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Soccer Star Tim Howard's Big Secret

American goalkeeper Tim Howard shattered World Cup records during the game against Belgium yesterday, racking up an awe-inspiring 16 saves—more than anyone in the history of the planet's most popular sports tournament. His phenomenal success (which still didn't save the U.S. from losing to Belgium in the end, 2-1) sparked plenty of questions from cynics online, especially after he was "randomly" drug-tested immediately after his already-legendary performance. But FIFA officials needn't have bothered. Howard, 34, already spilled the secrets of his performance. To us. see more
Tech

We Want It: Capture Your Workout on the Shimano CM-1000 Helmet Sport Camera

If you don't share your workout on Instagram, did it really happen? For FOMO-inducing posts, capture days spent cycling, surfing, or skiing with the Shimano CM-1000 sport camera ($299; shimano.com for stores). Yes, the action-cam market is oversaturated, but here are three reasons this one reigns supreme. see more
Design

The Real Star of the World Cup: Brazil's Breathtaking New Stadium

Pictured above, Arena das Dunas: Rain that falls on the arena's roof trickles down the sides and is used to irrigate the pitch. Christopher Lee, a partner at the sports-architecture firm Populous, talks about the inspiration behind the Arena das Dunas ("Dunes Arena"), one of the most stunning of the new Brazilian venues built to host the beautiful game. see more
Health

5 Ways You Can Run Like Boston Marathon Champion Meb Keflezighi

Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi can be your running coach. No, seriously. Through ProRunnerTalk.com's "Meb Meets" events, running acolytes can group-Skype with the legend and request one-on-one consultations afterward. But we saved you the trip: Here, his top five tips for becoming a better runner. see more
Fashion

Yoox Is Selling World Cup-Themed Clothes You'll Actually Want to Buy

There's a lot of World Cup-oriented merchandise hitting the market in advance of the big international tournament, and a lot of it is just not great. But the sweatshirts that Yoox.com and Sepp Magazine have worked on with designers from Opening Ceremony to Ami are a big, bright, shiny exception. see more
Sports

Biker Brothers to Compete in the Most Dangerous Motorcycle Race in the World

William Dunlop (pictured above) knows his helmet is all that stands between him, the pavement, and the hundreds of racers who have lost their lives in the International Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) motorcycle race, known infamously as the most dangerous race in the world. The 37-mile-long course swerves through the narrow roads that wind around the UK island—around lampposts, over bridges, and between flanking rock beds—all while regularly exceeding 200 mph. Each year, at least one racer loses his life during practices and competitions, totaling over 220 lives since the first TT in 1907. see more
Fashion

Alexander McQueen and Puma Team Up For a Museum-Quality Soccer Cleat

Alexander McQueen and Puma have been collaborating for years, but their latest joint project—a handmade soccer cleat—is among the most beautiful products they've ever created together. see more
Design

Berluti Makes the Most Gorgeous New Bike We've Ever Seen

There are bicycles, and then there are bicycles. And the two-wheeled work of metal, leather, and wood that will arrive in Berluti stores next month belongs squarely in the second category. see more
Sports

The Smartest Thing Tony Hawk Ever Did? Not Let a Nearly Genius-Level IQ Keep Him From Becoming a Skateboarder

Mr. Hawk, did anyone ever tell you that you were wasting your time with skateboarding? Sure, in high school a teacher told me that if I continued to not follow the rules I was never going to make it anywhere. As a kid you were tested with an IQ of 144. Did you feel any different knowing that you were supposed to be smart? No, they just put me into what's called the GATE program for people who are more advanced and more gifted and luckily I did have some camaraderie in that. I had a couple of friends see more
Sports

Nike's Magista Soccer Cleats: The "Perfect" Socks with Studs on the Bottom

When a group of soccer stars told Nike they wanted a pair of cleats that felt like "a sock with studs on it," the brand was all too happy to comply. see more
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