Tag Archives: Health

Not In Front Of The Children

Posted in a comment by Rose, from the Sunday Times: They smoke, they drink and brain scans suggest that they should be getting dementia but a group of “super-agers” — aged 80 to 100 and found to be mentally sharper … Continue reading

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I Can’t Count

I mentioned a few days ago that I’ve taken to exercising every day by doing knee bends. I also mentioned that I’d combined this exercise with my regular cycle of activities by doing the knee bends each time I took … Continue reading

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From Cain To Cain’t

Possibly as a result of inadvertently attending a rock concert on Monday, I spent a while yesterday listening to music, and ended up watching a two-part (1, 2) documentary about the history of the blues. According to the documentary, the … Continue reading

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The Exermarket

Surreal BBC report I came across yesterday: Middle-aged told to walk faster Middle-aged people are being urged to walk faster to help stay healthy, amid concern high levels of inactivity may be harming their health. Officials at Public Health England … Continue reading

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Three Rival Ethical Codes

Yesterday I was discussing the river engineer and his belief that “health” was “our highest good”. I contrasted the ill-defined notion of health with my mathematical-physical concept of idleness (from Idle Theory) as a much better candidate for being our … Continue reading

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Health Is A Meaningless Word

Yesterday I was watching a YouTube video called The Mystery of Water. I think water is mysterious stuff, so I was attracted to a video with that sort of name. It was about the “memory” of water. Because apparently water … Continue reading

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Meat-Free Mondays

H/T Walt: In the summer the new mayor Chiara Appendino – of the populist Five Star Movement (M5S) – announced plans to make Turin Italy’s first vegetarian city. The exact details of Appendino’s five-year plan have yet to be fleshed … Continue reading

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