Katherine Harlan

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The Magic of Olympic Track Cycling

I was twenty when I learned to ride a bike. I’d owned one when I was six—a little yellow number with training wheels, a gift from a boyfriend of my mother’s. Unfortunately, someone stole it, and, for whatever reason, I never got another. For fourteen years, I walked. It wasn’t until 2001, when I …

Cycling

How we saved $40,000 to travel the world for a year...and never came back

Many of us have dreamed of trading in our 9-5 desk jobs to travel the world.<p>But a lucky few have made it a reality.<p>After returning home from a week in Mexico in 2008, Nick Wharton and Dariece Swift decided they wanted to spend an entire year traveling.<p>So the couple spent the next eight months …

Tennis - Spain's Nadal and Lopez win gold in men's doubles

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal and Marc Lopez of Spain won the Olympic men’s doubles tennis title on Friday, beating Romania’s Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau to secure their country’s third gold medal of the Rio Games.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Tennis - Final - Men's Doubles Gold Medal Match - …

Tennis

Lifestyle | Fox News

Hillary Clinton celebrates 'milestone' victory but Sanders refuses to quit

Clinton cements status as presidential nominee with a win in California, but Sanders vows to keep campaign alive all the way to Democratic convention<p>Hillary Clinton has cemented her status as the Democratic nominee for president with convincing primary wins in California, New Jersey and New Mexico, …

A Final Visit With Prince: Rolling Stone’s Lost Cover Story

It is, in theory, a mundane sight, nothing 2 get excited about: just a 55-year-old man in his suburban Minneapolis workplace, scrolling through a …

Why You Can’t Listen to Prince’s Music After His Death

His career-long battle against record label tyranny and championing of artists’ right to be paid is exactly why you can’t find his music online to …

President Obama to Take Gun Control Push to the Public

President Obama will take his new gun control push directly to the public Tuesday morning, announcing several executive orders that seek to expand background checks and close the so-called gun show loophole.<p>The moves mark an aggressive attempt by Obama in the final year of his presidency to make a …

Paris Attacks’ Alleged Ringleader, Now Dead, Had Slipped Into Europe Unchecked

Abaaoud’s ability to re-enter Europe raises concerns about vulnerable borders<p>PARIS—The suspected architect of the Paris attacks who was killed in a hail of bullets here Wednesday had traveled through Greece recently, authorities said, raising fresh concerns about Europe’s ability to protect its …

Paris Attacks

Bretagne, The Last Living 9/11 Service Dog, Gets A 16th Birthday Celebration

Get ready to feel reeeeeally sentimental, especially if you love dogs. This Friday marks 14 years since the 9/11 attacks, where so many people were killed and so many first responders put their own lives at risk in order to save others. Some of those responders were not human, but canine — over 300 …

Voice-over actors are talking up the apps that help them get work

Beau Stephenson gets gigs as a voice-over actor in much the same way people order a car on Uber or find a date on Tinder.<p>The 27-year-old Pasadena resident flips on his computer and logs on to an online marketplace that connects voice actors to clients who need them. Profiles are searchable, have …

How a Bloody Railroad Strike Paved the Way for Labor Day

William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE …

A Katrina hero: He hopped into a boat and became a one-man rescue squad

By Mark Guarino<p>, reporter<p>NEW ORLEANS — The man, nearly 90 years old, feebly made his way into Ken Bellau’s fiberglass fishing boat. Once onboard, he quietly asked Bellau to check on his grandson. “He’s right over there,” the old man said.<p>Bellau agreed, motoring slowly down the street. He didn’t see …

New Orleans

Beyond Takeout: 10 Delivery Services for Every Part of Your Life

<i>Because we love what's happening in the food delivery space (what's up Good Eggs, Marley Spoon!), we've rounded up delivery companies that are bringing all</i> other <i>kinds of comforts to your door.</i><p><b>For the bedroom:</b><p><b>1. Casper</b>: "Better sleep for brighter days"<p><i>Delivery to all 50 U.S. states & Canada</i><p>Not only …

The Empire State Building Was Lit Up With Giant Photos Of Endangered Species

The display on Saturday night was designed to raise awareness of the plight of threatened species.

7 Streaming TV Packages That Will Let You Cut the Cord For Good

Cutting the cord could save you $75 per month. Here's how to do it without missing your favorite shows.<p>With services like Showtime, HBO, Hulu, and …

Sling TV

12 moments when you realize you’re a New Yorker

This week’s issue of <i>Time Out New York</i> is all about what it really means to be a New Yorker, from the experiences you need to have to defining …

Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies | Jordan Kisner

Skip Lievsay is one of the most talented men in Hollywood. He has created audioscapes for Martin Scorsese and is the only sound man the Coen brothers go to. But the key to this work is more than clever effects, it is understanding the human mind<p>Skip Lievsay, an unassuming-looking guy in his mid-60s …

Jokes

- The Washington Post

Charleston victims: 9 lives lost to family and community

<b>(CNN) —</b> They gathered at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church to study the Bible -- a small group, 13 people. Many were familiar faces. One was a stranger.<p>But it was unfathomable that this stranger was a killer lying in wait, a man who would kill nine churchgoers and church leaders in …

Charleston Church Shooting

7 creative ways to 'do good' when you're strapped for cash

Too often we're told "doing good" means donating money to nonprofits in need.<p>While our dollars definitely help organizations that are working to make …

18 facts about 'The Goonies' in honor of the film's 30th anniversary

<i>The Goonies</i>, the cult film that features an all-kid cast, just turned 30 this weekend.<p>The classic 80's film is a story about a group of working-class …

“We Ain’t Choosing No Sides; We Just Choosing Our Side”

The gangs of Baltimore believe they can do a better job policing their community than the police.<p><b>By Amy K. Nelson</b><p><b>It’s a few</b> minutes before midnight …

The best money saving travel apps

<i>Chris Guillebeau is a writer, world traveler, entrepreneur, and lifelong learner. To learn more travel hacking tips and tricks,</i> <i>watch Chris’ workshop on creativeLIVE</i><i>. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisGuillebeau.</i><p>You don’t make it to every country in the world without learning a thing or two about how to …

What your email inbox reveals about your personality

"I've got three emails in my inbox. What does that say about me?"<p>"It means you're the worst," I texted back.<p>By "you're the worst," of course, I meant, "your ability to manage your digital life is everything I aspire to, and I am therefore insanely jealous."<p>At the moment, my personal inbox contained …

Psychology

The 10 Best Free Apps for Travel Junkies

Odds are you use no more than two travel apps to get from point A to point B, and that’s fine — surveys show you’re not alone.<p>But consider for a …

The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

GalleryThe Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>A grilled cheese is a grilled cheese, right? I mean, it's the first meal that most of us learn how to cook at home by ourselves. …

Seven Habits Of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …