Pim Jacobs

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Born to Run

• <b>Auteur:</b> Christopher McDougall<p><b>The astonishing national bestseller and hugely entertaining story that completely changed the way we run.</b><p>An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? <br>Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed …

Levels of Life

• <b>Auteur:</b> Julian Barnes<p><i>You put together two things that have not been put together before. And the world is changed…</i><p>In <i>Levels of Life</i> Julian Barnes gives us Nadar, the pioneer balloonist and aerial photographer; he gives us Colonel Fred Burnaby, reluctant adorer of the extravagant Sarah Bernhardt; …

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

• <b>Auteur:</b> Haruki Murakami en Philip Gabriel<p>In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such races, he reflects upon the influence the sport has had on …

The 10 Most Essential TV Episodes from Sopranos, Breaking Bad

In the last 15 years TV has reached new heights of narrative—think The Sopranos, The Wire, Breaking Bad—and here are the 10 most essential episodes …

Cuba Libre

<b>PRESIDENT OBAMA</b> is finally going to ease travel restrictions on Cuba—slightly—allowing more religious and school groups to visit. The last time we visited, in the fifties, we brought rum-running, corruption, and mobbed-up gambling. So if our travel embargo is fully lifted, Americans will wreck …

Cuba

The Other Side of The Mountain

<b>TWO YEARS LATER AND STILL HE IMAGINED HIS BLINDNESS AS A TERRIBLE DREAM</b>. He'd wake up and see again. The mountains. A wife whose face he knew only by touch. The sunrise. Everything. His last vision of this world was a dusty, darkened street in northern Baghdad while at the wheel of an enormous …

Mountaineering

Drill, Baby, Drill

AS THE MORNING SUN creeps over a distant ridge, Charles Ray, America’s ambassador to Valsura, picks his way down a rocky hillside and into a dry creek bed to wait for his rescuers. He has chosen the wrong shoes for a desert excursion—black leather oxfords—but this makes sense. He didn’t plan on …

Military

The Cult of Belize

OF ALL the odd and magical places in the world, Belize is surely one of the magically oddest.<p>Tucked between Guatemala, Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea, this tiny country lives a charmed life. In 24 years of independence, Belize (formerly British Honduras) has established itself as one of the world's …

Belize

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

Beaches

Personalized Recipe Recommendations and Search

The smart cooking sidekick that learns what you like and customizes the experience to your personal tastes, nutritional needs, skill level, and more.

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …