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The three majestic natural bridges of Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah invite you to ponder the power of water in a landscape usually defined by its absence. View them from an overlook, or hit the trails and experience their grandeur from below. Declared a National Monument in 1908, the bridges are named "Kachina," "Owachomo" and "Sipapu" in honor of the Native Americans that once made this area their home. This is also home to some of the darkest night skies in the United States. Photo: Manish Mamtani

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Deadly Tornadoes in Pictures

Firenado: a spectacular mix of fire and a tornado

It sounds like the title of a straight-to-DVD disaster movie, but no, a "firenado" is one of nature's own spectacles – albeit with a little rebranding. As the name suggests, a firenado is what can happen when a tornado-like weather phenomenon meets a ground fire. The result: roaring spouts of flame …

California fire tornadoes catch the eye, but just what is a 'firenado'?

While crews continue to battle raging wildfires in San Diego County, many on social media have been highlighting the tornado-like flaming vortexes captured in photos from the front lines.<p>Known in the science community as a fire whirl, on social media they've become popularly known as "fire tornado" …

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'Firenadoes' Explained

Historical drought conditions and recent record heat has contributed to destructive wildfires in Southern California.<p>As at least six fires currently rage in the San Diego area and more than 10,000 acres of land burns, CNN's Indra Petersons explains the wild weather phenomena of "firenadoes."<p>A …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

How to Prevent Marathon Fatigue

Strength train to prevent muscle breakdown at the end of a marathon.<p><i>Hi Susan-</i><p><i>I live in the Chicago area and did my first marathon last fall in Indianapolis. I'm 52 and my time was 4:01:05 and I was happy with that but want to break the 4-hour mark. Around the 21-22-mile mark my quads started</i> …

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Top 10 Running Fashion Faux Pas

We're guilty of many of these questionable looks.<p>1 of 10<p>Toe Shoes With Tall Socks<p>Society as a whole has long since declared the "separated toe" look disconcerting, but what happens when you up the ante by adding socks? What started as a sensible approach to minimalism and warmth results in the …

3 Simple Ways to Improve Running Efficiency

Want to run faster while using less energy? Here’s how to train your body to be a more efficient machine.<p><i>Jacklyn asks:</i> <i>I’ve been running for about two years now, and I want to improve my running efficiency. I follow a program that has plenty of variety (tempo, hills, long run, cycling), but I’d love</i> …

The Healthy Runner’s Diet

Follow these six rules for a healthy, whole-foods eating plan designed just for a runner like you.<p>"Where's the food?" that's the question I ask many runners when I review their food diaries. It's not that they're starving. Most are taking in lots of calories and nutrients—but it's in the form of …

iPhone 6, future iPads said to get Touch ID

A fresh research note from KGI Securities says all future iPhones and iPads will get Touch ID.<p>Apple is planning to put Touch ID in "every non-iPod iOS device launched this year," including both iPhone 6 versions, the second-gen iPad Air and an updated iPad Mini with Retina display, KGI Securities …

HTC One Mini 2 announced: specs, features, and availability

Here comes the One Mini 2! Following the successful launch of the One (M8), HTC has now made official the second device in the M8 line, the compact successor to the 2013 One Mini.<p>The original One Mini had a lukewarm reception, due to its relatively high price and middling spec sheet. For the One …

Train Your Brain to Run Your Best

Reciting positive thoughts is fine, but to really run your best, you've got to shut down your inner critic.<p><i>"The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n."—John Milton,</i> Paradise Lost<p><b>As I approached mile 19</b> of the Run for the Red Pocono Marathon feeling …

Save Your Skin

Running can be rough on your epidermis. Here’s how to minimize the damage.<p>Running is both your skin’s best friend (that rosy sheen) and its worst enemy (sun damage, sweat-induced acne). And need we even mention a runner’s camera-unready feet, with unsightly calluses and lurking fungi? Since you’re …

Strengthen Your Back With This One-Minute Exercise | Triathlete

Sarah Crowley on Overcoming Injury and Kona Strategy<p>Aug 15, 2018 News<p>Beginner’s Luck: Injury Is The Worst<p>Aug 15, 2018 Lifestyle<p>Why Science in …

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Ask The Coach: How Can I Improve My Marathon Time?

<i>Olympian and coach Juli Benson shares her expert advice.</i><p>Q.<p><i>I’m a marathoner who runs a lot of miles every week (about 50-60) but most of my running is</i> …

Three Tips for Running Downhill

Train on descents—without getting hurt—to build strength, boost coordination, and even have some fun.<p>When most runners tackle hills, they focus on the difficulty of the climb. But downhill running poses its own set of challenges—and rewards.<p>Descending feels easy aerobically, but each step triggers …

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury.<p><b>1. Slow your pace.</b> You'll save energy for those bonus miles by slowing your pace. You should feel comfortable and able to carry on a conversation. A good rule of thumb: Add 90 seconds to two minutes per mile to your normal pace.<p><b>2. Add miles</b> …

Apple plans ‘enormous’ iPhone upgrade event this week to boost sales

Apple is planning to hold an “enormous” iPhone-related event in its stores this week in order to boost sales, according to a source with knowledge of the initiative. Beginning May 8th, the source said, Apple will be contacting upgrade-eligible iPhone users with older iPhone models via email to come …

Lenovo’s first consumer Chromebooks start from $279

Back in January, Lenovo executives promised a big Chromebook push for this summer, comprising of multiple Chrome OS devices offered at different price levels. Now the first devices in this push are here, and Lenovo predictably went for the low end of the market first.<p>The new Lenovo N20 and N20p …