RUNNING BAREFOOT Advocates of running barefoot claim that doing so strengthens the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the foot and promotes a natural running galt that is less prone to injury. Other claims Shoes provide support, which doesn’t allow the foot to strengthen and support itself. Much like wearing thick mittens, shoes reduce proprioception, the […]

1. Shoulder pads end with your shoulders. 2. Your flat hand should slip easily into your suit under the lapels when the top (or midlle) button is fastened. If you put a fist in, the suit should pull at the button. 3. The top button of a two-button suit – or the middle button of a three-button suit should not fall below your navel. 4. With your arms at your […]

Below is a list of recommended software for Windows 7, and a few tips to help you make the most of your computer. Internet web browser: Chrome, Opera, Firefox mail client: Thunderbird, Opera instant message: Miranda, Pidgin, Skype relay chat (IRC): mIRC, XChat, ChatZilla FTP client: Filezilla, WinSCP download manager: jDownloader Multimedia video player: MPC-HC music player: foobar2000, Winamp codecs: CoreAVC, CCCP* image viewer: IrfanView, ACDSee Classic image editor: Photoshop, […]

The major plus of the film is its referencing of ancient Greek legend, so that this doesn’t simply inform the theme but really becomes the theme – when the Warriors finally have their moment on the beach in Coney Island, you really do get a glimpse of how Xenophon must have felt like the day he and his men at last came to the Aegean after their harrowing retreat through […]

1. Sumgayit, Azerbaijan – 250 000 potentially affected – 40 factories manufacturing chemicals – 120 000 tons of harmful emissions – Cancer rates 51% higher than average 2. Linfen, China – 3 million affected – Provides 2/3 of nation’s coal energy – Worst air quality in China, pollutants include arsenic and sulphur dioxide – High rates of lead poisoning in children 3. Tianying, China – 140 000 affected – Largest […]

THE GANZFELD PROCEDURE At first this sounds like a bad practical joke. Begin by turning the radio to a station playing static. Then lie down on the couch and tape a pair of halved ping-pong balls over your eyes. Within minutes, you should begin to experience a bizarre set of sensory distortions. Some people see horses prancing in the clouds, or hear the voice of a dead relative. It turns […]

BRUCE LEE’S ONE INCH PUNCH Martial arts legend Bruce Lee is famously quoted as saying “Fear not the man who’s practiced a thousand punches. Fear the man who’s practiced one punch thousand times”. But Lee’s amazing feats of martial arts prowess were due mostly to his amazing physical condition, so in addition to the proper technique, you’ll need to condition yourself physically to perform this impressive display of striking power. […]

Step 1: Make a new folder – Right click on desktop Step 2: Rename the folder – Go to start menu, accessories, system tools, character map – Find, select and copy “no break space” – Select the new folder you’ve created, press F2, Ctrl+v and Enter Step 3: Change folder icon – Right click on your new folder and select properties – Go to customize tab from above and click […]

It’s probably the best feeling Western made since the heyday of Roy Rogers. It’s specially crafted to make us feel good. There’s no disturbing subtext, and it takes a very modern approach to the issue of racism. Yes, there is racism but only the bad guys exhibit it. And there’s no injuns, because you can’t have injuns in a Western nowadays without it dwelling on the redman’s plight and that’s […]

STAY AWAKE FOR DAYS You should take: PROVIGIL (MODAFINIL), NUVIGIL (ARMODAFINIL) What you need to know: If you have to pull an all-nighter, Provigil is your friend. The Air Force feeds it to fighter pilots to ensure they’re alert after 40 hours without shut eye. In business circles Provigil is often referred to as “the entrepreneur’s drug of choice.” The new pep pill on the block is Nuvigil, which Cephalon […]