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  • Video shows chimpanzees find human yawns contagious

    Video shows chimpanzees find human yawns contagious
    Grown chimpanzees can't resist the power of a yawn, even if it comes from humans. That's the result of a study involving orphaned chimpanzees rescued from Africa's illegal bush meat trade. Elainie Madsen, an evolutionary psychologist from Sweden's...
  • Sochi Olympics: Sweden wins gold in women's cross-country relay

    Sochi Olympics: Sweden wins gold in women's cross-country relay
    KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Charlotte Kalla erased a 25-second deficit on the final leg and won a three-way sprint at the end to give Sweden the Olympic gold in the women's 4x5-kilometer cross-country relay. Heavy pre-race favorite Norway failed to win...
  • Dario Cologna wins his second gold medal at Sochi Olympics

    Dario Cologna wins his second gold medal at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — Dario Cologna, skiing in short sleeves on another warm and sunny day, won his second gold medal at the Sochi Olympics on Friday with a dominant performance in the 15-kilometer classical-style cross-country race. The Swiss led by...
  • Eric Prydz raises the stakes of EDM visuals with EPIC 2.0

    Eric Prydz raises the stakes of EDM visuals with EPIC 2.0
    On Saturday at the Hollywood Palladium, dance music fans will get a sensory barrage from three different projects. There’s the audiovisual EDM extravaganza EPIC 2.0, with artists from the label group Pryda performing over 3D holograms and live LED...
  • Olympics: Curling powerhouse Canada loses to Switzerland at Sochi

    SOCHI, Russia — In a bit of a shocker on the first day of men's curling, defending gold medalist Canada lost to Switzerland, 5-4, on Monday. Canada won its other game but struggled to defeat Germany, 11-8. Canada was considered the heavy...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. women are routed in curling

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. women are routed in curling
    SOCHI, Russia — Things are not going well for U.S. curling. The women's team set an Olympic record Tuesday, but not a good one. It gave up a seven-point end (like baseball's innings) leading to the mercy rule being called in a 12-3 loss to...
  • Alexander Ludwig grows with 'Vikings' role

    Alexander Ludwig grows with 'Vikings' role
    Alexander Ludwig knew he'd have to bring the muscle playing a young warrior in History's "Vikings," but he didn't expect to use them when the cameras stopped rolling. Ludwig joined the cast in Season 2 as Bjorn Ironside, the now teenage son of Ragnar...
  • Stupid all-nighters: Sleep deprivation may kill brain tissue

    Stupid all-nighters: Sleep deprivation may kill brain tissue
    Is sleep deprivation equivalent to a kick to the head? Could be. Researchers at Sweden's Uppsala University looked at what happened when healthy people pulled an all-nighter. Scientists found chemicals in their blood that were markers of brain damage....
  • A rare tie in women's Olympic downhill doubles the golden glow

    A rare tie in women's Olympic downhill doubles the golden glow
    SOCHI, Russia — The women's Olympic downhill at Rosa Khutor did not end Wednesday with American Julia Mancuso winning her fifth Olympic medal and second of these Games. It did not end with race favorite Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany winning her...
  • EU to Denmark: Drop that cinnamon roll! Or at least the spice level

    The European Union "nanny state" strikes again, this time at a breakfast favorite in Denmark. New EU food safety rules limit the amount of cinnamon that can be used in pastries because of new concern about excessive consumption of a naturally...
  • Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning

    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning
    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety didn't take much of a break after the Sochi Games. They simply put their gold medals in a safe place and set out to make more memories. The whirlwind continued Saturday for America's heroes when...