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‘Lifestyle’ Category

In this day and age, it seems like reading is becoming a thing of the past, what with podcasts, TED talks and YouTube videos becoming more popular vectors of information and entertainment. But a growing body of scientific literature suggests that the benefits of reading actual books may be more important than we realize for [...]

March 15, 2021

Bob Veres

Health, Lifestyle

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There is no shortage of diet books and online advice about what to eat (avoid sugar, lose weight with the Keto diet, drop gluten from your dinner table) but all of this information is generic, offered to everybody, and you, reading this, are an individual, with your own unique biochemistry. It’s possible that some of [...]

March 14, 2021

Bob Veres

Lifestyle, News, World

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From January through October of last year, there were 900 million fewer international tourists from the same period the year before—due, of course, to the global pandemic travel restrictions. That’s not especially catastrophic for the U.S. economy, since travel and tourism represents only 2.8% of U.S. GDP. But what about the Philippines, where international tourists [...]

February 20, 2021

Bob Veres

Health, Lifestyle, News, World

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Are you ready to get back on a luxury cruise? A surprising number of people are answering “yes.” According to the the cruise ship market updates on CruiseMarketWatch.com, post COVID-19 sailings will begin, industry-wide, on March 1 of this year, and the cruise industry will resume its operations at roughly 50% capacity, based on advance [...]

February 18, 2021

Bob Veres

Health, Lifestyle, People

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You’ve probably heard speculation that the pandemic lockdown measures, which enforce social distancing and reduce income for millions of Americans in service-related and other jobs, will result in a higher suicide rate. The data, of course, is not in yet, but there are some potential clues in the historical suicide data that has been collected [...]