I was recently going through old blog drafts and came across this one from nearly 8 years ago.
It was basically just brainstorming about how to improve society in general.
I’m proud to say that in the meantime, I’ve done my (more...)
A recently published article, “The Secret Startup That Saved the Worst Website in America” details some of the problems with the Healthcare.gov launch fiasco that “so bad it nearly broke the Affordable Care Act.”
It also (more...)
In the news: Another high profile case of a Canadian getting a huge bill in the States and not being covered.
They were on vacation and were caught off guard with a baby that came 9 weeks early.
They had proper travel insurance, but it Blue Cross, an (more...)
Here is the update to my post last month entitled “Losing weight is hard”.
Through a program of restricted eating and intense exercise, I was able to lose most of my December “Christmas baking” weight:
As part of my goal to be in the best shape of my life prior to our wedding, I’ve vowed to lose all my “Christmas baking” weight before we leave on April 10th.
Our Withings scale shows the damage and poor results so far:
If you want to eat healthy, you need to make your inherent laziness an advantage.
Today I was busy programming and started craving a sweet, sugary snack.
I mean really, really craving.
So much so that I decided to walk to the store and buy something. (more...)
So it turns out my personal experience with zinc has some scientific backing now!
Several years ago I realized that I had a zinc deficiency – a very common mineral deficiency these days due to our ever worsening diets.
In addition to eating foo (more...)
The traditional “for profit” economic model works great for most things.
For instance, take the mythical “widget”. You research all the different types of widgets, find out the best deal, and purchase it.
Manufactures and supp (more...)
From the December 2010 issue of Nutrition Action magazine:
”…if it’s an epidemic, that means it’s been triggered by the environment.
And what do you do if you have too much malaria? You drain the swamps.
What do you do if you (more...)
Before flying an airplane, multiple checks are done to ensure the fuel is pure, is the correct type, and has no containments, like sediment or water.
How often do we check our own fuel?
Do those “multi-grain” muffins actually co (more...)