Earlier this month, Allvoices reported on the Rickshaw Run, an adventure drive of a lifetime across India. A couple of guys who actually experienced such a fun and dangerous drive have now released a documentary, revealing their many adventures and sights along the way. Two friends, Ric Gazarian and Keith King, went on the Mumbai Xpress, a 12-day rickshaw rally from Mumbai to Chennai with many fas
By Anne Sewell on Jan 27, 2015
Many medications have anticholinergic effects such as constipation, blurred vision and dizziness. In general, anticholinergic-induced cognitive impairment is considered reversible on discontinuation of anticholinergic therapy. . However, a few studies suggest that anticholinergics may be associated with an increased risk for dementia. Dr. Shelly Gray, PharmD, MS, Professor, Vice Chair of Curriculu
By Debbie Nicholson on Jan 27, 2015
Science & Tech
Astronomers based at the Leiden Observatory in Holland and the University of Rochester, USA, have found that the ring system orbiting a distant exoplanet is of huge proportions. They’ve calculated that the ring system observed eclipsing the very young star J1407, a star similar to our Sun located in the constellation Centaurus and about 420 light years from Earth, is roughly 200 times larger than
By Robert Myles on Jan 27, 2015
When developers create new mobile apps and mobile websites, one of the first goals that they have is to monetize their creations (You didn’t think they did it just for fun, now did you?) Last week, Los Angeles, California- based Airpush rolled out an exciting incentive for its latest suite of developer solutions -- their 360Banner and 360Interstitial products. Both offer a wide range of resources
By Michael Essany on Jan 27, 2015
Entering the 2014 campaign, the Cincinnati Bengals had a solid group of linebackers on paper. The standout was Vontaze Burfict, a 2013 Pro Bowler whom the Bengals stole as an undrafted free agent in 2012. Burfict went undrafted due to off-field concerns, but he has mostly managed to keep his head on straight during his NFL tenure. Burfict was one of the league-leaders in tackles in 2013 while exce
By Matthew Shovlin on Jan 27, 2015
The Northeast United States is preparing itself for a massive snowstorm tonight, a tempest meterologists have named Winter Storm Juno. “It will be like a tidal wave of snow into New England tonight into Tuesday,” AccuWeather meteorologist Henry Margusity tweeted. Throughout New England and the mid-Atlantic, flights were cancelled (more than 6,000) and schools were closed. Experts predict up to thr
By Barry Eitel on Jan 26, 2015
Louis CK sent a personal e-mail to all those who bought tickets to his Tuesday night show at Madison Square Garden. It is, as you'd expect, hysterical. Dear friend, Hi. It's Louis CK here to make sure everyone knows that my show tomorrow at Madison Square Garden has been canceled. All ticket holders will automatically get a refund. I am really sorry about this and I am surprised to learn as I writ
By Greg Fortier on Jan 26, 2015
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By Barry Eitel on Jan 26, 2015
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