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Is the 'space gene' a concept?

Subscriber onlyWhy would NASA and a number of news outlets announce that identical-twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly are still twins? Continue reading...

Prostate/colon cancer 5K run, walk Saturday

Subscriber onlyThe Omega Psi Phi Fraternity of Little Rock hosts its 2018 Omega Prostate Cancer/Colon Cancer Awareness 5K Run and Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday in Little Rock's Murray Park, 5900 Rebsamen Park Road. Continue reading...

Moderation is the key -- whether diabetic or not

Subscriber onlyMy motto is: Live every day to the fullest -- in moderation. Continue reading...

Slim Pickings

Subscriber onlyWHAT: Just Crack an Egg by Ore-Ida Continue reading...

This too shall pass, but it will take time

Subscriber onlyI've been a little ditzy lately. Even ditzier than my usual. Continue reading...

Eat packaged greens quickly to get goods

Subscriber onlyQ: Do prepackaged salad greens lose their nutrients? Continue reading...

Have a ball, strengthen core with Samurai Chop

Subscriber onlyA few weeks ago, I was a presenter at the International Health, Racquet, and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) national conference in San Diego. The meeting featured more than 100 educational presentations, 12,000 attendees, and a trade show floor spanning more than 100,000 square feet. It's the single largest gathering of fitness professionals in the world every year, and I learn something new every time I attend. This week, I'll share some of the latest trends and will introduce an exercise that was born out of knowledge I acquired at IHRSA. Continue reading...

Toss sports drinks and have a banana

Subscriber onlyA banana might reasonably replace sports drinks for those of us who rely on carbohydrates to fuel exercise and speed recovery, according to a new study comparing the cellular effects of carbohydrates consumed during sports. Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Derivation of military terms

Subscriber only1. From the Greek word meaning "one who attacks" (ships) Continue reading...

Helpful Hints

DEAR READERS: Today's Sound Off is about veterans who are singled out by scammers. Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Subscriber onlyHappy birthday. A buoyant spirit will be your cosmic birthday gift. Your physical energy will be high, too, and exercise will be your ticket to feeling good about several areas of your life. Continue reading...

15th annual Arkansas Literary Festival takes written word and runs with it

Subscriber onlyTalk of a "literary festival" may bring a certain image to mind: a gathering of the intelligentsia throwing around four-syllable words and pontificating on obscure texts. Continue reading...

AlterEgo: Voices in your head

Subscriber onlySeems that the left-brained whizzes at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with an artificial intelligence device that can keep you from looking crazy by talking to yourself in public. Continue reading...

At 80, Wanda Jackson still rules rock 'n' roll

Subscriber onlyWanda Jackson is 80 years old and still rockin'. Continue reading...

First Person is Faustian narrative

Subscriber onlyYears before he won the 2014 Man Booker Prize for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Tasmanian writer Richard Flanagan took on a job: He agreed to ghostwrite the autobiography of one of the most notorious con artists in Australian history, a man born in Germany as Friedrich Johann Hohenberger. Continue reading...