Running in circles: my track marathon

Everyone wants a nice, flat marathon course for a crack at their PB. But 105 laps of the track are not for the faint hearted, as Stuart Goodwin discoveredIn summer 2007, I jogged 8km alone on my clubs track. I have rarely been so bored. This unfond memory was just one of many reasons why, on New Years Eve,...

Trump says town hall event has ‘nothing to do’ with debate prep — and proves it

Sandown, New Hampshire (CNN)Donald Trump took the stage at a town hall here Thursday night and insisted the forum was not set up to help prepare him for Sunday's town hall-style debate against Hillary Clinton.And after fielding a dozen softballs for just a half-hour from a hand-picked group of voters inside the small, sweltering wood-paneled room, it seemed Trump...

Hardware and robots to watch at the HAX IX demo day

An accelerator for hardware and robotics startups called HAX is holding its 9th Demo Day in San Francisco today. Startups pitching investors there span industriesfrom education to agricultureandmedicine. Examples include: FLASH Robotics social robot EMYS that teaches kids how to speak a new language; Amber Agricultures bean-shaped sensors that monitor corn in silos, and help farmers prevent spoilage;...

The intricate engineering behind a fitness tracker for wheelchair users

Image: Apple Its nearly impossible to count all of the fitness trackers on the market; there are ones tailored for hard-core runners, stylish designs pegged for women, even ones that alert you when you've been in the sun for too long. But theres never quite been one developed specifically for those in manual wheelchairs before. Last month, Apple announced...

Kim Kardashian Reveals The Easy Trick She Uses To Keep Her Weight In Check

After giving birth to her second child Saint, Kim Kardashian managed to shed 70 pounds since December. But her intense fitness regimen isn’t the only thing that helped her accomplish this great feat. In a recent clip of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” the 35-year-old star reveals one particular fitness trick she uses to keep her body in...

Children’s pole dancing classes defended as ‘not sexual’ – BBC News

Image copyright ITV Image caption The Pole Intentions classes were criticised after three of the students, aged 8 and 11, did a demonstration on This Morning Pole dancing classes for children have been defended by a sports governing body following claims that it sexualises youngsters.The Pole Intentions classes in Derbyshire and...