Secrets To Living Longer: Sex, Chocolates, Red Wine, Worship

April 22, 2011
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That is right. According to Steve Vernon of MoneyWatch.com, there a few things you can do to live longer and enjoy those years more. Three of them are having more sex, eating chocolate and drinking wine and worshiping in your house of faith. “Eat better, exercise more, eliminate unhealthy habits — you’ve heard these...

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RSVP? ‘No Thanks,’ to UConn Alum $129,000 Vacation Trip

April 22, 2011
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Thanks but No Thanks to the kind folks at the UConn Alumni Association who wondered whether I might join them on a little jaunt in January. No, it’s not that I have already been to Peru and Australia and Cambodia and India and Egypt and Morocco before. No, you can always go back again...

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Google And Apple Secretly Compiling Users Locations

April 22, 2011
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Google And Apple Secretly Compiling Users Locations

Wall Street Journal Story Friday by Julia Angwin and Jennifer Valentino-Devries  says Apple Inc.’s iPhones and Google Inc.’s Android smartphones regularly transmit their locations back to Apple and Google, respectively, according to data and documents analyzed by The Wall Street Journal—intensifying concerns over privacy and the widening trade in personal data. Google and Apple are gathering...

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CT@Prayer: You Don’t Have To Be Christian To Appreciate Easter

April 22, 2011
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CT@Prayer: You Don’t Have To Be Christian To Appreciate Easter

  I’m a lot like my grandma. Like her, I go to church alone most Sundays. And like her, I sit in the back and only speak to those around me during the Peace. And like her, I try to sneak out before anyone can invite me to coffee hour. She lives in Albuquerque...

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Attorneys General Want Colt 45’s Blast To Reduce Alcohol Content

April 21, 2011
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Attorneys General Want Colt 45’s Blast To Reduce Alcohol Content

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen joined with attorneys general of 15 other states today in raising serious concerns about “Blast” by Colt 45, a new fruit-flavored alcoholic beverage introduced by Pabst Brewing Company earlier this month. Blast is being sold in a variety of fruit flavors and brightly colored, 23.5-ounce cans, making it appealing...

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CtEatWell: Slim Down Effectively & Safely

April 21, 2011
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CtEatWell: Slim Down Effectively & Safely

In order to separate the facts from the myths, there is no magic pill (sorry folks) , if something sounds too good to be true, it is. There is no quick fix, or one food to eat. A healthy diet can incorporate all foods. If a diet tells you to eliminate certain food items,...

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iPhone Secretly Tracks Your Location And Stores It Forever

April 21, 2011
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iPhone Secretly Tracks Your Location And Stores It Forever

Depending on your outlook on privacy, iPhone’s once secret (revealed Wednesday) location tracker is either a fun way to check out where you have been every day for the past few months, or its a potential huge invasion of privacy. It appears the information is kept forever.   While most of us have seen...

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Granny Snatching: Where is Sgt. Preston? Dudley Do-Right is a Cartoon

April 20, 2011
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Granny Snatching: Where is Sgt. Preston? Dudley Do-Right is a Cartoon

Whatever happened to Sgt. Preston of the Yukon? Remember the Canadian law enforcement officer who fought against evil and injustice every week, his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King at his side? For decades, first on radio and then television, Sgt. Preston whose on-screen persona noted that he was a member of...

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Airlines Now Required to Repay Baggage Fees on Lost Bags

April 20, 2011
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You’d hardly think there’d be a need for the government to force airlines to pay us back our baggage fees when they lose our baggage. But, because the airlines won’t, the government now steps in and orders them to do the obviously right thing. The federal Department of Transportation has announced a series of...

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