Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Tishri 6, 5775

Canadian Arctic offers beauty -- and danger
By:
Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
"No scared?" asks my Inuit guide, Sam. Truth is, I was terrified. We'd just climbed a 5,000-foot-high, snow-covered mountain on Nunavut's Bylot Island, our snowmobile just barely making it to the zenith. Perched at the top and about to begin a frightening, 75-degree vertical descent, I was silently praying we'd make it down alive. I squeezed my eyes shut as...
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Auto, rail, subway congestion almost rained on our parade. But what if we had biked to the Bank for a change?
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
With oil and gasoline prices subject to the volatile, roller-coaster-like ups and downs of worldwide supply and demand, more and more bicycles are showing up on the streets of Philadelphia, notably in Center City, but elsewhere around town, as well. Bicycles are in vogue because they offer a convenient, space-saving and fun form of basic transportation, aside from the fact...
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By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Because of advances in medicine and more emphasis on healthy living, people in the United States are living longer. In fact, according to recent statistics, by the year 2050, 79 million people will be older than 65. That's the good news. The bad news is that the single, greatest risk factor for developing cancer is aging. According to studies by...
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Try spooning in the North Fork
By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
Do you love Long Island vacations, but hate all the glitz, to say nothing of the horrendous traffic jams that clog the highways out to the Hamptons, where the power brokers of Gotham rest and party? Want something less "frenetic," something to calm the nerves, a place where you can inhale fresh breezes? Well, there is such a dream locale,...
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When riding off into the sunset only proves it's dark out there
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
When it comes to the ever-changing saga of love and marriage, Edythe Denkin, Ph.D., believes in fairy tales. In fact, so strongly is that belief adhered to that the Connecticut-based therapist has written a book titled Relationship Magic: The Secret to Happily Ever After . Beginning on Page 1, Denkin writes, "Once upon a time in the faraway kingdom of...
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