The Original Sin of Print Journalism If newspapers are going to be great again, it will be because they reasserted control over an on-line revenue stream and because they are run by and for and about the people of the cities in which they are published. The neglect of that second principle is the original […]
‘Old People Ate Meat, Lifted Weights, Got Jacked, and Reduced Inflammation’ Rob Wolf’s rebuttal of research purported to show that eating meat is detrimental to one’s health: Not only is meat intake not bad for you, it can, in fact, be quite healthy when managed correctly. Here is an example of an RCT that shows […]
‘Dick Cheney’s really something else.’ Intriguing interview with Edward Snowden. via TED
‘And that is just the beginning.’ Georgia is going gonzo for guns. The bill allows people with a weapons permit to carry loaded guns into bars, as long as they do not consume alcohol — although the bill does not say how that caveat would be enforced. It allows guns in public areas of airports […]
B-29 Superfortress overflight of the ponderosa. Turn it up to 11.
The Five Second Rule Food picked up just a few seconds after being dropped is less likely to contain bacteria than if it is left for longer periods of time, according to the findings of research carried out at Aston University’s School of Life and Health Sciences. The findings suggest there may be some scientific […]
John McAfee • Security Expert I also do my most productive security designs while having extended sex. I apologize if you think I am pulling your legs but, God’s truth, these are the facts. I feel more secure already. Via The Setup
Online Magna Carta Unless we have an open, neutral internet we can rely on without worrying about what’s happening at the back door, we can’t have open government, good democracy, good healthcare, connected communities and diversity of culture. It’s not naive to think we can have that, but it is naive to think we can […]
I think that’s part of what every journalist wants: to have an impact.” Still, that impact has only gone so far. None of the operators Taibbi regards as criminally liable for the crash has been punished; meanwhile, movies like The Wolf of Wall Street are, in his view, idolizing bankers in a way he finds […]
Paging Humpty Hump Looking for my birth mother. … She abandoned me in the Burger King bathroom only hours old, Allentown PA. Please help me find her by sharing my post. Sorry. Couldn’t help myself.