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The Esquire Men's Fall Style Guide Looks Like a Million Bucks, on Flipboard

The Esquire Men’s Fall Style Guide Looks Like a Million Bucks, on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / November 13, 2012<p>For over 80 years, style-conscious men …

Photos: Audrey Hepburn’s Roman Street Style

From outdoor cafés to sporty convertibles, the Roman sites and scenes frequented by Audrey Hepburn, resident of the Eternal City.

The Man Who Pierced the Sky

When Felix Baumgartner set out to make a living by stunt jumping—from cliffs, buildings, and bridges—the young Austrian had no idea where it would take him: to a pressurized capsule nearly 24 miles above New Mexico, last October 14, preparing to free-fall farther than any man in history, and at …

Google Unveils Full Specs for Project Glass

- Apr 16, 2013<p>For a long time Google Glass was shrouded in mystery, but as Google is slowly taking the wraps off it, more and more is becoming clear. …

WhatsApp “Bigger Than Twitter” With Over 200M Monthly Active Users, 8B Inbound And 12B Outbound Messages Daily

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum was on stage today at the AllThingsD Dive Into Mobile conference in New York City, where he said that the app is now larger than Twitter by monthly active users. He wouldn’t say exactly how many the company had, just that it was north of 200 million users.<p>Koum also noted that …

The Perfect Training Week For Runners

How to get fit, avoid injuries, and race fast in six hours a week. Note: requires pinch of good luck<p>Two days ago, my local newspaper published an article on core training that included photos of a local woman, a personal trainer, doing things on a balance ball that I can barely manage on dry, …

Why Do My Legs Fatigue Before I'm Out of Breath?

Coach Jenny suggests some training strategies to put more pep in your step.<p><i>Betty asks: I’ve read about your training philosophy to run by your breath and body, but breathing isn’t my limiting factor. My legs are. Sometimes I can be breathing easily, but my legs feel tired. Do you have any tips?</i> …

Marathons

Pain Relief for Patellofemoral Syndrome

Strengthening foot and hip external rotator muscles will help ease pain.<p><i>Hi Dr. Roberts-</i><p><i>I was diagnosed with patellofemoral syndrome about eight weeks ago. The pain developed around the right side of my knee cap and right lower thigh area. I understand that patellofemoral syndrome in my case means</i> …

Boston Marathon Training: Week 6

I did a long run! I did a long run! I did a long run! Whoopee!!<p>All in all, last week was a good one. I’m tempted to say “very good,” but I’m afraid of jinxing myself by overstating the case.<p>On Sunday, I even did a genuine long run: 18 miles. Those are rare for me. In the last 15 years, even when …

Boston Marathon Training: Week 7

Usually I’m an idiot. But this week I listened to my body. Hallelujah!<p>Sometimes I think I’m actually getting smarter as well as older. Then I reconsider: Nah, that’s not likely. Can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Etc.<p>But I did something smart last week, and that’s rare for me. As an adviser to …

How Can I Beat Sore Feet on Longer Runs?

It could be an issue with shoes or foot strength.<p><i>I'm 50 years old, 6'1”, and 265 pounds. I run, swim, and resistance-train as a part of my overall fitness regimen. My most frequent distance is three miles. Occasionally, I'll go 4.5 to five miles. After mile four, my Achilles and feet get sore. It’s</i> …

Is a Beginner Training Program Too Easy?

I want to start running but the beginner's plan seems too slow.<p><i>Hello,</i><p><i>I have never been a good runner, when I had to run at school I hated it because it made me feel really bad, physically. Otherwise I have never been very athletic but I'm not a complete couch potato either. I'm young and not really</i> …

Boston Marathon Training: Week 8

The March weather sucks, and I’m only doing 3 or 4 runs per week. But things are good.<p>I began this Boston buildup and blog record of it two months ago, while on vacation in Florida. I was feeling crummy and out of shape, and decided there was only one recipe for success: Just do it. For three …

Boston Marathon Training: Week 9

Oops, air coming out of tires. Now what?<p>I was secretly hoping for a big week last week. Maybe 60 miles. Didn’t happen. A bit depressing because all the air came out of my tires on day seven, Sunday.<p>I was hoping to go 13 to 18 on Sunday with several RW coworkers. I missed some earlier, planned runs …

When Is It Too Hot to Run?

The Tel Aviv Marathon was canceled due to heat and heat-related injuries at half.<p><i>Dr. Roberts,</i><p><i>I read that the Tel Aviv Marathon was cancelled for heat reasons, but they held the half marathon anyway. The news reports said that one runner died and 20 or 30 required hospital care. I thought the</i> …

How to Choose an Ultrarunning Hydration Pack

And, how to pack it if you're tackling a long adventure race.<p><i>I’m training to run Rim to Rim in the Grand Canyon and a few other 12+ hour adventure runs this year. Could you share tips on how to pack your gear and any ideas on packs for women? I followed your adventures on Facebook when you ran the</i> …

What Are My Carb Needs for Half Training?

Tips on proper running nutrition for your first half-marathon.<p><i>Hey Susan,</i><p><i>I'm preparing to start training for my first half and I'm concerned about getting the right amount of carbs during training. I'm hoping maybe you could give me a few tips on how to better satisfy my carbohydrate</i> …

Nutrition

Boston Marathon Training: Week 10

The day I stop fearing the marathon is the day I’ll stop running them.<p>I don’t keep track of the number of marathons I’ve run. I usually say “somewhere around 75.” That’s close enough for me. The first was in 1965, a Boston Marathon in the pre-qualifying-time days. I was 18 and had never run more …

How to Pace Your First Half or Full Marathon

The key is to run by how you feel on race day.<p><i>Sandra asks: I’m running my first marathon in</i> <i>Cleveland</i> <i>this May, and I’m wondering if you have any tips on pacing. How fast should I start? Should I use the Pace Team?</i><p>Excellent choice in races, Sandra, and a great question too! My racing philosophy is a …

Boston Marathon Training: Week 11

January seems many months ago. Now it’s time to go to the starting line.<p>The hay is in the barn, the horses are ready to run. Oh, wait, that’s the Kentucky Derby.<p>And this is the Boston Marathon. Same principle. Can’t do much this week except rest and get ready for the big day on Monday. So far, …

Actually, No, Last Night's NCAA Championship Wasn't a 'Classic' Game

Louisville earned a hard-fought victory, but why is sports media in such a rush to crown every hard-fought victory as one of the greatest ever?<p>Reuters/Jeff Haynes<p>Maybe I'm missing something.<p>It was a good game, hard fought. That's what you expect from any NCAA championship game. But the slavish …

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House in Netherlands With A Light And Bright Interior

The first thing anyone probably notices when they first take a look at this house is the fact that the interior is very bright and very light. That’s …

Living Rooms

The Green-Washing Of Clean Energy Branding

What’s the best way to fulfill America’s energy needs? With clean, green energy, of course. You’d have to be evil to prefer powering your cars and gadgets with dirty fossil fuels, right? That’s why everyone even tangentially involved in the energy industry – politicians, conventional energy …

Articles about walter gropius hagerty house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, German architect Walter Gropius was a foundational figure in modern architecture...<p>No nautical nonsense here. How Walter Gropius built the Hagerty House, his first commission in the United States.<p>No nautical nonsense here. How Walter Gropius built the …

Architecture

"If you have a body, you're an athlete." via Nike.

Mens Underwear - Victoria Secret versus Dull Underwear

Men’s Underwear<p>I got an e-mail saying that men’s underwear sales rocketed by 28% last year. Recently Selfridges has given its men’s underwear …