It has been studied and documented that we hear thirty-two items of criticism for each item of praise! It starts when we are babies, ” Ooooh, your diapers stink!” or ” Can’t you keep out of trouble for even one minute?” Sure, we may not have known what the words meant, but even Continue reading “The Criticism to Praise Ratio”
In the not so distant past, masturbation was frowned upon. People are just now waking up to its many, and sometimes surprising benefits. Continue reading “Benefits of Masturbation”
You may remember reading that ‘type A’ people, those who are nervous, workaholics, aggressive in business, tend to have more heart attacks. Now scientists have narrowed it to people who are cynical, angry or distrustful of others. Senator Joseph McCarthy, the man who hated communists, died when he was 48 years old.
Your author once went roller skating with some friends, one of whom was deaf. The rink was quite loud with its old-fashioned organ music and scores of yelling children. Tom, our Continue reading “Crazy Roller Skating Situation”
Have you ever felt that we have this age thing backwards? Most people in modern society worship youth, but youth is only good because of its room for potential development. Age equals wisdom, an irreplaceable commodity that you can’t just buy at Wal-Mart. If nothing else, whether you are young or old, listen to what old people have to say. They have been around and know the best ways to tackle problems that young people could otherwise only guess at.
Two out of three couples stay together through ten years of marriage. Less than half make it through 25 years together.
Tipper and Al Gore Wedding
Researchers at Ohio University accidentally proved that love and attention is good preventive medicine. They were doing experiments with rabbits to test effects of cholesterol blocked arteries. All the groups of rabbits got sick as expected except one group. Everything was the same for this group except one thing: Each rabbit in this group was being held and stroked by the student in charge of feeding them. Later experiments specifically involving loving some rabbits and ignoring others proved that the effect is real.
Albino rabbit, also known as ‘laboratory rabbit’
King Maximilian II was concerned about a possible duel between two young men who both wanted to marry his daughter. To prevent any such fight, he had them compete for her hand with a burlap bag. The objective was accomplished after an hour of struggle, when one suitor had the other firmly enclosed in the bag.
At a wedding in Los Angeles a woman legally married a rock.