Laughing when there’s nothing to laugh about is an activity that has typically been reserved for the deranged. Not any more, thanks to Madan Kataria, the man who created “laughter yoga” in India 15 years go. As our economy circles the drain, growing numbers of Americans with plenty to cry about are now turning to [...]
Archive | 2008
From the AquaMantra website: I AM GRATEFUL™, I AM HEALTHY™, I AM LOVED™ or I AM LUCKY™. The thoughts inherent in those words permeate the liquid, influencing the taste and beneficial properties of the water. If you are drinking ‘I am Healthy’ for example, you will resonate with the energy to be healthy. ‘ I [...]
So Paula’s making a burger. Nothing wrong with that. Then she’s topping it with a fried egg and some bacon. A little heavy, but that’s OK. But wait a minute… what is she using as a bun? OH GOD, NO!!!
Heart disease is funny and sexy!!If you’re feeling suicidal but don’t like rushing into things, there’s a new slow way to kill yourself. Visit the Heart Attack Grill in Tempe, Arizona. The menu includes the “Single,” “Double,” “Triple,” and “Quadruple Bypass Burgers,” the last of which proudly clocks in at 8000 calories. And what better [...]
Scientists placed a shrimp on a tiny treadmill to determine how fast and long it was able to run. For three hours the little bastard maintained a rate of about 3/4 of a mile per hour. Not too shabby.
A few posts ago, I expressed annoyance at a new ad campaign by the Corn Refiners Association, claiming that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is really no worse for you than sugar. Having been told over and over again than corn syrup is one of the reasons we Americans are so fat, my immediate reaction [...]
PETA spokesperson. Coincidence?The conditions in dairy farms today are such that cows being used for milk undergo quite a bit of suffering. PETA has a solution that will decrease demand for cow milk as well as improve human health: say no to the udder and yes to the human teat. PETA has gone as far [...]
From the September 22 New Yorker: According to “Sarah,” a biography by Kaylene Johnson, Palin had got into politics after she befriended the man who was then mayor and his police chief at a step-aerobics class. She made them her allies and ran for City Council. Then she challenged them for control of City Hall, [...]
Perhaps you’ve seen the commercial. A guy and and girl are having a picnic in the park. She offers him a popsicle, and he turns it down because it has high fructose corn syrup in it. When asked why corn syrup is bad for you, he’s unable to respond. She smiles and says, “It’s made [...]
My neck and lower back have been feeling tight recently, and I’ve been considering going to a chiropractor for a little twisting and joint-cracking. An article I just read, however, gives me pause. A study published in the Neurologist showed that young stroke patients were five times more likely to have had neck manipulation within [...]