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- 2010-Oct-31: This video by Keith Nicol points out a number of common issues in skate skiing form and suggests some corrective drills. Nordic Skates are an ice blade with a Nordic Ski binding which you can clip onto your ski boot to turn it into a type of speed skate. 
- 2009-Jul-15: Do expensive running shoes actually help, or are they causing injury by modifying the way we run? Discussed further by many sedentary geeks here. Maybe something like the FiveFingers (should really be the FiveToes) from Vibram is what one should use? A paper published in 2001 looks at Barefoot Running. Wired kicks up on the barefoot running thing, the Vibram FiveFingers while looking like something that could cause a lot of blisters on the heel, are quite nice, but don't try to do more than a half a kilometer in them for your first couple of sessions (you'll get sore Achilles tendons on the following days if you do). 
- 2008-Apr-02: Loose weight and gain speed, perhaps on a 10km distance you can get about 12 seconds faster for every pound you loose. 
- 2008-Mar-15: The Wikipedia article on heart rates: maximum as a function of age, resting and in training. 
- 2008-Mar-15: The training section of Time to Run, this site has a fair bit of background material on training methods for distance running. 
- 2008-Mar-11: A training program for 5 and 10km runners, has a lot of good editorial content. 
- 2008-Feb-13: Geocaching takes a turn for the scary, and the bomb squad responds. 
and some more,
and another good
list of simple tricks, lucky
13, here's a computerized
one done with the sum of the digits of a two-digit number. 
Starting fires using an ice
lens, and water in
a plastic bag.
Harry Potter... the J.K. Rowling Interviews
from MuggleNet, the Black
The Circuit Cellar, build
your own CPU on a chip
And the painstation,
now you can participate in games like "Total World Domination"...
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includes actual user reviews.
For those with too much time on their hands, use your GPS
as a giant etch-a-sketch.
Estes model rockets
for model trains
, exploring the subways of the world
Harriers (New York)
Degree Confluence Project
money fast with geocaching, some companies are actually using
geocachers to recover their lost property.