Mental-Health
Skepticism

AI: Admitting mental illness

Something I’ve been happy to see around the internet is the number of people coming out and talking about their mental illnesses. It almost seems sometimes like the stigma is …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: Forced to learn to like learning new things

This summer I made plans to run more and write more. I put my son in theater camp and enrolled my daughter in preschool and I was going to do …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: The Minute Rice Exorcism

You guys! I’m in a horrible situation! I have no computer! Yes, I have my phone. And my iPad. And a backup phone. And an iPod Touch, and access to …

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Afternoon InquisitionFeminism

AI: Now-overlapping Hobbysteria

One of the things that frustrates me enormously is the lack of real science in fitness reporting…. and the overwhelming amount of non-science that all conflicts with the rest of …

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ScienceSkepticism

7-minutes of Science-based Super Fitness!

It’s science. It’s right there in the name. The Scientific 7-minute Workout. SCIENTIFIC, PEOPLE! As in, REAL SCIENCE. It’s even in a journal. A science journal. Of workouts. You cannot …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: Birthdays

Over the next week and a half I’ll be celebrating both my 10th wedding anniversary and my 36th birthday. 10 years seems like a long time to put up with …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: When Science Breaks Your Heart

Last week, at Mad Art Lab, I wrote about my utterly disappointing (to put it mildly) experience with so-called miracle fruit. It was supposed to be the perfect solution for those of …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: Just waiting to die and stuff

Hey everyone! I’m just sitting here, on my couch, waiting for a tornado to come and kill me and my family. Normally, I’m not so scared of things like a …

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