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Scientists Study How Little Exercise You Need →
Slashdot user Hugh Pickens: Researchers have developed a version of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that involves one minute of strenuous effort, at about 90 percent of a person’s maximum heart rate (which most of us can estimate, very roughly, by subtracting our age from 220), followed by one minute of easy recovery. The effort and recovery are repeated 10 times, for a total of 20...
Why You Should Stop Eating Out So Much →
Primer Magazine: The markup between what a restaurateur pays for food and what you pay for food is astonishing. Some highlights from a deconstruction of restaurant markups by SFGate.com: Fountain drinks – 2,000% markup Canned soda – 800% markup Wine by the glass – 300% to 400% markup Pasta dishes – 600% to 1,000% markup Mixed green salad – 800% markup Eggs – 500% markup But here’s the...
"Smart bomb" mouthwash aims to end tooth decay →
CBSNews: It uses a new antimicrobial technology known as specifically targeted anti-microbial peptides, or STAMP for short. The researchers developed it with financial support from toothpaste heavyweight Colgate-Palmolive. The lead researcher, Dr. Wenyuan Shi, calls the mouthwash a “smart bomb” since it eliminates harmful bacteria for an extended period of time. “With this new...