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Where to stay and what to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik is flooded with a magical light in autumn and its streets are largely free of tourists. Fluctuating (read: unpredictable) weather means you can enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor activities, from exploring the city’s many galleries and museums and dipping into a local hot pool while …

Stretching for Runners: Do's and Don'ts

<i>Stretching for runners has been one of the most controversial topics lately. One the one hand there are books being sold such as ‘Yoga for Runners’,</i> …

Exercise

Review: Daniel J. Levitin’s A Field Guide to Lies is smart, timely and massively useful

On Aug. 16, Donald Trump held a rally in West Bend, Wis., where he announced that Hillary Clinton wanted to print millions of "instant work permits" for illegal immigrants – "taking jobs directly from low-income African-Americans." In fact, Clinton wants to give green cards to foreign students who …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 June 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>May 25, 2018<p>Former rugby league player and award-winning photographer, Russell Ord’s photo technique is quite unorthodox …

Go the distance with longer endurance intervals

Those preparing for an upcoming fall race such as a half or marathon will likely be in the midst of serious training.<p>In addition to consistent …

Marathons

8 ways to make you run faster

Gentle jogging gets you nowhere fast. Running hard and cutting seconds is your new shortcut to becoming a fitter, leaner man in a hurry. Follow these …

Pokémon Go players outraged after maps shut down by game update

Sites and apps that allow trainers to locate specific Pokémon have been shut down after game update removes nearby tracking<p>Pokémon Go players are up in arms after an update to the game removed a feature that helped locate nearby Pokémon and forced third-party maps of Pokémon locations to shut …

3D Printers for Hobbyists

Purchasing Options<p>​One of the decisions you will have to make when you begin shopping for a 3D printer is what level of unit completion you want to …

String Trimmer (Strimmer) Won't Work: 2-Stroke Engine and Carburetor Troubleshooting

String Trimmer (Strimmer) Won't Work: 2-Stroke Engine and Carburetor Troubleshooting<p>Updated on May 30, 2018<p>String Trimmer Won't Start?<p>String …

Audiophiles: Neil Young’s Pono has brought unfair scorn for lovers of high-end sound.

Thirty years ago, I visited a newly opened “high-end audio” store called Excalibur, on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., with the idea of writing a …

A Beginner's Guide to Vinyl — Tools and Toys

Who would have thought vinyl records would become the physical music format to rule them all? Sales of records for the last nine years have continued …

The best mirrorless camera you can buy for $1,000

The Winner<p>Fujifilm X-T10<p>If you’re looking for the best mirrorless camera for under $1,000, Fujifilm’s X-T10 is it. It takes great photos in all kinds of light, has a fast and reliable autofocus system, and is a ton of fun to shoot pictures with. The X-T10 has something that a lot of modern cameras …

Violence, victors and victims: how to look at the art of the British empire

There can be few more contentious subjects than the empire, and few artistic legacies more explosive. Now, Tate Britain is to hold the first major British exhibition of masterworks from the colonial period – and the results are revealing<p>One wet autumn night in 1951, the travel writer Peter Fleming …

Othernet

A BROADCAST FOR THE DIGITAL AGE<p>Othernet delivers a multi-media broadcast to small, portable receivers. By uniting a globally-scalable satellite …

Jeb Bush campaign trolls 'very sensitive' Donald Trump after he accuses 'arrogant' woman of being a plant

"The arrogant young woman who questioned me in such a nasty fashion at No Labels yesterday was a Jeb staffer! HOW CAN HE BEAT RUSSIA & CHINA?" Trump exclaimed on Twitter.<p>The day before, Trump was challenged by a woman, identified by the Burlington Free Press as 18-year-old Lauren Batchelder, while …

Donald Trump

How to Master the Art of Amtrak Travel

Riding the rails—it’s a beloved experience that many prefer to plane or car travel. There are no security lines and no traffic, plus the benefit of …

Act Fast: Wow Air is Offering $99 Flights to Europe

If you're looking to get your hands on a cheap flight to Europe, today is most certainly your day. Wow Air—a budget-focused, Icelandic airline—is …

Tips for visiting Switzerland on a budget

Switzerland can seem expensive--discouragingly so--especially considering the strength of the Swiss franc; $1 buys about .94 francs. But the land of mountains, cheese and chocolates need not be out of reach for the budget-conscious traveler.<p>Here are some tips to save some bucks.<p><b>Drink from the</b> …

Trains

Pseudo-science and Bible-thumping, the worst of both worlds: The problem with rehab, AA and calling addiction a disease

<b>(nmonckton via iStock/Stephen Rees via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Marc Lewis tells Salon that addiction is about habit — and calling it a disease hinders addicts from recovery<p>Wesley Yiin<p>July 25, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Psychologist and neuroscientist Marc Lewis has had run ins with addiction many times in his …

Drug Addiction

Visionary Neurologist Oliver Sacks on What Hallucinations Reveal about How the Mind Works

While our delusions may keep us sane, hallucinations — defined as perceptions that arise independently of external reality, as when we see, hear, or sense things that aren’t really there — are an entirely different beast, a cognitive phenomenon that mimics mysticism and has no doubt inspired …

Adobe Launches Brackets V1.0, An Open-source Text Editor for Web Designers

Adobe has just released version 1.0 of Brackets, its free open-source text editor that’s built in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, for coding HTML, CSS and JavaScript.<p>Available for Windows, Mac and Linux, Brackets is aimed at Web designers and developers, with focused features like Live Preview to easily …

Newfoundland and Labrador Coast

Locals here talk about “Iceberg Alley,” where massive chunks of ice arrive as if they are seasonal houseguests. Breaking apart from the Greenland ice shelf, mountainous frozen sculptures off <b>Newfoundland and Labrador’s</b> eastern shoreline arrive every spring and summer, smashing into bays and slowly …

Slash Your Energy Bill with Smart Landscaping

With temperatures rising in many parts of the world—air conditioning season!—it's good to know some cheap tricks for lowering energy costs. …

33 Activities Under $10 That Will Keep Your Kids Busy All Summer

Because you don't want to hear them whine about being bored.

Germs in the Gut May Affect Autism, Study Finds

Bacteria living in the intestines and colon may affect symptoms of autism by breaking down important message-carrying chemicals, researchers reported Monday.<p>They found that children with autism have a very different make-up when it comes to gut germs, compared to children without autism. More …

Why the Official Explanation of MH370’s Demise Doesn’t Hold Up

Outside satellite experts say investigators could be looking in the wrong ocean.<p>Investigators searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight were ebullient when they detected what sounded like signals from the plane’s black boxes. This was a month ago, and it seemed just a matter of time …

Astra Taylor’s radical Internet critique: “I don’t want to give in to the libertarian logic of our time”

<b>Jeff Bezos (Reuters/Richard Brian/Salon)</b><p>Time for “gee-whiz stupor” about the Web to stop, Astra Taylor tells Salon, and for a real look at the damage done<p>Scott Timberg<p>May 3, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Astra Taylor, a Canadian-born documentary filmmaker who was involved in the Occupy Wall Street movement, has …

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead

Everyone will have a different approach to keeping a self-sufficient homestead, and it’s unlikely that any two 1-acre farms will follow the same plan …

The Man Who Couldn't Stop review – David Adam's compelling study of OCD

"Only a fool or liar will tell you how the brain works," says the author, midway through this fascinating study of the living nightmare that is obsessive compulsive disorder. And rest assured, Dr David Adam is neither. Indeed, he has written one of the best and most readable studies of a mental …