Paul William Jackson

25 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Following | 3 Followers | @paulwjackson | Keep up with Paul William Jackson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Paul William Jackson”

About

Timothy Olson is the two-time winner and record holder of Western States 100 Mile race, with numerous other ultra-running wins. Timothy enjoys long …

Queen to Release New Album With Unreleased Freddie Mercury Songs

Queen guitarist Brian May stopped by BBC Radio ostensibly to discuss <i>Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures in Hell</i>, his new book on 19th century French …

Music

Amla's big chance

He might bring a calmness and serenity to a cricketing culture that has too often been unable to think clearly under pressure<p>Not since South Africa's …

Chili Peppers Surprise Will Ferrell, Chad Smith Drum-Off on ‘Fallon’

Last week, Will Ferrell told <i>Rolling Stone</i> that his feud with Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith “could become the beginning of a rivalry that …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Common Declaration signed by Pope Francis and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Pope Francis’ homily during Mass in the Upper Room [full text]

Training advice - The Running Bug

Find Zen Through Running

To achieve bliss as a runner, you need to tame your “monkey mind.”<p>If you could eavesdrop on a runner's internal monologue, it might sound like this: Forgot my sunglasses. Pretty bird. Should've worn another layer. What's for dinner? Hill! New shoes feel good. Pasta? Gotta buy pasta. And olive oil. …

Meditation

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 …

robertreese

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> …

Exercise

Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

This month, the world's first attempts at placing humans in suspended animation using a new technique will take place at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- not for space travel, but to save lives.<p>The technique will initially be used on 10 patients whose wounds would …

30 Best Music Documentaries on Netflix Streaming This Instant

30. ’30 for 30: Straight Outta L.A.’<p>This 2010 entry in ESPN's 30 for 30 series traces the rise and fall of both of two aggressive Los Angeles …

film

Where’s Meg White? Jack Speaks Out on Elusive White Stripes Partner

On July 31st, 2007, the White Stripes played their final concert. The duo returned to the stage — with drummer Meg White on guitar — for Conan …

musicnotes

Players must police their game

National boards need to create an environment where open discussion about dodgy behaviour and whistle-blowing is encouraged<p>In the late 1970s, I knew …

Jack the Ripper the Cricketer

Also, the oldest IPL player, the first Test triple-century by a captain, Test caps in the 90s, and keepers with no wickets<p><b>Is Muttiah Muralitharan the</b> …

Chrome: Music Bubbles adds floating control for Google Music

I have ditched Google Music's Web player for Radiant Player, a standalone Mac app that lets me access and control Google Music via my Mac's menu bar and media control keys. If you use Google Music via a browser, however, and dislike having to return to the Google Music tab to control your musical …

Google

The Surprising Pope Francis

New "Recovery Oil" As Good As Ice Baths for Recovery

Oil works with warm instead of cold water.<p>This is a great new study, from a team at Victoria University in Australia led by PhD student James Broatch, that was published last month in <i>Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise</i>. And I sincerely apologize that it took me a whole month to notice it, …

Inflammation

Large U.S. Army Study: Foot Strike Doesn't Affect Injury Rate

The army wanted to see if it could reduce injury rates among soldiers.<p>Important running injury studies are notoriously difficult to conduct. The basic problem is lack of subjects. Most researchers are lucky if they can include a couple dozen runners in their projects. And in general, the smaller …

U.S. Army

Jazz Fest 2014, First Weekend: A Personal Top 10

As I write this, the gates are open for the second weekend of the 2014 edition of the <b>New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival</b>, but the music has not …

No Free Step - Ryan Sandes runs the Drakensberg Traverse

The Drakensberg Grande Traverse by Ryan Sandes<br>Written by Jamie Bunchuk // Photography by Kelvin Trautman<p>I can’t remember who it was, but around five …