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Science and Damned Statistics

John Oliver nails a big, big problem in the fitness world – misusing scientific studies and statistics in the interest...

What are you afraid of?

Fear is a very, very important and useful emotion. If you find yourself standing face to face with a grizzly...

Mystery box…

Mystery box…

More Than A Million Pounds of Velveeta Skillet Singles Recalled Because Soy Allergies Are The Worst – Consumerist. One of...

Ouch!

Ouch!

Fitbit Force Is An Amazing Device, Except For My Contact Dermatitis – Consumerist. Forgive the potential overshare, but I’ve had...

New Years’ Resolution Countdown: 6

New Years’ Resolution Countdown: 6

Marines: Most Female Recruits Don't Meet New Pullup Standard : NPR. The general belief that women cannot do pull-ups is...

Assuming superior intelligence = mistake #1…

Assuming superior intelligence = mistake #1…

Scott Adams Blog: The Internet Fingerprint 06/10/2013. So, I like most Dilbert cartoons. I don’t much care for the guy...

A bunch of selfish, narcissistic asswipes…

A bunch of selfish, narcissistic asswipes…

What Our Words Tell Us – NYTimes.com. I like David Brooks. Can’t help it. He, rather consistently, looks at the...

The Onion nails it again…

The Onion nails it again…

After all, when something awful like this happens, you’re not thinking about getting the facts right, or adhering to the...

Is instant anything worth bothering with?…

Is instant anything worth bothering with?…

Separating Social Media’s Fact From Fiction Amid Crisis : NPR. Heard the above segment on Talk of the Nation in...

Bruce Schneier’s wisdom in the wake of the Boston bombing…

Bruce Schneier’s wisdom in the wake of the Boston bombing…

The Boston Marathon Bombing: Keep Calm and Carry On – Bruce Schneier – The Atlantic. Terrorism, even the terrorism of...