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China Just Knocked Off The Range Rover Evoque And Jaguar Land Rover Is Not Happy

Range Rover's Evoque crossover SUV has been one of the company's most popular offerings.<p>Suffice to say, the people at Jaguar Land Rover (Range Rover's parent company) were not happy when a Chinese car company unveiled a remarkably similar knock-off. Called the Landwind X7, the Evoque facsimile made …

Land Rover

The 10 Best Carbohydrate Sources For Runners

1. Bananas<p>Because they are easy to eat and digest and are loaded with fast-acting carbohydrates (one large banana provides 31 grams of carbs), …

The Rules of Running Drunk

Sure, you can run fast after drinking—just look at James "The Beast" Nielsen's sub-five-minute beer mile for proof. But you can run even faster if you lay off the booze before a race.<p>According to a recent paper in the <i>Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine</i>, running while drunk is no more taxing on the …

Alcohol

Eat And Drink Away Sore Muscles

<i>Ice baths and ibuprofen aren’t the only ways to soothe painful legs.</i><p>For runners, sore muscles come with the territory. If you can’t handle tender …

10 Secrets to Make You a Faster, Stronger, and Happier Runner

Last month, 400 runners from all over the world converged in Colorado for the start of the TransRockies Trail Run, a three- or six-day stage race over the mountains from Buena Vista to Vail. The course spans 120 miles and gains nearly 20,000 feet of vertical, much of it above 10,000 feet.<p>Since its …

Running

Want To Improve Your Economy? Stop Stretching

<i>Loss of flexibility isn’t necessarily a bad thing.</i><p>One of the more interesting effects of run training is reduced flexibility in the joints of the …

6 Rules to Determine How Many Miles a Week to Run

Whether you’re planning to run a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon, these rules will keep you fit and safe.<p>I once asked a colleague who has coached many runners to collegiate and Olympic glory what he considered the proper mileage totals to succeed in distances from the 5K to the marathon. …

Marathons
Running

Xiaomi Mi Band review: Ultracheap fitness band gets the job done - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Xiaomi Mi Band is a water-resistant fitness tracker that measures your steps and sleep patterns. It's ridiculously cheap with excellent battery life to boot.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's only compatible with Android 4.4 devices and the gesture motion to light up the Mi Band's indicator lights can be …

Wearable Tech

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

8 of the best indoor hotel pools around the world | CNN Travel

It’s official: Disney buys Maker Studios for $500 million

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / sushiina<p>Disney (s DIS) has acquired Maker Studios for $500 million, with an additional $450 million waiting …

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Top 10 funniest football chants

A poll has just been completed to find out which football chant is the nation's favourite, and which club has the wittiest supporters.... it's West Ham<p>Football supporters up and down the country sing themselves horse every match day with some witty - and not so witty - chants designed to inspire …

Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

Think of Popcorn Time like Netflix, just with movies worth watching. Find a title and click “Watch It Now”. That’s it.<p>The media catalog is impressive. Everything from first run movies to classics like Hook are available to watch. Frozen, American Hustle, Gravity — even Delivery Man if you’re a …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Travel

The real Cool Runnings

The Jamaican bobsleigh team in action © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>The tale of the bobsled team from Jamaica who triumphed against the odds to compete at the …

Sochi 2014: Princess Anne Reads A Book During Olympic Opening Ceremony

Despite ploughing millions of rubbles into the Sochi Olympics, Princess Anne couldn’t keep her nose out of a book during the opening ceremony, …

Man Buys an iPad But It Turns Out To Be a Floor Tile

There’s no shortage of scammers out there in the world. Recently, the police in Central Valley are warning electronics consumers to beware of scam …

Jellyfish House in Marbella, Spain by Wiel Arets Architects

The Refined Architecture of the Jellyfish House in Marbella, Spain.<p>Wiel Arets Architects have designed the Jellyfish House located in Marbella, …

Why buy a drone when this $30 Bluetooth chip can make your paper airplane fly?

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>I loved flying the Parrot AR Drone with my iPhone(s aapl) or iPad Air. I didn’t love the $299 price tag, although I’ll admit, …

Liverpool agree global partnership with Dunkin' Donuts

Liverpool announce global partnership with American company Dunkin' Donuts<p><b>Liverpool</b> have announced a global partnership with American company Dunkin' Donuts.<p>Ian Ayre, the club's managing director, insists that commercial deals such as this allow the club to compete financially with their major …

Mac Pro Hackintosh Made Using A Bathroom Trash Can

German modder Dschijn over on the Tonymacx86 forums posted this cool Apple Mac Pro Hackintosh which was created using a bathroom trash can bought …

SolarCooler Keeps Your Brews Icy With The Power Of The Sun, But It’ll Cost You $1K

Every year at CES, the Eureka Park outpost where they stick the scrappy startups is the best damn part of the whole shindig. This is where all the people with a screw loose or a decided lack of good common sense come to peddle their spaghetti-cooking robot or aroma-powered computer – or, as …

Firework's Misfire Leads to Dazzling New Year's Photo

After seeing this stunning photo on Flickr's blog, I knew we had to get the story behind it. Photographer Kimmo Kuloveski took this incredible photo on New Year's Eve, simply calling it <i>Explosive New Year 2014</i>. There was no explanation, just a dazzling photo of fireworks flying everywhere.<p>“The …

Photography

Samsung Got A Bigger Tablet Boost For Christmas Than Apple, According To Onswipe

Touchscreen publishing company Onswipe has good news for Samsung. As Onswipe’s Chief Marketing Officer Jason Baptiste put it in an email, “Samsung clearly won Christmas when it comes to tablets.”<p>Specifically, the company looked at visitors to Onswipe-optimized sites for the period of Dec. 26-29 in …

The Best And Worst Gadgets Of 2013

2013 was a heady year: a time of hope; a time for sadness; a time for twerking; and a time for doge.<p>But it was also a time for gadgets. As we wait for 2013 to come to a close and hope for brighter things for the year to come, here’s a look at the gadgets we loved, the ones we hated, and the ones …

What I Want For Christmas From Each Major Tech Company Next Year

Here’s my wish list. I realize it’s too late for this year, but I’m hoping the companies are already planning for next year, and this way they have all of 2014 to deliver. Many of these are pretty big asks, I admit, but the companies in question have pretty deep pockets and access to world-class …

Your Samsung Smart TV could soon control your lighting, air conditioning and fridge - Pocket-lint

Samsung has released a new version of its development kit for its Smart TV platform that includes an expansion of the devices that are compatible …

The story of Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer may be based on scientific fact. Researchers in Sweden have used thermal imaging cameras to capture the heat coming from reindeer as they graze to find that the animal's nose glows. Watch: http://fw.to/AoKG6BM