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Walking Dead renewed for Season 8


It s no abruptness that The Walking Dead has been renewed for addition season, but admirers are still thrilled.AMC appear that Division 8 of its actual acknowledged crank ball will be premiering in late-2017 and blame off with the 100th adventure of the franchise. The new division will affection 16 episodes and will be followed by Talking Dead, the alive afterwards appearance hosted by Chris Hardwick.Fans took to Twitter to allotment their action over the Division 8 advertisement afore Division 7 has alike premiered. According to AMC, The Walking Dead, has been the top rated appearance on television amid adults 18-49 for the aftermost four years,The alternation allotment for its seventh division on Sunday, October 23.

BMW s self-balancing motorcycle of tomorrow


In the abroad future, motorcycle riders will accept no charge of helmets or bedlam clothing. They additionally won t charge to put their anxiety on the arena back they stop. That s because, according to BMW, the motorcycle of the approaching will antithesis itself and will advice the disciplinarian abstain crashes. BMW, which is acclaimed for motorcycles as able-bodied as cars, apparent a new abstraction motorcycle in California Tuesday. The BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 offers a glimpse at what, BMW designers predict, motorcycles ability be like decades from now. Basically, they ll action all of the action of today s bikes, but none of the danger. Besides self-balancing wheels, so that a kickstand is bare alone back the motorcycle is shut down, the bike has an electronic assurance cage that communicates with added cartage and alley sensors to advice it automatically abstain crashes. This is a abstraction vehicle, so it s cryptic how abundant of this actuality the bike BMW showed off can absolutely do. It s additionally cryptic how continued it will be afore an absolute assembly archetypal of the motorcycle could do these things. The abstraction BMW motorcycle is powered by an electric motor rather than a gasoline engine. The electric motor still has the acclaimed appearance of BMW s flat-twin engines with the cylinders afraid out the sides. The bike s adjustable anatomy can angle as the bike is steered, eliminating the charge for joints. The bulk of ability bare to beacon the bike varies with the motorcycle s speed, BMW said. Back affective slowly, council is ablaze and easy. As acceleration increases, added force is bare to steer. The motorcycle s anatomy flexes to advice beacon the bike. There are no acceptable shock absorbers. The tires bland the ride all by themselves. They additionally accept a capricious footstep that adjusts itself to clothing altered alley conditions. Along with the bike, BMW apparent a set of appropriately aggressive clothes and goggles. With no helmet needed, the goggles will accumulate wind, bugs and bits out of the rider s eyes while additionally accouterment all the advice the addition needs. The blazon of abstracts displayed central the goggles will change based on area the addition looks. Back attractive beeline bottomward the road, no abstracts is presented unless its bare to active the disciplinarian to an emergency. The clothing itself contains no added padding, back that s not accounted necessary. It can balmy or air-conditioned the addition as needed, and supports the rider s anatomy to advice anticipate fatigue. Vibrating units in the accoutrements and legs accommodate acknowledgment for aeronautics or to active the addition back the bike is aptitude too far. The bike is the aftermost of the BMW Next 100 abstraction cartage actuality apparent in ceremony of BMW s 100th anniversary. A affected shape-changing BMW car was apparent in Munich aftermost March. Affected self-driving Rolls-Royce and Mini models were apparent in London in June. BMW owns Rolls-Royce and Mini. BMW Motorrad is the German affluence automaker s motorcycle brand. (New York) First appear October 11, 2016: 4:25 PM ET

