New York City, New York. The Fighting Illini are 5-1 … Read more

Illinois Electric Vehicle Rebate Program: How to Receive a $4,000 Rebate

2023-11-10 23:54:02 Illinois residents can receive a $4,000 rebate for purchasing an electric vehicle through a statewide taxpayer-funded program. There are a few caveats, however. Certain eligibility criteria must be met, and the window to submit an application is only open through the end of Jan. 2024. If you’re set on purchasing an electric vehicle … Read more

Room for Improvement: Named one of the Best New Bars in America by Punch Magazine

2023-11-10 03:24:00 PORTLAND (WGME) – A bar in Portland is getting some national recognition, one of just five in the country to get the nod. The online beverage magazine “Punch” is rating the Old Port bar “Room for Improvement” one of the best five new bars in all of America. Punch says Room for Improvement, … Read more

Cardiology Physicians in the U.S.: State-by-State Data and Insights

2023-11-07 19:09:08 There are 34,312 active physicians specializing in cardiology in the U.S., according to recent data from KFF. The organization gathered the data through a special request on state licensing information from Redi-Data, which was updated in September: Here is the number of cardiology physicians in each state and Washington, D.C.: Alabama: 411 Alaska: … Read more