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Get the Best Prescription Cycling Sunglasses

Comprehensive prescription eyewear services from SportRx<p>After a lifetime of near-perfect vision, age caught up with me. It was time for me to wear prescription glasses. My diminished sight affected nearly everything I did, with riding a bike at the top of the list. Looking to correct my vision, …

Japanese Girl Shreds Guitar, Gender Stereotypes, With Face-Melting Metal Solo

Just because she's nearly the same size as her instrument doesn't mean this Japanese girl's metal solo won't melt your face clean off.<p>Known on YouTube only as Li-sa-x, the 8-year-old shared this video last December in which she covers "Scarified" by Racer X. Despite her diminutive stature, she …

First Ride: Colnago C60

The Italian-made Colnago C60 is heavy and expensive. It’s also a practically perfect embodiment of the legendary marque’s ideals.<p>I am staring at Colnago’s new C60, the bike I had flown almost 6,000 miles, enduring two cancelled flights, to ride in the rain for two hours and 10 minutes on unfamiliar …

Reach Your Ideal Cycling Weight

Find it, reach it—and stay lean for life<p>Behold the mighty pound. Each one has potential. To put raw power into your pedals. To outsprint the masses to the line. To ascend the likes of Mont Ventoux. But pack on too many (especially of the non-power-producing variety—in other words, fat) and they'll …

EB13: Bianchi Adds Two Disc Brake Road Bikes, Updates Oltre, Infinito & Sempre

The Bianchi Infinito CV is a new bike introduced this spring. It was raced at the Paris Rounaix in standard form, but now gets a disc brake …

Choppers, Road Hogs and Bikes: Vintage Photos of Motorcycles on the Road

What do Evel Knievel, the pope, and Ronald Reagan have in common? Motorcycles! See vintage images of road trips past.<p>Columbia TriStar/Getty

Sony’s Smartshot QX ‘smart lens’ will have a white and champagne color option, just in case

We’ve previously covered the recent rumors of the 20 Megapixel Sony Wifi ‘smart lens’ which will attach to Android and iOS smartphones and connect to the phone via Wifi. Theoretically, you’ll be able to take much better pictures with the bigger CMOS sensor and Zeiss glass.<p>But is that black lens …

The One Reason Every Blogger Should Use Google+

Once again this week I was asked by a colleague why they should care about Google+. This is a person who regularly publishes content, already has a full plate and wanted to be convinced why she should take up another social network. A scenario that’s all too familiar with many people I come in …

Watch Smartwatch Space For Continued Consolidation As Samsung Gears Up To Kick Off The Race

Last week, geek-focused early smartwatch player WIMM Labs was revealed to have been acquired by Google, lending strong support to earlier speculation that the search giant would enter the watch-based computing fray with a wearable-device follow-up to its ambitious Google Glass project. Consider it …

Six Flags Says World's 'Tallest Drop Ride' To Open In 2014

Talk about terrifying: Six Flags announced today that it is building the world's "tallest drop ride" at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure.<p>As the company said in a press release, it'll "hoist riders 415 feet into the sky, twice as high as the Statue of Liberty, and rocket them back to Earth at …

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Will X-Force be one superhero spin-off too far?

With X-Men trying to do an Avengers, and Batman teaming up with Superman, the superhero business shows no signs of slowing down<p>If you thought superhero movies were as simple as Marvel v DC, think again. Warner Bros owns the rights to the DC back catalogue, including Batman, Superman and Wonder …