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Want to Run Fast? Listen to Your Gut

Prior to winning her third consecutive New York City Marathon—in a performance so dominant the <i>New York Times</i> called it “an extraordinary race of one”—Mary Keitany of Kenya was asked about her training during a prerace press conference:<p><b>How many miles or kilometers a week are you running?</b><br>Keitany: Per …

Marathons

6 Movies You Should See This Month

Here are some under-the-radar blockbuster alternatives that are all worthy of your time.

Design principles behind user interface

There’s no magic equation to superb interface design, but when you see it, you know.<p>Most can recall a moment when they encountered brilliant UI (user interface). Maybe it was the first time your tiny iPhone screen powered on and greeted you with a grid of pleasantly organized square application …

Ultra marathon runner adopts stray dog who followed him during race | Adventure Sports Network

Australian ultrarunner Dion Leonard didn’t go into June’s Gobi March 2016 race with the intention of adopting a dog and bringing it home to the …

Adventure Travel

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Die Hard

Three basic mistakes people make at casinos, according to a math expert

Many people think of gambling as a frivolous entertainment at best, or a corrupting sin at worst. But throughout history, there have been mathematicians and scientists who have seen the games you’d confront in a Las Vegas casino a very different way — as a playground for ideas where they can test …

Mathematics

Monkeys In Brazil Entered The Stone Age 700 Years Ago

Humanity is no longer the only species on Earth that has entered the Stone Age. It’s been known for some time now that various other primates use …

Best Movies of 2016 (So Far)

1 of 10<p>1. 'The Lobster'<p>Easily the strangest love story of the year (hell, the strangest movie of the year, period), Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' …

This Silicon Valley Actor Made One of the Strangest and Most Beautiful Films of the Summer

Matt Ross steps behind the camera to helm the hilarious and poignant Captain Fantastic.<p>This year is shaping up to be one of the best movie years in quite some time, with smart, idiosyncratic offerings like <i>Swiss Army Man</i>, <i>The Lobster</i>, and <i>Green Room</i> making a strong argument that, in this great age of …

Silicon Valley

Kilian Jornet: how to run further than you've ever run before

By the time Kilian Jornet hangs up his running shoes, his ever-expanding mountain of medals, trophies and awards will require a topographical map of its own. The 28-year-old Spanish trail runner and ski mountaineer is the best all-round endurance athlete on the planet. He is a six-time winner of …

How to Tie the 3 Essential Knots for Rock Climbing

To outsiders, rock climbing can seem like a sport that is largely unapproachable. It’s full of insider lingo, tons of gear and lots of gym rats in …

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

The best films of 2016 so far

As we approach the final months of 2016, it’s time to look back at the films our critics have so far rated the finest<p>• See our definitive 50 best films of 2016<p>After Love<p>Painful drama of longterm relationship breakup and possession-division from Belgian director Joachim Lafosse, featuring Bérénice …

Film Festivals

It Took 125 Years To Notice THIS In A Painting Millions Have Seen

We've all seen this classic piece of artwork, <i>Starry Night</i>, painted by Vincent Van Gogh.<p>WikiArt<p>What many don't know is that Van Gogh painted <i>Starry</i> …

You Can't Strengthen Your Fingers

If you've ever taken lessons in guitar, rock climbing, or any other activity that requires hand strength, you may have wondered how to make your …

Muscle

Interview: Cory Richards and Adrian Ballinger on Everest Without Supplemental Oxygen

438<p>SHARES<p>Next week, Cory Richards and Adrian Ballinger are pushing themselves to the limit by attempting to climb 29,035 ft. Mount Everest without …

Mountaineering

Waning Ways To Stop Trump; How Western Caucuses Will Affect Democrats

It's been a big week in primaries for both the Democrats and Republicans, with more to come. NPR's Ron Elving looks through the results and where the candidates might pick up more delegates.<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>Primaries in five big states brought more delegates to front-runners Donald …

Government

Where is the 'perfect city'? The experts check in

There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who love Barcelona and those who haven't been there yet.<p>Barcelona is as close to a perfect city as there is and an obvious destination for most any kind of traveler: warm, sunny, kissed by Mediterranean breezes, full of nice-looking people and …

Stronger (and Prettier) Fastening in Wood with Countersunk Washers

Come for the functionality, stay for the visual pop<p>Fastening Wood with Screws 101: If you need to drive a flathead screw into a piece of wood quite …

Woodworking

LeBron James has 'nightmares' over missed opportunities in Finals

LeBron James has re-signed and is looking forward to next year with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but said on Sunday he's not yet over the way last season …