• Netflix Raising Prices

    Netflix plans to raise prices as U.S. streaming subscriptions grow (via Raw Story ) By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Video streaming service Netflix Inc said it intends to raise the monthly subscription price for new customers by $1 or $2 a month to help the company buy more movies and TV shows and… [Continue Reading]

    Netflix Raising Prices
  • Spacewalk Update

    US astronauts to step out on spacewalk for repairs (via AFP) Two US astronauts are preparing to step out on a brief spacewalk Wednesday to install a backup computer at the International Space Station after one failed earlier this month. Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson are to embark on the 2.5 hour…

    Spacewalk Update
  • Spring Cleaning Your Life

    by Shannon Ingram…I found myself at the WomanSage salon, seated next to guest speaker, Kathleen Ronald, who turns out to be the de-cluttering dynamo of the Western world.

    Spring Cleaning Your Life
  • Boomer George Strait is Entertainer of the Year

    George Strait wins top entertainer at Country Music Awards (via AFP) Veteran singer George Strait won the Entertainer of the Year award late Sunday at the star-studded Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony in Las Vegas. The event, full of performances by country music’s top stars and some surprise cross-genre guest…

    Boomer George Strait is Entertainer of the Year
  • Mickey Rooney Passes Away at 93

    Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney dies at 93 (via AFP) Mickey Rooney, the child actor who danced with Judy Garland, married Ava Gardner and made more than 250 movies, died Sunday at his home in North Hollywood. He was 93. Celebrity website TMZ said Rooney had been ill for some time and died of natural causes…

    Mickey Rooney Passes Away at 93
  • Why is Italian Leather so Fine?

    by Gary Ingram…Are Italian steers and other animals better than those of any other country in the world? Do they get a special diet of spaghetti and Chianti instead of hay and water?

    Why is Italian Leather so Fine?
  • More People are Finding Work than Losing It

    Who’s dropping out of the labor force? Not just retiring Baby Boomers (via NJ.com) The story behind the falling unemployment rate in New Jersey and across the United States has been told with a significant asterisk: It’s falling not so much because more people are finding work than losing it, as it is that more… [Continue Reading]

    More People are Finding Work than Losing It
  • Making Travel Easier

    Travel for Boomers Made Easier With AARP (via PR Newswire) There are new ways to make traveling a little easier. http://youtu.be/n8YMOvrUmDQ. (PRNewsFoto/AARP) WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – (NU) — These days, travel for baby boomers can be challenging. But AARP wants to make everyone’s road to…

    Making Travel Easier

Entertainment

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Netflix Raising Prices

Netflix plans to raise prices as U.S. streaming subscriptions grow (via Raw Story ) By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Video streaming service … [Read More...]

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Boomer George Strait is Entertainer of the Year

George Strait wins top entertainer at Country Music Awards (via AFP) Veteran singer George Strait won the Entertainer of the Year award late Sunday … [Read More...]

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Mickey Rooney Passes Away at 93

Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney dies at 93 (via AFP) Mickey Rooney, the child actor who danced with Judy Garland, married Ava Gardner and made more … [Read More...]

Health

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Alzheimer’s and Advancing Age

Alzheimer's researchers may take age into account (via NJ.com) By What Doctors Know The greatest risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease is advancing … [Read More...]

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Is There a New Normal After a Pacemaker?

I got a pacemaker.  After leaving the hospital, my question was: How long before I feel normal again?  I discovered the answer to that question is not … [Read More...]

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Aging Can Be Sexy!

The Fabulous Fashionistas Challenge Women to Believe that Aging Naturally is Powerfully Sexy (via The Cultureist) By Sarah Zinn At 75 years old, … [Read More...]

Travel

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Making Travel Easier

Travel for Boomers Made Easier With AARP (via PR Newswire) There are new ways to make traveling a little easier. http://youtu.be/n8YMOvrUmDQ. … [Read More...]

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Race Against Time to Locate Crash Site for MH370

Malaysia PM to visit Perth as jet-search window narrows (via AFP) Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak will visit Australia to witness the … [Read More...]

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San Francisco’s Community Murals

A Walking Tour of San Francisco’s Evocative Community Murals (INTERACTIVE MAP) (via The Cultureist) By Margaret Barthel The streets and … [Read More...]

Shopping

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Why is Italian Leather so Fine?

by Gary Ingram…Are Italian steers and other animals better than those of any other country in the world? Do they get a special diet of spaghetti and Chianti instead of hay and water?

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Aging Can Be Sexy!

The Fabulous Fashionistas Challenge Women to Believe that Aging Naturally is Powerfully Sexy (via The Cultureist) By Sarah Zinn At 75 years old, Bridget Sojourner refuses to become invisible. “Most older women are not noticed, so in turn they become invisible,” she said. “I am visible.” With her daring fashion style, Sojourner is not only […]

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A Millenial Writes about Buying a Car vs. a Smart Phone

By The Time Millennials Afford Cars, It Might Be Too Late (via Gas 2.0) A recent study has determined that Generation Y, i.e. Millennials, are just as interested in buying new cars as prior generations. The problem is that most 20-somethings can’t even afford to move out of their parents’ house, nevermind take on a…

Technology

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Spacewalk Update

US astronauts to step out on spacewalk for repairs (via AFP) Two US astronauts are preparing to step out on a brief spacewalk Wednesday to install a backup … [Read More...]

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Online News Boosts Media Industry

Digital ventures boost ailing news media, study shows (via AFP) Online news ventures have added nearly 5,000 US media jobs in the past few years, boosting an … [Read More...]

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World Wide Web Timeline

Timeline of World Wide Web (via AFP) While some concepts of the Internet date back to the 1950s, the public-facing World Wide Web traces its history back 25 … [Read More...]

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Tech Giants in Search of Lost Glory

Nokia, BlackBerry, Motorola search for lost glory (via AFP) Once the mobile world's pioneers, Nokia, Motorola and BlackBerry are now the industry's sorry … [Read More...]

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Jelly Donut Rock on Mars

Mars 'jelly doughnut' rock intrigues scientists (via AFP) A strange rock that looks like a jelly doughnut has appeared on Mars, and scientists are closer to … [Read More...]

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Note to The Jetsons: Move Over!

Trend Whisperer, A blog by Sherri Scheck-Merrill The chaotic Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014), kicked off this past week in Las Vegas and the world is … [Read More...]