11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

Posted on 03/5/2014 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

11 ThingsNews, discoveries and … fun 1. The latest food fad, this one in Milwaukee: Mac and Cheese-Stuffed Bacon Weave Taco. (Learn more at Gothamist) 2. The latest quest for the fountain of youth: A DNA sequencing company called Human Longevity. (Learn more at NY Times) 3. Saturated fats (butter, bacon, beef) make your belly bigger, while other fats (fish, nuts, olive oil) help build muscle. (Learn more at AARP) 4. Stethoscopes are germier than doctors’ hands. (Learn more at NBC News) …

Indianapolis Cultural Trail: Known by Few, Used by Many

Posted on 07/16/2013 by |AARP Education & Outreach | Comments

Great PlacesIf there were an award for the most under-appreciated trail network, Indianapolis would be a contender. Home to some of the fastest race cars on earth, many Hoosiers leave their cars behind to enjoy the city’s futuristic people-mover system, or to walk and bike on what is undoubtedly one of the best trail systems in America. Earlier this year, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail opened with eight miles of great places to bike and walk. The Cultural Trail is a uniquely …

Eric Spector: Just Call Him Ironman

Posted on 06/7/2013 by |Best Life | Comments

Bulletin Today | Your LifePeople like Eric Spector amaze those of us who consider a slow walk up a moving escalator to be a real workout. The California businessman challenged himself to complete 10 kick-butt athletic events in a single year—his 65th. “I’ve never heard of anyone attempting a mix of 10 such demanding run, bike and swim events in a given year—let alone their 65th,” he says. Me, either. Spector rejects the label of elite athlete, describing himself as “just someone committed to …