Iowa State Students Storm Field During Crazy Weather Delay

first_imgIowa State football players celebrating a victory.AMES, IA – NOVEMBER 19: Defensive lineman Demond Tucker #97 of the Iowa State Cyclones celebrates with his teammates after they defeated the Texas Tech Red Raiders 66-10 at Jack Trice Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Ames, Iowa. The Iowa State Cyclones won 66-10 over the Texas Tech Red Raiders. (Photo by David Purdy/Getty Images)It has been an eventful day in Ames, Iowa. The college town hosted College GameDay for the first time, ahead of Iowa State’s rivalry game against Iowa.That game is threatening to really drag out. The game has now been delayed multiple times, due to inclement weather in the area.It’s really nasty out there right now, and most of Jack Trice Stadium has emptied out. The Cyclone students stayed put though…for at least a bit.Storm is right over us now in Ames. I’d bet we’re still an hour away from resuming. Iowa State’s student section isn’t bailing.— Max Olson (@max_olson) September 14, 2019 After a while, the denizens of the Iowa State student section got restless, and did what you do when you’re in college and pumped full of college football-borne adrenaline, and the stadium security clears out: you run onto the field.So the Iowa State student section rushed the field after most of the security had gone inside…There’s some standing water on the field but the sun is coming back out.— Cole Bair (@realColeBair) September 14, 2019And now students have stormed the field— Travis Hines (@TravisHines21) September 14, 2019We’re nowhere near a conclusion to this game, whenever the students get back into the stands and the teams come back onto the field.There are over 13 minutes remaining in the second quarter, and Iowa State has an early (read: the game kicked off over three hours ago) 7-3 lead.Iowa opened the scoring on the first drive of the game, with a 15-play opening drive that resulted in a 25-yard field goal for Keith Duncan. Iowa State answered quickly, with a five-play, 86-yard drive that took less than two minutes.After a few nice passes by Cyclones’ star quarterback Brock Purdy, La’Michael Pettway exploded for a 51-yard touchdown run to put ISU up 7-3.The two teams traded a few punts, and that is where we stand. Hopefully the battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy will get back underway tonight. Otherwise, it may wait until later in the season, if they have to call things tonight.last_img read more

Hopsy Brings Draft Beer to the Countertop

first_img The Best Lodges in the U.S. for Drinking and Relaxing For many craft beer fans, the holy grail of their hobby is to replicate the beer bar experience in the comfort and convenience of their own home. Creating the ultimate beer drinking atmosphere  means comfortable seating, good music and, of course, delicious beer on tap.Draft systems have become more affordable in recent years and the kegerator market is rich with good looking units at a variety of price points and features. Do-it-yourselfers can build their own draft systems by following online “keezer” blueprints. But for those who aren’t ready to invest in a traditional draft system or don’t have the maker gene, there is a new alternative in the HomeTap by Hopsy.Related: Turn Your Kitchen into Your Favorite Local BrewpubDeveloped by the KRUPS company, HomeTap is a countertop draft beer dispenser. KRUPS has produced a wide variety of coffee makers, toasters, and even other kitchen ready draft beer systems. The partnership with Hopsy, an online retailer of craft beer, is where HomeTap stands apart from other offerings in the space. Hopsy works with local craft breweries to supply fresh, neighborhood beers to its customers both in growlers and now in the HomeTap bottle format. Each HomeTap bottle holds two liters of beer and stays fresh for up to two weeks.Hopsy and HomeTap purchases are currently available to Bay Area California residents in San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley and the surrounding areas. Hopsy customers simply place an order online and the HomeTap ready beer shows up the next day. With over 100 different beers from more than 15 different breweries on board, there are plenty of options to keep beer drinkers quenched and happy. The HomeTap system is also available as a standalone purchase or a one-time bundle. Subscriptions are also available, which ensure your home pub never runs out of fresh suds.Related Post: The Manual’s Favorite Kegerators The Best Fresh Hop Beers to Celebrate the Hop Harvest Getting to Know Rhum Agricole, Rum’s Grassy Sibling Why Tea and Beer Go Well Together (and 5 Tea Beers to Try) Editors’ Recommendations Getting to Know the Lithuanian Beer Scene last_img read more

Climate change affecting global food production

first_imgClimate change is adversely affecting the production of key crops such as wheat and rice, with some countries faring far worse than others, according to researchers including those of Indian origin. The world’s top 10 crops – barley, cassava, maize, oil palm, rapeseed, rice, sorghum, soybean, sugarcane and wheat – supply a combined 83 per cent of all calories produced on cropland. Yields have long been projected to decrease in future climate conditions. Also Read – Pollution makes you more aggressiveThe research shows that climate change has already affected production of these key energy sources. Scientists used weather and reported crop data to evaluate the potential impact of observed climate change. They found that observed climate change causes a significant yield variation in the world’s top 10 crops, ranging from a decrease of 13.4 per cent for oil palm to an increase of 3.5 per cent for soybean, and resulting in an average reduction of about one per cent of consumable food calories from these top 10 crops. Also Read – Physical therapy better for low back pain”There are winners and losers, and some countries that are already food insecure fare worse,” said the reearchers. “These findings indicate which geographical areas and crops are most at risk, making them relevant to those working to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals of ending hunger and limiting the effects of climate change. Insights like these lead to new questions and crucial next steps,” they added. The impacts of climate change on global food production are mostly negative in Europe, Southern Africa, and Australia, generally positive in Latin America, and mixed in Asia and Northern and Central America. About half of all food-insecure countries are experiencing decreases in crop production – and so are some affluent industrialised countries in Western Europe, the study found.last_img read more