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Easy 10K Training Plan, Schedule, And Tips

If you’ve decided to work toward crushing a 6.2 mile race, having an easy 10K training plan and expert-approved tips makes it that much easier to …

Marathons

Physicists Just Discovered a Second State of Liquid Water

Wha?<p>It’s one of the most fundamental compounds on Earth, and it makes up roughly 60 percent of the human body, and yet water is turning out to be …

Physics

Science Says This Is Your Perfect Anti-Aging Workout

Reduce inflammation.<p>PeopleImages.com/Getty Images<p>Inflammation is an integral part of the body's attempt to heal an injury. But when stress or poor sleep ramps up inflammation, it can raise your risk of heart trouble, stroke, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, and even cancer. Tai chi can tame that …

Scientists Have Discovered a Bacteria That Eats Plastic

Plastic can be biodegradable in the presence of a certain kind of bacteria.<p>Researchers found that a bacteria called Ideonella sakaiensis can use …

Albert Einstein On The Spirituality That Comes From Scientific Inquiry

"I am satisfied with the mystery of life's eternity."<p>Although Albert Einstein is best known for his scientific achievements, his personal writings also reveal a good deal of wonder about the possibility of a higher power.<p>Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 to a secular Jewish family in Germany. …

8 yoga moves to loosen up tight muscles

For Rebecca Pacheco, yoga and running have always been intertwined. ‘I started running when I was 14 and doing yoga when I was 16, so I really don’t …

Top 10 Timeless Tunes for Your Workout Playlist

Born to Run<p>Bruce Springsteen 1 of 11<p>Ranked on many "greatest songs of all time" lists, Born to Run is one you can't help picking up the pace for. At …

Top 10

Your 12-Week Half-Marathon Training Plan

Anything could happen. Including running 13.1 miles with a smile on your face—no crying for mercy or cursing this article. Singer Ellie Goulding did …

Marathons

20 Inspirational Quotes From Famous Scientists

The great science minds of history have provided inspirational quotes on their findings, philosophy, and understanding of the world around us. These quotes have inspired generations of young explorers, eager to learn more about the world and motivated toward betterment.<p>When you need a bit more …

Lithium Will Become the Most Wanted Mineral

The rise in the sale of electric cars is going to lead to an increase in the demand for Lithium-ion cell and battery packs. As Lithium-ion is vital …

How to make electrons behave like a liquid

Electrical resistance is a simple concept: Rather like friction slowing down an object rolling on a surface, resistance slows the flow of electrons …

Why is glass transparent?

Once I asked this question from my teacher and he replied "Because it passes light.". "And why does it pass light?" I asked and he said, "Because it …

11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?<p>Did you hop in the shower, check your email, or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter? Did …

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

Yoga for Runners

5 Poses Every Runner Can Use By: Aly Raymer | February 25, 2016<p>The benefits of yoga practice are endless. Seriously, it creates a heightened sense of …

Yoga

13 Wonderful Ways to Eat Your Oats

Think a bowl of mushy oatmeal is the only way to eat your oats? Think again. From jam-filled granola bars and vegan oat pancakes, to sandwich bread …

Savory Mushroom and Vegetable Ramen Soup [Vegan]

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Recipes

How Your Own Brain Is Making You Run Slowly and What You Can Do About It

By Josh Adams<p>You don’t give 100% when you run. Your brain is involuntarily keeping your body from hurting itself with exertion. It never lets you hit …

Meet The Woman Who Discovered 3 Of The 4 New Elements

Dawn Shaughnessy and her team at the Heavy Element group are working to make chemistry class even harder.<p>There is no element named after her (yet), but Dawn Shaughnessy–a relatively young chemist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory–is one of the more prolific researchers in the small world of …

Why Does Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold Water?

Yep, it's true - and the chemistry is fascinating.<p>Lots of you in the Northern Hemisphere will be in the middle of yet another winter, and some might …

Stanford University

22 Easy One-Pot Meals With No Meat

Because doing dishes SUCKS.

7 Workout Habits You Should Drop Now

Are you spending hours working out every week, and not getting the results you want? Chances are you might have a bad habit or two when it comes to …

Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962

A disturbing thought experiment (with diagrams) by Cold War-era scientists<p><i>This article, written by Martin Mann, originally appeared in the September 1962 issue of</i> Popular Science <i>magazine. "Man's Last Big Blast," published just a month before the Cuban missile crisis, describes in frightening detail</i> …

FYI: Can Humans Hibernate?

Involuntarily? Yes. On purpose? Maybe. In February, for instance, Swedish snowmobilers found a man who had been trapped under snow in his car for two months with barely any food. After he was rescued, local doctors suggested that he had survived by adjusting his core body temperature downward to …

Researchers want your body odor to be your new ID

Researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid are currently developing a new form of biometric authentication based on personal body odor. The Group of Biometrics, Biosignals and Security (GB2S), with help from the Spanish engineering consulting firm Ilía Systems Ltd, hopes that its work can …

How To Use Trees To Prospect For Gold

There's gold in them leaves!<p>They say money doesn't grow on trees, but gold and other precious metals can accumulate in plants. Researchers recently discovered relatively high levels of gold in the leaves of a eucalyptus tree in Western Australia, before uncovering a deposit of the metal more than …

FYI: Why Do Libraries Have That Smell?

Mmm, books<p>The musty smell is most likely cellulose decay. Since the mid-19th century, when papermakers began using groundwood pulp in place of cotton or linen, most paper has contained an unstable compound called lignin, which breaks down into acids and makes paper very brittle. Since 2001, the …