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2010-07-08 12:52:53

A new study suggests that wearing sneakers tailored to your foot shape might not help protect you against injuries. New Balance, which was the shoe company used in the study, helps runners choose the best shoe for them by determining their foot shape in the company's online "Find your Total Fit" feature. But "simply measuring the foot morphology with (this type of) technique is not sufficient for prescribing footwear if your objective is to prevent injuries," Dr. Bruce Jones, an...

2009-03-02 17:38:00

"The vision, ideas, and solutions they put forward in this book have the potential to redeem American foreign policy." -- Brent Scowcroft "I salute the Managing Global Insecurity (MGI) project and this book, Power and Responsibility, for undertaking the challenging endeavor of strengthening and improving our current means of international cooperation. This book sets a platform from which to take forward the vital agenda of restoring American leadership and creating a more effective...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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