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07
Riding the Dunes in Dubai’s Electric Dirt Bikes

Consider the humble bicycle—a simple, yet elegant two-wheeled machine that has served us well for 200 years. Now in its latest iteration, it’s the world’s number-one-selling electric vehicle. Capitalizing on this trend, three Dubai-based entrepreneurs are adapting electric bicycles to the demands of desert riding with rugged, motorcycle-like bikes that run on both pedal and electric power. It’s the coolest eco-friendly trend taking the desert by storm. This Great Big Story is a paid contribution by Dubai. (http://www.visitdubai.ae) SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb Got a story idea for us? Shoot us an email at hey [at] GreatBigStory [dot] com Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX Make our acquaintance on Face...


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Why It's Almost Impossible to Run a Two-Hour Marathon

Three of the world's finest distance runners are about to attempt one of the greatest feats of athleticism in history: a sub two-hour marathon. To do it, the athletes will need to maintain an average pace of at least 13.1 miles per hour. So, we timed how long WIRED staffers could run at that speed. Needless to say, we didn't last long. Here's why only a handful of people in the world could ever come close to a two-hour marathon. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ?? http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. Why It's Almost Impossible to Run a Two-Hour Marathon | WIRED


Jan
05
My Philosophy for a Happy Life

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Just before his passing on January 10, 2014, Sam Berns was a Junior at Foxboro High School in Foxboro, Massachusetts, where he achieved highest honors and was a percussion section leader in the high school marching band. He also achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. Sam was diagnosed with Progeria, a rare, rapid aging disease, at the age of 2. He is featured in the Emmy award-winning documentary Life According to Sam, which premiered on HBO on October 21, 2013, 2 days before his 17th birthday. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. ...


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