John and Alice had fallen in love in 1963; in short order, they married and had four children together: Michelle, John Jr., Ravi and Oranyan (also known as Oran). Within four years of their marriage, however, John Coltrane died of liver cancer. He was just 40 years old.
I found a daily mindfulness meditation practice extremely helpful in dealing with anxiety. I use the Headspace app for my practice and highly recommend it, but there are a lot of other resources out there too. The concept of mindfulness is not just limited to a meditation though; it something you can practice in the shower, when you walking to class, out at the bar with friends, etc..
Animal life was evolving for over 380 million years before the origin of sauropods, and there hasn’t been anything so wonderful as Supersaurus and Diplodocus in the last 66 million years. Maybe the behemoths will end up being a rare, contingent product of evolutionary unfolding that will never be matched. Still, thanks to the wonderfully rich fossil record, we can imagine the heyday of giants as we admire what remains of enormous dinosaurs..
Elections, in particular, have a way of changing politicians’ opinions, and November was horrible for Democrats in almost every possible way. Economic policy factors stuck with a lot of liberals. Ballot initiatives to increase the minimum wage passed all over the country in districts blue and red, even as Democrats took a beating everywhere.
The timing was perfect. I had just asked a Yale professor why there are no mentally ill people living on the streets of Norway, where he helped design some of the most progressive mental health treatment in the world. Then a colleague mentioned she was working on a story about Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies dumping a mentally ill man on skid row in downtown Los Angeles, where thousands of chronically ill people sleep on filthy, rat infested streets..
Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk, left, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel arrive at a news conference, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Chicago. The Boring Company has been selected to build a high speed underground transportation system that it says will whisk passengers from downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport in mere minutes. Picture: Kiichiro SatoSource:AP.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D California, whose no fly, no buy bill is one of the measures up for a vote on Monday, said on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday that her bill could have stopped the Orlando shooter from purchasing a gun because it would allow the attorney general to deny a gun sale to a potential terrorist if they’ve ever been under investigation. The FBI interviewed the Orlando shooter three times between 2013 and 2014..