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Drinking Beer and Eating Squirrel: What I Learned From Magazines This Week

March 30, 2016
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Reading magazines this week, I learned that:

A British survey has concluded that consuming organic foods can extend your life… for three weeks.(Popular Mechanics, 3/16)

The average caretaker in the United States is a 49-year-old woman caring for a 69-year-old relative. (Real Simple, 2/16)

endofworldVivos, an apocalypse shelter company, has built dozens of secure doomsday shelters all over the world, including a 76 acre bunker somewhere under Europe. Owner Robert Vicino sees himself as a 21st century Noah.
(Popular Mechanics, 3/16)

 
 

Eating squirrel isn’t unusual in Pennsylvania.
(Philadelphia Magazine, 2/16)

 

Iggy Pop has covered Frank Sinatra.
(Time, 3/16)

Eighty-eight  percent of adults have sent or received a sexually explicit text message.
(Health, 1/16)

Outdoor cats kill over a billion birds each year.
(Organic Life, 01/16)

When sound researcher R. Murray Schafer asked North Americans to hum a note, they produced a B-natural, which is the same pitch as the electric current in their wires.  In the U.K. people hummed a G-sharp —  the frequency of their electric current.
(Organic Life, 1/16)

Ten percent of home schooled kids are black. Why? Parents are fed up with a system they see as broken and racist.
(Philadelphia, 2/16)

Sleeping on your side is better than sleeping on your back or stomach for eliminating brain waste –chemicals that can build up over time, potentially causing cognitive health problems like Alzheimer’s.
(Health, 1/16)

Women who drink beer once or twice a week have a 30% lower risk of heart attack.
(Prevention, 2/16)

Roz Warren

Roz Warren, who writes for everyone from The New York Times to The Funny Times, is the author of Our Bodies, Our Shelves: Library Humor and Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library: An Insider's Tales of Library Life, both of which you should buy immediately.

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3 Responses to Drinking Beer and Eating Squirrel: What I Learned From Magazines This Week

  1. March 31, 2016 at 8:23 am

    I sleep on memory foam, which helps with Alzheimers

  2. March 31, 2016 at 5:33 am

    Three weeks? Not worth it.

  3. March 30, 2016 at 2:27 pm

    I am a side sleeper and now have that cool pillow made especially for side sleepers. I guess I will have my mind when I am older. Well, since I sometimes don’t have it now, we shall see!



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