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Aging Doesn’t Always come Naturally. Classes are teaching boomers how. And Net Neutrality?

Aging Doesn’t Always come Naturally. Classes are teaching boomers how. And Net Neutrality?

June 14, 2017

There are classes now being developed around the country that are teaching the boomers how to age. Senior co-housing, and all its complications and rewards, was one of the bigger draws at what amounts to a college on how to age successfully. Its based on the fact that no-one is going to take care of you the way people will that know you.

The four- to eight-week courses, presented by nonprofit organization Iona, were designed especially with baby boomers in mind. Since 2011, a generation that has almost continually reinvented itself also has been hitting retirement age.

Lies you tell your Doctor; Virtual Reality is Real; Do you self medicate like a chimpanzee? That’s what we Yak About Today

Lies you tell your Doctor; Virtual Reality is Real; Do you self medicate like a chimpanzee? That’s what we Yak About Today

June 3, 2017

We'd heard that Major League Baseball had virtual reality streaming aspirations, and a partnership with Intel is making them a reality. The two have reached a three-year deal for the Intel True VR Game of the Week, a Tuesday broadcast (blacked out in local markets) that will live stream via Intel's True VR app. Currently only available via the Oculus store for Samsung Gear VR headsets, it will give fans a look at the game via a fully produced VR broadcast, or the ability to hop around through different viewing locations -- captured by 4K resolution cameras -- with optional stat overlays.

Airports are where hopes and dreams go to die. But JetBlue thinks that one method of how people typically pass the time could be used to speed up the boarding process. For some passengers, a taken-at-the-gate photo will suffice to get them to their sky-chair. It's part of a collaboration between the airline and the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) office, Jetblue announced today.

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