Sunday, February 12, 2006

NYT: The Lowdown on Sweet?
Excerpt: In The Lowdown on Sweet?, an article describing an Italian researcher's findings that aspartame (aka Nutrasweet) can cause cancer in rats we read: In an analysis of 166 articles published in medical journals from 1980 to 1985, Dr. Ralph G. Walton, a professor of psychiatry at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine found that all 74 studies that were financed by the industry attested...

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
Excerpt: I managed to walk and hike nearly ten miles a day when we were in Ireland with nary a problem other than exhaustion. On the penultimate hike I decided to cut out early after I noticed my right ankle flexing sort of weirdly in a pre-twist way. I came to the conclusion that taking a taxi to Kenmare was easier than proving my I...

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

What's your Walk Score?
Excerpt: Walkscore is a Google Maps mashup that reports the "walkability" of a given address, in an effort to get people walking more instead of hopping in the damn car and driving to the corner to get coffee.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Helping some friends with the Avon Walk For Breast Cancer
Excerpt: Please consider sponsoring some friends of mine in the Washington, DC Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.

Slightly acerbic and eccentric dog walker who masquerades as a web developer and occasional CTO.

Spent five years running the technology side of the circus known as www.ibm.com.

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