News from the Field

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Bradley Wiggins Wins Tour de France

The Tour de France wrapped up Sunday with Mark Cavendish rocketing to a stage win on the Champs-Elysees and Bradley Wiggins taking the overall title by three minutes and 21 seconds over teammate... Read More

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TIGHAR Ends Earhart Aircraft Search

The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery has ended a much publicized search for Amelia Earhart's aircraft after being stymied by technical issues and difficult underwater topography.... Read More

Photographer: Edwin Vermaas

Frank Schleck's B Sample Tests Positive

A positive backup sample has confirmed the presence of a banned substance in Luxembourgish rider Frank Schleck at the Tour de France. Schleck was pulled from the Tour last Tuesday after a positive... Read More

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21 Burned in Tony Robbins Hot Coal Walk

A Tony Robbins seminar in San Jose, California left at least 21 participants badly burned after a motivational hot-coal walk went awry. Around 6,000 paying attendees at the "Unleash the Power... Read More

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Scientists Build Live-Cell Robot Jellyfish

Scientists have bioengineered a jellyfish made of silicone and live cells that can be controlled using pulses of electricity. The jellyfish, nicknamed "Medusoid," is made from a silicone polymer... Read More