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The Best Exercises for Achy Knees

Preventing knee pain isn't complicated—all you need are these basic strengthening moves<p>Exercise may be the best medicine for chronic achy knees. "Strengthening the muscles around the joint protects you from injury by decreasing stress on the knee," says Willibald Nagler, MD, chairman of …

Pro Cyclist Habits to Follow—or Ignore

Cyclists can learn a lot from watching pros. But that doesn't mean you should always ride and train like them. Alison Tetrick of Team Twenty16 explains what makes sense in the real world.

The Best Bike Ride in Every State

From climbs over majestic mountain passes to blissful Sunday beach cruises, truly great cycling routes can be found in all 50 states, from Maine to Hawaii. Make plans to ride as many as you can.<p><b>ALABAMA</b> <br>The Fort Morgan Ride<br>Start this rocking ride at Lulu’s, home of fried crab claws, then trace …

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El Ideatorio – Notebooks Collection

El Ideatorio, a notebook collection designed and illustrated by Oriol Gil.<p>Barcelona, Spain based Graphic Designer and Art Director, Oriol Gil has …

UK scientists seek permission to genetically modify human embryos

Scientists in Britain have applied for permission to genetically modify human embryos as part of a research project into the earliest stages of human development.<p>The work marks a controversial first for the UK and comes only months after Chinese researchers became the only team in the world to …

Genetics

How Research On Sleepless Fruit Flies Could Help Human Insomniacs

When it comes to sleep, fruit flies are a lot like people. They sleep at night, caffeine keeps them awake, and they even get insomnia.<p>Those similarities, along with scientists' detailed knowledge of the genes and brain structure of <i>Drosophila melanogaster</i>, have made the fruit fly extremely valuable …

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Pluto at Dusk: Spectacular, and Spookily Earthlike

There’s a world near the solar system’s fringe that, in many ways, is more Earthlike than anyone could have imagined. Here, frosted glaciers slowly drain moisture from icy mountains that tower over smooth, lowland basins. Overhead, the sky is filled with haze – lots and lots of it, carved into …

Solar System

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 winners - in pictures

Spectacular views of the universe have been unveiled at the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 awards ceremony, held at the Royal Greenwich Observatory<p>What was your best astronomy shot this year? Share your photos via GuardianWitness

Astronomy

2015 Ig Nobel prizes: dinosaur-like chickens and bee-stings to the penis

A man stung dozens of times by bees, mathematicians who wanted to know whether a man could physically be able to sire 600 sons, and chemists who unboiled an egg were honored on Thursday night with one of science’s most storied awards, the Ig Nobel prize.<p>Professors, researchers, students and actual …

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Paleo Profile: Gueragama sulamericana

<b>Name:</b> <i>Gueragama sulamericana</i><p><b>Meaning:</b> “The ancient agama from South America”.<p><b>Age:</b> About 80 million years old.<p><b>Where in the world?:</b> The Goio-Erê Formation of Brazil.<p><b>What sort of critter?:</b> An acrodontan lizard related to today’s agamas.<p><b>Size</b>: Not estimated.<p><b>How much of the creature’s body is known?:</b> A …

Paleontology

Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

Genetics

Michael Eilberg cruises to inter II victory at BD Nationals *VIDEO*

<b>Michael Eilberg</b> rode the expressive <b>Half Moon Dynasty</b> to head the inter II championship on the opening day of the <b>LeMieux National Dressage</b> …

Soccer

Best Family Ski Resorts

Searching for the perfect winter family vacation spot for your next getaway? Take the kids to one of these amazing ski resorts picked by our sister …

Skiing

2016's Top Ranked Eastern Ski Resorts

No matter what you're looking for—from family diversions to scare-yourself-silly drops—you'll find the best Eastern ski resorts …

7 Tips for Skiing at Squaw with J.T. Holmes

The pro skier, BASE jumper, and speed rider, who grew up chasing Jonny Moseley, Tom Day, and others, knows every inch of Squaw. Here are some of his …

The best alpine roller coasters

Snow sports are fun. Roller coasters are fun.<p>Put them together, then, and what have you got? Alpine roller coasters, potentially the most fun activity you can have in a ski resort.<p>They differ from traditional roller coasters in that they are driven by gravity, rather than electricity, plus the …

Scientists have discovered why running makes you happy

If you're a big runner like me you know what I'm talking about when I describe that euphoric feeling you get in the middle of your workout — when your feet feel like they are floating over the ground and you can almost hear the air dancing past you.<p>It turns out it's not all in your mind.<p>Scientists …

Surviving desert marathons: 'Imagine the Devil holding a blowtorch in your face'

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Dean Karnazes ran 135 miles nonstop across Death Valley during the height of summer, the heat was so intense it "caused the epithelia in my mouth and throat to slough off, like a reptile shedding its skin."<p>"I really enjoyed that race," adds the the legendary 53-year-old American runner.<p>…

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Do Probiotics Improve Running Performance?

How a healthy gut can help athletes train better.<p>As sauerkraut, kombucha, and Greek yogurt pop up everywhere, probiotics—live bacteria and yeasts that supposedly improve gut health—are starting to make headlines. But do these little organisms improve running performance? Lisa Dorfman, a competitive …

3 Secrets to Preventing Running Pains: Watch the Video | Women's Health

They might add a few minutes onto your regular routine, but that's a small price to pay to avoid an issue that could sideline you for weeks or even months.

13 Things I Wish I Knew About Triathlon When I Started

Wise words from a veteran of the sport on roadblocks, road rash, and perspective.<p><i>by John Post, MD</i><p>I<p>thinkit was Einstein who said, "I have not failed. …

Why Triathletes Should Cross Train

Bands, Bands, Bands<p>1 of 5<p>Swim bands can help replicate definitive freestyle movements and should be an integral piece of your swimming training …

Exercise

How Trail Running Can Transform Your Body

<b></b>How Trail Running Can Transform Your BodyYou don’t need to charge hundreds of miles of trails like Dean Karnazes or Scott Jurek to reap the body …

Trail Running

Don't Let These 5 Myths Keep You from Becoming a Regular Runner | Women's Health

It happens to the best of us. In fact, there are a whole slew of running fears that can keep women from hitting the pavement, says Joe Holder, Nike+ Run Club coach and trainer at S10 in New York City. Here’s what he hears most often—and what you need to know to put your mind at rest and lace up …

5 Rules for Listening to Music on a Ride (Without Being a Jerk)

Have your tunes—and still be polite—with these tips<p>If you enjoy listening to music while riding, get this: Research shows that tuning in to your favorite jams can make you ride happier, harder, and faster. Music is scientifically proven to reduce perceived exertion, boost your energy levels, and …

This Nose Ring Will Help You Breathe Better

Get more air, ride faster, nab a yellow jersey, or achieve at least two out of those three with this new breathing technology<p>Like tattoos and flat brimmed caps, it’s not uncommon to see some nose rings here at Interbike. But walking around at Dirt Demo, there seemed to be an inordinate number of …