Melisa Nelson

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Go Nuts

Six mouthwatering twists on a revered energy food<p>The kind of cyclist who packs one is the sort who, suffering a puncture, is as apt to fix the flat in two minutes as he is to sprawl in the grass for a spell and study the sky while munching on a triangular quarter of a sandwich thinking about …

Train Your Brain to Run Your Best

Reciting positive thoughts is fine, but to really run your best, you've got to shut down your inner critic.<p><i>"The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n."—John Milton,</i> Paradise Lost<p><b>As I approached mile 19</b> of the Run for the Red Pocono Marathon feeling …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

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Forget Your Team: Your Online Violence Toward Girls and Women Is What Can Kiss My Ass

<i>The "Pass the Mic" series showcases unique voices, perspectives and ideas. This op-ed was written by Ashley Judd, an actress and advocate for women's</i> …

Cops Killed My Son-in-Law: An Ex-Cop’s Fight Against the Militarized Police

The award-winning documentary Peace Officer chronicles a SWAT team founder’s mission to hold warrior cops responsible for the shooting death of his …

Hot shots from NASA's Earth Observatory show a changing planet (pictures)

Pope Francis takes down the right: “I don’t think the bishops are going to come flocking around (Santorum) any more”

<b>(AP/Reuters/Manuel Balce Ceneta/Max Rossi/Joe Skipper/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Catholic scholar Garry Wills talks contraception, religious right and his new book on pope and the church’s future<p>Michael Schulson<p>March 21, 2015 2:45pm (UTC)<p>Those seeking prognostication from Garry Wills’ new book, “The …

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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 …

Mile for Mile

Celebrating 50 Miles of New Trail in Patagonia Park<p>Ultrarunners Krissy Moehl, Jeff Browning and Luke Nelson ran 106 miles through the newly opened …

War photographer Lynsey Addario on tragedy, pregnancy in warzones and being played by Jennifer Lawrence

From Afghanistan to Syria, the tireless photojournalist Lynsey Addario has risked her life to tell stories from the world's most dangerous places. She sheds light on her unique career<p>There is a buzz in the audience at the Frontline Club in west London, the legendary hang-out for war correspondents, …