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Garmin Edge Touring Course Navigation (Parts 1 and 2)

Garmin Edge Touring Course Navigation (Parts 1 and 2)

Published on Feb 3, 2014 VELOGPS explore the Course Navigation feature on the Garmin Edge Touring (Best viewed in full HD). Published on Mar 31, 2014 WWW.VELOGPS.COM explore the Course Navigation feature on the Garmin Edge Touring (best viewed in HD large screen). Published on Dec 13, 2013 http://www.westernbikeworks.com/produ… Take your adventures to the Edge. […]

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Time To Stare Them Down

Time To Stare Them Down

You are going to be asked how you can improve one of the various cycling forums that you belong to in a survey. The single most important thing you can do is call for an end to Cyberbullying. If you are convinced that Bicycling is a good thing for everyone then find effective ways to […]

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Mental And Physical Toll Of Bullying Persists For Decades

Mental And Physical Toll Of Bullying Persists For Decades

by LINDA POON April 19, 2014 7:03 AM ET Source: NPR What doesn’t kill us only makes us stronger, right? Well, not when it comes to bullying. Some may still consider bullying a harmless part of growing up, but mounting evidence suggests that the adverse effects of being bullied aren’t something kids can just shake […]

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Food

MillerCoors focusing on water conservation

MillerCoors focusing on water conservation

By John Schmid of the Journal Sentinel March 16, 2014 Source: Journal Sentinel Images: Click Here With stressed U.S. water supplies posing long-term peril to its production, MillerCoors is focusing on sustainability Crack open a beer and what ripples out is 95% water. Water quality determines taste. Water is why beer ads tend to mythologize […]

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AJ Cut Out Nuts, Seeds and Avocados, Focused on Starch & Veggies — and lost a lot MORE weight! (VIDEO)

AJ Cut Out Nuts, Seeds and Avocados, Focused on Starch & Veggies — and lost a lot MORE weight! (VIDEO)

Dear VegSource Reader: Newsletter readers may recall a couple of articles in the past year about the always-inspiring Chef AJ. She cut out sugar and desserts…and didn’t lose weight. Then she cut out her daily ounce of nuts, and the pounds melted off. Since then AJ has lost even more and MORE weight, and today […]

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Too much animal-based proteins could lead to early death, study says

Too much animal-based proteins could lead to early death, study says

By Brady Dennis, Published: March 4 Source: WashingtonPost Could too much protein put you on the path toward an early grave?For middle-aged people who consume lots of meat, milk and cheese, the answer could be yes, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Cell Metabolism. U.S. and Italian researchers tracked thousands of adults during […]

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Religion

How Franklin Graham Hijacked His Father’s Brand to Preach Homophobia

How Franklin Graham Hijacked His Father’s Brand to Preach Homophobia

By Tyler Lopez MARCH 20 2014 3:05 PM Source: Slate Prominent evangelical figure Franklin Graham made headlines this week afterpenning a column in Decision magazine commending Russian president Vladimir Putin for his brutal stance towards that country’s LGBTQ community. In it, he declares “Putin is right … he has taken a stand to protect his nation’s children from the damaging […]

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Answers for Creationists

Answers for Creationists

By Phil Plait Source: Slate After writing yesterday about the now-famous/infamous debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, I don’t want to make this blog all creationism all the time, but indulge me this one more time, if you will. On BuzzFeed, there is a clever listiclethat is a collection of 22 photos showing creationists holding up questions […]

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Watch The Creationism Vs. Evolution Debate: Ken Ham And Bill Nye

Watch The Creationism Vs. Evolution Debate: Ken Ham And Bill Nye

by BILL CHAPPELL February 04, 2014 6:55 PM Source: NPR Does it damage children to teach them biblical creationism? What are the costs of denying evolution, one of biology’s core tenets? Those are the questions being asked and answered Tuesday night, in a live debate between best-selling Christian author Ken Ham and Emmy Award-winning educator […]

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Books

2013 National Book Award Finalist, Fiction

2013 National Book Award Finalist, Fiction

James McBride The Good Lord Bird Riverhead Books/Penguin Group (USA) ISBN: 978-1594486340 Photo credit: Chia Messina About the Book Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument […]

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Where are the Bicycles in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction?

Where are the Bicycles in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction?

by Megan McArdle Jan 28, 2013 9:37 AM EST Source: The Daily Beast After the apocalypse, don’t look for a backpack; look for a Schwinn Randall Parker hits on one of the things that always irritates me about post-disaster movies and books: I’m reading some after-the-electromagnetic pulse disaster novels where the electric grid has collapsed. Lots […]

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Remembering The Great California Cycleway

Remembering The Great California Cycleway

DECEMBER 14, 2010 Source: 90042 – HighlandPark All the excitement over a few lines painted on York Boulevard for bicycles last week, and Mark Vallianatos’ article on Eagle Rock Patch yesterday, reminded me of a time over a hundred years ago when bicycles ruled the day, and highways were being built just for them. The Great California Cycleway opened in Pasadena […]

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Arts

Herrick Lake – Danada Farms – Easter Sunday Toodle 2014

Herrick Lake – Danada Farms – Easter Sunday Toodle 2014

Summary Easter Sunday breakfast was at Egg Harbor Cafe. We arrived just after 9 AM and found a table where we could dine al fresco. Lots of folks had the same idea and in fact a few pooches were there enjoying a spring repast. In fact on Saturday morning one of them was actually sitting […]

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Images from Today

Images from Today

Summary Never expected to see snow today after the warm weekend we just had. But there it was coming down hard! Guess this will put a damper on the Total Lunar Eclipse viewing that goes on tonight in the Chicagoland area.

