According to the blog, "In My Never-Humble Opinion".
#4 is the classic from Dean Wormer (Animal House): "Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son."
Some good ones.
"How to Get Rich Writing (If Gene knew, you think he'd be doing this stupid column?)".
"Playing poker isn’t always about outplaying your opponents, sometimes all it takes to win is a simple look at your own game and finding ways to minimize the all too common mistakes we see over and over in Texas Hold’em."
Part 2 of the list next Wednesday.
"In a paper published in the August issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, [UC Riverside's Anthony] Norman identifies vitamin D's potential for contributions to good health in the adaptive and innate immune systems, the secretion and regulation of insulin by the pancreas, the heart and blood pressure regulation, muscle strength and brain activity. In addition, access to adequate amounts of vitamin D is believed to be beneficial towards reducing the risk of cancer."
I asked my doctor to check my vitamin D level. He spent five minutes telling me it was unnecessary. I insisted. Turned out my level was too low. Sometimes pushy-patients-who-read-the-Internet can help themselves.
Next up: the modern record-holder, postwar Hungary.
Prices are doubling in Zimbabwe about every 24 hours. (Of course, at this point "price" is being used very loosely.)
Mathematician figures out how the opening chord on "A Hard Day's Night" was made.
As Fark would quip, "But there's still no cure for cancer."
Instead, advocates of a "rescue" propose extending to Detroit the government's business model for the nation -- redistributing wealth from the successful to the failed, an implausible formula for prosperity.