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The Man Who Never Quit, Finally Decides to Give Up: Should we do the same?

Late in the evening of August 24th the United States Anti-Doping Agency announced it would sanction American cyclist Lance Armstrong for using performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) and orchestrating a team-wide doping scheme during the course of his career. A consequence of this sanction is the stripping of his unprecedented seven Tour de France titles Read more [...]

“I felt very, very small”

About one month ago, Curiosity, a robotic rover designed and operated by NASA, landed on the surface of Mars, some 350 million miles from Earth. A live broadcast of the landing was displayed in Time's Square, and NASA's website was temporarily shut down due to high traffic. Around 45,000 people subscribed to the Twitter account of Curiosity's flight Read more [...]