Movies filmed in Birmingham, including ‘Union’ with Virginia Newcomb

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Whitney Hamilton on set of film, Union. Photo via Bjornquist Films on IMDb.com.

The film industry is gaining momentum in the Magic City. But Birmingham’s movie roots actually go back quite a ways. Here are some movies you may or may not know about that were filmed in the Birmingham area, including Stay Hungry with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Union with Virginia Newcomb. Continue reading “Movies filmed in Birmingham, including ‘Union’ with Virginia Newcomb”

Twins Live Longer than the Rest of Us

A new study shows that twins live longer than other people.

“There is benefit to having someone who is socially close to you who is looking out for you. They may provide material or emotional support that lead to better longevity outcomes,”

-David Sharrow, Researcher at the University of Washington.

These benefits could go beyond twins if “we […] choose to invest in social bonds as a way to promote health and longevity,” Sharrow said.