Meredith Cash, provided by Published 7:16 am PST, Thursday, January 31, 2019 Wesley Hitt/Getty Images Third-year quarterback Jared Goff has led the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl for the first time since the franchise returned to the City of Angeles. Despite ranking in the top-10 in the NFL in passing yards, passing touchdowns, and quarterback rating this season — a feat Tom Brady did not accomplish — the 24-year-old has less name recognition than almost all of the New England Patriots, including kicker Stephen Gostkowski. Check out 10 things you probably didn't know about Goff below and read all of INSIDER's Super Bowl LIII coverage here. 1. Goff has always been loyal to the Golden State Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Jared Goff was born and raised in Northern California. He played football at Marin Catholic High School in Kentfield, California before taking his talents to UC Berkeley for three seasons, making him the fifth quarterback from Cal to start … [Read more...] about 10 things you probably didn’t know about Jared Goff, the Los Angeles Rams 24-year-old star quarterback
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Off duty police officer PC Daniel Clayton-Drabble, aged just 24 years old died in a car accident. Following a road traffic collision on Boxing day in Northamptonshire, Thames Valley Police has confirmed the tragic death of one of their officers.PC Daniel Clayton-Drabble, aged 24, was off-duty and died at the scene of single-vehicle road traffic incident on an unclassified road between the A5 and Whittlebury near Towcester in Northamptonshire at around 7.40am.No other parties were involved in the collision.Thames Valley Federation Chairman Craig O’Leary said: “It is hard to express the loss that Thames Valley Police feels following the death of PC Daniel Clayton-Drabble.“Daniel was a popular and well-liked officer who will be much missed.“Our thoughts - and those of the entire Police Family - are with PC Clayton-Drabble’s family, friends and close colleagues, and we will pull together to continue to support them.”PC Clayton-Drabble was based at Milton … [Read more...] about Thames Valley Police officer, aged just 24-years-old killed in road traffic accident
Peter Kotecki, provided by Published 10:13 am PST, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Miranda Wang/BioCellection More than 220 million tons of plastic is produced around the world each year, but less than 20% is recycled. Miranda Wang, the 24-year-old CEO of BioCellection, has invented a new way to break down plastic waste. BioCellection focuses on recycling polyethylenes, which are the most common but least recyclable type of plastic. In early November, Wang's company received $100,000 from the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability for the invention. A 24-year-old University of Pennsylvania graduate has invented a new way to break down plastic waste and help keep single-use packaging out of oceans. Miranda Wang, co-founder and CEO of the company BioCellection, focuses on recycling polyethylene, which is the most common but least recyclable type of plastic. Most polyethylenes, like bubble wrap and plastic bags, end up in landfills. In early November, … [Read more...] about A 24-year-old has invented a new way to break down plastic waste and prevent it from landing in the ocean
caption Boyan Slat sits in a floater segment of the first cleanup system. source The Ocean Cleanup There’s a mind-boggling amount of trash in the world’s oceans, with much of it collected in five regions known as gyres. On September 8, a group called The Ocean Cleanup plans to deploy a plastic clean-up system to the largest of those gyres, known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The system was designed by 24-year-old Dutch innovator Boyan Slat. A number of experts argue that the clean-up system won’t work and will do more harm than good. The best solution might be stopping plastic before it gets into the water. On September 8, a massive and controversial plastic-cleaning system will be launched into the Pacific Ocean. The goal of the system, created by The Ocean Cleanup, a nonprofit organization founded in 2013 by 24-year-old Dutch innovator Boyan Slat, is to remove plastic debris from the now-famous marine area known as the … [Read more...] about A 24-year-old is going ahead with a controversial plan to trap plastic floating in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Some experts are worried.
What would you do with $3.3 million in the bank? Actually, let us rephrase that: What would you do with $3.3 million in the bank as a 19-year-old kid? If you’re anything like Erik Finman, the answer is simple: you build a robotic suit. But more on that later. If Finman’s name sounds faintly familiar it’s because he is known in certain internet circles for being the world’s youngest bitcoin millionaire. He’s that fabled — both fêted and jealously hated — of things: the “early adopter” success story. Aged 12, while most of us were still putting away childish things at middle school, Finman was being introduced to cryptocurrency in a somewhat unlikely way: at an anti-capitalist protest. “My oldest brother took me,” he told Digital Trends. “When we were in the middle of getting tear gassed, I was learning about bitcoin. Bitcoin was revolutionary, it was all about ‘keeping down Wall Street, bro.’” … [Read more...] about Why a 19-year-old Bitcoin millionaire built a working Dr. Octopus suit