Book Friday: Secret Hotels

Where should we stay? This may be the most vexing question facing anyone planning a holiday- especially travelers whose resources aren’t unlimited.

But finding affordable accommodation does not mean having to settle for surly desk clerks, paltry meals, and a cramped hotel room whose only window faces a brick wall.

Breathtaking views, attentive service, great on-site food, and the full range of amenities-all are available at a cost that won’t make you cringe. You just have to know where to look.

Check out Secret Hotels.

From: Getting Older Stinks

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Fire your pistol and look 10 years younger

Studies show that people who were having regular orgasms of at least one to two times a week, looked a full ten years younger than those who were not engaging in regular sexual intercourse.

From discovery.com.

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Fight the trans fat monster even in restaurants

 In the supermarket, read the label to find foods that are trans free. In restaurants, steer clear of fried foods, biscuits, and other baked goods, unless you know that the restaurant has eliminated trans fat.

From harvard.edu.

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Satisfy your cravings

Satisfy cravings with extreme prejudice. If you’re hungry for something, eat it.

Don’t deny yourself the simple pleasures. If it’s possible, eat only half of what you want. Is your craving satisfied, or are you addicted to the flavor?

Losing weight shouldn’t be torture for anybody.

From chris.pirillo.com.

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Eat a lot of saturated fat, and get solid

Saturated fat, such as butter, cheese, and the fat in meat, is solid at room temperature.

Eat more foods that do not contain cholesterol, such as fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and seeds.

 It is also important to eat a well-balanced diet to get the essential nutrients you need to stay healthy.

From uihealthcare.com.

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Toy Sunday: Click-Clacks

Removed from stores in the 70’s, these balls on a rope were great to play Batman and Robin with.

They were known by many different names including Clack Clacks; Clackers; Click-Clacks; Crackers; Gnip-Gnops; Kabonkers; Ker-bangers; Kerbangers; Ker-Knockers; Klackers; Klick-Klacks to name a few, but they were all basically flying death balls on a string.

From: Big Red toy box.

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Warm Up before Exercising

Regardless of the type of exercise you choose, it is very important that you begin each session by warming up your muscles.

Stretching helps prevent damage to muscle tissue and it gets your blood flowing. It gets your heart pumping, too. Just five minutes is all it takes to get your exercise session off to a good start.

From secretsofthehealthy.com.

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Book Friday: Standard & Poor’s Guide to Saving for Retirement

Standard & Poor’s Guide to Saving for Retirement is streamlined, straightforward, and simple to read guides from Standard & Poor’s and Light bulb Press. The easiest way to get a grip on personal finance, investing, and retirement.

From: Getting Older Stinks

Buying Dress Shirts Online

When you want to buy dress shirts online, your first step is to measure your neck, arms and chest. Begin from the top down. If you don’t have a soft measuring tape used by tailors, simply use a length of string and then lay it out along a standard measuring tape.

From askmen.com.

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Do you got it going when you’re going gray?

Some men look fabulous in gray hair but others fight it. If you’re getting gray hairs, try going back to your natural hair color you had in your younger years. The same goes for a beard.

From beautytipsonline.com.

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Drinking and blood pressure

A large new Japanese study suggests that middle-aged men who drink heavily could see their blood pressure rise, regardless of whether their levels of “good” cholesterol also go up.

From sciencedaily.com

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Stand up to look younger

There is a lot of research out there today which says good posture not only helps you live a more youthful life, but also appear younger and slimmer.

From discovery.com.

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Toy Sunday: Play Doh

One of the most versatile substances known to man, play doh was originally a wallpaper solvent produced by a chemical company. The most memorable think about play doh was the smell.

Want to go back to your youth, pick some up and pop the can.

Saturday Fun: New Coke

New Coke, Better than ever before. With Bill Cosby.

Depending on who you speak to this was one of the biggest blunders or greatest marketing ploys in history. Lets take a well know taste and change it, only to change it back about a year later.

 

From: Getting Older Stinks

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