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2010-06-24 13:45:00

In the split second before foot meets ball, a soccer player’s body betrays whether a penalty kick will go left or right, according to recent research in cognitive science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

2009-04-01 13:04:21

The arrival of April Fools' Day in Australia was accompanied by fake announcements of a soccer ball with GPS and plans to rename a popular cricket ground. Google Australia issued a hoax press release early Wednesday announcing the gBall, an Australian Rules soccer ball outfitted with motion sensors, GPS and artificial intelligence, The Times of London reported Wednesday. With inbuilt GPS, motion sensor and artificial intelligence capabilities, the gBall has a number of amazing features,...

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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.