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Not just a guys' club: Resistance training benefits older women just as much as older men

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 Date: January 7, 2021Source:University of New South WalesSummary:Men and women aged over 50 can reap similar relative benefits from resistance training, a new study shows.Men and women aged over 50 can reap similar relative benefits from resistance training, a new study led by UNSW Sydney shows.While men are likely to gain more absolute muscle size, the gains relative to body size are on par to women's.The findings, recently published in Sports Medicine, consolidated the results of 30 diff...
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DEC
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And So This is Chistmas

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I sit here on Christmas Eve 2020, it's raining, seems fitting .... so much sadness,so much griefNo end in sight as illness and deaths rise,no sign of relief. Words to a song comes to mind from a long time ago by John Lennon Happy Xmas (War is Over) So this is ChristmasAnd what have you doneAnother year overA new one just begunAnd so this is ChristmasI hope you have funThe near and the dear onesThe old and the youngA very merry ChristmasAnd a happy New YearLet's hope it's a good oneWithout a...
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DEC
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Dr. Jill Biden, Keep the Title You Earned

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Dr. Jill Biden was trending on Twitter this morning. I was curious as to why, so I clicked on it and was surprised at what I found.  There was an article written by Joseph Epstein in the editorial section of the Washington Street Journal. I am not familiar with Epstein and after reading the full article "Is there a Doctor in the house? Not if you need an M.D.'  ,I don't plan on getting to know this Epstein. The following is the beginning of his article: "Madame First Lady—Mrs. Bid...
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DEC
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40 Years Ago Today, John Lennon was Shot and Killed

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Hard to believe it was 40 years ago today, John Lennon, a man of peace, was shot and killed. His music and his words will live forever.  It's hard for a lot of people to understand the impact of John's death. He was just 40 years old, yet he was known to the world for almost 20 years. The Beatles hit the shores of the United States in 1964.  They became popular right away, back then there were not the huge numbers of bands like today. The Beatles were no more in 1980 when John was kill...
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NOV
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

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CLEVELAND (AP) — A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The man walked into Nighttown on Sunday in Cleveland, ordered the beer and asked for the check, which came to $7.02, owner Brendan Ring wrote on Facebook.  Ring said the man wished him well and told him to share the tip with the four employees who were working brunch service. As the man walked out, Ring wrote, he looked down at the tip and "realized he l...
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NOV
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$7,600 Reward Offered for Info on Wolf Poaching in Eastern Oregon

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$7,600 Reward Offered for Info on Wolf Poaching in Eastern Oregon For Immediate Release, November 4, 2020   Contact Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Danielle Moser, Oregon Wild, (503) 975-0482, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Brooks Fahy, Predator Defense, (541) 520-6003, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.ie Taylor, Northwest Animal Rights Network, (971) 288-6184, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.] $7,600 Reward Offered for Info on Wolf Poachin...
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OCT
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Pence's Non Answer When Asked What Happens if ACA Overturned

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Wnctimes -- It's all over the news... how Harris 'refused to answer the question.'  The question asked by Susan Page, the monorator to Pence was how people with pre-existing conditions would be protected if the Affordable Care Act was overturned. Instead of answering the question he was asked, Pence began talking about abortion and then asked his own question to Harris 'Are you and Joe Biden going to pack the court?' The focus is on Harris not answering Pence's question instead of...
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Ecologists confirm Alan Turing’s theory for Australian fairy circles

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PRESS RELEASE   No. 125 - 22.09.2020 International research team led by Göttingen University shows patterned vegetation regenerates by "ecosystem engineering" of the grasses  Fairy circles are one of nature's greatest enigmas and most visually stunning phenomena. An international research team led by the University of Göttingen has now, for the first time, collected detailed data to show that Alan Turing's model explains the striking vegetation patterns of the Australian fairy cir...
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Grilled Chicken & Provolone Cheese Sandwich

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So, we got a Black Stone Grill this summer! My husband has wanted one for a long time. I couldn't believe my luck when I walked into Walmart and they had one already put together! Not only that, but it also had air fryers and a bun warmer!  Since COVID-19, we don't go out to eat and having this grill, we don't miss it! Tonight, we had yummy sandwiches and lobster cakes. I bought boneless, skinless chicken that was already cut to use as chicken tenders, some provolone cheeze, tomatoes, ...
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AUG
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Teleportation in live musical performance

