As far as milestones go it's one that the any team would want to avoid, but the Philadelphia Phillies became officially the worst sports franchise in US sport. They are the first team in American history to reach 10,000 regular season losses. They sealed their place in history with a 10-2 loss against the St Louis cardinals.
But when it comes to sporting failures America are light-years behind the undisputed champions the UK. Showing the Yanks how it's really done, we countdown Britain's favourite sporting disasters.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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