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We've Reached Peak Wellness. Most of It Is Nonsense.

A detailed down-to-earth article on the real path to wellness versus the industry's mostly worthless solutions.

Linked on the 3rd of September, 2019 Details

Chernobyl: a 'debt to the truth'

It's always been incredibly difficult for me to get a fair view of nuclear energy. Mostly due to the absurdly obvious amount of lobbying from the industry. This article on the consequences of Chernobyl and other incidents shows that lobbying to be even more insidious than I thought.

Linked on the 15th of August, 2019 Details

Why plants don’t die from cancer.

This quote says it all:

In a way, the Chernobyl disaster reveals the true extent of our environmental impact on the planet. Harmful as it was, the nuclear accident was far less destructive to the local ecosystem than we were.
Linked on the 1st of July, 2019 Details

Why AirPods—and Earbuds Like Them—Are Especially Bad for Your Hearing

Basically, there's no noise isolation at all, even less than with standard earbuds. You push the volume up to compensate for noise and damage your ears. Take away: use them at home or in quiet places, don't use them in the street, subway, or other loud environments.
Linked on the 15th of May, 2019 Details

Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer

We've been inundated with articles about the dangers of phone addiction. This one takes it a step further by linking it to stress hormone levels. Not a surprise.
Linked on the 5th of May, 2019 Details

Our obsession with taking photos is changing how we remember the past

Taking photos of an event rather than being immersed in it has been shown to lead to poorer recall of the actual event – we get distracted in the process.
Linked on the 11th of April, 2019 Details