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How much cheaper would an airplane ticket be if we weren’t overweight?

May 25, 2016

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In America, More than 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight or obese. More than 1 in 3 adults are considered to be obese. (So we’ll say 1/3 obese, 1/3 overweight.) Body Mass Index is commonly used to assess overweight or obese. 25 to 29 is overweight 30 and up is obese Extreme […]

Changing our energy situation starts with changing our behavior

November 30, 2015

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There are certain principles of physics the general public may not understand the nuances of, but we get the concept. Gravity being one. How all objects fall, why something moves down, not up, an incline. Force is another one. An object with more mass, or an object moving faster, has more force. We get that. There are […]

Fitness for human spaceflight- minimizing mass (size is money)

October 14, 2015

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Preface I think space is awesome. I think going to Mars is awesome. I think it’s also important. I’m not going to make an argument why, but you can see one here. A problem for human spaceflight is countering the negative impacts of moving in an environment where gravity is less than Earth’s. This is the […]

Technology and health- is it time to stop chasing a unicorn?

June 12, 2015

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This is Part Two of a three part series on technology and health, with a focus on fitness. Part One started out broad discussing an overarching theme of what technological progress does to the human body. Part Two will look more at the value and costs when technology is implemented into health / fitness. Part Two will also focus some more on the digital […]

If it’s less metabolically costly, it’s probably a business opportunity…is that a problem?

June 1, 2015

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This is Part One of a three part series on technology and health, with a focus on fitness. Part One will look at a general effect of technological progress on the body. Part Two will look more at the value and costs when technology is implemented into health / fitness. Part Three will be the most specific, dealing with social […]

How everyone can help the California drought AND themselves

May 6, 2015

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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 […]

Ruminations on grass-fed beef / organic nonsense / paleotards

November 2, 2012

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For those who aren’t familiar with Alan Aragon, he is one of the (very) few fitness / nutritional writers I keep up with. He writes a monthly research review at www.alanaragon.com I highly recommend. It’s $10 a month and worth it. In one of his recent reviews he goes into detail about grass-fed beef. I […]

How to feed the world

October 27, 2011

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Apparently our species will hit 7 billion people on October 31st. Many are talking about the challenges that presents. One I see regularly coming up is how we’re going to feed everyone. Apparently 1 billion people are already suffering from chronic hunger, so obviously the thinking goes with more people it’s going to be harder […]