• Behind Breaking2
    James Dickens16 minutes ago

    Behind Breaking2

    In December last year, Nike unveiled Breaking2, an innovation moonshot to deliver the first two-hour marathon barrier. To make it happen, Nike assembled a diverse team of world-class innovators who are bringing this bold vision to life.

  • Wind power on steroids: Typhoon turbines to provide the ultimate clean energy to Japan by 2020
    International Business Times5 hours ago

    Wind power on steroids: Typhoon turbines to provide the ultimate clean energy to Japan by 2020

    In what could be the ultimate clean energy, Japan is set to start harnessing the energy of typhoons, with wind turbines that are able to withstand intense storms – and turn them into power. Typhoon turbines, also known as the Magnus Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT), were first thought up by Atsushi

  • The best ski-in/ski-out resorts
    The Telegraph6 hours ago

    The best ski-in/ski-out resorts

    What could be better than stepping out of a ski chalet or hotel and sliding off down the mountain, returning right to the door at the end of the day? No need to walk a long way wearing heavy boots while carrying skis or board, or chivvy everyone onto a crowded bus. While many ski resorts have some

  • Why O. J. Simpson and George Best have transformed the sports documentary genre into something more provocative
    The Independent

    Why O. J. Simpson and George Best have transformed the sports documentary genre into something more provocative

    There was a time when sports documentaries were regarded as a near redundant genre. The ones that were made tended to be triumphalist narratives, telling the stories of great sporting heroes and their triumphs in very bland and predictable fashion. If you wanted to see a single movie last year that

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