George Poltorak

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Video: Get Your Mountain Biking Fix with Rachel Atherton's Winning Run at UCI Lenzerheide 2018

Lets face it, some of us like to ride mountain bikes while others can <i>really</i> shred it on the hill. Such is the case for pro rider Rachel Atherton, who …

Mountain Biking

Top Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Local to Los Angeles, California, I have been traveling across America, Europe and Asia.<p>My life has been a tale of two passions - Travel and …

Avoid Tourist Traps, visit these Lesser-Known Europe Destinations Instead

Europe’s popular draws like Venice and Bruges are bursting to the brim. Why not explore these less busy but as charming lesser-known Europe …

US Catholics urged to withhold donations amid 'grave moral failures'

Sex abuse allegations against Theodore McCarrick raise questions about how claims could stay secret for so long<p>The president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops said Wednesday that sex abuse allegations against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick dating back decades raise serious questions …

Washington D.C.

Tour de France 2018: massive race tech gallery

As we enjoy the final rest day of the 2018 Tour de France we take a look back at some of the best bikes, custom components, clothing, accessories and …

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

University of Cambridge

Every Cut of Steak, Ranked by How (Un)Healthy They Are

Red meat isn’t so healthy to start with, but some cuts are significantly worse than othersWe’ve already written about how the meat industry is …

Nitrogen Versus Compressed Air: Which Is Better for Your Tires?

Sometimes, manufacturers fill tires with pure nitrogen instead of just normal air. Here's why.<p>Odds are you don't give a second thought to what kind of air is in your tires. It's just air, right? Well, as Team O'Neil Rally School instructor Wyatt Knox explains, not all air is made equal. Moreover, …

Get a Summer Shred in 21 Days with Bobby Maximus

Getting your summer abs won't be easy. It will be worth it.<p>So: You want to get ripped in less than a month?<p>It’s a big goal, especially if you're aiming to get in beach-worthy shape for the quickly approaching summer sun. And big goals require big commitments—which is exactly why you need this …

How Much Protein Do You Need to Be Healthy?

Smoothies, shakes, supplements: There's no shortage of products that come with promises to boost your protein intake. But do you really need that …

Nutrition

The Macallan releases its Archival Series Folio 3

A tribute to the Macallan adds of the 70s, 80s, and 90s.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>The Macallan is releasing their third Folio release with this …

Archives

The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …

A Cassandra Cry Against Pope Francis

Ross Douthat's views on the pope are intensely unpopular. But has he identified a fundamental tension in the Church?<p>Across every continent, in every country, Catholics “find themselves divided against one another,” writes the <i>New York Times</i> columnist Ross Douthat in his new book, <i>To Change the …

How to Make an Authentic Irish Coffee

During a trip to Dublin a few years ago I befriended a group of older Irish women at a bar one afternoon, as one does. At some point during the …

Coffee

Doctors and a Nutritionist Reveal the Top Foods Responsible for Inflammation

If there's one word that's entered the public consciousness in a big way over the past few years when it comes to understanding our food choices, …

10 Injured After Malfunction Causes Ski Lift to Run in Reverse at Resort in Country of Georgia

Dramatic video captured images of skiers being thrown off of a malfunctioning ski lift at a resort in the country of Georgia Friday.<p>Authorities said …

Hung Up

Tourists flung from out-of-control ski lift after malfunction at Georgia resort

Tourists were violently thrown from a ski lift at a resort in north-east Georgia after it malfunctioned, leaving ten people with minor injuries.<p>Skiers were being transported up a hill at the Gudauri resort, located on the plateau of The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in the former Soviet republic, …

Everything You Need to Know About Becoming an Airbnb Host

There’s a lot of noise out there about Airbnb. You’ve heard the horror stories of suburban homes recast as orgy-hosting crack dens. Also the tales of …

75 years ago, Norwegian commandos pulled off a daring raid that kept the Nazis from building a nuclear bomb

After handing them their suicide capsules, Norwegian Royal Army Colonel Leif Tronstad informed his soldiers, "I cannot tell you why this mission is so important, but if you succeed, it will live in Norway's memory for a hundred years."<p>These commandos did know, however, that an earlier attempt at …

Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack on Heavy Water That Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>After handing them their …

Pentax K-1 II gets two-stop ISO boost, hand-holdable Pixel Shift mode; K-1 becomes first upgradeable DSLR

At the start of 2016, Ricoh finally answered the calls from Pentaxians for a full-frame DSLR with the arrival of the Pentax K-1. We were seriously …

DSLR Cameras

Jason Statham’s transformation tips that got him in amazing shape

Having hit 50-years-old with a bang, MH hero Jason Statham is, arguably, in the best shape of his life.<p>The Stath's level of popularity, like his …

Exercise

Best whisky 2018: The smoothest Scotch whiskies (and other styles), from £17

Malts, grains, blends and bourbons – there’s nothing quite like a dram to warm away the winter blues<p>Whisky (or, as our friends across the Irish Sea …

Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

The Nuclear Posture Review: The World Will Not Surive the American Neoconservatives' Doctrine of US World Hegemony

From Paul Craig Roberts Website<p>Nuclear<br>(Image by pixabay.com) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>The government of the United States is clearly …

Geopolitics

After Harrowing Weekend Rescue, One Climber Saved, One Lost To 'Killer Mountain'

After a global fundraiser, a plea to Pakistan's Army for help, an ill-timed snowstorm and a daring overnight climb by a team of volunteer rescuers, French mountaineer Elisabeth Revol has been rescued from Nanga Parbat, one of the world's tallest and most dangerous mountains.<p>But her Polish climbing …

2017 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring Ownership Review | Kelley Blue Book

<i>We've spent 12 months with this Mazda CX-9, reviewing the full ownership experience.</i><p><b>It’s a Wrap</b><p><b>Current Odometer: 15,301 miles</b> <b><br>Latest MPG: 19.7</b> …

Ricoh shoots for the stars with new high-end Star series lens line

Coming in 2018, Ricoh will launch the first two lenses in the company’s new Star series, targeting enthusiast and professional photographers looking …

Ricoh

DJI Ronin-S DSLR Gimbal

LinkDJI’s innovative Ronin-S is a three-axis gimbal for DSLR and mirrorless cameras in a compact and one-handed form. It won’t obstruct your camera’s …