Month: December 2013

Humorous

H.I.F. A few fun facts from the, um, “Interesting Facts” Twitter account: At Andrew Jackson’’s funeral in 1845, his pet parrot had to be removed because it was swearing. …

Frustrating

H.I.F. All lies, all the time: “The ACA was not designed to reduce costs or, the law’s name notwithstanding, to make health insurance coverage affordable for the vast majority …

The Wolf

Did you go see The Wolf of Wall Street? I thought about going to it, but after reading this open letter from the daughter of one of the protagonist’s …

Interesting

H.I.F. “The halo effect discussed earlier contributes to coherence, because it inclines us to match our view of all the qualities of a person to our judgment of one …

Friday

BYCU The headline from this article appears to be the misleading: “Regular but moderate consumption of alcohol makes you healthier and happier than total abstinence.” I’m happy to see …

Interesting

H.I.F. 7 Foods and Herbs to Fight the Common Cold: Vitamin C, Kiwi, Apple Cider Vinegar, Ginger, Echinacea, Oregano Oil, Zinc. Link. It’s hard to say, but I think …

Merry Christmas

A Christmas Carol by G.K. Chesterton The Christ-child lay on Mary’s lap, His hair was like a light. (O weary, weary were the world, But here is all aright.) …