Good riddance homeopathy

Real science says that homeopathy is pure, unadulterated bullshit. Hopefully they crack down on other forms of “alternative” medicine. Great NPR piece. “Homeopathy is an excellent example of the purest form of pseudoscience,” says Steven Novella, a neurologist at Yale and executive editor of the website Science-Based Medicine. “These are…

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Jon Stewart leaving the Daily Show: great interview.

The Guardian has a great piece on Jon Stewart, the future of the Daily show and Rosewater, the movie. Like every TV celebrity, in person, Stewart is both better-looking than you expect and smaller, with his long torso making up most of his 5ft 7in, giving the illusion of height…

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Foxboro Hot Tubs = Green Day

Green Day is getting inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame, and Radio.com wrote about Foxboto Hot Tubs, a Green Day side project and album that is one of my favorites. Anyone that knows me, knows that I love garage rock, and it doesn’t get any more garagey…

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Football vs Soccer

Very interesting read on why Americans generally find soccer to be boring and why Europeans generally find American Football boring. Click thru for the complete thread (via Reddit) If you look at American sports, they are all very structured and procedural, with standardized repeated plays that are quantified into statistics,…

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21 Brilliant new words

Click thru for the complete list. [Via Reddit] 21 Brilliant new word that should be added to a dictionary – Album on Imgur.…

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