Online v. print reading: which one makes us smarter?

“It’s no mystery that publications have been taking a beating as more and more people read their news on the Net. But there’s a catch. The online info may be instant and abundant — and in many cases free — but it may come at a cost, says a new study published in the Journal of Research in Reading. [More]

“Online v. print reading: which one makes us smarter?”, Scientific American – Official RSS Feed

Ginkgo biloba not useful in preventing dementia

“NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Although often billed as a memory and cognition enhancing product, the medicinal herb Ginkgo biloba does not stave off cognitive decline or help prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week. [More]

“Ginkgo biloba not useful in preventing dementia”, Scientific American – Official RSS Feed

Life’s Little Mysteries – Why Are ‘Mama’ and ‘Dada’ a Baby’s First Words?

A baby’s first words are often “mama” and “dada,” much to the delight of parents. Now scientists think they know why.

LiveScience.com: Life’s Little Mysteries – Why Are ‘Mama’ and ‘Dada’ a Baby’s First Words?

Canadian Woman Gives Birth to 18th Child

“A Romanian immigrant has given birth to her 18th child in British Columbia, making her the province’s most prolific mother in 20 years.”

“Canadian Woman Gives Birth to 18th Child”, LiveScience.com

As some of you know, I’m working on our family tree. I found out that our grandmother had about 15 children (8 of them survived), but then again she didn’t have TV.

I have joined facebook

Well, it had to happen… I have finally succumbed to pressure and joined Facebook.

I must admit that it is quite overwhelming to find out how many friends I have been ignoring, and some of them for so long. I really must make an effort, hey.

It is interesting that quite a few of my friends have also only joined Facebook quite recently.

Anyway… I better go see who else is out there… LOL