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The best European cities for solo travelers

While monuments should dictate your itinerary in Europe, it's really how you take in the sights that will make your trip. And with the sheer amount of things to see and do, traveling in Europe, especially with a big group, can get overwhelming. That's why it's one of the best continents to visit …

European Travel

Is it OK to eat dogs?

Before you sign the petition against the dog meat festival in China, consider that eating man’s best friend is a matter of cultural tastes, not moral worth<p>Whenever western meat-eaters get up in arms over barbarous foreigners eating cute animals, it’s easy to throw around accusations of gross …

Dairy

Food: How spicy flavours trick your tongue

Why does a hot curry burn your mouth? Veronique Greenwood explores why your tongue sometimes tingles in unexpected ways.<p>When you consider the tongue, what leaps to mind are the five canonical tastes – sweet, salt, bitter, sour, and umami. These sensations arise when receptors on the surface of …

Numb

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

The 10 Best Places to be an IRONMAN

Job hunting? Looking for a change? If you're a triathlon devotee, we've got your short list.<p><i>by Jennifer Ward Barber</i><p>Music lovers flock to Nashville, …

24 Tips To Swim, Bike And Run Happier

One of the main motivators for sport is that it makes us feel good. But triathlon is also tough, both physically and mentally, and every triathlete …

A Half-Ironman (70.3) Nutrition Plan

<i>Q: I am doing my first 70.3 this month. How do I need to adapt my nutrition plan?</i><p>A: Graduating to the half-Ironman definitely requires some …

Triathlons
Triathlons
Triathlons

A Beginner's Guide to Cycling

Cycling

Yoga to the Rescue!

Why twisting like a pretzel can improve your riding—and how to do it right<p>Years of cycling had taken its toll on my flexibility, posture, core stability, and riding position. In the past, friends and colleagues had suggested yoga, but I resisted. Training to me was always about hard work and …

Yoga

Bike-Loving Animal Friends

We asked our readers to send in photos of their four-legged friends enjoying life on two wheels.<p>We asked our readers to send in photos of their four-legged friends enjoying life on two wheels. Who knew so many pets liked to share the road? Here are some of the cutest dogs and cats—and even one …

Pets

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Motivation - The Running Bug

7 Small Bike-Friendly Cities

To be eligible for our official Best Cities rankings, a city must have a population of at least 50,000, but there’s plenty of cycling excitement happening in smaller towns, too. Here are some spots worth checking out.<p><b>Keene, New Hampshire</b><br>Population: 23,272<p>Keene boasts a paved bike path that runs …

San Luis Obispo

Tastier, Healthier, And Animal-Free: Can Ethan Brown Reinvent Meat?

Beyond Meat wants to change the world, one protein fiber at a time.<p>Imagine that you had to describe meat to someone who’s never encountered the stuff. It would be hard to do because meat is, you know, meat. You’d begin with where it comes from–the muscles and flesh of chickens, cows, pigs, etc. …

Hung Up

The Evolution of Diet

Top row: escargots, sardines, and fava beans (Crete); naan in salty yak-milk tea (Afghanistan); fried geranium leaves (Crete); boiled crab (Malaysia); raw beetroot and oranges (Crete); chapati, yak butter, and rock salt (Pakistan). Middle row: dried-apricot soup (Pakistan); boiled plantains …

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Marathons

Triathlete.com - Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars

A.C. Shilton Gear & Tech<p>Brad Culp News<p>Chris Foster Training<p>Triathlete.com Lifestyle<p>Sara McLarty Photos<p>Jay Dicharry Training<p>Liz Hichens News<p>Liz …

PatchnRide Promises Simple Flat Repair without Removing the Tire – Even on Tubulars

Pretend for a moment that you’re not an expert flat repair person, and that you barely know how to work a quick release. For that rider, or anyone …