They sell us poison, wrapped in poison

Sugary poison beverages like Pepsi are a blight on the modern world. They sap our energy and destroy our bodies, while getting us deeply addicted. They drive epidemics of childhood obesity, diabetes, and metabolic devastation. And the vessels for this sugary poison are equally toxic and destructive. Plastics are cheap and convenient, so we use…

Keep those cheeks dry!!!

Riding bikes makes you happy. A team of researchers from Clemson and UPenn made this important discovery in 2014 while analyzing how different modes of transportation affect our moods. But there’s one thing that can ruin any cyclist’s joyride: a wet seat 🙁 Back when I rode my bike to school I would dread the…

Write as Rain: This is WWOOFing

Rain Stites This is WWOOFing Gritting my teeth, I slipped gloves back over each of my stinging, red, dirt-caked hands. My body was sore but my heart so full; I was ready for war.  An army of stinging nettle plants towered over me. I knew, though, that little by little, we’d make progress and the…

Bulletproof your brain

Coffee is the world’s favorite drug, and we keep finding ways to make it better. The latest caffeination innovation: Bulletproof coffee! (sidenote: apparently caffeination isn’t in the dictionary 😧 that’s startling news) Bulletproof coffee is any coffee drink mixed with fat that helps you metabolize the caffeine better. I first discovered it around 2016 in…

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