News from the Field

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Lindsey Vonn Crashes Out

Lara Gut won her first World Cup downhill on Friday as Lindsey Vonn crashed out, ending her winning streak in Val d'Isere. Vonn was reportedly uninjured but responded to reporters that she was "not... Read More

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River System Found on Saturn Moon

Ready to huck the lunar gnar? The European Space Agency (ESA) has unveiled the first-ever picture of an active river system on another world. The photo was taken by the Cassini probe over... Read More

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Antarctic Explorer's Gear Lost in the Mail

Antarctic explorer Richard Parks is in something of a bind after all his gear for his solo unsupported trek to the pole got lost in the mail. He had planned to depart for Union Glacier on... Read More

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Wiggins: I'd Like to Win 2013 Tour

Reigning Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins said this week that he'd like to win the event again in 2013, backtracking from earlier statements that he would focus on the Giro de Italia next... Read More

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Drainage of Kandahar Poop Pond Delayed

There is a lake filled with poop in Afghanistan—and it is going to stay that way for the near future. At the American-run Kandahar airfield, the wastewater treatment plant is designed to... Read More