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Tom Brady is headed to the Super Bowl at 43 years old. How?
Training, motivation, and luck are key to a long athletic career.
Women soccer players usually peak in their 20s—here’s why some excel into their 40s
Female athletes have certain advantages when it comes to endurance in sport.
The complex physics behind bending it like a World Cup player
Fluid dynamics experts weigh in on how Ronaldo and Pavard score seemingly impossible goals.
The biomechanics of a perfect penalty kick
Something to keep in mind during the World Cup: it's harder than it looks.
How the new World Cup ball was designed to not influence the games
The quest for the perfect soccer ball continues.
Happy Fifth Birthday, Instagram
A look back at some of Popular Science's best Instagram moments
The Week In Drones: Pepper Spray Paintballs, Celebrity Selfies, And More
Keeping up with the droneses
The Aerodynamics Of The World Cup Soccer Ball, In GIFs
Some demos from NASA's Ames Research Center
The Technology Behind The 2014 World Cup [Infographic]
Plus some cool numbers, like the amount of data traffic organizers expect attendees to generate
International Space Station Astronauts Will Watch The World Cup
Soccer in space