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Bicycle Safety: How to Not Get Hit by Cars

Bicycle Safety: How to Not Get Hit by Cars

Free Plans To Build your own Bicycle Generator Pedal Power Station Douleurs chroniques : une nouvelle méthode douce pour les soulager Je m'abonne pour 1,75€/mois C’est une première en France et même en Europe. Au centre de la douleur du CHU de Grenoble, une nouvelle thérapie non médicamenteuse est testée contre les douleurs chroniques. Avec un objectif : soulager les patients qui souffrent d’arthrose ou d’autres pathologies chroniques. Douleurs chroniques : une relaxation progressive de tout le corps La méthode a déjà fait ses preuves aux États-Unis. « Là-bas, elle est pratiquée depuis une quinzaine d’années pour améliorer la qualité de vie et l’état physique de patients atteints de cancer ou du sida », raconte Aurélie Gauchet, psychologue, qui s’est formée à cette technique en 2006 à Miami. Le principe trouve sa source dans les techniques de psychologie cognitive et comportementale. La seconde approche fait appel à l’imagerie mentale. « Nous leur suggérons de visualiser dans leur tête des situations relaxantes. >> A lire aussi : Douleurs, fatigue: et si c'était une fibromyalgie

Transport Policy - The unpredicted rise of motorcycles: A cost benefit analysis Abstract This article examines the consequences, for Paris, of the increase in two-wheel motor vehicle (2WMV) traffic (measured in vehicle/km). Our study reveals that, between 2000 and 2007, the subway's (Métro) share in total inner-Paris travel increased by 13.6%, the RER's share by 10.3% and the SNCF's share by 20.5%. These three means of transport account for 58% of daily travel. On the other hand, the bus share has decreased by 16% and that of cars by 23.7%. Private motor vehicles represent 37.3% of total travel. The 2WMV share in Paris traffic increased by 36% between 2000 and 2007, with 2WMVs now accounting for a share twice as large as that of buses. Is the growth in the share of 2WMV traffic in Paris beneficial to the community? Highlights Keywords Two-wheel motor vehicle; Modal shift; Cost benefit analysis Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd.

Digital Negative (DNG) Raw file formats are extremely popular in digital photography workflows because they offer creative professionals greater creative control. However, cameras can use many different raw formats — the specifications for which are not publicly available — which means that not every raw file can be read by a variety of software applications. As a result, the use of these proprietary raw files as a long-term archival solution carries risk, and sharing these files across complex workflows is even more challenging. The solution to this is Digital Negative (DNG), a publicly available archival format for the raw files generated by digital cameras. Hundreds of software manufacturers such as Apple and Google have developed support for DNG. In addition to the Digital Negative Specification, Adobe provides the free Adobe DNG Converter (Windows | Mac OS), which easily translates raw files from many of today's popular cameras.

Bicycle Engineering home ARTICLES A forensic engineer investigates accidents to determine the causes of failure. In most cases the cause, whether it is easy or difficult to discover, is not a failure of engineering design, but of conditions that exceed the capabilities that have been designed into the bicycle or the facility, or of the operator. Bicycles are not expected to survive undamaged when being ridden against curbs, curves have a maximum safe speed, human beings cannot make decisions instantly. However, there are other accidents that are caused by engineering error. Front Brake Design Failures Inadvertent strong application of the front brake can cause the bicycle and rider to pitchover and the rider to be thrown over the handlebars. In one case, a brake that had been designed to be especially powerful for the expensive mountain-bike market caused a rider to flip when on a city street. Insufficient Steering Stability Estimation of Cyclists' Speeds Front Fork Damage Is Not A Reliable Estimate of Speed

La ménopause Dossier réalisé en collaboration avec le Dr Pierre-Yves SCARABIN, Directeur de recherche à l’Inserm (Unité 1018, Equipe : Hormones et Maladies Cardiovasculaires, Centre de recherche en Epidémiologie et Santé des Populations, Université Paris-Sud 11, Villejuif) - Octobre 2012. Qu’est ce que la ménopause ? Elle est naturelle quand elle est liée à l’épuisement du stock de follicules ou chirurgicale en cas d’ovariectomie bilatérale (ablation des ovaires). L’arrêt de la production d’hormones ovariennes (oestrogène et progestérone) se traduit par la fin des menstruations. La ménopause naturelle ne survient pas brutalement et elle est précédée d'une période plus ou moins longue appelée péri ménopause (en moyenne quatre ans). La ménopause naturelle survient le plus souvent aux alentours de 50 ans. Les troubles de la ménopause à court et moyen terme © Fotolia Les risques à long terme, associés à la ménopause Ménopause et risque osseux Ménopause et risque cardiovasculaire Traitement de la ménopause

Mobilier urbain - Aubrilam, naturellement durable - Conception et fabrication de mobilier urbain Emacs Notepad By Paul Ford Make emacs tell time, open files quickly, and talk to Perl. In this piece I describe several simple utility functions I wrote for the text editor emacs, and which I include in my .emacs configuration file. I use each of these functions several times a day, and believe they may useful to others. If you don't use emacs, these will be of limited interest. For the totally uninitiated, emacs is a text editor popular with programmers. Throughout this piece, I refer to the .emacs ("dot ee-macks") file. Inserting the Time While it provides many features for time-stamping documents, emacs lacks a flexible way to drop in a formatted date string at any point in a document. (defun insert-time () (interactive) (insert (format-time-string "%Y-%m-%d-%R"))) Now, when I hit M-x insert-time, emacs inserts a string like this: 2001-03-19-02:10. (defun insert-time () Define a function called insert-time. (interactive) This tells emacs that the function can be called while editing. (previous-line 9) #!

