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Everything You Wanted To Know About How They Make 'The Amazing Race'

In the often dodgy realm of reality television, "The Amazing Race" is a shining beacon of quality. While other shows tend to turn tangled, tacky or just downright scripted, "The Amazing Race" holds to a standard that few have matched. The televised race around the world -- now in its twenty-fifth …

Toast of the Week: The Best Way to Celebrate Mankind Landing on a Freakin' Comet

Space travel, even interplanetary space travel, has become so mundane we tend to forget what a risky, complicated exercise it is. The European Space Agency didn't let us forget this week when they successfully completed one of the trickiest maneuvers among all the tricky maneuvers mankind has …

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The Week in Review: A Space Milestone

In the 10 a.m. EST hour on Wednesday morning, a space traveler called the Philae detached from the Rosetta spacecraft and landed on Comet 67P.“We are …

How Saturday's results will change the College Football Playoff rankings picture

Focusing on the final scores that will impact the top 25, with full FBS final scores at the bottom.<p>No. 5 Alabama 25, No. 1 Mississippi State 20<p>Remember last weekend's debate over whether Bama or TCU should rank No. 4? It's done (and not because TCU beat Kansas by just 34-30). Don't be shocked if …

Philae: ‘I’m feeling a bit tired, did you get my data? I might take a nap’

After a rollercoaster week, Philae sent a last tweet and shut down. Now the world waits to see if the comet probe can be revived<p>It began with a bumpy landing and ended with a touching tweet. “I’m feeling a bit tired, did you get all my data? I might take a nap …” tweeted @Philae2014.<p>It was early …

How a War-Weary Vet Created ‘The Twilight Zone’

No television show exerted more influence on the state of American science fiction than The Twilight Zone, the little morality plays of a former Army …

How DNA Is Reshaping How We See Ourselves—and Our History

Many of our traits and decisions are shaped by our ancestors, author says.<p>In her early 20s, Christine Kenneally discovered something about her Australian forebears that upended her sense of identity and family history. In her new book, <i>The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History</i> …

Saints' roster move investigated, found to be in compliance

The New Orleans Saints were investigated by the league after preventing the Denver Broncos from getting in touch with a recently claimed player.<p><b>Update:</b> NFL spokesman Michael Signora said that the Saints have been in compliance on the Davis situation, according to an update from Schefter.<p>The New …

Tommy Lee Jones – ‘Women are objectified and trivialised because of their gender’

The famously prickly actor-director talks about his feminist western The Homesman, ‘malevolent’ Putin and his Savile Row tailor<p>Tommy Lee Jones strides into the room and is, for a moment, unrecognisable. The hair is neatly combed and he wears a grey pinstriped suit with a blue shirt and tie, black …

11 really cool space missions

It's hard to top the tricky, first-ever landing on a comet, broadcast live on the Internet.<p>That's what space lovers and other curious types got on Wednesday, when the European Space Agency's probe Philae touched down on Comet 67P.<p>It was high drama that continued into the afternoon as questions …

Adrian Peterson Reportedly Declines to Appear at NFL Disciplinary Hearing

Adrian Peterson's stay on the exempt list may not end any time soon after the Minnesota Vikings running back missed a scheduled disciplinary hearing with the NFL on Friday.<p>On Sunday morning, Peterson released a statement through NFLPA.com:<p>The report that I backed out of a meeting with the NFL is …

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Yes, The Weather Is Polar. No, It's Not The Vortex

Much of the country had to bundle up this week owing to some unusually cold weather. Even in the Deep South, residents struggled with temperatures in the low 20s.<p>With the big chill comes the revival of an ominous phrase: "the polar vortex."<p>The sinister-sounding label has been hard to escape on TV …

Rosetta comet landing: Why we should all be excited - CNN.com

<i>The Art of Movement is a monthly show that highlights the most significant innovations in science and technology that are helping shape our modern world.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- From the realms of science fiction to science fact, the Rosetta mission reached its climax this week when when the mission's scientists …

Tech Q&A: 'Supercookies,' online dating, reliable laptops, and more

<b>Wireless companies track your browsing</b><p><b>Q.</b> I thought I heard on your national radio show that wireless carriers are tracking where people go on their tablet or phone using “supercookies.” I have Verizon. Did I hear correctly?<p><b>A.</b> No need to check your hearing. Researchers found that Verizon adds a …