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Study: Humans Started Throwing With Accuracy Nearly 2 Million Years Ago

It’s a big year for throwing. The greatest closer in baseball history, Mariano Rivera of the Yankees, is retiring. Aroldis Chapman, the overpowering Cincinnati Reds reliever, continues to fire fastballs beyond 100 mph.


Popularity is still more powerful than decades of health research, according to a new study. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Study: Popularity A Strong Predictor Of Smoking Among Teens

A new study on a decades-old topic confirms that high school students are still pushed to smoke by peer pressure.