Health

Sometimes something comes along that reminds you right about the point you think you’ve heard it all (and dismissed a lot of it as BS) that you actually know so little and there is so much more to learn. This… Continue Reading…

HealthTech

Research is starting to indicate that modern lighting techniques might damage elements of the human eye and affect our health in other ways. By modern lighting, this means LED bulbs and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), computer screens, and mobile phone… Continue Reading…

Traviata

Message in a bottle. Just in case any clarity was needed, “Yes, that is correct..This is a wash”

Tech

For years I’ve had most of my music in a collection as MP3s. Some years ago I bought a set of Motorola SF600 bluetooth headphones that produce hi-fi sound on a wireless headset, and, when London traffic wasn’t overpowering all I… Continue Reading…

Health

I’ve been looking into whether increased sexual activity affects aging symptoms such as male pattern baldness (alopecia). I had a hypothesis that dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a metabolite of testosterone, and a seemingly key element accelerating alopecia, might be “burned off” by… Continue Reading…

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Many see Rupert Murdoch as ruthless & power-crazed. I say the point is he’s smarter & more benign than most realise. You see, the old detective adage about following the money is what most analysis has missed in the entire Leveson/News… Continue Reading…

Politics

Daveed Garstein-Ross wrote a piece recently for the Gunpowder and Lead blog called “A Preliminary Evaluation of the U.S. Intervention in Libya;” I commented on the post at length and have cross-posted my comments here for posterity. For context I recommend… Continue Reading…

Tech

It seems when trouble comes it comes in spades. Some of my favorite service providers are having trouble all at once. Skype, which has worked flawlessly for 2 years (3 maybe?) has had problems seeing its own peer-to-peer (P2P) network… Continue Reading…

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Just a few minutes ago the British Atorney-General gave a speech on human rights. Like his American counterpart, his job is to advise the British government on the legality of proposed legislation, or governmental actions (such as going to war)… Continue Reading…

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The term military intelligence has long been considered an oxymoron (by everyone, excepting perhaps Tom Clancy and Dan Brown). Today’s press report from Guantanamo Bay proves this (I know, another Guantanamo story, but bear with me…). The problem is the… Continue Reading…