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Google executive breaks sound barrier in 135,890-foot sky dive

Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.<p>Eustace's supersonic jump was part of a project by Paragon Space Development Corp. and its Stratospheric Explorer …

HOW World War I Started: Crash Course World History 209

Learning rewires the brain

Musicians, athletes and quiz bowl champions all have one thing in common: training. Learning to play an instrument or a sport requires time and …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

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How goalkeepers can use an illusion to save penalty kicks

Research suggests that goalkeepers can influence the accuracy of penalty shots by assuming a posture that mimics a classic optical illusion.<p>A sportsperson’s performance on the playing field can alter the way they see things, which in turn can affect their subsequent performance. A football player …

Why Don't Sharks Have Bones?

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

Muscle

10 awesome Google features you should be using

The reason the Google home page is so bare is that, way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.<p>In fact, even the word Google was a mistake. The founders really wanted “Googol” – the digit 1 followed …

The Perfect Wine for Runners' Favorite Foods

New York sommelier and marathoner Joe Campanale offers tips for pairing wines with various meals and desserts.<p><b>STEAK<br>Wine: SANGIOVESE</b> (Italy) "The grape is flavorful enough to stand up to the steak and has the structure to cut through the fat and protein. I like Bellus Girasole, made by sommelier …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

13 Goofy Ads From The Early Days Of Computing

The computer ads of the ’70s and ’80s imagine a future in which every kid is a hacker and girls skateboard to work on their PCs.<p>Part of what makes vintage advertisements fascinating is the way they reveal what the companies of an earlier era wanted people to think. That’s as true of the early days …

White Chocolate Chunk Macadamia Nut Cookies

May 24, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p><i>White Chocolate Chunk Macadamia Nut Cookies; buttery cookies loaded with chunks of white chocolate and a truckload of</i> …

Amazing DIY Wine Storage Ideas

If your week has been anything like mine, you may need to take a minute to stop, breathe, and sniff the<p>rosestannins. When life gets hectic, that is …

Flavor Bombs: The Ultimate Flavor Enhancer

No MSG allowed.<p>We can make any food more flavorful with a simple, all natural, <b>flavor booster</b>.<p><b>No MSG allowed</b>.<p>But this flavor paste is similarly packed with glutamates -- <b>savory-rich, umami-inducing foods</b> that work together to help bring out whatever flavors you already have going on in your dish.<p>This …

Flavors

How to Make Dark and Stormy Pineapple

An alternative grilling recipe from the days on the high seas.<p><b>The Dark and Stormy,</b> a classic summer cocktail of ginger beer, rum, and lime, has a 19th-century nautical past linked to the rum runs between the UK and the Caribbean.<p><i>Heat level:</i> Low<i>, when the fire is dying out.</i><p>Yields: 1<p>Prep Time: 0 …

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits Recipe

5<p>5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Cheddar Bay Biscuits<p><b>Yield:</b> About 10 biscuits<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>12 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>30 minutes<p>A homemade version of the …

Crunchy Quinoa, Toasted Almond and Dark Chocolate Brown Butter Granola

Crunchy Quinoa, Toasted Almond and Dark Chocolate Brown Butter Granola.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 19, 2013 104<p>Longest recipe name ever.<p>But I couldn’t leave …

Little Lemon Pudding Cakes

When I have a couple of lemons lying around my kitchen and want to make a quick dessert, I often opt for lemon pudding cake. Pudding cakes are cakes …

Crepes with Strawberries and Cream Recipe

Buttery crepes with sweet cream and fragrant strawberries.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Crepes with Strawberries and Cream</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Crepes:</b>2 eggs, beaten1 cup milk1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract4 tablespoon melted butter, divided1 cup (5 ounces) all purpose flourPinch of salt1 tablespoon sugar<b>For</b> …

So I Went for a Run

Spoiler alert: Things got better. When you're a runner, they always do.<p>I was angry, so I went for a run. And things got better.<p>I was confused, so I went for a run. And things got better.<p>I was exhausted, so I went for a run. And things got better.<p>I was lost, unsure, empty, afraid. Certain that …

Back Power

Keep the muscles along your spine flexible and strong to prevent injuries.<p>A healthy back is as important to your running as fit legs. "If your back muscles aren't strong, they'll tend to fatigue faster, taking energy away from other muscles, and change your stride, which can lead to injury," says …

Food Bloggers: The Top 10 Of April (PHOTOS)

Now that spring is in the air, we're getting really excited to see what the food blogging community is up to.<p>Now that spring is in the air, we're getting really excited to see what the food blogging community is up to. The fog of winter and its muted foods are behind us, and cooks everywhere are …

Raspberry Lemon Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Hit Your Marks

Run benchmark workouts to measure your fitness, hone your speed, and stoke race-day confidence.<p>Twenty-five x 400 at 10,000-meter race pace. That was my benchmark workout two weeks out from nationals in 1985. At first, I didn't think it sounded too tough, since each repeat was followed by 30 seconds …