Ricardo Pessoa

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5 Causes of a Black Toenail—and How to Tell If Yours Is Serious or Not

Running isn’t the only culprit.<p>Many runners are all too familiar with black toenails. The condition involves bruising, blistering, or bleeding beneath your nail from repetitive trauma, either from the top of your shoe rubbing against your nail or your toe slamming into the end of your shoe. It’s …

Marathons

The 9 Best Running Shoes From Adidas

Adidas is fighting for runners’ attention—and their feet—with groundbreaking new tech in its shoes. Here are our 9 favorite models from the brand.<p>Adidas earned its place in the footwear and athletic apparel industries by staying true to what motivated its founder, Adi Dassler, nearly a century ago: …

Shoes

Shredding Monsters: Maverick's

Garrett McNamara's dramatic return to the wave that nearly sidelined his career

Monsters

Spanish surfers contest ban on surfboards in Orihuela

The authorities of Orihuela, a city and municipality located in the southeast of Spain, are under heavy criticism after banning surfboards from its …

Surfing

My Kona - Scott Mackay

Scott Mackay is most definitely a product of his environment. Growing up at the base of Mt. Seymour on Vancouver’s famed North Shore, riding and …

Mountain Biking

Trail Hunter: South Africa

Laying down roots in the Southern Hemisphere<p>You see them from the corner of your eye as you race by. Sometimes you stop and offer thanks in the form …

South Africa

Crazy Mountain Bike Race Pits Thousands Against Snow, Dirt

The mass start of the Megavalanche race at 10,800 feet is absolute insanity. Riders slip and fall in the snow, then transition to steep dirt</b> …

Mountain Biking

This Alaska Fat Biking Trip Proved That You Can Have Too Much Adventure

My girlfriend Kim and I were three weeks into a fat bike and packraft expedition in Southeast Alaska, a trip that we had planned would take two to three months, but we’d reached an unexpected dead end.<p>This was our third late-July evening stuck on a remote beach along the Gulf of Alaska, stranded by …

National Parks

Four new Ferrari debuts at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

It was a great time to spot new Italian supercars at the 2018 Festival of Speed.<p>It seems that 2018 is all about the anniversaries – Ferrari has just …

Sports Cars

Aston Martin linked to DTM entry in 2020

Aston Martin could be represented in the DTM from 2020 with a four-car team.<p>R-Motorsport, the Swiss company that operates an Aston Martin team in the …

Motorsport

Lexus exec hints at a pure F GT car

A fully electric Lexus UX might be on the way, too.<p>With six hybrid models currently on offer, Lexus already offers customers plenty of options for …

Lexus

An Astounding Steel-Clad Home Under a Railway Viaduct in London Asks $1.4M

An award-winning live/work space that currently holds a family residence and photography studio defies the constraints of the site.<p>Built into and around a 19th-century railway viaduct in Southeast London, Archway Studios is a spectacular, steel-clad, live/work space spanning 1,600 square feet. …

Inner Cities

Behind the Scenes Perspective of What a Photographer Sees and What They Capture

Professional photographer Philip Haumesser transformed a desire to take better pictures of his children into a thriving business, and now he's sharing some of his secrets with the world. By showing behind the scenes images of his photo shoots, Haumesser inspires aspiring photographers to get out …

Photography

Ginjinha

In Lisbon, tiny, standing-room-only bars specialize in this sour cherry liqueur.<p>Most of Lisbon’s <i>ginjinha</i> bars are hole-in-the-wall establishments, …

European Travel

Red Bull to Collaborate with Aston Martin on Second Mid-Engined Supercar

Apparently, the experience on the Valkyrie has been positive.<p>Trying to work out future-model strategies beyond the modest limits to which automakers want to share their plans often feels like attempting a jigsaw puzzle in the dark, in a hurricane. As with detective novels, small details and …

Christian Horner

Classic Statues Doing Everyday Stuff

In his latest series <i>Monumental Nobodies</i>, Australian artist Matthew Quick paints images of famous sculptures, but adds a mischievous modern twist to …

Art

MINI Classic electric 2018 review

It’s no secret that MINI will launch an electric hatchback in 2019 and to fill the gap between now and the car landing in showrooms the British firm …

Auto Shows

Meet a traveller: Chris Sheldrick, CEO of what3words

Chris Sheldrick spent a decade in the music business, promoting bands and producing big events all over the world. Frustrations with suppliers not finding site entrances, and bands not finding their way from the hotel to their gigs, led him on a journey to a simpler way of finding people.<p>Joining …

Lake District

How This Competitive MTB Couple Discovered a New Bond With Tandem Bikes

After an injury, rehab on a tandem bike has sent the couple's racing career to a whole new level.<p>Amanda Schaper and her fiancé Scott Chapin are all …

Mountain Biking

<em>Backpacker</em> Shares Tips For Hiking the Summer Heat

We're in the dog days of summer here in the Northern Hemisphere and if where you live is anything like my home, it is hot, humid, and challenging to …

Backpacking

Portugal's Convento de Cristo: The Complete Guide

The Convento de Cristo (Convent of Christ) in Tomar is one of the architectural highlights of Portugal, and should be on the itinerary of anyone with …

European Travel

Photographer captures expressions on lions’ faces while they're mating

The lion fling: Photographer captures hilarious expressions on giant cats’ faces while they're mating<p><b>Wildlife photographer Ingo Gerlach snapped the</b> …

Wildlife

A Guide to Faro Beaches

The largest city in the Algarve, Faro is often largely ignored by overseas visitors, who fly into its airport and then head immediately for a resort …

Beaches

Watch a Model Swim with Crocodiles for a Risky Photo Shoot in Mexico (VIDEO)

Who says modeling isn’t a dangerous business? Photographer Ken Kiefer had several models swim in a watery reef full of crocodiles for an underwater …

Fish

12 New Moons Found Orbiting Jupiter

Science & Innovation<p>Astronomers went looking for a far-off mystery planet and found a cadre of worlds much closer to home.<p>In a curveball of cosmic proportions, astronomers went looking for a hypothetical planet on the far fringes of our solar system, and instead found 12 new moons dancing around …

Astronomy

Warm Roasted Radish and Duck Salad

<b>If you have not roasted radishes you definitely should start and they are perfect in this refreshing warm duck salad with orange.</b><p>Warm Roasted Radish …

Cooking

Wanted: male architect willing to navigate his own building in a skirt

A couple of weeks ago, after viewing an architectural schematic that featured a pair of elevated glass catwalks, I posted a tweet that invited male architects to navigate their own designs in a skirt.<p>The post ignited a flurry of responses from women, including Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times …

Architecture

Video: A Wingsuit Flight Through A Cloud Cave

It's been awhile since we've seen a good wingsuit video, but this one is certainly worth a look. In part because it features some great views and …

Extreme Sports

Adidas pledges to only use recycled plastics by 2024

Adidas is planning to expand its use of recycled plastics well beyond its flagship shoes. The sportswear maker has promised to only use recycled polyester in its shoes and clothing by 2024. While the company's Eric Liedtke didn't provide a detailed roadmap in a chat with the <i>Financial Times</i>, he …

Sustainability

How To Tell You’re Not In Love Anymore

As much as falling in love can come as a surprise, so can falling out of it. So if you're feeling a strange distance from your partner, it can be …

Relationships