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Joe's Big Idea

Transformer Paper Turns Itself Into A Robot. Cool!

Start with paper; add Shrinky Dinks, a microprocessor, heat, and voila! It's not quite that easy. But this engineering project might one day lead to a printable, flat spacecraft that folds itself.

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For NFL's Jason Taylor, Playing Through Pain Was Part Of The Game

Taylor played through countless injuries, even one that kept him in a catheter on the field. But sitting out an injury "doesn't make you less of a man," he says — just a different type of competitor.

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Interval Training While Walking Helps Control Blood Sugar

Sure, you know that walking is a simple, low-impact way to get exercise. But did you know that adding faster intervals to the walk could help control blood sugar levels?

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