Monthly Archives: May 2012

How Brain Injuries Cause Depression

Junior Seau’s recent suicide and a flurry of lawsuits from former NFL players have brought nationwide attention to traumatic brain injuries, and the eventual depression that can result from them. Seau’s suicide reminded many of Dave Duerson, a safety who killed himself in a similar manner (gunshot to the chest) and requested his brain be… read more

One Hundred Plus Plaintiffs in Newest NFL Lawsuit

The National Football League (NFL) is facing more heat for allegedly failing to protect players against serious head injuries. Ex-players filed a lawsuit with over a hundred plaintiffs in Atlanta accusing the league of ignoring concussion risks. The list of plaintiffs in the newest NFL lawsuit includes players like Chris Doleman, Jamal Anderson and Jessie… read more

Electric Motorcycle Protocol Addresses Growing Trend

The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) has adopted an official protocol for determining the top speed of electric motorcycles. MIC president Tim Buche said that this would help an expanding consumer base choose the best motorcycle. “The more that electric motorcycle makers adopt this protocol, the more it can help buyers who are taking a good… read more

Colorado Wildfire Prevention and Preparedness Tips

Due to National Arson Awareness Week and the Lower North Fork fire that destroyed over a thousand acres of Colorado wilderness, fire safety is on the forethought of many Coloradoans’ minds. The weather is getting warmer, and with that comes countless opportunities to get out and enjoy the beautiful wilderness. Here are some basic Colorado… read more

Getting a Colorado Motorcycle License

Colorado offers some of the best motorcycle riding in the country. Here is everything you need to know about getting a Colorado motorcycle license. First, understand that you do not need a separate license to operate a motorcycle in Colorado, just a designation. Once you have an “M” endorsement on your license, you can ride… read more

Wildfire Widow Speaks Out

According to her husband, Ann Appel would not enjoy all the attention she is getting after her death. “She would be so embarrassed about this whole thing and the attention that’s been drawn to her that she wouldn’t believe it,” said Scott Appel. “(She was a) beautiful person, really unselfish and just always in the… read more