Head injuries are the major cause of bicycle deaths. School-age children account for half of the deaths as a result of bicycle deaths. The risk of head injury can be decreased by up to 85% if cyclists wear bike helmets according to research. In the tournament of an accident, the helmet protects the head by cushioning the head and absorbing shocks. From “Bike Helmets: Unused Lifesavers,” Consumer Reports.
During the 1920s, drinking was prohibited. Unfortunately, the regulation was ineffective as people still observed ways to take alcohol at their local joint. It is also for the duration of this period that crime was rampant in cities. Members of different gangs terrorized the cities as the police watched from a distance, overwhelmed via the organization of the gangs. It is also during this time that jazz track became a hit while classical music used to be perceived as old-fashioned. Musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke and Count Basie were at their pinnacle and the youth only wanted to listen to their jazz music. A symbol of transition from the past to the present in America was born, The Flapper, during this time. She wore short skirts and had boobed hair that was characterized by jazz music listeners. From Kathleen Yancey, English 102 Supplemental Guide (1989): 25Engineers and architects have over the years come with up some of the tallest buildings in the world. The height of the buildings is often a common a subject of discussion. Despite the Sears Tower being the tallest skyscraper in the world, engineers have not stopped dreaming of taller buildings. Engineers have designed skyscrapers whose height is twice that of Sears Tower. A 500-story building can also be designed today thanks to advancements in technology according to architect Robert Sobel. From Ron Bachman, "Reaching for the Sky." Dial (May 1990): 15.
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