Am I In a Codependent Relationship With My Dog? Dog lovers are codependent and terrible at relationships. Two scientific studies have hit the presses in the last month, touting the same conclusion: cats just don’t love us.
Not the way that dogs do, anyway. But the results of both studies have been misinterpreted. In fact, a more in-depth examination of both studies and the way that their results have been reported suggests a different conclusion entirely, namely: dog lovers are emotionally stunted and terrible at relationships. Vocal responses A study by Atsuko Saito and Kazutaka Shinozuka at the University of Tokyo was published by the journal Animal Cognition with the title, Vocal recognition of owners by domestic cats (Felis catus). The item that the popular press latched on to was that the cats reacted with “orienting behaviour”, such as turning their ears or looking toward the sound, but not by “communicative behaviour”, such as going toward the voice or trying to call back to the owner.
They insist that their partners react in one specific manner, or else the love is completely invalid.
When Crack Was King: 1980s New York In Photos. The city that never sleeps.
Well, rarely anyway. 1984. Source: Horvatland Television shows like Girls and Sex and the City present a New York City where the “worst” that can happen on a wild night out is accidentally losing your debit card or your integrity. But until recently, the city could be a pretty terrifying place. In the 1980s, crime was at an all-time high, and use of the new and cheap drug of choice, crack cocaine, grew incredibly quickly. Signage touting the importance of what not many had – money, 1986. As some among the city’s homeless populations would nod off in subway stations, rich lawyers and execs were increasingly reliant on cocaine–and yet suffered far less severe sentences, should they even be charged for illicit drug use. Said former NYC DEA agent Robert Stutman, “Crack literally changed the entire face of the city. Father and son in subway station, 1984. Balloons decorate a subway car, 1984. A Remarkable Armored Train Fought Its Way Across Eurasia — War Is Boring.
By JAMES SIMPSON The war train Zaamurets was the behemoth of the 1910s and 1920s.
Heavily armored. Bristling with guns. Everywhere it went, Zaamurets was the biggest, baddest thing around. Not many foes could touch it. Even more stunning, this awesome, self-propelled war machine went on a journey across the world. Which is why everyone wanted it. Zaamurets’ story is tangled up with the Russian Revolution of 1917. Life Before Death at the Wellcome Collection. Friday Food Post: The Economics Behind Grandma's Tuna Casseroles. I was born to be a food snob.
I grew up on New York’s Upper West Side in the 1970s and 1980s, in the afterglow of the food revolution that moved the city, and then American food, away from bland mid-century concoctions toward something spicier and more diverse. And I was born to a woman who took all that very seriously. My mother arrived in New York with a solid grounding in the basics, and painstakingly taught herself to make fish sauces that took three days to prepare properly. She made her own croissants from scratch. We were the sort of people who did our grocery shopping like a trade caravan moving from oasis to oasis. If this sounds unbearably precious, it wasn’t, because the great blessing of my life is that my mother did not let me become a food snob. So I’m always a bit bemused when I read articles pondering why our grandparents cooked such dreadful food. Here are my prime candidates for why I think they ate like that:
50 Years After the Moynihan Report, Examining the Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration. Never marry again in slavery. — Margaret Garner, 1858 Wherever the law is, crime can be found. — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 1973 “lower-class behavior in our cities is shaking them apart.” By his own lights, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, ambassador, senator, sociologist, and itinerant American intellectual, was the product of a broken home and a pathological family.
As a teenager, Moynihan divided his time between his studies and working at the docks in Manhattan to help out his family. Moynihan stayed on at the Labor Department during Lyndon B. Influenced by the civil-rights movement, Moynihan focused on the black family. The report was called “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action.” “Be Normal At Dinner:” On Geniuses, Lovers, and The Asks We Make of Both. “Be Normal At Dinner:” On Geniuses, Lovers, and The Asks We Make of Both “It is very painful, I think, to be told: ‘You enchanted the world for me, you made me feel things I never knew I could, now please be normal at dinner.’
We are always saying this to people in one way or another, of course; maybe we have to.”