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Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Why NASA scientists are excited about Matt Damon film 'The Martian'

Fearing the wrath of his nerdy online followers, software engineer and amateur author Andy Weir spent countless hours digging through Google to perfect technical details in what became a popular 2012 e-book about an astronaut stranded on Mars.<p>As director<p>Ridley Scottturned Weir's bestseller into a …

The Dow's 1,000-point drop: What it means for your retirement

The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 1,000 points this morning. Chinese stocks have dropped dramatically.<p>But do not panic, says Alan McKnight, …

Garmin Forerunner 920XT GPS Fitness Watch

Price: $433Both elite and amateur athletes can be trained well with the Garmin Forerunner 920XT GPS Fitness Watch. This amazing fitness watch comes …

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European Space Agency Captures Stunning Image Of The Centre Of Our Galaxy

<b>X-ray view of the Galactic Centre</b><p>The European Space Agency has released stunning images showing off just how beautiful the centre of our galaxy …

Ian Sharman wins the Leadville 100 Trail Run for the second time

LEADVILLE — Ian Sharman won his second Leadville 100 Trail Run on Saturday in only his third attempt, putting significant distance on his chief …

Traveling with Fuji Cameras

I recently returned from a trip to Paris, where I shot for 9 days. This has been an amazing year of travel photography for me, with trips to Seattle, …

Suilven: The Trail Runner

How to Invest in Index Funds

<i>This is the third installment of a three-part series examining index funds. In Part I, we looked at the managed mutual fund market. In Part II, we</i> …

5 Things You Should Never Do With a 401(k)

A 401(k) plan is a great way to save for retirement. It lets you set aside pretax money from your paycheck, lowering your taxable earnings. …

Professional sportspeople die twice, and retirement is the first of their two deaths

However there is no rulebook to retirement, with some revelling in the attention, and others keen to hide away from the limelight<p>Clive Woodward was not happy. The England head coach had just seen Scotland’s Kenny Logan giving an interview in which he had announced that he was intending to retire …

Stock Market Turmoil: Dow Makes Big Gains After a Day of Turbulence

The wild ride isn’t over on Wall Street — and this time the big move is up.<p>Investors were as hungry to buy on Tuesday as they were desperate to sell the day before. In the biggest rally of the year on Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average shot up 400 points, or about 2.5 percent, to</b> …

Ultrarunning with the Moroccans: 180 miles across the High Atlas mountains

Samir Akhdar skims over loose rocks and scree, his feet barely touching the ground. Running behind him is like watching a dancer: his arms and upper body making instant, almost imperceptible adjustments.<p>I only ever witnessed a few moments of this early each morning before Samir and the other local …

Hiking

3 Steps to Protect Your Retirement Portfolio Against a Wild Market

Stay calm and make these three moves to stay on track to your retirement goals.<p>If you haven’t reflexively jettisoned stocks from your retirement …

How Running Changes Your Body

Any runner can tell you their stories about how getting in a good run can immediately improve their mood. The "runner’s high," that euphoric feeling …

4 Reasons Early Retirement Might Be Financially Risky

"The money's no better in retirement — but the hours are!" So goes a popular saying.<p>Maybe that's why many dream of retiring early. A March 2015 study …

Eight steps for the perfect clean motorcycle

<b>2</b> Careful if you get de-greaser on the tyres. Stuff like Gunk can leave a slippery residue, even after hosing off. Ride carefully for the first few …

Adventure 101: Rafting the Grand Canyon

Flowing 1,450 miles through the American West and northwest Mexico before ending at the Gulf of California, the <b>Colorado River</b> is the Southwest’s principal waterway. Its most scenic stretch cuts through—and helped shape—the <b>Grand Canyon</b>.<p>> Running the River:<p>Numerous outfitters guide float trips …

National Parks

Here's what Goldman Sachs told its big-money clients about the stock market mayhem

The early minutes of trading on Monday saw markets in a panic, with numerous seemingly high-quality stocks down 20% and the Dow down 1,000 points. All told, the it was chaotic, and stocks finished the day down 3%. And this coming after stocks lost 3% on Friday.<p>A number of explanations were thrown …

Best Professionally Designed Landscape: Outer Space Landscape Architecture

The winner of this year’s Gardenista Considered Design Awards Best Professionally Designed Landscape is Outer Space Landscape Architecture of San …

Landscaping

MBA Feature: 10-Most Important Trends Shaping The Mountain Biking World | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Of course we saved the most controversial for last. GPS units and data devices have become just as much a part of every- day riding as a bottle of …

Don't worry about your retirement savings

You're not alone if you got a little spooked Monday morning.<p>A lot of people went to check on their retirement investments when the stock market took an epic 1,000-point plunge. Some found Vanguard's website down for a brief time at the start of the trading day.<p>It's understandable to feel some …