No end to obesity epidemic, 20-year forecast shows THE obesity epidemic may be slowing, but don't take in those pants yet. Just over a third of US adults are obese. By 2030, 42 percent will be, says a forecast released today. That's not nearly as many as experts had predicted before the once-rapid rises in ... 05/7/2012 - 5:09 pm | View Link
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Dark corridors of Manhattan's aging Port Authority Bus Terminal are populated by homeless men and women, and the sweet smell of warm pretzels from rows of food stalls mixes with an occasional whiff of urine.
While public attention and money is finally turning to improving LaGuardia Airport and the Penn Station rail hub — two other rundown, overcrowded New York transportation centers — the 64-year-old bus terminal has lurked under the radar for decades, seemingly stuck in a sad time warp.
Port Authority commissioners have acknowledged for years that the terminal needs to be replaced, but that project — estimated to cost at least $1 billion — could be as far as a decade away for the behemoth agency that already faces financial and political woes.
 commissioners this past week approved an extra $90 million for an improvement plan that will include fixes to floors and ceilings, better cellphone service, cleaner restrooms and more street-level bus gates — a patchwork that Port Authority Vice Chairman Scott Rechler acknowledged is "sort of like putting lipstick on a pig."
" coming from the really hot subway platform, it doesn't feel that bad here," he says.
Laziness isn’t exactly a bad thing. In fact, it’s been said that laziness is a virtue. Laziness brought us the remote control, and the automobile. Laziness brought us microwave dinners and Amazon. And laziness has brought us the Monkey Kit, the new compliment to your e-reader and tablet that you absolutely have to have.
Long gone are the days of latent suburban battles over who has the nicest lawn. Now folks in California are facing fines for letting their lawn go brown to conserve water as the state endures the worst drought in recorded history. The Weather Network reports that Laura Whitney and Michael Korte of Glendora, California are facing a fine of up to $500 after they stopped watering their lawn to save water.
Android’s notification system is arguably the best in the mobile arena, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement. Case and point: Floatify. This new app gives you handy pop-up notifications that work great if you’re in full screen mode and can’t see the notification bar, or if you just prefer notifications that jump out at you and grab your attention.
Also, Google Play Music is free for new Chromecast owners, taunting police on Facebook proves to be a mistake, Google Glass banned during Comic-Con 2014 panels, and parkour athletes bring Assassin’s Creed to Paris. Russia Wants To Unmask Tor Users The Russian Government is offering 3.9 million roubles ($111,000) to anyone who can successfully unmask users of The Onion Router (Tor).