Patching the Deficit

February 7, 2012

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    From BrainBlogger.com: Normally, a nicotine patch on someone’s arm is evidence that they are trying to quit smoking. But, soon, nicotine patches may be appearing on arms of the cognitively impaired. A study published in the journal Neurology reported that transdermal nicotine administration improved the symptoms of cognitive impairment in nonsmoking adults. In […]

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What Are You Eating?

February 6, 2012

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There isn’t very much that does not qualify as food these days. Stadium nacho cheese sauce, cotton candy, Chicken McNuggets; Sure these might provide a very small measure of nutritional value but it is always vital to explore healthier options. The extra boost of nutrition from a healthier diet is significantly more important today because of the […]

Posted in: Food

Crazy Goal from the Kontinental Hockey League

February 3, 2012

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  This is a bit off topic but I was so impressed with this goal that I decided to share it. I’m not really up to speed on Russian hockey but I believe this is the Vityaz Chekhov team. Enjoy.

Posted in: Other Stuff, Sports, Video

The Pitfalls of Gaming Overload

February 3, 2012

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I found this article at The Times of India. It’s quite the interesting read. Rohan Mullick, a ninth grader, faces a tough choice daily-textbooks or YouTube. Ideally, Mullick should have finished reading the ‘Diary of Anne Frank’ as part of his reading assignment. “But that’s brainnumbingly slow,” he complains. He went to an online video […]

Posted in: Television, Video Games

The Dreaded Business Meeting

February 1, 2012

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Long boring meetings are an ADD nightmare. Below is a video from tylerstanton.com that accurately summarizes “Every Presentation Ever.” The most common occurrence during meetings at my place of employment happens at the 2:28 mark. “Prefacing a preface of a preface so that no one really understands the point that I’m prefacing.” That’s the moment […]

Posted in: Business, Video

Revolution in the Airwaves

January 31, 2012

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I have read nothing but positive reviews for a new book released earlier this month: Your Playlist Can Change Your Life: 10 Proven Ways Your Favorite Music Can Revolutionize Your Health, Memory, Organization, Alertness and More Here’s the book description I pulled from Amazon.com: Unlock the power of the songs in your pocket. Maybe you blast the speakers […]

Posted in: Books, Music

The First “Not Bad” Post

January 25, 2012

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If you have Attention Deficit Disorder and you use your Googler machine to check out images associated with A.D.D., you may begin to feel a little sorry about yourself. You’ll see kids with crumbling emotions as they face blank pages of what’s presumably an unfinished homework assignment. You’ll see mountains of pills in all shapes […]

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