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RECENT PEAKS AND VALLEYS IN THE JOURNEY
Peaks and valleys in the journey. Plus music, movies and books
We can already hear the commercial jingle now – “I want to lay you down on a bed of rosé” Rocker Jon Bon Jovi, 56, gets into the wine game with his own rosé.
And you thought your days of peeing on a stick and waiting for the results were behind you Chinese scientists say they can isolate a marker in urine to tell a person’s true biological age, as opposed to their chronological one.
70-year-old Florida woman wins a conch shell-blowing contest and then receives a marriage proposal from a fellow competitor, 73, before both celebrate with a conch duet Their loved ones are thrilled for them while simultaneously dreading the music at the wedding.
Two Russian women, age 64 and 60, go viral with a twerking video in protest of poor living conditions for seniors as well as the country’s political leadership Russian President Vladimir Putin, furious about the video, shouted at his computer before galloping out of the room, shirtless, atop a grizzly bear.
Dave, the aging Bronx Zoo kangaroo featured on the Animal Planet series The Zoo, receives complimentary cryotherapy to alleviate arthritis The story charmed online readers, except for one anonymous commenter who asked, bitterly, “Oh sure, how much twerking did he have to do to get that sweet deal?”
A nursing home in Montreal honours the 20 centenarians who live there with a massive birthday bash Guests loved the cake, though it took a while to untangle the centenarians after that spontaneous game of Twister broke out.
“I was mean, sure,” Simon Cowell said, “but I never drove anyone to this” An 89-year-old nun who opposed the sale of her convent’s property to pop star and American Idol judge Katy Perry collapses and dies while arguing the case in court.