Google vs Alzheimer’s

Internet searches MIGHT have a positive effect on brain functions of middle-aged adults. Here’s a snippet (emphasis mine): UCLA scientists have found that for computer-savvy middle-aged and older adults, searching the Internet triggers key centers in the brain that control decision-making and complex reasoning. The findings demonstrate that Web search activity may help stimulate and […]

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Blog Action Day 08

Blog Action Day 08. Today is Blog Action Day, where bloggers unite to give voice to the issue of poverty. The message is simple when someone is hungry you give them food, If someone wants to work you help him find work. It is because we recognize the fact that we cannot be truly happy […]

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Strangely Comforting–Now we’re getting somewhere — Crooked Timber

I do not know why the highlighted words moved me, maybe it is because it brought to mind dreams of a lost youth allowed to be revisited with the wisdom that often comes with age, vaguely hinting at a second chance. Makes me reminisce about Casablanca, It’s irrational, yes but sometimes the human mind makes […]

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funny—Andy Borowitz: Krugman Could Turn into Massive Douchebag, Colleagues Fear

One day after the Nobel committee announced that Paul Krugman had won the 2008 Nobel Prize for economics, colleagues of Mr. Krugman voiced concerns that winning the coveted award could turn him into an egregious douchebag. At The New York Times, where Mr. Krugman is an op-ed page columnist, and at Princeton University, where he […]

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Bert Sperling Answers Your Best Places To Live Questions – Freakonomics – Opinion – New York Times Blog

Nods head in agreement! Unfortunately, I hear all the time from singles that their work usually lasts until 8 p.m. (or later), and there’s barely enough time to grab some dinner and a drink before collapsing into bed and starting the routine again the next morning. Despite all the possibilities to meet new people, the […]

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