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Wheelchairs Prohibited in the Last Place You’d Expect

In November, another woman seeking assisted living for her mother-in-law emailed the admissions coordinator at VillageCare at 46 & Ten in Manhattan. “We do not admit residents on wheelchairs,” the coordinator wrote back. By phone, the woman explained that her…
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No E-bikes!

A participant’s comment, seen at the city’s Open Space Master Plan community workshop: No E-bikes! Let them ride regular bikes like the rest of us. Open Space only for the fit and ambulatory, then?

Dunedin (the first time)

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series 2014 New Zealand

We started our New Zealand trip in Dunedin, where we are so lucky to have friends! Dunedin is a university town surrounding beautiful Otago Harbour. Geologically, it’s centered on the remnants of a volcano crater and is surrounded by hills….
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CCSVI, Adieu

At one point, CCSVI (Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency) was everywhere as an explanation (and treatment) for MS. I can’t say that I’m particularly surprised that it has now been debunked, by the doctor who coined the term in the first…
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The Joy of Running

It’s a little sad that your average suburban dog (or at least my average suburban dog) doesn’t have a lot of opportunities to really run. It’s taken us a couple of years of practice and finding the right equipment, but…
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Transcripts

Nicolas Steenhout (Part of a Whole) writes about the importance of transcripts for audio or video web content. I recently experienced the power of transcripts (or in this case, live captioning) when I attended The Strange Loop conference in St….
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