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The 9 Freakiest Robot Animals In The World

Why build an entirely new robot when you can just copy nature?<p>That's the idea behind biomimicry, or engineering robots that imitate lifeforms. For example, when scientists are trying to find ways to propel an aquatic robot through water or give an airborne robot flight, they might look to animals …

“First Ever” Photos of Rare Albino Marlin

On March 11, an angler hooked a rare fish: a 300-pound albino blue marlin. The animal was released alive, and photos of the encounter may be the first recorded images of an albino blue marlin, according to the Billfish Report.<p>It was about 1 pm, during a charter fishing trip on the 42-foot boat</i> …

Michigan Black Bear Shot By DNR Isn't Same Animal That Attacked 12-Year-Old Abby Witherell

Authorities from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources trapped and killed a black bear after it mauled a 12-year-old girl in an attack earlier this month. Or so they thought: the stage agency admitted Monday that they bagged the wrong bear.<p>DNA evidence showed that the black bear shot and …

Oregon cat attack: family seeks therapy for pet after 911 call to control animal

The Oregon owners of a 22lb housecat that trapped them in their bedroom after attacking their baby say they’re not giving up on their pet and are getting it medical attention and therapy.<p>Two days after police arrived to subdue the four-year-old, part-Himalayan cat, owner Lee Palmer of Portland said …

Winter Olympics Men's Hockey: Ten players to watch in Sochi

It's about time to drop the puck on the men's hockey in Sochi. With star power spread out on so many teams, there are a lot of players to keep an eye …

German Figure Skater Wore the Greatest Pink Panther Catsuit

Yesterday, German figure skater Aliona Savchenko performed a free skate routine with partner (and super hot dude) Robin Szolkowy, in one of the greatest hot pink body suits of all time. Set to the music from <i>The Pink Panther</i>, Savchenko wore a bedazzled Panther-inspired getup and Szolkowy went for …

Sochi says goodbye to its Soviet era and hello to a modern Olympics

Sochi sits on unstable ground, a formerly marshy plain where the Caucasus mountains erode into the Black Sea. The landscape is constantly shifting underground, but it has never changed as much on the surface as in the past seven years, since Russia won its bid to host the Winter Olympics here.<p>I …

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BBC Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Official Trailer

Position-by-Position Comparison of the 2010 and 2014 USA Olympic Hockey Teams

Four years ago in Vancouver, Team USA came within a single goal of winning Olympic gold. Sidney Crosby scored the winner in overtime of the tournament's final game, when it could very easily have gone the other way.<p>Can the 2014 group do better? How do they compare to their predecessors? Read on for …

Ranking the 10 Best Goal Scorers in the Winter Olympic Hockey Tournament

The Winter Olympic Hockey tournament features the world's best players—well, except for the Czech Republic, which decided they'd rather trot Petr Nedved out for another spin—and that means goals should come in bucketloads.<p>Even though there are some spectacular goaltenders who will take the …

5 reasons why Sochi's Olympics may be the most controversial Games yet

On 7 February, the Sochi Winter Olympics will start. It is estimated that the Games will cost at least $51bn – the most expensive in history. Russia will spend more than the $40bn China spent on the 2008 summer Olympics. The UK spent some $15bn on the summer Olympics in 2012.<p>Sochi was selected as …

Volleyball Team Takes a Tough Loss to Batavia

The Vikings volleyball team goes 1-1 in the conference after losing a grueling match against the Bulldogs.<p>First the football team, now the volleyball …

HS Girls Volleyball: Southwestern League Teams Pumped for 2013 Season

Chaparral, Temecula Valley and Great Oak prepare to challenge 2012 Champions Vista Murrieta, as Murrieta Valley and Murrieta Mesa look to improve …

Power rankings: USD's new heights

It just makes sense for there to be great volleyball played in San Diego, right? Well, this year, the University of San Diego women's volleyball team …

Power rankings: USC, UCLA face off

The Pac-12 conference season opens this week with the league's geographic rivalries. That includes one of college volleyball's traditionally great …

Beach Slap Volleyball Tournament and Beach Party

HS Girls Volleyball: Southwestern League Teams Pumped for 2013 Season

Chaparral, Temecula Valley and Great Oak prepare to challenge 2012 Champions Vista Murrieta, as Murrieta Valley and Murrieta Mesa look to improve …

St. Mary's Girls Volleyball Teams Score Tournament Wins

• Andrea A. 1<br>• Isabel D. 7<br>• Georgia J. 28<br>• Megan M. 5<br>• Skylar M. 4<br>• Anna M. 33<br>• Kate O. 20<br>• Rebecca R. 26<br>• Belle S. 8<br>• Ella W. 21

First Annual Volleyball Tournament - Help "Bump" Out Breast Cancer

On September 15th, Sava Insurance and WOW are sponsoring the first annual volleyball Tournament, <i>Help "Bump" Out Breast Cancer</i> at Ocean Beach, New …

Clarkstown South Boys Volleyball Defeats Clarkstown North

Clarkstown High School South Boys Volleyball defeated Clarkstown High School North in four sets, 25-19, 26-24, 25-11,25-22. For South Jack Kelly had …