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Is Urban Loneliness a Myth? — New York Magazine

http://nymag.com/news/features/52450/ Studies show that loneliness is associated with morning surges in cortisol, the stress hormone, and increased vascular resistance, which results in higher blood pressure. They also show the lonely drink more, exercise less, get divorced more often, and have more family estrangements and run-ins with the neighbors. And they’re fatter. In one of my […]

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StumbleUpon.com: SU Culture: A project finally brought to fruition

http://culture.group.stumbleupon.com/forum/53781/ Testament to the type of community that StumbleUpon fosters, Dragonhead has organised a digital rendezvous for SU’s musical talent. Such a terrific idea! I haven’t bought a CD in ages, but I think I’ll be pulling out the wallet for this one.

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http://blog.flickr.com/flickrblog/2006/07/first_impressio.html On July 1st, the community of Beloit, Wisconsin came together on the banks of the Rock River to recreate George Seurat’s “Sunday Afternoon on the Island of LaGrande Jatte” — “Saturday in the Park with Friends”. How incredibly sweet! I especially love the woman with the umbrella’s Seurat tote bag.

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