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How Many Times Can I Patch a Tube?

Get some life out of your tube with these guidelines<p>If you've been tossing your inner tubes after the second patch job—or never patching them at all—we've got good news. You can safely patch a tube multiple times, depending on your riding style and road or trail conditions, which is a boon to your …

The Enduring Mystery of Pain Measurement

Finding a reliable way to quantify pain would help with treatment, but that requires understanding what pain actually is<p>One night in May, my wife sat up in bed and said, “I’ve got this awful pain just here.” She prodded her abdomen and made a face. “It feels like something’s really wrong.” Woozily …

Quiz: What’s your dosha?

Whether you’re just learning the ABCs of Ayurveda or are already <i>really</i> into it (the most extreme cleanse on earth, anyone?), you can’t get too far …

11 Celebrities Who Changed Their Names

We’d be hard-pressed to find someone who <i>didn’t</i> know that Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson, but we’d bet you’d be surprised to learn how many household names are completely made-up, or were inspired by a Shakespearean character—or the result of an autocorrect. On the heels of the …

After Katrina, New Artists Found Inspiration In A Recovering City

Skylar Fein had only lived in New Orleans for a week before Hurricane Katrina nearly tore it apart. He'd moved there to go to medical school, and found himself wandering around a wrecked city. "It's really hard to describe to someone who hadn't seen it what the streets looked like after the storm," …