Study Finds High-Fructose Corn Syrup Contains Mercury - washingtonpost.com
Not sure if this is news, but it was news to me. I'm excited to see the new Corn Refiners Association's commercials disavowing this discovery. -Andrew Miller, SOAN 249
MONDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Almost half of tested samples of commercial high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) contained mercury, which was also found in nearly a third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the first- or second-highest labeled ingredient, according to... Leerlo!!!!
55% of samples!? z0MG!! I now have even more reasons not to eat this stuff. We have food-supply problems (Read "The Omnivore's Dilemma").GOOD » Superb Idea: Bike Lane That Travels With You»
this is so cute: a virtual bike lane (using lasers) that displays on the ground around the cyclist, providing drivers with a recognizable boundary they can easily avoid. The idea is to allow riders to take safety into their own hands, rather than leaving it to the city. I want to see one for pedestrians too : )
Awesome. Illuminate your own bike lane with Light lane.
The system projects a virtual bike lane (using lasers!) on the ground around the cyclists, providing drivers with a recognizable boundary they can easily avoid. The idea is to allow riders to take safety into their own hands, rather than leaving it to the city. And just in case you need to be convinced about the need for better cycle saftey, watch this video about the stupidest bike lane in America.
Bike light that creates a virtual bike laneLight Lane - Concept from Altitude’s Alex Tee and Evan Gant « Dustbowl
Oh, huh, that's cool. Projectable bike lane!
a bike lane that moves with you!
"Only a small fraction of streets have dedicated bike lanes, and with an installation cost of $5,000 to $50,000 per mile, we shouldn’t expect to find them everywhere anytime soon. Instead of adapting cycling to established bike lanes, the bike lane should adapt to the cyclists. This is the idea behind the LightLane. Our system projects a crisply defined virtual bike lane onto pavement, using a laser, providing the driver with a familiar boundary to avoid. With a wider margin of safety, bikers will regain their confidence to ride at night, making the bike a more viable commuting alternative."
cool ideaKidRex - Kid Safe Search
filtered for kids. Used google on backend
KidRex is a fun and safe search for kids, by kids! KidRex searches emphasize kid-related webpages and are powered by Google Custom Search and use Google SafeSearch technology. Google's SafeSearch screens for sites that contain explicit sexual content and deletes them from your child’s search results. Google's filter uses advanced technology to check keywords, phrases, and URLs. No filter is 100 percent accurate, but SafeSearch should eliminate most inappropriate material. In addition to Google SafeSearch, KidRex maintains its own database of inappropriate websites and keywords. KidRex researchers test KidRex daily, to insure that you and your child have the best web experience possible. We do our best to keep KidRex as up-to-date and comprehensive as possible, but inappropriate sites will sometimes slip through the cracks. If you find websites containing offensive content in your results, please visit our webpage removal request tool to tell us about the site you found.
Official Site. Fun and Safe Search for Kids, by Kids!
interested in this
Safe search for kids, by kids!Facebook for Parents
Best practices for parents with children who are under the age of 18 and using Facebook
To help kids reach their full potential, parents today must know about Facebook. That’s the purpose of this website. Starting now, parents can enroll in a free course at Stanford to learn more about Facebook. The course instructors are psychologist Dr. BJ Fogg of Stanford’s Persuasive Technology Lab and BJ’s sister, Linda Phillips, a mom with kids from college age to 5th grade. Parents can also sign up for a free newsletter about Facebook, created especially for parents with kids under 18 using the service.
Offered by Stanford, no less
an online education program for parents to learn about Facebook including tips on making sure their children are practicing responsible online citizenship. The homepage of Facebook for Parents offers five tips for parents just beginning to learn about Facebook. Facebook for Parents has a free email newsletter for parents to keep up to date on the latest research and best practices for keeping kids safe online.
To help kids reach their full potential, parents today must know about Facebook. That’s the purpose of this website. Starting now, parents can enroll in a free course at Stanford to learn more about Facebook. The course instructors are psychologist Dr. BJ Fogg of Stanford’s Persuasive Technology Lab and BJ’s sister, Linda Phillips, a mom with kids from college age to 5th grade. Parents can also sign up for a free newsletter about Facebook, created especially for parents with kids under 18 using the service.StillTasty: Your Ultimate Shelf Life Guide - Save Money, Eat Better, Help The Environment
We've covered oodles of privacy apps and topics over the years at Lifehacker, but here are some of our personal favorites:
Encriptación, navegación anónima, gestión de passwords, borrado seguro de ficheros, encriptación de comunicaciones...
Today is Data Privacy Day, during which we're encouraged to reflect on the state of our data and bolster security where we can—so let's take a closer look at our favorite data privacy tips.
Data Privacy Day, during which we're encouraged to reflect on the state of our data and bolster security where we can—so let's take a closer look at our favorite data privacy tips
** Posted using Viigo: Mobile RSS, Sports, Current Events and more **John Goekler: The Most Dangerous Person in the World?
