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VerbalizeIt Translation App
When traveling abroad, don't you wish you could just grab a native speaker by the scruff of the neck and use him to translate? A new app gives you the next best thing – a native speaker a phone call away to interpret.
ePulse2 Strapless Heart-Rate Monitor
For those who don't like wearing a heart-rate monitor strapped around their torso, here's a monitor that fits on one's arm like a watch. It also gives you exercise time and calorie consumption readings.
"Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance" by Lennard Zinn
$24.95; Velo Press, 520 pages
This is the fourth edition of this bible for bike gearheads. It features 650 hand-drawn illustrations, with intricate diagrams on everything from how to fix a flat tire to all manner of chain and pedal repair. The new edition also shows you how to retrofit a bike for cyclocross.
Fodor's 7 Unknown Islands That Won't Be For Very Long
1. Aitutaki, Cook Islands
2. Chebeague, Maine
3. Lord Howe Island, Australia
4. Rabida, Galapagos Islands
5. Ischia, Italy
6. Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe
7. Tikehau, French Polynesia
Real Runners @RunningQuotes: "Running shirt on the back said If you see me collapse, please hit 'Pause' on my Garmin."
– Compiled by Sam McManis, email@example.com
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