8 Sports Studies That Defy Common Sense

Sports science may sound like a cake class you took senior year for three forgettable credits, yet every year sports scientists release studies that shed new light on how the brain flourishes under pressure, the limits of human endurance and the trouble drunk fans have getting refills. (Answer: not much.) Look beyond the write-ups of creatine and blottoed bleacher dwellers and you'll find...

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Cast of 'Couples Retreat' Geeks Out for Us

If you don't pay attention to Rotten Tomatoes reviews, maybe "Couples Retreat" is on your must-see list for weekend movies. If a 10% rating scares you, there's still some funny things to learn about the stellar cast. We were particularly curious about what Vince, Malin, Jon, Kristen and the rest of the gang tend to geek out on. Guess which one likes to get Smurfy? OK, just go watch the video. (If...

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Laid Awful: Men Without Jobs Are Men Without Dates

This just in from the AP: Out-of-Work bachelors have a tough time getting dates. Say wha? You mean the ladies aren't impressed when you tell them all of the time you have to lavish on them? Try this little trick. When it's her birthday, give her a homemade card you scribbled on the back of an old Big Mac wrapper and assure her "It's the thought that really counts. You're the most delicious thing I...

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Villanova's Scottie Reynolds Beats Pitt at the Buzzer

With scant seconds left on the clock and the game tied, Villanova's Reggie Redding inbounded a pass to Dante Cunningham, who handed the basketball off to Scottie Reynolds, who took it all the way down the court to score the game-winning shot over Pittsburgh. Be warned: This clip will be played in March Madness montages and teamwork seminars for years to come. ...

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Jon Stewart vs. Jim Cramer -- The Money Shot

The Basic Cable Battle Royale went down last night and the results are in. Jon Stewart and Jim Cramer -- two pencil-neck geeks -- squared off over who gives the worst financial advice. It's on, white-collar style. Watch more The Daily Show with Jon Stewart videos on AOL Video ...

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Dow Hits 12-Year Low -- Got Any Great Investment Ideas?

Having 7,000 of anything seems great, unless you're the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which plunged to 7114.78, its lowest level since May 7, 1997. We've collectively got about $4 still stuffed in our mattresses, just waiting to invest, so let us know if you have any great ideas in the comments. In the meantime, we'll be polishing our barrel and thinking about other things we'd like to bring back...

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Chimp Attack Leads to Fear of Monkey Uprising in Connecticut?

On Monday, Charla Nash went to visit her friend Sandra Herold in North Stamford, Conn., and was greeted by the chimp of the house, Travis. Something triggered the 15-year-old, toilet-trained monkey and he attacked Charla. Sandra -- witnessing the attack -- called 911, grabbed a butcher knife and stabbed her pet chimp several times to get him to retreat, but not before Charla suffered injuries to...

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A-Rod Admits to Using Steroids

Alex Rodriguez went on ESPN today to acknowledge that he used 'roids from 2001 to 2003, a claim he'd previously denied. Will he be given the Bonds treatment? (Vote here.) ...

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Joe Montana Explains How to Be Clutch

The game is in the fourth quarter, and you're the quarterback of the losing team. Everyone expects you to lead the comeback charge down the field. Could you? During his football career, Joe Montana steered his team to 31 come-from-behind victories that left opponents stunned. Playing as a backup for Notre Dame, he once came off the bench with the score 30-10 with 15 minutes to play and led the...

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Tasty Vittles -- The Warm, Quiet Pop of Iceland's Sin Fang Bous

On Laugavegur, the main shopping street in Reykjavik, you can find a tiny record store with no more than two aisles of music. Still, it has plenty to offer fans of Icelandic rock: a framed sales award celebrating Bjork's "Homogenic," a five-foot tall sheet metal sign advertising Sigur Ros' "Agætis Byrjun" and a guy behind the counter who won't stop talking about the new record by Sin Fang...

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