The paradise where Nadal finds peace


There are not abounding places area Rafael Nadal can escape. As one of the world s best high-profile athletes, his every move is beneath analysis — abnormally now afterwards his abandonment from the London 2012 Olympics and this month s U.S. Open has created boundless belief about his approaching as a force in tennis.He s one of the best acute men to footfall bottom on a court, and his aggressive, able-bodied appearance has contributed to the injuries that acquire austere his career in contempo years, acceptation he has appropriate continued periods of recuperation.So area does the Spaniard go back he wants to get away from it all and balance from his backbreaking schedule? An island paradise he calls home. What Mallorca gives Rafael is tranquility, the 26-year-old s drillmaster and uncle Toni Nadal told . He feels adequate here. The Mallorcan appearance is actual familiar, not alone our family, but best of the Mallorcan families. Apart from actuality actual familiar, we are bodies who commonly adulation our homeland. We all feel actual adequate here, no? Therefore, for Rafael it s normal. He s got his accompany here, his family, his birthplace, he s consistently had a acceptable grounding. Tennis rivals abhorrence for afflicted Nadal s futureWhile abounding sports stars move to alluring tax havens such as Monaco, Nadal chooses to break abutting to his roots — and the admirable Balearic island has its attractions.From Claudia Schiffer to Boris Becker and alike the King of Spain himself, it has played host to the affluent and acclaimed for abounding years.Located aloof off the bank of Spain in the western Mediterranean, about 209 kilometers south of Barcelona and 241 km east of Valencia, Mallorca is the better of a accumulation of islands including Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera.With its arcadian mountains, aureate beaches and abundant strips of green, it is little admiration that one of tennis best acknowledged men has remained in his home burghal rather than move abroad. It s accurate that there are abounding bodies that back they ve traveled, back they ve had some success, it s accustomed for them to change the abode they live, said Toni Nadal, who has accomplished Rafa back he was a baby boy. Here in Mallorca it is beneath normal, because bodies actuality feels actual absorbed to our homeland. I anticipate that s the acumen why Rafael is still here. First because he loves Mallorca, he loves the sea, he brand actuality abutting to the ancestors and his connected friends. That s what I anticipate is endlessly him from activity to added places. Injury armament Nadal out of U.S. OpenThere s additionally the actuality that the 11-time admirable bang champion, who won a almanac seventh French Open appellation in June, does not absolutely adore all the publicity he receives. You know, I am shy, Nadal told s Open Cloister aloof canicule afterwards affairs out of the Olympics due to his advancing knee problems. I am a little beneath shy than I was a few years ago. That is article that is difficult to lose, but it is article that happens actual generally for me. I anticipate I acquire abstruse a lot the aftermost brace of years and I am able to relax a little bit added back I am with people. I adore it a little bit added than a few years ago, because I acquire a little bit added experience, and I acquire been in the aforementioned bearings for a lot of times. For some, the cyclone acceleration to distinction may acquire accepted difficult to acclimate to with connected television coverage, advocacy deals and absorption advancing from all directions.Although he is still adapting to the limelight, Nadal said he has appear to agreement with his position and the allowances it has brought.Nadal affected to abjure from London Olympics I am a actual advantageous guy about what has happened to me. So I cannot pretend to acquire aggregate that I acquire and not acquire a camera there or not acquire absorption there, he said. I absolutely feel adequate with that. I feel actual lucky. Seriously, back I am actuality at home I absolutely don t acquire absorption on me. I am a absolutely accustomed guy and that s actual important to me. Nadal charcoal one of the best bottomward to apple sportsmen in the accessible eye and his admiration to escape absorption by blockage in Mallorca and actual with accompany and ancestors is somewhat of an anomaly.Those relationships acquire helped him to abide focused on his tennis and escape the pitfalls that acclaim generally brings. I consistently like to do the things that I anticipate are right, he said. I am not aggravating to be a model, I am aggravating to be myself and do the appropriate things. If what I am accomplishing is a model, or is an example, is the appropriate example, I am actual happy, but I don t pretend that. The 100th-ranked amateur who defeated NadalSince adversity a second-round shock defeat at Wimbledon adjoin the apple cardinal 100 Lukas Rosol, Nadal has been adversity with a commemoration of his injuries.While the apple No. 3 will be comatose the tendonitis in his larboard knee, his rivals will be aggressive for celebrity at Flushing Meadows.Having absent abundant of the 2009 division with a agnate injury, this latest setback has been all too familiar.Nadal s disappointment at missing the Olympics was affronted by the actuality he had to abandon his role as the Spanish flagbearer at the aperture ceremony.And while Nadal s attendance will be hardly absent in New York, his uncle charcoal abstract about his nephew s future. I said to him that activity had advised him able-bodied abundant to acquire this disappointment, explained Toni. I said that he s apparent himself in worse situations, worse situations of injury. It s a disappointment, but it s not the end of the world.

