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23 of the best 2018 sportive bikes — great bikes for long, fast endurance rides in comfort

Planning some long days in the saddle? With improved comfort and steady handling, the latest sportive bikes are just the job

Carbon Fiber

This Pocket PC Could Replace Your Desktop

The Ockel Sirius B runs Windows 10 and fits in any standard pocket.<p>Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can have the most significant impact. A …

Searching for an Alzheimer’s cure while my father slips away

At the beginning, we hunted frantically for any medical breakthrough that might hint at a cure. Then hope gave way to the unbearable truth. By Peter Savodnik<p>One night several years ago, I checked out of a hotel in Cairo and hailed a cab to the airport. It was just after 1am. I had been in Egypt for …

The 8 Best Sex Toys of 2017

In most respects, this was a weird year. But it was a great year for high-tech gadgets that give the gift of endless orgasms.<p>In many ways, 2017 has been a towering trash heap. But even amid the endless drudgery that was this year's news cycle, there were a few bright spots — particularly in the …

Found: Rinsten Spring, to soften bumps in the road before they get to the saddle

So here is a curious one to pop up on Kickstarter. How to lessen road vibrations before they impact the rider in as few parts as possible. Those of …

These new airless and tubeless tires could make bike flats a thing of the past

<b>Could a new type of bike tire completely remove the frustration that comes from one of cycling's most common issues?</b><p>We're kind of big on bikes here …

The real reason middle-aged men in Lycra dominate cycling (it's not a mid-life crisis)

The British cycling boom of the last decade has brought a new creature onto the UK’s roads. They can be spotted in both town and country but they’re …

54 New Titles That You Must Read on Flipboard

As the single place for news for every passion, we’re proud to be partnered with some of the best content creators on the planet. No matter which Smart Magazine you follow, Flipboard surfaces quality stories from experts who bring authority and enthusiasm for whatever they’re covering. Here’s a …

Employment

17 thrillers and mysteries worth toting to the beach

For so many of us, a thriller is the quintessential summer read. The suspense, the intrigue the adventure – these books are escapist in the best way. …

Cycling and heart health: should you worry about pushing your heart too hard?

<b>Provoked by a cardiac glitch of his own, CW fitness editor David Bradford investigates growing evidence that years of endurance exercise can lead to</b> …

Medicine

Strava Apps directory collects all the API ride data mining in one place

About half a year ago I remember someone from Strava telling me that with ~15,000 independent apps connected to their API, Strava would get ~10 …

Your Comprehensive Guide to Faster Climbing

It's one thing to grind your way up a steep climb, body rocking back and forth, bike barely moving forward--or even staying upright. It is another to gracefully ascend into the high mountains, your movements a lesson in fluidity, efficiency, and grace. Indeed, handling truly steep ascents (10 …

The best iPhone and iPad accessories

By Spencer Hart<p><b>From cases to flying machines, the world of app-controlled toys and smartphone add-ons just keeps growing. So amid all the noise, what</b> …

IPhone 7

The new Glif smartphone mount is the smartest of its kind

Launched just 18 months after Kickstarter itself, the original Glif was an early beacon of what was to come for the crowdfunding platform, with an innovative tripod mount for smartphones unlike any other. Studio Neat has taken its sweet time to launch the sequel, but the new Glif was worth the …

6 Gadgets to Keep Your Home Safe From Intruders

Summertime, and the living is easy — especially for burglars.<p>While you’re out of town chasing the sun, it’s easier for thieves to case your house for …

Home Automation

Study Reveals Autism Genes Are in All of Us

<b>New light has been shed on the genetic relationship between autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and ASD-related traits in the wider population, by a</b> …

15 Awesome Ideas for How to Eat Chia Seeds

Chia seeds have come a long way since being only recognized as the little things that made those funny chia pets grow. More recently they’ve become …

The latest running kit and gadgets - put through its paces

HOKA ONEONE WOMEN’S CONQUEST 2<p>The most comfy shoes I have ever worn, these were also among the most startling looking - think early Baby Spice in her Buffalo platforms. Promising “the perfect blend of underfoot support and a responsive ride”, the Hokas have a great fit and a, frankly, huge sole. …

Earphones

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

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle

How to learn with zero effort

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Study Skills

Theodent Toothpaste- A Game Changer - Ape to Gentleman

Trying to disrupt an industry is often only possible with an invention of something completely new. Sure, a cheaper offering will penetrate the …

5 Predictions For The World In 2039

Looking to the year 2039, her book includes interviews with a dozen well-known futurists on everything from brain research to the future of cities …

Ford Motor Company

Yamaha SRT-1000 review: Realistic surround sound from a compact speaker base - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Yamaha SRT-1000 offers the best simulated surround sound of any sound bar at its price level. Dolby and DTS decoding help it sound excellent with movies and decent with music. The speaker is well-built and attractive, with plenty of usability features such as easy-to-access cabling, …

Audiophile

How Often Should You Run?

<i>How often should you run is one of the most important questions to consider before you start any training.</i><p>Frequency—or how often you run—is one of …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Swapping Young Blood for Old Reverses Aging

Muscle tone, endurance, memory, and smell improve in elderly mice infused with blood from younger mice<p>In what could have profound implications for understanding the process of aging, a trio of scientific papers published today show that infusing elderly mice with the blood of young mice can reverse …