Tag: Travel

Gear

Technology For The Wilds

Two reasons technology belongs in the wilds: you can talk on your iPhone all day without annoying a soul; and it can save your life. Roy Wallack, the Los Angeles Times sports gadget guy, (and co-author of Barefoot Running Step by Step) kindly presents four new works of technology that […]

Attitude

Next Up: Longevity Travel

Travel trends just keep coming. We’ve seen adventure travel and sex toursim; now comes longevity travel. The Boston Globe reports that Ecuador’s Valle de Longevidad — Valley of Longevity, which has historically had an extraordinarily high percentage of people living to 100, is attracting tourists and retirees from places not […]

Uncategorized

The Flu: This Year’s Model Trumps Meds

Here, from the New York Times, is the bad news:"Last winter, about 11 percent of the throat swabs from patients with the most common type of flu that were sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for genetic typing showed a Tamiflu-resistant strain. This season, 99 percent do." […]