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2013-07-31 23:23:28

This online tool will serve to allow anyone to participate in designing the potential future of their own community, as well as of their own building or business idea. Rock

Healthy Neighborhood Lowers Obesity Level
2013-06-07 09:11:10

Neighborhoods that include restaurants and businesses that support healthy eating choices can make a “measurable” difference in the battle against obesity, according to a new study led by researchers at the Drexel University School of Public Health.

2013-05-21 23:23:45

While New Jersey’s self-proclaimed “Smart Realtor,” Lina Panza, loves walkable neighborhoods for many reasons, one of her favorite aspects of walkable places is the positive effect walkable

Permitted Left Turns Present Serious Danger For Pedestrians
2013-04-03 12:03:34

A new study shows that 'permitted' left turns are particularly dangerous for pedestrians. According to their research, four to nine percent of the time, drivers don’t bother to check for bikers or walkers before they make their turn.

2012-04-11 09:31:59

Nearly 18 percent of U.S. school-aged children and adolescents are obese, as the rate of childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.