Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A Cool Phone for Ultra-running or Thru-hiking...

50-day standby time!

"This Energizer Phone Is Thicker Than You Could Ever Want, and That's Fantastic"

"There's New Research on the Science of Barefoot Running"

Interesting, although it still basically confirms that your feet work quite differently in a cushioned shoe...

Link via Alex Hutchinson - Outside Online

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Malfunction

Apparently IFTTT (If This Then That), the web app. that I use to copy content from my RSS reader Newsblur to this blog, lost its mind yesterday.

Sorry for the deluge of posts.

Friday, February 22, 2019

"POPPING THE PILL: Severe mental health side effects of contraceptive pill revealed in new BBC docum…"

A major social problem if this is true...

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"GLUTTON FOR PUNISHMENT: Man Thought Dead After 234-MPH Motorcycle Crash Pursues New Land-Speed Reco…"



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"IRMA WASN’T AS BAD AS EXPECTED IN FLORIDA, BUT IT WAS AWFUL ELSEWHERE: ‘For the first time in 300 y…"



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"PORSCHE’S “INNODRIVE” CRUISE CONTROL “will throw the car into a blind corner at speeds you’d never d…"

Sounds fun!

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"NEWS YOU CAN USE: Mystery of why shoelaces come undone unravelled by science…."

Sigh...

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"THE DARK SECRET AT THE HEART OF AI: No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what th…"



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"MY USA TODAY COLUMN: Government can’t get us off sugar: Policies promoting sugar, in no small part…"



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"HMM: Studies Link Some Stomach Drugs to Possible Alzheimer’s Disease and Kidney Problems…."



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