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Gold Bars Worth More Than $1.1 Million Found in Airplane Lavatory

Posted on 11/20/2013 by | General News | Comments

Bulletin TodayFrom The Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — Cleaners found a stash of 24 gold bars worth more than $1.1 million hidden in an airplane lavatory after a flight from Bangkok arrived in eastern India, officials said Wednesday. The Jet Airways plane had landed in Kolkata and was being cleaned before a scheduled flight to Patna when the cleaners found two bags with the gold stashed inside, Customs official Mona Priyadarshini said. Priyadarshini said the gold bars weighed around 1 …

A Nutrition Bar That Gives Back

Posted on 11/12/2012 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

VolunteeringThe following is a post from Kim Sedmak, Executive Producer of AARP’s “Your Life Calling TODAY” with Jane Pauley. Jane Pauley and I along with AARP’s “Your Life Calling TODAY” TV production crew arrived in San Francisco by being unexpectedly welcomed by the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels, the world renowned flying aerobatic team. They were in the “‘City by the Bay” for their annual October air show! The stunts performed are amazing spectacles to behold – the roar of these …

“Marigold Hotel” Star Tom Wilkinson: Getting Old Takes Courage!

Posted on 05/2/2012 by | Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentThe best gift grownup movie lovers have gotten so far this year is The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, the warm, funny, thoughtful story of seven British retirees who move to crowded, colorful Jaipur, India. They’re lured there by a brochure promising a life of inexpensive luxury at the titular hotel, but what they find is a run-down wreck of a place set amidst teeming crowds, abject poverty, and sometimes brutally primitive living conditions. For the Britons—played by Wilkinson, Judi Dench, …