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Would You Ride a Bike Superhighway?

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As everyone becomes more concerned with protecting our environment and improving our personal health, bicycle superhighways seems to be the ideal panacea.
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Create a Free Website with our Website Builder - Jimdo

Create a Free Website with our Website Builder - Jimdo | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
Create a free website in minutes with the Jimdo website builder! Add text, galleries, videos, even create an online store. Make your free site now!
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You Asked: Is Meditation Really Worth It?

You Asked: Is Meditation Really Worth It? | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
Totally. Here's why

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Still not confident that meditation works?   Do you need a bit more information on the benefits of daily meditation?   Well here is an article that should clear up any doubts about meditation.   From spiritual benefits to physical ones, meditation is an excellent way to boost your overall health.   Learning to meditate could be one of the best things you can do for yourself.

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'The Mom Booth': Real women as living art

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Minneapolis artist Andy Ducett's piece is gaining national exposure in Crystal Bridges' "State of the Art."
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Here Is A Good Resource of Educational Quotes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here Is A Good Resource of Educational Quotes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
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#RealTravel: Tuk-Tuk Love - The Offbeat Way One Couple Explored Sri Lanka

#RealTravel: Tuk-Tuk Love - The Offbeat Way One Couple Explored Sri Lanka | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
This couple decided to explore the country of Sri Lanka...by tuk-tuk. From crazy traffic, to scenic views, read about their offbeat journey.
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Why The U.S. Chills Its Eggs And Most Of The World Doesn't

Why The U.S. Chills Its Eggs And Most Of The World Doesn't | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
In many countries, eggs aren't refrigerated and they're still considered safe to eat. But in the U.S., we have to chill them, because we've washed away the cuticle that protects them from bacteria.
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59 Free Twitter Tools and Apps to Fit Any Need

59 Free Twitter Tools and Apps to Fit Any Need | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
Twitter is a fascinating adventure of relationships, entertainment, education, and fun. Now imagine layering on a few dozen powerups.
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For those of you wedded to Twitterati, here's some more stuff to fill your digital day!

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Seriously. How Much Sleep Do You Really Need? | Edudemic

Seriously. How Much Sleep Do You Really Need? | Edudemic | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
As most teachers are heading back to the classroom for the start of another school year, many are bemoaning the loss of something they’ve grown accustomed to over the summer: more sleep. How much does sleep really matter though? We know that more sleep is good for your brain, and most of us know first …
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Appeal launched to prevent breakup of 'unrivalled' Wedgwood ceramic archive

Appeal launched to prevent breakup of 'unrivalled' Wedgwood ceramic archive | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
Stoke museum's collection of pioneering potter, described as 'unparalleled' by Unesco, due to be sold to meet pension debtsThe vast Wedgwood collection of pottery, art and manuscripts regarded as one of the most important industrial archives in the...
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Robin Williams: a selection of his wisecracks and wisdom - The National

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Robin Williams: a selection of his wisecracks and wisdom
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A selection of quotes, wisecracks and offbeat wisdom from Robin Williams, who died on Monday from suspected suicide in California aged 63.
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Dogs Experience Jealousy

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Jealousy appears to be a primordial emotion seen not only in humans, but in other animals as well
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I knew it!

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Guest blog the greatest performance enhancer is: Road: News

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Former Olympic and professional team-mate Scott McGrory defines the ingredient that has been missing until now in Michael Rogers. (RT @ScottMcGrory: Some light reading about that bloke that won last night's stage!
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Believing in oneself is the key for Michael Rogers!

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Moving pictures: the amazing paintings that float in mid-air

Moving pictures: the amazing paintings that float in mid-air | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
New York duo Floto+Warner join a long tradition of artists, stretching from Hokusai to Pollock and beyond, who have suspended artworks in mid-air as if by magic, writes Jonathan Jones
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162. SIR KEN ROBINSON: Full body education

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Sir Ken Robinson is a leading authority on education and creativity. A former professor of education, he now advises governments and businesses around the world and is one of the most sought-after ...
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For all the dance lovers out there!

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Freeway art in Apache Junction, Chandler, Gilbert, and Tempe - azcentral.com

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Visitors often are impressed by the art along Arizona's freeways, whether Gila monsters along the U.S. 60 or colorful handmade tiles near Loop 202, but the artsy touches come at a cost.
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Is Kindness Physically Attractive? | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network

Is Kindness Physically Attractive? | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
One of the most robust findings in social psychology is the beauty-is-good stereotype: physically attractive people are perceived and treated more positively than physically unattractive people ...
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City marks 200th birthday with 200-foot bratwurst - KOMO News

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City marks 200th birthday with 200-foot bratwurst
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Mon Mostly Cloudy H: 72° L: 57° Tues Cloudy, Sprinkles H: 69° L: 59° Wed Cloudy, Sprinkles H: 68° L: 58°. Search.
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Windsor tops list of most pampered pets, retailer

Windsor tops list of most pampered pets, retailer | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
Windsorites have topped the list when it comes to pampering their pets according to an online retailer, with Markham coming fourth and Kitchener ranking seventh.
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Visual Workouts, Fitness Programs & Challenges

Visual Workouts, Fitness Programs & Challenges | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
No-equipment visual workouts, fitness challenges, motivational articles, training tips, recipes & nutrition advice. Fitness made easy by Neila Rey.
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Need some variety in your fitness program.  Here you go!

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Schoolkids put Qantas flight off balance during take off

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A report finds the incorrect weight entered for a group of schoolkids put a Qantas flight off balance during take off.
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Talking to Strangers Makes You Happy

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People who had to strike up conversations on a subway later reported feeling happier than those who didn’t. Christie Nicholson reports.
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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Light Opera's 'Fiddler' a wonderfully rich ... - nwitimes.com

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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Light Opera's 'Fiddler' a wonderfully rich ...
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Actress-TV personality Arlene Dahl is 89. Infamous murder suspect Claus von Bulow is 88.
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National Scrabble Championships start in New York

National Scrabble Championships start in New York | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
Scrabble fanatics from around the globe have come to Buffalo, New York, to compete for the $10,000 top prize at the 25th National Scrabble Championships.
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She's feeding New York's homeless one sandwich at a time. | Homelessness on GOOD

She's feeding New York's homeless one sandwich at a time. | Homelessness on GOOD | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
Erin Dinan's chance encounter with a homeless man who wanted to share her sandwich inspired a humanitarian charity that feeds thousands in New York.
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10 incredible natural wonders of the world: in pictures | skyscanner.com

10 incredible natural wonders of the world: in pictures | skyscanner.com | Somewhat Quirky! | Scoop.it
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I've been to Pammukale in Turkey and it looks exactly like the picture.  Amazing!

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