How Lists Help the Present Me Manage the Future Me

In his books, and on his blog, and in various podcasts, Scott Adams (creator of Dilbert) regularly mentions his use of...

My Recent Experience with Grain Consumption and its Suspected Link to Fibromyalgia

The following article began as a Facebook post conveying an experience I had recently upon re-introducting grains into my diet for...

Grains: A Link To Autoimmune Disease?

For the past couple-three years, I've cut my intake of wheat way back, keying on the simple carbs, or high-glycemic carbs,...

Increased Health Care = Diminished Health in the US

My disdain for government intervention in the marketplace just continues to grow, regardless of how hard I try to ignore it—like,...

Addiction is Not a Disease: Taking a Look at Environmental & Social Factors

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times: addiction is not a disease.  Aside from the growing body of scientific...

Some Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Addiction

The video below—entitled Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong—isn't bad, but it only covers two facets of addiction—physical addiction...

Could Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Technology End Up Empowering The State?

I recently stumbled across an article by Justin Danneman, published on Squawker, entitled China's Cryptocurrency NEO Will Change the World As We Know It. Here are...

An Uber-Style App For Health Care?

Smart phones have not only changed how we communicate, they're changing how we do things. They're changing our culture, our economy. In light of...

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Simplified: The End of Gatekeepers, Corrupt Hierarchies, & Government-Controlled Currencies &...

"Give me control of a nation's money, and I care not who makes its laws." ~ Attributed to Mayer Amschel Rothschild, 1790, before the establishment...

Economy Happens

As a professionally trained pilot (helicopter), I can attest that in order to become a qualified pilot, one must first become knowledgeable...

Could App-Based Businesses Lead to the Demise of the State?

One of the benefits (I hope) of the advent of more and more of these app-based businesses—such as like Uber or Lyft, which people can...

How the “Selfie Phenomenon” is Re-Defining Beauty

I really liked this video (below), and it makes a very salient point toward the end: that social media (Internet/digital technology)...

Greenpeace Founder-Turned-Climate Change Skeptic Dr. Patrick Moore Says: Let’s Celebrate CO2

Some years ago, a co-worker asked me my thoughts on global warming (that was back before they re-named it "climate change",...

Quantum Mechanics: the Fascinating Science of God

I find quantum mechanics so fascinating... This quick little video demonstrates how experiments in quantum mechanics have shown that the mere observation...

How the Internet Enables People to Transcend Political & Cultural Barriers

I really love how the Internet and digital technology is showing us that people, all over the world, are pretty much the same—regardless...

Katasi’s Groove: Device Deters Texting While Driving & Rewards Safe Driving

When I saw so many states begin outlawing the talking on cell phones while driving, I immediately speculated that cell phone-related accidents would...

Are You an Optimist, or a Realist? The Pros & Cons of Optimism Bias

I find it fascinating: optimists are considered unrealistic, while realistic people are deemed pessimists. And everyone wants to be around optimists,...

How the U.S. Post Office Killed Digital Mail Delivery in America

Entrepreneurs Evan Baehr and Will Davis started Outbox, a company based in Austin, Texas that provided people with mail sorting/scanning/digitizing services. They...