Tag Archives: Habits

just do one push-up Mini Habits: #1 Best Seller. 4.8 Stars. 13,000+ Sold. Buy It At Amazon.com! Advertisements

Link | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

a story

the world will be a much better place when we all have some reverence for our food

Posted in culture | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Drugs and guns

An estimated 50,000 persons die annually in the United States as a result of violence-related injuries. Homicide is the second leading cause of death for persons aged 15–24 years, the third leading cause for persons aged 25–34 years, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parental rights and religious freedom

When I lived in TN a girl, about 10, was diagnosed with leukemia. The parents stop treatment on religious grounds. The hospital sued them to keep the treatment. Jerry Falwell paid for lawyers to defend the freedom of the parents … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

mind

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Clean Aztecs, Dirty Spaniards

by Katherine Ashenburg, prize-winning non-fiction author, lecturer and journalist. Her latest book, ‘The Dirt on Clean’, is a social history of Western cleanliness, which ‘holds a welcome mirror up to our intimate selves…’

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

lottery economics

  The Mega Millions jackpot makes this the week to talk about lottery economics, so here’s a whopper: Households earning less than $13,000 a year spend a shocking 9% of their money on lottery tickets, Henry Blodget reports. Are they … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

unplugged

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

forestalling mental decline

Columbia University has had a program for “lifelong learners” since 1986. About 200 participants take regular Columbia courses. They are expected to keep up with the reading, but there are no term papers, homework, exams or grades. Exercising an Aging … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

alcoholic flies

Offer a male fruit fly a choice between food soaked in alcohol and its nonalcoholic equivalent, and his decision will depend on whether he’s mated recently or been rejected by a female. Flies that have been given the cold shoulder … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment