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Fat oxidation in men and women endurance athletes in running and cycling.

2004 Jan;25(1):38-44.<p>1Institute of Sports Medicine, Swiss Paraplegic Centre, 6207 Nottwil, Switzerland. beat.knechtle@paranet.ch<p>Abstract<p>Recent …

How The Most Influential Children’s Cycling Charity Almost Never Got Started

Marilyn Price, founder of Trips for Kids, reflects on 27 years of getting kids on bikes and her impending retirement<p>The idea struck, fittingly, on a mountain bike ride.<p>In 1986, Marilyn Price was an enthusiast mountain biker, juggling a collection of paid gigs and volunteering in environmental …

The 10 Best Cycling Products of 2015

The amount of research and engineering going into bikes these days is at an all-time high. The result: innovation is fast and pervasive. No matter what you’re looking for in the cycling realm, there’s a bike or a piece of gear out there that does the job really, really well. We tested gear nonstop …

Holiday Gift Ideas: Watts’s (somewhat unrealistic) Guide (for nihilistic self-absorbed procrastinators)

Wait… what is today? F***!!! Already?!<p>Well… Looks like everyone is (once again) getting hand drawn cards depicting the things that may or may not …

Strala Yoga Founder Tara Stiles Talks Yoga for Cyclists

Tara Stiles is a big personality in the yoga world, but she’s not like most yoga teachers. She’s practicality meets spirituality, wrapped up in an infectiously fun package that will make even the most hardened-against-yoga cyclists consider starting a daily practice. We caught up with her after a …

Yoga

10 most popular photo galleries of 2015

<i>Cyclingnews</i> posted thousands of photos this season, and we've picked out the most popular galleries of the year for your viewing pleasure. From Chris …

The Experimental Jungle Room Where NYC's Underground Park Is Taking Root

When you walk into the Lowline Lab, the first thing you taste is oxygen. The Lab is hidden in an old warehouse, two blocks away from where the …

Manhattan

Tag: Design News

Current Obsessions: Summer State of Mind<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal from Country Houses<p>by Gardenista …

Landscaping

Let a Robot Park Your Car in 2 Minutes in Denmark’s Underground Parking Lot

And it doesn’t cost much more than a regular parking spot.<p>If the path to the future looks like a slow but sure climb toward full efficiency, consider this automated car park a short cut to the summit.<p>This fully automated car park, designed by German firm Lödige Industries, opened its doors on …

The Bike Deconstructed: A Grand Tour of the Modern Bicycle

A metal frame, two wheels, pedals, a seat, and handlebars—on first glance, bicycles look pretty straightforward. And yet, even today's most …

The best photographs of America 2015 – in pictures

Wildfires, drought, a historic win for the Kansas City Royals and gun crime were some of the issues that dominated the news in 2015. The Guardian’s US picture editor Sarah Gilbert selects her favourite images from the year

The Neuroscience Of Musical Perception, Bass Guitars And Drake

In June of 2001 musician Peter Gabriel flew to Atlanta to make music with two apes. The jam went surprisingly well.<p>At each session Gabriel, a known dabbler in experimental music and a founding member of the band Genesis, would riff with a small group of musicians. The bonobos — one named …

Flute

5 Dazzling Christmas Desserts

Every holiday dinner needs a show-stopping sweet finish. From Chocolate Pavlova with Whipped Mascarpone Cream to decadent Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie, these desserts all have serious wow-factor.<p>Every holiday dinner needs a show-stopping sweet finish. From Chocolate Pavlova with Whipped Mascarpone …

Dessert

This is Why Donald Trump Will Lead the Polls Far Longer Than You Expect

Many pundits such as David Brooks expect the Trump bubble to burst and his support to fade as voters get more serious about the election and give …

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

If you give a man a gun: the evolutionary psychology of mass shootings

Why is there always a man behind the trigger? And why is it almost always a young man?<p>Men commit over 85% of all homicides in the United States, 91% …

The Simple Visual Test That Might Predict Political Views

The difference between conservative and liberal ideology could be as simple as noting the difference between a triangle and a vaguely triangle-like …

University of Pennsylvania

6 Causes and Cures for Defensiveness In Relationships

Your defensiveness is killing your relationships and you don’t even realize it.<i>What? Me being defensive? I’m not defensive! YOU’RE the one that’s</i> …

Why Female Mass Shooters Are So Rare

"The gender gap in violence is found in almost every culture around the world."<p><i>By: Stephanie Pappas</i><p><i>Published: 12/11/2015 on LiveScience</i><p>As last week's shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, unfolded, the narrative seemed sickeningly familiar: A few moments of chaos …

Guns

Four Reasons for Decline of Religion

Religious participation is declining among Americans even though religion is still very popular. According to the latest Religious Landscape Study by the Pew Research Forum, the percentage of Americans who believe in God, attend religious services and pray daily has declined significantly during …

Tribe Trump. How Fear Makes Us Bigots, and Puts Us At Risk

In all the outrage over Donald Trump’s outrageous suggestion to keep Muslims out of the United States, a proposal repugnant to most but supported by …

Donald Trump

Mercer University Press: The 16 Strivings for God: The New Psychology of Religious Experiences

Reviews<p>Review by: Ralph Hood Jr., Former editor Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion - September 15, 2015<p>Steven Reiss has developed a …

Psychology

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A massive study just debunked a pervasive myth about male and female brains

But in a new study, scientists combed through the brain scans of more than 1,400 people, and found that while there are some distinct brain differences between men and women, there's no such thing as a distinctly "male" or "female" brain.<p>"Our study demonstrates that, although there are sex/gender …

National Academy of Sciences

Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Showcase Animals at Their Funniest

The newly-launched Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards hopes that you'll chuckle when you see one of their images. You aren't laughing at them, rather, but with them–these lighthearted photos are meant to be hilarious. The unusual competition combines funny portraits of animals with technical …

Tag: DIY

Secrets from the Lost Kitchen: How to Arrange Flowers Like a Self-Taught Maine Chef<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Houseplants 101: How to Propagate Plants<p>by Kier …

25 Comfy, Cozy Country Kitchen Ideas

Country kitchens are an obvious choice for those who love comfort. Who wouldn’t enjoy sitting down to a meal and feeling as though they’ve been …

Kitchens

13 Houseplants That Can Survive in Even the Darkest Corner

We pinky-promise.<p>These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already-crowded windowsill. Check out the list below, then, once you've built up the confidence to go all out, take your Plant Lady status one step further with <i>The Backyard Homestead</i>, a beginner's guide to gardening. …

Plants

Kindhearted Man Buys Turtles from the Food Market to Release Them into the Ocean

A kindhearted man recently melted the hearts of millions after saving two majestic sea turtles from the food market and returning them safely into …