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Share the Road

Share the Road

Irena Ossola was wrapping up the most successful year in her cycling career—completing a tour of Europe where she made it to the podium five times in a month, winning gold twice, and having just placed third at the US National Criterium Championship in Louisville, Kentucky.Early one morning, she went for a ride in her hometown of Santa Fe.Gearing up for a run at Rabbit Road Trailhead, Irene Ossola’s training schedule usually consists of a pre-dawn swim and evening spin classes. (William Melhado/)On her way home, she approached the roundabout that joins West Alameda Street to Siler Road. In the...

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TPG readers recommended their favorite travel backpacks — here’s what I chose

TPG readers recommended their favorite travel backpacks — here’s what I chose

If you’re a frequent traveler, you know the gear you take with you can make or break your trip. And nothing is worse than having your travel backpack give up the ghost in the middle of a trip. That happened to me this month when the strap of my beloved Swiss gear multimedia travel backpack broke as I landed at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). I’ve had this backpack for 14 years and it’s like my travel security blanket. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter. However, backpack construction has...

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Healthy Pairings in Boys Love Manga

Healthy Pairings in Boys Love Manga

Like any fan of Boys Love manga, I’ve had my fair share of moments shipping the main couple and internally celebrating every advancement in the romance plot. I’ve whiled away more than a few late nights lost in the black and white pages of a story, reading each frame with anticipation. As much as I love a lot of the queer relationships I’ve come across in the genre, the reverse is also true: I’ve come across pairings that are toxic or simply abusive. A lot of the latter are often normalized in the genre, and that’s what pushed me to...

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9-Foot Tilt Patio Umbrella Only $44 Shipped on Walmart.com (Regularly $99)

9-Foot Tilt Patio Umbrella Only $44 Shipped on Walmart.com (Regularly $99)

Walmart is getting the patio ready for summer! ☀️ For a limited time, hop on over to Walmart.com where you can snag this Westin 9′ Tilt Patio Umbrella for just $44.10 shipped (regularly $99) – available in 4 color options! If you’re dreaming of lazy summer days, grab this now so you’ll be ready to enjoy your outdoor spaces as soon as the temps rise. This patio umbrella has a durable rust-resistant steel frame and can be tilted from side to side to help block out the sun. The crank handle makes it easy to open and close, and the...

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A short history of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy – an indelible reminder of unceded sovereignty

A short history of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy – an indelible reminder of unceded sovereignty

Activist and actor Bob Maza addresses a protest at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in front of Parliament House on July 30, 1972. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SAAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains names and images of deceased people. Often people think about the Aboriginal Tent Embassy as something historic, dating back to the 1970s. But it should also be thought of as a site of the longest protest for Indigenous land rights, sovereignty and self-determination in the world. In fact, this year, the Tent Embassy is set to celebrate its 50th continuous year of occupation. Demonstrating...

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