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Japanese firm plans 250 mile-wide solar panel belt around Moon

A Japanese firm announces its innovative solution to the nation's energy problems - a 250 mile-wide belt of solar panels on the moon<p>A Japanese construction firm is proposing to solve the well-documented energy problems facing Japan - and ultimately the entire planet - by turning the moon into a …

Renewable Energy

Fitbit launches new Force fitness tracking watch with iPhone call notifications for $129.95

Fitbit has premiered the new Force fitness tracking watch as its new flagship product. The biggest differentiator for the Force is the new OLED display, wrapped in Fitbit’s signature water-resistant rubberized bracelet design. Instead of simply depicting steps taken as dots, the new Force can bring …

Tikker Is A Watch That Counts Down To Your Death, Because YOLO

You wait in the doctor’s office with a furrowed brow and a heavy heart. When he returns, his face is somber and his eyes concentrate on the clipboard in front of him.<p>“You’ve only got a little time left,” he says apologetically. “If there’s anything you want to do before you die, now’s the …

How to Get $280 from Apple for Your old iPhone Right Now

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Today, Apple is launching its long-awaited iPhone trade-in program, meaning you could get up to $280 …

16 Healthy (and Yummy) Prerun Meals and Snacks

Before heading out for a run it's important to make sure you're fueled.<p>Your body needs high-octane fuel to run its best.<p>Here are some high-carb, low-fat, low-fiber meals and snacks that can provide the energy you need to run your best, for a variety of different workouts. These meals and snacks, …

Nutrition

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Workouts

Can Dogs Watch TV?

And how do they feel about the season premiere of The Newsroom?<p>A TV channel explicitly aimed at canine viewers launched in Israel earlier this year, following a successful launch here in the States. But can dogs actually see what's happening on a TV?<p>The BBC asked Stanley Coren, professor emeritus …

Eric Byrnes' Ironman Playlist

Check out the mix former Major League Baseball player Byrnes uses to get pumped for triathlons and long runs.<p>This week Eric Byrnes shared his thoughts on the similarities and differences between baseball and running. You could say Byrnes has a little insight into the two sports—after retiring from …

Baseball

8 Things Runners Should Know About Coffee

Your favorite morning indulgence has some health and performance benefits, too.<p><b>Caffeine (in coffee or otherwise) improves performance…</b> Hundreds of studies have shown that consuming caffeine before a physical challenge likely helps subjects go farther and faster than when they go without it. This …

Coffee

Major Android App Vulnerability Unearthed

A vulnerability that could affect 99 percent of the world’s Android-powered phones and tablets has been unearthed within the Google-owned platform. Since more than 900 million Android devices have been activated, we’re filing this in the ‘major vulnerability’ folder.<p>Bluebox Security says it found …

Breathing Tips for New Runners

How to breathe while running to avoid exhaustion and side stitches.<p><i>Hi! I'm a new runner and I'm experiencing a problem with controlling my breathing. Though I don't feel any soreness or pain in my legs, in about 200 meters, it gets incredibly hard to breathe. It feels like my lungs are resisting</i> …

Yoga

5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try

Adding a structured workout into your running routine will make you faster.<p>When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk a regular part of each day, finding times and places to exercise that feel convenient and …

Marathons

DIY Hacks & How To’s: Make a Multi-Book Secret Compartment

You are probably already familiar with the classic “Secret Book Compartment” project. There are variations of this project all over the internet. There have even been a few version that been featured in Make Magazine articles as well as on the Make YouTube channel.<p>The basic concept of a secret book …