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Space Opera is the funniest science fiction novel I’ve read since Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Eurovision in spaaaaaaaaaace!<p>Many authors attempt comedy in science fiction, but few pull it off. Alongside very funny works like John Scalzi’s <i>Redshirts</i> and Terry Pratchett’s entire <i>Discworld</i> series, the pinnacle of hilarious science fiction is Douglas Adams’ <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,</i> …

Science Fiction

How More Meetings Might Be The Secret To Fixing High School

The week before winter break, snow is piled up around St. Louis Park High School, a low-slung, rambling brick complex in suburban Minneapolis. And more snow is falling.<p>This is a big, diverse school with proud roots. Alumni include Joel and Ethan Coen, who shot their semiautobiographical 2009 drama,</i> …

Education

Learning Outcomes: The Cost Of Insisting What A Student Will Understand

Predicting learning outcomes is big business in education, but what is the cost of insisting what a student will understand and when they will …

The Best Daily Glute Exercises For Injury Prevention

So much running power is generated from the glutes. A strong backside can prevent most common running injuries–but are you training yours for maximum …

Workouts
Marathons

How to Run 100 Miles: A Total Amateur’s Guide

Pain, suffering, persistence, and glory – everything it takes to run a 100-mile race.<b>The Run Rabbit Run 100</b> winds 102.9 miles through Steamboat …

Adventure Travel

The Field Study Handbook

It's not exactly a "self-help" book — after all, most of those are little more than lists of steps to reach pre-determined goals. <i>The Field Study</i> …

Behavior

The Masochist's Marathon

The world's top ultrarunners fight to compete in the Barkley Marathons, an ever-shifting race designed by a madman to break their spirits through 100 miles of hellish Appalachian mountains. So far, only 14 people have completed it.<p>A man is begging on the side of a Tennessee mountain. He's crumpled …

Running

The Epic Untold Story of Nike’s (Almost) Perfect Marathon

<b>On the night</b> of May 5, 2017, Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s best marathon runner, lay awake with his eyes open and his mind racing.<p>Under ordinary …

5 Things EVERY Beginner Lifter Should Know!

We all make mistakes. It’s a fact of life. But lucky for you, I’m here to make sure you make as little as possible when it comes to reaching your …

Fitness

Coach, I Can't Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There

Pull ups are a basic movement in CrossFit, yet in and of themselves they are an intermediate gymnastic movement. Starting out pulling your bodyweight …

Workouts

​The Ferocious 10-Minute Farmer's Walk Finisher | Men’s Health

<b>Here's how it works:</b><p>Start with the heaviest pair of dumbbells you can carry for at least 30 seconds or have access to.<br>• Carry it for as long (or as far) as you can and then exchange it for a weight that is 5 to 10 pounds lighter.<br>• Carry that new weight for as long as you can and then bump the weight …

Become A Faster Runner In Your Forties And Beyond

Sometimes running life begins at 40 and, as a result, you should continue to see improvements in running pace and performance. But, even if your …

Rule the roost remotely with the world’s first smart chicken coop

Forget getting up with the chickens. My Connected Coop, the first smart chicken coop, makes the workload more manageable for those who own the birds, …

Farming

3 Hidden Gems of Board Gaming You Should Be Playing

Every year, there are tons of great games that make a tremendous splash in the board game community. Last year we saw huge hits like <i>Scythe</i> and</i> …

Have Reddit Users Discovered the Perfect Exercise Regimen?

If you’re looking to drop a few pounds this year but have no idea where to start, consider paying a visit to Reddit.<p>Reddit is a place for answers. Not all of these answers are correct, but they are numerous, covering nearly every subject from <i>Dota 2</i> strategy to underground steroid purchases. And on …

Posters

Fully Present: The Book

Share this<p>Fully Present, The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness<p>MARC announces the publication of <i>Fully Present, The Science, Art, and Practice</i> …

Kubrick’s Game Is The Da Vinci Code Written for Film Nerds

If you’re a fan of movies, Stanley Kubrick, and propulsive beach-reads books where plots, prose, and character are second to crazy twists and turns, …

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

Food

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …

Happiness

Morning Routines – the making of long-distance runner Scott Jurek – video

What ingredients are required to make an ultramarathon runner? In Boulder, Colorado, Scott Jurek has concocted quite the recipe that has kept him going the distance for the past two decades. He runs anywhere between 50 miles to over 150 miles, and in his lifetime has won over 20 ultramarathons, …

Ultramarathons

5 Cutting-Edge Core Training Progressions

<b>You would think every exercise that could be done to strengthen the core has already been done.</b> Since Charles Atlas first advertised his bodybuilding …

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes - Hifow - Quick & Easy Recipes

Ingredients<p>2 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and quartered<p>1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon …

Flick Your Way to Victory With These Skill Based Board Games

The fun in board games often comes in exploring the tension between luck and skill. Board game skill usually means playing a card at the right time …

5 Marathon Workouts That Take 45 Minutes or Less

Training for a marathon is no easy task, but it doesn't have to take over your life. Yes, long runs are a necessity for endurance, says John Henwood, …

Marathons

Add All 19 of These New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Your September Reading List

September’s new books feature aliens, superheroes, time travel, and what sounds like a wonderfully genre-busting new novel from Alan Moore. This list …

Make your guitar sound like 1,000+ classic songs for free with Ultimate Guitar's Tonebridge app

<b>Best known as the Russian home of user-generated tab, Ultimate Guitar has taken strides into the gear world with its free Tonebridge app, which the</b> …

App Store

4 Things You Must Do to Achieve 7% Body Fat

1 of 5<p>The Plan<p>If it’s a flat belly, a better all-around diet, and a stronger heart you’re after this year, we’ve got you covered. But if you’ve got …