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Beach volleyball is the biggest sports party at the Rio Olympics

Here’s how to enjoy it all.<p>RIO DE JANEIRO -- The beach volleyball venue on Copacabana beach is the biggest sports party in the world. You can see the waves crashing on the beach from the stands, but you can’t hear them, thanks to bumping speakers and the raucous, coordinated cheers the crowd does …

Why Does Pseudoscience Win At The Olympics?

Michael Phelps' "cupping" is just the latest quackery to hit the Games<p>Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke once wrote that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Clarke was thinking a bit too narrowly, though. Really, any sufficiently technical and jargony …

Pissed Off Irish Boxer Michael Conlan Flips The Bird At Olympic Judges After Controversial Loss

"They’re cheating bastards."<p>Irish boxer Michael Conlan gave Olympic judges a clear message on Tuesday, extending his middle finger in their direction after being hit with a highly controversial loss by decision to Russia’s Vladimir Nikitin.<p>“I’ll never box for AIBA again, they’re cheating bastards,” …

UFC 202: Conor McGregor - Revenge is Coming

Conor McGregor

5 Simple Exercises to Build Muscle Mass Fast

Getting ripped involves a number of activities, most importantly, eating a muscle building diet, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and engaging in …

Black hole winds stop star formation

It’s the first time astronomers have seen a supermassive black hole in action, blowing away its galaxy’s reservoir of star-making gas.<p>One of the …

How Brain-Damaging Mercury Puts Arctic Kids at Risk

Inuit children, exposed in the womb, have lower IQs because their mothers eat whale meat and other foods tainted with contaminants that drift north.<p>In the frozen far north, in Arctic Quebec, the Inuit have relied on the same nutritious foods culled from the oceans for centuries: beluga whale, fish, …

Build a Superhuman Upper Body With This Workout

<b></b>Build a Superhuman Upper Body With This WorkoutThis just in — your upper-body workout just isn’t cutting it anymore. The problem with most programs …

How the NFL Stole March Madness

What happens when you don’t have a season for a majority of the year? You invent one<p>NFL coaches love to tell the same lame joke every spring when talking about the off-season: “What off-season?” they quip.<p>Then it stopped being a joke. There really is no NFL off-season anymore.<p>That’s because the …

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MLB's most valuable teams by media exposure

When it comes to investment opportunities, few businesses have shown as much growth potential as sports organizations over the last half decade …

Best exercise for balance: Tai chi

Published: December, 2014<p><i>Slow, deliberate movements improve your stability and protect against falls.</i><p>Image: Thinkstock<p>The slow, flowing motions of …

Million Dollar Arm Workout - Build Muscular Arms

It might be a long shot developing a 95mph fastball to make the big bucks in the big leagues, but you certaintly can build yourself some solid beach …

Top 10 breathtaking Mars pics taken from orbit

Mars exploration isn’t all about Curiosity and Opportunity rovers. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has snapped loads of beautiful hi-resolution …

Duke, Michigan State Go to Final 4

How Cyclists Can Boost Their Bone Health

The science about cycling’s effect on your skeleton is complicated. Here are some easy answers for keeping it strong.<p>A few years back I was in Colorado at Dr. Allen Lim’s Human Cardio Research Laboratory undergoing a battery of tests salient to me as a cyclist. We did Wingates, V02 max, lactate …

The 5 Best Foods For Joint Pain

Your joints are built to withstand incredible forces. Within each is a capsule filled with synovial fluid that cushions and nourishes your cartilage. It's your cartilage that allows bones to pass over and across each other. A poor diet, age, and genetics can cause cartilage cells to break apart, …

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