The fact is if you don’t exercise, you significantly increase your risk of disease and early death. And the biggest obstacle to exercise is apparently a lack of time: But we also know the number one barrier for exercise is the lack of time. It’s incumbent on scientists to look at other potential ways that we can get many of the same benefits in a time-efficient manner. “When I...
The human genome, like the structure of blood, air or water, was discovered, not...– Chris Hanson, A.C.L.U. in Judge Invalidates Human Gene Patent (New York Times).
thoughts spring out, filaments of my soul like an etch-a-sketch in the hands of a child. knobs turn in earnest thoughts cross into patterns, coalescing, faster turning and turning and almost there…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-3-21) →
Paul Simon (20) La Grande Ecurie & La Chambre du Roy - Jean-Claude Malgoire (16) Simon & Garfunkel (16) Bob Dylan (14) John Denver (12) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by
A Mile in Four Laps →
Gun Blam! The starter’s gun! Twelve hungry men leap forward Blaze through acrid smoke. One The Man leads them out Elbows fly, jostling bodies The Pack streams behind. Two A Rabbit jumps out Another tight on his heel
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-3-14) →
Simon & Garfunkel (26) Bob Dylan (22) Rob Inglis (20) The Allman Brothers Band (14) Paul Simon (11) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Wind’s breath, a moth flutters; deep beneath the earth shudders. River’s flow, chaotic swirls; out at sea a tempest broils. Far away the Arch is shorn. white clay falls. a god is born. [another…
If the me of nowaday through some temp’rl oddity, could grant the me of yesterday any pearl of wisdomry. If the me of nowaday by dumb luck or by majesty, could sail the me of yesterday to waters…
frustration | satisfaction →
frustration > blinked the cursor, mutely. “do you know the answer?!” I yelled, into the digital maelstrom. > yes streamed the whispered response. “WHAT IS IT?!” I howled. > blinked the…
musing on science and poetry →
I stand in awe of great science, as I do of great poetry. good science is incremental. it surveys the landscape of the Known, identifies a missing piece, snaps that piece into place, and moves on to…
inauguration day →
‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. “Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-3-7) →
Toots and the Maytals (11) Bob Dylan (10) James Taylor (9) Alison Krauss (8) Grateful Dead (8) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Human herpesvirus 6: it's in your base, killing... →
In some individuals, HHV-6 causes a permanent infection by integrating its DNA into human chromosomes, thereby evading elimination by the immune system. In addition, a long time ago HHV-6 inserted into the DNA of human sperm and egg cells. As a result, some people (1% in the U.S.) are born with the virus in every cell of their body. HHV-6 is the first functional virus reported to be passed...
I’ll tell you how the sun rose, — A ribbon at a time. The steeples...– “A Day” (Emily Dickinson)
For each ecstatic instant We must an anguish pay In keen and quivering ratio...– “For each ecstatic instant” (Emily Dickinson)
I stand amid the roar Of a surf-tormented shore, And I hold within my hand...– from “A Dream Within a Dream” (Edgar Allan Poe).
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-2-28) →
Bob Dylan (22) The Allman Brothers Band (20) John Denver (14) Steve Earle (12) Paul Simon (12) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
a thought for today
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.