Why is it so gossip-worthy? For seven years, the pair had chosen to raise a family while unmarried. Only about half of Americans are married now, down from 72 percent in , according to census data. The age at which one first gets married has risen by six years since , and now only 20 percent of Americans get married before the age of The number of new marriages each year is declining at a slow but steady rate. Put simply, if you are an unmarried adult today, you face a lower chance of ever getting married, a longer wait and higher divorce rates if you do get married. The Pew Research Center recently found that about 40 percent of unmarried adults believe that marriage is becoming obsolete. While marriage is in decline, unmarried cohabitation is on the rise.

Recent trends:

Introduction Hominid or hominin? Some scientists use a broader definition of Hominidae which includes the great apes, and instead call the group I am discussing “hominins”. The word “hominid” in this website refers to members of the family of humans, Hominidae, which consists of all species on our side of the last common ancestor of humans and living apes. Hominids are included in the superfamily of all apes, the Hominoidea, the members of which are called hominoids.

Even 50 years ago, many people considered weight to be the defining factor of health. It’s probably for this reason that it was during the s when Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch started having her friends over to her home to discuss weight loss in what the Weight Watchers website considers the beginning of the company.

But milestone moments do not a year make. If the statistics imply change, the credentials of the younger generation guarantee it. Never have the young been so assertive or so articulate, so well educated or so worldly. Predictably, they are a highly independent breed, and—to adult eyes—their independence has made them highly unpredictable.

This is not just a new generation, but a new kind of generation. That there was a generation gap between these young people and their parents is taken as a given, but the reasons were many. They could count on living longer, so their adolescence expanded. They had money, time and education to spare. Drugs—illegal ones like LSD and legal ones like the birth-control pill—had changed their daily lives. Military service among young men was something of a foregone conclusion, but their experience of war was different.

The article downplays disagreements about Vietnam and portrays the modern fighting experience as almost cushy. Or maybe it was all about Kennedy:

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Jim June 13, Marni I am sorry if I have taken to much space in your blog? Mae and I had a soulmate love affair! We had a couple drinks to celebrate then I carried Mae to bed. We made love and fell asleep in each others arms! I got up dressed went home jumped in the shower my wife joined me I carried her to bed and made love to her on my birthday in the morning!

Jim June 10, Part 5 The reason it worked for Mae and I was the 38 years between us didnt bother us and since my wife was busy with work and allowed me to be oncall for Mae it was great.

I have a collection of old autographs from drivers dating back 50 years ago. I cried happy tears when I was lucky enough to get your autograph at @PhoenixRaceway a couple of years ago. It means a lot to me. 1 reply 1 retweet 2 likes. Reply. 1. Retweet. 1. I like autographs, I just don’t like how some fans get over zealous & pissed off.

The convenience of paying your bill with a credit card didn’t become a viable option until the system was computerized in , so diners always kept cash on hand. Luckily, settling the check was often as easy as throwing some change on the counter and walking out. Old-school diners still keep things simple by scribbling your order onto a pad of paper, but before digital registers became a mainstay, that’s how your bill arrived at every restaurant.

In 40s and 50s, drugstore soda fountains were the place to be to socialize with friends over ice cream sodas and egg creams, but chains like Walgreens and Dairy Queen popped up and put them out of business. The popularity of Coca-Cola ensured that restaurants everywhere stocked the syrup and had it on tap in the 50s and 60s. The iconic aluminum cans were introduced in Though McDonald’s had been in operation since the 40s, Ray Kroc later expanded the chain’s reach to the global scale, adding drive-in service and introducing beloved menu items like the Big Mac, which debuted in With over 1, locations throughout the U.

Multi-page restaurant menus that you can browse like a book were unheard of back in the day. Eateries offered a concise list of straightforward mains, sides and desserts with limited beverage options, and asking for substitutions would definitely get you a dirty look.

Hominid Species

The site was originally set up over 4 years ago with one aim. To help people over fifty connect with each other for casual encounters and naughty experiences. Since the site was set up we have grown to one of the biggest mature dating sites in OZ. With over 1 million members to date and over women signing up every single day there is never a shortage of people to meet up with who you fancy. There are several reasons people over fifty might be seeking more romance.

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The record, built on a synthesis of archaeological and genetic data, would be a bare bones kind of history without individual names or deeds. But it could create a chronicle of events, however sketchy, between the dawn of the human species at least 50, years ago and the beginning of recorded history in 3, B.

The events would be the dated migrations of people from one region to another, linked with the archaeological cultures and perhaps with development of the world’s major language groups. The new element in this synthesis is the increasing power of geneticists to look back in time and trace the history of past populations from analysis of the DNA of people alive today.

Colin Renfrew, a leading archaeologist at the University of Cambridge in England, said at a conference on human origins held last month at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island. In one of the most detailed genetic reconstructions of population history so far, Dr.

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Cro-Magnon France 27, , Note: Artifactual evidence indicates that modern humans were in Europe by at least 40, and possibly as early as 46, years ago. Dating of the earliest modern human fossils in Asia is less secure, but it is likely that they were present there by at least 60, years ago and possibly , years ago. It would seem from these dates that the location of initial modern Homo sapiens evolution and the direction of their dispersion from that area is obvious.

That is not the case.

Fifty years ago, America was less racially and ethnically diverse than it is today. Large-scale immigration from Asia and Latin America, the rise of racial intermarriage and differences in fertility patterns across racial and ethnic groups have contributed to Millennials being more racially and ethnically diverse than prior generations. In , fewer than six-in-ten Millennials (56%) were non-Hispanic whites, .

It’s almost the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia, which legalized interracial marriage. This Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia which struck down laws banning interracial marriage in the United States. A podcast is commemorating the landmark decision by exploring the experience of interracial couples today.

I mean, I knew, you know, OK, he is a white man. And, like, I know that, and I still know that But it was always just David.

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If you’re someone who tries to eat healthy, you know that while that should be the case, it isn’t always completely black and white. What one expert recommends, another swears is outdated and incorrect. What we thought was true about health in the past is suddenly all wrong. Do we focus on eating whole grains and low fat foods, or is eating healthy fats and keeping our carb count lower better for our health?

Three years ago I found out that my husband of 24 years was having an affair with a 27 year old (we were 49). I left him and since then I have been on and off some dating sites. Last February I started a relationship with someone I met on Match.

For instance, did you know that we got over our collective fear of seeing women wearing pants? Some people were so terrified of machines propelling us forward at mild speeds that they predicted it could result in everything from immediate asphyxiation to a moral and intellectual decline. So yeah, it was frowned upon. So basically, the costume of a very uncomfortable lady genie. Ironically, we may have come full circle: But back in the s, a teenager with a car could mean only one thing: They want to bone your daughter.

Resentment about compulsory education had been festering for awhile. It was an ingredient in cough syrup.

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