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Puerto Rico's American Dream Is Dead

Hurricane aid is on its way, but the U.S. seems unwilling to tackle the island's long-term problems.<p>President Donald Trump has finally started tweeting about the disaster in Puerto Rico, and his messages show that he -- and we as a nation -- still haven’t digested the full implications of the …

Caribbean

The Simplest Way to Be a Better Runner

If you’ve been getting more serious about running, you’ve probably heard the term “VO2 max” thrown around. “VO2 max is a tested value of aerobic …

Exercise

Race Your Fastest 70.3 (on Less Than 12 Hours a Week!)

<i>Preparing for a personal-best day at the 70.3 distance requires much more than just training volume. The key is creating a balanced and simple</i> …

Marathons

9 Ways to Make the Most of Your Short Bike Rides

Whether you've only got your 30-minute lunch break or over an hour to kill, here's how you can maximize your shorter stints in the saddle<p>In an ideal world, we'd always have the time to do the ride we want. However, most of us live in the real world, where we need to fit our rides into designated …

Cycling

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I called …

Workouts

How This Mom Saves $5,000 a Year on Groceries With Her Smartphone

How would you like to slash your grocery bill by $5,000 a year - just by shopping with your smartphone?<p>For Jenny Martin and her husband, feeding five daughters on a budget is a full-time job.<p>"It can be a little overwhelming to keep enough food stocked in the pantry and fridge, to handle, ‘Mama I'm …

Personal Finance

5 Exercises for the Offseason

Ready to start the 2017 triathlon season stronger than ever? Add these five simple bodyweight exercises to your offseason training, two to three …

Nine tips for stronger swimming

Photo: John David BeckerGo in confident, come out happy. Yes, you can do it, even if the swim’s not your favourite leg (yet). Here’s how to shore up …

Swimming

The Pentagon's new drone swarm heralds a future of autonomous war machines

Buzzkill.<p>Pentagon's new drone swarm<p>On Oct. 26, 2016, a pair of Hornets flying above an empty part of California opened their bellies and released a robotic swarm. With machine precision, the fast-moving unmanned flying machines took flight, then moved to a series of waypoints, meeting objectives …

Test Your Swim Speed With This 8x100 Set

<i>Gauge fitness and improve power and speed.</i> <i></i><br>Smart pacing is the hardest thing for most swimmers to grasp and needs to be trained. The first time you …

The complete guide to exercising in winter

This week in London, the sun sets at 3.50pm. We’re waking up in the dark, leaving work in the dark, and spending a good proportion of the intervening time underground or desk-bound. Hearty meals and firesides seem more attractive than the chilly outdoors, or a busy gym. (If you live in the global …

How to Make Your iPhone's Fingerprint Scanner More Reliable

Using the fingerprint scanner on your iPhone can make doing certain things much faster, such as unlocking your phone, buying apps from the App Store, …

App Store

The Best Bang For Your Buck Gear Upgrades

Participating in the sport of triathlon is not what you would call inexpensive. With gear needed for three sports, plus nutrition, massage, entry …

Helmets

We Finally Have a Solid Lead on One of Space’s Most Mysterious Signals

Where do fast radio bursts come from?<p>Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are among the most explosive and mysterious signals ever detected from space. They only …

Universe

17 Hacks Apple Doesn’t Want You To Know About Your iPhone

Love them or hate them, you've likely had an iPhone at some point -- and if not, someone you know has one. Probably a lot of someones. And it really …

5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Flip Turns

<i>Want to slice some time off your swimming without any additional training? (Um, yessss.) Here is how to do a flip turn that will shave valuable time</i> …

Swimming

Leaked NASA paper suggests the 'impossible' EM Drive really could work

The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the controversial propulsion system really does work, and is capable of generating impressive thrust in a vacuum, even after error measurements have been accounted for.<p>The EM Drive has made headlines …

Space Travel

7 Pieces of Swimming Gear Every Serious Swimmer Should Have

<i>Here is the swimming gear every serious swimmer should be rocking in their swim bag.</i><p>Even though the sport of competitive swimming looks like all it …

Swimming

100 collection

Different workouts, some are more challenging and some are easier than others, will ensure that your muscles don’t get used to the same regime, …

How I Became A Morning Person, Read More Books, And Learned A Language In A Year

It wasn’t as hard as it sounds: I used four principles to start small habits that built into big, long-term outcomes. Here’s how.<p>You’ll notice that I made the title of this post sound quite impressive (at least I hope I did!).<p>But the great thing about this story is that anyone can have such an …

Language Learning

How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

Books

Highlights from the Ironman World Championship: Pictures

Iran

The 2016 clown panic: 10 questions asked and answered

It’s probably all okay<p>Now that schools have sent warning letters home to parents, the Great Clown Panic of 2016 can no longer be ignored. Across the nation lurk incredibly creepy (and potentially dangerous) clowns. To help with this dire situation, here is what we know about how we got here, how …

Horror

The woman who is allergic to water

Rachel’s rare condition means that a bath is agony; even her own tears will scorch her face. How can the human body reject life’s most basic necessity?<p>Rachel wakes up – and drinks a kind of poison that feels like a glass of stinging nettles. As it slips downs her throat, she can feel it blistering …

Swimming Pools

The 25 best hidden features and tricks in your iPhone's latest update

There are a lot of changes in iOS 10, Apple's latest software update for the iPhone and iPad.<p>We've already shown you the biggest changes, like the …

This is what you'd have to do to build a Dyson Sphere — and why you're probably not going to be able to

Whether such a structure could even be physically possible is debatable, so Business Insider took a closer look at the research and theories that are out there.<p>The mysterious dips of KIC 8462852<p>Caltech astronomers Ben Montet and Joshua Simon looked at a series of research about a star called KIC …

Universe

Why Fidgeting Is Good Medicine

Are you a fidgeter?<p>From now on, you can ignore the frequent requests you undoubtedly receive to just sit still. A new study finds that fidgeting — the toe-tapping, foot-wagging and other body movements that annoy your co-workers — is in fact good for your health.<p>Sitting is one of the scourges of …

Research

The 5 best relaxation apps for hitting your reset button

If you were intrigued by the announcement of Apple‘s upcoming Breathe app for Apple Watch, you should know the world of relaxation is already just a …

Meditation

The Falling Man

An unforgettable story.<p><b>Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.</b><p>In the …

World Trade Center

9/11 kids to terrorists: 'You lose'

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Their fathers were killed on 9/11, and 15 years later they carry a message: Look at us, more resilient than ever.<p>To the terrorists, they say, "You lose."<p>"We're still here," says Patrick Hannaford, who was 2 years old when his father, Kevin Hannaford, 32, was killed on the 105th …

Parenting