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First thought: would these make weekend warriors able to finish a marathon, for example? If so, would they be considered performance -enhancing drugs for the purpose of competitive sports (the Olympics, for example, or any WADA - World AntiDoping Authority -controlled sport? 
Second: what would be the cost and availability of these pills? Would they be so expensive that only the "leisure class" (which has the time and money to exercise) can afford them? Would they be prescription-only, and prescribed only to those individuals who have a medical issue preventing them from exercising (advanced arthritis, MS, Parkinson's, etc.)? Would they be covered by health insurance -- and if so, under what conditions?
Third: what are the side-effects -- both short- and long-term. So many "short-cut" medications have turned out to have side-effects worse than the issues they've tried to solve (think "Fen Phen")?
Dr. Yoni Freedhoff"s obesity medicine take on health, weight loss and life in general
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Just viewed Spectre. Cool opening graphics, plus homages to many previous Bond films. Spectre reboot/prequel for the 21st century, bringing together the previous three Daniel Craig Bond films.
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Similar issues in the US, except for reversing "left" and "right". Most off-road "shared use" paths are designed more for pedestrian use (mostly joggers/runners, but occasionally parents with baby carriages/prams and strollers or persons in wheelchairs or other mobility vehicles). This reduces cycling speed to that of foot traffic. Also, there is a very wide variation in cycling speeds; even lightly-used bicycle thoroughfares that don't allow for safe passing by faster cyclists will be disregarded by them in favor of the faster adjacent roadway.

Two observations regarding the debris issue: (1) in my part of New Jersey, there isn't the sort of regular street cleaning that happens in New York City, so the clearest parts of the roads are often the most common motor vehicle tire tracks; (2) where there is regular street cleaning, the debris is pushed to the curb/kerb, which is where the bicycle passageways are most commonly situated. (3) During snow periods, the snow is not removed from the streets (as it is in NYC), but pushed to the side, crowding out the shoulder, on-street parking, and bike lanes. On bridges and overpasses, it is shoved onto the sidewalks (pedestrian passageways) so that there is NO passage other than on the roadway, in the motor traffic lanes.
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Great basic intro to the new changes.
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Interesting, scary, and a thoughtful read: How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus  http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/the-coddling-of-the-american-mind/399356/
College students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education.
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Of course, it doesn't hurt that the public face of American politics, and mainstream news media, actively fan the flames of terrorism concern: it sells papers, elects politicians, and allows them to aggressively strip away our civil liberties, thereby escalating any individual's risk of being a victim of physical or mental violence, rather than someone who can actively limit the aggressor's damage.
Terrorism has won an apparently permanent space in the American mind.
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Why did the FBI revise its warning about EMV credit card security?
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Interesting analysis. Wonder what else this technique might be able to do in the next decades (presuming the FDA doesn't get in the way)
Before it can reach its full potential, it has to become more precise
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    Money Room, 1984 - 1986
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This place has closed. Previously, it was the area's "cheap" cleaner at about $2/garment and always busy. Disappointed that it has completely closed down.
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Not sure why the negative reviews. It's a reasonable place to go if you need to see a doctor quickly, without an appointment. As with any group, you'll get some doctors who are better than others. Had only one major insurance issue with them in over 10 years. That said, most of the time I'm dealing with one of the doctors who has regular appointment hours. It took a few visits to build the relationship, but it's been time well invested.
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