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5 Beginner-Friendly Ultramarathons On The East Coast

Are you a marathoner looking to change things up and challenge yourself with some added miles? Perhaps you should try an ultra. No really, you should …

Adventure Travel

Runners Save Columbia Marathon

The rebranded race is planned for March 8, 2014.<p>When runner Thomas Rose launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to save the Columbia Marathon, he fully expected the citizens of the South Carolina city to get behind his effort. What he didn’t anticipate was the flood of emails that poured in …

South Carolina

21 Strange And Offensive Things That Happened To Lois Lane

From 1958-1978, Superman's main squeeze had her own comic, Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane, and in it some really WTF things went down.

Everything You Need To Know About Energy Gels

<i>How they work, as well as why, when and how to use them.</i><p>It wasn’t long ago that runners relied solely on water, sports drinks, and maybe some flat …

Christian Bale 'could get $50m' to reprise Batman role in Man of Steel 2

Warner Bros keen to lure Bale back into the cape, and reportedly also courting Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston as Lex Luthor<p>• Batman v Superman confirmed at Comic-Con • Poll: Who should play Batman in Man of Steel 2?<p>Christian Bale could receive $50m to reprise his role as Batman in the upcoming Man …

Rosie's Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes lets us in on her grandmother's secrets for making perfect buttermilk biscuits.</i><p>As a child, my grandparents' farm was my favorite place on …

Baking

Three Ways to Make Iced Coffee at Home

Not even the laziest coffee-drinker needs to suffer through a watery, lukewarm cup of regular coffee on ice. Try one of these methods.<p>It's tough to choke down a steaming cup of coffee in the heat of the summer, but you may still want — or need — to enjoy your morning brew.<p>You could just throw some …

Coffee

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Lego

Motivation - The Running Bug

How Much Technology Is Too Much For Runners?

<i>The case for and against technology in running.</i><p>It wasn’t so long ago that a digital watch capable of taking splits was considered high-tech for …

How Form Changes When You Run Uphill

And how much harder you work at different grades.<p>You don't need us to tell you that running uphill feels different than on level ground. But how, exactly, and at what cost?<p>To get some details, Italian researchers gathered 18 men with marathon PRs between 2:40 and 2:50. On one day, the runners ran …

Marathons

More Evidence in Favor of Plyometrics

Race performance improves after 6-week program.<p>Last year we reported on a study that found that, among a group of college track runners, those who were better at jumping had faster 5-K times. Here's more evidence in favor of building your overall athleticism: Middle- and long-distance runners who …

Exercise

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

Soleus GPS Fit 1.0 Vs. Garmin Forerunner 10

GPS run watches have officially become affordable. We compared the Soleus GPS Fit 1.0 ($99, Soleusrunning.com) with Garmin’s Forerunner 10 ($130, …

16 Healthy (and Yummy) Prerun Meals and Snacks

Before heading out for a run it's important to make sure you're fueled.<p>Your body needs high-octane fuel to run its best.<p>Here are some high-carb, low-fat, low-fiber meals and snacks that can provide the energy you need to run your best, for a variety of different workouts. These meals and snacks, …

Nutrition

The Ultimate Guide to Pancakes

Loaded with energy-replenishing carbohydrates, flapjacks are a postrun favorite.<p>On Friday morning, I meet five runners for a four-mile spin through Savannah, Georgia. Lydia DePue leads the running program at the local Fleet Feet Sports shop, which celebrates Fridays with a costume run; hence, her …

Breakfast

Hard, Fast Rules

How to push the pace without crashing into a wall.<p>Runners tend to be a motivated lot, always compelled to do more and do it faster. Yet this desire to push our limits can send us over the edge. When our efforts to run faster leave us sidelined with injury or as flat as Frank Shorter's race-day …

Marathons

Race Breakfasts Around The World

<i>Tired of your same old bagel and peanut butter? We checked in with pros around the globe to see what they cook up to fuel their races or big training</i> …

Want Good Running Form? Don't Be Lazy | Competitor.com

<i>Is a good stride a matter of many disparate elements coming together or one underlying virtue?</i><p>Running form is still a hot topic these days. Countless …

The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillance by US intelligence agencies show the judges have signed off on broad orders …

Up in the Air

When online accommodations service AirBnB first launched, its primary mission was to find all you urban sophisticates an affordable crash pad in a cool city center. Now, with a $2.5 billion valuation and 200,000 active listings, AirBnB has seen property owners—“hosts”—push it into the realm of …

The Evolution of Superman

Tracing 75 years of the Man of Steel from his origins to Zack Snyder's reboot<p>10<p>If Henry Cavill's Superman in the new <i>Man of Steel</i> looks unfamiliar to …

Comic Books

100 Of The Greatest Opening Sentences In The History Of Literature

Whilst the cover or even title of a book might initially gain your attention, in truth it’s the opening sentence that has the power to inspire, …

design

Take 5: Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park

Become part of Ariel’s world at Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park. The attraction dives beneath …

Main Street Bakery Reopens, Now Serving Starbucks at Magic Kingdom Park

Earlier today, we officially reopened the Main Street Bakery at Magic Kingdom Park – a favorite stop for many Disney Parks Blog readers. And on the …