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Comment Re:Exactly (Score 4, Informative) 207

Did you know that your children are more likely to die violently in a rural area than in the city? And people in rural areas are also more likely to die from heart disease and cancer, among other diseases and injuries.

A suburb is a cross between an urban and a rural area, so it isn't clear at all that a suburb is a "much healthier environment" than a city.

Comment Re:Stupid (Score 1) 258

Yellow means "Stop if safe to do so" in many places.

In most of the USA, yellow means "the light is about to change to red." But you're right, in a few places it means "stop if safe to do so" which is much more ambiguous, meaning it can be (mis-)interpreted by the wrong jurisdiction to mean things like "stop if you are black".

Here's a bit of trivia: in the USA, drivers have a red phase and a yellow phase, while pedestrians have two red phases (don't cross flashing and don't cross solid). And in Los Angeles, it's illegal to cross while elderly because you can't be in the intersection when it changes from flashing to solid, unlike cars which are allowed to be in the intersection when the light changes from red to yellow. It's madness.

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