Saturday, August 15, 2015

Saturday Stories: Running Shoes, Russian Maps, and "Lifestyle"

Gretchen Reynolds in the New York Times does some myth busting around choosing the right running shoes (tl;dr - buy whichever ones feel the most comfortable, motion control doesn't matter).

Greg Miller in Wired with the amazing but true story of the secret world of cold war Russian maps.

Paul Lincoln in the UK Public Health Network's blog, calls for an end to the use of the word "lifestyle" in public health.

[And if you don't follow me on Facebook or Twitter, here's a very kind and generous profile of me from The Chronicle of Higher Education highlighting what I've been up to (in a sense), this past week.]