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Jul 27, 2012 07:17 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
For even the most seasoned Olympics observer, understanding changes to the games from one Olympics to the next can be a challenge. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the supervisory body that governs the Summer and Winter Olympics, decides the competition's program years in advance. So here...
Sep 20, 2011 12:29 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
Robots, lightning, singing fish, and a giant mousetrap might not usually have anything in common, but they do when it's Maker Faire, the tri-annual gathering of "makers" -- DIY hobbyists inspired by Make magazine -- in the California Bay Area, Detroit, and New York City. A cross between a craft mar...
Apr 27, 2012 03:06 PM ET // Alice Truong
It's no surprise that beer costs too much at baseball stadiums. The Street compiled a list of the 10 most expensive beers in baseball. Topping all others is Miami, where a small draft costs you a whopping $8. Below are the rankings and prices for a small draft beer: 1. Miami Marlins, $8 2. Philadel...
Aug 7, 2012 12:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
With the whole world's attention on the Summer Olympics in London, athletes aren't the only ones striving for perfection. Thousands of people are responsible for coordinating every little detail of the Olympic program, but sometimes technology can stand in the way of a gold-medal result. READ MORE:...
Oct 11, 2012 06:42 PM ET // David DeFranza
The United States Anti-Doping Agency has released "USADA Report on Allegations Against Lance Armstrong," a 202-page document summarizing the evidence and testimonies collected during their investigation of Lance Armstrong and the United States Postal Service Team. The document makes for some epic r...
Oct 10, 2012 09:15 PM ET // David DeFranza
According to the United States Anti-Doping Agency, the case compiled against Lance Armstrong paints an even more dire image of his involvement with doping than many had imagined. Based on the testimony of 26 witnesses, including several members of the U.S. Postal Service team, the Agency claims to ...
Aug 28, 2012 12:56 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Everyone likes to eat. But for some people, eating is more than simple sustenance; it's a competition. As HowStuffWorks.com's Ed Grabianowski notes, competitive eating is a pastime that goes back thousands of years. The Major League Eating (MLE) and International Federation of Competitive Eating (I...
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