Bay Bridge Banter says: The Vikings were favorites to win the Super Bowl on a number of boards, but have fallen short of expectations and are just short of being mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. Sounds a lot like the Bay Area’s own San francisco 49ers, don’t you think?

The thing is, all these fears while fact based are very individual when you start thinking about them realistically. If you’re within 10 years of collecting social security nothing is likely to change. You can wipe that fear off your list. Same with Medicare, and other entitlements. They’ll be there for you, perhaps changed a bit but politicians aren’t going to really displace the most active voting population by destroying these safety nets.

LALate is discussing why these shows are being banned from play by the NBA, and the business insider Sports Page agrees with us that the NBA’s move to ban this shoe will pretty much ensure that they are commercial success.

If you follow, really, anything with news these days, you’ll know that Apple is set to unveil the details of the new iPhone 5. Oh yeah, this thing has it all: a bigger screen, longer battery life, better speakers and a super-duper fast internet. It will do everything you can ever hope for from a smartphone and, more importantly, be a game changer for Apple.

The plan: Take care of your health now. Eat right, exercise, get regular checkups, avoid long term medications if you can. Only you can do this, no doctor or medical professional can help you be healthy, the power is in your own hands.

Feeling useless — It’s scary to feel useless and boomers are more cognizant of their value to society. It is the boomers who did most of the work to make this country what it is. From safety at work, to civil rights, to women’s rights, and more the boomers have been front and center on all political fronts. They’re not a generation of people who can abide feeling useless.

Warner’s other tricks included retiring certain lines to create scarcity and even starting a rumor that the entire product line would “die” by 1999. He was a very private man who exploited his lack of public image to create a “mystery” about the product founder.

The Walt disney Studios experience, by the way, is only one of many ways to support P.S. Arts through Omaze, even if Disney fans can’t imagine one more magical.