Diana Khairinawati

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Nurburgring bought by Russian billionaire

The Nürburgring is among the greatest racetracks of the world, with decades of fantastic motorsports history born on the snaking course. However, it seems that running the place as a business is about as difficult as learning the 12.9 miles of corners on the Nordschleife. After a long bankruptcy …

Meet the Footloose, an e-bike that breaks the chain

The Mando Footloose is a beautiful bicycle, a clean arc of aluminium stretched between two wheels. Everything extraneous seems to have been removed – including, surprisingly, the chain.<p>The Footloose is an electric bike, but rather than using a motor to provide assist when pedaling, the only direct …

The Ultimate Half Marathon Workout

<b>By: Lindsey Benoit, Women's Health Director of Communications and Special Projects</b><p>Training for my first half marathon has been exciting and challenging. Because I hadn't run much more than four miles leading up to my training, adding miles also starting taking a toll on my body. Muscles began …

Muscle

The Moment I Became Me

It only takes a moment to make a decision that will impact your life. My moment was a long time in coming.<p>After teaching International languages and cultures to high school and college students for twenty years, I took a long, hard look at myself and how I was living. I was miserable and certainly …

Why You Should Look at the Bottom of Your Running Shoes Right This Second

Grab your kicks and follow this step-by-step analysis to find out if you’re on the right track—or setting yourself up for injury.<p>In preparation for the New York City Marathon, I headed to NYSportsMed’s Athlete Performance Center a few weeks ago for an elite-level running analysis specifically …

How to Run the NYC Marathon Like a Pro

<i>Have you ever wondered what it might be like to be a sponsored athlete at the world's largest marathon? I am running the New York City Marathon this year as part of the ASICS Editor's Challenge Team, and it has been a spectacular experience. Today, I ran through Central Park with some of America's</i> …

4 Myths About Your Metabolism

Your misconceptions may be holding you back from true change.<p>It's a word people love to throw around related to their weight-loss struggles: metabolism. Simply put, metabolism is the way in which your body converts your food consumption into energy, and you should be careful about what you blame …

Turns Out Mud Runs Can Be Seriously Dangerous

Read up on the risks before you sign up for one of these crazy-extreme competitions<p>Scrambling up and down ropes and monkey bars, crawling through trenches of mud, leaping through fire—what's not to love about super extreme mud runs, especially if you're in shape and can't resist a physical and …

Ebola Design Challenge Says Yes To The Wedding Dress Designer

For the past 25 years, Jill Andrews has been making extravagant dresses for brides and whimsical costumes for actors. But this past weekend, the 47-year-old wedding gown designer from Baltimore used her sewing skills to create a different kind of garment: an anti-Ebola protection suit.<p>Andrews was …

Always the Bride - 1. An addiction

YOU ARE READING<p>Always the Bride<p>A Wattpad featured story. I was just an ordinary girl-independent, a lover of life, easy-going, a girl who took …

Nick Hornby: ‘The journeys of young women are more moving’

The novelist says all the work feels worth it when you’ve got a hardback in your hand or you’re going to see a movie that you’re proud of<p>There’s a scene right in the middle of Nick Hornby’s new novel, <i>Funny Girl</i>, that seems to illuminate much of what this writer of fiction, memoir, essays and …

This Should Be Written in the Present Tense by Helle Helle review – ‘all the bigness hidden away’

Absurdity and emotion in a novel by Denmark’s most popular writer<p>Helle Helle is apparently Denmark’s most popular novelist. The Danes must have rarefied tastes, because this is a novel so quiet you can almost hear yourself swallow as you read. “What a racket it made,” says the narrator, 21-year-old …

2 Questions Every Girl is Asking Herself - PART I Chapter 1

YOU ARE READING<p>2 Questions Every Girl is Asking Herself<p>Every girl is wondering about two things: 1. What do I want to do with my life? 2. What kind …

Watch Eric Schmidt talk Google culture, new iPhones, innovation and more

TechCrunch<p>Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg stopped by Bloomberg TV to promote their new book “How Google Works” and to talk about what makes Google so successful in a multitude of fields.<p>From the culture of Google, which Rosenberg describes as centered around “smart creatives,” to the …

Eric Schmidt

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

The 10 Biggest Snubs in Oscar History

Some of the greatest movies of all time? They didn't win Best Picture.<p>Everyone who cares about movies knows that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is full of shit. To be fair, as recounted in this space previously, sometimes the Academy gets it right. But it usually gets it wrong. …

Stunning And Amazing: Northern Lights Wow U.K.

The skies above the U.K. went crazy last night. Streaks of green and yellow layered themselves over the horizon, while swatches of red shimmered overhead. The intense aurora borealis was powered by the remnants of a strong solar flare that occurred earlier this week.<p>Britons who stayed up late last …

The Liberation of Steve McQueen

A decade and a half ago, the British filmmaker Steve McQueen took a plane to Grenada, the tiny West Indian island, to visit a beautiful place where …

Will phone makers follow Apple's lead on fingerprint tech?

One of Madison Avenue's more famous advertisements from the late 1970s noted that when E.F. Hutton talks, people listen. That referred to a famous Wall Street broker of the day. But the same adage might easily apply to Apple, whose product and design decisions have often been signposts for the rest …

Time Magazine Wonders If "Google Can Solve Death"

<i>Time</i> magazine's new cover story is the about the ultimate tech company cage match: GOOGLE VS. DEATH. In Silicon Valley parlance, this mortal coil is …

Silicon Valley

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

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The 6 Commandments Of Buying Gadgets

<b>1) Spend The Most Money On The Items You Use The Most</b> <br>So simple, yet so often overlooked: It’s smart shopping to splurge on the items you spend a lot of time with, and skimp on the ones you don’t.<p>“Don’t worry about the price,” says Brian Lam, founder of gadget decision-making site The Wirecutter. …

Ready or not, the Programmable World is upon us

We live in an age where household objects can now intelligently communicate with each other via wireless protocols<p>EDGE<p>August 30, 2013 3:21pm (UTC)<p>Ever heard of the ‘programmable world’? Maybe not. The phrase, as far as I know, was coined by a US <i>Wired</i> journalist, Bill Wasik, in an article earlier …