Day 49/365 – On lalaland

Day 492/18/17 I finally did it. I watched the movie/musical that everyone was raving about, “Lalaland” (and I did it super right, in a reclining-seat almost-empty movie theater in Manhattan). Warning: spoiler alert, read the rest at risk of plot revelation! Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, it was a feel-good classical fairy-tale romance that […]

Day 48/365 – On blue zones

Day 482/17/17 Reading this article about Ikaria got me to thinking about the blue zone areas of the world. These are the geographic locations of the world whose populations enjoy longer than average life spans. It fascinates scientists to study these areas and postulate the factors that result in the longer and healthier lives of […]