Ethics Research & Vampire Destroyers

Ethics is the topic of two fascinating recent research studies. One of these studies will protect you from an evil vampire boss! The other will make you hesitate before buying or even getting into a self-driving car. But first: Ethics … Continue reading

Drug Ads & Food Labels: Don’t Be Suckered

Drug ads were recently targeted by the American Medical Association as a health hazard. Food labels push the same emotional buttons to mislead the consumer. This blog helps filter out the spam and learn the facts about what we put … Continue reading

Maui Walk, with Zombies and Mongooses

A Maui walk is a healthy (and free) way to enjoy one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations. Here’s a Maui walk with extra attractions: mongooses and zombies! Nola and I enjoy walking for exercise and our home in … Continue reading

Snoring Cures – Menu of Options & Strategy

Snoring Cures! Do you sound like a freight train at night? Snoring cures are the topic of this blog, following last week’s installment on Snoring Science. Be sure to read that blog for the danger signals that should cause you … Continue reading

Hemingway Champagne & A New Year Toast

Hemingway Champagne is a cocktail that toasts you right back. It says, “Happy New Year! And by the way, you’re witty, sophisticated and good-looking!” This blog traces the history of Hemingway Champagne and reveals a particularly wonderful recipe for it, … Continue reading

Meat Cancer Prevention: Defeat Evil Spirits!

Meat cancer prevention is at the top of our menu today. This is a follow-up to last week’s post (Bacon Cancer) which discussed the cancer hazards of eating meat. This blog is focused specifically on how we can minimize our … Continue reading

Fava Stew – Recipe, Photo Essay & Memories

Fava stew is a flavorful way to enjoy the fava bean, a tasty but lesser-known inhabitant of the produce aisle. More commonly known as broad beans outside the U.S., favas have been a staple of the human diet for at … Continue reading

WordPress Review – Do You Need a Website?

  This WordPress review summarizes my recent experience with WordPress, a powerful and user-friendly website-buildingprogram. It tells why you might want to create a personal website. Then it gives a brief introduction to WordPress. Finally, a WordPress review weighs its … Continue reading

Snorkel Basics – Safety, Breathing & Vision

This blog about snorkel basics covers what to wear when snorkeling; water safety; and commonly encountered issues with breathing and vision. This short course in snorkel basics will ensure that your snorkel adventure is both safe and enjoyable. This is … Continue reading

Choosing the Perfect Snorkel Equipment

The perfect snorkel equipment can turn a seaside vacation into an unforgettable experience. Here’s a guide to choosing the right snorkel equipment, to enjoy all the pluses of snorkeling and avoid the inconveniences. The previous blog discussed snorkel versus scuba … Continue reading

Snorkel Versus Scuba, plus Lookies & Subs

Snorkel versus scuba captures the tradeoffs of two great recreational sports. This blog addresses the pros and cons of snorkel versus scuba. We’ll also discuss the vast range of other ways to experience the beautiful and exotic undersea world, in … Continue reading

Slack Key Guitar – Hawaii’s Secret Music

Slack key guitar is the secret music of Hawaii. It grew up on the ranches of the Big Island and spread to the other Hawaiian islands as a private tradition for family and close friends. It was not shared with … Continue reading

Scrabble 2015 – Nine Word Lists

Scrabble 2015 Word Lists are the subject of today’s blog. These nine lists are the latest version of the words that keep revealing themselves in the Fifth Edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary. I thank the interested readers who … Continue reading