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Your Views on Aging, Your Looks and George Clooney

Posted on 06/19/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthA new survey of Americans’ attitudes about aging yielded some fascinating — and surprising — nuggets, including the fact that more than half of us think we look younger than our age, 70 percent of those over 65 say they’re more active than their parents were, and most of us say age 38 was when we first “felt our age.” As for our role models in aging well: Celebs Betty White and George Clooney get the top votes. The survey …

The Takeaway: Apps Make It Easy To Airbrush Profile Photos — But Should You?

Posted on 06/18/2012 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayInexpensive apps for touching-up digital photos has made the kind of airbrushing artistry once reserved for celebrities available to the rest of us. Yes, we can now apply the same image altering techniques used on models and magazine covers to our own Match.com or LinkedIn profiles. But is it a good idea?

Forever Young? Balderdash!

Posted on 06/16/2011 by | My Life, Examined | Comments

Your LifeI live in a city where it’s still O.K. to look dowdy, especially if you’re a man. In fact, you can go places in Washington with a good head of grey hair and the Brooks Brothers sport jacket you wore in high school. Sometimes, if you also have a boyish glint in your eye, you can even get the top job in town (see: Clinton, William Jefferson). So I was thrown off guard a few weeks ago when Tommy, a …