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Free Climbing El Capitan: In Pictures

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Farthest flight by hoverboard - Guinness World Records

Could a Robot Write the Perfect Pop Song?

Probably not. But that doesn't mean the pop star of the future is going to be a human.<p>Grab some blank sheet music. Choose a key (a major key, preferably). Set your tempo at something moderate, 4/4 time. Write a melody, a chorus, and a bridge, with each line getting eight bars. Add lyrics about a …

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In the Lab, Maple Syrup Helps Zap Superbugs

The Plate<p>Maple syrup is more than just a prime pancake topper. It also helps kill bacterial pathogens, according to a recent paper in the journal <i>Applied and Environmental Microbiology</i>.<p>Nathalie Tufenkji and colleagues at Canada’s McGill University found that concentrated maple syrup made such …

Commissioner Rob Manfred suggests innocent until proven guilty for Hall of Fame candidates

The new commish thinks people shouldn't be so hard on Jeff Bagwell and Mike Piazza, even if he didn't name them explicitly.<p>Commissioner Rob Manfred is in the news again, but he's not talking defensive shifts or putting an expansion team on the moon. This time, he's advocating common sense and …

Beyonce Changes Lyrics To 'Resentment,' Internet Explodes With Jay Z Cheating Rumors

There is little Beyonce can do without the entire world taking note, subsequently trying to decode every possible meaning. So, when she changed the lyrics of the heartbreak ballad "Resentment" at a recent tour stop, the Internet spun into a frenzy.<p>Queen Bey took to the stage in Cincinnati, Ohio, on …