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"Fat Chance" by Robert H. Lustig M.D.
One can derive multiple meanings from the title. The chance we are taking by eating the modern 'industrial diet', the difficulty one faces in trying to eat healthy, the daily fight to keeping a healthy body weight; the challenges we face and time we invest in trying to overcome the misleading information we are fed by the food industry, politicians, and lobbyists... In the end this book is about our chance to get better, to repair our metabolism, and to live a healthier and happier life.
Located in Did You Know?
Symphony of Science - Our Biggest Challenge (Climate Change Music Video)
Bill Nye, Isaac Asimov, Richard Alley... Our biggest challenge presents perspective on what we can do in response to what can easily be seen as one of our greatest challenges. Global Warming.
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
Climate Change: Lines of Evidence
The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Board on Atmospheric Science and Climate have produced this video to illustrate the current state of understanding pertaining to climate change.
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
The Higgs Explained
Minutephysics explains the Higgs and why it's great that it looks like it has been found... and what that might mean... and that we need to keep learning and understanding to that we might figure out more stuff... that helps figure out other things :)
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
Symphony of Science
The Symphony of Science sets to music the beauty, magic and wonder of our universe, our world, our existence with melody and the poetry of knowledge unfolding.
Located in Did You Know? / 2011 Stuff
Don't Recycle All Paper Products
It might not be such a good idea to recycle all paper. At least until the BPA (Bisphenol A), a substance that may have harmful health effects is banned from more sources. Cash register receipts are prevalent in thermal printed receipts that you receive during purchases
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
Climate Change and the Integrity of Science
A letter from 255 members of the National Academy of Science (NAS) published in Science Magazine, May 7, 2010. The subject is 'Climate Change and the Integrity of Science'. The letter is a substantial statement, and yet the media did not pick it up.
Located in Did You Know? / 2010 Stuff
The Survival of the Wisest
In 1972 Jonas Salk has written these thoughts "The Survival of the Wisest" that I find incredible relevant and revealing for our today's World.
Located in Did You Know? / 2010 Stuff
HIGGS – Could We Gain Revolutionary Insights?
Looking for the HIGGS or the experiment to re-create the Big Bang. Update: Endgame for the Higgs boson
Located in Did You Know? / 2009 Stuff