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There are a couple things you need to look for when your bike will not start. For people that are all set to get going on their motorcycle, only to have not not start, there are some tips for you. One main thing to remember is to wear safety equipment and have a fire extinguisher. Check the compression because the engine will not run with adequate compression.

3 Things to Look for When Your Motorcycle Won’t Start [VIDEO]

3 Things to Look for When Your Motorcycle Won’t Start [VIDEO]

There are a couple things you need to look for when your bike will not start. For people that are all set to get going on their motorcycle, only to have not not start, there are some tips for you. One main thing to remember is to wear safety equipment and have a fire extinguisher. … Read More

5 Driving Habits to Avoid This Winter [VIDEO]

As winter brings on perilous driving conditions, be sure to protect your car and your passengers by following five simple practices. Maintain your car’s fuel level so that it does not fall below half a tank. Keep basic provisions in your car in case you get stranded for any length of time. Be sure to … Read More

In These Colorful ‘Food Maps,’ Nations Are What They Eat – National Geographic

That’s one question artists Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin had in mind when they hatched their “food map” series—a collection of country and continent maps made using ingredients synonymous with those regions. That association began before 1548 when the first written account of a tomato outside of the Americas was documented—in Tuscany. For their map … Read More

Live N.J. power outage maps: What areas are in the dark? – NJ.com

John Latka, senior vice president of electric and gas operations for Public Service Electric & Gas Co., the states largest electric utility, said the company brought in additional personnel in preparation for the nor-easter, and placed more on standby, including extra tree personnel and equipment. Atlantic City Electric Co., which serves southern New Jersey, said … Read More

Widely used antibiotic linked to rare but serious side-effects: safety review

Health Canada has reviewed the safety of fluoroquinolones, a class of antibiotics, and concluded they are linked to persistent and disabling side-effects in rare cases. In the review, Health Canada wrote that they are working with the manufacturers to update the safety information for all fluoroquinolones to inform about this potential risk. Widely used antibiotic … Read More

Tock and Google Maps make it a little easier to book a restaurant table – Chicago Tribune

Google Maps is partnering with Tock, the companies announced today, integrating the Chicago-based online reservation platform into the mapping site. Now, when Google Maps users click on a Tock restaurants location, a link to book a table will appear alongside the rest of the restaurant’s information. There’s no money changing hands in the partnership, but … Read More

Submission – Official Map: New York MTA Connections to LaGuardia…

Henry rates maps that are submitted to his blog. After looking at a rather cheaply made map, Henry describes the flaws and gives the map two stars, presumably out of five, for having a poor layout and outdated information. Things such as color coordination and layout of the map were used to rate the map … Read More

High-Mileage Cars: Is 200,000 the new normal?

Americans are driving their vehicles longer and farther than ever. Increased quality standards and the lingering effects of the Great Recession have changed attitudes on what is considered high miles. it is not uncommon to see vehicles at the 200,000+ mile range. If you are trying to get the most from your vehicle, then there … Read More

As a Teen Learns To Drive, What Should Parents Do?

It’s often scary for parents when teens learn to drive, but being involved in your teen’s learning is a great thing! By putting in time and effort to help your teen, you help set a good example and encourage proper driving habits. Online Driver’s Education can help open up the lines of communication between parent … Read More

Major redistricting win: Court strikes down Alabama maps for packing black voters into too few seats – Daily Kos

A three-judge federal court ruled that Alabama’s current map for legislative districts was unconstitutional under the Voting Rights Act. Republican lawmakers who currently control the legislature had packed black voters into a few legislative districts so as to dilute their influence. This could set a precedent for other southern states who have similar maps enacted … Read More