As a species, humans have always been running. Our motivations may have changed (escaping a sabre toothed tiger, for example), but our mechanics have not.

Jesse Schwartzman makes the case (he’s not the first) that while big cushy shoes aren’t the problem specifically, they do enable bad habits.

Barefoot Running vs. The Modern Shoe: Which is the real fad? « Earndit Blog.

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Do you love coffee? I do. Also, I cant get enough food science (Alton Brown is my hero). I read the following article and cant wait to try this myself.

The basic idea is that you make strong, hot coffee directly into a container of ice that instantly cools and dilutes it to the required state.

Dymaxion. – Why you should stop cold-brewing, and use the Japanese Iced Coffee Method.. (via Lifehacker)