Pandora’s chief musicologist and architect has a book out — neat

This book is definitely on my "to be read" list. https://www.npr.org/2019/04/29/718394276/nolan-gassers-new-book-explores-musical-taste-and-where-it-comes-from Nolan Gasser's New Book Explores Musical Taste And Where It Comes From April 29, 20196:20 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Nolan Gasser, chief musicologist and architect of Pandora Radio's Music Genome Project about his book Why You Like It: … Continue reading Pandora’s chief musicologist and architect has a book out — neat

The price paid to graduate from college without financial debts

A fascinating account of what was required for the writer to get a college education and graduate without debt. He didn't leave owing financial debt but there was definitely a very real cost. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/debt-free-college-education_n_5cc1ed2fe4b0e56130ee8371?ncid=APPLENEWS00001 I Graduated From College With Zero Debt... But It Cost Me In Ways I Never Imagined Kara McKlemurry Guest Writer BLEND … Continue reading The price paid to graduate from college without financial debts

Why are we still drinking water bottled in plastic?

This is a major pet peeve of mine. Even the most expensive steel water bottles pay for themselves in less than a month of daily plastic water bottle purchases -- and that's if you only buy once a day. The volume of plastic waste comprised of plastic water bottles is horrendous (I should find the … Continue reading Why are we still drinking water bottled in plastic?

Do you need another measles shot?

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/science/theres-a-measles-outbreak-do-you-need-another-shot There’s a measles outbreak. Do you need another shot? Science Apr 27, 2019 10:20 AM EDT — Updated on Apr 29, 2019 1:43 PM EDT The U.S. could be eight months or so away from losing its “measles-free” status. The measles virus was eliminated from the U.S. in 2000, meaning there was no longer continuous … Continue reading Do you need another measles shot?

Who knew the permafrost was holding so many dangerous gases

I keep thinking about the many things hidden by cold's protection and now emerging. Almost reminds me of the many possibilities, many benign or helpful, that exist in the Amazonian rain forest. The Arctic melting doesn't seem to have any good side other than easier cross-Pole transportation while we don't even have an idea of … Continue reading Who knew the permafrost was holding so many dangerous gases

These are symptoms you need to volunteer to your doctor even if they don’t ask

Many resist going to the doctor unless they feel they might die otherwise. Whether you go regularly or every ten years, these are facts you need to give your doctor to get the best feedback. https://bestlifeonline.com/symptoms-to-tell-your-doctor/ 10 Things Doctors Say Patients Should Tell Them, But They Never Do THEY MIGHT NOT SEEM IMPORTANT, BUT THEY … Continue reading These are symptoms you need to volunteer to your doctor even if they don’t ask