February 2011

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Cold Commuting

Winter Bike Gear Commuting by bicycle is easy for three seasons, but winter inevitably brings most bikes to a screeching halt. But with the proper gear and ap...
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Social Animal

Welcome to the world of party racing— costumes highly recommended Somewhere outside of our nation’s capital, there is a man in running shorts trying his bes...

Frostbite

Literally the freezing of your skin, frostbite occurs when the body is exposed to prolonged freezing temperatures. The areas most commonly affected by frostbite...
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Crampons

I love hiking to waterfalls in the winter, but a lot of the trails get icy. Is it necessary to use crampons while hiking during the winter in the Southern Appal...
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No Receipt, Please?

Bisphenol-A (BPA), the endocrine-disrupting toxin found in polycarbonate water bottles and tin cans, also coats most receipts in the United States. Animal tests...