Terrific documentary about the days of the automat

Also read: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-front-row/the-automat-is-a-guide-to-the-wonders-of-mid-twentieth-century-urbanism https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-automat-starbucks-mel-brooks-ruth-bader-ginsburg-colin-powell-carl-reiner-elliott-gould-lisa-hurvitz-horn-and-hardart-howard-schultz-11645140110? ‘The Automat’ Review: A Documentary Feast Lisa Hurwitz’s film about the democratic chain of restaurants features a smorgasbord of high-profile interviewees https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/HWNkIsLEny4?hd=1&rel=0&autohide=1&showinfo=0 Watch a trailer for ‘The Automat’ By Joe Morgenstern, Feb. 17, 2022 6:22 pm ET When a relatively unheralded documentary contains interviews with Mel Brooks, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elliott Gould, … Continue reading Terrific documentary about the days of the automat

Does it really matter whether you walk 10,000 steps a day?

https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/health-exercise-fitness-walking-study.html#:~:text=The%20researchers%20determined%2C%20as%20expected,additional%20health%20benefits%20at%20all). Scientists Finally Did a Study to See If Taking 10,000 Steps a Day Actually Matters. Here's What They Found The goal of 10,000 steps a day came from a Japanese marketing campaign. New research offers another goal. Whether it was from a blog post or the instruction manual of your new wearable health device, … Continue reading Does it really matter whether you walk 10,000 steps a day?

One person’s journey away from physical books during the pandemic

Altho I find the tone of this piece rather sad, it does illustrate the many ways we absorb the material so often found only on paper pages. Sometimes we escape thru hearing rather than our eyes. And, as this woman eventually discovered, audiobooks allow "reading" when doing mindless tasks when a book would simply be … Continue reading One person’s journey away from physical books during the pandemic

Even financial experts can drown in the costs of caring for family members

https://www.wsj.com/articles/caregiving-costs-expensive-11645282825? Caring for Older Relatives Is So Expensive That Even AARP’s Expert Filed for Bankruptcy Unexpected costs can accumulate over time and overwhelm even most experienced of nation’s 53 million family caregivers By Clare Ansberry | Photographs by Alyssa Schukar for The Wall Street Journal Feb. 20, 2022 8:00 am ET Amy Goyer is AARP’s family … Continue reading Even financial experts can drown in the costs of caring for family members

Safari about to lose its second place browser status

9to5mac.com/2022/02/21/safari-is-about-to-lose-its-place-as-the-worlds-second-most-used-desktop-web-browser/ Safari is about to lose its place as the world’s second most-used desktop web browser Filipe Espósito - Feb. 21st 2022 8:00 pm PT @filipeesposito 97 Comments  FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInReddit Apple’s Safari web browser has never been as popular as Google Chrome, which dominates the worldwide market share, but it has been consolidated as the second … Continue reading Safari about to lose its second place browser status

5 good reasons to file your taxes early

If you are comfortable with managing your own financial matters, preparing your tax return using available software and then e-filing with any taxes due not payable until the filing date for that year is definitely the way to go. This article explains why. https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tips/general/top-5-reasons-to-file-your-taxes-early/L9JXuiMNG Top 5 Reasons to File Your Taxes Early Written by a … Continue reading 5 good reasons to file your taxes early

Why do voices get deeper as we age?

https://www.verywellhealth.com/ways-voices-change-as-we-age-2223342#:~:text=%20Symptoms%20%201%20Vocal%20Thinness.%20Many%20people,your%20voice%20starts%20strong%20but%20fades...%20More%20 5 Ways Our Voices Change as We Age Understading Presybyphonia and Age-Related Vocal Changes By  Sharon Basaraba, Updated on February 03, 2020  Medically reviewed by Jenny Sweigard, MD Table of Contents What Is Presbyphonia?SymptomsPsychological ImpactPrevention If you've noticed that your voice doesn't sound quite like it used to, it's probably not your imagination. It is most likely … Continue reading Why do voices get deeper as we age?

Upcoming Ryan Reynolds movie looks worth checking out

https://apple.news/ArSWP2ZTSQHyMHVi7q13qcQ Ryan Reynolds Shares A New Scene From The Adam Project BY CHRISTIAN GAINEY PUBLISHED Feb. 21, 2022 Ryan Reynolds meets his younger self in a new scene from Netflix's The Adam Project. Deadpool and Free Guy star Ryan Reynolds has released a new scene from his upcoming Netflix film, The Adam Project. The new scene, bits of which were shared … Continue reading Upcoming Ryan Reynolds movie looks worth checking out

Why Americans should care about war in the Ukraine

Click thru for missing videos. https://abcnews.go.com/International/americans-care-ukraine-russia-conflict/story?id=82907932 Why Americans should care about the Ukraine-Russia conflict The risk of the conflict escalating beyond Ukraine is "high," one expert said. By Meredith Deliso, February 20, 2022, 9:36 AM 5:04 ‘We will hold Russia accountable for its actions’: Biden “If Russia pursues its plans, it will be responsible for … Continue reading Why Americans should care about war in the Ukraine

A huge and beautiful article about making pizza at home

https://apple.news/AsJ8gk3iXQWm08_xTQZSUcg The F&W Guide to Making Pizza at Home  A super-flavorful and forgiving pizza dough is the key to pro-level pies.  By Food & Wine Editors February 18, 2022 Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. … Continue reading A huge and beautiful article about making pizza at home

Lit-up fish nets have odd effect of reducing unwanted catch of sharks, rays and squid

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/lighted-fishing-nets-dramatically-reduce-shark-ray-and-squid-bycatch-180979597/ Lit-Up Fishing Nets Dramatically Reduce Catch of Unwanted Sharks, Rays and Squid Decorated nets entrapped fewer undesirable animals without significantly impacting the amount of target fish caught Margaret Osborne ContributorFebruary 18, 2022 Researchers attached green LED lights along the gillnet float line to keep unwanted marine animals from getting stuck. Jesse Senko Fishing nets illuminated … Continue reading Lit-up fish nets have odd effect of reducing unwanted catch of sharks, rays and squid

How long COVID exhausts the body

If long COVID is a concern, this is an unmissable article. Unfortunately, copying it does not carry with it the association of illustration with labels so you will have to click thru if you can't gather what was said below. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/02/19/science/long-covid-causes.html How Long Covid Exhausts the Body By Josh Keller Feb. 19, 2022 BRAIN Inflammation and … Continue reading How long COVID exhausts the body