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The Topeak RideCase Makes It Easy to Get By Without a Garmin

Looking for a dependable phone mount? This one gets the job done.<p>I never wanted a Garmin until I moved to Pennsylvania, a state filled with grid-averse roads that look like they were planned out via elaborate doodling process. To head out on even a quick solo loop required more double-checking my …

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Ride Better Naturally with These 5 Drinks

Supercharge your workout with these tasty beverages<p>A sports drink won’t make you ride faster or longer—it'll merely replenish nutrients and fluids you lose while sweating. But there are other beverages that do have positive training effects. As you ride, sip water or a sports drink, but off the …

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How to Build This Iconic Cycling Muscle

There are quads. Then there are cycling quads. And of the four muscles that make up the quadriceps, the one that's come to signify the strongest, hardest-working riders—and the one that routinely turns heads on your rides—is the teardrop-shaped bulge just above the knee called the vastus medialis …

The Spartacus Workout

Sculpt a lean body and get in the best shape of your life<p>Your Workout Plan<p>To create the Spartacus Workout, we chose 10 exercises that collectively work every part of your body. Then we made each exercise a 60-second station so you can challenge your heart and lungs as well as your muscles. The …

ISIS “Cyber Caliphate” Hacks U.S. Military Command Accounts

The Cyber Caliphate, a hacker group claiming association with terrorist group ISIS, today seized control of the @CENTCOM Twitter and YouTube accounts that represents U.S. central military command.<p>The hackers tweeted a Pastebin message titled “Pentagon networks hacked. AMERICAN SOLDIERS WE ARE …

Xbox Live attacked for the second time this week (updated)

A hacker group has announced the initiation of an attack against Xbox Live. The group, known as Lizard Squad, has a history of targeting online gaming services. Earlier this week it succeeded in disrupting the Microsoft service for a significant amount of time.<p>Reports from users are already …

Xbox Live having issues — hackers take credit again

The hackers that call themselves Lizard Squad are claiming credit for an Xbox Live attack causing limited service and disconnects this evening.<p>A Microsoft spokesman released this statement from the company: “On December 5, 2014, some of our customers experienced an Xbox service interruption. We …

Feature: 11 Games We Want to Play with PS4's Virtual Reality Headset

<i>Republished on Sunday, 8th March 2015: We're bringing this feature back out of the archives following a big week for Project Morpheus at the Game</i> …

Virtual Reality: Fad or Future?

Virtual reality is currently experiencing a revival thanks to the Oculus Rift, Sony's Project Morpheus, and Valve's VR tests, and there are hints that Microsoft isn't far behind, either. The prospect of actual, fully realized VR is certainly enticing, but the question on everyone's mind is whether …

4 Reasons Putin Is Already Losing in Ukraine

Even a week ago, the idea of a Russian military intervention in Ukraine seemed farfetched if not totally alarmist. The risks involved were just too …

DayZ dev 'effectively doubling' team size, adding cooking system (update)

<i>DayZ</i> developer Bohemia Interactive is "effectively doubling" the size of the game's development team prior to the beginning of production on a cooking system, the studio announced on Feb. 28.<p>"We are inducting a large number of new people to the team, effectively doubling the whole project," reads …

China rejects 'unfair criticism' in UN North Korea report

<b>China has rejected what it termed "unreasonable criticism" from the UN over its response to alleged crimes against humanity in North Korea.</b><p>A UN report on Monday said that the countries must act on evidence that such crimes were being committed.<p>A panel of experts said that China might be aiding and …

South Sudan rebels attack key oil town

Fighting has resumed in South Sudan after rebel forces attacked a key oil town in the state of Upper Nile, a South Sudanese military official said.<p>A government official confirmed that the rebels have reached the town and could have taken over more than half of Malakal.<p>The UN says there is heavy …

Ukraine: protesters and police clash on worst day of Kiev bloodshed

Three months of confrontation in Ukraine between the president and a large protest movement reached its peak on Tuesday night in the worst bloodshed since the country separated from Moscow more than two decades ago, with more than 20 people reported killed as riot police moved in to clear Kiev's …

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López hands himself in to police

Venezuela's opposition leader Leopoldo López has handed himself in to the authorities after coming out of hiding to attend a rally of supporters in Caracas.<p>After the protests that left three people dead last week, there was relief on the streets that a violent repeat might be avoided. Lopéz's …

Podcast Beyond: The Order: 1886 Blowback, Clements Returns

The legend lives!<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>PlayStation. Does the word send a chill down your spine? Does it caress your senses with wave upon wave of …

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes current and next-gen comparison footage

A video released by Konami compares footage of <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes</i>, the prologue to the full game <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>, running on current and next-gen platforms.<p>The video follows Konami's confirmation earlier this week that the PlayStation 4 version of <i>Ground Zeroes</i> will …

Leak hints at The Last Guardian, Uncharted 4 and GT7 for PS4

<b>A usually reliable source of leaks on NeoGAF has claimed a number of upcoming big reveals for the PlayStation 4, including the release of Team ICO's</b> …

New Skywind trailer showcases Ashlands environment

A new trailer has been released for, <i>Skywind</i>, the upcoming remake of <i>Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind</i>.<p><i>Skywind</i> is a project that is spearheaded by a modder …

Hillary Clinton Advises Women To ‘Grow Skin Like A Rhinoceros’

Hillary Clinton offered some leadership advice to women in public roles during an event at New York University on Friday.<p>“One of the best pieces of …

Crimes and misconduct force more soldiers out

The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character.<p>Data obtained by The Associated Press shows that the number of …

Democrat, Greens Fume Over NBC’s Global Warming “˜Debate’

Senate Democrats recently joined a long-standing liberal coalition of media critics to demand that major news networks up their coverage of climate …

McCain: Syria peace talks nearing dead end, calls for change 'on the ground'

Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain suggested Saturday that efforts to end Syria’s roughly 3-year-long civil war are on the brink of failure and the crisis is worsening, following a second round of stalled talks.<p>“The second round of Syria peace talks ended today with no progress toward a negotiated …

France to send additional troops to CAR

France said on Friday it plans to send another 400 troops to help combat a crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) as United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon pleaded for more swift, robust international help to stop the “dark clouds of mass atrocities and sectarian cleansing” looming over the country.<p>…

Syria's Death Toll Now Exceeds 140,000: Activist Group

BEIRUT, Feb 15 (Reuters) - More than 140,000 people, over 7,000 of them children, have been killed in Syria's uprising-turned-civil war, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday.<p>The pro-opposition Observatory said the period since the "Geneva 2" peace talks for Syria began last …

PS4 Exclusive Deep Down's New Gameplay Videos and Screenshots Show Amazing Action Combat And More

Today’s <i>PS4 Lab</i> broadcast aired on Nico Nico to promote the launch of the PS4 was focused on Capcom’s upcoming exclusive <i>Deep Down</i>, and to celebrate …

The Elder Scrolls Online - A Second Preview with PvP and Closing Thoughts | PC Invasion

It’s taken me a couple of weekends of play to get there, but I’ve finally narrowed down my one big problem with <i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i>. It’s this: I …