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25 Vintage Art Dogs With More Exciting Lives Than You

All of them. All of them have better existences than you.

Strength training for runners - recent research findings | RunningPhysio

By onOctober 13, 2013 in Strength and Conditioning, Training Advice<p>Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on …

Meditation and Running

My husband has been training for the marathon, and I gladly sent him off into the woods, sitting down in front of my computer instead. After three …

Articles about 10 noteworthy sustainable homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix …

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 …

Workouts

Get Over It: Shin Pain

Exercises and advice to keep your lower legs healthy and strong.<p>Shin splints are a common beginner's injury, so many seasoned runners assume they're immune. But medial tibial stress syndrome, the top cause of shin splints, is usually triggered by overtraining--something that can befall even …

Running for Weight Loss: 8-Week Training Plan! - Women's Running

What’s the best way to run for weight loss? Answering this question is trickier than you might think. The number of calories you burn through running …

How to Taper for Your First Half Marathon

What to do in the two weeks before a 13.1-miler.<p><b>Are you training</b> for a half marathon this fall? In the two weeks before the race, known as the taper, you will reduce the volume and intensity of workouts so you get to the starting line feeling ready to run. After so much training, some runners find …

Marathons

Banksy's Disturbing Stuffed Animals Truck Roams New York

Leave it to Banksy to mix the cute and the cuddly with the totally disturbing. In the 11th work of his <i>Better Out Than In</i> exhibit happening on the streets of New York, the British artist takes over another delivery truck but, this time, there's no enchanting garden or running waterfall. Instead, a …

Clever Illustrations Show the Origin of Superheroes and Villains

Las Vegas illustration team Ninjabot has created some fantastic illustrations that show the origin of some of our favorite superheroes and villains. The series of art prints will ask you to take a trip down memory lane as you remember how your childhood heroes all came to be.<p>As Ninjabot states, …

Vegan, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Did you know there was once a molasses flood in Boston? A five-story high molasses tank exploded on an unusually hot day in 1919 and surged through the North End, destroying a fire station and leaving a path of sticky destruction in its wake. Some say that when the weather is really warm, you can …

Avocado Bruschetta with Balsamic Reduction

September 11, 2013<p><i>With ripe avocado and juicy grape tomatoes, this is the perfect midday treat or party snack!</i><p>You really take things for granted …

Roasted Apple Butter

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Carey Nershi from Reclaiming Provincial makes butter from whole apples -- peels, cores, and all.</i><p>Apples are the harbingers of fall in many places, …

Fudgiest Espresso Cashew Brownies Recipe

Decadent, fudgy brownies with a kick of espresso and a handful of crunchy sweet cashews. Extra whisking will give you a crustier top.<p><b>Notes:</b> Whisking the mixture well helps to dissolve the sugar and contributes to a crackly crust. The sugar should end up mostly dissolving, and the mixture should …

How to Reuse Old Wine Corks: Pot Grippers - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Maxwell Ryan is the founder of Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, a web magazine about home cooking and kitchen design. Visit PEOPLE.com Wednesdays</i> …

Money Can Buy Happiness -- If You Spend It Right

Benjamin Franklin got it wrong.<p>“Time is money,” the Founding Father famously wrote. But Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton, the co-authors of the new book <i>Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending,</i>say research shows that embracing Franklin’s view of time can actually undermine your happiness. When …

Help Save The Seahorse By Stabbing At Your iPhone

Introducing iSeahorse, a citizen science project for the armored fish.<p>Seahorses are awesome. They're covered in squishable armor that protects them from being crushed. They're one of the only fish species with a neck, as well as one of the few to swim upright. They push the pain of pregnancy and …

10 Beautiful Photos from National Geographic's Your Shot Community

Over its 125 year history, <i>National Geographic</i> has published a number of beautiful and iconic photographs (a few of which can be seen in this post we …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Home Decorating

Mickey Muennig Designed This Gorgeous Glass Domed California Greenhouse in 1976!

Sometimes we get so caught up in exciting new sustainable homes designed in Japan and Scandanavia, that we forget to honor the original masters of …

California

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #47

Changing Planet<p>This week the bird photography has reached a new height! The selection of wild birds is representative of the birds of the world and all photographs are of the highest quality. We must all celebrate the amazing photographers who through their dedication have been able to bring these …

Dog cocked leg to extinguish Nazi bomb

Story of brave dog that extinguished Nazi incendiary bomb during Blitz by urinating on it is uncovered after bravery medal awarded to the animal is discovered.<p>Juliana, a Great Dane, leapt into action after the device fell through the roof of her owner's house in 1941.<p>It is thought that she put out …

Panda Poop Might Help Turn Plants Into Fuel

Panda gut microbes, which break down bamboo, could help turn plant waste into economically viable biofuel, according to the results of a new study.<p><b>Can panda poop help power the greener vehicles of tomorrow? It just might, scientists say, by yielding microbes that efficiently turn plant waste into</b> …

Naomi Klein: 'Big green groups are more damaging than climate deniers'

Canadian author Naomi Klein is so well known for her blade-sharp commentary that it's easy to forget that she is, above all, a first-rate reporter. I got a glimpse into her priorities as I was working on this interview. Klein told me she was worried that some of the things she had said would make …

EOM - Ethical Omnivore Movement

Koalas face 'huge' fall in numbers as climate change bites, study warns

Koalas could suffer a "huge reduction" in numbers unless Australia changes its land management practices to help mitigate the impact of climate change, a study has found.<p>The research, led by the University of Sydney, involved the tracking of 40 koalas via GPS over three years on farmland around …