News from the Field

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Man Sets Knitting-While-Running Record

During the Kansas City Marathon on Saturday, David Babcock broke the record for longest scarf knit while running. The red, orange, and purple scarf unfurls to 12 feet and 13/4 inches, about five... Read More

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VIDEO: Utah Men Destroy Ancient Rock Formation

Three Utah men demolished an ancient rock formation in Utah's Goblin Valley State Park this month. Glenn Taylor, who was leading a Boy Scott group, decided that a large boulder perched atop a thin... Read More

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Flying Car Prototype Takes Off

In 1940, Henry Ford said: "Mark my word: A combination airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will come." And it may be here. A prototype for a commercially available, street-legal... Read More

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Australian Wildfires Worsen

One man has died and more than 200 properties have been destroyed by a series of wildfires burning across the Australian state of New South Wales. The blazes, which number more than 60 and include... Read More