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The 10 Biggest Running Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

Whether you're a fitness runner or a sub-three-hour marathoner, you’ve probably committed one or more of the ten crimes listed below. But don't worry, these errors are easy to correct. We recruited renowned coaches Dr. Jason Karp, and Dr. Matt Moran to keep you running happy and injury-free.<p>#10: …

Running

Ten tips for good Sun Run etiquette

Print<p>Related<p>You may have habits you think are OK when out on a solo run — like spitting or urinating in the bush — but when you’re out on the road …

Marathons

I Want to Believe This Surprised Baboon Gets What Magic Is

Author: Caitlin Roper. Caitlin Roper Science<p>Date of Publication: 03.22.16.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>baby animals blog<p>Say what you like, …

10 Quantum Truths About Our Universe

Even most of the pros don’t know all 10.<p><i>This post was contributed to Starts With A Bang by Sabine Hossenfelder. Sabine is a theoretical physicist</i> …

Ask Ethan: Could Dark Energy Recycle The Universe?

There’s something eerily similar about the start of our Universe, a period of cosmic inflation, and the driver of the ultimate fate, the accelerated expansion of dark energy, that leads one to speculate if they might be related. In fact, this week’s chosen question comes from Andrew Gillett, who …

Dark Matter

Dead Slow Ahead is a transcendent sci-fi documentary that must be experienced

I was beginning to have the itch, a low-level anxiety that occurs on the third or fourth day of a film festival when you haven't seen anything you feel terribly strongly about one way or another. SXSW, in addition to being a premiere showcase for brands, bands and media outlets, happens to have a …

Science Fiction

How to build your own Kodi media streaming box

Why fork out for an expensive set-top box when you can build your own for significantly less? Thanks to the powerful open-source Kodi media centre …

Raspberry Pi

The 30 best TV shows ever

Whether your favorite show is on Netflix, in a boxset or <i>actually</i> airing on your telly box, there's some truly phenomenal TV out there right now. From …

How to Make Ramen at Home | The Art of Manliness

During my freshman year at the University of Georgia, I can recall many late nights staring down into a styrofoam canister, slurping ramen noodles in …

Stephen Curry has replaced LeBron James as the best basketball player in the world

Move over, LeBron James: You are no longer the best basketball player on the planet.<p>LeBron has passed the torch, and what is amazing is whom the torch was passed to and how convincing the move has been.<p>The new best player in the world is not Kevin Durant, who has long been second-best. It is not …

Basketball

Has the Kepler Space Telescope Discovered an Alien Megastructure?

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope is tasked with finding small, rocky worlds orbiting distant stars. However, exoplanets aren’t the only thing Kepler can …

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

The surprising benefits of reading before bed

Our eyes pingpong back and forth from Facebook posts to open chat boxes, unclicked emails to GIFs of dancing cats, scanning for keywords but barely digesting what we see. Average time spent on an online article is 15 seconds.<p>In 2014, the Pew Research Center revealed that one-quarter of American …

Pew Research Center

Panic, depression and stress: The case against meditation

TWITCHING, trembling, panic, disorientation, hallucinations, terror, depression, mania and psychotic breakdown – these are some of the reported …

What You Didn't Know About the Act of Reading Books

Finding time to read has never been an issue for me. I read different books at different levels — you don’t put the same effort into Harry Potter as …

When Success Leads to Failure

The pressure to achieve academically is a crime against learning.<p>I’ve known the mother sitting in front of me at this parent-teacher conference for years, and we have been through a lot together. I have taught three of her children, and I like to think we’ve even become friends during our time …

Self Control

Infographic: Pretty Much Every Way “Star Wars” Changed Film And TV Forever

Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew weren’t the first astronauts to orbit Earth, but they’re the early gravity-defiers we celebrate most. Similarly, <i>Star Wars</i> wasn’t the first movie set in space or the first to feature friendly robot sidekicks, but it melded these ingredients to create a cinematic …

Star Wars

The fastest spaceships from all different sci-fi universes stacked up against each other in one infographic

But what about compared to spaceships in other sci-fi universes?<p>This awesome Fat Wallet graphic has the answer. It ranks spaceships featured in popular sci-fi stories from slowest to fastest.<p>It's divided between ships that are slower than the speed of light and ships that are faster than the speed …

Science Fiction

10 Facts Everyone Should Know About Dark Matter

And if you know all ten, you’ll understand just what it is… and isn’t.<p>Dark matter may be one of the most unsettling concepts that modern physics has …

WHAT IS THIS CALLED AND WHERE CAN I GET ONE ASAP

Give These 4 Things to Others to Be Happier

It's no secret that doing good makes others happy -- but did you know it can make you happy as well?<p>According to a study conducted by psychologists at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, people participating in meaningful activities were happier and felt that their lives had more purpose than …

Happiness

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