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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?

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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Honey

My cousin stopped by today on his way from Bismarck, North Dakota to his home in Bullhead City, Arizona. He’s been working with his cousin, who is a commercial beekeeper. He brought us 5 pounds of raw honey. I’m going…
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