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Should Women Shun Sex Before Athletics?
There's been a theory, dating back to ancient Greece, that athletes should refrain from sexual activity the night before a major event. But is there anything to that? And, since the practice began in an era before both sexes competed in sports, does it apply to women?
Daredevil Dives from Edge of Space [VIDEO]
Austrian stuntman Peter Baumgartner jumped out of a balloon at the edge of Earth's atmosphere yesrterday, free-falling more than 24 miles before landing safely in the New Mexico desert.
In the process, he became the first human to break the sound barrier without an airplane, rocket, or other dev…
WEIRD SCIENCE: DNA Emoticons [VIDEO]
We of the modern world owe much to science. Science has improved our health and our understanding of our place in the universe. It's helped us see how the creatures of the past became the animals of today . And, sometimes, science does things that we wouldn't understand the point of in a m…

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