31st annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry and St. Patrick’s Day Parade Bring Tasty Testes to Virginia City, March 12, 2022

31st annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry and St. Patrick’s Day Parade Bring Tasty Testes to Virginia City, March 12, 2022

Virginia City, NV…Virginia City, Nevada, is known for a few big things – the discovery of the Comstock Lode, one of the largest deposits of silver ore ever discovered; and the Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry, one of the largest gatherings of revelers consuming bull testicles at an event. Yes, each year the historic mountain mining […]

Dutchman Max Verstappen Passes Hamilton on Final Lap of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to Win World Championship!

Dutchman Max Verstappen Passes Hamilton on Final Lap of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to Win World Championship!

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates…Max Verstappen overtook great rival Lewis Hamilton on the final lap of the final race of the breathtaking 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship season to win his maiden title as a late safety car at Yas Marina brought unbelievable drama to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. Verstappen started […]

Lake Tahoe Basin Christmas Tree Permits Sell Out in Just Hours!

Lake Tahoe Basin Christmas Tree Permits Sell Out in Just Hours!

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…Nov. 17, 2021 – Christmas tree permits for National Forest lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin sold out today, Nov. 17, 2021. No additional permits will be authorized for this season. Christmas trees may also be purchased from private Christmas tree farms in El Dorado, Nevada, and Placer counties. Thank you to all […]

Lake Tahoe Basin Christmas Tree Online Permit Sales Begin Nov. 17

Lake Tahoe Basin Christmas Tree Online Permit Sales Begin Nov. 17

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…Christmas tree permits for National Forest lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin will be available for online purchase on a first-come, first-served basis Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. As a reminder, no tree cutting is permitted in the Caldor Fire closure area due to ongoing hazards within the Caldor Fire perimeter. The Caldor Fire […]

Follow the 2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from California to Washington DC

Follow the 2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from California to Washington DC

Washington, DC…This year, System Transport by introduction of long-time sponsor Kenworth Truck Company was selected as the truck carrier for the 2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Over the last several months, System Transport has been integral in working with the Six Rivers National Forest team in ensuring preparations are ready to safely carry and transport […]

The Spooky Side of Lake Tahoe as 2021 Season Marks Most Invasive Mussels Ever Intercepted

The Spooky Side of Lake Tahoe as 2021 Season Marks Most Invasive Mussels Ever Intercepted

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV — This Halloween, the scary side of Tahoe is not limited to above ground. The introduction of new aquatic invasive species threatens to wreak havoc on Lake Tahoe’s ecosystem and recreational amenities. Despite hurdles from COVID-19, hazardous air quality and evacuations from the Caldor Fire, Lake Tahoe’s Watercraft Inspection Program had another […]

2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to be Harvested in California on Oct. 24

2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to be Harvested in California on Oct. 24

Mad River, CA…After almost a year of planning, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 84-foot white fir nicknamed “Sugar Bear,” will be harvested from the Six Rivers National Forest in a virtual ceremony on  Oct. 24, 2021 at 10 AM.   The harvest ceremony will include a blessing by the Lassic Band of Wylacki-Wintoon Family Group […]

Samsung Electronics & Harvard Researchers Put Forward a Vision To ‘Copy and Paste’ the Brain on Neuromorphic Chips

Samsung Electronics & Harvard Researchers Put Forward a Vision To ‘Copy and Paste’ the Brain on Neuromorphic Chips

Cambridge, MA…With Harvard Researchers, Samsung introduces a new approach to reverse engineer the brain on a memory chip, in a Perspective paper published in Nature Electronics.  Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today shared a new insight that takes the world a step closer to realizing neuromorphic chips that can better mimic […]

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