Archive for the ‘health’ Category

“22 Crazy Perks You Should Ask Your Boss For”

So reads the title of an article penned by Ilya Pozin. What struck me was the number of “perks” that were designed to make the work place more like the home place, that is, things not traditionally thought of as being at work – three meals a day, pets, sleeping/napping, massage and other personal care […]

Lessons from Katrina on the Hudson and Reynolds’ Second Law

Previously, I wrote how the government’s poor response to hurricane Sandy is a manifestation of decades worth of mission creep: Micromanagement of the citizenry, on the other hand, is something that should unequivocally be outside the control or influence of governments, if for no other reason than it detracts from the organization’s ability to successfully […]

Keep the Wine Coming…

Good evening! And Cheers! New evidence on how compound found in red wine can help prevent cancer Related PostsDove Down What’s Your Story Worth? Extinction: Something to Avoid The only problem with cats… Art Criticism 101

Keep the Coffee Coming…

Good morning! Now go pour your self another cup of Morning Joe…or three…or four. Coffee Lowers the Risk of Oral Cancer by 49 Percent Related PostsFirst Robin -2012 Winter Sunrise – Colorado Style Bladder management in the 21st century

Lessons from Katrina on the Hudson

There are many. The most valuable one for survivors and observers may be that governments, even when optimally structured and run, cannot mitigate the Big Acts of Nature. The optimal structure for a government would have its power and influence limited to addressing the big things that are a consequence of large numbers of people interacting […]

Refugee from Fashion

Am I lost on fashion or is fashion lost on me? We’re just not connecting. Never have and, by the looks of it, never will. Sky-High “Front Heels” Teeter on the Edge of Fashion (H/T Instapundit) Related PostsBack to Important Things A Different Age Am I Rich? Bye-bye Netflix Did I ever tell you…

The Awesomeness of Dogs

A screen capture from a news story about a man and his dog… The man is John Unger and the dog is Schoep. The photo was taken by Hannah Stonehouse Hudson. Reminded me of another dog named Shep, albeit spelled differently. I’ve known and pointed out to visitors the Boulder Turnpike Shep’s grave site for […]

Another Cup of Joe

High blood caffeine levels in older adults linked to avoidance of Alzheimer’s disease Those cups of coffee that you drink every day to keep alert appear to have an extra perk – especially if you’re an older adult. A recent study monitoring the memory and thinking processes of people older than 65 found that all […]