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FYI: What Is The Limit To How Fast A Human Can Run?

Scientific and technological advances are making that an awfully complicated question.<p>The limit to how fast a human can run is 9.48 seconds for the 100-meter race, 0.10 seconds faster than Usain Bolt's current world record, according to Stanford biologist Mark Denny. That is, if you are talking …

Plant revived and growing after being frozen in a glacier for hundreds of years

Up in the northern reaches of the Canadian Arctic, researchers have discovered that a category of plants buried by the Teardrop glacier hundreds of years ago is alive and well, despite having been frozen for centuries. Scientists from the University of Alberta found samples of 400-year-old plants …

With Plan X, the Pentagon tries to turn cyberwarfare into 'World of Warcraft'

Even as cybersecurity has become a buzzword when discussing national security, there are real questions about how to fit online warfare into a traditional military model. How do you explain a hacking attempt to someone who's used to dealing in physical warfare? If you're working on DARPA's Plan X, …

Big Rally On Wall Street After Upbeat Economic Reports

U.S. stocks were off to the races Tuesday morning after upbeat readings on consumer confidence and home prices had the bulls in command to start a holiday-shortened week.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average was up 214 points to 15,516, its best point gain since the first trading day of the year, while …

MMA Stock Report for May: Who Rose, Who Fell, Who Stayed the Same

The UFC brought two events to your living room screen this May, and both delivered a lot of action.<p>UFC on FX 8 was capped off by one of the best knockouts of 2013. Vitor Belfort dropped Luke Rockhold with a spinning heel kick and finished him off with brutal punches on the canvas to solidify his …