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Watching the former veep host the 24 Hours of Reality event this week was like stepping into a time machine.
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A new California law requires that drivers steer clear of cyclists by at least three feet. What took you so long, Cali?
We've devised the world's shortest survey to find out what kind of actions our readers are taking. You know you want to.