Not All Multivitamins Are Created Equal, Enough With The Nonsense Studies

  • December 19, 2013
Not All Multivitamins Are Created Equal, Enough With The Nonsense Studies

It’s been a rough week for multivitamins. Two unrelated studies were released monday along with a scathing editorial in the Annals of Internal Medicine that demonstrated the lack of efficacy of multivitamins on cognitive function and cardiovascular health.  Studies:Long-Term Multivitamin Supplementation and Cognitive Function in Men: A Randomized Trial, High-Dose Multivitamins and Minerals After a Heart Attack Should we chuck our multivitamins in the bin and move on? The related editorial seems to think so: Enough Is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements If you can get past...

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The Boy Scouts Need to Be More Like the Girl Scouts

  • February 9, 2013
The Boy Scouts Need to Be More Like the Girl Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America needs to get it together.  No, I am not talking about their inability to make delicious cookies. The BSA has openly reaffirmed its policy against members of the LGBT community in their private organization.  They have removed gay leaders and scouts only to confirm that the organization's leaders are backwards pieces of crap. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart   You can read all about the controversy on wiki's page As many of you know, or may not, I was an active scout all the way from Tigers to Eagle.  That's right, I spent about 10 years...

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Lance is just like everyone else but is still a better athlete than you

  • January 24, 2013
Lance is just like everyone else but is still a better athlete than you

Lance came out last week during a landmark interview with Oprah to reveal the truth: he doped. During each and every one of his 7 wins at the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong used some combination of blood doping, EPO, cortisone and testosterone to illegally boost his performance. To anyone even casually following this saga over the past years, this news is shocking. Lance Armstrong spent the last decade systematically denying his use of PEDs (performance enhancing drugs) which involved him lying under oath, suing his accusers and deceiving his friends, family and the world.  After everything,...

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Aaron Swartz, Hacktivist Commits Suicide at 26 – Where did we go wrong?

  • January 14, 2013
Aaron Swartz, Hacktivist Commits Suicide at 26 – Where did we go wrong?

News was released today that Aaron Swartz died tragically on January 11 by suicide in his New York apartment. Aaron Swartz, a wizardly programmer who as a teenager helped develop code that delivered ever-changing Web content to users and who later became a steadfast crusader to make that information freely available, was found dead on Friday in his New York apartment. John Schwartz of the New York Times Many people across the internet are weighing in to discuss who was to blame.  Larry Lessig, Aaron's friend and one time lawyer, writes of the shame the federal prosecutors should feel...

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Read this to know why all future blog posts will be 70% incoherent and 30% squirrel

  • January 10, 2013

My resolution for 2013 is to write in this blog.  I have never really had a resolution before but I don't think that I will treat this goal as any different, its just that this one came around the beginning of the year.  The point is, that I have made it a goal to write in this blog, no matter how painful it is for me, so that is what I will do. Because, as you will quickly see if you haven't already, I am a terrible writer.  It's not that words come difficultly to me, or that I have a lack of things to say.  The problem lies in the fact that thoughts are supposed to be presented on the page...

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First Blog Post

  • January 7, 2013

I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I AM DOING! Seriously, how do you write a blog without sounding like an idiot or an arrogant a-hole.  My resolution for 2013 is to really try and figure this out.  So this is my first post. I heard blog posts are better with pictures so here is one I particularly like and for some reason relate to:  

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