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Best Secret Ski Towns of North America

Most people haven’t heard of these towns, which is just fine with the skiers and boarders that live and play there. These are the places without gloss, the unknown gems, where the locals are friendly and shops are locally owned. Some have terrain for everyone, while many are for experts with …

Skiing

Why Do We Undervalue Introverts?

<b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p><i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Quiet.<p><b>About Susan Cain's TED Talk</b><p>In a culture where being social and outgoing are celebrated, it can be difficult to be an introvert. Susan Cain argues introverts bring extraordinary talents to the world, and should be …

Hawaii Lava Burns First House

After slowly approaching a remote Hawaiian village for month, molten lava from the Kilauea volcano has burned down the first home in Pahoa, according to a report from the Associated Press.<p>Pahoa is the largest community in the island of Hawaii’s sparsely populated Puna district. The village lies on …

Fake News

Tony Romo Reportedly Has 2 Transverse Process Fractures in Back

Link to Media<p>The Dallas Cowboys have been one of the toughest teams to beat in the NFL this season, and much of the credit goes to quarterback Tony Romo. However, the star slinger's back issues have become a major cause for concern.<p>Romo has two small fractures in the transverse process in his back, …

Football (U.S.)

Three glasses of milk a day can lead to early death, warn scientists

Drinking three glasses of milk doubles the risk of early death and does not prevent broken bones, new research has shown<p>Milk has long been recommended by doctors and nutritionists for boosting calcium intake and helping to keep bones strong.<p>But research suggests that it does little to strengthen …

Holistic Medicine

Ebola outbreak: 'Even worse than I'd feared'

"It's even worse than I'd feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa. "Every day this outbreak goes on, it increases the risk for another export to another country.<p>"The sooner the world …

Meet CiCi Bellis, the 15-Year-Old Tennis Phenom Breaking Out at the 2014 US Open

Link to Media<p>NEW YORK — The lyrics are oh so true. If you can make it here, you <i>can</i> make it anywhere. And in a few sparkling hours, Catherine Cartan Bellis—best known as CiCi—made it big here. To borrow another very New York label, she’s an overnight success.<p>They love their new stars. On stage. In …

Madison Keys

Everything You Need To Know About Buying New Running Shoes | Competitor.com

Here are the six things you need to know about buying new running shoes.<p><b>Shoe Buying Tip #1: A Good Fit is of the Utmost Importance</b><p>Finding shoes that …

Astros Mascot Orbit Unsuccessfully Tries to Get A's Players to Play Twister

Link to Media<p>Poor Orbit.<p>All the Houston Astros mascot wanted to do before Tuesday night's game at Minute Maid Park was play Twister with the Oakland Athletics. He did his best to get some of the A's players, especially Coco Crisp, to play with him.<p>Watch how things hilariously played out:<p>Link to …

Baseball

Study: Gels a Good Fueling Option in Half Marathons

No difference in performance compared to drinking same amount of carbohydrates.<p>If you like to fuel during half marathons, consider using gels instead of on-course sport drinks, suggests a study recently published in the <i>International Journal of Sports Medicine</i>.<p>The benefit of consuming carbohydrates …

Marathons