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An Exotic Island Paradise No One Has Heard Of: Raffles Praslin In The Seychelles

“Edenic” may be a travel writing cliché, but there’s no getting around it here: The 100 or so islands that make up the Seychelles feel like the original Paradise—lush, unsullied, and profoundly tranquil. There’s a languid innocence here, an out-of-time feeling. Yet the Seychelles don’t hold the …

How To Quit Your Job And Travel

Me in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.<p>In April 2012 I was sitting at home on a Saturday afternoon idly researching living in Mexico. I'd been looking to …

New REMY Shoe a 'Game Changer,' Says REMY

Warning: Revolutionary design's awesomeness may make heads explode.<p>Upstart running shoe manufacturer REMY today unveiled its latest shoe, a radical model called the Gimmùk. Sources* tell Remy's World that the shoe is poised to shatter existing notions of what a running shoe can be.<p>The shoe's upper …

How to Qualify for the Boston Marathon

Coach Jenny offers 11 tips to help runners work toward this goal.<p><i>I, like many, am very motivated to qualify for the Boston Marathon after last week’s events. I’m currently 18 minutes away from that goal. Do you have any tips for shedding twenty minutes off my marathon finish time? I’ve run four</i> …

Learn the 100-Up

W.G. George, the fastest miler of 19th century, invented what he called the “Hundred-Up” and wrote about it at length. If this is your first …

Training Tips: Barefoot Running

Five Tips From Barefoot-Running Legend Ted McDonald<p><b>Next: Road Running Tips >></b><p>“Barefoot” <b>Ted McDonald</b> played a lively and central role in Christopher McDougall’s breakout book, <i>Born to Run</i>, with a simple but revolutionary message: “Some of the best technology you’ll ever own when it comes to footwear …

Marathons

HTC One with stock Android announced, launching June 26th for $599 in the US (update)

It was rumored, and now it's here: on stage at D, Sundar Pichai just revealed a new version of the HTC One that runs an untouched, stock version of Google's Android operating system. It will be available from the Google Play store starting June 26th for $599. The unlocked device will run on both …

Here's The New Smart TV Box Everyone Is Talking About This Afternoon

But Fan TV has a slightly different approach. It wants to integrate directly with your cable provider, effectively replacing your regular cable box. Fan TV also has a really nifty remote control that's pretty much just a touchpad.<p>The interface is really nice too.<p>As AllThingsD's Peter Kafka tweeted …

Smart TV

SmartThings opens up its home automation platform to developers

To say SmartThings' Kickstarter campaign was a success is an understatement: the Internet of Things outfit, which offers a clever array of home automation sensors, routers and smartphone apps, raised more than $1.2 million (over four times the company's original goal), nabbed over 6,000 backers and …

Mexico’s Hidden Getaway: Todos Santos, Playa Cerritos

Forget Cabo San Lucas and head to Todos Santos for some of the most exciting art, music, and beaches in Mexico.<p>You’ve heard of Los Cabos, right? …

A Blue Vision and the Politics of the Ocean

Changing Planet<p>“Our oceans face an unprecedented set of challenges from climate change, pollution, energy extraction, and more,” warned Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, the opening speaker at the 4th Blue Vision Summit in Washington D.C. held earlier this month. He went on to suggest we …

Ed Markey

China seals first free-trade deal with Switzerland

<b>China has signed the framework of a free-trade agreement with Switzerland, which could become Beijing's first such deal with a major Western economy.</b><p>The signing ceremony took place during an official visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to Switzerland.<p>Bilateral trade between the two countries is …

China