Daily Archive: October 7, 2013

The Number One Issue

If you’re using a home soda maker like Burt Likko, you’re in for a surprising side effect.


How to stack dishes in your dishwasher, and why.

Mullah Nasreddin: Persian parables for our times

Precis: President Hassan Rouhani arrived back in Iran to a mixed reception: praise from most, but thrown shoes and eggs from some. President Rouhani has the blessing of the Supreme Leader Ali Khameini: the...

Graduation date TBD

You’ve graduated from medical school? Congratulations! Now hit the books.

Insurance 101: Obamacare Edition

Later this week I’ll be posting an argument that is against Obamacare but for healthcare reform. Consider this post reference material you’ll need to know for that post.

Getting The Vapors

Will Truman has been tobacco-free for six weeks. But not nicotine-free. Exploring the implications of smoke-free smoking.

Monday Trivia #135 [Don Zeko wins!]

California, New York, Texas. Florida, New York. Alabama, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia. Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey,...

Gravity: a Movie in Free Fall

Gravity is disaster movie in space, and while the destruction is dazzling, the characters and script are not.