Category Archives: Personal development

The only technique to learn something new – Boing Boing

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Great at murder

Great at murder at Sandy Hook elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. What killed that day was a rifle and the people who profit by promoting its sales, its maintenance and its supply of ammunition. The solution isn’t armed guards with assault … Continue reading

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Walking the Walk …

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/todays-paper/Pedestrian+friendly+city+should+priority/5523186/story.html Ms Bramham’s stats confirm what I’ve believed for a long time. We just don’t need a car as much as we once did, and the quality of our neighbourhood is the main reason. We each walked 40 K in … Continue reading

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The hidden lives of eagles

My opinion about bald eagles changed while watching them hatch and raise their young in the nest at White Rock (http://www.hancockwildlife.org/index.php?topic=White-Rock-Eagle1#CloseUp). What was once rare is now common. Technology allowed us to peer into the nest from the moment the … Continue reading

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Many boomers in dark about Alzheimer’s

Many boomers in dark about Alzheimer’s BY PAMELA FAYERMAN Sun Health Issues Reporter pfayerman@vancouversun.com The Vancouver Sun 04 Jan 2011 A quarter of B. C.’ s baby boomers can’t name a single early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a … Continue reading

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Ahoy, earthling!

This morning’s paper has an item on Voyager, launched in 1977. In the first Star Trek movie, Voyager — called V’Ger — has moved so far from earth that it is adopted by a race of machines in a remote … Continue reading

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Strength training helps cognition…

Seniors’ strength training helps cognition, Vancouver study finds BY PAMELA FAYERMAN The Vancouver Sun 15 Dec 2010 A new study by Vancouverarea health professionals suggests that seniors who take part in strength-building exercise regimes can reap cognitive and other health … Continue reading

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