News from the Field

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Tough Mudder Sued

Almost a year to the day after Avishek Sengupta’s death at the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Tough Mudder, his mother filed suit against the company, which grossed approximately $100 million last year.... Read More

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Meb Wins Boston Marathon

With a time of 2:08:37, Meb Keflezighi became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since Greg Meyer in 1983. Though Keflezighi led by as much as a minute and a half for much of the... Read More

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Time to Leave the Grid?

Defecting from the power grid is becoming viable a lot quicker than anyone expected. According to a new report from the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), in many regions solar panel and battery... Read More

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Become a Superhero

Marvel and DC Comics nerds, unite! Researchers at UMass Amherst just developed Geckskin, a polymer that might soon let anyone walk on walls. To get the polymer to stick, researchers moved away... Read More

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Stowaway Teen Survives 5-Hour Flight

Most threats of running away from home are idle, but a California boy went to great heights to prove he was serious. Early Sunday morning, the 16-year-old hopped a fence at San Jose International... Read More

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Cheese-Tainted Hot Dogs Recalled

Bad dogs! Kraft Foods will recall 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners because they might contain cheese. If you're thinking that doesn't sound so bad, well, you'd be right. According to the U.S.... Read More