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What do different airlines charge to fly your bike around Europe and the world?

<b>Infographic from Yellow Jersey Cycle Insurance shows the cost of taking your bike on leading carriers</b><p>If you’re confused by the cost of flying with …

Regulation

Calorie and Carb Cycling: Breaking Through Your Diet Plateau

For most people, <b>starting out on the road to dropping body fat and looking phenomenal with your shirt off, pants off, or naked (hey now) is simple</b>. …

Nutrition

7 Ways To Eat Healthy For $4 A Day

Budget eating can be delicious—and at about $1.80 per serving, it can also save you quite a bit in the long run<p>If it feels like eating clean costs more, well, it just might. A recent study in the journal Preventive Medicine found that people who picked more nutrient-rich foods ended up shelling out …

Food

A new book tells the story of the Los Alamos National Laboratory -- one business card at a time

What stories could a bunch of old Rolodexes possibly tell? A lot, it turns out — especially when those Rolodexes come from Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, where the scientists of the Manhattan Project built the first atomic bomb.<p>"Los Alamos Rolodex: Doing Business With the National …

Planning A Cycling Trip To Europe? Read This First

Inspired by our Olympians why not consider packing up your bike and heading to some of Europe's best cycling destinations. With local quirks and …

Cycling

The Breakfast You Should Be Eating To Lose Weight

Add these foods to the morning menu to shed some pounds<p><b>Question:</b> What are the best foods to eat in the morning for weight loss? —<i>Dylan Maehrlein</i><p>One word: Protein. A slew of research shows that a high-protein breakfast, like eggs and bacon, trumps high-carb eats such as cereal. In addition to …

Nutrition

Get a Perfect Bike Fit: 3 Key Measurements Every Cyclist Should Know

Use these numbers to perfect your bike set-up—and protect your body from injury<p>Whether you are buying a new bike, switching between bikes, or simply installing a new saddle, bike fit is important. It’s not just about setting your seat height, however. To keep your road bike position the same, every …

North Vancouver

Create a City Destruction Scene Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a city destruction scene. You'll learn how to destroy a city by adding broken, damaged …

5 Steps to Making a Magical Animal-Filled Forest with Photoshop

Before I get into the nitty gritty details of how this piece came together, I would just like you all to take a minute to appreciate how very …

Tutorials

Realistic 3D Casino Style Bulb Sign Photoshop Tutorial

In today’s tutorial we’re going to play around in Photoshop to create an illuminated bulb sign similar to those used on Las Vegas casinos and …

Graphics
Housing

Revealed: 75 Nassau Street, 40-Story Financial District Tower Designed by ODA

YIMBY first reported that ODA would be designing a tower at 75 Nassau Street last fall, which was followed by news of a height reduction this past …

Architecture

The final building at the World Trade Center will look like a 'vertical village of city blocks,' says architect

That is according to Bjark Ingels, the star architect who designed Two World Trade. He talked to Business Insider about restoring the Manhattan skyline to its former glory.<p>"The design [of Two World Trade] looks like a vertical village of city blocks stacked on top of each other with gradual …

Skyscrapers

Our Favorite Indie Bike Apparel Companies

Just outside the mainstream, these companies are innovating cycling kit design

San Francisco

26 Strategies to get Stronger, Faster, and Fitter

Don't just hang with your fast friends—make them beg for mercy. These 26 proven strategies will turbocharge your training and make you stronger, faster, and fitter than ever.<p>Learn more about these tips and tons more essential advice on how to ride faster, get stronger, recover smarter, shed pounds, …

Eddy Merckx

Five Habits Of Creative People

Whether it’s getting into a routine or knowing when to give up, here are the habits creative people have cultivated.<p>There is no secret trick to becoming more creative, but the good news is creativity is a skill you can build.<p>That means that you can become more creative with the right time and …

Creativity
Weight Loss

Bulletproof Coffee: The Buttery Caffeine of Champions

Forget cream and sugar. Add butter to your morning brew to kickstart your day and feel invincible when you ride.<p>In his new book, <i>The Bulletproof Diet</i>, author and cyclist Dave Asprey says, "When you mix coffee with the right fats, you get a drink that stomps on hunger, and helps you lose weight, …

Nutrition

How to Lose Your Belly

Using Aragon's advice, I slashed my body fat in half—down to a lifetime low of 6.8 percent—and sculpted not only the muscles of my midsection, but the ones everywhere else, too. Now it's your turn. Use Aragon's simple 5-step diet plan to finally finish off your gut for good. (And for Aragon's …

Want to Lose Weight? Eat Before 8

New research shows that eating within time constraints could lead to a healthier, leaner you<p>How many times have you eaten healthfully all day only to plop down in the evening and plow through a bowl of mixed nuts, some cheese and crackers, a little popcorn and maybe a brew or two during a Netflix …

Holistic Medicine
Cycling

Summer House in South Burgenland

The project Summer House in Southern Burgenland (Austria) describes a sharp-edged cubature which fits into its surroundings through its simplicity …

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Here's how to do it: Perform 10 plank walkups, 20 cross-body mountain climbers, and 30 bicycle crunches in a row without resting. That's 1 round. Do 2 more.<p>Watch the video above to see how to perform the challenge with perfect form, and then give it a shot. Durkin finished in <b>2 minutes and 10 …

Sprawling Antarctic Port Mimics Jagged Ice Formations Along Frozen Coast

Sergiu-Radu Pop, an architecture student taught by Zaha Hadid at Studio Hadid Vienna, unveiled development plans for the Earth's final frontier with his proposed <i>Transformable Antarctic Research Facility</i>. The project envisions a sprawling center for vital research as well as environmental tourism, …

Architecture

Bike Fit: How to Set Your Bike Seat Height

Boost comfort and power by dialing in the perfect seat position on your bike<p><b>STEP 1</b><p><b>Set cleats</b><br>Slip on your shoes, run masking tape along the instep, and mark it at the widest point of your foot. "Align the middle of the cleat with that line, or up to 2 centimeters behind it", says fitter Paraic …

Cycling

Simple Training Plan to Lose Weight, Ride Faster

Maybe you haven't pedaled a bike since you were eight and need a nudge to start up again. Or you're still finding your way on a bike—but looking to get serious about dropping some extra pounds. Either way, this six-week blueprint is guaranteed to help you shed weight, get stronger, and feel happier.<p>…

Workouts

3 stretches to improve your general flexibility

Flexibility is the range of mobility around a joint and the muscle that surrounds it. Flexibility training should reduce the risk of injury, create a …

Yoga

Eighth Grade Metal Band Plots Future After Seven-Figure Record Deal

Unlocking the Truth just inked a $1.8 million deal with Sony. The band's manager details what's next<p>Before yelling at your rebellious pre-teen child …