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14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

Cooking

Capital transfer: a cycling trip from London to Amsterdam

Rachel Dixon joins a new green cycle tour from London to Amsterdam – with plenty of interesting and delicious pit stops en route<p>It felt like we’d been cycling for hours when we stopped for lunch in Epping Forest, on the north-eastern edge of London. After downing a portion of vegan tagine and some …

Improve Your Ride in Less Than One Minute

Getting faster doesn’t always take a lot of time and effort. We asked experts, from coaches to physiotherapists to mechanics, to share their best quick and simple cycling tips.<p>"Clean your chain and cassette. Seriously, we 'fix' so many shifting problems by just doing that." <i>—Dan Richter, mechanic at</i> …

Motors revving at the Giro d'Italia? The UCI investigates

SESTRI LEVANTE, Italy (VN) — Motor-powered bicycles remain a concern at the highest level of cycling. Sunday, similar to the daily anti-doping tests, …

Best Android Apps: Top 10 Android Apps For May 2015

A new month calls for some new app action on your device. So trash the apps you hardly use and get these slick handpicked utility apps that are worth …

Pictures of Earth from Mars

Pictures of Earth<br>...from Mars<p>NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft has captured unique images of a lovely blue alien world: Earth<p>Listen to this …

Astronomy

6 Reasons Ladies Need to Show Their Upper Bodies Some Lovin'

<b>This article is for those of you guilty of upper body neglect.</b> You hit the gym, get in some squats, maybe some leg presses, lunges, and kill the …

The Clipless Bike Pedal Reinvented By 3ax (video)

Cyclists that use clipless bike pedals to keep their feet firmly attached to your bike when riding, might be interested in a new system called 3ax …

5 Things We Learned From James Franco's Hilarious McDonald's Essay

He treated the drive-thru like a movie audition.<p>Long before he became a household name and so-called "itinerant artist," James Franco was working the drive-thru at McDonald's. That's what we learned after reading his essay in <i>The Washington Post</i> this morning, which describes at length how he used …

McDonald's

Interview: Brian Cookson, UCI President

Your old road is rapidly agin', Please get out of the new one if you can't lend your hand, For the times they are a-changin'. - Bob Dylan<p>It hasn't …

Giro d'Italia 2015: Dates, Route Map, Stage Previews and TV Coverage Info

The Giro d'Italia is one of cycling's three major Grand Tours, with the 98th edition of race due to commence on May 9.<p>The first stage will take place between San Lorenzo al Mare and Sanremo in a 17.6-kilometre team time trial, with the conclusion on May 31—as the riders head from the great cities …

6 email mistakes killing your career

As you read this article, it is probably safe to assume that your inbox is filling up with emails for you to respond to -– many of these requiring …

10 Science Fiction Writers Predict How Our World Will Change In The Next 10 Years

In the epilogue to his book on data, privacy, copyright and what the changing tides of these big ideas mean for writers and other creative types, prolific sci-fi behemoth and tech blogger Cory Doctorow tries to guess what the future will hold. He begins with a disclaimer: “Science-fiction writers …

Elections in the late Roman Republic: how did they work?

A <i>res publica</i>, the Roman philosopher Cicero claims, is a legitimate form of commonwealth if, and only if, the people are the sovereign power, and they …

Ancient History

Flipagram: Tell Your Story

<b>You bring the pictures and videos, we’ll bring the music and filters! Download the best video app to share your favorite moments.</b><p>Everyone has a story …

Apps

Microsoft Makes It Easy To Port Android Apps To Windows 10 (Video)

Last week Microsoft announced that they would be releasing new tools to port app from other platforms like Android and iOS to Windows 10.<p>Now …

Apps

4 Awesome Android Apps That Offer Features iPhone Users Can't Have

We resurrected our recurring series on great Android apps that offer cool features iPhone users can’t have, and it was one of our most popular posts …

The Ultimate Guide To Note-Taking [Infographic]

Do you find it hard to recall what you have learned? Why not develop the habit of note-taking? This infographic shares three popular methods of …

Product Recalls

Every iPhone User Needs To Have These 22 Incredible Apps to Make Life Easier

The mobile app industry is a huge global entity, with the European sector alone expected to be worth in excess of 63 billion Euros by the end of …

Apps

10 Simple List-Making Apps (Plus: Everything a List Fanatic Needs To Know About Making Lists)

<i>This is a guest post by</i><i></i> <b>Kayla Matthews</b><i>. She is a productivity blogger and efficiency enthusiast. You can find her on</i><i></i> <i>ProductivityTheory.com</i><i>, on The</i> …

Apps

Amazing Tips for Beginner Bike Riders

During their inaugural year of riding, people soak up enormous amounts of knowledge about how to ride--often by making blunders. Here, some notes from the steepest slope on the learning curve, and a guide to avoiding common rookie mistakes.<p><b>IT'S SIMPLE TO START RIDING A BIKE</b> if all you're going to …

Ride Faster in Three Days Per Week

Can't get out every day? You can still become a better cyclist with just three rides a week.<p>Of all the training programs I've written for hundreds of athletes over the past 25 years, one of my favorite (and simplest) for cyclists of any level is the three-day magic bullet. Whether you're a …

Review: Sticky Pod Organizers for Jersey Pockets & Hydration Packs

The Sticky Pod organizer “pods” are the brainchild of Miles Schwartz, who decided there was a better way to keep all the small bits situated in one’s …

Android Phones

The Maintenance Numbers Game

These routine measurements will keep your bike running smoothly—and help you avoid costly repairs<p><b>Personalize Your Pressure</b><br>For starters, you should know the maximum psi recommendation for the tire you're using (typically 100 for road, 25 to 35 for mountain, and 50 to 60 for city)—and avoid inflating …

Get to Know: Milan-Sanremo

The longest major one-day race in cycling serves up an especially sprinter-friendly course this year<p><b>Date:</b> March 23, 2014<p>Milan-Sanremo is one of cycling’s five Monuments, a designation reserved for the most difficult and historic races. Known as the “sprinters’ Classic,” it challenges riders with …