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World Cup Adventures

In preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa is building six soccer stadiums, investing some $2 billion in transportation upgrades, and assigning 40,000 police officers to babysit the...

Vacation Homes: Buy Low, Sell Never

There's at least one major upside to the bursting of the real-estate bubble: The kind of adventure-ready second home you've always dreamed about is suddenly within reach. From mountain...

Spurning Rubber

The government's ban on bicycles in wilderness areas is dead wrong.

Fighting Weight

The quickest way to boost your performance in any sport? Drop some gut.

How can I protect my knees?

I'm a runner and cyclist. I have runner's knee, mild arthritis, and mild overpronation. I don't want to spend hundreds, but I do want to protect my knees. What...

Man vs. Food

John Bradley wanted a strategy that would generate healthier eating habits without mandating strict adherence to an austere, dogmatic program. But which strategy would work best? After a year of...

Winter Escapes

Winter weekends are short and dark—which means you need to be fast and smart. Beat the blues with one of these surprisingly affordable escapes.