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Fall of the empires

The golden age of Arab science Medicine just like any field had to start form somewhere. Despite all of the medical miracles we see in everyday life there was a golden time of medicine. It occurred between the 8th and … Continue reading

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The filibuster – American democracy with a small twist

I had intended to do a lot of research into a lesser known device of American democracy – the fillibuster. The fillibuster an action to delay some action by talking. Perhaps the most well known example of this comes not … Continue reading

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A new way of cooking

I don’t know how many commercials I have seen on youtube for Hello Fresh, but it is quite a lot. I do have to admit they make a pretty compelling case. You don’t need to leave the house, convenient in … Continue reading

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From sugar makes you fat to vaccination beliefs

Well, does sugar really make you fat? This is perhaps too generic of an argument. A much better argument is that eating too many calories for the amount of exercise or movement you do. Sugar on my cereal each day … Continue reading

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The Upgrade

A couple of years ago my wife bought a HP pavillion gaming notebook. It has an Intel I7 with 16 gigabytes of ram and a one terabyte hard drive. Despite having windows 10 as the operating system it has been … Continue reading

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Voted off the island

I was frankly happy when the US presidential election was over. It was a long tiring process that took forever and once it was over it still wasn’t really over. Cries of “fake news” and “election fraud” were scary initially … Continue reading

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Excessive shaming, cover your ass or follow the leader

Just recently we have seen a rather unprecedented suspension of use by a number of public platforms for President Trump, now ex-President Trump. Twitter Youtube Facebook Instagram Snapchat Reddit Twitch Liquid Web Shopify stripe paypal A lot of these were … Continue reading

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Name brand recognition or coincidence

When you work or live outside of the USA you sometimes want to have a taste for the familiar. It is actually surprising just how many products that have a big footprint in the US have little or no market … Continue reading

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The dirty business of politics in the 21st century

I don’t know how old you need to be to have heart the following saying. “damned if you do and damned if you don’t” Of course this phrase has the dictionary definition of an unwinnable situation. I have been watching … Continue reading

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Covid 19 problems real or imagined

I received a email about death. I am not going to post the entire email but it was related to the death of a generally healthy doctor in Florida a few weeks after taking a covid 19 vaccine. The facts … Continue reading

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