Wal Mazzoni

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Twelve things you need to know about driverless cars

By 2025 most of today’s drivers are unlikely to even want to own a car. But will we still have gridlock? Will you need to pass a test? We asked the experts<p>From forecourt to scrapyard, a new car in the UK lasts an average of 13.9 years, which is why if you got one today, it might very well be the …

Automotive Industry

By The Numbers: America's Best Value Destinations

For a domestic vacation that won't break the bank this year, check out these 50 affordable hidden gems. Hotel search trivago.com has compiled a list of the best value destinations on home turf for 2014. Based on the yearly average overnight price of a standard double room, combined with the …

Florida

10 Places Every American Should See

California's Pacific Highway 1 runs 135 miles between San Luis Obispo and Monterey.<p><i>Photo Courtesy Wangkun Jia / Dreamstime.com. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every …

National Parks

Mini Goals

Focus on achievable targets every day, week, and month<p>It’s easy to get caught up in New Year’s hype and set grand plans for the coming year. Indeed, goals are an important part of being a runner: They help us focus, progress, and stay on track with our workouts. But establishing a target can be …

Gluten-Free Meals for Better Running

Get all the carbs you need in delicious, easy-to-make dishes.<p>Pasta, bagels, and bread have long been the go-to energy source to fuel workouts. Runners who stop eating wheat–going gluten-free for health or diet reasons–lose out on not only easy carbs but other key nutrients, such as fiber and B …

Foot Work

Strengthen the muscles in your feet and ankles to run farther–and healthier.<p>​<p>​<p>Runners' mighty quads and glutes reach long-mileage readiness well ahead of the smaller muscles in the feet and ankles. Yet this supporting cast plays a key role in achieving peak endurance. "Working the muscles in your …

Step It Up

After a period of building your base, it's time to pick up the pace—and get really fit.<p>After a long winter of logging base miles, you're ready to challenge your energy systems with quicker workouts. No races on your calendar? Doesn't matter—speedwork's benefits go way beyond a starting line. …

Quick Snacks for Runners

Need a snack stat? These prerun foods and drinks are ready when you are.<p>Your training plan may say it's time for your lunchtime five-miler, but your grumbling stomach begs to differ. So how can you get through your workout without keeling over from hunger? Have a snack, of course. "The right snack …

How Fat Distribution Affects Performance

Women with less abdominal fat might be better at using fat as energy source.<p>It's well-known that having much of your fat in your abdominal area is worse than having the same amount more evenly distributed. A high concentration of abdominal fat has been linked to increased risk of heart disease and …

Hit Your Marks

Run benchmark workouts to measure your fitness, hone your speed, and stoke race-day confidence.<p>Twenty-five x 400 at 10,000-meter race pace. That was my benchmark workout two weeks out from nationals in 1985. At first, I didn't think it sounded too tough, since each repeat was followed by 30 seconds …

Half-Marathons Continue Record Growth

Seventh consecutive year with 10% or more growth in finishers.<p>It wasn't just your imagination that half-marathons were more crowded last year. There were more U.S. half-marathon finishers in 2012 than ever, and 36 U.S. half-marathons had more than 10,000 finishers last year, according to Running …

Astronauts take record-breaking six-hour express ride to space station

Previously, trips to the ISS had taken over two full days as spaceships orbited the Earth 30 times before docking with the space station.<p>However, …

12 Useful 'Easter Eggs' Hidden In Your iPhone

Apps

RFL To Allow Forward Passes

The Rugby Football League is to finally allow Forward Passes in our sport.<p>For many years it's been near impossible for the referee or touch judges to …

The Best and Worst of the Internet's April Fools' Day Pranks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's April 1, so while you were pulling pranks at the office and maybe bringing some actual humor to …

Josh Dugan opens up on the outburst that cost him a $2m contract with the Brisbane Broncos

A VULGAR insult directed at Josh Dugan's mother has emerged as the match that lit his social media explosion.