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El renacer de Salvador Cabañas

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your LifeSalvador Cabañas, nombrado como el mejor jugador de América en el año 2007, añora regresar al fútbol a sus 33 años. Su deseo es retomar el deporte que lo convirtió en una estrella en su natal Paraguay y posteriormente en México, donde brilló con los clubes Jaguares y Águilas del América. El paraguayo, quien en el 2010 estuvo al filo de la muerte luego que fuera baleado en la cabeza en un centro nocturno de la Ciudad de México, vive …

Heartbleed, un dolor de cabeza: ¡a cambiar tus contraseñas!

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

En EspañolSe ha descubierto un defecto serio en uno de los métodos primarios de cifrado de internet. Por eso, es hora de cambiar tus contraseñas de inmediato y cruzar los dedos. Parece que el familiar candado en muchos sitios web, del cual dependemos para proteger nuestra información personal en línea, ahora está abierto a posible piratería informática. Ingenieros de seguridad en Google y Codenomicon, una empresa de seguridad, han revelado un error llamado Heartbleed en OpenSSL, la tecnología de cifrado que …

A Film That Celebrates Ageless Inner Beauty

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | West Coast Editor, AARP The Magazine | Comments

EntertainmentThe first hint that the just-released documentary film Pretty Old is something special is its title. It’s not Really Old. Or simply Old. It’s Pretty Old, as in, yeah, kinda, sorta old, but so what? And also, the conscious pairing of the two adjectives — pretty, as in beautiful, and old, as in wise. Directed by Walter Matteson (of the Sundance TV series Iconoclasts) and executive produced by, among others, actress Sarah Jessica Parker, Pretty Old chronicles the 30th anniversary of the Ms. …

11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

11 Things | Bulletin TodayNews, discoveries and … fun 1. At Kennedy Elementary School in Dubuque, Iowa, the oldest member of the band is 79. (Learn more at Twincities.com) 2. Your brain is over the hill at age 24. (Learn more at AARP) 3. Johnny Cash can still have a No. 1 album 11 years after he died. (Learn more at AARP) 4. A new app adjusts your body rhythm to beat jet lag. (Learn more at Newsweek) 5. Scientists say they’ve manufactured blood for people. (Learn more at Gizmodo) >> Sign …

Meet the Real ‘Heaven Is For Real’ Family

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentFor those unfamiliar with the gentle landscapes of America’s Great Plains, Imperial, Neb., may seem literally in the middle of nowhere. If you drive down Grand Army of the Republic Highway to Imperial from Ogallala, then make a few turns on gravel roads, you’ll find the angular profile of Crossroads Wesleyan Church. Behind it stands the modest home of its pastor, Todd Burpo, and his wife, Sonja. As I approach I recognize Todd, wearing an Imperial Nebraska Fire Department sweatshirt …

Whoopi Goldberg: Acting Is All I Ever Wanted

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentWatching Whoopi Goldberg in Lifetime’s A Day Late and a Dollar Short, to air Saturday April 19,  you may find yourself thinking that we haven’t been seeing enough of The View host’s Oscar-winning acting skills in recent years.  She reminds us in this movie of just how good she is. The film puts her at the center of another scenario by novelist Terry McMillan (Goldberg was in How Stella Got Her Groove Back, you may recall) and reunites her with Ving …