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Summer Produce for Health and Performance

Load up on these fresh favorites for a colorful and tasty outdoor season.<p>Nothing says summer more than the abundance of fresh vegetables and fruit you see at roadside stands, farmers markets, and your local grocery store. (Some of you may even tend your own backyard or windowsill garden.)<p>Take …

Nutrition

An Easier Way to Become a Better Fat Burner

In the fall of 2015, ultrarunner and blogger Matthew Laye placed himself on a high-fat, low-carbohydrate (HFLC) diet. He got 70 percent of his daily …

Teachers as gamers, gamers as teachers

Games can have enormous power in the learning process. Playing Minecraft or Sim City can teach young people about complex systems, creativity, …

SimCity

Aston Martin teams up with Red Bull to create the world's fastest hypercar

Right on the heels of the release of the DB11, the follow-up to the stalwart DB9 coupe, we have an exclusive preview into a secret project that Aston Martin has been working on for the last three months: it is aiming to build the fastest hypercar in the world.<p>To do it, Aston has managed a historic …

Sports Cars

What Even Great Writers Do Badly: How to Up Your Game as an Author

Literary agents often get a reputation for being cruel and heartless. It is true that not a one of us has escaped sending out many, many rejection letters. I am sure that there are a few slightly sadistic agents out there, but for the most part, authors, please know that we take no pleasure in …

Why police are drawn to bankers and teachers marry teachers

Ditch the flowers and the chocolates - instead grill your partner on their career path for lasting romance.<p>This Valentine’s Day, skip the flowers and the chocolates.<p>Instead, if you want a better shot at true, lasting love, learn to control your spending and be sure you’ve chosen a career that’s a …

Top 10

'No rhyme or reason' for machete attack at Ohio restaurant

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — From the front door, the man with the machete didn't have a straight path to people in the booths at the small suburban restaurant. He stepped by the welcoming greeting on the front glass, past the half-wall entryway divider and the display case of kataifi and other …

Extremism

Keanu Reeves Narrates Game of Quantum Chess Between Paul Rudd and Stephen Hawking

The Best Tabletop Games of 2015

Each year, there are dozens of amazing tabletop games worth discovering, and it can be hard to know which titles might be a good fit for your gaming …

Deciding on a Keyboard for your iPad Pro?

It’s the early days of the iPad Pro, so there are currently only two choices for a Smart Connector accessory: Apple’s own Smart Keyboard and Logitech’s Create Pro. Since there are likely to be a lot of keyboards purchased (and subsequently returned) this season, I thought I’d add my two cents as …

IPad Pro

Triathlete completes 50 straight Ironman races

<i>During the course of the year at</i> Runner's World<i>, as we cover elite runners, back-of-the-packers, and everyone in between, a few stories strike a chord with readers. This month, we’re following up with the subjects of some of our most popular stories from 2015 to learn what they're up to now. Here,</i> …

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Margaret Atwood’s Ten Rules for Writing Fiction

1. Take a pencil to write with on aeroplanes. Pens leak. But if the pencil breaks, you can’t sharpen it on the plane, because you can’t take knives …

Finding Strength to Do the Real Work of Teaching

I love to ask teachers questions that get all of us thinking. By using the right questions, we can learn from each other and from ourselves through …

The Christmas Revolution

BECAUSE the Christmas story has been told so often for so long, it’s easy even for Christians to forget how revolutionary Jesus’ birth was. The idea that God would become human and dwell among us, in circumstances both humble and humiliating, shattered previous assumptions. It was through this …

Faith

The 20 best nonfiction books of 2015

To compile the list, Goodreads' editors nominated titles frequently reviewed on the site, which were then voted on by readers.<p>This year's selections cover everything from relationships to career advice to racial tensions.<p>Scroll down to see the 20 nonfiction titles you need to add to your reading …

Books

538-pound man keeps his 2015 race resolution

<i>During the course of the year at</i> Runner's World<i>, as we cover elite runners, back-of-the-packers, and everyone in between, a few stories strike a chord with readers. This month, we’re following up with the subjects of some of our most popular stories from 2015 to learn what they're up to now. Here,</i> …

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Movies

Here Are All The Times Harrison Ford’s Injuries Have Shaped His Career

Harrison Ford might be invincible. He just keeps getting injured, and he doesn’t let it slow him down from a long, legendary movie career. Now that he’s back playing Han Solo in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, let’s take a look back at how those injuries have helped shape his career, and why his …

Carol Burnett talks Sid Caesar, Jimmy Stewart, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Carol Burnett is a Hollywood icon who pioneered the world of sketch comedy for female entertainers like Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. The multitalented and modest Burnett got candid with FOX411 about paving the way for women in the entertainment industry, her friendship with Jimmy Stewart, and coping …

Comedy

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Absolutely Must Read in August

The summer is almost over—but the beach reads keep on coming. Including brand new series by N.K. Jemisin and David Drake. A brand new Christopher …

Harrison Ford Eats His Headset in 36-Year-Old Star Wars Bloopers

May the flubs be with you!<p><i>Star Wars</i> fans should cherish this 2½-minute blooper reel, which gives a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into the classic …

Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities

In light of this, research suggests that considering the following interrelated elements when designing and implementing learning activities may help …

Pedagogy

Big Beer swallows another craft brewer

Big Beer has found itself another craft brewer to buy. On Thursday, MillerCoors said it is purchasing a majority stake in Saint Archer Brewing …

Craft Brewing

Researchers Study 94-Year-Old with 627 Marathon Finishes

Don McNelly said to be model of lifetime fitness.<p>Don McNelly ran his first marathon in 1969, when he was 48. Three years later, he recorded his lifetime best, a 2:51 at Boston.<p>He wasn’t even warmed up.<p>In his 60s, McNelly ran roughly 20 marathons a year. In his 70s, McNelly completed 295 marathons …

Marathons

Visiting Iceland: 14 dos and don'ts

The number of visitors to small, ravishingly beautiful Iceland is soaring – and Iceland’s news has been busy with stories of tourists getting into difficulties. When travellers get things wrong, it can be a matter of etiquette, or the destruction of the pristine environment. But it can also be …

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To be a Great Teacher, I Will Never Stop Learning

<i>Brandon Johnson</i><p>I’ve spent the past four-years working in a high-need urban school in the nation’s capital. Despite the countless hours of practice, …

Pedagogy

Suffering Doubts About Your Writing? Four Time-Tested Tips to Help You in Your Darkest Hours

As I raced through the grocery store last Saturday, I ran into another writer, someone I've seen at occasional parties. "Wow," she said. "I see you already have another book out. Good for you!"<p>Yes, good for me, I thought grimly, as we said goodbye. Good, except that I'll probably never write …

Writing

2015 Western States Endurance Run

2015 Western States Endurance Run<p>Runners gather for the pre-race meeting on Friday in Squaw Valley.<p>2015 Western States Endurance Run<p>The start line in …

Running