I recently watched five documentaries online, and all of them were on people who were odd or who led odd lives, of one sort or another. They were A League of Ordinary Gentlemen, When Jews Were Funny, 180 Degrees South, Happy People: A Year in the Taiga, and Chariots Of The Gods.
The first film was a documentary on the fall of pro bowling from the American landscape and the vain attempts to resurrect it. The film is A…Continue
Added by Dan Schneider on June 29, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments
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WIMBLEDON, England. When it began with Monica Seles, it seemed innocuous, or merely annoying. But now, say old school tennis champs including Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert, the practice of grunting by women’s tennis players when they hit a shot has become a technique to rattle an opponent, a violation of the sport’s high standards of etiquette.…Continue
Snowfall Covers a Quarter of Earth’s Surface: Scientists say that at any given time, snow covers approximately one quarter of the surface of the earth. Yea, and the other three-fourths are covered with Starbucks cafes.…Continue
As time goes by, Irwin gets ever closer to the obvious truth: income and wealth concentration aided and abetted by the tech asymptote is the cause of diminished economic growth. Today, he has another go at it.
Remember back in December when the Federal Reserve raised interest rates? That day, 10-year Treasury bonds were yielding 2.3…
The fiasco is the final report from the Republican member of the committee. If the word whitewash had an opposite, this report would be characterize by that word.
An 800 page report was produced by the majority party. Considering their malign intention, the former Secretary of State and the president come off barely touched.
This is the heart of what the committee said: “The assets ultimately deployed by the Defense Department in response…Continue
Added by Terry McKenna on June 28, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments
My doctor’s response to information on the lack of value for dexa scans is a model for good medicine.
I sent her these three links to studies of bone fractures and bone density:
http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJM199503233321202 bone brittleness in white womenContinue
Scotland Needs To Grow Up
I love Scotland and the Scottish people. They’re the most tolerant drivers one could ever wish for, never honking behind an alien motorist unaccustomed to the steep hills of Edinburgh. The Scottish landscape is gorgeous and the lakes, with or without the Monster, truly beautiful.
Although I consider American-born Bourbon a superior beverage, Scotch clearly has its followers. They also can’t help it if they’re rarely good looking, if…Continue
Idealism is about...Ideas; politics is the art of getting elected; political-economy is the mechanism of effecting ideals in the lives of people and If you can never achieve the second, or the spell out the third, even for the most modest post, the first is, in terms of benefit to people, next-to-meaningless.
I can pretty much be minding my own business anywhere when odd things seem to happen to me without warning.
Last weekend was a case in point. I attended a CD release party. The band members are friends, top flight area bluesmen I have played with on occasion. The guest was…Continue
BOSTON. It’s 2 a.m. on a Monday morning, but Jason Evritz is hard at work at Permanent Records, where the early morning hour translates into less expensive studio time for his new album. “I’ll sleep in,” he says, his face a mixture of elation and fatigue. “I’m too pumped to go to bed now anyway.”
Evritz is one of…Continue
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Jesse Williams accepted the BET Humanitarian Award with an extremely powerful award winning speech:
Link to video of full speech.:…Continue
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Sarah Palin Claims Brexit Vote Fights New World Order: In a recent Facebook post, Sarah Palin joined Donald Trump in congratulating the United Kingdom for quitting the EU and their secret apocalyptic globalist agenda. No surprise there, Palin would endorse quitting anything. Palin went on to add that as far as she’s concerned, Brexit is probably the most important meal of the day. Personally, I’ve always lived my life believing that if I…Continue
The post was originally a comment inspired by Myriad's latest post entitled, UNREMARKABLE:
Is there an MRI, EKG, ABC, CBS, NBC, NFL, NBA, MLB, RNC, or DNC that will come back with the simple diagnosis that you're getting old?
Can any of these even detect the effects of aging? And, if so, what of it?
What prescription, therapy, or surgery can effectively bring a halt to, or alter, the aging process?
Sooner or later we're outta here.
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