I'm not sure if the argument is right; many people die from heart disease, but I don't think we can say that better diet and exercise would have prevented 100% of these deaths.Lifehacker - Motion Detection Is an Effective, Dead Simple Security Camera App - Featured Windows Download
Motion Detection is a free application that turns your webcam into a motion-sensing security camera in just a few clicks.
Windows only: Motion Detection is a free application that turns your webcam into a motion-sensing security camera in just a few clicks.Stop worrying about your children! | Salon Life
A reasonably sensible look at the risks affecting children in modern life.What’s On My Food?
Lists detailed info on pesticides that are on foods.
Select food and find out what's in it!
http://www.whatsonmyfood.org/images/womf_logo_label2.jpgSafety Graphic Fun
Marcy from Menlo Park, CA sent a tip to Safety Graphic Fun today via PayPal! I've put on my safety gloves, safety goggles and safety chaps to ring the Safety Bell in your honor.7 iPhone Apps That Can Save Lives
Reading: 7 iPhone Apps That Can Save Lives http://short.to/j951 [from http://twitter.com/ploked/statuses/2593352281]
7 iPhone Apps That Can Save Lives: What can’t iPhone applications do? There are apps for almost every inte.. http://tr.im/rX8E [from http://twitter.com/StoneCS/statuses/2594326162]Molds On Food: Are They Dangerous?
When you can eat things with mold on them.
How Should You Handle Food with Mold on It? Buying small amounts and using food quickly can help prevent mold growth. But when you see moldy food: * Don’t sniff the moldy item. This can cause respiratory trouble. * If food is covered with mold, discard it. Put it into a small paper bag or wrap it in plastic and dispose in a covered trash can that children and animals can’t get into. * Clean the refrigerator or pantry at the spot where the food was stored. * Check nearby items the moldy food might have touched. Mold spreads quickly in fruits and vegetables. * See the attached chart “Moldy Food: When to Use, When to Discard.”
The USDA takes it's stand.Wordle Blog: How to make Wordle safe for classroom use.
Simply have your networking administrator block the following base URLs1: * http://www.wordle.net/gallery * http://www.wordle.net/next * http://www.wordle.net/random Annotated link http://www.diigo.com/bookmark/http%3A%2F%2Fblog.wordle.net%2F2009%2F08%2Fhow-to-make-wordle-safe-for-classroom.html
what urls to block to make Wordle safe for schools
from Jonathan Feinberg, Wordle creator13 Things a Burglar Won't Tell You | Security Threats | Reader's Digest
Should you spend your money on a home security system? A look inside a burglar's mind might help you decide.SafeShare.TV - distraction free videos
Safe way to show YouTube videos. It takes out other videos and comments
YouTube videos without many of the problems.
Remove inappropriate elements from YouTube videos making them safe for classroom viewingAnderson Cooper 360: Blog Archive - 28 things I wish I'd known before I started traveling « - Blogs from CNN.com
9. The universal rule of taxi haggling, for both driver and passenger, is that once both sides agree on a fare before setting off, neither side can reopen negotiations once you’re en route. You should not try to get a better deal nor should you accept any increase in the fare from the driver after the journey has startedUnmasking the Digital Truth / FrontPage
Wiki with info about - why schools block sites and supporting facts
Alternatives to school systems who are blocking so much Web20The 7 foods experts won't eat - Healthy Living on Shine
전문가들이 말하는 먹지 말아야할 음식들입니다. 캔 토마토, 양식 연어, 사료로키운 쇠고기, 전자렌지 팝콘, 호르몬을 먹여만든 우유 등 키우는 과정이나 조리과정에서 여러가지 변형을 야기하는 것들이 들어간 음식들입니다. 역시 유기농제품이 제일 좋을 것 같습니다.
How healthy (or not) certain foods are—for us, for the environment—is a hotly debated topic among experts and consumers alike, and there are no easy answers. But when Prevention talked to the people at the forefront of food safety and asked them…Classroom Resources to Counter Cyber Bullying - Portal Page
Cyberbullying can be much more severe in its effects than offline bullying because the targets feel they have no escape. Also, given the wide scope of the Web, there can be many more witnesses to the bullying. School administrators and teachers are struggling to address this issue with students. When real-world bullying occurs in a schoolyard or classroom, teachers are often able to intervene, but online bullying takes place off the radar screen of adults, making it difficult to detect in schools and impossible to monitor off school property. Despite this, schools are increasingly being expected to address issues relating to cyberbullying. Dr. Shaheen Shariff of McGill University emphasizes that schools have a responsibility “to adapt to a rapidly evolving technological society, address emerging challenges, and guide children to become civic-minded individuals”.
Lessons on cyberbullying to use in middle school
Resources for teachers to support them address the issues of Cyberbullying.
Canadian website offering resources and ideas for teaching about cyberbullying.
