Air travel sucks. It’s often the cheapest and most efficient way to get from one point to another, but the process is riddled with long lines, frustrating fees, grumpy people, overpriced food—you name it. So why are we trying to make air travel actively worse? My question is inspired by the Aviointeriors Skyrider 3.0 seats, which debuted at the Aircraft Interiors … [Read more...] about Why Are We So Hellbent on Making Air Travel Suck?
How put on weight
Kevin Magnussen has admitted he put on weight over the winter. The Dane is just the latest driver to admit to bulking up ahead of the 2019 rule change, whereby the driver plus the seat must weigh at least 80kg. Lewis Hamilton is visibly bigger, and Magnussen's Haas teammate Romain Grosjean admits his increase from 69 to 74kg leaves him with a kilo to lose before Australia. … [Read more...] about Now Magnussen admits to 4kg weight gain
Associated Press Published 10:18 AM EST Dec 26, 2018 Cairo – Egypt’s president is denying that he fat-shamed his own people after his recent calls for Egyptians to lose weight prompted a torrent of jokes online. In televised comments Wednesday, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said “How can I shame my own family? Egyptians are my family. How can I watch … [Read more...] about El-Sissi denies fat-shaming Egyptians after weight-loss call
The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to … [Read more...] about Manage Your Weight, especially post Retirement
This morning when my maid demanded a soap which simply had to have aloe vera as one of its ingredients, I knew that things had gone too far. No, not with the maid – bah, who would dare argue with, or turn down a demand made by one of the most important people in our lives ? Surely I haven’t lost it!! So, though she was promised that she would get her aloe vera soap, … [Read more...] about “What?? No ALOE VERA in my tea? How am I supposed to drink it??”