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Tour of North Side Park and Environs

Tour of North Side Park and Environs

Summary This was the first Sunday when riding to breakfast seemed like the right thing to do, because we could dine al fresco. In fact I got a chance to revisit my favorite French Toast meal “Winter in Italy“. After breakfast we toured the newly renovated Northside Park. They have really done a “bang up” […]

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Science

MillerCoors focusing on water conservation

MillerCoors focusing on water conservation

By John Schmid of the Journal Sentinel March 16, 2014 Source: Journal Sentinel Images: Click Here With stressed U.S. water supplies posing long-term peril to its production, MillerCoors is focusing on sustainability Crack open a beer and what ripples out is 95% water. Water quality determines taste. Water is why beer ads tend to mythologize […]

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Artificial intelligence could automate half of U.S. jobs in 20 years

Artificial intelligence could automate half of U.S. jobs in 20 years

By Aki Ito, Bloomberg News 11:20 pm, March 15, 2014 Source: ChicagoTribune SAN FRANCISCO — Who needs an army of lawyers when you have a computer? When Minneapolis attorney William Greene faced the task of combing through 1.3 million electronic documents in a recent case, he turned to a so-called smart computer program. Three associates […]

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Rethinking The Five-Second Rule: With Carpet, There’s No Rush

Rethinking The Five-Second Rule: With Carpet, There’s No Rush

by MICHAELEEN DOUCLEFF March 15, 2014 5:01 AM Source: NPR Many of us will happily eat a gummy bear or cookie after it falls on the floor, as long as we snatch it up quickly. Say, five seconds or less, right? Well, science just gave us another excuse to continue this food-saving habit, especially when […]

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Other Recent Posts

Advice From The Tiny Fix Bike Gang

Advice From The Tiny Fix Bike Gang

Background Reading Take Back the Lane: A Guide to Street Harassment on Bicycle (TinyFixGang) Harrasment As A Female……….. (ChainLink) Summary One of the ChainLink Forum this morning I was reading through a thread on strategies a female rider might employ when dealing with catcalls while riding alone. There were some good ideas including one or two […]

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Brompton for a Great Cause

Brompton for a Great Cause

by JACK on APRIL 15, 2014 Source: NYCeWheels What do Bromptons and great causes have in common? They both make you feel good. Giving back to the community is one of the most rewarding things you can do and there are so many options. You can volunteer at a soup kitchen, use your skills to […]

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Bring Back the War on the Car

Bring Back the War on the Car

By John Barber April 10, 2014 at 9:15 am Source: Torontoist Toronto needs warriors to fight for cyclists, pedestrians, and the life of the city. Whatever happened to the War on the Car? I miss it. And I struggle to accept the fact that one madman’s election has really put an end to that great cause. […]

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Here’s real proof that downtown doesn’t need TIFs

Here’s real proof that downtown doesn’t need TIFs

Joe Cahill March 19, 2014 Source: Crain’s Chicago Business At first glance, there’s nothing surprising about the surge in development on Michigan Avenue between Wacker Drive and Millennium Park. After all, the stretch forms a nexus between downtown office towers, Mag Mile shopping and a glittering tourist attraction. And it’s got plenty of drab low-rise […]

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New ‘Bikeology’ curriculum guides spell out bike skills for grades 6-12

New ‘Bikeology’ curriculum guides spell out bike skills for grades 6-12

Posted by Michael Andersen (News Editor) on March 18th, 2014 at 9:40 am Source: BikePortland When the basics of biking are essentially passed on as folk wisdom from one individual to another, is there any wonder so many of us fail to pick up the best practices? Local programs like Safe Routes to School and Create a Commuter try […]

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Innovative ‘Halfbike’, An Alternative To The Traditional Bicycle

Innovative ‘Halfbike’, An Alternative To The Traditional Bicycle

By Amanda Mok, 19 Mar 2014 Source: DesignTaxi Arizona-based start-up Kolelinia, founded by architects Martin Angelov and Mihail Klenov, have come up with an innovative transportation device named ‘The Halfbike’. Described as the “low-tech version of the Segway” by design magazine Dezeen, it looks like an odd cross between a traditional tricycle and a kick scooter, with a waist-high vertical handlebar. […]

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‘Can’t you read?!’: When one rider calls out another for rolling through a stop

‘Can’t you read?!’: When one rider calls out another for rolling through a stop

Posted by Michael Andersen (News Editor) on April 18th, 2014 at 8:48 am Source: BikePortland Is it out of line for one person on a bike to aggressively criticize another for pedaling through a stop sign in a safe situation? That’s the opinion of local writer and rider Diane Yee, who writes about biking and […]

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Navy Pier Flyover to begin construction in spring

Navy Pier Flyover to begin construction in spring

By Leonor Vivanco, @lvivanco RedEye 1:55 p.m. CDT, March 17, 2014 Source: RedEye Construction on the Navy Pier Flyover – intended to provide a safer route for lakefront trail users — is set to begin this spring, according to city officials. One of the most congested segments of the lakefront trail is near Navy Pier. The flyover […]

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