Rob Gallagher

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Supersonic Plane Will Have Livestream Of The Outdoors Instead Of Windows

Actual, transparent windows would be too difficult to install on a Mach 1.8 plane.<p>A supersonic passenger jet would be exposed to such extreme forces, it would just be easier for the plane not to have windows. That's why the makers of one proposed Mach 1.8 passenger jet—due out in 2018—have decided …

5 Tools for Treating Plantar Fasciitis

Gear choices to help ease heel pain.<p>Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the thick, fibrous band of connective tissue that runs from the heel to the base of toes. Plantar fasciitis most often feels like a sharp stab or deep ache in the middle of the heel or along the arch. As with all running …

Set Realistic Goals in the New Year

Using test runs can help you come up with reasonable goals.<p>What are your plans for your upcoming running year? Whether you're looking to run a new race distance, achieve a personal best, or just stay injury-free, accurately gauging your current fitness level will help you set challenging but …

Perks of Running Solo or Social

There are perks to running with others—and alone. How to get the best of both worlds.<p>As a runner you know that a program that incorporates various distances, paces, and surfaces helps you perform your best. What you may not realize is that the same holds true with the company you keep—or don't …

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Adjusting Your Training For Missed Workouts

<i>Don’t let a few zeroes in your log book throw you off track.</i><p>Following a training schedule to the letter rarely goes according to plan. Inevitably, …

Your 2018 Marathon and Half Marathon Calendar

From San Francisco to South Carolina to South Africa, these are the 172(ish) marathons, half-marathons, and other races to look forward to this year.<p>Let’s face it: There are so many races held every week, at every distance, in every city, everywhere around the world, that we couldn’t possibly list …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

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5 Keys to Running Healthy and Staying Injury-Free

Follow these rules, and you’ll spend more time on the road and less time in rehab.<p><b>AVOID THE TERRIBLE TOO’S.</b> Doing too much, too soon, too fast is the number-one cause of running injuries. The body needs time to adapt to increases in mileage or speed. Muscles and joints need recovery time so they …

Stuck On Earth Mac Now Avail and The Secret Underground Caves

Stuck On Earth for the Mac Now Available!<p>I wanted to <b>announce this first here on the blog</b>!<p>The app is FREE, so be sure to go grab it from the Mac App …

Rules of Success

Follow these bedrock principles to achieve your goal.<p><i>Get more secrets to marathon and half-marathon success</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>For many marathoners, training consists of running as much as they can, as far as they can, as fast as they can. The inevitable result of which is burnout, injury, or dashed raceday …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

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Arch Enemy

Five simple stretches and exercises that can cure & prevent plantar fasciitis.<p><b>Plantar fasciitis</b> is a runner's recurring nightmare. It's a notoriously stubborn injury that strikes when the thick band of fibers that runs along the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed. It can start as a minor …

Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

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10 Marathon Day Mistakes

A marathon presents you with 26.2 miles of opportunity. Sidestep these common training and racing errors to have a great day.<p>Just hours after completing a recent marathon, I raised a bittersweet toast to a race I was already eager to forget. Training for it had cost me countless pancake breakfasts …

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More Evidence in Favor of Plyometrics

Race performance improves after 6-week program.<p>Last year we reported on a study that found that, among a group of college track runners, those who were better at jumping had faster 5-K times. Here's more evidence in favor of building your overall athleticism: Middle- and long-distance runners who …

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

The Week in Review: A Window Seat on the Aviation World

Inside Flipboard / July 12, 2013<p>Asiana Flight 214 crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, and while the …

Prague's Metro Is Getting Into The Matchmaking Business

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Transportation officials in Prague want to do their part to help lonely people find their soul mates. Their idea: For a …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

5 Ways You Can Be Happy NOW Without Changing a Thing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“I wish that I had let myself be happier.”<p>This is one of the top five regrets of dying people. We often have this false sense of immortality, that we …

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Can Anybody do Anything? 5 Steps to Find your Calling

<b>‘Talent doesn’t exist,’ I heard someone say. ‘It’s all about the hours. You’ve got to put in those 10,000 hours or 10 years and then you can become a</b> …

7 Ways To Win At Making First Impressions | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We’ve all blown first impressions before and we’re still standing. That means they aren’t important, right?<p>Wrongo-mania.<p>First impressions often times</b> …

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The 7 Habits Happy People DON'T Have

Your life is good. Just look at the “world news” section of any news site and you’ll know its true.<p><i>And yet, there is this undercurrent of discontent,</i> …