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10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

This Vintage Map Shows What Happened After Pearl Harbor

TIME<p><i>On a desktop, roll over to zoom. On mobile, click.</i><p>The Dec. 15, 1941, issue of TIME must have gone to press just a day or two after the Dec. 7 …

What’s the right news experience on a phone? Stacy-Marie Ishmael and BuzzFeed are trying to figure it out

“Nobody has to read you. You have to earn that. You have to respect people’s attention.”<p>A<p>few weeks ago, we wrote about BuzzFeed’s hiring of Stacy-Marie Ishmael, formerly of the Financial Times, as the editorial lead for their forthcoming news app. Product lead Noah Chestnut, formerly of The New …

BuzzFeed is building a new mobile app just for news — theirs and everyone else’s

Ben Smith says it will be a guide through the noise of news in social media, and that journalists should realize they’re “part of a collaborative project with other news outlets.”<p>BuzzFeed is hiring product and editorial leads to build a new news app for the company, starting a team which will …

5 Keys to Running Healthy and Staying Injury-Free

Follow these rules, and you’ll spend more time on the road and less time in rehab.<p><b>AVOID THE TERRIBLE TOO’S.</b> Doing too much, too soon, too fast is the number-one cause of running injuries. The body needs time to adapt to increases in mileage or speed. Muscles and joints need recovery time so they …

8 Little Things Every Runner Know To Be True

By Marissa Ablack,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/11iFjnH<p>Let me begin by first stating a huge disclaimer: I am not a long-distance runner. I am part …

Everyday Life Around the World as Told Through Instagram

A family shops in a supermarket in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 4th, 2014.<br>Jana Asenbrennerova (@asenbrennerova)<p>1 of 8<p>Photographer …

Things Fall Apart: Masculinity and Violence in Congo

An unnamed Congolese soldier stands for a portrait in a village in North Kivu province.<br>Pete Muller<p>1 of 15<p>Last month, as the UK held the first-ever …

America Is No Longer As Alarming To Its Foes Or Reassuring To Its Friends

America's allies are nervous. With Russia grabbing territory, China bullying its neighbours and Syria murdering its people, many are asking: where is Globocop? Under what circumstances will America act to deter troublemakers? What, ultimately, would America fight for?<p>The answer to this question …

Geopolitics

The decline of deterrence

AMERICA’S allies are nervous. With Russia grabbing territory, China bullying its neighbours and Syria murdering its people, many are asking: where is …

Samantha Power Is Back

Obama’s U.N. ambassador is stepping into the limelight. But disasters loom around every corner.<p>Samantha Power, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations, has two problems. One of them is the United Nations. The other is the United States.<p>Power – who took up her post in August after a storied career as …

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

International Rescue Committee

How BuzzFeed World is making the outlet a 'one-stop shop'

<b>Credit: By ToastyKen on Flickr. Some rights reserved.</b><p>BuzzFeed, the scourge of traditionalists better known for cats, LOLs and 'listicles', is …

Marty Baron on Ezra Klein’s departure: “The company is owned 100 percent by Jeff Bezos, so any decision to fund a new venture would be his to make” » Nieman Journalism Lab

<b>LINK</b>: www.niemanlab.org ➚ | <b>Posted by</b>: Joshua Benton | April 7, 2014<p>It’s remarkable, I think, how much mainstream-media attention the departures of Nate Silver from The New York Times and Ezra Klein from The Washington Post have gotten over the past few months. I’ve admired the work of both men …

Gerda Taro: The forgotten war photographer you should know

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Who are the female war photographers risking their lives for the perfect shot?<br>• Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist shot dead covering Afghanistan election<br>• New book explores Gerda Taro, first female war photographer killed on job<br>• Taro took many images attributed to lover and …

'Now We Will Kill You'

Last April, in the dead of night, five men dressed in Sudanese military uniforms and armed with AK-47 rifles swaggered up to the U.N.-African Union …

A Mission That Was Set Up to Fail

A decade ago, Darfur, a distant expanse of territory in western Sudan, became a household name in the United States and posed a stark moral question …

Letter from the Archive: The Genocide in Rwanda

_Monday, April 7th, will mark the twentieth anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda—a systematic, nationwide attempt to exterminate the country’s Tutsi minority in the course of about a hundred days. (In Rwanda, April 7th is Memorial Day, commemorating the genocide against the Tutsis; July 4th, …

Genocide in Rwanda was a fork in the road not just for Africa but the world

'Rwanda is our nightmare, South Africa is our dream," wrote the Nigerian author Wole Soyinka, reflecting on the events of April 1994 – the most momentous month in Africa's post-independence history. Even as South Africans formed endless human chains to vote for Nelson Mandela as their first black …

Why venture capitalists are suddenly investing in news

Something curious is happening in the American news business.<p>Media organizations are hiring again. Promising young reporters are leaving stalwart publications for new newsrooms. And venture capitalists are pouring millions into nimble publishing startups. It’s a rare moment of optimism for an …

Venture Capital

After the Wars: A legacy of pain and pride | The Washington Post

A legacy of pain and pride<p>A nationwide poll of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans reveals the profound and enduring effects of war on the 2.6 million who have served<p>A legacy of pain and pride<p>A nationwide poll of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans reveals the profound and enduring effects of war on the 2.6 …

Journalism In America Is Undergoing A Digital Resurrection

"It looks like a weird dictatorship theme park," the sardonic reporter told the camera. A new report by the Pew Research Centre, a think-tank, finds that a third of Americans now watch news videos online, about as many as say they watch news on cable television. Among those aged 18-29, around half …

Journalism

Should the United Nations Wage War to Keep Peace?

The UN allowed its troops to attack armed groups in Congo, which led to the defeat of the vicious M23 militia. But the battle for Africa's heartland is far from over.<p>If volcanologists invent an instrument that can measure the interplay of beauty and menace, Nyiragongo, on the eastern edge of the …

New technology, new money, new newsrooms, old questions: The State of the News Media in 2014

Pew’s annual omnibus report finds that the transition to digital, and the influx of new money and new ideas, only represents a sliver of activity in the broader media.<p>Inside the media universe, 2013 seemed to be a year of momentum. New money was being injected into the news business from all sides, …

What (Some Congolese) Women Want

There’s a new peace deal for eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. But there’s still theft, abuse, and lots of men with guns.<p>NEW YORK — The Congolese women were losing their patience.<p>It's not just that for more than 10 years they had been watching militia after militia move through their villages. …