In defense of cash: why we should bring back the $500 note and other big bills

A world without cash seems wonderful at first glance since it is convenient and fast. You don’t need to withdraw dollars or euros ahead of time....

October 20th, 2017 |  


Why bystanders rarely speak up when they witness sexual harassment

The uproar over allegations that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sexually abused and harassed dozens of the women he worked with is inspiring coun...

October 20th, 2017 |  


US health care system: A patchwork that no one likes

Almost all parties agree that the health care system in the U.S., which is responsible for about 17 percent of our GDP, is badly broken. Soaring costs...

October 20th, 2017 |  


A sincere thank you

A sincere thank you

In light of the recent tragic situation that occurred in Decatur Township, Lawrence County, Ohio on 10/11/2017, I want to first say to the families an...

October 19th, 2017 |  


We must consider function

We must consider function

As we look at landscape design, we must consider function. This is usually why you called me. Either you want shade or you want something that will gr...

October 19th, 2017 |  


High school football participation may have peaked.

That’s the argument I make in a recent analysis for the international sports governance association Play the Game.The conclusion is based on dat...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Sleep eating syndrome: My recovery

Sleep eating syndrome: My recovery

How many sheep does one need to count before falling asleep or, in my case, how many spoons of peanut butter does one need to consume? Insomnia is a p...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Who will rebuild? The undocumented

In Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, mammoth hurricanes have left behind a colossal amount of work. The cleanup and reconstruction e...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Are you sure you want to force them to stand up?

Assuming that you could force a six-and-half-foot-tall, 290-pound, thoroughly muscled man with an aggressive attitude to do something — such as ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Addicted to outrage

Addicted to outrage

Conscienhealth.org is a website that I love and that my web site, fat-science.org, aspires to emulate. The writers at conscienhealth have recently poi...

October 16th, 2017 |