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Will Exercise Save Your Wits?

Comments at James Thompson: * Everyone should exercise, whether it be strength training or cardio. If you don’t exercise, you better start. Grip strength tests are also very important and show racial differences. Blacks have weaker grip even when they … Continue reading

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Is There A Way To Find Out Your Pilots’ Names Before Your Flight?

Just in case you don’t want to fly Allahu Air. I would not be thrilled if my pilot were named Mohammed. Frankly, I’d rather not have a woman pilot experiencing PMS. When I can’t sleep, I watch Mayday: Air Crash … Continue reading

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Why Pilots Should Be Men

Washington Post: Passengers reportedly fled a flight before it could take off on Saturday — after a United Airlines pilot went on a bizarre rant over the intercom. In a ball cap and casual shirt, the pilot remarked on her … Continue reading

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LAT: Less shrinkage: This is your aging brain on the Mediterranean diet

So brain volume and fast reaction times correlate with intelligence and lifespan? Los Angeles Times: The aging brain is a shrinking brain, and a shrinking brain is, generally speaking, a brain whose performance and reaction time are declining: That is … Continue reading

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NYT: ‘How Social Isolation Is Killing Us’

Dhruv Khullar writes in the New York Times: Social isolation is a growing epidemic — one that’s increasingly recognized as having dire physical, mental and emotional consequences. Since the 1980s, the percentage of American adults who say they’re lonely has … Continue reading

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