What is a MET

No, it is not a member of a professional sporting team.? MET is the acronym for Metabolic EquvalenT.? 1 MET is the energy consumed by the body at rest.? For example sitting at home reading the paper would consume 1 MET while playing soccer consumes 7 METS.? For a better understanding of how your activities corelates to Metabolic Equivalents please see this chart.

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Russia Honors the USA

Russia Honors the USA

I am an avid viewer of the News and try to stay up-to-date on the happenings in the American Political Scene.? This completely slipped by me though and I think it is sad that it was not reported properly. Thanks to the power of the internet and emails I am now aware of the honor paid the the USA by the Russians.? Please follow the link to see the brochure and view the linked Power Point presentation for the story. The French gave us the Statue of Liberty and now the Russians 5 years after the terririst attack on the World Trade Centers, on September 11, 2006 gave us the Memorial at Harbour View Park.

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This Site

Excellent site!? Love the look; it's clean, easy to read with a nice color combination.? Your article on We must be Idiots is a great analogy of today's healthcare issues, and what a horrific nightmare it will be for all of us.? Thank you

The pictures are beautiful.? It must have been freezing outside--you are a TROOPER!!!!

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Protect Your Stuff On Your Computer

Do you have files, Videos, or pictures on your computer or laptop that you want to keep safe from unauthorized viewing, use or copying?

Try this state-of-the-art encryption utility. This is really the easiest and most reliable way to secure your data with strong encryption. Standard product setup includes: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish and Danish languages.

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Dog People

I have seen a quite a few forums on which dog people behave very uncivilly with each other.? Name calling, trading insults and general inhospitable behavior appears to be the norm.??? You have probably been to some of those discussion boards yourself and seen the garbage written there.?? This kind of behavior has been going on for several years now and there seems to be a very select group of people who engage in this type of behavior.? If you have been around the dog forums and boards for the last few years you have probably encountered some uncivil behavior.? This mostly happens on Free bulletin boards like boardhost.com.?

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Breed Specific Legislation Ineffective?

Since I have been involved with dogs in the USA there has been the specter of Breed Specific Legislation hanging over our heads. You cannot help but be aware of this epidemic sweeping most western nations since it is in the daily news.

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We must be idiots

I want everyone who reads this to think of the following scenario.

You are living at home with your spouse and two children.? You have two cars and basically enjoy a normal middle class lifestyle in suburban USA.? Your family's combined income is $75,000 per year.

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