POSTED // Oct 14,2013 - I have a dear friend who’s an alcoholic. When he came out of treatment, I told him I couldn’t see why he wasn’t able to condition himself to have, say, a single glass of beer and stop at that.
POSTED // Oct 7,2013 - I’m curious if science has made any inquiries into enlightenment via meditation, including Zen Buddhism and similar methods. If you strip out all of the mythological and moral aspects of it, Zen is little more than
POSTED // Sep 30,2013 - Until recently, television viewers were at the whim of network executives when it came to scheduling—most had to stay up until 11 p.m. to catch the full slate of prime-time programming.
POSTED // Sep 23,2013 - I read recently that 150,000 condoms were distributed to the Olympic athletes in London’s 2012 games, which seems excessive by any standard. Is the Olympic Village really the raunchy sex den its condom consumption suggests?
POSTED // Sep 16,2013 - If there had never been a dinosaur extinction due to a meteor strike, would human life have evolved into what it is today? Clearly, the meteor that struck Earth had an enormous impact and changed the course of evolution,
POSTED // Sep 9,2013 - Some of my associates at work are talking about adjusting their diets based on their blood type. I was shown articles out of The Eat Right for Your Type Complete Blood Type Encyclopedia, but to me it seems like
POSTED // Sep 2,2013 - I once heard someone—it may have been my father—claim the price for a prostitute has remained relatively stable throughout the ages. Has it, relative to the price of, say, bread, games, household utensils, etc.?
POSTED // Aug 19,2013 - I’ve heard rumors about gargantuan animals living in the deepest parts of the sea that we haven’t been able to explore properly yet. One such tale was of deep rumbling sounds that could come from the belly of an enormous beast.
POSTED // Aug 12,2013 - Recently, you mentioned bitcoin as being a popular medium of exchange in the deep, dark Web. A couple of friends have tried to get me to invest in bitcoin because it’s supposedly the “currency of the future.” What’s the deal?