Life, Social Media

The Facebook Utility

Facebook is a bit like electricity or telephones (before texting and social media). You could live without electricity or phones but it would be difficult and inconvenient. Which is why they were both considered utilities and regulated as such.


The Wonder Drug

Metformin is the wonder drug! It prevents aging! You’ll live forever!

If you are interested in Metformin, here is a book called Age Later, written by a doctor who specializes in aging, and who is very excited about Metformin. And here are a few articles: Here’s a study about Metformin as a Tool to Target Aging. Here’s an article in The New York Times suggesting you Think Twice before taking Metformin. Here’s an article by Dave Asprey, the creator of Bulletproof Coffee, about why he stopped taking Metformin. Here’s a study about Metformin and sleep disorders. Here’s an article about whether Metformin affects sexual dysfunction. Here’s an article about how Metformin is not so good for aerobic exercise. And another even more interesting article about Metformin and exercise.

Life, Psychology, Science

The Two Worlds

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is…. Whoops. The cats are channeling Thornton Wilder. What they meant to say is that there are two worlds: the rational, and the not-so-rational, the latter being where most of us spend most of our time.

The non-rationality of humans is a fascinating subject, one that the cats most recently discussed here, when talking about Feline Philosophy. Another post that talks about rationality is Being Wrong.