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 |  


River birch is beautiful and big

River birch is beautiful and big

It’s hard to resist the distinctive peeling bark, dappled shade and constantly rippling leaves that make birch trees so easily recognized. Winte...

October 16th, 2017 |  



Unsafe at any speed: Driving with Facebook on the dashboard

There was a time when a distracted driver was a parent fuming at a couple of kids yipping at each other in the back seat. Today, the internet and soc...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Victor Davis Hanson: It’s 1968 all over again

Almost a half-century ago, in 1968, the United States seemed to be falling apart.The Vietnam War, a bitter and close presidential election, antiwar pr...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Time for record muskie on Cave Run

Time for record muskie on Cave Run

It’s been eight years since Cave Run Lake gave up the Kentucky record 47-pound muskie, so it would seem past time for some lucky angler to get l...

October 13th, 2017 |  


It comes down to color

It comes down to color

When we’re talking landscaping, it’s just a matter of time it comes down to color. I’ve never been a proponent of “all green.&...

October 12th, 2017 updated: October 13th, 2017. |  


We can take action against gun violence

Like millions of other Americans, I was earlier this month once again forced to watch footage of a killing field, this time in Las Vegas. The sound of...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Recording artists’ debt to Tom Petty

There was something so Tom Petty about the way the news arrived. How the CBS report that he died the morning of Oct. 2 was later rescinded. Even in t...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Weinstein scandal leaves a trail of hypocrisy

If hypocrisy were a greenhouse gas, the ice caps would be gone by now.Let’s start with the obvious: Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein wasnR...

October 11th, 2017 |