Saturday, February 27, 2010

You Need A Nap

No, really, you do. I resisted napping until a few months ago, but have discovered that a mid-afternoon siesta makes me brighter and happier and doesn't cut into my nighttime sleep at all.
But don't take my word for it, here's the science.
It's as though the e-mail inbox in your hippocampus is full and, until you sleep and clear out those fact e-mails, you're not going to receive any more mail. It's just going to bounce until you sleep and move it into another folder," Walker said in a release.

The Age Of Dread

The more information we have, the more we appreciate our fragility, a commenter observes about this riveting piece in Wired about the newest potential wheat scourge, a threat that could cause world-wide famine.
Never mind, science will solve it, right?

Monday, February 22, 2010

The Three Health Care Bills

Side-by-side comparison.

Obama To PhRMA: Deal's Off

Sounds good to me.

Sister Maripat Explains it all

for recovering Catholics everywhere, and she looks just like Sr. Malachi, who reprimanded me for drawing girls with breasts even though they were wearing bathing suits.

More here.

Hat tip EE.