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Lance Armstrong's Fuel Guru Reboots. His Quest? Kill Gatorade

Olaf Blecker<p>"Is that Allen Lim?" Cycling fans crowd around the man wearing the aviator glasses and a VIP lanyard. It's day five of the 600-mile 2013 …

I had the bacteria in my gut analysed. And this may be the future of medicine

We are all familiar with "gut feelings", "gut reactions" and "gut instincts", but how much do we really know or care about our guts? As we become increasingly more aware of what we put in our stomachs, it's striking how ignorant we remain of what takes place in our intestines. And it turns out …

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

Tom Hanks

How To Be A Road Biker

After NSA Backdoors, Security Experts Leave RSA for a Conference They Can Trust

Popular Antacids Increase The Risk Of B-12 Deficiency

Acid-inhibiting drugs like Zantac and Prilosec have become hugely popular because they're so good at preventing the unpleasant symptoms of heartburn and acid indigestion.<p>But the drugs also make it more likely that a person will be short on vitamin B-12. And that can contribute to health problems …

Road Bike Party 2 - Martyn Ashton

I’m not sure Microsoft appreciates how much some users hate Windows 8

Let’s be clear: I think that Windows 8 is in many ways a good operating system. But it is also a very polarizing one among longtime Windows users and …

Four new sci-fi and fantasy novels worth reading now

<b>North American Lake Monsters, by Nathan Ballingrud</b><p><i>Small Beer Press, 300 pages, $17.50</i><p>Pain has a rich and varied language, both mundane and transcendent, with infinite variations and many subtle flavours. Pain is one of the most private experiences people face, and yet a universal experience. <i>North</i> …

Rare Kurt Cobain Interview Gets Animated

Kurt Cobain discussed a variety of topics, ranging from condemning sexism to wondering if he was gay, in an interview with British journalist Jon …

Music

Blue Is The Warmest Color Official Trailer #1 (2013) - Romantic Drama HD

Associated Press News

The NSA's Hugely Expensive Utah Data Center Has Major Electrical Problems And Basically Isn't Working

Well, this is good news for those with privacy concerns about the NSA and terrible news for those concerned about government spending. The National Security Agency’s new billion-dollar-plus data center in Bluffdale, Utah was supposed to go online in September, but the Wall Street Journal’s Siobhan …

Audi RS6 driven by former Stig Ben Collins egged on in 'The Duel'

Apparently driving a 553-horsepower Audi RS6 Avant with carbon-fiber egg launchers that shoot paint-filled eggs is what Stigs do when they retire from <i>Top Gear</i>. And unfortunately for stuntman Damien Walters, he happens to be the target.<p>Walters – on foot with his paint-eggs and no carbon-fiber …

Snowden's email provider Lavabit fought government surveillance with ultra-tiny font

Earlier this summer, a few weeks after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's leaked documents on the agency's surveillance practices were published, the encrypted email service provider he used, called Lavabit, shut itself down. At that time, Lavabit's founder Ladar Levison said he was shuttering …

A Time of Gifts

• <b>Author:</b> Patrick Leigh Fermor & Jan Morris<p>At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the heart of London on an epic journey—to walk to Constantinople. <i>A Time of Gifts</i> is the rich account of his adventures as far as Hungary, after which <i>Between the Woods and the Water</i> continues the story …

Booting Up: New NSA Data Farm Takes Root In Utah

The National Security Agency won't say exactly when it will fully rev up its newest and biggest data farm in the Salt Lake City suburb of Bluffdale, Utah. There will be no "grand opening" or celebratory barbecue outside the sprawling facility, which is five times the size of the Ikea down the …

Best bike tech of 2013: BikeRadar Most Wanted Awards 2013 - The Winners

This is how the fear of government snooping takes its toll on tech companies

Two very different technology offerings were dropped on Thursday because of fears that the US and China might be trying to spy on the customers using them.<p>In Baltimore, Maryland—just down the road from the headquarters of the National Security Agency in Ft. Meade—a US company called CyberPoint …

Surveillance

Guardian Editors Debate a Former NSA Lawyer on PRISM, Snowden and Surveillance

Last night, I attended a pretty good debate in New York about the surveillance by the National Security Agency, PRISM, Edward Snowden, and exactly …

iOS 7 becomes first commercial software to support multipath TCP, allowing simultaneous Wi-Fi and cell network connections

It seems Apple included a bit of a networking surprise in iOS 7. According to a logs captured from an iOS device while connecting to Apple’s Siri servers, the latest version of the mobile operating system includes support for a new technology called multipath TCP. Multipath TCP allows devices to …

Yes, Apple Is Working on a Fix for the iOS 7 Lock Screen Hack

Apple<p>When it debuted Wednesday, iOS 7 brought with it a slew of bug fixes to Apple’s mobile operating system, but it brought a new vulnerability as …