Contra Grant On Exaggerated Differences
Today I learned about people/thing theory in this excellent, thoughtful essay.
It just says that sometimes, in a population-based way that doesn’t necessarily apply to any given woman or any given man, women and men will have some different interests. Which should be pretty obvious to anyone who’s spent more than a few minutes with men or women.
Never met a sweet drink that pairs well with food. Drink only water, or wine, with meals. #sciencesays
We deeply appreciate the bravery of the women who have publicly come forward and disclosed their specific issues of sexual harassment. The behavior they experienced is not ok, has never been ok, and will simply not be tolerated by us in any way.
what. the. actual. f#ck.
“I thought if he’s, if he has the, the guts and the audacity to smoke marijuana in front of the five-year-old girl and risk her lungs and risk her life by giving her secondhand smoke and the front-seat passenger doing the same thing then what, what care does he give about me?” he said.
Beijing has more than 650,000 shared bicycles. They've all appeared in the last nine months.
Devastating stats on combined effect of non-employment and subsidised opioids:
According to [Alan Krueger's] work, nearly half of all prime working-age male labor-force dropouts—an army now totaling roughly 7 million men—currently take pain medication on a daily basis.
Ton of practical advice for staying functionally fit with kids
Who we are every day, the specific individuals we will have matured into, will have an unparalleled power to exert a beneficial influence on somebody else’s life.
Good insight from @jasonnazar
Big and underreported announcement from Google yesterday
Another blow to free speech in the home of free speech
"The Berkeley campus gained national attention in 1964 as the center of a movement to expand political expression, which became known as the Free Speech Movement."
this seems like important emerging research wrt metabolic theory of cancer
"exercise in a fasted state might provoke more favorable changes in adipose tissue, and this could be beneficial for health in the long term"
great deep dive into this topic, key players and differing approaches. I'm a definite healthspanner
a valid concern but shallow and one-sided article. read in parallel with recent nyt piece on longevity.
this is excellent
"We need a common discourse to deliberate. We need facts independent of anyone’s ideology or political side, if we are to survive as a free and democratic society. Trump has surely shown us this. And if a university cannot allow these facts and arguments to be freely engaged, then nowhere is safe. Universities are the sanctuary cities of reason. If reason must be subordinate to ideology even there, our experiment in self-government is over."
"one of the most powerful ways to increase your savings isn’t to raise your income, but your humility."
frightening scenario playing out in real time?
this has made my weekend. watch the video then read the break down. try not to laugh out loud
this sounds like a problem
"Be one of those companies that does a lot with a little, instead of a little with a lot. Resist the urge to seek validation by having a long list of impressive sounding investors."
"“The left is more intolerant than the right.”"