8 tips from the pros for staying cool when cycling in the heat

So if a rider’s heart pumps out 100 Because water conducts heat more than 20 times quicker than air, if sweat is left to pool on the skin, your skin temperature rises, which would ultimately lead to a drop in performance. In intense heat, no fabric

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Better gaming keyboards, wrist phones, and more

[But] he needed to create something more practical and consistent that could be used in a live performance setting similar to how you might pump on a wave in the water. The front truck is designed with a slope that matches the direction of momentum

Get a Crash Course in Writing from 20 Journalists

Metafilter user not_the_water gathered the advice from articles, online courses, podcasts, live talks, and a drinking game. Some highlights: Certain themes run throughout: Narratives need character and tension. Collect story ideas everywhere and keep a file.

Marks & Spencer sparks backlash for selling 'environmentally unfriendly' apples in a plastic TUBE so 'they can fit in car cup holders'

A representative for Marks and Spencer responded to the tweets by Dr Beukers-Stewart, saying the main purpose of the tubes is for 'protection and convenience'. They wrote: 'We do care Bryce :/ The main reasons for the tube are protection and convenience.

Changes to Baltic Avenue canal could relieve flooding

At a public meeting Thursday held at the Atlantic City Aquarium, City Engineer Ed Dennis outlined the multi-phase Baltic Avenue Drainage Improvements Project, aimed at improving the performance engineers to pump accumulating water out of the canal.

Microsoft Claims to Be 'Talking to Sony' About Playing Nice

Playing nice with the competition simply isn’t in the company’s best interest—while it could be a potential boon for Microsoft.

Thorium Power Is the Safer Future of Nuclear Energy

For instance, thorium reactors have been criticized as potentially having more neutron leak compared with conventional reactors. More neutron leak means more shielding and other protection is needed for workers at the power plant. And as in most types of

‘Deep Subprime’ Auto Loans are Becoming the New Normal

While consumers have fallen behind on most subprime auto loans, the deep classification is responsible “Auto loan fundamental performance, especially within ABS pools, continues to deteriorate.” Morgan Stanley defines deep subprime borrowers

New Bill Seeks $5,000 Fine for Rolling Coal

While the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) already has laws that apply to tampering with a vehicle’s emission controls, Rep. Will Guzzardi from the Illinois General Assembly is proposing a new bill that would directly target coal rollers.