The Case for Free Money – I have shared articles on this subject before, and the more I read, the more sense it makes. However I don’t think we are there yet as a civilization. Read it and let me know what you think.
Celery: why ? – I have often asked myself this very same question. But I also have never really cared all that much to find more information about it, until this article came my way 🙂
The 2010s, in contrast, are a terrible time to not be brainy. Those who consider themselves bright openly mock others for being less so. Even in this age of rampant concern over microaggressions and victimization, we maintain open season on the nonsmart. People who’d swerve off a cliff rather than use a pejorative for race, religion, physical appearance, or disability are all too happy to drop the s‑bomb: Indeed, degrading others for being “stupid” has become nearly automatic in all forms of disagreement.
The Parasite Underground -A shadow network of patients are trying to treat their own debilitating diseases — by infecting themselves with gastrointestinal worms. I don’t even know what to say about this. Then again:
If you are stricken with a terrible disease for which medicine has little to offer, then what, really, do you have to lose by turning to a parasite?