Walking News

  • Pinterest Boards Search Visually

    Pinterest – Search the Web Visually

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    Pinterest is one of the top social networks and in our opinion the most fun. Much like a peg board, you “pin” pictures on boards to share your interests with the world or your friends.  Visitors can search Pinterest boards with key phrases to find what others have pinned. Since millions are sharing their favorite pins, your search results are

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  • Tips For Walking in Snow

    Walking in Snow Safety Tips!

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    The great blizzard of 2013 has hit the northeast.  Cars and trucks are stuck everywhere.  It is easier and safer to walk than to drive.  Keep the following safety tips in mind as you get out and enjoy the fresh snow. Take your time:  Now is not the time to be in a hurry.  Plan ahead and take extra time

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  • Meetings Go Mobile

    Meetings Go Mobile

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    One of the many reasons I left corporate America was insufferable meetings. Who in their right mind enjoys meetings? I have wasted part of my life with hours of blah . . . blah . . . blah . . . blah Hats off to those who have the stamina.  Now my work environment is like the Fed Ex commercial . . .

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  • Sheldon and Penny Exercise

    Big Bang Theory – Sheldon and Penny Prepare to Run

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    Big Bang Theory is the best prime time tv show. Love the nerds . . . especially Sheldon. One of my favorite episodes is when Sheldon decides to go on a health kick.   He eats healthy which almost sends him to the hospital. The next day he meets up with Penny to run wearing his Flash shirt with plaid shorts. Penny

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  • Google Grand Canyon Hiker View

    Google Grand Canyon Hiker View Now Online

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    Hiking the Grand Canyon From Your Couch Google has been developing some innovative products lately between the hiker view of the Grand Canyon and their car that a blind man can drive.   As a geek, I can see huge potential in both ideas. Talk about a cool job . . . Google hikers wore 30 pound backpacks with cameras to

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    Google Map Street View Adds Hiker View

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    Lately I have been exploring hiking trails in my area based on web searches.  Going to a website and reading about a trail often doesn’t provide the information to know if a trail is worth visiting.  Plus hiking trails often have horrible map guides. Some hiking trails have been huge disappointments while others are now my favorites. Google has a new

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  • Oli and Ve Speciality Balsamic Vinegars

    Discovering Olive Oil and Vinegar

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      When you drive through a neighborhood, you often miss interesting sites and stores along the way.  On our iPad 3 walking tour of Roswell, we discovered Oli and Ve which is like the Starbucks of specialty olive oils and balsamic vinegars.  Oli and Ve was our favorite stop on our walking tour.  We snapped a few photos using our iPad so our Discover Walking visitors

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  • West Wing Everybody Walk PSA

    West Wing Reunites For Everybody Walk!

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      In a brilliant marketing move, Everybody Walk, Funny or Die and former “West Wing” cast members promote the benefits of 30 minutes of walking.    Allison Janney, Dulé Hill, Joshua Malina, Melissa Fitzgerald, and William Duffy take a stroll down memory lane to  recreate their roles walking and talking into the Oval Office.   As they are walking, they discuss a new

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  • Pollution Levels Linked to Heart Attacks & Strokes

    Pollution Linked to Heart Attacks and Strokes

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    We all know that eating certain foods and lack of exercise can increase our risk of having a stroke or heart attack but can the very air we breathe increase our risk?  I bet most of us did not know that. Several studies have shown that air pollution can increase our risk of having a heart attack or stroke after

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  • Walk With Walgreens Sweepstakes

    Walk With Walgreens Celebrity Apprentice Sweepstakes

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    Walgreens and Allison Sweeney teamed up with Celebrity Apprentice to promote their Walk with Walgreens program.  Register and log your walks for a chance to win a trip for two to New York City  for the season finale of the show.  Your chances of winning are much higher then the Lotto since the numbers of entries are smaller. Everyone who registers

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