Jacob Cooney

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'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1' Movie Review

Jennifer Lawrence brings the heat to the next-to-last chapter in a smash franchise<p>Go ahead and call foul. The greedy suits have made two movies out …

What Do You Do With Your Life Once You’ve Admitted To Killing Bin Laden?

BuzzFeed News speaks with Rob O’Neill, the former SEAL Team Six member who says he fired the fatal shots that took down Osama bin Laden.<p>When he was younger, Rob O’Neill used to joke with his mother that he was put on Earth to do something special. “I would say that to her when I joined the Navy, …

National Security

Stop calling me 'the Ebola nurse'

I never had Ebola, and politicians who lie do nothing to protect your health<p>I never had Ebola. I never had symptoms of Ebola. I tested negative for Ebola the first night I stayed in New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s private prison in Newark. I am now past the incubation period – meaning that I …

Snapchat now lets you send friends cash to pay for those naughty selfies

Snapchat has become the go-to method for sending naughty nudes to your friends, but with a big update released today, the app is hoping you’ll start using it to send something a little more valueable: money.<p>Snapchat announced today that it’s partnering with Square to bring Snapcash to its ephemeral …

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Business (Canada)

25 National Parks in Australia to set foot in

As we travel around Australia, we’re making an effort to visit as many of the best national parks as possible.<p>Being the outdoorsy nature lovers that …

Australia

Best Backpacking Cameras 2018

This post takes the BS & mystery out of finding the right camera. A camera that meets YOUR needs & YOUR budget. And you don’t need an expensive …

Cameras

National Geographic Travel

10 Fashionable Fall Hiking Essentials

Fall is no time to pack it in. Instead get the right gear and enjoy the outdoors while you can.<p>Fall is no time to pack it in. Instead get the right gear and enjoy the outdoors while you can.

Camping

Wet Shaving 101

Introduction: Wet Shaving 101<p>If you've pruchased razors lately, you've probably noticed how expensive they have gotten. $32.99 for a pack of 8 …

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When do you really need a sports drink?

Commercials for sports drinks show neon sweat pouring from chiselled athletes pushing themselves to the limit. These ads suggest that the athletes are losing the very nutrients that sports drinks provide, which raises the question: Are sports drinks necessary? Do these drinks really help boost …

How to Improve Running -- With Mathematical Equations

Connected objects are everywhere in a sportsman's life. Every day, new applications to improve fitness can be downloaded on your smartphone. They involve a lot of measurements and statistics but how reliable are they from a scientific point of view? How should we train to improve our running …

Mathematics

What I Learned From Running Two Marathons Back to Back

Her take: sure. People do way crazier things. (Case in point: The Walt Disney World “Dopey Challenge”—you run a 5-K, 10-K, half-marathon, and full marathon in one weekend. Another example: A friend once ran 12 marathons in 12 days for a charity—and he’s <i>not</i> a pro runner.) Plus, Hadfield pointed out, …

5 Tips for Staying Motivated When You Stop Running PBs • Running For Real

I have competed at a high level for quite a few years now, so I almost forget what it is like to be a beginner.<p>I still get the excitement of starting …

Running: Just Another Addiction?

<i>by Rachel Nypaver</i><p>Running is often called an addiction – both by the running critics (aka wannabe runners) and by runners themselves. They say you can …

Drug Addiction

The 4 Stretches EVERYONE Should Do

There’s a certain rush that comes along with sweating profusely. It’s that "high" that motivates you to come back for more. The maintenance aspect of …

Why Shoe Choices (Don't) Matter

It’s no secret that running is a very simple activity. It’s often romantically stated that all you need to be a runner is a pair of shoes. Like most …

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Nutrition

4 Ways to Keep Working Out When the Temps and Your Motivation Plummet

We spoke with Graham and Laura McClosky, a former Boston tribe member who went on to found her own tribe in San Francisco, to get their tips for maintaining your workout motivation through the cold winter months.<p><b>Emphasize Consistency</b><br>You know scheduling workouts can help you stick to them in …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

The Single Secret to Becoming a Better Runner

Do you want to know the secret to becoming a better runner? <b>Become more efficient.</b> That’s it. Overly simplified, yes, but that is it.<p>An Example of …

Running

6 Tips for Running in the Rain

<b>Break Out the Neon Gear</b><br>Those wild neon running tights you love will definitely come in handy for a run on a drizzly day, says Jurek. That's because when it’s raining, it gets darker and more difficult for drivers to see you. On top of that, the slick roads make it hard for vehicles to stop quickly. …

Mother of Adrian Peterson's son: NFL shouldn't punish Vikings RB

The mother of the boy Adrian Peterson beat agrees with the plea deal, and not only does she want Peterson to remain in her son's life, she doesn't …

Adrian Peterson

Keira Knightley Posed Topless to Protest Photoshopping

D Dipasupil—Getty Images for Extra<p>Loic Venance—AFP/Getty Images<p>Anthony Harvey—Getty Images<p>Joe Scarnici—Getty Images<p>Jason Kempin—Getty …

Feminism

Johnny Manziel is still a future starter, says Browns GM

The Browns are off to a fast start with Brian Hoyer at quarterback, but Johnny Manziel is waiting in the wings.<p>Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has only seen the field minimally in his rookie season, but general manager Ray Farmer thinks Manziel will start eventually. Farmer wasn't clear …