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7 noticias de impacto esta semana

Posted on 08/15/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

En EspañolEstas son las 7 noticias más impactantes de la semana. ¿Crees que falta alguna? Comparte tu opinión en los comentarios: 1. La muerte de Robin Williams enluta el mundo del espectáculo: Seis meses después de la trágica muerte de Philip Seymour Hoffman, Hollywood volvió a llorar esta semana la muerte de uno de sus actores más queridos, el popular y premiado Robin Williams, fallecido a los 63 años por suicidio. Williams, conocido por sus papeles en Mrs. Doubtfire o La sociedad de …

Protect Your SSN, and Be Thankful It’s Not 078-05-1120

Posted on 08/15/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family | Money & SavingsSeventy-nine years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law, birthing that most important government program and, as a result, a coveted prize of identity thieves: your Social Security number. You know why you need to guard your SSN like an amped-up Rottweiler: In the wrong hands, it’s the quickest and arguably most common way for an ID thief to pose as you to open credit accounts and get medical care, your tax refund, even a job. …

Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Flirted for How Long?

Posted on 08/14/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentMaybe it’s the rumor that just won’t go away: that country music icons Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton were romantically involved back in the day — at least since their 1983 duet “Islands in the Stream” climbed to the top of the charts and became the anthem of a generation. The rumor persisted for more than three decades, even as they recorded the single “You Can’t Make Old Friends” last year. >> Photos: 50+ Star Couples Who Still Have the Hots …

3 Ways to Get Better Skin by Tomorrow

Posted on 08/14/2014 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionFaced with lines, saggy skin and brown spots (that weren’t there in May!), we’re already online searching for the new Holy Grail of wrinkle treatments. Unfortunately, any de-aging product covers its tush with a claim of  “visible results in four weeks.” Who can wait that long? Driven by the urge for immediate gratification, we either give up on the new stuff in a week and go back to our old ways or hurl ourselves into the arms of a good cosmetic dermatologist and his …

El canal de Panamá cumple 100 años uniendo al mundo

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En EspañolEl canal de Panamá, esa maravillosa obra de ingeniería que conectó hace un siglo los océanos Atlántico y Pacífico, cumple 100 años de operaciones este viernes 15 de agosto en medio de bombos y platillos. Surgido de la audacia de partir en dos el estrecho istmo americano para construir un paso acuático que uniera el mundo, el canal entra en su segunda centuria administrado por panameños, en plena expansión y consolidado como hazaña histórica de escala universal. Ese día histórico …

Should Everyone Really Cut Salt in Their Diet?

Posted on 08/14/2014 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Personal HealthA large international study questions the conventional advice that all people should cut their salt intake to the bone. Too much salt is bad, especially for those over 60 or those who already have high blood pressure, but too little salt may be just as bad, the scientists said. The findings are the latest in a decades-long controversy over whether health officials have gone too far in urging everyone to reduce the amount of salt in their diet. The new research suggests …