Daily Archives: February 28, 2012

“Keep Right!” – Pacific Coast Hwy Bike Lanes (my sports photography)


"Keep Right!" - Pacific Coast Hwy Bike Lanes (my fitness photography)

"Keep Right!" - Pacific Coast Hwy Bike Lanes (my fitness photography)

The Buoy – Huntington Beach Pier December 2011 171 – View toward Newport Beach Pier (Landscape Photography)


Huntington Beach Pier December 2011 171-View toward Newport Beach Pier

Huntington Beach Pier December 2011 171-View toward Newport Beach Pier

Escargot, is what’s for dinner (my life photography)


Escargot, is what's for dinner: Bolsa Chica-Huntington Beach

Escargot, is what's for dinner: Bolsa Chica-Huntington Beach

Kids Not Active Enough Even with “Active” Video Games


Kids Not Active Enough Even with “Active” Video Games

In recent decades, people have become increasingly sedentary, trading sports and other activities for TV, video games, and computers. When so-called active video games systems, like Nintendo’s Wii, entered the market several years ago, it was hoped they would encourage kids to get more exercise. However, a new study finds that kids who play Wii games are just as sedentary as those who play inactive video games. While researchers admit that the Wii may still provide some health benefit over totally sedentary screen time, experts maintain that these sorts of games are no replacement for active, outdoor play. More… Discuss

Quotation of the Day: John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)


 

Their zeal might sometimes be too ardent, but it was always sincere.

John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) Discuss

Today’s Birthday: Linus Carl Pauling (1901)


Linus Carl Pauling (1901)

An American chemist, Pauling was the first person to win two unshared Nobel Prizes: one for chemistry in 1954 and one for peace in 1962. He was one of the first to study molecular structure using quantum mechanics, and he made discoveries in biochemistry and medicine. In the 1950s, he became concerned about nuclear weapons testing and radioactive fallout and wrote an appeal—signed by thousands of scientists—to halt such tests. What publication called his peace prize “A Weird Insult from Norway“? More… Discuss