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Teleportation in Live Musical Performance  Science Daily Date: July 2, 2020 Source: University of Plymouth Summary: A new study explains for the first time how quantum supercomputers could be helpful in the world of making and performing music. FULL STORY Teleportation is most commonly the stuff of science fiction and, for many, would conjure up the immortal phrase "Beam me up, Scotty." However, a new study has described how its status in science fact could actually be employ...
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When you're smiling, the whole world really does smile with you

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When You're Smiling, The Whole World Really Does Smile With You! Science Daily -- Date: August 13, 2020 Source: University of South Australia Summary: From Sinatra to Katy Perry, celebrities have long sung about the power of a smile -- how it picks you up, changes your outlook, and generally makes you feel better. But is it all smoke and mirrors, or is there a scientific backing to the claim? Groundbreaking research confirms that the act of smiling can trick your mind into being more p...
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Spoonful of Positve So Needed During These Hard Times!

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We're all indoors most of the time. So many are facing hard times, unsure of what the future holds.  Fear of the unknown, decisions to make that we never thought we would face.  We need to take time to breathe, to just be... to lighten up, even just for a rew moments. Let's share a 'Spoonful of Positive' and maybe smile a little bit.  Worry is like a rocking chair: It gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere," humorist Erma Bombeck.  "Nothing in life is to be fea...
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German nudist chases down boar who snatched his laptop

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BERLIN (AP) — A German nudist had the last laugh after giving chase to a wild boar that had run off with a bag containing his laptop.  Pictures posted on social media show the naked man running after a sow and her two piglets to the mirth of fellow bathers at Berlin's Teufelssee, or Devil's Lake. Adele Landauer,  an actor and coach who says she took the pictures, wrote that the pigs first helped themselves to somebody's pizza before grabbing the bag. When the owner realized what had ha...
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AUG
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How Odd: North Carolina Odd News Stories

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Wnctimes looks for odd stories to share, and today it's all about Odd News Stories. You know, stories that make you think 'How Odd!' ATM Stolen  So, it would be odd enough for someone to steal an ATM, ritght? This story has another twist. This ATM machine was stolen with a excavator, that was stolen! Makes one wonder, what kind of person steals a whole ATM and who would take an excavator to steal it? Wouldn't you want to make a sneak attack? An excavator is huge, noisy and then, to dig out ...
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JUL
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Crepey Skin? A Surprising Cause and 4 Expert Fixes

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Feeling thin-skinned? You can reverse, delay the damage Cleavland Clinic Health Essentials As we grow older, our skin can gradually become more loose and flaccid. But when skin begins to feel thin as paper, or like crepe, the most common cause isn't age, says dermatologist Amy Kassouf, MD. Unlike wrinkles around the eyes and mouth (that result from repeated muscle movements), crepey skin typically can be traced to sun damage.  Over time, exposure to the sun breaks down elastin, th...
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JUL
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Trump Tweet 'Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote?'

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This morning, President Trump asks if the election should be delayed.
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JUL
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The hair-raising reason for goosebumps

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Science Daily: Date: July 20, 2020Source: Harvard UniversitySummary:Researchers have discovered that the cells that cause goosebumps are also important for regulating the stem cells that regenerate hair. In the skin, the muscle that contracts to create goosebumps is necessary to bridge the sympathetic nerve's connection to hair follicle stem cells. The sympathetic nerve reacts to cold by contracting the muscle and causing goosebumps in the short term, and by driving stem cell activatio...
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JUL
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Kids' Ghost Stories: Girl at the Underpass

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North Carolina Secretary of State Legends and Ghost Stories Kids' Page  Not long ago, but before interstate highways ran around towns and cities, a young man left Greensboro late one night to drive to his old home in Lexington.  At that time, just east of Jamestown, the old road dipped through a tunnel under the train tracks. The young man knew the road well, but it was a thick foggy night in early summer and he drove cautiously, especially when he neared the Jamestown underpass. ...
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Quick Chicken Picatta Recipe

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Taste of Home Recipes! Quick Chicken Piccata Quick chicken recipes make dinner a breeze. Laced with lemon and simmered in white wine, this stovetop entree is super easy and elegant. Almost any side—noodles, veggies or bread—tastes better next to this lovely chicken. —Cynthia Heil, Augusta, Georgia  Ingredients1/4 cup all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)1/4 cup butter, cubed1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth1 tablespo...
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JUL
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Spoonful of Positive: Positively Sunday!

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You always pass failure on the wayto success." Mickey Rooney "It always seems impossible until itis done." Nelson Mandela "The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate." Oprah Winfrey  The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up withthe rain." Dolly Parton "The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination. " Carl Rogers "The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a dest...
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