Category Archives: Mysteries of Life

Mysteries of Life: Landon, Odell and sabermetrics

My day has been shot to hell. From the moment I looked at the front page of the New York Times and way at the bottom right hand corner saw, “Beckham Bound for Cleveland.” There have been rumors, yes, most … Continue reading

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Anti-vaxxers close their brains to the facts of life

I read today’s Frank Bruni column in the Times, less because of his potent arguments against the anti-vaxxers of our weird world than for his equally potent and disturbing discussion about how so many people ignore the facts of life. … Continue reading

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Mysteries of Life: Plasma transfusions = vampirism?

From Harper’s Weekly Review: The FDA has condemned the use of plasma transfusions from young people as a treatment for illness and aging. My comment: rats. (Is vampirism an actual ism?)

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