How Far Is A 5K Race

Running a 5k is becoming a very widely held goal for many beginner runners, it seems to be something that is easy to imagine doing and for a complete newbie not too daunting a prospect. It’s a distance which with a little constant training most people could build up to running without rest in as little as 6 to 8 weeks. Many charity events and road races now use this specific distance as it’s a good starting point for most folks and you don’t have to be an elite athlete…

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Can we trust Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency?

Social media giant says currency will “empower billions of people” but critics warn it could threaten privacy.   Video of Can we trust Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency? | The Stream Just 15 years ago Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from a college dormitory in Massachusetts, beginning a dizzying rise to its current position as the world’s ubiquitous social media network. Now Facebook is on the verge of launching a new digital currency called Libra . Libra is being touted as a global currency that will allow individuals to make instant transactions through approved…

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Democratic debate night one: What did the candidates say?

The first US Democratic debate kicked off on Wednesday with 10 candidates on stage. What did they say? The first of back-to-back nights of debate took place on Wednesday with 10 of the 20 Democratic presidential candidates in the United States who qualified for the debate going head-to-head on a range of issues, including healthcare, immigration and US foreign policy towards Iran. Senators Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren, Representatives Tulsi Gabbard and Tim Ryan, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, former Representatives Beto…

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