Online dating improving availability and strength of relationships

The move from meeting our future partners at school, religious gatherings, or thru friends to finding them online has been viewed with skepticism. Turns out that not meeting people in person -- the very core of what many thought valuable about earlier methods -- is what makes internet dating so valuable. Fascinating article from the … Continue reading Online dating improving availability and strength of relationships

Multi-purpose tool most of us have with us all the time

I've kept an eye out for stories featuring dental floss ever since I saw it used to cut angel food cake. Here are other unexpected uses. https://www.npr.org/2019/08/15/750789383/it-slices-it-dices-it-binds-and-stops-bugs-dental-floss-is-your-secret-multitool It Slices, It Dices, It Binds And It Stops Bugs: Dental Floss Is Your Secret Multitool   August 15, 2019 2:16 PM ET Suzette Lohmeyer The next time … Continue reading Multi-purpose tool most of us have with us all the time

Now I understand why older people have shared habits that seem odd

This is a fun article for its insights. Particularly once you have cataracts removed, o Journal Reports: Retirement Older People Used to Seem So Odd. Now I Get It This article resonated. So many things make perfect sense eventually. That’s because I do so many of the things I once found strange. Chalk it up … Continue reading Now I understand why older people have shared habits that seem odd

English proves itself a very strange language (again)

As I read thru this article, I found myself attempting to reorder adjectives differently than listed here,  and it definitely feels wrong. https://www.inc.com/minda-zetlin/grammar-bizarre-weird-rule-adjective-order-matthew-anderson-mark-forsyth-cambridge-dictionary.html This Is the Most Bizarre Grammar Rule You Probably Never Heard Of But I've been following it all my life, and so have you. By Minda ZetlinCo-author, The Geek Gap @MindaZetlin Getty … Continue reading English proves itself a very strange language (again)

Want to be happy? Research suggests you avoid these six choices

The headline was a bit grim to find due to my personal choices. As often happens tho, the headline lists only three of the six life choices that the author has determined to be helpful in staying happy. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/16/dont-retire-early-buy-a-home-or-be-a-lawyer-if-you-want-to-be-happy-says-happiness-expert.html Don’t retire early, buy a home or be a lawyer if you want to be happy, … Continue reading Want to be happy? Research suggests you avoid these six choices

The Badass 50: Meet the Women Who Are Changing the World

Home Celebrity The Badass 50: Meet the Women Who Are Changing the World The Badass 50: Meet the Women Who Are Changing the World They're tough, outspoken, compassionate and unstoppable. By InStyle Staff Jan 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am Welcome to InStyle's second Badass 50 Women list. After we launched our first Badass Women issue … Continue reading The Badass 50: Meet the Women Who Are Changing the World

Where should you put your suitcase when you get to your hotel room?

Frequent travelers may already think about bedbugs when they travel.  This suggestion helps minimize the chances of getting them. https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/suitcase-hotel-bathroom-36634785 This Entomologist Has a Travel Warning: Always Put Your Suitcase in the Hotel Bathroom by Kaitlin Stanford There’s just something about walking into your hotel room after a long flight, flinging your suitcase (and yourself) … Continue reading Where should you put your suitcase when you get to your hotel room?