Author Archives: DocDock

Vitamin D a miracle drug or simple correlation

Vitamin D, just like many vitamins are important to good nutruitional health.  Our bodies need vitamins and various other minerals for general health.  Not having the recommended amount of these over time will create health risk factors depending on what … Continue reading

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The irrationality of bottle deposits

When I was younger, growing up in the USA,  I would see the occasional bottle littering the street and thought that perhaps if we simply sold all softdrinks in glass bottles with deposits this problem would go away – no … Continue reading

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Just don’t vacuum in Germany

Every culture has its quirks. In America there is a lot of attention paid to the first and second amendment. These allow for free speech as well as the right to own guns. From looking at the various newspaper articles … Continue reading

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Math for politicians or poor students

I really hate to get too involved in talking about politics as it usually has very little return. It is not all that different from trying to convince someone to change religion. If the Catholics and the Protestants cannot agree … Continue reading

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Hamsters and masks

I was speaking with a medical professional about the effectiveness of wearing a mask. There are a number of different types of masks, the N95 for example actually will filter out 95% of the airborne particles. This is an especially … Continue reading

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Too many tests results in too many results

** conspirancy alert *** It is pretty hard to not see what is going on in the USA with respect to the pandemic. There are a lot of reasons why things might not be doing so well there when compared … Continue reading

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Covid Times

The biggest story in the newspapers over the last few months is not just bush fires. Donald Trump’s impeachment Bush fires in New South Wales, Australia Prince Harry steps down Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash UK withdraws from European … Continue reading

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Payday loans or modern day loansharking

I never thought about the sources of spam nor the types of spam until I started this blog. I must not have this site configured very well as I receive spam daily. I have tried to set things up to … Continue reading

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Pandemic Times – Testing for the win

I am uncertain where exactly I heard this particular quote. “By the way, you know, when you say that we lead in cases, that’s because we have more testing than anybody else,” Politico I guess with small bit of information … Continue reading

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Deep fake in an environment of fake news

I remember reading an internet joke which was a job placement. It was looking for someone who would be willing to work for 40 hours a week, clean up messy spills and deal with diapers and up to 128 hours … Continue reading

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