Golf’s Longest Drives Are Creeping Up and Changing the Sport

It seems like the kind of statistic that number-crunching sports fans would agree upon, hitherto there exists surprisingly little consensus on the distance of a long time drive ever measured in the game of golf. Some say the record belongs…

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Why Kevin Durant’s Achilles Tendon Was His Achilles’ Heel

You can watch Kevin Durant tear up his Achilles tendon in gif form if you demand. It’s all over the internet–the Golden State Warriors’ scoring machine rebound the lump between his legs in an attempt to get past Serge Ibaka…

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‘They broke my mental shackles’: could magic mushrooms be the answer to depression?

New contests has been demonstrated the narcotic psilocybin to be highly effective in treating recession, with Oakland the latest US city to in effect decriminalise it last week. Some investigates say it could become indefensible to ignore the evidence but…

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Everyone Needs a Good PillowEven Astronauts Bound for Mars

By all accountings sleeping in space is a dream. After a long day of running ventures and rigorous exercise, astronauts on the International Space Station retire to their padded sleep pods, which have just enough room to fit the astronaut,…

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‘It’s ghost slavery’: the troubling world of pop holograms

Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the questions in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest name crisis in music today In the star-making Disney Channel switcheroo Hannah…

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The Military Is Locked in a Power Struggle With Wind Farms

When Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Goana makes off in his T-3 8 Talon training jet, he flies a loop northward toward the Red River, which kinds a meander territory between north Texas and southern Oklahoma. For decades, the remote farming area…

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Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral by 2039

This floor originally appeared on HuffPost and is one of the Climate Desk collaboration . Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler AG has rectified the most ambitious target of any major automaker to cut its planet-warming radiations, predicting a fully carbon-neutral fleet of…

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Caster Semenya and the Twisted Politics of Testosterone

Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya received bad news about her racing career last week, news that centered on the particulars of her body. Those probing, intimate items influenced a controversial rule of the International Association of Athletics Federations, the governing…

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China’s Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block

For nearly a century, the Arctic has been a scientific playground for American, Canadian, and European investigates learning everything from magnetic fields to krill populations, as well as documenting rising temperatures and a changing climate. But with China increasingly showing…

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How to Build, and Keep Building, a Cathedral Like Notre-Dame

The roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral wasn’t merely a roof. Sure, it restrained the rain out. But what burned apart in Paris in April was a technological marvel, the height–literally–of 12 th- and 13 th-century engineering. “If one supposes the emphasizes…

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