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Thursday Throughput: Nuclear Explosion Edition

So if you are standing next to a nuclear bomb, you will experience conditions similar to the core of the Sun. But…don’t worry. You won’t experience them for very long.

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Things With Acronyms

I don’t drink. I don’t drink coffee. The only drugs I’ve ever taken are… powerful stimulants. Funny how that happened.

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Dr. John Sarno, RIP

A pioneer in mind-body medicine has just passed away. What he could purportedly do is both fascinating and amazing.

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Stressed? Take a hike!

A new study confirms what you probably already assumed: going for a walk relieves stress.

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The Santa Barbara Shooting

A horrific event at Burt Likko’s alma mater leaves him meditating on whether the modern age has somehow magnified and distorted the difficult-enough trials of youthful sexual frustration.

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Sleep!

An old friend of mine, who I knew as a guy whose career was just taking off, is now everywhere in Austin. I mean, there are pictures of him on the scrolling advertising screens...

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Death + Taxes + … + n

The quote, attributed to Benjamin Franklin, from a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, is: “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to...

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