After Hurricane Sandy, Bicycles Prove Invaluable To Locals

Last week Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas of the East Coast, especially New Jersey and New York, leaving roads closed, public transportation swamped, and over 15,000 cars destroyed. This left people with a serious transportation problem…at least those who didn’t invest in a bicycle. As many people sat in gridlock or waited hours in line for the bus, those who rode bicycles on the regular managed to avoid the worst of it.

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Study Links Air Pollution to Cyclones in the Arabian Sea

There are certain groups of people in the world today who deny mankind’s ability to alter the environment in any way, shape or form. The unfortunate reality is that mankind has already altered our planet’s ecology and atmosphere in ways we are only just starting to understand. A new report indicates that aerosol build ups in Asia are weakening winds and allowing larger, stronger cyclones to form in the Arabian Sea.

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