It’s sort of like a bunch of bookmarks to information that may or may not be of interest to anyone other than me. I’m going to dump them here, and use this place to come back and get them.
- Stimulating Mathematics in the Brain with Electricity.
How electrical neural stimulation can increase math skills.
- Positive Well-Being to Higher Telomerase
Meditation and longevity. Fascinating Captain.
- What Do You Do When Someone Steals Your Content
Good article on plagiarism.
- Europeans and Milk Consumption
How and why Europeans evolved the ability to drink milk as adults.
- Diabetes, DNA, and Epigenetic Markers
An excellent article on hypermethylation and genetic alteration as the reason for diabetes.
- Best Diet to Prevent Kidney Stones
Low salt, as little oxalate as possible, lots of fruit.
- 50 Things that are Being Killed by the Internet
I’m sure there are more, but this is a nice list to start with. I would have added newspapers as number one.
- Man vs. God
A nice little piece on the effects of evolution on religion.
- Creation of a Nano-pore
This is a big step for the future modification and customization of all kinds of cells.
- Anti-Aging Human Muscle
Absolutely incredible. Puts us on the path to eliminating muscle degeneration. Sign me up.
- Ardi – New Human Fossil.
A very interesting article hinting that the common ancestor of Humans and Apes was probably more Human-like than previously suspected. Apes and Chimps have evolved to become less Human-like.
- Why Class Warfare Won’t Work for Democrats
A good article on things that the Democrats have done that no one cares about any more.
- Preventing Heart Aging
Discovery regarding the proteins responsible for heart aging.
- Did Neanderthals and Humans have Sex?
This is a really good question. Do we have Neanderthal genes? Are only some of us Neanderthals? Do you know any? (Do you work with them).
- Top Ten Stupid Things Palin has Said
What? Only Ten? Well, there are more daily, but you’ll have to start your own list for that.
- The Irrefutable Stupidity of Sarah Palin
I couldn’t help it. In case the top ten stupid things weren’t enough, here’s some more.
- Earth More Sensitive to Carbon Dioxide Than Previously Thought
Some interesting climate data in here.
- Balancing Protein Intake, Not Cutting Calories, May Be Key to Long Life
Calorie restriction – starvation and longevity.
- Deism – Wikipedia.org
People have asked me what it is. This is as good a reference as any.
- Universal Timeline
A very nice timeline of the history of our reality (in 4D).
- Glitter Sized Solar Cells
Now you can collect solar energy from any angle.(in 4D).
- The Real Frankenstein
An excellent article about a man building a brain by destroying one. This is how I would do it.
- Finding the G-Spot
Article regarding the existence of a “G-Spot” in women, and its relationship to female orgasms.
- Biologists Wake Dormant Viruses and Uncover Mechanism for Survival
100 million and 50 million years ago, evolution made gigantic leaps in what would become us. This article provides some clues as to a mechanism for that – a war within us against viral DNA that still resides in our own genome and is waiting to kill us.
- Selective Brain Damage and Human Spirituality
So you didn’t think there was a relationship here, did you? Yes, it turns out that there’s a place for spirituality, and it’s in UR Brainz! Check it out.
- Bacon or Bagels? Higher Fat at Breakfast May Be Healthier Than You Think
Eat like a King for breakfast, a prince for lunch, and a pauper for dinner. Apparently this actually is a good idea, if you have metabolic syndrome (like diabetes). Order of the day: eat a big breakfast with protein. Eat a medium sized lunch with a few carbs. Eat a small dinner, with variety.
- Tea-Baggers and the Founding Fathers
Great article about why the Founding Fathers would find the Tea Party to be a collection of idiots.
- The Rage Won’t End on Election Day
Excellent description of the right-wing idiocy taking place in America right now.
- Ozzy Osborne’s Genetic Code
Holy shit, dude’s part Neanderthal. What about the rest of us?
- 2 Pathways for Genes – One Sucks
Scientists Find a Key to Maintaining Our DNA: Provides New Clues in Quest to Slow Aging
- Publishing a Blank Best-Seller
One man’s observations about the publishing industry and what people really want to buy. Are you a real novelist writing real material? Then read this article. It will depress you with honesty. I know I’m depressed.
- The Civil War Today
4 Parallels between politics then and now.
- Scary People Who Watch Fox News
Your neighbor, your cousin, and the guy in front of you at Starbucks. I KNEW it!
- The Joy of Researching the Benefits of Sex
No, this is not a joke. And what better to research?
- Using Google Docs with WordPress
Instructions – because you might want to try this.
- 88% of Caucasians have the Alzheimer’s Gene
And it starts screwing your brain up 50 years before you go loopy.
- Virus Cure – DRACO
Cures any virus? Pretty awesome – if it can be mass produced.
- Recreating Mental Visualizations
What if a machine could see what you can imagine? What if a machine could record it and give it back to you? This would usher in a new era of mental art as never before seen by man! (No Shit). If you could see what you were imagining and edit in real time, the recursive feedback alone would allow you to create visualizations of tremendous complexity and coolness. DOOD!
- Nest Smart Thermostat
Can be controlled remotely, and figures out when to heat your home to save energy. I think this might be a worthy investment.
- Zinc Deficiency
If you need a reason to eat more raw oysters, here it is.
- Self-healing Circuits
Automatically re-routing around zapped sections. Awesome!
- Two New Brown Dwarf Stars
A binary system located 6.5 light years from earth. Two big Jupiter class brown dwarfs are orbiting each other out there in la-la land. Need gas? Could be a stopping point on an interstellar trip.
- Epidermal Electronics
Digital sensors imprinted directly on skin to provide medical data. Now where’s my flashing dragon? And how about a display system on the back of my hand that shows my cell-phone info?