COVID-19 Socialization: Unbar the Doors!

Go Out, Visit Friends and Have Fun! COVID-19 Socialization is the natural outcome of the previous two blogs, which treated coronavirus spreading and how to safely shop for groceries. We’ll extend what we have learned by treating many more activities … Continue reading

COVID-19 Safety: How The Virus Spreads…

Control Risk By Understanding… COVID-19 safety is a serious concern for the immediate future. However, all around us, states and businesses are beginning to open their doors. How do we escape our prisons without taking premature risk? This three-part blog … Continue reading

Self-Driving Fatalities – Warning Signs!

Self-driving fatalities are a warning sign of problems with autonomous vehicles. The fatalities are the saddest, most tragic evidence. However, there are many non-fatal accidents that could have turned fatal as well. We have previously discussed barriers to autonomous vehicle … Continue reading

Garlic Benefits in Folklore & Modern Medicine

Good News for Cancer Prevention! Garlic and its cousins occupy a unique position, straddling the worlds of superstition, medicine and the culinary arts. In modern cookery, the most familiar Alliums, that is, the garlic family, are onions, garlic, scallions, shallots, … Continue reading

Early Dementia Tests May Not Tell the Truth

Beware of Under- and Over-Diagnosis!             The Value of Early Dementia Testing Early dementia tests can reveal whether a loved one suffers from Alzheimer Disease or another progressive form of dementia. Some people might say: I really don’t want to … Continue reading

Structured Decision Making – No Frets, No Regrets

Mediating Assessments for Wise Choices There’s a new structured decision making tool, and it’s not only for business. It may strengthen us for some rare, difficult choices that we each have to make. Choices and decisions: the average U.S. adult … Continue reading

Radical New Approaches to Long Life

Science Thinks Out of the Box to Extend Lifespan… Long life is a perennial yet elusive goal. Ancient writings, including the Bible, abound with stories of people living far beyond today’s lifespans. Longevity was considered an award for virtue, or … Continue reading

Hip Fracture 3: Recovery Worries, Insurance and Life Planning

Recovery worries highlight this third part of a multi-blog article: Hip Fracture for Art: The Fall in Paradise Hip Fracture 2: An Inside View of Skilled Nursing And Hip Fracture 3: Recovery Worries, Insurance and Life Planning (this blog) Previous … Continue reading

Hip Fracture 2: An Inside View of Skilled Nursing

A Patient’s View of a Highly Rated SNF (Skilled Nursing Facility)… This blog about skilled nursing is the second part of a multi-blog article: Hip Fracture for Art: The Fall in Paradise Hip Fracture 2: An Inside View of Skilled … Continue reading

Hip Fracture for Art: The Fall in Paradise

Marooned in Honolulu for Eight Weeks… A hip fracture was this year’s uninvited surprise during my winter vacation. Yes, ArtChester.net tries to deliver something new that’s useful or interesting, and also based in science. Today’s blog is not so much … Continue reading

Bitcoin, Music to My Ears…

Cryptocurrency / Blockchain as the Future of the Music Industry – Guest Post by Tony Coombes Bitcoin music transactions are already with us. They may change the $17 billion music industry in ways that affect consumers as well as artists, … Continue reading

Self-Driving Infographic – All About Self-Driving Cars

Today’s Status of Autonomous Vehicles… Today’s blog presents a self-driving infographic that compresses a lot of information in a small space. Our previous blogs have touched on many issues involving autonomous vehicles. Four are gloomy, and one is predictive: Risks … Continue reading

Self-Driving Risk Will Delay Autonomous Cars

Insights Into the Future of Driverless Vehicles… Self-Driving Risk is gaining new attention, to counter companies bragging about autonomous vehicle progress. But don’t rush out to invest your life’s savings in glowing tech promises! Today’s blog cools off the driverless … Continue reading

All-Weather Self-Driving Cars: Can They Be Safe? A Guest Post by Lucy Wyndham

Will we ever have all-weather self-driving cars? Consider this: Waymo, Tesla and others have been diligently testing self-driving cars. Waymo alone has logged over 5 million miles. But most of the testing has occurred in California, Arizona and Florida. What … Continue reading

Human Nature 2: Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is the topic of today’s blog. This is Part 2 of a blog about Human Nature, meaning behavior shown by today’s humans, whether or not we approve of it. Part 1 discussed some less controversial human behavior, namely … Continue reading