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A Massive Reef Was Just Discovered Hiding Behind The Great Barrier Reef

Holy crap!<p>Australian researchers have investigated signs of geological structures hidden behind the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, and have found …

5 Story Games You Really Should Know About

Story games are RPGs with a focus on storytelling and narrative over mechanics and GM oversight. They are often cinematic, sometimes run with no GM …

Board Games

Astronomers spot galaxy a record 13.4 billion light-years from Earth

Astronomers say they have discovered a hot, star-popping galaxy that is far, far away — farther than any previously detected, from a time when the universe was a mere toddler of about 400 million years old.<p>By employing a different technique — one that has raised some skepticism — a team of …

Universe

Those Who Dared To Discover: 15 Women Scientists You Should Know

15 Trailblazing Female Scientists to Discover this Women's History Month <br>For centuries, women have made important contributions to the sciences, but …

Science

A physics professor lays out a scientific explanation for why some people are successful and others aren't

This is an interesting question, which, as usual, means it's important, a bit vague, and difficult.<p>The answer surely depends heavily upon precisely what you mean by "intelligent" and "successful."<p>I'll take a somewhat different approach than some of the other replies and tell you about a study of …

Self-improvement

Reading the minds of the ‘dead’

Thousands of patients remain trapped in a vegetative state between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them, as Roger Highfield reports.<p>“Imagine you wake up, locked inside a box,” says Adrian Owen. "It's a perfect fit, down to every last one of your fingers and toes. It's a strange …

The Brain

26 Tips for Running Your Best 26.2

Here is everything you need to know to run your best marathon this year.<p>If you’re running a marathon this year and you’re worried about the task ahead, relax.<p>We’re here to advise you on what to do a month out, a week away, even the day of. Shoe tips? Check. Hydration strategy? It’s here. Taper …

Pros and Cons of Running Twice a Day

You don't have to be an elite athlete to divide and conquer.<p>Heading out for two runs in a single day--logging "doubles" or "two-a-days"--is standard practice among elites. But most mortals wouldn't dream of it: not enough time and too much injury risk. "There is a misconception that doubles are …

6 Secrets of Highly Successful Runners

What really improves performance? Intense training sessions—as long as you do them right. So we asked elites who run hard several times a week to explain how you can get the most out of your quality workouts.<p>In the weeks leading up to the Boston Marathon last April, Ryan Hall logged hundreds of …

7 Surprising Dangers of Running a Marathon

Thinking about signing up for 26.2? Before you do, consider the risks you'll be taking.<p>Marathons have never been more popular, as statistics somewhere probably show. This is very good news for people who like to watch marathons, and for businesses that sell Band-Aids and Vaseline, and for whoever …

The Incredible Shrinking Marathoner

Over the past two decades, top marathoners have been getting shorter, lighter... and faster.<p>It's no secret that marathon times -- unlike most other track and field events -- have been getting faster and faster over the past decade. Among the 20 fastest men's marathoners of all time, Haile …

Marathons

Weight loss - The Running Bug

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

5 Exercises That'll Make You Faster

These moves target the muscles needed for your fastest, strongest, best trail running outings ever, whether you're racing or just wanting to feel better on the trail.<p>Trail running enlists different muscles than road running, which creates different needs for strengthening. The uneven nature of a …

6 Rules for Eating Right as a Runner

Keep it simple, keep it balanced, and stay hydrated.<p>When you start exercising regularly, you might have to revamp some of your everyday eating habits in order to feel your best while you’re working out and avoid unwanted bathroom stops. Here are some general rules.

Former French Foreign Minister Nails It On The Outrage Over US Spying On Foreign Leaders

The leaks have revealed that the NSA gathered some 70.3 million French telephone calls and emails over a month. And Der Spiegel reported Wednesday that the NSA has monitored the personal communications of Chancellor Angela Merkel. The revelations have led to "reassuring" calls from President Barack …

A Guide to Common Running Terms

Running is straightforward. But sometimes the lingo is not.<p>Whether you’re a newbie or veteran runner, you should know the language. Here are definitions of common running terms.

Two-Ingredient DIY Coconut Hair Treatment

Along with everyone else in the world, we have already trumpeted the many beauty benefits of coconut oil. Applied topically, it helps to soothe, …