Posts tagged "Scott Hilburn"

Starting My Day With a Good Laugh

    Medicine has long recognized the health benefits of laughter.  Here’s a reminder of such from Laughter is good for your health Laughter relaxes the whole body. A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after. Laughter boosts the immune system. Laughter decreases... Read more »

Earl, It's Not An Infinity Pool.

One of my matutinal rituals is reading the funny pages after breakfast.   This morning  several of my favorites have scientific subtexts.   There’s an off-the-wall look at the origins of heliocentrism in ‘The Argyle Sweater’.  It seems Copernicus wanted to make his father eat his words: “I said I’ll play catch later! The solar system doesn’t... Read more »

Moses, Romney, and the Flavors of the Mouth

Variety is the spice of life. And the food we eat.  Some of us  like mild flavor enhancers. Some like it hot.  And there, truly, is no accounting for taste.  God gave Moses the Ten Commandments. What if God had also given him a tablet with the Ten Condiments. What would they have been? Well,... Read more »