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NASCAR Promotes 75th Anniversary With Drivers and Officials Ringing Stock Exchange Bell, but One Team and Manufacturer Noticeably Missing From the Ceremonies [Video]

NASCAR is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. As part of the diamond anniversary celebration, which will include various special moments throughout the year, the organization has been promoting the milestone before the start of the 2023 season. 

This week, NASCAR President Steve Phelps visited the New York Stock Exchange and was joined by Jeff Gordon and several drivers to ring the closing bell. While everyone appeared to be having a good time, it was hard not to notice the one team and manufacturer not represented in the festivities.  

With NASCAR beginning its 75th season, it’s a good time for everyone to reflect back on the sport’s storied past and see how far it has come. 

It’s a pretty remarkable story to think that it started on the beaches of Daytona and has blossomed into the major sport and multi-million dollar business that it is today. 

To honor that rich history, the sanctioning body will celebrate the …

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"The Last of Us" irresponsibly promotes a fear of mushrooms [Video]

Esteemed mycologist Paul Stamets claims that science fiction TV series The Last of Us is "exploiting mycophobia: the fear of fungi when mushrooms could actually "save the world," as he explains in the TED Talk below. From the Daily Grail: The use of a zombifying fungus in the storyline wasreportedly inspiredby a segment on[the mushroom