Christian Stepanek

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Why Turkey should fear itself

<b>(CNN) —</b> Saturday's attack in the Turkish capital is as close to Turkey's 9/11 as the country has gotten. Twin bombings in downtown Ankara, across from the city's busy central train station and only minutes from key government buildings, killed at least 95 people and injured hundreds more. It is, in …

Middle East

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

New @dartmoor_bikes #roots is #awesome #bikechack soon !

Regram from @bustinbrooklyn. Kiefer Dixon is leading a group skate through the city TODAY starting at Columbus Circle at 1pm. If you skate NYC, make sure to follow @bustinbrooklyn this spring/summer for all the happs around the city. #nypush #bustinbrooklyn #brooklynflagshipstore #bustinboards #bustinsportster

#rayneteam rider @andrysatriapermata getting ready for #VLT2015 and sliding through the pavement change on his #raynegmack with @viciousgrip 📷: @gerardandika #raynelongboards #rayne #longboards #vlt #2015 #visayanlongboardtrilogy #rayneidlehands #daggers #freeride #downhill #wemakerayne

#regram from @viciousgrip of a clean looking #viciousred grip job on a V2 @mikefitter #BroModel on some 77a Rain #raynegreed wheels! Still time to grab both through RAYNE.COM! #Raynelongboards #Rayne #longboards #longboard #mikefitter #viciousgriptape #raynewheels #red #vicious #longboarden #longboarding #freeride #downhill #wemakerayne

TPE15: SEQlite machines lightweight steel, alloy and titanium cassettes for all

Wide range cassettes and drivetrain systems were pretty big at Taipei, and SEQlite had a killer offering alongside standard and narrow range road …

Titanium

Cervélo S5 Dura-Ace Di2

The 2015 Cervelo S5 is more than just an aero bike—it's an amazingly fast road bike<p>Aero road bikes ask you to make a leap of faith—to believe that their wind-cheating benefits will make you faster, despite the fact that those benefits are hard to feel. Even riders who obsess over their power output …

Diamondback Century Sport Disc

An all-rounder that maxes out the value—and the fun<p>Less than an hour into my first ride on the Diamondback Century Sport Disc, my friend and I got lost. And it was awesome. As kids, we all had just one bike, and we rode it on pavement, dirt, gravel, and lawns. We never thought, <i>Should I be riding</i> …

Athens isn’t pretty, but it's exciting: discover the city's cultural rebirth

Crowds surge through the pedestrian shopping zone of Athens’s Ermou Street, past designer boutiques and a tiny Byzantine church that stands at a kink in the road like an island of sanctity. Kapnikarea church is at least 1,000 years old, though its domed roof rests on four ancient columns from Roman …