The Checkup: These Are the Bike-Lane Deserts of Philly (Do You Live in One?)

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• The folks over at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia have created an interesting map that highlights bike-lane deserts, areas of the city that offer no viable transportation infrastructure — i.e. not even any standard bike lanes — for people who’d like to get around on two wheels. Spoiler alert: Center City fares alright, but large portions of North Philly and South Philly, along with swaths of cyclist-heavy areas like Fishtown are considered bike-lane deserts per the map. [Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia]

• When it comes to wrist fitness trackers, the Apple Watch is your best bet for accurate info, a new study says. [TIME]

• Lo Bosworth — yes, that Lo Bosworth, from The Hills — just launched her own feminine hygiene product line. [W]

• Who else always roasts fish for fear of destroying it on the stovetop? Well, no more! Here, your guide to to mastering the art of perfectly pan-searing salmon on the stovetop. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• A new study says if you’re going to eat a grilled cheese, it’s totally fine to go for the full-fat grilled cheese. Hallelujah! [New York Times]

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