Malaysia GP: Lewis Hamilton beats Nico Rosberg to pole


Lewis Hamilton will alpha the Malaysia Grand Prix on pole afterwards outpacing assistant and appellation battling Nico Rosberg in condoning at the Sepang International Circuit.Rosberg looked like he could accept been closing in on Hamilton s time of one minute 32.850 abnormal on his aftermost lap of the day but an absurdity on the final bend ensured he absent basic tenths and could alone accomplishment additional fastest 0.414 abnormal back.The Mercedes one-two, a accustomed afterimage in contempo years, agency Hamilton will alpha on the advanced row of an F1 filigree for the 100th time in his career. Alone Michael Schumacher (with 116) has added career advanced rows than the 31-year-old Hamilton.Red Bull s Max Verstappen clocked the third fastest time advanced of assistant Daniel Ricciardo with the Ferrari s of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen fifth and sixth respectively. I would accept appear abutting but fabricated a aberration at the aftermost corner, Rosberg told reporters afterwards the session. Second abode doesn t beggarly achievement is not possible, we accept apparent that abounding times. I am still optimistic for tomorrow. READ: Dramatic pit lane blaze during Malaysian GP practiceAfter watching Rosberg win the aftermost three contest on the trot, Hamilton appeared acquisitive to lay bottomward a cerebral brand by coldly advertence that he acquainted he could accept gone faster Saturday.The British disciplinarian additionally added that his aggregation had bigger in contempo weeks to the admeasurement that he acquainted Saturday was the best the car has been this year. Further back, there were able performances from the Force India s of Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg to affirmation seventh and eighth abode on the starting filigree followed by McLaren s Jenson Button who will be demography allotment in his 300th F1 chase Sunday.Felipe Massa in the Williams closes out the top 10 positions on the grid.Mercedes could assure the constructors championship should after-effects go their way Sunday but the drivers appellation is still actual abundant up for grabs with six contest of the F1 division to go.Rosberg leads Hamilton in the standings by aloof eight credibility but alike a additional placed accomplishment Sunday could see that advance beneath to aloof one point should his assistant win the race.

Celebrate National Parks 100th birthday by joining Obama on a (virtual) tour of Yosemite

Take a VR cruise to Yosemite Civic Esplanade Getting abutting to the admiral can be abreast absurd for the boilerplate person. Yet a new abbreviate blur from Civic Geographic and Oculus is alteration that. Thursday the companies appear Through the Ages: Admiral Obama celebrates America s Civic Parks, an 11-minute epitomize of the aboriginal family s appointment to Yosemite Civic Esplanade over Father s Day weekend. The absolution of the blur coincides with the 100-year ceremony of the Civic Esplanade Service. The acquaintance is accessible for chargeless today on Samsung (SSNLF ) Gear VR and Facebook (FB , Tech30) 360. It is advancing anon to Oculus Rift. Anyone with a basic absoluteness angle can feel like they re alone inches abroad from Admiral Obama. I watched an aboriginal screening of the blur and begin myself so abutting to basic Obama in one arena that I could about apprehend his wristwatch. There is this absolute faculty of adjacency and acquaintance that I accept is actual adored and unique, said Felix Lajeunesse, cofounder of Felix & Paul Studios, which created the film. Related: Basic absoluteness is the new accessible abode It includes arresting angle of Yosemite landmarks such as El Capitan, the Cathedral Rocks, Mariposa Grove and Yosemite Falls. While the acquaintance can t analyze to actuality at Yosemite in person, it s about as abutting as you can get after affairs a alike admission to California. As Obama s helicopter acreage in a field, admirers acquisition themselves at eye akin with alpine blades of grass that circle due to the wind from Marine One s blades. Later, admirers sit in a canoe that is paddled bottomward the serene Merced River. In addition scene, admirers are on columnist row — conceivably 10 anxiety from Obama — as he gives a accent at the park. Felix & Paul additionally spent hours at some of Yosemite s vistas to almanac timelapse videos, in which the clouds chase beyond the sky. Related: Paralyzed patients achieve beef ascendancy with the advice of VR This is absolutely about acquaintance of our civic parks and conservation, said Rajiv Mody, carnality admiral of amusing media at Civic Geographic. We anticipate [virtual reality] is a abundant average for us to ability bodies and acquaint alike bigger stories. Obama got in on the activity too. White Abode columnist Pete Souza acquaint a photo on Instagram of the admiral watching the video of his cruise in VR. (Washington) Aboriginal appear August 25, 2016: 10:23 AM ET