Irma Romo

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AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

LONDON (AP) — The price of a single bitcoin has pierced the $10,000 level and some experts say it could rise further. The world's most popular …

Julien Chorier: what it takes to run the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc mega-marathon

Before his seventh Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) – and the most anticipated in its history – mountain runner Julien Chorier reflects on his longevity, his training and why 100 miles is the perfect distance<p>Ultra-trail running is full of new stars. Younger, faster, 20-somethings setting course …

29 Roaring 1920s Great Gatsby Inspired Wedding Dresses

Dare we say that the roaring 1920s are one of our favorite style decades? And that's why we're obsessing over 1920s-inspired wedding dresses. The glitz, the glamour — the era was all about decadence and liberation, and the fashion of the time was no exception. Flappers’ swinging silhouettes were …

Weddings

Hike Through American History on These 7 Trails

491<p>SHARES<p>There was no “trail” up New York’s highpoint, Mount Marcy, when then-Vice President Teddy Roosevelt climbed it on September 13, 1901, …

I’m Getting Cramps and Whole Body Tingling When I Run. What’s Happening?

A reader struggles with an unexplained issue after a series of long runs.<p><i>Forum user Hairbo writes: I picked up running in my mid-forties, and have run two marathons over the past two years. The first went great. I’m not super-fast, but I was thrilled to finish in 3:49. Then my second...not so much.</i> …

Marathons

The best women's running shoes

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>Whether you’re just beginning your running journey, or you're an experienced runner looking for a new shoe to try out, …

Corrected: Japan, South Korea drive global bitcoin prices as retail investors pile in

(Corrects May 26 story to remove reference to bitcoin’s and other cryptocurrencies’ status in Japan as “legal tender.”)<p>HONG KONG (Reuters) - Japanese and South Korean buying helped drive the price of bitcoin to an all-time high this week, with the digital currency more than doubling its value since …

Cryptocurrency

Will Blockchain Technology Be the Ultimate Disrupter? Harvard Says Yes

Say goodbye to the middleman for your financial transactions. Blockchain technology will change the way you do everything.<p>"Imagine a technology that could preserve our freedom to choose for ourselves and our families, to express these choices in the world, and to control our own destiny, no matter …

Blockchain

Samsung Galaxy S8 guide reveals dual Bluetooth audio function and more

Another last-minute leak adds to what we know about Samsung’s upcoming flagship<p>Samsung is finally taking the wraps off the Galaxy S8 later today in New York, but we’ve still got time to squeeze in a few more leaks. Like, for example, the phone’s user guide. Yep, the whole document got posted online …

24 Best Things to Do in London

Our list of what to do in this U.K. powerhouse.<p>If you’re visiting London, your only problem is working out what you can afford to miss. Which incredible food market do you visit? Do you do St. Paul’s Cathedral or Westminster Abbey? The city has so much to offer, it can be a tough choice, but our …

Fed’s Challenge, After Raising Rates, May Be Existential

Is the Fed at risk for real this time?<p>Throughout American history, few institutions have inspired such persistent mistrust among voters and their elected officials as the mysterious authority that determines the value of their money.<p>The Federal Reserve wasn’t even around yet when the fiery Nebraska …

A Journey to Colombia’s Coffee Belt

There are more than 20 restaurants and cafes that sell coffee by the cup in the lively pastel-splashed plaza of Jardín, a quaint Colombian pueblo, or village, nestled in the northern reaches of the Andes Mountains.<p>I chose one and settled in at a streetside table painted bright blue like an Easter …

Uber driver explains why he argued with CEO Travis Kalanick

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's very own Uber driver has spoken out about that incriminating video, and things are not looking good.<p>The ride-sharing …

How to Find Your Ideal Running Group

Key questions to ask so you can join a club that fits your needs.<p><i>Nicole asks: I am thinking about joining a running group, but I am very new to running. What do I need to know? What kinds of questions should I ask? Most importantly, how do I find the right group for me?</i><p>As a program director for a …

Marathons

Maple Pumpkin Flan

2K<p>2K<p>8<p>Shares 4K<p>Like many others, I’m a fan of Ina Garten. Growing up, her mother didn’t want her in the kitchen and she never considered cooking as a …

This Is What Happens to Your Body While You're Running a Marathon

Athletes, rejoice: We’ve officially entered marathon season. The New York City Marathon took place last Sunday, and in upcoming weeks, race …

New York City

Top Tourist Attractions and Sights in Colorado | Amazing Vacation Tips

The most famous location of visitors Colorado is the lovely zone of fantastic traits, sightseeing as well as natural beauty to delight in throughout …

5 Pictures: Zion National Park

Southwestern Utah is home of the dramatic and amazing Zion National Park. Zion Canyon sits between enormous mastiffs which make for absolutely …

New York passes law making it illegal to list short-term rentals on Airbnb (update)

New York governor Andrew Cuomo just signed a bill into law that will make it much harder for Airbnb to operate in the state. New York already prohibits rentals of less than 30 days in a multi-unit building if the tenant is not present -- a situation that many Airbnb listings advertise. This new law …

Watch 'Melania Trump' Hilariously Talk to Stephen Colbert About Her Husband

July’s Republican National Convention seems like a quaint memory at this point, so you may have forgotten the time “Melania Trump” — a.k.a. the …

Stephen Colbert

90 Things to See and Do in New York City

New York City may not actually be that big, but with as many stores, restaurants, museums and attractions that are packed into every block of every borough, it certainly does feel huge. Sifting through it all, especially if you're just in town for a while, can be a daunting task. To help weed …

You Need to Update Your Apple Computer Right Now

Remember that nasty iPhone security flaw we warned you about last week? Apple just released patches fixing similar problems with the software …

applecomputer

These 11 quick breakfast recipes are all you need to start your day off right

Scrambling through your kitchen sleepy-eyed each morning in an attempt to throw together something that resembles a healthy, or at least edible, …

Breakfast

Desert Trip mega-concert: Here's where to buy tickets and how much they cost

With performances scheduled by the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney, among other icons of classic rock, the upcoming Desert Trip festival is being marketed as a once-in-a-lifetime event.<p>That might also be the number of times you can afford to buy tickets.<p>Most Popular<p>See the most-read …