From the wall street journal two days ago, here are two articles worth checking out:
The first one involves real exercise being the best tool for keeping your memory (relevant to me and my family).
How to Keep Your Aging Brain Fit: Aerobics
Forget Crossword Puzzles — Study Says
3 Hours of Exercise a Week Can Bolster Memory, Intellect
By SHARON BEGLEY
November 16, 2006; Page D1
The second article is a short one various versions of the Gettysburg Address and who owns them. Cool fact from the reading: J.P. Morgan offered $50k to buy the second draft (perhaps the actual reading copy). That $50k offer is around $1 mil today. But that’s nothing compared to what Bill Gates paid for Da Vinci’s papers: $30 mil.
Change of Address: The Gettysburg Drafts
By GABOR BORITT
November 16, 2006; Page D6