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John Eric Goff, the chair of the physics department at Lynchburg College, explains the science of the 2014 World Cup soccer ball. The Adidas Brazuca is expected to perform better than the version...
Ten years ago Tuesday, former NFL star Pat Tillman was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan. Steven Elliott was one of the Army Rangers who fired on Tillman, and he told his story recently on ESPN'...
Technically, consumers are supposed to pay taxes on things they buy online. In fact, few do.Congress is considering a bill called the Marketplace Fairness Act that would force many online sellers to...
Preschool student Stormy Frazier watches a science experiment unfold in Nikk...
Many educators say quality early childhood education programs give young children a strong foundation for kindergarten and beyond.But what does a high-quality preschool program look like? Early...
Caetano Veloso has been making music for over 40 years, and he's among the best known singers in his native Brazil. Banning Eyre says that Veloso's new album, Abracaco, is one of the most engaging in...