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Oct 14, 2016 11:54:29 AM . Contributed

100 Years Old and Running for Her Life

On a cloudless Sunday afternoon in April, a 100-year-old woman named Ida Keeling laced up her mustard yellow sneakers and took to the track at the Fieldston School in the Bronx. Her arrival was met without fanfare. In fact, no one in the stands seemed to notice her at all.

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Oct 14, 2016 11:51:23 AM . Contributed

Can Running Make You Smarter?

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To strengthen your mind, you may first want to exert your leg muscles, according to a sophisticated new experiment involving people, mice and monkeys. The study’s results suggest that long-term endurance exercise such as running can alter muscles in ways that..

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Oct 14, 2016 11:49:04 AM . Contributed

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

It is something of a cliché among runners, how the activity never fails to clear your head. Does some creative block have you feeling stuck? Go for a run.


Need some extra fuel for your next mind-clearing run?


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Oct 14, 2016 11:42:50 AM . Contributed

10 Health Benefits Of Running That You Didn't Know About

Running needs motivation. But with a million things to do, running just doesn’t happen to you, right? But you know what, running can prepare you to start the next morning with double the enthusiasm and energy.

Want an extra boost for your next run? 


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Oct 14, 2016 11:25:18 AM . Contributed

Presidential History on Coffee

For about as long as we’ve had presidents, we’ve had coffee in the White House. From John Adams drinking coffee to be more patriotic (with that Boston Tea Party and all) to Dwight Eisenhower spending D-Day “drinking endless cups of coffee” to John F. Kennedy’s using “Coffee..

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Oct 13, 2016 7:31:24 PM . Contributed

Comedians + Coffee: "Just Tell Him You're the President"

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Oct 13, 2016 7:23:51 PM . Contributed

Philosophers Drinking Coffee: The Excessive Habits of Kant, Voltaire & Kierkegaard

I think I speak for many of us when I say that coffee fuels our greatest intellectual efforts. And even as we get the jitters and leave brown rings on our desks, we can take comfort in the fact that so it also went with some of the most notable philosophers in the history of..

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Oct 13, 2016 6:40:49 PM . Contributed

The Roosevelt Family Built a New York Coffee Chain 50 Years Before Starbucks

Theodore Roosevelt was famously possessed of such formidable natural energy that he was known at Harvard as a “locomotive in human pants.” But something else might have fueled his vigor. As a sickly child, he was given strong cups of coffee—along with puffs of cigar—to ease..

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Oct 13, 2016 3:58:02 PM . Contributed

At a White House Rich in Coffee Lore, No Word on President’s Preference

Caffeine consumption in the West Wing has, apparently, become a state secret.

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Oct 13, 2016 3:52:47 PM . Eat Your Coffee

America: Built on Coffee

It’s election season, and we want to take a few minutes to reflect on how coffee has impacted our 239 years of history. We’ve compiled a list of presidents known for their love for coffee and the great accomplishments carried out as a result of the hallowed beverage...

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