Should I Marry a Man Who is a Late Bloomer?

November 16, 2018

I’m 36 and he’s 38. We both want to get married and have kids. He finished grad school 2 years ago and so he’s only been working in his new profession for 2 years. He was doing odd jobs before that and so he doesn’t have any savings, but he does have student loans. I’ve been working and saving for 15 years and I’m finally in a place professionally where…

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Chick-en Nuggets Recipe

November 16, 2018

  Expert tip for getting your kids to eat beans: Turn beans into something familiar, like chicken nuggets. Did you happen to see the Jamie Oliver episode where he put a nasty chicken carcass into a blender and shaped it into chicken nuggets?  The kids, knowing what was in it, still ate it!  They ate it because it looked like chicken nuggets!  Our falafel had the same idea, except with CHICK-peas,…

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The October Walking Book Club

November 16, 2018

  October is Books for Brains month This month I’m getting on board with the ‘Books for Brain’ initiative being run by one of my alumni, Neuroscience Research Australia.  I completed my first postdoc at NeurA (back when it was the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute) – I researched the inflammatory response to spinal cord injury. For the month of October, NeurA, are inviting you to “read a book for…

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Travel News: November 8, 2018

November 16, 2018

Boeing Issues Warning to 737 MAX Pilots After Lion Air Crash Travel Pulse In response to the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia last week, Boeing is warning pilots about possible erroneous data from a key sensor on its 737 MAX planes. According to Reuters, investigators handling the deadly crash of Flight JT610 found one of the angle of attack sensors on the new Boeing aircraft provided incorrect…

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Lil Peep’s Honesty About Mental Illness Inspired A Generation To Accept Themselves

November 15, 2018

lilpeep/Twitter One year on from his untimely death, Lil Peep’s legacy of acceptance, honesty and authenticity will never be forgotten by the hoards of emo kids who consider him among their own.  Before his death, which shook his loyal fans and skyrocketed Peep’s stock, the 21-year-old bottled-blonde Pennsylvanian was widely hailed as the future of emo. His story came to a tragic end on November 15, 2017. However, with posthumous…

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It’s A Grind Coffee House Spreads Holiday Cheer with Winter Beverage Offerings

November 15, 2018

Almond Tart Ice Blended & White Chocolate Candy Cane Latte Beverages Available for a Limited Time Santa Fe Springs, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  It’s A Grind Coffee House, a neighborhood destination serving premium signature coffees in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere, is spreading holiday cheer with the introduction of its seasonal winter beverage lineup. Available in three sizes and served in seasonal “Cool Santa” cups, It’s A Grind’s NEW Almond Tart Ice Blended…

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Spellbound by a Live Painting Performance on Election Night

November 15, 2018

Tashi Norbu’s live painting performance, November 6, 2018, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic) LARAMIE, Wyo. — On election night, when Americans closely watched voting results, a different sort of viewership was taking place in a crowded gallery at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. Artist Tashi Norbu was creating a large mural that reflected his Buddhist thangka painting training and Western painting…

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37 Cool Japanese Words and Phrases To Start Using Now

November 15, 2018

Ready to level-up your Japanese and sound めっちゃおしゃべ (meccha o-shabe, “super fashionable”)? Then start adding some cool Japanese words to your vocabulary! Japanese may seem like a serious language with layers of formal speech patterns. But Japan boasts tons of fun, slangy words and beautiful concepts only captured in their language and culture! After all, this is the country that gave us 絵文字 (emoji, “emoji”), taken from the Japanese word…

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A Deep Dive Into Brainwaves: Brainwave Frequencies Explained

November 15, 2018

We’ve all experienced that magical feeling of being hit with ‘a brainwave’. That moment of newfound clarity, shift in perspective or a novel idea. And typically, it seems to appear out of nowhere. In between sips of coffee, while out for a walk, or simply indulging your dog in a good belly rub. While “a brainwave” can be a figure of speech to describe our thoughts, scientists and clinicians can…

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The Best Gear We’ve Ever Reviewed, Now on Sale

November 14, 2018

REI’s winter sale is one of the best times to stock up on gear for the upcoming season. This year’s sale runs from November 9 through November 19. To help you filter through the deals, we picked out products we’ve already reviewed—and loved—from the sale list. Consider your holiday shopping well on its way. Looking for more sale coverage? Check out our favorite overall deals, these great deals under $30, the best fitness…

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