Book Friday: Something Happened: A Political and Cultural Overview of the Seventies

Something Happened: A Political and Cultural Overview of the Seventies is an even-handed, reliable, comprehensive, and remarkably concise account of a decade whose events transformed the nation.

Watergate, Vietnam, the oil embargo, the rights revolution, stagflation, New York City’s fiscal meltdown, Three Mile Island, the Iran hostage crisis, The Godfather, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Berkowitz synthesizes all these — and more

From: Getting Older Stinks


Sleep deprivation is a recipe for disaster

When you’re sleep deprived, your brain can’t operate at full capacity.

Creativity, problem-solving abilities, and critical thinking skills are compromised. Whether you’re studying, working, or trying to juggle life’s many demands.


Increase sex drive

Massage oil with primrose oil and vitamins C and E will increase her sexual desire and the frequency of orgasms.


Skin aging sucks

As skin ages, it needs to work harder to maintain its elasticity. Astringents and toners with glycolic or alpha hydroxy acids work the best for toning the face.


Planning for conversations

As you prepare for a function, come up with three things to talk about as well as four generic questions that will get others talking.

If you’ve met the host before, try to remember things about her, such as her passion for a sport or a charity you’re both involved in.


Toy Sunday: Concentration

Concentration was one of those funky games based on a TV Show.

All I remember from it is there was a spool of puzzles on a paper roll that you would turn to move to the next puzzles.

Saturday Fun: Banner condom commercial

Durex Banned condom commercial

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Book Friday: How We Got Here: The 70′s: The Decade That Brought You Modern Life

How We Got Here: The 70’s: The Decade That Brought You Modern Life–For Better or Worse is a relentlessly smart book full of colorful anecdotes and deft pop-culture references, by author David Frum who describes the social convulsions of the 1970s.

From: Getting Older Stinks


Make Career Planning an Annual Event

Many of us have physicals, visit the eye doctor and dentist, and do a myriad of other things on an annual basis, so why not career planning?

Find a day or weekend once a year — more often if you feel the need or if you’re planning a major career change — and schedule a retreat for yourself.


Invest in a good pair of shoes

If it’s one thing that women will notice, it’s your shoes. Especially how clean they are. It’s easy to wash and press the rest of your clothes to keep them looking new, but most guys disregard their shoes.


Luxurious wet shave

A luxurious wet shave is an indulgence that every man can easily have at home every day.

 With the proper tools, a good shave is easy to achieve and well worth it over cheap irritating disposable razors and colorful aerosol gel that some men use to shave.


manscaping tips

When manscaping, don’t go over an area repeatedly, as this can cause irritation. For a stray hair you can’t catch, use a pop-up trimmer, or tweezers.

Be especially careful of repeat strokes in sensitive areas such as the bikini line.


Toy Sunday: Baseball Team Cards

Baseball team cards were the most amazing of things.

There were only one per team, making them relatively uncommon but the quality of the photo was obviously bad.

A team has a lot of players, and each face was less than 1/4 inch.

Saturday Fun: Mr T for BK

Mr. T Burger King Commercial from the 1980’s

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