Pseudo Random News and Comment

Bradley Wiggins in hospital with rib injuries after being hit by van  You really don’t have to look it up to know that’s a mini van. In the US it would most likely be piloted by a soccer mom, with a jesus fish on the bumper. They all seem to go to a special driving school: “Close your eyes, hit the gas, and let jesus handle it.”

Parasitologist espouses using parasitic worms for treatment of autoimmune diseases Introducing bacteria or other simple critters or quasi-critters is one thing, but worms are not on my menu…so far.

This Is Why Bridgewater Manages $138 Billion But of course past returns don’t guarantee anything in the future.

Left-Handedness in Professional and Amateur Tennis At the professional level the lefty advantage has disappeared.

Previous Exercise Training Has a Beneficial Effect on Renal and Cardiovascular Function in a Model of Diabetes  A lasting effect. I’ve long thought exercise is the biggest factor in my still being alive, and the evidence keeps mounting. But my theory of alternating extremely intensive exercise with lower levels as a means of achieving limited organ regeneration is still waiting for proof.

This is Not a Healthy Market OMG, does this mean it had nothing to do with the all-important election?

Statin use at cancer diagnosis linked to lower mortality More on the latest theme. As I’ve said many times, the more something does the more I worry because nature uses things for multiple, sometimes contradictory, purpose all the time….Oxytocin Motivates Non-Cooperation in Intergroup Conflict to Protect Vulnerable In-Group Members

U.S. WikiLeaks Criminal Probe ‘Ongoing,’ Judge Reveals If they dig long enough they will be able to create a crime of some sort. But why bother? We already know he can be killed without trial and, if the US does it, it’s no problem.

“Super-Earth” Alien Planet May Be Habitable for Life And I hereby claim all future development rights, regardless of any Earthling or indigenous life forms’ counter-claims.

How to Devise Passwords That Drive Hackers Away  Plus some scary anecdotes for motivation. One thing that’s not mentioned is to never have a site “remember” you. It doesn’t add very much security, but why make it any easier?

Breeze / ARTechnic Architects  Creates an almost entirely separate world.

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