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GPS devices show half-marathon was a lot more than that

Technically Incorrect: A half-marathon in Thailand turns out to be four miles longer than it should have been. It took gadgets to explain to runners why they were so tired.

By November 16, 2015


Game on (and on and on): How I survived a 24-hour gaming marathon

Could you play video and board games for 24 hours straight? CNET's Danny Gallagher did just that and kept a bleary-eyed diary as evidence for his next of kin.

By November 10, 2015


Meet a marsupial that has 14-hour suicidal sex marathons

The dusky antechinus is endangered -- and not only because all the males die from the stress of having too much sex every year.

By June 2, 2015


Opportunity runs marathon on Mars, only takes 11 years

NASA's plucky old rover Opportunity reached a new milestone by topping a marathon distance on Mars.

By March 25, 2015


Get ready for a 'Mystery Science Theater' streaming marathon

Football schmootball. Instead of watching NFL teams throw the pigskin around this Thanksgiving, why not watch a "Mystery Science Theater 3000" marathon with new intros by the series creator?

By November 4, 2014


24-hour gaming marathon raises $5.1 million for sick kids

Extra Life's event, held over the weekend, benefits Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

By October 27, 2014


Fabien Cousteau set to surface after marathon undersea mission

The 31-day expedition at the Aquarius lab turned a spotlight on the wonders of the underwater world, inviting landlubbers to follow along in real time.

By July 2, 2014


Samsung Galaxy S6 Active fits your lifestyle

You don't have to run marathons to appreciate the S6 Active's sturdiness and "waterproof" backing.

By June 18, 2015


This flatworm stabs itself in the head to reproduce

When some flatworms can't find a mate, a new study says, they reproduce in a way that will make you thank the god of your choice you're not a flatworm.

By July 2, 2015


Linute: Welcome to the next 24 hours of your social life

Didn't make plans for the night? Fear not. An app making a play on Kickstarter offers up a list of options so even the worst procrastinators can find social joy.

By March 26, 2015