Tag Archives: science

Finding the Hot Spot

I was getting super uneven cooking in my square cast iron pan on my induction cooktop. I had another I found at Goodwill for $10, and was inspired by this post to do some hotspot testing using almond flour. The … Continue reading

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The Theft of Sleep

…my answer to the question about why lack of sleep, which is one of the biggest drivers of our current health crisis, isn’t given the same level of priority that things like diet and exercise are. It’s because we live … Continue reading

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Flipside 2014 – Love, Fire, Stilts, Death, and Holy Fucking Shit

After starting in 2002, this may have been my favorite Flipside ever. We were Camp Hyperbole, The Best Camp Ever!, large enough for eating and socializing, but small enough to be fast to deploy and disassemble. The second was really … Continue reading

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Urgency

“You can’t just do whatever you feel like.” “You can’t just do anything you want.” “You have to learn self-restraint.” “You’re only interested in gratifying your desires.” “You don’t care about anything but your own pleasure.” Can you hear the … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy

There has probably been something in this chapter to tweak nearly everyone. When things fall apart, we look for a redoubt, some familiar institution that we can rely on as a repository of goodness and truth. In this age, there … Continue reading

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Feeling Depressed? Time to Change Your Gut Bacteria!

This article details the growing scientific evidence that a huge amount of the neuro-chemical activity in our “brain” is actually happening in our gut, and by improving eating habits and adding the proper probiotics, profound changes in mood and attention … Continue reading

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Might Be a Late Night

Yes, Universe, I *am* aware that 30 minutes before bed may not be the optimum time to be experimenting with Turkish Coffee…

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