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  • Musing Our Intermittent Fasting Diet

    For over five years now (since March 5th, 2008), my wife and I have been following a restricted eating regime commonly called Intermittent Fasting. So far, I have not found any clear description of who came up with the idea of intermittent fasting in the first place. Apparently, it was used with lab rats in dietary studies going back at least to the early 1980s, and probably earlier. CONTINUE READING ...

  • Musing Biochar - The Unlikely Panacea

    Unchecked, global warming and pollution will destroy civilization as we know it. We are seeing the initial stages already. If we are lucky, it won't happen fast -- but no one is quite sure, since there have been no global-wide catastrophes in recorded history. We are standing on the edge of the abyss, and act as if we can just keep going on, so long as we don't look down. We are not cartoon characters however, one or two more steps and we will begin plunging helplessly downward, and then it will be too late to do anything about it. Getting people to look down, take a step aside, and begin the arduous task of building a bridge across the chasm, is a daunting task. CONTINUE READING ...

  • Review The Six-Figure Second Income by Lindahl and Rozek

    This book was mildly disappointing, I had higher expectations for a book published by John Wiley and Sons. There is some good advice given, but nothing new, and the bulk of the book is rah-rah 'you can do it' crap. There are plenty of stories of those who have succeeded, and I suppose that is fine if you are inspired by such examples, but as a how-to they do not contribute much. CONTINUE READING ...

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