Tag: recreation

3 surprising money traps that can drain a retiree’s savings

“It’s more expensive than you think.” Baby boomers often hear that warning about the costs incurred in retirement. And disciplined, intelligent savers take it seriously. There’s the looming threat of uncovered healthcare costs and years of hefty long-term care bills. There’s the allure of taking up new hobbies (from accumulating pricey collectibles to getting hooked […]

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Opinion: All concerts should mandate that every fan is ‘carded’ — showing proof of a COVID vaccine or test

Since early 2020 we have been bobbing and weaving as the coronavirus has thrown its various variants at us. We’re learning a lot of defensive moves from social distancing, masks, hygiene — and the best being the miracle of vaccines.  The music industry is uniquely positioned to be a leader for COVID vaccinations. Concert venues […]

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Opinion: Which track lanes will be fastest at the Olympics? Data from 8,000 races disprove a myth

As a short-distance track and field runner in high school and college, I often found myself wondering which of the eight or sometimes nine lanes on the track was the fastest. It was conventional wisdom that the middle lanes – lanes three through six – were the best. This idea, in a way, is baked […]

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‘My goodness’ — Patrick Mahomes reacts to a record $4.3 million sale of his rookie card

Patrick Mahomes has beaten Tom Brady. Unlike their recent Super Bowl matchup when Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Mahomes and the Chiefs, Mahomes has overtaken Brady in one thing: most valuable rookie card. PWCC, one of the biggest sports trading cards and collectibles marketplaces in the world, announced that a 2017 National Treasures […]

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About 100 U.S. athletes at the Tokyo Olympics are unvaccinated, medical chief says

The Tokyo Olympics have officially begun in Japan despite spiking cases of COVID-19 in several countries. Athletes from all over the world, including the United States, have left to compete for medals in Tokyo, and many of them were vaccinated prior to their departure. See also: With a cost of over $20 billion and decreased […]

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