Sam Evans-Brown http://publicradiotulsa.org en Instead Of Surgery, Man Pedals Off The Pounds http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/instead-surgery-man-pedals-pounds A lot of Americans are struggling to lose a whole lot of weight, and they try all kinds of crazy things.<p><a href="http://ernestgagnon.blogspot.com/">Ernest Gagnon</a> — a man from Billerica, Mass. — decided to shed pounds by getting into the often intense, high-adrenaline sport of cyclocross: racing road bikes on obstacle courses.<p>Two years ago, Gagnon tipped the scales at 570 pounds. He was depressed and embarrassed to leave the house.<p>"Being as big as I was, I really felt like I didn't belong anywhere," Gagnon says. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 20:27:00 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 27560 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Instead Of Surgery, Man Pedals Off The Pounds Some Schools Actually Want Students To Play With Their Smartphones In Class http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/some-schools-actually-want-students-play-their-smartphones-class If there is one thing that the mobile-computing era has made clear, it's that kids love touch screens. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 21:31:00 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 27270 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Some Schools Actually Want Students To Play With Their Smartphones In Class