Tag Archives: Play

Axe-Throwing Arnold Schwarzenegger Looks Like He’s Ready to Play Conan Again

Robert CianfloneGetty Images Action movie legend Arnold Schwarzenegger might be in his seventies, but he’s still a force to be reckoned with—and clearly knows his way around a hatchet. In a video he posted to Instagram, Schwarzenegger earned cheers from spectators with his axe throwing abilities. “Once a barbarian, always a barbarian,” he said in… Read More »

The Case for Creative Play in a Digital Age

All the excesses of my own childhood are, of course, available on eBay, priced for the vintage market. There are the accessories for the 1960s Thingmaker, from Mattel, with its metal molds to be poured full of plastigoop (I can smell it now) and cooked to a nice soft solid texture on the square little… Read More »

Massachusetts Maternal Mortality Rates Rising: Opioid Abuse and Psychiatric Illness Play a Role

Pregnancy-associated mortality, defined as the death of a woman during pregnancy or within one year of the termination of pregnancy, is increasing in Massachusetts.  In 2012, there were 30.4 deaths/100,000 live births. In 2014, the rate increased by 33%, to 40.4 deaths per 100,000 live births. Because pregnancy-associated mortality rates have historically been relatively low… Read More »