Ready to run: How to safely prepare for a running event

Summertime into fall is replete with outdoor casual competitions. Color runs, obstacle courses, triathlons and 5Ks are enjoyable exercise goals for anyone from die-hard athletes to the minimally fitness-focused. Summertime into fall is replete with outdoor casual competitions. Not prepared? No sweat! Give a personal trainer the dates of the activities and ask him or her to set up a preparation workout schedule. Or, check out sites such as health.clevelandclinic.org, which provides safe preparation tips: – If necessary, check with a physician prior to the event. – Get plenty of…

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What really works to prevent snoring?

Whether the sound emitting from the snorer is what NSF describes as a “light rustle” or a “buzz saw,” it can wreak havoc on a bed partner’s ability to enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep. We hope you love these items as much as we did! GateHouse Media may collect a share of sales from links on this page. People snore for a number of reasons. The National Sleep Foundation points to primary causes as aging, nose and throat conditions, sleeping style, alcohol consumption and weight. NSF estimates 37 million Americans…

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iPhone designer Jony Ive to leave Apple and start own firm

Ive was a part of Apple’s design team since the 1990s and is known for shaping its signature rounded, stylish designs. The man behind the iconic designs of the iPhone, iMac and iPad is leaving Apple. Jony Ive, a close creative collaborator with Apple Inc cofounder Steve Jobs, whose designs drove its rise to a $1 trillion company, will leave later this year to form an independent design company. Apple said Ive will continue work on its products at his new venture, but shares fell as much as 1.5 percent…

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Democratic debate night two: What did the candidates say?

Ten more candidates took the stage on Thursday in the final night of the first 2020 Democratic debate. The second night of the first United States 2020 Democratic debate took place on Thursday night with  another 10 candidates taking the stage in Miami, Florida. Thursday’s debate round saw a few more confrontations than the first night, including one between Senator Kamala Harris and former Vice President Joe Biden. In an emotional exchange, Harris challenged Biden’s stance on busing to desegregate public schools during the 1970s, telling the former vice president that…

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NASA will fly a drone to Titan to search for life

The Dragonfly mission, which will launch in 2026 and land in 2034, will send a rotorcraft to the Saturn’s largest moon. For its next mission in our solar system, NASA plans to fly a drone helicopter to Saturn’s largest moon Titan in search of the building blocks of life, the space agency said on Thursday. The Dragonfly mission, which will launch in 2026 and land in 2034, will send a rotorcraft to fly to dozens of locations across the icy moon, which has a substantial atmosphere and is viewed by…

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Manafort pleads not guilty in New York mortgage fraud case

If convicted, the charges could keep ex-Trump campaign chair in prison if the president pardons him for federal crimes. Paul Manafort, the imprisoned former chairman of President Donald Trump‘s 2016 campaign, pleaded not guilty Thursday in New York to state mortgage fraud charges that could keep him locked up if Trump pardons him for federal crimes uncovered during the probe of Russian election meddling. Manafort, in a blue jail uniform and handcuffs, walked with a limp as court officers led him down a public hall to and from the courtroom.…

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Facial recognition technology: The criminal among us

The use of facial recognition in law enforcement takes us one step closer to our dystopian future. When I was a child, I used to dream of growing up to live in a magical world where my every move would be monitored by cameras tracking my identity, behaviour, and emotions. Just kidding. But that reality is exactly where we are headed. Welcome to the age of total surveillance and the extinction of the concept of privacy – the latest efforts by the global politico-corporate elite to render existence as oppressive…

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