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2013-06-27 23:34:28

Two divisions of Homestead Independence, Inc., All About Access and AccessAbility Home Medical & Rehab Products announce the launch of their new websites http://www.accesselevator.net and http://www.hmestore.net. The new websites offer buyers extensive information on products available to the physically disabled and their caregivers that aide in more independent living. Cudahy, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 “It is our hope that people with disabilities and their caregivers will...

2013-06-26 20:43:32

The citizens of Gothenburg, Sweden will vote soon on whether to continue the already up-and-running congestion charge. New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that congestion charges are indeed a better way to reduce traffic and improve air quality. The doctoral thesis from the School of Business, Economics and Law shows that in Bogota, Colombia drastic driving restrictions have not been effective, while congestion charges besides cutting traffic, as it has happened...

2013-06-13 16:03:58

And boosts number of short trips taken by bus which might otherwise have been cycled or walked But it also seems to boost the number of short journeys taken by bus, which might otherwise have been cycled or walked, the findings show. The researchers wanted to assess the public health impact of giving teens in London free bus travel. The scheme was introduced for 12 to 16 year olds in 2005, and for 17 year olds in 2006. They therefore used data from the London Area Transport Survey...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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