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Cronuts, Blobfish, Selfies. 11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Year*

Posted on 12/23/2013 by | News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

11 Things | Bulletin TodayNews, discoveries and fun 1. The world’s ugliest animal is … the blobfish. (Learn more at CNN) (Sept. 18) 2. Cronuts go for $40 on New York’s black market. (Learn more at AARP) (July 10) 3. Snail slime might be the fountain of youth. (Learn more at AARP) (July 17) 4. What some of the rock ‘n’ roll era’s greatest stars might have looked like had they not died before their time. (Learn more at Sachs Media Group) (Nov. 20) 5. Doing 1,200 sit-ups a day helps keep golfing great Gary Player, …

11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

Posted on 07/17/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

11 Things | Bulletin TodayNews, discoveries and fun…   1. Snail slime might be the fountain of youth. (Learn more at AARP) 2. Not only have Twinkies gotten a second life, their shelf life has increased from 26 days to 45 days. (Learn more at AARP) 3. A Lego fanatic who didn’t know you need a kid with you to visit Legoland sure knows now. (Learn more at CTV News) 4. By interfering with mosquitoes’ ability to fly, airwaves from a simple fan keep …

The Best Looking (Nude) Golfer in America

Posted on 07/11/2013 by | News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthLooking every inch a champion, the great South African golfer Gary Player is in the news, as ESPN The Magazine releases photos from its upcoming “Body Issue.” The magazine will have eight different covers on news stands; the 77-year-old Player graces one of them, a pair of golf clubs his lone accessory. Why is Player posing? “My big dream now is to help people become healthy,” he tells ESPN. “Obesity, as far as I’m concerned, is the greatest problem facing the …

Aquatic Exercise Options

Posted on 10/25/2009 by | General News | Comments

EntertainmentFrom Meg Grant You see a lot of things you’ve never seen before on the exhibit floor of the annual AARP member event. Add to the list, this year, the sight of a man in a wetsuit pedaling an exercise bike in a pool full of water. To add to the weirdness, the man in question is Wayne Player, the son of famed South African golfer Gary Player. So here’s the story: Player was demonstrating a line of exercise equipment …