Sunday, February 13, 2011

Why we age, and how to slow the process

"Ever wonder why some of the old buddies you see at your high school reunion look like they could be your parents? Or why, perhaps, you look like you could be theirs? Blame it on telomeres, caps at the end of your cells' chromosomes that appear to hold the key to aging."

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How Love Happens: Stories of Marylanders' marriage proposals

"A surprise sprung on shoestring. Another orchestrated at 30,000 feet with a crew of flight-attendant co-conspirators. And a couple of conclusions reached jointly, wordlessly — and no less romantically.

Just in time for Valentine's Day, we asked a handful of well-known Maryland couples how they got engaged."

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Who Needs Marriage? Reviving the Marriage Culture

"Is traditional marriage really that important? Only if we want to avoid economic and social collapse.

That was the title of a recent Time magazine cover story about how the institution of marriage has changed in recent decades."

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Coalition launches human trafficking PSA campaign in New York’s Times Square

"The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST), a coalition of 11 leading human rights and anti-slavery organizations in the U.S., announced a public campaign to raise awareness of modern-day slavery and encourage support for a key anti-trafficking law as it comes up for renewal."

Click here for more on ATEST's campaign.