What’s On Your Bedside Table?

When I used to interview prospective job applicants, one of the questions I often used was “what is on your night table beside your bed?’. What I was looking for is whether there were multiple books that they were concurrently reading, a bunch of electronics… etc. The idea was to get a sense of whether … Continue reading What’s On Your Bedside Table?

Apparently I’m Going to Live Forever…

.. because I like looking at women's breasts.  Yes... that's what I said.  Looking at women's breasts can make you live longer... science says so. A study from Columbia University that was looking at the link between positive mental attitudes and physical health outcomes has found that having a positive attitude can make us healthier, help us … Continue reading Apparently I’m Going to Live Forever…

Yet Another Reason to Drink Wine

Science is awesome... especially when it validates our vices. With wine, things keep getting better and better. First, The Mayo Clinic reveals that red wine can reduce the risk of health disease. And now the the Yale School of Medicine says that wine may help make is smarter as well. It's a little complicated but apparently wine, in order for … Continue reading Yet Another Reason to Drink Wine

Smoking a Legal Joint in Canada

Justin Trudeau, the new(ish) Canadian Prime Minster, has had quite a year in his quest of positioning Canada as the most liberal progressive country in the world. Within his first month in office he moved Canada from laggard to leader in international climate change talks, leading global negations toward the most ambitious climate change deal … Continue reading Smoking a Legal Joint in Canada

Sex and Science: Do Open Relationships Make Us Happier?

People tend to have strong feelings about non monogamy. People in non monogamous relationships are convinced they are the happiest people in the world and the 'vanilla's' are all boring, brooding fools.  People who are monogamously committed, tend to see open relationships as risky, reckless, sinful and doomed. So who has art right? The sinful … Continue reading Sex and Science: Do Open Relationships Make Us Happier?

Do People Masturbate Less Than We (I) Think?

My wife and I had an interesting conversation last night about how often we thought people masturbated.  We're both pretty sexually liberal and real, really like sex, so our assumption was that pretty much everyone masturbates pretty regularly. Maybe not as much as we thought. We started our search for answers with some of the … Continue reading Do People Masturbate Less Than We (I) Think?