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Let This Vagabonding Couple Explain How To Budget For The Van Life

Every vanlifer we’ve interviewed (and we have interviewed a <i>lot</i>) is confronted with queries about financing their vagabonding lifestyle. It’s a pressing concern, right? Especially if you’re trying to develop a career from within the confines of a vehicle and keep gas in the tank. There are obvious …

Hot Springs

Rip out the bike lanes — before more innocent people get hurt

Cyclists are at high risk when they’re on the road — accident rates per kilometer are 26 to 48 times higher for bikes than for automobiles, according …

Bike Lanes

Babies' health suffers from being born near fracking sites, finds major study

Babies born less than two miles from a fracking site are at risk of health problems that could hamper them later in life, new research has …

Technical FAQ: Heart arrhythmias, tubeless problems, and BB creaks

Cardiac tests for cyclists<b>Dear Lennard,</b><br>I write because, at 53 years of age, I am becoming more of a serious cyclist than I’ve ever been. I know about …

12 Cycling Apparel Brands You Should Know

In the world of athletic equipment, cycling apparel is in a class all its own. Not only does it bear the same responsibilities as your sportswear …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

Self-help

Mechanical Monday: Pro Mechanics Dish on Chain and Drivetrain Maintenance

Nothing can ruin a cyclocross race faster than a mechanical. Sure, some mechanicals are the result of bad luck, but many are eminently preventable …

Why has Italy been spared mass terror attacks in recent years?

Experts say Italy has learned harsh lessons from anti-mafia policing, understands dangers of radicalisation in jail, and also relies on surveillance and deportation<p>Each time Youssef Zaghba landed in Bologna, there was someone waiting for him as he got off the plane. It was no secret in Italy that …

13 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

Okay, you've wowed your potential employer with your résumé and cover letter. Now, they actually want to talk to you — over the phone, via Skype, or in person.<p>You can rest assured, you're definitely qualified for this job. Now, it's up to you to seal the deal and ace the dreaded job interview.<p>Some …

Is fusion energy humanity’s last hope?

<b>(Getty/Generalfmv)</b><p>Filmmaker Mila Aung-Thwin spent two years following around the scientists at the world’s largest fusion experiment<p>Keith A. Spencer<p>June 10, 2017 7:00pm (UTC)<p>For an energy source that has never been successfully harnessed, fusion has a remarkable grasp on our culture. The idea that …

The 6 Best Kids Mountain Bikes For Kids Who Are Ready to Rip Up the Trail

Is the singletrack calling to your kids? These kids mountain bikes are the answer.<p>Is your child ready to graduate from biking on sidewalks to ripping …

Mountain Biking

Former MotoGP champion Hayden hit by car in Italy | Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - American former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden was taken to hospital on Wednesday after being struck by a car while training on his bicycle along Italy’s Adriatic coast, the World Superbike series said.<p>Honda MotoGP rider Nicky Hayden (L) of the U.S. talks with a team member in his …

Meet the New Generation of Oklahoma Oil

Kate Richard grew up in the ultimate company town, Oklahoma City, where virtually every adult seemed to labor for King Oil, and dinner-table talk …

Italians are the world's healthiest people

<b>Despite a stagnant economy and high youth unemployment, Italians are the epitome of health and longevity.</b><p>Italians are the world’s healthiest people, …

BFS2017: Rondo Ruut – adjustable geometry fat gravel bikes from EU upstart in carbon, alloy & steel

Over the weekend in Berlin, new bike maker Rondo rolled out a broad new line of variable geometry Ruut gravel road bikes. Based around the same full …

4 breathing exercises for cyclists

<b>Nick Marshall, breathing analyst and coach at 2oxygen8.com, explains how exercises can help you ride faster.</b><p>5 exercises to roll out tight …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Before Smartphones When Kids Had Real Fun

Kids today might find this hard to believe, but there really was a period in time when smartphones didn't exist. But how did they entertain …

Does Conti Deserve the Love? No. Yes.

There is market share. And then there is an abject stranglehold on a market segment. Does Continential deserve a 71 percent brand preference?

This Oil Stock Rose a Stunning 858% in 2016. And, It Might Still Have Fuel Left in the Tank for 2017

Oil prices staggered into 2016, plunging to lows not seen in more than a decade by mid-February, taking oil stocks down with them. However, prices would go on to rebound sharply off the bottom, fueling an epic rise in large-cap oil stocks. Meanwhile, the stock prices of several smaller producers …

Investing

Outtakes From Triumph the Insult Comic Dog’s Coverage of the Presidential Inauguration

Conan O’Brien sent Triumph the Insult Comic Dog to Washington D.C. to cover the Inauguration event and talk with the crowd. In doing so, Triumph …

Donald Trump

Why Are Dutch Kids So Much Happier Than American Kids?

On a list of happy children topped by the Netherlands, the U.S. came in 26th of 29 countries.<p>Children in the Netherlands are the happiest kids in the whole wide world, according to Unicef, whereas U.S. kids ranked at number 26 on a list of 29 countries, beating only Lithuanian, Latvian, and …

Token cinches down Thread Fit bottom brackets to solve your Press Fit woes

Token wants to eliminate all of the downsides of Press Fit bottom brackets with their new Thread Fit setup. They aren’t the first company to come up …

Threading

Is Apple Downplaying the iPhone 6/6s Battery Issue?

Last month, Apple announced a new battery replacement program to address the “unexpected shutdown issues” plaguing a wide number of iPhone 6s owners. …

Canadian dollar could drop to 65 cents US in 2017, Macquarie forecasts

After a rough 2016, a currency prognosticator at a major investment bank says he expects more pain for the Canadian dollar next year, predicting a …

Business (Canada)

Enzyme Safely Starves Cancer Cells in Preclinical Study

A research team led by Texas ChE Professor George Georgiou has engineered an enzyme that safely treats prostate and breast cancer in animals and also …

This Polish Christmas ad has gone viral because, well, just watch it

There are a few key elements to achieving the perfect Christmas advert.<p>Thematically, you need an underlying message that reminds us of our common …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Praise Them Like This (but Most Parents Do the Opposite)

Stop praising kids for their innate or God-given abilities, and instead focus on their effort.<p>What if I were to tell you that you could increase the odds that your kids will achieve great success in life--maybe greater success than you've had--simply by making a small change in how you praise them …

personaldevelopment

Google's YouTube video explaining a new app is a comic masterpiece

Google PhotoScan video On Tuesday, Google launched a new app called Photoscan that lets you easily digitize your old family photos and store them in the Google Photos app.<p>Google Photos uses artificial intelligence to take your photos to the next level. For instance, one person on Reddit, after …

How HED Cycling's Anne Hed Picked Up The Pieces After The Death Of Her Husband And Co-Founder

For triathletes and professional bikers, HED Cycling has been a go-to-place for fast wheels since Steven Hed started manufacturing them in his St. Paul, Minn., bike shop in the mid-1980s, and gained a then-unknown bicyclist named Lance Armstrong as a customer. But after Steve died suddenly two …