Wild hair color works well with gray too

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/15/style/gray-mermaid-hair.html?searchResultPosition=6 Imagine a woman in her 60s walking down the street with striking gray hair. Her strands get caught on a breeze, the sunlight hits them just so, and you realize that what you thought was simply gray is a blend of distinct colors: platinum, white, black — and, wait, mint green, sky blue and … Continue reading Wild hair color works well with gray too

Millennials, you’ll miss us boomers when you’re gone (in addition to hating what we’ve left you)

As someone on the leading edge of the Baby Boomer generation, I'm quite used to the largely justified disdain and even disgust with my generation from those younger. We did do some things well tho -- among them, espouse wild and unlikely positions with masses of (mostly) non-violent protest.  I'm thrilled by those still in … Continue reading Millennials, you’ll miss us boomers when you’re gone (in addition to hating what we’ve left you)

Two useful articles from Scott McCarthy for those who still have to fly

The Noisiest Parts of the Plane Taking a decibel meter onto several different jets finds a difference between the front and the back, and even the window and aisle How to Find the Quietest Spot on an Airplane The amount of noise you hear on a flight depends on the plane, your seat and how … Continue reading Two useful articles from Scott McCarthy for those who still have to fly

Want a laugh? Click thru to see the new style of Crocs

I'm not nearly as opposed to Crocs as most people, but this is definitely an ohmigawd. https://people.com/style/crocs-fanny-pack-shoes-beams/ Crocs Releases New Shoe Collaboration Featuring Fanny Packs for Your Feet The polarizing clog just teamed with another controversial fashion fad - the fanny pack By COLLEEN KRATOFIL April 30, 2019 01:45 PM Each product we feature has … Continue reading Want a laugh? Click thru to see the new style of Crocs

USA Today makes misconduct records available for 85,000 police nationwide

https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2019/04/24/usa-today-revealing-misconduct-records-police-cops/3223984002/ We found 85,000 cops who’ve been investigated for misconduct. Now you can read their records. USA TODAY is leading a national effort to obtain and publish disciplinary and misconduct records for thousands of police officers.John Kelly and Mark Nichols, USA TODAYUpdated 1:06 p.m. EDT Apr. 26, 2019 At least 85,000 law enforcement officers across the USA have … Continue reading USA Today makes misconduct records available for 85,000 police nationwide

Quick glimpse into problems of scientists

We rely, without thinking, on the accuracy of the scientific and technical data that supports the information we use every day. A subset of instrument users is a bit concerned at the moment about whether that reliance is appropriate while they work something out. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01048-2? NEWS  03 APRIL 2019 GPS glitch threatens thousands of scientific … Continue reading Quick glimpse into problems of scientists

What podiatrists think of a few shoe trends

Fashion conscious women won't pay much attention to this article but I found it entertaining. https://www.whowhatwear.com/most-comfortable-shoe-trends-according-to-a-podiatrist MAR 31, 2019 A Podiatrist Laughs Every Time You Wear These 6 Shoe Trends by LAUREN EGGERTSEN PinterestPHOTO: THE STYLE STALKER They say that beauty is pain, and in the fashion world, we often swap out the word "beauty" for "style." Style … Continue reading What podiatrists think of a few shoe trends