science and health

Bias. Yes, you are biased too

July 6, 2013

My brother is an avid Red Sox fan, he knows all the statistics and watches all the games. When he was twelve he found an old camouflaged hat, he wore it while watching the first game of the season, and the Sox won. After that he wore it every game…

Consumerism and Dissatisfaction: America’s Addiction

July 4, 2013

If you’re happy and you know it say “I have everything I want and feel completely satisfied”…oh wait… (tumblr) One major thing that defines contemporary postmodern society, aka us internet using, eBay shopping, Facebooking, Tweeting peeps (get it? tweeting by peeps…because peeps are little marshmallow birds…harhar), is consumerism. We love…

How Pharmaceutical Companies Sell Diseases

June 29, 2013

Photo by on Unsplash What is Disease Mongering? Do you have a headache? Take some Ibuprofen. Stomach upset? Take a TUMS. Are you lactose intolerant? Eat dairy and just take a lactose pill. Have you been feeling down lately and watching a lot of TV because you feel sad?…

Save the Bushmen

September 14, 2009

For those of you who don’t know about the plight of the Bushmen, I will fill you in. The Bushmen of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana are part of a 100,000 year old culture. They are part of the oldest culture in modern human history, their non-materialistic hunting…

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