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Asian nations stock up on weapons to counter China's might

Vietnam has nearly doubled its military spending, Japan is requesting its biggest-ever defense budget and the Philippines is rushing to piece …

Theodore Roosevelt's Reading List | The Libraries of Great Men | The Art of Manliness

Many men are quick to buy the newest book from their favorite business leader or sports hero. From the late Stephen Covey (a personal favorite of …

Food Pairings for Better Nutritional Gains

Eat these foods together to boost health and energy.<p>Batman and Robin, Thelma and Louise: Some foods are like these storied duos—great individually, but a powerhouse as a team. "When we eat certain foods together, their nutrients combine to produce a performance or health benefit that outweighs what …

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

Answers to all your 'Robocop' K5 security bot questions (exclusive)

So this entrepreneur wants to put a bunch of 300-pound, autonomous security robots into circulation around the world — in schools, malls, public streets, you name it.<p>These bots are equipped with cameras, location trackers, and every kind of sensor you can imagine. They can recognize faces and scan …

Racing Weight: Cut Your Calories By Watching What You Drink

<i>Getting down to your ideal racing weight may mean watching what you drink.</i><p>Recently I made a late night run to a fast food drive-through with my wife …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

The 25 Worst Questions to Ask a Runner

Produce More Budget-Friendly Than Junk Food

Eating healthfully is more affordable than we think, says new study.<p>Fresh produce may be good for you, but it’s expensive, according to popular belief. But a new study from the Center for Science in the Public Interest challenges that notion.<p>In the study, researchers analyzed 39 popular snacks and …

Study: Better Runners Are … Lazy Runners?

<i>One study suggests that runners who rely on less muscle activation actually go faster.</i><p>On May 7, 2005, Galen Rupp set an American junior record of …

Brain changes of autism may begin in the womb

Scientists say many of the brain changes seen in autism likely occur during pregnancy and delivery.<p>Two new studies add to a growing body of evidence pointing to pregnancy as a critical period in the brain changes that lead to autism.<p>One study, published Tuesday in <i>Annals of Neurology,</i> finds a …

Training Tips: Barefoot Running

Five Tips From Barefoot-Running Legend Ted McDonald<p><b>Next: Road Running Tips >></b><p>“Barefoot” <b>Ted McDonald</b> played a lively and central role in Christopher McDougall’s breakout book, <i>Born to Run</i>, with a simple but revolutionary message: “Some of the best technology you’ll ever own when it comes to footwear …

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FYI: How Often Do Astronauts Do Laundry?

The European Space Agency (ESA) has gotten to the bottom of the most pertinent question we hadn't been asking. Are all astronauts floating around in dirty underoos?<p>The ESA's video team polled people in various European cities to find out what the common Earthling thinks is going on under those …

A Picture Sells a Thousand Cents

You do not have to be a professional photographer to profit from selling your photos for use online, on mobile devices, and traditional publications. …

What's Inside: Powdered Glass Helps These Matches Strike Anywhere

So we've told you what gives coffee its buttery taste and how the people who brought you Play-Doh keep kids from eating it by the handful. This week,</i> …

Stained Glass That Doubles As A Solar Power Source

Artist Sarah Hall’s collection of glass facades are beautiful and good for the environment!<p>A cathedral in Saskatoon, Saskatechewan recently installed stained glass windows embedded with solar panels that will connect to the local electrical grid. "Lux Gloria" is one of several large-scale glass …

Engineered Golden Rice May Be Planted Soon In Philippines

The genetically engineered rice has had a long journey to from lab to bowl.<p>Nearly 15 years after its invention, farmers in the Philippines could start growing golden rice within a year, the BBC reports. But much depends on what national regulators will say after Filipino scientists submit their …

How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine

Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.<p>A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn't filled with fresh, pungent grounds but, instead, spoonfuls of opaque, sterile goo. Its robotic arm moves …

How to Instantly Cut 8 Seconds Off Your Mile Pace

Sounds small, but it can make a big difference for setting a new PR.<p><i>This article was written by Christa Sgobba and provided by our partners at</i> Men’s Health<p>If you’re looking for an easy way to slash your time, just make it a competition with that person who always finishes a hair in front of you. …

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Will One Sleepless Night Affect Your Race Time?

It's all but impossible to sleep well the night before a big race. New research reveals how this impacts your finish<p>"Don't worry about bad sleep the night before a race; what matters is your sleep two nights before the race." It's one of those bits of running wisdom that get endlessly repeated. But …

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The Future of 4G LTE: A Q&A with Chief Network Officer Nicola Palmer | About Verizon

With its 4G LTE network substantially complete, Verizon Wireless Chief Network Officer Nicola Palmer answers some questions about the present and future of the company’s 4G LTE network.<p><b>Q: How do you look at network speed and what does it really mean to customers?</b><p>A: We are engineering our network to …

Who Would Take A One-Way Trip To Mars? This Woman.

Katrina Wolfe, a 24-year-old video game designer, wants to live and die on Mars.<p><i>Mars One, a Netherlands-based private spaceflight project, announced April 22 that it would begin accepting applications for a one-way mission to colonize Mars; three weeks later, 78,000 people had already signed up. We</i> …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

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9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

31 Stunning Pictures Of American National Parks

The National Park Service oversees 401 areas throughout the U.S. and U.S. territories and has nearly 300 million visitors each year.<p>You don't have to be a hiking fanatic to enjoy these places. You can swim, kayak, bird watch, walk, bike, drive, camp, or just relax in the country's national parks.<p>We …

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters