Despite life, work, and intense studying, you have taken time to purchase flowers for that all-important holiday that occurs near the ides of February. We are talking of course, about Lupercalia, the ancient Sabine celebration which the Romans later renamed as Februa. During this time, we purify evil I-can’t-possibly-pass-this-test self-doubts and rejuvenate our health Continue Reading
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler” – Einstein “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler,” wise words from the man who developed the theory of relativity. Still, the World is a big place and there a ton of stuff it in. As a result, where’s the Continue Reading
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-fqjen-8ef747 Spring Break has passed, and it’s time to hit the books again. In just 10 rapidly approaching weeks, all your hard work will be put to use.
Ancient Romans knew that lead posed risk Contrary to popular belief, the ancient Romans understood that lead could be harmful. During the reign of the second emperor, Vitruvius wrote in his eighth volume on architecture, “Water conducted through earthen pipes is more wholesome than that through lead; indeed, that conveyed in lead must be injurious.” Continue Reading
Napalm vs Greek Fire When recalling the horrors of WW II, Vietnam, and the Korean war, we can hardly do so without including the haunting images of napalm. In a wonderful effort to destroy more life, the recipe has been improved over the years. Without going into the portmanteau for the acids that make up Continue Reading
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kjerv-816c3a What are Free Radicals and Oxidants? How exactly do they cause harm? In this short, fun podcast we dive into the weeds using a metaphor to explain the mechanism of action for free radical and oxidant damage. We explain an underlying theory for the generation of cancer.