1,300 words Read time @ 250 words/minute: 5 minutes (With addendums: 2,900 words / 12 minutes) Note 1: Rather than “main points” at the start, I’ve bolded them in their respective sections. Note 2: There’s an excellent paragraph from the NRPA’s article Keeping a Safe Physical Distance in Parks and on Trails During the COVID-19… Continue reading Social distancing, not social isolation!
In 2013, in my first semester of graduate school, I had an idea: “What if we could trace the effects of a single nutrient from physics/chemistry/geology up through biology, past neuroscience and behavior, through all other areas of the university, from economics and art history to geopolitics and beyond?” Not until 2017 did I realize… Continue reading Quantum Nutrition: A Short Introduction
Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology, Johnjoe McFadden “Dig deeper and you will always find quantum mechanics lurking at the heart of our familiar reality.” Remember this. This is probably the most intellectually challenging book I’ve ever read, but it was worth it, and I’m as excited to review it… Continue reading Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology, Johnjoe McFadden, 2015
4,200 words Read time @ 250 words/minute: 17 minutes Dearest young ladies, Throughout your lives, you may notice more principals, presidents, pastors, and other leaders from all walks of life as men, rather than women. Surely we will have a thousand conversations on this matter, and shall often remind ourselves that life is not… Continue reading A Letter to My Unborn Daughters, or: Why American Women Aren’t Leading Anymore
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, Mary Roach (2013) Mary Roach’s Gulp was everything I’d hoped for, and a wonderful book for me to read. To call it interesting would be a massive disservice – the content is rich in story, wild yet grounded facts, and prose colorful enough to stimulate any sense while reading.… Continue reading Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, Mary Roach (2013)
The Game, Neil Strauss “Mystery didn’t have the answers. A blonde 10 in a twoset at the Standard didn’t have the answers. The answers were to be found within. To win the game was to leave it.” A MAN HAS ONLY ONE ESCAPE FROM HIS OLD SELF: TO SEE A DIFFERENT SELF IN… Continue reading The Game