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5 Drills to Make You a Better Runner

Become more mindful of your running form and gain greater speed with less injury risk.<p>The following drills will improve your running form in many ways—by strengthening key running muscles, by improving your range of motion via exaggerating some aspects of the running gait, by improving the …

Catholic dogmas are killing people in Africa

<b>(Reuters/Stefano Rellandini)</b><p>Pope Francis shamefully declined to address the church’s ban on condom use in trip to AIDS-ravaged Africa<p>Sean Illing<p>November 30, 2015 6:15pm (UTC)<p>Religions are bundles of ideas and superstitions. Some of these ideas are false but useful, many more are false and …

Pope Francis 'Battle Rap' Meme #PopeBars Trends on Twitter

The Twitter hashtag #popebars went viral Monday after one Twitter user posted a photo of Pope Francis in prime rapper stance — mic in one hand, gesturing with the other, surrounded by a "cypher" of very attentive African clergy members waiting their turn — and encouraged users to make their own …

4 Ways to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination is the monster of our over-connected times. We seem to have so many things to do, yet never find the right mood or time to do them …

Ways to pay for college without student loans

Credit.com - College isn't cheap - and the price continues to rise year after year. Student loans are the first place most prospective students look …

Is it OK for a Catholic to attend Protestant church services?

10 Reasons you Should Study Abroad in College

<i>College Tourist: Author Nina Truong, Emory University.</i><p>Studying abroad in college was one of the best decisions I have ever made.<p>As the semester is starting to wind down, most people including myself are trying to figure out what to do for the summer. With my senior year coming to an end, for the …

4 Ways Studying Abroad Can Advance Your Career

If you're a high school or college student interested in studying abroad, you're probably familiar with the more obvious "pros." You'll have the opportunity to explore a new place and culture, of course, and it's easy to see how broadening your horizon would lead to a wider, valuable new …

This Is How Much One College Freshman Spent During Orientation Weekend

The cost of being an 18-year-old woman, itemized.<p><b>In Paul Ford's revolutionary piece about saving for his daughter (but not his son), he postulates that, over time, his 3-year-old daughter stands to make $1-</b><b>3 million less than her twin brother. Yikes. But what about the unspoken, sunk costs of being</b> …

4 Ways to Get Work Experience in College

A college education is a valuable experience in its own right, but academics alone will not secure your future once your last class is completed. One …

Colleges are spying on prospective students by quietly tracking them across the internet

“So, where else are you applying?”<p>It’s a question—sneaky, disquieting, and likely familiar to anyone who’s applied for a job—that used to be asked by many of America’s 4,800 colleges. Nervous applicants’ answers could be taken, sometimes unfairly, as indicators of how likely they were to accept an …

Just Missed It. Marathoner Comes Up Short On World Record After Nikes Malfunction

There are wardrobe malfunctions and then there's this.<p>Around mile 10 of the 26.2-mile Berlin marathon on Sunday, elite runner Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya began to have some serious shoe trouble. The neon-yellow insoles of his custom-made Nikes slipped partially out of his shoes; as he crossed the …