August 22, 2019

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 8/14/2019

› Miami-Based Architect Proposes Idea For A Hospital That Uses Drones During Hurricane Disasters
Eduardo Egea, from the firm Leo A Daly, has been designing hospitals for almost 25 years. After Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Egea came up with the idea to design a hospital that could ultimately help in the aftermath of a hurricane by using drones to get supplies to patients quickly and easily.

› Food trucks serve some of Pensacola's most authentic Latino street food
Adorned by vibrantly colored tents and umbrellas on Tippin Avenue, about a mile north of the airport, are two increasingly popular authentic Latino food trucks in Pensacola. If you've succumbed to the curiosity and eaten at Tacos El Amigo and Pupusas Ely before, odds are you'll be back.

› Why It Has Been So Hot Across The State, Even By Florida's Standards
The recent heat has been record-setting in parts of Florida, and in some unusual ways. High levels of humidity have prevented the mercury from falling as much as it normally does overnight. The morning lows have been so warm, they’ve also broken a few records across the state.

› Full Sail University to host Red Bull Conquest regional
Full Sail University will host the opening night of a cross-country series of fighting video game tournaments this month, marking the second major esports event to be held at its arena since it opened in May. Red Bull Conquest, a series of eight qualifying events that ultimately leads to a championship in Santa Monica, Calif., will kick off in Winter Park on Aug. 24.

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