Here are links I found interesting on March 16, 2014:
Here are links I found interesting on January 29, 2014:
Here are links I found interesting on January 20, 2014:
Here are links I found interesting on January 12, 2014:
- Influenza still kills – The flu is NOT the same as a bad cold. And it CAN kill you — even if you're young and otherwise healthy.
Here are links I found interesting on January 9, 2014:
- ▶ James Randi explains homeopathy – "If you believe that homeopathic medicine can treat ailments better than medicine that has been scientifically proven to work, you are acting irrational. In this short video James Randi explains homeopathy." Watch the video. Not only is it informative, but it's funny.
- Snake Oil Supplements? The scientific evidence for health supplements – This interactive info-graphic clearly shows the popularity and amount of scientific evidence for commonly taken supplements. If the supplement you're taking is at the bottom of this chart, you're throwing your money away.
- Vaccine Conspiracy Theorists More Likely To See Conspiracy Everywhere – "Where do climate change deniers, anti-GMO activists, and vaccine conspiracy theorists overlap one another? According to a recent study, described in Mother Jones, they seem to triangulate on a tendency to believe in conspiracies. And evidently, according to the study authors, no single theory has a stronger hold on the minds of such like-tending folk as the vaccines pharmaco-governmento-medico conspiracy theory does." Read the rest in Forbes.
- Vaccines: Where are the facts? – Base your decisions on proven facts, not hearsay.
- In 2014, let’s stop saying “atheists are immoral” and “believers are stupid” – Can't we all just get along?
- This GMO Apple Won’t Brown. Will That Sour The Fruit’s Image? – Interesting article about a new GMO apple undergoing testing. Because it doesn't turn brown when cut, food processors and producers don't have to add chemicals to keep slices from browning. So which is better: non-GMO with chemicals or GMO without chemicals? Guess which I'd pick?
- Leftover Liquor Finds New Life As Liqueur – Wow! Great recipes for leftover liquor.
- NPS Free Parks Day – Free park entrance coming up January 20. Use the money you save to pack a nice picnic lunch!
- Snake oil? Scientific evidence for health supplements – Are all those supplements you're buying and taking worth it? Depends on what they are. This chart summarizes scientific evidence for popular supplements. It should be printed as a poster and hung on doctors' office walls.