Sacramento’s Recipe for Disaster: Homeless Teenagers in Trailers?


Really Really Bad Idea! The Mayor and the City Council rubber stamped a very bad idea Tuesday night.  Perhaps they should have polled a group of parents with 18-24 year old adult children before voting. Perhaps, I’m missing a few details in the plan for the trailers.  Perhaps they have included 24/7 on site security/police. Continue reading “Sacramento’s Recipe for Disaster: Homeless Teenagers in Trailers?”

Norway youth now ‘too lazy’ to take Swedes’ café jobs: lobby group


Two staff (nationality unknown) in Oslo’s Kaffebrenneriet café. Photo: Kaffebrenneriet From:  The Local’ Norway Young Norwegians are so spoiled that most no longer consider jobs in cafés or restaurants now staffed largely by Swedes, the head of Norway’s national business lobby group has complained. “We have started to see it as quite natural that thereContinue reading “Norway youth now ‘too lazy’ to take Swedes’ café jobs: lobby group”

Retirement at 77? The problems of Italy’s Aging Population


The future strength of a country is dependent upon its population, but what happens if a country cannot rely upon future generations? This is the question being raised in Italy, where population ageing is creating fears for the county’s destiny. The so-called processo di invecchiamento, ageing process, and its effects on the structure of the ItalianContinue reading “Retirement at 77? The problems of Italy’s Aging Population”

If you like your sex LOUD go to Sweden


  Only one out of four Swedes who hear their neighbors having sex are bothered enough to do anything about it, according to a new study. The findings come from responses of 1,000 Swedes in a poll carried out by research company Skop looking at the nighttime habits of Swedes’ neighbors and the resulting naughty noises that penetrate the walls. AccordingContinue reading “If you like your sex LOUD go to Sweden”

Sex over 50: Experts say older lovers need sex ed to avoid STIs


With more people over age 50 enjoying active sex lives,  public health agencies have to do more to warn them of the risks of  sexually-transmitted disease, say experts. More and more people over the age of 50 are being diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections — a development that  has a medical journal urging doctors to be moreContinue reading “Sex over 50: Experts say older lovers need sex ed to avoid STIs”