Stephen Printup

45 Flips | 4 Magazines | 5 Likes | 2 Following | @StephenPrintup | Web and mobile developer for Corky's Dev Shop. History major, Ironman triathlete, Veteran who is working to make the world a better place. 

New York Pizza Makers Look to Rome for Inspiration

Eateries offer Roman-style rectangular cuts served with fanciful toppings<p>A number of New York pizza makers are now offering the classic treat with different geometry: Their “pies” aren’t pie-shaped.<p>Instead, they are based on a rectangular-shaped style, known as pizza al taglio, that is popular in …

Italy

When athletes share their battles with mental illness

Michael Phelps locked himself in his bedroom for four days three years ago. He’d been arrested a second time for DUI. He was despondent and adrift. He thought about suicide.<p>“I didn’t want to be alive,” he tells USA TODAY Sports. “I didn’t want to see anyone else. I didn’t want to see another …

Mental Health

6 business podcasts to listen to this fall

A couple of months ago, Edison Research and Triton Digital unveiled the 2017 Infinite Dial Study which contained the latest research on social media, …

Constant Anxiety Won't Save the World

Spreading fear and worry about issues you care about on social media can lead to burnout rather than action.<p>When <i>New York Magazine</i> published a story about the apocalyptic dangers of climate change last month, it was shared widely, and with alarm. People tweeted things like “Read this and get very, …

'I Did 60 Lunges Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened' | Women's Health

Although I did cross-country in high school, I never considered myself a runner until my senior year of college when I picked up the sport for (dare I say it) fun. I would go at my own pace, listen to my favorite tunes, and spend time exploring the great outdoors on foot. Two years ago, I gathered …

Your Strength Routine's Most Important 15 Minutes

<b>Coaches, athletes, and workout fanatics are in a perpetual search for competitive advantages both on and off the field.</b> The offseason is paramount …

Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

YouTube personality Casey Neistat's arm-aching 25-push-ups-per-mile run

YouTube personality Casey Neistat is quite the (strong) runner.<p>The 36-year-old New York City resident, who is often recognized because of his …

Developing the Mind of Great Capacity -- The Dalai Lama – Lion's Roar

Photo by Christopher Michel.<p>A teaching on practices to generate bodhichitta by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.<p>From one point of view, personal …

Spirituality

Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit | Department of Energy

Note: The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed in February 2018, reinstated the tax credit for fuel cells, small wind, and geothermal heat pumps. …

The cognitive trick that elite athletes use to achieve seemingly impossible goals

In July 2011, I was crawling down the aisle of a plane on my hands and knees while passengers screamed around me. We were on a flight from Spain to the US, and we thought our number was up.<p>The plane had hit a bout of extreme turbulence just as I’d left the restroom, causing the aircraft to shake …

New Hampshire

Susan P. Kennedy, Most Creative People 2017 | Fast Company

<b>The Problem</b>: As chief of staff to California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Susan Kennedy helped oversee a massive increase in the state’s renewable-energy capacity—and witnessed its unintended consequences. While solar power helped bring down the overall energy draw on the power grid during the …

New AGL App Monitors Real-Time Solar Energy Production And Consumption

AGL has launched a new version of its mobile app which aims to give customers access to real-time analytics of energy production from their solar …

Training in the Grey Zone: How to Avoid the Zone 3 Plateau

Do you find yourself validating a good run with average pace? Have to catch that runner up ahead of you on the path, so you drop the pace and push a …

Marathons

It's All in the Hips

Foot strike, the darling of minimalism, is overrated. Good form starts with the pelvis and the glutes.<p>Watch a video of Kenenisa Bekele winning a 5,000m or 10,000m, and it is quickly apparent that he and the rest of the world-class pack with him are doing something different from what most of us do …

Facebook and Twitter 'harm young people's mental health'

Poll of 14- to 24-year-olds shows Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter increased feelings of inadequacy and anxiety<p>Four of the five most popular forms of social media harm young people’s mental health, with Instagram the most damaging, according to research by two health …

Mental Health

Google made a site that shows how millions of people draw the same object

Back in November, Google released artificial intelligence experiment that asks you to draw a random object and see if the neural network can identify your doodle. Quick, Draw! was eventually turned into a tool that transformed drawings into clip art based on the best results it got, helping people …

How to run your best 10k, reveals a top running coach

Training tips from the man in the know<p>It's sometimes hard to know how best to train for a 10k – whether you're taking part for pure fun and enjoyment</i> …

Ontario's Derrick Spafford reaches 10,000 consecutive days of running

Derrick Spafford has not taken a rest day from running in more than 27 years, dating back to Dec. 25, 1989.<p>The Yarker, Ont. resident reached a …

How I went from zero to San Francisco software engineer in 12 months

One year ago, I was working part-time as a route setter at a rock climbing gym in Tennessee. Today I’m working as a software engineer at a cyber-security startup in San Francisco.<p>My journey to this point has been unforgettable and life-changing. And yet as challenging as everything was, I think …

San Francisco

STREAM: Nike's Breaking2 sub-two-hour marathon attempt

All the information you need to know about the <b>Breaking2 project</b>, a Nike initiative aimed at breaking the two-hour mark in the marathon. The current …

Marathons

The Collapse of American Identity

After the British writer G. K. Chesterton visited the United States for the first time, he remarked that America was “a nation with the soul of a church.”<p>Mr. Chesterton wasn’t referring to the nation’s religiosity but to its formation around a set of core political beliefs enshrined in founding …

Political Science

Understanding Accommodation In Psychology

How do people learn new things? This question seems quite simple, yet it is a topic that has long been a major subject of interest for psychologists …

Psychology

What is the difference between document and window objects?

There seems to be a lot of misconceptions on the difference between the document and window objects for javascript.<p>WINDOW object and DOCUMENT object …

JavaScript

Must-Read Books for Marathon Runners

<b>Wisdom from legends</b><p>In the early 1980s, Cuban-born Alberto Salazar was one of the most decorated athletes in marathoning: Between 1980 and 1984, he …

Marathons

Strava Shares Amazing Stats About Runners Training For The Boston Marathon

Strava, the social network for athletes, has revealed unique insights into the Boston Marathon from race day data as well as 12 weeks of training …

Pence’s Medicaid experiment confounds expectations on the left and right

The program, which requires enrollees to contribute to their care, has emerged as a national model thanks to Pence's growing influence.<p>SCOTTSBURG, Ind. — When former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence embraced Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion with conservative twists — such as requiring enrollees to contribute …

Health Care

Easy Online Graphic Design Software

8 Free and Low-Cost Easy-to-Use Online Graphic Tools<p>Updated April 13, 2017<p>The Internet has become increasingly visual, which means home business …

Infographics

Afghan official: Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of militants killed in an attack by the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military has …

Afghanistan