Bicycle transportation engineering Engineering for bicycles - From no provision in hostile environments... Engineering for bicycles - ... to dedicated cycle facilities... Engineering for bicycles - ... to providing environments in which cyclists and others can share the road safely. Bicycle transportation engineering is the sub-discipline of transportation engineering concerning bicycles as a mode of transport and the concomitant study, design and implementation of cycling infrastructure. Roads[edit] Various methods of altering or reallocating the roadway right-of-way to facilitate bicycling and create bikeways have been added to many of the manuals used by transport planners and engineers. Segregated cycle facilities[edit] Sidepath or Shared use path[edit] A shared use path is a bikeway that is physically separated from motorized vehicle traffic by an open space (generally landscaping) or some form of barrier.[1] Cycle track[edit] Bicycle lane[edit] Shoulder[edit] Non-segregated facilities[edit] Wide outside lane (WOL)[edit]

Le traitement hormonal de la ménopause réhabilité ? L'histoire est un éternel recommencement, en médecine comme dans bien d'autres domaines. Une étude danoise, publiée en ligne en début de semaine par le British Medical Journal, conclut que le traitement hormonal substitutif (THS) de la ménopause est sans risque et qu'il serait bien à l'origine de l'effet cardiovasculaire bénéfique que les médecins lui prêtaient initialement, à condition qu'il soit prescrit à des patientes autour ou peu après le début de cette nouvelle période de leur vie. Toutes les femmes se souviennent de la publication, en 2002, de l'étude Women's Health Initiative (WHI) qui avait réfuté les bénéfices cardiovasculaires présumés du THS et porté un coup à l'utilisation de ce traitement, désormais déconseillé à long terme et limité au soulagement des "symptômes climatériques" de la ménopause.

L'autopartage d'entreprise L’autopartage d’entreprise est en plein essor. Il s’inscrit dans de nouvelles mouvances liées d’une part à l’externalisation de services hors "cœur d’entreprise" et surtout à un paradigme de mobilité évoluant de la possession d’un véhicule à l’utilisation d’un service de mobilité. L’autopartage en entreprise représente une étape nouvelle dans la gestion de flottes de professionnels. Après l’externalisation de leurs parcs via le leasing, puis celle de services tels que le carburant, les pneumatiques ou l’entretien, les professionnels disposent dorénavant de leur propre outil de gestion en libre-service. Les impacts sont nombreux : connaissance précise de l’usage de chacun des véhicule (éco-conduite), mutualisation entre plusieurs collaborateurs, optimisation du volume et du profil du parc… Une source d’économie pour les entreprises et leurs salariés Une opportunité pour faire entrer le VE dans les entreprises Les acteurs de l’autopartage d’entreprise Les Loueurs Longue Durée

Color FAQ Color FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions about Colour (Color) also known as (Frequently Asked Questions about Color) Abstract The ColorFAQ clarifies aspects of colour specification and image coding that are important to computer graphics, image processing, video, and the transfer of digital images to print. I discuss the mapping from physical spectral power distributions to perceived colour. The Color FAQ is distributed in several formats, listed in the table below. A translation to Belorussian is available, thanks to Paul Bukhovko. You may be interested in the companion GammaFAQ. Adrian Ford and Alan Roberts wrote a document, Colour Space Conversions. Another source of information concerning color is the document Frequently asked questions about colour physics, by Steve Westland <steve@colourware.co.uk>. For information about radiometry and photometry, see Radiometry and photometry FAQ, by the late James M. Other Color links ...

Grapefruit juice interaction with drugs can be deadly - Health More prescription drugs are on the market that can interact with grapefruit juice with potentially serious effects including sudden death, Canadian doctors warn. David Bailey, a clinical pharmacologist at the Lawson Health Research Institute in London, Ont., discovered the interaction between grapefruit and certain medications more than 20 years ago. Since then, he said, the number of drugs with the potential to interact has jumped to more than 85. Grapefruit juice is known to interact with some types of medications, leading to an overdose hazard. Bailey reviews new product monographs and prescribing information for the Canadian Pharmacists Association, and keeps a close eye on those with the potential to produce serious adverse reactions. "What I've noticed over the last four years is really quite a disturbing trend, and that is the increase in the number of drugs that can produce not only adverse reactions but extraordinarily serious adverse drug reactions," Bailey said. Anti-cancer

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