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Fibre, fibre everywhere, but not enough to eat

As a general rule, I am quite open to doing things that will make me healthier; if there is a reasonable amount of evidence that something will make me live longer, I’m certainly going to consider it. Obviously, I don’t … Continue reading

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Human extinction events… not as jolly as the acronym sounds

I read an article today that was looking at human extinction events and whether we need to be concerned. The good news is that most events that spring to mind fall into two categories: 1) Very unlikely Yes, there’s a … Continue reading

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Finally, an excuse to stop dieting

It has not been a great week for my diet. My birthday has ended up sprawling across several days, partly because my son bought me his body weight in chocolate as a present and partly because I’m so weak willed … Continue reading

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Where’s my hoverboard?

Douglas Adams once said: “I’ve come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies: 1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the … Continue reading

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