Alpine skier Bode Miller of the United States won a bronze medal in the men's downhill race Monday during the Vancouver Winter Olympics. Miller, who performed poorly at the Torino Games, is approaching these games with a new attitude.
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Dr. James Eckner tests the reaction time of one of the study's authors, Dr. James Richardson, using the method they developed. The stick is marked in centimeters and weighted down by a hockey puck.
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Former mortgage broker Craig Good used to make up to $400,000 each year, serving as a matchmaker between aggressive lenders and risky borrowers. Today he runs a fruit stand and earns an eighth of what he used to.
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