"Watching a lot of television shortens your lifespan. A big new study out of Australia says for each hour of TV you watch over the age of 25, it takes 22 minutes off your life, at the end of life. Put in another way, one researcher said this puts TV in the same category as smoking and obesity. It can speed up a premature death by five years, if you're a dedicated TV viewer."
I think I’m going to write a post naming all the major television shows I’ve watched just to determine how much life I’ve lost.
Edit - I’m not 25, so I guess this doesn’t apply to me. Time to clear out my DVR.
This has been sitting in my queue for almost 12 months. Not sure why I waited this long, but here’s my personal recap of what happened during Chicago 2010: No Regrets. If I was to write a book about this epic trip (which I very well may do), these would be the chapter names.
I’m all for dramatic/depressing movies — Requiem for a Dream is one of my favorite movies of all time. I’m also a huge fan of “Hoarders”, “Intervention”, and the killing of major characters in dramatic story lines. Flipping through channels I found a documentary description that was almost too depressing, even for me.
There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane
Revisiting the accident that occured on July 26, 2009, when Diane Schuler drove the wrong way on New York’s Taconic State Parkway and collided with an oncoming vehicle, killing herself, her daughter, three nieces, and all three people in the other car.
Not exactly a description that entices you to invite a friend over and hang out on a Sunday afternoon, is it?