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Why We Love Our Cars & What Happens if You Live to 100

Why We Love Our Cars & What Happens if You Live to 100

Update: 2020-12-172


Are you planning to re-gift a gift this Christmas? People have been regifting forever - although it was a Seinfeld episode that made the concept popular. This episode begins with a discussion of how you should re-gift and what the rules are.

For many of us, our car is extremely important. It is hard to imagine life without a car. So how did the automobile become such a big part of our lives in a relatively short period of time? Joining me to discuss that as well as the fascinating history of cars and what the future may hold, is Dan Albert. He is an historian and writes about the past, present, and future of cars for “n + 1” magazine. He is also author of the book, Are We There Yet? The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless (

Every year people get stressed out around the holidays because there is a lot to do and people fear they won’t get everything done. Listen as I discuss why this is a needless worry. Once you hear it, you’ll be able to enjoy the holiday season a lot more and stress-out a lot less. Source: Donald Wetmore author of KISS Guide to Organizing Your Life (

Life expectancy has continued to increase dramatically. You are more likely to live to 100 than at any time in human history. Not only are people living longer, they are also staying healthy and active longer. All of this is having an impact on our society and culture. We are more likely to keep working well past 65. Young people are more likely to postpone getting married and postpone the start of their career. Plus, if people are going to live a lot longer, they are going to need more money to support them in all those later years. These are just a few of the ramifications of our new longevity that I discuss with Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics at the London Business School, consulting scholar at Stanford University's Center on Longevity and author of the book The New Long Life: A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World.( Whether you are young or old, you will want to hear this discussion.


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Why We Love Our Cars & What Happens if You Live to 100

Why We Love Our Cars & What Happens if You Live to 100

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