Monthly Archives: September 2014

My return to Mt. Washington

Almost exactly 50 years ago I first climbed Mt. Washington. I had just started college and some older guys said, “You want to go climb Mt. Washington?” And I said, “What’s that?” and they said “the highest mountain in east … Continue reading

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Huskers squeak through – is it a pattern?

Fortunately no Husker fans read this blog so I won’t get my house firebombed for such disloyal statements as I’ll make here. The Huskers just barely won a game yesterday that they should have put away without breaking a sweat, … Continue reading

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Coffee is going to throw anti-GMO crowd into a tizzy

With the recent announcement of the sequencing of the plant Coffea canephora¬†the Luddite segment of the food movement will face a real dilemma. Can you see how? Well, the DNA sequencing reveals the genes involved in caffeine production. And with … Continue reading

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Time to trust Apple with your money, too!

Other than the fact that Apple probably sneaked this article out through their PR firm to get someone under press byline to publish it and therefore it looks like Wired, rather than Apple, has unbelievable audacity. This is Monty Python … Continue reading

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Don’t eat chemicals!

I haven’t ridiculed popular nutrition/diet sources for a while so I guess it’s time. I’ll start with this one, as usual from one of the worst sources of woo, HuffPo’s Healthy Living section (why do I keep reading HuffPo, not … Continue reading

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