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The average Olympic female gymnast has gone from 5'3" to 4'9" over the past 30 years — here's why

But at 4-foot-8, Biles is actually only slightly smaller than her peers. In fact, over the past 30 years, the average elite female gymnast has shrunk from about 5-foot-3 on average to about 4-foot-9.<p>Why are elite female gymnasts getting smaller? Because the more demanding gymnastics routines have …

Gymnastics

Palantir cofounder fires back at recent report of company struggles

The report, based on confidential information and interviews with six past and current employees, says that Palantir's CEO offered substantial raises for employees staying longer than 18 months while doing away with performance reviews, and that its high-priced software — which could cost as much …

This robot doing rhythmic gymnastics will make you feel weirdly uncomfortable

Robots are already coming to take our jobs. Now, they want to steal away one of our sacred institutions: rhythmic gymnastics.<p>Japanese company FIG. – Amana Prototyping Lab has taken a robotic arm meant for menial industrial work and transformed it into a majestic, elegant ribbon-twirling gymnast.<p>The …

Robotics

Michael Phelps Says He Won't Drink Alcohol Until After 2016 Summer Olympics

Legendary swimmer Michael Phelps is serious about making one last Olympic run, and he intends to make a significant lifestyle sacrifice to increase his chances of thriving at the 2016 Rio Games.<p>According to Paul Newberry of The Associated Press (h/t Yahoo.com), the 18-time Olympic gold medalist …

Women's tennis to experiment with courtside iPads

This past football season marked the first that the NFL put Microsoft Surface tablets in the hands of players and coaches on the sidelines. Now …