On November 20, 1985, Windows 1.0 was released. It was criticized for many things, especially for encouraging use of the mouse over the keyboard. (Personally, I use a trackball.) Special Report: Human Trafficking – An investigative journalism piece on prostitution (focused on Massachusetts). 1 Gun, 2 Batteries, 3 Balaclavas: What Was in Soviet Cosmonauts’ Survival Kits – At first, I confused “Balaclava” with “Balalaika.” And I was like, I guess if they […]
In 1938 Harvard began studying a group of men and followed them as they grew old. A book by George Vaillant, entitled Triumphs of Experience, chronicles the results and provides several interesting insights about the role of alcholism, smoking, and intelligence on aging and life satisfaction.
Some of the most intersting findings, at least to us, involved "warm relationships." As this article explains, there was a "powerful correlation between the warmth of your relationships and