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Craig
"One foot in the cradle, one foot in the grave." Noel Miller
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Recent research posits a direct physical, causal relationship between mood and immune system effectiveness. So far, just in rats. More research, please, tout suite. Continue reading
Posted 21 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Don Boudreaux does a fine job of explaining why predatory pricing is extremely unlikely. I especially like the analogy: predatory pricing is possible, but it is as probable that you will discover "next month a vaccine for cancer while modifying... Continue reading
Posted 21 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Cristiano Ronaldo--the world-renowned soccer player--is leaving Real Madrid for Juventus. Maybe--we don't know for sure--taxes had something to do with the move? Continue reading
Posted 21 hours ago at Newmark's Door
So much wisdom in so few words. Continue reading
Posted 21 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Posted 21 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Terrific--albeit very discouraging--modern example of Bastiat's seen versus the unseen. Well, in my view, it’s already ended. This young couple from a modest background has all the potential in the world. They’re both ambitious, intelligent, and very good at a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
In the New York Times(!) a "counselor to the Treasury secretary in the Obama administration"(!!) explodes a long-standing, pernicious myth. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Sooner or later there will be a reckoning and the usual people will shriek "Why didn't somebody warn us?". As usual. Related: "San Francisco: Poster-Child For The Failure Of U.S. Cities' Blue Model". Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
"If monopolies are bad, then public schooling is possibly the worst kind of monopoly." Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
The late John Pinette with a funny two minutes. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
I've seen the great majority of these--I've missed the two 50's entries--and I enjoyed almost all the ones I've seen. (Lucky Logan not, but maybe I didn't pay enough attention.) Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Good weekend reading: they'll be studying Theranos in B-schools for decades. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Mazzy Star, live, 10/2/94. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
I think it's hard to argue against that. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Why shoelaces come untied and maybe how to do better. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Argues that this is yet another instance of British propaganda migrating down to historical truth. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
It'll make you laugh or your money back. (9:48 video.) Also see "More adventures in replying to spam" (10:13 video). The crowd loves this one. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
One last duty for the old soldier to perform. “It’s just about the one public service left that I’m doing,” he says. “We don’t have many of the World War II vets left. It’s important to me.” Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
I haven't taken any of these--use at your own risk--but it could well be this, rather than MOACs, will be the future of adult education. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
I don't think so. Just attach a note to them similar to cigarettes: "WARNING: Following these guidelines may endanger your health." Related: "Why You Can't Trust Government Dietary Data". Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
A "pimple" in this case being a lipoma and the popping is the surgical excision of same. I have a large lipoma and I watched a couple of the videos. I was both reassured and troubled by them. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door