Everywhere you look, discrimination. So disheartening. Black, brown, yellow, red. Ha! WHITE! FEmale. Ha! Male. Just male. WOman. Man. ANTarctic. Ha! Arctic. Just arctic. Antarctica sets new record for sea ice The sea ice surrounding Antarctica, which, as I reported in my , has been steadily increasing throughout the period of satellite measurement that began…Read More

Medium Anarchy

Some months way back I became a bit intrigued by a new social blogging platform, kinda having lost interest in Tumblr. It’s Medium.  As a platform that just gets out of the way and let’s you blog from a web-based editor, it’s pretty great. It achieves—for me—a level of plain pleasure in just easily crafting…Read More

Laf Laf Laf. …The Arbitrary Wall Took a Great Fall, and All The King’s Horses and All The King’s Men, Couldn’t Put The Arbitrary Wall Back Together Again

 I love it when commies get kicked in the teeth. The two-year attempt to push immigration reform through Congress is effectively dead and unlikely to be revived until after President Obama leaves office, numerous lawmakers and advocates on both sides of the issue said this week. The slow collapse of new border legislation — which…Read More

How To Feed Your Gut and Have Fun With The Kids Too

A couple of the most frequently asked question over the last year and some months, over 100 posts and thousands of comments on Resistant Starch, have been: How do I know if what I bought is truly potato starch (raw) and not potato flour (cooked)? Why not just eat real food instead of something processed…Read More

Book Review: Paleo Girl, by Leslie Klenke

I was going to take a pass on this one. In fact, sometimes Mark’s office emails and asks if I’d like a copy to review and in this case, I declined. Later that day, it showed up in the mail anyway. I just set it aside, intending a browse through…eventually. After all—can I say something?—teenage…Read More

Ray Cronise, et al, Have Published a Thoughtful Paper on Obesity (Free Download)

Abstract The ‘‘Metabolic Winter’’ Hypothesis: A Cause of the Current Epidemics of Obesity and Cardiometabolic Disease Raymond J. Cronise, BS,(1) David A. Sinclair, PhD, (2,3) and Andrew A. Bremer, MD, PhD (4),* The concept of the ‘‘Calorie’’ originated in the 1800s in an environment with limited food availability, primarily as a means to define economic equivalencies…Read More

Headed Out

Back up to the mountain retreat at 4,000 ft elevation. Returning next Thursday afternoon. I have a number of blog posts planned, in the works. Lots of book editing. It’s 90% rough drafted, 1/3 – 1/2 manuscript ready for the publisher. Dumped all 21 chapters into a single file yesterday and 12-pt type with 1″…Read More