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Galen Rupp Breaks U.S. 10,000-Meter Record

Runs 26:44.36 to take more than 3 seconds off his own mark.<p>Galen Rupp ran the fastest 10,000-meter race ever by an American Friday night at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon. His winning time of 26:44.36 took more than 3 seconds off his previous American record, 26:48.00, which he set in …

Galen Rupp Sets U.S. Indoor 5000-Meter Record of 13:01.26

Mary Cain gets world junior 1000-meter record in Boston.<p>Galen Rupp took nearly six seconds off the American indoor record for 5000 meters and scared the 13:00 barrier on Thursday night at Boston University, winning in 13:01.26 and indicating he could be ready for assaults on the U.S. mile and …

The Sneakers That Won the New York Marathon

How much does a pair of kicks really matter?<p>If a pair of shoes could make you faster overnight, Adidas stores nationwide would have a line out the door.<p>That’s because on Sunday, when Geoffrey Mutai crossed the finish line first at the New York Marathon, he was sporting the Adizero Adios Boost—the …

Master Your Running Form

Stick to the basics:<br>• Increase your cadence to roughly 170-180 steps per minute.<br>• Land with your foot underneath your body, as opposed to “reaching” …

Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

Mobile Devices

Maybe U.S. public schools don't stink

The drumbeat is hard to miss: Our schools are failing. Public education is in crisis. Our students are falling further and further behind.<p>The rhetoric comes from the left and right, from educators and politicians and lobbyists and CEOs and even Education Secretary Arne Duncan. The deep dysfunction …

Into The Tunnels: Exploring The Underside Of NYC

Urban explorer Steve Duncan goes underground, examining the hidden infrastructure of major cities all over the world: their tunnels, subways and sewers. Late in 2010, NPR's Jacki Lyden joined Duncan and a group of subterranean adventurers in New York. (This story originally aired on <i>All Things</i> …

Korea Will Soon Be Home To The World's First 'Invisible' Skyscraper

The world will soon have its first "invisible" skyscraper.<p>There's no construction date yet for the planned 1,476-foot tower, called Tower Infinity. But its architects have just been granted a construction permit to begin building outside of Seoul, South Korea near Incheon International Airport.<p>The …

Skyscrapers

Why do we make mistakes? Blame your brain, the original autocorrector

Does Siri make us lazy? Does Facebook make us lonely? Does Twitter make us stupid? Will Google Glass make twitching, distracted Glassholes of us all? If you've read a magazine, listened to a radio show, browsed (or clicked on) the non-fiction section of a bookstore (or Amazon) or been a sentient …

Holho makes your tablet a video hologram projector

You might be familiar with those optical-illusion toys that let you place a small object into a gadget with two parabolic mirrors and project what looks like a 3D version of that object. Now, there's a higher-tech version on Kickstarter that's designed to work with smartphones and tablets.<p>The Holho …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

If you could actually see Wi-Fi, this is what it would look like

What if you could actually see Wi-Fi? It is something we all have wondered about. We can see the Wi-Fi routers in our homes and our offices, and we …

Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing - Roadshow

<b>Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing</b> …

Super Yachts

Oil spill blackens beaches on Thai holiday island

An oil spill that has blackened beaches at a Thai holiday island was having an extreme impact on tourism and could spread to the coast of the mainland and affect the fishing industry, officials and an environmental group said on Tuesday.<p>Tourists were pouring off the island of Koh Samet, 142 miles …

Arrest Made After More D.C. Landmarks Are Hit with Green Paint

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A vandalism spree that began with a paint attack on the Lincoln Memorial last week, hit at least …

Suspected Nazi War Criminals Living In Limbo In U.S.

At least 10 people suspected of committing Nazi war crimes were never deported from the U.S. despite losing the American citizenship they gained when they immigrated, The Associated Press reports. A main cause of the delay is simple: Their European homelands don't want them back.<p>"In the 34 years …

Dolphins Have "Names," Respond When Called

Having identities may help dolphins communicate, study suggests.<p><b>We already knew that bottlenose dolphins can follow "recipes" in preparing mollusks, help other species in distress, and possibly do math. So it may come as no surprise that the marine mammals also call each other by whistles that act</b> …

Prince Cambridge makes his debut

The Cambridge baby prince meets the media and the world about 27 hours after he was born amid celebrations and cheers.<p>LONDON — The world's most famous baby prince met the world today, when Prince William and Duchess Kate left St. Mary's Hospital here with their infant, about 27 hours after he was …

The Datafication of Human Resources

A new buzzword has hit the business world: Datafication – turning an existing business into a “data business.”<p>Think about it this way: Facebook has “datafied” our friend network. Google has “datafied” our search and information retrieval. LinkedIn has “datafied” our professional connections. …

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago'

President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the White House Friday to discuss African-Americans' reaction to last weekend's verdict in the George Zimmerman case, saying that "Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago."<p>"You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot, I said that this …

Hong Kong celebrates Bruce Lee's life and legacy

<b>The world knows him as Bruce Lee, the cool and cocksure Chinese-American martial artist who unexpectedly burst into global cinematic consciousness in the early 1970s.</b><p>He starred in only five feature films as an adult, and only three of them were released before his early death in Hong Kong at the …

Hong Kong

Every designer in existence has redesigned iOS 7. Why don't you give it a go?

Apple’s iOS 7 is a mockery of design. Or, a masterpiece. Or, a solid attempt built for Apple’s next billion customers. There really isn’t a consensus.<p>In any event, now that iOS 7 has been redesigned by seemingly thousands of designers — some before it was even released — why don’t you give it a …

Sony reportedly close to releasing a high-end camera attachment for smartphones

According to <i>Sony Alpha Rumors</i>, Sony is planning a "lens camera" accessory for mobile devices. The lens camera features the same 1-Inch 20.2-megapixel Exmor R sensor and f/1.8 Carl Zeiss lens as the Sony RX100 II. <i>Sony Alpha Rumors</i> cites "two trusted sources" confirming the lens-camera-hybrid will …

A brief history of app pricing, and why most apps are free

We had a look at some of the app purchasing habits and statistics regarding the Google Play Store and Apple’s Appstore the other day, so to continuing in that vein, Flurry Analytics has done a little more digging into just why mobile apps are priced so low, often to the point of being free.<p>For this …

Apple 'iPhone Lite' pictured in two versions -- report

Another day, another rumor about Apple's plans to launch a "lite" version of its iPhone.<p>Apple could be planning to launch two versions of an "iPhone Lite," claims a report out of China that was discovered by Phone Arena on Friday. The report, which included images claiming to show Apple's plans, …