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How to Identify a Phone Scam

When someone claiming to be a “deputy marshal” calls to tell you that you missed jury duty and will have to pay a hefty fine immediately or face …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Entertainment<p><i>GQ</i>’s Caity Weaver goes whale watching with the star of <i>Girls Trip</i>.<p>By Caity Weaver1 day agoView More<p>News and Politics<p>Faked photos, Nazi …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

How To Find A Doctor You Can Trust | Doctor Reviews - Consumer Reports

When meeting a new patient, I often break the ice by asking, “How did you get to me?” Aside from the occasional wise guy who says “By taxi,” the most …

How Much Energy Does Your Achilles Tendon Store?

Stiffer tendons help you run more efficiently, but it's not clear how.<p>Your legs are like springs. When you run, you stretch those springs -- in particular the Achilles tendon, and to a lesser extent the arch of the foot -- and store energy that's then released to power your next stride, as the …

Immortal Iron Fist (2006) #12

<b>Published:</b> January 16, 2008 <b><br>Added to Marvel Unlimited:</b> October 01, 2009 <b><br>Rating:</b> T <b><br>Writer:</b> Matt Fraction, Ed Brubaker <b><br>Penciller:</b> David Aja<p>The kicking …

The Great Salt Debate Rages On

Experts disagree on how much sodium is healthy.<p>Salt has a bad rap. But earlier this year it got a boost from the Institute of Medicine. Kind of. In May, the IOM released a report reaffirming the long-held belief that too much salt may increase your risk of heart disease. But it also stated that, …

Why Should Long Runs Be Slower?

Each run in a training schedule serves a specific purpose.<p><i>I'm considering training for my first marathon. I have run several 5k's and one 10k and now I think I want to train for a longer race. My question involves the long runs. I've read that I need to slow down on long runs, but how much do I</i> …

What's Causing My Lower Leg Pain?

Compartment and entrapment syndromes could be the culprit.<p><i>I am going to be a freshman in high school this year, and I’ve run cross-country for four years. But, I haven't been running lately because I can't figure out this injury I have. I have a pain that runs up and down my shins when I am</i> …

Are You Overemphasizing The Marathon Long Run?

<i>Learn why long runs over three hours may be doing you more harm than good.</i><p>The marathon long run is overrated.<p>I’ll pause for a second to let the sound …

A Cheetah Can Get You Without Hitting Top Speed

The big cat's ability to accelerate is key to its hunting success.<p><b>Speed, it seems, isn't everything.</b><p><b>Cheetahs may be the world's fastest sprinters, but it is their blinding acceleration—faster than a Lamborghini's—and their phenomenal athleticism, rather than their famous top speed of over 60 miles</b> …

Phil Jackson book: MJ over Kobe

Phil Jackson always has been hesitant to compare Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Until now.<p>In his new book, co-written with Hugh Delehanty and …