Category: Web Wanderings

Harold McGee

11/08/17 | by david2 [mail] | Categories: Web Wanderings
Harold McGee, who first bonded rigorous science to popular cookery in his 1984 book, "On Food and Cooking," was doing a run-through for Thanksgiving dinner. His culinary investigations did not end with the book's publication. He has spent the last 10 ye… more »

Sushi, Piercings, and the age when we start getting set in our ways

05/02/17 | by david2 [mail] | Categories: Web Wanderings
I ran into this article in 1999 and spent 20 years trying to find it again! INVESTIGATIONS about why we reject novelty as we age. The writer, a professor of neuroscience at Stanford University, irritated by his young administrative assistant’s eclect… more »

HDL, LDL and VLDL

04/12/17 | by david2 [mail] | Categories: General, Web Wanderings
This article describes how failure to distinguish LDL from VLDL may lead to choices that don't improve health outcomes.  Case in point:  Dairy tends to increase LDL, but also HDL, and the LDL it increases is VLDL.   http://www.nbcnews.com/id/35058896/… more »

Freeze your credit

11/24/15 | by david2 [mail] | Categories: Web Wanderings
http://www.equifax.com/help/credit-freeze/en_cp more »

The problem of reproducibility

11/10/15 | by david2 [mail] | Categories: Web Wanderings
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2010/12/13/the-truth-wears-off http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/07/science/when-studies-are-wrong-a-coda.html   My first Raw Data column, published in January, was about the controversy over irreproducibility — experim… more »

Pasta or Steak?

11/08/15 | by david2 [mail] | Categories: Web Wanderings
  http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/11/02/how-to-live-a-lie/?ref=opinion&_r=1   Among philosophical issues, though, free will seems to be the clearest case of involuntary fictionalism. It seems clear that I have free will when, for exampl… more »

Buck Hill Falls

07/28/14 | by david2 [mail] | Categories: Web Wanderings
http://www.spiritsoftheabandoned.com/recreation/bucks/bucks_gallery.html more »

This guy

07/20/14 | by david2 [mail] | Categories: Web Wanderings

A movie to watch: Tomorrow

02/15/14 | by david2 [mail] | Categories: Web Wanderings
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomorrow_(1972_film) more »

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