Believe it or not, there was a time in American politics when it was seen as uncouth for presidential candidates (especially incumbents) to campaign. They might make some public addresses at campaign rallies, but for the most part they left the campaigning to the political parties and their staffs [source: CNN All Politics]. With the rise of television, campaigns were driven more and more by the candidates themselves.
My ResultsI started doing intense cardio workouts 2 times a week to get in shape. My strength and endurance improved and the workouts burned a lot of calories. After a few weeks I could burn over 1,400 during a workout. In 2008, Mattel launched a new career line for their golden girl, hoping to inspire young girls to dream beyond the traditional roles that Barbie had promoted in the past and encourage parents to buy more Barbie toys. So far, over fifteen dolls have been released in the “I Can Be” line. The dolls show more variety than previous working Barbie products, but there’s still a lot of room to grow.
Continue reading this postDoes this study make me look fat?There’s been a whack of studies over the past couple of months looking at the state of our waistlines and our (mis)perceptions of them. The only good news is most of us understand that obesity is a big problem. Continue reading this postWomen the efficient exercisersTook in part of a major fitness convention across the street from CBC’s Toronto headquarters today.
A Very Smart MouseThe movie’s hero, the mouse, saves himself by describing a beast from his own imagination. When he meets each of the predators, he includes frightening details of each one in his own description of the fictitious Gruffalo. Then in the minds of the predators the beast takes shape, frightening them to run away after the mouse tells them each is the Gruffalo’s favorite food..
I’m still learning. I haven’t reached the mountaintop yet. I can’t do large scale concrete floors like the ones in grocery stores. Apple’s iPod recycling program offers free recycling of any iPod or cell phone. After filling out an online form, you’ll get a prepaid mailing label to attach to your package, or you can request a free mailer. Customers, Apple also offers free recycling of old computers, displays, and peripherals?cables, mice, keyboards, speakers, printers, scanners, hard drives, etc.?when you purchase a new Mac or monitor.
“I think ideally kids should stay at one high school for four years. You learn the same system for four years, you get comfortable, and that’s how you get better. But this is our situation, and Honesty has gone through a lot of adversity and become stronger because of it.