35 minute video. I enjoyed The Sopranos and by all the accounts given here, the late Mr. Gandolfini was an even better person than he was an actor.
Also see, with LD Miller, "It's Alright".
Links via Nat Snow.
I think we're in a golden age of frozen foods. Just in the past couple of months there's been five or six new brands in my supermarket. This entry from Wildscape Food is really tasty and quite satisfying for 430 calories.
(I was disappointed the Web site didn't give more details on the company making it. But a few seconds with magic Google turned up that it's backed by Nestle.)
"Man Struck Dead For Bearing False Witness After Clicking ‘I Have Read And Accept These Terms And Conditions’"
From The Babylon Bee. Like The Onion but different.
Lorimer Moseley, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Chair in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia, gives a simple introduction to the neurobiology of pain. (14.5 minute TED video.)
But . . . but . . . I was told that in a concentrated industry dominated by a few big, powerful companies, nothing would threaten them except antitrust.
"How to SURVIVE a fatal fall: Experts are encouraging us to learn how to fall properly - but it's not as impossible as it sounds"
The sidebar, "How to Fall the Right Way," sounds like good advice, but I'm unwilling to try to test it.
The loophole is supposedly plastic surgery, so I guess I'll just have to stay on the treadmill.
"Could your food change your mood? Psychologist explains the gut-brain connection - and how these diet tweaks could make you less anxious"
Regular readers of this blog know that modern medicine is attributing more and more illness to either bad gut bacteria or inflammation. Here's another possible example.
Scott Alexander at State Star Codex tackles an important question. (The answer is a modest "yes".)