9 keys to achieving your artistic goals? No! Way more!

Eric Maisel’s new book Making Your Creative Mark┬ápromises nine keys to achieving your artistic goals. That’s a lie. The book literally chimes and jingles with keys. The last eleven pages alone has 99 of them, for example these 10: One of the best ways to help yourself create every day is to craft a starting… Continue reading 9 keys to achieving your artistic goals? No! Way more!

stress and obesity

i just came across this interesting study conducted by the georgetwon medical center. they injected a neurotransmitter (neuropeptide Y, or NPY) into targeted areas of laboratory animals, thereby reducing the fat that had accumulated there. the investigators speculate that their findings may lead to better control of metabolic syndrome. the fascinating part of this is… Continue reading stress and obesity

hungry, thirsty, confused – and dead

last sunday, a man was killed at the vancouver airport. robert dziekanski died after he was tasered by police at vancouver international airport. police say he was agitated, screaming, shaking and throwing things. he had been at the airport for 10 hours. i have no idea what exactly happened in this situation but it is… Continue reading hungry, thirsty, confused – and dead