The Sodium Scare and Why low Salt is Dangerous

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The whole salt scare came a while back when they discovered that salt raises blood pressure. The problem was, this study was done to people with low blood pressure to being with. Since salt is an important mineral, it helped normalize (raise) the blood pressure of people on the lower end. The study was then […]

Obama Secretly Extends US Combat Operation in Afghanistan

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According to┬ámultiple sources, it appears that Obama is extending his stay in Afghanistan without letting the family know. That’s right, Obama plans on extending U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan. Now if you know me, I’m not exactly the biggest political advocate out there. I real don’t give a crap about politics, but this is pretty […]

Why the Midlife Crisis Hits Early Sometimes

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I hate the term “midlife crisis” because I feel like it’s real definition is when someone loses their identity. In other words, the midlife crisis is when someone figures out that their lifestyle is ineffective. I believe that the “midlife crisis” is a good thing when it hits early. It means that you’ve discovered your […]

Beef Bacon Brussel Sprouts Recipe

Bacon and Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients Beef Bacon Brussel Sprouts Olive oil – 1 tsp Beef Stock – 1/2 cup White Wine – 1/4 cup Salt & Pepper Butter – 1 tbsp 1 Shallots 1 Garlic Clove Chop the Bacon, Shallots and Garlic Chop the beef bacon up into tiny, minced pieces. Do the same with the garlic and the […]

The Problem with Reading Between the Lines

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Reading between the lines is such and automatic thing that many of us aren’t even aware we do it. Yes, language is very interpretable, but in serious situations, it’s always better to make sure what someone means. It’s much better than just assuming they mean something, even if it seems intuitive. How many times have […]

Gym Teacher Charged With 30 Counts Of Statutory Rape?

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So according to the Huffington Post, this cute gym teacher has been charged with 30 counts of statutory rape?!?!? At face value, this may sound like a disgusting and despicable act, but hold on a minutes….. According to the reports, the “boy” she was involved with was only 16 years old. Can you believe that? […]

Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down As Unconstitutional

Gay Marriage

Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down As Unconstitutional Looks like politicians are wasting their time again. The gay marriage ban has been struck down as unconstitutional. Wyoming is ┬ánext in link after Arizona in the ruling. I honestly can’t believe so much energy goes into same gay marriage. There is absolutely NO SHRED of evidence […]

The Blessing of Being Incorrect

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I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. -Thomas A. Edison It’s such a shame that so many people feel extremely uncomfortable when they make an error in judgement or come up with an incorrect answer. I find people either scrambling for an excuse or looking to justify their decisions. It’s […]

How to Develop a Habit Easily

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Anyone will tell you that the key to developing a new habit is consistency, but that’s too vague for most people. Before you can be consistent at anything, a foundation needs to be laid to promote hat consistency. Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they […]

Everyone Sucks at Everything

Everyone Sucks

Yeah, I said it. Our social system and the values it creates are pretty inefficient. People live their lives thinking they’re making their own choices and they know how to solve problems. Unfortunately, very few understand science and even fewer can practice science independently of their values. Of course there are times where we don’t […]