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Why Time Seems to Speed Up As We Get Older

January 6, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane has always believed that it is very unfair that, the older we get, the more time seems to speed up. She has written about this phenomenon before. Now, Vox reports that Robert Southern, a researcher, has decided to get to the cause of this. LBL needs to insert, at this […]

The Wisdom of the Aged

January 4, 2016

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An alert reader sent Life in the Boomer Lane a link to a New York Times article titled “The Wisdom of the Aged.” Before reading it, LBL was afraid that this article, like many she had read in the past, would ask aged people to what they attributed their long lives. The answers would be […]

6 Ways Your Body Gets Better With Age

December 14, 2015

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  An alert reader sent Life in the Boomer Lane an article from Healthy Living, titled “6 Ways Your Body Gets Better With Age.” This was five more ways than LBL was aware of.   The only way she is currently aware that her body is getting better with age, is that as she continues […]

When Does Old Age Begin?

November 13, 2015

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For many thousands of years, mankind has wondered when old age began. Mostly, it began about a week after puberty.  In the Middle Ages, reaching age 21 was the goal.  If you made it tht far, you had a pretty good shot at living into your 60s. Of course, your teeth would have all rotted […]

Your Brain and You

November 3, 2015

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Because the human brain is usually covered with a skull and scalp and hair and sometimes even a hat, we don’t know much about it. We know it looks like a cauliflower, but aside from that, it’s mostly conjecture.  For this reason, there have been many misconceptions about the brain. Popular Science has, just yesterday, […]

I’ll Go on A Diet if You Give Me Your Wallet: What People Really Want in A Partner When Dating

September 30, 2015

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No matter how many times Life in the Boomer Lane (or anyone else) writes about the characteristics people look for in relationships, those actually looking for relationships will read it. LBL is starting to think that, in the category of “hope springs eternal,” humans believe that if enough studies are done, one’s odious characteristics might […]

Should Men Even Exist?

August 14, 2015

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The following was inspired by a recent article in the Washington Post, sent to Life in the Boomer Lane by an alert reader. The fact that LBL is writing about this is in no way indicative of her disrespect for men. Nor is it her intention to be the female version of Donald Trump.  She […]

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