Airtalk for August 7, 2013


Venice Beach tragedy sparks new safety measures

In the wake of the deadly crash on the Venice boardwalk, the Los Angeles City Council has moved to install temporary traffic barriers to prevent cars from driving onto the Ocean Front Walk as they look for a permanent solution.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is in therapy for his behavior. Do you think it will help?
With nearly a dozen sexual-harassment accusers going public, embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has begun a two-week, "intensive" therapy program.

What does a clean or cluttered workspace say about you?

Is a messy desk a sign of genius or merely a sign of a messy desk? It’s probably somewhere in between, say researchers at the University of Minnesota.
It’s been almost five years since the federal government bailed out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, costing taxpayers $187.5 billion.
back pain
A recent study by researchers at Harvard University found that doctors are increasingly eschewing best practices when treating those suffering from back pain

Americans are reaching for something other than a Bud

A new alcoholic preferences survey from Gallup shows that beer is no longer America's favorite alcoholic beverage. Per capita consumption of beer has been on the decline since the early 1990's, and the annual domestic production of beer is down. Has your passion for beer waned like the numbers indicate? What's your favorite alcoholic beverage?
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