One Hundred Push Ups

June 23, 2008 at 9:16 am | Posted in Health, Kinesthetics | Leave a comment
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One hundred push ups in six weeks: optimistic, or overly hardcore?

John Cleese Visits A Laughter Club In India

April 29, 2008 at 12:44 am | Posted in Health, Humor, Psychology | Leave a comment
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Laughter is the very best medicine.

“Garbage Island” By VBS.TV

April 22, 2008 at 4:41 pm | Posted in Chemistry, Health, Journalism, Propaganda, Science, Television, Webware | Leave a comment
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A part of the TOXIC series on VBS.TV, “Garbage Island” puts its money where its mouth is and sends a team into the North Pacific Gyre, home of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.”

Dean Kamen’s “Luke” Arm

February 20, 2008 at 9:58 pm | Posted in FutureTech, Health, Technology | Leave a comment

The inventor of the Segway is inching steadily toward making us all modular cyborgs.

Candy Compared

October 24, 2007 at 3:42 am | Posted in Health, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

Know what you’re putting in your body.

Stenciled Tan Lines

October 4, 2007 at 8:23 am | Posted in Art, Health | Leave a comment

Tan lines: tacky, or art?

Illustrated BMI Categories

October 4, 2007 at 8:22 am | Posted in Health, Photography | Leave a comment

In case you thought BMI seemed a tad… unfair.


September 26, 2007 at 7:51 am | Posted in Chemistry, Health, Journalism, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

When this interactive visualization is complete, you’ll be able to see a Sacrifice Zone for every day of the year!

Brain Story

August 9, 2007 at 9:06 am | Posted in Biology, Film, Health, Psychology, Science, Statistics, Television | Leave a comment

The BBC’s comprehensive neurology series has crept into the torrent of bits, ready to download.

Your Real Age

August 2, 2007 at 9:55 am | Posted in Books, Health, Painting, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

Calculate your physical age and your life expectancy in 34 easy steps!

Walk Score

July 24, 2007 at 11:24 pm | Posted in Books, Health, Painting, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

How walkable is your address?

Body Hacks

July 11, 2007 at 1:28 am | Posted in Biology, Health, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

A list of perhaps-effective, perhaps-placebo body tricks.

Useless Body Parts

June 6, 2007 at 3:12 am | Posted in Biology, Health, Statistics | Leave a comment

Take that, Pyramidalis Muscle!

Socially Responsible Design

May 4, 2007 at 3:25 am | Posted in Crafts, Economics, Fashion, Health, Journalism, Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment

Neat low-cost technologies for the developing world.

Seed Magazine’s Cribsheets

April 20, 2007 at 8:47 am | Posted in Biology, CG, Chemistry, Drawing, Gratis, Health, Journalism, Legal, Painting, Physics, Reference, Science, Statistics | Leave a comment

Handy one-page guides for understanding esoteric science.

Map Of The Retina

April 10, 2007 at 9:52 am | Posted in Biology, Health, Photography, Science, Statistics, Television | Leave a comment

Right back at you!

How To Scream

March 13, 2007 at 6:29 pm | Posted in Health, Music | Leave a comment

In case this is a skill you need to develop

Brain Maps

March 1, 2007 at 7:44 pm | Posted in Animation, Biology, Education, Health, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

You’ve never explored the brain like this before (unless you’re a neurology person, anyway).

UNICEF Report on Child Wellbeing

February 17, 2007 at 8:57 am | Posted in Animation, Chemistry, Education, Health, Journalism, Statistics | Leave a comment

Does living in a rich country mean your children are living well?  Apparently not! (pdf warning)

The Black Cross Health Collective

February 15, 2007 at 12:38 pm | Posted in Animation, Education, Gratis, Health, Painting, Propaganda, Reference | Leave a comment

This “First Aid For Radicals And Activists” is on indefinite hiatus, but they still have some useful information for anyone who feels up for some civil disobedience.

The Infrasonic Weapons of Vladimir Gavreau

February 4, 2007 at 12:27 pm | Posted in Esoterica, Fantastic, Health, History, Legal, Physics, Politics, Technology, Weapons | Leave a comment

Almost every reference on the Internet to Gavreau stems from this account of his work.  But, despite skepticism, he seems to have existed, and so, too, does the unpleasant effect of infrasound.

Myths About The Developing World

February 1, 2007 at 8:42 am | Posted in Chemistry, Economics, Fashion, Health, History, Physics, Statistics | Leave a comment

Reconsider your notions about the third world.

How To Make A Zombie

January 20, 2007 at 11:37 pm | Posted in Crafts, Esoterica, Health, Politics, Religion, Robotics | Leave a comment

An account of how one creates a traditional ‘vodoun’ zombie, written with a disturbingly gleeful amorality.

What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

January 4, 2007 at 12:37 am | Posted in Health, Photography, Television | Leave a comment

A food-by-food photographic comparison.

The National Library of Medicine’s Illustrations

December 22, 2006 at 8:40 am | Posted in Art, Biology, Drawing, Eye Candy, Health, Statistics | Leave a comment

Courtesy of Google Image Search.

Drugs In The Brain

November 17, 2006 at 8:36 am | Posted in Books, Chemistry, Drawing, Health, Painting, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

Everyone’s eager to tell you that drugs are bad, but not many to describe exactly what each drug does, and what the consequences are.  This site does it with pretty pictures.

How To Sharpen Your Senses

November 17, 2006 at 2:29 am | Posted in Health, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

Down below the mess of ads, the Ririan Project outlines how each of the senses can be sharpened or dulled.

Body Integrity Identity Disorder

November 4, 2006 at 3:38 am | Posted in Biology, Health, Psychology | Leave a comment

Slate reports on one of the more unusual compulsions you’re likely to encounter.

Death By Caffeine

October 19, 2006 at 7:51 am | Posted in Books, Health, Webware | Leave a comment

Energy Fiend knows all too well that caffeine can kill.  But how much of your favorite drinks or pills will it take?

Psychadelic Drug Can Induce Personally Meaningful Mystical Experiences

October 16, 2006 at 7:31 pm | Posted in Biology, Health, Psychology, Religion, Science | Leave a comment

Full Article: “Psilocybin can occasion mystical-type experiences having substantial and sustained personal meaning and spiritual significance,” by R. R. Griffiths, W. A. Richards, U. McCann, & R. Jesse.

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