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The best commencement speech I know of

May 15, 2015


It’s the time of the year when all the famous people start giving commencement speeches. I usually watch a few of these each year, especially from people I’m a fan of. A lot are great, but I’ve always found myself siding with the comedians on this. “Most of you are probably drunk, and, like when […]

An example of how tough it is to study humans

May 8, 2015


As part of the aerospace engineering and human spaceflight course I recently took, we were looking at disturbances in human equilibrium after spaceflight. Funky things happen to people in space due to microgravity. One of those things is a decreased ability to orient yourself when coming back into earth’s gravity. You can incur some odd […]

How everyone can help the California drought AND themselves

May 6, 2015


I moved to California six and a half years ago. Every week since I’ve been driving to pretty much the same exit off the I-15 north. When coming back south, I always see Lake Hodges on my way home. The first couple years, it would look something like this: On Google maps: Take a look at […]

Does shockwave therapy have merits?

May 1, 2015


A client recently asked me about shockwave therapy in the hopes of speeding up the healing process. Shockwave isn’t something I knew much about, so I told them I’d delve into it and see if I came across anything worthwhile. I started with Wikipedia to get a broad sense of the topic. There isn’t much […]