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John Urschel is an offensive linesman for the Baltimore Ravens, and he's also a published mathematician. He talks to David Greene about his love of math and why he plays in the NFL.
Engineers have come up with a credit-card-sized test for the presence of anthrax bacteria. They believe the new test will make it harder for terrorists to get their hands on the deadly bacteria.
Frederick Hutson disrupted the biggest captive market in America. While in prison, he honed a business plan and re-imagined that system as an untapped consumer base.
It only took the vehicle 11 years and 2 months. That's the furthest any off-earth vehicle has traveled — beating out the Soviet Union's moon rover.
The Princeton Review wanted to use a line from her song "Fifteen" as an example of bad grammar. The problem is the lyric in question was misquoted.
File photo of the Oakland Police Department as they salute at the public mem...
Police departments around the county are under pressure to diversify. In Oakland, Calif., officials say police-community relations might improve by increasing the number of cops who live there.