Scott Markey

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The Last Days of Marc-André Leclerc

In the summer of 2016, I was researching the northwest face of the Devil’s Thumb, an infamous peak in southeast Alaska chronicled in <i>Eiger Dreams,</i> by Jon Krakauer. As a young writer, Krakauer had himself climbed the east ridge, but as I soon learned, no one had ever ascended via the 6,500-foot …

Mountaineering

Billionaire Ray Dalio says these 3 books have 'had the biggest impact' on his life

Billionaire hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio has been fascinated with finance since he was 12, when he bought his first stock.<p>He graduated from Harvard …

Hedge Funds

Sourdough Pizza Crust Recipe

05/01/2018<p>Phil from Vancouver, BC<p>I've had some great results with this, and am always happy to make use of discard when we're feeding our 'third …

Buttery Sourdough Buns Recipe

05/27/2018<p>ST from Nashville<p>Holy wow! This recipe is just incredible. I use it mostly to make cinnamon rolls and they turn out exactly like I prefer - …

Baking

German Bauernbrot Recipe - Farmer's Bread

This recipe is one of the easiest for recreating the German bread experience. It uses half white and half whole wheat flours, some sourdough for …

Spray Bottle

Chef John's Sourdough Bread Recipe

"Making your own sourdough bread does take a while, but the amount of actual work is minimal--and the bread you'll get is spectacular! See the …

Bread

Tahini in my chicken salad, what a concept

When I came across the recipe for chicken salad with a tahini dressing in Alon Shaya’s new cookbook, “Shaya,” clouds parted to reveal golden rays of sun and the denouement of “When Harry Met Sally” replayed in my head. Huzzah, naturally, of course! Two great foods, made greater together.<p>The New …

Spices

Montreal General nursing school alumnae hold farewell gala

Hundreds of former Montreal General nursing students gathered at the Chateau Champlain on Friday night to close down their long-running alumnae …

10 of the Best Hiking Trails in New Mexico

7. Bandelier National Monument<p><i>Distance: Up to 70 miles</i> <i><br>Rating: Moderate</i> <i><br>Location: Bandelier National Monument, Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM</i><p>Bandelier …

The Yellowstone supervolcano is a disaster waiting to happen

Yellowstone National Park sits squarely over a giant, active volcano. This requires attention.<p>Yellowstone has been a national park since 1872, but it was only in the 1960s that scientists realized the scale of the volcano - it's 44 miles across - and not until the 1980s did they grasp that this …

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

This Instagrammer’s amazing shots of the Philippines will make you want to travel right now

MY FIRST trip of the year was to the Philippines, a place I have always wanted to visit. My girlfriend and I spent a month finding hidden beaches, …

The girls who took over a town in rural India

Development experts around the world are increasingly focused on girls as a linchpin of economic and social progress. In Thennamadevi, though, teen …

How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity and general relativity they were fluid and …

Physics

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can …

Solzhenitsyn's Widow: On Putin, Russian Soul And French Lit

Worldcrunch.com / LE FIGARO<b>PARIS</b> — As we prepare to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the author of <i>The Gulag Archipelago</i>, his widow and …

Conflicting theories on how to maximise exercise would stretch anyone to the limit. As New Year fitness plans begin in earnest, here’s a scientific response to some frequently asked questions<p>You might think it wise to fuel up before a long run or cycle, but the latest research suggests you might be …

Exercise

Your smartphone📱is making you👈 stupid, antisocial 🙅 and unhealthy 😷. So why can't you put it down❔⁉️

A decade ago, smart devices promised to change the way we think and interact, and they have – but not by making us smarter. Eric Andrew-Gee explores the growing body of scientific evidence that digital distraction is damaging our minds<p>In the winter of 1906, the year San Francisco was destroyed by …

11 books we want to read in 2018

The staff at Matador Network is not only made of great travelers, it’s also composed of serious readers who know that literature is the second-best …

The 10 Best TRX Moves for Runners

If you’re not using these straps to improve your running performance, you should be.<p>To get better, most runners—well, run. But the best runners know that improving speed and endurance isn’t just about logging more miles; it also requires time in the gym. And one of the best ways to build the …

On Why Joni Mitchell Deserves Her Due

At <i>Bookforum</i>, Carl Wilson writes on the genuis of Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. In looking at David Yaffe’s <i>Reckless Daughter: A Portrait</i> …

Meet Chrystia Freeland, the woman defining Canada's foreign role

As NAFTA talks get under way, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland is tasked with saving Canada's most important economic relationship. Adam Radwanski discovers that she also wants to build a new world order<p>When Chrystia Freeland found herself face-to-face with Vladimir Putin at an international …

Haruki Murakami’s Advice to Young Writers

International best-seller Haruki Murakami has a new short story collection out, entitled <i>Men Without Women</i>. To celebrate, here is an excerpt from his …

Four Steps to Tackling Chronic Achilles Tendon Pain

Tendonitis: it’s one of the most frequently used words in the lexicon of running-related injuries, and comes in a variety of flavors. Chief among …

Running

How to Get Fit When You Have Arthritic Knees

Arthritis in the knee can be the result of many things -- from a bad spill you took while running a marathon, to rheumatoid arthritis, a condition …

Exercise

Travelling in the Trans-Siberian: From St. Petersburg to Beijing

<i>All photos by the author</i><p>Going from one side of Russia to China is one of the most amazing adventures that you can do on a train —specially during …

Ojibway author Richard Wagamese found salvation in stories

Richard Wagamese understood the power of words. He made a living from writing – eventually, after terrible struggles – but he also knew what words, put together the right way, could do for a life: They could save it. He knew this as a writer, and also as a reader. Whether his words were on the page …

Baking With the Bread Whisperers of Paris

Alex Lobrano takes on the early-morning shift in a busy French bakery kitchen<p>Not long ago I found myself sitting in a neon-lit bus shelter at 3:30 …

France