“OK, BOOMER”

The caustic and dismissive put-down of older adults with the phrase “OK, Boomer” is just another symptom of a bigger trend: a resistance to human interaction. To wit: people bristling at simple questions about spelling, pronunciations, names, places, and the like, with curt responses mostly limited to, “Just Google it”. This is often followed by detailed instructions about “how to” find answers online, and usually presented with varying degrees of irritation at the apparent ignorance in such matters. ...

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How (And Why) To Suck At Yoga

a big fan of yoga. My current fascination with it is only the latest of many exercise disciplines I have embraced over the years, some which I also still do. But yoga is a relatively recent addition to my list of regular activities.

Just one thing though: I really suck at it.

My abilities are so rough that I wouldn’t ever think of attending an actual “yoga class” — you know, like with other people — ...

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A Mild Case of Dead

Would it surprise you to hear that qualities like health, fitness, and even wealth are the booby prizes of life, and not worthy of your attention or effort in their pursuit? The fact is that we only pursue those relatively trivial qualities when we perceive life itself as a clinical matter—an absolute value—rather than an experience to be enjoyed.

Far too many of us believe that life is a logical construct, comprised of theories and data such as ...

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The End Of The Living Room TV

If tech hardware reviewers are to be believed, there’s a mystery afoot as to why multiple major tech hardware players have recently committed big dollars and research resources to the development of XL tablets (12″+), and then shoved them out the door to a consumer market that appears to have not been waiting for them. Could it really be a simultaneous blunder on the part of the largest tech hardware companies on the planet? Or, could there actually be ...

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