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Over the hill? Time for a lift

Cosmetic surgery is often viewed as our interminable counter-offensive against aging. What seems to be different today in many places is that it’s acceptable to talk publicly about all those age-removing techniques.

Guadalajara’s ghosts are alive & well

I stayed at a haunted hotel one night—an old building from the early 1800s.  Its original owner, according to legend, still roamed its halls and one room in particular.

Are we anything like our ancient ancestors?

I’m really tired of archaeological discoveries. Every week it seems there’s news of an unknown human-like species nobody knew existed before. They can tell this by looking at the skull of a single 8,000-year-old specimen. It tells archaeologists this species may be the hominins who invented cooking raw meat and serving it with two sides and a salad.

Remittances – Mexico’s biggest source of income

The latest figures from Mexico’s Central Bank show remittances to Mexico hit US$30.2 billion during the first half of 2023, an annual increase of almost ten percent, and the highest figure for the first six months of any year since records began in 1927 when Babe Ruth hit 60 home runs.