August 12, 2012

In science we trust

Jogging Every Day May Keep Alzheimer's Away

ScienceDaily, May 17, 2002.


The risk of Alzheimer's disease decreased as the number of cigarettes smoked daily increased.
"Relation between nicotine intake and Alzheimer's disease",
British Medical Journal, Vol.302, 1991.
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So, if you are worried about Alzheimer's, your best bet is to trust science and double your defenses.   Like this guy: 



August 1, 2012

Handsome Jan

 
There ought to be a law against parties held by graduate students in the humanities.  The world is full of misery as it is.  Why add another couple of hours spent on a rickety chair in a dimly lit room filled with old but still useful furniture and young but already useless people? 
       I went anyway because I heard that Alina was leaving the Ph.D. program to attend medical school.  By the end of spring she would move to another city, and after that the only way for me to get naked with her would be to become one of the cadavers in her first year anatomy course.  The party was my last chance.