Latest David Epstein Stories

2014-03-18 23:04:36

In his best-selling book, "The Sports Gene," author David Epstein offers a groundbreaking exploration into sports science and looks at the relationship between biological abilities and how they influence athletic achievements. Through his exclusive speaking engagements with the American Program Bureau, Epstein describes how applying the principles of high performance science can help business managers, teachers, coaches and others better identify the characteristics most critical...

2013-08-12 23:04:32

David Epstein, Nina Martin and Megan McCloskey join its newsroom. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 ProPublica announced today that three reporters will be joining its newsroom: David Epstein, Nina Martin and Megan McCloskey. Epstein will focus on environment and energy, as well as stories that tap into his deep expertise in sports and sports science. Martin will write about sex and gender issues. And McCloskey will cover the military and the Department of Defense. David Epstein comes...

2009-04-16 16:33:50

An Australian airline said two flights were canceled due to the escape of four baby pythons from a container in a plane's cargo hold. Qantas bosses said workers discovered that a shipment of 12 non-venomous Stimson pythons in the cargo hold of a plane that arrived in Melbourne from the city of Alice Springs was light four snakes, Britain's The Daily Mail reported Thursday. Officials said the Boeing 737 was grounded after staff members were unable to locate the escaped pythons. At first we...

2009-01-29 15:14:17

A Tampa, Fla., store owner said one of his two motorized gorillas that wave to passing cars has been stolen from in front of the store. David Epstein, owner of State Vacuum, said security cameras recorded two women, who appeared to be between the ages of 18 and 25, loading the gorilla into a hatchback and driving away Wednesday, the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times reported Thursday. Epstein said the gorilla was one of two owned by the store that wave to passing motorists. He said the store...

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