Media awareness Network-Online bullying. gr. 5-12Protecting Reputations Online in Plain English - Common Craft - Our Product is Explanation
In December, Facebook made a series of bold and controversial changes regarding the nature of its users' privacy on the social networking site. The company once known for protecting privacy to the point of exclusivity (it began its days as a network for college kids only - no one else even had access), now seemingly wants to compete with more open social networks like the microblogging media darling Twitter.Childnet International
Welcome to Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to “help make the Internet a great and safe place for children”.
Internet safety website
Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the Internet a great and safe place for children.A Thin Line : www.athinline.org
Do you have digital drama? Take our quiz to find out whether you're asleep at the keyboard, on top of your game, or even creating drama for others.How To: Adjust Your Mirrors to Avoid Blind Spots - Feature - Auto Reviews - Car and Driver
n accosted many times, but never with success. Although I wouldn’t recommend this tactic to everyone, here’s my secret: If you are forced to walk somewhere dodgy, such as the Albayzin or Sacromonte areas of Granada in Spain (tiny thousand-year-old streets, a labyrinth where masked thieves — usually little punk kids — like to prey), one thing I’ve found that works is putting on the “Oh man, what have I done?!” face. This is the kind of face one may have as they are thinking to themselves: “Oh man, I shouldn’t have hit that last person so hard...I wonder if they’re dead?” Imagine it. It’s the face of a person who has absolutely cracked, gone off the deep end, and just killed someone. This may sound really weird, but trust me, if you wear
Interesting list of scams perpetrated on travelers. I always ask myself if I am just lucky or actually more careful -- apart from the occasional over-charging taxi, nothing has ever happened to me.
Cover yourself against travel scamsCommon Sense Internet Safety Survival Guide
The Internet runs right through the middle of our kids' lives. It opens a world of entertainment and communication, but it also allows direct access to people and Web sites that can expose kids to age-inappropriate content and risky social contacts. At Common Sense Media, we believe in media sanity, not censorship. And since we can't always cover our kids' eyes, we have to teach them how to see. The information here will help your kids stay Internet safe and smart. Click on the links below to find out what every parent should know about how our kids use the Internet.
he Internet runs right through the middle
guide on what to check on facebook along with other stuff good resource for parents moveis books tooProtectKids.com - Making the Internet Safer for Children and Families
Help students prevent from online predators, cyberbullying, and sexual abuse
This website has information and links from internet dangers to how to report a web crime. This site also gives tips for parents and has link to other cafety sites.schools | Common Sense Media
The Common Sense Schools Parent and Teacher Media Education Program is a FREE program that: • Gives parents and educators positive, practical information about 21st century issues: cyberbullying, social networking, video games, online safety and more • Provides flexible, action-oriented online, print and video materials organized by grade level • Offers content that complements schools' E-Rate efforts • Is easy to implement and enhances your existing parental involvement and technology strategies
"21st century issues: cyberbullying, social networking, video games, online safety and more. Provides flexible, action-oriented online, print and video materials organized by grade level."
Common Sense Schools Parent and Teacher Media Education Program. Free program that provides positive, practical information about 21st century issues: cyberbullying, social networking, video games, online safety and more
Program for media safety and responsibilities for students - covers areas of digital citizenship. Website reviews tv, books, games, movies, music and websites - great resource for parents and teachers.
Free programme for digital safety for schools, have partnered with Google. Looks quite good.10 Tips to Keep Your Notebook Safe when Traveling ~ Chris Pirillo
If you must bring a laptop ...
These days, we Geeks don’t travel anywhere without our laptops . It’s a given that we need to have them on us! How would we survive?! Thankfully, Seth sent in the following tips to help us keep them safe while we are on the road.The last word: Advice from ‘America’s worst mom’ - THE WEEK
A year ago, journalist Lenore Skenazy caused a media sensation when she let her 9-year-old rideNew York City’s subway by himself. In a new book, she explains why she has no
This lady is NOT the worst mom in america: http://bit.ly/v6g1i [from http://twitter.com/medwardsmusic/statuses/1808843388]
A year ago, journalist Lenore Skenazy caused a media sensation when she let her 9-year-old rideNew York City’s subway by himself. In a new book, she explains why she has no regrets.
Skenazy NY New York subway
Advice from the world's worst mom who let her 9-year-old ride the subway alone.Best Beach & Sport Sunscreens | EWG's 2010 Sunscreen Guide
Nanoparticles or hormone disruptions? Unless, of course, you opt for no sunscreen and take your chances with cell mutations. Good luck!EWG's 2010 Sunscreen Guide
ratings.Social Media Parenting: Raising the Digital Generation
dang it! apparently no app for good parenting *grmbl* http://mashable.com/2010/05/13/parenting-social-media/
子供にどうソーシャルメディアを使わせるべきか、という記事。企業のソーシャルメディアポリシーの考え方に通じるところがあるのが興味深い。結局、どちらも教育と信頼関係が大事ということですかね。 http://bit.ly/aclXEb – 徳力 基彦 (tokuriki) http://twitter.com/tokuriki/statuses/13948349264
open 18 ConferenceDrowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning
The new captain jumped from the cockpit, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed straight for the owners who were swimming between their anchored sportfisher and the